Assembly Elections-2021

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Assembly polls: Congress debacle foregrounds party's organisational inadequacies, underscores importance of regional satraps
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Assembly polls: Congress debacle foregrounds party's organisational inadequacies, underscores importance of regional satraps

Experts feel unless Congress looks at nurturing strong regional leaders, it will continue to grapple with the regaining traditional ground that it has ceded to its political rivals

West Bengal Election 2021 Voting: 283 candidates in fray for phase 8; full list of constituencies going to polls today
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West Bengal Election 2021 Voting: 283 candidates in fray for phase 8; full list of constituencies going to polls today

The final phase of the West Bengal Assembly Election will be held in 11,860 polling stations spread over 11 seats each in Murshidabad and Birbhum, six in Malda and seven in Kolkata North districts amid a raging second wave of COVID-19 cases

Assembly Elections 2021: No dearth of women cadres, but parties fail to ensure gender equality in lead roles
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Assembly Elections 2021: No dearth of women cadres, but parties fail to ensure gender equality in lead roles

While it is important to highlight the need for women to get more tickets to contest elections and reservation mandates, there is an urgent need for mechanisms within political parties for women to progress and lead

Hold my FIR: Beef is not the national dish of India
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Hold my FIR: Beef is not the national dish of India

"Beef is the national dish of India," said Assam's BJP Candidate Banendra Kumar Mushahary at an election rally. Members of the right-wing Purvanchal Hindu Oika Mancha rushed to file an FIR against Mushahary's statement.

Assembly elections 2021: SC dismisses plea seeking stay on sale of electoral bonds ahead of polls
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Assembly elections 2021: SC dismisses plea seeking stay on sale of electoral bonds ahead of polls

The petitioner also claimed that there is a 'serious apprehension' that sale of electoral bonds before the polls would further 'increase illegal and illicit funding of political parties through shell companies'

Assam polls: Himanta Biswa Sarma to participate in seven election events, CM to address three meetings
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Assam polls: Himanta Biswa Sarma to participate in seven election events, CM to address three meetings

The rallies come a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi upped the ante against the Congress for the polls slated to begin on 27 March

West Bengal polls: Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of selling govt assets, says only PM's 'factory of lies' will remain
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West Bengal polls: Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of selling govt assets, says only PM's 'factory of lies' will remain

Banerjee said that the BJP is advertising tall claims about what it will do for the people of Bengal, but the party has reneged on promises made in its manifesto for the Assembly elections in Assam and Tripura

West Bengal polls: 'Bhatija and Co' siphoned off funds meant for Amphan relief, claims Amit Shah
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West Bengal polls: 'Bhatija and Co' siphoned off funds meant for Amphan relief, claims Amit Shah

Referring to Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee and his associates, Shah alleged that the people of West Bengal did not get anything from the Rs 10,000 crore that were sanctioned for relief operation

Kerala elections 2021: Rahul Gandhi to take part in public meetings in nine constituencies
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Kerala elections 2021: Rahul Gandhi to take part in public meetings in nine constituencies

Congress has promised that it will implement its flagship NYAY scheme, increase the welfare pension to Rs 3,000 and hike the minimum support price for rubber, paddy and coconut

West Bengal polls 2021: Amit Shah unveils BJP manifesto; vows one job per family, CAA implementation
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West Bengal polls 2021: Amit Shah unveils BJP manifesto; vows one job per family, CAA implementation

Assuring to provide arrears of Rs 18,000 to 75 lakh farmers of the state under PM-Kisan, the BJP promised Rs 10,000 per year for them, if voted to power, with Rs 6,000 being contributed by the Centre and the rest by the state

Politics in prosecution: Withdrawing of cases for votes undermines the criminal justice system
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Politics in prosecution: Withdrawing of cases for votes undermines the criminal justice system

The Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), 1973 empowers the Public Prosecutor in charge of a case to withdraw a case, with the consent of the court

Tamil Naadu polls: Khushbu Sundar declares Rs 22.55 crore as assets, state BJP chief L Murugan owns Rs 1.53 cr
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Tamil Naadu polls: Khushbu Sundar declares Rs 22.55 crore as assets, state BJP chief L Murugan owns Rs 1.53 cr

As per the affidavit filed with her nomination papers, Sundar's moveable assets and that of her husband is Rs 4.55 crore and Rs 1.83 crore respectively

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

SC directs Centre, EC to respond on plea to nullify election result if maximum votes are for NOTA
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SC directs Centre, EC to respond on plea to nullify election result if maximum votes are for NOTA

The petition said candidates ‘rejected’ by voters should not be fielded again in the fresh polls

Tamil Nadu elections 2021: AIADMK announces free housing, promises govt jobs in manifesto
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Tamil Nadu elections 2021: AIADMK announces free housing, promises govt jobs in manifesto

Notably, the ruling party, an ally of the BJP, said it would urge the Centre to scrap the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and strive to bring education to the state list from the concurrent list of the Constitution

Ex-BJP leader Yashwant Sinha joins TMC, says attack on Mamata Banerjee was 'tipping point'
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Ex-BJP leader Yashwant Sinha joins TMC, says attack on Mamata Banerjee was 'tipping point'

Sinha, who served in the cabinet of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, had quit the saffron party in 2018 after having serious differences with the party leadership

Kerala elections 2021: BJP pitches ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan as party's CM candidate for polls
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Kerala elections 2021: BJP pitches ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan as party's CM candidate for polls

The party’s Kerala unit President K Surendran announced the decision. Sreedharan had joined the saffron party last month

Bengal Assembly Elections 2021: TMC MLA Jitendra Tiwari joins BJP as exodus from party continues
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Bengal Assembly Elections 2021: TMC MLA Jitendra Tiwari joins BJP as exodus from party continues

Tiwari, who had rebelled against the TMC leadership but had mellowed down after the BJP declined to induct him into the party in December last year, joined the saffron camp at a programme in Sreerampur in Hooghly district

After Darbar and Indian 2, future of Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan as actors uncertain ahead of 2021 Assembly elections
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After Darbar and Indian 2, future of Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan as actors uncertain ahead of 2021 Assembly elections

Post Darbar, will Rajinkanth sign more films or will he start preparing for 2021 assembly elections by naming his party?