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By Manish Sen On Sunday, April 21st, 2019
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Will contest from Varanasi if party president asks me, says Priyanka Gandhi

Wayanad (Kerala): Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said that she will contest the Lok Sabha election from Varanasi against Prime Minister Narendra Modi if the party president Rahul Gandhi asks her to do so. Priyanka More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
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BJP fields Sadhvi Pragya Singh from Bhopal against Congress’ Digvijay Singh

New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday fielded Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, facing trial in Malegaon blast case, in Lok Sabha elections from Bhopal seat, where she is set to have a direct contest with Congress heavyweight More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
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BJP demands Gehlot’s apology for comments against Prez Kovind

New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday demanded an apology from Congress’ senior leader Ashok Gehlot, for his comments against President Ram Nath Kovind, claiming that he was elected to the highest constitutional More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, April 13th, 2019
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Former bureaucrats in fray in Odisha Lok Sabha polls

Bhubaneswar: At least six former bureaucrats are in the fray for the Lok Sabha and the assembly elections that are being held simultaneously in Odisha. No former bureaucrats, however, were in the fray during the More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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Enforcement actions always taken irrespective of political affiliation: Revenue Dept to EC

New Delhi: Amid continuing Income Tax Department raids on persons considered close to opposition parties, Union Finance Ministry has told the Election Commission that enforcement actions by its revenue department More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, April 7th, 2019
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BJP launches ‘Phir Ek Baar Modi Sarkar’ theme song

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday released the Bharatiya Janata Party’s campaign tagline and theme song ‘Phir Ek Baar Modi Sarkar Banate Hai, Phir Se Kamal Khilate Hai’ (Let’s More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, April 6th, 2019
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Congress-BJP’s plan to lower retirement age to weigh on young

New Delhi: The BJP-Congress fight for Lok Sabha polls 2019 but both plan to lower the retirement age for central government employees from 60 to 55 years to tackle 30 million jobless youth. Once you find your footing, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Ex-RBI Guv Rajan says he will return if there is an opportunity to be of use

New Delhi: Amid speculation that he may be the finance minister if an opposition alliance wins the ensuing general elections, the former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said he is willing to return to take an opportunity More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Rahul’s promise of minimum income of Rs 72,000/year to poor a ‘bluff’, says Jaitley

New Delhi: BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday slammed Rahul Gandhi’s promise of giving Rs 72,000 per year to the most deprived families as a “bluff” and yet another Congress bid to “cheat” More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Congress promises big-bang scheme; to give Rs 72,000 annually to 20% poor

New Delhi: In a big bang election promise, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday announced that 20 per cent families belonging to the poorest category will be given Rs 72,000 each annually as minimum income More...