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Social media platforms present voluntary ‘code of ethics’

Social media platforms and the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Wednesday presented a ‘Voluntary Code of Ethics for the General Election 2019’ to the Election Commission. “This code will become effective and will enter into force on March 20, 2019,” they said in a statement, adding that it would remain operational during […]

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Congress strikes alliance with National Conference

The two parties, however, fail to arrive at consensus on seat-sharing. The Congress announced an alliance with the National Conference (NC) on Wednesday, but the two parties failed to reach a consensus on seat-sharing for the six Lok Sabha constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir. “[NC president] Dr. Farooq Abdullah is a legendary leader. The Congress […]

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Left-Congress split may polarise Bengal

Trinamool, BJP expected to gain votes West Bengal was gearing up for a three-cornered election with the Trinamool Congress, the BJP and the Left-Congress alliance competing for votes. With the collapse of the seat-sharing arrangement between the Left and the Congress, the contest is now a four-cornered battle, putting the Left and the Congress at […]

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Liberal economy requires a strong but limited State

Speaking at a conference on March 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that “in the last five years, we have persevered to strengthen the foundations of India, and it is on these foundations that the New India will be built”. Cynics may dismiss the comment as one made by a politician gearing up for a […]