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Modi squandered central education funds, claims Congress
Ahmedabad, April 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Gujarat squandered away central funds meant for primary and higher education on organising festivals and generating publicity, the Congress party said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 4:41:32 PM

JD-U candidate's car torched on last day of campaigning
Patna, April 14 (IANS) The prospect of Maoist violence left Bihar officials worried about the elections only two days away with suspected guerrillas torching a vehicle of a ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) candidate Tuesday and blasting three school buildings the day before.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 4:41:17 PM

Congress demands CBI probe into legislator's murder
Bhopal, April 14 (IANS) The Congress party in Madhya Pradesh Tuesday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the murder of its legislator Makhan Singh Jatav and called for a shutdown in Bhind and Datia districts to protest the killing.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 4:10:10 PM

BJP approaches poll panel against Congress leader's remark
Panaji, April 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Goa unit has filed a complaint with the Election Commission against Congress general secretary B.K. Hariprasad for 'criminally abusive and derogatory' remarks against former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and the party's prime ministerial candidate L. K. Advani. The party also plans to file a police case.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 4:05:48 PM

Why did Advani not resign over Kandahar: Sonia
Raipur, April 14 (IANS) Turning the heat on Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani once again, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday asked why he had not resigned as home minister over the Kandahar plane hijack episode in 1999.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 3:54:54 PM

CPI-M confident of defeating Congress-Trinamool alliance
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) faces a tough fight in the Lok Sabha elections but would get a majority of seats in West Bengal, the party's general secretary Prakash Karat said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 3:51:52 PM

Special status for Goa: BJP promises
Panaji, April 14 (IANS) The Goa unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday promised that if the party comes to power at the centre it will amend Article 371 of the constitution to accord special status to the state.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 3:46:15 PM

Either Advani not telling truth or he wasn't trusted: Rahul
Talwandi Sabo (Punjab), April 14 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday renewed his attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani on the Kandahar hijack episode, saying either he was not telling the truth or the then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee did not trust him.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 3:15:58 PM

Election Commission reiterates ban on publishing opinion polls
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The Election Commission has reiterated that the result of opinion/exit polls should not be published from Tuesday evening till the conclusion of polls May 13.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 1:57:04 PM

Down but not out - Junior NTR campaigns from bed
Hyderabad, April 14 (IANS) He is still recovering from injuries suffered in a road accident last month. But popular Telugu actor Junior NTR is back to campaigning for the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) from bed and - going by the response - doing a good job of it.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 1:48:36 PM

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