DMK elects Baalu as Lok Sabha party leader

Chennai |Sunday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

Senior DMK leader and former Union Minister T.R. Baalu on Saturday was elected as the party's leader in the Lok Sabha.

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President Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday dissolved the 16th Lok Sabha on the recommendation of the Union Cabinet, the Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement.

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Odisha sends youngest MP to Lok Sabha

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

With Odisha sending 33 per cent women legislators to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament will also have a woman MP from the state as its youngest-ever member.

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Lok Sabha poll verdict not against Kerala government: P. Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

Breaking his silence, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday told those asking for his resignation after the Left Democratic Front's (LDF) Lok Sabha polls debacle in the state that it was

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N-E India sends 3 women to Lok Sabha, one more than 2014

Agartala/Guwahati |Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST

North-east India, comprising eight states, is sending three women to the Lok Sabha -- one more than the 2014 general election. Of the three women, elected for the 17th Lok Sabha, two are new faces and

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17th Lok Sabha gets 11 women MPs from Bengal, 3 less than 2014

Kolkata |Saturday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

As many as 11 women candidates from West Bengal emerged victorious in the Lok Sabha elections, three less than the last general elections in 2014.

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33% women to enter Lok Sabha from Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

Odisha is sending 33 per cent women to the Lok Sabha after the just held general elections. Seven women have been elected from the 21 parliamentary seats in the state.

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Ninth time a single party crosses 300 mark in Lok Sabha

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

As the BJP crossed the 300 seat mark in the Lok Sabha elections, it was the ninth time that any single party has achieved such a feat.

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Record 8 women from Maharashtra to grace 17th Lok Sabha

Mumbai |Saturday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

For the first time, the 17th Lok Sabha will have a record 8 lady members from various parties in Maharashtra, in an indicator of growing women's empowerment.

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Bengal MPs to heighten glam factor in Lok Sabha

Kolkata |Friday, 2019 11:45:06 PM IST

Bengal is set to raise the glam quotient in the upcoming Lok Sabha with a number of celebrity candidates sailing through the bitterly fought elections in the eastern state.

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CWC to meet soon, deliberate on Lok Sabha debacle (Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 6:15:06 AM IST

A meeting of Congress Working Committee is expected to be held soon to look into reasons for the partys debacle in the Lok Sabha elections with party chief Rahul Gandhi expected to give his assessment

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Modi magic steers BJP to historic win in Lok Sabha polls, opposition crushed (Roundup)

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 6:45:05 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday led the BJP to a stunning and historic victory in the Lok Sabha battle, with the ruling party itself set to win 303 seats in a marked improvement over its 2014

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