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Thrown out of WhatsApp group, AAP leader Alka Lamba plans to quit party by 2020

Lamba was removed from the official AAP WhatsApp group after she sought accountability from AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on defeat in Lok Sabha polls.
President Ram Nath Kovind today appointed Narendra Modi to the office of Prime Minister of India

Modi stakes claim to form second successive NDA government

PM Narendra Modi met President Ram Nath Kovind to stake claim to form the government, after NDA won 353 seats in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. 

Seva, sermons, message for minorities: Modi’s exhaustive speech heralds ‘new era’ for India

Addressing allies in Parliament House, Modi urged new MPs to stay away from 'VIP culture', hit out at opponents for 'misleading minorities and cheating them'.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi with AICC UP East general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at Congress headquarter

Emotions run high at Congress meet as Rahul Gandhi says non-Gandhi can succeed him

Rahul Gandhi's sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra advises him that now's not the time to quit after Congress chief insists on resigning from post.

Mamata offers to quit as West Bengal CM, hints at ‘foreign powers’ behind BJP’s victory

Mamata Banerjee said the TMC rejected her resignation, allowing her to continue as CM, and raised doubts on BJP's large Lok Sabha majority.

Arunachal Pradesh to have 20 new MLAs in its 60-member assembly

Eleven of Arunachal Pradesh's first-time MLAs are from the BJP, 6 from Janata Dal (United), 2 from National People's Party (NPP) and 1 is an Independent candidate.

Rahul Gandhi’s resignation rejected, Congress authorises him to restructure party

The Congress Working Committee unanimously rejected Rahul Gandhi's resignation, but sources say Gandhi has insisted on stepping down and said his decision is 'non-negotiable'.
President Ramnath Kovind with Prime Minister Narendra Modi | PTI

PM Modi to stake claim to form govt in meeting with President Kovind today

Prime Minister Modi is likely to call on President Ram Nath Kovind at around 8 pm Saturday evening following a meeting of NDA leaders.

This Gujarat MP has the largest victory margin in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

C.R. Patil beat Congress' Dharmeshbhai Patel by 6.9 lakh votes at Navsari in South Gujarat and nearly beat the all-time victory margin record of 6.96 lakh votes.

Modi has to resolve this family problem in Punjab while picking his Cabinet

As one of the BJP's oldest allies, the Akalis are set to get a cabinet berth but their only two MPs are husband-wife duo Sukhbir and Harsimrat Badal.

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ram madhav

Why does the Right-wing want to ‘occupy’ Delhi’s liberal hotspot Khan Market?

BJP's Ram Madhav took party workers to Khan Market to celebrate the Lok Sabha victory to assert the "new political ideology and culture".

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An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
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Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.