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Nov 03, 2020 08:57 AM IST Daybreak

Can Camp of Cong Turncoat Scindia Pass Poll Test? MP Bypolls to Decide Today

The by-elections in Madhya Pradesh were necessitated after 22 MLAs of the erstwhile Congress government switched over to the BJP in March 2020, leading to the fall of Kamal Nath's 15-month-old government. Bypolls for 54 Assembly seats in 10 states are being held and Madhya Pradesh accounts for almost half of these seats.

As Bihar Gears Up to Vote in 2nd Phase, LJP May Shake Up BJP in These Saffron Strongholds

Bhagalpur has been known for long as a BJP stronghold, which even RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav could not decimate but as the silk city of Bihar goes to polls it has come to symbolise the risk the ruling NDA faces from its former constituent Lok Janshakti Party in these assembly elections. This is among the few seats where the Chirag Paswan-headed party has fielded a candidate against the BJP

Margin Between Biden & Trump Shrinks as Big Date Approaches

The US presidential race is headed for a tight finish with the margin between US President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden shrinking, particularly in key battleground states, latest opinion polls indicated on the eve of elections.

Several Students Among 22 Killed as Gunmen Attack Kabul University

At least 22 people were killed when militants stormed one of Afghanistan's main universities in a brutal, hours-long assault that saw students left in pools of blood in their classrooms. The ttack came as violence surges across Afghanistan, marking the second time in less than two weeks that an educational institution was targeted.

DC Secure Top Two Spot as RCB Through to Play-offs Despite Loss

Delhi Capitals qualified for the IPL 2020 play-offs at number two position with a six-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

'We Never Thought We'd be Saying This': Why Burger King Urged People to 'Order from McDonald's'

Burger King has appealed to its customers to buy from its competitor McDonald's to help them survive the lockdown. Captioning the post, "We know, we never thought we’d be saying this either", the food chain with a jovial note at the end added, "getting a whopper is always best, but ordering a Big Mac is also not such a bad thing."

Aamir Khan's Daughter Ira Says She was Sexually Harassed at 14

Aamir Khan's daughter, filmmaker Ira Khan posted a video about her battle with depression on Instagram, where she said that she was sexually harassed at 14.She elucidated on the subject of privileges and how they affected her mental health.