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    Rahul Gandhi preferred as PM in Kerala, TN

    New Delhi: Congress scion Rahul Gandhi will trounce Prime Minister Narendra Modi if Kerala and Tamil Nadu had a chance to elect the Prime Minister directly. As per the IANS C-Voter opinion poll wave 2, Rahul is leading Modi in the popularity contest in these two key south Indian states. To a question in the survey, 'If you are given a chance to directly elect the Prime Minister of India, whom would you...

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    Biden won't penalise Saudi Crown Prince over Khashoggi's killing: Officials

    Washington: US President Joe Biden has decided that the diplomatic cost of directly penalising Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, is too high, according to senior administration officials despite an intelligence finding that he directly approved the killing of scribe Jamal Khashoggi, who was drugged and dismembered in 2018. The declassified report said...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    West Bengal polls: TMC likely to get 156 seats, BJP 100 out of 294 seats

    New Delhi: It is a straight war between Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the BJP in West Bengal, which voted left parties to power, for many decades since independence. Though, it seems the TMC has a clear edge in this political fight, BJP is not far behind and likely to make a huge dent in the political equation of the state. According to an IANS CVoter survey, the TMC is...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Will bring in law to prevent 'love jihad' in Kerala if voted to power: BJP

    Palakkad: The NDA in Kerala would bring in a law to prevent prevent 'love jihad' in the state, if voted to power in the April 6 assembly elections, as such cases are 'more prevalent' here than in Uttar Pradesh, BJP state chief K Surendran said here on Saturday. 'Love Jihad' is a term used by right wing activists to refer to an alleged campaign of Muslims forcing Hindu...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Dalit activist Shiv Kumar faced custodial violence, medical report reveals

    Hyderabad: A medical report by the government medical college and hospital (GMCH), Chandigarh submitted to Punjab and Haryana High Court found that Shiv Kumar, president of Mazdoor Adhikar Sanghatan was subjected to brutal custodial violence. The board of senior doctors of the GMCH examined Kumar on February 20 and concluded that he suffered at least four fractures,...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Jamal Khashoggi murder: Ilhan Omar to introduce bill to impose sanctions on Saudi Crown Prince

    Member of US House of Representatives, Ilhan Omar announced on Friday that she would introduce a bill to impose sanctions against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS). Her statement came after an intelligence report revealed that the Crown Prince approved the plan to assassinate journalist Jamal Kashoggi in 2018. A newly declassified US...

    • 9 hrs ago
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    RSS destroyed institutional balance in country: Rahul Gandhi

    Thoothukudi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has destroyed the institutional balance in the country by 'systematically attacking elected institutions and free press' for the last six years. Explaining his statement at VOC College in Thoothukudi, Rahul Gandhi said, 'A nation is a balance between its institutions, if that balance...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    US Democrats reintroduce legislation to prevent future Muslim bans

    Washington: As many as 140 Democratic lawmakers have reintroduced a legislation in the US Congress to prevent future Muslim bans and prohibit discrimination on the basis of religion. The Muslim travel ban, introduced by former US President Donald Trump, targeted several Muslim-majority nations and restricted the entry of people from Iran, North Korea, Syria, Libya, Yemen,...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    NITI Aayog propose COVID vaccine price between Rs 300-500

    New Delhi: The NITI Aayog has promulgated a price range of Rs 300-500 for two Covid vaccines that would be available for the priority group at private facilities in the third phase of vaccination set to begin from March 1, sources privy to the development told IANS, adding that the Bharat Biotech's Covaxin would cost a bit higher. However, the union health ministry would take a final...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    'Bengal ready to show the right card,' Prashant Kishor reiterates Mamata's win

    Kolkata: Election strategist Prashant Kishor on Saturday reiterated Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress' victory in the ensuing West Bengal general elections, saying that the people of Bengal are ready with their message and determined to show the right card. Kishor also echoed Banerjee in saying that 'Bengal Only Wants its Own Daughter.' 'One of the key battles...

    • 13 hrs ago