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Nawaz Sharif pleased to be in Delhi

Nawaz Sharif: Very pleased to be in Delhi at PM’s invite. Yesterday, attended oath-taking ceremony. Today meeting held in warm, cordial atmosphere. Clear mandate provides opportunity to leading hopes and aspirations. Turning new page in relations. I expressed PM a common agenda, not possible without peace n stability in region. Accusations/Counter-Accusations, Counter Productive. My govt stands ready, owe it to ...

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BJP supporters celebrate as party is set for Lok Sabha majority

The BJP set for a comfortable majority in the Lok Sabha, its candidates taking early leads in 265 of the 498 seats in two hours of vote count across the country. The Congress, India’s oldest political party which had ruled India for a decade since 2004 at the head of the UPA, appeared set for an unprecedented rout. The first ...

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Modi beats Kejriwal in Varanasi

Prime Minister in waiting Narendra Modi has formally won from Varanasi as well. Still no margins, but this is just the cherry on top for the man who can easily claim responsibility for this BJP rout of Congress. The leads are now in for all 543 seats, and the NDA is ahead in 332. The UPA only has 63 seats ...

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Narendra Modi to hold victory roadshows in Gujarat

New Delhi: BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who is camping in his home state, will hold roadshows Friday as poll results showed a sweep for his party. “Modi will be in Gujarat Friday. He will hold thanksgiving meetings in Vadodara, Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar,” a senior Gujarat government official told IANS. Modi, the Gujarat Chief minister, led an agressive election ...

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UDF leads in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) The Congress-led UDF Friday took early lead in 13 of the 20 seats as officials counted the millions of votes polled in the Lok Sabha election. The LDF led by the CPI-M was ahead in seven seats, officials said. LDF candidates were forging ahead in Kannur, Vadakara, Attingal, Alalthur, Mavelikera, Thrissur and Chalakudy constituencies, and the ...

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AIADMK leads in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, May 16 (IANS) The AIADMK Friday established early leads in 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu, based on the counting of postal ballots. In Kanyakumari, the Bharatiya Janata Party has established an early lead. There are 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu.

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BJP takes big lead in Indian vote count (Second Lead)

New Delhi, May 16: The BJP took a big lead as millions of votes polled in the Lok Sabha election were counted Friday, with its candidates racing ahead of all others in 71 of the 122 seats. As an army of officials began the mammoth counting process in 989 places across the country, it was clear that a BJP wave ...

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Numbers in Rajya Sabha may hobble NDA

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance’s political management skills may be put to the test in the Rajya Sabha if it manages to form the next government. With just 64 members in a House of 240, the NDA may find it difficult to get its legislative agenda through in Parliament. While no single political party has managed a simple ...

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I would love to continue batting at No.3 for SRH, says Naman Ojha

Hyderabad: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha, who hit an unbeaten 36-ball 79 against Kings XI Punjab, albeit in a losing cause, says he is enjoying batting at No.3 for Sunrisers Hyderabad and would like to continue at the same position as it gives him an opportunity to build the innings. “I would love to continue batting at No.3. I ...

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Pakistan Cricket Board Announces Pay Hikes for Centrally Contracted Players

Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced pay hikes for its centrally contracted players with effect from January this year. PCB has announced that its centrally contracted players would be given a 25 per cent hike in their monthly retainers in all three categories, while the Pakistan cricketers’ Test match fees has also been increased by 25 per cent. ...

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