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AAP says no to alliance with Congress just in Delhi

Since the Congress refused to a tie-up with the Aam Aadmi Party in Haryana and Punjab, the AAP has said an alliance with the party only in Delhi is not possible The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday said an alliance with Congress just in Delhi is not possible after the party refused to have […]

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Violence and EVM glitches mar high-stakes poll contest

Curtains came down on polling in 38 Lok Sabha and 18 Assembly constituencies, where by-elections were held on Thursday. As many as 384 faulty electronic voting machines (EVM) and 692 faulty Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines were replaced across the state. Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (DMK) law secretary Girirajan filed a complaint with the […]

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Villagers boycott polling over non-payment of crop insurance

More than 2,000 voters, mostly farmers and their family members, in at least four villages, have boycotted polling in protest against non-payment of crop insurance for the year 2017-18. When polling commenced at 6 a.m. on Thursday, people in seven villages in Thiruvadanai Assembly segment of Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha constituency announced their decision to boycott […]

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RSS picked Pragya Thakur for Bhopal battle

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s (RSS) writ ran large in the selection of Malegaon blast-accused Pragya Thakur as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter. Thakur, out on bail after serving nine years in jail in connection with the 2008 Malegaon blast that killed […]

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Lok Sabha elections 2019: Google Doodle celebrates polls

Google once again recognized the ongoing mega poll exercise in India with a doodle that featured an inked finger, which when clicked led users to a page explaining the voting procedure. The search engine giant had taken note of the Lok Sabha election 2019 on April 11 also, the phase 1 of the seven-phase elections, […]