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Bengal's poll carnival moves into Maoist heartland (Curtain Raiser)
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Amid the opposition gunning for the Election Commission over its "failure to curb massive rigging", six constituencies in four districts of West Bengal go to the hustings Wednesday as the Lok Sabha poll carnival moves into the Maoist heartland.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 2:22:20 PM

Chandigarh's public toilets in corruption stink
Chandigarh, May 6 (IANS) Built for the convenience of residents of this city, public toilets in Chandigarh are now raising a stink of a different kind.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 2:22:18 PM

1971 war shells found in Tripura
Agartala, May 6 (IANS) Two live mortars dating to the 1971 Bangladesh war have been recovered in Tripura, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 2:20:04 PM

If I win, will help revive Bankura's famed crafts: Moon Moon Sen (Interview) (Election Special)
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Thirty years ago she sashayed her way into the audience's heart as a sex siren, dazzling them with her oomph. Now, as a Trinamool Congress candidate, actress Moon Moon Sen drew from her experiences of the film industry to fight the gruelling Lok Sabha battle, saying there were "many similarities" between film-shooting and campaigning and she was keen to make a change in people's lives.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:52:18 PM

Stakes high for Lalu in this phase of Bihar polls (Curtain Raiser)
Patna, May 6 (IANS) Seven Lok Sabha constituencies of north Bihar - known for its fertile land and high rate of poverty and migration - go to the polls May 7 and this phase is crucial for RJD chief Lalu Prasad whose wife Rabri Devi is in the fray.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:52:17 PM

Himachal polls a test for Congress (Curtain Raiser)
Shimla, May 6 (IANS) The parliamentary elections in Himachal Pradesh will be a test for the Congress government - which is just less than two years in power in the hill state - as the opposition BJP rides a 'Modi' wave.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:52:15 PM

US consulate in Mumbai to celebrate Student Visa Day
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) The US consulate in Mumbai plans to interview more than 1,000 student visa applicants May 28 here as a part of the Student Visa Day celebrations, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:42:12 PM

Jharkhand CM asks governor to sack Simon Marandi
Ranchi, May 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has recommended the dismissal of Food Supply Minister Simon Marandi, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:30:04 PM

Don't turn shrines into tourist spots, says Shankaracharya
Agra, May 6 (IANS) Shankaracharya Swami Vasudevanand Saraswati of Badrikashram, has warned authorities against turning shrines in Uttarakhand into tourist spots.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:20:05 PM

Never done 'low-level politics': Modi
Domariyaganj (Uttar Pradesh), May 6 (IANS) BJP leader Narendra Modi Tuesday said he was born in a lower caste but he has never done "low-level politics".

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 1:20:04 PM

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