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Cyclone Remal: 10 killed as stone quarry collapses in India’s Mizoram

At least 10 people have been killed and several others remain missing after a stone quarry collapsed in north eastern Indian state Mizoram's Aizawl district this morning

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‘I can’t join’

The top leaders of the opposition Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) bloc are scheduled to convene in New Delhi on June 1 to assess their performance in the recently held Lok Sabha elections and strategize for the future.

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MP Azim Murder: DB team visits Bagjola canal, New Town flat

Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Detective Branch team, which is in Kolkata to probe the murder of MP Anwarul Azim Anar, has visited Bagjola canal in Polerhat near Kolkata

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Indian police arrest hospital boss after six babies die in fire

Indian police said Monday they had arrested a doctor and the owner of an unlicensed hospital where six newborn babies died in a fire in a crowded ward without fire exits

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Death toll rises to 33 in India game zone fire

The death toll from a game zone fire in India’s Rajkot rose to 33, a top local official said yesterday, as rescuers scoured the site the morning after the blaze.

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MP Azim Murder: 3-member DB team reaches Kolkata

A three-member team of detective branch of DMP led by its additional commissioner Harun-Or-Rashid have reached India today to investigate the murder of lawmaker Anwarul Azim Anar in Kolkata on May 13

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Seven newborns killed in Delhi hospital fire

Seven newborn babies died in a major fire that broke out at a children's hospital in India's East Delhi's Vivek Vihar area last night

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India Election: Dance videos of Modi, rival turn up AI heat

An AI video shows an ecstatic Narendra Modi sporting a trendy jacket and trousers, grooving on a stage to a Bollywood song as the crowd cheers. The Indian prime minister reshared the video on X, saying “such creativity in peak poll season is truly a delight.”

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Opposition slams Modi for anti-Muslim remarks

India’s main opposition party yesterday condemned Prime Minister Narendra Modi for anti-Muslim comments in election campaign speeches that have heightened concerns over sectarian tensions in the world’s biggest democracy.

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India issues first set of citizenship certificates to 14

India yesterday granted citizenship to a first batch of 14 people under a controversial law that has been criticised for discriminating against Muslims, midway through general elections in which religious divisions have taken centre stage.

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In a first, 14 get Indian citizenship under CAA

The CAA was passed by parliament in 2019 but the BJP-led central government notified the CAA implementation rules in March this year

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Modi denies adopting polarisation tactics to win polls

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has rejected the allegation that he has adopted a tactics of polarisation to win the ongoing Lok Sabha elections 2024

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Iran port deal: India downplays US sanctions threat

India's foreign minister has said his company will work to communicate the benefits of a strategic port project in Iran after the United States said Indian firms working on the project risked sanctions

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Modi's assets total Rs 3cr, mostly fixed deposits: affidavit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who filed his nomination papers for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi constituency today, has four gold rings weighing 45g worth over Rs 2.67 lakh but does not have any immovable asset, as per an affidavit filed by him

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Modi files nomination from Varanasi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended himself against criticism that he is stoking divisions between Hindus and Muslims to win national elections as he filed his nomination yesterday for re-election from Varanasi, one of Hinduism’s holiest cities.

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AAP will be made accused in liquor policy case: ED

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will be made an accused in the alleged liquor policy scam, which has seen three of its key leaders - including party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal - land behind bars, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has informed the Delhi High Court.

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India Lok Sabha polls: Modi files nomination from Varanasi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today filed his nomination papers from the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency in the most populous state of Uttar Pradesh

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