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Amit Shah to contest from Gandhinagar, eases Advani out

Ahmedabad: Setting at rest all speculations, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced that its national president Amit Shah would contest the Lok Sabha elections from Gandhinagar, in place of veteran leader and incumbent MP L.K. Advani. Ninety-one-year-old Advani who represented the Gandhinagar seat for six terms, except for 1996, won the 2014 elections […]

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Congress Working Committee resolves to defeat saffron ideology

Ahmedabad: The Congress on Tuesday held a meeting of its working committee here and resolved to defeat the “RSS and BJPs ideology of fascism, hatred, anger and divisiveness”. Briefing reporters after the CWC meeting, Congress leader Anand Sharma accused the Modi government of failing to fulfill its promises and going against the ideals of the […]

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Modi launches ‘One Nation, One Card’

Ahmedabad | Prime Minister Narendra Modi, here on Monday, launched the “One Nation, One Card” programme to ensure seamless travel across the country. The card can be used for payments across different segments, including Metro, bus, suburban railways, toll, parking and retail purchases. The Indigenous Automatic Fare Collection System based on the “One Nation, One […]

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High alert sounded along Gujarat borders with Pakistan

Ahmedabad :  Gujarat was put on high alert on Tuesday after India successfully carried out a ‘non military pre-emptive’ strike targeting training camps of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in Balakot area in Pakistan. Director General of Police Shivanand Jha issued the high alert across the border districts of Kutch, Banaskantha and Patan even as all District Superintendents […]

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81-year-old Hazare weak on third day of hunger strike

Ahmednagar, (Maharashtra) :  On the third day of his indefinite hunger strike, renowned Gandhian and anti-corruption crusader Kisan Baburao Hazare alias Anna Hazare appeared feeble, but in fine spirits here on Friday. A team of medicos who examined Hazare on Friday said his blood pressure and blood sugar levels have asignificantly’ shot up, but declined […]