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Never pay ‘extra money’ and watch anyone’s film: Simbu

Simbu, who was seen recently in Chekka Chivantha Vaanam and Kaatrin Mozhi, had a message for his fans on the harvest festival of Pongal. In a two-minu Read more...

I stand with @simbu

I stand with @simbu

242 votes

55.8%
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192 votes

44.2%

Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul Case: Cricket Board Administrators Seek Appointment Of Ombudsman To Decide Fate

The Supreme Court on Thursday took note of a plea of the Board of Control for Cricket on India (BCCI) Committee of Administrators (CoA) seeking urgent Read more...

I stand with @coa

I stand with @coa

157 votes

45.8%
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186 votes

54.2%

SC asks search committee on Lokpal to recommend names by Feb end

The search committee is headed by former apex court judge Ranjana Prakash Desai. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directed the Centre to Read more...

I stand with @supremecourt

I stand with @supremecourt

214 votes

37.5%
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357 votes

62.5%

We are not timid people: Mayawati slams TV channels for targetting BSP

BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday slammed media channels for targeting her and her party, calling them casteist and saying they were indulging in dirty p Read more...

I stand with @mayawati

I stand with @mayawati

321 votes

39.8%
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485 votes

60.2%

E-rickshaws to be used in Delhi in drive to raise awareness on electoral process

E-rickshaws, which serve as a last-mile connectivity option in Delhi, will now be used to raise awareness about the electoral process among voters. At Read more...

Kudos to @delhi

PM Modi at Gujarat Global Trade Show LIVE: PM Modi inaugurates Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Hospital in Ahmedabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a three day visit to Gujarat beginning today. During this period, he will visit Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, and Hazira. Read more...

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Kanjarbhat community man alleges social boycott for campaigning against traditional sexist practices

A man from the Kanjarbhat community said he faced social boycott after he campaigned against the community’s sexist traditional practices. Akshay Ta Read more...

I stand with @akshaytamaychikar

252 votes

63.8%
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143 votes

36.2%

E- charging points to be set up on Pune-Mumbai roads

In a bid to popularise electric vehicles, the central government has decided to set up a series of charging stations alongside the Mumbai Pune road co Read more...

Kudos to @arsihag

Public policy making course introduced in IIT-Delhi

The Indian Institution of Technology in Delhi (IIT-D) on Wednesday announced it has introduced courses in public policy making at undergraduate, post Read more...

Kudos to @iitdelhi

I am happy to explore comedy: Sauraabh Gokhale

The past few months have been interesting for actor Sauraabh Gokhale. The actor made his Bollywood debut with a character role in Rohit Shetty’s Sim Read more...

Film review: Shyamalan’s Glass has too few sharp edges, says Rashid Irani

M Night Shyamalan can be depended on to spring a surprise with each new film. Unfortunately in the case of Glass, it is an unpleasant one. This is Read more...

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I stand with @rashidirani

214 votes

58.3%
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153 votes

41.7%

Nothing yet, says new Delhi Congress chief Sheila Dikshit on AAP alliance

Three-time Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who was pushed out of city politics following her party’s humiliating defeat over four years ago, to Read more...

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I stand with @sheiladikshit

62 votes

52.1%
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57 votes

47.9%

Elevation of junior judges ignoring seniority left me surprised: Ex-CJI Lodha

Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) RM Lodha on Wednesday said that he was surprised to know that a junior judge was recommended for elevation to the Read more...

I stand with @rmlodha

I stand with @rmlodha

214 votes

39.6%
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326 votes

60.4%

Congress claims are baseless, former CBI director had no involvement in Rafale, says Subhash Bhamre

Launching an attack on Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Subhash Bhamare, Union Minister of State for Defence accused the former of making false allega Read more...

I stand with @subhashbhamre

I stand with @subhashbhamre

217 votes

34.3%
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415 votes

65.7%

BJP creating nuisance, crisis to fizzle out soon: Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy

Amid a political turmoil in Karnataka, chief minister H D Kumaraswamy on Wednesday accused the Opposition BJP of creating “nuisance” to destablise Read more...

I stand with @hdkumaraswamy

I stand with @hdkumaraswamy

231 votes

44.8%
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285 votes

55.2%

Why don’t you quit BJP? Sushil Modi dares Shatrughan Sinha

BJP’s Shatrughan Sinha has been vocal critic of his party for quite sometime now. The Patna MP was on Tuesday advised by a party colleague to quit i Read more...

I stand with @sushilkumarmodi

I stand with @sushilkumarmodi

214 votes

47.7%
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235 votes

52.3%

Parliamentary panel for policy to tap global labour market potential, migrant workers database

The government should frame a policy on migration to tap the full potential of the global labour market and maintain a database of migrant workers to Read more...

I stand with @parliamentarypanel

231 votes

59.5%
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157 votes

40.5%

Mumbai: BJP’s big loss in three states has Maha impact on the budget plan

The defeat in the Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh has led the state to change its plans of presenting a full budget f Read more...

I stand with @devendrafadnavis

I stand with @devendrafadnavis

241 votes

40.0%
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362 votes

60.0%

BJP finally tells off Shatrughan: Quit if you don’t like it here

After constantly facing jibes from Shatrughan Sinha, BJP MP from Patna Sahib, the BJP finally advised the veteran actor to leave the party “if he do Read more...

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I stand with @bjp

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Congress may leave a few seats for like-minded parties: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Senior Congress leader and in-charge of the party’s Uttar Pradesh affairs Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday reiterated his party’s stand of contesting Read more...

I stand with @ghulamnabiazad

I stand with @ghulamnabiazad

231 votes

61.9%
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142 votes

38.1%

India vs Australia: Sachin Tendulkar has his say on MS Dhoni’s performance in ODI series

Virat Kohli’s century was praiseworthy but equally important in Tuesday’s win was the experience of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his partnership with Read more...

I stand with @sachintendulkar

I stand with @sachintendulkar

254 votes

51.8%
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236 votes

48.2%

Guard democracy at any cost: Rahul Gandhi

Ahead of the Lok Sabha election, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday in a Facebook post, called upon his followers to defend India’s democracy Read more...

I stand with @rahulgandhi

I stand with @rahulgandhi

2351 votes

62.3%
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1425 votes

37.7%

Karnataka crisis LIVE: HDK says totally relaxed after two MLAs withdraw support

Karnataka's ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition and the opposition BJP traded MLA poaching charges on Monday, and the drama shows little sign of abating. Read more...

I stand with @hdkumaraswamy

I stand with @hdkumaraswamy

201 votes

43.4%
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262 votes

56.6%

Not interested in Jet Airways as it’s backed by enemy state, says Qatar Airways CEO

Qatar Airways will not buy a stake in Jet Airways as a substantial portion of the debt-laden Indian carrier is held by Etihad Airways, whose owner Abu Read more...

I stand with @akbaralbaker

I stand with @akbaralbaker

124 votes

32.0%
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264 votes

68.0%

2 Independents pull out of Karnataka govt, CM Kumaraswamy is ‘relaxed

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday played down the withdrawal of support to his government by two independent MLAs saying, “I know m Read more...

I stand with @kumaraswamy

I stand with @kumaraswamy

120 votes

35.9%
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214 votes

64.1%

Bhima Koregaon: SC refuses to quash FIR against activist Anand Teltumbde

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to quash the Pune police’s FIR against civil rights activist Anand Teltumbde in connection with the Elgar Parish Read more...

I stand with @supremecourt

I stand with @supremecourt

140 votes

34.9%
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261 votes

65.1%

Examine foreign currencies to make rupee notes blind-friendly, HC tells RBI

The Bombay high court (HC) on Monday directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to examine currencies of “advanced countries” like the US Dollar, Br Read more...

I stand with @bombayhighcourt

I stand with @bombayhighcourt

214 votes

64.1%
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120 votes

35.9%

After SP-BSP snub,Congress says smaller parties in touch with it

A day after Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party firmed up a poll alliance, leaving the Congress out, the grand old party declared that it will con Read more...

I stand with @ghulamnabiazad

I stand with @ghulamnabiazad

120 votes

33.2%
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241 votes

66.8%

Kangana Ranaut says she felt suffocated when Apurva Asrani, Rakesh Roshan, Karan Johar singled her out for criticism

Actor Kangana Ranaut has said that 2018 was a horrible year for her, and hopes that 2019 changes her fortunes for the better. She recently spoke about Read more...

I stand with @kanganaranaut

I stand with @kanganaranaut

135 votes

65.5%
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71 votes

34.5%

India vs Australia: MS Dhoni pulls off a lightning-quick stumping to send Peter Handscomb back

MS Dhoni may not be in top form with the bat, but his wicket-keeping hasn’t dropped an inch during his entire career. In the second ODI between Indi Read more...

Kudos to @msdhoni

Trapped miners proof illegal mining hasn’t stopped: SC slams Meghalaya govt

The Supreme Court on Tuesday hauled up the Meghalaya government on the issue of illegal coal mining in the state. Citing the recent incidents of mi Read more...

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I stand with @supremecourt

241 votes

66.0%
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124 votes

34.0%

I like the idea of green Lohri, but no one should be forced to celebrate it one way: Millind Gaba

Festivals bring us together, they are more than just rituals. Delhi-based Punjabi singer, Milind Gaba says, “Festivals unite us. Lohri is one such c Read more...

I stand with @millindgaba

I stand with @millindgaba

120 votes

69.8%
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52 votes

30.2%

Good to have ties with China, Russia, Japan and India: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Monday said it’s good to have relationship with countries like Russia, China, Japan and India as he expressed hope to r Read more...

I stand with @donaldtrump

I stand with @donaldtrump

4215 votes

66.2%
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2156 votes

33.8%

10% reservation for economically poor comes into force

The Constitutional provision to provide 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and education to economically backward section in the general categ Read more...

VVIP chopper case: Christian Michel gets court nod to call family, lawyers abroad

A Delhi court on Monday allowed alleged middleman Christian Michel, arrested in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, to make phone calls to his famil Read more...

I stand with @delhicourt

I stand with @delhicourt

254 votes

63.0%
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149 votes

37.0%

Justice AK Sikri wants controversy over govt offer, CBI case to die

Justice AK Sikri of the Supreme Court wants the controversy, over his proposed post-retirement assignment and nomination on the PM-led panel which rem Read more...

I stand with @aksikri

I stand with @aksikri

145 votes

40.4%
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214 votes

59.6%

At Lok Sabha campaign in Haryana, Kejriwal pledges month’s salary to cow shelter

Campaigning in Haryana ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday pledged a month’s salary to a cow shelter in Sonepa Read more...

I stand with @arvindkejriwal

I stand with @arvindkejriwal

261 votes

26.0%
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741 votes

74.0%

Uri director Aditya Dhar says casting Vicky Kaushal as solo hero was a risk

Uri: The Surgical Strike director Aditya Dhar says casting Vicky Kaushal as a solo hero was a risk, and they tackled it by allocating the movie a suit Read more...

I stand with @adityadhar

I stand with @adityadhar

476 votes

56.7%
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364 votes

43.3%

Grigor Dimitrov bets on coach Andre Agassi for Grand Slam breakthrough

Roping in former world number one Andre Agassi was an obvious decision for Grigor Dimitrov as he chases his maiden grand slam and the Bulgarian says h Read more...

I stand with @grigordimitrov

I stand with @grigordimitrov

267 votes

64.3%
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148 votes

35.7%

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...

I stand with @nisha

I stand with @nisha

124 votes

22.6%
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425 votes

77.4%

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...

I stand with @alexcarey

I stand with @alexcarey

245 votes

69.4%
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108 votes

30.6%

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...

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...

I stand with @himantabiswasarma

210 votes

58.5%
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149 votes

41.5%

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...

I stand with @sharadpawar

I stand with @sharadpawar

214 votes

58.5%
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152 votes

41.5%

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%

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...

I stand with @bhuvneshwar

I stand with @bhuvneshwar

102 votes

62.2%
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62 votes

37.8%

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...

I stand with @yogiadityanath

I stand with @yogiadityanath

475 votes

79.3%
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124 votes

20.7%

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...

I stand with @narendramodi

I stand with @narendramodi

362 votes

73.6%
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130 votes

26.4%

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%

Congress wants to defeat autocracy: Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Congress reacted sharply to the news, about the alliance between SP and BSP, by stating that 'no one should underestimate Congress in Uttar Pradesh.' Read more...

I stand with @abhisheksinghvi

I stand with @abhisheksinghvi

0 votes

0.0%
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0 votes

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