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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to contest from two assembly seats

This was announced by Patnaik himself on Wednesday while releasing the 5th list of nine candidates for the Assembly elections in the state

17 April,2024 01:34 PM IST | PTI
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Country knows that Prime Minister is champion of corruption, says Rahul Gandhi

Reacting to PM Modi's recent remarks on the scrapped electoral bonds scheme that it was brought for transparency and to "curb black money in elections," the Congress leader asked then why it was cancelled by the Supreme Court

17 April,2024 01:06 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Clean sweep of INDIA bloc from Ghaziabad to Ghazipur, says Akhilesh Yadav

He also urged the people to ensure that their votes are not divided and asked them to guard their booths to ensure a wipeout of the BJP

17 April,2024 12:47 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Only Modi can ensure strong and prosperous Bharat in third term: Fadnavis

Fadnavis said the people have only two choices in this election- either to elect PM Modi for development or the alliance led by Rahul Gandhi

17 April,2024 12:23 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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INDIA bloc will win all seven LS seats in Delhi, says AAP leader Sanjay Singh

Exuding confidence that the public sentiment is in favour of the opposition INDIA bloc and the AAP, he said the country will vote for a change in this Lok Sabha elections 2024

17 April,2024 11:57 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Case filed over circulation of bogus BJP letter announcing candidate for Palghar

The bogus letterhead was circulated on popular messaging platform WhatsApp in which the BJP "candidate" of the adjoining Palghar constituency was announced

17 April,2024 11:01 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Ayodhya is in incomparable bliss: PM Modi on Ram Navami

Ram Navami celebrates the birth of Lord Ram and a temple was recently consecrated at the place where he is believed to have been born in Ayodhya

17 April,2024 10:41 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
World News

Encourage India, Pakistan to find resolution via talks: US

US State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller was responding to questions at a news conference on Tuesday on alleged operations by India in other countries to eliminate terrorists

17 April,2024 10:11 AM IST | PTI
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US to impose new sanctions against Iran after attack on Israel

In a statement, Sullivan said, "Following Iran's unprecedented air attack against Israel, President Biden is coordinating with allies and partners, including the G7, and with bipartisan leaders in Congress, on a comprehensive response."

17 April,2024 10:07 AM IST | ANI
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13 killed, several injured after strike at Al-Maghazi refugee camp in Gaza

Several people seem to be running around in panic, shouting and trying to count and carry the dead bodies.

17 April,2024 10:02 AM IST | ANI
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Devotees flock to Ayodhya's Ram temple in large number for 'Ram Navami'

Before visiting the temple, devotees took a dip in the holy waters of the Saryu River in Ayodhya.

17 April,2024 09:57 AM IST | ANI
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Asaduddin Owaisi declares support for VBA chief Prakash Ambedkar in Akola

All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) and VBA tied up for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections but the alliance broke during the Maharashtra assembly elections held later that year

17 April,2024 09:56 AM IST | mid-day online correspondent
India not reaping benefits of democratic dividend: Raghuram Rajan

India not reaping benefits of democratic dividend: Raghuram Rajan

That's why I said 6 per cent growth. If you think that's about what we are right now, take away the fluff in the GDP numbers

17 April,2024 09:53 AM IST | Washington | PTI
Indian economy projected to grow 6.5 per cent in 2024: UNCTAD

Indian economy projected to grow 6.5 per cent in 2024: UNCTAD

India's economy grew by 6.7 pc in 2023 and is expected to expand by 6.5 pc in 2024, making it the world's fastest-growing major economy.

17 April,2024 09:50 AM IST | United Nations | PTI
Rahul Gandhi to address two public meetings in Karnataka today

Rahul Gandhi to address two public meetings in Karnataka today

Rahul Gandhi will arrive in Bengaluru at 1.20 pm, then go to Mandya for a poll rally and finally to Kolar for a public meeting at around 4 pm.

17 April,2024 09:23 AM IST | Bengaluru | PTI
ED nabs 4 more persons in money laundering case against Hemant Soren

ED nabs 4 more persons in money laundering case against Hemant Soren

Those taken into custody in money laundering case against Hemant Soren were identified as Antu Tirkey, Priya Ranjan Sahay, Bipin Singh and Irshad, ED said.

17 April,2024 09:23 AM IST | Ranchi | PTI
Apprise on steps taken to check mob lynching, cow vigilantism: SC

Apprise on steps taken to check mob lynching, cow vigilantism: SC

We find that most of the states have not filed their reply affidavits to the writ petition giving instances of mob lynching

17 April,2024 07:35 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Six dead as boat capsizes in Jhelum river in Jammu Kashmir

Six dead as boat capsizes in Jhelum river in Jammu Kashmir

The exact number of people on the boat was not clear

17 April,2024 07:33 AM IST | Srinagar | Agencies
‘My name is Arvind Kejriwal and I’m not a terrorist’

‘My name is Arvind Kejriwal and I’m not a terrorist’

AAP leader Sanjay Singh condemns BJP, vows Kejriwal will emerge stronger; alleges differential treatment in custody

17 April,2024 07:30 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Nothing has been done in the last fifteen years, says Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Nothing has been done in the last fifteen years, says Rajeev Chandrasekhar

BJP candidate for Thiruvananthapuram, Rajeev Chandrasekhar says his party aims to make government and politics work for people

17 April,2024 07:30 AM IST | Mumbai | Vinod Kumar Menon
All signs point to repeat of 2019 sweep. BJP has zero chances: Shashi Tharoor

All signs point to repeat of 2019 sweep. BJP has zero chances: Shashi Tharoor

Three-time Thiruvananthapuram MP says he doesn’t see saffron party getting any significant votes from minorities

17 April,2024 07:28 AM IST | Thiruvananthapuram | Vinod Kumar Menon
Ram Navami 2024: Ram Lalla's forehead illuminates with 'Surya Tilak' in Ayodhya

    Ram Navami 2024: Ram Lalla's forehead illuminates with 'Surya Tilak' in Ayodhya

    On the occasion Of Ram Navami, Surya Abhishek of Lord Ram was performed for five minutes at 12:16 pm on April 17. Ramnavami, the birth festival of Lord Ram Lala, was celebrated at noon and various types of offerings were made to the Lord. 56 types of Bhog Prasad were given by the devotees today which was offered to the Lord today. The trust also extended the duration of Darshan to 19 hours, starting from the Mangala Aarti and continuing until 11:00 pm. The curtain will be closed only for five minutes during the four Bhog offerings.  

    17 April,2024 12:31 PM IST
    Japan records a trade deficit for the third straight fiscal year

    Japan records a trade deficit for the third straight fiscal year

    The deficit was 5.89 trillion yen (USD 38 billion) for the fiscal year that ended in March, according to Finance Ministry data released on Wednesday

    17 April,2024 09:43 AM IST | Tokyo | AP

    Myanmar military says Aung San Suu Kyi moved from prison to house arrest

    Aung San Suu Kyi has been moved from prison to house arrest as a health measure due to a heat wave.

    17 April,2024 09:22 AM IST | Bangkok | PTI

    Justin Trudeau govt raises taxes on wealthiest Canadians in federal budget

    Justin Trudeau govt's budget proposes to increase capital gains inclusion rate, which refers to the taxable share of profit made on the sale of assets.

    17 April,2024 09:22 AM IST | Ottawa | AP
    Ram Navami 2024: Greetings, wishes and messages to share with family, friends

    Ram Navami 2024: Greetings, wishes and messages to share with family, friends

    On the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, here are some heartfelt greetings, wishes and messages to share with your family and friends

    16 April,2024 07:05 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Maharashtrians in Sweden celebrate Gudi Padwa in traditional way

    On Sunday, the Maharashtrian Mandal in Gothenburg, Sweden celebrated the festival of Gudi Padwa in a traditional way taking pride in the Marathi culture

    15 April,2024 09:05 PM IST | Mumbai | Faisal Tandel

    Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Some lesser-known facts about the 1919 tragedy

    Jallianwala Bagh massacre that took place on April 13, 1919, in Amritsar, Punjab marked a turning point in India’s struggle for independence

    12 April,2024 10:07 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Always purchase tickets from authentic sources

    Always purchase tickets from authentic sources

    The teen got hold of the accused and took him to the police station when the latter refused to refund the money and went incommunicado

    16 April,2024 02:33 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
    14 April,2024 07:10 AM IST | Mumbai | Sunil Gavaskar
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