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Last updated: Jul 21 2017 23:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Amit Shah begins preparations for `Mission 180` in Rajasthan 21.7.2017 Zee News : India National
Earlier in the day, Shah, who arrived in Rajasthan today, inaugurated a library and e-library at the party headquarters here which contain more than 2000 books and close to 8400 e- books.
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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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Amit Shah of strategy in Jaipur 21.7.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
National BJP president Amit Shah is set to arrive on a three-day visit to Jaipur beginning today. The visit, which has been on the cards for a long time now, is a part of the larger scheme of things aimed at securing a majority mandate in the 2019 general elections. Shah has been on a whirlwind tour of the states where he is taking a direct feedback from the workers and the think-tank on party’s prospects and performance (where it is in power). He is also strengthening the party functionaries and the booth-level units in run-up to the general elections. Shah has visited states like Odisha, Kerala, Haryana among other states where he has already carried out a similar exercise.      According to sources, Shah shall be largely concentrating on getting the warring factions in Rajasthan on the table to draw up plans for a unified front when the time for elections is ripe. The dissent is from a handful of party persons like Ghanshyam Tiwari. They have got the party’s ears... Shah is here to resolve their ...
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Ram Nath Kovind scales Raisina Hill 21.7.2017 DNA: Top News
NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind was on Thursday elected India's next President after he secured 65.65 per cent of the total electoral college votes, in a bruising defeat for the Opposition which has been struggling to rally support ahead of the 2019 general elections. Opposition candidate Meira Kumar got the rest of the 34.35 per cent votes in the electoral college, comprising MPs and state lawmakers. The election comes as a major victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ruling BJP as the Opposition had a slight majority when the Presidential race began. Also, the counting of votes revealed large-scale cross-voting in several states, a big worry for the Opposition, especially ahead of crucial elections. Kovind, 71, a prominent Dalit face of the ruling BJP, will be sworn in as the country's 14th President on Tuesday, a day after President Pranab Mukherjee, 81, completes his term. After KR Narayanan, Kanpur-born Kovind will be the second Dalit to occupy India's highest constitutional office. "I ...
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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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BJP gears up for next Assembly elections 21.7.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
To deliberate on undertaking mass mobilisation
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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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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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India’s new president rose from poverty to high office 20.7.2017 Washington Post: World
Ram Nath Kovind, a septuagenarian from what is considered a low caste, is a stalwart of the governing Hindu nationalist party.
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Presidential polls result today: Counting from 11 am, result out by 5 pm 20.7.2017 Latest News
Ram Nath Kovind has a distinct advantage over his rival Meira Kumar
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`Venkaiah Naidu has backing of 485 of 788 electoral college members` 19.7.2017 Zee News : India National
NDA candidate M Venkaiah Naidu so far enjoys committed support of 485 of the 788 members of the electoral college that will choose the next vice president on August 5, election managers of the former Union minister said.
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Major Cabinet reshuffle likely in September 18.7.2017 Deccan Herald - News
A major reshuffle of the Union Cabinet is slated for the first week of September even as the portfolios held by Venkaiah Naidu were reallocated following his resignation as Union minister after he was nominated the NDA's vice presidential candidate on Monday. Textiles Minister Smriti Irani got the additional charge of information and broadcasting ministry, which was held by Naidu The other portfolio of urban development, which was with Naidu, was given to Narendra Singh Tomar, who has been handling rural development and panchayat raj. The proposed reshuffle in the first week of September is expected to be a larger exercise as Prime Minister Narendra Modi intends to carry out a revamp, rewarding those ministers who have performed well and, perhaps, show the door to others. Since he became the prime minister, Modi has carried out only two Cabinet reshuffles and expansions — in November 2014 and July 2016. Modi will begin consultation with BJP chief Amit Shah and other party leaders after the current ...
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Smriti is back to shine, Tomar will work as old wine 18.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
By Onkareshwar Pandey, New Delhi , July 18 : The selection of M. Venkaiah Naidu as the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA's) vice presidential candidate has resulted in a boon for two Union Ministers-Smriti Irani and Narendra Singh Tomar.
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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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Farmer's son to vice president nominee: All you need to know about Venkaiah Naidu 18.7.2017 India Today| Must Read
A farmer's son, Venkaiah Naidu came from humble background. Known to have his way with words, the veteran politician is also famous for his one-liners.
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NDA's vice presidential pick: Here are 10 things you must know about Venkaiah Naidu 17.7.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
- Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu was born on July 1, 1949 at Chavatapalem, in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district -  He acquired a bachelor's degree in law with a specialisation in international law from Andhra University College of Law. - Naidu came into spotlight for his prominent role in the Jai Andhra Movement of 1972. While Kakani Venkata Ratnam led the movement from Vijayawada, Naidu took active part in the agitation in Nellore, until it was called off a year later. - His oratory skills and political activism propelled his political career and he was elected as an MLA to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly twice from Udayagiri constituency in Nellore district in 1978 and 1983.  - After having served in various organisational posts of the BJP at the state and national level, he was elected as a member of the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka in 1998. - Served as the party spokesperson from 1996 to 2000, bringing to the job his panache for quirky alliterations and similes.  - After the NDA victory in the 1999 ...
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