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Goa Assembly elections: Congress announces 36 of 37 candidates, last name to be out soon, says Chidambaram
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Goa Assembly elections: Congress announces 36 of 37 candidates, last name to be out soon, says Chidambaram

The Congress leader said that the party will fight 'unitedly' and expressed hope that the people of Goa will repose faith in the Congress party to elect their government

Centre’s move of dropping ‘Abide with me’ hymn sad, sensitive people hurt, says P Chidambaram
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Centre’s move of dropping ‘Abide with me’ hymn sad, sensitive people hurt, says P Chidambaram

‘Abide with me’, written by Scottish Anglican poet and hymnologist Henry Francis Lyte in 1847, had been part of the Beating Retreat ceremony since 1950

TMC's proposal for alliance in Goa not considered as it poached Cong leaders: Chidambaram
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TMC's proposal for alliance in Goa not considered as it poached Cong leaders: Chidambaram

His statement comes three days after TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee said that if Congress fails to dislodge the BJP from power in Goa, then Chidambaram, who is Congress' state election in charge, should own up the responsibility and resign

Mayawati advises people not to waste vote on Congress after Priyanka Gandhi retracts her 'CM face' comment
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Mayawati advises people not to waste vote on Congress after Priyanka Gandhi retracts her 'CM face' comment

She further said that the BJP needs to be taken out of the power of UP in the interest of the society

Uttarakhand Assembly Elections: Congress releases first list of 53 candidates
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Uttarakhand Assembly Elections: Congress releases first list of 53 candidates

The names of former chief minister Harish Rawat and Harak Singh Rawat, who joined the party only on Friday, did not figure in the first candidate list of the party

Netaji's 'Dilli Chalo' campaign finally finds fruition amid tussle over Bengal tableau’s exclusion at R-Day parade
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Netaji's 'Dilli Chalo' campaign finally finds fruition amid tussle over Bengal tableau’s exclusion at R-Day parade

In 1969 when independent India’s finally got round to thinking about a replacement for George V under the canopy behind India Gate, three names were considered, Nehruji never wanted to remove George V from it, and plans to put Gandhiji there also got stymied. However, Netaji will finally prevail

Uttar Pradesh elections 2022: How Congress lost Bhatta-Parsaul, ground zero of Rahul Gandhi's first successful agitation
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Uttar Pradesh elections 2022: How Congress lost Bhatta-Parsaul, ground zero of Rahul Gandhi's first successful agitation

Disillusioned by political parties, many in the twin villages of Bhatta-Parsaul are planning to opt for NOTA this time

'Unparalleled record': 60% of MLAs in Goa switched parties in last five years, says ADR report
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'Unparalleled record': 60% of MLAs in Goa switched parties in last five years, says ADR report

After defections and resignation of MLAs, the current strength of the Congress in the House is two, while that of the BJP is 27

Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2022: BJP names 85 more candidates for upcoming polls
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Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2022: BJP names 85 more candidates for upcoming polls

The list also includes incumbent MLA Hariom Yadav, a relative of Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav

Congress didn't respond to Shiv Sena's pre-poll alliance plan in Goa says Sanjay Raut
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Congress didn't respond to Shiv Sena's pre-poll alliance plan in Goa says Sanjay Raut

The electoral battle for Goa has become multi-cornered with the entry of Mamata Banerjee-led TMC and aggressive campaigning by the Aam Aadmi Party

Uttarakhand Assembly elections: BJP shows preference for Congress defectors in first list
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Uttarakhand Assembly elections: BJP shows preference for Congress defectors in first list

It is not unlikely that a few more Congress defectors find place in the party's second list of 11 candidates, to be announced soon

UP Assembly elections: ‘Do you see any other face’, says Priyanka Gandhi on Congress’ chief ministerial candidate
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UP Assembly elections: ‘Do you see any other face’, says Priyanka Gandhi on Congress’ chief ministerial candidate

However, the general secretary in-charge for Congress in Uttar Pradesh, did not confirm whether she would contest in the upcoming polls

Uttarakhand Assembly polls: Congress CEC to meet virtually today for selection of candidates
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Uttarakhand Assembly polls: Congress CEC to meet virtually today for selection of candidates

The polling for Uttarakhand Assembly Election will take place in a single phase on 14 February, 2022 and the counting of votes will take place on 10 March, 2022

Uttar Pradesh polls: Congress promises debt waiver, Rs 2,500 support price for wheat, paddy
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Uttar Pradesh polls: Congress promises debt waiver, Rs 2,500 support price for wheat, paddy

The Congress will also implement a scheme to buy cow dung so that the cattle, which have been rendered useless, are not left to stray in the open, Chattisgargh CM Bhupesh Baghel said

Uttar Pradesh polls: Congress releases second list of 41 candidates
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Uttar Pradesh polls: Congress releases second list of 41 candidates

The Congress had promised to give 40 per cent seats to women candidates in Uttar Pradesh

UP Assembly elections: Mulayam Singh Yadav's brother-in-law, former Congress leader, join BJP
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UP Assembly elections: Mulayam Singh Yadav's brother-in-law, former Congress leader, join BJP

Priyanka Maurya, was the face of the 'Ladki Hun, Lad Sakti Hun' campaign of Congress in Uttar Pradesh

Defections hurt BJP’s image in Uttar Pradesh, but to see it losing the Assembly polls is premature
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Defections hurt BJP’s image in Uttar Pradesh, but to see it losing the Assembly polls is premature

These defections have made the contest tighter than before, but the BJP might still be able to cross the finishing line in a tightly contested election

Unwilling to contest Uttarakhand polls, ex-CM Rawat tells JP Nadda; Harak faces hurdle in joining Congress
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Unwilling to contest Uttarakhand polls, ex-CM Rawat tells JP Nadda; Harak faces hurdle in joining Congress

In his 18 January letter to BJP president JP Nadda, Rawat, the sitting MLA from Doiwala Assembly seat, cited the current political situation as the reason

No MVA in Goa as Shiv Sena-NCP stitch up alliance; Congress blames 'unreasonable demands'
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No MVA in Goa as Shiv Sena-NCP stitch up alliance; Congress blames 'unreasonable demands'

Congress party sources said that both NCP and Shiv Sena made unreasonable demands following which the talks failed

Denial of justice and fading away of people: Day that saw beginning of unending exile of Kashmiri Pandits
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Denial of justice and fading away of people: Day that saw beginning of unending exile of Kashmiri Pandits

19 January 2022 marks the beginning of the 32nd year of exile of the Pandits. This day in 1990 brought misery to the community and subsequently led to their ethnic cleansing from Kashmir