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Raju Kumar

Raju Kumar is a senior sub-editor. He has over 9 years of experience in digital media. Raju has rich experience in copy-editing, scripting, live blogging and also social media. He covers politics and other general news. Raju has done Masters in Journalism from IIMM (South Ex, Delhi).

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Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray

Uddhav Thackeray responds to EC notice to remove 'Hindu', 'Jai Bhavani' from party song, says 'won't abide'

Apr 21, 2024, 03:29 PM IST

Shiv Sena (UBT) had asked the ECI to clarify whether speeches made by PM Modi and Amit Shah during the recent assembly elections invoking religion were "corrupt practice" (under the Representation of People Act), Uddhav Thackeray claimed.

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Congress files complaint with EC against BJP's Mysore-Kodagu candidate over alleged involvement in bribery

Apr 21, 2024, 02:43 PM IST

In a letter to Karnataka Chief Electoral Officer on Saturday, the KPCC alleged that Wadiyar has engaged in actions that egregiously contravene the MCC, posing a severe threat to the fairness and transparency of the electoral process.

Ex-RBI Governor D Subbarao

Ex-RBI Governor bats for imposing restraints on freebies by political parties, gives THESE suggestions

Business | Apr 21, 2024, 02:30 PM IST

Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D Subbarao the public should be made more aware of the cost and benefits of these freebies and that it is the responsibility of the government to educate the population on this.

Neha Hiremath

Hubballi murder case: Two arrested for justifying crime on social media post, killer's parents apologise

Apr 21, 2024, 12:18 PM IST

Parents of the accused apologised to the family of Neha Hiremath who was stabbed to death in Hubballi and sought strict punishment for their son.

Lok Sabha elections

Kalyan Lok Sabha elections 2024: In Sena vs Sena poll battle, Shrikant Shinde to face Vaishali Darekar Rane

Apr 21, 2024, 11:32 AM IST

Hot seats in Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Kalyan seat is set to witness an interesting Shiv Sena vs Shiv Sena poll battle. The constituency will go to vote for the first time in the changed political equation in the state.

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Rajasthan: Nine returning from wedding party killed in van-trolley collision in Jhalawar

Apr 21, 2024, 08:59 AM IST

Rajasthan witnessed two fatal road accidents in which 13 people were killed. The first road accident took place in the Dudu district and another one in Jhalawar.

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2 Japanese navy helicopters, carrying 8 crew members, crashed in Pacific Ocean, search operation on: Govt

World | Apr 21, 2024, 07:22 AM IST

One of the eight crew members was recovered from the waters, but his or her condition was unknown. The officials were still searching for the other seven.

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Delhi shocker: Two siblings found dead at Shashi Garden home, father’s body recovered from railway tracks

Apr 21, 2024, 06:50 AM IST

Police suspect that after attacking his wife and children, Shyamji ended his life on the railway tracks. Further investigation into the case was underway, a police official said.

BJP leader and Home Minister Amit Shah

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka go on vacations abroad every three months: Amit Shah in Rajasthan

Apr 20, 2024, 02:58 PM IST

The Bharatiya Janata Party is hoping for a hat-trick clean sweep in the Lok Sabha elections, in 2014, the BJP won all 25 seats in the state and in 2019, the saffron party won 24 seats and its ally one.

Ranveer Kapoor

Fact Check: Has actor Ranveer Singh appealed to vote for Congress? Here's the truth of viral video

Apr 20, 2024, 01:36 PM IST

It is being claimed on social media that actor Ranveer criticised the Modi government over rising inflation and unemployment and has appealed to vote for Congress. But, in our investigation, we found the truth was different from what was being told in the viral video.

Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav

Rahul Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav address joint rally in Amroha, attack BJP's 'guarantees'

Apr 20, 2024, 06:50 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav's joint rally in Amroha comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a rally in the UP's city in which the PM took a dig at the duo, saying 'their film is rejected'.

AAP leader Manish Sisodia

Delhi liquor scam case: No bail for Manish Sisodia today, court reserves decision for April 30

Apr 20, 2024, 10:54 AM IST

Sisodia was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on February 26, 2023, for his alleged role in the "scam". The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Sisodia in a money-laundering case stemming from the CBI FIR on March 9, 2023. Sisodia resigned from the Delhi cabinet on February 28.

Massive fire engulfs a warehouse in Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad: Massive fire breaks out at Warehouse in Khoda area | VIDEO

Apr 20, 2024, 09:28 AM IST

The visuals from the site show that the blaze has spread wide and the entire locality is engulfed by the black smoke. Some residential buildings can be seen near the fire in the video.

Lok Sabha electoins 2024

Amravati Lok Sabha elections: BJP's Navneet Rana to face Congress candidate Balwant Baswant Wankhede

India | Apr 20, 2024, 12:15 PM IST

Hot seats in Lok Sabha Elections 2024: The Amravati contest has become a multi-cornered one with the BJP fielding sitting MP Navneet Rana, who is challenged by Congress' Balwant Wankhede, Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi's Prajakta Pillewan, and Prahar Janshakti Party leader Dinesh Bub.

Lok Sabha Elections 2024 LIVE updates

Lok Sabha Elections 2024 HIGHLIGHTS: Repolling at 11 polling stations in Manipur on April 22

India | Apr 20, 2024, 11:38 PM IST

Lok Sabha Elections 2024 LIVE updates: In the first phase of Lok Sabha polling across 102 constituencies across 21 states, an aggregate 62. 37 voter turnout was recorded on Friday. The next polling date is April 26. Meanwhile, the politicians intensified their attacks against rivals to woo voters.

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Odisha: Boat carrying over 57 capsizes, seven dead bodies recovered after hours of rescue operation

India | Apr 20, 2024, 02:28 PM IST

The district authorities said that the incident would be probed but at present, priority was to rescue the missing persons. Two persons were detained after the incident.

Lok Sabha electionis

Baramati: Ajit Pawar campaigns for wife Sunetra, ' Have asked votes for my sister, but now..'

Apr 17, 2024, 02:57 PM IST

Ajit Pawar's wife Sunetra, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) candidate, is pitted against her sister-in-law and sitting Lok Sabha MP Supriya Sule, the daughter of Sharad Pawar, in the Baramati Lok Sabha seat in Pune district. Sule is the candidate of NCP (Sharadchandra Pawar).

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Udhampur, Jammu Lok Sabha seats: BJP eyes hat-trick as Congress hopeful with I.N.D.I.A allies' support

Apr 17, 2024, 02:01 PM IST

The Udhampur and Jammu Lok Sabha constituencies are likely to witness a three-cornered contest in polls scheduled on April 19 and 26 respectively. The Campaigning for the first phase draws to a close on Wednesday.

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Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase 1 Voter Slip: A step-by-step guide to download it

India | Apr 19, 2024, 11:34 AM IST

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: If you are among those who will cast your vote on Friday (April 19), you should have a voter slip along with a voter ID card. The voter slip is usually dispatched by the poll officer at your registered address. If you have yet not got it, you can download it.

Wayanad BJP candidate K Surendran

BJP's K Surendran, fielded against Rahul Gandhi, tops list of criminal cases in second phase | Full list

India | Apr 17, 2024, 11:57 AM IST

Of these 1,192 candidates, 21 per cent or 250 candidates are named in criminal cases, with 14 per cent or 167 candidates facing serious criminal charges, according to the analysis.