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Priyanka Gandhi to Debut in Lok Sabha from Wayanad

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, a prominent Congress leader, is poised to make her debut in the Lok Sabha elections by contesting from Kerala’s Wayanad constituency. This development follows her brother, Rahul Gandhi, vacating the Wayanad seat after winning it in the recent 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Rahul Gandhi has decided to retain the Raebareli constituency, a

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Karnataka Fuel Prices Rise After State Tax Hike

On Sunday, June 16, India announced new prices for petrol and diesel, reflecting a significant tax hike implemented by the Karnataka state government under the leadership of Congress’ Siddaramaiah. This move, aimed at generating additional revenue for the state, resulted in petrol prices rising by ₹3 per litre, bringing the cost to ₹102.84 in Bengaluru,

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Meloni and Modi’s Viral Selfie Sparks Global Delight

The internet is captivated by an endearing interaction between Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Their heartfelt exchange, captured in a selfie video, has quickly gone viral. The video, featuring the two leaders greeting their global audience with a cheerful “Hello from the Melodi team,” was shared on social media

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Biden Considers Military Force to Defend Taiwan from China

In a recent interview with Time magazine, US President Joe Biden did not rule out the potential use of American military force to defend Taiwan should China invade. Biden clarified his stance on Taiwan’s defense, highlighting the various forms of military deployment, as reported by ANI. “Not ruling out using US military force. There’s a

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Dr. Shashi Tharoor Visits Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

On May 30, 2024, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament for Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, and former Union Minister of State for External Affairs, paid a visit to the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile. This visit also marks his tenure as the former Under Secretary General of the United Nations. Accompanied by his delegation, Dr. Tharoor engaged in a significant

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Karnataka SIT Gathers Evidence Against JD(S) MP Prajwal Revanna

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) from the Karnataka Police is investigating three rape cases against JD(S) MP Prajwal Revanna, 33, and has reportedly amassed significant circumstantial evidence. Prajwal, who left India on April 27 after the second phase of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and following the release of videos allegedly depicting sexual assaults, is

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Nitish Kumar Development Agenda: Banking on BJP 2019 Success

Nitish Kumar needs the BJP to replicate its 2019 Lok Sabha success, which prompted his recent alliance switch. Banking on his development work over the past two decades, Kumar aims to secure votes and his political future until the next assembly elections. Shrawan Kumar, a close ally and minister for rural development, is actively campaigning

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Mumbai Voter Turnout Declines Amid Polling Delays and Heat

Mumbai witnessed a voter turnout of 52.27 percent in the general elections on Monday, a decrease from the 55.38 percent recorded in 2019. The sultry weather and complaints about delays in the polling process contributed to the lower turnout. Mumbai South had the lowest turnout at 47.7 percent. The polling percentages in other constituencies were:

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Modi, Congress Leaders Honor Rajiv Gandhi on 33rd Death Anniversary

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi honored the memory of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on the 33rd anniversary of his assassination. Modi expressed his tribute via a post on X, stating, “On his death anniversary, my tributes to our former PM Shri Rajiv Gandhi Ji.” Concurrently, key Congress figures including Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge,

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Kapil Sibal Elected SCBA President for Fourth Term

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal has won the election for the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) with a decisive victory. Sibal secured 1,066 votes, surpassing his closest rival, senior advocate Pradeep Kumar Rai, who garnered 689 votes. This marks the fourth time Sibal will hold the prestigious position, having previously served in the

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