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Sep 13, 2023 09:11 AM IST

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The INDIA bloc's coordination committee is set to hold its first meeting in the capital, marking the beginning of the alliance's preparations for the 2024 elections in India. During this meeting, discussions will revolve around seat adjustment formulas and the establishment of deadlines for state-level agreements among opposition parties. The seat-sharing formula will consider past electoral performance and the strength of the largest party within the alliance in each state. This development follows the Mumbai resolution, emphasizing the need for collaborative seat-sharing arrangements across states. With the Lok Sabha elections expected in April-May next year, heavyweights like Mamata Banerjee, Arvind Kejriwal, Nitish Kumar, and Lalu Yadav are eager to expedite these discussions. Dig deeper

Opposition leaders during the INDIA meet, in Mumbai. (PTI)
Opposition leaders during the INDIA meet, in Mumbai. (PTI)

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The North-Tech Symposium 2023, jointly organized by the Indian Army's Northern Command, the Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM), and IIT-Jammu, took place in Jammu. The event featured exhibitions, product launches, technical seminars, and military equipment displays. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh emphasized the importance of research and development (R&D) for a country's development, despite its risks. He highlighted the need for capital investment in R&D. Among the showcased equipment was a Multi-utility legged equipment (MULE), characterized by its sleek design, cameras, and radars, showcasing innovation in military technology and capabilities. Dig deeper

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