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North Korea confirms what was never in doubt, Kim Jong-un wins 100% of vote in polls

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North Korea’s state media confirmed on Monday what was never in doubt — a 100 percent, no-abstention poll victory for leader Kim Jong-Un in the country’s stage-managed parliamentary election. Every single vote cast on Sunday in Kim’s constituency was for the man ...

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Finish trial against MPs and MLAs in one year, Supreme Court orders

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After ordering disqualification of MPs and MLAs immediately after conviction for heinous offences, the Supreme Court on Monday took a second big step towards cleansing the political process by directing that trial proceedings in cases of corruption and serious crimes against elected ...

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No candidates against Sonia, Rahul in LS polls, indicates Akhilesh

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The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Monday indicated that it may not field candidates against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi in their constituencies in Uttar Pradesh in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The SP has announced its nominees for 78 of ...

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Subrata Roy to stay in jail indefinitely till SC’s next hearing

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Sahara group chief Subrata Roy will have to remain in jail for some more time with the Supreme Court deferring hearing of the Rs 20,000 crore refund case that was slated for tomorrow. On the last date of hearing on March 7, the apex ...

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Rolls Royce to return to govt Rs 18 crore paid to commission agents

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Facing the heat of a CBI probe in an alleged bribery scandal, British firm Rolls Royce has written to the state-owned HAL that it was ready to return Rs 18 crore paid by it to its commission agents to the government. The ...

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Lok Sabha polls: Raj Thackeray fields candidates; to support Modi for PM’s post

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In a significant political move, MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday announced candidates for the Lok Sabha polls and also declared his party’s support for BJP’s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. “We will contest the Lok Sabha elections. I will show my party’s strength during the ...

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All Jharkhand Students Union leader killed by Maoists during rally

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RANCHI: An All Jharkhand Students Union(AJSU) leader was shot dead in the state’s Hazaribagh district while addressing a rally on Saturday, police said. Tileshwar Sahu, a senior AJSU leader, was gunned down by three people in Barhi in the district, about ...

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Ink smeared on AAP leader Yogendra Yadav’s face at rally in Delhi

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NEW DELHI: A man smeared AAP leader Yogendra Yadav’s face with ink on Saturday at a rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi. The man appeared on the stage where Yogendra Yadav was addressing a rally, shouted slogans and smeared ink on his face. “I don’t know ...

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MNS to target Shiv Sena, skip contest with BJP

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MUMBAI: Raj Thackeray has declared total war against his cousin Uddhav Thackeray in the coming Lok Sabha elections. Bitter over the Shiv Sena spoiling the BJP’s recent overtures to his MNS, Raj has firmed up a strategy that is aimed chiefly at the Shiv ...

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