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In Solapur will Bhim-AIMIM combine end national parties’ run?

‘The Dalit vote traditionally went to the Congress, but everyone knows by now that the Congress and the BJP are the same. We all stand united behind Balasaheb (Prakash Ambedkar) this time.’  Abhishek Waghmare reports. On the 128th birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar, his grandson, Prakash Ambedkar, attended the commemoration ceremony in Solapur, one of the […]

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Campaigning for Lok Sabha polls ends in Telangana, TRS eyes big win

The TRS (Telangana Rashtra Samiti) headed by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao KCR as he is popularly known — is brimming with confidence after its massive victory in the Assembly elections four months ago. Campaigning for the April 11 Lok Sabha elections in Telangana ended Tuesday, with the buoyant ruling TRS hoping to sweep the […]

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Delhi court orders investigation in Asaduddin Owaisi hate speech case

Delhi’s Karkardooma court on Tuesday ordered further investigation in an FIR filed against All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi in the alleged hate speech delivered by him in 2014. The Court’s direction came after Ajay Gautam, the main complainant filed a protest petition against the Delhi police’s closure report. The complainant, in his […]

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The Urdu Press: Bill of worries

An editorial in Munsif said that the citizenship Bill would be “political suicide for the BJP, which has ambitions in 21 of the Northeast’s 25 Lok Sabha seats". The issue of granting citizenship to just non-Muslims from the region, on coming into India, has led to many editorials and comments. An unusual one is a […]

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NDA may fall 15 seats short of majority, says survey

The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance at the Centre may fall nearly 15 seats short of the magic mark of 272 in the 543-seat Lok Sabha, if elections are held now, says the India TV-CNX opinion poll. According to the survey, conducted between December 15-25 at the fag end of last year in all 543 parliamentary […]