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Kamal Nath’s idea of capping jobs for UP, Bihar labours will hurt Rahul Gandhi the most

Things change fast as you acquire power. Rahul Gandhi's idea of inclusiveness suffered a setback within hours of senior Congress leader and now Madhya Pradesh chief minister, Kamal Nath, taking charge.

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1984 Sikh Riots: It’s time Rahul Gandhi should stop living in denial

Ghost of the 1984 killings never stopped chasing Gandhis and the Congress. As things appear, it never will. When Rajiv's heir, Rahul Gandhi is questioned on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, he too responds in a similar fashion - Con

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Royalty to politics: How Jyotiraditya Scindia, MP CM hopeful and Gwalior kingdom scion, joined Congress

Why is it that some members of the Scindia family are with BJP and some others with the Congress?

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Assembly Election: Tracking Yogi Adityanath’s rise – How saffron-robed leader became BJP’s top Hindutva icon in no time

Adityanath's statements like "Hanuman was a Dalit", "Hyderabad will be renamed as Bhagyanagar", "Congress is the biggest hurdle in Ram Temple construction" and "Owaisi will have to leave Hyderabad" have dominated TV debates,

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Battle of Tonk: Why BJP’s last-minute switch could prove decisive for Congress’ CM hopeful Sachin Pilot

It will be a battle of prestige for Congress and BJP as CM hopeful Sachin Pilot will face off against BJP's Yoonus Khan in the Muslim-dominated Tonk constituency in the Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018.

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K Kavitha Exclusive: ‘TRS committed to 12% Muslim reservation in Telangana, will approach SC if Centre denies approval’

In an exclusive interview to Financialexpress.com, Kavitha predicted 100 seats for her party in the 119 member Telangana Assembly. Here are edited excerpts of the interview:

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Blast from the past? On backing Rahul Gandhi’s Rafale charges against Modi, opposition parties may have 1989 in mind

Excerpt: The Rafale controversy brings a good news for PM Narendra Modi and Amit Shah; Rahul Gandhi has a task cut out.

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‘Mera Booth, Sabse Majboot’: Why BJP’s last-layer campaign strategy may prove decider in Madhya Pradesh polls

While campaign strategies and speeches are traceable through the television screens and newspaper columns, it's not so public as to how, and on what scale the saffron party runs its door to door campaign.

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Flashback: Somnath Chatterjee’s expulsion and bipartisan stand that defined his persona

Chatterjee's expulsion from his party, following what many term his 'call of conscience', serves as the moment which defined his persona in public life.

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What changes for India if Imran Khan becomes Prime Minister of Pakistan?

The key question from the Indian perspective - how will a change of regime effect India - still stands, and widely speculated.

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Karnataka ends, Kairana begins: The ‘Jinnah vs Ganna’ politics that could be prelude to 2019

While there were many takeaways from the recently concluded assembly polls for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, it will be Kairana, not Karnataka, which will set the tone for 2019.

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Karnataka verdict: Congress’ biggest setbacks came from Lingayat and Dalit voters

Siddaramaiah made a big move by awarding minority religion status to Lingayats community, a move seen as a counter to BS Yeddyurappa's massive outreach to the community.

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Kairana bypolls: Will MAJGAR and joint opposition repeat a Gorakhpur for SP?

The strategically crucial region, with a polarising factor between the Jats and Muslims, will be a laboratory of all the caste and community politics for both the BJP and the joint Opposition.

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Rahul Gandhi met Cambridge Analytica CEO, claims Shehzad Poonawalla; releases firm’s ‘pitch’ to Congress for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

"Alexander Nix met Rahul just before he became President of INC as per my sources and pitched this ... a remarkable difference and upswing took place in Gujarat elections as far Rahul's campaign is concerned thereafter," Poon

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Trivendra Singh Rawat exclusive: ‘Our work against corruption is evident,’ says Uttarakhand CM on 1 year of BJP government

In an exclusive conversation with Financialexpress.com, Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat answered a slew of questions related to the state's economy and development-related issues.

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Congress for CJI Dipak Misra’s impeachment: Here is the process to remove a Supreme Court judge

Owing to the charges put up by judges, the Indian National Congress is learnt to be building support of Members of Parliament to initiate an impeachment motion against the Chief Justice of India.

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Religion tag: Siddaramaiah’s Lingayat move is BJP’s Catch-22, but is the Congress gaining?

If the BJP, at Centre, grants the special status tag to the community, the credit may go to Congress resulting in significant electoral gains.

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Team ‘Bua-Bhatija’ Trumps BJP: Akhilesh-Mayawati alliance can upset Adityanath’s 2019 arithmetic

UP by election results 2018: In a shot in the arm, Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party, which entered into an experimental alliance with arch-rival Bahujan Samaj Party, has managed to dent the Bharatiya Janata Party's winning st

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Andhra Pradesh special status deadlock explained: In law vs emotions, here’s why BJP-TDP can’t agree

Andhra Pradesh special status deadlock explained: The question arises that if TDP's demand is invalid, on what ground is Chandra Babu Naidu's TDP demanding it? Or, if it was promised earlier, why can't it be dispensed now?

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Why Karti Chidambaram’s arrest is big dent to Rahul Gandhi’s corruption charges against PM Modi ahead of Lok Sabha Elections 2019

Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the arrest sets off a reverse-trend where an elected government might be seen countering opposition on the charges of corruption for the first time.

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No cake walk! Here’s how a reinvigorated Naveen Patnaik is countering BJP’s rise in Odisha

Anti-incumbency, BJP's dominance, and push back after Municipal Election drubbing - challenges were many for Naveen Patnaik.

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Exclusive | Manish Sisodia shares his insights on Delhi’s development, economy; reveals why AAP govt didn’t raise tax-rates in last budget

In an exclusive interview to Financialexpress.com, Manish Sisodia, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister, said focus on healthcare and education is part of AAP's in-principle philosophy. Sisodia also spoke vividly

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Trouble for Vasundhara Raje: Why Congress sweep in Rajasthan by-elections is a wake up call for BJP

The grand old party had a fine electoral beginning for 2018 with a thumping victory in Rajasthan by-elections where two Lok Sabha and one Vidhan Sabha seats were at stake. Raje faces the challenge to pacify angered communitie

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Budget 2018 India targets farmers: Will it benefit Narendra Modi in 2019?

Budget 2018: Farmer protest in a number of states and subsequent reported erosion of vote share in rural areas, most recently in Gujarat, was one of the biggest political concerns of Narendra Modi government before Budget 201

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Budget 2018: What is Money Bill?

Budget 2018: The tabling of the Economic Survey has set off the countdown for Budget 2018 in parliament on February 1. A thorough understanding of the Union Budget requires a short insight on some crucial subjects like Fiscal

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What is Finance Bill and where will it find its place in Budget 2018?

Budget 2018: The countdown for budget 2018 has begun. One important term to know is 'Finance Bill'. There will be a set of confusing economic jargon and terms that will be used. Here's a quick look at what a Finance Bill is

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Explained: What is ‘Office of Profit’ law and case against Arvind Kejriwal’s 20 AAP MLAs?

What is Office of Profit case: Election Commission of India has recommended the disqualification of 20 Aam Admi Party (AAP) MLAs. Here is a simple explainer on the nitty-gritty of the case which has created a storm in the nat

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