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17th Lok Sabha election witnesses 78 women representatives in the parliament, highest so far

The women representatives have improved from 5 per cent in 1st Lok Sabha to 14.36 per cent in the 17th Lok Sabha

Congress is now reduced to a ‘vote cutter’ party, costing its allies as many as 9 seats in UP

The grand old party has reduced itself to a fringe party which cuts into votes costing their own former ally as many as 9 seats in UP

Election 2019 Results: 21 seats where NOTA polled more votes than the winning margin

We look at data on NOTA in the 2019 Lok Sabha Election. In which seats did NOTA really make a difference?

The failure of Mahagathbandhan in UP: Have voters finally discarded caste-based politics?

Congress ecosystem kept saying that while Mayawati will take Muslim and Dalit votes, Akhilesh will take Yadav votes, and Congress will help defeat BJP by stealing away 'upper caste' votes.

Congress keeps sinking, but shows no sign of detaching itself from the deadweight of Nehru-Gandhi dynasty

In Western UP, 21 of the 22 Congress candidates have lost deposits, meaning they could not even get 1/6th of the total votes polled. Congress stalwarts like Salman Khurshid and Raj Babbar have lost their deposits.

Rahul Gandhi should not fire his data analysis chief, but promote him. Here is why

The divine vision of Praveen Chakravarty, "Big Data" head of Congress, is too precious

Fact-Check : What media, social-media, or Politicians got wrong

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Media

Congress-friendly journalist Pallavi Ghosh calls out her own channel for reporting ‘wrong news’ about the Gandhis

Senior journalist Pallavi Ghosh just accused her own channel of spreading fake news

The Wire traces and ‘hunts down’ Muslim women who support Modi, call them ‘RSS-backed’

The Wire insinuates that the voices of these Muslim women are not valid only because they are part of an organisation that is 'RSS-backed'

Shivam Vij is the ‘Kachcha Nimbu’ of ThePrint that gets to bat from both sides

Shivam Vij’s flagrantly contradictory articles claim all possible outcomes of an event, maybe so he could later claim that he was right in 50% of the instances.

6 instances when Indian media got it horribly wrong and predicted a Modi loss in 2019

Amidst fierce political slugfest, the Indian media dismissed Modi's re-election as PM, only at their own peril

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SP chief Akhilesh Yadav dismisses party’s TV panellists, asks media houses not to invite any party leader for debates

After the humiliating defeat in Lok Sabha elections, Samajwadi Party not to participate in TV debates, Akhilesh Yadav fires all party panellists

The decimation of dynasties: The Modi tsunami has swept away kings and their clans

There are no laws against the son or daughter of a politician joining politics and seeking election. But the nepotism and feudal power play, the repugnant elitism and entitlement that makes the same son and daughter assume that they are above scrutiny and accountability has to go.

‘Chup Chaap Kamal Chhaap’: The slogan that changed Bengal politics forever

While Bengal is the land of Maa Durga and Maa Saraswati, 'Jai Shree Ram' soon became a symbol of political protest.

Smriti… who? Smriti, the one who gave your brother a run for his money

In a major upset for Congress, BJP's Smriti Irani won the Congress 'family seat' Amethi defeating Congress President Rahul Gandhi by over 50,000 votes

Modi Shining, Rahul a loser.. it’s not 2004, but 2014 again

Prime Minister Modi is set to win and is set to win big. According to trends so far, BJP is set to clock a larger victory than in 2014.

23rd May 2019: When the future of Bengal politics was changed forever

Whatever the ultimate result may be, one thing is for certain, going into the 2021 Assembly Elections in the state, for the first time in history, West Bengal will have a party of saffron hue as the primary opposition.

Leftist propaganda portal The Wire, says ‘it doesn’t matter who wins today’, fear mongers on result day

The article has also the classical hallmarks of Peak Liberal Intellectualism: Fear-Mongering, Masochism, Delusions, bizarre allegations of Fascism and inciting further political polarization.

Fear and falsehood: How a colonialist ecosystem paints the Modi government as communal

Was Akhlaq killed because the killers wanted him to convert to Hinduism? The incident is called communal because the killers belonged to one community and the victim to another.

Modi ministers in five years – Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

A look at the achievements of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj mininstry in Modi government

Government & Policy

Govt of India bans Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh for its terror activities aimed at establishing Caliphate in the subcontinent

Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh banned under clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 35 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 with immediate effect.
Indian envoy rules out talks

No bilateral talks with Pakistan till it keeps supporting terrorism: India’s envoy to the USA

Shringla asserted that Pakistan is supporting terrorism on Indian soil on one hand and is trying to 'talk' peace on the other. He made it clear that India cannot deal with the double-handed policy anymore.

Bollywood, Sports & more

Archer In, Willey Out – England name World Cup Squad

England made 3 changes from their provisional squad.

This will be the most challenging World Cup : Virat Kohli

Kohli was speaking to the media before leaving for England, where Cricket World Cup is being hosted.

Remembering India’s ill-fated 1999 campaign, last time World Cup was held in England

It has been 20 years since the Cricket World Cup was last held in England, and it was a tournament most Indians would like to forget.

The first ever World Cup cricket match witnessed India’s most controversial world cup innings

The first ever Cricket World Cup was played in 1975, and the first match of the tournament was between India and England.

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