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Amit Shah's arrives in Bengaluru amid buzz over leadership change and cabinet rejig
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Amit Shah's arrives in Bengaluru amid buzz over leadership change and cabinet rejig

Amit Shah during this trip is likely to meet senior party leaders including Bommai and BS Yediyurappa, and assess the BJP's preparations for the elections

Yogi Adityanath made several records as he and the BJP get back in power in Uttar Pradesh
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Yogi Adityanath made several records as he and the BJP get back in power in Uttar Pradesh

Before Yogi Adityanath, the BJP had three chief ministers – Kalyan Singh, Ram Prakash Gupta and Rajnath Singh. Neither were they able to complete the term, nor were they re-elected

Manipur Assembly polls 2022: With deep divide between Valley and Hills, northeastern state yearns for development
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Manipur Assembly polls 2022: With deep divide between Valley and Hills, northeastern state yearns for development

While the ruling BJP is raising issues such as peace and bandh-free governance in their campaigns, Congress is emphasising on 'change' and NPP is being touted as the 'dark horse' of this election

Manipur Assembly election 2022: Former cop Thounaojam Brinda joins politics to stop drug cartel in state
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Manipur Assembly election 2022: Former cop Thounaojam Brinda joins politics to stop drug cartel in state

Contesting on a JD(U) ticket, Brinda is taking on BJP veteran Thokchom Satyabrata Singh in the Manipur polls

Witnessing the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya
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Witnessing the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya

Work at the Ram Temple in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya is underway in full swing — construction of which started on 5 August, 2021 — and is expected to be ready by December 2023

UP polls: Congress releases 'Unnati Vidhan' manifesto, vows to waive farmers' debt, 20 lakh govt jobs
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UP polls: Congress releases 'Unnati Vidhan' manifesto, vows to waive farmers' debt, 20 lakh govt jobs

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra released the party's manifesto a day before the state goes to polls in its first phase

‘Better late than never’: Keeping an eye on 2024 polls, Congress to launch 'Sanvaad' app and Whatsapp groups
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‘Better late than never’: Keeping an eye on 2024 polls, Congress to launch 'Sanvaad' app and Whatsapp groups

Realising that it is too late to match the BJP’s footprint for the upcoming state Assembly elections, the Grand Old Party is pushing for a digital blitz for the national elections

Why Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s photo won’t appear on COVID-19 vaccine certificates in five states
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Why Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s photo won’t appear on COVID-19 vaccine certificates in five states

Since the Model Code of Conduct has been implemented in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa, the health ministry has applied necessary filters on the CoWIN platform to exclude the prime minister's photo from the vaccine document

Assembly election 2022: EC announces poll dates for 5 states; seven phases in UP, counting on 10 March
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Assembly election 2022: EC announces poll dates for 5 states; seven phases in UP, counting on 10 March

Uttarakhand, Goa and Punjab will go to polls in one phase on 14 February. Elections in Uttar Pradesh will be conducted in seven phases from 10 February to 7 March. Manipur will have two phased-polls in 27 February and 3 March

Assembly election 2022: Election Commission to announce dates of polls for five states at 3:30 pm
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Assembly election 2022: Election Commission to announce dates of polls for five states at 3:30 pm

The model code of conduct will come into effect from today following the announcement of the dates.

Narendra Modi drinks farm law repeal poison for unity narrative
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Narendra Modi drinks farm law repeal poison for unity narrative

Those who say the decision is driven by political considerations are missing the central point that the BJP has never been politically strong enough to stake political power in Punjab.

Opinion | Five reasons why PM Modi's rollback of farm laws is politically noxious and logically unjustifiable​​
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Opinion | Five reasons why PM Modi's rollback of farm laws is politically noxious and logically unjustifiable​​

It had taken considerable moral courage for the Modi government to take on vested interests in the most difficult of sectors where no meaningful reforms had taken place since Independence. The question, therefore, must be asked: to what end?

Karnataka's Siddaramaiah demands compensation for every farmer who died during farm law agitation
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Karnataka's Siddaramaiah demands compensation for every farmer who died during farm law agitation

The former chief minister said that the government should pay a compensation of Rs 25 lakh to each of the family of the farmers who were 'martyred' during the protests

Narendra Modi's decision to withdraw farm laws could reap rich dividends for BJP ahead of Punjab and UP polls
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Narendra Modi's decision to withdraw farm laws could reap rich dividends for BJP ahead of Punjab and UP polls

Government sources say the farm laws were repealed in “national interest” as pro-Khalistan groups were looking to exploit the farmers’ protest.

Farmers' protest will stop only after farm laws are repealed in Parliament, says Rakesh Tikait
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Farmers' protest will stop only after farm laws are repealed in Parliament, says Rakesh Tikait

He also stressed that the government should talk to farmers over the issue of minimum support price (MSP) of crops and other matters

Centre to repeal all three farm laws: 'Big win for us', say farmers, 'victory against injustice', tweets Congress
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Centre to repeal all three farm laws: 'Big win for us', say farmers, 'victory against injustice', tweets Congress

'A victory against injustice,' said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as he lauded the relentless efforts by the farmers of the country

Centre has decided to repeal all three farm laws, says Narendra Modi in address to nation
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Centre has decided to repeal all three farm laws, says Narendra Modi in address to nation

This comes almost one year after farmers sat in protest against the three controversial legislations in Delhi and across the country. The prime minister said that the laws will be repealed by the end of the month in the Winter Session of Parliament

West Bengal Election 2021: Voting for Phase 8 slated to be held today; steps to locate polling station
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West Bengal Election 2021: Voting for Phase 8 slated to be held today; steps to locate polling station

A polling station is a designated place where electors go to cast their vote. A polling booth, on the other hand, is set up by parties and candidates beyond a distance of 200 meters from the polling stations

West Bengal Election 2021 Voting: Don't have a Voter ID card? You can still vote if you have these documents
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West Bengal Election 2021 Voting: Don't have a Voter ID card? You can still vote if you have these documents

Don't have your Electors Photo Identity Card or EPIC or Voter's ID? Here's a list of documents that a voter can used a photo identity proof to cast their vote

West Bengal Election 2021 Voting: Steps to find your name in voters' list and locate polling booth
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West Bengal Election 2021 Voting: Steps to find your name in voters' list and locate polling booth

Each citizen of India who is over 18 years of age and is a domicile of the respective state/UT is ideally eligible to cast their vote in the Assembly polls