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Who would be attending PM Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony?

Narendra Modi is all set to take oath as Prime Minister of India for his second term at 7 pm on Thursday. The President Ram Nath Kovind will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the Prime Minister and other members of the Union Council at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi in front of […]

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Foreign heads of states who confirmed attendance at Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony

The presidents of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan confirmed their attendance at Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony for a second term on Thursday. President Ram Nath Kovind will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the prime minister and other members of the Union Council of Ministers at a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan on […]

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President Ram Nath Kovind appoints Narendra Modi Prime Minister after NDA chose him

President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister, not long after he was unanimously elected as the leader of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA). Ram Nath Kovind also requested the PM to advise him about the names of others to be appointed members of the Union Council of Ministers and indicate […]

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PM Narendra Modi And Amit Shah Script Historic Poll Results

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his right hand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party President Amit Shah, scripted history on Thursday by winning  a second term to come back to power. The Bharatiya Janata Party won 303 seats, and it’s allies won 49 taking the total of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to 352 seats, […]

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee “Concerned” Over Allegations Of EVM Tampering

Former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee expressed concerns over allegations of EVM tampering after a series of video clips emerged showing EVMs out of the strong rooms, being transported in private vehicles in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab and Haryana.In a statement he says, “The safety and security of EVMs which are in the […]

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Large scale EVM tampering footage emerges : Elections 2019

Allegations of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) tapering and transportation in private vehicles in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab and Haryana resurfaces after mobile video clips go viral on social media. From the Chandauli parliamentary seat EVMs being offloaded and put in a room inside what appears to be a counting centre emerged on Monday. Supporters of […]

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Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa Skips Meetings After His “Minority Decisions” Go Unrecorded

The election commissioner Ashok Lavasa skipt meetings of the “full commission”, who include the Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, election commissioner Sushi Chandra and himself. His decision comes amidst the decisions taken by the poll body taking a decision on violations in the Model Code of Conduct without recording his minority decisions. According to news […]

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PM Narendra Modi’s Press Conference That Wasn’t

The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi attended his first press conference in five years today, however he failed to take any questions. Mr. Modi passed on the questions to his close friend and BJP president Amit Shah. PM Modi said, “No, no, not me. We don’t speak in front of the president.” Soon after […]

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Rahul Gandhi’s word play – ‘Modilie’ – keeps Oxford Dictionary clueless

Congress president Rahul Gandhi tweeted on Wednesday to announce the new word Modilie (Modi-lie) has been added to the English dictionary which means “to constantly modify the truth”. We can confirm that the image showing the entry ‘Modilie’ is fake and does not exist in any of our Oxford Dictionaries. — Oxford Languages (@OxLanguages) May […]

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Sadhvi Pragya Calls Mahatma Gandhi’s Assassin Nathuram Godse A Patriot

Terror accused Bopal BJP candidate Sadhvi Pragya Thakur on Thursday said that Nathuram Godse, the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, was a “deshbhakt” (patriot) and he will remain so forever. Sadhvi Pragya was reacting to actor turned politician Kamal Haasan’s recent comment who said that the first terrorist in India was a Hindu. Speaking at […]

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Election Commission Of India Taps The Pause Button In West Bengal

The Election Commission of India invoked the Article 324 of the Indian Constitution in West Bengal ahead of the final round of Lok Sabha elections on the 19th of May. The power vests “superintendence, direction and control” of the elections to the Election Commission of India. This goes beyond logistics and it’s an important task […]

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Congress “Jewel” Mani Shankar Aiyar Justifies Neech Jibe Against PM Modi

Congress senior leader Mani Shankar Aiyar justified his 2017 “neech aadmi” (scoundrel) comment against Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that his remark was prophetic. In an article published by news agency The Print, Shankar slammed the Prime Minister for a “dirty election campaign”. He wrote, “Modi needs to be warned that he’s guilty of anti-national […]