The moderate faction of separatist Hurriyat Conference and conglomerate of militant outfits -- United Jehad Council -- crossed swords for the first time over calls for poll boycott in Jammu and Kashmir.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee has appealed to the voters in Lucknow to ensure a win for BJP candidate Lalji Tandon.
At least 12 labourers were killed when a dam being constructed by a private firm collapsed near Rongli in East Sikkim district
LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan said that the party would not repeat the same mistake of backing the BJP-led NDA.
A total of 2,041 candidates,including 121 women contestants,are in the fray for the 141 LS seats.
TV star and Congress candidate Shekhar Suman filed his nomination for the prestigious Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency.
Prof Jagdish Mukhi,the BJP candidate for West Delhi seat,owns assets worth around Rs 2.32 crore.
The life of a poll officer,who fell seriously ill during the first phase polling in Jammu-Poonch parliamentary constituency in Samba district,was saved thanks to the efforts by the policemen present there.
Samajwadi Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav filed his nomination papers from the Mainpuri Parliamentary constituency and declared assets worth over Rs 2.23 crore.
A local savoury shop has perfected a winning recipe this election season.
Varun Gandhi said that he was not in favour of violence as a tool in politics but would continue to raise his voice against anti-national forces.
Osama became Obama for a few minutes for L K Advani at a press conference but an embarrassed BJP's prime ministerial candidate corrected himself in no time.
Varun Gandhi,released on two-week parole,will campaign for BJP while not resorting to any hate-speech tactics,party chief Rajnath Singh has said.
Comparing the Kandahar hijack to the Rubaiya Sayeed episode,the J&K CM said that he had opposed the release of the militants in the 1999 incident.
An 11-year-old girl died after her teacher severely punished her for failing to answer a question in class.
Abdul Karim Telgi and seven others were sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment by the CBI special sessions court in Bangalore.
Over 16 years after Babri Masjid was demolished,former Uttar Pradesh CM Kalyan Singh said he very much wanted to prevent the razing of the 16th century mosque.
Prominent contestants figuring in the last phase of polls include P Chidambaram,Varun Gandhi,Maneka Gandhi and Mohammed Azharuddin.
Twenty five years ago,they were promised a new dawn of jobs and development by their MP Rajiv Gandhi,and now people here want their candidate Rahul to revive the lost dream of his father.
CPM Politburo member Sitaram Yechury said the Third Front will re-think on the Indo-US nuclear deal if voted to power.
Congress appears to have a slight edge over the BJP in key states but both parties are likely to fall short of a majority in the LS polls,an American think tank has predicted.
A BSF jawan was killed and three others injured when naxals detonated an IED in Latehar district of Jharkhand.
Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said Mumbai attack terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Kasab should not be provided any legal help and be hanged publicly.
BJP candidate from Pilibhit Varun Gandhi reached New Delhi on Thursday night after being released from Etah jail.
RJD chief Lalu Prasad alleged that Dalits and people of depressed sections were prevented from voting in several areas.