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Prashant Kishor has largely faltered without 'wave' on his side, faces uphill task as Mamata's poll strategist in Bengal
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Prashant Kishor has largely faltered without 'wave' on his side, faces uphill task as Mamata's poll strategist in Bengal

If Mamata Banerjee manages to retain power in West Bengal in the 2021 Assembly polls, Prashant Kishor would surely hog the limelight again claiming to be the differentiator who stopped the Modi-Shah juggernaut, but if he fails, the moniker of a fair-weather strategist will stick to his name for a long time to come

Congress' candidate for LS polls from Jaipur (Urban) Jyoti Khandelwal alleges 'internal conspiracy' led to her defeat
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Congress' candidate for LS polls from Jaipur (Urban) Jyoti Khandelwal alleges 'internal conspiracy' led to her defeat

Differences in the Rajasthan Congress once again came to the fore on Tuesday with the party's Lok Sabha candidate from the Jaipur (Urban) segment claiming that an 'internal conspiracy' led to her defeat in the recently-held elections.

With over 50% vote share in 224 seats, Narendra Modi becomes first PM since Nehru to return to power with a bigger mandate
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With over 50% vote share in 224 seats, Narendra Modi becomes first PM since Nehru to return to power with a bigger mandate

The 2019 Lok Sabha elections, widely touted to have missed the Narendra Modi wave of 2014, ended up exacting 303 seats for the Bharatiya Janata Party. This has made Narendra Modi the first prime minister to return to power with a bigger vote share for the party enjoying full single-party majority in the Lok Sabha since Jawaharlal Nehru's victory in 1957 election.

Amit Shah replaces LK Advani: BJP chief's Lok Sabha poll debut shows party's desire to consolidate hold over North Gujarat
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Amit Shah replaces LK Advani: BJP chief's Lok Sabha poll debut shows party's desire to consolidate hold over North Gujarat

Advani's career and that of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi were inextricably linked, right up to the early 2000s. It is Modi who had encouraged Advani to contest from Gandhinagar.

Interim Budget 2019: Narendra Modi govt working for 'New India', says Ram Nath Kovind at joint Parliament sitting
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Interim Budget 2019: Narendra Modi govt working for 'New India', says Ram Nath Kovind at joint Parliament sitting

Addressing the joint session of Parliament at the beginning of the Budget Session, Kovind said the Narendra Modi-led government has been working to fulfil hopes and aspirations of all sections of people.

Volte-face? From BJP's 'remove one family' push, Modi now claims Opposition wants to remove 'one man'
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Volte-face? From BJP's 'remove one family' push, Modi now claims Opposition wants to remove 'one man'

In an interview to the magazine Swarajya in 2018, Modi had claimed that since the Congress is fighting the "battle of survival" (astitva ki ladai), it is now running from pillar to post looking for allies after people rejected its "high-handedness" to "defeat one man."

Amit Shah, Nitish Kumar display optimism after meet in Patna, but seat-sharing could be a challenge
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Amit Shah, Nitish Kumar display optimism after meet in Patna, but seat-sharing could be a challenge

Though there is optimism regarding a settlement on seat sharing between the BJP and JD(U), it seems more complicated than what it appears.

Rahul Gandhi in 2019: Congress chief getting battle-ready to take on BJP in parliamentary election, or is he?
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Rahul Gandhi in 2019: Congress chief getting battle-ready to take on BJP in parliamentary election, or is he?

The best, and arguably, the wisest decision that Rahul has taken is to hand himself over to a team of communication, PR and social media experts — reportedly managed by, if the "Durbari" grapevine is to be believed, family friends.

Whose hand is it anyway? Photo of Narendra Modi's mother in autorickhaw goes viral, Twitter plays detective
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Whose hand is it anyway? Photo of Narendra Modi's mother in autorickhaw goes viral, Twitter plays detective

A photo of Narendra Modi's mother Hiraben in an autorickshaw from 2014 resurfaced recently, evoking widely varying reactions on Twitter.

Jairam Ramesh backs younger MPs in Parliament, says senior Congress leaders need to be 'mentors', not 'tormentors'
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Jairam Ramesh backs younger MPs in Parliament, says senior Congress leaders need to be 'mentors', not 'tormentors'

Senior Congress leaders should now act as "mentors and not tormentors" and the party should ensure that young leaders take over the reins before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, party leader Jairam Ramesh has said.

Ease of doing business: By dismissing World Bank ranks, Rahul crediting Narendra Modi for India's good show
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Ease of doing business: By dismissing World Bank ranks, Rahul crediting Narendra Modi for India's good show

Rahul Gandhi has posted yet another sarcastic remark on Twitter, suggesting that India's 30-spot jump does not represent reality, while senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal has started tweeting about Vyapam scam and hunger index.

Rahul Gandhi is a better communicator today, but without a solution-based narrative, he ends up helping BJP
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Rahul Gandhi is a better communicator today, but without a solution-based narrative, he ends up helping BJP

Rahul Gandhi should focus on devising a narrative of solutions to the problems faced by India rather than criticising Narendra Modi govt over GST and demonetisation

Raj Thackeray's Gandhi Jayanti cartoon of Narendra Modi decries PM's 'Experiments with Lies'
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Raj Thackeray's Gandhi Jayanti cartoon of Narendra Modi decries PM's 'Experiments with Lies'

In a cartoon released on Gandhi Jayanti, Raj Thackeray took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, comparing him with the Mahatma.

Nitish Kumar has no prime ministerial ambition: A clever lie to misguide BJP; signals Congress to initiate talks
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Nitish Kumar has no prime ministerial ambition: A clever lie to misguide BJP; signals Congress to initiate talks

Bihar Chief Minister is actually applying pressure on anti-Modi/BJP group to announce him as the prime minister candidate by stating that he has no prime ministerial ambitions

BJP president Amit Shah: MCD poll win lays foundation to form government
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BJP president Amit Shah: MCD poll win lays foundation to form government

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Tuesday dubbed the victory of the party in the just-concluded Delhi civic polls as a "stamp of approval" for the Modi government, saying it would serve as the "foundation" for a BJP government in Delhi.

UP Election 2017: BJP has all grounds covered as RSS soothes dissatisfaction, campaigns at grassroots level
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UP Election 2017: BJP has all grounds covered as RSS soothes dissatisfaction, campaigns at grassroots level

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is the lifeline of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and is already playing a crucial role in the ongoing Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Election as a grassroots level campaigner and organiser while soothing dissatisfied party workers

Uttar Pradesh polls 2017: BJP should know past glory no ticket to future success
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Uttar Pradesh polls 2017: BJP should know past glory no ticket to future success

Clearly, the biggest factor that can lead to the BJP's loss is a united opposition, a two-way fight, or the absence of the BSP from the electoral fray.

'BJP forced Snapdeal to dump Aamir Khan': Party IT chief allegedly ordered online abuse
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'BJP forced Snapdeal to dump Aamir Khan': Party IT chief allegedly ordered online abuse

The raging intolerance debate against actor Aamir Khan, which led to Snapdeal dropping him as a brand ambassador in February this year, was not a voluntary decision of the company.

Modi's Kashmir policy is continuation of Vajpayee's, Rajnath Singh tells Firstpost
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Modi's Kashmir policy is continuation of Vajpayee's, Rajnath Singh tells Firstpost

At 17, Akbar Road, the official residence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, there is hardly any indication of all the adverse national security and constitutional issues with which he is currently grappling, as he answers questions from Firstpost's Ajay Singh

Assam Assembly polls: Congress set to win after first direct contest with BJP after 2014 debacle, says Gaurav Gogoi
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Assam Assembly polls: Congress set to win after first direct contest with BJP after 2014 debacle, says Gaurav Gogoi

The Congress as of now is in a very strong position and is set to win and form the fourth consecutive government in the state, says Gaurav Gogoi, Kaliabor MP and son of Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.