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`Outsiders` were brought on rent for Narendra Modi`s Varanasi roadshow: Congress

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:18

The Congress has claimed that most of the people who had thronged the streets of Varanasi during Narendra Modi`s roadshow were outsiders, who were brought to the temple city on rent.

Beni Prasad Verma defies EC, calls Narendra Modi an `animal`

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 09:49

There`s no stopping Beni Prasad Verma as he perfects the art of launching acrid personal attacks on political opponents, especially against BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Next PM should not worry about few industrialists: Lord Paul

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:37

NRI-industrialist Lord Swaraj Paul has hoped that the new Prime Minister will "not worry" about a "few industrialists" and run a government that thinks for the poor.

Corporate honchos Anil Ambani, Adi Godrej cast vote

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:12

Captains of the industry, including Adi Godrej and Anil Ambani, were among the early birds from India Inc to cast their votes in the financial capital on Thursday.

LS polls: Over 80 percent turnout in Puducherry

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10:55

Polling for the lone Lok Sabha seat in Puducherry saw a heavy turnout with around 80 percent of the voters exercising their franchise, said the Election Commission.

Tamil Nadu polls: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan vote

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10:12

Superstar Rajnikant cast his vote at a polling booth near his residence.

LS polls: 56.26 percent voter turnout in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 08:18

An average 56.26 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the 19 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, where polling was held today in the third and final phase.

LS polls: Two-thirds electorate cast ballot in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 08:14

Around two-thirds of the electorate in Chhattisgarh`s seven Lok Sabha constituencies cast their ballots Thursday in the third and final phase of election in the state, officials said.

`Free cash movement limit by EC should be raised to Rs 5 lakh`

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 18:41

Contending that the free cash movement limit of Rs 50,000 was leading to harassment of traders at the hands of state police, Assocham today said the limited should be raised to Rs 5 lakh by the Election Commission.

Lok Sabha polls 2014: Rajasthan to vote for five seats in second phase

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 15:35

Lakhs of voters will vote for five Lok Sabha seats in the second phase of General Elections in Rajasthan on Wednesday.

Over six lakh litres liquor, Rs 10 cr cash seized in Punjab

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 15:20

A total of 6.15 lakh litres of liquor and Rs 10.75 crore of cash has been seized in the poll-bound state of Punjab till now.

BJP urge EC to ensure free and fail poll in Arunachal

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 15:19

Alleging Congress attempt to forge and manipulate postal ballots, Arunachal Pradesh BJP on Wednesday demanded the Election Commission to ensure that forged and false postal ballot papers are rejected during counting of votes.