Not obligated to conduct elections as per Congress’s instructions says EC in Supreme Court

New Delhi, Sep 19: The Election Commission of India has told the Supreme Court that it is not obliged to conduct elections in the country in a manner desired by the Congress or its leaders.

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To mock Mamata’s foreign trip, BJP and Congress speak in one voice

mamataKolkata, Sep 19: The opposition Congress and BJP Tuesday mocked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her foreign visits seeking investments and said the state government should publish a white paper on the amount of investments that the state has received in last few years.

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Goa: Governor need not entertain Congress claim as arithmetic has not changed

gov1Panaji, Sep 18: The Congress which was caught napping post the Goa assembly elections has this time been quick to stake a claim. With reports of uncertainty within the Goa government owing to Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar’s poor health doing the rounds, the Congress rushed to Raj Bhavan and staked a claim to form the government.

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Stage set: Jarkiholi brothers want to quit Congress, but will 18 MLAs back them?

jarkiholi brothersBengaluru, Sep 18: The trouble in the Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka does not seem to end. The recent banner of revolt raised by the Jarkiholi brothers of Belagavi has played out into a major issue and it appears as though even Siddaramaiah has failed to quell the rebellion. Congress minister, Ramesh Jarkiholi and his brothers who have been leading the revolt is likely to take a decision today on whether he would quit the party or not. He has claimed that he has the support of 18 MLAs in the party. If what he claims is indeed true, then there is big trouble for the coalition. If 18 MLAs pull out, then it is curtains for the government in Karnataka.

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Declare support for Ram Temple, BJP dares Congress

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Digvijay Singh. Photo courtesy: Indian Express

New Delhi, Sep 17: Days after Congress leader Digvijay Singh said the party will construct “Ram Path” in Madhya Pradesh if voted to power, the BJP has dared him to announce support in Parliament to the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya.

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Congress allegation on reduction of strength of defence forces wrong: Government

New Delhi, Sep 13: The Central government lashed out at Congress party for its allegation that government is looking to cut 1.5 lakh jobs in Indian Army. Top government sources told OneIndia, ” It is extremely unfortunate that the Congress Party has once again hurled today unfounded allegations against the Government and shedding crocodile tears for the brave men and women who defend the country. Worse, by itself admitting that its allegations are based on unconfirmed media reports, the Congress has unwittingly admitted that it continues its politically motivated and unsuccessful smear campaign to tarnish the Government’s image”.

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The Karnataka coalition tussle: Will the boat rock or remain steady until 2019

dksBengaluru, Sep 12: It has been a little over 100 days since the JD(S) formed the government in Karnataka with the Congress. The train has chugged through and amicably sorted out several issues, but problems persist on a day to day basis.

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Telangana: Mahakutami shapes up to take on KCR, but will it be a 2009 repeat?

telangana-partiesHyderabad, Sep 11: It is alliance time as India’s newest state, Telangana gets set to face an election in the next few months. In a bid to take on the TRS led by K Chandrasekhar Rao, the opposition has been trying to stitch up a Mahakutami or grand alliance.

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In 2019, BJP to win 227 seats, Congress 78, regional parties 238: Survey

New Delhi, Aug 15: A day after a survey predicted a grim picture for the BJP in the upcoming assembly elections, another opinion survey has said that the party would win 227 seats in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

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Who is R K Dhawan

rkdhawanNew Delhi, Aug 7: Veteran Congress leader Rajinder Kumar Dhawan passed away on Monday at the age of 81. R K Dhawan came into the spotlight after he was appointed as Indira Gandhi’s personal assistant.

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