Naidu meets Rahul, Akhilesh, Mayawati to cement alliance

Telugu Desam Party leader and Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu met Congress president Rahul Gandhi in order to bring together opposition parties and cement an anti-BJP front. Read More
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Denial of tickets to veterans dulls poll mood for Congress in Bihar

Congress president Rahul Gandhi visited Bihar five times for election campaigning but silence seems to have enveloped the Congress in the state. Party’s campaign hasn’t gained momentum as none of the grand alliance leaders were present at the meetings, exposing the fissures among the alliance partne Read More
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Bihar mahagathban reaches deal, RJD to contest 19 seats, Congress 9

Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress announced its seat sharing pact for the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar. RJD will fight for 19 seats while the Congress will contest nine seats. Read More
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In Bihar, RJD urges Congress to scale down to 8 seats from 11

The start of the seat-sharing negotiations among the allies didn’t began well as it snowballed into a war of words between the two parties. RJD chief Lalu Prasad asked the Congress to either scale down its demand of 11 seats to 8, or contest on all 40 seats alone. Read More
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In Bihar, Kanhaiya Kumar emerges as CPI star candidate

Former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar offers the only certainty for Bihar’s Begusarai Lok Sabha constituency and local units of the Communist Party of India. Read More
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LS poll: RLD officially joins SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh

The Rashtriya Lok Dal will contest along with the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Samajwadi Party alliance in Uttar Pradesh for the Lok Sabha election. This comes after a monthlong negotiation. Read More
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In Bihar, RJD considers alternative plan of alliance minus Congress

With the Congress demanding not less than 12 Lok Sabha seats in a seat-sharing agreement with ally Rashtriya Janata Dal in Bihar, the RJD has asked the smaller constituents of the state’s mahagathbandhan to be prepared for a Congress-less alliance. Read More
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Opposition sees red at Stalin’s proposal of Rahul as PM pick

Many senior members of opposition parties have reacted to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief MK Stalin’s proposal of Rahul Gandhi’s name as the prime ministerial candidate of the opposition for the 2019 Lok Sabha election. Read More
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CPI enters into alliance with Ajit Jogi’s JCC(J) ahead of assembly poll

After successful alliance with Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party, Ajit Jogi’s Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (Jogi) has partnered with the Communist Party of India ahead of assembly election in Chhattisgarh. Read More
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Will go solo in LS poll if we don’t get ‘respectable’ seat share: Maya

Former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and the Bahujan Samaj Party chief, Mayawati, has put an end to the speculations of alliance with the Congress in the upcoming Lok Sabha election by announcing that her party will rather contest the election alone than beg for seats. Read More
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