Modi government worked for farmers, helped industries: Shah

New Delhi, May 25  BJP President Amit Shah on Friday said that the Modi government has worked for every section of the society and none can accuse it of being either anti-farmer or anti-industrialist.

“This is the government of farmers as well as of the industrialists. It has…

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Five accused in Bodh Gaya blasts case convicted

Patna, May 25  A Bihar court on Friday convicted all the five accused in the 2013 serial blasts that rocked Bodh Gaya’s Mahabodhi temple.

The special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court headed by Judge Manoj Kumar Sinha delivered the verdict.

“The five persons — Umer Siddiqui, Azharuddin Siddiqui, Hauser Ali…

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Congress' Ramesh Kumar elected Karnataka Speaker

Bengaluru, May 25  Congress legislator K.R. Ramesh Kumar was on Friday elected unopposed as the Karnataka Assembly Speaker, pro tem Speaker K.G. Bopaiah announced.

Congress legislative party leader Siddaramaiah proposed Ramesh Kumar’s name for the Speaker’s post, which was seconded by Deputy Chief Minister G. Parameshwara…

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Modi won't confer awards at Vishwa Bharti varsity convocation, Mamata 'shocked'

Santiniketan (West Bengal), May 25 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not confer Visva Bharati University’s highest award Deshikottam during its convocation on Friday, the university announced on Thursday, triggering an angry reaction from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who said she was “shocked and very unhappy”.

Acting Vice…

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New Delhi May 25   Under attack over police firing that claimed 12 lives in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapadi K. Palaniswamy on Thursday accused some political parties and anti-social elements of “deliberately instigating and misleading” sinnocent people leading to violence and loss of lives.

He told reporters that…

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