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Manvendra joins Congress, says it has been a fight for self-respect

Interestingly, Manvendra’s entry came weeks after Rahul publicly disapproved the trend of parachute candidates in the Congress and vowed to cut off such parachute entrants.

Jaswant Singh’s son and ex-BJP MLA Manvendra Singh joins Congress

Congress leaders asserted that the move will help bring Rajput votes to the party in the upcoming Vidhan Sabha elections.

Congress 'raider' Vishwajit Rane joins Parrikar's successor race in Goa

Congress ‘raider’ Vishwajit Rane joins Parrikar’s successor race in Goa

The Congress and the BJP are currently tied with 14 legislators each, leaving the Congress no longer in a position to claim the single largest party (in the state assembly) status and exercise their privilege before the Governor to stake claim to form a government.

Jaswant Singh son and BJP MLA Manvendra Singh to join Congress today

Jaswant Singh son and BJP MLA Manvendra Singh to join Congress today

While Congress leaders asserted that the move will help bring Rajput votes to the party in the upcoming Vidhan Sabha elections, Rajasthan minister and BJP leader Rajendra Rathore said Singh’s exit will have “no effect in Barmer-Jaisalmer belt”.

Two Goa Congress MLAs leave for Delhi; may join BJP

Blow to Congress in Goa as two MLAs quit, cross over to BJP

In the process, the Congress, which had 16 MLAs in the 40-member House, lost the status of being the single largest party.

Congress opposes renaming of Allahabad

UP cabinet clears proposal to rename Allahabad as Prayagraj

Earlier, former chief minister and Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav slammed the BJP government, saying it only wanted to show their work by “renaming”. 

Two Goa Congress MLAs leave for Delhi; may join BJP

Two Goa Congress MLAs leave for Delhi, may join BJP

While Sopte, who defeated former BJP chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar in 2017 State legislative assembly election, represents Mandrem constituency, Shirodkar was elected on a Congress ticket from Shiroda constituency.

Farmers not being given MSP: Congress leader Surjewala

MSP of paddy is Rs1770 per quintal, but according to Surjewala, in almost all grain markets its being purchased in the range of Rs 1575 to Rs 1625 per quintal.

Ready to back Prakash Ambedkar for LS elections: Congress

However, the Congress had put a condition before Ambedkar that he should severe all ties with the Asaduddin Owaisi-led All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM).

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Maharashtra: Congress open to tie-up with Prakash Ambedkar’s outfit for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Ambedkar has been quoted as saying that he was ready to join Congress-led alliance but would have nothing to do with NCP.

Rahul Gandhi in Madhya Pradesh: ‘If you are not in suit-boot you are not PM’s bhai’

Rahul Gandhi alleged that PM Modi suffixes “bhai” to the names of a handful of big industrialists like Nirav (Modi), Mehul (Choksi) even though they have run away with thousands of crores.

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Patan Cong leader held ‘for posting hate messages against migrants on FB’

Patan District Congress Committee president Babuji Thakor, when asked about the arrest of Rathod, said,: “He is a small time worker of the Congress party. He was earlier in the BJP but joined the Congress on the eve of 2017 Assembly elections’’.

Setback for Congress, as MLA, a top tribal leader, joins BJP

Setback for Congress as MLA Ram Dayal Uike, a top tribal leader, joins BJP

Uike was appointed the state unit working president alongside Baghel and Shiv Dahariya, and was a prominent adivasi face for the Congress, especially in north Chhattisgarh.

Kamal Haasan: Will join hands with Congress if they break alliance with DMK

Kamal Haasan: Will join hands with Congress if they break alliance with DMK

Kamal’s reverence towards Congress hasn’t come as a surprise. Earlier this June, he met Congress president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi to discuss the political situation in Tamil Nadu. But this is the first time he has spoken out against the DMK.

Patan MLA takes out rally with vendors, demands alternate space

Speaking to The Indian Express over phone, the legislator said that the Patan Municipality about two months ago had taken a decision to remove encroachments from roadsides that cause inconvenience to the people and came as an obstacle to movement of traffic.