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Elections

Hunt for new UP BJP chief: State minister, MLCs likely contenders

Uttar Pradesh minister Swatantradev Singh, MLCs Vidyasagar Sonkar and Laxman Acharya, and MP Mahesh Sharma are likely replacements for Mahendra Nath Pandey
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Crime

Con woman arrested trying to blackmail Mahesh Sharma

Usha Thakur is accused of extortion, forgery and criminal conspiracy linked to a pre-election ‘sting operation’ by a gang of a con man who ran a dubious news channel

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Elections

Manipur witnesses highest voter turnout, Bihar lowest

Manipur recorded the highest polling percentage at 78% until 5 PM; first-time Indians in Bengal and violence in Andhra among other happenings

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Elections

Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha election: Over 24% polling till 11 AM

Politically crucial Uttar Pradesh sends 80 MPs to the Lok Sabha; three Union ministers — VK Singh, Satya Pal Singh and Mahesh Sharma — are in the fray in this phase

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India

Prime Ministers’ Museum: MoS Mahesh Sharma lays foundation stone on Teen Murti estate premises

New Delhi: The Prime Ministers of India museum on the Teen Murti Estate premises will be completed in a year and will cover the works done by PM Narendra Modi in his tenure, Union minister Mahesh Sharma said Monday. The Union minister of culture Monday laid the foundation stone for the museum to be constructed […]

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India

RSS chief Bhagwat calls for unity among Hindus

Meerut: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today said that only India can show the right path to the world and everyone should work together for the unity of the country. Addressing the ‘Rashtroday Sammelan‘ here in western Uttar Pradesh, Bhagwat said everyone will have to unite for the country. He said there had been and there will […]

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India

महेश शर्मा का भाषा की सरलता और हिन्दी का आरोपण — दोनों पर ज़ोर

नई दिल्ली — पर्यटन मंत्रालय हिंदी को यथासंभव अहमियत दे रहा है। सरकार और जनता के बीच वही भाषा प्रभावी हो सकती है जो आसानी से सभी को समझ में आ जाए। ये बातें केन्द्रीय पर्यटन मंत्री महेश शर्मा ने कोलकाता में पर्यटन मंत्रालय की हिन्दी सलाहकार समिति की बैठक को संबोधित करते हुए कही। […]

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Economy

9 ministers come together to boost textile industry

New Delhi: Nine Union ministers shared their thoughts on strategies to transform the textile sector of the country, at Textiles India 2017 today. Detailed discussions were held on the concluding day of the 3-day mega trade fair, being held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Join us Live for Textiles India 2017 Valedictory Session https://t.co/ISYgH2XM3H — Smriti Z […]

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India

Stolen artefacts returned to India

19th September: Three ancient Indian artefacts were handed over by Australian senator Mitch Fifield to Union culture minister Mahesh Sharma during an event at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.  The artifacts – a seated Buddha, Goddess Pratyangira and worshippers of Buddha – had been smuggled out of India and inadvertently acquired by the National Gallery […]

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India

Govt’s financial package for artistes

New Delhi: Those in the performing arts favourably disposed towards the BJP-led NDA government, who had been complaining for the past 2 years that their lives hadn’t changed since the present government assumed office can now turn hopeful. The government is implementing schemes to grant scholarship and offering other forms of financial assistance to artistes. There […]