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HindustanTimes Fri,18 Apr 2014

India

Bangalore: AAP alleges assault on its workers by Cong supporters

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.

Voter turnout touches 63% in UP, polling peaceful

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.

What’s in a name? They’re all Kejriwals

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.

74% turnout, Irom not allowed to vote in Manipur

Around 74 percent of the 874,000 voters cast their ballot Thursday for the second Lok Sabha seat in Manipur, officials said. Around 874,000 voters, including 448,000 women, were eligible to vote at 1,406 polling stations.

Nitish faces uphill task as Modi, Lalu battle it out

Nitish Kumar, the successful chief minister of Bihar, is in a strange situation: He is watching a Narendra Modi-powered BJP, and old rival Lalu Prasad, battling - to eat his lunch.

After Jayalalithaa’s barb, Modi picks Muslim as speech translator

BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi had a Muslim woman functionary of the BJP to translate his speech in rallies in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, a day after AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa dubbed the BJP's election manifesto as 'anti-secular.'

Hema Malini, Jaya Prada and other star politicians' films banned on Doordarshan

Films of stars Hema Malini, Jaya Prada, Nagma, Smriti Irani and Jaaved Jaaferi, who are all contesting Lok Sabha elections, have been banned from being telecast on the national television channel Doordarshan, officials said Thursday.

Will Priyanka's Indira Gandhi avatar bring her into politics?

Has she finally grown out of the family pocket boroughs and is ready to take on the world outside? Her growing resemblance to grandma Indira Gandhi somewhat confirms the idea. 2014 polls a battle of two ideologies: Priyanka Gandhi

Odisha records 70% polling in second and last phase

The second and last phase of polling for 11 Lok Sabha constituencies and 77 assembly seats began peacefully on Thursday in Odisha. Polling started at 7 am and 70% turnout was recorded.

Admiral Dhowan takes over as Indian navy chief

The government on Thursday named Admiral Robin Dhowan as the new navy chief, 51 days after DK Joshi resigned, accepting moral responsibility for a rash of recent accidents.

A voter commits suicide outside polling station in Aonla

In a bizarre incident a voter Hari Singh (40) committed suicide outside a polling booth in Devchara town of Aonla Lok Sabha seat located in Bareilly district. The family members said upset over not being allowed to cast his vote Singh took the drastic step

Madurai man's indigenous borewell robot saves 3-year old

It was "borewell robot", an indigenous device developed by a Madurai-based social worker, that saved a 3-year old boy who fell into an abandoned borewell in a village in Tirunelveli in southern Tamil Nadu.

Amit Shah did not violate the model code: BJP

BJP on Thursday came out in defence of Amit Shah, saying Narendra Modi's close aide, who was censured by the Election Commission for controversial poll speeches, did not violate the Model Code of Conduct.

Maharashtra records 61.7% turnout, Shinde upbeat

Maharashtra registered 61.7% voter turnout in the second phase of the Lok Sabha polls in the state on Thursday.

Phase 5: Voter turnouts higher than 2009 poll figures

Voter turnouts higher than the 2009 poll figures marked the fifth round of LS polls covering 121 seats across 12 states amidst largely peaceful balloting on Thursday. A good turnout is considered a strong sign of anti-incumbency, a cause of worry for Congress.
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