Rahul Gandhi quits as India opposition leader

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  • July 3, 2019
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In his resignation letter, which he tweeted on Thursday, he took responsibility for the party’s defeat in the recent general election. He had already announced his intention to resign, but party leaders had hoped to change his mind. Mr Gandhi’s father, grandmother and great grandfather were all former prime ministers. In the letter he added […]

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India, Britain mark colonial massacre centenary

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  • April 13, 2019
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Britain’s high commissioner to India laid a wreath on Saturday on the 100th anniversary of the Amritsar massacre, one of the worst atrocities of colonial rule for which London is still to apologise. The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, as it is known in India, saw British troops fire on thousands of unarmed men, women and children […]

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India Election 2019: All You Need To Know

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  • April 10, 2019
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New Delhi, India (CNN)India is just weeks away from general elections, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party facing what looks like an increasingly close contest. Politicians of all stripes are already in campaign mode for what will be the world’s largest exercise in democracy — a mammoth undertaking that […]

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India's Congress promises jobs to women ahead of polls

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  • March 14, 2019
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New Delhi: Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday promised that one third of government jobs and seats in parliament would be reserved for women if his Congress party wins power in national elections. An estimated 430 million women are eligible to vote in mammoth elections starting next month in India, which has one of […]

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