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  • Red alert in K'taka over cyclone Nivar
  • Kejriwal condoles death of Ahmed Patel
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  • Cyclone Nivar : Coast Guard rescues 8 crew from sinking boat off Tuticorin
  • Will not weaponize justice dept in pursuit of Trump investigation: Biden
  • Dilip Ghosh drops another bombshell; Says Bengal turns into "second Kashmir"
  • Eight drug peddlers arrested, huge cache of contraband recovered in Kulgam
  • Congress veteran Ahmed Patel dead at 71, party in deep shock
  • Severe Cyclonic storm 'Nivar' moves closer to TN coast, Chembarambakkam reservoir opened, flood warning issued
  • CBI should dig deep into Roshni scheme, retrieve land from powerful people: Apni Party
  • Naqvi condoles death of Ahmed Patel
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BJP has no criminal background candidate in UP bypolls: ADR report

BJP has no criminal background candidate in UP bypolls: ADR report

Lucknow, Oct 29 (UNI) Ruling BJP for the first time created a sort of record , when it did not field any criminal background candidates in the ongoing bypolls to seven assembly seats in the state where polling is scheduled on November 3.
Of the total 88 candidates and after analyzing 87 of them, it was found that 18 candidates or 21 per cent were of criminal background . Surprisingly, 15 of them which is around 17 per cent have serious criminal cases against them.
Association for Democratic reforms (ADR) report released here on Thursday, among the major parties, 5(71%) out of 7 candidates analysed from BSP, 5(83%) out of 6 candidates analysed from SP, 1 (17%) out of 6 candidates analysed from Congress and 3 (14%) out of 22 Independent candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits.

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Eight drug peddlers arrested, huge cache of contraband recovered in Kulgam

25 Nov 2020 | 12:47 PM

Srinagar, Nov 25 (UNI) Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested eight drug peddlers and recovered huge cache of contraband from them in south Kashmir district of Kulgam.

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J&K LG condoles demise of Maulana Kalbe, MP Patel

J&K LG condoles demise of Maulana Kalbe, MP Patel

25 Nov 2020 | 12:36 PM

Jammu, Nov 25 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Wednesday expressed his condolences on the demise of Maulana Kalbe Sadiq, Vice President, All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB).

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UP: Bank cashier held for scholarship scam in Ballia

25 Nov 2020 | 12:25 PM

Ballia, Nov 25 (UNI) The cashier of the District Cooperative Bank, accused in the Rs 75 lakh scholarship scam, has been arrested in this Uttar Pradesh district, EOW Varanasi branch Inspector Shivakant Tiwari said on Wednesday.

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CBI should dig deep into Roshni scheme, retrieve land from powerful people: Apni Party

25 Nov 2020 | 12:24 PM

Srinagar, Nov 25 (UNI) Asserting that CBI should dig deep into the Roshni scheme in J&K, senior Apni Party leader and former minister Mohammad Dilawar Mir on Wednesday said that the government land should be retrieved from powerful politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen.

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Three former CMs, PCC chief condole demise of Ahmed Patel

Three former CMs, PCC chief condole demise of Ahmed Patel

25 Nov 2020 | 12:08 PM

Srinagar, Nov 25 (UNI) Three former Chief Ministers (CMs) Dr Farooq Abdullah, his son Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti besides Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief G A Mir expressed heartfelt condolence on the demise of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel.

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