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BJP set for landslide win in Gujarat state polls

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was set to win the biggest majority by any party ever at elections in his home state of Gujarat today, a big boost to the Hindu nationalists ahead of general elections in 2024.

3d ago| India

BJP set to sweep Gujarat: exit polls

The BJP is set to sweep Gujarat, with the Congress as a distant second, and Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will finish third, predicted an aggregate of exit polls yesterday evening. The BJP is also likely to win a record second consecutive term in Himachal Pradesh, the polls said.

3d ago| India

Gujarat set to vote Modi's BJP party into power: exit polls

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party is projected to retain power in his home state Gujarat for a record-equaling seventh successive tenure and may just about manage to return to power in Himachal Pradesh for an unprecedented second term, according to exit polls telecast this evening.

1w ago| India

Sanctions-hit Russia asks India for 500 products for key sectors

Moscow has sent India a list of more than including parts for cars, aircraft and trains, four sources familiar with the matter said, as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

1w ago| India

Adani port clashes: Kerala police beef up security

Police in southern India on today ramped up security around Vizhinjam port being built by billionaire Gautam Adani's group after scores of people were injured during clashes with protesters from a fishing community over the weekend.

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Clashes with Adani port protesters: 36 Indian police hurt

As many as 36 police were injured in clashes with protesters in India's southern state of Kerala who were demanding the release of a person arrested during a demonstration against a $900-million port project of the Adani Group, officials said.

December 8, 2022
December 8, 2022

BJP set for landslide win in Gujarat state polls

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was set to win the biggest majority by any party ever at elections in his home state of Gujarat today, a big boost to the Hindu nationalists ahead of general elections in 2024.

December 6, 2022
December 6, 2022

BJP set to sweep Gujarat: exit polls

The BJP is set to sweep Gujarat, with the Congress as a distant second, and Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will finish third, predicted an aggregate of exit polls yesterday evening. The BJP is also likely to win a record second consecutive term in Himachal Pradesh, the polls said.

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

Gujarat set to vote Modi's BJP party into power: exit polls

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party is projected to retain power in his home state Gujarat for a record-equaling seventh successive tenure and may just about manage to return to power in Himachal Pradesh for an unprecedented second term, according to exit polls telecast this evening.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

3 dead in blast at TMC leader’s house in West Bengal

Three people were killed in a blast late last night at the residence of a local leader of Trinamool Congress in West Bengal's Purba Medinipur district.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

India approves world’s first intra-nasal Covid vaccine

The world’s first intra-nasal Covid vaccine developed by India has got approval from the country’s Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation for restricted use.

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

India assumes G20 presidency

The world must cooperate to tackle the greatest challenges of climate change, terrorism, and pandemics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said yesterday as India began its year-long presidency of the Group of 20 (G20).8

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

India’s Gujarat polls: First phase voting begins

Voting began today in the high-profile legislative assembly elections in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state, where ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is seeking to extend its 27-year uninterrupted rule.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

BSF to install 5,500 CCTV cameras at Bangladesh, Pakistan borders

India's Border Security Force will install 5,500 security cameras, and buy drones and other monitoring gadgets for surveillance at the country's borders along Bangladesh and Pakistan.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Bangladeshi accused in 11 murder cases found dead in Kolkata

Indian police recovered a body of a Bangladeshi man, accused in 11 murder cases in Bangladesh, on Tuesday night from a house in Haridevpur area in Kolkata.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

Hackers 'demand Rs 200cr' from Indian healthcare institute

Hackers allegedly demanded Rs 200 crore in cryptocurrency from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), the premier facility in New Delhi after its server remained out of order for six consecutive days, official sources said.