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Contract killer’s arrest: Delhi police grills gangster; yet to authenticate claims

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Nagaland, Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Contract killer’s arrest: Delhi police grills gangster; yet to authenticate claims

Our Correspondent New Delhi, May 19 (EMN): Delhi police continues to remain tight-lipped about the revelations made by arrested gangster Vijay Parmana, who had sensationally claimed that he was hired to kill a high profile politician from Nagaland after the Lok Sabha elections. Sources in Delhi police told Eastern Mirror on Sunday that the matter […]

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Most exit polls project majority for BJP-led NDA

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New Delhi, May 19 (PTI): Most exit polls forecast a majority for the ruling BJP-led NDA in Lok Sabha polls with varying numbers as the seven-phase polling in the general elections ended on Sunday. Two exit polls telecast by Times Now gave the NDA 296 and 306 seats, while they projected 126 and 132 for […]

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LS polls come to close; nearly 64% voting recorded in last phase

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on LS polls come to close; nearly 64% voting recorded in last phase

New Delhi, May 19 (PTI): Voting for the marathon seven-phased Lok Sabha elections came to a close on Sunday as nearly 64 per cent turnout was recorded in the the last phase of polls in 59 seats, which also featured Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi. In the 2014 general elections, the highest ever voter […]

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EC’s dissent a grey area, say experts

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on EC’s dissent a grey area, say experts

New Delhi, May 19 (IANS): As the rift between Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora and Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa became public on Saturday, experts say there are no guidelines as to how a multi-member Election Commission should transact its business and the law is silent on recording dissent. The controversy has reminded people the […]

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Rahul attacks EC, says its ‘capitulation’ before PM is ‘obvious’

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Rahul attacks EC, says its ‘capitulation’ before PM is ‘obvious’

New Delhi, May 19 (IANS): As the seven-phased Lok Sabha elections got over, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Election Commission (EC), saying its “capitulation before Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his gang is obvious” and that the poll panel was not being respected anymore. “From Electoral Bonds and EVMs (Electronic Voting Machines) […]

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Tej Pratap’s bodyguards bash up journalists at polling booth in Patna

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Tej Pratap’s bodyguards bash up journalists at polling booth in Patna

Patna, May 19 (PTI): Private security guards of RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav on Sunday beat up a couple of photo journalists in the city after one of them allegedly smashed the windscreen of the former Bihar minister’s vehicle, enraged over the car crushing the toes of a fellow lensman. The incident took place at […]

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UNESCO includes Indian part of Kailash Mansarovar in tentative list of world heritage sites

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on UNESCO includes Indian part of Kailash Mansarovar in tentative list of world heritage sites

New Delhi, May 19 (PTI): UNESCO has included the Indian part of Kailash Mansarovar in its tentative list of world heritage sites, sources in the Culture Ministry said Sunday. It was in April that the Archeological Survey of India, which is under the Culture Ministry, sent the proposal mooted by the Ministry of Environment and […]

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Modi thanks EC for allowing shrine visit, Rahul terms it ‘drama in Kedarnath’

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Modi thanks EC for allowing shrine visit, Rahul terms it ‘drama in Kedarnath’

Kedarnath/New Delhi, May 19 (PTI): Amidst a controversy over his visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines during ‘silent period’ for the last leg of polling, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday thanked the Election Commission for the permission, even as opposition parties cried foul over the much-publicised trip and alleged poll code violation. Congress chief Rahul […]

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Political hacktivism declined 95% since 2015 — Report

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Political hacktivism declined 95% since 2015 — Report

New Delhi, May 19 (IANS): Internet activism or hacktivism — the subversive use of Internet-connected devices and networks to promote a political or social agenda — saw a massive drop of nearly 95 per cent from 2015 to 2018, a new report has said. According to the “IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2019”, there were […]

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Last phase of Lok Sabha polls today

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New Delhi, May 18 (PTI): The seven-phase Lok Sabha elections, one of the most bitterly fought in recent memory, will come to a close on Sunday when polling will be held in 59 constituencies including in Varanasi where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking to retain the seat.

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