Updated 08:10 PM Apr 24, 2014

LS polls live: Heavy turnout in most states, Maharashtra and J&K disappoint

LS polls live: Heavy turnout in most states, Maharashtra and J&K disappoint

Voters came out in large numbers in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, UP and MP. The turnout was low in Maharashtra and J&K.

  • 82 pc voter turnout in West Bengal till 6 pm
  • 77.5 pc voting recorded in Assam till 6 pm
  • 63.4 pc voting registered in Jharkhand till 6 pm
  • J&K: 28 pc voter turnout in Anantnag till 6 pm

LS polls: Maharashtra records 55.33 pc polling, more than 2009 mark

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Met office rules out surplus monsoon in 2014

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Voters come out in big numbers in Tamil Nadu, over 70 pc polling till 5 pm

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The rise in Narendra Modi's assets is on account of a higher cash in hand and increase in his bank balance.

Narendra Modi files his nomination from Varanasi amidst huge show of strength

Modi was accompanied by his right hand man and BJP UP in charge Amit Shah while he carried out a huge roadshow and filed his nomination.

Varanasi: SP workers 'purify' Malviya's statue after Modi garlands it

SP workers said that they washed Malviya's statue with Ganga water to purify it as Modi had touched it.

Live Score: Kolkata lose Gambhir for a duck against Bangalore

Gambhir was out for a third consecutive duck as Bangalore won the toss and put Kolkata in to bat in Sharjah.

Woman sets husband ablaze as she did not like his dark complexion

The woman,24-year-old Chameli Devi, was married to Jagram Rathod under tremendous pressure from her family.

Girlfriends elope after families oppose same sex 'marriage'

We were being harassed by our parents when they got to know that we were in a relationship, the girls told the police.

Now watch TV, enjoy music on-board Shatabdi trains

The service will be provided on Lucknow Shatabdi , Kanpur Shatabdi, Ajmer Shatabdi, Bhopal Shatabdi and Dehradun Shatabdi trains.

IBNLive Poll

Does the high voter turnout suggest a desire for change this time?

  Yes

  No

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Masand's Verdict