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BJP MLA quits party in Andhra Pradesh

Akula Satyanarayana, MLA from Rajamahendravaram (Urban) constituency said he sent-in his resignation letter to Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao.

Amit Shah, diagnosed with swine flu, discharged from AIIMS

Amit Shah tweeted, "By God's grace, I am doing well and got discharged from the hospital today. I thank everyone for their wishes for my good health,"

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Thane: BJP leader held for possessing 170 weapons remanded in police custody

While the police seized 170 weapons from Kulkarni’s shop, political pressure on the ruling BJP had mounted after the NCP and Congress accused it of trying to spread violence before the Lok Sabha polls.

'Modi govt's expiry date is over': Mamata gives clarion call to oust BJP at Opposition rally

Addressing the 'United India rally' at Brigade Parade Grounds, the TMC supremo claimed that the BJP's days are numbered and that the "expiry date" of the Modi-led government is over.

BJP on United Opposition rally: 'We are not threatened, who is Mahagathbandhan's PM face?

BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy Saturday attacked Mamata Banerjee for her ‘United Opposition Rally’ saying: "this 'Mahagathbandhan' is political opportunism and that the party is not threatened by the opposition meeting.

Karnataka crisis: 2 skip Congress meet, 2 show ‘reason’; 75 sent to resort

The Congress decided to move all 75 party MLAs, who attended the meeting, to a resort outside Bengaluru, ostensibly to protect them from poaching attempts by the BJP.

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Thane: Two men arrested with pistols led police to BJP worker’s shop

The two alleged robbers were found in possession of countrymade pistols. When the police interrogated them about the source of their weapons, they spoke about the shop owned by Kulkarni, sources said.

Maharashtra: Opposition targets BJP over ‘deal’ with bar owners

Malik alleged that Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar and Shaina NC had mediated for dance bar owners. Malik’s accusation evoked a sharp response from the BJP, with Shelar labelling Malik as a “big liar”.

Arun Jaitley calls govt's critics compulsive contrarians, says they manufactured falsehood

Arun Jaitley also warned the critics that "weakening a sovereign elected government and strengthening the unelectable is only a subversion of democracy".

KALIA scheme: Polls in mind, Odisha withdrew Rs 734 cr from Contingency Fund, says BJP

Responding to the charges, BJD Rajya Sabha MP Prasanna Acharya said, “Where is it written in the Constitution that Contingency Fund is meant only for natural disasters?”

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'Musical' protest to draw public attention against tree felling in Delhi

In the light of the recent controversy that surfaced after government's decision of felling trees for construction activity in south Delhi, a group of protesters gathered in the capital's Netaji Nagar to draw public attention towards conservation of trees.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes the fitness challenge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday posted his fitness video on Twitter which shows him meditating, walking on a track inspired by five elements of nature, and doing yoga exercises.

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TMC supporters celebrate sweeping victory, BJP secures second spot

The ruling Trinamool Congress is all set for a clean sweep in the three-tier West Bengal panchayat polls, the counting for which began on Thursday morning amid tight security.

BS Yeddyurappa takes oath as Karnataka CM, Congress protests outside Raj Bhawan

B S Yeddyurappa, who was elected the BJP’s legislative leader earlier on Wednesday, took oath at 9 am Thursday as Karnataka CM at Raj Bhawan in Bangalore.

Karnataka Election Results 2018: Congress offers support to JD(S) to form government

Even though most exit polls predicted a hung assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to form the government in Karnataka with a simple majority, handing out a severe drubbing to the ruling Congress and relegating the Janata Dal (Secular) to the third spot.

Karnataka elections 2018: High-voltage poll campaigning ends, voting on May 12

The high-pitched election campaign for the Karnataka Assembly polls concluded at 5 pm on May 10 as political parties held multiple rallies in their last attempt to woo voters.

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Tripura elections: CPM seeks to defend its red bastion from BJP

Tripura elections: The election official said that 76 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 6 pm but the percentage is likely to increase as several people are still in the queue to cast their vote.

L K Advani turns 90: BJP veteran celebrates birthday with visually-impaired children

L K Advani served as deputy prime minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. He is also a seven-term MP from Gandhinagar in Gujarat.

Yogi Adityanath visits Taj Mahal, participates in cleanliness drive

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday paid a visit to the world famous symbol of love, the Taj Mahal, in Agra city. He also participated in a cleanliness drive near the Mughal-era monument.

Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah trade barbs in their respective turfs

Amit Shah said, "PM Modi launched a surgical strike within 30 days of Uri attack. But Rahul Gandhi cannot see surgical strikes, because his glasses are Italian."

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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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