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  • LS polls: 62.5 per cent voter turnout recorded in seven seats of Chhattisgarh 24-04-2014 07:42 PM

    62.5 per cent of the electorate cast their vote in the seven Lok Sabha seats in Chhattisgarh, where the last phase of polling took place on Thursday amidst tight security. Polling has been by and large peaceful in the state. 62.5 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the seven...
  • LS polls: 10 MP seats record 64 per cent voter turnout in third phase 24-04-2014 07:34 PM

    A total of 64 per cent voting was recorded till 5 pm in Madhya Pradesh, where polling is underway for 10 Lok Sabha seats in the final phase amid reports of poll boycott from a village in Khargone district. "So far 59.04 per cent electorate including 67.60 per cent men...
  • LS polls: Seven Bihar seats record 60 per cent voter turn out in third phase 24-04-2014 07:17 PM

    60 per cent voter turnout was recorded till in seven Lok Sabha seats of Bihar where voting was held in the third phase on Thursday. While Supual registered 54 per cent voting, it was 60 per cent in Araria, 64 per cent in Kisanganj, 64 per cent in Katihar, 59...
  • Separate Telangana state not a loss to AP, says Chiranjeevi 24-04-2014 06:10 PM

    Rajahmundry: Union Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi said on Thursday that Andhra Pradesh has not lost anything after granting separate statehood to the Telangana region. He said that the separation would give a chance to develop backward regions of the residual Andhra Pradesh state, for which special packages would be provided...
  • Congress will win more than ten seats in Punjab: Shakeel Ahmed 24-04-2014 06:03 PM

    Ludhiana: Narendra Modi's visit to Punjab is not going to boost the poll prospects of SAD-BJP candidates as there is a "strong anti-incumbency" against Akali government in the state, Congress on Thursday said. All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Shakeel Ahmed also claimed that Congress will bag 10 out...
  • Priyanka Gandhi to visit Amethi for two days from April 26 24-04-2014 05:52 PM

    Congress star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi will tour the Lok Sabha constituency of her brother Rahul for two days from April 26. During her visit, she will hold roadshows and address meetings at several places, Chandrakant Dubey, representative of the Congress Vice-President said on Wednesday. ...
  • Gujarat no 'swarg', Modi only concerned about chair: Sonia Gandhi 24-04-2014 05:47 PM

    Valsad: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday took on Narendra Modi on his home turf of Gujarat, saying the state was nowhere near "swarg" (heaven) as claimed by him, and accused the BJP's prime ministerial hopeful of being concerned only about his chair. Addressing her first election rally in Gujarat,...
  • Congress demands FIR against Modi for 'violation' of model code 24-04-2014 05:38 PM

    New Delhi: Congress demanded registration of FIR against Narendra Modi dubbing as a "flagrant violation" of the model code telecast of his roadshow and his filing of nomination in Varanasi in 117 constituencies going to polls on Thursday. "We do not want just issuing of notice. We want action. FIR...
  • Sonia takes on Modi, says Gujarat is debt-ridden 24-04-2014 05:32 PM

    Sonia Gandhi was campaigning in Valsad, Gujarat on Thursday. She said that some BJP leaders talked as if the "heaven will come on earth when they come to power". "But they do not tell you the fact that the state of Gujarat is itself debt-ridden," she said. ...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Punjab 24-04-2014 04:42 PM

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Jyoti Kamal visits various places in Punjab to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Punjab has 13 constituencies which will vote on April 30 in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • No Modi wave in Bengal, says Deepa Dasmunsi 24-04-2014 03:55 PM

    Among the star candidates in the sixth phase in West Bengal are two union Ministers - Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury from Malda South and Deepa Dasmunsi from Raiganj, as is President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee from Jangipur. ...
  • Watch: Enthusiastic senior citizens come out to vote in Mumbai 24-04-2014 03:53 PM

    Even though Mumbai has seen very low voter turnout on Thursday till 3 pm, senior citizens came out to vote with full enthusiasm in Mumbai. ...
  • Sonia Gandhi loses tax-free railway bonds worth Rs 10 lakh 24-04-2014 03:33 PM

    New Delhi: Amid the hustle-bustle of Lok Sabha polls, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has disclosed loss of tax-free bonds worth Rs 10 lakh purchased from the Indian Railway Finance Corp. Gandhi, who has listed these bonds among her assets and investments in the latest election affidavit, has also requested IRFC...
  • Tonk-Sawai Madhopur residents vote for 'road, power and water' 24-04-2014 03:32 PM

    As the Tonk-Sawai Madhopur constitunecy go to polls on Thursday, people say the main issue is the develompment of the area. ...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Very low voter turnout in Mumbai 24-04-2014 03:06 PM

    Just 26.7 per cent people turned out to vote in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday till 1 pm. ...
  • Manmohan Singh casts his vote, says there is no Modi wave 24-04-2014 02:52 PM

    While casting his vote in Dispur in Assam, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said there was no wave for BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the country. ...
  • As 117 seats go to vote, Modi roadshow steals the show in Varanasi 24-04-2014 02:43 PM

    New Delhi: Call it an excellent media management or just a coincidence, the BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is stealing the show on all big days. He has filed his nomination papers from Varanasi on Thursday, the voting day of the 6th phase at a big event. Modi who...
  • Mumbai: Milind Deora serving crony capitalists, says AAP's Meera Sanyal 24-04-2014 02:42 PM

    Mumbai saw a low voter turnout on Thursday. Till 1.00 pm, the turnout was 26.7 per cent. ...
  • Mathura MP takes a jibe at Hema Malini, says polls not a 3-hour film 24-04-2014 02:05 PM

    Taking a jibe at BJP candidate Hema Malini, Sitting MP from Mathura Jayant Chaudhary on Thursday said that polls are not at 3-hour film. ...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Over 59.2 pc voter turnout in Rajasthan till 6 pm 24-04-2014 01:07 PM

    Jaipur: Updates: 7:30 pm: Over 59.2 per cent turnout till 6 pm. 4.30 pm: Over 48 per cent voting registered till 4 pm. 1.35 pm: Over 40 per cent voter turnout till 1 pm. An average of 29 per cent voting was registered during the initial hours on Thursday on...
  • CBI seeks detention of Andhra Congress MP accused in a US scam 24-04-2014 12:00 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI has written to the Crime Branch asking them to detain Andhra Pradesh Congress MP KVP Ramachandra Rao who is accused of taking a bribe of 18 million dollars from a US firm for titanium mining. The Crime Branch has forwarded the application to New Delhi District...
  • Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress MLA critically injured in accident 24-04-2014 11:48 AM

    Hyderabad: A YSR Congress MLA is battling for her life after she was critically injured in a car accident on Thursday. MLA Shobha Nagi Reddy was returning after poll campaign in Kurnool district when her car met with an accident in the wee hours. She was shifted to Hyderabad, where...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Massive turnout in West Bengal, nearly 82 pc till 6 pm 24-04-2014 11:14 AM

    Kolkata: Updates: 7:13 pm: 82 per cent voting registered till 6 pm. 5.00 pm: Nearly 80 per cent voting recorded in West Bengal till 5.00 pm. Details: Raiganj 79.78 per cent; Jangipur 79 per cent; Murshidabad 82.24 per cent; Malda North 80.67; Malda South 80.16 per cent; Balurghat 82.84 per...
  • Milind Deora, Priya Dutt cast votes; BJP says Cong did no development 24-04-2014 10:46 AM

    Voting is underway across the 6 Lok Sabha seats in Mumbai. Congress MPs Priya Dutt and Milind Deora used their franchise early morning on Thursday. While BJP candidate from Mumbai North-Central constituency Poonam Mahajan hit out at the Congress for no development in the city. ...
  • LS polls: Dismal voting in J&K, Pulwama records 6.32 pc turnout till 5 pm 24-04-2014 09:02 AM

    Pulwama: Voter turnout 7 pm: Anantnag 28 per cent voting registered till 6 pm. 5.00 pm: Anantnag 36.76 per cent, Kulgam 36.68 per cent, Pulwama 6.32 per cent, Shopian 20.43 per cent turnout recorded till 5 pm. 3.00 pm: Over 30 per cent voter turnout recorded in Jammu and Kashmir...
  • LS polls: 64 per cent turnout in Madhya Pradesh till 6 pm 24-04-2014 08:09 AM

    Bhopal: Updates: 6:55 pm: 64 per cent polling till 6 pm in 10 constituencies. 6:40 pm: 61 per cent voting in Vidisha constituency till 6 pm. 5:20 pm: 59.04 per cent voter turnout in 10 seats till 5 pm. 3:57 pm: 55 per cent polling has been registered in 10...
  • Lok Sabha elections 2014 phase 6: Key candidates in the fray 24-04-2014 07:28 AM

    Phase 6 of the Lok Sabha elections is a big phase for many players in the fray. While the fates of 2G accused Dayanidhi Maran and A Raja will be sealed in this phase, senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Congress leaders Milind Deora...
  • EC to monitor Punjab parties 48 hours before polling 23-04-2014 11:58 PM

    Chandigarh: Organising parties and private functions as a cover-up for entertaining voters will be under the Election Commission's scanner in Punjab 48 hours before the April 30 Lok Sabha polling, officials said on Wednesday. "There is no ban (on holding private parties and functions) but there will be intensive checking...
  • Pamphlets using abusive language against Rahul, Priyanka seized 23-04-2014 11:12 PM

    An FIR was lodged on Wednesday against unidentified persons for distributing pamphlets and booklets using abusive language against Rahul Gandhi, his sister Priyanka and Jawaharlal Nehru in Kashipur area of Udham Singh Nagar district. District administration said some pamphlets and booklets using indecent language against the Gandhi family, including Congress...
  • Congress is confused about its poll campaign, strategy: BJP 23-04-2014 10:44 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday accused the Congress of being confused about its poll campaign and strategy as its top leadership continued to launch personal attacks on BJP leaders while resenting such attacks on their own leaders. "There is utter confusion in the Congress war room. Their strategy is...