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While Karnataka government totters and resignations fly in, Congress leadership busy choosing new president
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While Karnataka government totters and resignations fly in, Congress leadership busy choosing new president

While the Congress is imploding in several states, the high command of the party is occupied with finding a non-Gandhi to be the new president of the party.

Narendra Modi's vision for a $5 trillion economy will see the poor play as big a role as the rich
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Narendra Modi's vision for a $5 trillion economy will see the poor play as big a role as the rich

In Modi’s new India, the bottom of the socio-economic pyramid will have as much role in the ambitious march to a $5 trillion economy as the top.

Narendra Modi's LS address: Post consolidation of Hindu votes, PM seeks to create bond of trust with Muslims
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Narendra Modi's LS address: Post consolidation of Hindu votes, PM seeks to create bond of trust with Muslims

Narendra Modi’s attempt in his speech in the Lok Sabha was to show the Muslims how the Congress has exploited them for electoral gains.

Congress needs 'major surgery', Rahul Gandhi must quell infighting with iron hand, says Veerappa Moily
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Congress needs 'major surgery', Rahul Gandhi must quell infighting with iron hand, says Veerappa Moily

Rahul Gandhi should quell the bickering in the party with an 'iron hand without any mercy', Moily said, adding that then the people will think he is a dynamic leader.

Narendra Modi meets diaspora in Sri Lanka, says people delivered 'clear-cut' mandate in Lok Sabha polls
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Narendra Modi meets diaspora in Sri Lanka, says people delivered 'clear-cut' mandate in Lok Sabha polls

'After independence, this is the largest voter turnout that the elections saw,' Modi told the gathering in Sri Lanka.

Sharad Pawar asks NCP workers to learn from RSS members' 'determination and persistence' while visiting voters
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Sharad Pawar asks NCP workers to learn from RSS members' 'determination and persistence' while visiting voters

NCP chief Sharad Pawar Thursday asked his party workers to take a leaf out of RSS volunteers' book and show perseverance in reaching out to voters.

SP-BSP alliance was a 'trial', such tie-ups help in knowing shortcomings, says Akhilesh Yadav on poll results
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SP-BSP alliance was a 'trial', such tie-ups help in knowing shortcomings, says Akhilesh Yadav on poll results

The BJP won 62 of 80 seats in the state while the Opposition alliance bagged just 15, with the BSP winning 10 and the SP five.

Mamata Banerjee may have become BJP's biggest ally in Bengal due to her repeated missteps, outbursts
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Mamata Banerjee may have become BJP's biggest ally in Bengal due to her repeated missteps, outbursts

Banerjee's impulsive actions have reduced her stature in national and even local politics and she is getting trapped in her own image of a sulking leader.

Lok Sabha polls: How the call for 'Modi once more' brought disparate people together, promoted message of positivity
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Lok Sabha polls: How the call for 'Modi once more' brought disparate people together, promoted message of positivity

People from disparate backgrounds came together for one goal - 'Modi Once More' - and in the course of the journey, they became a part of a large extended family.

Amid thawing India-Pakistan tensions after election results, neighbour's media trains guns on Modi, Hindutva
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Amid thawing India-Pakistan tensions after election results, neighbour's media trains guns on Modi, Hindutva

India and Pakistan have moved from heightened tensions following Pulwama attacks marring their relations to Islamabad’s softened stance, but opinions in the neighbouring country’s media outlets differ

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.'

Lok Sabha election result: Implementation of central schemes, simplification of GST contributed to BJP’s performance in Rajasthan
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Lok Sabha election result: Implementation of central schemes, simplification of GST contributed to BJP’s performance in Rajasthan

The BJP's performance in Rajasthan may have been because of irrelevant issues raised by the Opposition and the ability of the prime minister to establish a direct connect with the voters.

Lok Sabha Election Results: Today's Chanakya's prediction was almost exactly correct; pollster had tipped NDA to prevail over BSP-SP combine
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Lok Sabha Election Results: Today's Chanakya's prediction was almost exactly correct; pollster had tipped NDA to prevail over BSP-SP combine

In Today's Chanakya's prediction for 2019, the saffron party was tipped to make major gains in West Bengal and Odisha in the Lok Sabha election

Sensex vaults 623 points to lifetime high of 39,435 after Narendra Modi-led BJP gets decisive mandate in general elections
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Sensex vaults 623 points to lifetime high of 39,435 after Narendra Modi-led BJP gets decisive mandate in general elections

Equity benchmark Sensex on Friday shot up over 623 points to close at a record high of 39,434.72 as investors felt assured of policy stability after a decisive mandate for the Narendra Modi-led BJP in the general elections

Deepender Hooda loses keenly-fought Rohtak battle; Haryana Congress leader no longer poster boy of Centrist defiance
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Deepender Hooda loses keenly-fought Rohtak battle; Haryana Congress leader no longer poster boy of Centrist defiance

With the Rohtak loss, Deepender is no longer a poster boy of centrist defiance in the Hindi heartland, having lost by a 15,000-odd vote-margin.

Lok Sabha poll results: Information and Broadcasting Ministry asks entertainment channels not to air election-related news
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Lok Sabha poll results: Information and Broadcasting Ministry asks entertainment channels not to air election-related news

A day ahead of the Lok Sabha poll results, the Information and Broadcasting ministry has clearly directed that an entertainment channel doesn’t have the rights to air any news

Lok Sabha poll results: Despite internal contradictions, Opposition finds common ground in EVM 'tampering' theory
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Lok Sabha poll results: Despite internal contradictions, Opposition finds common ground in EVM 'tampering' theory

Many Opposition leaders who gathered at the venue of the meeting to show solidarity with each other were, till a few days ago, fighting a bitter electoral battle against each other.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Why EVMs can't be scammed, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood review, World Cup memories; today's must read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Why EVMs can't be scammed, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood review, World Cup memories; today's must read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Why EVMs can't be scammed, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood review, World Cup memories; today's must read stories