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News18 Daybreak |BJP Announces First List of Candidates for Karnataka Elections and Other Stories You May Have Missed

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Updated:April 9, 2018, 9:32 AM IST
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News18 Daybreak |BJP Announces First List of  Candidates for Karnataka Elections and Other Stories You May Have Missed
BJP President Amit Shah with State Unit President B S Yeduyurappa during the launch of party’s 75-day ‘Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivartan Yatra’ in Bengaluru (File photo: PTI)
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Salman Khan, who was lodged in Jodhpur jail after his sentencing in the black-buck shooting case on Thursday, returned home to a hero’s welcome on Saturday after getting released on bail.


BJP has named 72 candidates for Karnataka Assembly Elections. The party's chief CM candidate BS Yeddyurappa has been fielded from Shikaripura while veteran state leaders Jagadish Shettar and K S Eswarappa will contest from Hubli Dharwad Central and Shimoga Assembly seats, respectively.

The Kashmiri man, who became the face of the plight of Kashmiri civilians after pictures of him being used as a ‘human-shield’ by army officers went internationally viral, has allegedly been shunned by locals for a ‘government agent.’

In a curious incident, a local Congress leader in Karnataka quit the party to go join BJP, only to quit and rejoin congress by evening. Read the full story.

After meeting for the fifth time, Lok Jan Shakti Party leader Ram Vilas Paswan and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Sunday declared that they will back to BJP-led National Democratic Alliance ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

An 18-year-old tried to immolate herself and her family in front of UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s residence on Sunday, accusing a BJP MLA from Unnao of raping her last June.

A TV journalist, Anuj Chaudhary, was shot at by two bike-borne men inside his Ghaziabad residence on Thursday. His wife is a BSP councillor. Chaudhary was rushed to a hospital immediately.

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Dinesh Karthik hit an unbeaten 35 off 29 balls as KKR romped home by 4 wickets against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier League encounter at the Eden Garden on Sunday. It was a very uncharacteristic inning as far as T20s are concerned, but what helped Karthik’s cause was the 19-ball 50 that Man of the Match Sunil Narine hit at the top of the innings as Kolkata started the chase of 177 in style.


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