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Category Archives: Politics

BJP fawn club: How Bollywood seeks to cosy up to government

  New Delhi: “One Nation, One Tax, One Market”, affirms Amitabh Bachchan in a video on the virtues of GST, while Akshay Kumar is out to make his “humble contribution to Swachh Bharat” through his new film “Toilet: EK Prem Katha”. Bollywood, it seems, is striving to stay on the right side of the ruling dispensation.…

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Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

  New Delhi: NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind filed his nomination for the July 17 election here on Friday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of NDA-ruled states. He submitted the papers at Parliament house accompanied by leaders of political parties who are backing him. IANS…

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Turbans tossed, lawmakers injured in Punjab assembly melee

  Chandigarh: Unprecedented scenes were witnessed in the Punjab assembly on Thursday with the turban of an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator allegedly tossed and two other legislators taken to hospital with injuries. While the AAP and Shiromani Akali Dal accused Speaker Rana K.P. Singh of letting loose marshalls on protesting AAP lawmakers, Chief Minister Amarinder…

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AAP takes BJP to task over HC criticism of civic bodies

  New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday took the BJP to task over the Delhi High Court’s criticism of the three municipal corporations a day earlier over improper garbage disposal in the national capital. The ruling party said the High Court had in the past too lashed out at the three corporations which are…

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UP gives 147 students Rs 1 lakh, tablet for board results

  Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday felicitated 147 students with Rs 1 lakh and a tablet computer each for their excellent performance in the board exams this year. The students of the Classes 10 and 12 exams of the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board, Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and Central…

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Kovind gets new address in Delhi

  New Delhi: NDA Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind will now be staying at 10, Akbar Road, currently allotted to Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma. A BJP source said this was a temporary arrangement from the security point of view and the bungalow will remain allotted to the minister. “He would be staying there till the Presidential…

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AIADMK faction led by Panneerselvam to support Kovind

  Chennai: The AIADMK faction led by former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Thursday announced its support for NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. The group said in a statement that the decision was taken after a meeting of legislators and MPs chaired by Panneerselvam here. This followed a request from BJP President Amit Shah, the…

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Lalu Prasad, Mishra appear in CBI court

  Ranchi: Two former Bihar Chief Ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannth Mishra appeared in a special CBI court here over fodder scam cases. Lalu Prasad appeared for three cases related to money fraud from Deoghar, Dumka, and Doranda (Ranchi) treasuries whereas Mishra appeared in two cases. The next hearings will take place on June 29, 30…

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