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Kashmir integral part of India, can't be separated: Shah

Kashmir integral part of India, can’t be separated: Shah

April 18, 2019 3:38 pm

Raigarh: BJP president Amit Shah Thursday said Kashmir is an integral part of India and cannot be separated from the country till a single BJP worker is alive, irrespective of whether the party is in power or not. Addressing an election rally in Raigarh district headquarters in Chhattisgarh, he said when the Modi government is […]

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Rahul urges voters to 'vote for Nyay'

Rahul urges voters to ‘vote for Nyay’

April 18, 2019 2:59 pm

New Delhi: As voting for the second phase of polling started Thursday morning, Congress president Rahul Gandhi urged voters to “vote for Nyay” (justice). Gandhi also appealed to voters to vote for justice to the unemployed youth, struggling farmers, small businessmen and those who were persecuted due to their religion or caste. He used the […]

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18 per cent polling in Odisha till 11 am

18 per cent polling in Odisha till 11 am

April 18, 2019 2:31 pm

Bhubaneswar: Around 18 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the first four hours of polling Thursday in five Lok Sabha and 35 assembly constituencies in Odisha, election officials said. The electoral fortunes of 279 candidates, including Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union minister Jual Oram, will be decided in the second phase of […]

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25.6 per cent voting till noon in Bihar

25.6 per cent voting till noon in Bihar

April 18, 2019 2:13 pm

Patna: Bihar recorded 25.6 per cent voting in five Lok Sabha seats till noon on Thursday amidst reports of EVM malfunctioning and poll boycott delaying the start of polling in some booths. Banka recorded the highest turnout at 28 per cent followed by 26.2 per cent in Kishanganj, 25.5 per cent in Purnea, 25 per […]

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Amit Shah holds roadshow in Odisha

Amit Shah holds roadshow in Odisha

April 17, 2019 11:40 pm

Cuttack: BJP President Amit Shah held a massive roadshow here on Wednesday evening to bolster the BJP’s prospects in the Lok Sabha and assembly elections being simultaneously in Odisha. A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a roadshow in Bhubaneswar, the BJP chief began the over 3 km long journey in an open vehicle amid tight security from Buxi Bazar in the […]

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Priyanka poses no threat to Modi, he will win Varanasi: Naqvi

Priyanka poses no threat to Modi, he will win Varanasi: Naqvi

April 17, 2019 11:20 pm

Mumbai: Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Wednesday said Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra poses no threat to Prime Minister Narendra Modi Even if she contests against him from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat. He also criticised Congress president Rahul Gandhi for creating a “fake narrative” against the BJP. “Someone is going to be there in the fray (from Varanasi). […]

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Five held for IPL betting in Mumbai

Five held for IPL betting in Mumbai

April 17, 2019 11:08 pm

Mumbai: Mumbai crime branch has busted a betting racket in Kandivli and arrested five bookies for allegedly indulging in online betting for Tuesday’s T20 tie between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab teams, an official said Wednesday. Armed with a specific information, Unit 11 of the crime branch raided a house in Charkop Tuesday, the official said, adding that the five men were found […]

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Scams took place during Congress rules: Uddhav

Scams took place during Congress rules: Uddhav

April 16, 2019 11:50 pm

Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday slammed the Opposition over alleged scams that had taken place during the Congress rule, and said there should be an inquiry against Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and NCP president Sharad Pawar. “The Congress has put up hoardings, asking us if we don’t feel ashamed. But Adarsh scam, […]

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Amid poll panel's gag order, Yogi to visit Ayodhya

Amid poll panel’s gag order, Yogi to visit Ayodhya

April 16, 2019 11:47 pm

Lucknow/Faizabad: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will visit the Ram Lalla temple in Ayodhya on Wednesday, amid the 72-hour ban on campaigning imposed on him by the Election Commission. Adityanath visited the famous Hanuman Setu temple in Lucknow and offered prayers Tuesday, a day after the poll panel barred him from electioneering for three […]

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Officials search Kanimozhi’s residence in TN

April 16, 2019 11:41 pm

Chennai/New Delhi: Ahead of the April 18 Lok Sabha polls, election officials Tuesday held searches at the residence of DMK leader Kanimozhi in Tuticorin in south Tamil Nadu from where she is contesting. Official sources indicated that the searches were held following “some inputs,” but they did not elaborate. Income Tax officials were also “assisting,” […]

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