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Last updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014 3:18:03 PM

LG puts Delhi civic officials on toes
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Continuing with his proactive approach to governance, Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung Wednesday directed the city's civic bodies to "gear up" for the summer season and ensure "proper delivery of services" and cleanliness of neighbourhoods, slums and schools.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:00:05 PM

EC supreme in interpreting poll speeches: Amit Shah
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) BJP general secretary Amit Shah Wednesday said he was initially convinced he had made remarks regarding the Muzaffarnagar riots after due consideration, but the Election Commission was the supreme authority in interpretation of poll speeches and he respected its directive.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:58:09 PM

SC to hear Mittal, Ruia plea against summons May 1
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said it would hear May 1 a plea by Sunil Mittal of Bharti Airtel and Ravikant Ruia of Essar challenging their being summoned to appear before a 2G special court in connection with the excess spectrum allocation scam during the BJP-led NDA regime in 2002.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:52:17 PM

Banking on father's good work, president's son hopes to win
Jangipur, April 23 (IANS) Facing a tough contest in the Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency in West Bengal, President Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress candidate Abhijit is banking on his father's "good work" and his advice to turn the battle in his favour.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:48:09 PM

Pawan Kalyan was under pressure: Jayaprakash Narayan
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) Loksatta Party national president Jayaprakash Narayan Wednesday said actor Pawan Kalyan was under pressure when he took the decision not to campaign for him in Malkajgiri Lok Sabha constituency.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:42:12 PM

AAP leader Somnath Bharti beaten up in Varanasi
Varanasi, April 23 (IANS) AAP leader and former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti was beaten up allegedly by some BJP supporters during a TV show here Wednesday evening, police and Aam Aadmi Party leaders said.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:38:04 PM

Nepal officials to visit Bengal model poll booths
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The iconic Howrah Bridge and 145 model polling stations will be on the itinerary of a 14-member Nepalese election management panel scheduled to witness Lok Sabha balloting in West Bengal's Howrah district April 30.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:32:14 PM

JD-S Karnataka president Krishnappa is dead
Bangalore, April 23 (IANS) Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) Karnataka unit president A. Krishnappa, who contested in the April 17 Lok Sabha election from Tumkur, passed away Wednesday following a heart attack, a party official said. He was 68.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:28:03 PM

333 candidates for Lok Sabha polls in Seemandhra
Hyderabad, April 23 (IANS) A total of 333 candidates remained in the fray for 25 Lok Sabha seats and 2,243 for 175 assembly seats in Seemandhra after the deadline for withdrawal of nominations ended Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:26:15 PM

Kejriwal files nomination after attacking Modi, Rahul
Varanasi, April 23 (IANS) AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha election from here to take on BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi after a massive road show that drew thousands in the Hindu holy city.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 9:22:11 PM

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