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Rahul questions Modi’s patriotism, asks why he keeps silent on China

Rahul questions Modi’s patriotism, asks why he keeps silent on China

Pledges to restore special status to northeastern states

Itanagar, Mar 19 :  With fervent nationalism becoming the flavour of the election season, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Tuesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s patriotic credentials and accused him of not raising the issue of India’s “territorial integrity” during his meetings with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. The Congress leader claimed the prime minister “did not […]

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Pak SC postpones verdict on Sharif’s bail plea till March 26

Pak SC postpones verdict on Sharif’s bail plea till March 26

Islamabad, Mar 19 :  Pakistan’s Supreme Court Tuesday postponed the verdict of jailed former prime minister Nawaz  Sharif’s application seeking bail on medical grounds till March 26, according to media reports. Sharif filed an appeal on March 6  against a judgment by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) which on February 25 rejected his bail application […]

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Cong won’t get majority, but will form govt at Centre: Chavan

Cong won’t get majority, but will form govt at Centre: Chavan

Mumbai, Mar 19 :  Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday said his party will not get a simple majority in the Lok Sabha polls, but a new government will be formed under its leadership at the Centre, dislodging the BJP-led NDA. The former Maharashtra chief minister also said that the decision of the Vanchit […]

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Notification for first phase of LS polls issued

Notification for first phase of LS polls issued

New Delhi, Mar 18 :  Notification for the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections was issued on Monday, setting in motion the high-voltage electoral battle where the BJP seeks to return to power amid opposition’s efforts to present a united fight to unseat it. Polling would be held in 91 parliamentary constituencies spread across […]

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UAE played important role in reducing Indo-Pak tensions: Gulf nation envoy

UAE played important role in reducing Indo-Pak tensions: Gulf nation envoy

New Delhi, Mar 18 :  The UAE played an important role in reducing tensions between India and Pakistan after Indian jets struck a terrorist training camp in Balakot, the Gulf nation’s ambassador here said Monday. Ahmed Al Banna, however, clarified the UAE did not mediate between the two countries and that the aim of its […]

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After Mayawati, Akhilesh asks Cong not to spread confusion

After Mayawati, Akhilesh asks Cong not to spread confusion

Lucknow, Mar 18 :  After Mayawati’s retort to the Congress, the Samajwadi Party Monday asked the grand old party not to spread any kind of confusion while maintaining that the BSP-SP-RLD alliance is capable of defeating the BJP in Uttar Pradesh. The Congress on Sunday said it would leave more than a dozen Lok Sabha […]

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Oppn in disarray, Cong confident of winning all 13 seats in Punjab

Oppn in disarray, Cong confident of winning all 13 seats in Punjab

Chandigarh, Mar 18 :  The ruling Congress in Punjab is confident of winning all 13 Lok Sabha seats in the state as it faces a “faction-ridden” and “divided” Opposition in the hustings. Congress will be firing on all cylinders to take on the SAD-BJP alliance and AAP in the parliamentary polls beginning April 11. “We […]

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Musharraf admitted to Dubai hospital after reaction from rare disease : Party

Musharraf admitted to Dubai hospital after reaction from rare disease : Party

Islamabad, Mar 18 :  Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been admitted to a hospital in Dubai after suffering a reaction from a rare disease that has weakened his nervous system, his party has said. General (retd) Musharraf, 75, who has been living in Dubai since March 2016, is facing the treason case for […]

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Small parties flaunt ‘decisive’ vote bank to stay relevant in UP LS poll battlefield

Small parties flaunt ‘decisive’ vote bank to stay relevant in UP LS poll battlefield

Lucknow, Mar 17:  With a triangular contest on the cards in Uttar Pradesh between the BJP, the Congress and the SP-BSP-RLD, small parties are striving to stay relevant in the battle of political giants by claiming that in tight contests their dedicated vote bank would be “decisive”. The NISHAD Party, Apna Dal(S), Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj […]

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BJP steps up its ‘Main bhi chowkidar’ campaign

BJP steps up its ‘Main bhi chowkidar’ campaign

New Delhi, Mar 17: The BJP Sunday stepped up its ‘Main bhi chowkidar’ campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other party leaders, including its president Amit Shah, prefixing the word ‘chowkidar’ to their names in their Twitter profile as they sought people’s support in the Lok Sabha elections. Party leaders, many of them Union […]