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BJP fields Purandeswari from Rajampet

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 04:42

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded former union minister D. Purandeswari from Rajampet Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 03:35

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

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.

LS polls: Preventive action against 3.21 lakh people in Bihar

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 01:02

Election Commission has initiated action against 3.21 lakh people under preventive sections of the Criminal Procedure Code to ensure smooth polling in Bihar, official sources said on Wednesday.

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.

Mumbaikars living in conditions worse than hell: Khetan

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 00:41

AAP candidate from New Delhi Lok Sabha constituency Ashish Khetan on Wednesday alleged all the established political parties in Maharashtra had only looted the Mumbai citizens.

BJP spent Rs 10,000 crore on advertisements, says Akhilesh Yadav

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 00:33

Akhilesh Yadav alleged that BJP has spent Rs 10,000 crore on TV advertisement during the polls and Narendra Modi was only confined to commercials and had no base in UP.

Ram Vilas Paswan`s first wife not named in election affidavit

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 00:30

LJP President Ram Vilas Paswan has mentioned his second wife in the nomination papers filed from Bihar`s Hajipur Parliamentary constituency but there is no reference to his first wife.

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.

LS polls: 16% candidates in Mumbai-Thane facing criminal cases, says MEW

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 00:20

About 16 percent of the candidates from seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Mumbai and neighbouring Thane have criminal cases against them.

Narendra Modi was an adult during marriage, says actress Nagma

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 00:02

Congress star campaigner and actress Nagma on Wednesday claimed that BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was not a "minor" at the time of his marriage.

Modi`s marital status: Court orders police to file report

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 23:56

A local court ordered the Ahmedabad police on Wednesday to submit a report explaining the status of an application against Narendra Modi on the charge of hiding facts under oath.