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Punjab votes Wednesday, all eyes on Amritsar seat
Chandigarh, April 29 (IANS) Over 1.95 crore voters will be eligible to vote in Punjab Wednesday with the state being put under a comprehensive security of over 75,000 security personnel, senior officers said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 5:00:06 PM

BSP candidate slaps Ramdev with case in Bihar
Patna, April 29 (IANS) Chandradip Ram, BSP candidate from Bihar's Gopalganj constituency, Tuesday filed a case against yoga guru Ramdev for his remarks on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi regarding Dalits.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 4:54:10 PM

Actor George Baker hopes for encore in poll arena too (Election Special)
Howrah, April 29 (IANS) Four decades back, a young and dashing George Baker took his first nervous steps in film acting, and became an instant celebrity after the Assamese production "Chameli Memsaab" got National Awards and box-office success. In 2014, as the now 68-year-old man debuts in electoral politics, he is hoping for an encore.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 4:22:09 PM

In Varanasi, AAP works door-to-door (Election Special)
Varanasi, April 29 (IANS) Dusk has begun to fall and a group of little urchins sporting saffron caps and wearing Narendra Modi masks play outside AAP's central office here and hail BJP's prime ministerial nominee with slogans they have picked up over the past few weeks.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 4:14:04 PM

Priyanka questions Modi's childish behaviour
Amethi, April 29 (IANS) Congress party's star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday hit out at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and questioned his "childish behaviour" in calling Rahul Gandhi by different names.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 4:00:05 PM

Mamata made Sudipta Sen deny painting purchase: CPI-M
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) The CPI-M Tuesday alleged that Saradha scam kingpin Sudipta Sen was made to deny that he purchased any artwork of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and demanded to know how she was funding her party.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 3:50:04 PM

Women riders, activists welcome 'helmets mandatory' move
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has given the transport department its go-ahead to make changes in the rules to make helmets mandatory for women riders here and it has been welcomed by women riders and activists.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 3:44:08 PM

Google celebrates Ustad Alla Rakha's 95th birthday
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Internet search engine Google commemorated the 95th birthday of tabla maestro Ustad Alla Rakha Tuesday by honouring him with a colourful doodle.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 3:16:17 PM

SP government intimidating officials: BJP
Lucknow, April 29 (IANS) BJP national spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain Tuesday accused the Samajwadi Party (SP) led Uttar Pradesh government of intimidating the bureaucracy and threatening the officials to ensure the victory of its candidates in the Lok Sabha election.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:56:21 PM

Farooq Abdullah faces tough challenge in Srinagar (Curtain Raiser)
Srinagar, April 29 (IANS) Retaining Srinagar is a tough call for the 78-year old National Conference patron and thrice Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah. He has never lost an election so far, but winning the elections this time is not a foregone conclusion for him.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:40:08 PM

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