Narendra Modi drinks farm law repeal poison for unity narrative
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Narendra Modi drinks farm law repeal poison for unity narrative

Those who say the decision is driven by political considerations are missing the central point that the BJP has never been politically strong enough to stake political power in Punjab.

Bengal Governor asks Amit Mitra to bring white paper on investments received from business summits
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Bengal Governor asks Amit Mitra to bring white paper on investments received from business summits

Jagdeep Dhankhar has alleged that the former West Bengal finance minister's misplaced eloquent economic optical illusions have been a heavy drain on Bengal's development

Chandrababu Naidu walks out of Assembly in tears, vows to return only after returning to power
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Chandrababu Naidu walks out of Assembly in tears, vows to return only after returning to power

The former chief minister, who hitherto had rarely shown any emotions overtly, broke down at the press conference and cried for a while, alleging that the ruling YSR Congress had been humiliating him to no end

Punjab elections: BJP back on poll scene, tie-up with Amarinder Singh possible
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Punjab elections: BJP back on poll scene, tie-up with Amarinder Singh possible

The possibility of a tie-up with former chief minister Amarinder Singh's new party has rejuvenated BJP's chances in the Punjab elections

Congress questions PM Modi on 'Chinese' villages coming up near Doka La plateau
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Congress questions PM Modi on 'Chinese' villages coming up near Doka La plateau

Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh said latest satellite images show that China has built four villages in Bhutan, next to Dokalam, and has grabbed 100 square kilometres of land in the area through illegal incursions

Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab and now J&K, Congress woes see no end
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Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab and now J&K, Congress woes see no end

From prominent faces like Sushmita Dev and Jitin Prasada jumping ship to a mass exodus in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress party has gone through crisis after crisis this year.

How BJP’s ‘stuck-in-old’ type electioneering may cost Yogi Adityanath dearly in Uttar Pradesh polls
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How BJP’s ‘stuck-in-old’ type electioneering may cost Yogi Adityanath dearly in Uttar Pradesh polls

Yogi Adityanath has done well as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and it is a matter of shame if the BJP cannot capitalise on that

Jammu and Kashmir: Several Congress leaders resign, attack state unit chief GA Mir
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Jammu and Kashmir: Several Congress leaders resign, attack state unit chief GA Mir

The leaders charged in the letter that the "hostile attitude" of the party leadership compelled them to resign from all party posts and also trained their guns at state unit chief

BJP passes political resolution to form govt on its own in Jammu and Kashmir
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BJP passes political resolution to form govt on its own in Jammu and Kashmir

The party is convinced that it will form the government on its own, without any outside support, in view of the huge public support it is getting from people and looking at its popularity among the masses, the resolution said.

West Bengal Assembly passes resolution against Centre's move to extend BSF jurisdiction
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West Bengal Assembly passes resolution against Centre's move to extend BSF jurisdiction

Bengal became the second state after Punjab where such a resolution has been tabled and passed

'Political agents': Tripura culture minister slams women journalists granted bail
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'Political agents': Tripura culture minister slams women journalists granted bail

Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha from HW News Network, who came to report the recent communal violence in Tripura, were detained by Assam Police at Karimganj on Sunday

Mamata Banerjee likely to meet Narendra Modi next week; dues, BSF jurisdiction to top agenda
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Mamata Banerjee likely to meet Narendra Modi next week; dues, BSF jurisdiction to top agenda

Banerjee is likely to visit the national capital on 22 November and return to Kolkata on 25 November, according to sources

How Akhilesh Yadav is tying himself in knots about the Purvanchal Expressway
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How Akhilesh Yadav is tying himself in knots about the Purvanchal Expressway

In December 2016, just two months before the 2017 Assembly elections, then Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in a pre-election announcement spree declared more than 300 new development projects worth over Rs 60,000 crore.

Money laundering case: PMLA court sends Anil Deshmukh to 14-day judicial custody
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Money laundering case: PMLA court sends Anil Deshmukh to 14-day judicial custody

The money laundering case against Deshmukh and others was made out after the CBI booked him in a corruption case related to allegations of at least Rs 100 crore bribery made by former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh

UP Next: How Nehru, Swami Prabhu Dutt Brahmachari’s ideas of India resonate in 2022 polls
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UP Next: How Nehru, Swami Prabhu Dutt Brahmachari’s ideas of India resonate in 2022 polls

The idea of Nehru is in crisis today while the idea of Swami Prabhu Dutt Brahmachari, who lost the 1952 polls, has gradually expanded and emerged powerful after 1970s

Akhilesh Yadav hits back on Amit Shah's 'JAM' jibe, says BJP stands for 'arrogance, lies and inflation'
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Akhilesh Yadav hits back on Amit Shah's 'JAM' jibe, says BJP stands for 'arrogance, lies and inflation'

Yadav's response came a day after Shah's speech in Azamgarh, in which he termed the Samajwadi Party as an outfit that stands for 'Jinnah, Azam Khan and Mukhtar (Ansari)'

Sonu Sood's sister to contest from Moga in Punjab Assembly polls, yet to reveal party name
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Sonu Sood's sister to contest from Moga in Punjab Assembly polls, yet to reveal party name

While Sood's sister Malvika joined politics, the actor said that he not thought about it

'Hindutva and IS are similar, not the same', clarifies Salman Khurshid after row over new book
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'Hindutva and IS are similar, not the same', clarifies Salman Khurshid after row over new book

The former Union minister was embroiled in a controversy for allegedly "defaming and comparing Hinduism with terrorism" in his recent book "Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood in Our Times"

BSP supremo Mayawati's mother Ramarati passes away at 92
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BSP supremo Mayawati's mother Ramarati passes away at 92

She died at a hospital in the national capital where she was undergoing treatment. Her last rites will be performed in Delhi on Sunday

TMC nominates former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro to Rajya Sabha from Bengal
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TMC nominates former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro to Rajya Sabha from Bengal

Faleiro, the former chief minister of Goa, had quit the Congress and joined the TMC in September