Brij Bhushan blames media for delay in BJP naming candidate from LS seat
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Gonda: BJP MP from Kaiserganj Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Monday sought to blame the media over the delay in announcement of his name as the BJP candidate from the Lok Sabha seat. Speaking to reporters here, Singh said, “The worry of the ticket is that of mine. You (media) people need not worry. The announcement of my candidature is getting delayed because of you people.” The BJP is yet to declare its candidate from Kaiserganj where polling will be held in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections on May 20. Singh, accused of sexually harassing women wrestlers, was here to attend an event. To a ..read more
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Outcome of election shows Maldivians want ‘autonomy’: Prez Muizzu
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Male: Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu on Monday said the outcome of the general elections has shown the world that Maldivians want “autonomy” in choosing their future and do not want “foreign coercion”. The pro-China leader made the remarks during the celebratory event held a day after the ruling People’s National Congress (PNC) secured a “super majority” in Sunday’s elections to the People’s Majlis. Also Read Second batch of Indian military personnel leave Maldives: Prez Muizzu Muizzu-led People’s National Congress (PNC) party won 68 out of 93 seats in Sunday’s polls and its coalition par ..read more
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Amit Shah slams Chidambaram’s remarks on repealing CAA
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New Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said that the Congress is “hell-bent on harming” Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Christian, Sikh and Parsi communities to appease its vote bank, a day after its leader P Chidambaram said his party will repeal the Citizenship (Amendment) Act if voted to power. To change laws, one needs to be in government and it’s not possible for the Congress to become even the main opposition party, Shah said. Also Read ‘BJP not to occupy Kashmir but win hearts’: Amit Shah’s game-changing statement In a statement, the minister said, “Blinded by the politics of appeasement ..read more
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BJP didn’t dare to field candidate for Anantnag-Rajouri LS seat, says Congress
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Jammu: Fearing humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha seats in the Kashmir valley, the BJP did not dare to field a candidate for Anantnag-Rajouri parliamentary constituency, Jammu and Kashmir Congress president Vikar Rasool Wani said on Monday. Wani, who is campaigning for his party candidate and former minister Raman Bhalla in Sunderbani-Kakakote areas of Rajouri border district, said the BJP will bite dust this time in the Jammu region too. Also Read Kashmir politics has changed forever – new dynamics will define it “The BJP was claiming to win the seat of Anantnag-Rajouri Lok Sabha but faile ..read more
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Kerala CM urges EC to take action against PM Modi over his remarks against Muslims
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Kannur: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s alleged remarks against Muslims as “anti-national” and urged the Election Commission to take action against him. Addressing an election meeting in this northern district, the Marxist veteran said the prime minister had insulted the Muslim community by specifically naming them. Also Read Congress, human rights bodies decry Modi’s ‘hate speech’, write to ECI Referring to Modi’s controversial remarks during a poll rally in Rajasthan on Sunday, Vijayan said the prime minister had carried out a communal ..read more
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Watch: UAE launches joint multinational exercise ‘Desert Flag 9’
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by Sakina Fatima
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Monday, April 22, announced the launch of the joint multinational exercise “Desert Flag 9” for the year 2024. Taking to X, the ministry said, “The arrival of air forces from various sisterly and friendly countries to the land of the UAE has been completed and the launch of the joint multinational exercise “ Desert Flag 9” for the year 2024.”  Also Read Dubai won’t impose overstay fine on visitors whose flights were cancelled The participating countries include Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, the United S ..read more
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UAE rejects allegations made by Sudan’s representative to UNSC
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by Sakina Fatima
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has unequivocally rejected allegations made by the Permanent Representative of Sudan to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in a letter. The letter, sent by Mohamed Abushahab, UAE Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN, to Vanessa Frazier, President of the UNSC on Sunday, April 21. In a letter to the UNSC, UAE said the allegations are “baseless” and “unfounded”, and lack any credible evidence to support them. Also Read Dubai won’t impose overstay fine on visitors whose flights were cancelled The letter added that it is a strategy to ..read more
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Hyderabad: Ronald Rose orders suspension of 30 officials for neglecting poll duties
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by Vivek Bhoomi
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Hyderabad: District election officer D Ronald Rose has recommended the names of 30 officials working in various departments, to be suspended for not attending the training classes held in view of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. Around 30 officials working as school assistants, secondary grade teachers, senior assistants, junior assistants, a superintendent, assistant professors, PTLs, DSTO (commercial taxes department), and junior lecturers; had failed to attend the training classes after they were given election duties. He has announced that criminal cases will be filed against the negligen ..read more
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Rupee rises 8 paise against dollar as crude oil cools on easing Iran-Israel conflict worries
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Mumbai: The rupee rises by 8 paise to close at 83.36 against the US dollar on Monday on positive domestic markets and a soft American currency. Forex traders said a decline in crude oil prices also supported the local unit. Also Read Rupee falls 6 paise to 83.58 against US dollar in early trade At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local unit opened at 83.40 against the greenback. The unit hit an intra-day high of 83.32 and a low of 83.45 against the greenback. The domestic unit finally settled at 83.36 against the dollar, up by 8 paise from its previous close. On Friday, the rupee a ..read more
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BJP expels Karnataka ex-deputy CM Eshwarappa for entering poll fray
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Bengaluru: The BJP on Monday expelled rebel leader K S Eshwarappa for six years for violating party discipline and contesting Lok Sabha polls as an independent candidate. The former deputy chief minister who had also served as the party’s state unit president, has entered the poll fray, blaming state BJP president B Y Vijayendra and his father and veteran party leader B S Yediyurappa, for his son K E Kantesh being denied the ticket to contest from Haveri. Former Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has got BJP’s Haveri ticket, while Vijayendra’s brother and MP B Y Raghavendra is the BJP candidate ..read more
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