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239 candidates for 20 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan
Jaipur, March 30 (IANS) With the withdrawal of 46 nomination papers, 239 candidates are in the fray for 20 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan where polling will take place April 17, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, March 30, 2014 3:02:17 PM

Has Azad's plunge improved Congress fortunes in Udhampur? (Election Special)
Udhampur, March 30 (IANS) After union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad decided to stand from here, it is generally believed the Congress has an edge over its BJP rivals in the Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency.

Sunday, March 30, 2014 2:46:18 PM

Modi has given a 'face' to opposition: Thackeray
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) After many years, the Indian opposition has got a face in Narendra Modi and this will create "a saffron storm" in national politics, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said Sunday.

Sunday, March 30, 2014 2:44:04 PM

Muslims in Delhi lean towards AAP (Election Special)
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) With the balloting in Delhi barely ten days away, Muslims in the capital seem to be increasingly veering towards the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Sunday, March 30, 2014 2:44:03 PM

Don't vote for those who preach hatred: Sonia
Guwahati, March 30 (IANS) In a clear hint at the BJP, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday asked people in Assam not to vote for those who believe in the politics of hatred.

Sunday, March 30, 2014 2:38:04 PM

Kolkata's Chinese-Indian community cynical, indifferent (Election Special)
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) Ignored by politicians, except during the election season, Kolkata's disgruntled Chinese-Indian community - the largest in India - sounds cynical about the upcoming general election. The culture of unkept promises has made most members of the fiercely independent community "indifferent" to the elections.

Sunday, March 30, 2014 2:12:14 PM

Will Naveen Patnaik's gamble pay off? (Election Special)
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) Biju Janata Dal chief and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik seems to have played a political gamble by denying ticket to about one-third party legislators and half a dozen members of the outgoing Lok Sabha.

Sunday, March 30, 2014 1:52:13 PM

A family of 47 voters wooed by all in Bihar (Election Special)
Patna, March 30 (IANS) It's a joint family of 85 people, with 47 being voters and in this poll season, they find themselves much in demand in Bihar's Kishanganj constituency. Leaders and workers of all political parties are eyeing the joint family, probably the largest in Bihar.

Sunday, March 30, 2014 1:06:12 PM

Only seven women candidates in Rajasthan
Jaipur, March 30 (IANS) A grand total of only seven women candidates have been fielded by the Congress and the BJP to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Rajasthan.

Sunday, March 30, 2014 12:30:04 PM

Mafia don, eunuch too challenge Modi in Varanasi (Election Special)
Lucknow, March 30 (IANS) If you thought Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal was the last big challenge to BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi, read on!

Sunday, March 30, 2014 12:12:04 PM

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