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Modi blames TMC ‘hooligans’ for Kolkata vandalism, vows to erect grand statue of Ishwar Chand Vidyasagar at same spot

The statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar inside the premises of Vidyasagar College was broken on Monday during a violent clash between Trinamool Congress and BJP workers.

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Mayawati comes out in support of Mamata Banerjee, says EC acting under pressure

The Election Commission curtailed campaigning in West Bengal under pressure of central government, she further charged.

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‘Modi Code of Misconduct’: Congress backs Mamata on EC’s West Bengal order

For the first in the history of independent India, the Election Commission on Wednesday invoked Article 324 of Constitution to cut short the election campaign in West Bengal. The silent period in Beng

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As Lok Sabha polls enter final stage, Modi’s election bid hangs on angry farmers

One of the election pledges that swept Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party to power five years ago was the promise to pay farmers 50% more than their cost of production.

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Chappals hurled at Kamal Haasan’s vehicle in Tamil Nadu amid controversy over Godse remark, one person detained

One person has been detained, the police said, adding that the chappals missed the target and fell on the crowd.

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West Bengal campaign freeze: Sparks fly as EC cracks down state officials for interfering in poll process

The Election Commission decision to curtail the campaign time in West Bengal and shunt top officials of the Trinamool Congress government comes a day after widespread violence in Kolkata during BJP pr

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Sushma Swaraj plays emotional card in Varanasi, says relationship between people and Modi like family

Sushma Swaraj also appealed to the Varanasi voters to ensure PM Narendra Modi's victory with the highest margin in the country. Varanasi goes to poll in the seventh and last phase on May 19. Results w

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Denied ticket by Congress, Sidhu’s wife says Captain Amarinder Singh should respect women

Navjot Kaur wanted to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Chandigarh but the party snubbed her and fielded Pawan Kumar Bansal. Then Kaur lobbied for a ticket from Amritsar, but again Congress chose t

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Patna Sahib Lok Sabha election: In vote appeal for Ravi Shankar Prasad, Yogi Adityanath cites Ram Temple, triple talaq and Digital India

He is not only the advocate of the Ram temple but also the man responsible for ensuring justice to ‘aadhi aabadi’ (half the population, a Hindi colloquial used to describe women) by attacking the

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Akhilesh Yadav takes swipe at UP CM, tweets photo sharing meal with Adityanath lookalike

Akhilesh Yadav’s ‘poori’  jibe at Yogi Adityanath: Adding to his list of jibes against Yogi Adityanath, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has shared a photo having

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Won’t make an issue if PM not from Congress: Ghulam Nabi Azad

On April 21, opposition parties will be meeting in New Delhi to discuss future strategy. However, ANI reported that three key opposition leaders - Mamata Banerjee, Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav are like

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Ajit Pawar differs from uncle Sharad Pawar, says ‘no doubt’ about functioning of EVMs

Sharad Pawar is among the key opposition leaders who have been questioning the authenticity of EVMs and pitching for the use of ballot papers in elections.

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Why not for eastern Uttar Pradesh? asks Asaduddin Owaisi on EC decision to curtail campaigning in West Bengal

The Election Commission on Wednesday evening ordered that campaigning in nine parliamentary constituencies of West Bengal will end at 10 pm on Thursday, 24 hours before its scheduled deadline.

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After Bengal violence, EC invokes Article 324, orders early end to campaigning in state

The Commission said it was probably the first time that the panel had invoked Article 324 in this manner, “but it may not be last in case of repetition of lawlessness and violence which vitiate the

Citing incidents of violence in the state, the EC curtailed canvassing in nine Lok Sabha constituencies of West Bengal by 20 hours. News

Mamata Banerjee calls EC’s campaign ban in Bengal an ‘unconstitutional gift to Modi’

The EC invoked Article 324 of the Constitution to curtail the campaigning for the last phase of the election on May 19.

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Classic case of breakdown of constitutional machinery in West Bengal: Jaitley on EC action

The EC also ordered the removal of Principal Secretary (Home) and Additional Director General, CID from their postings in West Bengal.

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Lok Sabha elections 2019: After Kolkata violence, EC curtails West Bengal campaigning

The two paries have traded charges of inciting the violence during BJP president Amit Shah's massive road show in the state capital on Tuesday.

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Nagpur Election Result: Nitin Gadkari faces big task of retaining city which houses RSS headquarters

Nagpur election result: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is up against Congress candidate Nana Patole who had won the 2014 Lok Sabha election as a BJP candidate from Maharashtra's Bhandara-Gondiya constit

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Lok Sabha election 2019: A battle between Lalu’s family and former aide in Pataliputra

The BJP candidate enjoys the support of the JD (U), which won the seat in 2009 and had secured the third position five years later, polling nearly one lakh votes.

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Spoke only a ‘historic truth’: Kamal Haasan on “first extremist a Hindu” comment

All Hindus are against him and if he repeats such statements, his free movement will be hindered. We will hold protests against him," he told reporters in Tiruchirappalli.

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West Bengal violence: Mamata Banerjee holds protest march in Kolkata

On Tuesday, a series of clashes broke out while Amit Shah's convoy was passing through Calcutta University. The violence triggered after some students and activists showed black flags to Amit Shah and

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Crowdfunding, focus on education: How a new generation of liberal leaders has shaken up this Lok Sabha election

The atmosphere was festive for the candidate who’s credited with revamping government schools by introducing modern learning tools and bringing them on par with private-run institutions.

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Mamata Banerjee govt out to destroy everything in Bengal: Modi

The entire country is watching your misdeeds....Didi should not be kept in power. In the last four to five years she has shown her colours".

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Electoral bonds worth Rs 5,029 crore issued till May 4, reveals RTI reply

Replying to another query on how many of the electoral bonds issued have been submitted for withdrawal, it replied that (out of 10,494 issued) 10,388 bonds have been withdrawn/redeemed till the phase

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Lok Sabha elections: To overcome WhatsApp restrictions, parties using a Rs 1000 tool

WHATSAPP CLONES Modified versions of popular apps have become common as technically-savvy hobbyists have long reverse-engineered them.

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BJP supporter disrupts Congress press conference in Delhi; waves Tricolour, chants Bharat Mata Ki Jai

The man identified as Nachiketa from Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, reportedly objected to Congress leaders referring to Yogi Adityanath by his original name Ajay Singh Bisht.

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Modi will run the nation for 25 years, 2019 elections will shatter all forecasts: Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath said the socialist leader's dream has been fulfilled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP will form the government with a clear majority after the 2019 elections.

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