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Centre exploring possibility of single voter list for LS, Assembly, local body polls to avoid discrepancies
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Centre exploring possibility of single voter list for LS, Assembly, local body polls to avoid discrepancies

An official said this development is not linked to simultaneous polls, as the latter refers to holding Lok Sabha and Assembly polls together in the Indian context

Ceremonial appearances won’t bring unity; Opposition parties must focus on pan-India issues, find strong leader to challenge BJP
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Ceremonial appearances won’t bring unity; Opposition parties must focus on pan-India issues, find strong leader to challenge BJP

The resurgence of a strong and united Opposition needs a rallying point — a focussed pan-India issue and a strong leader, who can be identified as a figure who can pose a challenge to Narendra Modi

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav calls on party workers to toil 'four times' harder for upcoming Bihar Assembly elections following success in Jharkhand
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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav calls on party workers to toil 'four times' harder for upcoming Bihar Assembly elections following success in Jharkhand

Buoyed by the success of the JMM-led alliance in Jharkhand of which his party was a part, RJD president Lalu Prasad on Wednesday gave a call to workers to toil 'four times' harder back in Bihar

3 TMC turncoat MLAs have expressed wish to return, say sources; party leadership says they can't be taken back, asserts 'traitors can't be trusted'
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3 TMC turncoat MLAs have expressed wish to return, say sources; party leadership says they can't be taken back, asserts 'traitors can't be trusted'

Trinamool Congress leadership claimed that none of the turncoats would be taken back to the party as 'traitors' cannot be trusted

Kshiti Goswami passes away at 77: Ex-Left Front minister breathes his last at private hospital in Chennai, survived by wife and daughter
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Kshiti Goswami passes away at 77: Ex-Left Front minister breathes his last at private hospital in Chennai, survived by wife and daughter

The leader of the RSP, a constituent of the Left Front, served as the state PWD minister for more than two decades

Congress spent Rs 820 crore on 2019 elections to Lok Sabha, five Assemblies, shows EC website; publicity expense is Rs 626 crore
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Congress spent Rs 820 crore on 2019 elections to Lok Sabha, five Assemblies, shows EC website; publicity expense is Rs 626 crore

The Congress party spent Rs 820 crore on its campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha election and the simultaneous Assembly polls held in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Telangana, Arunachal Pradesh, and Sikkim, according to a receipt submitted to the Election Commission of India.

Ex-Shiv Sena MLA Harshvardhan Jadhav’s Aurangabad house attacked, car, window panes damaged following remarks against Uddhav Thackeray
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Ex-Shiv Sena MLA Harshvardhan Jadhav’s Aurangabad house attacked, car, window panes damaged following remarks against Uddhav Thackeray

Former Shiv Sena MLA Harshvardhan Jadhav's residence in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district was vandalised by unidentified persons on Thursday after he allegedly made some demeaning remarks against Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at an election rally

‘Time to say goodbye’: Alka Lamba resigns from AAP after being at odds with party members for some time
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‘Time to say goodbye’: Alka Lamba resigns from AAP after being at odds with party members for some time

She started her political career with the Congress, and had served the party in various capacities for around 20 years before joining the AAP

Sonia Gandhi gives nod to Congress alliance with CPM for 2021 Assembly polls in West Bengal
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Sonia Gandhi gives nod to Congress alliance with CPM for 2021 Assembly polls in West Bengal

Both the parties performed poorly with the Congress winning just two seats, while the Left Front failing to open its account

Ex-Kolkata mayor and former TMC MLA Sovan Chatterjee, who took sabbatical from active politics in 2018, likely to join BJP
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Ex-Kolkata mayor and former TMC MLA Sovan Chatterjee, who took sabbatical from active politics in 2018, likely to join BJP

Six TMC MLAs, and one each of Congress and CPM have switched over to the BJP since the results of Lok Sabha polls were announced.

Sonia returns as interim Congress chief: In failing to quit its Gandhi fixation, flailing party reverts to status quo
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Sonia returns as interim Congress chief: In failing to quit its Gandhi fixation, flailing party reverts to status quo

Thus came to a halt all the expectations of political watchers and the Congress faithful that a new face would impart a fresh lease of life to the moribund party.

Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief; Rahul Gandhi led party fearlessly, say senior leaders
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Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief; Rahul Gandhi led party fearlessly, say senior leaders

The Congress on Sunday passed a resolution unanimously appointing Sonia Gandhi as the interim chief of the party, in the second meeting of the Congress Working Committee

CWC meet Updates: Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief; Rahul Gandhi refused to reconsider resignation, says senior leader
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CWC meet Updates: Sonia Gandhi appointed as interim Congress chief; Rahul Gandhi refused to reconsider resignation, says senior leader

CWC meet Updates: The first phase of the Congress Working Committee meeting has ended, and is likely to resume at 8.30 pm on Saturday.

TMC, CPI, NCP face prospect of losing 'national party' status over LS poll performance; EC likely to issue them show cause notice
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TMC, CPI, NCP face prospect of losing 'national party' status over LS poll performance; EC likely to issue them show cause notice

According to the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968, a political party can be recognised as a national party if its candidates secure at least six percent of votes polled in four or more states in Lok Sabha or Assembly elections, and, in addition, it has at least four members in the Lok Sabha.

Daily Bulletin: Chandrayaan-2 mission launch called off today due to technical snag; Congress calls Karnataka MLAs for legislative party meet; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Chandrayaan-2 mission launch called off today due to technical snag; Congress calls Karnataka MLAs for legislative party meet; day's top stories

ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 mission called off an hour before launch after technical snag; Congress calls Karnataka MLAs to meet today, as rebels refuse to budge; day's top stories

Madhya Pradesh Congress MLAs, allies to meet on Wednesday to ensure unity during Assembly session
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Madhya Pradesh Congress MLAs, allies to meet on Wednesday to ensure unity during Assembly session

The MLAs of the Congress-led government in Madhya Pradesh are expected to meet on Wednesday, the third time in 11 days, to ensure the flock stays together in the wake of events in Karnataka and Goa

Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi today for first time after Lok Sabha election defeat, aims to ascertain cause of loss
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Rahul Gandhi to visit Amethi today for first time after Lok Sabha election defeat, aims to ascertain cause of loss

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Amethi on Wednesday, his first after losing the parliamentary constituency to Union minister Smriti Irani in this general election, to ascertain the cause of his defeat

'Deepest respect for your decision': Priyanka Gandhi lauds Rahul for resigining as Congress chief, says 'few have the courage'
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'Deepest respect for your decision': Priyanka Gandhi lauds Rahul for resigining as Congress chief, says 'few have the courage'

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Thursday tweeted in support of her brother Rahul's decision to step down as the party's president, which he formalised through a statement on Wednesday.

Rahul Gandhi officially resigns as Congress president, says 'accountability is critical' for growth of party
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Rahul Gandhi officially resigns as Congress president, says 'accountability is critical' for growth of party

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday officially resigned as the Congress president and tweeted out his resignation letter.

One month into second term, Modi govt sends strong message on corruption crackdown, sets new benchmarks in foreign relations
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One month into second term, Modi govt sends strong message on corruption crackdown, sets new benchmarks in foreign relations

In the last one month, the Modi government has set new benchmarks in foreign relations by participating in four G-20 sessions, nine bilateral meetings, eight pull-aside meetings, two trilateral meetings and one meeting of BRICS leaders.