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Jharkhand polls: JMM to lead Opposition alliance with 43 candidates, Congress to contest 31 seats, RJD seven; Hemant Soren to be CM face
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Jharkhand polls: JMM to lead Opposition alliance with 43 candidates, Congress to contest 31 seats, RJD seven; Hemant Soren to be CM face

The opposition alliance on Friday declared seat-sharing arrangement for the Jharkhand Assembly polls as per which the JMM will contest 43 seats, Congress 31 and RJD in seven constituencies

Opposition steps up alliance efforts after Ram Madhav cast doubts over BJP's ability to get majority
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Opposition steps up alliance efforts after Ram Madhav cast doubts over BJP's ability to get majority

With only two phases of the Lok Sabha election left, it appears that the Opposition is hoping to come together if the BJP does fall short of numbers.

Narendra Modi in UP: PM says 'mahamilawati' parties do not want to acknowledge India's strength on international platform
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Narendra Modi in UP: PM says 'mahamilawati' parties do not want to acknowledge India's strength on international platform

Modi said that the country has seen four types of government — naampanthi (dynastic rulers), vampanthi (left), damanpanthi (rulers using money and muscle power) and now vikaspanthi which talks of development.

'BNP lost because of its pro-Pakistan, anti-Liberation stance,' says Mesbah Kamal, Dalit rights activist in Bangladesh
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'BNP lost because of its pro-Pakistan, anti-Liberation stance,' says Mesbah Kamal, Dalit rights activist in Bangladesh

Mesbah Kamal, Dalit rights activist and professor of history, Dhaka University, talks about why Sheikh Hasina's Awami League alliance return to power for a third consecutive term and the significance of Bangladesh’s 11th parliamentary elections

Apna Dal's discontent with BJP in UP reveals worrisome trend ahead of 2019: Party must make effort with allies
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Apna Dal's discontent with BJP in UP reveals worrisome trend ahead of 2019: Party must make effort with allies

The BJP's losses in three Hindi heartland states in the Assembly elections came not only as a jolt for the saffron front, but also gave its smaller allies a voice to speak up about their qualms with the party.

Karnataka bypoll results eye-opener for BJP, show what Opposition unity could do its overweening ambitions for 2019
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Karnataka bypoll results eye-opener for BJP, show what Opposition unity could do its overweening ambitions for 2019

If buoyed by the Karnataka results, the Congress does succeed in building alliances for the 2019 polls, the BJP could face serious losses.

Chandrababu Naidu seems best suited to forge anti-BJP front, but he won't be last to attempt Opposition unity
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Chandrababu Naidu seems best suited to forge anti-BJP front, but he won't be last to attempt Opposition unity

Even with his anti-BJP political dance at the Centre, it is paramount for Chandrababu Naidu to retain power in Andhra Pradesh.

Congress' decision to go solo in upcoming Assembly polls will help party ascertain its position, size up likely allies for 2019
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Congress' decision to go solo in upcoming Assembly polls will help party ascertain its position, size up likely allies for 2019

Congress did not concede to Mayawati’s demands because it would have conveyed the impression that it lacks the confidence to win on its own in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh even with the BJP encumbered by 15 years of anti-incumbency

'BJP busier criticising Congress than doing work': Jyotiraditya Scindia compares it to 'driving car with eyes on rear-view mirror'
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'BJP busier criticising Congress than doing work': Jyotiraditya Scindia compares it to 'driving car with eyes on rear-view mirror'

The Congress accused the BJP of highlighting dynastic politics only in the Opposition, not in its own ranks and also doing nothing to ensure the "New India" and "acche dine" it had promised.

Rahul Gandhi ready to yield Opposition leadership role ahead of 2019? Congress' premature move may affect cadres' morale
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Rahul Gandhi ready to yield Opposition leadership role ahead of 2019? Congress' premature move may affect cadres' morale

The extended Congress Working Committee had authorised Rahul Gandhi to lead negotiations and forge alliances with like-minded parties for the 2019 general elections.

Narendra Modi taunts Opposition at Uttar Pradesh rally, says it 'gave unwanted hug' as it doesn't have reason for 'lack of trust'
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Narendra Modi taunts Opposition at Uttar Pradesh rally, says it 'gave unwanted hug' as it doesn't have reason for 'lack of trust'

Narendra Modi's Kisan Kalyan Rally is his fifth public address in Uttar Pradesh in three weeks, indicating the importance of the state, which has 80 Lok Sabha seats.

'Hatred for Modi' sole factor uniting Opposition against BJP, says PM; calls Congress 'incapable' of cementing alliance
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'Hatred for Modi' sole factor uniting Opposition against BJP, says PM; calls Congress 'incapable' of cementing alliance

In a swipe at the Congress, Modi said the main Opposition party is fighting a battle for its survival and is running from pillar to post looking for allies.