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AAP leader Ashutosh on Wednesday resigned from the party citing a "very very" personal reason. The 53-year-old journalist turned politician who took to..
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The Congress will launch its door-to-door voter outreach programme in Mumbai from 19 August, a day ahead of the birth anniversary of former prime minister Rajiv..
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MK Stalin was among those listening to Rajinikanth, seated in the front row. On Tuesday morning, Stalin took off from where Rajini left and decided to tell the..
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A laser focus on winning elections means that leaders take shortcuts, and the focus lies on redistribution of wealth through welfare schemes (or even bribery)...
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The issue of holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections has turned into a raging debate, and it is slowly snowballing into a political controversy..
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It was in 1999 that the Law Commission of India headed by Justice BP Jeevan Reddy in its 170th report recommended simultaneous elections.
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TMC chief Mamata Banerjee said those who have been staying in the country for years were "branded as infiltrators" and accused the BJP of carrying out..
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The BJP said it was a "misconception" that Amit Shah's letter to the Law Commission of India concerned holding simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and..
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While Rahul Gandhi's visit is expected to electrify party workers in an election year, the Congress has to first cross multiple hurdles before it can..
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This was not the first time when Nitish Kumar had differed in opinion with the BJP while being in an alliance with the NDA.
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi made it clear on Tuesday that he was not wedded to Hindutva - "soft or hardcore".
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The Opposition spared nothing while hitting out at the government for the rupee dropping to 70
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DMK working president MK Stalin addressed an emergency meeting of the party's executive committee on Tuesday, where he said he is working for the future of the..
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MK Alagiri's dramatic claim of having support of the 'real DMK loyalists' has raised speculation on whether the party will face the same situation as rival..
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Despite a new zeal, Congress has not yet been able to offer to the public a coherent vision of what it is going to do if it is voted into office.
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The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the opposition BJP indulged in a war of words on Monday over Delhi Police's charge sheet in the chief secretary assault case
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Wondering why Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has been supporting the NDA government's "wrong" decisions, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on..
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Whenever Karunanidhi spoke about Stalin being his heir, he did so in the tones of a schoolteacher praising the performance of a pupil without a final word about..
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With Stalin's control complete over the DMK, it is tough for Alagiri to make his way back into the party unless mother Dayalu Ammal makes an emotional pitch.
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The AAP has demanded answers from Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the CBPMC president's claim, stating that if true, this decision could be a threat to..
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The Congress alleged that BJP chief Amit Shah had taken a loan of Rs 25 crore while mortgaging a piece of land owned by him but it was not mentioned in the..
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The Karnataka Congress has written to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, telling her that as a Rajya Sabha member from Karnataka, she had to protect the..
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Some states such as Haryana, Jharkhand and Maharashtra - all under the BJP's rule - are scheduled for Assembly polls later in 2019 and the idea being floated is..
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Speaking at a memorial event organised by the South Indian Artistes Association for Karunanidhi, the actor said that many leaders, ranging from state Governor..
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It seems plausible to surmise that other conditions remaining constant, Narendra Modi has fewer reasons to worry about 2019 than his rivals.
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A survey conducted by C-Voter and ABP news has predicted that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party would lose all three upcoming Assembly elections of Madhya..
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In its first reaction to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's published interview, BJP ally Shiv Sena on Monday described it as "akin to sheer propaganda".
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Describing Telangana as the 'corruption capital' Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at the TRS dispensation, alleging that only 'one family'..
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The BJP's video on "Rafale deal for dummies" features TV personality Pallavi Joshi, who tries to explain the pact through comparisons with a housing..
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Attacking the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman "lied to India"..
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