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Bodoland Territorial Council polls: BPF's Kamal Shing Narzary booked for calling BJP MLA Angoorlata Deka ‘sex worker’
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Bodoland Territorial Council polls: BPF's Kamal Shing Narzary booked for calling BJP MLA Angoorlata Deka ‘sex worker’

The BJP and the BPF, otherwise a part of a coalition government in the state, are separately contesting the BTC election and have been engaged in a bitter campaign

Kashmir's DDC winners see election results as mandate for development, restoration of Article 370
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Kashmir's DDC winners see election results as mandate for development, restoration of Article 370

Several of the candidates from smaller parties and independents won the District Development Commission (DDC) polls in Jammu And Kashmir on the promise that they were the right candidates to resolve the developmental issues

'Democratic spirit': Kerala Assembly passes resolution against new farm laws amid farmers' protests
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'Democratic spirit': Kerala Assembly passes resolution against new farm laws amid farmers' protests

Moving the resolution, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan alleged the Central farm laws have been amended to help the corporates

West Bengal polls: Land of Rabindranath Tagore will never let 'hate politics' overpower secularism, says Mamata Banerjee
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West Bengal polls: Land of Rabindranath Tagore will never let 'hate politics' overpower secularism, says Mamata Banerjee

Talking about the recent defections from the TMC, the West Bengal chief minister said the saffron camp 'may have bought a few MLAs, but it can never buy' her party

Narendra Modi visits Assam: AASU, Opposition slam PM for avoiding references to CAA, other key issues
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Narendra Modi visits Assam: AASU, Opposition slam PM for avoiding references to CAA, other key issues

The All Assam Students' Union (AASU) staged sit-in demonstrations across the state with black clothes tied to their face during the prime minister's visit to Sivasagar to distribute land 'pattas'

Strong India following Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's footsteps, from LoC to LAC, says Narendra Modi
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Strong India following Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's footsteps, from LoC to LAC, says Narendra Modi

Netaji would have been proud that the government he dreamt of is fighting a pandemic with vaccines developed by it, and gave a befitting reply whenever its sovereignty was challenged, Modi said

Mamata declines to speak after Jai Shri Ram slogan at Netaji event: No one can teach 'lumpens to be dignified', says Derek O'Brien
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Mamata declines to speak after Jai Shri Ram slogan at Netaji event: No one can teach 'lumpens to be dignified', says Derek O'Brien

The BJP claimed that Banerjee's reaction reflects her mindset of appeasement politics and said it saw nothing wrong with the "Jai Shri Ram" slogans

Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM to contest Ahmedabad municipal election, ties up with BTP in Bharuch
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Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM to contest Ahmedabad municipal election, ties up with BTP in Bharuch

AIMIM announced its foray into Gujarat politics with an aim to provide an "effective alternative" to the ruling BJP and opposition Congress in the state

Modi lauds Netaji at 'Parakram Diwas'; Mamata dismisses event, says Bengalis celebrate it as Desh Nayak Diwas
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Modi lauds Netaji at 'Parakram Diwas'; Mamata dismisses event, says Bengalis celebrate it as Desh Nayak Diwas

Both the leaders took part in multiple events in West Bengal's Kolkata in a bid to host the biggest celebration of Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary even as a clash between BJP and TMC workers earlier in the day left several injured in Howrah

Mamata Banerjee demands four capitals for India, says Parliament sessions should alternate between locations
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Mamata Banerjee demands four capitals for India, says Parliament sessions should alternate between locations

Criticising the Centre for abolishing the Planning Commission, the West Bengal chief minister also said that the Niti Aayog and the planning panel can co-exist

Modi, Shah to visit poll-bound Assam today; AASU takes out torch rally to protest against CAA
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Modi, Shah to visit poll-bound Assam today; AASU takes out torch rally to protest against CAA

In Guwahati, police barricaded the AASU headquarters 'Swahid Bhawan' and did not allow the protesters to move, but the students' body staged their protest behind the barriers

West Bengal minister Rajib Banerjee resigns from Mamata Banerjee-led Cabinet
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West Bengal minister Rajib Banerjee resigns from Mamata Banerjee-led Cabinet

The Domjur MLA joins a string of TMC leaders who have quit the ruling party ahead of the state Assembly polls

West Bengal Assembly polls: Muslim cleric floats political outfit Indian Secular Front, says 'want to be kingmaker'
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West Bengal Assembly polls: Muslim cleric floats political outfit Indian Secular Front, says 'want to be kingmaker'

The development comes after Owaisi visited Furfura, located in Jangipara subdivision of Hooghly district, earlier this month and declared his intention to back Siddiqui in the 2021 Assembly polls

Three BJP activists arrested for raising 'goli maro...' slogan at party leader Suvendu Adhikari's rally
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Three BJP activists arrested for raising 'goli maro...' slogan at party leader Suvendu Adhikari's rally

The Opposition BJP accused the police administration of being partial as it failed to take action against the TMC supporters who had raised similar slogans on Tuesday

West Bengal polls: TMC accuses BSF of threatening voters in border areas, lodges complaint with CEC
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West Bengal polls: TMC accuses BSF of threatening voters in border areas, lodges complaint with CEC

Denying TMC's 'baseless' allegations, the Border Security Force said it is a professional border guarding force actively checking illegal infiltration and smuggling

Major reshuffle in Karnataka cabinet as BS Yediyurappa allocates portfolios to 7 new ministers
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Major reshuffle in Karnataka cabinet as BS Yediyurappa allocates portfolios to 7 new ministers

In a significant change, JC Madhuswamy has been divested of Law, Parliamentary Affairs, Legislation and Minor Irrigation portfolios and allocated Medical Education, Kannada and Culture departments

Assam Assembly polls to be over before 4 May, people excluded in NRC list can vote, says Election Commission
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Assam Assembly polls to be over before 4 May, people excluded in NRC list can vote, says Election Commission

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora urged state election authorities and citizens to ensure ‘fair, peaceful and Covid safe polls’

Savarkar's portrait in UP Legislative Council gallery sparks row; Congress MLC writes to Chairman seeking its removal
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Savarkar's portrait in UP Legislative Council gallery sparks row; Congress MLC writes to Chairman seeking its removal

Deepak Singh said Savarkar's photo is an insult to all freedom fighters who continued to bear torture and kept fighting for Independence

Tamil Nadu Assembly polls 2021: K Palaniswami rules out chances of Sasikala rejoining AIADMK ahead of elections
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Tamil Nadu Assembly polls 2021: K Palaniswami rules out chances of Sasikala rejoining AIADMK ahead of elections

Palaniswami said that there is '100 percent no chance' of her rejoining the party. Sasikala, who is in prison over a corruption case, is expected to be released on 27 January

'Contest Assembly polls only from Nandigram': Suvendu Adhikari throws down gauntlet to Mamata Banerjee
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'Contest Assembly polls only from Nandigram': Suvendu Adhikari throws down gauntlet to Mamata Banerjee

The West Bengal chief minister on Monday said she will contest polls from both Bhawanipore and Nandigram, if possible. Adhikari held the Nandigram seat before he switched from TMC to BJP