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EC curtails campaigning in Bengal: Mamata slams 'unethical, unfair' decision; Jaitley says 'breakdown of constitutional machinery' behind move
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EC curtails campaigning in Bengal: Mamata slams 'unethical, unfair' decision; Jaitley says 'breakdown of constitutional machinery' behind move

In an unprecedented first, the Election Commission (EC) invoked Article 324 of the Indian Constitution and announced that campaigning will end at 10 pm on Thursday in West Bengal

EC invokes Article 324 to curtail Bengal campaigning after violence; Mamata says 'unconstitutional gift' to Modi
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EC invokes Article 324 to curtail Bengal campaigning after violence; Mamata says 'unconstitutional gift' to Modi

In a first, the Election Commission ordered campaigning in nine West Bengal constituencies to end at 10 pm on Thursday, a day before its scheduled deadline, in the wake of violence between BJP and TMC workers in Kolkata

Lok Sabha election: In Ballia, Narendra Modi challenges Opposition to prove his involvement in any corruption scam
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Lok Sabha election: In Ballia, Narendra Modi challenges Opposition to prove his involvement in any corruption scam

Narendra Modi has openly challenged the Opposition to prove his involvement in any corruption scam, during a Lok Sabha election rally in Ballia.

Cracks in cult of Mayawati: Return to Kanshi Ram’s alliance formula shows BSP chief’s larger-than-life image has begun to crumble
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Cracks in cult of Mayawati: Return to Kanshi Ram’s alliance formula shows BSP chief’s larger-than-life image has begun to crumble

Bahujan Samaj Party had hoped to fashion a single, national leadership for Dalits across India. Win or lose in Uttar Pradesh, that dream is dead. Ultimately, Behenji has discovered cult followings can be fickle

#LokSabhaElections2019: Phase 6 Voter turnout
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#LokSabhaElections2019: Phase 6 Voter turnout

#LokSabhaElections2019: A look at the turnout in states that voted on 12 May

Lok Sabha election: 'Pink booths' draw large numbers of Muslim women in Delhi, claims Returning Officer
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Lok Sabha election: 'Pink booths' draw large numbers of Muslim women in Delhi, claims Returning Officer

As many as 17 all-woman staffed booths have been established for the Lok Sabha elections in Delhi, where presiding officers to ground staff, all are women.

Lok Sabha election: Delhi records 20.37% voter turnout in first four hours of polling; EVM glitches reported across National Capital
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Lok Sabha election: Delhi records 20.37% voter turnout in first four hours of polling; EVM glitches reported across National Capital

The sixth phase of the Lok Sabha election saw noted personalities like President Ram Nath Kovind, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, and Sushma Swaraj among the first voters on Sunday.

Lok Sabha election: Voting delayed in three Delhi polling booths during phase 6; 164 candidates in fray
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Lok Sabha election: Voting delayed in three Delhi polling booths during phase 6; 164 candidates in fray

Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain said that voting started 50 minutes late at three polling booths of Railway Jhuggi, Shakurbasti during Phase 6 of Lok Sabha Elections

In Haryana, Lok Sabha polls are just a dry run
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In Haryana, Lok Sabha polls are just a dry run

The political landscape of Haryana is looking unprecedentedly cluttered and messy in the run-up to the voting this month

Lok Sabha election 2019: AAP releases Punjab manifesto; focus on agriculture, simpler GST among poll promises
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Lok Sabha election 2019: AAP releases Punjab manifesto; focus on agriculture, simpler GST among poll promises

The Aam Aadmi Party released its manifesto for Punjab, promising to focus on agro-based industry and putting pressure on the Centre for implementation of the Swaminathan Commission report

Firstpost Editors' Picks: Opposition's alliance efforts, Cyclone Fani survivors, middle income trap; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editors' Picks: Opposition's alliance efforts, Cyclone Fani survivors, middle income trap; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editors' Picks: Opposition's alliance efforts after Ram Madhav's statement, Cyclone Fani's survivors struggle to get their lives back on track, middle income trap; today's must-read stories

Day before Lok Sabha polls in Delhi, CEO to issue public notice in newspapers informing voters about NOTA
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Day before Lok Sabha polls in Delhi, CEO to issue public notice in newspapers informing voters about NOTA

A public notice will be issued by poll authorities on Saturday a day before the Lok Sabha polls in Delhi to disseminate information to voters about the option of using NOTA if they wish to reject all candidates, the Delhi CEO said

Rajiv Gandhi used INS Viraat as 'personal taxi' during tenure as PM, says Narendra Modi at Delhi rally
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Rajiv Gandhi used INS Viraat as 'personal taxi' during tenure as PM, says Narendra Modi at Delhi rally

At the BJP rally held at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Gandhi family of using INS Viraat as a “personal taxi” for 10 days when his family and his in-laws took a vacation

Tripura Congress’ Tapas Dey files complaint with EC, demands inquiry into BJP getting access to official documents
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Tripura Congress’ Tapas Dey files complaint with EC, demands inquiry into BJP getting access to official documents

Senior Congress leader said that BJP is getting access to government documents; Tapas Dey demanded an inquiry into it.

5 things every Indian needs to know about the importance of voting
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5 things every Indian needs to know about the importance of voting

Voting is a right and a privilege that generations of our forefathers have fought to win.

Dubious Damaad is Mr Cool of Politics
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Dubious Damaad is Mr Cool of Politics

Robert Vadra’s demeanour is an engaging counterpoint to prime-time noise on news channels amid increasing election heat

Sonshine in  poll-bound Sivagangai
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Sonshine in poll-bound Sivagangai

Despite facing graft allegations, Karti Chidambaram has the support of friends and Congress

Verdict will decide course of Dalit politics
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Verdict will decide course of Dalit politics

BSP faces an existential crisis and continues to decline despite the SP alliance in UP

Narendra Modi claims 40 TMC MLAs 'in touch': Mamata seeks cancellation of PM's Varanasi nomination over 'horse-trading'
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Narendra Modi claims 40 TMC MLAs 'in touch': Mamata seeks cancellation of PM's Varanasi nomination over 'horse-trading'

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday demanded the cancellation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's candidature from Varanasi for "shamelessly indulging in horse trading"