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13.41 per cent polling till 9 am in 9 LS seats in Bengal

Kolkata, May 19:An estimated 13.41 per cent of the 1,49,63,064 voters exercised their franchise in nine Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal till 9 am on Sunday, an Election Commission official said. Polling in the first two hours was peacefull, the official said. “Polling till 9AM in the […]

10 per cent polling in early hours of voting in UP

Lucknow, May 19: Nearly 10 per cent voting was recorded in the first two hours of polling in 13 Lok Sabha seats of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, officials said.  Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who was among the early voters in Gorakhpur, said, “People are fighting this election for nation’s […]

10.87 pc polling till 9 am in PM’s constituency

Varanasi, May 19: The constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi recorded 10.87 per cent polling till 9 am. In this constituency, 18.54 lakh electorates will cast their votes in 1,819 polling booths, of which 273 are categorised as ‘critical’. Local administration has set up 145 model booths and one […]

SC to hear Zakia Jafri’s plea against clean chit to Modi in Guj riots in July

New Delhi, Feb 11: The Supreme Court Monday said it will hear in July a plea of Zakia Jafri, challenging the SIT’s clean chit to the then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 Godhra riots. A bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar listed the […]

Priyanka roars into UP with roadshow to enthuse Cong workers

Lucknow, Feb 11: Making her political debut as Congress general secretary, Priyanka Gandhi on Monday roared into Uttar Pradesh with thousands cheering as her cavalcade slowly made its way through the city during a roadshow, being seen as launch of the party’s campaign in the state ahead of the […]

Modi did not follow raj dharma in AP’s case, will teach him lesson: Chandrababu Naidu

New Delhi, Feb 11: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu launched into a tirade against the BJP-led central government on Monday, alleging Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not following ‘raj dharma’ by denying the state special status. Naidu, who began a day-long fast at Andhra Bhavan demanding that […]

USFS executives urge full investigation in Coughlin case

DETROIT — Two U.S. Figure Skating executives urged a full investigation into abuse allegations against former skater and coach John Coughlin, who killed himself last week. Anne Cammett, president of the federation, and David Raith, USFS executive director, held a news conference at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships […]

India’s mega Hindu festival begins under cloud of toxic air

PRAYAGRAJ, India   — Thousands of portable toilets line roads constantly swept clean, drinking water flows from newly installed taps, electric substations power a massive tent city and billboards encourage a “clean Kumbh,” an extension of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s huge push to improve sanitation across the country. […]

NSA invoked against those arrested in Bulandshahr cow slaughter case

Bulandshahr (UP), Jan 14: The Bulandshahr district administration on Monday invoked the National Security Act (NSA) against seven people arrested in connection with the alleged cow slaughtering incident in Siyana tehsil last month, officials said. Cattle carcasses were found strewn in the fields outside village Mahaw in Siyana on […]

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