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Infosys ex-honcho Balakrishnan seeks to change system (Election Special)
Bangalore, April 4 (IANS) Former Infosys idol V. Balakrishnan is determined to use his clean image to fight "the corrupt system" but finds the going tough in the Lok Sabha battle here.

Friday, April 04, 2014 2:18:10 PM

Bihar polls to see candidates from all walks of life
Patna, April 4 (IANS) What does a real estate baron, a filmmaker, regional and Bollywood movie stars, doctors, former bureaucrats, and activists have in common? They are all candidates for the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar.

Friday, April 04, 2014 2:16:19 PM

Gods, Goddesses and Modi in Varanasi (Election Special)
Varanasi, April 4 (IANS) BJP star Narendra Modi is being deified by his supporters in this ancient Hindu city -- with a couplet, which was eventually withdrawn, likening him to Lord Shiva and another modified couplet chanted in praise of Goddess Durga. Even as the campaigning for the Lok Sabha constituency is yet to gather momentum, supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi are deifying and projecting him as the "sole saviour of Hindus".

Friday, April 04, 2014 2:00:05 PM

Don't elect 'a big liar' as PM, says Sonia
Ranchi, April 4 (IANS) In one of her strongest attacks on BJP star Narendra Modi, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday asked people not to elect "a big liar" as the country's next prime minister.

Friday, April 04, 2014 1:48:03 PM

Congress will spring a surprise in Odisha: Srikant Jena (Interview - Election Special)
Bhubaneswar, April 4 (IANS) The Congress, which has been out of power in Odisha since 2000, will deliver "surprising results" this time by improving its performance in the polls, senior Congress leader and union Minister Srikant Kumar Jena said.

Friday, April 04, 2014 1:34:04 PM

Modi attacks Congress over women's safety
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Friday attacked Congress president Sonia Gandhi over the issue of women's safety in the country.

Friday, April 04, 2014 1:16:10 PM

Congress keen to make Rahul's Sunday rally a success
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Congress will be pulling out all the stops to ensure party vice president Rahul Gandhi's Sunday rally in the capital is a success, party sources said Friday.

Friday, April 04, 2014 1:14:04 PM

Sangma bats for smaller states (Election Special)
Tura (Meghalaya), April 4 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno Agitok Sangma, a nine-time MP who is returning to national politics through the Lok Sabha election, supports the demand for creation of smaller states across the country.

Friday, April 04, 2014 12:08:04 PM

Lalu's daughter hires two IITians to manage her campaign
Patna, April 4 (IANS) Misa Bharti, daughter of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, is taking all the help she needs and has hired two IITians and doctors to manage her campaign for the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar.

Friday, April 04, 2014 12:06:06 PM

TRS releases first list of 69 candidates for assembly polls
Hyderabad, April 4 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Friday released its first list of candidates for assembly election in Telangana.

Friday, April 04, 2014 11:26:09 AM

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