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Darbar Move: JK Secretariat to close on April 26 in Jammu

JAMMU The Civil Secretariat, the seat of the Jammu and Kashmir government, will close here on April 26 and reopen in Srinagar summer capital on May 6 as part of the biannual ‘Darbar Move’, a practice started by Maharaja Gulab Singh in 1872. “The Civil Secretariat and other Darbar Move offices will close in Jammu on April 26 and reopen at Jammu on May …

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All arrangements in place for Jammu, Baramulla LS seats: Officials

JAMMU/BARAMULLA All arrangements, including elaborate security deployment, are in place for Thursday’s polling in Jammu and Baramulla Lok Sabha constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. “Polling staff has reached all the polling stations in Jammu and Baramulla Lok Sabha constituencies. “Security forces including Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and …

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Gulberg massacre survivor Firoz Pathan takes on Amit Shah in Gandhinagar

AHMEDABAD Two brothers, who survived the 2002 Gulberg Society massacre here, are contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Gujarat. Imtiyaz Khan Pathan (42) is a candidate of the Apna Desh Party from Kheda, while his elder brother Firoz Khan Pathan (45) has filed his nomination as an Independent from Gandhinagar, where he is pitted against BJP chief Amit Shah. …

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Pakistan military takes international media, foreign diplomats on Balakot tour to disclaim Indian strikes

ISLAMABAD Pakistan military on Wednesday took a group of international media personnel and foreign diplomats on a tour of the seminary and its surrounding areas in Balakot, where India carried out an operation on JeM’s biggest training camp 43 days ago. Tensions flared up between India and Pakistan after a suicide bomber of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) …

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PM Modi fears he might go to jail if Rafale probed: Rahul

RAIGANJ (WB) Congress president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday sharpened his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of trying to create two Indias – one for his “friends” like Nirav Modi and Anil Ambani and another for poor farmers of the country. Gandhi said that if Congress is voted to power, he will ensure investigation into the Rafale scam and that the …

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PM Modi “worse than Hitler”, alleges Kumaraswamy after IT raids

BENGALURU Furious over the recent Income Tax (I-T) raids on his partymen and a top I-T official seeking action against him, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has called Prime Minister Narendra Modi “worse than Hitler”. The Janata Dal (United) leader is apparently upset over the recent statewide I-T crackdown on his partymen and others and the state Income Tax Commissioner’s …

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April 11 paid holiday for voters in Delhi, UP

NEW DELHI Voters in Lok Sabha constituencies, going to polls in the first phase on Thursday, will get a paid holiday to exercise their franchise. Delhi’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ranbir Singh in a notification said voters residing in Saharanpur, Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnaur, Meerut, Baghpat, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Gautambudh Nagar and Bulandshahar will get the paid holiday on April …

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Congress, NC exiled Maharaja Hari Singh from Jammu and Kashmir: Karan Singh’s son

JAMMU Veteran Congress leader Karan Singh’s son Ajatshatru Singh Wednesday triggered a controversy, accusing the party and the National Conference of being behind the banishment of his grandfather Maharaja Hari Singh, the last ruler of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, from there. A BJP MLC, Ajatshatru Singh made the allegation while campaigning for his party’s candidate and Union minister Jitendra Singh, pitted against …

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Millions in central US brace for ‘life-threatening’ blizzards, potential floods

A blizzard hitting the U.S. Rockies on Wednesday was forecast to move eastward over the next day, threatening to bring new flooding to the Plains states including parts of South Dakota and Missouri that are still recovering from last month’s inundation. High spring temperatures will give way to heavy snow, …

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