Sunday, 24 October 2021

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8 dead in gun battle between rival Indian political parties

NEW DELHI: At least eight persons were allegedly killed and several others injured and missing following a gun battle between West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP workers in West Bengal state, police and a local politician said on Sunday. At least 18 others were injured in the clashes ...

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Imran Khan speaks to Modi, hopes to improve ties

Pakistan’s prime minister has spoken to his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, congratulating him on his party’s winning a second mandate. A statement from the ministry of foreign affairs on Sunday said that during the telephone call, Imran Khan expressed his hope the two countries would work closely together to improve ...

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Rahul Gandhi concedes defeat, congratulates Modi

NEW DELHI: India’s opposition leader and Indian National Congress (INC) party president Rahul Gandhi conceded defeat and congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) victory in the just-concluded 17th general elections. “The BJP and the INC have different ideologies and visions. Modi and the BJP have ...

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India’s PM Modi wins historic general election victory

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India’s general election, his foreign minister said on Thursday, as officials counted hundreds of millions of votes after the massive, multi-stage poll. Official data from India’s Election Commission showed Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead in 292 ...

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Sunny Deol In Trouble As He Gets EC Notice

BOLLYWOOD actor and BJP Gurdaspur candidate Sunny Deol seems to be in trouble as he was served a notice from the Indian Election Commission for breaking the electoral code of conduct.The actor allegedly held a public meeting in Pathankot after the electioneering came to an end at 5 p.m. A ...

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Huge Setback for Modi’s BJP in Indian State Assembly Elections

NEW DELHI: The Indian National Congress led by Rahul Gandhi has managed to wrest power from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) in three of the five Indian states that went to polls recently. In Chhatisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, the Congress gained a clear majority with 63/90 and 116/230 seats respectively. In Rajasthan, it was ...

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Indian Christians demand increased security ahead of Christmas

NEW DELHI: The president of the Catholic Church in India has expressed concern over the rising number of attacks against Christians, and has urged the government to ensure their security. “Recent incidents in some states (in India) have created anxiety among Christians,” Cardinal Baselios Cleemis told media He and other ...

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You can protect cows, not women: Jaya Bachchan

NEW DELHI: The comments of Indian BJP youth leader in Bengal declaring “Rs. 11 lakh bounty” for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, disowned by the party, provoked anger in parliament today. “You can protect cows, but what about women?” Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan said in the Rajya Sabha, where several ...

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Sehwag mocks girl for supporting Muslim students’ right to free speech

NEW DELHI: Former Indian cricket team captain Virender Sehwag trolled a female university student for announcing her support for two Muslim students who were attending an event disrupted by a nationalist party. Gurmehar Kaur expressed solidarity with Umar and Shehla, both students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), after members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi ...

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Inspired by Modi, Bollywood actress Rimi Sen joins BJP

Bollywood actress Rimi Sen joined the ruling Indian party BJP ahead of upcoming assembly elections in five states. The actress who made her Bollywood debut with Priyadarshan’s comedy film Hungama in 2003, was last seen in reality show Bigg Boss in 2015. She had been paired opposite some of the ...

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