WION Morning News Brief, March 24, 2018

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 24, 2018, 03.14 AM(IST)

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BJP bags 11 Rajya Sabha seats, crushes SP-BSP bonhomie in UP

BJP won 11 of the remaining 25 seats at stake in crucial Rajya Sabha biennial polls in seven states today amid high drama in Uttar Pradesh where it clinched an extra ninth seat overcoming the newfound bonhomie between former arch rivals SP and BSP.

UK regulators search Cambridge Analytica offices

British regulators on Friday began searching the London offices of Cambridge Analytica (CA), the scandal-hit communications firm at the heart of the Facebook data scandal, shortly after a judge approved a search warrant.

Jammu and Kashmir: 2 terrorists killed in encounter in Anantnag's Dooru

Two terrorists were killed in an encounter between security personnel and terrorists at Anantnag's district Dooru in Jammu and Kashmir.  

French police officer 'fighting for his life' after hostage swap

A French policeman shot by an Islamist gunman Friday after swapping himself for a hostage in a siege at a supermarket in southwest France is "fighting for his life", President Emmanuel Macron said.

Elon Musk deletes Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX after challenged on Twitter

Verified Facebook pages of Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX and electric carmaker Tesla Inc disappeared on Friday, minutes after the Silicon Valley billionaire promised on Twitter to take down the pages when challenged by users.