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Priyanka Gandhi to campaign in Maharashtra

Mar 26 2019 | 16 mins ago

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi will be one of the star campaigners in Maharashtra for the first and second phase of Lok Sabha elections, a party leader said on Tuesday.

People wonder why Modi insults elders: Kejriwal

Mar 26 2019 | 22 mins ago

Hours after BJP veteran Murli Manohar Joshi announced he had been denied ticket to contest the Lok Sabha elections, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that people were wondering why Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "insulting elders".

Governors, government, media campaign for BJP: Akhilesh

Mar 26 2019 | 33 mins ago

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday alleged that "Governors, government agencies and media" were campaigning for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

Indian, Pakistani troops exchange heavy fire on LoC

Mar 26 2019 | 44 mins ago

Indian and Pakistani armies exchanged heavy fire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

Five years that turned India's concept of news on its head

Mar 26 2019 | 47 mins ago

Journalist-author Pamela Philipose in her book talks about the evolution of news as we consume it today and the extent of its impact.

BJP denies ticket to Joshi, asks him not to contest

Mar 26 2019 | 2 hrs ago

In a letter to the people of Kanpur, Joshi said: "Dear people of Kanpur, General Secretary of the BJP Ramlal conveyed to me today that I should not contest the ensuing parliamentary election from Kanpur and elsewhere."

Allies likely to push NDA tally near 300 mark: Survey

Mar 26 2019 | 2 hrs ago

The State of the Nation March 2019 Wave 2 opinion poll conducted by CVoter for IANS shows the likely vote percentage for the two main poles of national politics, the NDA and UPA in this year's general elections.

Trump administration wants Obamacare struck down

Mar 26 2019 | 3 hrs ago

US President Donald Trump's administration has said that the entire Affordable Care Act or Obamacare should be struck down. The Justice Department said that it agreed with the ruling of a federal judge in Texas that invalidated the Obama-era healthcare law.

Pentagon sanctions $1 bn for US-Mexico border wall

Mar 26 2019 | 3 hrs ago

The Pentagon notified Congress that it has sanctioned the transfer of $1 billion to begin new wall construction along the US-Mexico border, drawing immediate objections from Democratic lawmakers.

BJP approaches EC over Kolkata airport wrangle

Mar 26 2019 | 4 hrs ago

A day after TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee described as "baseless" the allegations that his wife Rujira was caught at the Kolkata airport for carrying gold, the BJP moved the EC demanding the Bidhannagar Police Commissioner be held "responsible" for the alleged police interference.