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It’s BJP or Congress, AAP no Alternative in Delhi: Sheila Dikshit (Interview)

BJP leaders admit the AAP is their main foe in Delhi, but three-time chief minister Sheila Dikshit doesn’t feel that the Arvind Kejriwal-led party is an alternative to the BJP or the Congress. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi goes all out campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party in Delhi, Congress leader Dikshit says her party is very much in the ...

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Enable voting by NRIs in 8 weeks, SC tells Govt.

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the government to take steps, within eight weeks, for implementation of e-voting by NRIs after being told the government has accepted the poll panel’s recommendation to this effect. The government has accepted both in “letter and spirit the recommendation of the Election Commission. Further steps are to be taken to implement the suggestions in ...

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Jaitley Clarifies on Why Govt is Helpless to Bring Back Black Money Despite Election Promise

Jaitley has to cover up for Narendra Modi’s promise made during the elections that within 3 months the black money stashed abroad will be brought back home, in a write up saying India will pursue black money, not adventurism. Yesterday, the government told the Supreme Court it can’t yet disclose the names of people who have allegedly stashed their ill-gotten ...

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Jammu and Kashmir Elections to be Held on Time

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections will be held on schedule and will not be postponed, top sources said on Friday. "In all likelihood the assembly elections will be held in December and not deferred to next year," the sources said ahead of the visit of the Chief Election Commissioner and two Commissioners here Saturday to take the final call on ...

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Maharashtra Assembly Election: Voter Turnout Touches 60 Per Cent in Haryana

More than 60 percent of Haryana’s 1.63 crore voters had casted their vote by evening in the state assembly elections on Wednesday, authorities said. Officials said that the voters were still queued up at polling stations and the poll percentage would go up. The balloting will decide the fate of 1,351 candidates, including 116 women. The BJP, which is contesting ...

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Chandra Babu and Pawan Kalyan are invited for NDA meeting

NDA invited Janasena leader, Tollywood super star, Pawan Kalyan to participate in their meeting. BJP national leader Rajnath singh personally invited Pawan Kalyan on phone to participate in their meeting.This meeting is going to be held on Tuesday.Leaders of other parties which are part of NDA and TDp leader, Chandra Babu Naidu are also participating in this crucial meeting. Narendra ...

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Elections: High turnout in Seemandhra; rival party workers clash

High turnout and sporadic clashes marked Wednesday’s polling for 25 Lok Sabha and 175 assembly seats in Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh. Around 20 people were injured in clashes between activists of rival parties. Additional SP was attacked in Jammalamadugu. Rigging was attempted by YSR congress party members and firing in air in many places. TDP member Rama subba reddy ...

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