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From ‘anti-Modi’ to ‘anti-Congress’, there’s a shift in Lok Sabha poll theme

BJP has sealed its state-wise alliances well in time, but Congress seems to be struggling, with regional parties reluctant to cede space to it.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

BJP’s rant of Congress not having done anything in 70 years has expiry date: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress' eastern UP general secretary Priyanka Gandhi said that under CM Yogi Adityanath, all sections of society have felt harassed.
File photo of Congress president Rahul Gandhi| PTI

All northeast states will get back special status if Congress wins, says Rahul Gandhi

Pointing out that northeastern states enjoyed special category status when Congress was in power, Rahul Gandhi said the Congress will block the Citizenship Bill in the Rajya Sabha.
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Sharad Pawar steps in, Congress leaders step up as alliance with AAP back on the table

NCP chief Sharad Pawar meets Rahul Gandhi and AAP leader Sanjay Singh in mediation bid as top Congress leaders get Delhi district heads to back alliance. 
Nitish Kumar

How ally JD(U) cut BJP to size in Bihar by blocking its Dalit outreach

Of the Bihar's six seats reserved for Scheduled Castes or Dalits, the LJP will contest three and the JD(U) two, leaving just one for the BJP.
File photo of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor | PTI

After Pulwama, Modi govt trying to turn 2019 vote into a khaki election: Shashi Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said the Modi govt is restricting electoral debate to national security while daily terror of hunger, poverty & disease remains.
Yogi Adityanath

BJP has zero tolerance to crime, no riots since we came to power, says UP CM Adityanath

Presenting his government's report card, UP CM Yogi Adityanath said the BJP-led state has been able to change its perception in the 2 years he's been in power.
BJP chief Amit Shah | PTI

Amit Shah slams Congress for ‘intimidating’ Modi supporters in Bengaluru

BJP chief Amit Shah targeted the Congress for the alleged arrest of some techies in Bengaluru for raising pro-Modi slogans at a Rahul Congress rally.
Pramod Sawant takes oath of Goa C M

Pramod Sawant takes oath as Goa CM in late night swearing-in ceremony

Goa's new BJP-led government was sworn-in around 2am on Wednesday with the support of 20 MLAs, including three each from allies GFP, MGP and independents.
Pramod Sawant

BJP’s Pramod Sawant, an RSS thoroughbred & ayurvedic doctor, sworn in as Goa CM

Pramod Sawant, 45, is a two-term BJP MLA from North Goa’s Sanquelim and was the assembly Speaker. He is expected to get two deputies.

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Anil Ambani pays up: Defaulting tycoons can no longer game the system or is it a one-off?

Anil Ambani Tuesday escaped a three-month prison term after his elder brother Mukesh Ambani agreed to repay money Reliance Communications owed to Ericsson’s local unit.

Defence

File photo of Mirage 2000 fighter jet | Manvender Vashist/PTI

Five IAF Spice 2000 bombs hit JeM camps in Balakot, govt satellite images show

High-resolution images procured by India show two JeM structures were hit by IAF in Balakot on 26 February.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?