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Tuesday, November 29th, 2016


BJP wins big in Maha municipal councils

Demonetisation seems to have held no demons for the BJP, at least in Maharashtra. In what was touted as a mini-referendum on the Modi government’s move towards a `less-cash’ society, BJP came out on top in key elections to municipal councils and nagar panchayats in the state on Monday, notching up the highest number of seats (851 as against 396 in the previous polls in 2011) and getting the maximum number of council presidents (47) against its name. In doing so, it continued the series of successes it has hadRead More