Rahul to launch election campaign in Maharashtra on March 1

Mumbai, Feb 18  Congress President Rahul Gandhi will launch the national campaign for the coming Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra with a mega rally in Dhule, a traditional party bastion, on March 1, an official said here on Monday. Gandhi will begin the campaign at 3 p.m. in the presence of other top leaders. The […]

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Congress to finalize candidates, manifesto by February

New Delhi, Feb 18 With a view to preventing infighting due to ticket distribution, the Congress has directed all its state units to expedite the process of candidate selection as well as state-wise electoral understanding for the Lok Sabha before this month which shall be then approved by the Congress Election Committee. The recent Assembly […]

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Rahul condemns murder of 2 Youth Congress activists in Kerala

New Delhi, Feb 18  Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday condemned the murder of two Youth Congress activists in Kerala. “The brutal murder of two members of our Youth Congress family in Kasargod, Kerala, is shocking. The Congress prty stands in solidarity with the families of these two young men and I send them my […]

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Shutdown in Kerala over Youth Congress activists’ murder

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 The Youth Congress in Kerala on Monday started a state-wide dawn to dusk shutdown in protest of murder of two of its activists allegedly by CPI-M workers in Kasargode last night. At a few places the demonstrators pelted stones at state-owned buses and forcefully closed down shops. However, private vehicles were found plying […]

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Tripura BJP government to continue with Left’s pension schemes: Minister

Agartala, Feb 18  The BJP-led government in Tripura will continue with all 30 of the pension schemes introduced by the previous Left Front government that is benefiting 4,05,175 people, a Minister said here on Monday. An amount of Rs 26.78 crore is being spent every month providing 33 different social pension schemes, three of which […]

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BJP to firm up alliance for LS polls soon in TN: Ravishankar Prasad

Madurai, Feb 15  Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad on Friday said soon the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will announce a strong electoral alliance in Tamil Nadu for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls. Speaking to reporters in Madurai he said: “Very soon a strong coalition will be announced in Tamil Nadu. There will be an effective and […]

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If Centre brings Citizenship Bill as law, NE region will fight unitedly: Mizoram CM

Aizawl/Agartala, Feb 14  Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Thursday said if the Central government again brings the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) as a law in future, all political parties, NGOs and civil society of the northeast region would fight unitedly against such efforts. “If the Central government once again brings CAB as law in future, […]

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