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-Updates on Lok Sabha bypolls and bypolls

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UP-6THLD-LS-BYPOLLS

SP consolidates leads in Gorakhpur, Phulpur LS seats; BJP talks of redrawing strategy

Lucknow: The strengthens its grip over Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats with latest trends showing its candidates establishing sizeable leads over their nearest BJP rivals, indicating a stunning reversal for the state's ruling party.

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BH-BYPOLLS-RESULTS

bypolls: RJD retains Jehanabad, BJP holds on to Bhabhua

Patna: The RJD retains the seat and the BJP the Bhabhua constituency in bypolls in

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LS passes budget without debate; both Houses adjourn amid din

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha passes the crucial Finance Bill 2018 and a Rs 89.25 lakh crore spending plan for the next fiscal year without discussion amid ruckus, which led to the adjournment of both the Houses of Parliament for the eighth day.

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AVI-FLIGHTS-2NDLD CANCELLATION

IndiGo, cancel 50 flights

Mumbai: Domestic carriers and cancells around 50 flights as almost one-third of their Neo aircraft fleet remains grounded for the third day, following a safety directive by aviation watchdog DGCA.

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ED-NIRAVMODI-

ED seeks warrant against Nirav Modi, Choksi

New Delhi: The (ED) moves the for issuance of a Red Corner Notice against diamond traders and in connection with the over Rs 12,000 crore PNB scam.

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MHA-RAJNATH-CYBERCRIME

Cyber crime becoming industry, may occur 'very often': Rajnath

New Delhi: says cyber crime has become an industry globally and that such offences may occur "very often" due to the availability of resources in wrong hands.

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UP-SP-COMPLAINT

Massive irregularities in vote-counting in Gorakhpur: SP to EC

Lucknow: The of the (SP), Naresh Uttam, writes to the (EC), alleging large-scale irregularities in the ongoing counting of votes for the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat.

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CUSTOMS-GOLD-SMUGGLING

Customs for one-year detention of habitual gold smugglers

New Delhi: Delhi Customs decides to invoke a stringent provision of the to ensure that habitual gold smugglers get at least one-year detention to prevent them from illegally ferrying the yellow metal, official sources say.By

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RSQ-COMMUNAL

UP tops the list of communal violence hit states in 2017: Govt

New Delhi: tops the list of states with maximum communal violence incidents in the country last year, the Lok Sabha was informed.

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BIZ-GROWTH-

projects India's FY19 GDP growth at 7.3 pc

New Delhi: The projects India's GDP growth at 7.3 per cent for the next financial year and accelerate further to 7.5 per cent in 2019-20.

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PM-HAWKING

PM Modi condoles demise of

New Delhi: condoles the demise of cosmologist and says his grit and tenacity inspired people all over the world.

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HAWKING-RAHUL

pays tributes to

New Delhi: condoles the demise of Stephen Hawking, describing him as a torchbearer for logic, reason and scientific temper who left an indelible mark on society.

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LSQ-LAW-WOMEN JUDGES

Out of over 600 HC judges, only 73 are women

New Delhi: Out of over 600 high court judges, only 73 are women, while there is only one in the Supreme Court, the government informs the Lok Sabha.

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RSQ-STUDENT SUICIDES

26,500 students committed suicide in 2014-16: Govt tells RS

New Delhi: Almost 26,500 students committed suicide in the country between 2014 and 2016, the Rajya Sabha was informed.

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MH-PAK NATIONAL-DEPORTATION

Pak national, who stayed in for 27 yrs, deported

Mumbai: A 37-year-old Pakistani national, who was illegally staying in since he was about 10 years of age, deported to the neighbouring country, a says.

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SC-AYODHYA

SC rejects all interim pleas to intervene as parties in Ayodhya dispute

New Delhi: The rejects all interim pleas seeking to intervene as parties in the sensitive Babri masjid- Ram temple land dispute case.

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UK-3RDLD HAWKING

British Stephen Hawking dies at 76

London: Stephen Hawking, the legendary British who explored the mysteries of the universe from his wheelchair and went on to become an inspiring figure globally, dies at his home in

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 17:45 IST
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