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Elections for 19 Rajya Sabha seats on Friday

Elections for 19 Rajya Sabha seats spread across eight states will be held on Friday with the contest in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan promising to be a close affair between the BJP and the Congress. Voting for 18 seats were deferred due to the coronavirus pandemic. Later, the Election Commission announced polls for fours seats in Karnataka and one seat each in Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh. Of the 19 seats where polling will be held, four each are from Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, ..., 1 month ago

Ladakh face-off: 'Modi could lose public opinion'

'The BJP has done the Uri surgical strikes, handled the Dokalam crisis and the Balakot strikes.''So if there is a de-escalation only at the diplomatic level and not resolving this issue of a colonel being killed, then it translates into public anger.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi celebrates Diwali with Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel at Harshil, Uttarakhand, near the India-China border, November 2018. Photograph: Press Information Bureau   "When your senior level ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Lockdown: FIR against Guj resort for housing Cong MLAs

A police complaint was on Sunday filed for alleged violation of lockdown norms against a resort in Gujarat's Rajkot district where the Congress has lodged some of its MLAs to thwart any 'poaching' bid, an official said.   Except for five-six MLAs, most the 65 Congress legislators have reached various resorts in Gujarat after the party summoned them to protect them 'from poaching' by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, ahead of the June 19 Rajya Sabha ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Trump and Thakur: With licences to kill

'In both cases, there is a sneering disregard for the established processes of law while dealing with what the American president and the junior Indian minister regard as unpardonable behaviour,' notes Amulya Ganguli. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/   The similarity between United States President Donald J Trump's exhortation, 'when the looting starts, the shooting starts', and India's Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur's call for shooting the 'traitors' -- 'desh ke gaddaro ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Mumbai to operate 50 flights from Mon; Kolkata to begin ops on May 28

A total of 25 flights will be operated in and out from the Mumbai international airport beginning May 25, when domestic flights resume partial operations in the country, state minorities affairs minister Nawab Malik said on Sunday. IMAGE: Planes parked at Chhatrapati Shivaji Mahraj International Airport in Mumbai. Photograph: PTI Photo Interestingly, this statement of Malik, a senior Nationalist Congress Party leader, came hours after chief minister Uddhav Thackeray said that he had sought ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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