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PM Modi roadshow in Varanasi: Watch live coverage on Aaj Tak

Accompanying the Prime Minister on this grand show of strength and popularity are BJP stalwarts Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman, Nitin Gadkari and Piyush Goyal.

POLITICS

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PM Modi in Varanasi: Priyanka Gandhi conspicuous by absence. Her not contesting against Modi in Varanasi shows Congress is not serious

The worst that could have happened with Priyanka contesting against Modi is that she would have lost. But it would have conveyed Congress means business in UP.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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Atishi: 'BJP is not coming back to power. There will be a coalition and AAP will support any govt that gives Delhi full statehood'

Atishi is an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader standing for elections in Delhi. Atishi spoke with Rohit E David about why AAP and Congress broke up before starting, the cult of Arvind Kejriwal and the appeal of PM Modi.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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'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?

POLITICS

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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.

POLITICS

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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.