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Lok Sabha polls: 306 crorepati candidates, 210 with criminal cases to contest in Phase 4

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Lok Sabha polls: 306 crorepati candidates, 210 with criminal cases to contest in Phase 4

Of the 71 constituencies, 37 are red alert constituencies, which means these seats have three or more candidates with criminal cases against them.

PM Narendra Modi in Varanasi: A look at 5 years of the BJP government in the holy city

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PM Narendra Modi in Varanasi: A look at 5 years of the BJP government in the holy city

Here is a timeline of PM Narendra Modi’s visits and projects launched in Varanasi in the last five years

Dynasty Watch | Yadavs of Uttar Pradesh: Is 2019 the make-or-break elections for Mulayam Singh's clan?

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Dynasty Watch | Yadavs of Uttar Pradesh: Is 2019 the make-or-break elections for Mulayam Singh's clan?

Mulayam Singh Yadav was the first of his family to enter politics. In his political career, the SP patriarch has served as party chief, Member of Parliament, CM of Uttar Pradesh and Union Minister of Defence

Know Your Leader | Pinarayi Vijayan: From fiery Left strongman to composed and shrewd CM

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Know Your Leader | Pinarayi Vijayan: From fiery Left strongman to composed and shrewd CM

Vijayan’s early days as CM was bumpy. The sidelining of VS Achuthanandan, 93 then, did not go down well with a section of cadre and Vijayan faced opposition within the party

Ground Report | From Ganga cruise to Kashi corridor: PM Modi goes the extra mile to woo voters in Varanasi

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Ground Report | From Ganga cruise to Kashi corridor: PM Modi goes the extra mile to woo voters in Varanasi

People of this holy city, who elected him on the basis of his promises, will now vote after analyzing the work done. In talks with Moneycontrol, people discussed the hits and misses of the Modi government on the ground

Dynasty Watch | Active and agile at 76, BS Yeddyurappa a driving force for sons Raghavendra and Vijayendra

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Dynasty Watch | Active and agile at 76, BS Yeddyurappa a driving force for sons Raghavendra and Vijayendra

BSY has navigated the choppy waters of politics with the consummate ease of a seasoned oarsman, defying tidal waves of adversity

Lok Sabha polls: Comparison of key promises made by BJP, Congress in their manifestos

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Lok Sabha polls: Comparison of key promises made by BJP, Congress in their manifestos

Despite criticised by each other, manifestoes of both the parties have some common focus points. Take a look:

Andhra Pradesh assembly polls 2019: Voters rate TDP govt's performance as 'below average'

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Andhra Pradesh assembly polls 2019: Voters rate TDP govt's performance as 'below average'

Simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections will be held in the state on April 11. The results will announced on May 23.

Know Your Leader | Vokkaliga icon HD Deve Gowda has been in active politics for 65 years

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Know Your Leader | Vokkaliga icon HD Deve Gowda has been in active politics for 65 years

In 1962, at the age of just 28 years, the youthful Gowda contested as an Independent from Holenarasipura constituency and was elected to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly

Know Your Leader | In 1st election without patriarch Karunanidhi, MK Stalin captain of the DMK-Cong ship in Tamil Nadu

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Know Your Leader | In 1st election without patriarch Karunanidhi, MK Stalin captain of the DMK-Cong ship in Tamil Nadu

At the age of 14, Stalin jumped into politics by campaigning for his father’s party in 1967. However, he made his official entry in 1973 when he was inducted into the DMK general council

Know Your Leader | Strong, committed Jagan Mohan Reddy turns nemesis for CM Naidu in Andhra Pradesh

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Know Your Leader | Strong, committed Jagan Mohan Reddy turns nemesis for CM Naidu in Andhra Pradesh

Jagan has made it clear that his party will not be part of any alliance in the forthcoming state and general polls

From celebrity engagement to building curiosity, PM Modi is a social media favourite

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From celebrity engagement to building curiosity, PM Modi is a social media favourite

From celebrity engagement to building curiosity, PM Modi is a social media favourite

Andhra Pradesh Assembly Polls 2019: As allies turn rivals, state heads to a multi-cornered fight

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Andhra Pradesh Assembly Polls 2019: As allies turn rivals, state heads to a multi-cornered fight

The Congress and TDP are going it alone, but the possibility of a post-poll alliance cannot be ruled out

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Will these eight states again help BJP reach a strong tally?

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Lok Sabha polls 2019: Will these eight states again help BJP reach a strong tally?

Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh were the eight states that put 216 out of 282 Lok Sabha seats into the BJP’s kitty in 2014 elections.

Explained | What is the IT Grids case and how it turned into a slugfest between AP, Telangana govts

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Explained | What is the IT Grids case and how it turned into a slugfest between AP, Telangana govts

The issue stemmed from a complaint was filed by data analyst T Lokeshwar Reddy against Hyderabad-based IT Grids India which developed the ‘Seva Mitra’ app for the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

With weeks to go for Lok Sabha polls, what are the key challenges facing the Mahagathbandhan?

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With weeks to go for Lok Sabha polls, what are the key challenges facing the Mahagathbandhan?

Talks of a grand alliance or Mahagathbandhan (as termed by the leaders of opposition parties) have been going on for months

Lok Sabha polls 2019: Want to join your favourite political party? It's easier than you think

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Lok Sabha polls 2019: Want to join your favourite political party? It's easier than you think

Here are the membership process of some major political parties

Explained | Congress' move to appoint two general secretaries in Uttar Pradesh

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Explained | Congress' move to appoint two general secretaries in Uttar Pradesh

With 80 Lok Sabha seats, Uttar Pradesh sends the highest number of MPs. Of this, East Uttar Pradesh accounts for 42 seats, while the remaining 38 is in the West region

Drone Regulations 1.0 can fetch India major slice of $100 billion industry

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Drone Regulations 1.0 can fetch India major slice of $100 billion industry

The policy, formulated by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, has created a huge base for a drone ecosystem in the country.

K Chandrashekar Rao: Know the journey of the 'architect' of Telangana movement

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K Chandrashekar Rao: Know the journey of the 'architect' of Telangana movement

Known for his oratory skills, K Chandrashekar Rao was hailed as the tallest leader in Telangana and credited with achieving the separate statehood

Telangana Assembly Polls 2018: 438 crorepatis, 368 with criminal cases are in the fray

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Telangana Assembly Polls 2018: 438 crorepatis, 368 with criminal cases are in the fray

A report issued by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) analyzes 1,777 out of 1,821 candidates on the basis of disclosures made in their affidavit

Telangana Assembly Polls 2018: Average assets of re-contesting MLAs increased by 70%

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Telangana Assembly Polls 2018: Average assets of re-contesting MLAs increased by 70%

Average assets of re-contesting MLAs in Telangana increased by Rs 5.66 crore between 2014 and 2018

Telangana Assembly Polls 2018: Key factors that influence voting behaviour

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Telangana Assembly Polls 2018: Key factors that influence voting behaviour

Voters take multiple factors before casting their vote. Here are the key factors voters of Telangana are looking at before polling on December 7

Telangana Assembly Polls 2018: It won't be a cakewalk for TRS as Prajakutami gains steam

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Telangana Assembly Polls 2018: It won't be a cakewalk for TRS as Prajakutami gains steam

As per political analysts, TRS commands a lead but the opposition alliance is fast closing that gap

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