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President administers oath of office to Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as Lokpal chairperson

"The oath was administered at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan," according to an official statement. Justice Ghose, the former Supreme Court judge, was on March 19 appointed as the country's firs

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Lok Sabha election: BJP drops four sitting MPs in Maharashtra, fields KanchanKul against NCP’s Supriya Sule in Baramati

The saffron party is contesting 25 out of total 48 seats in alliance with the Shiv Sena, which will fight on rest of the seats.

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Confirm if PM Narendra Modi exchanged greetings with Imran Khan on Pakistan National Day: Congress to PMO

"I would hope the @PMOIndia clarifies that what Imran Khan has tweeted is the correct version of greetings exchanged or whether if they have been exchanged at all, especially after the function was bo

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Lok Sabha election 2019: Shiv Sena candidate list 2019 for Maharashtra

Shiv Sena first list: The Shiv Sena-led by Uddhav Thakre has released the names of 21 candidates for the upcoming general elections. Of the 48 seats in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena is contesting from 23

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Two dead after landslide hits truck in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda

The truck was on its way from Thathri to Gandoh and the accident occurred at Piykul Kara, 37 km from here, Friday night, a police official said.

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Lok Sabha election 2019: NDA announces Bihar candidates; BJP releases fifth list

BJP ticket list 2019, BJP Bihar candidate list 2019: The NDA has announced candidates for Lok Sabha election 2019. The BJP has denied ticket to Shatrughan Sinha from Patna Sahib and fielded Ravi Shank

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Son, nephew contesting Lok Sabha polls for people, not for ‘fashion’, says HD Kumaraswamy

Claiming that he himself was an example for their family's commitment to the people's cause, the Chief Minister said Nikhil and Prajwal were contesting the polls to also strengthen the JD(S) as an org

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Lok Sabha election: BJP releases third list of 36 candidates, Sambit Patra to contest from Puri

The BJP has fielded its spokesperson Sambit Patra from Puri Lok Sabha seat. Earlier, there were speculation that Prime Minister Narendra Modi could enter the fray from Puri.

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Lok Sabha election: Congress releases seventh list of 35 candidates, Raj Babbar to contest from Fatehpur Sikri

The party has nominated Imran Pratapgarhiya from Moradabad where Raj Babbar's candidature was announced earlier.

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Andhra Pradesh Assembly polls: Congress promises farm loan waiver, minimum income scheme

The main promises include waiver of loans up to Rs two lakh for all farmers, tenant farmers and women Self Help Groups; extension of interest-free loans to farmers, tenant farmers and SHGs; creation o

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Lok Sabha polls: 23 candidates file nomination for first phase in UP

"Nineteen candidates filed their nominations today. With this, the total number of nominations for this phase rose to 23," said the office of the UP Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) here.

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Women activists slam BJP, Congress for giving less tickets to women candidates

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik have announced greater representation to women candidates in ticket distribution.

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Govt warns mills of action for selling sugar below MSP

The government has now warned mills of strict action if they offload stocks below the minimum sale price set by it.

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Crackdown on separatists! Yasin Malik-run JKLF banned for promoting ‘secession’

JKLF has spearheaded the separatist ideology in the Valley and has been at the forefront of separatist activities and violence since 1988.

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PM Modi sends greetings to Imran Khan on eve of Pakistan National Day

Modi's message to Khan comes in the midst of severe strain in ties between the two nuclear-armed neighbours following the Pulwama attack and the subsequent air strikes by India on a JeM terror camp in

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Election Commission launches new emoji for Lok Sabha polls, Twitter welcomes step

Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) is a programme of the Election Commission to educate citizens, electors and voters about the electoral process in order to increase the

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ED arrests Zakir Naik’s close aide Abdul Kadir from Mumbai 

The ED had registered a criminal case against Naik and others in December 2016 after taking cognisance of a National Investigation Agency (NIA) complaint filed under the Unlawful Activities Prevention

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Ban on JKLF will turn Kashmir into open air prison, says Mehbooba Mufti

"Detrimental steps like these will only turn Kashmir into an open air prison," Mehbooba said in a tweet.

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‘Coercive measures’ have not worked in past, will not work in future: Pakistan

In an address at a reception here on the eve of Pakistan's National Day, he said both the countries should act with "wisdom" to normalise ties, asserting that "coercive measures" have not worked in th

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Crackdown on terror! Twenty-five assets linked to LeT chief Hafiz Sayed to be attached soon

The I-T department, in the last few weeks, has carried out searches against some groups and individuals and is conducting their assessments under anti-tax evasion and benami charges, they said.

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VVPAT counting: Statistical Institute submits report on paper trail count to Election Commission

"The report submitted by the expert committee shall now be examined by the Commission and necessary action initiated," the statement said.

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India boycotts Pak National Day event for inviting Hurriyat leaders

Last year, the reception at the Pakistan embassy was attended by Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.

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How this Howrah confectionery shop is creating voting awareness

This enthusiastic shopkeeper in Howrah put his creativity to good use

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Nirav Modi to be extradited to India soon? Here’s what MEA said

Nirav Modi was arrested by British authorities in London on March 19.

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Modi govt should stop pretending to be Indian Army, says Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav’s comments come after his fellow party man Ram Gopal Yadav faced heavy criticism from PM Modi for saying that the Pulwama terror attack was a “conspiracy” to gain votes.

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Bihar Mahagathbandhan seat sharing: No seat for Left parties in RJD-led alliance

The party's state leadership is scheduled to meet on March 24 to decide on its future course of action, Reddy said.

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Lok Sabha elections: BSP first list of 11 candidates out, Danish Ali to contest from Amroha

The BSP is contesting 38 of the 80 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh under the seat-sharing arrangement with Samajwadi Party and the Rashtriya Lok Dal.The SP will contest 37 seats and the RLD

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