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'BSP doesn't have an official Twitter account': Mayawati denies party releasing poster on opposition unityBengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee as well as AICC President Sonia Gandhi. B
dna / Posted 26 minutes ago
Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee as well as AICC President Sonia Gandhi. But going by the BSP’s drubbing in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and dismal performance in the 2017 Assembly elections, BSP insiders claim that Mayawati is desperately... Read more
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The Economic Times
Working on plan to beat Asaduddin Owaisi in Hyderabad Lok Sabha seatAs part of the "Mission 80" strategy, the BJP is eyeing to win 80 of the total
The Economic Times / Posted an hour ago
As part of the "Mission 80" strategy, the BJP is eyeing to win 80 of the total 119 Assembly seats and 15 out of 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in the elections, due in 2019, Telangana BJP spokesperson Krishna Saagar Rao said. He said the BJP's central... Read more
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The Hindu
Amit Shah’s three-day visit to Tamil Nadu postponed againShah was earlier scheduled to visit Tamil Nadu in May but the trip was postpone
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
Shah was earlier scheduled to visit Tamil Nadu in May but the trip was postponed. With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP chief is travelling across the country to strategise and find ways to strengthen the party at the... Read more
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The Hindu
Mayawati mum on participating in Opposition’s Patna rallyRaising questions if she would attend the Patna Rally, which is expected to pav
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
Raising questions if she would attend the Patna Rally, which is expected to pave the path for Opposition unity for 2019 Lok Sabha election, Ms. Mayawati, however, remained silent on her participation. While the BSP does not have a formal social... Read more
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The Economic Times
Amit Shah's 3-day visit to Tamil Nadu postponed againfunctionaries. Shah was earlier scheduled to visit Tamil Nadu in May but the t
The Economic Times / Posted 2 hours ago
functionaries. Shah was earlier scheduled to visit Tamil Nadu in May but the trip was postponed. With an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP chief is travelling across the country to strategise and find ways to strengthen the party at the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Akhilesh poster boy in BSP call for opposition unitysaid the BSP chief was alive to the need of the opposition parties to come toge
The Economic Times / Posted 5 hours ago
said the BSP chief was alive to the need of the opposition parties to come together in order to take on thBJP in next Lok Sabha elections. “If Mamata can share the platform with the CPM despite differences , Behenji is also willing to work... Read more
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New Kerala
As PM Modi set to meet CMs for 2019 polls, NCP mocks BJP's early preparation - newkerala news #264833(BJP) chief Amit Shah are set to meet the chief ministers of all party ruled st
New Kerala / Posted 6 hours ago
(BJP) chief Amit Shah are set to meet the chief ministers of all party ruled states on Monday to discuss strategy for 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) said the meeting is a clear indication of saffron party's... Read more
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New Kerala
PM Modi, Amit Shah to meet CMs of BJP-ruled states in Delhi - newkerala news #264848of all party-ruled states today to discuss core issues like development and soc
New Kerala / Posted 6 hours ago
of all party-ruled states today to discuss core issues like development and social welfare work including the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Besides 13 Chief Ministers and six Deputy Chief Ministers, a few cabinet ministers may also attend the... Read more
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Business Standard India
BJP's early 2019 polls preparation shows its insecurity: NCPwithin themselves with regard to winning the mandate again in 2019," he said.
Business Standard India / Posted 8 hours ago
within themselves with regard to winning the mandate again in 2019," he said. "The way BJP has started preparation for Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister and BJP president is going to meet the chief ministers of their party, it is indication that... Read more
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dna
PM Modi, Amit Shah to meet CMs of BJP-ruled states in Delhiof all party-ruled states today to discuss core issues like development and soc
dna / Posted 8 hours ago
of all party-ruled states today to discuss core issues like development and social welfare work including the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Besides 13 Chief Ministers and six Deputy Chief Ministers, a few cabinet ministers may also attend the... Read more
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Appointing judges is a continuous and collaborative process: PP Chaudhary1,175 Central Acts have already been repealed. Two Bills to repeal another 245
dna / Posted 8 hours ago
1,175 Central Acts have already been repealed. Two Bills to repeal another 245 Central Acts are currently pending in Lok Sabha. Moreover, states have also been asked to expedite the repeal of 229 Acts (out of the identified 1,824 Acts) that... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Rly officials suspended over Utkal Express derailment, Delhi airport’s drone scare: Top stories to bring you up to dateUnion minister’s letter Lost in translation – one could use this famous movie
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Union minister’s letter Lost in translation – one could use this famous movie title to describe a letter exchange between Lok Sabha MP Tathagata Satpathy and Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar. The Biju Janata Dal leader re-ignited the “Hindi... Read more
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Cabinet reshuffle coming, South may get a lion's sharea Cabinet and a Minister of State (MoS) rank, respectively, sources said. Havi
dna / Posted 9 hours ago
a Cabinet and a Minister of State (MoS) rank, respectively, sources said. Having both the coming state polls and the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in mind, PM Modi may give a South-centric tweak to the next reshuffle. The AIADMK could get two Cabinet... Read more
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The Indian Express
First-past-post: House panel asks parties if poll system should change“different systems of elections”, other than the first-past-the-post (FPTP) sys
The Indian Express / Posted 12 hours ago
“different systems of elections”, other than the first-past-the-post (FPTP) system that is currently followed in the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls. Citing “apprehensions” that the FPTP may not be the “best suited system”, as “evident” from... Read more
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asianage
Can’t write me off so easily, says Sharad Yadavto split the party if he has the numbers, while reminding the rebel leader that
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
to split the party if he has the numbers, while reminding the rebel leader that all 71 MLAs and 30 MLCs along with two Lok Sabha MPs were with him. After Sharad Yadav openly defied Nitish Kumar, the JD(U) removed him as leader of the party in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Yogi Adityanath’s big air-connectivity plan for three prominent centrescentres — Lucknow, Varanasi and Gorakhpur. At present, there is no flight from
The Economic Times / Posted 15 hours ago
centres — Lucknow, Varanasi and Gorakhpur. At present, there is no flight from the state capital Lucknow to PM Modi’s Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi or Gorakhpur — CM Adityanath’s constituency — or vice versa. Any person wishing to fly... Read more
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asianage
Confused CPM heads for another blunder?it did in 2004, when it traded in the offer of deputy prime ministership under
asianage / Posted 16 hours ago
it did in 2004, when it traded in the offer of deputy prime ministership under Manmohan Singh for the less powerful job of Lok Sabha Speaker. In shying away, the CPI(M) failed to do what the BJP has done since 1998 —grown to the point where it... Read more
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The Economic Times
In NDA now, Nitish Kumar shifts focus to action in Delhidevelopment agenda. Although he runs his government with BJP’s support in the
The Economic Times / Posted 16 hours ago
development agenda. Although he runs his government with BJP’s support in the state, his party has only two members in the Lok Sabha and nine in the Rajya Sabha, including two rebels –– Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar. The two RS members have already... Read more
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The Hindu
Separate ways: on JD( splitAlso, in spite of what he likes to believe, Mr. Kumar might have played into th
The Hindu / Posted 16 hours ago
Also, in spite of what he likes to believe, Mr. Kumar might have played into the hands of the BJP. At the time of the next Lok Sabha election, the BJP will most likely call the shots in seat apportioning and constituency selection. Mr. Kumar needs... Read more
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Congress leaders pay tribute on Rajiv Gandhi's 73rd birth anniversarywas born on this day in 1944 and was assassinated on May 21, 1991. In Amethi,
dna / Posted 17 hours ago
was born on this day in 1944 and was assassinated on May 21, 1991. In Amethi, which Rajiv represented in the Lok Sabha, people from different walks of life and Congress activists paid homage to the former prime minister. In different... Read more
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Business Standard India
Story in numbers: Trouble and strifethat maintenance of law and order is a state subject, Union minister of state f
Business Standard India / Posted 18 hours ago
that maintenance of law and order is a state subject, Union minister of state for internal security Kiren Rijiju told the Lok Sabha in a written answer during Parliament's monsoon session that Uttar Pradesh saw 60 incidents of communal violence,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
BJD chief Naveen Patnaik says will maintain equal distance from BJP, Congresspartner till 2009 when it snapped ties with BJP. There has been speculation ab
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 18 hours ago
partner till 2009 when it snapped ties with BJP. There has been speculation about the possibility of early elections. Both Lok Sabha and Odisha assembly elections are due in 2019. Alarmed by the setback it suffered in the panchayat polls in... Read more
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Rajnikanth's decision to enter politics is entirely up to him: Pon Radhakrishnanrequest him to embrace politics. He said BJP chief Amit Shah's countrywide tou
dna / Posted 18 hours ago
request him to embrace politics. He said BJP chief Amit Shah's countrywide tour aims to strengthen the party for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls elections. On the warring factions in the AIADMK, he said: "It is a 40-year-old party ... The BJP does not... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rajnikanth's decision to join politics entirely his own: Pon Radhakrishnanrequest him to embrace politics. He said BJP chief Amit Shah's countrywide tou
The Economic Times / Posted 18 hours ago
request him to embrace politics. He said BJP chief Amit Shah's countrywide tour aims to strengthen the party for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls elections. On the warring factions in the AIADMK, he said: "It is a 40-year-old party ... The BJP does not... Read more
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The Economic Times
Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik rules out tie-up with BJPpartner till 2009 when it snapped ties with BJP. There has been speculation ab
The Economic Times / Posted 18 hours ago
partner till 2009 when it snapped ties with BJP. There has been speculation about the possibility of early elections. Both Lok Sabha and Odisha Assembly elections are due in 2019. Alarmed by the setback it suffered in the panchayat polls in... Read more
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Don't stay in 5-star hotel, avoid availing PSU benefits: PM Modi warns Union Ministersconduct). PM Modi also put the members on notice, hinting they could not take
dna / Posted 19 hours ago
conduct). PM Modi also put the members on notice, hinting they could not take things for granted when it comes to the next Lok Sabha election. Aap apni marzi ki karte rahiye, mujhe jo karna hai, 2019 mein karoonga." (You do at your will and I will... Read more
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Can't comprehend letter in Hindi: BJD leader responds to Union minister in OdiaNew Delhi: Lok Sabha MP Tathagata Satpathy wrote a letter in Odia in response t
asianage / Posted 22 hours ago
New Delhi: Lok Sabha MP Tathagata Satpathy wrote a letter in Odia in response to Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar’s letter in Hindi and thus took the row over ‘imposition of Hindi’ on other languages, a notch higher. According to a report in... Read more
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Congress MP Adhir Chowdhury escapes unhurt in massive accidentspeeding truck hit his car near Rejinagar in Murshidabad. His car has been comp
dna / Posted 23 hours ago
speeding truck hit his car near Rejinagar in Murshidabad. His car has been completely battered by the severity of the crash, But according to reports, Adhir Chowdhury and his guards have escaped unhurt. Adhir Chowdhury is Lok Sabha MP from Berhampo... Read more
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Don't stay in 5-star hotel, avail PSU benefits: PM Modi warns Union Ministersconduct). PM Modi also put the members on notice, hinting they could not take
dna / Posted 23 hours ago
conduct). PM Modi also put the members on notice, hinting they could not take things for granted when it comes to the next Lok Sabha election. Aap apni marzi ki karte rahiye, mujhe jo karna hai, 2019 mein karoonga." (You do at your will and I will... Read more
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I can't understand anything in your letter: BJD MP's response in Odia to union Minister Tomar's letter in HindiHindi speaking Indians? Is this an attack on other languages? -TS pic.twitter.c
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Hindi speaking Indians? Is this an attack on other languages? -TS pic.twitter.com/QkcMwKXV1J The BJD’s chief whip in the Lok Sabha then told the media that he would send a reply to Tomar in a language he himself understands. Replied in Oriya to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Will PIOs violate norms by campaigning for polls, EC asks govtIf people of Indian origin (PIOs) campaign in Lok Sabha and assembly elections
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
If people of Indian origin (PIOs) campaign in Lok Sabha and assembly elections in the country, will they violate their visa conditions? During the recently-held Punjab assembly elections, when several PIOs came to the state to campaign for the AAP,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘I don’t understand your Hindi’: BJD MP Tathagata Satpathy replies in Odia to Union minister’s letterLost in translation – one could use this famous movie title to describe a lette
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Lost in translation – one could use this famous movie title to describe a letter exchange between Lok Sabha MP Tathagata Satpathy and Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar. The Biju Janata Dal leader re-ignited the “Hindi imposition” debate on... Read more
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BJP to rule for 50 years: Amit ShahAfter setting an ambitious target of clinching 360 Lok Sabha seats in the 2019
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After setting an ambitious target of clinching 360 Lok Sabha seats in the 2019 general elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah has now made plans for next half a century. Addressing the party workers in Bhopal, Shah said BJP has... Read more
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return to help NDA in other statesNDA will now also focus on expanding its social base in Bihar on the lines of U
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NDA will now also focus on expanding its social base in Bihar on the lines of Uttar Pradesh, with an eye on the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Nitish Kumar had successfully consolidated more than 100 castes under the political banner as extremely... Read more
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Business Standard India
Prove your majority and split JD(, Nitish Kumar dares Sharad Yadavwhatever he wanted. "But he will not be able to do anything. It is for all to s
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
whatever he wanted. "But he will not be able to do anything. It is for all to see. All 71 MLAs and 30 MLCs along with two Lok Sabha MPs are with us," he said. He reminded Yadav that he was elected to the Rajya Sabha with the support and vote of... Read more
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4 years after parting ways, JD( does 'ghar wapasi' to NDAfour years after it dumped the saffron party over Narendra Modi's selection as
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four years after it dumped the saffron party over Narendra Modi's selection as the prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. In the presence of chiefs of 16 state units, 71 MLAs, 30 MLCs, and 16 of the 19 office-bearers, the... Read more
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar-led JD-U formally joins NDANDA on grounds that Mr Modi was declared as prime ministerial candidate by the
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NDA on grounds that Mr Modi was declared as prime ministerial candidate by the BJP. But after being badly bruised in 2014 Lok Sabha polls, he sank all his political differences and joined hands with his arch-rival Lalu Yadav and returned as the... Read more
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BJP here to stay for 50, not 5 years, says Amit Shahto “target Congress leaders in elections” and ensure that “Jyotiraditya Scindia
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to “target Congress leaders in elections” and ensure that “Jyotiraditya Scindia and Kamal Nath” are defeated in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. He warned of strict action against BJP MLAs who are allegedly helping the two Congress leaders win in... Read more
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asianage
For BJP, 2019 poses hardly any challengeWhen the BJP won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections by getting absolute majority of i
asianage / Posted yesterday
When the BJP won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections by getting absolute majority of its own, the question of the possibility of a united Opposition, or a formidable Opposition party against the BJP in 2019 was hardly being discussed. The reason was obvious... Read more
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Nitesh Rane hints at joining BJP with father Ranefrom Rane's camp and BJP about the development. Nitesh is a MLA from Konkan re
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from Rane's camp and BJP about the development. Nitesh is a MLA from Konkan region while his brother Nilesh lost Lok Sabha 2014 from the same region. Senior Rane also lost Assembly polls 2014 from Konkan. He also contested an Assembly... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Kalinga Utkal Express derails in Muzaffarnagar: Death toll reaches 23, scores injured, govt begins inquirykilled in the accident and Rs 50,000 for the injured. Union minister Sanjeev B
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killed in the accident and Rs 50,000 for the injured. Union minister Sanjeev Baliyan, who represents Muzaffarnagar in Lok Sabha, reached the spot soon after the accident. Two bogies of the train rammed into the house of Pintu Choudhary,... Read more
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Break the JD( legislative party if you have might: Nitish Kumar dares Sharad Yadav factionthat one of the reasons why Yadav had moved closer to RJD supremo Lalu Prasad w
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that one of the reasons why Yadav had moved closer to RJD supremo Lalu Prasad was to field his son from the Madhepura Lok Sabha constituency in 2019 with the RJD's help. Kumar recounted several episodes to highlight the "political respect"... Read more
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The Hindu
Death is the only certainty here, rest is just chancedue to low birth weight and respiratory problems. They were referred to BRD on
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due to low birth weight and respiratory problems. They were referred to BRD on August 3. Doctors say the crisis has been given a political colour as the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat, which Yogi Adityanath represents, will be vacated... Read more
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As top leaders attend JD (’s national meet, Nitish dares detractors to split partyin the party. “There is provision, too. But you need two-thirds support for it
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in the party. “There is provision, too. But you need two-thirds support for it. And with 71 legislators, 30 MLCs, two Lok Sabha MPs and 9 Rajya Sabha members backing the move, I can say that those predicting an imminent split in the party are... Read more
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JD( joins NDA after 4 years, Sharad faction appeals people to keep Grand Alliance intactapproved a resolution to become part of NDA," its principal general secretary K
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approved a resolution to become part of NDA," its principal general secretary K C Tyagi said. The JD(U) has two MPs in the Lok Sabha and 10 in Rajya Sabha. While the two in Lok Sabha are with Kumar, three of its Rajya Sabha MPs--Sharad Yadav, Ali... Read more
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The Hindu
Centre rejigging foodgrain inventory managementMinisterial Conference scheduled for December at Buenos Aires. Meanwhile, Comm
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Ministerial Conference scheduled for December at Buenos Aires. Meanwhile, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Lok Sabha on July 31 that “India has a long-standing position on the need to prioritise the agreed mandate of the (WTO’s... Read more
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Business Standard India
More trouble for Akhilesh: SP founding member, others jump boat; join BJPShweta Singh also joined BJP, apart from a prominent traders’ leader. Interest
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Shweta Singh also joined BJP, apart from a prominent traders’ leader. Interestingly, Bajpai had fought Rajnath in the 2014 Lok Sabha election as an SP candidate. On August 9, Bajpai had resigned from his Uttar Pradesh legislative council (MLC)... Read more
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The Economic Times
JD-U hints at action against Sharad Yadav if he attends RJD rallywere with Nitish Kumar, contrary to claims made by the rival group. He said in
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
were with Nitish Kumar, contrary to claims made by the rival group. He said in Bihar all 71 party MLAs, 30 MLCs and two Lok Sabha MPs and most of the Rajya Sabha MPs were with Nitish Kumar-led JD-U, except Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar. Tyagi also... Read more
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The Hindu
Adityanath targets Rahul Gandhi, says Gorakhpur not a ‘picnic spot’said, adding his government was working towards this end. The Chief Minister,
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
said, adding his government was working towards this end. The Chief Minister, who has represented Gorakhpur in the Lok Sabha five times, called for people’s active participation in making the campaign a success. He also mooted giving an... Read more
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Gulf News
Nitish Kumar-led JD-U faction joins NDAofficial residence of Nitish Kumar, who is also the JD-U president.Most of the
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
official residence of Nitish Kumar, who is also the JD-U president.Most of the JD-U leaders, including 70 party MLAs, two Lok Sabha MPs and seven Rajya Sabha MPs also participated.It is a major decision in the party after Nitish Kumar last month... Read more
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