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What The FAQ: Who was Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh that the BJP has named a university in UP after?

In 1957, Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh contested the Lok Sabha election from Mathura. He won against Atal Bihari Vajpayee and had over 40 per cent of the votes in that election

Published on 14th September 2021
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Group of women protesting against CAA/NRC in Kolkata allege they were attacked by BJP goons. Here's what happened

Feminists in Resistance is an autonomous collective, created during the Lok Sabha elections 2019, which consists of people from different aspects of life

Published on 23rd December 2019
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JNU sedition case: SC lawyer requests Delhi LG to call for files pertaining to sanction of prosecution

Ajay Agarwal, who contested against Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi from Raebareli seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, requested Baijal to call for the files in the connection

Published on 9th September 2019
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OPINION: Why everyone trolling Bengal's fashionable young MPs Mimi and Nusrat isn't just regressive, but reeks of patriarchy

Filmstar-turned-politicians Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan were trolled incessantly after they posted their pictures in front of Parliament after being newly elected as TMC MPs

Published on 30th May 2019
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Elections 2019: Kerala sees a greater turnout from female voters compared to men

Nearly 80 % of female voters came out to exercise their franchise in the Lok Sabha elections in the state as against 75 % turnout of male voters

Published on 25th May 2019
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Activists accuse political parties of 'using' children for campaign rallies in Dharwad

Raghavendra Bhat, who works with the UNICEF, said there is a need to hold orientation programmes by election officers for political leaders in connection with use of children for election publicity

Published on 17th May 2019
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Democracy is not about who your next PM is going to be: Umar Khalid

Indian activist and former Jawaharlal Nehru University student Umar Khalid talks to us about the state of minorities in India, youth in politics, education and lot more

Published on 1st May 2019
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Anyone who insults Rajiv Gandhi is akin to those who assassinated him: Amethi youth's letter to EC written in blood

Kashyap wrote that his letter had no political overtones and he felt emotionally connected to the late leader

Published on 8th May 2019
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Telangana poll officials seek Indian School of Business to make Nizamabad polls a case study for students

In view of a large number of contestants, the Election Commission had to press nearly 27,000 Ballot Units into service for voters to exercise their franchise

Published on 8th May 2019
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We stand for equality of status and opportunity. What about you?: Tamil students ask Kejriwal

In their complaint, the students’ association alleged that the AAP had “singled out students from a particular state” in their Lok Sabha election campaign

Published on 6th May 2019
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Lok Sabha 2019: 30% of total seizures during Election season from TN, tops list with 3048 kg confiscated gold

The Expenditure Division of the ECI seized gold, liquor, cash and narcotics Rs 3152.54 crore till April 24, 2019

Published on 25th April 2019
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Lok Sabha 2019: GenY voters want young MPs with liberal outlook

With 15 million young voters, concerns arise about the stressful process of voting in the largest democracy in the world 

Published on 19th April 2019
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Lok Sabha 2019: TN falls way short of 2014 voter turnout with 56% till 5 pm, Chennai staggers at 44%

AIADMK spokesperson and advocate R M Babu Murugavel filed separate complaints with the ECI against DMK leaders M K Stalin and Dayanidhi Maran

Published on 18th April 2019
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Lok Sabha 2019: India off to a peaceful Phase II of General Election 2019, 35% voters cast votes till 1 pm

The challenge, in states like Chhattisgarh remain to ensure free, peaceful and credible polling in areas having the presence of outlawed CPI-Maoist

Published on 18th April 2019
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Lok Sabha 2019: Phase II off to a brisk start in UP with 25% polling till 11 am

BJP's sitting MP and party candidate from Bulandshahr Bhola Singh was escorted out of a polling booth in his constituency following his appeal seeking voters' blessings

Published on 18th April 2019

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