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Assembly elections 2018: Congress releases list of candidates for Tripura, Meghalaya

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New Delhi, Jan 27: The Congress on Saturday released the list of candidates for the Legislative Assembly elections of Tripura and Meghalaya.

A total of 56 candidates has been selected for elections to the Legislative Assembly of Tripura.

While 57 candidates named for elections to the Legislative Assembly of Meghalaya.

Last week, the Election Commission announced the schedule for assembly elections.

Tripura will vote on February 18, 2017. While polling in Meghalaya and Nagaland will take place on February 27 (Tuesday).

The term of the Meghalaya and Tripura legislative assemblies will end on March 6 and March 14 respectively.

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How can anyone stop a wife from taking her husband’s name, asks Shivakumar

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Bengaluru, Oct 23 : Taking serious exceptions to BJP leaders launching a campaign against Congress candidate from R.R. Nagara, H. Kusuma, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President D.K. Shivakumar on Friday appealed to the voters to ponder over why Kusuma was not allowed to take her legally wedded late husband’s name.

Speaking at the Vokkaliga leaders’ convention here, Shivakumar said that the BJP fielded Shobha Karandlaje to raise this question on social media platforms that Kusuma should not use her husband’s name in election campaigns.

“Why is she being stopped from using her legitimately wedded husband’s name? Let us dwell into it now. We all know who all protested and demanded a CBI inquiry into his death. They (BJP) indulged in politics, not Kusuma, I would like to remind them,” he said.

Training his guns directly on Udupi-Chikkamagaluru Lok Sabha MP Shobha Karandlaje, Shivakumar said, “I did not expect this from you ‘akka’ (elder sister). God forbid, nothing like this happens to you or anyone in your family. It is a great trauma for a 25-year old woman to become a widow at that age.”

Continuing his attack further, the KPCC President asserted that Kusuma had married D.K. Ravi legally as per the Hindu rituals. “Therefore, people must condemn such illegitimate demand being made by her rivals,” he said.

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Bihar Assembly Election 2020 Updates: Rahul Gandhi’s attacks NDA in Bihar

Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates: Voting for 243 assembly seats in Bihar will be held on October 28, November 3 and November 7.

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Bihar Assembly Election 2020 LIVE Updates: Bihar is gearing up for assembly elections 2020. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced a three-phase election in Bihar in October-November. Voting for 243 assembly seats in the state will be held on October 28, November 3 and November 7. A total of 1,066 candidates are in the fray for the 71 seats going to the polls in the first phase and 1, 464 for 94 seats in the second phase after the withdrawal of nomination papers. A total of 1,411 nominations have been filed for 78 assembly seats in Bihar which will go to polls in the third and last phase on November 7. Ahead of the elections, the Centre has permitted with certain conditions political gatherings in poll-bound Bihar and also in those constituencies where bypolls are to be held with the maximum number of people in a close space or a hall capped at 200 while in an open space, it will depend on the area.

Catch all the latest updates on Bihar Assembly Election 2020 here:

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PM Narendra Modi had said that India will be free of Corona within 22 days. I had been saying since February that the poor, labourers and farmers of India will suffer massive losses due to Corona but I was ridiculed: Rahul Gandhi in Bhagalpur #BiharElections (ANI)

Labourers of Bihar left for their native state & walked thousands of kilometres without food & water. Did PM help you? Did he say that he didn’t think & ended up making a mistake? Did he offer buses, trucks, trains to go back home? No: Rahul Gandhi, in Bhagalpur BiharElections.

BJP promising 19 lakh jobs in Bihar akin to its pledge of depositing Rs 15 lakh in bank accounts of people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, CM Nitish Kumar broke backbone of farmers, medium and small businesses: Narendra Modi calls himself nationalist but weakened country in 6 years; economy is suppressed, farmers oppressed: Rahul Gandhi in Bihar (PTI)

“They have seized 1,200 km of our land. But when the Chinese army intruded, why did our prime minister insult our soldiers by saying that nobody entered into the Indian side.The question is, Modi ji, when will you throw out the Chinese soldiers sitting in our territory,” Rahul Gandhi in Bihar

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Bihar Election: Modi and Nitish Forced Mills to Close, Took Away Jobs, Say Rahul Gandhi-Tejashwi Yadav in Joint Rally

PM Modi also attacked the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), saying before the Nitish Kumar-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), Bihar had suffered crime and corruption.

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Congress parliamentarian Rahul Gandhi is set to hit the ground for the three-phase elections which begin next Wednesday. He will address two rallies at Hisua in Nawada and Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district.

Bihar will vote in three phases on October 28, November 3 and 7 for a new government and the results will be announced on November 10.

The Chinese army martyred 20 of our soldiers and took over 1200 kilometers of our land. When China came inside our land, why did our PM, insulting the heroes, said that no one came inside India. Today I say I bow my head: Rahul Gandhi in Nawada, Bihar.

Did you guys put your money into banks? Into the pockets of the rich. They told you to fight against the black money. But did you see Adani standing in the queue? No, these people were in their AC rooms. Narendra Modi is making way for India’s rich. He is making by siding farmers and small traders. They brought three anti-farmers bills recently, says Rahul Gandhi.

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