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Elections
North East  /  Published 06.04.19

Congress will hardly get 40 LS seats: Himanta

Senior Assam minister and convener of the North East Democratic Alliance (Neda), Himanta Biswa Sarma, on Saturday predicted that the Congress “would not get even 40 seats” in the Lok Sabha electio...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha and Devajit Baruah in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 06.04.19

Citizen bill set to be major factor this poll

 “I am not a factor but the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, is.”This is how retired bureaucrat M.G.V.K Bhanu, the Congress nominee for the Tezpur Lok Sabha seat, took a dig at BJP candida...
By Pankaj Sarma in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.19

The importance of being Rajnath Singh

In a party where everybody is virtually a nobody save for the prime minister, Narendra Modi, and the Bharatiya Janata Party chief, Amit Shah, the Union home minister, Rajnath Singh, seems to be gettin...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 06.04.19

Congress in unholy alliance with Muslim League: Yogi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Saturday alleged that the Congress has entered into an 'unholy alliance' with the Muslim League which was evident from the green flags seen when Rahul Gand...
By PTI in Hojai

India  /  Published 06.04.19

Congress criticises EC for letting Adityanath off lightly

When Yogi Adityanath called the army 'Modiji ki sena', the election Commission sent him a 'love letter', the Congress said today, criticising the poll panel for letting off the Uttar Pradesh chief min...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.04.19

Election Commission warns Yogi Adityanath

When Union minister V.K. Singh said that anyone describing the Indian Army as “Modiji’s army” was a “traitor”, some social media users had wondered if Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adity...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.04.19

Sumitra ‘frees’ party of burden

Outgoing Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday announced she would not contest the general election, making her resentment clear by saying she had “freed her party” from a difficult choice.M...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 05.04.19

Agatha banks on ‘team effort’ for LS berth

Former Union minister Agatha K. Sangma has asserted that her election campaign was not a “one-man show” but a team effort in her bid to win a third parliamentary poll.The daughter of former Lok Sa...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Tura

North East  /  Published 05.04.19

Congress eyes ‘Mukul wave’ in Tura

The Congress office here was filled with upbeat workers who are confidently working towards winning the Tura parliamentary seat.The last time the Congress won the seat was in 1999 when former Lok Sabh...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Tura

North East  /  Published 05.04.19

Citizen bill holds key to Mizoram prospects

On January 23, anti-citizenship bill protesters carried placards saying, “Hello China, Bye Bye India”. On February 12, the anti-bill brigade hit the streets again carrying a banner, “Welcome Ind...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl


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