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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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Imprisonment of Indians & Haj quota to figure at Modi-Saudi Prince talks

Imprisonment of Indians & Haj quota to figure at Modi-Saudi Prince talks

20 Feb 2019 | 9:03 AM

New Delhi, Fe 20 (UNI) In addition to the hardcore diplomatic issues including terror which would figure prominently at the talks between Indian and Saudi sides on Wednesday, issues of Haj quota and imprisonment of Indians in Saudi Arabia will also figure prominently.

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Pak PM took 'instructions' on radio broadcast, says Imran's ex-wife Reham Khan

Pak PM took 'instructions' on radio broadcast, says Imran's ex-wife Reham Khan

20 Feb 2019 | 8:54 AM

New Delhi, Feb 20 (UNI) Call it a major surprise or anything else, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was 'waiting for instructions' to make his radio broadcast on Pulwama terror attack, former cricket-star-turned politician's ex-wife Reham Khan has said.

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Cabinet approves Cadre Review of 8 organised Group 'A' Services in Railways

20 Feb 2019 | 12:24 AM

New Delhi, Feb 19 (UNI) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday approved the proposal for Cadre Review of 8 organised Group 'A' Services in Railways.

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Saudi Crown Prince arrives for crucial talks amid unusual tension b/w India & Pak

Saudi Crown Prince arrives for crucial talks amid unusual tension b/w India & Pak

19 Feb 2019 | 11:57 PM

New Delhi, Feb 19 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday received the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud as the latter kick starts his two-day crucial and maiden state visit to India at a time when heightened tension has surfaced between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).

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Rahul appoints AICC secs for UP East & UP West to assist Priyanka Gandhi & Jyotiraditya Scindia

Rahul appoints AICC secs for UP East & UP West to assist Priyanka Gandhi & Jyotiraditya Scindia

19 Feb 2019 | 11:50 PM

New Delhi, Feb 19 (UNI) Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appointed three AICC secretaries each for Uttar Pradesh east and Uttar Pradesh west to assist General secretary In-charges for UP east Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and UP west Jyotiraditya Scindia .

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