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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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Will move court to get Kejriwal disqualified for appointing MLAs on officer of profit: Sirsa

22 Jan 2018 | 12:19 AM

New Delhi, Jan 21 (UNI) Delhi MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Sunday announced to move court to get Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal disqualified for appointing the MLAs to the office of profit which led to their disqualification.

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Rahul's aggressive campaign in Guj to have galvanising effect on poll-bound states: Cong

Rahul's aggressive campaign in Guj to have galvanising effect on poll-bound states: Cong

21 Jan 2018 | 11:50 PM

New Delhi, Jan 21 (UNI) The aggressive campaign by Congress president Rahul Gandhi in the Gujarat Assembly elections, which gave a tough fight to the BJP in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home turf, will have a galvanising effect in the states which will go to the polls this year, the party says.

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From being in 'fragile five' in 2013-14 , India has become land of opportunity: PM

21 Jan 2018 | 11:49 PM

New Delhi, Jan 21 (UNI ) Claiming that the NDA government has taken India from a position in the ' fragile five' in 2013-14 to becoming world's 'Bright spot', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the nation has become a land of great opportunity now.

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J&K Guv favours National Security Policy, a new Ministry to manage National Security

21 Jan 2018 | 11:48 PM

New Delhi, Jan 21 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Sunday strongly advocated establishing a National Security Administrative Service (NSAS) as the country cannot afford to follow adhoc and disparate approaches in managing the national security.

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Kejriwal inaugurates sewer line project in Najafgarh

21 Jan 2018 | 11:44 PM

New Delhi, Jan 21 (UNI) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday inaugurated project for laying sewer lines in 12 colonies of Najafgarh.

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