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Justice Ghose takes oath as India’s first Lokpal

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Justice Ghose takes oath as India’s first Lokpal

New Delhi, March 23 (PTI): President Ram Nath Kovind Saturday administered the oath of office to Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as the country’s first Lokpal. The oath was administered at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, a communique issued by the President’s office said.

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Banned JKLF was first to raise slogan of ‘azadi’

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Banned JKLF was first to raise slogan of ‘azadi’

New Delhi, March 23 (PTI): Yasin Malik-led Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front, which was banned by the government on Friday, was the first terrorist group to raise the slogan of ‘azadi’ in the state and among its first targets was a BJP leader, a Kashmiri Pandit, in 1989, officials said.

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Exit polls can be telecast only after final phase of polling, EC advisory includes websites

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Exit polls can be telecast only after final phase of polling, EC advisory includes websites

New Delhi, March 23 (PTI): Exit polls can only be telecast on the evening of May 19 after the last phase of Lok Sabha election gets over, the Election Commission said on Saturday as it issued an advisory to the media in which websites and social media platforms were included for the first time.

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Unruly scenes at Rahul Gandhi’s rally at Malda

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Unruly scenes at Rahul Gandhi’s rally at Malda

Malda (WB), March 23 (PTI): Unruly scenes were witnessed at AICC president Rahul Gandhi’s rally venue at Malda on Saturday when restive party supporters threw chairs and broke the barricade of the VIP enclousure. Gandhi was not present at the venue at Chanchal at the time as he is scheduled to reach there at 3pm […]

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Court orders attachment of Mallya’s properties

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New Delhi, March 23 (PTI): A Delhi court has ordered attachment of liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s properties in Bengaluru in a case relating to FERA violations.

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Mehbooba to contest from Anantnag

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Mehbooba to contest from Anantnag

Srinagar, March 23 (PTI): Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti will be the PDP candidate from Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency but the party has decided not to field any candidates for Jammu and Udhampur seats in a bid to prevent division of “secular votes”.

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IT dismisses ‘Yeddyurappa diary’ as ‘forgery document’

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on IT dismisses ‘Yeddyurappa diary’ as ‘forgery document’

Bengaluru, March 23 (PTI): The Income Tax Department on Saturday dismissed as a “forgery document” and a “set of loose papers”, the ‘Yeddyurappa diary’ about alleged bribe payment to top BJP brass that has created a political furore.

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Buddhist monk to fight Arunachal CM in assembly polls

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Buddhist monk to fight Arunachal CM in assembly polls

Itanagar, March 23 (PTI): The Mukto Assembly seat in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh, currently held by Chief Minister Pema Khandu, is set to witness a triangular fight after a gap of 20 years.

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Cong. demands ‘unconditional apology’ from Tripura CM for using ‘unparliamentary’ words

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Cong. demands ‘unconditional apology’ from Tripura CM for using ‘unparliamentary’ words

Agartala, March 23 (PTI): The Congress’ Tripura unit has demanded an “unconditional” public apology from Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb for calling the party “sly fox, thief and satan”, and said the use of “unparliamentary” words was unbecoming of a leader of his stature.

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Backed by Cong-ZPM, sports journalist files nomination in Mizoram as Independent

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Backed by Cong-ZPM, sports journalist files nomination in Mizoram as Independent

Aizawl, March 23 (PTI): Sports journalist and Mizoram Football Association honorary secretary Lalnghinglova Hmar filed his nomination for the lone Mizoram Lok Sabha seat as the candidate of the Congress-ZPM combine on Saturday.

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