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The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal Government of the United States. The legislature consists of two chambers: the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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In retreat, Congress finds refuge deep south


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Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: BJP to capitalise on rift between JD(S) and Congress

After humiliating defeat, more trouble for JD(S)-Congress to save power in Karnataka
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Judge: Whether Trump Likes It Or Not, Banks Can Release His Records To Congress [Video]Judge: Whether Trump Likes It Or Not, Banks Can Release His Records To Congress

Reuters reports U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization lost in court on Wednesday. They'd tried to prevent Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from..

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Lawmaker calls U.S. migrant policies resulting in deaths 'intentional' [Video]Lawmaker calls U.S. migrant policies resulting in deaths 'intentional'

Democratic Representative Lauren Underwood on Wednesday said migrant deaths in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection were 'intentional' and a policy choice made by the Trump administration...

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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin Suggests U.S. Will Hit Debt Limit Around Late Summer [Video]U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin Suggests U.S. Will Hit Debt Limit Around Late Summer

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urged Congress to raise the US debt ceiling as soon as possible, claiming that the government was expecting to..

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Democrats Press Trump For Infrastructure Funds [Video]Democrats Press Trump For Infrastructure Funds

On Wednesday Democrats in Congress plan to press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in..

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Congress Wants The Russia Counterintelligence Reports [Video]Congress Wants The Russia Counterintelligence Reports

On Tuesday two congressional sources said U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his..

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Trump Tells McGahn Not to Go To Congress [Video]Trump Tells McGahn Not to Go To Congress

On Monday U.S. President Donald Trump told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic..

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U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran [Video]U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran

U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic,..

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Trump Administration Considers Tapping U.S. TSA Funds For Border [Video]Trump Administration Considers Tapping U.S. TSA Funds For Border

According to Reuters, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the TSA to fund operations on the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress fails to approve..

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Our subpoenas 'not optional': Nadler on McGahn's no-show [Video]Our subpoenas 'not optional': Nadler on McGahn's no-show

The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White..

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Trump Appeals Ruling On Financial Records [Video]Trump Appeals Ruling On Financial Records

US President Donald Trump is not known for lying down and accepting his fate especially when it comes from any orders from Congress. On Tuesday President Trump appealed a federal judge’s ruling..

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Trump loses lawsuit challenging financials subpoena [Video]Trump loses lawsuit challenging financials subpoena

A U.S. judge on Monday ruled in favor of a U.S. House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm, dealing an early setback to the Trump..

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Cohen Tells House Intelligence Committee Sekulow Was Involved In His Lie [Video]Cohen Tells House Intelligence Committee Sekulow Was Involved In His Lie

Michael Cohen recently revealed something interesting to the House Intelligence Committee. Cohen said Donald Trump’s attorney Jay Sekulow knew that he was lying to Congress. President Trump’s..

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Federal Judge Deals Blow To Trump [Video]Federal Judge Deals Blow To Trump

On Monday a federal judge declined to block a House Oversight Committee subpoena of President Donald Trump's accounting firm, Mazars USA. Business Insider reports that the move strikes a significant..

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Michael Cohen To Congress: Trump Lawyer Told Him To Lie [Video]Michael Cohen To Congress: Trump Lawyer Told Him To Lie

President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen told lawmakers that Trump defense lawyer Jay Sekulow instructed him to lie to Congress, The Washington Post reported Monday. Michael Cohen revealed..

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U.S. Ambassador To China Due First Visit To Tibet Since 2013 [Video]U.S. Ambassador To China Due First Visit To Tibet Since 2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was due to begin visiting Tibet on Sunday for official meetings and visits to religious and cultural sites, according to a news report on..

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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin Rejects House Subpoena For Trump Tax Returns [Video]U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin Rejects House Subpoena For Trump Tax Returns

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he would not meet a congressional demand for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns, all but..

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Mnuchin defies House subpoena for Trump's tax returns [Video]Mnuchin defies House subpoena for Trump's tax returns

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he would not meet a congressional demand for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns, all but guaranteeing a federal court battle..

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Trump's Diversion of Billions For Border Wall Faces First U.S. Court Test [Video]Trump's Diversion of Billions For Border Wall Faces First U.S. Court Test

According to Reuters, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico faced its first court test on Friday. The..

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U.S. Nears Removal of Tariffs On Canada, Mexico Metals [Video]U.S. Nears Removal of Tariffs On Canada, Mexico Metals

According to Reuters, the United States is close to a deal to remove tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, which could help the three countries’ trade pact get ratified in the..

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Elizabeth Warren Introduces A Plan To Protect Access To Abortion [Video]Elizabeth Warren Introduces A Plan To Protect Access To Abortion

According to Business Insider, Elizabeth Warren just introduced a plan to protect abortion access even if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Warren wants Congress to codify the protections of Roe v. Wade into..

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Trump's Emergency Border Wall Funds At The Center Of A Court Hearing [Video]Trump's Emergency Border Wall Funds At The Center Of A Court Hearing

According to Reuters, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on..

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U.S. Judge To Consider Bid To Block Trump's Emergency Border Wall Funds [Video]U.S. Judge To Consider Bid To Block Trump's Emergency Border Wall Funds

U.S. President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on Friday. States and advocacy..

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Sources Claim U.S. Congress To Receive Classified Briefing On Iran Next Week [Video]Sources Claim U.S. Congress To Receive Classified Briefing On Iran Next Week

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, congressional sources claim that officials from US President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran..

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Trump Pitches U.S. Immigration Overhaul Looking To 2020 Election [Video]Trump Pitches U.S. Immigration Overhaul Looking To 2020 Election

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, President Donald Trump proposed overhauling the US immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants instead of people with family..

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Distracted, Congress fails to connect on core issues


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Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Trouble brews for Madhya Pradesh's Kamal Nath

Chances of BJP toppling the state govt increase with Congress' decimation
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El Salvador wartime parties race clock to pass amnesty law

An amnesty bill that critics say aims to whitewash crimes committed during El Salvador's bloody civil war faced an uncertain fate in Congress on Thursday following an outcry from victims' families, the..
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Nationalism, Hindutva, welfare power BJP to an even bigger victory

The results of the election became apparent within a couple of hours of counting on Thursday morning, with BJP racing to leads in over 200 seats. By the end of the day, BJP had won more seats in Uttar..
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Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: 5 months after debacle, BJP turns Chhattisgarh on head

Congress swept the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, the party has ceded ground almost entirely to the BJP, which won nine out of 11 Lok Sabha seats in the state.
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Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: BJP's development beats Congress's caste math in Vidarbha

Out of 10 seats in Vidarbha, BJP tasted triumph in 8
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Sabarkantha Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Rathod Dipsinh Shankarsinh emerges victorious

Sabarkantha Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Rathod Dipsinh Shankarsinh defeats Congress's Thakor Rajendrasinh Shivsinh by 268987 votes
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Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency

Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture.
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Rajkot Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Kundaria Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai earns comprehensive victory

Rajkot is one of the Lok Sabha Constituencies that went to vote in Gujarat in the Lok Sabha Election 2019. BJP's Kundaria Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai earns comprehensive victory against Congress's Kagathara..
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Navsari Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's C.R Patil triumphs over Congress's Patel Dharmeshbhai Bhimbhai

Navsari is one of the 26 Lok Sabha Constituencies going to poll on April 23 in the state of Gujarat. BJP's C.R Patil triumps over Congress's Patel Dharmeshbhai Bhimbhai by 689668 votes
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Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: Gambhir wins on electoral debut from East Delhi, Tiwari retains North East Delhi

Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir emerged victorious on the East Delhi seat, while sitting MP Manoj Tiwari retained the North East Delhi constituency. Gambhir, who made his poll debut in the..
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Kheda Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Chauhan Devusinh wins

Kheda is one of the Lok Sabha Constituencies that went to vote in Gujarat in the Lok Sabha Election 2019. BJP's Chauhan Devusinh triumphs against Congress's Bimal Shah by 367145 votes
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Junagadh Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Chudasama Rajeshbhai Naranbhai triumphs at Junagadh

BJP's Chudasama Rajeshbhai Naranbhai triumphs at Junagadh against Congress's Vansh Punjabhai Bhimabhai by 150185 votes
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Dahod Udaipur Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Jashvantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor takes the lead

Dahod Udaipur Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Jashvantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor takes the lead against Congress's Katara Babubhai Khimabhai by 127665 votes
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After consecutive Lok Sabha trashing, Congress stares at uncertain future

Some insiders feel the party's negative and highly-personalised attack on Prime Minister Modi in the poll campaign like 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' digs and too much talk about Rafale did not work and harmed..
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Raipur Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Chhattisgarh: BJP's Sunil Soni trounces Congress' Pramod Dubey

Raipur Lok Sabha constituency was won by BJP's Sunil Soni with around 60% votes.
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Peddapalle Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: Venkatesh Netha Borlakunta wins for TRS

Telangana Rashtra Samithi's Venkatesh Netha Borlakunta named victorious against Congress' Agam Chandrasekhar.
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Lok Sabha results: Mallikarjun Karge suffers first electoral defeat in his career

In a huge setback to the Congress, veteran party leader Mallikarjun Karge was defeated by BJP's Umesh Jadhav in Gulbarga by a margin of 95,452 votes Thursday. Popularly known as "solillada Saradara",..
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Ahmedabad West Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Kirit P. Solanki ahead of Congress's Raju Parmar by 321546 votes

Ahmedabad West Lok Sabha Election Result 2019:BJP's Kirit P. Solanki ahead of Congress's Raju Parmar by 321546 votes
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Bardoli Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Parbhubhai Nagarbhai Vasava emerged victorious in Bardoli

BJP's Parbhubhai Nagarbhai Vasava defeats Congress's Chaudhari DR. Tusharbhai Amarsinhbhai by a substantial margin of 215447 votes
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Chhota Udaipur Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Rathva Gitaben Vajesingbhai defeats Congress's Rathava Ranjitsinh

BJP's Rathva Gitaben Vajesingbhai defeats Congress's Rathava Ranjitsinh Mohansinh by 377943 votes
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Khadoor Sahib Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Punjab: Jasbir Singh Gill of the Congress defeats SAD's Bibi Jagir Kaur

Polling in all the 13 parliamentary constituencies in Punjab were held in the last phase of the general elections.
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Anand Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Patel Mitesh Rameshbhai defeats Congress's Bharatbhai Madhavsinh Solanki

Anand Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Patel Mitesh Rameshbhai defeats Congress's Bharatbhai Madhavsinh Solanki by 197718 votes.
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Shatraughan Sinha calls PM Modi his 'friend'

Congress’s Patna Sahib candidate Shatrughan Sinha, who lost to BJP’s Ravi Shankar Prasad congratulated Prasad, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah for their massive..
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Bhilwara Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Rajasthan: BJP's Subhash Baheria secures win over Congress' Rampal Sharma

Subhash Chandra Baheria secured a win over Congress' Rampal Sharma by 612000 votes. BJP's Subhash Chandra Baheria and Congress' Rampal Sharma were the key candidate in fray in 2019. In the 4th phase of..
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Ajmer Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Rajasthan: BJP's Bhagirath Chaudhary victorious against INC's Jhunjhunuwala

BJP's Bhagirath Chaudhary declared victorious in Ajmer, defeating Congress' Rijju Jhunjhunuwala 4,16,424 votes.
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Mysore Constituency Election Result 2019: Prathap Simha leading

Prathap Simha from BJP is leading against Congress's C. H. Vijayshankar in Mysore Lok Sabha constituency according to the latest trends.
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Jharkhand: BJP-Ajsu alliance ahead in 12 of 14 seats

The BJP-Ajsu Party alliance is comfortably striding ahead in twelve out of 14 seats in Jharkhand, while the Mahagathbandhan allies — the Congress and the JMM — are leading in one constituency each,..
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Churu Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: Rahul Kaswan of BJP currently ahead of Congress' Rafique Mandelia

BJP leader Rahul Kaswan currently lead Congress' Rafique Mandelia by 329456 votes as BJP look to continue their dominance in Rajasthan.
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Chittorgarh Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Rajasthan: Chandra Prakash Joshi take lead for BJP in Rajasthan

BJP's Chandra Prakash Joshi and Congress' Gopal Singh Idwa were the key candidates in the fray in 2019. Chandra Prakash Joshi currently leading by 574264 votes as BJP's dominance in Rajasthan..
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Bikaner Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: Congress' Madan Gopal Meghwal trail BJP's Arjun Ram Meghwal

Bikaner is one of the Lok Sabha Constituencies that went to vote in Lok Sabha Election 2019. Congress' Madan Gopal Meghwal is currently trailing BJP's Arjun Ram Meghwal by Congress' Madan Gopal Meghwal..
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Lok Sabha election results: In post-Jayalalithaa era, AIADMK heading for rout

From being the third largest party in the outgoing Lok Sabha with 37 seats, the AIADMK has to now contend with single digit tally, pushed to the third spot behind arch rival DMK and Congress despite..
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Ladakh Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Live Updates: BJP's Jamyang Tsering Namgyal leads

BJP's Jamyang Tsering Namgyal and Congress' Rigzin Spalbar are the key candidates in the fray in 2019.
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Malkajgiri Constituency Election Result: Congress's Anumula Revanth Reddy leads

Congress leader Anumula Revanth Reddy is leading against Telangana Rashtra Samithi's Rajashekar Reddy Marri in Malkajgiri Lok Sabha constituency, according to the latest trends.
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BJP set for clean sweep in Himachal Pradesh again

In Kangra, BJP candidate Kishan Kapoor is leading by 4.66 lakh votes over Congress' Pawan Kajal. In 2014, former chief minister Shanta Kumar had won the seat. But this time BJP dropped the veteran..
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Barmer Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Rajasthan: BJP's Kailash Choudhry lead Congress' Manvendra Singh

BJP's Kailash Choudhry and Congress' Manvendra Singh were the key candidates in fray in 2019. In the 4th phase, the election was held on 71 seats across 8 states. BJP's Kailash Choudhry have currently..
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Accept people's mandate with humility: Ashok Gehlot

As the BJP heads for a clean sweep in the Lok Sabha elections in Rajasthan, chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said the people's mandate has to be accepted. "We accept the people's mandate with..
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Surat Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Darshana Vikram Jardosh takes heavy lead

Surat is one of the 26 Lok Sabha Constituencies going to poll on April 23 in the state of Gujarat. Surat Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Darshana Vikram Jardosh takes heavy lead against..
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South Goa Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: Congress' Cosme Sardinha lead in South Goa

South Goa is one of the Lok Sabha Constituencies that went to vote in Goa in the Lok Sabha Election 2019. Congress have currently taken the lead over BJP by 4471 votes in a very crutial battle for Goa.
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Porbandar Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: BJP's Rameshbhai Bharatsinhji Shankarji takes massive lead

Porbandar is one of the Lok Sabha Constituencies that went to vote in Gujarat in the Lok Sabha Election 2019. BJP's Rameshbhai Bharatsinhji Shankarji takes massive lead against Congress's Lalit Vasoya..
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BJP set to return to power as Narendra Modi wave sweeps most of India

Riding on a massive Modi wave sweeping through most parts of India, the BJP was set to return to power Thursday as it led in 292 seats while the Congress trailed far behind with 50, according to trends..
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