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Last updated: Friday, April 25, 2014 11:04:03 AM

Congress moves EC for cancellation of FIR against Mistry
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Congress Thursday moved the Election Commission demanding cancellation of FIR against its candidate from Vadodra, Madhusudan Mistry, and action against police and district officials as the state machinery was "controlled" by Chief Minister and BJP candidate Narendra Modi.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:50:04 PM

Chennai pulls down the polling percentage in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) The poll turnout for the 2014 general elections in Tamil Nadu would have been slightly higher than 73 percent had only the voters of Chennai participated like their counterparts in other constituencies.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:44:03 PM

Not a BJP supporter but hope they come to power: Andre Beteille
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Observing that a "long stint in the government for a single party is not good for democracy", renowned sociologist Andre Beteille Thursday hoped the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would come to power at the centre.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:42:18 PM

Special Cell to probe two suspected terrorists' case, NiA tells HC
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that it has agreed to pass on the responsibility of investigating the role of two suspected Indian Mujahideen operative, arrested for allegedly conspiring to carry out terror strikes in the capital, to Delhi Police's Special Cell of Delhi police.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:38:04 PM

110 million vote in India, BJP says it's 'Modi tsunami' (Second Intro National Roundup)
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Nearly 110 million people peacefully voted Thursday in 117 Lok Sabha constituencies in 12 states in a staggered election that will see three more rounds to decide who gets to govern India the next five years.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:36:24 PM

Eight polling staff killed in Maoist blast in Jharkhand
Ranchi/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Eight people - three polling staff and five policemen - were killed in Jharkhand's Dumka district Thursday when Maoists detonated a landmine as they were on their way back from a polling station, a police official said.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:28:04 PM

Modi files nomination from Varanasi, promises improved infrastructure
Varanasi April 24 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Thursday filed his nomination papers for the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency, paid tribute to the "Ganga Yamuna tehzeeb (composite culture)" of the city and promised improvement in its civic infrastructure.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:20:04 PM

Accused in Judev sting operation to face trial, rules SC
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Two accused, who in a sting operation in November 2003, caught on camera then Minister of State for Environment and Forest Dilip Singh Judev (since dead) accepting money for facilitating a work will face trial on the charge of criminal conspiracy and abetment of corruption.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:10:04 PM

Stress on women's dignity at workplaces
Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) Need for a positive environment to respect dignity of women employees and prevent their sexual harassment at workplaces was stressed at a day-long seminar here Thursday.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:06:18 PM

'Unproven treatment of spinal injuries can cause paralysis'
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The rampant unauthorised and unproven stem cell transplant for spinal cord injury can leave a person paralysed below the level of injury, health experts said Thursday.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:56:18 PM

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