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YSR Congress leader arrested for distributing valuables
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh Friday arrested a legislator of YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) for allegedly distributing valuables and cheques among voters. He was later released on bail.

Friday, March 21, 2014 9:06:12 PM

V. K. Singh, Shazia Ilmi file nominations in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, March 21 (IANS) Nine contestants for the Ghaziabad parliamentary seat, including Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP's) General V.K. Singh and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP's) Shazia Ilmi, filed their nomination papers Friday.

Friday, March 21, 2014 9:02:10 PM

Fearing poll defeat, Chidambaram sitting out, says Jayalalithaa
Sivaganga (Tamil Nadu), March 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Friday attributed union Finance Minister P.Chidambaram's actions for the economic collapse and said that he, fearing a poll defeat, is fielding his son from the Sivaganga seat.

Friday, March 21, 2014 8:58:04 PM

Model code violations on the rise in Bengal
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) As the campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls heats up in West Bengal, the instances of violation of Model Code of Conduct have been on the rise with the Election Commission (EC) receiving as many as 20 complaints on a daily basis.

Friday, March 21, 2014 8:36:11 PM

Name remaining candidates in Bengal, Congress urges Sonia
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The West Bengal unit of the Congress Friday urged party president Sonia Gandhi to release the list of candidates for the remaining 24 parliamentary constituencies in the state immediately.

Friday, March 21, 2014 8:30:05 PM

Congress fields Amarinder from Amritsar
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Congress Friday fielded former Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh from Amritsar to take on senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Friday, March 21, 2014 8:28:05 PM

Battling election anxiety, Congress faces desertions
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Congress, fighting negative public perception and with a demoralised cadre following a spate of opinion polls predicting a rout for the party in the coming elections, is having a tough time finding winnable candidates with some leaders unwilling to take the plunge and some others deserting the party to join its main rival BJP. Some others want a change of seats.

Friday, March 21, 2014 8:14:05 PM

Pawan Kalyan declares support to Modi
Ahmedabad, March 21 (IANS) Popular Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan, who recently floated Jana Sena, Friday declared his support to BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Friday, March 21, 2014 8:14:04 PM

Billionaire Nilekani files papers from Bangalore South
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) Multi-billionaire Infosys co-founder and Congress candidate Nandan Nilekani, with declared assets of Rs.7,770 crore, Friday filed his nomination papers for the high-profile Bangalore South seat.

Friday, March 21, 2014 7:54:05 PM

BJP demands security for top leaders
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) A delegation of BJP leaders Friday met Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and demanded security for top party leaders saying there are terror threats.

Friday, March 21, 2014 7:00:05 PM

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