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  • 8:40 PM IST

    TTV Dhinakaran gets ‘pressure cooker’ symbol for , ‘hat’ symbol demanded by him allocated to another party

  • 7:32 PM IST

    UK: Vijay Mallya arrives at London’s Westminster court for hearing in extradition case.

  • 6:09 PM IST

    RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav calls Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar mentally unfit.

  • 5:09 PM IST

    Kapil Sibal denies appearing for Waqf Board, says, “I was appearing for petitioner Mohd Hashmi’s son Iqbal Hashmi, which is clearly stated in the order by the CJI. Does PM think CJI order was wrong?”

  • 4:39 PM IST

    PM Modi responds to Congress’s ‘Neech’ Comment. Says, “I beg to the people of India- please let them be. Let them keep calling me ‘Neech’ we will not respond. We do not have this mindset and want to congratulate them for theirs. If anything- we will answer them for their mindset with our votes on 9th and 14th.”

  • 4:14 PM IST

    BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha’s protest for farmers issues should set off alarm bells for the Maharashtra govt: .

  • 4:13 PM IST

    of 5.4 magnitude hits JK’s region: MeT.

  • 3:08 PM IST

    With only two days left before Gujarat votes in the first of two-phase elections, mysterious posters have appeared in the state asking the Muslim community to vote for the Congress, projecting Ahmed Patel as its chief ministerial face, which the party says is a mischievous bid to polarise voters. However, Patel rubbished the reports and said, “This is a misinformation campaign by the BJP as now they know they are going to lose. I was never the CM candidate and neither will I ever be.”

  • 2:13 PM IST

    Congress leader Ayub Ali claimed that he wasn’t allowed to contest against Rahul Gandhi for party’s presidential election. “I went to the chairman of Congress central election authority M Ramachandran ji and told him I would like to stand for Congress president post. He got angry and told me there will only be one candidate that is Rahul ji,” Ayub Ali told ANI.

  • 12:47 PM IST

    A special CBI court found Maninder Singh Pandher and Surender Koli guilty in the ninth case related to Nithari killings, under sections 302,376 and 364.

New Delhi, Dec 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public meeting at Surat in Gujarat where the election campaign for the first phase of polls ends today. Polling for the first phase elections in Gujarat will be held on December 9. Besides, there will be lots of development in the Middle East and the US after Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The UN Security Council will meet on Friday in emergency session to discuss the decision by US President.

Meanwhile, polling opened today in 45 districts of Nepal for the last phase of the historic provincial and parliamentary elections that many hope will bring the much-needed political stability to the Himalayan nation. In Vijay Mallya’s extradition case, s central government source told news agency ANI that there was a “very strong prima facie case of fraud in terms of Fraud Act 2006 of UK” against liquor baron.

In Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Raman Singh today completed an uninterrupted 14-year rule in the state. It is notable that Singh assumed the office of chief minister on December 7, 2003, after getting the mandate in the first Chhattisgarh assembly election. Singh was sworn in for his second term on December 12, 2008, and he was re-elected as the chief minister of the state for his third tenure on December 12, 2013.