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Monitoring gay rights situation in India: US

Monitoring gay rights situation in India: US

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 08:35

As part of its objective to ensure that rights of lesbian, gay, bisexuals, and transgenders are protected across the world, the United State is monitoring the situation of LGBT in India in particular after the Supreme Court ruled consensual homosexual activity as unconstitutional, a US official has said.

Lok Sabha Elections - 5th phase: As it happened

Lok Sabha Elections - 5th phase: As it happened

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 14:51

37.46% voting recorded in Rajasthan, 51% in Odisha, 33% in Bihar and 30% in MP till 2 pm.

General Elections 2014, phase 5: 12 states go to polls for contest on 121 seats today

General Elections 2014, phase 5: 12 states go to polls for contest on 121 seats today

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 03:49

Voters from a dozen of states will on Thursday exercise their franchise to elect their MPs as a total of 121 constituncies are set to go to the polls in the fifth and the biggest phase of General Elections 2014.

Need `clean money` to defeat Narendra Modi: Arvind Kejriwal

Need `clean money` to defeat Narendra Modi: Arvind Kejriwal

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 02:30

Kejriwal, who is contesting the General Elections against Modi from the seat of Varanasi, hit the campaign trail in the holy city of temples on Tuesday when he arrived there with his family.

Congress questions opinion poll projecting majority for NDA

Congress questions opinion poll projecting majority for NDA

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 00:44

An opinion poll which for the first time projected majority for the BJP-led NDA in the Lok Sabha polls was "fixed and doctored", Congress alleged on Wednesday.

Lok Sabha polls: BJP makes promises to Muslims

Lok Sabha polls: BJP makes promises to Muslims

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 00:35

BJP on Wednesday said it has not fielded Muslim candidates in large number but assured the minority community of its progress if voted back to power.

EC expresses displeasure over Beni Prasad Verma`s remarks against Modi

EC expresses displeasure over Beni Prasad Verma`s remarks against Modi

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 00:22

Election Commission conveyed its "displeasure" to Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma for his "biggest goon" remarks against Narendra Modi and warned him against making such statements in future.

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Cong only "security fort" for minorities: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 23:53

Claiming that Congress is the only party that could act as a "security fort" for minorities, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday alleged that BJP never bothered about them and always thought it was enough if they got the majority votes.

Congress distances itself from party spokesperson Sanjay Jha`s remark on Vajpayee

Congress distances itself from party spokesperson Sanjay Jha`s remark on Vajpayee

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 23:36

Congress on Wednesday distanced itself from party spokesperson Sanjay Jha`s remark that Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the weakest Prime Minister India ever had.

Centre fooling people on one rank, one pension: VK Singh

Centre fooling people on one rank, one pension: VK Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 22:44

Former Army Chief Gen V K Singh today alleged that the UPA government at the Centre was "befooling" the ex-servicemen as the issue of "one rank, one pension" was still alive.