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POLITICS

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Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party, Bahujan samaj party, Mulayam Singh Yadav

No More Tears: Mayawati and Mulayam Singh bury their grudges. The national parties have much to worry about

Despite an extremely bitter and fractious past, Mayawati and Mulayam Singh's rapprochement holds nothing but dread for the Congress and BJP.

POLITICS

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Amit Shah, Mayawati, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi

Can the Election Commission play a good referee and ensure a good match...err, poll?

It is natural for political parties to try and bend the rules as far as possible. Even a little headstart is a big advantage. EC's role as the 'referee,' therefore, is a very important one.

POLITICS

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Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mainpuri, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Mayawati

Mainpuri Ki Main: In Muyalam Singh's bastion, Mayawati underlined she is the queen

Mulayam Singh Yadav asked SP workers to show respect to Mayawati. Akhilesh Yadav said the SP will never forget her favours. Mayawati reigned supreme over a political present which includes the dreadful 'Guest House incident' past.

POLITICS

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Snake charmer, Mayawati, Greater Noida, Old voter

Meet Khush Nath, Voter of 90 Years: "I have voted in every poll since 1947. I prefer ballot paper to EVM. At least I knew who got my vote''

Khush Nath has never missed an opportunity to vote. After 1947, he started by voting for Jawaharlal Nehru 'and whoever would give my village a samosa'. Today, he's using EVM machines.

POLITICS

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N Chandrababu Naidu, Mayawati, Nyay, NREGA

Didi’s ‘national designs’ clear in TMC manifesto

Upcoming Lok Sabha Polls is an opportunity for Mamata to project herself as a credible face among the regional aspirants who are nursing ambitions beyond their regional contours.

POLITICS

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Mayawati, Dalit votes, Bhim Army, Chandrashekhar Azad

Three reasons to watch out for Chandrashekhar Azad in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

The Bhim Army leader’s name has reached all Dalit villages in UP. His proximity with the Congress is only growing.

POLITICS

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Mayawati, BSP, Bhim Army, Chandrashekhar Azad

Can Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad dent Mayawati’s Dalit vote bank?

Both are reaching out to the same group of voters. But there are strong differences in the political language and emotive styles of both these leaders.

POLITICS

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Sonia Gandhi, Renuka chowdhary, Mayawati, Women in politics

Women in politics are just politicians. They are not saris, jackets, or a particular kind of laughter

Commenting on a female politician's gender, looks or attire reflects the misogynistic mindset of our politicians. This is seen across the political spectrum, from the 'traditional' BJP to 'new-age' neta Rahul Gandhi.

POLITICS

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Mayawati, 2019 general elections, Priyanka gandhi vadra, Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi Arrives: It's time the SP-BSP alliance rethinks its reluctance to accommodate the Congress

Priyanka overtook Mayawati on Twitter on Day 1 itself. But going by the scale of her Lucknow roadshow, Priyanka will give Mayawati much more than a virtual challenge.

VARIETY

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Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati, Priyanka Gandhi, Uttar Pradesh

Priyanka Gandhi's pink Sena: Why politics in Uttar Pradesh is always in the pink!

We don't know whether Priyanka Gandhi Vadra would be able to touch the right chords in politics. She has chosen the right colour for UP though.