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BJP MLA from UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri Yogesh Verma shot at during Holi celebration

BJP MLA from Lakhimpur Kheri, Yogesh Verma, was shot at during Holi festivities at the party office on Thursday. Lakhimpur Kheri SP said that the BJP legislator was shot in the leg. Verma was immediately rushed to the hospital and ...

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I am not contesting elections nor campaigning for any political party: Salman Khan

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Thursday rejected reports that he is planning to contest elections, saying that he has no plan to jump into politics and is also not thinking of campaigning for any political party. “Contrary to the rumours ...

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NIA court acquits Aseemanand, 3 others in Samjhauta train bombing case

A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Wednesday acquitted main accused Swami Aseemanand and three other accused in the 2007 Samjhauta Express bombing case. Mukesh Garg, counsel for Aseemanand, told reporters that the court acquitted them as the NIA ...

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Goa CM Pramod Sawant wins trust vote

Goa’s new BJP-led coalition government of Pramod Sawant on Wednesday won a vote of confidence on the floor of the Legislative Assembly during a specially convened session. While the government got 20 votes, the Opposition secured 15 in the 36-member ...

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Kashmir school teacher, arrested on charges of terror, dies in police custody

Srinagar: A 28-year-old school teacher, who was arrested in connection with a terror case, died in police custody here, triggering protests at his town in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, police said. The state government has order a ...

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No communal riots, corruption-free governance: CM Yogi Adityanath lists achievements on completing two years

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday completed two years in office and said on the occasion that the last two years have been exemplary in terms of development that the state has witnessed. “Today, we have completed ...

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BJP president Amit Shah to meet allies in Goa to decide on next Chief Minister

Panaji: BJP president Amit Shah will meet alliance partners in the Goa government Monday evening to decide the next coastal state’s chief minister amid stalemate over the issue, a party leader said. The BJP has not been able to convince ...

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On getting caught, Modi turned whole country into chowkidars, says Rahul Gandhi

Pointing to ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ [I am also watchman] campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi unleashed a bitter attack against by repeatedly stating that Mr. Modi had launched the campaign after his “theft” was caught. ...

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Former Supreme Court judge PC Ghose to be India’s first Lokpal: Officials

Former Supreme Court judge Pinaki Chandra Ghose is likely to be the first Lokpal of the country, officials in the know of developments said. Justice PC Ghose’s name was cleared by the selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ...

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Lok Sabha elections 2019: India now has 2,293 political parties, 149 registered between February and March

“Bharosa Party”, “Sabsi Badi Party”, and “Rashtriya Saaf Niti Party” are some of the 2,300- odd political parties that India has on the eve of the 2019 general elections. The Election Commission of India’s latest data on political parties, registered ...

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SC Seeks EC response on opposition leaders’ plea on counting of VVPAT slips

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday sought the Election Commission’s response on a plea by Opposition leaders seeking the counting of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips of 50 per cent of EVMs in each constituency before the Lok ...

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Union minister Mahesh Sharma’s shocking statement: How can an MP fulfil your wishes when God cannot?

Bulandshahr: In a major embarrassment for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party at the Centre, Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism, Mahesh Sharma, has sparked controversy ahead of the crucial 2019 Lok Sabha elections by saying that “if God ...

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TN govt told to pay Rs 25 lakh to Pollachi survivor for cop revealing her name

In an attempt to prevent future incidents where government authorities reveal the identity of a sexual assault survivor, the Madras High Court ordered the government of Tamil Nadu to pay an interim compensation of Rs 25 lakh to the Pollachi ...

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6 dead, 32 injured as foot overbridge collapses near CST railway station in Mumbai

Mumbai: At least six people were killed and 32 injured as a major portion of a foot overbridge near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway station in Mumbai collapsed on Thursday evening. An eyewitness said when the bridge collapsed, ...

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