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BJP should not be too complacent about 2019: Shashi Tharoor

BJP should not be too complacent about 2019: Shashi Tharoor

New Delhi, Mar 12 (UNI) Amid increasing talk in political circles that the massive win in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand had set the stage for a BJP win in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today said the party should not be complacent about 2019. In a post on social media, Mr Tharoor said, 'Of the 5 states that went to the polls, BJP was in power in 2. It lost both. They shouldn't be too complacent about 2019 either.' In the results of Assembly elections to five states, declared yesterday, BJP secured a massive win in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, but suffered a setback in Punjab and Goa. While the BJP Akali alliance in Punjab was reduced to 18 seats, in Goa, BJP secured just 13 seats in the 40-member Assembly. UNI AR CJ RJ 1241

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Rahul's aggressive campaign in Guj to have galvanising effect on poll-bound states: Cong

Rahul's aggressive campaign in Guj to have galvanising effect on poll-bound states: Cong

21 Jan 2018 | 11:50 PM

New Delhi, Jan 21 (UNI) The aggressive campaign by Congress president Rahul Gandhi in the Gujarat Assembly elections, which gave a tough fight to the BJP in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home turf, will have a galvanising effect in the states which will go to the polls this year, the party says.

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From being in 'fragile five' in 2013-14 , India has become land of opportunity: PM

21 Jan 2018 | 11:49 PM

New Delhi, Jan 21 (UNI ) Claiming that the NDA government has taken India from a position in the ' fragile five' in 2013-14 to becoming world's 'Bright spot', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the nation has become a land of great opportunity now.

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J&K Guv favours National Security Policy, a new Ministry to manage National Security

21 Jan 2018 | 11:48 PM

New Delhi, Jan 21 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Sunday strongly advocated establishing a National Security Administrative Service (NSAS) as the country cannot afford to follow adhoc and disparate approaches in managing the national security.

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Kejriwal inaugurates sewer line project in Najafgarh

21 Jan 2018 | 11:44 PM

New Delhi, Jan 21 (UNI) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday inaugurated project for laying sewer lines in 12 colonies of Najafgarh.

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Even Cong should become 'Congress-Mukt', says PM Modi

Even Cong should become 'Congress-Mukt', says PM Modi

21 Jan 2018 | 11:28 PM

New Delhi, Jan 21 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought to clarify that his appeal
for 'Congress-free India' was not meant in pure electoral term but rather it should be understood
in symbolic sense and more as a 'political culture' that had become synonymous with Congress dispensation.

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