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For all his angst against Adani, Rahul Gandhi chose Kamal Nath who rallied behind Adani for power plant in Chhindwara

Kamal Nath is believed to be close to Gautam Adani, whom Rahul Gandhi has frequently accused of being a 'crony capitalist'

Sikh community will protest against Kamal Nath’s appointment as CM: Akali leader Manjinder Sirsa

Manjinder Singh Sirsa said that the Sikh community is not scared and they will ensure that Kamal Nath gets the punishment for his misdeeds.

BJP has lost the digital and social media edge, but it is not too late to recover

Talented supporters are BJP's key asset. If things start moving now BJP will be able to recover the edge lost by 'IT cell'. The time to act is now.

Kamal Nath to be next chief minister of Madhya Pradesh

Congress President Rahul Gandhi expected to announce chief ministers of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh tomorrow.

As Congress factions create chaos, Rahul Gandhi quotes Tolstoy and Congress tweets ‘game’ links

The Assembly Elections in three states, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh saw Congress successfully push BJP out of power

Transported 80 lakh tonnes of material through inland waterway on Ganga, plan to transport 280 lakh tonnes next year: Nitin Gadkari

The minister feels that employment generation is the only solution to the problems of hunger, poverty and unemployment.

Congress workers clash in Chhattisgarh over selection of CM candidate reports TV9 Gujarati

As reported by TV9 Gujarati, clashes broke out between supporters of Bhupesh Baghel and T. S. Singh Deo amidst demands of Baghel being chosen as the chief minister.

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot’s supporters block road in Karauli over speculations on chief ministerial appointment

Pilot has appealed to party workers to maintain peace and decorum.

Congress supporters congratulate ‘chief minister’ Kamal Nath even before official announcement is made

Jyotiraditya Scindia's supporters have also gathered outside Congress office with posters supporting Scindia as the chief minister
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Loan defaulter Vijay Mallya congratulates Congress on assembly elections victory

Interestingly, Congress President Rahul Gandhi had initially liked the congratulatory tweet of fugitive Vijay Mallya but later unliked it after it went viral.

Reuters quoted ‘source’ to say Modi govt will waive farmer loans on a day Union Minister said there was no such plan

While it is not clear why Reuters did such reporting, people were speculating this could be a fake news spread by the Congress-friendly media on behest of Congress to pressurise Modi government.

All you need to know about Pu Zoramthanga, Mizoram’s new CM elect

Zoramthanga,74, had earlier served as Mizoram's CM from 1998 to 2008.

Ranchi: Court summons Rahul Gandhi for his defamatory remarks against Amit Shah

The petitioner submitted that the statement by Rahul Gandhi against Amit Shah had hurt his sentiments and tarnished the image of the party.

‘Will not develop areas which did not vote for me’: Rajasthan Congress MLA shortly after winning

Rajender Singh Bidhuri fought and won a close battle against BJP MLA Suresh Dhakad with a margin of 1661 votes.
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AAP MP Sanjay Singh apologises to BJP youth wing leader Ankit Bhardwaj for making fake allegations

The BJYM leader had filed a defamation case against the AAP MP for wrongly blaming him for an attack on rebel AAP leader Kapil Mishra

Madhya Pradesh: Twitterati showers praises at Shivraj Singh Chouhan as he gracefully concedes defeat

The BJP stalwart, Shivraj Singh Chouhan took the sole responsibility for the BJP’s defeat in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections.

Minister Ramdas Athawale launches Muslim Gau Raksha Sangh, says it will bring communal harmony

The Muslim Gau Raksha Sangh plans to educate Muslim children about cow protection.

BJP may be weaker than it was in 2014, but Congress is not as strong as projected either

If Congress has not forgotten the 1996 elections, they would very well know they are on a sticky wicket here.

Former Army Chief General J J Singh resigns from Shiromani Akali Dal

Singh had contested in the 2017 Punjab Assembly elections against Captain Amarinder Singh.

Even in victory, Rahul Gandhi remains a sore loser

It seems like Congress wants to keep the option of blaming EVMs open for any future defeat in elections.
It is time for Congress and Gandhi Family mukt Bharat

Why Congress-mukt Bharat is still very much in progress

It is time BJP supporters understand the meaning of the term 'Congress-mukt Bharat'.

Congress celebrates election victory by wearing Amit Shah, Narendra Modi masks and distributing tea

The masks of Amit Shah and Narendra Modi are representative of the 'chaiwala' jibe the Congress party has used time and again to target the Prime Minister's humble beginnings.

Telangana: Failure of Prajakutami alliance of Congress and TDP might dampen future alliance options

Despite winning 3 states, Congress tried to create an 'EVM tampering' excuse in Telangana.

Congress manifesto for Madhya Pradesh: Freebies and doles for every section of the electorate

Considering the extravagant promises made by the Congress party in its manifesto for Madhya Pradesh, the economic health of the state is likely to suffer a significant blow.

2018 assembly elections: the exit-poll predictions against the final results

Most of the pollsters have gone wrong in predicting the state elections, except few. These surveys can just be an indicator of the overall mood of the people in the state, otherwise, it should be taken with a pinch of salt. 

BJP’s real woes: Lessons from the electoral semi-finals

The prolonged silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah on election results was very telling. The results were clearly unexpected and possibly led to prolonged internal discussions on the future course of action.

Mayawati extends support to Congress for Madhya Pradesh, may consider Rajasthan ‘to keep BJP out of power’

She said to defeat BJP in Rajasthan, too, BSP will extend support to Congress.

Demystifying Civil Society: Organization linked to ‘Urban Naxals’ wants schools to teach ‘Human Rights Education’

Federation for Human Rights (FPR) urged the government of Puducherry to introduce "Human Rights Curriculum" in the school curriculum in the Union Territory.

Rajasthan: Congress short of 2 seats from majority, rebel MLAs might favour Gehlot as CM

The party observers have scheduled a Congress legislative party (CLP) meet at 11 am in Jaipur to elect the party's Chief Minister after garnering the views of the newly elected members.

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