Politics at Play

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फासीवाद अगर देश से भागेगा तो केवल नरेंद्र मोदी को सत्ता से हटाने से नहीं, बल्कि जब सभी शोषितों को उनका अधिकार मिलेगा। इसमें छोटी से छोटी लड़ाइयां शामिल हैं।
Hardik Patel smiles during a news conference in New Delhi, India, August 30, 2015. Patel, a sword-wielding 22-year-old activist, has emerged overnight as the most pressing political threat to Narendra Modi, accusing the Indian prime minister of breaking a promise to provide jobs that helped him win last year's general election. Picture taken August 30, 2015. To match INDIA-PROTESTS/ REUTERS/Adnan Abidi - RTX1QDH8
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Families with an income cap of Rs. 6 lakh per year will be eligible to avail the benefit.
A Sikh farmer walks through a parched paddy field carrying fodder for his animals in the village of Morinda in India's northern state of Punjab, August 3, 2002. Rainfall across India was 30 percent lower than normal during the first two months of the monsoon season, causing the country's worst drought in a decade, [farm minister Ajit Singh said on Thursday.] - RTXLGMC

While farmers are killing themselves over meager sums of money, the shameless political elite of the state have gorged up funds worth thousands of crores.
The newly appointed chief minister of eastern Indian state of West Bengal and Trinamool Congress (TMC) Mamata Banerjee addresses her supporters during a rally in Kolkata July 21, 2011. The annual rally was held to commemorate the July 21, 1993 event where 13 political party workers were killed by the police, and also to celebrate their historic win in the recent concluded state elections, TMC leaders said on Thursday. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri (INDIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) - RTR2P4H0

In West Bengal, when it comes to politics, only one name comes to mind – Mamata Banerjee.
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The real issue at hand here isn't the Kohinoor itself, but our own inconsistent histories.
A tribal woman sits with her child in the forest village of Phuldomer near the mining site of Vedanta Alumina refinery, about 362 km (224 miles) west from the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar, March 16, 2007. Their thick, ancient forests shelter leopards, elephants and even the odd tiger, their slopes a home to an isolated tribe, but the "curse" of eastern India's Niyamgiri hills lies beneath the soil. Massive deposits of bauxite have brought Britain's Vedanta Resources to this remote corner of the state of Orissa, where they have already built a $900 million alumina refinery. To match feature INDIA-VEDANTA/MINE  REUTERS/Parth Sanyal (INDIA) - RTR1O2XK

The Dongaria Kondhs, a vulnerable tribe of Odisha have had a decade-long fight against London-based Vedanta Resources and there's still a long way to go.
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As an Indian, how you experience India depends on your birth and the people you meet in your life.
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Leaving the EU would mean the British economy would lose 2.2% of its GDP by 2030.
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The proposal for the same was first mooted during the UPA government’s tenure in 2013.
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Youth Ki Awaaz speaks to young voters and leaders in West Bengal amidst the ongoing Assembly elections.
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The idea behind this rap video came from the uncanny resemblance between the plot of 'Game Of Thrones' and the real world's socio-political situation.
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Instead of dividing the student community over 'anti-national' JNU vs. 'patriotic' NIT, why don't they question the government?
A woman smiles after casting her vote at a polling station in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, Jorhat district, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam April 7, 2014. The first electors cast their votes in the world's biggest election on Monday with Hindu nationalist opposition candidate Narendra Modi seen holding a strong lead on promises of economic revival and jobs but likely to fall short of a majority. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) - RTR3KA4Y
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The current air in Assam is such that the election vibe is affecting even those who think themselves to be apolitical. 
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) listens to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during the Global Business Summit in New Delhi January 16, 2015. Modi said on Friday that he was committed to meeting this year's budget deficit target, and he welcomed a cut in interest rates by the Reserve Bank of India on the back of falling inflation. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee (INDIA - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR4LQA3

Guess what Mr. Arun Jaitley did ever so silently without anyone noticing. He just proposed an amendment to the law to make this company not foreign anymore.
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The Election Commission (EC) has announced an unprecedented seven phase poll in West Bengal for the Legislative Assembly Election in 294 Assembly seats.
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In 2011, the Trinamool Congress came to power with a thumping victory after 34 years of 'Left Rule' in Bengal.
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What is required of the next government of Assam is to focus and be responsive to the rapid changes in environment.
A woman reacts as she stands in front of her house, which was damaged during the security operations and clashes between Turkish security forces and Kurdish militants, in the southeastern town of Idil, Turkey, March 31, 2016. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar  - RTSCZOS

For the layman, the situation in Turkey might seem to be a political disarray, but it is somewhat more complicated than that.
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Before resorting to the dismissal of a government under Article 356, the government must leave no stone unturned to put things in order in the state.
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It's very shocking for the ruling party that 60% of respondents felt that the law and order situation in the state has worsened in the last four years.
Volunteers of the Hindu nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) salute as they take part in the "Path-Sanchalan", or Volunteer March during celebrations to mark the Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra in Ahmedabad, India, October 18, 2015. Effigies of the 10-headed demon king "Ravana" are burnt on Dussehra, the Hindu festival that commemorates the triumph of Lord Rama over the Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. Dussehra is on October 22.  REUTERS/Amit Dave - RTS4Z31

Is RSS willing to chuck its most important symbols to make the organisation more palatable to the minorities and communities which have so far avoided it?

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