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In Maharashtra politics, Raj Bhavan leads the way

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 10:05
Uddhav Thackeray would do well to remember: Once he decides on a course of action, Bhagat Singh Koshyari never gives up, notes Aditi Phadnis.
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'Tejashwi wave is similar to Modi wave of 2014'

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 09:56
Shukla claimed that the current Nitish Kumar-led dispensation would be ousted after the elections and people have started protesting against the ruling alliance leaders in public meetings.
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Modi didn't even accept tea during Guj riots SIT probe

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 09:37
The probe team's chief at that time, R K Raghavan, in his new book, said it required "tremendous persuasion" to make Modi agree to a short recess. "This was possibly Modi's concession to the need for a respite for Malhotra rather than for himself. Such was the energy of the man."
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SC allows physical poll rallies for now in MP

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 09:04
A bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar asked the Election Commission of India to take an appropriate decision with regard to political rallies as per law and keeping in mind COVID-19 guidelines.
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3 PDP leaders resign from party over Mufti's comments

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 08:54
"We are feeling quite uncomfortable over some of your actions and undesirable utterances especially which hurt patriotic sentiments," read a letter to Mufti signed by three leaders.
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Campaign ends for first phase of Bihar elections

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 08:18
The BJP's quest for dominance over the states political scene, evident from a seat-sharing deal as part of which it clinched nearly as many constituencies as the Janata Dal-United its senior partner so far- resonated during the election campaign.
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NEW! Generals involved in national security talks

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 07:55
The future can only get better if we continue to break silos and work as integrated teams focussed on promoting national interests, recommends Sanjeev Nayyar.
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LJP will send Nitish to jail for corruption: Chirag

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 07:01
The LJP chief also raised accusing finger on Kumar in the implementation of prohibition laws in the state and accused the CM of gaining from smuggling of liquor into the state.
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Kangana calls Uddhav 'worst product of nepotism'

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 06:43
The actor, who has been vocal about her criticism of the state government's handling of the investigation into actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death and labelled Bollywood a drug haven, lashed out against Thackeray a day after his Dussehra address.
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Actor Payal Ghosh joins Ramdas Athawale's party

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 06:08
She joined the party in the presence of party chief and Union minister Ramdas Athawale. "I thank her for joining the party and I welcome her," he said.
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SC stays 1-man committee order on stubble burning

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 05:47
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde passed the order while considering the Centre's stand that it is coming out with a comprehensive legislation to deal with air pollution, including the aspect of stubble burning.
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Mike Pompeo arrives in India for 2+2 talks

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 05:27
On Tuesday, Pompeo and Esper will hold the 2+2 talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, covering the entire expanse of defence and security ties as well as key regional and global issues.
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Why Modi-Shah don't need NDA anymore

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 05:24
In its sway over national politics now, the Modi-Shah BJP is what the Congress was under Indira Gandhi. Why would they indulge coalition partners, their greed and egos now, asks Shekhar Gupta.
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3 held for trying to hoist tricolour in Kashmir

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 05:02
The trio, claiming to be BJP workers from Kupwara district of north Kashmir, raised slogans of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' and in favour of the party and tried to hoist the tricolour at the clock tower.
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Ananya Birla slams US restaurant for being 'racist'

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 04:30
"This restaurant @ScopaRestaurant literally threw my family and I, out of their premises. So racist. So sad. You really need to treat your customers right. Very racist. This is not okay," she said in a tweet.
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Why no Bharat Ratna to Savarkar yet: Sena to BJP

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 04:25
Reacting to the comments, Raut on Monday said the Shiv Sena has "never kept quiet on the issues relating to Savarkar and it will never do so". Without naming the BJP, Raut said the party should browse through history to know the Shiv Sena's stand on issues involving Savarkar.
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Coal scam: Ex-minister Dilip Ray gets 3-year jail term

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 04:04
Former union minister Dilip Ray was on Monday awarded three-year jail term by a Delhi court in a coal scam case pertaining to irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand coal block in 1999.
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COVID caution goes for toss in Bihar election heat

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 02:54
Hundreds of people are still seen attending the rallies without wearing face masks and pushing and shoving each other for space.
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Ajit Pawar hospitalised after Covid-19 diagnosis

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 02:39
He also said the party workers and citizens need not worry about his health and that he will be back among all after a brief period of rest.
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Covid: Grieving the loss of a dear one? Help is here

Rediff News - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 02:32
'How many people have died in India so far due to Covid?' 'Multiply that by at least four, and that many people in intense grief are there in the country.'
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