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Ahead of polls, Mayawati convenes meeting of BSP candidates

Lucknow, January 7 BSP chief Mayawati today convened a meeting of senior leaders and party candidates ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections to issue necessary directives for going to polls. Ahead of the meeting, Mayawati told reporters she would apprise her partymen of “pressing issues” and give instructions necessary to ensure that BSP comes

India Inc expects policy rate cut post GDP number release

New Delhi, January 7 Terming the advance estimates of gross domestic product (GDP) 2016-17 at constant price is in line with expectations of different institutions pegged at 7.1 percent as compared to 7.6 percent in provisional estimates for 2015-16, Indian Inc said that further downward risks to the growth still prevail in the form of

Bandh in 10 Bhilwadi villages to protest against rape, murder of minor

Sangli, January 7 To protest against rape and murder of minor girl, 10 villages in Sangli observed a spontaneous bandh today. The incident occurred yesterday evening, as the body of a student girl of secondary school of junior college in eighth class was found in a sugarcane field. Bhilwadi police team rushed to the spot

Soldiers to make dent in five assembly polls through E-Votes

New Delhi, January 7 Election Commission of India will try out E-postal ballot system in the upcoming assembly polls in five states to give a fair chance to over 3 million voters belonging to the Armed Forces and their families. The Defence Ministry has been approached by the Commission to produce an educational film for

4-day ‘Advantage Mah Expo -2017′ begins

Maharashtra, January 5 Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said the proposed ‘Sauddhi super expressway’ between Mumbai and Nagpur will change the faith of Marathwada and Vidharbha and it will benefit the industrial sector of Aurangabad and Jalna. On the occasion of inaugural function of four-day mega event ‘Advantage Maharashtra Expo -2017’ here at Kalagram,

ENPO of Nagaland decides to leave responsibility to tribes for ULB polls

Kohima, January 5 The Eastern Nagaland Peoples’ Organisation (ENPO) has virtually washed its hand off and decided to leave it ‘to the understanding and responsibility of the respective tribes, Chang, Khiamniungan, Konyak, Phom, Sangtam and Yimchunger, in the matter of conducting Municipal and Town Councils elections in ENPO areas. According to a statement issued, a

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