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Opposition calls for protest

Black-badge agitation to highlight ‘failure’ of State govt. on the COVID-19 front Leaders and cadre of the DMK and other Opposition parties will wear black badges and raise slogans on Thursday to highlight the State government’s “failure to provide proper relief and rehabilitation to people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic” and condemn its decision to […]

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TRS faces tough challenge from Opposition, rebels

Party spearheading vigorous electioneering in Madhira, Wyra, Sattupalli, Kothagudem and Yellandu Even as the TRS is pulling out all the stops to win the five poll bound Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in old undivided Khammam district, the ruling party is facing a tough challenge from the Opposition in Kothagudem and Madhira municipalities and “rebel trouble” […]

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Opposition demands debate on electoral reforms

Shiv Sena, BSP, TRS also sign motion by 16 parties seeking return to paper ballot in place of electronic voting machine At least 16 Opposition parties have signed a motion demanding a debate on “electoral reforms for free and fair elections”. The parties are likely to ask the Narendra Modi government to revert to paper […]

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Jharkhand Opposition announces poll alliance

Under the agreement, JMM will contest in 43 constituencies, Congress in 31 and RJD in seven. After several meetings and deliberations, the Opposition parties in Jharkhand on Friday formally announced an alliance for the coming Assembly elections to 81 seats. Under the agreement, the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) will contest in 43 constituencies, the Congress […]

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CM welcomes Budget, Opposition finds fault

It will boost infrastructure: Palaniswami The Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman drew a mixed response from leaders of political parties in Tamil Nadu on Friday. Chief Minister Edapaddi K. Palaniswami hailed the Budget saying it focused on improving infrastructure and would spur India’s economic growth. The budget will create a “prosperous future […]

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Gupta plans legal notice, defamation suit against Kejriwal

For trying to frame him in assassination plot The Leader of the Opposition in the Delhi Assembly, Vijender Gupta, is preparing to send a legal notice, which he intends to follow up with a defamation suit, to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for allegedly attempting to “frame him” in relation […]