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Actor-turned-MPs Mimi and Nusrat walk into parliament in style

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Actor-turned-MPs Mimi and Nusrat walk into parliament in style

Bengali actors Mimi Chakraborty and Nusrat Jahan looked excited as they started a new journey as Members of the Parliament.

Nehru's contributions helped democracy survive: Rahul Gandhi

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Nehru's contributions helped democracy survive: Rahul Gandhi

Cutting across party lines, several political leaders paid rich tributes to Nehru, including Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

So, when are you quitting politics? Twitter asks Navjot Singh Sidhu

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So, when are you quitting politics? Twitter asks Navjot Singh Sidhu

Sidhu had promised, during the campaign, to quit politics if Rahul lost the mandate in Amethi

The state that recorded maximum NOTA votes

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The state that recorded maximum NOTA votes

Almost eight lakh Biharis found no candidate wishing to represent their respective constituencies in Parliament, worthy enough

The constituency where Congress plucked victory by just 1,407 votes after 15 years

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The constituency where Congress plucked victory by just 1,407 votes after 15 years

The UT, which was a Congress bastion once, was last won by INC’s Manoranjan Bhakta in 2004.

Punjab candidate who cried on camera for getting only five votes actually got 856 votes

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Punjab candidate who cried on camera for getting only five votes actually got 856 votes

Most users of various social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook could not help but feel sorry for Neetu Shutteran Wala, the dismayed candidate from Jalandhar parliamentary constituency.

'AAP getting 3 seats in Rajdhani Express': Kejriwal trolled on Twitter

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'AAP getting 3 seats in Rajdhani Express': Kejriwal trolled on Twitter

Twitter users who marvelled at the unforeseen BJP clean sweep in Delhi could not hold themselves back from taking a dig or two at Kejriwal and his party's performance

Elon Musk hires man who tweeted photo of a sheep that went viral

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Elon Musk hires man who tweeted photo of a sheep that went viral

While it is yet unknown what could have led to the unusual hiring, it is believed that a viral tweet about a sheep was instrumental in his new job.

Kedarnath's 'Modi cave' is now a top spiritual tourism destination

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Kedarnath's 'Modi cave' is now a top spiritual tourism destination

Earlier, one night’s stay at the cave used to cost Rs 3,000, which has now been reduced to Rs 990.

Ahmedabad resident coats car with cow dung to keep it cool, pic goes viral

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Ahmedabad resident coats car with cow dung to keep it cool, pic goes viral

Pictures of the ‘cooling hack’ raised the eyebrows of many and piqued the interest of some more and went viral quickly.

Wanted: A social media manager for Queen Elizabeth II; salary over Rs 26.5 lakh

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Wanted: A social media manager for Queen Elizabeth II; salary over Rs 26.5 lakh

The benefit package of the royal post also includes a 15 per cent employer contribution pension scheme, 33 days annual leave including bank holidays, free lunch, and access to training and development to support the professional development of the employee

Mumbai Police wins Twitter once again with a Game of Thrones reference

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Mumbai Police wins Twitter once again with a Game of Thrones reference

One of the show’s lead character -- Jon Snow -- didn’t want the Iron Throne; similarly, Mumbai Police don’t want the citizens to do drugs.

EVMs stashed inside cars, shops: Several videos on Twitter claim

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EVMs stashed inside cars, shops: Several videos on Twitter claim

Several Opposition leaders, such as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, are crying foul over EVM tampering.

Pakistan’s blasphemy law: People die for insulting Prophet Mohammed

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Pakistan’s blasphemy law: People die for insulting Prophet Mohammed

Pakistani national Asia Bibi, a Christian, spent eight years in jail after having been convicted of blasphemy in 2010.

Omar Abdullah on possibility of NDA's return: Every exit poll can't be wrong

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Omar Abdullah on possibility of NDA's return: Every exit poll can't be wrong

Most exit polls predicted that the saffron party will win almost as many seats it did in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

#SayNoToPragya tweet: Farhan Akhtar responds to trolls

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#SayNoToPragya tweet: Farhan Akhtar responds to trolls

While asking his fans and followers to vote, the actor asked them not to vote for Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur.

Passenger asks for water, Air India crew returns with Iftar food, wins Twitter

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Passenger asks for water, Air India crew returns with Iftar food, wins Twitter

Journalist Rifat Jawaid was travelling from Gorakhpur to Delhi while he was observing Ramadan; he was due for his Iftar meal at a time when he was on-board the flight

Fashion brand Gucci under fire again, this time for selling 'Indy Turban' costing over Rs 56,000

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Fashion brand Gucci under fire again, this time for selling 'Indy Turban' costing over Rs 56,000

The turban first infuriated people after a white male model was seen endorsing at the Milan Fashion Week last winter.

Smearing birthday cakes banned in public spaces in Gujarat

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Smearing birthday cakes banned in public spaces in Gujarat

Public places in Gujarat could include parks and also BRTS (Ahmedabad Bus Rapid Transit System) corridors.

Modilie: RaGa tweets ‘photoshopped’ dictionary entry for new word to taunt PM

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Modilie: RaGa tweets ‘photoshopped’ dictionary entry for new word to taunt PM

Rahul was presumably alluding to frequent Congress allegations accusing the PM of lying on several occasions.

Does good attendance in Parliament mean re-election for an MP?

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Does good attendance in Parliament mean re-election for an MP?

It is not as if active participation always implies better performance. Either way, such MPs are not always rewarded politically, vis-à-vis renomination or re-election.

Twitteratis dub KFC conman ‘legend’ for eating free for a year

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Twitteratis dub KFC conman ‘legend’ for eating free for a year

The arrested student went to KFC outlets and claimed that he was sent by the company’s headquarters to ensure quality standards were being met.

Polling agent arrested after being filmed influencing voters in Delhi-NCR

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Polling agent arrested after being filmed influencing voters in Delhi-NCR

In the viral video, Singh, who is in a blue t-shirt, can be seen walking up to the polling booth thrice within a span of 1.30 minutes.

Took a Pak leader to remember Tipu Sultan, says Tharoor as he heaps praises on Imran Khan

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Took a Pak leader to remember Tipu Sultan, says Tharoor as he heaps praises on Imran Khan

The Congress leader was impressed by Imran Khan's interest in the shared history of the Indian subcontinent and Pakistan

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