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  Prime Minister Modi breaks bread, barriers over dinner |Modi, Sharif move the needle on talks: Pak PM's visit raises hopes of a thaw in ties |Rehab plan for Pak refugees high on Narendra Modi's agenda |Narendra Modi to unveil top 10 policy priorities, says aide |It’s clear, Modi will have last word on policy issues |Geete takes charge as heavy industries minister |Modi starts term as India's 15th Prime Minister |NaMo ditches Modi kurta, turns formal |Modi cabinet: 17 ministries clubbed under 7 ministers |Finance Minister Jaitley targets growth revivalPrime Minister Modi breaks bread, barriers over dinner |Modi, Sharif move the needle on talks: Pak PM's visit raises hopes of a thaw in ties |Rehab plan for Pak refugees high on Narendra Modi's agenda |Narendra Modi to unveil top 10 policy priorities, says aide |It’s clear, Modi will have last word on policy issues |Geete takes charge as heavy industries minister |Modi starts term as India's 15th Prime Minister |NaMo ditches Modi kurta, turns formal |Modi cabinet: 17 ministries clubbed under 7 ministers |Finance Minister Jaitley targets growth revivalPrime Minister Modi breaks bread, barriers over dinner |Modi, Sharif move the needle on talks: Pak PM's visit raises hopes of a thaw in ties |Rehab plan for Pak refugees high on Narendra Modi's agenda |Narendra Modi to unveil top 10 policy priorities, says aide |It’s clear, Modi will have last word on policy issues |Geete takes charge as heavy industries minister |Modi starts term as India's 15th Prime Minister |NaMo ditches Modi kurta, turns formal |Modi cabinet: 17 ministries clubbed under 7 ministers |Finance Minister Jaitley targets growth revivalPrime Minister Modi breaks bread, barriers over dinner |Modi, Sharif move the needle on talks: Pak PM's visit raises hopes of a thaw in ties |Rehab plan for Pak refugees high on Narendra Modi's agenda |Narendra Modi to unveil top 10 policy priorities, says aide |It’s clear, Modi will have last word on policy issues |Geete takes charge as heavy industries minister |Modi starts term as India's 15th Prime Minister |NaMo ditches Modi kurta, turns formal |Modi cabinet: 17 ministries clubbed under 7 ministers |Finance Minister Jaitley targets growth revivalPrime Minister Modi breaks bread, barriers over dinner |Modi, Sharif move the needle on talks: Pak PM's visit raises hopes of a thaw in ties |Rehab plan for Pak refugees high on Narendra Modi's agenda |Narendra Modi to unveil top 10 policy priorities, says aide |It’s clear, Modi will have last word on policy issues |Geete takes charge as heavy industries minister |Modi starts term as India's 15th Prime Minister |NaMo ditches Modi kurta, turns formal |Modi cabinet: 17 ministries clubbed under 7 ministers |Finance Minister Jaitley targets growth revival

In rare move, CPM to field politburo member MA Baby

Deviating from the practice of not fielding its’ politburo members in the Lok Sabha polls of late, CPM has decided to field MA Baby from the Kollam Lok Sabha seat in Kerala.

Senior BJP leaders may be asked not to contest polls

The BJP may ask some of its senior leaders not to contest the forthcoming Parliamentary elections and, instead, focus on poll management.

CPM, AIADMK headed for split over number of seats

In a dramatic political development, the CPM on Wednesday seemed to be breaking off with its alliance partner in Tamil Nadu, the AIADMK. CPM sources confirmed the development but official word is expected on Thursday.

Why Odisha CM Patnaik plays it safe

Those who have followed Patnaik’s career assert that his backtracking from the Third Front is a calculated move to keep his party Biju Janata Dal’s options open after the election results are out.

Infighting, picking right faces BJP’s top concern

With the Election Commission announcing dates for the Lok Sabha polls, BJP president Rajnath Singh has said his party is prepared for the upcoming elections and aims to win a clear majority on its own strength.

Decoding the model code of conduct

The model code of conduct kicked in with Wednesday's announcement of the election schedule, making the Election Commission the country's super-boss. Here’s a look at what it means for parties, candidates and of course, voters.

Mamata not averse to coming together with Mayawati, Jaya

Preferring to be a 'humanist than a feminist', West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said she was not averse to the idea of getting together with BSP chief Mayawati and Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa.

General elections will have several historic firsts

India's April 7 to May 12 national vote will feature a set of historic firsts — from numbers to campaigning guidelines — heralding a new electoral paradigm for the world's largest democracy.

Kejriwal slams Modi, urges AAP workers to maintain peace

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal slammed the BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi calling him 'anti-common man and anti-farmers' working only for the benefits of 'Adanis and Ambanis.' Vote: Has AAP's image taken a beating after their violent clashes with BJP?

EC to deploy special observers for first time

The Election Commission will for the first time deploy special observers to oversee the management of the electoral process at the field level for the Lok Sabha  polls.

Bhutia, Deb, Moon Moon to contest on TMC ticket

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee announced the first list of her party’s candidates for the Lok Sabha elections on Wednesday. The list of LS nominees includes actors, celebrity academicians, footballers and musicians.

More poll dates give us flexibility for troop movement, says election panel chief

Chief election commissioner VS Sampath spoke to HT’s Chetan Chauhan about preparedness for Lok Sabha elections and gave reasons why the poll panel opted for nine poll dates as against five phases in the 2009 polls. Here are the excerpts from the interview: Poll: Which are the three issues that, according to you, will top the voters’ mind in these polls?

Sena slams Gadkari over meeting with MNS chief

Continuing to target Nitin Gadkari over his plea to Raj Thackeray not to field candidates in Lok Sabha polls, Shiv Sena on Wednesday said the senior BJP leader is a "businessman, who has inked a deal with the MNS chief."

Poll bugle sounded, parties get battle ready

With chief election commissioner VS Sampath announcing a nine-phase poll-schedule – starting April 7 and ending on May 12 -- for the 16th Lok Sabha, India has officially entered election mode.

9-phased LS poll process from April 7 to May 12; results on May 16

The EC on Wednesday announced the schedule for the LS polls saying they will be held in nine phases from April 7, 2014 to May 12, 2014. The counting of votes to be held on May 16 and will be over in a day. HT Poll: Are you happy with LS polls in nine phases?
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A divorce, a jail term, determined foes: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar fighting a lone battle?

The divorce between Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party and Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal(U) and a few days of change in residence for Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Lalu Prasad – from 10, Circular Road in Patna to the Ranchi jail in Jharkhand – have totally changed the game that is played in Bihar.

UP Muslims face a 'fundamental, political dilemma' ahead of LS polls

Angry with the SP, convinced that the Congress is a losing proposition, unsure of AAP’s ability to win, and fearful that Mayawati may ally with the BJP in the future, Muslims have a difficult choice.

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