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'There's no UPA', says Mamata after meeting Sharad Pawar; both pitch for united Opposition against BJP
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'There's no UPA', says Mamata after meeting Sharad Pawar; both pitch for united Opposition against BJP

Mamata has not yet met any Congress leader in Maharashtra. It is believed to be an indication that the TMC would like to play the leading role in bringing the Opposition parties together in a possible national coalition against the BJP

Farm law repeal: Are we in the grips of Nehru 2.0?
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Farm law repeal: Are we in the grips of Nehru 2.0?

Why Prime Minister Narendra Modi should have avoided repealing the three farm laws.

Is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s retreat on farm laws cowardice or calculation?
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Is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s retreat on farm laws cowardice or calculation?

For this leadership, a pragmatic retreat is a lot more crucial than a bold, idealistic charge

UP polls: BJP appoints Adityanath as 'panna pramukh' of booth in Gorakhpur Urban constituency
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UP polls: BJP appoints Adityanath as 'panna pramukh' of booth in Gorakhpur Urban constituency

A 'panna pramukh' or person in-charge of a page of voters' list is the first point of contact for most voters in the BJP's election management machinery

Mayawati's strategy for 2022 UP polls: Woo Brahmins, a promise of no parks and no bahubali candidates
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Mayawati's strategy for 2022 UP polls: Woo Brahmins, a promise of no parks and no bahubali candidates

In what is being viewed as a do-or-die election, the BSP chief has promised to change the image of the state and focus on development

Assembly Polls 2022: BJP makes Dharmendra Pradhan in charge of UP, Pralhad Joshi gets Uttarakhand
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Assembly Polls 2022: BJP makes Dharmendra Pradhan in charge of UP, Pralhad Joshi gets Uttarakhand

Union ministers Hardeep Singh Puri and Meenakshi Lekhi have been named co-incharges for the Punjab polls along with MP Vinod Chavda

Explained: Why Modi's meet with all J&K parties is crucial, and what's likely to be on the agenda
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Explained: Why Modi's meet with all J&K parties is crucial, and what's likely to be on the agenda

The all-party meet in Jammu and Kashmir is the first such exercise since the Centre announced the abrogation of the erstwhile state's special status and its bifurcation into two Union territories in August 2019

Narendra Modi to chair all-party meet on Jammu and Kashmir on 24 June; 'better late than never', say parties
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Narendra Modi to chair all-party meet on Jammu and Kashmir on 24 June; 'better late than never', say parties

The meeting, which is the first such exercise since abrogation of Article 370 in August 2019, is likely to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

EC's plea seeking media curbs is 'far-fetched'; can't restrain reporting on court remarks, says SC
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EC's plea seeking media curbs is 'far-fetched'; can't restrain reporting on court remarks, says SC

The media is an important and powerful watchdog in democracy and it can't be stopped from reporting discussions in higher courts, the bench observed

SC to hear on 24 March plea against opening of window for sale of electoral bonds
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SC to hear on 24 March plea against opening of window for sale of electoral bonds

The Association for Democratic Reforms is apprehensive that a further sale of bonds before the polls will increase illegal and illicit funding to political parties

'Please forgive me', tweets Rajinikanth after deciding not to launch his political party Rajini Makkal Mandram in 2021 after all
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'Please forgive me', tweets Rajinikanth after deciding not to launch his political party Rajini Makkal Mandram in 2021 after all

Actor Rajinikanth, who has been saying that he will be joining politics and recently said that he will be launching a party in 2021, has now said that he will not be becoming a politician after all, for health reasons.

Delhi elections a two-way fight between AAP and BJP; with Kejriwal showcasing developmental work, uphill task for saffron party lacking a CM face
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Delhi elections a two-way fight between AAP and BJP; with Kejriwal showcasing developmental work, uphill task for saffron party lacking a CM face

The other advantage of putting Kejriwal in the limelight is that the BJP in Delhi does not have a single credible face whose recall value in terms of leadership or oratorial skills that could compete with the AAP chief. The BJP is undecided on projecting any of its leader as face of Delhi election, a chief ministerial candidate who as a challenger would take on the incumbent chief minister.

Amit Shah, ahead of Delhi Assembly polls, accuses Arvind Kejriwal of protecting those who raised 'anti-India' slogans
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Amit Shah, ahead of Delhi Assembly polls, accuses Arvind Kejriwal of protecting those who raised 'anti-India' slogans

Amit Shah further said that the AAP government had done nothing to improve the lives of the people of the National Capital and had only deceived them by publishing advertisements.

Delhi Assembly Election 2020 Date: Voting on 8 Feb, results on 11 Feb; Kejriwal says Delhi will vote on work done by AAP
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Delhi Assembly Election 2020 Date: Voting on 8 Feb, results on 11 Feb; Kejriwal says Delhi will vote on work done by AAP

Voting for Delhi Assembly election 2020 will be held on 8 February, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said on Monday. The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday announced that Delhi would go to polls on 8 February in a single phase and the counting of votes and the results will be announced on 11 February.

Delhi Election 2020 Dates LIVE updates: Voting for Assembly polls on 8 February, counting of votes on 11 February, Model Code of Conduct kicks in
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Delhi Election 2020 Dates LIVE updates: Voting for Assembly polls on 8 February, counting of votes on 11 February, Model Code of Conduct kicks in

Delhi Election 2020 Dates LIVE updates: The Delhi Assembly election will be held in a single-phase on 8 February while the counting will be held on 11 February, CEC Sunil Arora announces. The notification for the nominations will be on 22 January, while the last date of filing nominations will be 22 January. The last date for withdrawal of nominations will be 24 January. The Model Code of Conduct will come into effect in Delhi with immediate effect, the CEC says.

West Bengal guv Jagdeep Dhankhar says state Assembly elections must be violence-free to 'erase memories' of Lok Sabha polls
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West Bengal guv Jagdeep Dhankhar says state Assembly elections must be violence-free to 'erase memories' of Lok Sabha polls

Jagdeep Dhankhar said the by-polls to three Assembly seats in the state on 25 November must be free from violence to erase memories of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

By-Election Results 2019: Congress breathes easy in MP after Jhabua win; BJP strengthens grip in Assam, Sikkim
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By-Election Results 2019: Congress breathes easy in MP after Jhabua win; BJP strengthens grip in Assam, Sikkim

In Madhya Pradesh, the Congress won the crucial Assembly seat of Jhabua, giving it an edge over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which was ousted in last year’s Assembly polls after enjoying three successive terms.

By-Election Result 2019 Counting and Updates: Results for all 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh declared; BJP bags seven seats, ally Apna Dal wins in Pratapgarh
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By-Election Result 2019 Counting and Updates: Results for all 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh declared; BJP bags seven seats, ally Apna Dal wins in Pratapgarh

By-Election Result 2019 Counting and Updates: The ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has bagged seven of the 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh which went to bypolls on 21 October.

Loharu Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates | Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
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Loharu Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates | Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

Loharu Assembly Constituency Election Results 2019 Live Updates - Read Loharu constituency vidhan sabha chunav latest news, party, constituency, candidate name wise winner, loser, leading, trailing live updates online at Firstpost.com.

Haryana Assembly election 2019: Narendra Modi to address rally in Ballabhgarh today, in Thanesar, Dadri on 15 Oct, and Hissar on 18 Oct
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Haryana Assembly election 2019: Narendra Modi to address rally in Ballabhgarh today, in Thanesar, Dadri on 15 Oct, and Hissar on 18 Oct

This will be the first of the four rallies, Prime Minister has scheduled to address in Haryana, he will be in Thanesar and Dadri on 15 October while the last rally before polls commence in the state will be in the Jat-dominated Hissar on 18 October