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May 5, 2016

Firstpost Q&A: Understanding Bengal’s political climate with analyst Jai Mrug

On the final day of the West Bengal Assembly Elections, a Q and A session was held on Firstpost's Facebook page with Jai Mrug – a political analyst #Bengal #Bengal polls #ConnectTheDots #facebook #Jai Mrug #Mamata Banerjee #TMC #Trinamool Congress #West Bengal Assembly Election 2016

Apr 27, 2016

No floor test on 29 April in Uttarakhand: Supreme Court questions President’s Rule in state

The Supreme Court on Wednesday framed seven questions to the BJP-led government in the Centre regarding President's Rule in Uttarakhand and sought its response. #Harish Rawat #NewsTracker #President's rule #Supreme Court #Uttarakhand Crisis

Apr 26, 2016

Budget Session: Political war over Uttarakhand, Ishrat Jahan dominate Parliament proceedings

Both houses of Parliament saw intense political posturing and trading of allegations between the Congress and the BJP. The war of words took place in the context of state elections taking place in different parts of the country. #Agusta Westland #Arun Jaitley #Ishrat Jahan #Lok Sabha #NewsTracker #NIT Srinagar #parliament #Rajya Sabha #Sonia Gandhi #Uttarakhand

Apr 25, 2016

Ruckus over Uttarakhand crisis, Ishrat mars Budget Session: Opposition corners Modi govt in Parliament

As expected, the Parliament session on Monday got off to a stormy start, with sloganeering and allegations of 'murder of democracy' dominating the proceedings. #Arunachal Pradesh #BJP #Congress #Ghulam Nabi Azad #Mallikarjun Kharge #NewsTracker #parliament #Uttarakhand

Apr 25, 2016

Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi file nominations for 16 May Tamil Nadu Assembly polls

Jayalalithaa files her nomination from R K Nagar, where she is a sitting MLA. Karunanidhi files nomination from his native Tiruvarar, a constituency he wants to represent for a consecutive term in the 234-member state assembly. #2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly Election #ADMK #DMK #Jayalalithaa #Karunanidhi #MK Stalin #NewsTracker #Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2016 #Vaiko #Vijaykant

Apr 22, 2016

‘SC order is interim’: From unfazed Harish Rawat to a happy Bahuguna, politicians react on Uttarakhand crisis

President's Rule will continue in the state, said the Supreme Court, until the Centre's plea challenging the Uttarakhand High Court's order is heard on 27 April. #Harish Rawat #Kailash Vijayvargiya #Supreme Court of India #TheySaidIt #Uttarakhand #Uttarakhand Crisis #Uttarakhand High Court #Vijay Bahuguna

Apr 21, 2016

West Bengal election: Violence mars phase-3 of polling as state records 79.22% votes

Incidents of violence were reported in Murshidabad, Nadia and Burdwan districts, leaving one dead and several others injured during West Bengal polls. #2016 West Bengal Assembly Election #Babul Supriyo #Congress #CPM #EC #Election Commission #NewsTracker #Politics #States #Trinamool Congress #West Bengal Assembly Election 2016

Apr 21, 2016

Hopefully, Centre won’t provoke us by revoking Prez Rule: Uttarakhand HC

The Uttarakhand High Court on Wednesday made a veiled warning to it, hoping it will not "provoke" the court by revoking the central rule in the state now and making clear the decision is open to judicial review as even the President can go wrong. #Centre #Harish Rawat #President Rule #Uttarakhand #Uttarakhand Assembly #Uttarakhand High Court