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DDC polls: Phase 1 elections today; J&K

DDC polls: Phase 1 elections today; J&K

The first phase of the DDC election and panchayat bypolls will be held in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, with 1,427 candidates in the fray and seven lakh voters eligible to exercise their franchise, officials said.

State Election Commissioner K K Sharma said 2,146 polling stations have been set up for the smooth conduct of elections of phase-I.

4 killed due to Nivar cyclone in TN

4 killed due to Nivar cyclone in TN

The Centre on Friday pledged all support to cyclone Nivar-affected Tamil Nadu with both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister K Palaniswami announcing relief to the kin of those killed.

Farmers' protest: National highway at Si

Farmers' protest: National highway at Si

A stretch of the national highway at Singhu border turned into a mega kitchen on Friday evening as exhausted farmers camped on the road along with their tractors and cooked dinner following a long day of protest.

BS Yediyurappa defers decision to add Li

BS Yediyurappa defers decision to add Li

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday deferred at a last minute a proposal to recommend inclusion of the Veerashaiva-Lingayat community under OBC list following lack of consensus in his Cabinet and intervention of the BJP central leadership, sources told news agency PTI today.