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BJP hails Shia Board proposal on Ayodhya, asks Rahul to clear stand

Rajkot, Nov 22 (IANS) The BJP on Wednesday termed as good the Shia Central Waqf Board's draft proposal for resolution of the Ayodhya dispute which advocates construction of Ram Mandir on the contested property and asked Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to specify party's stance on the draft. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson G.V.L. Narasimha Rao told reporters here that the S...

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Vaghela's Jan Vikalp fields 74 candidates

Ahmedabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Jan Vikalp, the third front of Congress rebel and former Gujarat Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela, will field 69 candidates in the first phase of Assembly elections on December 9. Bapu, as Shankersinh is called by his supporters, said: We have decided to field these candidates and they will contest on the 'tractor' symbol allocated to the All India Hindustan Co...

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'Fools' have accepted formula given by 'fools': Nitin Patel

Gandhinagar, Nov 22 (IANS) Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel lashed out at Patidar leader Hardik Patel for accepting the Congress formula on job quotas and supporting it in upcoming Assembly elections, calling him a fool. Fools have given a formula and fools have accepted it, a fuming Nitin Patel said. I have not seen a more foolish person than Hardik. He is young boy. He may hav...

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Monjin, Microsoft collaborate for next-Gen interview assessments

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Technology solution provider Monjin on Wednesday announced its collaboration with Microsoft to build a unique video interviewers network that links candidates with potential employers to ensure a creative and interactive experience. Monjin in association with Microsoft is building the world's first Azure based aggregator platform, which pulls in interviewers to c...

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First phase of UP civic bodies' polls begins

Agra, Nov 22 (IANS) Polling began on Wednesday to elect chairmen of local bodies in 24 districts of Uttar Pradesh, and the mayor of Agra along with 100 corporators, officials said. In the three-phase election, 24 districts of Uttar Pradesh are going to polls on Wednesday, while 25 districts would go to the polls on November 26, and 26 districts on November 29. Twenty-four distri...

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Trump doesn't rule out backing Moore

Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump did not rule out backing the Senate candidacy of Republican Roy Moore, saying any option is better than the presence of another liberal in the upper house. Moore has in recent days been accused of sexual harassment by eight women. I can tell you one thing for sure, we don't need a liberal person in there, a Democrat, (Doug) Jon...

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People think Gujaratis are clever, but we ain't for 22 years: Hardik

Ahmedabad, Nov 21 (IANS) PAAS leader Hardik Patel on Tuesday said Gujaratis were believed to be very clever but they have not been for last 22 years, adding that Patel agitation leaders had not sought tickets from any political party or wished to contest polls. Hardik Patel's statement comes in the wake of an agreement by the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) with the Congress on rese...

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Congress replaces candidate for Botad seat

Gandinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Putting an end to the logjam over thecandidate from Botad in the Gujarat assembly elections, the Congress on Tuesday replaced Manhar Patel, an NCP defector, with D.M. Patel. The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) had objected to Manhar Patel and the issue had created a near-rift in the alliance with the Congress for the elections. Under pressure from t...

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EC told to hold R.K.Nagar by-election by Dec 31

Chennai, Nov 21 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Election Commission to hold the by-election to the Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly constituency here by December 31. The court declined to modify its earlier direction to the poll body. The seat fell vacant following the death of Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on December 5, 2016. Though the by-election was...

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BSP candidate deposits Rs 5,000 -- in coins

Navsari, Nov 21 (IANS) A Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) candidate from Navsari constituency in Gujarat has deposited Rs 5,000 in coins for the state assembly elections. The Election Commission office staff were flabbergasted when candidate Gunawant Rathod produced a bag full of coins as his deposit money for the election. He claimed that the money was given to him by the public f...

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ICJ election: India appreciates Britain's decision to withdraw candidate

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) India on Tuesday lauded Britain for its decision to withdraw its candidate, which led to the re-election of Justice Dalveer Bhandari to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The UK decided to withdraw its candidate after a closely fought electoral process, the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement. We appreciate the UK decision. The statement ...

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Huge victory for India as Justice Bhandari re-elected to ICJ

United Nations, Nov 21 (IANS) In a major diplomatic victory for India, Justice Dalveer Bhandari has been re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) after the General Assembly rallied behind him in a show of strength that made Britain bow to the majority and withdraw its candidate Christopher Greenwood. I am grateful to all the nations who have supported me, Bhandari told IANS...

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Legendary volleyball coach could be next governor of Rio

Rio de Janeiro, Nov 21 (IANS) Bernardo Bernardinho Rezende, who was the world's most successful volleyball coach ever and the winner of six Olympic medals, admitted that he is contemplating running for governor of Rio de Janeiro state and is not afraid to tackle this difficult challenge. Somebody has to take charge of this bomb, said the former coach in an interview published Monday in t...

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Logjam over Botad seat between PAAS, Congress

Gandhinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Tuesday called off a press conference after differences cropped up between his Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) and the Congress over the Botad assembly constituency. After a meeting with PAAS leaders and agreeing on the reservation demands, the Congress had hoped it had overcome the disagreements between the two sides. But PA...

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Modi lauds MEA for Bhandari's ICJ re-election

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her department for Justice Dalveer Bhandari's re-election to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Congratulations to Sushma Swaraj and her entire team at MEA (Ministry of External Affairs) and diplomatic missions for their untiring efforts that have led to India...

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Modi lauds Bhandari on ICJ re-election

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Justice Dalveer Bhandari for his re-election to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). I congratulate Justice Dalveer Bhandari on being re-elected to the International Court of Justice. His re-election is a proud moment for us, the Prime Minister tweeted. Bhandari was re-elected to the ICJ on Monday...

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India's Dalveer Bhandari re-elected to world court as Britain bows to UN majority

United Nations, Nov 21 (IANS) Judge Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday as the General Assembly rallied behind him in a show of strength that made Britain bow to the majority and withdraw its candidate Christopher Greenwood. I am grateful to all the nations who have supported me, Bhandari told IANS in the Assembly chamber after the electi...

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Britain withdraws from world court election

United Nations, Nov 21 (IANS) Britain withdrew on Monday the candidature of its candidate for the International Court of Justice, paving the way for the election of India's Dalveer Bhandari. In letters to the Presidents of the Security Council and the General Assembly, Britain's Permanent Representative announced the withdrawal of Christopher Greenwood's candidacy citing the close relati...

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India's UN envoy meeting Security Council, General Assembly heads on ICJ election

United Nations, Nov 20 (IANS) India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin on Monday morning met presidents of the Security Council, Sebastiano Cardi, and the General Assembly, Miroslav Lajcak, ahead of the deadlocked world court election scheduled for later in the day, Lajcak's Spokesperson Brenden Varma said. They also met British Permanent Representative Matthew Rycroft, whose can...

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Congress second list of 13 nominees for Gujarat polls has four replacements

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Congress on Monday released a second list of 13 candidates for the first phase of Gujarat elections scheduled on December 9, including four new contestants in place of candidates announced earlier. The party has now fielded Bhikhabhai Joshi in place of Amit Thummar in Junagarh, Jaish Patel instead of Kiran Thakur in Bharuch, Dhirubhai Gajera in place of Prafu...

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