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Category: Bihar Election
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EC mulls stricter norms for filing poll affidavits 17.12.2020 CNN-IBN: India
The Election Commission is planning to introduce new and stringent norms for filing poll affidavits in the upcoming elections.
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RLSP may ditch NDA to join RJD before 2019 polls 17.10.2017 Latest News
According to RLSP leaders, the party chief Upendra Kushwaha has been eyeing the chief minister's chair and could change sides for it
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Governors elected in Venezuela to swear oath to ANC 17.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The 23 Governors, who were elected in the regional elections in Venezuela, are to swear an oath in front of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) on Tuesday.
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'The politics of secularism is dead' 17.10.2017 Rediff: News
'Secularism is associated either with corruption, malgovernance or minority votes.'
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Dengue claims two more lives 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
Two more persons, including a 26-year-old Manipuri woman, have succumbed to dengue in the Capital, even as the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this season has risen to 5,220, as...
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Nitish avoids queries over snub from Modi 16.10.2017 Rediff: News
Kumar had sought central university status for it in keeping with public sentiments.
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Rahul to be party chief: Nitish extends good wishes 16.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday extended his good wishes to Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on the move to elevate Rahul as the party chief. "The proposal to make Rahul ji as Congress president was in the pipeline even when we were together (in the Grand Alliance). It's a good sign that this is going to be formalised now. Meri shubh-kamna hai unko (I extend my good wishes to him)," Nitish said. "There is no leader, other than Rahul, who could become the Congress president. In fact, of late, he has been officiating as the party chief," Nitish added. The Bihar chief minister, who despite dumping the Grand Alliance, has refrained from speaking against Sonia and Rahul Gandhi. However, he added that it's the voters who will decide the prime minister in 2019. His assertion comes close on the heels of the JD(U) leader praising Narendra Modi last week saying he had always "lead from the front". The "good wishes to Rahul" comes at a time when Nitish's close aide and former Rajya Sabha member ...
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Nitish Kumar avoids queries about strain in ties with PM Modi 16.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Kumar had sought central university status for it in keeping with public sentiments
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Why no Gujarat poll date yet: JD(U)’s Pavan Varma 16.10.2017 Hindu: National
Just a couple of days after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar shared a dias with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Patna and praised him publicly, his party spokesperson Pavan K Varma set off a flutter ...
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When Pranab Mukherjee riled Sonia Gandhi by meeting Bal Thackeray in 2012 16.10.2017 Latest News
During 2012 presidential poll campaign trail, Pranab Mukherjee was visiting Maharashtra where Bal Thackeray made 'elaborate arrangements' for Mukherjee's visit to Matoshree
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Ahead of polls, BJP revives Ram temple construction issue 16.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Realising that development alone may not fetch votes, the BJP is trying to rake up the Ram temple issue again ahead of the Assembly polls in several states and the 2019 general election. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, who has been spearheading the campaign, says the construction of the temple will begin soon at Ayodhya and people can pay a visit next Diwali. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad is already stockpiling stones for the construction. At the same time, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, interestingly, has decided to celebrate Diwali at Ayodhya. Adityanath also stressed that a grand temple for Lord Rams companion Sita should be built at her birthplace in Sitamarhi, Bihar, and that his outfit, Virat Hindustan Sangam (VHS), will work to achieve the goal. Swamy, however, did not offer details of the construction schedule but stressed that hurdles are being cleared. The issue is sub judice and the Supreme Court is expected to start day-to-day hearing of the case towards the end of the year. Speaking ...
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When Pranab riled Sonia Gandhi by meeting Bal Thackeray 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Congress President Sonia Gandhi was upset with Pranab Mukherjee for meeting with late Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray, despite being advised by her against doing so before his election as President of India in 2012, the third volume of his autobiography has revealed.
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Can BJP win Gujarat without Modi as CM? 16.10.2017 Rediff: News
The coming elections seem a tough battleground for the BJP in the wake of anti-incumbency, Patidar and Dalit agitations and implementation of the GST.
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Jarkiholi brothers told to shun differences 15.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
AICC general secretary in charge of Karnataka K C Venugopal has advised AICC secretary Satish Jarkiholi and Belagavi district incharge minister Ramesh Jarkiholi to shun their differences and work unitedly in the interest of the party and its prospects in the upcoming elections.

The Jarkiholi brothers should resolve differences for the party to fare well in the election. "It is also a diktat from the party to the two to overcome their differences and get united," Venugopal said, addressing a meeting of the party's city and rural units.
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7 Lok Sabha byelections soon 15.10.2017 Hindu: Other States
Some of these seats fell vacant owing to death of sitting members.
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PM Modi in Bihar: Rs 53,000-cr infra projects and top 10 developments 15.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Modi heaped praise on Nitish Kumar and said the central and state governments were working tirelessly to fulfil the dreams of people of Bihar
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We finish what we start: PM in Patna 15.10.2017 DNA: Popular News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that his government ensures that its schemes are implemented within a time limit, unlike the past governments, whose projects were announced during election time and forgotten later. He was addressing a gathering after launching developmental projects related to highways and sewage treatment in Mokama, nearly 100 km from Bihar's capital, Patna. The PM, who was on his maiden visit to Patna after the formation of the NDA government in Bihar, showered Diwali gifts as he laid foundation for projects worth over Rs 3,750 crore. He asserted that the Centre and the state governments will work in tandem to ensure that Bihar stood in the category of developed states by 2022, when India celebrates its 75th year of independence. The PM said his government "launches schemes keeping a roadmap ready" and "ensures implementation within time limit", unlike past regimes, "which were in the habit of announcing projects during election time, only to forget about these later". ...
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PM Narendra Modi shares stage with Nitish Kumar, assures autonomy and Rs 10,000 crore for 20 leading universities 15.10.2017 Zee News : States
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday shared the stage with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the first time after the JD(U) returned to the NDA fold.
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Modi shares platform with Nitish, lays foundation stone of Rs 3,700 cr projects 14.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Sharing a public platform for the first time after the JD-U and BJP realigned more than two months ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar would take Bihar to new heights of development as he announced that road projects of Rs 53,000 crore were underway or completed in the state.
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My govt implements schemes on time: PM Modi 14.10.2017 Rediff: News
Modi deplored "the thinking of many political leaders" that projects like roads were not meant for the poor.
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