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"Beautiful faces don't attract votes": Bihar minister Vinod Jha on Priyanka Gandhi appointment

“Beautiful faces don’t attract votes”: BJP’s Vinod Jha on Priyanka Gandhi’s appointment

Bihar’s Bharatiya Janata Party minister Vinod Narayan Jha has made sexiest comments on Priyanka Gandhi, the newly appointed All India Congress Committee General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh East. Calling Priyanka “beautiful”, Jha said that “Beautiful faces don’t attract votes.” Speaking on Priyanka’s entry to politics, Jha said that Priyanka in naive[Read More…]

Congress' Shehzad Poonawalla slams dynasty politics, says process to elect party President 'rigged'

Congress’ Shehzad Poonawalla slams dynasty politics, says process to elect party President ‘rigged’

Congress leader and Maharashtra Congress Secretary Shehzad Poonawalla on Wednesday questioned the process to elect party President, calling it “rigged” and said Vice President Rahul Gandhi must first resign from his post. Poonawalla said he would also contest the election if it was conducted in a “genuine” manner. On Tuesday,[Read More…]

The unmaking of India by the RSS

The unmaking of India by the RSS

Bharata – the official Sanskrit name of India, has different theories of the name’s origin. This term is derived from the Sanskrit root “bhr” which means to bear. The literal meaning of Bharata is often cited as ‘to be maintained’ (of fire). The philosophies surrounding the origin of our beloved[Read More…]

Ghana University wants to remove Gandhi statue from campus

A petition calling for the removal of a of Indian independence leader Mohandas Gandhi from a university in Ghana is gaining popular support.  The university has cited a controversy over what critics call his “racist identity.” Even though the government has made it clear that the removal would be for[Read More…]

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