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Huge margins in exit poll results indicate BJP's dominance is waning in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh
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Huge margins in exit poll results indicate BJP's dominance is waning in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh

The exit poll data is either confusing or the numbers are too close, and the one thing this indicates is that the dominance of the BJP in these states is waning though the prime minister campaigned hard.

Telangana Assembly Election 2018: With 67 percent voting, 'Maoist threat' against polling turns out to be damp squib
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Telangana Assembly Election 2018: With 67 percent voting, 'Maoist threat' against polling turns out to be damp squib

If the peaceful polling in hyper-sensitive areas is any indication, the “Maoist threat” turned out to be a damp squib in Telangana.

Exit Poll Results 2018 highlights: Congress predicted to bag 100 seats in Rajasthan, sweep out Raje govt, say pollsters
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Exit Poll Results 2018 highlights: Congress predicted to bag 100 seats in Rajasthan, sweep out Raje govt, say pollsters

Most exit poll predictions are saying that Congress is likely to win in Rajasthan while BJP has the advantage in Madhya Pradesh.

Telangana Assembly election exit poll results 2018: KCR's TRS set to storm back to power in India's youngest state
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Telangana Assembly election exit poll results 2018: KCR's TRS set to storm back to power in India's youngest state

The Telangana election exit poll results are in and the state that saw one of the most vitriolic poll campaigns appears set for another five years of TRS rule

Telangana Elections 2018 updates: Polling ends in Naxal-hit constituencies; exit polls barred till 5.30 pm
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Telangana Elections 2018 updates: Polling ends in Naxal-hit constituencies; exit polls barred till 5.30 pm

Polling in all constituencies in Telangana has ended. The Election Commission has barred exit polls till 5.30 pm.

Telangana Assembly Election Quiz: How much do you know about India's youngest state and its political history
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Telangana Assembly Election Quiz: How much do you know about India's youngest state and its political history

After a high-voltage campaign that saw war of words among contending parties, Telangana is set for Assembly polls on Friday

Telangana Assembly elections: TRS, Opposition alliance to battle it out today after high-voltage campaign
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Telangana Assembly elections: TRS, Opposition alliance to battle it out today after high-voltage campaign

Telangana is set for Assembly polls on Friday with the Congress-led alliance challenging the ruling TRS, and the BJP seeking to make it a triangular contest.

Journey to Telangana polls dotted with bizzare remarks, superstition, eyebrow-raising spectacles
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Journey to Telangana polls dotted with bizzare remarks, superstition, eyebrow-raising spectacles

Politics is never short of outrageous comments by leaders. For Telangana, BJP's T Raja Singh, contesting from Goshamahal constituency, fulfilled this role.

Telangana Assembly polls: TRS downplays Yogi Adityanath's promise of renaming Karimnagar district if BJP comes to power
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Telangana Assembly polls: TRS downplays Yogi Adityanath's promise of renaming Karimnagar district if BJP comes to power

On Wednesday at Karimnagar in the poll-bound Telangana, Adityanath said: "If the BJP comes to power in Telangana then BJP will work for renaming Karimnagar district into 'Karipuram' and respect your sentiments."

Telangana Assembly Election 2018: Failure of TRS govt to fulfil many of its 2014 promises likely to impact results
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Telangana Assembly Election 2018: Failure of TRS govt to fulfil many of its 2014 promises likely to impact results

Telangana's caretaker chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) told the Assembly in March that the state's debts stood at Rs 1.42 trillion.

Telangana Assembly election: TRS, Congress, BJP promise farm loan waivers, unemployment allowances in manifesto
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Telangana Assembly election: TRS, Congress, BJP promise farm loan waivers, unemployment allowances in manifesto

Among the key promises parties made in Telangana are farm loan waivers, jobs, allowances for unemployed youth and various welfare measures.

Telangana elections: BJP brings Swami Paripoornananda into fold, adopts well-calibrated Hindutva plank against TRS, Congress
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Telangana elections: BJP brings Swami Paripoornananda into fold, adopts well-calibrated Hindutva plank against TRS, Congress

Swami Paripoornananda is touted to be the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in Telangana, and such reports have led to comparisons with Yogi Adityanath.

AgustaWestland scam: Congress continues its Kumbhakarna-esque slumber as its lawyers run with Michels, hunt with Asarams
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AgustaWestland scam: Congress continues its Kumbhakarna-esque slumber as its lawyers run with Michels, hunt with Asarams

Expelled Congress leader Aljo Joseph is not the first lawyer linked to the Congress to have embarrassed the party by advocating controversial clients like AgustaWestland middleman Christen Michel and embracing complicated issues

Telangana Assembly Election: Both TRS, Congress-led alliance claim popular mandate will be in their favour
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Telangana Assembly Election: Both TRS, Congress-led alliance claim popular mandate will be in their favour

Both the TRS, and the Congress-led Opposition alliance claimed Thursday that the mandate of the Telangana electorate would be in their favour.

Outcome of Telangana Assembly election is likely to lie in the hands of the unorganised informal sector
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Outcome of Telangana Assembly election is likely to lie in the hands of the unorganised informal sector

The Telangana government has gained some goodwill among the unorganised sector by introducing the Aasara pension scheme, through which the state provides Rs 1,000 per month to toddy tappers and weavers, and financial assistance to beedi workers.

Telangana Assembly Election 2018: From agriculture to vote-bank politics, here are the key poll issues in focus
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Telangana Assembly Election 2018: From agriculture to vote-bank politics, here are the key poll issues in focus

As Telangana heads for Assembly elections on 7 December, politicians have raised a number of issues in the campaigns leading up to the day.

Telangana Assembly Election 2018: As KCR and Congress trade barbs, speculation grows about TRS, BJP 'friendship'
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Telangana Assembly Election 2018: As KCR and Congress trade barbs, speculation grows about TRS, BJP 'friendship'

While in the recent times, KCR has directed more firepower at Chandrababu Naidu, speculations about a tacit understanding between the TRS and BJP are far from over.

Telangana Assembly Election 2018: From K Chandrashekar Rao to Akbaruddin Owaisi, here's a look at key candidates
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Telangana Assembly Election 2018: From K Chandrashekar Rao to Akbaruddin Owaisi, here's a look at key candidates

Over 1,800 candidates are in the fray for the 119 constituencies in the 7 December Telangana Assembly election.

Yogi Adityanath says if BJP comes to power in Telangana, Karimnagar will be renamed Karipuram to 'respect sentiments of people'
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Yogi Adityanath says if BJP comes to power in Telangana, Karimnagar will be renamed Karipuram to 'respect sentiments of people'

Yogi Adityanath further launched an attack on Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Congress, claiming that all the three parties practice dynasty politics.

'Take this BJP pamphlet, but vote for TRS': Telangana election campaigns just another work opportunity for rally-goers
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'Take this BJP pamphlet, but vote for TRS': Telangana election campaigns just another work opportunity for rally-goers

For the labouring poor in Telangana, who are generally employed temporarily and often work under MNREGS, the elections are just another job, a source of income, except that most of the money spent is unaccounted for.