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HUMOUR

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Politics, BJP, Congress, Lok Sabha elections 2019

10 leaders who must leave their parties ahead of Lok Sabha Elections 2019

All characters in this narrative are fictitious. Any resemblance with any living, dead (or in-between) person is purely coincidental.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha elections 2019, Vinod Khanna, Akshaye khanna, Gurdaspur

Lok Sabha 2019: Will Akshaye Khanna be able to weave the magic his father created in Gurdaspur?

Gurdaspur constituency was to Vinod Khanna's charisma rather than BJP's credit. It remains to be seen if Khanna (Jr) is able to exude the same charm in the constituency.

POLITICS

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Electoral Bonds, Party funding, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Part I. General Elections 2019: Who is funding the electioneering of our political parties?

Recent amendments in various statutes bringing in electoral bonds and allowing funding from foreign sources jeopardise transparency and expose our political parties to undesirable influences and unaccounted money.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha elections 2019, BJP, Congress

Tom Vadakkan Joins BJP: Can the Congress hand hold back any more leaders from toeing the saffron line?

Seven days. Seven new leaders join the ruling party. Does this exodus indicate the flavour of the season?

VARIETY

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Rahul Gandhi, Chennai stella maris college, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Call me rahul

'Rahul, naam toh suna hoga': Is Rahul Gandhi, the ‘most eligible bachelor of India’, back?

Rahul Gandhi may be flawed, but that's what the youth of India also identifies with — vulnerability — as opposed to elders talking down to them!

POLITICS

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Gandhinagar, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Congress, Sonia Gandhi

Lok Sabha 2019: Is Priyanka Gandhi the Brahmastra the Congress has waited for all these years?

While she captured many hearts with her maiden speech as a politician, Priyanka Gandhi has the onerous task of resurrecting the party at both the regional and national levels.

VOICES

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Kashmiri Muslim, Assembly elections, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Kashmir politics

Casting votes, not stones: Indian authorities not holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Kashmir is a big misstep

By scheduling Lok Sabha elections and not Assembly Elections in Jammu and Kashmir, what message are we sending out to the separatists, the opposition and the allies?

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha elections 2019, Unemployment in India, Narendra Modi, Kamal Nath

From band-baaja to pakoda, how 'jobs' have turned into the biggest 'jokes' for our netas

Irrespective of their ideology, our politicians have uniformly failed to understand the gravity of unemployment. For them, it seems a meaningless cliche. Or, going by Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath's recent views, a way to blow your own trumpet.

HUMOUR

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Rahul Gandhi, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Narendra Modi, Chor-chowkidar

Finally, the chor-chowkidar story comes to an end. Here’s how

Security guards are offended. Thieves, too, are. They are just not saying it.

POLITICS

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Pulwama terrorist attack, Surgical Stirke, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Narendra Modi

Mission 272 With Rajdeep Sardesai: Will a surgical strike 2.0 in the aftermath of the Pulwama attacks benefit PM Modi?

Here's a look at how wars and surgical strikes have affected elections in India