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PM Modi pledges to win trust of minorities

    Andalib Akhter / New Delhi In a rare show of sagacity, Prime Minister (elect) Narendra Modi on Saturday pledged to win the trust of minorities who he said have been neglected earlier and only used for vote bank politics. Mr Modi said, the way poor have been cheated, the minorities have been deceived … Continue reading PM Modi pledges to win trust of minorities

Andhra Pradesh: Jagan Mohan Reddy stakes claim to form govt

  Our Correspondent / AMN / Hyderabad YSR Congress Chief Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday met Governor ESL Narasimhan here and staked his claim to form the new government in Andhra Pradesh. YSR Congress has got landslide victory in the Assembly elections. Along with the party leaders, Jagan Reddy handed over the copy of … Continue reading Andhra Pradesh: Jagan Mohan Reddy stakes claim to form govt

President lauds efforts of Election Commission, receives EC final report

  Staff Reporter / New Delhi The President of India Ramnath Kovind today congratulated the Chief Election Commissioner and the other Election Commissioners on the successful completion of the electoral process of the largest democratic exercise in world. He congratulated them while the Chief Election Commissioner, Sunil Arora, accompanied by Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa and … Continue reading President lauds efforts of Election Commission, receives EC final report

Will fulfil dreams of 130 crore Indians: PM Modi

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his government is even more determined to fulfil the dreams of 130 crore Indians and create the New India that all of us dreamt of. In a tweet, after submitting his resignation to the President, Mr Modi said, the sun sets on this term … Continue reading Will fulfil dreams of 130 crore Indians: PM Modi

16th Lok Sabha dissolved as PM Modi tenders his resignation

THE 16th Lok Sabha has been dissolved; President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Council of Ministers. The Prime Minister met the President at Rashtrapati Bhawan this evening and tendered his resignation. The President requested Mr Modi and the Council of Ministers to continue till the new Government … Continue reading 16th Lok Sabha dissolved as PM Modi tenders his resignation

Four new SC judges sworn in

Four new judges of the Supreme Court were today administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. Justices BR Gavai, Surya Kant, Aniruddha Bose and AS Bopanna were administered the oath of office in the presence of several other sitting apex court judges. With the swearing-in, the number of judges in … Continue reading Four new SC judges sworn in

SC dismisses plea of ex-Kolkata CP seeking protection from arrest

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea of former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar seeking an extension of protection from arrest in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam case. Kumar was earlier granted protection from arrest by the apex court for seven days which ends today. A vacation bench, headed by … Continue reading SC dismisses plea of ex-Kolkata CP seeking protection from arrest

ED moves Delhi HC for cancellation of bail to Robert Vadra

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI The Enforcement Directorate moved the Delhi High Court today seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail granted to Robert Vadra in a money laundering case. Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, was granted anticipatory bail by a trial court in Delhi on the 1st of last month. The plea, filed through … Continue reading ED moves Delhi HC for cancellation of bail to Robert Vadra

BJP led NDA all set to form new govt at Centre

Agencies / New Delhi BJP led NDA is all set to form a new government at the Centre bagging 336 and leading in 15 in the 543 member Lok Sabha elections. BJP alone has won an absolute majority and heading for a landslide victory. It has secured 303 seats. The UPA has won 86 and … Continue reading BJP led NDA all set to form new govt at Centre

PM Modi thanks Pak PM Khan for felicitating him on victory

AMN / Web Desk Prime Modi Narendra Modi, who has received grand victory in the Lok Sabha elections thanked Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan for extending good wishes to him. Khan, in a message posted on his official Twitter account earlier, said he was looking forward to working with Modi for “peace, progress and … Continue reading PM Modi thanks Pak PM Khan for felicitating him on victory

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ELECTIONS

Major victory for NDA in Bihar

File photo Anwarul Hoda / Patna As all the results have been declared in Bihar, out of 40 seats BJP has bagg ...

Haryana fully backs Modi, gives all 10 Lok Sabha seats to BJP 

AMN / CHANDIGARH The BJP has registered major victory as it has won all 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana. Union ...

Punjab, a ray of hope for congress in North India

By Onkar in Singh The results of all the 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab have come in. Congress which has been r ...

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SPORTS

BOXING: India bags 57 medals at India Open International tournament

GUWAHATI India bags a total of 57 medals including 12 Gold, 18 Silver and 27 Bronze at India Open Internation ...

Boxing: Mary Kom, Shiva Thapa Amit Panghal fight their way to gold

Harpal Bedi / Guwahati ix-time world champion Mary Kom was crowned the 51kg champion while Amit Panghal (52kg ...

Hockey: Indian women clinch 3-match series beating S Korea 2-1

  By Harpal Singh Bedi India survived some anxious moments before putting it across host Korea 2-1 to r ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

66th National Film Awards to be declared after General Elections

  The 66th National Film Awards will be declared after General Elections, 2019. In a statement, Informat ...

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

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ART & CULTURE

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...

Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...