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

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

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

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

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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Only industrialists prospered in Gujarat: Kejriwal

JAIPUR: There is deep-rooted in corruption in Gujarat where only a few industrialists have prospered, said AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal here on Friday. Gujarat is opposite of development where the state government has suppressed the rights of common man to benefit Adani andAmbani, said ...

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Delhi assembly under suspended animation: SC seeks BJP, Cong view

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the BJP and Congress to know their position on the presidential order for keeping Delhi assembly under suspended animation. “What is worrying is keeping the assembly under suspended animationfor a year may be ...

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Dalai Lama says no problem with gay marriage

WASHINGTON: The Dalai Lama has thrown his moral weight behind gay marriage, condemning homophobia and saying he was not bothered by consensual sex among people from other traditions. In an interview released during his latest trip to the United States, ...

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US signals change, says Modi will get visa if he becomes PM

NEW DELHI: Washington will drop a travel ban on Narendra Modi if he becomes the Prime Minister. US assistant secretary of state Nisha Desai Biswal finally buried the controversy over Modi’s visa as she told a TV channel that the US would welcome the ...

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Junior doctors call off strike after HC intervention

LUCKNOW: Indian Medical Association (IMA) called off doctors’ strike on Thursday after Allahabad High Court promised judicial inquiry in arrest of doctors after a scuffle with an SP MLA in Kanpur. The doctors were on strike since February 28. Around 33 patients ...

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