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UP Assembly Election 2022 Phase 7 Turnout Live Updates, UP Election 2022 Phase 7 Vote Percentage Live, UP Chunav News, Vote Percentage Today

BJP supporters attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election campaign meeting in Varanasi (Express photo by Vishal Srivastava) Apart from State Tourism Minister Neelkanth Tiwari (Varanasi South), other ministers competing in the final stage are Anil Rajbhar (Shivpur-Varanasi), Ravindra Jaiswal (Varanasi North), Girish Yadav (Jaunpur) and Ramashankar Singh Patel (Marihan-Mirzapur) . Dara Singh Chauhan, who had resigned from the Yogi Adityanath ...

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Australian women’s alliance wants more government action on #MeToo

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA – FEBRUARY 09: Brittany Higgins, a former Liberal Party staffer, greets guests after her address to the media at the National Press Club on February 09, 2022 in Canberra, Australia. 2021 Australian of the Year Grace Tame and Brittany Higgins, advocates for sexual assault survivors, attended the National Press Club together. Prime Minister Scott Morrison apologized directly to ...

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Italy takes a risk by joining sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

ROCCA DI MEZZO, Italy — As Italian skiers brushed snow off their boots and warmed up in the lobby of his lodge in the Apennines, the hotel owner worried about the impact of European sanctions against Russia on his already astronomical heating bills. “There will be major downsides for Italy,” owner Roberto Minafra said as his guests checked the latest ...

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China is Russia’s best hope for blunting sanctions, but beware

BEIJING (AP) — China is the only friend that could help Russia soften the impact of economic sanctions on its invasion of Ukraine, but President Xi Jinping’s government is giving no sign it might be ready to. risking its own access to US and European markets doing too much. Even if Beijing wanted to, its ability to support President Vladimir ...

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Biden vows to make Putin an ‘outcast’ after Ukraine invasion

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden vowed Thursday to turn Russian President Vladimir Putin into “a pariah” on the world stage in retaliation for Russia’s predawn invasion of Ukraine. Speaking just hours after Russia launched a full-scale military attack on its Democratic neighbor, Biden announced a new round of sanctions he said would hurt Russia for starting a war “without provocation.” ...

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Ukraine. Showdown with Russia gives Biden new lease on NATO leadership

Ukraine’s fate and Russia’s future relations with the West remain uncertain. Biden said he was confident that Russian President Vladimir Putin, with more than 150,000 troops and massive weapons amassed on Ukraine’s borders, decided to invade, despite the negotiating carrot offered by the West on a new European security architecture to address his concerns if he steps down, and the ...

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Leading in a changing world

Today the world is changing faster than we can comprehend. We live in a time when the truths of the old world order are disappearing. Australia must chart a course in the new multipolar world order in which democracies are under threat from populists internally, autocratic states are asserting themselves and global rules and institutions are being challenged from many ...

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Dutch universities order staff to reveal ties to Jewish and Israeli groups

JTA — At the request of a pro-Palestinian organization that critics say is anti-Semitic, administrators at more than a dozen Dutch universities are asking their staff to list their interactions with Israeli and Jewish organizations. The order follows a request sent last month by The Rights Forum, a pro-Palestinian advocacy group, to the offices of several universities. The universities collect ...

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Union minister’s son Ashish Mishra secures bail in Lakhimpur case; Modi slams the “Parivar-vaad” party

Read more Party (SP)-Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) which seeks to capitalize on the combined strength of Akhilesh Yadav and Jayant Choudhary. It will also be a litmus test for nine ministers of Adityanath government: Srikant Sharma from Mathura, Atul Garg from Ghaziabad, Suresh Rana from Thana Bhawan, Kapildev Agarwal from Muzaffarnagar, Sandeep Singh from Atrauli, Laxminarayan Chaudhary from Chhata, Anil ...

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Flurry of talks attempts to defuse Ukraine-Russia crisis

BRUSSELS – Several world leaders lined up on Monday to walk a diplomatic tightrope that could mean the difference between war in Ukraine and an uneasy peace there as Russia’s threatening actions along the border with its neighbor continue without released. Here is an overview of the latest developments in the crisis: From Moscow to Washington Russian President Vladimir Putin ...

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Difficult challenges await new US ambassador to South Korea

A new US ambassador is waiting in the wings to travel to South Korea and deal with the winner of its hotly contested presidential election in March. Philip Goldberg, the ambassador to Colombia, is reported as the administration’s choice for the post, which has not been filled for more than a year. Goldberg still has to go through the approval ...

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Department of Health ‘considered football’ instead of making ‘one phone call’, says complaint alleging diploma fraud by Dr RK Vats

Complaint questioning authenticity of graduate degree held by top Health Ministry official Dr. RK Vats says ‘one phone call’ could have prevented him from heading National Medical Commission , the supreme body that regulates medical education and practitioners in India, instead of “footballing” the issue. News18.com first reported on January 29 that the Department of Health and Family Welfare was ...

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Thousands protest against COVID mandates and restrictions in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ON — Thousands of demonstrators gathered in the Canadian capital on Saturday to protest vaccination mandates, masks and shutdowns. Some parked in the grounds of the National War Memorial, others carried signs and flags with swastikas and the statue of a Canadian hero was defaced, prompting widespread condemnation. “Parking on this hallowed ground which includes the Tomb of the ...

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Illogical for truck convoy to claim freedoms threatened by vaccine mandate, experts say

Truckers already submit to a host of mandatory government safety regulations, from health checks to electronic monitoring of their journeys. That’s why some experts say it’s insane for some drivers to claim their freedoms are now threatened by a COVID-19 vaccination added to that long list of job requirements. A cross-Canada convoy of truckers and their supporters is on their ...

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Biden includes European allies as he takes on Putin over Ukraine

LONDON — When President Biden held a video call with European leaders about Ukraine this week, he had all the urgency of a Cold War crisis, filled with the specter of Russian tanks and troops threatening the country. ‘Eastern Europe. But Mr Biden has expanded the seats on his war council, adding Poland, Italy and the European Union to the ...

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Stay within limits, BJP tells alliance partner JD-U – The New Indian Express

Through Express press service PATNA: The rift between two major National Democratic Alliance (NDA) allies – BJP and JD-U – in Bihar is widening day by day with BJP Head of State Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal in a oblique reference to two senior JD-U officials, asking them to stay within bounds. “Stop playing Twitter game (with Prime Minister) or 76 lakh ...

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Congressional Digvijay Singh takes a jibe at BJP; The biggest agricultural organization in Punjab not to contest polls

Read more Samaj Morcha and his members will not participate in the February 14 elections in Punjab. BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) is one of the largest agricultural organizations in Punjab and its activists had camped at the Tikri border when farmers against the central agricultural laws were unfolding. Meanwhile, the model code of conduct has entered into force, Covid vaccination certificates ...

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath to Lay Groundwork for ATS Center in Deoband on Monday | Lucknow News

LUCKNOW: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is due to lay the foundation stone on Tuesday for the much-anticipated Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) commando training center in Saharanpur – a development that could presumably arm BJP to amplify its “nationalist” position before the next state elections. The center will be established in Deoband which also houses the famous Islamic seminary Darul Uloom. ...

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Farooq hints that the Gupkar alliance will fight the next parliamentary elections together

National Conference Chairman Farooq Abdullah, who is the chairman of the People’s Alliance for the Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), has hinted that his party will fight in the upcoming parliamentary elections in Jammu and Kashmir with constituents from the new coalition to defeat “community forces”. Speaking about the situation in Kashmir, Abdullah claimed it was worse than in the 1990s – ...

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Foley Weekly Automotive Report – Transportation

United States: Foley Weekly Automotive Report December 19, 2021 Foley & Lardner To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. This report helps automotive suppliers inform their legal and operational decisions to help them overcome challenges and seize opportunities. Contact your relationship partner Foley, or John R. Trentacosta or Ann Marie Uetz, for follow-up. Key developments New American ...

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Australia signs arms deal with South Korea as US allies seek to ‘stem’ China

Australia has signed a A $ 1 billion (US $ 717 million) contract with South Korean defense firm Hanwha, which will strengthen ties between two US allies, but risks arousing opposition from China. The agreement to purchase 30 self-propelled howitzers and 15 armored ammunition supply vehicles is Australia’s largest defense contract with an Asian country. This was announced during President ...

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MEP Androulakis elected Greek socialist leader

Athens, Greece – The third Greek parliamentary group elected a Member of the European Parliament at its head on Sunday. Nikos Androulakis defeated former Prime Minister George Papandreou to lead the Movement for Change, a socialist coalition. Partial results shortly before 9 p.m. (7:00 p.m. GMT; 2:00 p.m. EST) showed Androulakis, 42, with 68.4% of the vote against 31.6% for ...

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From Narayana Murthy to Arvind Krishna, IIT-Kanpur shines on the world map

New Delhi, December 5: With IIT-Bombay alumnus Parag Agrawal turning into Twitter’s new CEO, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – the country’s premier institute of higher education – has once again taken the spotlight in the world. whole world. Known for producing the best innovators, scientists, academics, economists and politicians for years, IIT-Kanpur has consistently maintained a distinct place ...

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Le Pen: the right is committed to building the “great European force”

Posted on Saturday December 4, 2021 | 8:58 am Updated 26 minutes ago WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Europe’s right-wing populist leaders said on Saturday they would cooperate more closely in the European Union’s parliament to defend the sovereignty of their bloc’s 27 member countries. A statement at the end of the meeting did not result in a statement aimed at ...

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James Bond fan Fiala named Czech Prime Minister

Published on: 11/28/2021 – 11:52Amended: 11/28/2021 – 11:50 Prague (AFP) – Petr Fiala, who was named Czech Prime Minister on Sunday, is a James Bond fan who entered politics after becoming the country’s first political science professor after the fall of communism. The bespectacled bearded man who carefully protects his privacy is taking on the biggest mission of his life ...

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Pro-democracy Sudanese alliance rejects military role as Arab League team arrives

Sudan’s main pro-democracy group has rejected a return to power-sharing with the military, saying it will maintain its peaceful resistance to force the generals behind the October 25 coup to step aside and do so. facing lawsuits. The Sudanese Professionals Association’s “political statement” on Sunday said it sought a civilian government of technocrats headed by an “independent national figure.” He ...

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In Iraq, allegations of electoral fraud fuel uncertainty, divisions

BAGHDAD – More than three weeks after the Iraqis voted in parliamentary elections, pro-Iranian Shiite militias who have emerged as the biggest losers are still rejecting the outcome of the vote, plunging the country into political uncertainty and crisis. Militia supporters have pitched tents near the entrance to Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone in an ongoing sit-in, threatening violence unless ...

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Australia rejects French allegations of deception of AUKUS deal

SYDNEY – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dismissed accusations by French President Emmanuel Macron over a canceled $ 37 billion submarine contract. Macron recently said that Morrison lied in dropping the submarine deal before Australia joined a new security pact with the UK and US known by its acronym AUKUS. The AUKUS alliance and Australia’s cancellation of a lucrative ...

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Poland envisages a “radical” reinforcement of its army

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | 11:35 Updated 57 minutes ago WARSAW, Poland (AP) – The leader of Poland’s ruling party on Tuesday presented plans for a homeland defense bill which he says aims to “radically” strengthen the military as the country faces to migratory pressure from its eastern neighbor, Belarus. Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Deputy Prime Minister who is arguably ...

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Politics | The Economist

October 16, 2021 from Chile President Sebastián Piñera declared a state of emergency for 15 days in two regions in the south. The army will be deployed to assist local police, who have struggled to contain violent attacks by indigenous groups seeking to reclaim ancestral lands. A protester died during a demonstration led by indigenous groups in Santiago. Chile is ...

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EXPLAINER: Why are the elections in Iraq important to the world?

BAGHDAD – Sunday’s Iraqi elections present enormous challenges: the Iraqi economy has been battered by years of conflict, rampant corruption and, most recently, the coronavirus pandemic. State institutions are failing, the country’s infrastructure is collapsing. Powerful paramilitary groups increasingly threaten state authority, and hundreds of thousands of people remain displaced after years of war against ISIS. While few Iraqis expect ...

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Greek PM to brief EU counterparts on Turkish and Greek provocations

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will brief his European counterparts on the Greek-French agreement on the establishment of a strategic partnership in defense and security, but also on its impact on wider geopolitical developments, as well as recent Turkish provocations, as Athens underlines that the Franco-Greek alliance strengthens the European pillar of defense for the strategic autonomy of Europe. Mitsotakis ...

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France, Greece hedge their bets with new defense pact

October 2, 2021 KYRIAKOS MITSOTAKIS, the Greek Prime Minister, presented it as a love story. “History … wants us together,” he told Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic, in Paris on September 28. “Geography too. He rocked Mr. Macron with stories of Ionian sailors landing in Marseille and French Philhellenes who supported Greece’s war for independence. Mr Macron said Greece ...

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Greece to buy 3 frigates from France in new defense alliance: Macron

Greece will buy three frigates from France, French President Emmanuel Macron has announced. Paris: Greece will buy three frigates from France as part of a deep “strategic partnership” between the two countries to defend their common interests in the Mediterranean, French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Tuesday. The agreement marks “a bold first step towards European strategic autonomy,” Macron said ...

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German SPD left puzzled as left alliance fades – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, through on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Editor’s point of view: German elections reveal Europe’s “generational gap”. The first projections of votes between different age groups revealed a growing generational gap within the EU. The German youth have returned it to conservatives and ...

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Sonia Gandhi should have made Sharad Pawar Prime Minister, not Manmohan Singh: Minister

Bombay: Sonia Gandhi should have been prime minister when the congressional-led UPA came to power in 2004, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale said, making a comparison with US Vice President Kamala Harris. He also suggested that Sonia Gandhi should have chosen Sharad Pawar as prime minister instead of Manmohan Singh. “Sonia Gandhi should have been Prime Minister when the UPA (United ...

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Quad Alliance Partners to Secure Semiconductor and 5G Technology Supply Chains

The Quad Alliance – India, United States, Japan and Australia – has partnered to secure supply chains in critical areas such as semiconductors and 5G telecommunications technologies, in a bid to contain the influence China’s growing in these strategic sectors, according to geopolitical experts. . “Resilient, diverse and secure technology supply chains – for hardware, software and services – are ...

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Biden’s Indo-Pacific change under scrutiny as AUKUS alliance is formed

As the 20-year war in Afghanistan approaches, US President Joe Biden is looking at intensifying competition with China, bringing into play new mechanisms such as Australia’s “Quad” group, India, Japan and the United States as well. as a security partnership between Australia, Britain and the United States. But the Biden administration may need more clarity in its Indo-Pacific strategy, which ...

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Quad is not a military alliance, but will challenge China’s reach in the Indo-Pacific

The first face-to-face summit meeting of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue sparked much discussion around the world. At the invitation of US President Joe Biden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Yoshihide Suga of Japan and Australian Scott Morrison all met at the White House on Friday to take stock of this recently revived group, primarily intended to curb China’s unhindered growth ...

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Biden welcomes Indo-Pacific leaders as China’s concerns grow

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden is scheduled to host the first in-person gathering of the leaders of an Indo-Pacific alliance known as the “the Quad” as he wraps up a difficult week in diplomacy after facing much criticism from allies and adversaries. The White House meeting with the leaders of India, Japan and Australia gives Biden a chance to ...

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Row of submarines threatens US-EU relations, Biden’s China policy

The row that has erupted over Australia’s decision to cancel an agreement to buy French submarines and switch to American-made ships – a move that Paris calls a “stab in the back” – is more than French self-esteem. This risks opening even deeper cracks in the transatlantic alliance, which has been the foundation of U.S. foreign policy for more than ...

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Sanae Takaich hopes to be the first female leader in Japan

Mr. Abe is widely seen as failing to deliver on his promises to advance women in society. In the World Economic Forum’s annual gender gap analysis, Japan, which has the world’s third-largest economy, ranks 120th out of 156 countries. Women are still struggling to gain traction in Japanese politics, especially at the national level. Yuriko Koike, the governor of Tokyo, ...

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Analysis: French split is a blow to rebuilding Biden’s China-focused alliance

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers virtual remarks on a national security initiative with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the East Room of the White House in Washington, United States, September 15, 2021. REUTERS / Tom Brenner WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (Reuters) – European capitals celebrated the visit of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

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Quad leaders call for securing chip supply chain

TOKYO – Leaders from United States, Japan, India and Australia to Agree to Work on Creating Secure Supply Chain for Semiconductors When They Meet for Quad Summit in Washington next week, a signal that the four-party alliance was aimed at countering China in the Indo-Pacific is expanding its reach. The four countries are expected to confirm that “resilient, diverse and ...

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Goa Assembly: in search of allies – Nation News

The Goa government led by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has pledged to provide 16,000 liters of free water each month to every household starting September 1. As the water bill for nearly 300,000 families is expected to drop to zero, the state government will lose monthly income. from Rs 11.5 crore. This is the first time that a government in ...

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Three countries have offered to help Afghan refugees, but US flights have yet to arrive

SKOPJE, North Macedonia – Three Balkan countries have offered to help desperate Afghans, but no refugees have flown on US flights. As thousands continue to crowd around Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport, officials from North Macedonia, Kosovo and Albania – neighboring Balkan countries whose populations have themselves suffered violence – said last week that they had offered to temporarily host ...

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Former British Prime Minister Blair denounces West’s “dangerous abandonment” of Afghanistan

LONDON (AFP) – Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who in 2001 dragged Britain into war in Afghanistan alongside the United States, on Saturday condemned their “abandonment” of the country as “dangerous” and ” useless “. In his first public comments on the crisis since the collapse of the Afghan government last weekend, Blair criticized the US motives for the ...

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Mufti parents, separatists and J&K leaders on latest Pegasus list | Latest India News

Srinagar: The family phone numbers of former Jammu and Kashmiri chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, Kashmiri politicians, separatist leaders and journalists have been selected as possible targets for phone surveillance between 2017 and 2019, said Friday the online information portal The Wire. The Wire, which is part of a 17-member global investigative media consortium, reported that two of Mufti’s family members ...

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A new alliance in the making in Bihar? Shunned by the uncle, Chirag Paswan composes Lalu Prasad, Tejashwi

Amid the political drama unfolding in Bihar, Lok Janshankti (LJP) party leader Chirag Paswan met Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) national secretary general Shyam Rajak this weekend. The meeting comes amid the bitter standoff between Chirag Paswan and his uncle, Union Minister Pashupati Kumar Paras, over Ram Vilas Paswan’s political legacy claim. In a conversation with ANI, Rajak said: “Anyone who ...

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With union consent, Indian automakers ramp up production amid raging pandemic

Despite at least 21 deaths and thousands of coronavirus infections among autoworkers in southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, in the past two months, the party government of the State Dravida Munnetra Kazhakam (DMK) demanded that automobile production be carried out essentially at full capacity. . The government has said that “any business that exports or supplies export-oriented industries will ...

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The BJP is ready for a long job under the leadership of Fadnavis

Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertook on July 7 a complete overhaul of his cabinet. It was a highly anticipated exercise and speculation had been rife for several weeks. In Modi’s signature style, the actual exercise had nothing to do with speculation, and to call it a reshuffle would be a huge understatement. Given the enormity of the changes driven by ...

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