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Cong sets up screening panel for Himachal polls

Cong sets up screening panel for Himachal polls

New Delhi, Oct 13 (UNI) With the stage set for election battle with the BJP in Himachal Pradesh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today set up a screening committee for selection of candidates. The Election Commission on Thursday announced that polls for the 68-member Assembly of the hill state would take place on November 9. The chairman of the Congress screening committee will be former MP Jitendra Singh, while MP Gaurav Gogoi and MLA Vijay Inder Singla have been nominated as its members. Meanwhile, electioneering is in full swing in the hill state. The ruling Congress had won 36 out of the 68 in the last elections. The BJP had bagged 26 seats. The vote share of the Congress was 42.81 and of the BJP 38.47 per cent. UNI NAZ SNU 1325

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20 Apr 2018 | 11:30 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) The indefinite hunger strike by Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal demanding capital punishment to rapists of minors entered eighth day on Friday.

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International designer Bibi Russell opens India Runway Week Season 10

International designer Bibi Russell opens India Runway Week Season 10

20 Apr 2018 | 11:16 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) The Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) hosted the extremely anticipated 10th season of India Runway Week (IRW) here.

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Mahesh Babu thanks fans across India in unique way

Mahesh Babu thanks fans across India in unique way

20 Apr 2018 | 10:56 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) Superstar Mahesh Babu was left overwhelmed on Friday by his fans loyalty who thronged to theatres to watch first-day first show of ‘Bharat Ane Nenu’.

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Guidelines for playing national anthem under process

20 Apr 2018 | 9:34 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) The Inter-Ministerial Committee constituted to frame the ‘guidelines describing circumstances and occasions on which the national anthem is to be played or sung’ is yet to come up with the recommendation for the Government, a source said in the Home Ministry here on Friday.

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BJP releases third list of 59 candidates for Karnataka polls

BJP releases third list of 59 candidates for Karnataka polls

20 Apr 2018 | 9:05 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) The BJP on Friday released the third list of 59 candidates for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections.

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