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Bhujbal leads campaign on development plank in MNS stronghold

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 17:01

Fifteen candidates are in the fray for the Nashik constituency in northern Maharashtra where NCP stalwart and PWD Minister Chhagan Bhujbal is contesting his maiden Lok Sabha election.

Modi is a liar, claims Cong leader Narayan Rane

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 16:31

In a scathing attack on BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, senior Congress leader and Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane today said the Gujarat Chief Minister is a "liar" and "devoid of human values".

Former IPS officer, tribal leader to take on Pawar`s daughter

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 15:14

A former IPS officer and a tribal leader are seeking to break Pawar dynasty`s stranglehold over this Lok Sabha constituency by unseating NCP supremo`s daughter Supriya Sule when people vote on April 17.

Some people feel being part of govt important: Chavan on Rahul

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:27

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan says government experience is viewed as important in some quarters, but he does not know if Rahul Gandhi joining the government after 2009 elections would have been better for Congress` prospects in the Lok Sabha polls.

Maha phase two poll: 358 candidates in fray for 19 seats

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:20

Nearly 3.25 crore voters are expected to decide the fate of 358 candidates, including Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, in 19 constituencies during the second phase of Lok Sabha election in Maharashtra on April 17.

Mumbai South Central seat: MNS may dent Cong, Sena`s prospects

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:17

The South Central Mumbai constituency is likely to see the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena playing a crucial role when it goes to polls on April 24 amid a three-cornered contest.

Customs seeks data server of passenger info to check smuggling

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:13

The spurt in gold and drugs smuggling cases has prompted Mumbai Airport Customs to seek a separate data server of air passengers` detailed information available with immigration authorities, and three more sniffer dogs to clamp down on smugglers at the international airport.

18-yr-old kills father in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:05

An 18-year-old boy allegedly killed his father over a petty domestic issue, police said on Sunday.

Boiler explosion: Death toll goes up to 3 in Maha

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:04

The death toll in the boiler explosion at an industrial scrap godown in Mumbra near here has gone up to three, with two more persons succumbing to their injuries, police said on Sunday.

Narendra Modi dangerous, has hijacked BJP: Prithviraj Chavan

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 11:57

Accusing Narendra Modi of hijacking the BJP "totally", Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday said the country faces the prospects of a dictatorial "one-man regime" if the saffron party`s prime ministerial nominee was allowed a free run.