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Congress plans agitation to mark Gandhi Jayanti: Party must introspect on factionalism, lack of cadre base before taking on BJP
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Congress plans agitation to mark Gandhi Jayanti: Party must introspect on factionalism, lack of cadre base before taking on BJP

The Congress received a big jolt after Rahul Gandhi stepped down from the post of party president following its debacle at the Lok Sabha elections 2019.

Day before swearing-in, Narendra Modi holds marathon meeting with Amit Shah over Cabinet berth allocation
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Day before swearing-in, Narendra Modi holds marathon meeting with Amit Shah over Cabinet berth allocation

The BJP has refrained itself from making any official comment about the likely members of the new Modi government, with its leaders insisting that it is the prime minister's prerogative.

Narendra Modi visits Arun Jaitley after ex-finance minister cites health reasons to opt out of new Union Cabinet
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Narendra Modi visits Arun Jaitley after ex-finance minister cites health reasons to opt out of new Union Cabinet

Though Modi in his first term as prime minister had visited Jaitley's residence for 'unofficial' meetings with groups of senior editors, this is perhaps the first time that he visited the residence of a minister for an unscheduled engagement.

Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: All CMs, prominent Opposition leaders, governors, ex-PMs invited on 30 May
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Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: All CMs, prominent Opposition leaders, governors, ex-PMs invited on 30 May

The invitation to Opposition leaders is seen as Modi's move to reach out to them following the fiercely-fought election in which the BJP registered a massive victory.

Mamata Banerjee says she'll attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony as 'constitutional courtesy'
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Mamata Banerjee says she'll attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony as 'constitutional courtesy'

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as prime minister on 30 May.

Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad thanks people for 'record-breaking' mandate to BJP, says citizens voted for strong govt
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Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad thanks people for 'record-breaking' mandate to BJP, says citizens voted for strong govt

Speaking about his roots in Gujarat, Modi said, 'This earth has nurtured me, and so after such a big event (result of the Lok Sabha election), I must come back to it.'

Narendra Modi appointed prime minister-elect by President Ram Nath Kovind; invited to form new govt
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Narendra Modi appointed prime minister-elect by President Ram Nath Kovind; invited to form new govt

Modi received a standing ovation from the MPs present at the Parliament House on two occasions — when he first entered the hall, and when he rose to make his speech.

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha with immediate affect, says Rashtrapati Bhavan
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President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha with immediate affect, says Rashtrapati Bhavan

In the just-concluded parliamentary polls, the BJP scored a resounding victory, bagging 303 out of 542 seats. Its arch rival, the Congress, was way behind at 52.

Narendra Modi tenders resignation to Ram Nath Kovind, paves way for formation of new government
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Narendra Modi tenders resignation to Ram Nath Kovind, paves way for formation of new government

Narendra Modi on Friday met the President Ram Nath Kovind and tendered the resignation of his government, paving the way for the formation of a new dispensation.

Uluberia Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates:
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Uluberia Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates:

Muslims constitute at least 40 percent of the electorate in Uluberia seat. All parties expected the BJP to field Muslim candidates in the 2018 bypoll. However, BJP fielded a Hindu candidate in order to reap the split in Muslim votes.

Tamluk Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates:
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Tamluk Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates:

Suvendu Adhikari of the Trinamool Congress won the Tamluk seat in 2009 and 2014 elections. In the 2016 bypoll, Dibyendu Adhikari won the seat on a TMC ticket.

Serampore Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates:
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Serampore Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates:

Serampore, an industrial zone in West Bengal, is one of the three constituencies in the state where voters from Hindi speaking states of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are a major factor.

Ranaghat Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates:
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Ranaghat Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates:

So far, only TMC candidates have won the elections held for the Ranaghat seat. In 2009 polls, Sucharu Mohan Haldar won the seat while Tapas Mandal retained the seat for the TMC in 2014 polls.

Purulia Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates:
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Purulia Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates:

Purulia is one of the four constituencies of West Bengal where tribal votes can influence the elections. Tribals account for at least 20 percent of the electorate in Purulia.

Murshidabad Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates:
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Murshidabad Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates:

Murshidabad is one of the four constituencies in West Bengal where Muslims are over 50 percent of the electorate. The contest here is expected to be between the Congress, TMC and the incumbent CPM.

Medinipur Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates:
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Medinipur Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE Updates:

Medinipur is situated in Jangalmahal region, a contagious tribal belt in West Bengal. Tribal population, estimated to be around 15 percent, can be crucial for political parties in this constituency.

Mathurapur Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates:
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Mathurapur Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates:

In 2009 elections, the CPM lost the Mathurapur seat for the first time in 25 years as Choudhary Mohan Jatua of the TMC was elected as the MP. Jatua was re-elected in 2014 elections.

Malda Uttar Lok Sabha Election Result 2019:
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Malda Uttar Lok Sabha Election Result 2019:

Malda Uttar Lok Sabha constituency is part of Malda district, where Muslims form just over 50 percent of the electorate. Schedule Castes and Scheduled Tribes form at least 29 percent of the population in the district.

Malda Dakshin Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates:
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Malda Dakshin Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates:

Congress leader Abu Hasem Khan Choudhary has been the MP in Malda Dakshin seat since 2009. The constituency shares similar demographic features like that observed in neighbouring Uttar Malda constituency.

Krishnanagar Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates:
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Krishnanagar Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates:

The Krishnanagar constituency has a sizeable Muslim population (around 25 percent) as well as a chunk of Christian voters. Matua, a Namshudra socio-religious community, are found in good numbers in the constituency.