The third phase of elections in Jharkhand will witness 26% candidates facing criminal charges and 21% crorepatis in the fray. Altogether, 72 candidates would try their luck from four constituencies — Rajmahal, Dumka, Godda and Dhanbad — that will go to polls on April 24.
Seven out of 81 candidates contesting on five seats in the second phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Rajasthan have criminal backgrounds. This was revealed in the report released by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Rajasthan Election Watch (REW) on Saturday here.
A minor fire broke out on the roof of the busy Rajiv Chowk Metro station, fire officials said Saturday.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh will file his nomination papers from Lucknow Lok Sabha constituency on April 5, two days earlier than originally scheduled.