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SC seeks EC's response on
plea alleging tampering with EVMs

New Delhi, Mar 24 The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Election Commission on a PIL seeking investigation by software experts into allegations that Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) were tampered with in the recent Assembly polls.....

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10 killed in Bangladesh road accident

Dhaka, Mar 24 At least 10 people, including four minor children, were killed today as a cement-laden truck overturned in central Bangladesh's Mymensingh district.....

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Two farmers commit
suicide in Nashik district

Malegaon, Mar 24 Two farmers committed suicide in Nashik district apparently due to loan burden and financial losses in onion crop, police said today. The suicides were reported from Malegaon and Devla talukas of the North Maharashtra district yesterday..

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State Assembly Elections: 
BJP’s Lethal Cocktail of Communal Polarisation and  
Caste Based Social Engineering

Sitaram Yechury

The BJP has scored a stunning victory in the recent round of assembly elections. In Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, it has managed to maintain its 2014 performance. In the 2014 general elections, it had polled 42.3 per cent of the vote in Uttar Pradesh and 55.3 per cent in Uttarakhand.....

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Inversion of Reason: Eradicating
Poverty with Doles for the Rich

Prabhat Patnaik

 In his speech to the Bharatiya Janata party workers in Delhi after the Assembly election results had been declared, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that his policy henceforth would be to empower the poor by providing them with opportunities, instead of handing out doles to them, which, he believes, is what the various “pro-poor&r...

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27th December, 2015 towards Red Brigade

Huge rally by CPIM in Kolkata at Brigade Parade Ground on Sunday on 27th December, 2015.

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Assembly General Election

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