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Amit Shah replacing Advani in Gandhinagar is a big symbolic move by BJP, Modi

The huge support to 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign from the BJP leaders has reinforced the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah over the party.

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End of the road for Lal Krishna Advani in electoral politics

The BJP high command's decision not to give Lok Sabha ticket to Lal Krishna Advani also raises question about the fate of Murli Manhor Joshi, the third member of BJP's First Triumvirate, who is a Lok Sabha member from Kanpur,

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BJP counts on support of influential Thakur community in Hindi heartland

BJP Lok Sabha Candidates List: The party is expected to field a large number of Rajput candidates from Hindi heartland states.

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Finally, Congress gets its act together on pre-poll alliances in key states

Congress Pre-Poll Alliance: After suffering reverses in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and West Bengal, the Congress party is finally able to forge alliances in key states, including Bihar.

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Congress, RJD reach seat sharing pact in Bihar, announcement to be made after Holi

Bihar Lok Sabha Election: While NDA has already announced the seat sharing formula for Bihar on Monday. The Grand Alliance in Bihar will announce it a day after Holi festival, leaving just four days for candidates to file nom

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Pramod Sawant becomes new Goa chief minister

Goa new chief minister: Goa assembly speaker Pramod Sawant has succeeded Manohar Parriakar as the next chief minister of Goa.

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Lok Sabha Election: BJP may drop 2-3 sitting Lok Sabha members in Delhi

BJP Lok Sabha Election Candidate List: BJP may replace two to three sitting MPs in Delhi as the party is facing a strong challenge from ruling AAP that has already announced candidates for all 7 seats.

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Defections actually harm the party who accepts the turncoats, says Manish Tewari

Lok Sabha Election 2019: The Congress party, that has last several leaders to the BJP in the run up to the Lok Sabha election, can take solace that it was able to rope in a former BJP chief minister's son Manish Khanduri in t

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Lok Sabha Election: It’s advantage NDA in Bihar as UPA allies squabble

It makes sense for BJP to concede more seats for its allies in Bihar as the combined vote share of BJP and its NDA partners JD(U) and Lok Jan Shakti Party was more than 50% in the last Lok Sabha election.

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Parrikar’s death leaves a political void in the state and new challenges for the BJP

Manohar Parrikar's death has not only created a political vacuum in the state that is difficult to fill but it has also opened new challenges for his party as he was the glue that was holding the alliance together.

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Election Funding: Congress is crowd-sourcing funds to fight Lok Sabha elections, says Manish Tewari

Election funding in India: The Congress party which received less than one fourth of the total funds collected by the BJP in 2017-18 says that it will crowd-source its funding requirements for the election.

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Congress candidates list: Mukul Sangma, Sushmita Dev, Gaurav Gogoi’s names in the third Congress list

Lok Sabha Election: The Congress party has released the names 18 candidates from 6 states in the party's third list.

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Election Commission goes tech savvy, launches dedicated mobile app for special observers

Lok Sabha Election: Election Commission of India has launched a new mobile application that will help special observers in monitoring and reporting any violation to the commission in real-time.

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Cash for vote: Preventing payment of bribe to voters big challenge for election commission

Bribe to voters: Several politician have been caught paying bribe to voters in past but the cash-for-vote problem has acquired new dimension as now candidates are using new and innovative ways to pay gratification.

Voter Bribe, Gratification, Political Parties, Candidates, Liquor, Voter Inducement News

NCP list for Maharashtra: Supriya Sule, Sunil Tatkare, Raju Shetty fielded for Lok Sabha elections

NCP list for Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party has released the first list of candidates for Maharashtra where it is in alliance with Congress party.

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Lok Sabha Election dates clash with Ramzan, here is why it will not impact voting

None of the total seven polling dates fall on Friday, the traditional day of prayers for Muslims.

Lok Sabha Election, Ramzan Dates, Clash, Controversy, Trinamool Congress, Aam Admi Party, Owaisi, News

Lok Sabha Election: Shinde, Sriprakash Jaiswal, Milind Deora figure in second Congress list of 21 candidates

Second list of Congress includes heavyweights like former cabinet ministers Sushil Kumar Shinde and Sriprakash Jaiswal. It also includes film star Raj Babbar who will contest from Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh.

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Coalitions key to maintaining federal nature of Indian polity, says BJP’s Seshadri Chari

BJP and its allies are set to face at least three alliances at national level, including one national alliance of UPA partners led by the Congress party. NDA will also face multi-state pre-poll alliance of SP-BSP and another

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Lok Sabha Election: Congress, BJP leaders served notices for misusing defence officers photos in election propaganda

Contrary to the stand taken by Congress leaders in Delhi, who openly questioned the authenticity of the government's claims about IAF airstrikes, the Congress leaders at state level have been found using photos of defence off

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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Election Commission refuses to budge on poll dates due to Ramzan controversy

Prominent Muslim leaders have called the controversy completely uncalled for and unnecessary asking the election commission not to pay any heed to demands to change the poll schedule.

Election Commission, Ramzan, Poll Dates Clash News

These five states hold key to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s re-election bid

Five large states alone account for over 249 or 45% of total 543 Lok Sabha seats in the country. BJP, its allies and friendly parties have performed well in the last Lok Sabha election as they won three-fourth of the seats, p

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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Election Commission appoints three special observers for Jammu & Kashmir

The Commission has appointed three special observers for monitoring the election process in Jammu & Kashmir, all three observers are former civil servants with wide experience in the fields of security and election management

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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Prime Minister Modi urges first time voters to vote in record numbers

This large chunk of voters is extremely crucial for any political party. Most of the parties have been using social media to connect with this technology savvy group.

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Lok Sabha Election: ECI directs political parties to stop using photos of defence personnel

The commission said the armed forces are guardians of the country's security, its borders and political system and they are completely apolitical in nature.

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Modi must learn from mistakes and stitch together a strong coalition to retain power

BJP has realised the importance of stitching strong coalitions ahead of Lok Sabha elections. BJP feels that it will be difficult for any party to form government at the Centre without the support of regional parties.

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Lok Sabha Election 2019: BJP to contest in 13 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand

BJP has firmed up its pre-poll alliance for Lok Sabha elections in five states - Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Maharashtra and Jharkhand. However, the party is yet to announce its alliance partners for politically crucial state

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Ujjwala Scheme: UP, West Bengal, Bihar top the list of free LPG connection scheme for poor

The scheme was criticised for providing free LPG connections to those poor households that could not afford a refill. But the latest data shows more than 82% beneficiaries have sought refill of their cylinders.

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