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Dry Gujarat high on liquor this election

Liquor shop
The state governed by BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has recorded third-highest seizure of liquor among all states and union territories, the Election Commission disclosed on Thursday.

UP Police arrest 13 for Muzaffarnagar riots

At least 13 people were arrested for their role in the Muzaffarnagar riots, after the Supreme Court directed the Uttar Pradesh government to expedite the process of bringing the accused to justice, police said on Thursday.

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Kejriwal faces fresh poster attack; parties indulge in potshots

AAP Arvind Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday faced a fresh round of attacks through posters, which wished for his "speedy recovery" along with prayers to give him a "sound mind". Kejriwal vs Modi: AAP opens war room in Varanasi

Don't talk about money here, Ramdev tells BJP candidate

Yoga guru Ramdev faced embarrassment when, at a press conference, he didn't let BJP candidate Mahant Chandnath Yogi speak about the 'difficulty in getting money for electioneering'. A microphone that was on gave him away.

Modi 'encounter minister', a 'compulsive liar': PC

Home Minister P Chidambaram
The BJP’s PM nominee and finance minister P Chidambaram began a fresh round of verbal duel on a day the biggest phase of the Lok Sabha elections were held.

Jaswant Singh complains to EC, suspects fake voting

Jaswant Singh
Jaswant Singh has submitted a complain to the Election Commission of India while levelling serious charges of poll rigging against the Raje.

Uttar Pradesh
Voter turnout touches 63% in UP, polling peaceful

Lok Sabha elections
A voter turnout of 63% was recorded in the 11 Lok Sabha constituencies of western Uttar Pradesh and Rohilkhand (Bareilly division) in the second phase of Lok Sabha election on Thursday.

FIR against Misa Bharti for 'disturbing poll process'

Misa Bharti
An FIR was lodged against Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) nominee for the Pataliputra Lok Sabha seat, on Thursday after an election official accused her of pushing him and disturbing the polling process.

LS polls: HT readers tell us what changes they want to bring about by voting

Lok Sabha elections
As voters waited for their turn to cast ballots, in the biggest display of democracy in the world, we asked them what changes they want to see in the country through their votes. Take a look at some of the best responses.

Rahul's security gets notice for his car top ride

Rahul Gandhi
The Special Protection Group (SPG) has been asked to explain whether it violated the motor vehicles act when the Congress leader sat atop one of its vehicle during a road show in Gwalior on April 10.

Bangalore: AAP alleges assault on its workers by Cong supporters

Aam Aadmi Party logo, AAP
AAP on Thursday alleged that four of its workers were assaulted by supporters of Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar during voting near Ramanagar in Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha constituency, where his brother is the Congress candidate.

1,000 Kejriwals in this MP village, every ringtone is 'mein hoon aam aadmi'

Ghoghalgaon kejriwal
While every political party is deriding Aam Aadmi Party chief as a 'deserter of Delhi', he is nearly deified in this small settlement, where people believe only he can rid the country of corruption.
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