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The Himalayan Climate Change / 89pc of 2,431 glacial lakes expanded in 38 years: ISRO

At least 89 percent of 2,431 glacial lakes in the Himalayas that were identified in 2016-17 have notably expanded since 1984, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said in a report on Monday.

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‘My 90-sec speech created panic in INDIA bloc’

Amid a debate on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks that “Congress wants to snatch women’s Mangalsutra,” the Prime Minister reiterated yesterday that he had put the truth before the country that Congress is hatching a deep conspiracy to snatch your property and distribute it to its special people.

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Indian court extends pre-trial detention of Kejriwal

A Delhi court yesterday extended the pre-trial detention of Indian opposition leader Arvind Kejriwal until May 7 in a corruption case, the legal news website Live Law reported.

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India spice maker says products safe after health concerns

Indian manufacturer Everest Food Products said on Tuesday its spices were safe for consumption after Singapore and Hong Kong flagged allegedly high levels of a cancer-causing pesticide in a product

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India Polls Campaign: Congress seeks action against Modi for remarks on Muslims

India’s main opposition Congress party yesterday petitioned the Election Commission to act against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making what it said were “deeply objectionable” comments about Muslims that violated election laws.

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AI MEDDLING IN INDIA POLLS / Deepfakes of Bollywood stars spark worries

In fake videos that have gone viral online, two of India’s A-lister Bollywood actors are seen criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asking people to vote for the opposition Congress party in the country’s ongoing general election.

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Opposition eyeing people's property: Indian PM

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today repeated that the opposition party and the opposition INDIA bloc were "eyeing people's earnings and property"

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Calcutta HC deals heavy blow to Mamata

Declares recruitment of 25,753 teachers and non-teaching staff null and void

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Democracy in action as people from all walks of life vote in India

As India set off on a nearly two-month polling in the world's largest parliamentary elections today, it presented a kaleidoscope of democracy in action with voters of all ages from energetic youths to elders, beaming couples in their wedding attires, tribals, and persons with disabilities joining the electoral festivities

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Modi the favourite as India votes

India began voting Friday in a six-week election with an all but assured victory for Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as a weakened opposition is pushed to the sidelines

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First phase of India polls: Nearly 60pc voter turnout in first 10 hours

Nearly 60 percent voter turnout was registered in the first phase of polling in India’s nearly two month-long Lok Sabha elections covering 102 seats across 21 states and union territories.

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In pictures: India's Lok Sabha election 2024

Voters in India started casting votes in the world's largest parliamentary election this morning, setting off a marathon poll battle as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks a record-equaling third straight tenure in office

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First-time voters rejoice in India's Maoist rebel heartland

In remote Indian forests home to a decades-old Maoist insurgency battling government rule, few in farmer Ajay Kumaroya's village had ever dared anger the guerrillas by voting

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India starts voting in the world's largest election as Modi seeks historic third term

Voters in India started casting votes in the world's largest parliamentary election this morning, setting off a marathon poll battle as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks a record-equaling third straight tenure in office

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World’s largest election begins

Polling booths across India was set to open today for the first leg of world’s largest general election, with voting to be held in 102 constituencies across 21 states and union territories.

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From copters to ads, BJP snaps up bulk of polls props

Campaigning is gathering pace in India’s general elections, the world’s largest with nearly a billion eligible voters, as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) races ahead of its opponents in cornering resources, from helicopters to online advertisements.

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Critics of Modi migrate online

There’s scarcely any critical evaluation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on India’s mainstream television channels and most newspapers as the world’s most populous nation heads toward a general election.

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Why does voting last six weeks in India’s general election?

India is set to begin the world’s largest general elections today, held in terrain sweeping from the icy Himalayas to humid jungles, with nearly a billion people eligible to choose 543 members of the lower house of parliament.

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