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Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

INDIA, March 22 -- Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. The 37-year-old joined the party in the presence of Union... Read More


Pitroda kick-started Pak national day celeberations: Modi; Cong says PM playing politics

New Delhi, March 22 -- An all-out political slugfest broke out on Friday after Congress leader Sam Pitroda questioned the government's aggressive action against Pakistan post-Pulwama terror strike, wi... Read More


Pitroda meets Rahul to clarify statement, Cong distances itself from his remarks

New Delhi, March 22 -- Under attack over the controversial remarks on the Balakot attack, Sam Pitroda, the close aide of party president Rahul Gandhi, on Friday met Mr Gandhi and is understood to have... Read More


No video conferencing can take place between CMs, Ministers or political functionaries: ECI

Chandigarh, March 22 -- In view of the General Election to Lok Sabha-2019, while Model Code of Conduct in force, as per the directions issued by the Election Commission of India, no video conferencing... Read More


Record number of 103 nominations for assembly and 20 for Lok Sabha filed on Friday

Kakinada, March 22 -- As many as 103 candidates for Assembly constituencies and twenty for Parliamentary constituencies have filed their nominations in East Godavari district on Friday. District Coll... Read More


Many nominations filed in Chittoor dist on Friday

Chittoor, March 22 -- As there are two day government holidays on Saturday and Sunday, the candidates of all parties including independents have filed their nominations on Friday for both Parliament a... Read More


PM Modi hits back after Congress' Sam Pitroda questions Balakot

INDIA, March 22 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday slammed the Congress leader Sam Pitroda, a close aide of Rahul Gandhi, over his comments questioning the impact of the Balakot air strike. "T... Read More


'Supreme Court's 50% cap on quota is sacrosanct'

Mumbai, March 22 -- The Supreme Court's (SC) 50% cap on reservation is sacrosanct and no court has challenged it in the past 26 years, the petitioners opposing the 16% quota for Marathas told the Bomb... Read More


Bengaluru: Actor Prakash Raj files nomination as Independent

INDIA, March 22 -- South Indian actor Prakash Raj on Friday filed his nomination as an Independent candidate to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Bengaluru Central constituency. After filing his n... Read More


Grand Alliance in Bihar; RJD to contest 20 seats, Congress 9

INDIA, March 22 -- The opposition Grand alliance in Bihar on Friday announced the seat-sharing formula under which Lalu Yadav's RJD will contest 20 of the 40 Lok Sabha seats and the Congress on 9 whil... Read More