Rahul quits as Congress chief, asks party to elect new leader soon

Claiming responsibility for the Lok Sabha election debacle, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, in an open letter to party workers, resigned from his post and said it was an honour to serve the party. He said that it would be unjust to “ignore” his own responsibility for the election defeat. Read More
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Congress chief ministers pursue Rahul to withdraw his resignation

In an attempt to pursue Congress president Rahul Gandhi to withdraw his resignation from his post, chief ministers of states from the party urged Rahul Gandhi that nobody else except him was capable of reviving the organization at this stage. Read More
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Modi, other MPs take oath on first day of 17th Lok Sabha

The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha commenced on Monday with leader of the House, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other lawmakers, including Lok Sabha debutant and home minister Amit Shah and defence minister Rajnath Singh, taking oath as MPs. Read More
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Mamata blames TMC for party’s Singur loss, says ‘it’s a shame’

After TMC’s defeat in West Bengal’s Singur in 2019 Lok Sabha election, state chief minister Mamata Banerjee said it is “a shame” for the party, at an internal meeting in Kolkata. Read More
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Modi takes oath as PM for second time, Shah also joins Cabinet

Narendra Modi has taken oath as India’s prime minister for the second time. Along with the PM, a total of 24 Cabinet ministers, 9 state ministers (independent charge) and 24 state ministers have taken oath. Read More
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Congress won’t send any member to media debates for a month

Senior Congress leader and party media chief Randeep Surjewala said his party members wouldn’t participate in television debates for a month. Surjewala requested media channels to not place any of their representatives on their shows. Read More
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Didi won’t attend PM’s swearing in over invite to slain BJP workers’ kin

Mamata Banerjee decided to drop her plan to attend Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony because the BJP had invited the family members of around 50 of its workers in Bengal, who had been allegedly killed in political violence in her state. Read More
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Modi invites kin of slain Bengal BJP workers to his swearing in

The Bharatiya Janata Party has sent a special invitation to the family members of around 50 party workers killed in political violence in West Bengal for Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony as the prime minister. Read More
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After poll results, TMC’s two MLAs and over 50 councillors join BJP

Days after the Modi wave hit Bengal and the BJP made deep inroads into the Trinamool Congress bastion in 2019 Lok Sabha election, two TMC MLAs and at least 50 TMC councillors, on Tuesday, along with a CPM MLA joined the saffron party. Read More
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After 353 seats in Lok Sabha, NDA on course to dominate Rajya Sabha

After winning a clear majority in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic alliance is also likely to dominate the Rajya Sabha by 2021. This will give the government a free hand to clear legislations. Read More
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