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Plea in SC to debar those on trial for serious offences from contesting elections
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Plea in SC to debar those on trial for serious offences from contesting elections

Petitioner Advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay in the PIL said that out of 539 winners of the Lok Sabha election in 2019, as many as 233 (43 percent) declared criminal cases against themselves

Kamal Nath's political life comes full circle as Jyotiraditya Scindia brings him down; 9-time MP helmed state Congress in troubled times
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Kamal Nath's political life comes full circle as Jyotiraditya Scindia brings him down; 9-time MP helmed state Congress in troubled times

In four decades, political life has come full circle for Congress veteran Kamal Nath who could hold on to the chief ministerial chair in Madhya Pradesh for just over 15 months

BJP's journey through 2019: Party achieved highest ever tally in Lok Sabha; but vulnerability in state elections, anti-CAA protests pose challenges
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BJP's journey through 2019: Party achieved highest ever tally in Lok Sabha; but vulnerability in state elections, anti-CAA protests pose challenges

The year 2019 also brought to light the BJP's vulnerability in state elections when the prime minister and national issues are not driving factors for the common voter's choice.

Terrorism in Kashmir at minimum level after abrogation of Article 370, says Prakash Javadekar
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Terrorism in Kashmir at minimum level after abrogation of Article 370, says Prakash Javadekar

Terrorism in Kashmir has been at a minimum level after the repeal of Article 370, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Saturday,

'Six months of India first': Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets as government completes 180 days in office
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'Six months of India first': Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets as government completes 180 days in office

As the Modi 2.0 government completes six months in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the dispensation has taken numerous decisions that have pushed the country's development, accelerated social empowerment and enhanced unity.

India declared open defecation free, but in Mumbai's Mahim, slum residents face a different reality
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India declared open defecation free, but in Mumbai's Mahim, slum residents face a different reality

For the slum-dwellers of Mahim East, the Modi government's claim of the country becoming open defecation free is "a lie".

Report by Karnataka Congress' fact-finding committee blames alliance with JD(S) for loss in 2019 Lok Sabha elections
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Report by Karnataka Congress' fact-finding committee blames alliance with JD(S) for loss in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

The panel also said anti-incumbency against Siddaramaiah-led Congress government was not the reason for the party facing a setback in 2018 Assembly polls, and cited issues like religion and personal matters of certain leaders.

SAD lashes out at BJP for inducting its lone MLA in Haryana Kalanwali Balkaur Singh into its fold, party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal calls move ‘unethical’
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SAD lashes out at BJP for inducting its lone MLA in Haryana Kalanwali Balkaur Singh into its fold, party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal calls move ‘unethical’

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday lashed out at the BJP for inducting its lone sitting MLA in Haryana into its fold, saying what the the saffron party has done is 'unethical and unfortunate'

Bhupinder Singh Hooda's half-revolt against Congress over Article 370 in Kashmir reveals extreme restlessness of cadre
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Bhupinder Singh Hooda's half-revolt against Congress over Article 370 in Kashmir reveals extreme restlessness of cadre

Hooda's comments and the growing dissent within the Congress is also symptomatic of the restlessness that has gripped the party since its defeat in the second successive Lok Sabha elections in May this year, and the consequent abdication of Rahul Gandhi from the post of party president.

BJP parliamentary party meeting scheduled for 2 July; Narendra Modi to lay down agenda for party MPs
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BJP parliamentary party meeting scheduled for 2 July; Narendra Modi to lay down agenda for party MPs

Apart from the significance of the ongoing session of Parliament, Narendra Modi may also speak about key decisions his dispensation has taken since it assumed power in May.

'Mann ki Baat' address: Narendra Modi urges people to conserve every drop as water crisis looms large over India
India

'Mann ki Baat' address: Narendra Modi urges people to conserve every drop as water crisis looms large over India

During Mann ki Baat, Narendra Modi also commented on his trip to the Kedarnath Temple in Uttarakhand right before the counting day, and said that his secluded time in the cave allowed him to compensate for the emptiness caused by not being able to address the nation.

Rahul Gandhi reiterates stand on stepping down as Congress chief despite party members urging him to rescind resignation
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Rahul Gandhi reiterates stand on stepping down as Congress chief despite party members urging him to rescind resignation

Earlier this week, sources had said that as many as 4,000 to 5,000 workers will appeal to Rahul, who had, on 25 May, offered to resign from the post of party president following Congress' poor performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Seven of top 10 most valued Indian firms add Rs 1.42 lakh cr in m-cap, Reliance Industries shines
Business

Seven of top 10 most valued Indian firms add Rs 1.42 lakh cr in m-cap, Reliance Industries shines

Reliance Industries' market valuation zoomed by Rs 45,069.66 crore to Rs 8,47,385.77 crore for the week ended Friday

Economic agenda of new government: Jobless growth can't go on forever; it is time employment became focus
Business

Economic agenda of new government: Jobless growth can't go on forever; it is time employment became focus

While dole economics is bad, yet the government has to operate on merit-based subsidy and free schemes.

#LokSabhaElections2019: Phase 6 Voter turnout
India

#LokSabhaElections2019: Phase 6 Voter turnout

#LokSabhaElections2019: A look at the turnout in states that voted on 12 May

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Voting on Delhi’s water crisis — the matter of time and scale
India

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Voting on Delhi’s water crisis — the matter of time and scale

If those that are most affected by lack of water do not care to vote for its proper management, the future looks bleak.

#LokSabhaElections2019: Phase V polling percentage
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#LokSabhaElections2019: Phase V polling percentage

#LokSabhaElections2019: A look at the turnout in each of these states that voted on 6 May

Anupam Kher defends Akshay Kumar in citizenship row: You're a doer, don't need to explain to anybody
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Anupam Kher defends Akshay Kumar in citizenship row: You're a doer, don't need to explain to anybody

Anupam Kher wrote that Akshay Kumar should stop trying to explain his stand to people and to justify his loyalty towards India.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 5 Voting: Google Doodle reminds voters to exercise their right while attempting to answer basic FAQs
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Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase 5 Voting: Google Doodle reminds voters to exercise their right while attempting to answer basic FAQs

Phase 5 of voting includes 656 contesting candidates in seven states to choose representatives for 51 seats.

Facebook announces research grant for studying impact of social media on elections
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Facebook announces research grant for studying impact of social media on elections

Facebook says some 60 researchers from 30 academic institutions across 11 countries were selected.