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Saudi Arabia increases India''s Haj quota to 2 lakh after Modi-Salman talks        SC collegium transfers high court judges        Security of 18 separatists, 155 political leaders withdrawn        Crown Prince orders release of 850 Indian prisoners from Saudi jails        Putin says Russia to take measures if US deploys missiles        Jadhav''s death sentence based on ''extracted confession'', should be annulled: India tells ICJ        Israel strikes on Gaza arson balloons launchers, no injuries reported        Taylor surpasses Fleming becomes highest ODI scorer for NZ        ICC keeping a close watch on India-Pakistan situation ahead of WC        Vivo unveils V15Pro with Industry-first 32 MP pop-up selfie camera        Tripura gets Rs 85 crore Mega Food Park        India, Saudi Arabia ink MoUs for cooperation in tourism, broadcasting        Bernie Sanders enters 2020 US presidential race : Reports        Sixteen states sue Trump over border wall emergency        Djokovic wins his fourth Laureus World Sportsman of the Year        Pakistan shooters not taking part in New Delhi World Cup        Pulwama attack masterminded by Jaish, ISI: corps commander        Cricketer-turned-politician Kirti Azad joins Congress, calls it ''ghar wapsi''        Salve exposes Pak military courts at ICJ, says judges don''t even need law degree        RBI pays Rs 28,000 cr interim dividend to govt ahead of elections        
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National News
Jaitey calls Congress remarks on EVM hacking "lie and garbage"
 
(New Delhi, Jan 21,2019):Union Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday called the Congress'' remarks on EVM tampering ?a big lie and garbage?. The Minister said the Congress party is increasingly becoming contagious. Mr Jaitley, in a series of tweets, said the Congress has been misleading the people and now after Rafale deal and the non-existent loan waiver to 15 industrialists, the Congress'' next big lie is EVM hacking. ?

Was the Election Commission & millions of Staffers involved in manufacturing, programming of EVMs & conduct of elections during the UPA Government in collusion with the BJP ? absolutely rubbish,? he added. The Minister said the people would not buy their garbage. ?Does the Congress feel that the people are so gullible that they will swallow any garbage? Insanity in the Congress party is increasingly becoming contagious.? Earlier, the Congress termed the claims by the Indian Journalists'' Association (Europe) that the 2014 Lok Sabha polls as well as the 2018 five-state polls were rigged, as a validation of its doubts on the working of the EVMs.

The Opposition party demanded that at least 50 per cent of the VVPATs should be verified with the paper trails. However, the Election Commission said that it was firmly stands by the foolproof nature of its EVMs deployed in elections in India. ''''It has come to the notice of Election Commission of India that an event claiming to demonstrate EVMs used by ECI can be tampered with, has been organised in London. Whereas, ECI has been wary of becoming a party to this motivated slugfest, ECI firmly stands by the empirical facts about foolproof nature of ECI EVMs deployed in elections in India,'''' the ECI said in a statement.


Saudi Arabia increases India''s Haj quota to 2 lakh after Modi-Salman talks
SC collegium transfers high court judges
Security of 18 separatists, 155 political leaders withdrawn
Cricketer-turned-politician Kirti Azad joins Congress, calls it ''ghar wapsi''
No possibility of bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan: IPL
Pakistan shooters granted visas for New Delhi World Cup
Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: India accuses Pakistan of misusing ICJ for propaganda
Cross-LoC bus service suspended in JK's Poonch
Another Major from Uttarakhand killed in J-K
CRPF to add new security features to convoy movement in J&K
Youth arrested for offensive social media post
Army officer killed, soldier injured in mine explosion along LoC in J-K
''Make in India'' needs serious rethink: Rahul
Liver for transplant ferried on Mumbai suburban train
A day after being flagged off, Vande Bharat Express runs into trouble twice
BSP functionary, woman arrested for attempt to ''honey-trap'' ex-UP minister
Curfew in Jammu city after protests over Pulwama attack
PM flags off India's fastest train Vande Bharat Express
PM warns Pakistan, says terrorists will pay heavy price for Pulwama attack
"Army is to fight bad uncles": Daughter of Martyred Soldier explaining everyone the meaning of 'Army' goes viral on Social Media
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Maisie Williams to star in thriller 'The Owners'
 Los Angeles: "Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams has boarded the cast of Julius Berg's thriller "  
Swara Bhasker turning producer
I want to do serious films now: Kartik Aaryan
Vaikom Vijayalekshmi ties knot with Anoop
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Putin says Russia to take measures if US deploys missiles
 Moscow: Russia does not intend to be the first to place missiles in Europe but will develop its defe
Jadhav''s death sentence based on ''extracted confession'', should be annulled: India tells ICJ
Israel strikes on Gaza arson balloons launchers, no injuries reported
Bernie Sanders enters 2020 US presidential race : Reports
KERALA NEWS
Fire breaks out in a QRS showroom
 Kottayam: A major fire broke out in QRS showroom at Thirunnakkara in Kottayam on Monday evening. On
Flash Hartal in Kerala: Stray incidents of violence reported
Thousands bid emotional farewell to CRPF jawan in Kerala
Religious practices should be respected: Smriti Irani
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