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Tamil Nadu govt 'most corrupt', AIADMK a BJP slave: DMK

DMK's Dayanidhi Maran asked the BJP to "introspect" as to why people of Tamil Nadu rejected it during the recent Lok Sabha polls and said the saffron party's strength lies in "opposition's weakness".

Telangana: Adilabad BJP MP lands in row over 'beheading' remarks

A group of minority community leaders has given a 'representation' to Adilabad police seeking action against the BJP MP over his alleged remark as it "hurt their sentiments."

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BJP says will follow 'UP model' of encounters to wipe out criminals from Bengal, TMC hits back

The ruling Trinamool Congress hit back asserting that it would never allow the saffron party to convert West Bengal into a police state.

Explained: What purpose would simultaneous polls serve?

At present, there is an election in one state or the other at almost any given time, and those who favour simultaneous polls argue that the Model Code of Conduct gets in the way of the government announcing projects or policy plans.

Not dislodging anyone in Madhya Pradesh, says Shivraj Singh Chauhan

"Now, if the Congress (government) falls due to infighting in the party, then we cannot do anything," Shivraj Singh Chouan said.

Yeddyurappa says no mid-term polls; asks Congress-JDS alliance govt to quit if they can't govern Karnataka

Yeddyurappas statement comes a day after former Prime Minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda Friday said there was no doubt there would be mid-term polls to the state assembly.

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Maharashtra CM Fadnavis to set out on month-long yatra ahead of elections

Senior BJP leader and state Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil said, “In August, the CM will embark on a ‘Vikas Rath Yatra’ to underscore the achievements of the government and interact directly with people.”

Mumbai: Poll deal finalised, says Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray, who was in Aurangabad on Saturday, said, “The farmer issues are more relevant than who becomes the next CM. It is important to find out if the benefits of various farmer welfare schemes have reached the beneficiaries. The Sena is in the government to represent the common man."

Gujarat: BJP leaders visit Botad village, hand over compensation to family of Dalit dy sarpanch

Manji’s widow Geetaben Solanki was handed over a cheque of Rs 4.15 lakh as compensation by the government on Saturday. Manji’s son Tushar Solanki said another Rs 6,000 was given to them.

US report says attacks against minorities continue in India, BJP cites bias against Modi govt

However, the report praised India’s “independent judiciary” for often providing essential protections to religious minority communities through its jurisprudence.

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Scenes from Rashtrapati Bhavan as PM Modi and Cabinet of ministers take oath

Narendra Modi was sworn-in as Prime Minister for a second five-year term Thursday evening. Ahead of the ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, he paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and visited the National War Museum.

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Meet the key winners

The results of the 17th Lok Sabha elections, which were held in seven phases between April 11 and May 19, were declared on Thursday. Here’s a list of all the key winners.

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BJP workers celebrate as Narendra Modi leads party to massive win

BJP Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019 Celebrations LIVE Updates: As the trends came in, pointing to another tenure of Narendra Modi as prime minister, celebrations broke out in the BJP's party offices across the country with people dancing to the sounds of drums.

Big fight: Rahul Gandhi, Nitin Gadkari, Kanhaiya Kumar among key candidates

Spread across seven phases, the bitterly contested Lok Sabha election spanned from April 11 to May 19. As the results start pouring in, let's take a look at some of the prominent candidates.

Exit polls predict another term for Modi, Congress far away from majority mark

The BJP-led NDA government is projected to get a clear majority in the Lok Sabha elections, according to various exit poll results telecast after the mammoth seven-phase polls came to an end on Sunday.

Calm after storm: Delhi women candidates unwind after hectic campaign

After being soaked in hectic election campaigns and rallies for Delhi Lok Sabha polls, the women candidates unwinded in varied ways like running daily errands, spending time with family or reading their favourite book.

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A day after Modi's show of strength in mega roadshow, PM files nomination from Varanasi

Senior leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the BJP by his side, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday filed his nomination from Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi’s Lok Sabha constituency.

Marathwada agrarian crisis will not drown out BJP's campaign on nationalism

Marathwada dams including Majalgaon, Manjara, Sina Kolegaon and Siddheshwar hve dried up and even the bore wells that cost upward of Rs 20,000, dug to depths of 400-500 feet, run dry too.

Hema Malini's colourful election campaign

Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini is re-contesting from the Mathura Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh this year after her win in 2014.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Amit Shah holds road show before filing nomination for Gandhinagar seat

With just 11 days left for the Lok Sabha elections to kick off, leaders from major political parties are busy taking trips across the country in an effort to reach out to as many voters as possible. Gujarat will go to polls on April 23 in a single phase.

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Explained: What has been the BJP’s stand over the years on Ram temple

From the Vajpayee years to Narendra Modi’s BJP, a look at how the party handled the sensitive issue of building a Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya.

‘The notion that your neighbour is your kin, regardless of faith, is a real thing in South India’

Historian Rajmohan Gandhi talks about the need to chronicle Southern history and why he feels that the region is ‘losing voice’ in Delhi. In a discussion with journalists from Indian Express, he calls the recent lynchings ‘tragic, shameful’.

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BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath’s emotive appeals turn a damp squib | DECISION 2018

Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.

As TRS sweeps Telangana, here’s what worked in KCR’s favour | DECISION 2018

K Chandrashekhar Rao will continue as Chief Minister of Telangana for a second term. The victory is, for the most part, not a surprise. But here’s what worked in his favour. And what about the Congress-TDP alliance? Liz Mathew breaks it down.

Campaign heat: The allegations, the promises and more. Who said what on the campaign trail

In the five states where elections were held, here's what national leaders of the BJP and Congress promised to the people.

DECISION 2018: What's at stake in the 5 states this election

As the results of assembly elections in five states unfold, here's a look at the mammoth exercise undertaken by the Election Commission of India.

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Is VHP’s Ayodhya mobilisation bringing back fears of the 1992 Babri demolition?

Is the Ayodhya mobilisation now as powerful and potent as it was in 1992? Are there law and order concerns for the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government, both now ruled by the BJP? And most importantly, is it fair to compare 2018 to 1992?

The Agrarian Unrest Part 1: This could be the Narendra Modi government’s biggest problem

Thousands of farmers from across the country have taken to the streets. ‘Dilli chalo’ is their slogan. What do they want? And is agrarian distress this government’s biggest problem? Harish Damodaran explains.

Speech analysis: How Amit Shah is toning down his attack on illegal migrants

As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.

Chhattisgarh elections: Congress and BJP manifestos focus on farmers, cows and women

Both Congress and the BJP are fighting a tough battle in Chhattisgarh this year. As the second phase on voting state in underway, we look at what both parties are promising, to woo the voters.

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