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Will farmer distress turn against Congress in Karnataka Elections?

[ad_1] May 11, 2018, 08:57 ISTChief minister Siddaramaiah was under fire from opposition when the state's rice and sugar bowl was reeling under drought. Two bad monsoons in 2015 and 2016 led to one of the worst periods of farm distress in Karnataka resulting in nearly 3000 farmers, labourers and farm cultivators committing suicide. Election with Times brings you a ground report on the mood among farmers from the epicentre

Theresa May splits cabinet to consider customs options

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Getty Images Image caption Environment Secretary Michael Gove and Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley will sit in different groups Theresa May has split her cabinet into two groups to consider options for customs arrangements post-Brexit.One group will consider a "customs partnership" whereby the UK would collect tariffs on behalf of the EU.The other group will look at "maximum facilitation" - a solution based on using technology
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IPL 2018: ‘Upset’ Preity Zinta in verbal altercation with Virender Sehwag | Cricket News

[ad_1] MUMBAI: Virender Sehwag, one of the most fearless batsmen in his playing days, found himself at the receiving end of a vitriolic verbal barrage from Kings XI Punjab co-owner Preity Zinta on Tuesday, after the Kings failed to chase a modest target of 158 against Rajasthan Royals. Such is the fallout of the incident that Kings XI mentor Sehwag’s five-year association with the franchise, jointly owned by Preity, Ness
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Soccer Aid: Eric Cantona to play in Old Trafford match

[ad_1] Image copyright Unicef Manchester United and France legend Eric Cantona is to return to the hallowed Old Trafford turf in June.He'll be playing at Manchester United's stadium as part of the Soccer Aid charity football match for Unicef.The 51-year-old says: "There is no place like home. Knowing I am coming back to Old Trafford is a special feeling."He joins a host of famous faces including Usain Bolt, Sir Mo
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Grammar and faith schools get green light to expand

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Grammar schools will be able to bid for money to create more places Grammar schools in England will receive £50m to create new places - and a route has been opened to create new faith schools, Education Secretary Damian Hinds has announced.But the government has ditched its original plans to make it easier for religious groups to open free schools.Instead local authorities will
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Poldark knitted figures ‘go global’

[ad_1] Image copyright BBC / Mammouth Screen / Kwerky Knits Image caption Angela Blay said she "wanted her own little Ross" The cast of the hit BBC One drama Poldark have been re-created as woollen knitted figures that are selling all over the world, the woman behind the dolls has said.The characters are the creation of Poldark superfan and knitting addict Angela Blay, 50, who has sold about 70.Programme-maker Mammouth
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NDA government’s 4th anniversary: 48 months vs 48 years: Tagline for government’s 4th anniversary to target Congress | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Setting the narrative for 2019 general election, the Narendra Modi government will project the works done during its 48 months at the Centre so far, pitting it against the ‘48-year rule by the Gandhi family’. Sources said “48 months versus 48 years” will be the tagline for the fourth anniversary celebrations of the Modi dispensation. “One family either directly or indirectly ruled the country for 48 years,”
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Alzheimer’s: How much should you reveal?

[ad_1] Image copyright PA The husband of the actress Barbara Windsor revealed on Thursday that she had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2014. He told The Sun newspaper that it had become more difficult to hide her condition so he now wanted people to know. Deciding how to respond to an Alzheimer's diagnosis can be difficult for families and those suffering from it. Who do you tell and how much?Three
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London’s moped crime hotspots revealed: Check your area

[ad_1] Image copyright Met Police Image caption Many offenders take advantage of people distracted by their mobile phones Police in London say they have not lost control of crime committed by moped riders, despite an almost 30-fold increase in offences.Data obtained by the BBC shows a jump in the capital from 827 offences in 2012 to more than 23,000 last year.More than 40% of those crimes happened in just two