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BJP fields foreign minister Dr Jaishankar for RS polls from Gujarat

BJP fields foreign minister Dr Jaishankar for RS polls from Gujarat

New Delhi, Jun 25 (UNI) External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar, who joined BJP on Monday, will be one of the saffron party nominees for the Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat.

The party's Central Election Committee has also decided to field Jugalji Mathurji Thakor for the by-elections to the Upper House from Gujarat, a party source said.

Two seats were vacated in Rajya Sabha from Gujarat after the election of Union Ministers Amit Shah and Smriti Irani into the 17th Lok Sabha.

From Ravishankar Prasad, also another former Rajya Sabha member, was elected to the Lok Sabha from Patna Sahib in the general elections.

Sources said Dr Jaishankar reached Ahmedabad on Tuesday to file his nomination.

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IFFI announces films in Debut Competition section

IFFI announces films in Debut Competition section

20 Oct 2019 | 11:52 AM

New Delhi, Oct 20(UNI) The 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) announced the films in Debut Competition section of the festival.

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NSCN (IM) reposes faith in PM Modi, insists on Naga unity

NSCN (IM) reposes faith in PM Modi, insists on Naga unity

19 Oct 2019 | 11:03 PM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) A day after strong words were sent across that the central government is keen for an 'early solution' to the vexed and pending Naga political problem, the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN -Isak Muivah) on Saturday reposed faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi and maintained that it is high time for Nagas to 'assemble' together.

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Development of NE priority of Modi Govt: MoS Nityanand Rai

Development of NE priority of Modi Govt: MoS Nityanand Rai

19 Oct 2019 | 10:12 PM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) Development of the North Eastern region, commonly known as the ‘Seven Sisters,’ has been a priority for the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Centre,said the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said on Saturday.

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Campaign ends for Assy polls in Haryana, Mah, bypolls in 53 Assy seats in 15 states

19 Oct 2019 | 9:16 PM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) Campaigning for elections in all 90 assembly constituencies of Haryana and 288 assembly constituencies of Maharashtra as well as bypolls for 51 assembly seats in 15 states and bypolls for Lok Sabha seats of Satara and Samastipur on October 21 ended at 1800 hours on Saturday.

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Heads of Foreign Missions to visit Golden Temple, Amritsar on Oct  22

Heads of Foreign Missions to visit Golden Temple, Amritsar on Oct 22

19 Oct 2019 | 9:04 PM

New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) The Heads of Foreign Missions in India will visit the Golden Temple at Amritsar in Punjab on October 22 to celebrate 550th birth anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Devji, an MEA statement said here on Saturday.

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