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Chandrani Murmu May Become Youngest MP Of 17th Lok Saba

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Bhubaneswar :25/5/19: Chandrani Murmu turned 25 year 11 month and nine days-old on Saturday as official results of her victory in Keonjhar Lok Sabha polls were announced. The young technocrat Murmu, a surprise choice by BJD president Naveen Patnaik, may well become the youngest MP to enter the 17th Lok Sabha. Murmu, who passed out BTech programme from Bhubaneswar-based SOA University ...

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Naveen Patnaik being the Chief Minister for the fifth consecutive term on Wednesday morning hours (May 29)

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Bhubaneswar:  Odisha Assembly Elections-2019 already declared after counting of votes on May 23 and the ruling BJD having bagged once again a thumping majority, party supremo Naveen Patnaik being the Chief Minister for the fifth consecutive term since 2000 is a foregone conclusion. The eagerly awaited swearing-in ceremony of the fifth stint is to be held on Wednesday morning hours ...

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Narendra Modi will take oath as Prime Minister of India for a second consecutive term on May 30

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New Delhi:25/5/19: Narendra Modi will take oath as Prime Minister of India for a second consecutive term on May 30, according to official confirmation on Saturday. The news came just hours before he was expected to meet the President to stake claim to form the government. The Prime Minister is expected to call on President Ram Nath Kovind at around ...

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Intense heat wave conditions continued to hit the normal life in the State

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Bhubaneswar:25/5/19: Intense heat wave conditions continued to hit the normal life in the State as the mercury soared above 40 degrees Celsius in 13 places with Bolangir recording the hottest place at 46.3 degree Celsius. Mercury crossed 46 degree Celsius mark in Bolangir (46.3) and Titlagarh(46.5) today. In 13 places, temperature crossed 40 degree Celsius mark while more than 45 degree ...

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Surat fire tragedy: Police arrest coaching centre owner Bhargav Bhutani

Surat: Smoke billows from the Taxshila Complex after a fire engulfed the third and fourth floor of the coaching centre, in Surat, Friday, May 24, 2019. (PTI Photo) (PTI5_24_2019_000219B)

Surat:25/5/19:In Gujarat, the death toll in yesterday’s fire tragedy in Surat has risen to 22 as two more students succumbed to injuries today. Meanwhile, police have arrested owner of tuition class Bhargav Bhutani in connection with the tragedy. Surat police commissioner Satish Sharma told media persons that FIR has been lodged against builder Harshul Vekaria, Jgnesh Pagdal and owner of ...

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Rahul Gandhi’s offer to resign as Congress president rejected by CWC

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Newdelhi:25/5/19:Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s offer to resign as Party President following Congress debacle in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections has been rejected by the Congress Working Committee, CWC. Briefing media after the meeting of Congress Working Committee in New Delhi, party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said Rahul Gandhi offered his resignation but it was rejected by the members of CWC ...

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Election Commission of India submits list of newly elected members to the 17th Lok Sabha to the Hon’ble President of India

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Newdelhi:25/5/19:Chief Election Commissioner, Shri Sunil Aroraalong with  Election Commissioners Shri Ashok Lavasa and Shri Sushil Chandra, called on the Hon’ble President of India at 1230 hrs today (May 25, 2019).A copy of the Notification issued by the Election Commission of India in terms of Section 73 of the Representation of People’s Act, 1951, containing the names of Members elected to the ...

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NDA has elected senior BJP leader Narendra Modi as its leader

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Newdelhi:25/5/19:National Democratic Alliance has elected senior BJP leader Narendra Modi as its leader. Shiromani Akali Dal leader Prakash Singh Badal proposed Mr Modi’s name as the leader of NDA and JDU leader Nitish Kumar, Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray and Lok Janshakti Party leader Ram Vilas Paswan and AIADMK leader E K Palaniswami endorsed the proposal. Other leaders who supported ...

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High-level meeting of the BJD party legislature has been convened on Sunday

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Bhubaneswar:25/5/19: While BJD Supremo Naveen Patnaik is set to form the government for a fifth consecutive term, a high-level meeting of the party legislature party has been convened on Sunday. This was informed by Biju Janata Dal spokesperson Sasmit Patra. According to sources, the newly elected legislators will formally meet Patnaik at Naveen Nivas tomorrow morning. The high-level meeting is ...

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16th Lok Sabha has been dissolved: President accepted the resignation of Prime Minister and his Council of Ministers

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi, Friday, May 24, 2019. The Prime Minister  tendered his resignation along with the Union Council of Ministers. (PTI Photo)(PTI5_24_2019_000223B)

Newdelhi:25/5/19:16th Lok Sabha has been dissolved; President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Council of Ministers. The Prime Minister met the President at Rashtrapati Bhawan this evening and tendered his resignation. The President requested Mr Modi and the Council of Ministers to continue till the new Government assumes office.  Earlier, the  Union Cabinet ...

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