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BJP quit India, shouts Mamata, says willing to join other opposition (Intro Roundup) 21.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday went all guns blazing at the Centre's ruling BJP, accusing it of indulging in "massive corruption" and failure on all fronts, and pledging to remove it from power in the next general elections. She also indicated her party's willingness to side with all opposition forces ready to take it on.
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Mamata calls for BJP's ouster in 2019 elections, says willing to join other opposition forces (Roundup) 21.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday went hammer and tongs at the Centre's ruling BJP, accusing it of indulging in "massive corruption" and failure on all fronts, and pledged to remove it from power in the next general elections. She also indicated her party's willingness to side with all opposition forces ready to take on the saffron outfit.
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Oust BJP for 'failure' on all front: Mamata tells rally 21.7.2017 deccanherald.com
Stepping up her attack on the BJP, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today said it should be ousted from India for "failure on all fronts" and offered to back all parties which intended to fight the saffron party. She announced that her party would hold an "Oust BJP from India" programme from August 9 to August 30 after alleging that the BJP had "failed on all fronts" including keeping good relations with foreign countries, especially neighbouring ones. "We will oust the BJP from India. It is our challenge. The Centre is trying to browbeat us with Saradha, Narada cases, but we are not afraid of it. None of us is guilty. We will not bow our heads," she told a massive rally here. Banerjee said the TMC would file a defamation case against the CBI and other central agencies for "harassing and defaming" TMC leaders. The TMC holds a martyrs day rally on July 21 every year in remembrance of 13 youth Congress activists who were killed in police firing in Kolkata in 1993. Banerjee was then a leader of the ...
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Mamata Banerjee: Oust BJP for 'failure' on all fronts 21.7.2017 TOI: India
"We will oust the BJP from India. It is our challenge. The Centre is trying to browbeat us with Saradha, Narada cases, but we are not afraid of it. None of us is guilty. We will not bow our heads," Mamata Banerjee said at a massive rally in Kolkata.
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Didi to launch 'Quit India' campaign against BJP 21.7.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Banerjee said the TMC would file a defamation case against the CBI and other central agencies for 'harassing and defaming' its leaders.
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Modi's ministers didn't mind Pranab scolding them 21.7.2017 Rediff: News
The President may not have agreed with the government on many occasions.
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When Pranab Mukherjee was put at the helm 21.7.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Pranab Mukherjee learnt a lot from Indira Gandhi's administrative skills, tactics in party politics
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Mayawati may fight as Opposition candidate 21.7.2017 Hindu: Other States
Likely to contest Phulpur LS seat
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Cross-voting favours Meira Kumar in Rajasthan 20.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Unlike in several other states, cross-voting in the presidential election seems to have gone against National Democratic Alliance (NDA) presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind in Rajasthan.
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Prashant Kishor’s team gets down to business 20.7.2017 Hindu: News
YSR Congress roped in the poll strategist to improve its show in the next general elections
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Mixed response among parties to Mayawati's resignation from Rajya Sabha 20.7.2017 Zee News : States
"BSP supremo Mayawati is unable to digest the results of 2014 Lok Sabha elections and 2017 UP Assembly elections. People of UP have grossly rejected partisan and communal politics. They are looking forward to progress and development of the state," UP BJP spokesperson Rakesh Tripathi said.
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Republicans express frustration after health care failure 19.7.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

NEW YORK (AP) — Republicans are expressing embarrassment, fear and frustration as party leaders concede that their years-long promise to erase much of Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act is all but dead. Conservative activists blamed establishment Republicans who control Congress. Establishment Republicans blamed a lack of leadership from their president. And the Republican president blamed […]
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High stakes in Bihar’s political battle 18.7.2017 Hindu: Opinion
Nitish Kumar’s options in reconfiguring his alliance with the RJD are more limited than he may let on
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Don't air grievances in public, CM tells Congmen 17.7.2017 deccanherald.com
With murmurs about anomalies in the appointment of new KPCC officer-bearers growing louder, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is learnt to have asked party MLAs not to comment on the issue in public. Chairing the Congress legislature party meeting at the Vidhana Soudha on Monday, he said the party high command had finalised the list of office-bearers. KPCC president G Parameshwara will look into the list, if necessary. Congress MLAs should focus on preparations for the next elections, he is learnt to have said. Many Congress MLAs and senior leaders are reportedly upset with the list. Some of them were even planning to express their ire at the legislature party meeting. Senior leader K H Muniyappa had reportedly expressed his dissatisfaction over what he termed the inadequate representation given to SC (left) or Madiga community. The Congress high command recently released a 171-member office-bearers' list, as part of the preparations for the next Assembly elections. Sources in the party said the KPCC is likely ...
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Before Nitish decides on Tejashwi, a look at ever-changing equation between Bihar CM and Lalu 17.7.2017 India Today| Must Read
The current fraught relationship between Janata Dal (United) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) reflects the strained ties between its two leaders, Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav.
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Election for next President today 17.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Election for next President today
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Elect the best minds, says Sonia 16.7.2017 Hindu: Other States
‘This poll represents a clash of ideas, a conflict of disparate values’
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All set for election of next President on Monday: Kovind has clear edge 16.7.2017 TOI: India
Kovind, who belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has the backing of all the party's allies besides several regional parties, while Kumar has been fielded by the Congress and some major opposition parties in what they call an "ideological battle" against the ruling party.
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Lalu’s supporters are angry with BJP, but are angrier with Nitish Kumar… A fight has started: Sushil Modi 16.7.2017 The Idea Exchange – The Indian Express
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Polls to 10 RS seats on Aug 8 15.7.2017 deccanherald.com
The Election Commission will hold polling to fill up 10 vacancies in the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh on August 8.

The election will be held as the current term of three Gujarat MPs — Ahmed Patel from Congress, and Dilipbhai Shivshankarbhai Pandya and Smriti Irani of the BJP — will end on August 18.

Terms of six West Bengal MPs, including Derek O'Brien of Trinamool Congress and Sitaram Yechury of the CPM, will also end on the same day.

Besides, a vacancy was created from Madhya Pradesh by the death of BJP's Anil Madhav Dave, who was the minister of state for environment, on May 18 this year.

The poll panel will issue the notification on July 21 and the candidates will be allowed to file nominations till July 28. The last date for withdrawal of nominations will be July 31, a release said.


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