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The Hindu
Starting over: On Rahul’s elevationin Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home turf. Indeed, after the devasta
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home turf. Indeed, after the devastating blow to the Congress in the 2014 Lok Sabha election, and other electoral reverses since then, it was a bold decision — a signal that he is in for the long... Read more
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The Hindu
For Narendra Modi, a sensational end to a gruelling campaign42 leaders of the BJP addressed 550 public meetings in what is seen as the most
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
42 leaders of the BJP addressed 550 public meetings in what is seen as the most significant State-level election before the Lok Sabha elections of 2019. BJP president Amit Shah addressed 31 meetings since he started off on November 21 (with three... Read more
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The Hindu
Opposition parties to draw strategy ahead of all-party meet; stormy winter session on cardsplane. The Opposition parties will also take up farmers distress. The recent r
The Hindu / Posted 3 hours ago
plane. The Opposition parties will also take up farmers distress. The recent resignation of BJP MP Nanabhau Patole from Lok Sabha citing the BJP government’s “absolute indifference” towards farmers will arm the Opposition with more... Read more
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Business Standard India
With Modi's seaplane ride, BJP tops Gujarat poll expense limit: Congressmenget them disqualified for crossing the legal limit of expenditure, thanks to Mo
Business Standard India / Posted 4 hours ago
get them disqualified for crossing the legal limit of expenditure, thanks to Modi," Naik said. The expenditure limit for Lok Sabha elections in the bigger states is Rs 70 lakh for each constituency. He said the ride, in any case, cannot be... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Will set up 12 special courts for cases involving politicians: Centre to SCsaid they will hear the 1,581 cases mentioned in poll affidavits by candidates
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 hours ago
said they will hear the 1,581 cases mentioned in poll affidavits by candidates in 2014 when elections were held for the Lok Sabha and eight state assemblies. The affidavit is in response to the top court’s November 1 order asking the government... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rahul Gandhi elected Congress President; Modi wishes him 'fruitful tenure'counting of votes for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh elections, the outcome of wh
Business Standard India / Posted 17 hours ago
counting of votes for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh elections, the outcome of which could be a trendsetter ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha election. Marking a generational shift, Rahul Gandhi will be the sixth Nehru-Gandhi scion to helm the party,... Read more
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asianage
Govt will protect all deposits in banks, says Arun Jaitleywill consider. But rumours are being spread about the bill,” the minister said.
asianage / Posted 19 hours ago
will consider. But rumours are being spread about the bill,” the minister said. The FRDI Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha in August 2017. The FRDI Bill proposes to create a framework for overseeing financial institutions such as banks,... Read more
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asianage
New Congress era begins as Rahul Gandhi crowned presidentmay find a place in that panel. The new-look Congress may also have a couple o
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may find a place in that panel. The new-look Congress may also have a couple of vice-presidents, which may include former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad and former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit. As... Read more
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dna
Aurangzeb-style coronation, black day for Congress: Shehzad Poonawalla on Rahul Gandhi's elevationcoronation and a ‘black day for Congress’. He tweeted: “We will unseat Aurangz
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coronation and a ‘black day for Congress’. He tweeted: “We will unseat Aurangzeb from Akbar Road and from [Rahul's Lok Sabha constituency] Amethi-through court & people's court- Inshallah Inshallah.” Earlier, Poonawalla had said: “On... Read more
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The Hindu
What will be Sonia’s role now?because of her dynamic and resourceful leadership that we were able to bring in
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
because of her dynamic and resourceful leadership that we were able to bring in many disparate groups together in 2009,” Lok Sabha member Veerappa Moily said. Party insiders, however, are not placing any bets considering how she had taken... Read more
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The Hindu
Promotion without performance, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Rahul elevationMinority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Baijayant “Jay
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Baijayant “Jay” Panda took to twitter to congratulate his Lok Sabha colleague: “Congrats to Rahul Gandhi on becoming Congress president. We may disagree on politics and intra party... Read more
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Business Standard India
Road safety bill at political crossroadshave raised objections against the provisions of the Road Transport and Safety
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
have raised objections against the provisions of the Road Transport and Safety Bill, which has already been cleared by the Lok Sabha and is likely to be taken up by the Rajya Sabha during the coming winter session of Parliament. The Bill seeks to... Read more
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dna
Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's remark on 'corrupt MLAs' draws sharp response from BJPbig houses” in a year after winning elections but do not come back amongst peop
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big houses” in a year after winning elections but do not come back amongst people. Speaking at a programme at her Lok Sabha constituency in Pilibhit, Mrs Gandhi claimed last week that she has sold her own house gifted by her late husband... Read more
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dna
Congress workers in Amethi celebrate Rahul Gandhi's elevation as party presidentwill write a new history of the Congress. We are sure that he will make the par
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will write a new history of the Congress. We are sure that he will make the party win the 2019 Lok Sabha polls to come back to the power,” reacted former MLA Radheyshyam Dhobi. The Amethi Congress President Yogendra... Read more
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dna
From a reluctant politician to Congress president: Timeline of Rahul Gandhi’s political journeymother, who remained in the post for 19 years. The political journey of Rahul
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mother, who remained in the post for 19 years. The political journey of Rahul Gandhi began in 2004 when he first contested Lok Sabha election from Amethi, a family bastion in Uttar Pradesh. Here is a timeline of Rahul Gandhi’s 13-year-long... Read more
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Phayul
Senior Himachal BJP leader seeks Bharat Ratna for Dalai LamaThe Lok Sabha (lower house of Indian parliament) MP from Mandi, who attended th
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The Lok Sabha (lower house of Indian parliament) MP from Mandi, who attended the celebration as the chief guest said, “We are going to urge the President and the Prime Minister of India to confer the Bharat Ratna Award on His Holiness the Dalai... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Rahul Gandhi appointed Congress president, to take charge on Dec 16of the party in the 2019 parliamentary elections. His party faced one of its wo
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
of the party in the 2019 parliamentary elections. His party faced one of its worst ever electoral drubbings in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and barely managing to win 44 seats. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had then led an aggressive campaign to... Read more
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asianage
Rahul Gandhi elected as president of Congress unopposedNehru-Gandhi family will face the daunting task of restoring lost glory to the
asianage / Posted yesterday
Nehru-Gandhi family will face the daunting task of restoring lost glory to the party whose fortunes have been dwindling in the recent past. The Congress has been losing state after state since the 2014 Lok Sabha election with the exception of Punj... Read more
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asianage
Controversy over Padmavati absurd: Shashi Tharoor says laws in favour of those 'offended'Singh), a claim repeatedly denied by the director. Historians are divided on w
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Singh), a claim repeatedly denied by the director. Historians are divided on whether Padmavati actually existed. Tharoor, Lok Sabha MP from Thiruvananthapuram, claimed such issues escalate because the British wrote a law in the 1920s which says... Read more
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dna
'After humiliating end to Delhi case,' SC lawyer Rajeev Dhavan quits court practiceand Dushyant Dave pleaded that the Supreme Court defer hearing in the Babri-Ram
dna / Posted yesterday
and Dushyant Dave pleaded that the Supreme Court defer hearing in the Babri-Ram Janambhoomi case until after the 2019 Lok Sabha election. According to reports, Dhavan shouted at CJI Misra during the arguments. In another matter of Centre vs... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Rahul Gandhi set to become Congress president, but not without daunting challengestaking charge, winning the 2004 and 2009 general elections. Forging partnershi
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
taking charge, winning the 2004 and 2009 general elections. Forging partnerships With around 16 months left for the next Lok Sabha election, Gandhi will have to decide on alliance partners to prevent a division of the opposition vote that could... Read more
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dna
Why did Manmohan Singh not show courage to order surgical strikes post 26/11 attackthe difference between the NDA government and the UPA government. Modi said th
dna / Posted yesterday
the difference between the NDA government and the UPA government. Modi said the reason behind his vacating the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat in 2014 was for blossoming the "lotus" in Uttar Pradesh and replicating the Gujarat model of development in... Read more
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asianage
Modi asks Manmohan Singh why he didn't show courage to order surgical strike post 26/11the difference between the NDA government and the UPA government. Modi said th
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the difference between the NDA government and the UPA government. Modi said the reason behind his vacating the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat in 2014 was for blossoming the "lotus" in Uttar Pradesh and replicating the Gujarat model of development in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Modi reveals why Manmohan did not order surgical strikes after 26/11the difference between the NDA government and the UPA government. Modi said th
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
the difference between the NDA government and the UPA government. Modi said the reason behind his vacating the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat in 2014 was for blossoming the "lotus" in Uttar Pradesh and replicating the Gujarat model of development in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Controversy over ‘Padmavati’ absurd, says Shashi TharoorSingh), a claim repeatedly denied by the director. Historians are divided on w
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
Singh), a claim repeatedly denied by the director. Historians are divided on whether Padmavati actually existed. Tharoor, Lok Sabha MP from Thiruvananthapuram, claimed such issues escalate because the British wrote a law in the 1920s which says... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
The political evolution of Rahul Gandhi27 May, 1981. (Virendra Prabhakar/HT archives) Rahul’s first foray into active
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27 May, 1981. (Virendra Prabhakar/HT archives) Rahul’s first foray into active politics was in 2004, when he contested the Lok Sabha elections from his father’s former constituency Amethi. He won his first election by over one lakh votes. Ever... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Congress to name Rahul Gandhi as president todaya difficult phase due to a series of electoral setbacks. The Congress had bare
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
a difficult phase due to a series of electoral setbacks. The Congress had barely managed to win 44 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls after being in power for 10 years. Rahul’s daunting task will be to revive and rebuild the Congress to make... Read more
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The Indian Express
Mehbooba Mufti to get brother in J&K Cabinet, secure hold on PDPinto her Cabinet. Sources told The Indian Express that Tassaduq, who was the PD
The Indian Express / Posted yesterday
into her Cabinet. Sources told The Indian Express that Tassaduq, who was the PDP’s candidate for the deferred Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency bypolls, will enter the House as a Member of the Legislative Council (MLC) and would be subsequently... Read more
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asianage
Mulayam Singh Yadav to contest polls from Mainpuriousted by son Akhilesh Yadav as SP president, veteran leader Mulayam Singh Yada
asianage / Posted yesterday
ousted by son Akhilesh Yadav as SP president, veteran leader Mulayam Singh Yadav announced that he would contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election form Mainpuri instead of Azamgarh. In 2014, Mulayam Singh Yadav had contested from Azamgarh as well as... Read more
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asianage
Rahul Gandhi set to take over as Congress President on December 16usher in the winds of change in the Congress. Though the involvement of Mr Gand
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usher in the winds of change in the Congress. Though the involvement of Mr Gandhi had increased tremendously since the Lok Sabha elections of 2014, insiders indicate that there will be two key advisors directly reporting to the new Congress... Read more
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dna
Rahul Gandhi likely to assume reins of Congress on December 16country at the Congress's headquarters, party sources said. The Congress has b
dna / Posted 2 days ago
country at the Congress's headquarters, party sources said. The Congress has been losing state after state since the 2014 Lok Sabha election with the exception of Punjab.Rahul Gandhi's elevation would come just two days ahead of the counting of... Read more
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The Hindu
We’ll convert to Buddhism, Mayawati warns BJP, RSSto Buddhism “at an appropriate time like Ambedkar.” She also alerted the BSP w
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
to Buddhism “at an appropriate time like Ambedkar.” She also alerted the BSP workers to the possibility of an early Lok Sabha election and asked them to start preparing for it. “There is a possibility that the BJP can start the construction... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Prakash Karat attacks Cong on Babri masjid issue, says party’s secularism is weakRajya Sabha had supported the women reservation bill. Why did the BJP not adop
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
Rajya Sabha had supported the women reservation bill. Why did the BJP not adopt the bill when it has absolute majority in Lok Sabha now and at a time when the Congress, the principal opposition party, is supporting its passage. “Many other... Read more
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Business Standard India
Modi lying through teeth on promises made to Gujarat, India: Rahul Gandhia series of election rallies in North and Central Gujarat, Gandhi recalled how
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
a series of election rallies in North and Central Gujarat, Gandhi recalled how Modi had promised during the 2014 Lok Sabha election to bring back black money stashed abroad and then deposit Rs 15 lakh into each Indian's bank... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Graft cases against Cong leaders will be reopened if BJP comes to power: Yeddyurappascared of you,” he asked. He said the Congress does not even have the numbers
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
scared of you,” he asked. He said the Congress does not even have the numbers to get the official opposition status in the Lok Sabha. The 75-day yatra, flagged off by BJP president Amit Shah on November 3, would cover all the 224 assembly... Read more
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dna
Mulayam says 'lack of unity' reason for Samajwadi Party's loss in UP civic pollsa surprise announcement, the Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav toda
dna / Posted 2 days ago
a surprise announcement, the Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav today announced that he will not contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Azamgarh and will move to his traditional seat Mainpuri. In 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Mulayam had contested... Read more
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Gulf News
Mehsana gives BJP the jitters, discontent even in PM hometownhe says, stressing repeatedly that the prime minister “is a great man”.A.K. Pat
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
he says, stressing repeatedly that the prime minister “is a great man”.A.K. Patel was the first BJP leader elected to the Lok Sabha from the Mehsana parliamentary constituency. He held the seat until 1998, before Aatmaram Patel of the Congress... Read more
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dna
Congress found an easy way to expel Mani Shankar Aiyar: Uma Bhartireally practices ethics, it should first expel its president Sonia Gandhi for h
dna / Posted 2 days ago
really practices ethics, it should first expel its president Sonia Gandhi for her remarks against Modi. "During the Lok Sabha elections in 2014, Sonia had allegedly termed Modi as 'Maut Ka Saudagar'," she said. On cleaning of rivers, she... Read more
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The Hindu
Rahul set to take over Congress’ reins on December 16country at the Congress’s headquarters, party sources said. The Congress has b
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
country at the Congress’s headquarters, party sources said. The Congress has been losing state after state since the 2014 Lok Sabha election with the exception of Punjab. Rahul Gandhi’s elevation would come just two days ahead of the counting of... Read more
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asianage
BJP to see impact of GST, demonetisation in Gujarat polls: Akhilesh Yadavwill go," he said. On Gujarat polls, Ramgopal said, "BJP is losing in Gujarat.
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
will go," he said. On Gujarat polls, Ramgopal said, "BJP is losing in Gujarat. And UP is the only state which could ensure BJP goes from Centre (in 2019 Lok Sabha polls) also" and added "Ram Rajya will come only when BJP government is... Read more
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dna
Gujarat Elections: Mehsana gives BJP the jitters, discontent even in PM Modi's hometownhe says, stressing repeatedly that the prime minister "is a great man". A K Pa
dna / Posted 2 days ago
he says, stressing repeatedly that the prime minister "is a great man". A K Patel was the first BJP leader elected to the Lok Sabha from the Mehsana parliamentary constituency. He held the seat till 1998, before Aatmaram Patel of the Congress took... Read more
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dna
Will Saurashtra deliver a cliffhanger?won 32 out of 48 seats in this region, a clear impact of the Modi wave when he
dna / Posted 2 days ago
won 32 out of 48 seats in this region, a clear impact of the Modi wave when he was poised to be a PM candidate for BJP in Lok Sabha polls. However, since then, the Patel, Dalit and Rajput agitations have emerged as influential factors that the BJP... Read more
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dna
Phase 1 polling witnesses 68% turnout amid EVM glitchesmany as 977 candidates were in the fray in the first phase of the elections, wh
dna / Posted 2 days ago
many as 977 candidates were in the fray in the first phase of the elections, which many see as a semi-final to the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. An adverse or poor result in his home state would put Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the... Read more
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Medical cover for sex change ops on anvil for transgendersbecause they felt it suffered from some "infirmities" and the government drafte
dna / Posted 2 days ago
because they felt it suffered from some "infirmities" and the government drafted its own Bill and introduced it in the Lok Sabha. When appraised of the changes that the government was mooting, Siva said that unless the Bill has provisions for... Read more
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dna
Will Aiyar and the Congress come clean on Ambedkar?Congress fielded Narayan Sadoba Kajrolkar, who was once Ambedkar’s personal ass
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Congress fielded Narayan Sadoba Kajrolkar, who was once Ambedkar’s personal assistant. Nehru visited Bombay North-Central Lok Sabha constituency twice and solicited support of the CPI to ensure his defeat. Owing to Nehru’s wholehearted efforts... Read more
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dna
Tale of 2 politicos: Marginalised, veterans watching from sidelinesand Vaghela were elected from the Visavadar and Kapadwanj Assembly seats in 201
dna / Posted 2 days ago
and Vaghela were elected from the Visavadar and Kapadwanj Assembly seats in 2012. Vaghela had earlier lost Lok Sabha polls in 2009 as a Congress candidate from Panchmahal. Keshubhai later resigned from his Assembly seat in 2014, due... Read more
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dna
Internal polls in Indian parties a farce: Jagdeep Chhokarthis situation? Amendment of the RPA cannot be done by a single party. It will
dna / Posted 2 days ago
this situation? Amendment of the RPA cannot be done by a single party. It will require a majority in both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha, which no party has. Even if a political party has the majority, it will never do it because parties do not think... Read more
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asianage
Nana Patole may fight 2019 polls on Congress ticketNana Patole has resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and is set to jo
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
Nana Patole has resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and is set to join the Congress, he is unlikely to contest Lok Sabha election in 2019. Sources said that Mr Patole is interested in contesting the 2019 Assembly elections on a Congress... Read more
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The Hindu
Leaders greet Sonia on birthdaySingh and accepted their wishes. Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha G
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Singh and accepted their wishes. Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, party leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and several former Chief Ministers and officer-bearers also greeted her. Congressmen gathered... Read more
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dna
68% turnout in Phase 1, EC rejects Congress' Bluetooth-EVM hack complaintthat some persons attacked his car.The election in Modi's home state is crucial
dna / Posted 3 days ago
that some persons attacked his car.The election in Modi's home state is crucial for the BJP and Congress ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and is seen as a prestige battle for the prime minister, who was the chief minister of Gujarat from 2001 to... Read more
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