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By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, March 27th, 2021
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Matua community and its electoral significance in Bengal

Kolkata: PM Narendra Modi’s visit to the shrine dedicated to the Matua sect founder — Harichand Thakur in Orakandi, on day 2 of his Bangladesh tour, carries a significant political message. PM Narendra Modi More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, March 6th, 2021
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BJP fields Suvendu Adhikari against Mamata Banerjee from Nandigram

New Delhi [India], March 6 (ANI): The BJP on Saturday fielded former TMC leader Suvendu Adhikari from Nandigram against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, setting the stage for a high-profile contest from More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, March 4th, 2021
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‘Metroman’ Sreedharan is BJP’s CM candidate for Kerala assembly polls: Union Minister Muraleedharan

Thiruvalla/Kochi,Mar 4 (PTI) ‘Metroman’ E Sreedharan, who recently joined the BJP, will be its chief ministerial candidate for the Kerala assembly elections on April 6, senior leader and Union Minister More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi resigns following allegations of sexual harassment

Bengaluru, Mar 3 (PTI): Karnataka Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi on Wednesday resigned from the state cabinet, following allegations of sexual harassment against him. Karnataka Water Resources Minister More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
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India renames world’s largest cricket stadium after PM Modi

Ahmedabad, India (Reuters): India renamed the world’s largest cricket stadium after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, a move that drew immediate praise and criticism. Workers install a hoarding renaming More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, February 18th, 2021
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Metro man E Sreedharan says will contest Kerala Assembly polls if BJP asks

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], February 18 (ANI): Former Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan, who is set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of Assembly polls in Kerala, expressed his willingness to More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, December 31st, 2020
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BJP pushes budget relief for middle class, business in wake of virus

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s ruling party has urged the government to put more money in the pockets of middle-income families in the next budget and cut the costs of raw material for small and medium-sized More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, December 28th, 2020
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Had no desire to become CM, BJP can have the post, says Nitish Kumar

Patna (Bihar) [India], December 28 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said he had no desire to become the Chief Minister and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could make its own Chief Minister. “I More...

By Manisha Sen On Saturday, November 28th, 2020
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Jammu and Kashmir people vote in local polls amid cold and security, 52% voter turnout

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people in Jammu and Kashmir voted Saturday amid tight security and freezing cold temperatures in the first phase of local elections, the first since New Delhi revoked More...

By Manisha Sen On Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
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BJP’s Vijay Sinha elected Speaker of Bihar assembly

Patna, Nov 25 (PTI): BJP MLA Vijay Kumar Sinha was on Wednesday elected as Speaker of the Bihar assembly by a majority vote. BJP MLA Vijay Kumar Sinha was on Wednesday elected as Speaker of the Bihar assembly by More...