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Jammu and Kashmir Governor dissolves assembly as Sajjad Lone, Mehbooba Mufti stake claims
Times of India SRINAGAR/ NEW DELHI: J&K governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday evening dissolved the assembly in a move intended to nip efforts by PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti to form an unlikely alliance with rival National Conference and old partner Congress,... ---

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...

J-K assembly dissolved after rival alliances stake claim to form govt
PDP patron Mehbooba Mufti staked claim to form a government with the support of the Congress and the National Conference, while People's Conference leader Sajad Lone also staked claim to form the government with the help of the 25-member BJP.

'BJP will focus on image building, not winning Mizoram polls'
, (ANI): Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will focus on image building and not on winning the upcoming assembly polls in the state."We are not a very big party in the region, but I think there is major competition between Congress and Mizo National Front (MNF). we are trying to build our image. More than forming a government, we are focusing on building the BJP's presence (in the state). Our first priority is we should have candidates all over the state," he told ANI.Acknowledging the limited presence of the BJP in Mizoram, Sarma added "Mizoram Congress has a different constitution; they are different from the Delhi Congress. For the first time, we have fielded 40 candidates in the state."A total of 209 candidates are contesting the Mizoram assembly elections which are slated to be held in a single phase on November 28.Of 209, the ruling Congress has fielded 40 candidates while the BJP and MNF are contesting in 39 and 40 assembly seats, respectively.(ANI)

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.

J&K guv dissolves assembly as Lone, Mehbooba stake claims
The dramatic turn of events came after Mehbooba, who quit as chief minister after BJP withdrew support to her in June, and J&K People’s Conference leader Sajjad Lone declared that they would stake claim to form a government and seek revival of the assembly that has been in suspended animation.

S&P 500 rallies 1% as tech shares rebound from big sell-off
CNBC Stocks traded higher on Wednesday as major technology shares rebounded from steep losses earlier this week. The S&P 500 gained 1 percent as the tech sector climbed 1.5 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 171 points, led by gains in...

LS polls: BJP names in-charge leaders, conveners
Stepping up preparations for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiay Janata Party State unit on Wednesday appointed poll in-charge leaders and con

Minor raped in Ghaziabad, accused held: Police
A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Shalimar Garden colony here, following which the accused was arrested, police said Wednesday.

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

'Badhaai Ho' crosses Rs 200 cr mark
'Badhaai Ho' crosses Rs 200 cr markAyushmann Khurrana's 'Badhaai Ho' is doing wonders at the box office as it has finally crossed the Rs 200 crore mark worldwide. Film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to make the announcement, writing, " It's a DOUBLE CENTURY... #BadhaaiHo crosses ? 200 cr worldwide [GrossBOC]... #India NettBOC: ? 126.60 cr #India GrossBOC: ? 158.25 cr #Overseas GrossBOC: ? 43.72 cr [till 19 Nov 2018] #Worldwide GrossBOC: ? 201.97 cr." The film, which has earned a whopping Rs 201.97 crore so far, minted Rs 7.29 crore on its opening day and Rs 100 crore on its 17th day, paving its way through to the Rs 200 crore club. The comedy movie managed to achieve this feat despite not being released in Madhya Pradesh due to a cinema strike in the state. 'Badhaai Ho' is a fun ride with some rib-tickling comedy. It portrays the embarrassment faced by a family when Ayushmann's mother, played by Neena Gupta, becomes pregnant at an older-than-usual age. Sanya Malhotra of 'Dangal' fame plays Ayushmann's lady love in the movie, which also features Surekha Sikri, Gajraj Rao, and Sheeba Chaddha in pivotal roles. The film has been directed by 'Tevar' director Amit Sharma.