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  • Congress-led Mahajot alliance will form the next government in Assam: Bhupesh Baghel Mar 26, 2021 12:20 PM IST

    Congress-led Mahajot alliance will form the next government in Assam: Bhupesh Baghel

    The feisty Chhattisgarh Chief Minister, who is party observer for the polls, says a `desperate’ BJP has taken three different positions on CAA in Assam, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu respectively; predicts 100-plus for grand coalition

  • Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights: WB, Assam set for first phase polling, CM Sonowal among contestants Mar 26, 2021 08:06 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights: WB, Assam set for first phase polling, CM Sonowal among contestants

    Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights: The first phase of voting will happen tomorrow. Catch latest updates of the poll campaign in all four states and the Union Territory

  • In Tarun Gogoi’s absence, ‘faceless’ Congress is hoping to beat BJP with the Mahajoth Mar 25, 2021 07:37 PM IST

    In Tarun Gogoi’s absence, ‘faceless’ Congress is hoping to beat BJP with the Mahajoth

    Though the Congress is leveraging on Tarun Gogoi’s image as a clean leader to draw public sentiment, will sympathy votes secure a win in the Assam Assembly election 2021?

  • Welfare governance and Kerala’s changing politics Mar 25, 2021 10:13 AM IST

    Welfare governance and Kerala’s changing politics

    While much of the focus has been on the BJP and its ability to topple governments in other states, Kerala has been witnessing a quiet revolution in some parts of the state

  • Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights | BJP exposed on CAA in Assam, scared to raise issue: Congress Mar 25, 2021 07:16 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights | BJP exposed on CAA in Assam, scared to raise issue: Congress

    Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights: Less than two days to go for the first phase of voting. Catch latest updates of the poll campaign in all four states and the Union Territory

  • Puducherry Polls 2021: Key dates, opinion polls; here's everything you need to know Mar 24, 2021 03:56 PM IST

    Puducherry Polls 2021: Key dates, opinion polls; here's everything you need to know

    Puducherry Assembly election will be held in a single phase on April 6 and the result will be declared on May 2.

  • Bihar CM under RSS, BJP influence, says Rahul Gandhi after police roughs up MLAs inside Assembly Mar 24, 2021 01:22 PM IST

    Bihar CM under RSS, BJP influence, says Rahul Gandhi after police roughs up MLAs inside Assembly

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said those stripping democracy have no right to call themselves a government.

  • Tamil Nadu Election 2021 | Local vs outsiders, NEET, CAA, COVID-19 handling: Key issues in TN polls Mar 24, 2021 12:18 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu Election 2021 | Local vs outsiders, NEET, CAA, COVID-19 handling: Key issues in TN polls

    With the polling day coming closer, the AIADMK is hoping to retain the power by securing a third consecutive term, while the DMK is hoping to finally move to the treasury benches after a gap of 10 years.

  • Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights: Ahead of polls, Twitter vows to crack down on manipulative, misleading content Mar 24, 2021 07:20 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights: Ahead of polls, Twitter vows to crack down on manipulative, misleading content

    Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights: Less than three days to go for the first phase of voting. Catch latest updates of the poll campaign in all four states and the Union Territory

  • Inequality rising under NDA govt: Congress Mar 23, 2021 03:10 PM IST

    Inequality rising under NDA govt: Congress

    Initiating the debate on the Finance Bill, 2021, Congress member Amar Singh said the economic situation in the country is deteriorating and charged that 73 percent of the country's wealth is going to just 1 percent of the population.

  • NYAY will be "tested" in Kerala if Congress-led UDF is voted to power: Rahul Gandhi Mar 23, 2021 02:43 PM IST

    NYAY will be "tested" in Kerala if Congress-led UDF is voted to power: Rahul Gandhi

    "I have a selfish reason to test it," Gandhi said, addressing an election corner meeting organised at Manarcad in Puthuppally Assembly constituency represented by former chief minister and senior Congress leader Oommen Chandy for the last 50 years.

  • Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights | BJP's stand on CAA varies from state to state, claims Assam Congress Mar 23, 2021 07:22 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights | BJP's stand on CAA varies from state to state, claims Assam Congress

    Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights: Less than four days to go for the first phase of voting. Catch latest updates of the poll campaign in all four states and the Union Territory

  • West Bengal Election 2021: Congress names two G-23 leaders as star campaigner for third phase of polls Mar 22, 2021 10:14 PM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021: Congress names two G-23 leaders as star campaigner for third phase of polls

    West Bengal Election 2021: While most Congress G-23 leaders were snubbed in the star campaigners list for Bengal polls this time also, it did feature two of them -- Rajya Sabha MP Manish Tewari and Jitin Prasada, who is the party’s in-charge in the state.

  • Rahul Gandhi hits out at Centre over rising fuel prices Mar 22, 2021 03:31 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi hits out at Centre over rising fuel prices

    Interacting with students of St Teresa's College, an autonomous women's college, Rahul Gandhi blamed the government's mismanagement for the collapse of the economy.

  • Only aim of Congress is politics of opportunism: J P Nadda Mar 22, 2021 01:16 PM IST

    Only aim of Congress is politics of opportunism: J P Nadda

    Addressing an election rally at Tingkhong in Dibrugarh district, he said the BJP has always been at the forefront to protect and serve the people of Assam.

  • The curious case of inner party democracy in Kerala Mar 22, 2021 12:49 PM IST

    The curious case of inner party democracy in Kerala

    The whip culture in the political system should be done away with, and instead, the more significant ideological debates featuring in the socio-cultural context should be encouraged to maintain the sanctity and survival of the political space

  • Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights | Govt to implement all clauses of Bodo accord in 30 months: Amit Shah in Assam Mar 22, 2021 10:15 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights | Govt to implement all clauses of Bodo accord in 30 months: Amit Shah in Assam

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights: Catch latest updates of the poll campaign in all four states and the Union Territory

  • PM Modi attacks Congress at Assam poll rally, says NDA ensured peace and development Mar 21, 2021 01:39 PM IST

    PM Modi attacks Congress at Assam poll rally, says NDA ensured peace and development

    The Congress can go to any extent for coming to power and this is evident from the "lies" that they are spreading through the manifesto, the Prime Minister said at an election rally in Bokakhat. "When there was a Congress government at the centre and in the state at the same time, there was double neglect, double corruption and double infiltration", he said.

  • Congress led UDF releases "People's" manifesto, promises 5 lakh homes to poor Mar 20, 2021 01:13 PM IST

    Congress led UDF releases "People's" manifesto, promises 5 lakh homes to poor

    A special law to protect the traditions of the Sabarimala lord Ayyappa temple and a Peace and Harmony department on the model of Rajasthan,has also been promised by the UDF.

  • No CAA, five lakh jobs: Rahul Gandhi announces five Congress guarantees at Assam rally Mar 19, 2021 07:22 PM IST

    No CAA, five lakh jobs: Rahul Gandhi announces five Congress guarantees at Assam rally

    The people of Assam were further promised five lakh jobs, 200 units of free electricity, and Rs 2,000 for housewives if Congress wins the upcoming Assam assembly election 2021.

  • Govt penalising educated youth: Rahul Gandhi on vacant posts in educational institutions Mar 17, 2021 11:31 AM IST

    Govt penalising educated youth: Rahul Gandhi on vacant posts in educational institutions

    The Congress leader tagged a table showing faculty vacancies in top institutions such as IITs and several central universities.

  • Kerala Elections | Can K Muraleedharan retain his giant slayer image? Mar 17, 2021 09:00 AM IST

    Kerala Elections | Can K Muraleedharan retain his giant slayer image?

    Nemom will witness a high-profile three-way fight, where it is expected that the BJP, the Congress and the CPI(M) will bring in the heavy artillery. It is here that K Muraleedharan emerges as Congress’ go-to leader 

  • BJP, Congress release list of candidates for Puducherry assembly polls Mar 16, 2021 10:11 PM IST

    BJP, Congress release list of candidates for Puducherry assembly polls

    Puducherry will vote in a single phase on April 6, along with the four other states. Counting of votes will take place on May 2.

  • Kerala assembly elections 2021: Congress issues second list, names six more candidates Mar 16, 2021 08:59 PM IST

    Kerala assembly elections 2021: Congress issues second list, names six more candidates

    The Congress had earlier named candidates from 86 constituencies on March 14.

  • PC Chacko joins NCP days after quitting Congress Mar 16, 2021 07:13 PM IST

    PC Chacko joins NCP days after quitting Congress

    Chacko had resigned from the Congress on March 10, claiming that it was "impossible for a self-respecting person" to work in the party.

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