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Hurriyat slams Jehad Council for poll boycott call

April 17, 2009 6:11:01 pm

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.

Vajpayee asks Lucknow voters to ensure BJP’s win

April 17, 2009 6:08:19 pm

Atal Bihari Vajpayee has appealed to the voters in Lucknow to ensure a win for BJP candidate Lalji Tandon.

Sikkim: 12 labourers killed in dam collapse

April 17, 2009 5:54:03 pm

At least 12 labourers were killed when a dam being constructed by a private firm collapsed near Rongli in East Sikkim district

‘UPA allies will come together post-polls to form Govt’

April 17, 2009 5:50:43 pm

LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan said that the party would not ‘repeat the same mistake’ of backing the BJP-led NDA.

2,041 candidates in fray for 2nd phase of polls

April 17, 2009 5:39:13 pm

A total of 2,041 candidates,including 121 women contestants,are in the fray for the 141 LS seats.

Shekhar Suman files nomination for Patna Sahib

April 17, 2009 5:35:25 pm

TV star and Congress candidate Shekhar Suman filed his nomination for the prestigious Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency.

Jagdish Mukhi declares assets worth Rs 2.32 crore

April 17, 2009 5:00:05 pm

Prof Jagdish Mukhi,the BJP candidate for West Delhi seat,owns assets worth around Rs 2.32 crore.

Policemen save poll officer’s life in Jammu

April 17, 2009 4:32:27 pm

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.

Mulayam declares assets worth over Rs 2.23 cr

April 17, 2009 3:54:19 pm

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.

Now savoury samosas for political workers!

April 17, 2009 3:49:03 pm

A local savoury shop has perfected a winning recipe this election season.

I’ll continue to raise my voice against anti-nationals: Varun

April 17, 2009 3:45:49 pm

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’.

Advani calls Osama ‘Obama bin Laden’

April 17, 2009 3:16:26 pm

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.

‘Tortured’ Varun has emerged stronger: BJP

April 17, 2009 2:56:07 pm

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.

I had opposed the release of militants in Kandahar: Omar

April 17, 2009 2:28:14 pm

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.

Punished,11-yr-old student dies in hospital

April 17, 2009 1:55:15 pm

An 11-year-old girl died after her teacher severely punished her for failing to answer a question in class.

Abdul Karim Telgi sentenced to 7 yrs imprisonment

April 17, 2009 1:43:54 pm

Abdul Karim Telgi and seven others were sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment by the CBI special sessions court in Bangalore.

BJP is ‘lying’ about building Ram temple if elected: Kalyan

April 17, 2009 1:43:39 pm

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.

Notification issued for last phase of LS polls

April 17, 2009 1:33:07 pm

Prominent contestants figuring in the last phase of polls include P Chidambaram,Varun Gandhi,Maneka Gandhi and Mohammed Azharuddin.

UP town wants Rahul to revive Rajiv’s lost dream

April 17, 2009 1:32:19 pm

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.

Third Front to re-think on N-deal if voted to power

April 17, 2009 1:31:24 pm

CPM Politburo member Sitaram Yechury said the Third Front will re-think on the Indo-US nuclear deal if voted to power.

Congress has slight edge over BJP,predict analysts

April 17, 2009 1:30:25 pm

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.

BSF jawan killed,3 injured in Jharkhand Naxal attack

April 17, 2009 12:42:15 pm

A BSF jawan was killed and three others injured when naxals detonated an IED in Latehar district of Jharkhand.

Hang Kasab publicly near Gateway of India: Thackeray

April 17, 2009 10:27:34 am

Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said Mumbai attack terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Kasab should not be provided any legal help and be hanged publicly.

Varun Gandhi arrives in Delhi

April 16, 2009 11:08:13 pm

BJP candidate from Pilibhit Varun Gandhi reached New Delhi on Thursday night after being released from Etah jail.

Dalits were stopped from voting,alleges Lalu

April 16, 2009 7:41:08 pm

RJD chief Lalu Prasad alleged that Dalits and people of depressed sections were prevented from voting in several areas.