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SC urges rethink of Speaker's disqualification powers: Why plumping for 'impartial tribunal' to deal with political turncoats is no panacea
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SC urges rethink of Speaker's disqualification powers: Why plumping for 'impartial tribunal' to deal with political turncoats is no panacea

Last week, the Supreme Court pronounced a significant judgment in relation to the Speaker’s power to disqualify members of the legislative Assembly on account of defection.

New Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrakant Patil says party aims to achieve 'Congress-mukt' Maharashtra in upcoming Assembly election
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New Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrakant Patil says party aims to achieve 'Congress-mukt' Maharashtra in upcoming Assembly election

Newly-appointed Maharashtra unit chief of BJP Chandrakant Patil on Wednesday said making the state 'Congress-mukt' was his priority in the upcoming Assembly elections.

Delhi court defers hearing on BJP leader's defamation complaint against Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia
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Delhi court defers hearing on BJP leader's defamation complaint against Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia

A Delhi court deferred the hearing on a defamation complaint filed by BJP leader Vijender Gupta against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia for allegedly 'maligning' his image by accusing him of attempting to kill the AAP chief.

Maharashtra Opposition MLAs protest over alleged leak of state budget on finance minister's Twitter handle, seek inquiry
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Maharashtra Opposition MLAs protest over alleged leak of state budget on finance minister's Twitter handle, seek inquiry

Opposition lawmakers staged a protest over the alleged 'leak' of Maharashtra budget provisions on Finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar's Twitter handle before presentation in the Assembly, and sought a probe into the matter.

Mayawati dismisses idea of 'one nation, one poll' as 'ploy', says would have attended Narendra Modi's meeting had it been on EVMs
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Mayawati dismisses idea of 'one nation, one poll' as 'ploy', says would have attended Narendra Modi's meeting had it been on EVMs

BSP chief Mayawati said she would have attended the all-party meeting called by the prime minister if it was on EVMs, and described the idea of simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly polls as a ploy to divert attention from issues like poverty.

Sheila Dikshit asks Congress chief Rahul Gandhi not to resign, says party has bounced back
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Sheila Dikshit asks Congress chief Rahul Gandhi not to resign, says party has bounced back

Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday appealed to party president Rahul Gandhi to withdraw his decision to step down, saying the party has bounced back in the past from challenging circumstances to triumph

Narendra Modi's outreach to Opposition in victory speech shows he is interested in crafting legislative history
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Narendra Modi's outreach to Opposition in victory speech shows he is interested in crafting legislative history

It was Narendra Modi looking to write his way into the history books as a leader with significant legislative accomplishments.

How Narendra Modi won West Bengal: Collapse of Left Front vote, Mamata's tactical errors, PM's brand delivered victory
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How Narendra Modi won West Bengal: Collapse of Left Front vote, Mamata's tactical errors, PM's brand delivered victory

The BJP has organisational deficiencies in the state, lacks a local leader who may take on Mamata in mass appeal and still remains alien to the urban Bengali middle-class

West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya Election Results 2019: 17th Lok Sabha Elections full coverage state, party and constituency-wise
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West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya Election Results 2019: 17th Lok Sabha Elections full coverage state, party and constituency-wise

East States Election 2019 Vote Counting LIVE Results and Updates: Odisha Congress president Niranjan Patnaik has announced his resignation from the post, taking moral responsibility of the party's poor performance in the state.

Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Goa Election Results 2019: 17th Lok Sabha Elections Full Coverage State, party and Constituency wise
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Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Goa Election Results 2019: 17th Lok Sabha Elections Full Coverage State, party and Constituency wise

Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Goa Election Results 2019: 17th Lok Sabha Elections Full Coverage State, party and Constituency wise: The Congress suffered a shocking defeat in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh as the results of the Lok Sabha election came in on Thursday.

Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana Election Results 2019: 17th Lok Sabha Elections full coverage state, party and constituency-wise
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Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana Election Results 2019: 17th Lok Sabha Elections full coverage state, party and constituency-wise

Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana Election Results 2019: 17th Lok Sabha Elections full coverage state, party and constituency-wise: The Janata Dal (Secular)'s lone winner in the Karnataka Lok Sabha election, Prajwal Revanna, is reportedly going to give up his Hassan seat so that his grandfather, former prime minister HD Deve Gowda, who has lost by a significant margin from Tumkur, can seek election from the seat, said reports.

Odisha, Sikkim, Arunachal Assembly Election Results 2019 Updates: BJP breaches half-way mark in Arunachal Pradesh
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Odisha, Sikkim, Arunachal Assembly Election Results 2019 Updates: BJP breaches half-way mark in Arunachal Pradesh

Odisha, Sikkim, Arunachal Assembly Election Results 2019 LIVE Updates|Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday thanked the people, particularly women, for their overwhelming support to BJD in the assembly polls.

Lok Sabha Election result: In South Delhi, BJP marches ahead, AAP’s Raghav Chadha distant second
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Lok Sabha Election result: In South Delhi, BJP marches ahead, AAP’s Raghav Chadha distant second

Heading into the election, Chadha said politics of caste and religion would take a ‘back seat’ and the people of Delhi would vote on development.

Lok Sabha Election results: Babul Supriyo eclipses Moon Moon Sen in Asansol, may lead BJP's West Bengal Assembly battle of 2021
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Lok Sabha Election results: Babul Supriyo eclipses Moon Moon Sen in Asansol, may lead BJP's West Bengal Assembly battle of 2021

Asansol, from where Babul Supriyo is leading, boasts of a mixed population with a substantial number of Hindi-speaking people who back the BJP.

Lok Sabha Election results: Narendra Modi makes big dent in Bengal as Mamata Banerjee pays for pandering to minorities
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Lok Sabha Election results: Narendra Modi makes big dent in Bengal as Mamata Banerjee pays for pandering to minorities

The BJP’s rise in West Bengal, where secularism was metaphorically worn on the sleeve as a badge of honour, is attributed to Banerjee’s initial pandering to the minorities.

Narendra Modi set to breach Mamata Banerjee's fortress in Lok Sabha polls; West Bengal politics may undergo tectonic shift
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Narendra Modi set to breach Mamata Banerjee's fortress in Lok Sabha polls; West Bengal politics may undergo tectonic shift

What we are seeing, therefore, is the logical conclusion of that swing that may now forever change the political map of Bengal.

Bypoll Election Results 2019 Updates: DMK leading in 10 seats, AIADMK trails at six in Tami Nadu for 16 Assembly seats
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Bypoll Election Results 2019 Updates: DMK leading in 10 seats, AIADMK trails at six in Tami Nadu for 16 Assembly seats

Bypoll Election Results 2019 Updates|Initial trends for 16 assembly seats in Tamil Nadu showed that DMK is taking the lead in 10 seats while the figure for the ruling AIADMK stands at six. AIADMK faction needs to win at least nine seats of the 22 bypoll seats to remain in power.

Cracks in cult of Mayawati: Return to Kanshi Ram’s alliance formula shows BSP chief’s larger-than-life image has begun to crumble
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Cracks in cult of Mayawati: Return to Kanshi Ram’s alliance formula shows BSP chief’s larger-than-life image has begun to crumble

Bahujan Samaj Party had hoped to fashion a single, national leadership for Dalits across India. Win or lose in Uttar Pradesh, that dream is dead. Ultimately, Behenji has discovered cult followings can be fickle

251 sedition cases filed against individuals, banned organisations in Assam since BJP-led alliance came to power in 2016
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251 sedition cases filed against individuals, banned organisations in Assam since BJP-led alliance came to power in 2016

Assam government has registered a total of 251 sedition cases since the BJP-led alliance came to power in the state in 2016, the Assembly was informed

Kolkata mayor Firhad Hakim defeats BJP's Jiban Sen with over 13,000 votes in local body by-election
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Kolkata mayor Firhad Hakim defeats BJP's Jiban Sen with over 13,000 votes in local body by-election

According to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation Act, which was amended in the winter session of the Assembly, a mayor would have to get elected by voters as a councillor within six months of being appointed to the post.