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    UP special session being held to hide BJP govt's failures: Mayawati

    PTI | October 02, 2019 17:21 IST

    The actual reason for holding a special session of Uttar Pradesh legislature to mark Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary is not to deliberate on his works but to hide the failures of the BJP government, BSP president Mayawati on Wednesday claimed.

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    Divisive politics will not work in Bengal : Mamata Banerjee

    PTI | October 01, 2019 21:28 IST

    WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday cautioned the people of West Bengal against divisive politics and said it will not work in the state. Bengal is known for its hospitality and people of different faiths in the state practice their respective religions.

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    Trinamool MLA Sabyasachi joins BJP

    IANS | October 01, 2019 16:28 IST

    Sabyasachi Dutta, who represents the Rajarhat-New Town constituency in the state Assembly, took the party flag from state BJP President Dilip Ghosh before Shah draped him with a scarf.

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    Send all-party delegation led by Manmohan for Kartarpur ceremony: Cong

    PTI | October 01, 2019 0:01 IST

    Senior Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Monday suggested that an all-party delegation constituted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Manmohan Singh as the head could be sent for the inaugural ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor after Pakistan decided to invite the former PM for the event.

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    SP fields Azam Khan's wife Tazeen Fatima from Rampur

    India TV News Desk | September 29, 2019 18:48 IST

    The Election Commission had announced that polling for 11 Assembly seats in UP mostly belonging to MLAs who had won the Lok Sabha polls and resigned as members of state assembly will be held on October 21.

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    Congress announces candidates for Bihar, Rajasthan, UP by-polls

    India TV News Desk | September 29, 2019 16:20 IST

    On September 21, the Election Commission announced the schedule for the bypolls on October 21, while the counting of votes will take place on October 24.

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    Congress announces candidates for assembly by-elections

    India TV Politics Desk | September 28, 2019 23:29 IST

    The Congress on Saturday announced its candidates for the upcoming assembly by-elections in Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Puducherry.

  • Former Indian Hockey captain Sandeep Singh joins BJP

    Sandeep Singh, Yogeshwar Dutt join BJP

    PTI | September 26, 2019 17:00 IST

    ​Olympic medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt and former Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh joined the BJP on Thursday along with Akali Dal MLA Balkaur Singh.  

  • Will defer by-polls to 15 Karnataka Assembly seats,

    Will defer by-polls to 15 Karnataka Assembly seats, EC tells SC

    India TV Politics Desk | September 26, 2019 16:58 IST

    The Election Commission Thursday told the Supreme Court that it would defer the upcoming by-polls to 15 Assembly constituencies in Karnataka.

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    Ajay Lallu expected to be new UP Congress chief

    IANS | September 25, 2019 15:07 IST

    Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) looks set to get a new chief, with Priyanka Gandhi zeroing in on MLA Ajay Kumar Lallu, much to the discomfort of senior leaders of the state unit.

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    BJP-led government in Manipur will complete term, win next polls: CM

    PTI | September 25, 2019 10:13 IST

    Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has exuded confidence that the BJP-led government in the state will complete its term and win the next Assembly elections.

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    'ED is Yedi,' tweets Maharashtra Youth Congress chief after Pawar FIR

    India TV Politics Desk | September 24, 2019 21:40 IST

    In Marathi, the word 'Yeda' or 'Yedi' is a slang for going crazy or even bonkers. ED has filed an FIR against Sharad Pawar and Ajit Pawar for money laundering.

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    Cannot think of quitting as long as Punjab needs me: Capt. Amarinder

    India TV News Desk | September 24, 2019 14:40 IST

    "I cannot think of quitting as long as Punjab's people need me. My people suffered for 10 years under the SAD rule and its my commitment that I will wipe even the memories of those dark years and restore the state's #1 position. If that means contesting next Assembly polls, so be it," he tweeted

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    Tripura Congress chief Pradyot Deb Barman resigns from party

    India TV News Desk | September 24, 2019 11:56 IST

    "Woke up today after a long time feeling relaxed . I start this day without having to listen to criminals and liars. Not having to worry about which colleague will back stab u," Pradyot Deb Barman said.

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    You are not a star campaigner in US elections: Congress to PM Modi

    PTI | September 23, 2019 18:44 IST

    The Congress on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating Indian foreign policy's "time honoured principle" of not interfering in the domestic elections of another country by "actively campaigning" for US President Donald Trump at the 'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston.  

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    Infighting in AAP, Sisodia too may leave: Manoj Tiwari

    IANS | September 23, 2019 13:22 IST

    "The AAP is talking about infighting in the BJP to hide its government's failures. There is no fight in the BJP. The infighting is in AAP, which is diverting people's attention with these claims. The BJP is collectively going for the elections," Tiwari said.

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    PM Modi deserves respect when he represents India abroad: Tharoor

    PTI | September 22, 2019 18:53 IST

    Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who is a strong critic of the Modi-led government, on Sunday said the prime minister deserves respect when he visits foreign countries as India's representative, but when he is in the country, people have the right to question him.  

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    Shah attacks Congress, Rahul for 'playing politics' on J&K

    IANS | September 22, 2019 17:09 IST

    Terming the move to revoke the Constitution's Article 370 as a "historic decision" on Jammu and Kashmir, Shah said while the BJP had struggled for "one nation, one Prime Minister and one constitution", the Congress was indulging in politicising an issue involving the nation's security.

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    MP flood politics: Shivraj sings in protest, Cong says 'drama'

    IANS | September 22, 2019 16:34 IST

    Addressing the people at the dharna site, Chauhan lashed out at state's Kamal Nath government for its apathy to the problems of the people in Mandsaur and Neemach, and in the evening sat there singing devotional songs.

  • Priyanka slams government for stopping farmers at UP Gate

    Priyanka slams government for stopping farmers at UP Gate

    IANS | September 21, 2019 20:45 IST

    Farmers had started the march from Saharanpur in UP on September 11 to present their demands, like loan waiver and settlement of sugarcane arrears. However, they were stopped at the Ghazipur border.  

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    Not after post, but won't shun responsibility: Aaditya

    PTI | September 21, 2019 20:26 IST

    On Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking "loudmouths" to refrain from commenting on the Ram Temple issue while it is before the court, Thackeray said it is the common wish of the Shiv Sena and BJP that the temple is built in Ayodhya.

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    Congress will win all four Assembly bypolls: Amarinder Singh

    IANS | September 21, 2019 17:42 IST

    Talking informally with mediapersons after inaugurating a two-day Pashupaalan Mela here, Amarinder Singh said the party was fully geared to contest the upcoming by-elections on the back of the government's progressive and welfare programmes and schemes.

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    Picture Abhi Baki Hai Dost: Karnataka Government can topple yet again

    India TV Politics Desk | September 21, 2019 20:44 IST

    All eyes on Maharashtra and Haryana as election dates of the two states, but it can also be make or break for Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa-led BJP government in the state. His government currently holds a wafer-thin majority over Congress-JD(S) combine, and by-elections for 15 seats are scheduled to be held in Karnataka along with elections in Maharashtra and Haryana.

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