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LS polls: VBA chief Prakash Ambedkar releases manifesto, calls CAA anti-Hindu

In its manifesto for Lok Sabha elections, the VBA said that it will make a strategic decision not to retire contractual employees till 58 years, and it will bring a law for minimum selling price for farmers

15 April,2024 09:33 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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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 | Faisal Tandel
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VP Dhankhar tells IRS officers: Corruption now leads to jail, not opportunity

Jagdeep Dhankhar highlighted the need for technology to combat corruption during the valediction ceremony for the 76th batch of IRS in Nagpur.

15 April,2024 05:39 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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India likely to experience above-normal rainfall this monsoon: IMD

India is likely to see above-normal rainfall in the four-month monsoon season (June to September) with cumulative rainfall rainfall estimated at 106 percent of the long-period average (87 cm)

15 April,2024 03:24 PM IST | PTI
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Lok Sabha polls: Seizure worth Rs 4,650 crore made; 45% of them drugs

Election Commission on Monday said authorities under its supervision have made seizure worth Rs 4,650 crore, including drugs worth Rs 2069 crore, in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections

15 April,2024 03:13 PM IST | PTI
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Mann meets Kejriwal in jail, says he is being treated like hardcore criminal

Mann, who was accompanied by AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sandeep Pathak, said they met Kejriwal for half-an-hour but they were separated by a glass wall and interacted over a phone call

15 April,2024 02:09 PM IST | PTI
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BJP's idea that India should have only one leader is insulting: Rahul Gandhi

India is like a bouquet of flowers and each one has to be respected because it promotes the beauty of entire bouquet, the Wayanad MP said

15 April,2024 01:47 PM IST | PTI
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Maharashtra: Man kills 3 children by throwing them into well in Jalna; arrested

The accused, identified as Santosh Dhondiram Takwale, was arrested by Maharashtra police from Jalna after he called them to inform them about the murder.

15 April,2024 01:22 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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PM abandoned all responsibility for 'BJP-manufactured crisis' in Manipur: Cong

Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh attacked the BJP ahead of Home Minister Amit Shah's poll campaign engagements in the violence-hit state

15 April,2024 01:19 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Mukesh Ambani Birthday: All you need to know about RIL chairman

Born on April 19, 1957, in Yemen, Mukesh Ambani has been instrumental in shaping the landscape of India's economy

15 April,2024 12:23 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Ram Navami 2024: Date, time, significance, here's all you need to know

As the calendar turns to 2024, devotees eagerly anticipate this sacred festival, which falls on the ninth day (Navami) of the Chaitra month of the Hindu lunar calendar

15 April,2024 12:15 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
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Retired judges write to CJI against attempts to 'undermine' judiciary

These critics are motivated by narrow political interests and personal gains and are striving to erode public confidence in the judicial system, they said

15 April,2024 11:27 AM IST | PTI
PM Modi greets people on seventh day of Chaitra Navratri

PM Modi greets people on seventh day of Chaitra Navratri

On the seventh day of Chaitra Navratri, Saptami, 'Maa Kalartri' is worshipped by the devotees

15 April,2024 11:21 AM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Delhi excise scam: Court sends K Kavitha to judicial custody till April 23

Delhi excise scam: Court sends K Kavitha to judicial custody till April 23

CBI arrested K Kavitha in Delhi excise scam from the Tihar Jail, where she was lodged after her arrest by ED.

15 April,2024 10:38 AM IST | Delhi | PTI
PM Modi to address election rally in Tamil Nadu

PM Modi to address election rally in Tamil Nadu

PM Modi will seek votes in Lok Sabha Elections 2024 for the party's candidates for Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari and Tenkasi.

15 April,2024 09:59 AM IST | Tirunelveli | PTI
Uttar Pradesh: 2 killed, 17 injured after building collapses in Muzaffarnagar

Uttar Pradesh: 2 killed, 17 injured after building collapses in Muzaffarnagar

19 labourers were rescued from under the debris of a market building in Muzzafarnagar, Uttar Pradesh; however, two people lost their lives in the incident.

15 April,2024 09:58 AM IST | Muzaffarnagar | ANI
Inflation & unemployment biggest challenge of our country, says Priyanka Gandhi

Inflation & unemployment biggest challenge of our country, says Priyanka Gandhi

The Congress leader said this in Rajasthan's Jalore while addressing a rally in support of Vaibhav Gehlot, the Congress candidate from Jalore-Sirhot LS seat

15 April,2024 08:38 AM IST | Jaipur | IANS
One of two men who fired shots outside Salman Khan's house from Gurugram

One of two men who fired shots outside Salman Khan's house from Gurugram

Gangster Rohit Godara, who is based abroad, had in a purported social media post claimed responsibility for Munjal's murder

15 April,2024 08:35 AM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Atishi writes to L-G over 'water crisis', seeks removal of Delhi Jal Board CEO

Atishi writes to L-G over 'water crisis', seeks removal of Delhi Jal Board CEO

She stated that it was 'callous inaction' of the officers of Delhi Jal Board that led to the woman losing her life in the scuffle over 'water shortage'

15 April,2024 08:33 AM IST | New Delhi | ANI
Paid holiday declared for voters on polling day in NCT of Delhi

Paid holiday declared for voters on polling day in NCT of Delhi

"The CEO of Delhi appeals to the youth/young voters in the NCT of Delhi to utilise this opportunity and cast their vote on polling day."

15 April,2024 08:30 AM IST | New Delhi | ANI
Rajasthan: 8 students injured in hostel fire in Kota

Rajasthan: 8 students injured in hostel fire in Kota

The incident happened at around 6.15 am in Landmark City under Kunhari police station, Superintendent of Police (SP) Kota city Amrita Duhan said

15 April,2024 07:35 AM IST | Kota | Agencies
Political Strategist decodes BJP win, PM Modi vs Rahul Gandhi & Indian politics

    Political Strategist decodes BJP win, PM Modi vs Rahul Gandhi & Indian politics

    In this second video of the Mid-day series Straight Talk, Political Strategist Ritwik Mehta breaks down the winning strategy deployed by the Bhartiya Janata Party, Annamalai’s fandom, the Modi Factor, Congress’ downfall, Political chaos in Maharashtra, Bihar politics, prospects of INDIA Alliance along side BJP making inroads in states of West Bengal and Tamil Nadu. From grassroots mobilization to high-level coalition building, Mehta offers invaluable insights into how the BJP navigates the complex landscape of Indian politics dethroning long-standing political parties in the process. Watch exclusive insights into the ongoing Lok Sabha Elections 2024, as political analyst Ritwik Mehta delves into understanding the inner workings of India's political parties with Katyayani Kapoor.

    15 April,2024 08:30 PM IST
    Donald Trump's history-making hush money trial starts Monday with jury selection

    Donald Trump's history-making hush money trial starts Monday with jury selection

    The hush money trial is the first criminal trial of former commander-in-chief and the first of Donald Trump's four indictments to go to trial.

    15 April,2024 10:29 AM IST | New York | AP

    US President Joe Biden to host Iraqi leader as Middle East tensions soar

    Tensions in the Middle East escalated because of Iran's recent retaliatory attack on Israel for military strike against Iranian facility in Syria

    15 April,2024 09:58 AM IST | Washington DC | AP

    Low-magnitude earthquake near Naples sends scared locals onto streets

    As has often been the case in recent months, the epicentre was said to be in Italy's large volcanic region of the Phlegraean Fields, west of Naples

    15 April,2024 08:43 AM IST | Rome | IANS
    Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Some lesser-known facts about the 1919 tragedy

    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

    What is Eid ul-Fitr and how it is celebrated by Muslims across the world

    The translation of “Eid ul-Fitr” from Arabic sums up the holiday as it means “festival of breaking the fast"

    09 April,2024 11:05 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

    Eid-ul-Fitr 2024: Significance of one of Muslim's most important festivals

    After a month long fasting during Ramadan, the Muslim community around the world prepares to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr 2024

    09 April,2024 08:44 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Let’s never underestimate the power of the people

    Let’s never underestimate the power of the people

    Citizens now expect answers from whichever candidate is fighting elections from their areas, seeking clarity on their stand and what they can deliver

    15 April,2024 06:41 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
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