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Former UP Governor BL Joshi passes away

New Delhi, Dec 22 (UNI) Former Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi passed away here on Friday. He was shifted to AIIMS from Jaipur on December 4 this year for treatment.
Born on March 27, 1936, he served two terms as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh. He first named the Governor of the state on July 28, 2009 and after completing the term, he again took oath of the office on March 7, 2014.
Earlier, he had also served as the Lieutenant-Governor of Delhi from 2004 to 2007, Governor of Meghalaya in 2007, and Governor of Uttarakhand from October 2007 to July 2009.
Joshi was born in a small Rajasthan village of Choti Kathu of Nagaur district. He began his career in 1957 as an India Police Service officer in Rajasthan.
He is survived by wife, a son and two daughters.
UNI JPG SHK 2042
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BJP mounts pressure on Congress, Rahul over Kamal Nath's '1984' episode

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13 Dec 2018 | 11:30 AM

New Delhi, Dec 13 (UNI) The BJP on Thursday sought to mount pressure on the Congress President Rahul Gandhi vis-a-vis possibilities of elevation of Kamal Nath as new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh and said if "1984 Sikh massacre" tainted Kamal Nath is appointed to the post than Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh should "resign".

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Rahul meets Cong observers for Rajasthan amid suspense over CM face

Rahul meets Cong observers for Rajasthan amid suspense over CM face

13 Dec 2018 | 11:19 AM

New Delhi, Dec 13 (UNI) Amid suspense over the chief ministerial face for Rajasthan, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met party observer for the state K C Venuhopal and Avinash Pandey here.

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Editors Guild suspends M J Akbar, Tarun Tejpal

12 Dec 2018 | 11:53 PM

New Delhi, Dec 12 (UNI) Editors Guild of India (EGI) on Wednesday suspended M J Akbar, former Minister of State for External Affairs against whom at least 20 women journalists have levelled charges of sexual misconduct.

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Signalling related issue affects Delhi Metro services on Magenta Line

Signalling related issue affects Delhi Metro services on Magenta Line

12 Dec 2018 | 8:20 PM

New Delhi, Dec 12 (UNI) Delhi Metro services were briefly affected on Magenta Line on Wednesday afternoon due to a signalling related issue.

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8 Parliamentarians to be honoured by Vice Prez

8 Parliamentarians to be honoured by Vice Prez

12 Dec 2018 | 8:11 PM

New Delhi , Dec 12(UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will honor eight Parliamentarians, including NCP supremo Sharad Pawar , BJP leaders Murli Manohar Joshi and Hema Malini and Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on December 13 for their contributions and performance in strengthening Parliamentary Democracy.

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