Monthly Archives February 2017

E. Palaniswami presents a long wish list to PM Modi

Tamil Nadu chief minister E. Palaniswami meets PM Narendra Modi, presents a memorandum on 23 crucial issues related to the state


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BMC Election 2017: As all eyes turn to mayoral race, it’s Congress’ turn to play kingmaker

Elections to appoint the new mayor of Mumbai will be held on 9 March, and Shiv Sena has taken the opportunity to remind the Congress party of the favour it did by supporting Congress’ Presidential candidates Pratibha Patil and Pranab Mukherjee in 2007 and 2012 respectively. Furthermore, it’s also drawing Congress’ attention to the vehement opposition it put up against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation drive.



From these overtures, it’s clear that the Sena is trying to build bridges with Congress, seeing the latter as a safer bet than BJP.

The BMC has 227 seats, and the magic figure to achieve a simple majority is 114. Since none of the parties managed to achieve this figure, they are all dependent on allies...

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Uttar Pradesh Elections 2017 Live: 49.2% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 3 pm

Uttar Pradesh will vote for the fifth of its seven-phase elections today. The voting will be held across 11 districts, including five bordering Nepal. The districts going to polls in this phase are Balrampur, Gonda, Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Bahraich, Shravasti, Siddharth Nagar, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Amethi, and Sultanpur.


 

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Here are the voting day highlights for Phase 5 of Uttar Pradesh Election 2017:

February 27, 2017 – 3.45 pm: UP Election Live: An estimated 49...

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UP elections 2017 live: PM Modi waived off Vijay Mallya’s loan, says Rahul Gandhi

Voting for 51 seats, including Amethi, in the fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections is in progress with 49% polling till 3pm. Here are the latest updates

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