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Richest MP in India retains seat to fight upcoming Lok Sabha election

Richest MP in India retains seat to fight upcoming Lok Sabha election

Galla Jaydev, with declared assets of over Rs 620 crore, was the richest candidate to contest in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. He will once again fight Lok Sabha election from Guntur.

Mar 19, 2019, 07:06 AM IST
Pramod Sawant: Ayurvedic practitioner-turned politician is new Goa CM

Pramod Sawant: Ayurvedic practitioner-turned politician is new Goa CM

Pramod Sawant was sworn-in as Goa CM at 0200 hrs on Tuesday morning after a day of intense political tussle and speculation. He replaces Manohar Parrikar who had died on Sunday.

Mar 19, 2019, 06:30 AM IST
Congress releases 5th list of candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha election

Congress releases 5th list of candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha election

The Congress has fielded former president Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee from Jangipur Lok Sabha seat.

Mar 19, 2019, 00:33 AM IST
India lodges strong protest over harassment of its diplomats in Pakistan

India lodges strong protest over harassment of its diplomats in Pakistan

Pakistani security agency personnel have been seen approaching local security guards at officers residence and pressurising them to divulge information.

Mar 18, 2019, 23:31 PM IST
Goa CM swearing-in called off, political uncertainty prevails

Goa CM swearing-in called off, political uncertainty prevails

Lobo, however, failed to confirm when the much-awaited swearing-in will take place.

Mar 18, 2019, 23:00 PM IST
Opposition unity in Lok Sabha poll a 'delusion': LJP leader Chirag Paswan

Opposition unity in Lok Sabha poll a 'delusion': LJP leader Chirag Paswan

He said the LJP candidates for Hajipur, Vaishali, Samastipur, Jamui, Nawada and Khagadia were finalised on Monday but the names were not announced "as a mark of respect" to Manohar Parrikar.

Mar 18, 2019, 22:23 PM IST
BJP registers complaint with EC against Congress leader Pawan Khera over controversial remarks on PM Narendra Modi

BJP registers complaint with EC against Congress leader Pawan Khera over controversial remarks on PM Narendra Modi

Pawan Khera created a furore when he stated that 'MODI stands for Masood Azhar, Osama bin-Laden, Dawood Ibrahim and ISI'.

Mar 18, 2019, 20:51 PM IST
London court issues arrest warrant against PNB scam accused Nirav Modi: Officials

London court issues arrest warrant against PNB scam accused Nirav Modi: Officials

Nirav Modi was recently spotted in London sporting a handlebar moustache and wearing a jacket worth almost Rs 10 lakh.

Mar 18, 2019, 20:43 PM IST
Enough evidence to book Mirwaiz, other separatist leaders in terror funding case: NIA

Enough evidence to book Mirwaiz, other separatist leaders in terror funding case: NIA

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) officers on Monday said that they have enough evidence against Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other separatist leaders to book them terror funding case registered by

Mar 18, 2019, 20:18 PM IST
Hardik Patel wants to contest Lok Sabha poll from Jamnagar

Hardik Patel wants to contest Lok Sabha poll from Jamnagar

Hardik said that the Congress will definitely win the Lok Sabha poll and form the next government at the Centre.

Mar 18, 2019, 19:49 PM IST
Late Congress leader Ambareesh' wife Sumalatha to contest from Mandya as independent candidate

Late Congress leader Ambareesh' wife Sumalatha to contest from Mandya as independent candidate

Sumalatha informed reporters that she would file her nomination from Mandya on March 20.

Mar 18, 2019, 19:06 PM IST
Manohar Parrikar cremated with state honours; thousands bid final goodbye

Manohar Parrikar cremated with state honours; thousands bid final goodbye

The funeral at Miramar beach was attended by BJP President Amit Shah, some Union ministers and chief ministers of BJP-ruled states. 

Mar 18, 2019, 18:48 PM IST
Darul Uloom Deoband bans entry of politicians inside campus till Lok Sabha election

Darul Uloom Deoband bans entry of politicians inside campus till Lok Sabha election

The restriction on the entry of politicians will be imposed till the end of Lok Sabha election and it has been supported by other Madrassa operators and Deobandi ulemas. 

Mar 18, 2019, 18:29 PM IST
We did not mediate between India & Pakistan but played important role in reducing tension: UAE

We did not mediate between India & Pakistan but played important role in reducing tension: UAE

He said that PM Modi and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan spoke twice in last 3 weeks.

Mar 18, 2019, 18:09 PM IST
Rear Admiral Krishna Swaminathan, VSM takes charge as Flag Officer Sea Training

Rear Admiral Krishna Swaminathan, VSM takes charge as Flag Officer Sea Training

Prior to assuming charge as FOST, the Admiral was the Chief Staff Officer (Training) at Headquarters Southern Naval Command and played a key role in the conduct of all training in the Indian Navy.

Mar 18, 2019, 18:00 PM IST
NIA court defers hearing of Samjhauta Express blast case for March 20

NIA court defers hearing of Samjhauta Express blast case for March 20

On Thursday, a Pakistani national moved an application asking to depose in NIA special court in Panchkula.

Mar 18, 2019, 16:59 PM IST
Odisha CM and BJD president Naveen Patnaik to contest from Hinjili and Bijepur in Assembly election

Odisha CM and BJD president Naveen Patnaik to contest from Hinjili and Bijepur in Assembly election

Patnaik also announced the names of candidates for 9 Parliamentary Constituencies and 54 Assembly constituencies.

Mar 18, 2019, 15:45 PM IST
Election Commission issues notification for phase 1 of Lok Sabha election

Election Commission issues notification for phase 1 of Lok Sabha election

The last date for filing nominations for the first phase is March 25. The scrutiny takes place the next day, while March 28 is the last date for withdrawal of nominations. The polling day is April 11

Mar 18, 2019, 14:56 PM IST
IAF aircraft suffers tyre burst at Pune airport, civil flight operations hit

IAF aircraft suffers tyre burst at Pune airport, civil flight operations hit

An Indian Air Force aircraft at the Pune's Lohegaon airport suffered a tyre burst on Monday and was stranded for at least an hour before being cleared from the runway.

Mar 18, 2019, 14:09 PM IST
Boat ride cannot ensure win: BJP reacts to Priyanka Vadra Gandhi's 'Ganga-yatra'

Boat ride cannot ensure win: BJP reacts to Priyanka Vadra Gandhi's 'Ganga-yatra'

Even as Priyanka Gandhi Vadra began her three-day-long Lok Sabha campaign from Prayagraj on Monday, an unperturbed Bharatiya Janata Party said she would be able to do little to ensure a Congress win.

Mar 18, 2019, 13:24 PM IST