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Haryana gears up for Rajya Sabha elections

Haryana gears up for Rajya Sabha elections

Chandigarh: Haryana is gearing up for Rajya Sabha polls for three vacant seats scheduled on March 26.Of the three seats, two Rajya Sabha seats are vacant due to the resignation of BJP's Ram Kumar Kashyap and Congress leader Kumari Selja's term expiry on April 9. The six-year term for the two seats w...

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Rebellion against Scindia brewing as party awaits Kamal Nath masterstroke

Rebellion against Scindia brewing as party awaits Kamal Nath masterstroke

New Delhi: At least 8 to 9 rebel Congress MLAs who tendered their resignations to Madhya Pradesh Speaker are said to be upset with Jyotiraditya Scindia who is likely to join the BJP on Wednesday, as they do not want to resign and contest elections again, sources claimed.The Congress MLAs lodged in B...

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DMK announces three candidates for March 26 RS polls

DMK announces three candidates for March 26 RS polls

Chennai: Tamil Nadu's principal opposition party, the DMK on Sunday announced its three candidates for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls in the state.In a statement issued here, DMK President M.K.Stalin announced Tiruchi Siva, Andhiyur Selvaraj and N.R.Elango would be the the party candidates for Rajya...

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Kejriwal's trial by fire

Kejriwal's trial by fire

Arvind Kejriwal has won a landslide in an election that was fought on very divisive agenda. Throughout the election every, effort was made by the BJP leadership to drag him into speaking out on communal issues and respond to high decibel electioneering of the BJP. However, Kejriwal sidestepped emoti...

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AAP formulates 3-point action plan to expand nationwide

AAP formulates 3-point action plan to expand nationwide

New Delhi: After a landslide victory in the recently concluded Delhi Assembly elections, senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Minister Gopal Rai convened a meeting of the party office bearers and in-charges at the residence of Chief Minister Arvind  Kejriwal here to deliberate upon the...

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President Kovind appoints Arvind Kejriwal as Delhi CM

President Kovind appoints Arvind Kejriwal as Delhi CM

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday appointed Arvind Kejriwal to be the Chief Minister of Delhi with effect from the date he will be sworn-in. This comes after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) achieved a landslide victory with a clear majority of 62 seats out of 70."The President has been pleas...

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AAP invites 'Baby Mufflerman' to Kejriwal swearing-in

AAP invites 'Baby Mufflerman' to Kejriwal swearing-in

New Delhi: 'Baby Mufflerman' Aavyan Tomar, who stole the hearts when he dressed up as Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal, will be a special invitee at the swearing-in ceremony at the historic Ramlila Ground in New Delhi on February 16.An AAP functionary said Tomar has been invited for the oath...

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No CMs, netas, invited for Kejriwal swearing-in

No CMs, netas, invited for Kejriwal swearing-in

New Delhi: Here's a confirmation: No chief minister or political leaders from other states will be part of AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal's oath ceremony at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on February 16, said a senior party leader on Thursday.  Kejriwal will take oath as chief minister for a third t...

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Kejriwal writes to L-G, staking claim to form govt

Kejriwal writes to L-G, staking claim to form govt

New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday, staking claim to form the government in the national capital, sources said, while hinting that the Aam Aadmi Party might not invite senior leaders and chief ministers of other parties for the oath-taking ceremony...

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Sops given by govt won polls for AAP, agree workers

Sops given by govt won polls for AAP, agree workers

New Delhi: With the Aam Aadmi Party leaders and workers basking in the glory of capturing Delhi for a third time in a row, the party insiders as well as its detractors on Tuesday attributed the party's stunning poll victory to a slew of schemes involving freebies to Delhiites."Free electricity up to...

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