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BJP wants Manohar Parrikar’s sons to join party: Official

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Manohar Parrikar`s assembly constituency of Panaji is scheduled to head for bypolls owing to the former Defence Minister`s death on March 17.   Panaji: Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar`s sons Utpal and Abhijat have been formally requested by the party high command to join the BJP, state party president Vinay Tendulkar said on Monday. “BJP national vice president Avinash Rai Khanna ...

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JNU students protest over admission policy, try to forcibly enter Vice Chancellor’s residence

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Several students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Monday evening tried to forcibly enter the residence of Vice Chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar, in protest over admission policy, resulting in a scuffle.   Several students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Monday evening tried to forcibly enter the residence of Vice Chancellor Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar, in protest over admission ...

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Chowkidar pure hai: Rajnath Singh makes spirited case for PM Narendra Modi at Vijay Sankalp rally

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Bharatiya Janata Party’s star campaigner and Union Minister Rajnath Singh launched into poetic verses to woo voters at a political rally in New Delhi on Tuesday.   NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party’s star campaigner and Union Minister Rajnath Singh launched into poetic verses to woo voters at a political rally in New Delhi on Tuesday. “Chowkidar chorr nahi, Chowkidar pure ...

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Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar likely to join Congress ahead of Lok Sabha election 2019

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Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar is likely to take her political plunge as a Congress candidate in Mumbai, sources told Zee News.   MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar is likely to take her political plunge as a Congress candidate in Mumbai, sources told Zee News. The ‘Masoom’ child actress may be offered a ticket from Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency to up ...

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BJP seeks disqualify of NC candidate Mohmmad Akbar Lone for raising ‘pro-Pak slogans’

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Lone allegedly raised pro-Pakistan slogans at a rally in Kupwara district and called Pakistan “his Muslim nation on the other side.”    The BJP Monday asked the Election Commission of India to stop Jammu and Kashmir Assembly’s former Speaker and National Conference candidate from Baramulla, Mohmmad Akbar Lone, from contesting the polls for allegedly raising “pro-Pakistan slogans” at one of ...

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Modi to address BJP rally in Jammu on Thursday

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an election rally in the Jammu district on Thursday, a BJP official said here on Tuesday. Avinash Rai Khanna, BJP National Vice President, said the grand start of the party’s election campaign in the region will take place from Modi’s ‘Vijay Sankalp rally’ scheduled to be held in the outskirts of Jammu ...

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VVIP choppers case: ED arrests defence agent Sushen Mohan Gupta

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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested a defence agent from Delhi in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP choppers deal case, officials said Tuesday.   New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested a defence agent from Delhi in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP choppers deal case, officials said Tuesday. They said Sushen Mohan Gupta was arrested late Monday by agency sleuths under ...

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Lok Sabha election 2019: Nitin Gadkari declares assets worth Rs 25.12 crore in poll affidavit

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Gadkari filed his papers for the Nagpur Lok Sabha seat on Monday. Polling in the constituency will be held on April 11.     Nagpur: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has declared movable and immovable assets worth Rs 25.12 crore in an affidavit filed along with his nomination papers for the Nagpur parliamentary constituency. Gadkari filed his papers for the Nagpur ...

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