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'Not a reality show': Obama's fiery attack on Trump

'Not a reality show': Obama's fiery attack on Trump

New York: Former United States President Barack Obama on Wednesday launched a fiery attack on Donald Trump, stating that the man, who cannot take the basic steps to protect himself, is not suddenly going to save all of us.Speaking from outside Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Obama said, "Ei...

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Bihar poll: EC frets as parties violate distancing norms

Bihar poll: EC frets as parties violate distancing norms

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday took a serious view of "utter violation" of social distancing norms during poll campaigning and leaders addressing public meetings without wearing masks in complete disregard of its guidelines.In an advisory issued to presidents and general secretaries...

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Flout Covid SOPs, face action, poll panel warns parties

Flout Covid SOPs, face action, poll panel warns parties

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday shot off a letter to the Presidents and General Secretaries of all recognised national or state political parties, warning against flouting of Covid-19 guidelines issued earlier.It said that non-compliance of instructions during the period of "public i...

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Blow to BJP in Maharashtra, Khadse to join NCP

Blow to BJP in Maharashtra, Khadse to join NCP

New Delhi: Disgruntled Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party leader Eknath Khadse will join the Nationalist Congress Party on Friday, state minister Jayant Patil said on Wednesday, ending speculations about the senior saffron party leader jumping the ship.Khadse was sulking since he was made to resign ...

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EC bans publication of ads on Bihar polling day

EC bans publication of ads on Bihar polling day

New Delhi: The Election Commission has barred parties, candidates and others from publishing political advertisements on polling day and a day prior to it the three phases of the Bihar polls unless their contents are pre-certified by screening committees.  The same restriction will apply to the...

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Trump abruptly ends TV interview; will post video early

Trump abruptly ends TV interview; will post video early

New Delhi: President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly ended an interview with a United States-based news channel and said he is considering releasing a video of it ahead of the broadcast time for the 'sake of accuracy in reporting'.The 'CBS News 60 minutes' interview with Lesley Stahl was scheduled ...

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Sir Syed's jihad against religious orthodoxy continues today

Sir Syed's jihad against religious orthodoxy continues today

The nation is celebrating the 203rd birth anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, the founder of Mohammadan Oriental College that grew into Aligarh Muslim University, one of India’s biggest and best educational institutions. Sir Syed was not just a top educationist that India has produced, he was a top ...

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Bihar polls: 31% candidates face criminal cases

Bihar polls: 31% candidates face criminal cases

Patna: Over 30 per cent of 1,064 candidates in the first phase of the Bihar Assembly election have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to a report by poll rights group Association for Democratic Reforms.Twenty-three per cent or 244 candidates have declared serious criminal cases ag...

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Trump-Biden debate to feature 'mute' button

Trump-Biden debate to feature 'mute' button

New York: The debate between US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will feature a mute button to allow each candidate to speak uninterrupted, organisers said, in a bid to avoid the disruptions that marred the first matchup.The Presidential Commission on Debates said each cand...

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Trump slams Biden, says 'he works for China'

Trump slams Biden, says 'he works for China'

Muskegon (Michigan) [US]: US President Donald Trump on Saturday (local time) said that his Democratic Party counterpart works for China adding that no administration -- other than his -- took the toughest-ever action on China."I took the toughest-ever action on China--defending Michigan's workers ag...

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