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'BJP unleashed Chirag against Nitish'

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 22:55
'The BJP has the torch and with that same torch, the BJP is trying to light up its house in Bihar.' 'The BJP is trying to burn Nitish Kumar's house with that torch.'
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Phase I of Bihar polls: All you need to know

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 22:54
More than two crore voters in Bihar will decide the fate of 1,066 candidates on Wednesday across 71 assembly segments in the first phase of elections.
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Pak has 'taken note' of BECA pact between US and India

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 14:01
"These developments clearly negate the argument that India's mainstreaming in the international export control regimes will further the non-proliferation objectives of these regimes," Pak's Foreign Office said.
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Chirag's video shoot after father's death triggers row

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 13:11
A purported video of Lok Janshakti Party president Chirag Paswan rehearsing for a video message a day after the death of his father, one of the foremost Dalit leaders Bihar produced after Jagjivan Ram, has gone viral.
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COVID-19: Delhi records highest single-day spike

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 12:28
The previous highest single-day spike of 4,473 cases was recorded on September 16.
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BJP's Khushbu held, Manusmriti row escalates

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 11:44
With BJP workers staging agitations across the state demanding that Thol Thirumavalavan apologise for his remark allegedly denigrating women, the VCK cadres countered it by flash protests and they allegedly attacked saffron party office-bearers at Madurai.
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Dynastic corruption growing challenge in India: Modi

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 11:08
If suitable action is not taken in corruption cases, it becomes normalised in society, the prime minister said. When a generation sees that a corrupt person in the family is let off without or very little punishment, their courage to indulge in corrupt activities grows manifolds, he said.
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Coal scam: Dilip Ray's 3-yr jail term suspended

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 10:59
The Delhi high court on Tuesday suspended the three-year jail term of former Union minister Dilip Ray in a coal scam case pertaining to irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand block in 1999.
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Rhea asks court to dismiss plea by Sushant's sisters

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 10:32
The actress, who is the complainant in the case against Rajput's sisters Priyanka Singh and Meetu Singh, filed an affidavit in the HC on Tuesday opposing their plea and said the allegations against them are serious.
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Facebook's Ankhi Das quits after hate speech row

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 10:07
Das faced allegations of opposing enforcement of hate-speech rules against Bharatiya Janata Party and other right-wing leaders. She was also accused of posting messages in support of the BJP for several years on a Facebook group of the company's employees.
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Anurag Thakur uses 'Gabbar' jibe to attack RJD

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 09:24
"'So ja bete nahi to Gabbar Singh aa jayega'. Mothers, who have seen the jungle raj days in Bihar, please do tell your children, especially youth, on the polling day to cast their votes carefully, otherwise they (the RJD) may return to power... those who ran a regime of terror and fear," he told a press conference.
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Declining trend of COVID pandemic in India: Govt

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 08:55
Kerala, West Bengal and Delhi are proceeding towards a third peak.
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US with India in efforts to defend sovereignty: Pompeo

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 08:06
Severely critical of China, Pompeo, cited killing of Indian Army personnel in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh in a clash with the Chinese military, and asserted that both India and the US are taking steps to strengthen cooperation against all threats and not just those posed by the Chinese Communist Party.
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Dom's Take: Filthy Air, but Great Deals?

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 07:57
Dominic Xavier offers his take on the 2+2 meeting and what it achieved.
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Why BECA when we have NavIC?

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 07:55
'The goal seems to be that we do not invest further in our system to make our system more accurate and more reliable or more global in reach,' an ISRO source tells Shivanand Kanavi.
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Now, any Indian citizen can buy land in J-K

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 07:44
Before repeal of Article 370 and Article 35-A in August last year, non-residents could not buy any immovable property in Jammu and Kashmir. However, the fresh changes have paved the way for non-residents to buy land in the union territory.
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Unlock 5 guidelines to remain in force till Nov-end

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 07:28
Earlier, the guidelines for reopening activities issued on September 30 were to be in force till October 31.
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'Trump is the only president to acknowledge Hindus'

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 07:18
Participating in an online session, a panel of Hindu-American women, from different walks of life, expressed their strong views in favour of President Trump.
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Confident of two-thirds majority: Tejashwi

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 06:55
The RJD leader, who is the Mahagathbandhan's chief ministerial face, said that if voted to power, providing jobs to unemployed youth would be his topmost priority.
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'NDA won't muster a majority in Bihar'

Rediff News - Tue, 10/27/2020 - 06:55
'Log kehte hai desh to humne Modi ko diya hua hai, par pradesh nahi diya hai (we have given Modi the mandate to run the nation, not the state).'
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