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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jan 02, 2019, 06.57 PM(IST)

File photo of Arun Jaitley. Photograph:( ANI )

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Rahul opened the debate and hit out at the government. He also attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his interview to news agency ANI on the first day of the new year was staged.

Rafale deal debate: Arun Jaitley flays Rahul Gandhi who said PM Modi doesn't have guts to face questions

Launching a scathing attack on Congress during a debate on Rafale deal in Parliament, Union minister Arun Jaitley said that Rahul Gandhi is too scared to authenticate the tape he wants to produce in Lok Sabha.

Anupam Kher tweets a message for fans as 'The Accidental Prime Minister' trailer goes missing

Anupam Kher’s biographical drama on former PM Manmohan Singh ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ has now taken another turn as the trailer of the film has gone missing from the official YouTube channel. 

Lanka's political crisis adversely impacted economy: Central Bank Governor

Sri Lanka's Central Bank Governor Indrajith Coomaraswamy on Wednesday said that the nearly two-month-long political crisis had an adverse impact on the country's economy.

Death toll rises to 18 in Russian apartment block collapse

Eighteen dead bodies have been recovered from the debris of an apartment block in Russia that partially collapsed in an apparent explosion, while 23 people remained unaccounted for, the regional emergencies ministry told.

Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ramakant Achrekar dies at 87

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ramakant Achrekar passed away on Wednesday. He was 87. 

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