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‘Alliance with other parties only after getting respectable share of seats’

BSP chief Mayawati Saturday said the party would go for alliance with other parties in any election only after getting a respectable share of seats to contest. Otherwise, she said, the party would ...

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Meerut BJP MP booked for ‘speech inciting religious sentiments’

Saharanpur police on Saturday lodged a case against BJP MP Kanta Kardam on the orders of the Election Commission of India (ECI) for alleged violation of the model code of conduct. The case is based...

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Gang war-like situation in Palghar: Ashok Chavan

Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan on Saturday said a gang war-like situation is prevailing in Palghar, where a Lok Sabha by-poll is scheduled for May 28. “The situation in Palghar is no less ...

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Forsaken by even his own MPs, Modi's dream village scheme struggles to find takers

During his first Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Saansad Adrash Gram Yojna (SAGY), the scheme that required each Member of Parliament (MP) to adopt three village...

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Green tribunal, Motor Vehicles Act struck in Rajya Sabha are causing problems: Nitin Gadkari

"Ethics, economy, ecology and environment all are important. We need cooperation between the three."

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Goa mining crisis will be resolved much before LS polls: BJP

On the GFP’s stance, the ruling saffron party said the mining crisis would be resolved soon. A day after the GFP threatened that it won’t support the BJP in the next Lok Sabha polls if the mining c...

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The Rajya Sabha (RS) or Council of States is the upper house of the Parliament of India. Rajya means "state" and Sabha means "assembly" in Sanskrit. Membership is limited to 250 members, 12 of whom are nominated by the President of India for their contributions to art, literature, science, and social services.