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EC seeks Maharashtra CEO report after activist claims firm with 'BJP link' hired ahead of 2019 Assembly polls
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EC seeks Maharashtra CEO report after activist claims firm with 'BJP link' hired ahead of 2019 Assembly polls

Sachin Gokhale alleged that the government-empanelled agency employed by the Maharashtra CEO shared its registered address with an ad agency that was owned by the national convenor of BJP IT cell.

Delhi government formation Latest Updates: Manoj Tiwari offers to quit after BJP scores in single digit in Assembly polls
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Delhi government formation Latest Updates: Manoj Tiwari offers to quit after BJP scores in single digit in Assembly polls

Delhi government formation Latest Updates: BJP Delhi unit chief Manoj Tiwari has offered to quit after his party's poor performance in elections.

Delhi Police arrests one in connection with firing on AAP MLA Naresh Yadav's convoy; one party worker dead in incident
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Delhi Police arrests one in connection with firing on AAP MLA Naresh Yadav's convoy; one party worker dead in incident

Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested one person in connection with the firing on newly elected AAP MLAs convoy in which, one party worker got killed

Delhi Election Results 2020 Declared: One AAP volunteer dead after shots fired at AAP MLA Naresh Yadav, associates, tweets party
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Delhi Election Results 2020 Declared: One AAP volunteer dead after shots fired at AAP MLA Naresh Yadav, associates, tweets party

Soon after the Election Commision of India released the final tally of Delhi Assembly Elections which gave thumping majority to Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party, the party on Twitter claimed that shots were fired at party MLA Naresh Yadav and the volunteers accompanying him "while they were on way back from temple."

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: What manifestoes of AAP, BJP and Congress promise for National Capital
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Delhi Assembly Election 2020: What manifestoes of AAP, BJP and Congress promise for National Capital

The Delhi Assembly elections, voting for which begins at 7 am on 8 February, is a three way contest between the Aam Aadmi Party, Bharatiya Janata Party and the Indian National Congress.

Jamia shooter's age row: CBSE certificate shows him as 'minor', EC document shows he's registered voter since April 2019
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Jamia shooter's age row: CBSE certificate shows him as 'minor', EC document shows he's registered voter since April 2019

New details have emerged in connection with the youth, identified by the Delhi Police as Gopal Sharma, more commonly referred to as the Jamia shooter, after 30 January when he opened fire at peaceful protesters near Jamia Milia Islamia in New Delhi injuring one student protester Shadab Farooq.

Asaduddin Owaisi challenges Anurag Thakur over his 'shoot down traitors' slogan, tells he is ready to be killed
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Asaduddin Owaisi challenges Anurag Thakur over his 'shoot down traitors' slogan, tells he is ready to be killed

Anurag Thakur, the Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs' 'inflammatory' slogan in a pro-CAA rally in in Delhi has invited strong reactions from the Opposition.

Anurag Thakur leading 'goli maaro' chant tests limits of political speech, speaks to malaise of hate in Indian polity
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Anurag Thakur leading 'goli maaro' chant tests limits of political speech, speaks to malaise of hate in Indian polity

Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur was the offending leader on Monday, raising the chant while campaigning for a BJP candidate in Rithala, Delhi

Electoral bonds: Supreme Court seeks response from Centre, Election Commission in 2 weeks on plea seeking stay on scheme
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Electoral bonds: Supreme Court seeks response from Centre, Election Commission in 2 weeks on plea seeking stay on scheme

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response of the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea seeking a stay on the electoral bond scheme meant for funding political parties.

Hemant Soren to take oath as Jharkhand CM on 29 Dec, says state won't implement NRC, CAA if even one Jharkhandi is uprooted
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Hemant Soren to take oath as Jharkhand CM on 29 Dec, says state won't implement NRC, CAA if even one Jharkhandi is uprooted

Jharkhand chief minister-designate Hemant Soren on Tuesday said he will go through the details of the citizenship law and if even one person from his state is uprooted due to it, it will not be implemented

Jharkhand Election Result 2019 Updates: Raghubar Das takes blame for result, says failure to forge alliance behind BJP's loss
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Jharkhand Election Result 2019 Updates: Raghubar Das takes blame for result, says failure to forge alliance behind BJP's loss

Jharkhand Assembly Election Result 2019 Latest Updates: Jharkhand's outgoing Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday said the BJP's failure to cling on to the alliance with the AJSU party and the opposition parties' ability to keep their coalition intact are the reasons for the its loss in the assembly election.

'Arrogant BJP demolished': Opposition leaders laud JMM chief Hemant Soren over Jharkhand polls, link results to CAA, NRC backlash
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'Arrogant BJP demolished': Opposition leaders laud JMM chief Hemant Soren over Jharkhand polls, link results to CAA, NRC backlash

After the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-Congress alliance in Jharkhand seemed to be heading towards a clear majority on Monday and the BJP falling short, a slew of Opposition leaders congratulated JMM chief Hemant Soren and blamed the BJP defeat on the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens.

Jharkhand Assembly results a referendum on Raghubar Das; BJP erred by not changing leadership despite warning signs
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Jharkhand Assembly results a referendum on Raghubar Das; BJP erred by not changing leadership despite warning signs

Chief Minister Raghubar Das rubbed a lot of people, including some of his party leaders and workers, the wrong way.

Key takeaways from Jharkhand poll results: Regional parties defy BJP's expansion plans, Congress hits right note with allies
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Key takeaways from Jharkhand poll results: Regional parties defy BJP's expansion plans, Congress hits right note with allies

The Jharkhand Assembly election results seem to be on the lines of a trend that has emerged in the country’s political scenario over the past few state elections: despite the expansionist wave of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), regional parties are holding their ground and, in some instances, even emerging stronger.

Day after PM attempts to allay NRC fears, Shivraj Singh Chouhan says pan-India exercise will be implemented only after 'detailed discussions'
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Day after PM attempts to allay NRC fears, Shivraj Singh Chouhan says pan-India exercise will be implemented only after 'detailed discussions'

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to allay apprehensions on the National Register of Citizens, a senior BJP leader on Monday said a nationwide NRC will be implemented but only after “detailed discussions”.

Congress workers burst crackers, distribute sweets as Jharkhand Assembly elections trends show Congress-JMM alliance ahead of BJP
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Congress workers burst crackers, distribute sweets as Jharkhand Assembly elections trends show Congress-JMM alliance ahead of BJP

Congress was ahead in 13 seats and the JMM in 23, according to the Election Commission while BJP was trailing with leads in 27 seats, indicating that it may cede power to the opposition

Electoral bonds controversy: Recent criticism of campaign funding rings hollow considering the alternative is cash
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Electoral bonds controversy: Recent criticism of campaign funding rings hollow considering the alternative is cash

Campaign financing has long been a hotly-debated topic in democracies around the world. Political parties need to spread their message to voters, rallies need to be held, travelling and other expenses are incurred.

Maharashtra political crisis: Lending support to Shiv Sena will be a risky deal in the long run for Congress
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Maharashtra political crisis: Lending support to Shiv Sena will be a risky deal in the long run for Congress

The Congress that once had a pathogenic hatred for the Sena and accused its founder and patriarch Bal Thackeray of playing the 'religion card' in politics, will be making a major ideological compromise at the national level if it finally extends support.

Congress' Bhupinder Singh Hooda asks all of BJP's rivals to come together and form strong coalition govt in Haryana
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Congress' Bhupinder Singh Hooda asks all of BJP's rivals to come together and form strong coalition govt in Haryana

The former chief minister also alleged that the government officials are threatening Independent candidates and warned them against doing so

Voting Percentage Assembly Elections 2019 updates: Till 6 pm, Maharashtra records 55.30% across 288 seats; national average 56.34% as voting concludes
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Voting Percentage Assembly Elections 2019 updates: Till 6 pm, Maharashtra records 55.30% across 288 seats; national average 56.34% as voting concludes

Voting percentage update:  The polling percentage in Maharashtra and Haryana stood at 55.30% and 61.62 percent respectively at 6 pm. In Maharashtra, 288 seats went to the polls as compared to 90 seats in Haryana. The national average was 56.35 percent