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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New Modi Cabinet: Shah gets home ministry, Rajnath defence

Amit Shah, who led the Bharatiya Janata Party to a spectacular victory in the Lok Sabha election has been given the charge of ministry of home affairs. Rajnath Singh will now head the defence ministry. S Jaishankar will be the new foreign minister. 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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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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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 election debacle, string of state Congress leaders resign

After Congress chief Rahul Gandhi announced that he wants to quit the party as its chief, three state Congress chiefs have resigned after the party’s poor performance in 2019 Lok Sabha poll taking the total number of state unit chiefs expressing their desire to quit from three to six. Read More
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Rahul won’t abandon Congress but firm to quit as its chief: Reports

After Congress president Rahul Gandhi told the party that he wants to quit as its chief over the party’s abysmal performance in the Lok Sabha election, it fuelled speculations on the future of the party and its leadership. 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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