BJP releases first list of 184 LS candidates; Modi to contest from Varanasi, Shah from Gandhinagar

New Delhi:The BJP Thursday fielded Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi constituency and its president Amit Shah from Gandhinagar in place of L K Advani as its announced its first list of 184 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will contest from Varanasi constituency. Senior party leader J P Nadda told a press More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Biju Janata Dal MP’s son Rishabh Nanda joins BJP

Bhubaneswar): Rishabh Nanda, son of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Rajya Sabha MP Prashanta Nanda joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday, ahead of the ensuing Lok Sabha elections. Rishabh Nanda, son of BJD Rajya More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Indian National Lok Dal MLA Ranbir Gangwa joins BJP

New Delhi: Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) MLA from Nalwa, Hisar (Haryana), Ranbir Gangwa joined BJP on Thursday. INLD MLA Ranbir Gangwa joined BJP in the presence of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Retired IPS officer, ex-judge get Kamal Haasan’s party tickets to contest in Lok Sabha elections

Chennai: A retired IPS officer and a retired district judge are among the first list of 21 candidates announced by actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan’s Makkal Needhi Maiam Wednesday for the coming Lok Sabha More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Delhi court sends 5 UP policemen to 10 years in jail for custodial death of 26-year-old man

New Delhi: A Delhi court Wednesday sentenced five Uttar Pradesh policemen to 10-year jail term for custodial death of a 26-year-old man, saying any lenient view by way of a meagre sentence will be against the societal More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Robert Vadra moves HC seeking quashing of money laundering case by ED

New Delhi: Robert Vadra Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of an FIR registered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case in which he has been questioned by the probe agency. Robert More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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I-T Dept deploys surveillance teams in NE states for LS polls

Guwahati: The Income Tax Department has deployed surveillance teams and set up control rooms in seven north eastern states, to deal with any reported movement of unaccounted money ahead of the Lok Sabha elections More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Nirav Modi arrested in UK

London: Nirav Modi, the main accused in the USD 2 billion PNB scam case, has been arrested in London, Scotland Yard said Wednesday, in a major boost to India’s efforts to bring back the fugitive diamantaire. Nirav More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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CM Pramod Sawant wins floor test in Goa assembly

Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday won the floor test in the state Assembly after 20 MLAs including 11 from BJP and 3 each from Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), Goa Forward Party (GFP) and Independents More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Patwari arrested for taking bribe

Bikaner: A patwari (village-level revenue officer) was arrested Tuesday for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 2,000 for settling a land mutation case in Rajasthan’s Sriganganagar district, an official said. Representative More...