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Bihar Assembly Elections, First Phase: As it happened

The high-stake Bihar Assembly Elections began on Monday with voting starting at 7 am in 49 seats, spread over 10 districts, in the first of the five phases of elections.

Voting picks up in Bihar, over 33% voting recorded till noon

Over 33.13% polling was recorded till noon as voting in 49 Assembly seats of Bihar in the first phase picked up on Monday.

Bihar polls: Giriraj Singh calls for legislation to make voting compulsory

Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Giriraj Singh, who cast his vote during the first phase of polling in Bihar on Monday, called for a legislation to make voting compulsory.

Bihar elections: EVM failure briefly halts polling

Polling was temporarily halted at the Ramchandrapur booth number 86 in Sarairanjan constituency due to EVM malfunction during the first phase of the Bihar Assembly Elections here on Monday.

PM Narendra Modi urges people to vote in large numbers in Bihar poll

As voting started in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged voters to exercise their franchise in large numbers.

Seven booked in Tarapur chemical plant explosion case

Seven persons, including some senior officers, have been booked in connection with an explosion at a chemical plant in Boisar here, police said on Saturday.

Tarapur gas leak case: 3 officials booked

Police have booked three
officials of a chemical firm in connection with leakage of
poisonous gas at the company`s plant in Tarapur Industrial
Estate in Thane district, which resulted in the death of four
workers.

Activists plan Tarapur to Jaitapur march

Aiming to increase the pressure on
the government, environmental activists who are opposed to Jaitapur nuclear project in coastal Ratnagiri district would be undertaking a march.

PM dedicates 100-tonne Tarapur reprocessing plant to nation

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday dedicated to the nation a 100-tonne annual capacity reprocessing plant at the BARC here which will use spent fuel from indigenous nuclear power plants for fast breeder reactors.

No abnormal radioactivity release at Tarapur in 1973: NPCIL

NPCIL today contradicted media
reports that one of India`s first nuclear reactors at Tarapur
were almost shut down in September 1973 following abnormal
radioactivity release.

Two held while lifting comp parts from Tarapur N-plant

Two men have been arrested for attempting to sneak out computer spare parts from the high-security Tarapur Atomic Power Station (TAPS-Units 2 and 3) here early last month, an official said Monday.