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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.

Puducherry Election 2021: UT registers 81.64% polling as Congress-led SDA locks horns with NDA in bid to regain turf
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Puducherry Election 2021: UT registers 81.64% polling as Congress-led SDA locks horns with NDA in bid to regain turf

Yanam registered the highest polling percentage of 91.27 percent and the Mahe region recorded the lowest turnout at 73.53 percent. Polling was by and large peaceful

Assam Assembly polls: 8 newspapers get EC notice over ad claiming BJP's victory in phase 1
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Assam Assembly polls: 8 newspapers get EC notice over ad claiming BJP's victory in phase 1

The notices were sent to the newspapers following a complaint filed by the Congress alleging that the advertisement violated the Model Code of Conduct

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'

EC directs petrol pump dealers to remove hoardings with Narendra Modi’s photographs
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EC directs petrol pump dealers to remove hoardings with Narendra Modi’s photographs

The use of the prime minister's photograph on hoardings violates the Model Code of Conduct, which came into force on 26 February

EC starts preparation for five Assembly polls due in April-May 2021, sends officials to West Bengal and Tamil Nadu
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EC starts preparation for five Assembly polls due in April-May 2021, sends officials to West Bengal and Tamil Nadu

A high-stakes political battle is expected in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry, where the terms of legislative Assemblies will end between May and June

Centre exploring possibility of single voter list for LS, Assembly, local body polls to avoid discrepancies
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Centre exploring possibility of single voter list for LS, Assembly, local body polls to avoid discrepancies

An official said this development is not linked to simultaneous polls, as the latter refers to holding Lok Sabha and Assembly polls together in the Indian context

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.

BJP’s Anil Vij, JJP’s Ram Kumar Gautam, Independent MLA Ranjit Chautala emerge as ministerial probables day ahead of swearing in of new Haryana govt
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BJP’s Anil Vij, JJP’s Ram Kumar Gautam, Independent MLA Ranjit Chautala emerge as ministerial probables day ahead of swearing in of new Haryana govt

Six-time MLA Anil Vij, Banwari Lal, Seema Trikha from the BJP and Ram Kumar Gautam and Ishwar Singh from the JJP are among the those who are likely to get ministerial berths in the new Haryana government

At Maharashtra rallies, Amit Shah says scrapping Article 370 ‘integrated India', NCP, Congress opposed move for vote bank appeasement
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At Maharashtra rallies, Amit Shah says scrapping Article 370 ‘integrated India', NCP, Congress opposed move for vote bank appeasement

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday hailed the Modi government's 'great job' of 'integrating' India by scrapping Article 370, and asked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar to clarify whether they were for or against it

Pune flood toll rises to 21, five still missing; nullahs, rivers overflow and walls collapse due to heavy rains
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Pune flood toll rises to 21, five still missing; nullahs, rivers overflow and walls collapse due to heavy rains

The police said on Friday that the death toll in floods and rain-related mishaps in Pune district stood at 21, with five persons missing.

Sharad Pawar calls off visit to ED's office on Mumbai Police's request, cites law and order situation
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Sharad Pawar calls off visit to ED's office on Mumbai Police's request, cites law and order situation

Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, has called off his 'voluntary' visit to the Enforcement Directory in South Mumbai's Ballard Estate after police requested him to cancel visit in view of maintaining law and order in Maharashtra

Sharad Pawar to visit ED's office: Rahul Gandhi accuses BJP of 'political opportunism' ahead of Maharashtra polls; Shiv Sena backs NCP chief
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Sharad Pawar to visit ED's office: Rahul Gandhi accuses BJP of 'political opportunism' ahead of Maharashtra polls; Shiv Sena backs NCP chief

Congress came out in support of Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar who is due to visit Enforcement Directorate office 'voluntarily' in connection with a scam at Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank. Rahul Gandhi slammed the BJP-led Centre of 'political opportunism', ahead of 21 October Maharashtra Assembly elections

‘Wont bow down before Delhi throne’: Sharad Pawar questions timing of ED summons, to appear before agency on 27 Sep
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‘Wont bow down before Delhi throne’: Sharad Pawar questions timing of ED summons, to appear before agency on 27 Sep

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said he will visit the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office on 27 September in connection with a money laundering case filed against him by the agency

Bhupinder Singh Hooda's half-revolt against Congress over Article 370 in Kashmir reveals extreme restlessness of cadre
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Bhupinder Singh Hooda's half-revolt against Congress over Article 370 in Kashmir reveals extreme restlessness of cadre

Hooda's comments and the growing dissent within the Congress is also symptomatic of the restlessness that has gripped the party since its defeat in the second successive Lok Sabha elections in May this year, and the consequent abdication of Rahul Gandhi from the post of party president.

Will ensure next Maharashtra CM is from Shiv Sena, Uddhav Thackeray-led party says in mouthpiece Saamna
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Will ensure next Maharashtra CM is from Shiv Sena, Uddhav Thackeray-led party says in mouthpiece Saamna

The Shiv Sena, which is an ally of the BJP-led Maharashtra government, has said the next chief minister of the state will be from Uddhav Thackeray's party