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U'khand Cong leaders Yashpal Arya, Kedar Singh Rawat join BJP

U'khand Cong leaders Yashpal Arya, Kedar Singh Rawat join BJP

New Delhi, Jan 16 (UNI) The ruling Congress in poll-bound Uttarakhand suffered a setback today, when two of its senior leaders- Yashpal Arya and Kedar Singh Rawat- joined the BJP here. Mr Arya joined the party in presence of BJP president Amit Shah. He was the former president of Uttarakhand Pradesh Congress Committee and elected from Bajpur Assembly constituency in 2012. Yesterday, BJP CEC meeting was held for the forthcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mr Shah. The first list of candidates for both the states is expected to be announced soon. On January 4, the poll panel announced that the elections in five states- Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur will be held from February 4 to March 8, while the counting of votes in all poll-bound states will take place on March 11. UNI NY-RBE SV RJ 1316

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PM pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary

PM pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary

21 May 2019 | 11:31 AM

New Delhi, May 21 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary.

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Ansari, Gandhi family remember Rajiv Gandhi on 28th death anniversary

Ansari, Gandhi family remember Rajiv Gandhi on 28th death anniversary

21 May 2019 | 11:30 AM

New Delhi, May 21 (UNI) Former President Pranab Mukherjee, former vice President Hamid Ansari and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary.

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Sheila, Delhi Congress leaders pay homage to Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary

21 May 2019 | 11:16 AM

New Delhi, May 21 (UNI) Former Delhi CM and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 28th death anniversary at DPCC office, Rajiv Bhavan here.

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M J Akbar cross-examined in Ramani defamation case

M J Akbar cross-examined in Ramani defamation case

20 May 2019 | 10:11 PM

New Delhi, May 20 (UNI) Former Union Minister M J Akbar was on Monday cross examined before a Delhi Court in a defamation case filed against Jouranlist Priya Ramani and denies having a meeting with Priya Ramani in a hotel room.

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NIA carries searches in Kelakarai case in Tamil Nadu

NIA carries searches in Kelakarai case in Tamil Nadu

20 May 2019 | 9:52 PM

New Delhi, May 20 (UNI) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday conducted searches of the houses of the accused of Keelakaran case at 10 locations at Muthupet, Keelakarai, Devipattinam, Lalpet and Salem in connection with investigation of the case.

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