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Rajya Sabha polls: all 5 candidates elected unopposed from MP

Bhopal, Mar 15 (UNI) Four Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates and a Congress aspirant were today elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh.
With no candidate backing off as the time for withdrawal of nominations ended at 1500 hrs today, Union ministers Thawar Chand Gehlot and Dharmendra Pradhan, Mr Ajay Pratap Singh and Mr Kaialsh Soni (all BJP) and Mr Rajmani Patel (Cong) were declared unopposed by election authorities.
The process for the Rajya Sabha elections was set in motion with the issuance of notification on March 5. Nominations papers were filed by all five candidates on March 12, the last date for filing nominations. They were found to be valid during scrutiny on the next day.
The election was necessitated as five seats in Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh would be rendered vacant after the tenure of Mr Thawar Chand Gehlot, Mr La Ganesan, Mr Prakash Javadekar, Mr Meghraj Jain (all BJP) and Mr Satyavrat Chaturvedi (Cong) ends on April 2.
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Double Murder: Chennithala calls off marriage reception of his son

20 Feb 2019 | 10:28 AM

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (UNI) Opposition leader in Kerala Assembly Ramesh Chennithala on Wednesday said his family has decided to call off the marriage reception of his son in the wake of Youth Congress activists murder in Kasargod district on Sunday night.

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Kashmir highway closed yet again due to snow, landslides; Leh, Mughal roads shuts

20 Feb 2019 | 10:24 AM

Srinagar, Feb 20 (UNI) The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was closed yet again on Wednesday due to fresh snowfall and landslides, triggered by rain, a traffic police official said.

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Kerala Police introduces Humanoid Robot 'KP-BOT'

20 Feb 2019 | 10:21 AM

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (UNI) Kerala Police has introduced a Sub-Inspector ranked Humanoid Robot, 'KP-BOT,' which is India's first and fourth one in the world, at its headquarters in Vazhuthakkad here.

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Three commits suicide

20 Feb 2019 | 10:16 AM

Puducherry, Feb 20 (UNI) Three persons, including a constable, allegedly committed suicide at different places on Tuesday.

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Matir Katha portal a boon for farmers

20 Feb 2019 | 9:56 AM

Kolkata, Feb 20 (UNI) The Matir Katha web portal, introduced in August 2017, is proving to be a big help for farmers.

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