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Modi 2.0: Amit Shah, S Jaishankar, 55 others make the cut in NDA balancing act; JP Nadda, Suresh Prabhu miss out
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Modi 2.0: Amit Shah, S Jaishankar, 55 others make the cut in NDA balancing act; JP Nadda, Suresh Prabhu miss out

Narendra Modi has taken good care of caste, age and regional profile, as also merit in the new Cabinet which saw several former ministers being dropped and inclusion of new faces including BJP president Amit Shah and ex-foreign secy S Jaishankar

Narendra Modi Cabinet 2019 oath-taking ceremony Updates: Modi, Amit Shah take oath; Maneka Gandhi likely to be pro-tem LS Speaker
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Narendra Modi Cabinet 2019 oath-taking ceremony Updates: Modi, Amit Shah take oath; Maneka Gandhi likely to be pro-tem LS Speaker

PM Narendra Modi oath-taking ceremony Updates: PM-elect Narendra Modi will likely hold a bilateral with Kyrgyzstan President, who arrived in New Delhi today, after the swearing-in ceremony. According to reports, the meeting is likely to be at 10.15 pm.

Retired Subedar, who fought in Kargil War, served 30 years in Indian Army, declared 'foreigner', sent to detention centre in Assam
India

Retired Subedar, who fought in Kargil War, served 30 years in Indian Army, declared 'foreigner', sent to detention centre in Assam

Five days after the BJP-led NDA won Lok Sabha elections riding on the issues of national security, a retired Indian Army Subedar has been declared "foreigner" in Assam’s Kamrup district. Mohammad Sanaullah, a retired Honorary Lieutenant of the Indian Army has been sent to the detention centre on Tuesday, following a case registered in the Boko Police Station Tribunal, in 2008.

Narendra Modi seeks Pranab Mukherjee blessings, says it's always an 'enriching experience' to meet the former president
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Narendra Modi seeks Pranab Mukherjee blessings, says it's always an 'enriching experience' to meet the former president

'Meeting Pranab Da is always an enriching experience. His knowledge and insights are unparalleled. He is a statesman who has made an indelible contribution to our nation. Sought his blessings during our meeting today,' Narendra Modi said in his tweet.

Jawaharlal Nehru helped democracy survive in India, tweets Rahul Gandhi on former PM's death anniversary: Narendra Modi, Sonia, Pranab Mukherjee pay tribute
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Jawaharlal Nehru helped democracy survive in India, tweets Rahul Gandhi on former PM's death anniversary: Narendra Modi, Sonia, Pranab Mukherjee pay tribute

Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary: From Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former president Pranab Mukherjee, former vice-president Hamid Ansari to Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia, prominent politicians and leaders paid tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru on the former prime minister's 55th death anniversary on Monday.

BJP chief Amit Shah claims Opposition is raising questions on EVMs as it is 'rattled by likely defeat'
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BJP chief Amit Shah claims Opposition is raising questions on EVMs as it is 'rattled by likely defeat'

Slamming Opposition parties, Amit Shah said in tweets that they started protesting against EVMs only after sixth phase of polling

EVM transfer allegations: EC refutes Opposition claim that voting machines being moved around unprotected before counting day
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EVM transfer allegations: EC refutes Opposition claim that voting machines being moved around unprotected before counting day

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday dismissed claims by Opposition parties that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are being moved around unprotected ahead of the counting of votes for the ongoing Lok Sabha election 2019 on 23 May. It also rejected allegations of discrepancies at the strong rooms where the EVMs have been kept prior to the announcement of the results on Thursday.

Pranab Mukherjee hails EC for 'perfectly' conducted LS polls; Congress says ex-President may be 'unaware' of clean chits to PM
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Pranab Mukherjee hails EC for 'perfectly' conducted LS polls; Congress says ex-President may be 'unaware' of clean chits to PM

At a time when the Election Commission is under fire from Opposition parties for being biased, former president Pranab Mukherjee on Monday lauded the role of the poll panel saying the 2019 Lok Sabha polls were conducted "perfectly".

Lok Sabha polls, phase 6: Rahul Gandhi, Ram Nath Kovind cast vote in Delhi; national capital records 45.7% voter turnout till 3 pm
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Lok Sabha polls, phase 6: Rahul Gandhi, Ram Nath Kovind cast vote in Delhi; national capital records 45.7% voter turnout till 3 pm

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra talked to the media after casting vote for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha election, at polling station at Lodhi road in New Delhi.

Rajkumar Hirani honoured with Director of the Year award by Pranab Mukherjee despite sexual assault claims
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Rajkumar Hirani honoured with Director of the Year award by Pranab Mukherjee despite sexual assault claims

Rajkumar Hirani received the honour from former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee for his highest grossing film Sanju

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Congress releases fifth list, including 22 candidates from Andhra Pradesh, 11 from Bengal
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Congress releases fifth list, including 22 candidates from Andhra Pradesh, 11 from Bengal

The list was declared after a meeting of the Congress Central Election Committee chaired by party chief Rahul Gandhi.

India-Pakistan tension: Manmohan Singh 'hopes' saner counsel prevails between leaderships
India

India-Pakistan tension: Manmohan Singh 'hopes' saner counsel prevails between leaderships

Amid growing tension between India and Pakistan, Manmohan Singh received an award named after PV Narasimha Rao and said saner counsel must prevail between the respective leaderships of the two nations.

Sharmistha Mukherjee resigns as Delhi Congress communication head; replaced by Ramakant Goswami
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Sharmistha Mukherjee resigns as Delhi Congress communication head; replaced by Ramakant Goswami

Few weeks ago, Sharmistha Mukherjee had attributed the Bharat Ratna honour declared for her father Pranab Mukherjee to his struggle

Bharat Ratna given to BR Ambedkar out of compulsion, not heart, says AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi
India

Bharat Ratna given to BR Ambedkar out of compulsion, not heart, says AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi said the Bharat Ratna was conferred upon BR Ambedkar out of compulsion, not heart

Comment against Bharat Ratna Bhupen Hazarika lands Mallikarjun Kharge in soup; Assam police files case against Congress leader
India

Comment against Bharat Ratna Bhupen Hazarika lands Mallikarjun Kharge in soup; Assam police files case against Congress leader

Police have registered a case against senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge over his remark on Assam's legendary singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, officials said on Sunday.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: R-Day parade, Bharat Ratna for Pranab Mukherjee, Rohit Shetty's Simmba; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: R-Day parade, Bharat Ratna for Pranab Mukherjee, Rohit Shetty's Simmba; today's must-read stories

The award to Pranab Mukherjee by the Narendra Modi government is intended to deliver several messages at once

Modi govt subtly jabs Congress with Bharat Ratna for Pranab Mukherjee, seeks to gain ground in West Bengal
India

Modi govt subtly jabs Congress with Bharat Ratna for Pranab Mukherjee, seeks to gain ground in West Bengal

The Bharat Ratna for Pranab babu carries even greater significance beyond the BJP-Congress political rivalry

'Must preserve ethics of Constitution,' ex-president Pranab Mukherjee sends Republic Day message
India

'Must preserve ethics of Constitution,' ex-president Pranab Mukherjee sends Republic Day message

A day after his name was announced for the Bharat Ratna award, former president Pranab Mukherjee called upon countrymen to strive to protect and preserve the foundational ethics of justice, liberty, equality and fraternity as enshrined in the Constitution.

Daily Bulletin: 70th Republic Day celebrations to take place in Delhi amid tight security; President to give out top civilian, military awards; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: 70th Republic Day celebrations to take place in Delhi amid tight security; President to give out top civilian, military awards; day's top stories

The iconic Republic Day parade, which will see 22 tableaus of states and central government departments, will begin with the laying of a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. South African president Cyril Ramaphosa will be the chief guest at the event in Delhi.

Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh and Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna; 112 Padma awards this year
India

Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh and Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna; 112 Padma awards this year

Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader and social activist late Nanaji Deshmukh, singer Bhupen Hazarika and former president Pranab Mukherjee were on Friday conferred the country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna.