Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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Phase II Gujarat polls: 59 pc turnout

A voter turnout of 59.19 per cent was recorded till 5 pm on Monday across 93 seats in the second and final phase of the Assembly elections in Gujarat, said the Elections Commission (EC), down from nearly 70 per...

Bharat Jodo Yatra in Rajasthan, CM Gehlot alleges media ‘boycott’

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi began the Rajasthan leg of his Bharat Jodo Yatra from Jhalawar district on Monday, with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his former deputy Sachin Pilot in attendance.The 89th day of the yatra started from Kali...

Lalu’s kidney transplant surgery successful: Tejashwi

RJD president Lalu Prasad on Monday underwent a successful kidney transplant surgery in Singapore, his son and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav said. Yadav, who has been by his ailing father’s side for the past few days, expressed...

SC on forced religious conversion

Says purpose of charity should not be religious conversion Asserting the purpose of charity should not be conversion, the Supreme Court reaffirmed on Monday that forced religious conversion is a “serious issue” and against the Constitution.The court was hearing a...

PM chairs key all-party meet on G-20, seeks cooperation of everyone

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday chaired a meeting of leaders from all parties on India’s presidency of the G-20 and sought their cooperation to make it a big success as the government highlighted its year-long programmes to mark the...

India, Germany ink mobility pact; discuss key global challenges

India and Germany on Monday inked a mobility partnership pact and held comprehensive discussions on key global challenges including the Ukraine conflict, situation in Afghanistan and cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan.At a media briefing after talks with his German...

Farooq Abdullah re-elected NC president

Farooq Abdullah was on Monday re-elected unopposed the president of the National Conference (NC), barely a fortnight after the 85-year-old leader announced he would not run for another term.Abdullah, who has served as NC president for nearly three decades...

BJP likely to sweep Guj, close fight in HP

The BJP is set to sweep Gujarat and hold on to Himachal Pradesh, a poll of exit polls predicted Monday evening, reports NDTV. The results of the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh elections will be announced on Thursday.The BJP is...

‘The Kashmir Files’ row: 3 IFFI jurors back Lapid

Indian member Sen differs Sudipto Sen, the lone Indian in the jury board of the just-concluded International Film Festival of India, maintained that the remarks made by Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid about “The Kashmir Files” were his personal opinion even...

KCR likely to skip; Mamata, Stalin toattend all-party meet on G20 presidency

As India takes over the presidency of the G20 for one year from December 1, 2022, heads of political parties will attend a meeting convened by the central government tomorrow to discuss the way forward.As per government sources, Bharatiya...