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Balakot, Yogi Adityanath, Varanasi, Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi in Benaras: Why it is likely that for a change, the Prime Minister will include and name his regional allies in his Varanasi show

The BJP will need to overcome the sheer arithmetical superiority of the grand alliance in more seats in Uttar Pradesh. And it will have to assuage allies who feel the party is a one-man show.

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PM Modi, Congress, Samajwadi Party

Shalini Yadav: 'PM Modi should lose in Varanasi. It's overflowing with garbage, people don't even have drinking water'

Shalini Yadav will contest in Varanasi against PM Modi for the Samajwadi Party (SP). Speaking with Rohit E David, she discussed Varanasi and how only the 'gathbandhan' is giving the BJP a tough fight, the Congress having failed completely.

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Bhopal, Hemant Karkare, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Pragya singh thakur

Making Hate So Normal: The BJP fielding Pragya Thakur is an attempt to mainstream terror accused persons. Our silence is criminal

Why does the switching of a spokesperson from Congress to Shiv Sena get more attention than the implications of the BJP fielding Sadhvi Pragya from Bhopal? The answer to this should disturb us all.

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Narendra Modi, Modi interview, Ani interview, Modi with akshay

When Modi Met Akshay: Why the ‘chat show’ is such a positive PR exercise for PM Modi

It's not every day a famous film star interviews the Prime Minister of India. Akshay Kumar's interview of PM Modi presents the PM not as a hardened political warrior but a man with a softer side.

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Gurdaspur, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Hema Malini, Sunny Deol

'No If, No But, Only Jatt': But will the Jat plus glamour mix of stars Dharmendra and Hema Malini actually help Sunny Deol in politics?

Dharmendra and Hema Malini have each had starry but stormy political innings thus far. As Sunny Deol now enters the raajneetik fray, will he call upon their appeal or go it his way?

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Lok Sabha elections 2019, Chowkidar chor hai, Nyay, Rahul GandhiRIGHT Foot Forward

SC raps Rahul: Why the ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’ jibe shows Rahul Gandhi's fatigue and the Congress' fear of loss

With NYAY failing to gather steam, the Rafale accusations not denting Modi’s image and the ire of the apex court now, Rahul Gandhi’s desperation is clear.

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Nirmala Sitharaman, Lok Sabha elections 2019, BJP, Sunny Deol

Why Sunny Deol is the perfect fit for the BJP

From hypermasculinity to nationalism, there is not one BJP theme that Sunny Paaji hasn’t already evoked through his films.

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Jaipur rural, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Krishna poonia

Krishna Poonia, Congress candidate, Jaipur Rural, says Rajyavardhan Rathore failed sports fraternity, BJP uses gau raksha to cover its failures

The first Indian woman to win a gold in CWG track and field event says she is unfazed by Narendra Modi campaigning for Rathore.

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Congress, BJP, Shiv Sena, Priyanka Chaturvedi

Priyanka Chaturvedi: 'Congress speaks of ideological change. But it uses Raj Thackeray for its cause. Doesn’t it show lack of leadership in Maharashtra?

Priyanka Chaturvedi left the Congress and joined the Shiv Sena last week. She spoke with Rohit E David on what she faced in the Congress, going from a national to a regional party and why she thinks this is Shiv Sena 2.0.

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Lok Sabha elections 2019, Gujarat assembly elctions, Narendra Modi, Gujarat

Battle for Gujarat: Why his home state will be a litmus test for Narendra Modi’s popularity

While the BJP has a huge advantage in Gujarat, namely, Narendra Modi, the Congress is confident of winning seats after its improved performance in the 2017 Assembly polls.