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Maharashtra, Haryana elections on October 21; results on October 24
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Maharashtra, Haryana elections on October 21; results on October 24

On Saturday, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced that Assembly elections will be held in Maharashtra and Haryana in a single-phase on October 21.
Beyond Chidambaram, these 7 politicians are also on CBI's radar
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Beyond Chidambaram, these 7 politicians are also on CBI's radar

P Chidambaram's arrest by CBI on Wednesday is being viewed differently by various sections. While Congress sees it as a breach of privacy and government's revenge, BJP feels he is being brought to justice for "ill deeds".
NCP, CPI, Trinamool get EC's notice, could lose national-party status
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NCP, CPI, Trinamool get EC's notice, could lose national-party status

The Election Commission on Thursday sent show-cause notices to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Trinamool, and Communist Party of India (CPI) asking them to explain why their national party status shouldn't be revoked.
'Insulted again and again': Congress's Alpesh Thakor quits as Gujarat-MLA
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'Insulted again and again': Congress's Alpesh Thakor quits as Gujarat-MLA

Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakor has resigned from the post of Congress MLA from Radhanpur after voting against the party's candidates in the Rajya Sabha bypolls. He also blamed the leadership of Rahul Gandhi.
Rajya Sabha passes bill to extend President's rule in J&K
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Rajya Sabha passes bill to extend President's rule in J&K

Rajya Sabha on Monday approved a statutory resolution for the extension of President's rule in Jammu & Kashmir for six more months with effect from July 3.
Article 370 not permanent, says Amit Shah in Parliament
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Article 370 not permanent, says Amit Shah in Parliament

On Friday, Lok Sabha debutant and Union Home Minister Amit Shah reiterated BJP's stand on the contentious Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.
Explained: What is Narendra Modi's 'One Nation, One Election' idea?
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Explained: What is Narendra Modi's 'One Nation, One Election' idea?

In a gigantic country like ours, all elections become a big deal whether it is the panchayat, municipal or Lok Sabha polls. This also means that elections happen pretty frequently, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to change that.
EVM-VVPAT tally matched perfectly: EC on Lok Sabha results
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EVM-VVPAT tally matched perfectly: EC on Lok Sabha results

If there was something which was ridiculed throughout the election season, it was the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM).
Among 10 super-rich candidates, 5 won; richest one lost deposit
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Among 10 super-rich candidates, 5 won; richest one lost deposit

Apparently, money didn't play a role in Lok Sabha polls this time, as several rich candidates had to bite the dust, revealed data of Election Commission.

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