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Polling underway for 14 LS seats in UP

Polling underway for 14 LS seats in UP

25 May 2024 | 7:26 AM

Lucknow, May 25 (UNI) Polling for 14 parliamentary constituencies in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls in Uttar Pradesh, which will seal the fate of several stalwarts including sitting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs Maneka Gandhi, Dinesh Lal Nirhua and Dharmendra Yadav of Samajwadi Party (SP), began on Saturday amid tight security arrangements, a senior poll official said here.

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Penultimate sixth phase LS poll underway in Bengal

Penultimate sixth phase LS poll underway in Bengal

25 May 2024 | 7:20 AM

Kolkata, May 25 (UNI) The penultimate sixth phase election to eight Lok Sabha seats of Tamluk, Kanthi, Ghatal, Jhargram, Medinipur, Purulia, Bankura and Bishnupur in Bengal with over 1,45 crore electorate began at 7 am on Saturday amid tight security.

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LS Elections: Fear and Unrest prevailing in Punjab : Jakhar to CEO

25 May 2024 | 1:37 AM

Chandigarh, May 24 (UNI) Punjab BJP President Sunil Jakhar on Friday said an atmosphere of fear, intimidation and unrest is currently prevailing among voters in Punjab, especially in the rural Areas, that could be detrimental to the democratic process underway.

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LS Election: Bottling Plant license suspended in Punjab

25 May 2024 | 1:21 AM

Chandigarh, May 24 (UNI) The Punjab Excise Department has closed a number of vends supplying illegal liquor and registered FIR against the active partners under various provisions of the Punjab Excise Act 1914, an official said on Friday.

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Why are Tewari and INDI alliance silent on the AAP government having Talibani thinking?: Poonawala

25 May 2024 | 12:52 AM

Chandigarh, May 24 (UNI) BJP's National Spokesperson Shehzad Poonawala on Friday slammed the AAP, Congress and INDI alliance and called the Punjab government a "Talibani" regime.

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"If Senior Deputy Mayor fears for life, who can feel safe?" says Tewari

25 May 2024 | 12:36 AM

Chandigarh, May 24 (UNI) INDIA bloc candidate from Chandigarh Manish Tewari on Friday expressed
grave concern over the deteriorating law and order situation in the Union Territory, saying the common man was feeling unsafe and insecure.

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Court rejects bail petition in NEET question paper leak matter

25 May 2024 | 12:02 AM

Patna, May 24 (UNI) The additional chief judicial magistrate (IX) in charge rejected the regular bail application of two accused in the Neet 2024 question paper leak case here on Friday.

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BJP’s lies have increased this poll season: Alleges Mamata

BJP’s lies have increased this poll season: Alleges Mamata

24 May 2024 | 11:20 PM

Sagar/Raidighi/Canning Paschim, May 24 (UNI) "We are seeking votes because we stand by our words. We have fulfilled the promises made by us before the 2021 Assembly election. While we keep our promises, the BJP only resorts to lies," asserted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday.

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Farmers detained for PM's election rallies, later released

24 May 2024 | 11:18 PM

Phagwara, May 24 (UNI) dozens of farmers were on Friday detained by the police in Punjab's Kapurthala and Jalandhar districts in view of the election rallies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Haryana CEO urges all voters to exercise their democratic rights

24 May 2024 | 10:57 PM

Chandigarh, May 24 (UNI) Haryana's Chief Electoral Officer, Anurag Agarwal on Friday urged all voters to participate in the Lok Sabha election on Saturday, saying every vote was of paramount importance.

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Voting for all 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana on Saturday

24 May 2024 | 10:47 PM

Chandigarh, May 24 (UNI) All preparations are in place for polls to ten Lok Sabha seats in Haryana, with a two crore plus electorate eligible to exercise their democratic rights across over 20,000 polling stations on Saturday.

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BJP candidate, independent MLA file damage suit against Himachal CM

BJP candidate, independent MLA file damage suit against Himachal CM

24 May 2024 | 10:35 PM

Shimla, May 24 (UNI) A BJP candidate in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly by-election and an independent MLA on Friday filed a Rs 1.05 crore damage suit against state Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu in the high court.

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A sexagenarian man sentenced to 10 years RI in rape case

24 May 2024 | 9:52 PM

Patna, May 24 (UNI) The Additional District and Session Judge (I) Sangam Singh awarded 10 years rigorous imprisonment to a 65-year-old man Nago Rai in connection with a rape case on Friday.

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Naidu writes to UPSC to put off interviews for conferment of IAS to state-cadre

24 May 2024 | 9:51 PM

Vijayawada, May 24 (UNI) The Telugu Desam Party chief and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here on Friday made an appeal to the chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to postpone till the new government is in its place the interviews for conferment of IAS on State cadre officers since the recommendation made by the Chief Secretary on this decision at this crucial juncture amounts to violation of Model Code of Conduct.

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HC allows sale of liquor in Mumbai after announcement of LS poll results

HC allows sale of liquor in Mumbai after announcement of LS poll results

24 May 2024 | 9:37 PM

Mumbai, May 24 (UNI) The Bombay High Court on Friday allowed the sale, distribution, and consumption of liquor in Mumbai city after the declaration of the Lok Sabha poll results on June 4.

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