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Gloom pervades Maharashtra poll battlefield

Gloom pervades Maharashtra poll battlefield

Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) With no 'wave' to guide their destinies, anxious politicians from all parties are desperately jumping from one ship to another to navigate their uncertain political future in Maharashtra for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.



Riding on Amethi work, Smriti a tough challenge to Rahul

Riding on Amethi work, Smriti a tough challenge to Rahul

Amethi, March 25 (IANS) It's 5 p.m. and BJP workers have started gathering at the Alok Dhaba in Gauriganj, the district headquarters of the high-profile Amethi Lok Sabha constituency, to discuss the achievements of Union Minister Smriti Irani, who despite losing in 2014, has left no stone unturned for the area's development.

Russia probe vindicates Trump, but Democrats will persist in pursuit

Russia probe vindicates Trump, but Democrats will persist in pursuit

New York, March 25 (IANS) After being hounded for over two years by accusations that he treasonously colluded with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election, US President Donald Trump has won an exoneration after an arduous investigation and his opposition has received a setback.

How polo-playing Manipuri women are breaking barriers, leading a quiet revolution (IANS Special Seri

How polo-playing Manipuri women are breaking barriers, leading a quiet revolution (IANS Special Seri

Imphal, March 24 (IANS) Polo, often thought of as a game of the rich, has also been generally dominated by men. However, a quiet revolution is taking place at the very place where it all started - the northeast Indian state of Manipur, which is considered the birthplace of modern polo.

Athawale senses a 'kill' in BJP-Sena tussle for Mumbai seat

Athawale senses a 'kill' in BJP-Sena tussle for Mumbai seat

Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) NDA ally and Union Minister for Social Welfare Ramdas Athawale senses an opportunity to wrest the Mumbai North-East Lok Sabha seat in the ongoing tussle between Maharashtra's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena coalition over the constituency, party sources indicated on Friday.

Timely compendium of how Jallianwala Bagh moved Indian writers, poets

Timely compendium of how Jallianwala Bagh moved Indian writers, poets

New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) It's been described as "an episode without precedent or parallel in the modern history of the British empire. Not surprisingly, the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of April 13, 1919, spawned a wealth of outporuing from Indian writers and poets that author-critic-literary historian Rakshanda Jalil has painstakingly brought together in a seminal volume that will be an eye-opener for the present generation for the lows to which a ruler can stoop.

Marijuana sale, seizure on rise in Gurugram

Marijuana sale, seizure on rise in Gurugram

Gurugram, March 20 (IANS) The millennium city is apparently witnessing a rise in illegal trade of marijuana with the police having seized 60 kg of the banned substance worth around Rs 80 lakh in March.

Congress faces alliance troubles

Congress faces alliance troubles

New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Congress appears to be caught between its goal of defeating the ruling NDA in the Lok Sabha elections and expanding its own base in various states, leading to its failure to seal crucial alliances including in Bihar.

Which way is political wind blowing in Bengal's tea gardens?

Which way is political wind blowing in Bengal's tea gardens?

Siliguri/Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Brewing discontent, resentment over low wages and lack of land rights for tea garden workers, whose votes are decisive in four Lok Sabha constituencies in North Bengal, could emerge as hurdles to the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress in the upcoming polls.

Sangh backs pivot Modi to return to power

Sangh backs pivot Modi to return to power

New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) In the face of an increasingly hostile Rahul Gandhi, the RSS continues to bank on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the pivot to stay in power for the next five years. With Modi remaining BJP's single biggest vote catcher, it is an unequivocal thumbs-up for him from the Sangh.

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