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Punjab, Haryana procure nearly 170 lakh tonnes wheat
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) Signalling a bumper crop this year, Punjab and Haryana have seen arrival of over 170 lakh tonnes of wheat, food and supplies officials from both states said Thursday.

Thursday, May 08, 2014 3:26:16 PM

Of celebrities in politics, faux pas and controversies (Election Special)
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Celebrities and controversies seem to walk hand in hand. They spiced up the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal all right, but constantly under the scrutiny of the common man, the stars-turned-politicos have often been caught on the wrong foot.

Thursday, May 08, 2014 3:12:16 PM

Modi targets Election Commission
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) BJP leader Narendra Modi Thursday accused the Election Commission of bias and asked it to ensure free and fair polls in the last phase of Lok Sabha election May 12.

Thursday, May 08, 2014 2:10:04 PM

Manmohan Singh to address nation on eve of demitting office
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) On the eve of his demitting office after ten years at the head of a UPA coalition government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is to "address the people" in a farewell address.

Thursday, May 08, 2014 2:04:03 PM

When a crocodile attacked Modi!
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) When he was a Class 8 student, BJP leader Narendra Modi was attacked by a crocodile while swimming in a crocodile-infested lake in Gujarat, necessitating nine stitches on one foot.

Thursday, May 08, 2014 1:58:03 PM

Delhi HC to hear plea on AirAsia's permit
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday agreed to hear a plea by the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) to stay the air operator's permit (AOP) granted to AirAsia for flying in India.

Thursday, May 08, 2014 1:52:11 PM

BJP should govern Bihar if Nitish falls: Thakur
Patna, May 8 (IANS) BJP leader C.P. Thakur Thursday said his party should form a government in Bihar if the Nitish Kumar government falls after the Lok Sabha election.

Thursday, May 08, 2014 1:46:12 PM

BJP seeks re-poll on eight Amethi booths
Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) Alleging irregularities, BJP candidate Smirit Irani is seeking re-poll in eight polling booths in Amethi constituency where she was pitted against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.

Thursday, May 08, 2014 1:38:03 PM

Pranab's daughter Sharmistha to weave Tagore-Shelley in dance-drama
Agartala, May 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter and endowed Kathak dancer Sharmistha Mukherjee will blend Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's poetry with a Percy Bysshe Shelley poem in a performance to celebrate the poet's birth anniversary at a new 1,700-seater auditorium to be inaugurated by Chief Minister Manik Sarkar here Friday.

Thursday, May 08, 2014 1:28:04 PM

Rain plays havoc in Kerala, two killed
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) At least two people were killed as heavy rain continued to lash Kerala with weathermen Thursday predicting more downpour.

Thursday, May 08, 2014 1:24:03 PM

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