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    Akhilesh Yadav faction of Samajwadi Party to get 'cycle' symbol, says EC

    The Akhilesh faction was the Samajwadi Party and entitled to the party symbol, a bicycle, the election commission ruled Monday, dealing a huge blow to SP founder and patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav ahead of the UP election. The faction led by Mulayam will have to go into the polls under a name and symbol. The poll panel's decision gives a big boost to chief minister...

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    BJP announces 5 candidates for Punjab polls 2017

    Chandigarh: Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) announces their five candidates for the upcoming Punjab polls 2017 on Monday. The list is as follows:- Fazilka - Surjeet Singh Giani Anandpur Sahib - Parminder Sharma Amritsar North- Anil Joshi Jalandhar West - Mohinder Bhagat Phagwara - Som Prakash Though BJP had announced 17 candidates and after announcing 5 candidates the total has become 22, whereas a...

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    Samajwadi Party feud live: After getting 'cycle', Akhilesh reaches Mulayam's residence

    The Election Commission of India alloted the Samajwadi Party's 'bicycle' poll symbol to the faction led by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, news agencies reported on Monday. Experts say the Samajwadi Party - the ruling party in India's most populous state - has been hurt by the family feud between CM Akhilesh and his uncle...

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    UP election 2017: Why getting the SP 'cycle' is Akhilesh Yadav's biggest victory

    The bitter political feud between Akhilesh Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav is now over. The son has defeated the father. And to the victor go the spoils. Akhilesh's winning the cycle symbol has put him firmly in the 'rider's seat', not just in the Samajwadi Party but in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections starting on February 11. The Election...

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    WWE Raw live streaming: Brock Lesnar returns, Triple H to follow?

    Two major appearances have been made so far in WWE Raw in the calendar year 2017. While the first Monday Night Raw of the year saw Goldberg making a cameo appearance, the legendary Undertaker as well as Shawn Michaels graced WWE Raw the following week. What's special for this week's edition of Monday Night Raw? A return of the 'Beast' Brock Lesnar as well as a...

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    Modi on KVIC calendar: NSUI activists stage protest in Odisha capital

    In a belated move over hundred activists of the National Students Union of India (NSUI) today took to the streets in the Odisha capital protesting against publication of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photograph with a charkha on Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC's) 2017 calendar. The protestors who came in a bike rally from Gopabandhu Chhak led by...

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    NSG membership should not be Obama's farewell gift to India; China slams US

    China on Monday voiced its displeasure at the United States and criticised the outgoing Barack Obama administration for suggesting Beijing was blocking India's Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) bid, saying the matter was not "a farewell gift" to be given by Washington. "I just want to point out that NSG membership is not some kind of farewell gift for...

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    Trump threatens BMW, To impose border tax on cars built in Mexico

    President-elect Donald Trump has warned the United States will impose a border tax of 35 percent on cars that German carmaker BMW plans to build at a new plant in Mexico and export to the U.S. market. Trump was speaking in an interview with German newspaper Bild, which on Sunday released excerpts of his comments translated into German. A BMW spokeswoman said a BMW Group plant...

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    IMF downgrades India's growth estimate after demonetisation, upgrades China

    The International Monetary Fund on Monday downgraded India's growth outlook by 0.4 percentage points to 7.2 % as consumption in Asia's third-largest economy takes a hit from the government's recent decision to abolish large currency notes. It also raised its forecast for China's economic growth this year by 0.3 percentage points to 6.5% on...

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    Wawrinka Avoids An Upset, Federer Makes Winning Comeback As Australian Open Gets Underway

    First major of the year begins World number one Andy Murray was tested and Stan Wawrinka lost his cool as stars struggled on a hot first day at the Australian Open on Monday. Roger Federer and Angelique Kerber, the defending women's champion, both dropped sets on a day which threatened a host of upsets at Melbourne Park.In the event, fourth seed Simona...

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