Daily Archives: April 23, 2019

Man hacked to death outside booth during polling in WB

A 55-year-old daily wage labourer, claimed to be a Congress activist, was hacked to death outside a polling booth in Murshidabad Lok Sabha seat, a senior official at the Election Commission said. The Congress alleged that it was the handiwork of the Trinamool Congress but the ruling party denied the charge. Three other persons were also injured in the incident, ...

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64.66 voter turnout in phase 3 of LS polls: EC

Over 64 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the third phase of Lok Sabha polls on Tuesday, the Election Commission said. In the third phase, voting was held in 116 Lok Sabha seats, including all constituencies in Gujarat and Kerala, with BJP president Amit Shah, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and several Union ministers among prominent candidates in the fray. ...

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Film star Sunny Deol joins BJP


Bollywood actor Sunny Deol joined the BJP here on Tuesday in the presence of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. Deol met BJP president Amit Shah at Pune airport briefly last week. “The way my father (film star Dharmendra) was attached with Atalji, today I have come to join Modiji,” said Deol. “Whatever I can do for ...

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Rahul Gandhi expresses regret over his remarks on Rafale verdict in SC

Congress president Rahul Gandhi expressed regret in the Supreme Court on Monday over his remarks in connection with the Rafale judgment which the apex court had said was “incorrectly attributed” to it. The apex court on April 15 had given a categorical clarification that in its Rafale judgment there was no occasion for it to make a mention of the ...

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