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Modi 2.0: Lok Sabha in grasp, but Rajya Sabha may remain elusive for now

Though the NDA, as it exists, will get tantalisingly close to a Rajya Sabha majority in 2020, it might not actually touch the halfway mark for some time

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A view of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI

Ankur Bhardwaj New Delhi
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is returning to power with a huge mandate in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. It has won 352 of the 542 Lok Sabha seats for which elections were held. The BJP alone has taken 303 seats in the lower House of Parliament.

With the Opposition decimated again, there is a renewed hope for major policy changes taking place in the coming five years. On the policy front, the Narendra Modi government is placed comfortably with a strong political approval from voters in its second term. But it may still find

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First Published: May 29 2019 | 2:04 PM IST

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