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'There will be Khela Hobe in 2024': Mamata pitches for Opposition unity to oust BJP
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'There will be Khela Hobe in 2024': Mamata pitches for Opposition unity to oust BJP

"I, Nitish Kumar, Hemant Soren and many others will come together in 2024. All opposition parties will join hands to defeat the BJP. All of us will be on one side and the BJP on the other. The BJP's arrogance of 300 seats will be its nemesis... ," Mamata said.

Day after CBI raid, Manish Sisodia says 2024 Lok Sabha polls will be Modi vs Kejriwal fight
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Day after CBI raid, Manish Sisodia says 2024 Lok Sabha polls will be Modi vs Kejriwal fight

Delhi Lt Governor V K Saxena last month recommended a CBI probe into alleged irregularities in the implementation of the Excise Policy 2021-22

Uniform Civil Code: Uttarakhand panel holds first meeting in Delhi
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Uniform Civil Code: Uttarakhand panel holds first meeting in Delhi

In Bharatiya Janata Party’s 2019 Lok Sabha election manifesto, BJP promised the implementation of UCC if it comes to power

Bypolls 2022: TMC, Congress, RJD win; BJP draws blank
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Bypolls 2022: TMC, Congress, RJD win; BJP draws blank

West Bengal BJP president Sukanta Majumdar said it is a general trend that the party in power in the state generally wins the by-elections

By-polls Results 2022: Counting of votes for four Assembly, one Lok Sabha seat underway
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By-polls Results 2022: Counting of votes for four Assembly, one Lok Sabha seat underway

West Bengal’s Asansol and Ballygunge have emerged as a major prestige fight for the TMC and the BJP

Nitin Gadkari launches work on Zojila tunnel; project to provide year-round connectivity between Srinagar-Leh
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Nitin Gadkari launches work on Zojila tunnel; project to provide year-round connectivity between Srinagar-Leh

Once completed, the tunnel, projected as Asia's longest, would reduce the travel time from 3 hours to 15 minutes with avalanche-free travel on the Srinagar-Leh section of NH1

Dilip Ghosh re-elected as West Bengal BJP president; decision taken by state committee, say party sources
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Dilip Ghosh re-elected as West Bengal BJP president; decision taken by state committee, say party sources

Decision to re-elect Dilip Ghosh for another three-year term was taken at state committee meeting

Bengaluru Police books former Karnataka CMs Siddaramaiah, HD Kumaraswamy for sedition, defamation
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Bengaluru Police books former Karnataka CMs Siddaramaiah, HD Kumaraswamy for sedition, defamation

Ahead of the 15 December Karnataka bypolls, the Bangalore Police has lodged an FIR against former Karnataka chief ministers Siddaramaiah and HD Kumaraswamy on charges of sedition and defamation based on a lower court order

Winter Session of Parliament to commence on 18 November, set to continue till 13 December
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Winter Session of Parliament to commence on 18 November, set to continue till 13 December

Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs has communicated to the secretariats of both Houses of Parliament in this regard

Jyotiraditya Scindia refuses to react to Salman Khurshid's remarks on Rahul Gandhi, but says Congress needs 'self-introspection’
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Jyotiraditya Scindia refuses to react to Salman Khurshid's remarks on Rahul Gandhi, but says Congress needs 'self-introspection’

Scindia's remarks came after Khurshid said he was pained at the current situation of the Congress

'No infiltrator will remain in India, it's a country not an inn', says BJP working president JP Nadda in Jharkhand
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'No infiltrator will remain in India, it's a country not an inn', says BJP working president JP Nadda in Jharkhand

JP Nadda also touched on several other issues such as abrogation of Article 370, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Houston visit and corruption.

BJP likely to announce first list of candidates for Haryana polls today; Sandeep Singh, Babita Phogat may get tickets
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BJP likely to announce first list of candidates for Haryana polls today; Sandeep Singh, Babita Phogat may get tickets

Assembly elections in both Haryana are scheduled to be held on 21 October and the results will be announced on 24 October

Mamata likens BJP to 'politically-blind giants' for vandalising Vidyasagar's bust during LS polls, says saffron party wants to destroy history, culture
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Mamata likens BJP to 'politically-blind giants' for vandalising Vidyasagar's bust during LS polls, says saffron party wants to destroy history, culture

Mamata Banerjee claimed that a group of 'politically-blind giants' had vandalised a bust of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar before the Lok Sabha polls in Kolkata.

At meet with RSS, JP Nadda presents govt's position on Jammu and Kashmir, Ram Madhav addresses concerns over NRC
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At meet with RSS, JP Nadda presents govt's position on Jammu and Kashmir, Ram Madhav addresses concerns over NRC

JP Nadda on Sunday gave a detailed presentation on the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status at the RSS meeting with its affiliates.

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says 8 TMC MLAs in touch, willing to switch
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West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says 8 TMC MLAs in touch, willing to switch

Since the 2019 Lok Sabha poll results, seven TMC MLAs and one Congress and CPI(M) MLA each has switched over to the BJP in West Bengal

Haryana Assembly polls: Nationalism will trump caste arithmetic, Article 370 deciding factor, says Manohar Lal Khattar
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Haryana Assembly polls: Nationalism will trump caste arithmetic, Article 370 deciding factor, says Manohar Lal Khattar

Manohar Lal Khattar said that the abrogation of Article 370 was a 'landmark decision', which has boosted BJP's popularity in Haryana

Narendra Modi's governance model not completely negative, demonising him all the time won't help: Congress' Jairam Ramesh tells Opposition
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Narendra Modi's governance model not completely negative, demonising him all the time won't help: Congress' Jairam Ramesh tells Opposition

Ramesh sought to clarify that he is not asking anyone to praise or applaud Narendra Modi, but only wants the political class to at least recognise the traits he has brought to the governance – particularly the 'economics of governance'.

UP police files charges in 13 cases against Azam Khan for making derogatory remarks ahead of Lok Sabha elections
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UP police files charges in 13 cases against Azam Khan for making derogatory remarks ahead of Lok Sabha elections

UP police on Sunday filed charge sheets in 13 more cases against Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Azam Khan in connection with making derogatory remarks in the run-up to the recent Lok Sabha elections

Karnataka, Goa, West Bengal: In trying to gain power for the sake of power, BJP may be turning into another version of Congress
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Karnataka, Goa, West Bengal: In trying to gain power for the sake of power, BJP may be turning into another version of Congress

The BJP's rise owes to a set of intricate social and economic factors that also includes Congress's erosion of credibility. It is simply not perceived as a party capable of governance anymore. This is where the BJP will make a huge mistake if - in order to increase its footprint even faster instead of relying on organic expansion - it dips into bag of tricks to lure lawmakers from rival parties and engineer toppling of elected state governments.

Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee puts up poster in Bhopal appealing to Rahul Gandhi to appoint Jyotiraditya Scindia as next party leader
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Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee puts up poster in Bhopal appealing to Rahul Gandhi to appoint Jyotiraditya Scindia as next party leader

A day after Jyotiraditya Scindia resigned from the post of Congress' general secretary, posters emerged outside the party's state office in Bhopal appealing to Rahul Gandhi to appoint Scindia as the next party president. On Sunday, Scindia announced that he would step down from the post of party general secretary. Scindia had been appointed Congress' general secretary for West Uttar Pradesh ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.