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Modi flashes victory sign as BJP takes unassailable lead in Gujarat, HP


New Delhi, December 18 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday flashed a victory sign after he arrived in Parliament, as the BJP pulled ahead of the Congress in trends for the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls. Though early trends showed a close fight between the BJP and the Congress in Modi’s home state Gujarat, the saffron party marched ...

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Cong sweeps Punjab civic elections, Oppn cries foul


Chandigarh : The ruling Congress in Punjab today swept the civic elections, winning 267 of the 414 wards of municipal committees and nagar panchayats as well as the three municipal corporations of Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala. In Patiala, it won all wards. Repolling will be held in Patiala’s booth 3 of Ward 37 on December 19. While AAP suffered a ...

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Uddhav Thackeray Disagrees With Exit Polls Predicting Victory For BJP


Mumbai, Dec 17: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray disagreed with prediction of the exit polls that anticipate a clear victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017. He said that the difference between the political environment in Gujarat and exit polls results is too huge. Notably, Thackeray’s party shares an uneasy relationship with its ruling ally ...

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Trump admn bans selected words at health agencies: Paper


Washington, December 17 : The Trump administration has told agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services to avoid using certain words or phrases in official documents being drafted for next year’s budget, the Washington Post reported on Saturday. The newspaper said one of the agencies, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was given a list of seven ...

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Austrian ‘whizz-kid’ brings right wing back into power


Vienna : Austria is set to become the only western European country with a far-right party in the government after the anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPOe) and Sebastian Kurz’s conservatives struck a coalition deal, capping a year of successes for Europe’s nationalist movements. As the parties met to rubber-stamp the accord struck on late Friday, Herbert Kickl, the FPOe’s secretary general ...

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