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Trivendra Singh Rawat to be next Uttarakhand CM
BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat will be the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.  Trivendra, a MLA from Doiwala, has strong RSS background and long experience in ministerial positions. Reports say that former minister and Pithoragarh MLA Prakash Pant's name [...]
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NCP notice to Alemao for supporting BJP in floor test
Panaji, Mar 16: The Nationalist Congress Party has issued a show-cause notice to its lone Goa MLA Churchill Alemao for supporting the BJP-led alliance during the trust vote in the assembly on Thursday. The BJP, which won 13 seats [...]
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Nigerians involved in drugs cases may be deported: K'taka HM
Bengaluru, Mar 16: The Karnataka government is mulling deportation of Nigerian nationals involved in drugs cases, state Home Minister G Parameshwara said on Thursday. "We are planning to deport the Nigerian nationals involved in drugs cases from various parts of Karnataka to [...]
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Indian passengers complain most about unruly travellers on flights, says a survey
A Flight Etiquette Survey shows that Indian travellers are irked most by unruly passengers on-board a flight and would complain airline staff about it. The survey by Expedia shows that around 69 % of Indian passenger would report the [...]
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Kolkata: Hoax bomb call creates scare at High Court
Kolkata, March 16: Security authorities were on Thursday thrown in a tizzy after a bomb scare at the Calcutta High Court premises. "Justice Dipankar Dutta's office got a phone call around 2 p.m. that bombs planted at different chambers on [...]
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BJP minister rubbishes rumours of Chouhan moving to Union Cabinet
Bhopal, Mar 15: A senior member of Madhya Pradesh cabinet on Wednesday said the BJP had already decided that next assembly elections would be contested under the leadership of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. "The party has already decided to contest [...]
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Delhi: Uzbek woman gang-raped, ex-boyfriend arrested
New Delhi, March 15: A woman from Uzbekistan was allegedly gang-raped by her ex-boyfriend and his four friends at an upscale locality in south Delhi, police said on Wednesday. The ex-boyfriend has been arrrested. Police said the woman filed a [...]
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Hazare laments Kejriwal for questioning EVMs
Ralegan Siddhi (Maha), Mar 15: Anti-graft activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday hit out at his former protege Arvind Kejriwal over his demand for reverting to ballot papers for municipal polls in Delhi, saying it would be a retrograde step. [...]
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Punjab: 16 with criminal background and 95 crorepatis in new assembly
16 out of the 117 MLAs analysed in Punjab have pending criminal cases against them. Association for Democratic Reforms says in its report that of 117 MLAs analysed during Punjab Assembly elections in 2012, 19 (16%) MLAs had declared criminal cases [...]
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Punjab: Amarinder Singh to be sworn in as CM tomorrow
Chandigarh, March 15: Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh will be sworn in as the chief minister of the state on Thursday, along with a team of ministers.Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore will administer the oath of office to Amarinder and his [...]
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ED summons Geelani, Yasin Malik over money laundering, FEMA cases
The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday has summoned Kashmiri separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Yasin Malik for allegedly violating foreign exchange rules. Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik has been asked to appear before the agency on March 28, while [...]
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JNU scholar's death: Case of abetment to suicide registered
New Delhi, Mar 15: Two days after a 28-year-old Dalit student of Jawaharlal Nehru University allegedly hanged himself at his friend's house in south Delhi's Munirka, a case of abetment to suicide was registered on Wednesday. The deceased Muthu [...]
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Karnataka budget pushes for modernisation of slaughter houses
While announcing what is touted to be his last budget, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced measures to modernise and develop existing slaughter houses and meat shops in the state. The budget proposed to build two modern slaughter houses at [...]
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Karnataka government wants 100% 'preference' to Kannadigas in private sector
The Karnataka government during its budget 2017-18 proposed to move towards ensuring 100 percent preference for Kannadigas in private sector. The preference is only applicable to group C and group D categories of posts in all private companies that have established [...]
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Use EVMs, not ballot papers for Delhi municipal polls: EC
New Delhi: The Election Commission on Tuesday clarified that it will use EVMs for the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi polls that are going to be held on April 22 and counting for the same is going to be held on [...]
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Never have such allegations been made against me: Najma Heptullah
With the Congress crying foul over not being invited first to form government in Manipur, the state Governor Najma Heptullah on Tuesday said she took the decision to invite the largest coalition first to ensure that a stable government is formed [...]
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MP: Cop accidentally shoots himself during holi celebrations
Shivpuri (MP), Mar 14: A constable was killed when his service revolver went off accidentally during a Holi celebration on Tuesday, police said. Rajendra Jatav, the deceased, was posted at the rural police station in Shivpuri, district superintendent of [...]
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While Congress was busy in infighting, BJP worked on alliance: Parrikar
Former defence minister and newly sworn in Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday mocked the Congress for crying foul over not being invited to form government in the coastal state first. He said that the BJP worked on negotiating with [...]
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Biren Singh will be new Chief Minister of Manipur
Biren Singh of the BJP is all set to be the new Chief Minister of Manipur. He has just been appointed as the leader of the legislature party. He will meet with the Governor shortly and stake a claim to form [...]
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Congratulatory messages pour in for Modi from across the world
New Delhi, Mar 13: After the BJP's impressive performance in the assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received felicitations from prominent personalities and foreign leaders including the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Dhabi spoke [...]
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With no prominent Vokkaliga face in K'taka Congress, D K Shivakumar heads to Delhi
Karnataka Cabinet minister and Vokkaliga strongman D K Shivakumar left to New Delhi on Monday to meet the central leadership of the Congress. The minister for energy is in Delhi to stake claim to become the next President of the Karnataka [...]
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Footballer, journalist, politician: Meet Biren Singh, the next CM of Manipur
A National level footballer turned journalist, turned politician, N Biren Singh is all set to become the next Chief Minister of Manipur. Singh will lead the first BJP government in Manipur after a 15 year Congress came to an end on [...]
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BJP's upward U-turn in UP results in record breaking verdict
Lucknow, March 13: The magnitude of the Bharatiya Janata Party's win in the recent Uttar Pradesh assembly election can be understood by the fact that it is the best performance by a political party in UP since 1977. The Janata Party [...]
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Congress accuses Modi government of subverting democracy in Manipur
New Delhi, March 12: The Congress on Sunday cried foul as the BJP was set to form the government in Manipur with the support from three small NDA constituents, a Congress MLA and the lone Trinamool Congress legislator, taking its tally [...]
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BJP appoints observers to decide on CM candidates for UP, Uttarakhand and Manipur
New Delhi, March 12: Union health minister JP Nadda addressed a press conference after Parliamentary Board meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party ended. He began by stating that board first paid tribute to the 12 CRPF jawans who were martyred in [...]
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Congress says BJP murdering democracy in Goa
New Delhi, March 12: The Congress on Sunday accused the BJP of murdering democracy in Goa and dubbed Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar as villain after the saffron party stole march on it. Winning 17 seats, the Congress had yesterday [...]
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TDP MLA Bhuma Nagi Reddy dies of heart attack
Amaravati (AP), Mar 12: Member of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly Bhuma Nagi Reddy died following a cardiac arrest on Sunday, his relative said. He was 53 and is survived by two daughters, one of whom Akhila Priya is also an MLA, [...]
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Donald Trump's revised travel ban denounced by over 130 experts
Washington, Mar 12: Over 130 US foreign policy experts have denounced President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying it undermines America's national security and interests as much as the original order barring travelers from some Muslim-majority countries and refugees. [...]
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