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Despite Haryana government guidelines, heavy schools bags weigh down students

Nisha, a student of class 3 at the Government Girls’ Primary School, near Hanuman Mandir, and Sandhya, her neighbour and classmate, walk to school e Read more...

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I stand with @nisha

124 votes

22.6%
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425 votes

77.4%

Dia Mirza reacts to sexual assault allegations against Rajkumar Hirani: I am deeply distressed

Actor Dia Mirza has reacted to the allegations of sexual assault made against film director Rajkumar Hirani. She has worked with him in films like Lag Read more...

I stand with @diamirza

I stand with @diamirza

241 votes

64.1%
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135 votes

35.9%

BCCI official questions Harmanpreet in fake degree row amidst Pandya-Rahul controversy

A Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) official has hit out at the board’s double standards and said that Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul were su Read more...

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I stand with @bcci

210 votes

36.7%
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362 votes

63.3%

Children at Kumbh to have radio frequency tags to help locate them if lost

With a view to tracing the children lost during the massive Kumbh congregation in Prayagraj, the Uttar Pradesh police will be using RFID (radio-freque Read more...

Kudos to @uppolice

Blue-light indicators at entrance of Mumbai locals to warn people against boarding running trains

The railways is experimenting with a visual indicator, placed just above the entrance of Mumbai locals, to warn passengers that a train is ready to mo Read more...

India vs Australia: Series win against India would mean a lot for us - Alex Carey

Australia vice-captain Alex Carey on Monday said that an ODI series win against a top team like India “will mean a lot” considering the hosts’ s Read more...

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I stand with @alexcarey

245 votes

69.4%
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108 votes

30.6%

Australian Open 2019: Champion Wozniacki through to second round with comfortable win

Caroline Wozniacki launched her title defence at the Australian Open with a comfortable 6-3 6-4 win against Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck in the first r Read more...

Kudos to @wozniacki

Prashant Bhushan moves top court against interim CBI chief

Lawyer Prashant Bhushan today moved the Supreme Court challenging Nageswar Rao’s appointment as interim Director of the CBI. Rao was appointed as Read more...

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I stand with @prashantbhushan

142 votes

70.0%
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61 votes

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Aquaman beats Dark Knight, becomes first DCEU film to cross $1 billion at box office. That’s Rs 7000 crore

Warner Bros. Pictures' Aquaman has crossed the $1 billion (Rs 7075 crore) mark at the worldwide box office, in one month of release. The DC superhe Read more...

Kudos to @aquaman

3rd Test: South Africa thrash Pakistan by 107 runs, seal series sweep

Duanne Olivier sparked a Pakistan collapse as South Africa completed a series clean sweep with a 107-run win on the fourth day of the third and final Read more...

Drugs worth Rs 5.78 crores seized in Manipur by Assam Rifles, 1 arrested

In a major bust, Assam Rifles troopers apprehended one alleged smuggler carrying 1,44,000 party drug popularly known as WY (World is Yours) tablets an Read more...

Have no hesitation in backing Rahul Gandhi as next prime minister’, says former PM HD Deve Gowda

Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, the Janata Dal (Secular) patriarch, has started yet another election campaign in his six-decade-long political ca Read more...

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I stand with @hddevagovda

241 votes

43.3%
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315 votes

56.7%

Farmers need their dues, not doles from the treasury

That farm loan waivers are politically essential for 2019, but are neither sufficient nor curative for the current agrarian distress is a no brainer. Read more...

I stand with @sharadjoshi

I stand with @sharadjoshi

126 votes

46.0%
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148 votes

54.0%

Doors are open for AGP if it wants to return to NDA fold,’ says Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma is often described as the chankaya of the northeast who helped the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stitch up u Read more...

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214 votes

64.1%
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120 votes

35.9%

Chief selector identifies role for Shubman Gill; says discussions held with Rahul Dravid

The head of selection committee MSK Prasad is excited about young Shubman Gill as he feels that the enormously talented Punjab batsman is now ready fo Read more...

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I stand with @mskprasad

124 votes

36.5%
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216 votes

63.5%

AGP walkout an emotional loss: Assam BJP’s Himanta Biswa Sarma

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP)’s decision to sever ties with “natural ally” Bharatiya Janata Party is an “emotional loss” but the development Read more...

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210 votes

58.5%
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149 votes

41.5%

‘I vowed to punish my wife’s rapists,’ says husband of rape survivor

This man from Haryana married a gang rape survivor, sold prime property to hire lawyers and is now fighting a long battle for justice despite threats Read more...

I stand with @jitenderchattar

I stand with @jitenderchattar

652 votes

84.0%
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124 votes

16.0%

Operation Lotus for real, three Congress MLAs in Mumbai hotel with BJP leaders’: Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar

Karnataka Water Resource minister D K Shivakumar Sunday said the BJP’s ‘Operation Lotus’ to topple the state’s coalition government was for re Read more...

I stand with @dkshivakumar

I stand with @dkshivakumar

214 votes

37.9%
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351 votes

62.1%

Akhilesh would have accepted even if Maya had offered 10 seats: Yogi Adityanath on SP-BSP alliance

Attacking the SP-BSP alliance, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said even if BSP chief Mayawati had given 10 seats to the Samajw Read more...

I stand with @yogiadityanath

I stand with @yogiadityanath

418 votes

66.2%
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213 votes

33.8%

Want reservation scrapped for all, says a 19-year-old first time voter

In 19-year-old Komal Aggarwal’s life, only some years stand out. The year 2014 was certainly one. She thinks it’s when the Bharatiya Janata Party Read more...

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I stand with @komalaggarwal

361 votes

70.4%
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152 votes

29.6%

NCP chief Sharad Pawar says no alliance with MNS for Lok Sabha elections

The former Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar made the statement during a press conference in Kolhapur, to clarify his party’s stance over the Read more...

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I stand with @sharadpawar

214 votes

58.5%
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152 votes

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Is Sitharaman giving Pakistan clean chit on Uri, Pathankot attacks, asks Chidambaram

Attacking Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for claiming that no major terror attack took place since the BJP came to power at the Centre in 2014, s Read more...

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I stand with @pchidambaram

302 votes

70.1%
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129 votes

29.9%

Gujarat to give 10% quota for upper caste poor in govt jobs, says CM Vijay Rupani

Gujarat government will give 10% reservation to the economically weaker sections in general category of the community, chief minister Vijay Rupani sai Read more...

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I stand with @vijayrupani

214 votes

51.3%
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203 votes

48.7%

Supreme Court notice to Centre against order allowing agencies to monitor computers

Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre on petitions challenging a rule that allows government agencies to intercept communication on al Read more...

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I stand with @supremecourt

267 votes

45.2%
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324 votes

54.8%

Monstrous’ Messi scores 400th La Liga goal, sends Barcelona five points clear

Lionel Messi scored his 400th La Liga goal, a total his coach Ernesto Valverde called “monstrous”, as Barcelona terrorised Eibar to reclaim their Read more...

Kudos to @messi

Former AAP leader HS Phoolka says not joining any party after BJP’s ‘doors always open’ offer

Union minister Vijay Goel on Sunday said the doors of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are always open to former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader HS Phool Read more...

I stand with @hsphoolka

I stand with @hsphoolka

241 votes

51.2%
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230 votes

48.8%

Uri is not a propaganda film, says Anurag Kashyap as he defends Vicky Kaushal’s film

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has defended certain criticisms made against Vicky Kaushal-starrer, Uri. The Manmarziyaan director dismissed the idea that Ur Read more...

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I stand with @anuragkashyap

150 votes

62.0%
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92 votes

38.0%

SC issues notice to CBI on Sajjan Kumar’s plea against conviction in anti-Sikh riot case

The Supreme Court today issued notice to the CBI on former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s appeal against his conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case Read more...

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I stand with @supremecourt

241 votes

62.0%
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148 votes

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Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul controversy: BCCI members call for SGM to appoint Ombudsman as Rai & Edulji differ in stance

BCCI members perturbed with the indecision of the CoA have called for the need to hold a Special General Meeting (SGM) for the appointment of the Ombu Read more...

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I stand with @bcci

284 votes

54.2%
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240 votes

45.8%

Cong shouldn’t treat JD(S) as ‘third grade citizens’ in seat sharing: Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy

As Karnataka’s ruling coalition constituents Congress and JD(S) get down to brass tacks for the Lok Sabha polls, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy said Read more...

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I stand with @kumaraswamy

210 votes

59.7%
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142 votes

40.3%

AAP leader Raghav Chadha sounds poll bugle in south Delhi

With the general elections around three months away, Aam Aadmi Party’s South Delhi Lok Sabha pick Raghav Chadha on Sunday raised the poll pitch at T Read more...

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I stand with @raghavchadha

214 votes

67.1%
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105 votes

32.9%

India vs Australia 2nd ODI: Not playing regularly can impact rhythm, says Bhuvneshwar

Not playing a single international match for a considerable amount of time can impact any bowler’s match rhythm and pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar learnt i Read more...

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I stand with @bhuvneshwar

102 votes

62.2%
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62 votes

37.8%

AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal to not contest Lok Sabha elections, wants to focus on Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party Sunday said its convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will not be contesting from Varanasi in the coming Lok Sabha ele Read more...

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I stand with @aap

402 votes

58.6%
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284 votes

41.4%

Rishabh Pant is champion player in making - Chief selector MSK Prasad

Rishabh Pant is a “champion cricketer in the making”, who is very much in the mix for the 2019 India’s World Cup campaign for his ability to sea Read more...

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I stand with @mskprasad

92 votes

69.2%
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41 votes

30.8%

South Africa vs Pakistan: Sarfraz sets new record in Johannesburg Test, surpasses Dhoni & Gilchrist

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed set a new wicket-keeping record during the third day of the third Test against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium in Read more...

Khelo India Youth Games 2019: Scidanandh bags sprint double, Jaspal Rana’s daughter wins gold

Nithin Scidanandh took up athletics seriously only four years back and since then has been on the fast track, literally. After medals at the junior So Read more...

BJP will effectively wipe them off’: UP CM Yogi Adityanath on BSP-SP alliance

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath Sunday claimed the recently-forged alliance between the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party will have Read more...

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I stand with @yogiadityanath

475 votes

79.3%
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124 votes

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Why no focus on meetings with Modi, Abe, asks Trump to report he hid details of Putin interactions

Russia woes came back to rile President Donald Trump over the weekend as he seeks to deal with a government shutdown that’s become the longest in US Read more...

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I stand with @donaldtrump

308 votes

72.0%
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120 votes

28.0%

It’s a sin to seek votes in name of cows, says Arvind Kejriwal

It is a “sin” to seek votes in the name of cows, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday even as he accused the BJP-led Haryana govern Read more...

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I stand with @arvindkejriwal

241 votes

36.7%
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416 votes

63.3%

BJP will be whitewashed, SP-BSP will win all seats in UP,’ says Tejashwi Yadav after meet with Mayawati

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav met Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati in Lucknow Read more...

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I stand with @tejashviyadav

102 votes

22.0%
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362 votes

78.0%

India to build 44 strategic roads along China border for Rs 21,040 crore

The government is set to clear the construction of 44 “strategically important roads” along the India-China border as New Delhi has sharpened its Read more...

Confused Opposition wants to establish dynastic rule, says PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday criticised the Opposition efforts to stitch a grand alliance against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and pitch Read more...

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I stand with @narendramodi

362 votes

73.6%
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130 votes

26.4%

Vegetarian Food For Pravasi Bharatiya Delegates Onboard Special Trains

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas delegates travelling to Delhi from Prayagraj after attending the Kumbh Mela will be served north Indian vegetarian food on-boa Read more...

Amending Constitution For Quota "Harmful", Says Sharad Pawar

Amending the Constitution to increase the reservation limit is "harmful" to its basic principles according to experts, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said Sun Read more...

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I stand with @sharadpawar

211 votes

39.3%
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326 votes

60.7%

Quota Law BJP's Agenda To Remove Caste-Based Reservation: Jignesh Mevani

Gujarat independent MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani said on Sunday that the Centre's move to provide 10 per cent quota to the upper-caste poor is Read more...

I stand with @jigneshmevani

I stand with @jigneshmevani

214 votes

40.5%
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315 votes

59.5%

Ram Vilas Paswan’s daughter stages dharna against him over alleged remarks against Rabri Devi

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief and Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan’s daughter Asha Paswan on Sunday staged a protest against her father for calling Read more...

I stand with @ashapaswan

I stand with @ashapaswan

624 votes

72.1%
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241 votes

27.9%

Govt to construct 44 ’strategic roads’ along India-China border

The government will construct 44strategic roads along the border with China and over 2,100 km of axial and lateral roads in Punjab and Rajasthan, abut Read more...

India committed to economic reconstruction of Afghanistan, says external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj

India on Sunday said it was committed to the economic reconstruction of Afghanistan and to promote an inclusive “Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan Read more...

Kudos to @india

‘Confused opposition making alliances with parties they hate’: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday referred to the Opposition as a ‘confused lot’ and said they were going about making opportunist alliances Read more...

I stand with @narendramodi

I stand with @narendramodi

7561 votes

66.1%
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3871 votes

33.9%

Shah Faesal could serve better as IAS officer rather than politician: J-K Governor

The Governor, however, observed that it is not up to him to suggest Faesal what he wants to do in future and that his best wishes are always with him. Read more...

I stand with @j.k.governor

I stand with @j.k.governor

415 votes

64.2%
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231 votes

35.8%