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He Is Now A Missing Candidate: Smriti Irani Jabs Rahul Gandhi In Amethi

Amethi:  Targeting Rahul Gandhi in Amethi, Union minister Smriti Irani said Tuesday that the Congress president has now become “a missing candidate as well” after remaining a “missing MP”. Ms Irani, who is contesting against sitting MP Rahul Gandhi from Amethi, said the Congress party’s condition “is so bad” that …

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BJP Gujarat Chief Banned From Campaigning For 72 Hours

New Delhi:  The Election Commission Tuesday barred BJP’s Gujarat unit chief Jitu Vaghani from campaigning for 72 hours for using “intemperate and abusive language” at an election meet. His ban will come into force from 4.00 pm on May 2. The Lok Sabha election in Gujarat were held in a …

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1 Indian, 3 Indian-Origin Persons Killed In US’ Cincinnati: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi:  An Indian national and three persons of Indian-origin have been killed in Cincinnati in the US and the matter is being investigated by police there, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Tuesday. However, Sushma Swaraj ruled out the possibility of a hate crime. “Indian Ambassador in United States …

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NSA Ajit Doval’s Son, 10 Bengal BJP Candidates Get VIP Security Cover

New Delhi:  Shaurya Doval, son of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, has been accorded a top “Z” category level security in view of potential threats to him, officials said on Tuesday. Similarly, 10 BJP candidates, who are contesting elections from West Bengal, have been accorded security by the centre for …

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After Asansol Violence, Babul Supriyo Says Officer Stage-Managed Voting

Kolkata:  BJP leader and Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Tuesday denied allegations of threatening election officials at a voting booth in West Bengal during the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha election, and accused the presiding officer of stage-managing the polling process. “When I entered the booth, I caught the …

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Punjab Cops, Who Fled With 6 Crores Seized In Raid, Arrested In Kerala

Kochi:  The Punjab Police said today that two of its assistant sub-inspectors, who fled with Rs 6 crore recovered during a raid last month, have been arrested by Kerala police in Kochi. Punjab Director General of Police Dinkar Gupta said the that cops were staying at a hotel in Kochi …

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Military Vehicle Rams Protesters In Venezuela Clashes, Shows TV Footage

Caracas:  Venezuelan security forces used an armored vehicle to ram demonstrators during rioting outside an army base in Caracas on Tuesday in support of what the government called an attempted coup, TV images showed. The incident left several people injured on the ground who were helped up by other demonstrators. …

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Donald Trump Seeks To Declare Muslim Brotherhood As Terrorist Group

Washington:  President Donald Trump is seeking to blacklist the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group, a far-reaching step that would place the United States firmly on the side of its authoritarian allies in the Middle East. “The president has consulted with his national security team and leaders in the region …

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“Overwhelmed”: Japan Rings In New Era As Naruhito Becomes Emperor

Tokyo:  A new era dawned in Japan on Wednesday as Naruhito officially became emperor at midnight following his father’s historic abdication from the Chrysanthemum Throne, the world’s oldest monarchy. The 59-year-old Naruhito will formally take possession of the sacred imperial regalia at a solemn ceremony later Wednesday but he became …

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Benjamin Netanyahu Sworn Into Israel’s New Parliament After Election Win

Jerusalem:  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn into Israel’s new parliament on Tuesday following his victory in April 9 elections and will seek to form a governing coalition in the days ahead. Netanyahu was among the 120 members of the Knesset, or parliament, sworn in during an official ceremony. Stormy …

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