Haryana registers 64% turnout, Maharashtra 58%: EC

New Delhi: Sixty-four per cent of over 1.83 crore voters in Haryana turned out on Monday to elect 90 members of the Assembly amidst minor skirmishes, while Maharashtra, which started on low-to-moderate voting, registered 58 per cent by the evening to its 288 seats, the Election Commission said. Umesh Sinha said that both the Assembly elections and all More...

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By Agencies On Saturday, October 19th, 2019
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GVL asks ChabdraNaidu if he is ready to merge TDP with BJP

Vijayawada: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader GVL Narasimha Rao said on Saturday that if N Chandrababu Naidu is ready to merge his Telugu Desam Party (TDP) with the BJP, he is ready to talk to the party leadership. But, More...

By Agencies On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Slowdown happening as Modi ‘does not know economics’: Rahul Gandhi

Mahendergarh (Haryana): Hitting out the BJP-led Central government over the slowdown, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi “does not know anything about economics”. Gandhi More...

By Agencies On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Punjab CM urges Pak to withdraw $20 as Kartarpur visit fee

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday appealed to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to withdraw the $20 fee imposed by his government on pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara. The world More...

By Agencies On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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EC notice to Mumbai BJP chief on communal remark

Mumbai: The Election Commission on Thursday issued a show-cause notice to Mumbai chief of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Mangal Prabhat Lodha for his alleged communal remarks during the ongoing poll campaign. He More...

By IANS On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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BJP-RSS using NRC, CAB to stoke communal passions: Yechury

Kolkata: Any updation of the NRC beyond Assam would be “anti-people” with the BJP and the RSS endeavouring to use it to further their “divisive communal agenda” and ruin the country’s More...

By Agencies On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Dhankhar gets Z catgory security, Trinamool criticises move

Kolkata: The continuing friction between West Bengal’s Mamata Banerjee government and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar intensified on Thursday with the Centre deploying the CRPF to provide him ‘Z’ category More...

By IANS On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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Several NC, PDP leaders to join BJP on Tuesday

New Delhi: About a dozen and half leaders belonging to People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and National Conference (NC) are going to join the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Out of More...

By Agencies On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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‘Assam had highest minorities’ deaths during Congress rule’

Guwahati: Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that Assam witnessed highest number of deaths of minorities during the 15-year rule of the Congress More...

By Agencies On Sunday, October 13th, 2019
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Economy was strong under Manmohan Singh: Rahul Gandhi

Mumbai: Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for all-round failure on the economic front, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said here on Sunday that under the former UPA Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, More...