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asianage
Nepal, Lanka, Maldives: Delhi strategy in tatters?India’s immediate geopolitical environment has degraded as the Narendra Modi go
asianage / Posted 57 minutes ago
India’s immediate geopolitical environment has degraded as the Narendra Modi government remained distracted by the Gujarat Assembly elections. Diplomacy regained attention somewhat with the overlapping visits of Ivanka Trump, daughter of US President... Read more
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Business Standard India
If exit polls right about Gujarat, BJP has certainly manipulated EVMs: AAPHe also referred to a news report on the alleged link of a Gujarat State Petrol
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
He also referred to a news report on the alleged link of a Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd scam to a foreign company making microchips for Electronic Voting Machines abroad. Sanjay Singh slammed the Yogi Adityanath government and said there... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sonia announces retirement as Cong chief, Amit Shah debuts in Rajya SabhaDuring election campaigning in Gujarat, Modi had alleged that Singh was part of
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
During election campaigning in Gujarat, Modi had alleged that Singh was part of a dinner meeting where Pakistani officials were present, and Pakistan was trying to influence the Gujarat polls. The leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad said his... Read more
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Business Standard India
Exit polls boost markets; all eyes on final outcomesome traders took profits. The final results are due on Monday. “A potentially
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
some traders took profits. The final results are due on Monday. “A potentially convincing (110+ seats) win for the BJP in Gujarat — a state perceived to be the most impacted by the goods and services tax/demonetisation — will boost market... Read more
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Business Standard India
Shekhar Gupta: Young, restless, jobless & left outisn’t and why. Often, though not always, these tell you who people want to vote
Business Standard India / Posted 2 hours ago
isn’t and why. Often, though not always, these tell you who people want to vote for, or against. The last time we walked through poll-bound Gujarat in 2012 (The Modi ... Key stories on business-standard.com are available to premium subscribers o... Read more
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dna
Supreme Court won't interfere in Gujarat counting25 per cent of all EVM ballots with voter slips printed by Voter-Verifiable Pap
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
25 per cent of all EVM ballots with voter slips printed by Voter-Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines used in the Gujarat Assembly elections. Counting of votes will be taken up in the state on Monday. A bench led by Chief Justice Dipak... Read more
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dna
Congress disrupts Rajya Sabha over PM Modi's remarkMinister Narendra Modi for his insinuation that his predecessor Manmohan Singh
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
Minister Narendra Modi for his insinuation that his predecessor Manmohan Singh conspired with Pakistan to meddle in the Gujarat elections. The Opposition protested and raised slogans. There were three adjournments as Opposition leaders did not... Read more
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The Indian Express
Sonia Gandhi talks of retirement, Congress wants her to stay as ‘mother’Moily said that Rahul as president would have his own working style, systems an
The Indian Express / Posted 3 hours ago
Moily said that Rahul as president would have his own working style, systems and processes, and that his performance in Gujarat, irrespective of Monday’s outcome, has been “wonderful”. “He has upscaled himself to a level where the Congress and... Read more
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The Hindu
The changing face of Munger’s gun tradeowners and workers pass the time playing cards, soaking the sunlight on a winte
The Hindu / Posted 3 hours ago
owners and workers pass the time playing cards, soaking the sunlight on a winter afternoon. The conversation veers to the Gujarat elections, and they seem reluctant to discuss the future of their factories. “What do we say… you can see it… our... Read more
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dna
43 Indian fishermen have been arrested by Pakistani authoritiesthe Porbandar-based National Fishworkers' Forum (NFF) Manish Lodhari said that
dna / Posted 4 hours ago
the Porbandar-based National Fishworkers' Forum (NFF) Manish Lodhari said that fishermen, who were from different parts of Gujarat, had sailed off the coastal town of Porbandar a few days ago. He said they were apprehended by the PMSF near Jakhau... Read more
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The Hindu
AAP suspects tampering of EVMsEven as various exit polls predicted a BJP victory in Gujarat, the Aam Aadmi Pa
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
Even as various exit polls predicted a BJP victory in Gujarat, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday questioned these but said if results on December 18 indeed tallied with the predictions, the BJP must have manipulated the EVMs. “There were massive... Read more
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The Hindu
Ken Betwa project may see delay, cost escalationmicro-irrigation projects said a source, requesting anonymity. Two months ago,
The Hindu / Posted 5 hours ago
micro-irrigation projects said a source, requesting anonymity. Two months ago, Water Minister Nitin Gadkari claimed that Gujarat and Maharashtra have “resolved” their differences but without divulging how. “There will be a meeting between the... Read more
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The Hindu
Karnataka HC strikes down rule on stringent tobacco pack warningslike ITC Ltd., beedi and other tobacco products manufacturers before the High C
The Hindu / Posted 5 hours ago
like ITC Ltd., beedi and other tobacco products manufacturers before the High Courts of Karnataka, Calcutta, Delhi, Bombay, Gujarat, and Rajasthan, challenging the 2014 rules. All these petitions were transferred to the Karnataka High Court by the... Read more
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The Hindu
Gujarat animus finds echo in Rajya Sabharemarks that his predecessor, Manmohan Singh, and others have entered into a co
The Hindu / Posted 5 hours ago
remarks that his predecessor, Manmohan Singh, and others have entered into a conspiracy with Pakistan to defeat the BJP in Gujarat. The House was suspended thrice before the Chair decided to adjourn for the day at 3 p.m., with the entire... Read more
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The Hindu
Gujarat turnout revised to 68.41%In the two-phase Gujarat Assembly elections, the average turnout was 68.41%, sh
The Hindu / Posted 5 hours ago
In the two-phase Gujarat Assembly elections, the average turnout was 68.41%, show the latest figures with the Election Commission after compiling constituency-wise turnout data. The Commission revised the turnout figures of the second phase of... Read more
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dna
Lalu Prasad demands probe over Nitish Kumar's Vikas Samiksha Yatra, calls it a 'scam'charges against a man known for his honesty and probity". Prasad also dismisse
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
charges against a man known for his honesty and probity". Prasad also dismissed exit polls predicting a BJP victory in Gujarat and claimed that the Congress would form government in the state and "all the exit polls will prove to be wrong like... Read more
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dna
Winter Session | Rather than demanding apology, Congress should say sorry for Pak meeting: NDA goes on counter-attackcame after the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till Monday following the opposition's
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
came after the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till Monday following the opposition's protests over Modi's remarks at a Gujarat election rally in which the prime minister had accused Singh of colluding with Pakistan to influence the state polls.... Read more
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The Hindu
Hope Parliament winter session will be productive, says PM ModiOpposition’s demand for an apology from Mr. Modi for his remarks about the form
The Hindu / Posted 6 hours ago
Opposition’s demand for an apology from Mr. Modi for his remarks about the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during the Gujarat election campaign. “The winter session of Parliament is starting and I am confident that it will be a productive... Read more
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Gulf News
DMCC working with India council to set gold standardsto build ongoing business synergies with India,” he added.The DMCC also has sig
Gulf News / Posted 7 hours ago
to build ongoing business synergies with India,” he added.The DMCC also has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Gujarat International Finance and Tech covering a series of regulatory, licensing and trade hosting arrangements.“We are... Read more
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dna
Will complete full term with Sena support: Maha BJP plays down Aaditya Thackeray's wordsabout the speculation that Narayan Rane will become minister by year-end, Patil
dna / Posted 8 hours ago
about the speculation that Narayan Rane will become minister by year-end, Patil said, 'Yes, it will happen.' Patil also said that post-Gujarat election results, he and CM Fadnavis will go to Delhi to discuss details about state cabinet ex... Read more
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The Hindu
Rupee soars to 3 month high, up 30 paise on BJP’s poll prospectsa fresh 3 month high of 64.04 against the US dollar, with all exit polls on ass
The Hindu / Posted 8 hours ago
a fresh 3 month high of 64.04 against the US dollar, with all exit polls on assembly elections suggesting the BJP retaining Gujarat and returning to power in Himachal Pradesh. This is the highest closing for the home currency since September 13,... Read more
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The Hindu
SC refuses Gujarat Congress leader’s plea to cross-verify 25% VVPAT-EVM votes in State pollsAn “11th hour” plea by Secretary, Gujarat Pradesh Congress, to direct the Elect
The Hindu / Posted 8 hours ago
An “11th hour” plea by Secretary, Gujarat Pradesh Congress, to direct the Election Commission of India to count and cross-verify at least 25% of Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) paper trail with the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) votes... Read more
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Gulf News
Indian cabinet clears bill criminalising triple talaqmeeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had spoken about the issue
Gulf News / Posted 8 hours ago
meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had spoken about the issue even during the campaign of the just-ended Gujarat Assembly elections.India’s top court in August banned a controversial practice that allowed Muslim men to divorce... Read more
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asianage
Stormy day in RS as Naidu rejects Cong plea seeking apology on 'Pak meet' remarkat noon for Question Hour, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad raised the iss
asianage / Posted 8 hours ago
at noon for Question Hour, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad raised the issue of Modi’s remarks at an election rally in Gujarat targeting Singh over a dinner meeting with Pakistani diplomats. Azad said his party and other opposition leaders... Read more
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asianage
Guj polls: SC rejects Cong plea to verify EVM votes with VVPAT paper slipand cross verify at least 25 per cent of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VV
asianage / Posted 9 hours ago
and cross verify at least 25 per cent of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) paper trail with EVM votes during the Gujarat election counting. Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Kapil Sibal appeared for the Congress before the apex court. The SC... Read more
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asianage
Sensex jumps 216 points after exit polls give BJP an edgeMumbai: Exit polls showing the BJP winning Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembl
asianage / Posted 9 hours ago
Mumbai: Exit polls showing the BJP winning Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections gave a fresh push to domestic markets on Friday, with the benchmark Sensex climbing over 216 points, up for the second session. Key indices Sensex and Nifty... Read more
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The Hindu
SC rejects Congress plea for 20% vote count via VVPAT in GujaratThe Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by the Gujarat Pradesh
The Hindu / Posted 10 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) seeking direction to the Election Commission to count votes through paper trail attached to the EVMs in 20% of the polling booths in Gujarat. A... Read more
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Zero Hedge
European, Asian Stocks Slide But US Futures Rebound As Tax Deal Fears EaseConference. Conversely, Indian markets bucked the trend with gains of 0.9% afte
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 hours ago
Conference. Conversely, Indian markets bucked the trend with gains of 0.9% after the country’s ruling BJP retained power in Gujarat with a clear majority and won Himachal Pradesh from Congress in the state assembly elections. Finally, 10yr JGBs were... Read more
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Business Standard India
Cong protests PM's remarks against Manmohan; forces an adjournment in RSproceedings in the Rajya Sabha by raising slogans protesting Prime Minister Nar
Business Standard India / Posted 10 hours ago
proceedings in the Rajya Sabha by raising slogans protesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks at an election rally in Gujarat against his predecessor Manmohan Singh. The House witnessed two adjournments in the morning of the first day of the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Government ignored warnings over GST rolloutof GST as a political stick to beat Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharat
Business Standard India / Posted 10 hours ago
of GST as a political stick to beat Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in elections in Gujarat, Modi's home state. They are set to be a test of Modi's political fortunes ahead of national elections due by... Read more
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Business Standard India
SC refuses Cong plea to verify VVPAT slips with EVM votesThe Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by the Gujarat Pradesh
Business Standard India / Posted 10 hours ago
The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee seeking direction to the Election Commission to count votes through paper trail attached to the EVMs in 20 per cent of the polling booths in... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Cong demands apology from PM over ‘Pakistan conspiracy’ remark, disrupts RS after Naidu refuses debateat noon for Question Hour, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad raised the iss
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 hours ago
at noon for Question Hour, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad raised the issue of Modi’s remarks at an election rally in Gujarat targeting Singh over a dinner meeting with Pakistani diplomats. Azad said his party and other opposition leaders... Read more
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dna
'Lost by 1314 votes with 104% polling': Here's why Kiren Rijiju's 'blood boils' when Congress accuses ECbut Congress didn't allow EC to repoll! BJP never interferes with Constitutiona
dna / Posted 11 hours ago
but Congress didn't allow EC to repoll! BJP never interferes with Constitutional bodies. On the final day of polling in Gujarat on Thursday, the Congress and the BJP bitterly fought each other before the Election Commission (EC), with the... Read more
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The Hindu
Congress protests against PM’s remarks, disrupts RS proceedingsfor Question Hour, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad raised the issue of Mr
The Hindu / Posted 11 hours ago
for Question Hour, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad raised the issue of Mr. Modi’s remarks at an election rally in Gujarat targeting Singh over a dinner meeting with Pakistani diplomats. Mr. Azad said his party and other opposition leaders... Read more
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dna
No show on Day 1 of Winter Session as RS and LS adjournedInternational issue," Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad
dna / Posted 12 hours ago
International issue," Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad told reporters. At an election rally in Gujarat on Sunday, Modi had suggested that Pakistan was trying to influence the state assembly polls. He had claimed that... Read more
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dna
When Chairman Venkaiah Naidu’s one-liners livened noisy RS proceedingsthe Upper House with his witty one liners. However, Congress MPs still fuming o
dna / Posted 12 hours ago
the Upper House with his witty one liners. However, Congress MPs still fuming over PM Modi's Pakistan remark during Gujarat campaign might have been too livid to see the funny side. On not finding Tiruchy Siva, a DMK MP from Tamil Nadu in... Read more
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dna
SC dismisses Cong plea seeking cross-verification of VVPATwith Electronic Voting machines (EVM). The apex court said that it finds no me
dna / Posted 12 hours ago
with Electronic Voting machines (EVM). The apex court said that it finds no merit in Congress' plea and asked that the Gujarat Congress could approach it through filing a writ petition for electoral reforms. It further maintained that electoral... Read more
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Business Standard India
Consensus 'intact' in GST Council despite Sushil Modi, Mitra differencesstood at ~39,111 crore in the four months since July. While differences betwee
Business Standard India / Posted 12 hours ago
stood at ~39,111 crore in the four months since July. While differences between Mitra and Modi over earlier opposition by Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh to GST and empowered committee do not matter much when it comes to GST, the former's criticism of... Read more
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The Hindu
Congress plays down Sonia Gandhi’s retirement remarkany other contender. However, the certificate of victory is yet to be formally
The Hindu / Posted 14 hours ago
any other contender. However, the certificate of victory is yet to be formally handed over to him as he was stationed in Gujarat for the last phase of campaigning. A formal function will take place on Saturday at the party headquarters where Ms.... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sonia Gandhi to retire, may pave way for Priyanka's electoral debut in 2019one of the shortest in recent years. The government had advanced the date for h
Business Standard India / Posted 14 hours ago
one of the shortest in recent years. The government had advanced the date for holding of the winter session in view of the Gujarat assembly polls. At a mere 14 sittings and in the midst of the holiday season, it is unlikely to transact any... Read more
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asianage
PM looks forward to fruitful Winter Session as Govt prepares to table triple talaq billis likely to raise the Modi’s statement against former prime minister Manmohan
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
is likely to raise the Modi’s statement against former prime minister Manmohan Singh. Modi, at an election rally in Gujarat, had accused Singh and Mani Shankar Aiyar of hatching a conspiracy to influence the Gujarat elections. The... Read more
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asianage
My role now is to retire: Sonia a day prior to son Rahul Gandhi's elevationRahul has been helping her for years now with important decisions for the party
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
Rahul has been helping her for years now with important decisions for the party. Rahul has led the Congress campaign in Gujarat against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Exit polls have predicted a clean sweep for the Bharitya Janata Party’s (BJP)... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's vulnerable political dynastyis less interested in economic reform than in identity politics. On Monday, st
Business Standard India / Posted 15 hours ago
is less interested in economic reform than in identity politics. On Monday, state election results will come in from Gujarat, Mr. Modi’s home state. If Mr. Gandhi pulls off an upset victory, his flagging brand will receive a much-needed... Read more
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asianage
Sensex steadies after early excitement from exit pollsThe stock market maintained a steady line after a strong opening on Friday as e
asianage / Posted 15 hours ago
The stock market maintained a steady line after a strong opening on Friday as exit polls predicted that the BJP would win Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections. The 30-share BSE index came off its early high, but was still up 269.51... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Gandhi family scion elected leader of India's Congress PartyModi. Modi, and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, are fighting to
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 15 hours ago
Modi. Modi, and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, are fighting to retain control of the local assembly in Gujarat, the western Indian state that was ruled by Modi for more than a decade before he became India's leader. If the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Gandhi family scion elected leader of India's Congress partyModi. Modi, and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, are fighting to
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 16 hours ago
Modi. Modi, and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, are fighting to retain control of the local assembly in Gujarat, the western Indian state that was ruled by Modi for more than a decade before he became India's leader. If the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Gandhi family scion elected leader of India's Congress partyModi. Modi, and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, are fighting to
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 16 hours ago
Modi. Modi, and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, are fighting to retain control of the local assembly in Gujarat, the western Indian state that was ruled by Modi for more than a decade before he became India's leader. If the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Future Consumer, Waterbase, Gufic Biosciences hit record highindex, too, hit new highs after nearly one percentage points surge in the S&P B
Business Standard India / Posted 16 hours ago
index, too, hit new highs after nearly one percentage points surge in the S&P BSE Sensex as exit polls predict BJP win in Gujarat. Last week, Morgan Stanley initiated coverage of the stock with overweight rating. The foreign brokerage house... Read more
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Business Standard India
Turf wars between IAS, IPS officers not good for governanceit is a specialised area, they need to hold themselves accountable to the same
Business Standard India / Posted 16 hours ago
it is a specialised area, they need to hold themselves accountable to the same yardstick of specialisation. A Keshav Kumar (Gujarat, 1986 batch) and a Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat (Telangana, 1995 batch) won’t be enough to save the IPS brand. The... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Gandhi family scion elected leader of India's Congress partyModi. Modi, and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, are fighting to
KECI Missoula / Posted 16 hours ago
Modi. Modi, and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, are fighting to retain control of the local assembly in Gujarat, the western Indian state that was ruled by Modi for more than a decade before he became India's leader. If the... Read more
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