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SC dismisses sacked BSF jawan's plea challenging Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi in 2019 Lok Sabha polls
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SC dismisses sacked BSF jawan's plea challenging Narendra Modi's election from Varanasi in 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The apex court upheld the Allahabad High Court judgment dismissing Tej Bahadur Yadav's election petition against the poll panel's decision to reject his nomination papers

AIADMK to continue alliance with BJP for 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, say party leaders
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AIADMK to continue alliance with BJP for 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, say party leaders

The AIADMK and the BJP had aligned for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls along with other parties, however, the alliance could win only one of the 39 Parliamentary segments in Tamil Nadu

Former BJP MP Ram Prasad Sarmah joins Congress; Tezpur lawmaker had quit after party denied him ticket for 2019 Lok Sabha polls
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Former BJP MP Ram Prasad Sarmah joins Congress; Tezpur lawmaker had quit after party denied him ticket for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Ram Prasad Sarmah along with many others, including senior journalist Zamsher Ali, joined the Congress in Guwahati

Raj Thackeray to meet Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday ‘to discuss electoral reforms’, says source close to MNS chief
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Raj Thackeray to meet Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday ‘to discuss electoral reforms’, says source close to MNS chief

MNS supremo Raj Thackeray will meet West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee at state Secretariat Nabanna on Wednesday. 'They are likely to discuss electoral reforms, political situation in the country', said source close to MNS chief.

AIMIM appoints Imtiaz Jaleel as Maharashtra unit president just a few months before state holds Assembly election
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AIMIM appoints Imtiaz Jaleel as Maharashtra unit president just a few months before state holds Assembly election

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul-Muslimeen has appointed Lok Sabha MP from Aurangabad Imtiaz Jaleel as its new Maharashtra state president. The move comes ahead of Assembly elections in Maharashtra scheduled later this year.

Congress' Sanjay Nirupam accuses Milind Deora of hankering for national-level post; terms his resignation 'ladder for political growth'
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Congress' Sanjay Nirupam accuses Milind Deora of hankering for national-level post; terms his resignation 'ladder for political growth'

Senior Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam accused former MP Milind Deora, who quit as Mumbai Congress president, of hankering for a national-level post.

'I will find out about those who did not work': Priyanka Gandhi rebukes Congress workers for party's defeat in Lok Sabha polls
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'I will find out about those who did not work': Priyanka Gandhi rebukes Congress workers for party's defeat in Lok Sabha polls

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday reprimanded Congress workers for not giving their best to ensure a win in the Lok Sabha polls. Priyanka Gandhi said, 'You all know about those who worked religiously and I will find out about those who did not work for the party in the elections.'

Kurukshetra meets Westminster
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Kurukshetra meets Westminster

Indians can be proud that a record 67% of the 900 million voters turned up at polling booths but slander, at the highest levels, tell a different story

Villagers in Madhya Pradesh's Chutka, twice displaced, vow to fight government over proposed nuclear power plant
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Villagers in Madhya Pradesh's Chutka, twice displaced, vow to fight government over proposed nuclear power plant

Villagers in Chutka, Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh are hoping to use the power of the ballot in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections to prevent the setting up of a nuclear power plant.

No sympathy for LK Advani: Behind BJP veteran's bombastic blog lie sentiments that echo Narendra Modi, Amit Shah
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No sympathy for LK Advani: Behind BJP veteran's bombastic blog lie sentiments that echo Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

The truth is that the grand statement ‘nation first’ is actually empty and foolish. It doesn’t mean anything.

LK Advani uses statesmanship as mere political tool; his moral position shifts in tandem with his political graph
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LK Advani uses statesmanship as mere political tool; his moral position shifts in tandem with his political graph

Long before he spearheaded the Ram Janmabhoomi movement, Advani sought to carve out a Hindu vote-bank and undermine India’s composite culture.

Narendra Modi blunts LK Advani's latest jibe by owning it, reminds BJP veteran that timing is everything
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Narendra Modi blunts LK Advani's latest jibe by owning it, reminds BJP veteran that timing is everything

For bringing to public consciousness the realisation that another idea of India exists, LK Advani deserved a more respectful send-off.

WhatsApp joins forces with NASSCOM Foundation to fight misinformation in India
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WhatsApp joins forces with NASSCOM Foundation to fight misinformation in India

WhatsApp and NASSCOM aim to reach out to approximately 1,00,000 citizens and train them to spot fake news.

Kerala political parties plan outreach to expats ahead of LS polls, count on Non-Resident Keralites to make difference
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Kerala political parties plan outreach to expats ahead of LS polls, count on Non-Resident Keralites to make difference

All parties in Kerala are active in major countries through their cultural wings. All the districts and even several constituencies in Kerala have separate forums in countries such as UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman, which account for a majority of Keralites living abroad.

EC releases cVIGIL app for recording any violations during 2019 Lok Sabha polls
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EC releases cVIGIL app for recording any violations during 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The 17th Lok Sabha election will be held in seven phases beginning 11 April.

Sharad Pawar's re-entry into poll fray, Sushilkumar Shinde's renewed bid for Solapur seat to be keenly watched during LS election
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Sharad Pawar's re-entry into poll fray, Sushilkumar Shinde's renewed bid for Solapur seat to be keenly watched during LS election

At least three Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, including the one which NCP chief Sharad Pawar will contest despite his earlier decision of withdrawing from electoral politics, will be keenly watched in the upcoming general polls.

India-Pakistan hostility relatively lower, parties may soon amp up campaign volume before Model Code of Conduct sets in
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India-Pakistan hostility relatively lower, parties may soon amp up campaign volume before Model Code of Conduct sets in

With a lull in the Indo-Pak stalemate, political parties now have very little time to operate within, with the 2019 general elections on schedule, and the model code of conduct (MCC) set to kick in late next week.

Anupriya Patel says Apna Dal to leave BJP, 'choose own path'; party 'still part of NDA' claims president Ashish Patel
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Anupriya Patel says Apna Dal to leave BJP, 'choose own path'; party 'still part of NDA' claims president Ashish Patel

In December 2018, Anupriya Patel who is the Minister of State for health and family welfare in the BJP cabinet had said that the BJP was not giving due respect to its smaller allies.

PM’s post booked till 2024 LS polls, says Devendra Fadnavis; appeals to BJP cadres to forget bitterness towards Shiv Sena
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PM’s post booked till 2024 LS polls, says Devendra Fadnavis; appeals to BJP cadres to forget bitterness towards Shiv Sena

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Wednesday said the prime minister's post has been booked for the next two general elections