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Warring AIADMK factions pledge support to NDA nominee Venkaiah Naidu in VP polls

Chennai, July 17 (UNI) Both the warring factions of the
ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu tonight pledged their
support to Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, who was
chosen as the BJP-led NDA's candidate for the August
five Vice-Presidential elections.
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke over telephone
to Mr Palaniswami and thanked him for the support extended
to Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, he also sought
his party's support for Mr Venkaian Naidu, chosen as the
candidate for the VP polls.
An official release here tonight said, after Mr Modi spoke
to him over phone, Mr Palaniswami pledged his party's
support and greeted Mr Naidu on his candidature for
the post.
Earlier, the rebel faction led by former CM O Panneerselvam
of AIADMK PTA extended its support to Mr Naidu after Mr Modi
and BJP President Amit Shah spoke to him and sought his support
for Mr Naidu.
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PNB scam fraudsters will be brought to book: Gadkari

24 Feb 2018 | 12:09 AM

Mumbai, Feb 23 (UNI) Emphasising that the NDA government has never protected scam-tainted people, Union Minister for Road Transport and senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Friday stressed that the accused
in connection with the PNB scam will be brought to book.

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UP CM grants Rs 83 cr for water, power in Bundelkhand

24 Feb 2018 | 12:09 AM

Lucknow, Feb 23 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday sanctioned a grant of Rs 83 crore for strengthening drinking water and power situation in Bundelkhand.

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Gadkari takes dig at Sharad Pawar

23 Feb 2018 | 11:53 PM

Mumbai, Feb 23 (UNI) Union Minister for Road Transport and senior
BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Friday took a dig at NCP chief Sharad
Pawar saying that one needs to have ability and capability to rise
to high positions.

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Youth killed in road accident in Nashik

23 Feb 2018 | 11:52 PM

Nashik, Feb 23 (UNI) A two-wheeler rider was killed and his pillion
rider was seriously injured when their moped crashed against an
unknown vehicle at Sangamner naka in Sinnar taluka of the district
on Nashik-Sangamner road.

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UP CM to join Holi celebrations in Mathura

UP CM to join Holi celebrations in Mathura

23 Feb 2018 | 11:49 PM

Lucknow, Feb 23 (UNI) To promote tourism in Mathura, the land of Krishna, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Friday attended ‘Rasostava’, the festival to promote cultural and religious heritage of Brij Bhumi.

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