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Lok Sabha Election Results

Book Excerpt: How India Votes And What It Means By Pradeep Gupta

May 01, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Whether the economy does well or poorly, either way it has hardly any impact on election results, writes pollster Pradeep Gupta of Axis My India

'Rahul Gandhi Started Trend Of Resignation In Congress; We Have Nothing To Do With Karnataka Crisis': Rajnath Singh

Jul 08, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

He has himself asked people from his party to resign, and you must have seen that one stalwart after another has quit, a process which has continued for a while now, Rajnath Singh said in the Lok Sabha.


Rahul Gandhi Takes Cocaine, Says BJP MP Subramanian Swamy

Swamy, a vociferous critic of the Gandhi scion, said this after Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said the leaders calling Punjabis 'Nashedis' (Drug Addicts) should undergo the prescribed dope test first.

2019 Lok Sabha Polls 'Least Free And Fair In 3 Decades': Group Of Ex Civil Servants Writes to Election Commission

Jul 02, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The group also charged the ECI with allegations of blithely ignoring hate speeches and communally loaded statements by candidates, primarily of the BJP," just by saying that it "had no power to take actions.


Rahul Gandhi Angry Over Leaders Shirking Responsibility For Lok Sabha Rout; Major Congress Revamp Soon

The Congress president-at-large, sources say, has been angry at the “orchestrated campaign” by the party’s senior leaders who have urged him to stay on.

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27 June, 2019

'Is She Serious,' Says Congress On Mamata Banerjee's Call To Defeat BJP Together

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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was reacting to Banerjee's Wednesday address in the Bengal assembly where she said the CPI (M), Congress and TMC should come together to defeat the BJP.


25 June, 2019

After SP-BSP Call It Quits, Is Bihar Mahagathbandhan Also Destined To Meet Same Fate?

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However, the grand alliance, comprising the RJD, Congress, Hindustani Awami Morcha (HAM), Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) and Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP), proved to be a grand failure, winning just one seat and the RJD failing to even its account.


23 June, 2019

Mayawati's Brother Anand Kumar Is BSP's New National VP And Her Nephew Akash Anand Party's National Coordinator

Outlook Web Bureau

The decision was taken at a meeting, which was attended by top functionaries of the Bahujan Samaj Party.


19 June, 2019

BJP MP Om Birla Elected As Lok Sabha Speaker; 'Matter Of Pride,' Says PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

With no opposition, the election of Om Birla, a two-time BJP member from Kota in Rajasthan, was a smooth affair. It is, however, a departure from the past, since a woman held the post since 2009.


18 June, 2019

Rahul Gandhi Takes Oath As MP, Forgets To Sign Parliament Register

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Elected to Parliament from Kerala's Wayanad, Gandhi had also contested from his family borough of Uttar Pradesh's Amethi but faced defeat at the hands of BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani by a margin of over 55,000 votes.


13 June, 2019

Limits Of Dignity Were Crossed To Retain Power: Sonia Gandhi's Fresh Salvo On PM Narendra Modi

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Launching a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi-led BJP, Sonia Gandhi said: "Everyone in this country knows whether it was moral or immoral of whatever happened in the elections."


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10 June, 2019

West Bengal: Will BJP Do To Mamata Banerjee What She Did To The Left?

Probir Pramanik

Having replaced the Left and Congress as the main challengers to Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress, the BJP is gearing up for the next Assembly polls in the state which are scheduled for 2021.


07 June, 2019

Committed To Defending People Under Attack By PM Narendra Modi, His Policies: Rahul Gandhi In Wayanad

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Rahul Gandhi, who had offered to resign from the Congress chief's post which was rejected by the Congress Working Committee, however, made no reference to the crisis in the party


07 June, 2019

VIDEO: Rahul Gandhi Thanks Wayanad; Waives, Blows Kisses To Congress Supporters

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Supporters, holding placards exhibiting love for the Congress president, waited in queues on both sides of the road in Wayanad for hours before their parliamentarian, accompanied by other leaders, arrived atop a truck.


05 June, 2019

610 Political Parties Won No Seats In 2019 Lok Sabha Elections

Outlook Web Bureau

Of the 610 parties, 80 got about 1 per cent or less vote percentage in the overall vote share while the remaining 530 got zero per cent.


01 June, 2019

BJP President Amit Shah Takes Charge As Union Home Minister

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Amit Shah is holding a meeting with the officials to familiarize with the issues concerning the ministry.


01 June, 2019

Rahul Gandhi Lost As SP-BSP Votes Went To BJP In Amethi, Alleges Congress

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress Secretaries, Zubair Khan and K.L. Sharma, who are UPA chaiperson Sonia Gandhi's representatives in Rae Bareli, were informed in ‘clear terms’ that the SP and BSP units in Amethi did not cooperate with Congress, and a large segment of their voters went with BJP.


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31 May, 2019

Live Updates | Team Modi 2.0: Amit Shah Gets Home Ministry, Rajnath Singh Is Defence Minister, Finance Goes To Nirmala Sitharaman

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Modi, 68, was administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Ram Nath Kovind at a glittering ceremony at the forecourt of majestic Rashtrapati Bhavan.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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