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GJM leader under scanner for carrying gun to public meeting
Siliguri (West Bengal), April 17 (IANS) Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) secretary general Roshan Giri has come under the scanner of the Election Commission for allegedly carrying a revolver during a poll meeting of GJM-backed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Lok Sabha candidate Jaswant Singh.

Friday, April 17, 2009 6:35:53 PM

Opposition urges Election Commission to act against YSR
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) The alliance of opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh Friday urged the Election Commission to take strong action against Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy for allegedly 'stoking regional feelings'.

Friday, April 17, 2009 6:22:22 PM

Rajnath Singh has over Rs.10 million assets, but no car
Ghaziabad, April 17 (IANS) Somewhat similar to Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national president Rajnath Singh too possesses assets of over Rs.1 crore (Rs.10 million), but no car, according to the affidavit filed by him Friday.

Friday, April 17, 2009 6:11:36 PM

Rajnath Singh files nomination papers for Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, April 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Rajnath Singh Friday filed his nomination papers for the Ghaziabad Lok Sabha seat.

Friday, April 17, 2009 5:43:53 PM

I have never advocated violence: Varun Gandhi
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) One day after being released from jail on parole, Bharatiya Janata Party's Lok Sabha candidate from Pilibhit Varun Gandhi said Friday that he had never advocated violence in politics but would continue to raise voice against 'anti-national forces'.

Friday, April 17, 2009 5:24:53 PM

BJP leader demands action against Omar Abdullah
Jammu, April 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Leela Karan Sharma Friday demanded action against Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for an alleged 'hate speech'.

Friday, April 17, 2009 4:39:04 PM

Target practice for aspiring shoe throwers
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Politicians beware! If a Madhya Pradesh businessman's campaign succeeds, shoe missiles - typically aimed at high profile leaders - may not miss their target any more.

Friday, April 17, 2009 4:27:49 PM

No holds barred media war
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) When elections descend, politicians are not the only ones to fight it out. A full-fledged media battle has erupted between two major newspapers in Andhra Pradesh where simultaneous assembly and Lok Sabha polls are on.

Friday, April 17, 2009 4:17:24 PM

Of foot in mouth and red faces
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) His candour is turning into an embarrassment for his Praja Rajyam Party. Scriptwriter, actor, director and Andhra Pradesh assembly aspirant Posani Krishna Murali leaving friends and foes red faced.

Friday, April 17, 2009 4:17:22 PM

Block traffic, burst crackers, get noticed
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) What's the simplest way to grab voter attention? Block a busy road for a few minutes and burst crackers! At least that's what happened in Delhi.

Friday, April 17, 2009 4:17:20 PM

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