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By elections 2018 LIVE updates: RLD's Ajit Singh, SP's Ram Gopal Yadav to meet EC at 3.15 pm over faulty EVMs
Firstpost The removal, it claims was as a result of the Model Code of Conduct which was in effect in the state following the announcement of the election dates, and required ministers contesting an election to not use government resources or official media for... ---

In Health Warning Showdown, Tobacco Industry Turns To Supreme Court
The tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the Supreme Court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against ciga...

The Aamir Khan Interview
Aamir Khan speaks about his unusual trek in Indian cinema, why he didn't agree to play Sunil Dutt in Sanju, and more...

Modi 'slogan PM', BJP will not come to power in 2019: Chandrababu Naidu
New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a "campaign PM who has failed to deliver on promises" and the BJP would "definitely" not remain in power after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Naidu said the Congress too won't be able to form the next government on its own and stressed that regional parties had "able and capable leaders" who would play important roles after the polls. His remarks came a few days after he shared the stage with leaders of several regional parties at the swearing-in of H D Kumaraswamy as chief minister of the Congress-JDS alliance in Karnataka after a bitterly fought election that threw up a hung verdict. Inaugurating 'Mahanadu', the Telugu Desam Party's annual conclave in Vijayawada, the party chief said his party had played important roles in forming governments in the past and had the power to change the narrative in the country, hinting that it could tie-up with like-minded parties to stop the BJP's juggernaut. Naidu said the TDP was a key player in the formation of the United Front government in 1996. "The TDP has in the past played a key role in forming governments. It has the power to change the political narrative in the country. We won't step back," Naidu said. He said Modi was a "campaign prime minister, who gives slogans only but has failed to deliver on promises". "The BJP will definitely not come to power in 2019. The BJP forming government again is a distant dream," Naidu said. On allegations of EVM manipulation during elections, he said thorough discussions should be held on the use of "electronic voting machines to ensure fair elections". Naidu said the TDP withdrew support from the NDA government as the Centre had reneged on its promise to grant the special category status to Andhra Pradesh and failed to implement the AP Reorganisation Act. He alleged that the saffron party was resorting to "revenge politics" and using institutions such as the CBI and the ED to pressure those who do not follow its line. The BJP was trying to enter southern India through the back door. It wanted to grab power and was least concerned about development, Naidu alleged.

Turf war between Delhi government, L-G continues, Kejriwal to meet President today
Kejriwal has also directed all its officials to apprise him or Minister concerned about any oral or written direction from the L-G or his office before following them.

14 bypolls today: What is at stake for BJP, Opposition
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Will Power's Indy 500 victory completes epic IndyCar resume
ESPN (press release) (blog) What's avoiding doctor's orders after winning the Indianapolis 500? Power soaked it all in, with several of his competitors congratulating him on the IMS frontstretch before he performed a much more recent tradition of kissing the bricks at the start ... -

First suspected case of Nipah virus in Goa
The state-run Goa Medical College(GMC) hospital near Panaji, on Monday, quarantined a native of Kerala who travelled to Goa by train after he develo

Now, Kumar Vishwas tenders apology to Arun Jaitley, seeks withdrawal of defamation suit
Following what Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal did over a month back, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas has now written to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking an apology from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) strongman.

BJP leaders question Modi for calling Rahul 'shahzada'
Disgruntled BharatiyaJanata Party BJP leaders of Bihars silk city Bhagalpur have petitioned Prime Minister NarendraModi questioning his morale for calling Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi shahzadeshyan urdu word used to address scion of an imperial estatewhen his own party was promoting the shahzadeculture in Bihar

British adult film actor to make Bollywood debut
British adult film actor to make Bollywood debutMumbai, May 28 (IANS) British adult film actor Danny D is set to make his debut in Bollywood as an actor and producer. The movie will be a romantic drama, shot in Los Angeles and Indian cities," Danny said in a statement. Once she is back in India with her man, it is Danny's character who will struggle," she shared.