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Polling underway on all 7 seats in Delhi

25 May 2024 | 8:08 AM

New Delhi, May 25 (UNI) Long queues of enthusiastic voters were seen outside all polling booths in the national capital on Saturday as Delhi's seven parliamentary seats went to the hustings in the sixth and penultimate phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

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LS Polls: PM Modi urges people to vote in large numbers

LS Polls: PM Modi urges people to vote in large numbers

25 May 2024 | 7:50 AM

New Delhi, May 25 (UNI) As the voting began for the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged the voters to vote in large numbers, saying "every vote counts, make your count too."
In a social media post on X, said, "I urge all those who are voting in the 6th phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections to vote in large numbers. Every vote counts, make your count too! Democracy thrives when its people are engaged and active in the electoral process. I especially urge women voters and youth voters to vote in large numbers."
In this phase, the voting will take place in six states and two Union territories. All 7 seats in Delhi and all 10 seats in Haryana will participate in this phase.

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Polling underway for phase 6 of LS polls on 58 seats

Polling underway for phase 6 of LS polls on 58 seats

25 May 2024 | 7:13 AM

New Delhi, May 25 (UNI) Displaying oodles of excitement, Indian citizens lined up outside the polling booths, as voting began at 7 am for 58 seats stretched over six states and two Union Territories, including the national capital Delhi in the sixth and penultimate phase of the staggered Lok Sabha election on Saturday.

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SCO countries can utilize Chabahar Port, INS Transport Corridor for closer connectivity: India

24 May 2024 | 11:05 PM

Astana/New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) Stressing on building closer connectivity, India has said the SCO countries can work towards maximizing utilization of Iran’s Chabahar Port, as well as the International North-South Transport Corridor and the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC) to bring in economic prosperity in the region.

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Japanese businesses can participate in Modi govt's vision of making India a global hub of manufacturing: EAM

Japanese businesses can participate in Modi govt's vision of making India a global hub of manufacturing: EAM

24 May 2024 | 10:28 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) The Modi Government is committed to making India a global hub for innovation, research, design and engineering with manufacturing remaining a strong focus, in which Japanese businesses can participate to co-innovate, co-create and co-produce in India for both domestic and global markets, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said today.

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Arvind Kejriwal's aide Bibhav Kumar sent to four day judicial custody

Arvind Kejriwal's aide Bibhav Kumar sent to four day judicial custody

24 May 2024 | 9:29 PM

New Delhi, May, 24(UNI) A Delhi Court on Friday ordered four days of judicial custody of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's aide Bibhav Kumar who was arrested in connection with the alleged assault on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal.

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ICG takes preparatory measures in view of cyclonic storm 'Remal'

ICG takes preparatory measures in view of cyclonic storm 'Remal'

24 May 2024 | 8:58 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has initiated comprehensive preparatory measures to ensure minimal loss of life and property at sea due to cyclonic storm 'Remal' originating in the central Bay of Bengal.
The ICG has made coordination efforts with the concerned state administrations and stakeholders to facilitate a synchronised response to potential contingencies arising from the cyclonic storm, a Defence Ministry statement said.

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Cabinet Secretary reviews preparedness for impending cyclone in Bay of Bengal

Cabinet Secretary reviews preparedness for impending cyclone in Bay of Bengal

24 May 2024 | 8:14 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) met on Friday under the Chairmanship of Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba to review preparedness for the impending cyclone in the Bay of Bengal.

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PM Modi admits liquor scam is fake; ED, CBI have no evidence: Kejriwal

PM Modi admits liquor scam is fake; ED, CBI have no evidence: Kejriwal

24 May 2024 | 7:58 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) Just a day before the Lok Sabha election in the National Capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday came down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to release AAP leaders who were arrested in connection with the alleged liquor scam case.

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Gen Pande exhorts NDA Cadets to further spirit of jointness in service

Gen Pande exhorts NDA Cadets to further spirit of jointness in service

24 May 2024 | 4:55 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Manoj Pande on Friday, while encouraging the NDA cadets to further the spirit of jointness as they grow in service, emphasised about the revolution in military affairs which are mostly driven by technology.

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Lok Sabha Polls 2024: Stage sets for sixth phase  on Saturday

Lok Sabha Polls 2024: Stage sets for sixth phase on Saturday

24 May 2024 | 3:27 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) Stage is set for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections in which as many as 58 Lok Sabha seats, seats, including all seven constituencies of Delhi will go to the poll on May 25.

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SC refuses to pass interim order to ECI on uploading voter turnout data

SC refuses to pass interim order to ECI on uploading voter turnout data

24 May 2024 | 2:42 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to pass any interim order on a plea by an NGO seeking that ECI should upload the voter turnout data on its website within 48 hours of the conclusion of polling for each phase of Lok Sabha election and said, "We are also responsible citizens and we must have a hands-off approach."

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Prof. Mohammad Shakeel assumes role of officiating vice chancellor of JMI

Prof. Mohammad Shakeel assumes role of officiating vice chancellor of JMI

23 May 2024 | 8:38 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) Prof. Mohammad Shakeel, the seniormost professor at Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), has assumed the charge of officiating vice chancellor of the university.

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Campaigning ends for 58 seats in phase six of LS polls

Campaigning ends for 58 seats in phase six of LS polls

23 May 2024 | 8:03 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) The campaign drums fell silent at 6 pm on Thursday over 58 seats stretched across six states and two Union Territories where polling is scheduled in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Saturday.

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Election Commission has become one-sided : Cong alleges

Election Commission has become one-sided : Cong alleges

23 May 2024 | 8:01 PM

New Delhi, May 23 (UNI) The Congress on Thursday expressed surprise over the Election Commission of not mentioning the names of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for violating Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in any of its document, and alleged that the constitutional body had become a 'one-sided and follower of power'.

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