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13:10  23 may  2019
13:10  23 may  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

Man draws blood after cutting ear on low election poster in Dublin city centre

Man draws blood after cutting ear on low election poster in Dublin city centre Man draws blood after cutting ear on low election poster in Dublin city centre over the weekend. David O'Callaghan was walking along the Ha'penny Bridge when he came in contact with the poster which was hanging on a pole. He had moved suddenly in order to avoid bumping into someone on the busy path when he was scratched by the poster that drew blood from his ear. David, who is 6ft 2, said that the low position of the poster shouldn’t be allowed at a congestion pinch-point like this. He told Dublin Live: "This isn't the first time I've come across problems with election posters.

India ’s ruling National Democratic Alliance headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ’s Bharatiya Janata Party is on course to win the general election by a While the final results will not be officially announced until May 23, multiple exit polls show that Modi will most likely secure his second

India begins counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's party already But after a suicide car bomb killed 40 Indian police in the contested Kashmir region in February, campaigning shifted towards India ’s relationship

India election: Narendra Modi secures second term © Getty Narendra Modi began the campaign under pressure after losing three state elections Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has secured a second term after winning the country's general election.

The Bharatiya Janata Party claims it has won re-election with a commanding lead, with Mr Modi tweeting: "Together we grow. Together we prosper. Together we will build a strong and inclusive India. India wins yet again!"

The election has been seen as a referendum on Mr Modi, whose economic reforms have had mixed results but whose popularity as a social underdog has endured.

He began the campaign under pressure after losing three state elections amid rising anger over farm prices and unemployment.

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India ’s ruling National Democratic Alliance headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ’s Bharatiya Janata Party is on course to win the general election by a While the final results will not be officially announced until May 23, multiple exit polls show that Modi will most likely secure his second

Narendra Damodardas Modi (pronounced [ˈnəɾendrə dɑmodəɾˈdɑs ˈmodiː] (listen); born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014.

However, campaigning shifted to national security after a suicide car bomb killed 40 Indian police in the contested Kashmir region in February.

Critics have said his Hindu-first platform risks increasing social tensions in the country of 1.3 billion people.

India election: Narendra Modi secures second term © Getty Mr Modi described Rahul Gandhi (pictured) as a member of an out-of-touch elite

Mr Modi has presented himself as a self-made man who will cut red tape and help India reach its economic potential.

He also labelled his main rival, Congress party president Rahul Gandhi, as a member of an out-of-touch elite.

The BJP used social media, including Twitter, where Mr Modi has the world's second-highest number of followers, and WhatsApp to reach out to millions of supporters.

In the world's largest democratic exercise, voters cast ballots on 40 million electronic voting machines, a method India began using 15 years ago after complaints that the manual count of paper ballots was tainted by fraud and abuse.

'Fair and lovely': Miss India judges criticised over 'cloned' finalists.
Judges of the Miss India beauty pageant have been criticised after a widely shared collage of the finalists revealed 30 very similar-looking women. A tweet from a New Delhi-based user was 'liked' more than a thousand times after she shared a picture of the collage - originally printed in The Times of India newspaper - pointing out that all the contestants had "the same hair, and the same skin colour". She added: "I'm going to hazard a guess that their heights and vital stats will also be similar. So much for India being a diverse country.

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