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Prez poll: 99% turnout amid rumours of cross-voting
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Prez poll: 99% turnout amid rumours of cross-voting

Close to 99 per cent voting was recorded on Monday for electing India’s next president, the returning officer for the poll announced saying it was perhaps the highest-ever percentage. The counting of votes will take place on July 20. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi casts his vote in the Presidential Election in New Delhi.Photograph: Press Information Bureau The numbers are stacked in favour of the ruling coalition's nominee Ram Nath Kovind, a former Bihar governor, over the ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago

‘All work & no play triggers population boom’

At a time when demographers are estimating that India’s population could surpass that of China around 2024, making our nation the most populated country in the world, Rajasthan minister is blaming the urge to reproduce on the ‘utter lack of ...
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Cong MLAs meet to support Meira Kumar’s Presidential candidature

MLAs from Congress met here on Monday to support the candidature of UPA Presidential nominee Meira Kumar, who will file her nomination on Wednesday. More than 35 of a total 56 Congress MLAs in the state Assembly turned up for the meeting where 20 candidates ...
 DNA4 weeks ago Sushma attacks Meira Kumar with 2013 speech video  Rediff.com4 weeks ago Meira Kumar, a diplomat-turned-politician  Rediff.com1 month ago
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K K Venugopal to be new Attorney General

Senior advocate K K Venugopal’s name has been cleared for appointment as the Attorney General for India following the decision of Mukul Rohatgi to step down as the top law officer. The proposal to appoint the 86-year-old veteran lawyer as the successor of Rohatgi was discussed before the departure of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his recent visit to the US, Portugal and the Netherlands. “Venugopal had a meeting with Modi before his departure to a three-nation tour,” sources ...
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The steam has run out

It is too late in the government’s term for it to pull its usual trick of blaming the last guys. Especially given the data are quite clear that the economy’s revival began during the last government’s tenure; and its new slowdown has begun under this government’s watch, says Mihir S Sharma. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. There is now little doubt that the economy has lost momentum over the past year. The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office are hard ...
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WATCH: BJP slams UPA for hiring Pak-origin lawyer to defend India in 2004

In a shocking revelation, WION News has found that UPA government had hired Pak-origin UK lawyer Khawar Qureshi in 2004. He was reportedly recommended by law firm Fox Mandal for the Dabhol case. Qureshi recently argued against India at the ICJ where he called ...
 DNA2 months ago UPA had hired Pak’s ICJ lawyer  DNA2 months ago
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IS failed in India despite large Muslim population: Rajnath

Terror outfit Islamic State had not been able to set foot in India despite the presence of the world’s second largest Muslim population, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday. Barring two terror attacks in Punjab in 2015-16, the security situation in the country had by and large remained under control, the minister said at a press conference on three years of the Modi government. More than 90 sympathisers of the IS had been arrested due to better coordination between state ...
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CBI to probe Air India-Indian Airlines merger, other UPA-era deals

The Central Bureau of Investigation will probe the controversial merger of Air India and Indian Airlines, besides alleged irregularities in purchase and lease of aircraft by the two state-run carriers under the United Progressive Alliance government which caused "huge" losses to the exchequer. The investigative agency on Monday registered three FIRs and a preliminary enquiry to go into the controversial decisions made by the erstwhile Manmohan Singh government with regard to the two national ...
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BJP will win more seats in 2019 polls: Shah

The party president also said that India’s self-confidence, pride and scale of ambition have grown manifold in three years. Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Friday asserted his party would exceed its current tally of 282 in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, surmounting any challenge that it may face from the opposition which has been trying hard to forge a broad front against it. Upbeat after BJP’s spectacular performance in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand where it ...
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Government to build 13 new expressways

‘Our target is to award Rs 25 lakh crore worth of projects that would result in creating 25 million jobs’ Nitin Gadkari, the Union minister of road transport and highways, and shipping, says he would like to speed up the pace of work in the government. So, while he talks to Megha Manchanda and Jyoti Mukul for an interview, he keeps a meeting of officials going simultaneously. What he shares is a lunch and the news that his ministry is set to enter the Guinness Book of Records for ...
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