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'BJP using Modi-Yogi as Ram-Lakshman jodi'

Rediff News - Mon, 01/17/2022 - 00:15
'Both Modi and Yogi are contesting this election together.' 'Both bring their individual strengths to BJP in UP.'
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U'khand Min sacked ahead of polls, expelled from BJP

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 23:34
Rawat, who represents the Kotdwar seat in the state assembly, is said to have been seeking a ticket for his daughter-in-law Anukriti Gusain from the Lansdowne constituency and a change of seat for himself.
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Can't force a person to get vaccinated: Centre to SC

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 23:15
The Centre told the apex court that it has not issued any SOP that makes it mandatory to carry the vaccination certificate for any purpose.
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The Youngest Param Vir Chakra Winner

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 23:07
'He destroyed many of our tanks, and finally, it was just the two of us left facing each other with our tanks just 200 m apart.' A tale of valour excerpted from Rachna Bisht Rawat's 1971: Charge Of The Gorkhas And Other Stories.
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Legendary Kathak dancer Birju Maharaj passes away

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 22:30
Maharaj-ji, as he was popularly known, died surrounded by his family and disciples.
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No ticket, Channi's brother to fight independently

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 11:35
In its first list of 86 candidates, the Congress on Saturday gave the ticket to party MLA Gurpreet Singh GP from Bassi Pathana (SC) seat.
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UP: Chhattisgarh CM booked for flouting Covid norms

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 11:24
Baghel along with some supporters was in Noida for a door-to-door campaign in support of Congress' Pankhuri Pathak when the alleged violations took place.
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Delhi court rejects bail plea of Sulli Deals creator

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 11:15
The court at this stage cannot ignore the peculiar facts of the case which reflect upon the severity and gravity of the alleged acts of the accused, it said.
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Rajasthan decides to hand over Alwar case to CBI

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 11:01
The state government will send the recommendation to the Centre for a CBI probe into the case at the earliest.
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Yati Narsinghanand sent to 14-day judicial custody

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 10:32
Yati Narsinghanand, the head priest of the Dasna temple in Ghaziabad, was picked up on Saturday night from Sarvanand Ghat of the Ganga, where he was staging a 'satyagraha' against the arrest of another accused in the case Jitendra Narayan Tyagi, earlier known as Waseem Rizvi.
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Mamata 'shocked' at rejection of Bengal R-Day tableau

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 10:15
Banerjee also said that no reason was cited for the tableau's rejection, a decision, which she said had 'pained' people.
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Will contest 15 seats with BJP in UP: Nishad party

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 09:09
Nishad said he will meet senior BJP leaders, including Amit Shah, in Delhi on Monday to finalise the constituencies where the party will field its candidates.
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Parties hope to gain from 'lucky 7' in UP polls

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 08:05
From invoking the 'Saptarishi' (Ursa Major) constellation, seven basic notes of Indian classical music to 'saat phere' (seven circumambulations) -- parties give different reasons and logic to claim that they will emerge victorious in the polls.
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Omicron, Delta pandemics going parallelly: Virologist

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 07:47
Omicron is a 'deviant' from the COVID-19 pandemic progression script and so it must be postulated that two pandemics are going on side by side, one by the Delta and close relatives and the other by the latest variant of concern, said noted virologist Dr T Jacob John.
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BJP to form teams to check rebellion in Uttarakhand

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 06:48
Party sources said, "After the distribution of tickets, the BJP has decided to form teams under the leadership of all its seven MPs to reduce the possible rebellion and damage control."
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Ex-BJP minister, Apna Dal MLA join Samajwadi Party

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 05:03
On Friday, former ministers Swami Prasad Maurya and Dharam Singh Saini, five BJP MLAs and one from the Apna Dal-Sonelal had crossed over to the Samajwadi Party.
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Unions fighting Punjab polls no longer part of SKM

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 04:50
The SKM also gave a call for observing a nationwide 'Day of Betrayal' on January 31 against what it called the government's reneging on its assurances to the farmers on their demands, including legal guarantee of minimum support price (MSP) of crops.
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With 156 cr jabs, India's vax drive completes 1 yr

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 03:16
According to health ministry officials, over 92 per cent of the adult population have received at least one dose while over 68 per cent have been fully vaccinated.
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India sees spike of 2.71 lakh Covid cases in 24 hrs

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 02:40
The country saw 1,702 new cases of Omicron variant, the highest in a single day so far, and an increase of 28.17 per cent since Saturday.
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Goa polls: BJP to gain amid Cong, TMC spat

Rediff News - Sun, 01/16/2022 - 00:18
The TMC, which is keen to leave a mark in its outing in Goa, had suggested a broad alliance but not much has moved on the proposal due to competing interests and apparent lack of faith between the opposition parties.
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