Assembly elections 2017

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POLITICS

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Akhilesh Yadav, Assembly elections 2017, Amitabh Bachchan

It's not donkey ads alone that drag Amitabh Bachchan into UP in the midst of polls

Big B has to realise that it is not politics per se that he has to keep away from - but the politician.

VOICES

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Uttar Pradesh polls, Assembly elections 2017

Why the voter is the donkey in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections

Despite the surging crowds mobilised via Amit Shah's hugely financed poll machine, PM Modi and his speeches evoke the maximum derision.

POLITICS

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Communal Polarisation, Uttar Pradesh polls, Assembly elections 2017

Modi is back to dirty trick by trying to divide Hindus and Muslims in UP

BJP has a history of making divisive remarks during key elections.

POLITICS

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Uttar Pradesh, Assembly elections 2017

UP banks on the third phase to choose its chief minister

The outcome of the 12 districts holds the key to which party will emerge victorious on March 11.

POLITICS

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Assembly elections 2017, BSP, Mayawati, Raja Bhaiya

Why UP's Raja Bhaiya doesn't want to be a don anymore

Is it infamy about drowning his rivals in his private lake with a 'pet' crocodile that dissuaded people from taking on him in the polls?

POLITICS

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Congress, Uttar Pradesh polls, Assembly elections 2017

Congress and SP's 'friendly fight' in Uttar Pradesh may cost them votes

The alliance is already getting a tough fight in the state from the BJP and BSP.

VOICES

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Simultaneous polls, Lok Sabha, Assembly elections 2017

Why holding simultaneous Union and state elections is a bad idea

What are central leaders doing as star campaigners in state/local bodies polls? They should focus on governance instead.

POLITICS

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Muslims, Assembly elections 2017, UP Elections 2017

Should we be surprised BJP doesn't have a single Muslim candidate in UP?

The trust deficit between Muslims and the BJP seems to have only widened with Narendra Modi's coming to power.

POLITICS

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Uttar pradesh elections 2017, Assembly elections 2017, Mayawati

Why Mayawati is BJP's best hope to stop Akhilesh-Rahul storm from sweeping UP

Amit Shah is now saying the BSP, and not the SP, is its main rival.

POLITICS

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Uttar Pradesh polls, Assembly elections 2017, Mayawati

Why Mayawati is saying she will prefer to sit in opposition in Uttar Pradesh

If her message gets translated into votes, a seemingly negative statement could reap positive dividends for the BSP chief.