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Phase one of Lok Sabha polls sees 62.37 per cent voter turnout

Violence in West Bengal, tragedy in Chhattisgarh, and glitches galore: voters brave odds in epic polling day!

20 April,2024 07:35 AM IST | Agencies
India News

Lok Sabha elections 2024: First day of western Uttar Pradesh polls goes smooth

Eight constituencies see 57.5 per cent voters till 5 pm

20 April,2024 07:33 AM IST | Faisal Tandel
India News

Lok Sabha elections 2024: Festival transcending faith and ideology

Candidates turn up at Thrissur Pooram festival, one of the biggest festivals in Asia, featuring ornate tuskers, hundreds of percussionists

20 April,2024 07:30 AM IST | Vinod Kumar Menon
India News

Lok Sabha elections 2024: A feast for the gods

Meet those in charge of feeding literally thousands during Asia’s biggest festival, Thrissur Pooram and who do so tirelessly, with a smile on their faces

20 April,2024 07:25 AM IST | Vinod Kumar Menon
World News

Appeals court judge rejects last-minute bid to halt Donald Trump's hush money tr

The ruling will allow opening arguments to take place as soon as Monday in Trump's criminal trial

20 April,2024 07:18 AM IST | AP | PTI
World News

US: Man sets himself on fire outside Manhattan court where Trump's trial underwa

It is not clear whether the incident is related to Trump's trial. Meanwhile, a full jury panel was chosen to hear the case

20 April,2024 07:14 AM IST | ANI
World News

US sanctions 3 Chinese firms and one from Belarus for providing ballistic missil

China, an all-weather ally of Pakistan, has been the main supplier of arms and defence equipment to Islamabad's military modernisation programme

20 April,2024 07:11 AM IST | PTI
India News

'No guts to throw a stone in Kashmir': Amit Shah mocks Rahul Gandhi in Udaipur r

Earlier in the day, Amit Shah filed his nomination for the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat. He was accompanied by Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel

20 April,2024 07:05 AM IST | ANI
India News

Lok Sabha elections 2024: Muzaffarnagar baaki hai

Ten years after riots hit this part of UP, creating a huge political impact, mid-day visits the western UP constituency to gauge the mood of the people

20 April,2024 07:00 AM IST | Faisal Tandel
World News

Pakistan: Imran Khan alleges his wife was given food mixed with 'toilet cleaner'

In her petition, Bushra Bibi said that she is suffering from heartburn, aches in throat and mouth and that she believes that it is the result of eating poisonous meals

20 April,2024 06:59 AM IST | ANI
Opinion

The importance of second chances

America’s continued support for Donald Trump shows the rest of the world why forgiveness is so important

20 April,2024 06:58 AM IST | Lindsay Pereira
Opinion

Familiarising voters with EVMs a welcome move

With approximately one month to go for the elections in Mumbai, it is important that voters are educated about the electoral process to increase awareness and promote informed participation

20 April,2024 06:57 AM IST | The Editorial
Odisha: Two killed, seven missing as boat capsizes in Mahanadi River

Odisha: Two killed, seven missing as boat capsizes in Mahanadi River

Two persons were killed and seven others were missing as a boat they were travelling in capsized in Mahanadi River in Odisha's Jharsuguda

19 April,2024 09:26 PM IST | Bhubaneswar | PTI
Double engine keeps derailing in Bihar, says Mallikarjun Kharge

Double engine keeps derailing in Bihar, says Mallikarjun Kharge

Kharge made the remark at a rally in the Katihar Lok Sabha seat of the state, where former Union Minister Tariq Anwar is the Congress candidate

19 April,2024 07:12 PM IST | Katihar | PTI
War clouds hovering over world, strong BJP govt needed to protect country: PM

War clouds hovering over world, strong BJP govt needed to protect country: PM

Mocking Pakistan without naming it, PM Modi said a neighbouring country that exported terrorism was now struggling for a basic necessity like bread

19 April,2024 07:05 PM IST | Damoh | PTI
Congress urges EC to take note of BJP's 'blatant violation' of model code

Congress urges EC to take note of BJP's 'blatant violation' of model code

Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh urged the EC to take note of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) "flagrant and blatant violation" of the Representation of the People Act, but did not mention the issue being highlighted by the ruling party on social media

19 April,2024 06:58 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Around 50 per cent turnout recorded till 3 pm

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Around 50 per cent turnout recorded till 3 pm

An estimated 50 per cent turnout was recorded till 3 pm on Friday in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections 2024

19 April,2024 06:09 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Lok Sabha elections 2024: Vehicle carrying EVM sinks in Assam river

Lok Sabha elections 2024: Vehicle carrying EVM sinks in Assam river

An SUV carrying an EVM partially sank into a river after water level rose suddenly washing away a mechanised boat that was ferrying the vehicle in Assam's Lakhimpur

19 April,2024 06:02 PM IST | North Lakhimpur | PTI
Vote for candidate supporting PM for the sake of development, says Ajit Pawar

Vote for candidate supporting PM for the sake of development, says Ajit Pawar

Citing development projects for the region, Pawar said water supply for Dharashiv (Osmanabad) from Ujani dam was not enough and there was need to get water from Krishna-Bhima stabilisation project through a tunnel

19 April,2024 05:48 PM IST | Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar | mid-day online correspondent
NCP leader Praful Patel says, 'Nation's mood favours PM Modi's leadership'

NCP leader Praful Patel says, 'Nation's mood favours PM Modi's leadership'

After voting at a polling booth in Gondia, Praful Patel expressed trust in Modi's leadership, citing the delivery of promised initiatives over the last decade.

19 April,2024 02:00 PM IST | Gondia | mid-day online correspondent
Silent undercurrent brewing across west UP against Modi govt's 'failures': Cong

Silent undercurrent brewing across west UP against Modi govt's 'failures': Cong

Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh attacked the BJP-led central government ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's poll rally in Amroha

19 April,2024 12:39 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
How US reacted when journalist pitched PM Modi’s role in ending Middle east war

    How US reacted when journalist pitched PM Modi’s role in ending Middle east war

    The US would welcome any country interested in using its voice to further deter the Russian offensive in Ukraine and play a positive role in helping release hostages and defeating Hamas amid the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip, US State Department Principal Deputy Spokesperson Vedant Patel said at a press briefing on April 18. Asked how the US and the international community can use Prime Minister Narendra Modi's influence to end the ongoing war worldwide, Patel said, “Specifically, first in the context of Russia-Ukraine, if any country is interested in using its voice to further deter Russian aggression on the people of Ukraine, we certainly would welcome that and in the current ongoing context in Gaza, any country that believes that they can play a positive role in helping us get to a release of hostages, helping us get additional humanitarian assistance into Gaza, and helping to defeat Gaza, they certainly should and are welcome to play that role.”

    19 April,2024 06:47 PM IST
    UAE rains: 3 dead amid heavy flooding caused by rains

    UAE rains: 3 dead amid heavy flooding caused by rains

    Three people have died in the UAE as a result of heavy flooding caused by record-setting rains this week

    19 April,2024 07:56 PM IST | Dubai | AP

    UAE rains: Indian embassy advises citizens to reschedule non-essential travel

    Indian embassy in the UAE has advised the inbound Indian passengers travelling to or transiting through Dubai International Airport to reschedule non-essential travel amid floods

    19 April,2024 04:32 PM IST | Abu Dhabi | PTI

    IMF Managing Direector: China has to define growth strategies for future

    China's economy grew 5.3 per cent in Q1, despite a weakened property market and subdued domestic demand.

    19 April,2024 08:51 AM IST | Washington | PTI
    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
    Deadly by name, daring by nature

    Deadly by name, daring by nature

    One look at the below image will tell you that England spinner Derek Underwood, who died on Monday, could face up to the most dangerous of fast bowlers apart from weaving his magic with the turning ball

    18 April,2024 06:52 AM IST | Mumbai | Clayton Murzello
    16 April,2024 02:38 AM IST | Mumbai | C Y Gopinath
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