Congress’s move to sponsor migrants’ train fare stumps BJP

Congress president Sonia Gandhi announced that her party will bear the ticket costs of migrants travelling to their destinations. Following this, the ruling BJP government scrambled to neutralize the huge political point the Congress scored. Read More
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Shivraj Chouhan wins MP floor test, Congress walks out

Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who took oath as Madhya Pradesh chief minister on Monday, proved his majority by winning the trust vote in the state assembly on Tuesday. The Congress MLAs boycotted the proceedings. Read More
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Kamal Nath resigns as Madhya Pradesh CM ahead of floor test

Kamal Nath, the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, announced his resignation from his post just hours ahead of a floor test in the state assembly as he didn’t have the numbers to cross the halfway. Read More
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Jyotiraditya joins BJP, Kamal Nath scrambles to save MP govt

After days of high drama, Jyotiraditya Scindia finally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. Within hours of joining the BJP, Scindia was named as a BJP Rajya Sabha candidate by the party. Read More
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Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress, set to join BJP

Former Union minister and four-time MP Jyotiraditya Scindia resigned from the Congress, shortly after meeting the prime minister, Narendra Modi, and the home minister, Amit Shah, in New Delhi. He is expected to join the Bharatiya Janata Party sometime this week. Read More
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Kejriwal’s AAP sweeps Delhi poll, wins 62 out of 70 seats

The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP almost made a repeat performance of its 2015 victory in the Delhi assembly election. The AAP won 62 out of 70 seats, five less than its tally of 67 in 2015. The BJP won eight seats – an increase of five seats from its 2015 tally of 3. And just like in 2015, the Congress d Read More
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Polling ends in Delhi, turnout around 60%, exit polls predict AAP win

The polling for electing Delhi’s new assembly concluded without any major untoward incident. Around 60 per cent of Delhi’s 1.47 crore eligible voters exercised their franchise. However, the Election Commission is yet to release the final official figure of the turnout. Read More
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Delhi assembly election: AAP, BJP, Congress release candidates’ list

As the polling date for the Delhi assembly election of February 8 coming closer, all the three major parties in fray – the Aam Aadmi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party, and the Congress has released the names of their candidates. Here is the full list of the candidates from the three parties: Read More
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Maharashtra: Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar resign, Uddhav to be new CM

The Maharashtra political fiasco, which started with the Shiv Sena walking out of the alliance with the BJP over the post of the CM, ended with Devendra Fadnavis resigning as the CM. This now clears the way for Uddhav Thackeray’s Shiv Sena, Sharad Pawar’s NCP and the Congress to form government. Read More
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Guv recommends president’s rule as Maharashtra imbroglio drags

With the NCP-Congress alliance not having the numbers and the Shiv Sena unlikely to support an NCP government without getting the CM’s post, the governor recommended president’s rule in the state. Meanwhile, the Shiv Sena has moved the Supreme Court against the governor’s decision. Read More
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