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BJP releases list of 2 candidates for Lok Sabha poll, 9 for Assembly election in Odisha

BJP releases list of 2 candidates for Lok Sabha poll, 9 for Assembly election in Odisha

Former BJP MP and founder of Utkal Bharat party Swain had resigned from the saffron party to float his own political outfit.

Mar 25, 2019, 12:26 PM IST
Radha Ravi faces flak for distasteful remark against actress Nayanthara

Radha Ravi faces flak for distasteful remark against actress Nayanthara

"They can cast someone who you want to pray to when you look at them, they can also cast someone you want to call towards you when you see them," Radha Ravi had said.

Mar 25, 2019, 10:59 AM IST
Jaya Prada likely to join BJP on Monday, may contest Lok Sabha election from Rampur

Jaya Prada likely to join BJP on Monday, may contest Lok Sabha election from Rampur

Jaya Prada is expected to contest the election against Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan.

Mar 25, 2019, 10:51 AM IST
Hundreds in Rajasthan village pay tribute to Army jawan martyred in Pak ceasefire violation

Hundreds in Rajasthan village pay tribute to Army jawan martyred in Pak ceasefire violation

Bhakar lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan on March 23.

Mar 25, 2019, 10:27 AM IST
Will abuse those who abuse them: NC leader Akbar Lone raises pro-Pakistan slogans

Will abuse those who abuse them: NC leader Akbar Lone raises pro-Pakistan slogans

"The nation is a Muslim nation. This means that if I abuse them, I am abusing myself."

Mar 25, 2019, 09:32 AM IST
Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Swami Om to contest Lok Sabha election from New Delhi

Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Swami Om to contest Lok Sabha election from New Delhi

The statement said several Hindu organisations held a meeting on Saturday and finalised his name. 

Mar 24, 2019, 23:57 PM IST
Kamal Haasan withdraws from Lok Sabha poll race, to work towards success of party

Kamal Haasan withdraws from Lok Sabha poll race, to work towards success of party

The MNM chief also released the second and final list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls and bypolls to 18 assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu.

Mar 24, 2019, 23:53 PM IST
Lok Sabha poll: Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha, Gorkha Liberation Front announce support for BJP in Darjeeling

Lok Sabha poll: Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha, Gorkha Liberation Front announce support for BJP in Darjeeling

Leaders of the two Gorkha outfits met BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, the in-charge of BJP's affairs in West Bengal, in the national capital today. 

Mar 24, 2019, 23:16 PM IST
AAP names ex-judge Zora Singh among 3 candidates for LS polls in Punjab

AAP names ex-judge Zora Singh among 3 candidates for LS polls in Punjab

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Sunday announced the names of three more party candidates from Punjab, including retired judge Zora Singh, for the Lok Sabha elections.

Mar 24, 2019, 22:22 PM IST
Sudhir Kandolkar quits BJP, joins Congress with 350 supporters

Sudhir Kandolkar quits BJP, joins Congress with 350 supporters

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sudhir Kandolkar on Sunday quit the party and later joined Congress with his 350 supporters.

Mar 24, 2019, 22:16 PM IST
BJD announces list of 9 candidates for Odisha Assembly constituencies

BJD announces list of 9 candidates for Odisha Assembly constituencies

Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal chief Naveen Patnaik released the names of nine candidates for the upcoming Odisha Assembly elections on Sunday.

Mar 24, 2019, 22:08 PM IST
Three Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists arrested in Jammu and Kashmir, ammunition recovered

Three Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists arrested in Jammu and Kashmir, ammunition recovered

The police recovered incriminating material including arms and ammunition and live rounds from the possession of terrorists. 

Mar 24, 2019, 22:03 PM IST
Samajwadi Party includes Mulayam Singh in its star campaigners' list, a day after leaving him out

Samajwadi Party includes Mulayam Singh in its star campaigners' list, a day after leaving him out

The party has fielded Mulayam Singh Yadav from Mainpuri, considered as his home turf and "safest" one. 

Mar 24, 2019, 20:35 PM IST
Maharashtra man kills wife for refusing to prepare snacks, held

Maharashtra man kills wife for refusing to prepare snacks, held

The incident occurred at Kurundwad village in Shirol tehsil.

Mar 24, 2019, 20:30 PM IST
Soldier killed, another injured in cylinder blast inside camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua

Soldier killed, another injured in cylinder blast inside camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua

The incident occurred when the soldiers were carrying a gas cylinder inside their barrack in Janglote army camp.

Mar 24, 2019, 20:12 PM IST
Delhi woman found dead inside bathroom of residence

Delhi woman found dead inside bathroom of residence

The deceased has been identified as Poonam, 45. She was found dead at her house in east Delhi's Mandawali.

Mar 24, 2019, 19:58 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath terms Oppn candidate as JeM chief Azhar Masood's son-in-law

Yogi Adityanath terms Oppn candidate as JeM chief Azhar Masood's son-in-law

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister attacked Imran Masood. a Congress candidate from Saharanpur constituency.

Mar 24, 2019, 19:48 PM IST
Only BJP and PM Modi can assure security of country: Amit Shah

Only BJP and PM Modi can assure security of country: Amit Shah

Only BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi can assure the security of the country, asserted party chief Amit Shah on Sunday.

Mar 24, 2019, 19:31 PM IST
Fire breaks out at AIIMS Trauma Centre in Delhi

Fire breaks out at AIIMS Trauma Centre in Delhi

No casualty has been reported in the incident, AIIMS authorities said.

Mar 24, 2019, 18:51 PM IST
Lok Sabha poll 2019: Grand alliance announces seat-sharing formula in Jharkhand

Lok Sabha poll 2019: Grand alliance announces seat-sharing formula in Jharkhand

RJD, however, is not yet onboard with the current seat-sharing arrangement.

Mar 24, 2019, 17:12 PM IST