Shashank Shantanu

Articles By Shashank Shantanu

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Amit Shah settles Bihar leadership debate, says Nitish Kumar to lead NDA’s 2020 campaign

BJP president Amit Shah has put to rest all such speculations making it clear that the coalition is doing fine and it will certainly contest the state polls under Nitish Kumar's leadership.

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It’s ‘Khachhar’ vs ‘Chuhiya’ as BJP, Congress revive animal spirits this poll season

With the campaign for Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra entering the final lap, political parties have resorted to what they do best, which is calling each other names.

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Haryana Assembly election 2019: BJP promises 95 per cent jobs for locals in poll manifesto

The BJP has also promised in its election document that it will provide 'guarantee free' loan to youths seeking higher, vocational education.

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Haryana Assembly elections: Setback for Congress ahead of polls, former state chief Ashok Tanwar quits party

In his scathing resignation letter, Tanwar stressed that money power and 'blackmailing' has destroyed the party.

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Maharashtra Assembly elections result 2019: Clean sweep for BJP in Mumbai, predicts this BIG Congress leader!

Speaking to reporters in a press conference in Mumbai, Sanjay Nirupam said barring 3-4 seats, Congress candidates would "lose their deposits".

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Maharashtra Assembly Elections: BJP denies ticket to veteran Eknath Khadse, picks daughter instead

The BJP has also ignored to give poll tickets to other senior leaders Vinod Tawde, Raj Purohit, Chandrashekar Bawankule.

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NRC: Spoke to PM Modi, ‘everything is OK’, says Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

During her meeting with PM Modi in New York last month, Hasina had reportedly raised the issue of NRC describing it as a matter of 'great concern' for her country.

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As Patna reels under floods, Tejashwi Yadav campaigns in Haryana for sister’s husband 

Tejashwi was in Haryana's Rewari to boost brother-in-law and Congress candidate Chiranjeevi Rao's election campaign as he filed his nomination.

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Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: BJP has picked this TikTok sensation to contest from Adampur seat

The BJP has fielded TikTok star and TV actor Sonali Phogat against Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi from Adampur assembly seat.

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Sanjay Nirupam hints at quitting Congress after party ‘rejects’ sole recommendation for Maharashtra polls

Nirupam said he spoke to Mallikarjun Kharge, Jyotiraditya Scindia, KC Venugopal and Balasaheb Thorat regarding distribution of assembly election tickets. However, his inputs were paid no heed to.

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‘Where has the party gone?’ Ahmed Patel’s video discussing Congress prospects in Haryana with Azad, Hooda goes viral

The video shot outside the Parliament building shows Ahmed Patel apparently discussing ticket allocation with former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Ghulam Nabi Azad.

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Twitter goes ROFL over Samajwadi Party leader Firoz Khan crying in front of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue

Last month, Firoz Khan, in an attempt to dodge the police, had dressed up as a groom wearing a sehra, to enter Rampur to meet senior party leader Azam Khan.

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Sharad Pawar cancels appearance at ED office, cites law and order situation

Sharad Pawar, who was not summoned by the agency, had vowed to make an appearance regardless, claiming that he had nothing to do with the case,

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Rahul Gandhi says Sharad Pawar ‘targeted by vindictive govt’, links ED notice to Maharashtra elections

Rahul Gandhi said that the action against Pawar just days before Assembly polls clearly suggests that the Modi government is deliberately targeting him.

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Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019: BJP to contest on 144 seats, Shiv Sena 126, say reports

As per the deal, Shiv Sena has also succeeded in getting the deputy chief minister post in its kitty.

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Maharashtra Assembly election 2019: Shiv Sena links Army Chief’s Balakot remark to upcoming polls

An editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana said that Army Chief's statement regarding the presence of 500 terrorists at Jaish-e-Mohammad camps across the Line of Control is a cause of concern at a time when Assembly electio

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‘Will strip you of your uniform’, Union Minister Ashwini Choubey threatens cop during janta durbar; complaint filed | WATCH VIDEO

The cop had reportedly sent a 'Goonda notice' to a local Bharatiya Janata Party worker, who complained about it during a janta durbar (public court) conducted by the minister.

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Won’t bow before Delhi ‘throne’, ready for ED’s hospitality: Sharad Pawar

Speaking to reporters in Mumbai, Pawar said he was ready to provide the ED all details he has with concerning the case in which he has been booked.  

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Punjab drone arms dropping: CM Amarinder Singh dials Amit Shah to counter Pakistan’s sinister plans

Reports said Pakistan used advanced drones, capable of lifting payload of upto 10kg, seven to eight times to airdrop arms, ammunition and counterfeit currency. The consignment was seized in Punjab's Tarn Taran district.

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Are you a tenant living in Delhi? Here’s how you can avail Arvind Kejriwal’s latest scheme and reduce your power bills drastically

The move will benefit lakhs of tenants who were not able to avail the Delhi government's electricity subsidy scheme under which there is no charge for electricity consumption of up to 200 units.

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Haryana Assembly elections 2019: Ashok Tanwar takes veiled dig at Bhupinder Hooda as Congress bickering intensifies ahead of polls 

Without naming Hooda, Tanwar said the Congress would have grabbed all ten Lok Sabha seats in Haryana had a few of his party colleagues supported him.

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Congress left red-faced as Milind Deora praises ‘Howdy Modi’ event, PM responds 

Taking a contrary stand from the party leadership over the Prime Minister's much publicised event, Milind Deora described it as a "momentous first for India's soft power diplomacy"

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First-time voter? Here are 5 things you must do now to cast your ballot

The upcoming elections are a great opportunity for first-time voters in the three states to exercise their franchise.

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Madhya Pradesh: Digvijaya Singh’s brother asks Rahul Gandhi to apologise over farm waiver promise

Addressing a rally in Mandsaur last year, Rahul Gandhi, who was then the Congress president, had said that if his party was voted to power in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, it would waive off loans of farmers wit

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Why no ban on tobacco? Social media questions Centre’s move to ban e-cigarettes

As per the new law, those who violate the ban could face a jail term of up to one year and fine of Rs 1 lakh. The punishment could go up to three years and Rs 5 lakh or both.

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Maharashtra elections: Congress struggles to contain infighting as it prepares to release first list of 50 candidates

It would be interesting to see whether leaders like Sanjay Nirupam and Milind Deora, who have been involved in an open and ugly fight over Urmila Matondkar's resignation from the party find a place on the Congress' first list

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Maharashtra elections: Congress defections add fresh twist to BJP-Shiv Sena tussle over seat-sharing

The Shiv Sena, which had intensively criticised PM Modi in the run-up to the Lok Sabha election 2019 and had to bury its stance only after the BJP got an overwhelming victory, seems to have hit the 'opposition' mode yet again

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