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It's a clean sweep for RJD: Tejashwi on PM's barbs

It's a clean sweep for RJD: Tejashwi on PM's barbs

New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Yuvraaj (Prince) of Jungle Raj" jibe at Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav, the Mahagathbandan's chief ministerial candidate on Thursday said that he should have spoken about the issues of hunger and unemployment in Bihar, rather t...

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India strongly deplores personal attacks on French Prez

India strongly deplores personal attacks on French Prez

Paris: India on Wednesday strongly deplored the personal attacks against French President Emmanuel Macron following his tough stance on radical Islam, calling it a violation of the most basic standards of international discourse.In a strongly-worded statement, the ministry of external affairs also c...

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Biden casts early vote for US presidential election

Biden casts early vote for US presidential election

Washington: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has cast an early ballot in his home state of Delaware for the November 3 election, saying that he will work with the Republicans on improving the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to give Americans better healthcare."Well, we just voted," Biden said on ...

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Trump's campaign website briefly hacked, defaced

Trump's campaign website briefly hacked, defaced

New York: United States President Donald Trump's campaign website was briefly hacked on Tuesday, just a week before the presidential elections.  The spokesman for the Trump campaign, Tim Murtaugh, said in a statement that the website was "defaced."  "We are working with law enforcement aut...

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53.54% vote in 'peaceful' first phase of polling in Bihar

53.54% vote in 'peaceful' first phase of polling in Bihar

Patna: Polling was on Wednesday conducted peacefully in 71 assembly constituencies in Bihar for the first phase of assembly elections even as 53.54 per cent voters exercised their franchise.An official of the state Election Commission said that the first phase of polling was held peacefully. No majo...

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Bihar records 46.29% turnout till 3 pm

Bihar records 46.29% turnout till 3 pm

New Delhi: Over 46 per cent voter turnout has been recorded till 3 pm in the first phase of Bihar assembly polls on Wednesday, the Election Commission said in its provisional data. A total of 71 assembly segments of the state's 243 constituencies are voting in the first phase in which nearly 2....

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Modi rakes up Ayodhya, 'jungle raj' at Bihar rally

Modi rakes up Ayodhya, 'jungle raj' at Bihar rally

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched the second leg of his campaign for Bihar assembly elections, raking up the Ayodhya issue and urging the people to defeat the opposition which had ushered in a "jungle raj" in the state and embezzled funds meant for development schemes.Inv...

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'Nitish will ditch BJP to join RJD after poll results'

'Nitish will ditch BJP to join RJD after poll results'

Patna: Firing a fresh salvo at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan on Wednesday said that he and his party Janata Dal-United have done preparations to ditch the Bharatiya Janata Party and join Rashtriya Janata Dal after the poll results are out.'Every vote give...

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Tejashwi Yadav blames 'double-engine' Bihar government for Munger firing

Tejashwi Yadav blames 'double-engine' Bihar government for Munger firing

Patna (Bihar): Condemning Bihar's Munger incident in which an 18-year-old man was shot dead, Mahagathbandan's chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday demanded a High Court-monitored probe in the case."We condemn the Munger incident. The administration says one person was killed and sev...

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This time vote for farmers, employment: Rahul Gandhi

This time vote for farmers, employment: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday urged the people of Bihar to vote for farmers and employment and cast their votes for Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) as polling for the first phase of Bihar Assembly polls is underway. "This time for justice, employment, farmers and laboure...

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