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    Lok Sabha elections 2019: A look at young chief ministers of India

    Arvind Kejriwal An anti-corruption crusader, bureaucrat-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal shot to limelight at a movement launched in Delhi during the second tenure of Congress-led UPA government by a group of activists led by Anna Hazare. Despite the support of the large number of people, the movement failed to convince the government for the Lokpal Bill.

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    #ElectionsOutlook: For In-Depth News, Views And Analysis

    The battle for 2019 Lok Sabha elections has officially begun. Starting April 11, India will begin voting in an election that will be held over seven phases till May 19. The results will be declared on May 23. Starting today, Outlook will bring you in-depth coverage on general elections. From reportage and opinions to videos and data, our team of reporters will put together stories that...

    • 16 hrs ago
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    Ruckus at EC office as divyangs attempt to file nominations for Lok Sabha elections 2019

    Four physically challenged persons were on Tuesday detained by the police when they arrived at the office of the Election Commission to file nominations for the Lok Sabha elections 2019. The four were part of a group of physically challenged persons, or divyangs, who want to contest the upcoming elections from the Meerut Lok Sabha seat. "We detained...

    • yesterday
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    Notification issued for 97 Lok Sabha seats in Phase II

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Tuesday, March 19, issued a notification for the second phase of the seven-phased Lok Sabha elections, kicking off the process of filing of nominations for another 97 constituencies across 13 states and Union Territories. Voting in the second phase will take place on April 18, said the notification, which comes a day after the poll panel notified the...

    • 2 days ago
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    Delhi: Around 94kg narcotics, 16,495 litres of illicit liquor seized

    New Delhi, March 19: Around 94 kilograms worth of narcotics and 16,495 litres of illicit liquor have been recovered under Code of Criminal Procedure and Delhi police act violation since the Model Code of Conduct came into force in the view of general elections. "Besides 94 kg narcotics, 16,495 litres of illicit liquor has been seized so far. In this, 13,001 people have...

    • 2 days ago
  • Opinions

    Congress's barb at Narendra Modi government's China diplomacy shows historical ignorance

    The problem with history is that it is often nuanced. Therefore, Rahul Gandhi's colourful barb at NaMo's China diplomacy in the Masood Azhar episode case might resonate with those bashing PM Narendra Modi, but betrays deep historical ignorance. Such ignorance adds up because graver implications of past mistakes cannot be undone. It is a fact that...

    • 2 days ago
  • Opinions

    Pre-poll defections: Political parties prefer a smart defector than a dubious loyalist

    I had begun the new year by discussing how smaller parties were going to be more important in this election season in India. Following the sad and premature demise of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and the tumultuous politics in the state in the aftermath, I am tempted to add one more thing: the Goa model of fractious, fluid coalition governments is set...

    • 2 days ago
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    Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE: Gujarat Congress complaints to EC over poll-related meet at CM's house

    Gujarat Congress complaints to EC over poll-related meet at CM's houseThe Gujarat Congress alleged the BJP has violated the model code of conduct by holding a meeting of the party's State Parliamentary Board at Chief Minister Vijay Rupani's official residence, prompting the poll panel to order a probe.The main opposition party lodged a complaint...

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    DMK Announces Its Loksabha And Assembly Election Candidates List 2019; Sons, Daughters And Ex-Ministers Dominate The List

    The DMK announced its candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly elections on Sunday. The DMK fielded Kadhir Anand, son of DMK treasurer Durainurugan, former minister Arcot Veerasamy's son Kalanidhi Veerasamy and long-time DMK leader Ponmudi's son Gautama Sigamani. Whereas, M Kanimozhi entered the electoral fray for...

    • 2 days ago
  • Opinions

    Lok Sabha elections 2019: The curious case of political switchovers

    There are broadly three categories of political migrants during the election season. The first comprises leaders that have been denied tickets by their respective parties and thus switch over to a rival camp which offers them the chance to contest. The second has leaders who have been long-time rebels waiting for the right occasion to jump ship. The third group consists of...

    • 3 days ago

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