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Underwear and pajamas: Attacks turn too personal in poll season
New Delhi: As the poll fever rises, many politicians have stooped so low that the political narrative is sometimes hitting below the belt.
Modi must stop looking outwards by talking of Pak; jobs, farm distress key issues: Scindia
Nagina (UP): Hitting out at the BJP for repeatedly bringing up Pakistan in its campaign, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia says Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party must stop looking outwards and gaze inwards as jobs and agrarian distress are the key issues facing the country. By Asim Kamal
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Rajnath Singh files nomination papers for Lucknow seat
Lucknow: Union Home minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday filed his nomination papers for the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat after holding a roadshow in the Uttar Pradesh capital, where BJP supporters turned up in large numbers and showered flower petals on him.
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Facing EC's gag order, Yogi visits Hanuman temple, offers prayers
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited the famous Hanuman Setu temple here and offered prayers Tuesday, a day after the Election Commission barred him from electioneering for 72 hours for likening the ongoing Lok Sabha polls to a contest between 'Ali' and 'Bajrang Bali'.
Centre seeks report on B'deshi actor allegedly campaigning for TMC
New Delhi: The Centre Tuesday sought a report from theForeigner Regional Registration Officer, Kolkata, on a Bangladeshi actor allegedly campaigning for a Trinamool Congress candidate for the Lok Sabha polls, officials said.
Tumkur temple assumes key role in poll season
Tumkur: The Hethenahalli Adishakthi Maramma temple is again in discussion in this high-profile constituency, from where JD(S) chief and former prime minister HD Deve Gowda is contesting the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, as the shrine served as a "guarantee" for the candidates who had indulged in the "note-for-votes" scam in the 2018 Karnataka Assembly election. By Laxmi Devi
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SC satisfied over EC's action against politicians for hate speeches during campaigning
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday expressed satisfaction over swift action taken by the Election Commission against various politicians, including Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and BSP supremo Mayawati, for their alleged communal speeches during campaigning saying the poll panel has now "woken up to its powers".
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SC to hear I-T dept plea against quashing of black money case involving Chidambarams' family
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday agreed to hear the Income Tax department's appeal challenging the Madras High Court order which quashed criminal prosecution against senior Congress leader P Chidambaram's family members under the Black Money law.
Pak Army bars Asad Durrani, 2 ISPR ex-DGs from appearing on media as defence analysts
Islamabad: Pakistani spy agency ISI's ex-chief Lt Gen (retd.) Asad Durrani and two former head of the military's media wing have been denied permission by the army to appear on media as defence analysts.
Pak, India officials hold technical meeting on Kartarpur corridor
Lahore: Pakistan and India on Tuesday held a technical meeting to discuss the modalities for the corridor linking Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district in Punjab.
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