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Congress announces 9 candidates in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: The Congress has announced its candidates for nine of the 29 Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh, fielding former Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal. The announcement was made on Saturday night. Former Minister and Lok Sabha member Kantilal Bhuria was given the ticket to contest on Ratlam (reserved) seat. Meenakshi Natrajan will contest […]

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Soldier martyred in Pakistan firing on LoC

Jammu: An Indian soldier¬†got martyred in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, defence sources said on Sunday. According to the sources, the Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation in the Shahpur area late Saturday night which continued till Sunday morning. “The soldier was critically injured in […]

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Jitin Prasada may take on Rajnath Singh in Lucknow

Lucknow: A day after he brushed aside as “hypothetical” the question whether he was planning to cross over to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress sources said on Saturday that former Union Minister Jitin Prasada may contest the Lok Sabha elections from Lucknow against Rajnath Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). A party source […]

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Akhilesh attacks Modi over greetings to Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Lucknow: After BSP supremo Mayawati described Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s greeting to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on the Pakistan Day as “cheating”, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said the letter should have been sent after the permission from 130 crore people of the country. “This letter should have been sent after getting permission from […]

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Mehbooba Mufti to contest from Anantnag

Srinagar:¬†Former chief minister and president of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti said on Saturday that she would contest the Lok Sabha elections from south Kashmir’s Anantnag constituency. Addressing a media conference at her high-security Fairview residence on the Gupkar Road in Srinagar on Saturday, Mehbooba Mufti said she will contest the Lok Sabha polls […]

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Won’t contest Lok Sabha elections: Shah Faesal

Srinagar: Former IAS officer Shah Faesal said on Saturday that his recently launched party won’t contest the Lok Sabha elections. Addressing a media conference in Srinagar, Faesal said: “We will strengthen the party before taking part in electoral politics.” Faesal launched the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) during a rally in Srinagar last Sunday. […]

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Mayawati calls Modi greeting Pakistan PM cheating

Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Saturday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s greeting to his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on the occasion of their National Day as “cheating” and accused him of double speak for votes. “On one hand, for vote bank politics several statements were made against Pakistan and strict public stand was […]