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J-K, Jharkhand poll results: BJP wins one, and a half

The BJP’s impressive poll run continued on Tuesday, with the party capturing power in Jharkhand and finishing second in its best-ever performance in Jammu and Kashmir, where voters delivered a highly fractured verdict.

Bodo miltants gun down at least 62 adivasis in Assam

Bodo militants gunned down at least 62 adivasis and injured several others in attacks across two districts of Assam Tuesday evening. The attackers belonged to the anti-talks National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) faction.

Gadkari dares Mamata for early polls in Bengal

Hours after a thumping victory in Jharkhand and impressive gains in Jammu and Kashmir assembly polls on Tuesday, BJP leaders dared West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to announce early polls in the state and face interrogation in the Saradha probe in an anti-corruption rally.

Space, cyber space, underwater area new war fighting domains: DRDO chief

Space, which has become a dominant force in people's day-to-day life, cyber space which is governing every activity has proved to be a boon and threat simultaneously. Safeguarding its space assets is very important.

Isro chief one of 10 people who mattered in science this yr

Two Indians, including Indian Space Research Organisation chief K Radhakrishnan, figure among the top ten people who mattered in science in 2014, according to a compilation by international journal Nature.

Omar Abdullah to tender resignation on Wednesday

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah will submit his resignation on Wednesday when he will make a customary call on state governor NN Vohra.

J'khand CM Soren resigns, says JMM fought gallantly

On whether Hemant Soren thought a prepoll alliance with Congress would have been useful, he said he was not interested in 'digging graves', but 'we should learn from our mistakes'.

Since 2008, 52 Indian millionaires moved to UK

As many as 52 Indian millionaires have moved to Britain since 2008 under a visa category targeted at ‘high net worth individuals’ who bring major investments that allows them to gain permanent residence on a fast-track basis.

CAG report finds irregularities in execution of 94 highways

The national auditor has come across glaring irregularities in execution of 94 highway projects awarded through the Public Private Partnership route that increased the cost of construction leading to an extra burden of Rs. 30,247 crore on road users on account of higher toll.

BJP, Cong woo PDP for govt formation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had no lack of suitors on Tuesday after emerging as the single-largest party in Jammu and Kashmir with both the BJP and Congress wooing it to form the next government.  

J-K results: PDP emerges largest party in a hung verdict

The PDP was set to form the government in Jammu and Kashmir, registering its best performance in the state but fell shy of the majority mark, as election results threw up a hung assembly verdict on Tuesday.

J-K Assembly elections: BJP fails to cross Jawahar Tunnel

BJP’s mission 44 fell short of the mark by 19 seats as polls results of the 87-strong Jammu and Kashmir assembly were declared on Tuesday. Winning all its 25 seats in Jammu region, the party in a sense couldn’t cross the Jawahar Tunnel and drew a blank in Kashmir.

PDP may look at BJP, but conditions apply

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) may have emerged as the single largest party in Jammu and Kashmir with 28 seats but is caught in a dilemma over allying with the BJP, with whom it differs on Article 370, conversions and uniform civil code.

Big Jharkhand names bite dust in poll ring

The 2014 Jharkhand assembly polls will go down in history as a battle of debacle for political titans. The surprise losers include three former chief ministers and nine out of 12 ministers of the Jharkhand government.

Maharashtra: Cong's Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil appointed LoP in assembly

CM Devendra Fadnavis, Shiv Sena group leader and minister Eknath Shinde, NCP leader and former deputy chief minister, Ajit Pawar and senior most member Ganparao Deshmukh escorted Vikhe Patil to his chair.
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