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'Our fight is against terrorism and not Kashmiris': Narendra Modi says at rally in Rajasthan's Tonk

Speaking on the recent spate of attacks and agitation against Kashmiris across India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said,"Our fight is against terrorism and those who are against humanity. Our..
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Mehbooba Mufti slams crackdown on separatists in Jammu and Kashmir; calls move 'arbitrary', questions legality of arrests

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday called the crackdown on separatists in Kashmir an arbitrary move which will only precipitate matters in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Amit Shah lashes out at Kerala government, claims 'athiest' regime tried to deny justice to believers

Amit Shah took potshots and attacked the proposed "mahagathbandhan" of Opposition parties and said if it comes to power, there will be a new prime minister on each day of the week.
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BJP targets Congress over Pulwama attack, says world standing with India but 'some parties' indulging in petty politics

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra dismissed as lies Congress's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "completely oblivious" to the terror strike or "insensitive" as he..
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In caste-dominated Bihar, Nitish Kumar has upper hand over Narendra Modi, luckily JD(U) chief is on NDA's side

Poll-bound Bihar is not talking about economic packages and foundation stones in the run-up to the Lok Sabha Election, it is speaking about castes and efforts to woo them
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Jayalalithaa death case: No hurdle before Justice Arumugasamy Commission to continue inquiry, says Madras high court

The Madras High Court made it clear on Friday that there is no impediment for the Justice A Arumugasamy Commission to continue its inquiry into the circumstances that led to the hospitalisation and..
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Lt Gen DS Hooda's appointment to Congress panel on national security is grudging acceptance of surgical strikes, says Arun Jaitley

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said that the appointment of Lt Gen DS Hooda to the national security police panel is significant. It is a belated and grudging recognition and acceptance of the..
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Refugees or infiltrators? BJP's balancing act leaves Matuas in West Bengal angry and confused

The dread that thousands of members of the Matua community feel in West Bengal stems from the implementation of the NRC in Assam.
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SP-BSP alliance: Junking Congress despite bypoll wins last year may prove disastrous for Mayawati and Akhilesh

Shutting out the Congress from the deal is a monstrously bad and immature idea, authored, if the scuttlebutt is to be taken seriously, by BSP boss Mayawati.
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Travels through the Hindi belt: Chhattisgarh's job woes now haunt Congress as voters accuse party of not walking the talk

According to CMIE's figures as of January 2019, unemployment in Chhattisgarh stands at 7.7 percent, 0.4 per cent higher than India's.
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A phenomenon called Mulayam: In praising BJP, Samajwadi Party patriarch fights last battle to save his legacy

Mulayam Singh Yadav, who praised his adversary Modi in the Lok Sabha and wished him victory in the 2019 polls, is fighting one last battle to protect his legacy without even getting into the ring
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'Prime Time Minister': Rahul Gandhi accuses Narendra Modi of shooting film during Pulwama attack; 'fake news' says BJP

What Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have been doing while the Jaish-e-Mohammad engineered the suicide attack that killed 42 Central Reserve Police Force soldiers in Pulwama on 14 February, has given..
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Anupriya Patel says Apna Dal to leave BJP, 'choose own path'; party 'still part of NDA' claims president Ashish Patel

In December 2018, Anupriya Patel who is the Minister of State for health and family welfare in the BJP cabinet had said that the BJP was not giving due respect to its smaller allies.
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BJP says 'duplicitous' stand of Congress on surgical strikes exposed as latter ropes in army veteran who oversaw operation for its 'vision paper'

The ruling party said it hopes that the Congress will now give credit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for the surgical strikes of September 2016 on terror launch pads across the Line..
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AAP gets thumbs down from Congress over full statehood demand for Delhi, Sheila Dikshit calls it political gimmick

Opposition to the demand from the Congress comes at a time when the AAP has announced a statewide movement demanding full statehood for Delhi.
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Bihar politicos battle it out over bungalows as cost incurred on Tejashwi Yadav's former residence draws outrage

After an apex court order, Tejashwi Yadav finally vacated the government accommodation last Friday. However, the issue became a subject of political bickering in Bihar.
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DS Hooda, ex-army commander who oversaw 2016 surgical strikes, to head Congress task force on national security

Congress sources said party president Rahul Gandhi met DS Hooda and discussed the modalities of the panel. "The Congress president is setting up a 'task force on national security' to prepare a..
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EC to provide pick-up, drop facility to differently-abled voters during LS polls, will soon launch app to facilitate service

The Election Commission of India has developed a mobile application, which will be activated in a couple of days, to help voters registered as persons with disabilities avail the pick-up and drop..
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'Efforts on to introduce inhuman religion in India': Mamata Banerjee fires latest salvo at BJP

In an apparent attack on the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday alleged that efforts were on to introduce an "inhuman" religion in the country on the basis of divisive..
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Sheila Dikshit dismisses Arvind Kejriwal's claim on Congress-AAP tie-up, says Delhi CM's party 'frustrated'

Earlier in February, Kejriwal had told reporters that the Congress has "more or less" ruled out an alliance with the AAP for the Lok Sabha polls.
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Thomas Friedman warns of Russia meddling in 2019 LS polls, says Facebook must be made accountable

Warning Indians of Russia meddling in the Lok Sabha Election, noted political thinker and author Thomas Friedman said, 'If you think they will not be playing in your elections, you are not paying..
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2019 Lok Sabha election: As AIADMK-BJP hold seat-sharing talks, DMDK demands seats 'on par' with PMK

DMDK party general secretary Vijayakant has pitched for not less than 9 Lok Sabha seats and one Rajya Sabha seat. "The AIADMK has been tactfully planting stories that the DMDK will get only three..
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Lok Sabha elections 2019: SP to contest 37 seats, BSP 38 seats in Uttar Pradesh; read full list of seats here

The SP will contest 37, and the BSP 38 seats in the 80-seat Uttar Pradesh Assembly in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, due in May 2019.
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Nitish Kumar puts RJD on back foot with quota for upper caste, insulates BJP from backward class anger over SC/ST Atrocities Bill

The upper castes, which constitute 12 to 15 percent of the population, have been the epicentre of NDA's vote bank.
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Omar Abdullah hits out at PM's 'silence' over violence against Kashmiris, criticises withdrawal of separatists' security

Referring to the withdrawal of security to Kashmiri separatist leaders, Omar Abdullah said it was a "regressive step" and he was not aware of anybody misusing security.
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' Welcome to Modi's new India': Anil Ambani will 'live happily ever after' as jawans die, says Rahul Gandhi

Criticising Narendra Modi's new India, Congress's Rahul Gandhi accused Anil Ambani of only taking money from the country and never giving back any
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Narendra Modi was busy shooting for film in Jim Corbett while India mourned Pulwama attack, says Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was shooting for a documentary on the afternoon of Pulwama on 14 February, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said
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Amit Shah in Andhra Pradesh: BJP chief says Chandrababu Naidu follows Pakistan PM, blames Jawaharlal Nehru for Kashmir issue

In Andhra Pradesh's Rajahmundry to launch a Bharatiya Janata Party connectivity programme, party chief Amit Shah blamed political parties in the Opposition for politicising the Pulwama attack and..
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Darbhanga MP Kirti Azad, who joined Congress 3 days ago, claims party workers 'looted polling booths' for his father in 1999

Darbhanga MP Kirti Azad, who joined Congress after quitting BJP, has created a controversy by claiming that Congress workers looted polling booths for his father and him before EVMs were introduced.
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Mulayam Singh Yadav calls SP-BSP alliance 'inappropriate', hits out at Akhilesh Yadav for delaying ticket distribution

SP veteran leader Mulayam Singh Yadav also extended support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, he said that the BJP has an edge over other parties in the polls.
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'No coordination among leaders, party critical in Maharashtra': Pune Congress leader Ulhas Pawar writes to Rahul Gandhi

Senior Congress leader from Pune, Ulhas Pawar, has written a letter to party chief Rahul Gandhi saying the condition of the party's Pune and Maharashtra units has become critical and there was no..
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Shiv Sena both insurance and risk for BJP; its actions prove party is a partner that can't be trusted as an ally

The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance highlights two significant developments: The BJP's nervousness and the Shiv Sena's ability to arm twist the "world's biggest political party" into submission.
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India-Saudi Arabia joint statement: Congress says Narendra Modi forgot to mention 'terror nourisher' Pakistan'

The Crown Prince "appreciated consistent efforts made by Prime Minister Modi since May 2014 including Prime Minister's personal initiatives to have friendly relations with Pakistan," the..
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PM's post booked till 2024 LS polls, says Devendra Fadnavis; appeals to BJP cadres to forget bitterness towards Shiv Sena

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Wednesday said the prime minister's post has been booked for the next two general elections
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West Bengal: Congress-CPM seat sharing talks reach impasse over Lok Sabha seats in Raiganj and Murshidabad

The Raiganj and Murshidabad parliamentary seats are held by the CPM. These are the only two seats that the Left has in West Bengal, its erstwhile stronghold.
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BJP, Shiv Sena leaders make conflicting claims over 'sharing' Maharashtra CM post two days after forming alliance

While the BJP has said that the alliance partner winning more seats would get the chief ministerial post, the Shiv Sena has maintained that the pre-poll alliance was made with an agreement to share the..
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BJP, Shiv Sena sing different tunes on formula for Maharashtra CM's post after stitching alliance for 2019 elections

For the Maharashtra Assembly polls, BJP and Shiv Sena have decided to contest an equal number of seats after accommodating the allies.
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BJP's Kerala strategy faces Thiruvananthapuram litmus test; picking right candidate against Shashi Tharoor key

Winning Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat is crucial for BJP as it will not only end the party's long wait for a Lok Sabha member from Kerala but could also trigger an exodus of people from both the..
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DMK finalises seat-sharing with Congress for Lok Sabha polls, grand old party allotted 9 seats in Tamil Nadu

DMK on Wednesday finalised seat sharing with key ally Congress for the coming Lok Sabha elections.
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Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi claims NDA govt 'pressured' him to order extrajudicial killings; BJP rubbishes allegation

Tarun Gogoi, who helmed Assam for 15 years from 2001 to 2016, claimed Lal Krishna Advani, who was then the Union home minister, wanted to send former Punjab police chief KPS.
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Lok Sabha polls: Arvind Kejriwal says AAP tired of convincing Congress for alliance, tie-up will make BJP lose Delhi seats

Arvind Kejriwal claimed the AAP leaders were tired of trying to convince the Congress to form an alliance with the party, asserting the arrangement would result in the BJP losing all the Lok Sabha..
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Rahul Gandhi cancels Kumar Ashish's appointment as AICC secretary for Uttar Pradesh East; Sachin Naik to take his place

Ashish was appointed to the position by the Congress president on Tuesday night along with five more AICC secretaries for Uttar Pradesh - three each attached to Priyanka and Jyotiraditya Scindia.
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Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi attend prayer meeting for slain CRPF jawan Amit Kori in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi attended a prayer meeting of CRPF jawan Amit Kumar Kori, who was killed in the recent Pulwama terror attack, in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli
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Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, BJP leaves no stone unturned to finalise crucial allies in Bihar, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu

Amid all talk on the formation, health and probable success of a mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) against the Bharatiya Janata Party, the BJP itself has gone about strengthening its owns ties to..
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Mamata Banerjee's stance on Pulwama reveals her insecurity and creates space for Pakistan to exploit

Mamata Banerjee, not surprisingly, has taken the lead in shattering the veneer of rare political unity over Pulwama terror attacks.
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NCP chief Sharad Pawar will be contesting Lok Sabha polls; Ajit and Parth Pawar not in the fray

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has declared that he will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, while his nephew Ajit Pawar will not contest
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Congress appoints six AICC secretaries in Uttar Pradesh; strengthens Priyanka Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia's teams

Congress has appointed six AICC secretaries for Uttar Pradesh with three each being given the responsibility of UP East, under Priyanka Gandhi, and UP West, under Jyotiraditya Scindia
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Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi no match to Narendra Modi's leadership, says Shiv Sena in editorial mouthpiece

The remarks by the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena came two days after it sealed a pre-poll alliance with the BJP after years of bickering and criticism of its policies and leaders.
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Shiv Sena entered poll pact with NDA after BJP changed the way it treated allies, says Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said Tuesday evening that he decided to join hands with the BJP because of the saffron party's changed way of dealing with its allies.
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After years of anti-Dravidianism, PMK joins hands with AIADMK, sheds spotlight on caste math in Tamil politics

AIADMK, PMK and BJP have announced a pre-poll alliance in Tamil Nadu for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. DMK and Congress are expected to announce their alliance today.
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