Mulayam's name not in list of SP star campaigners

Lucknow, Mar 24 ( PTI) The Samajwadi Party Sunday released its list of 40 star campaigners in which there was no mention of party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav.

The list was released by senior SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav.

It carried the names of party chief Akhilesh Yadav, Azam Khan, Dimple…

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Army personnel killed in LoC firing by Pakistan

Jammu, Mar 24 (PTI) An Army personnel was killed Sunday in firing by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said.

They said the cross-border firing started in Shahpur and Kerni areas of Poonch around 5.30 pm Saturday and…

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SP chief Akhilesh Yadav to contest from Azamgarh LS seat

Lucknow, Mar 24 ( PTI) Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav will contest from Azamgarh Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh, the party announced Sunday.

An SP release also said the party will field senior leader Mohd Azam Khan from Rampur…

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Prez administers oath of office to Lokpal chief Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose

New Delhi, Mar 23 (PTI) President Ram Nath Kovind Saturday administered the oath of office to Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as the country’s first Lokpal.
The oath was administered at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, a communique issued by the President’s office said.

Justice Ghose, a former…

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Rahul mocks PM Modi's 'chowkidar' campaign

Purnea (Bihar), Mar 23 (PTI) Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Main Bhi Chowkidar” campaign, calling him a gatekeeper who stood guard for the wealth of the rich.

Modi and his partymen have launched the ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ (I too am a…

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