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Will not work with bad intentions, will take everyone along: Modi

New Delhi: Accepting the resounding poll victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday promised that he will not work with “bad intentions” and that he would like to move ahead by taking everyone along, leaving behind the bitterness witnessed during the Lok Sabha campaign. Addressing the victory celebration at the party headquarters here, he said that […]

Malda: Actor and Trinamool Congress MP Dev alias Deepak Adhikari during election campaign in Malda on April 17, 2019. (File Photo: IANS)

Trinamool’s Dev defeats BJP’s Bharati Ghosh in Ghatal

Kolkata: Bengali superstar and Trinamool Congress candidate Deepak Adhikari (Dev) won West Bengal’s Ghatal Lok Sabha seat, defeating his BJP rival and former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh. Dev defeated Ghosh by a margin of 107,973 votes. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Dev won the seat by defeating CPI candidate Santosh Rana by a margin […]

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Most dynasties face people’s wrath in LS polls

New Delhi:  If caste barriers fell in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, dynasties became the second casualty with many political families, mostly belonging to the opposition camp, failing to win the people’s mandate. Be it the Mulayam Singh Yadav clan in Uttar Pradesh, Lalu Prasad’s family in Bihar, the Hooda family in Haryana or the […]

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Rahul Gandhi says issue of resignation between him and working committee

New Delhi:  Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took full responsibility for the defeat of the party in the Lok Sabha elections and said the issue of his resignation was a matter between him and the Congress Working Committee. “I accept full responsibility (for the party’s performance),” Gandhi said at a press conference here. Party […]

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Imran, Xi among foreign leaders who congratulated Modi

New Delhi:  As he retained power with a resounding electoral victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday received congratulatory messages and phone calls from a host of foreign leaders, including his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Among other foreign leaders to congratulate Modi were Russian President Vladimir Putin, Israeli Prime Minister […]

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Modi ‘mahanayak’ of BJP’s grand victory: Amit Shah

New Delhi:  BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the world’s “most popular” leader and credited him for party’s spectacular victory in Lok Sabha polls. Addressing party workers here at the BJP headquarters, Shah also hit out at opposition parties, saying the mandate has buried the politics of casteism, dynasty […]

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Mamata Banerjee’s house, neighbourhood wear deserted look

Kolkata:  With more security personnel than party workers, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee’s house and the street leading to her residence in South Kolkata’s Kalighat wore a deserted look on Thursday with counting trends for the Lok Sabha polls showing a big increase in the BJP’s numbers and a consequent decrease in the ruling party’s […]

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Modi only 3rd Indian PM to return after completing full term

New Delhi:  Narendra Modi has achieved the distinction of becoming only the third Indian Prime Minister after Jawaharlal Nehru and Manmohan Singh to return to office after completing a full term with the results of the 2019 general election being announced on Thursday. Nehru, independent India’s first prime minister, had led the Congress to victory […]