Smriti Irani Amethi close aide killed in political rivalry, police say

Surendra Singh, a close political aide of Amethi’s newly elected MP Smriti Irani, who was killed within a day of the Lok Sabha election results were declared, fell victim to local political rivalry, police said. 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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Paper editor booked for carrying ‘fake news’ on Deve Gowda family

Days after a Kannada newspaper, “Vishwavani”, published articles on the “turmoil” within former PM and JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda’s family following the party’s disastrous Lok Sabha campaign, the police registered an FIR against the paper’s owner-editor and his editorial team. Read More
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BIMSTEC leaders invited to Modi’s swearing in, Imran Khan ignored

The government has invited leaders of the BIMSTEC countries, which includes Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar, Nepal and Bhutan, for Modi’s swearing-in ceremony as the prime minister. However, it has not extended an invitation to Pakistani PM Imran Khan. Read More
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Tribal activist held for 2017 beef post right after LS poll results

A tribal theatre activist, Jeetrai Hansda, has been arrested in Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Jharkhand almost two years after he posted a comment asserting his community’s right to eat beef. Read More
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Amethi BJP worker shot dead, Smriti Irani turns pallbearer

Two days after BJP’s Smriti Irani pulled off the biggest upset in Lok Sabha election by beating Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi, her close associate from the constituency, Surendra Singh, was shot dead at his residence. Read More
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In Central Hall of Parliament, Modi vows to win minorities’ trust

During his 75-minute speech addressing the newly elected NDA members of Parliament, Narendra Modi advised the MPs to exercise restraint while speaking in public and emphasized that his government would push towards winning the trust of the minority communities. Read More
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In a first, BJP-led NDA sweeps Bihar, RJD draws a blank

The Rashtriya Janata Dal, led by Lalu Prasad’s son Tejashwi Yadav and the main party in the Bihar mahagathbandhan, could not manage to win even a single seat in 2019 Lok Sabha election out of the 20 seats it contested. Read More
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Naaveen Patnaik’s BJD gets mandate for the consecutive fifth term in Odisha

Naveen Patnaik, chief minister of Odisha, has successfully led his Biju Janata Dal party back to power in the state for the fifth term. Read More
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