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5.9-magnitude quake rocks NE, PM enquires about damages from Assam CM
Itanagar/Guwahati: A quake measuring 5.9 shook northeastern states in the early hours of Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
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Amit Shah accuses Cong of tacitly approving Kashmir secession from India
Munger/Begusarai/Ujiyarpur (Bihar): BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday tore into the Rahul Gandhi-led Congress and its allies accusing them of being soft on terror and of tacitly approving Kashmirs secession from India.
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Mamata returns PM's fire, claims money laundered during note ban being used to buy votes
Serampore (WB): TMC boss Mamata Banerjee Wednesday alleged the prime minister is using black money made white during note ban to buy votes, fighting fire with fire a day after Narendra Modi's jibe that the PM's post was not up for auction that it can be bought with the money looted from "Narada, Saradha" scams.
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Modi calls Mamata 'sticker Didi'
Ranaghat (WB): Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a jibe at the firebrand Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee calling her "sticker Didi" who labels central welfare schemes as those of her own government.
Patnaik invites PM Modi to attend his swearing-in ceremony after May 23
Bhubaneswar: Exuding confidence that the BJD will be re-elected to power in Odisha, party supremo and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend his swearing-in ceremony after declaration of poll results on May 23.
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India's might acknowleged globally because of my foreign trips: Modi
Kamarpara (WB): Often in the line of opposition fire over his foreign trips, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday said India's might was being acknowledged globally because of his numerous visits abroad.
Gadkari attacks Patnaik govt for stalling Centre's projects
Bhadrak (Odisha): Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Wednesday mounted a scathing attack on the BJD government in Odisha accusing it of stalling many projects and welfare schemes of the centre by refusing to cooperate.
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Modi scoffs at Rahul for "daydreaming" about becoming PM
Lohardaga (Jharkhand): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a veiled dig at Congress president Rahul Gandhi, saying people looking at a mirror 10 times a day and aspiring to become PM cannot even win assembly constituencies in their Lok Sabha seat.
CPI appeals to Tejashwi to make the RJD candidate retire from contest in Begusarai
Patna: The Communist Party of India on Wednesday claimed that its candidate for Begusarai Lok Sabha seat, Kanhaiya Kumar, was getting "excellent" support from all segments of the society and urged the Mahagathbandhan to ask the RJD nominee to retire from the triangular contest in his favour.
TMC's call for parivartan changed fortune of only one family: Sitharaman
Jhargram (WB): Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman Wednesday hit out at the ruling Trinamool Congress claiming that its call for 'parivartan' has brought a change to the fortune of only one family, a member of which was intercepted while bringing gold.
68.02 pc voting recorded in repoll in two Assam constituencies
Guwahati: An estimated 68.02 percent voters exercised their franchise in the repolling held on Wednesday in five polling stations of Karimganj (SC) and Autonomous District (ST) constituencies of Assam.
85.11 per cent voting recorded during Tuesday polling in four LS seats in Assam
Guwahati: An average of 85.11 per cent of the 74,76,062 of the total electorate exercised their franchise in the third and final phase of polling held for four parliamentary seats in Assam on Tuesday, an election office spokesman said Wednesday updating the voting percentage.
71.61 voting recorded in Tuesday polling on 6 LS,42 assembly seats of Odisha
Bhubaneswar: Odisha recorded 71.61 per cent voter turn-out during the third phase of polling held in six Lok Sabha and 42 assembly constituencies, a senior election official said Wednesday updating the polling percentage.
Hearing of BJD MLA's bail petition deferred
Bhubaneswar: A special court here deferred the hearing of a bail petition of Odisha's ruling BJD MLA and assembly election candidate Pradeep Maharathy who was arrested on the charge of attacking a magistrate of the Election Commission flying squad. PTI NN NN
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