Congratulations for the victory, but are you really happy: Popular actor to PM Modi

Actor Prakash Raj congratulated PM Modi on Twitter as the BJP is set to win the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections. While PM Modi and BJP leaders, during the campaign, claimed that the party will sweep the elections with a majority, the Congress is set to win a large number of seats even as it is set to lose. Congratulating PM Modi, the actor asked, “but are you really happy…” Prakash Raj also listed several issues facing the country in his tweet.

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EC’s important notice to RK Nagar voters

The Election Commission has asked all the voters in the RK Nagar constituency to bring their voter identity cards to the polling stations for voting. According to the EC, those who are not able to bring the voter IDs can produce the following credentials:
2.Driving License
3.Employee ID for Central/State government staff
4.Bank/Post Office passbooks
5.PAN card
6.Smart Card issued by the Indian Chief Registrar under National Population Register
8.Medical insurance smart card issued under the Ministry of Labor Welfare.
9.Pension document with photo
10.Approved voter photo card issued by election administration
11.Office Identity card issued to Members of Parliament, Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council
12.Aadhaar Card

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Disabled man humiliated by officials at Chennai Central! Here’s what happened

A 42-year-old man with cerebral palsy was allegedly mistreated by railway officials at Chennai central railway station when he submitted a request for parking space for disabled.Reports say, the disabled person lodged a complaint, following which an inquiry was issued. After assurances by police to look into the issue, the complaint was reportedly dropped.

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EC makes major move for RK Nagar bypoll

The Election Commission has reportedly informed the Madras High Court that the polling in all poll-booths of RK Nagar constituency will go live on the webcast. 15 company of paramilitary forces have been deployed in the constituency to ensure that no disruptions take place during the polls. While DMK had demanded installation of CCTV cameras in the constituency, the EC submitted before the HC that all necessary actions are taken to hold a fair bypoll.

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Techie run over by speeding vehicle meets tragic fate

A 26-year-old techie reportedly died after a speeding truck hit her two-wheeler on a flyover in Bengaluru, on Saturday evening. Reports say, the woman was returning from a beauty parlour when the speeding truck rammed into her vehicle and crushed her head despite wearing a half-helmet. The driver of the truck was reportedly taken into custody by police.

(Image used for representational purpose)

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Shocking! Flight wing hits ladder in Chennai airport

A Chennai-Trichy Alliance Air flight was reportedly delayed by three hours after the wing of the flight hit a step ladder belonging to Indigo Airlines on Sunday morning. Reports say, forty-two passengers were waiting to board the aircraft scheduled to depart at 7.05am. Due to the mishap, passengers had to wait till the flight departed at 10.10am. Reports say, there was no damage to the aircraft.

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani wins in Rajkot west

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani, a BJP candidate has reportedly won in Rajkot west in the Gujarat Assembly election. The vote counting started at 8:00 am on Monday. All eyes are on the result as the Assembly election is considered as a battle between Congress and BJP.

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Night temperature rises in Chennai! Is rain likely?

According to TOI reports, the northeast monsoon is likely to resume from Tuesday and bring moderate rainfall across the State. Notably, on Sunday the night temperature in Chennai was recorded at 25.6° Celsius. Reports say, the average minimum temperature for December is 21.9° Celsius. However, the city has witnessed a rise in night temperature of three degrees above normal.

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Chennai man murdered in front of his house

A five-man gang reportedly murdered a man in front his house at Vyasarpadi in Chennai, on Friday. Reports say, Kannan was a close associate of late gangster ‘Vellai’ Ravi and a gang attacked him with sickles while he was returning home. Though he was rushed to the hospital immediately, he was declared dead on arrival. Police have reportedly arrested two suspects.

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Live updates: Gujarat Assembly elections 2017

2:45 pm

BJP all set to win an absolute majority. Modi is expected to deliver a speech in the party headquarters. 


Party          Lead          Won

BJP              70             27

Congress     58              21

Others            4                2


2:00 pm

Star contestents Vijay Rupani, Alpesh Thakor, and Jignesh Mevani Win. Modi arrives at BJP headquarters in Delhi.


1:oo pm

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              50             51

Congress      44              35

Others           0                2


12:30 pm

Independent candidate Jignesh Mevani with support from the Congress has won from Vadgam.


12:00 pm

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              80              24

Congress     64              11

Others           3                0



11:25 am

BJP has won 9 seats so far, while Congress has won 1 seat.

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              96               9

Congress      72              1

Others           3                0


11:00 am

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              108               5

Congress       73               1

Others             1                0



Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani, a BJP candidate wins in Rajkot west.


10:40 am

BJP wins in one constituency, Congress wins in one constituency. Leading in 100 constituencies, BJP still ahead of Congress which leads in 76 constituencies.


10:00 am

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              97               0

Congress     81               0

Others          3                 0


9:00 am

A sudden gain in Congress on BJP making the contest a close call. BJP is leading in 77, Congress stands at 76.


8:00 am

Counting has begun for the Gujarat Assembly election 2017. The result is expected to be out by the afternoon.


After the high pitch Gujarat election campaign by BJP and Congress, the counting of votes began at 8:00 am on Monday. While BJP took an early lead, Congress which lagged in the beginning eventually caught up and is being a challenge to the ruling party. If Congress manages to win in the election, it will be a first for them in 20 years.

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Live Updates: Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017

02.52 pm

BJP has won 21 seats; Congress has won 9 seats, while others have won 3 seats.

BJP is set to snatch Himachal Pradesh from ruling Congress.

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              24              21

Congress     10               9

Others          1                 3


02.06 pm

BJP has won 19 seats; Congress has won 6 seats, while others have won 3 seats so far.

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              25              19

Congress     14               6

Others          1                 3


01.43 pm

BJP has won 13 seats; Congress has won 6 seats, while others have won 3 seats so far.

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              32              13

Congress     13               6

Others          1                 3


01.16 pm

BJP has won 10 seats; Congress has won 5 seats

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              33               10

Congress     15               5

Others          3                 2


12.30 pm

BJP has won 5 seats; Congress has won 2 seats

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              35               5

Congress     21               2

Others          3                 2


11.53 am

BJP has won 4 seats; Congress has won 1 seat

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              34               4

Congress     24               1

Others          3                 2


11.02 am

BJP has won 3 seats; Congress has won 1 seat

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              38               3

Congress     21               1

Others          4                 1

10.40 am

BJP has won 2 seats; Congress has won 1 seat

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              40               2

Congress     20               1


10.13 am

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              40               0

Congress     24               0


09.00 am

Party          Lead          Won

BJP              11               0

Congress     04               0


08.00 am

Counting of votes begins for the 68-seat Himachal Pradesh Assembly.


The results of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections are being announced today. The crucial Assembly elections have grabbed the attention of the whole nation as it is going to be the first after Rahul Gandhi took over as the Congress President. It remains to be seen whether the ruling Congress and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh can retain their clout in the State.

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Audi or hospital Ambulance? Drunken man’s confusion leads to this

A businessman, who arrived at a corporate hospital in the wee hours of Sunday in his Audi returned home driving hospital ambulance, a Maruti Omni. He had reportedly traveled 13 km from the hospital to his home without any doubt. According to a report in the New Indian Express, the man was drunk and his driver returned the ambulance to the hospital at around 4:00 am and took back the Audi. Meanwhile, the hospital staff reached a nearby police patrol and informed about the missing vehicle. However, after getting their ambulance back, the hospital authority did not file any complaint.

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Gujarat, Himachal assembly election results today

Starting from 8:00 am on Monday, the vote counting for the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections is being considered as a battle between the Prime Minister and the new Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Voting for the election was held after hot campaigns from both the parties who had attacked each other with no restrictions.

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“RK Nagar election should be stopped if..”, says Tamilisai

TN BJP chief Tamilisai Soundararajan reportedly said that the RK Nagar bypoll should be stopped if the money distribution allegations are true. Tamilisai also added that there was no progress in RK Nagar even though it was TN Chief Minister’s constituency.

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Watch Video: Bowler bowls the ‘Ball of the 21st century”

Australian pacer Mitchell Starc bowled an unplayable delivery to dismiss England's James Vince on the fourth day of the 3rd Ashes Test.  The delivery is being described by some as the 'Ball of the Century'. Apart from the fans, legends like Shane Warne, Kevin Pietersen, Wasim Akram, and Michael vaughn were left awestruck by the left-arm pacer's lethal delivery.




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RK Nagar: Party members block road in protest

Tamil Nadu Ilaignar Katchi members have reportedly blocked the road opposite to the Election Commision office in Tondiarpet. TNIK members blocked the road demanding action against money distribution in RK Nagar. Police officials are in talks with the party members.

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Kolathur Robbery: Another accused arrested

According to media reports, one of the main accused in the Kolathur robbery case, Nathuram Jat has reportedly been arrested in Rajasthan on Sunday. Notably, Inspector Periyapandiyan was allegedly shot dead when a team of cops conducted a raid on a brick kiln to arrest Nathuram. Reportedly, Nathuram was part of the gang which looted 3.5 kg gold jewellery from a pawn shop in Kolathur.

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Exclusive RK Nagar pre-poll survey results

According to the exclusive pre-poll survey by Behindwoods, sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran might secure a victory in the upcoming RK Nagar bypoll. The survey was conducted in Perambur, Tondiarpet, Korukkupet and Thiruvottiyur. A total of 1,794 RK Nagar residents gave their opinions on who they will support in the election. Dhinakaran led the pre-poll survey with a massive 41% of votes followed by AIADMK - 34.2%, DMK - 21.3%, Naam Thamilar - 2%, Other - 0.9%, BJP - 0.6% respectively.

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Google to shut down this platform

Tech giant Google has reportedly announced that it will officially shut down its high-end smartphone augmented reality (AR) platform Project Tango. The platform will be shut on March 1, 2018. The move has been made in order to focus on the more mass market ARCore product. Project Tango was introduced in 2014 to bring AR to smartphones equipped with external 3D sensors to track motion and depth.

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RK Nagar: DMK lodges complaint

DMK party leaders have reportedly lodged a complaint against AIADMK with Election Commision on Sunday. In the complaint, DMK alleged that AIADMK members have given almost Rs 100 crore to the voters in RK Nagar. DMK leader Stalin has accused the AIADMK of paying Rs. 6,000 to each voters.

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