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Top news of the day: BJP-Shiv Sena combine retains power in Maharashtra with reduced majority, hung Assembly in Haryana, and more

Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackery shows his election certificate to his mother Rashmi Thackeray as father and Sena president Uddhav Thackeray looks on in Mumbai on October 24, 2019.

Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackery shows his election certificate to his mother Rashmi Thackeray as father and Sena president Uddhav Thackeray looks on in Mumbai on October 24, 2019.   | Photo Credit: Emmanual Yogini

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The major news headlines of the day, and more.

BJP-Shiv Sena coalition on course to retain power with reduced majority in Maharashtra

Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray stresses on 50-50 formula for sharing power with BJP; Opposition Congress-NCP alliance puts up good show; Sharad Pawar-led NCP not only improves its performance but fares even better than senior partner Congress.

BJP fails to secure majority in Haryana, JJP emerges kingmaker

Congress, which failed to bag even one seat in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, more than its tally in the Assembly; all eyes are on the fledgling Jannayak Janta Party which was floated by Dushyant Chautala, a former MP from Hisar, after a vertical split in the once powerful INLD following a family feud in the Chautala clan.

Mixed bag for BJP in Assembly bypoll results; NCP, LJP retain seats in Lok Sabha bypolls

Ruling parties in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Telangana won the respective Assembly bypolls in the three southern States.

Election results 2019 Analysis | All is not lost for the Indian Opposition

Rural voters make elections a close call in Haryana even as the ruling combine romps home with a diminished majority in Maharashtra.

Judge need not recuse from re-examining own judgment: Supreme Court

Justice Arun Mishra was pronouncing his verdict on the question of his own recusal from the Bench.

INX Media case: Delhi court sends Chidambaram to ED custody till October 30

Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar allowed the ED to quiz Mr. Chidambaram and said that he be taken to AIIMS immediately in case of any medical complication.

Hyderabad man says ‘no’ to food ordered because delivery boy is Muslim

Police inspector P. Srinivas said they received a complaint from a Swiggy executive on October 23 saying the customer did not accept the ordered food merely because the delivery boy was a Muslim. Incidentally, the food was ordered from a restaurant run by a Muslim.

Supreme Court ruling against private telcos on adjusted gross revenue leads to slump in Vodafone shares

SC order a big boost for Govt. as it can fund BSNL, MTNL revival plan with fines from private telcos.

39 container truck death victims in U.K. were all from China

The Essex Police force said 31 men and eight women were found dead in the truck early on October 23 at the Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, a town 40 km east of London. The force says one victim previously thought to be a teenager was instead a young adult woman.

Kohli rested from T20s against Bangladesh, maiden call-up for Shivam Dube

The prolific Sanju Samson and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal returned to the side for the T20 Internationals.

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