Former Congress MP Hanumanthappa Rao abuses police, charged

There is no stopping bad behaviour by politicians. After Ravindra Gaikwad, former Congress MP, V Hanumanthappa is in the news after being charged for allegedly abusing a police official in the Telangana state assembly premises.

He began abusing the police officer after he stopped from proceedings towards the media point.

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Rebranding Rahul Gandhi: This is what Congress plans

For the Congress, its vice president Rahul Gandhi is the only alternative. Several members of the Congress feel that the problem for the party is not Rahul, but his team members. Once he returns from abroad, he would be told to clean up his entire team and then take over the party. He is currently the vice-president of the party, while his mother Sonia, the president.
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Sympathy vs Yeddyurappa- The battle for Gundlupet

Both the Congress and the BJP is leaving no stone unturned to bag a victory in the Gundlupet by-election.

The BJP is up against Mahadevi Geetha Prasad the widow of former minister Mahadev Prasad. It was the sudden demise of Mahadeva Prasad which forced an election in Gundlupet. The polls will be held on April 9.

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Nanjangud by-poll: How will BJP balance the Lingayat and Dalit votes

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The Bharatiya Janata Party is focussing all its resources on the Nanjangud by-poll which is considered to be a stronghold of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

Srinivas Prasad, who resigned from the Congress to contest on a BJP ticket may be a trump card for the saffron party, but looking at the report from the ground, it may not be as easy as it is made out to be. The polls will be held on April 9.

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Karnataka may witness early elections if Congress loses bypolls

Campaigning for the Gundlupet and Nanjangud assembly bypolls is gaining momentum. It is a fight for pride for Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, as the two constituencies fall under his strong hold. For Siddaramaiah, these elections are a big challenge as he would have to ensure that the Congress wins in his stronghold.

It is also a battle of ego for the CM since he is being challenged by former Congressman Srinivas Prasad. He had resigned from the Congress and joined the BJP after being dropped in the cabinet re-shuffle.

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Biren Singh to take floor test in Manipur assembly today

The Biren Singh government in Manipur will face the floor test on Monday. Singh, from Bharatiya Janata Party, was sworn in as chief minister of Manipur last week.

There was a big battle between the BJP and the Congress to form the government. The Congress said that they were not invited to form the government despite being the single largest party in the state that they ruled for 15 years.

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Why Yogi’s appointment as UP CM is a preemptive strike on a united opposition

The elevation of Yogi Adityanath as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh took many by surprise. There were a lot of factors that went into Yogi being appointed as the CM.

The vote share of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the recently concluded assembly elections was 40 per cent whereas the Samajwadi Party, the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Congress together got a 52 per cent vote share.

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Why the Nanjangud by-poll in Karnataka is the mother of all elections

It is being called the mother of all by-polls. With hardly a year remaining for the Karnataka assembly elections, both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress would go at each other to bag the Nanjangud and Gundlupet assembly constituencies.

On April 9, both these constituencies would go to poll.

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To beat Modi, Congress proposes grand alliance for 2019

Are we about to witness a grand alliance on the national front? With the Bharatiya Janata Party appearing to be unstoppable, the Congress said that it is exploring all options including a grand alliance to stop the BJP march.

The alliance is likely to take shape in the next year and would be ready for the 2019 general elections.

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Structural change: Rahul Gandhi to be leader of opposition

The Congress is planning some structural changes. The first change that one may get to witness is party vice president Rahul Gandhi taking over as leader of the opposition a post that is held currently by senior leader Mallikarjuna Kharge.

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