2016 Assembly Elections

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Loyalty affidavits: Bengal Congress MLAs swear by Gandhis first, Constitution later
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Loyalty affidavits: Bengal Congress MLAs swear by Gandhis first, Constitution later

MLAs in West Bengal were made to sign an undertaking to "solemnly affirm" and "swear" their "unqualified allegiance" to INC, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi

What plagues Congress: Analysing the party’s leadership dilemma through Ghalib's lens
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What plagues Congress: Analysing the party’s leadership dilemma through Ghalib's lens

No Congress leader, not even an otherwise outspoken Digvijay Singh or an erudite P Chidambaram, can dare to bare the truth about the election results.

Success has many fathers and mothers, but election failure continues to be a bastard
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Success has many fathers and mothers, but election failure continues to be a bastard

The recent state election results have clearly brought the focus back on the decline of the Congress as a potent political force and its very survival as a pan-Indian entity

Congress is suffering increasing marginalisation in key states: Jaitley
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Congress is suffering increasing marginalisation in key states: Jaitley

Jaitley also took on the Left parties saying they have ideologically become irrelevant globally.

From Game of Thrones to Sreesanth’s towel: Best of Twitter on #Elections2016
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From Game of Thrones to Sreesanth’s towel: Best of Twitter on #Elections2016

From 'Amma' jokes on Jayalalithaa's historic second successive term as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister to sly comments on cricketer-turned BJP candidate Sreesanth's loss, here are the best and funniest twitter reactions to the 2016 Election Results.

Tamil Nadu Polls: BJP pins hopes on former DMK MLA in Vedaranyam
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Tamil Nadu Polls: BJP pins hopes on former DMK MLA in Vedaranyam

BJP has fielded S K Vedarathinam, a popular businessman of this town, who joined the party in 2015 after resigning from DMK in Tamil Nadu.

Assembly Elections 2016: EC bans exit polls between 4 April and 16 May
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Assembly Elections 2016: EC bans exit polls between 4 April and 16 May

The Election Commission on Thursday banned exit polls between 4 April and 16 May when Assembly elections are held in five states.