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According to CMIE's figures as of January 2019, unemployment in Chhattisgarh stands at 7.7 percent, 0.4 per cent higher than India's.
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Shutting out the Congress from the deal is a monstrously bad and immature idea, authored, if the scuttlebutt is to be taken seriously, by BSP boss Mayawati.
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Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said that the appointment of Lt Gen DS Hooda to the national security police panel is significant. It is a belated and..
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BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra dismissed as lies Congress's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "completely oblivious" to the terror strike or..
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The Madras High Court made it clear on Friday that there is no impediment for the Justice A Arumugasamy Commission to continue its inquiry into the circumstances..
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The dread that thousands of members of the Matua community feel in West Bengal stems from the implementation of the NRC in Assam.
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Amit Shah took potshots and attacked the proposed "mahagathbandhan" of Opposition parties and said if it comes to power, there will be a new prime..
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Poll-bound Bihar is not talking about economic packages and foundation stones in the run-up to the Lok Sabha Election, it is speaking about castes and efforts to..
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What Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have been doing while the Jaish-e-Mohammad engineered the suicide attack that killed 42 Central Reserve Police Force..
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The ruling party said it hopes that the Congress will now give credit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for the surgical strikes of September..
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In December 2018, Anupriya Patel who is the Minister of State for health and family welfare in the BJP cabinet had said that the BJP was not giving due respect..
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After an apex court order, Tejashwi Yadav finally vacated the government accommodation last Friday. However, the issue became a subject of political bickering in..
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Earlier in February, Kejriwal had told reporters that the Congress has "more or less" ruled out an alliance with the AAP for the Lok Sabha polls.
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Opposition to the demand from the Congress comes at a time when the AAP has announced a statewide movement demanding full statehood for Delhi.
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Congress sources said party president Rahul Gandhi met DS Hooda and discussed the modalities of the panel. "The Congress president is setting up a 'task..
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Warning Indians of Russia meddling in the Lok Sabha Election, noted political thinker and author Thomas Friedman said, 'If you think they will not be playing in..
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The Election Commission of India has developed a mobile application, which will be activated in a couple of days, to help voters registered as persons with..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi was shooting for a documentary on the afternoon of Pulwama on 14 February, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said
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In an apparent attack on the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday alleged that efforts were on to introduce an "inhuman" religion..
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The upper castes, which constitute 12 to 15 percent of the population, have been the epicentre of NDA's vote bank.
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The SP will contest 37, and the BSP 38 seats in the 80-seat Uttar Pradesh Assembly in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, due in May 2019.
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Referring to the withdrawal of security to Kashmiri separatist leaders, Omar Abdullah said it was a "regressive step" and he was not aware of anybody..
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Criticising Narendra Modi's new India, Congress's Rahul Gandhi accused Anil Ambani of only taking money from the country and never giving back any
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DMDK party general secretary Vijayakant has pitched for not less than 9 Lok Sabha seats and one Rajya Sabha seat. "The AIADMK has been tactfully planting..
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The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance highlights two significant developments: The BJP's nervousness and the Shiv Sena's ability to arm twist the "world's biggest..
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In Andhra Pradesh's Rajahmundry to launch a Bharatiya Janata Party connectivity programme, party chief Amit Shah blamed political parties in the Opposition for..
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Senior Congress leader from Pune, Ulhas Pawar, has written a letter to party chief Rahul Gandhi saying the condition of the party's Pune and Maharashtra units..
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Darbhanga MP Kirti Azad, who joined Congress after quitting BJP, has created a controversy by claiming that Congress workers looted polling booths for his father..
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SP veteran leader Mulayam Singh Yadav also extended support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, he said that the BJP has an edge..
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The Crown Prince "appreciated consistent efforts made by Prime Minister Modi since May 2014 including Prime Minister's personal initiatives to have friendly..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi was shooting for a documentary on the afternoon of Pulwama on 14 February, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said
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The Raiganj and Murshidabad parliamentary seats are held by the CPM. These are the only two seats that the Left has in West Bengal, its erstwhile stronghold.
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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Wednesday said the prime minister's post has been booked for the next two general elections
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For the Maharashtra Assembly polls, BJP and Shiv Sena have decided to contest an equal number of seats after accommodating the allies.
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Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi attended a prayer meeting of CRPF jawan Amit Kumar Kori, who was killed in the recent Pulwama terror attack, in Uttar Pradesh's..
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DMK on Wednesday finalised seat sharing with key ally Congress for the coming Lok Sabha elections.
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Ashish was appointed to the position by the Congress president on Tuesday night along with five more AICC secretaries for Uttar Pradesh - three each attached to..
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Winning Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat is crucial for BJP as it will not only end the party's long wait for a Lok Sabha member from Kerala but could also..
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Arvind Kejriwal claimed the AAP leaders were tired of trying to convince the Congress to form an alliance with the party, asserting the arrangement would result..
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While the BJP has said that the alliance partner winning more seats would get the chief ministerial post, the Shiv Sena has maintained that the pre-poll alliance..
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Tarun Gogoi, who helmed Assam for 15 years from 2001 to 2016, claimed Lal Krishna Advani, who was then the Union home minister, wanted to send former Punjab..
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Amid all talk on the formation, health and probable success of a mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) against the Bharatiya Janata Party, the BJP itself has gone..
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Mamata Banerjee, not surprisingly, has taken the lead in shattering the veneer of rare political unity over Pulwama terror attacks.
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NCP chief Sharad Pawar has declared that he will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, while his nephew Ajit Pawar will not contest
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Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said Tuesday evening that he decided to join hands with the BJP because of the saffron party's changed way of dealing with its..
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Congress has appointed six AICC secretaries for Uttar Pradesh with three each being given the responsibility of UP East, under Priyanka Gandhi, and UP West,..
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The remarks by the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena came two days after it sealed a pre-poll alliance with the BJP after years of bickering and criticism of its..
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Calling it the 'maha-alliance' the AIADMK leaders announced that their party and BJP will together contest in Tamil nadu and Puducherry and that BJP will get..
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During his Varanasi visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to end caste discrimination and identify those who promote it for self interest
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The Shiv Sena and BJP Monday announced they would contest the Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Assembly elections together.
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