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Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls: Amid outflux of leaders, BSP's saving grace may be sound alliances, seat allocation
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West Bengal Election 2021 Voting: 283 candidates in fray for phase 8; full list of constituencies going to polls today
The final phase of the West Bengal Assembly Election will be held in 11,860 polling stations spread over 11 seats each in Murshidabad and Birbhum, six in Malda and seven in Kolkata North districts amid a raging second wave of COVID-19 cases
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Assembly Election 2021: EC bans all victory processions during and after counting of votes
The Election Commission has also directed that only two persons can accompany winning candidates to receive certificates of election from Returning Officers
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Assembly Elections 2021: Sporadic violence marks voting in Kerala, Bengal; polling largely peaceful in TN, Assam, Puducherry
ECI said that elections remained largely peaceful in all states. However, media reports confirmed sporadic spurts of violence in West Bengal where some candidates of the ruling TMC were allegedly attacked by BJP cadres
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Kerala Election 2021 sees over 73% polling till 7 pm; CPM-BJP workers clash, Sabarimala issue flares up
Tempers ran high at Kattayikonam in the Kazhakootam constituency, as CPM and BJP workers clashed leaving four from the saffron party injured; three from CPM have been arrested
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'Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance stands united': Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut dismisses rumours of split with ally Congress
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BJP's Ganga Prasad Sharma, seven others join TMC; saffron party's fall in Bengal imminent, claims Mukul Roy
Sharma, BJP's Alipurduar district president, alleged that the party ignored the sentiments of grassroots workers while choosing candidates for the Assembly polls
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Why Arvind Kejriwal is in Punjab and who will be AAP CM face in the 2022 Assembly election
When asked who will be the CM's face of the party for the Punjab Assembly polls in 2022, Kejriwal said, 'discussions are going on in the party regarding this, when time comes, you will be informed'
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Hindutva not a company, it comes from the heart, says Uddhav Thackeray
Speaking on the occasion of Shiv Sena's foundation day, Thackeray said standing on one's own does not mean just fighting elections but fighting for rights.
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Centre looks to restore J&K statehood, PM to discuss roadmap at all-party meet
News18 quoted sources privy to the developments as saying that the region will be granted statehood soon as promised in the past by the Centre, however, there will be no talks on restoring its special constitutional position
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Salman Khurshid slams G-23, says reform not achieved by questioning something one has 'taken advantage of'
Days after Moily stressed the need for a 'major surgery' on the Congress to make it electorally more competitive, Khurshid said these 'wonderful phrases' are not the answer
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Ex-IAS officer AK Sharma, considered close to Narendra Modi, made UP BJP's vice president
Sharma's appointment to the post negates the chances of his induction in the UP cabinet because of the BJP's larger principle of one-man-one-post, a party leader said
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Differences emerge among Jammu and Kashmir politicos as Narendra Modi extends olive branch
Jammu and Kashmir: Differences emerge among Jammu and Kashmir politicos as Narendra Modi extends olive branch, including necessitating the restoration of Article 370 as a condition for the resumption of any political engagement with the Centre on Kashmir read all about it on Firstpost
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Explained: Why Modi's meet with all J&K parties is crucial, and what's likely to be on the agenda
The all-party meet in Jammu and Kashmir is the first such exercise since the Centre announced the abrogation of the erstwhile state's special status and its bifurcation into two Union territories in August 2019
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Explainer: Why Sasikala is facing opposition in attempting a return to AIADMK
Post-poll, apart from sitting in opposition after a decade of rule, the AIADMK is beset with the issue of alleged leaked audiotapes purportedly of Sasikala, where she has hinting at her return to politics
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Suvendu Adhikari submits petition to West Bengal Speaker seeking Mukul Roy’s disqualification as MLA
Roy recently rejoined the TMC, of which he was once the second-in-command, following his three-and-a-half year-long stint in the BJP
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Four-time Assam MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi resigns from Congress, to join BJP on 21 June
Rupjyoti Kurmi, a prominent tea tribe leader, is the son of former Assam minister late Rupam Kurmi, and has been elected from Mariani constituency since 2006
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Chirag Paswan blames JD(U) for split in LJP, rejects decisions of faction headed by Pashupati Kumar Paras
In his first interaction with the media after the split in the LJP, Chirag Paswan struck a combative note by describing himself as 'sher ka beta' (lion's cub)
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Explained: Sasikala indicates AIADMK return imminent; what this means for party, EPS, OPS
The perception of differences gained momentum recently after OPS and EPS issued separate statements on public issues, but joint statements on party matters
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Chirag Paswan removed as LJP national president; ousted leader suspends five rebel MPs
Suraj Bhan will function as the working president until a new president is elected. The party has also given him the charge to conduct elections for the appointment of the party's national president
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At least five suspended BSP MLAs meet Akhilesh Yadav, trigger speculation of joining SP
At present, there are 18 Bahujan Samaj Party MLAs in the 403-member Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
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