The first phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal recorded a voter turnout of 64 per cent.
The Delhi HC stayed the Delhi Govt's order barring schools from hiking fees without the approval of Parents Teachers Associations.
The Election Commission has declared that an estimated 50 per cent voter turnout was witnessed in the third phase of polling. A total of 107 constituencies in nine states and two union territories went to poll on Thursday and the fate of leaders like Sonia Gandhi and LK Advani has been sealed inside EVMs.
Trying to draw a line between blood relations and political affiliations,Actor Sanjay Dutt said he voted for his sister Priya Dutt.
Priyanka Gandhi's appeals to electorate to vote had some effect in polling recorded in Rae Bareli.
Congress on Thursday sought to ignore the BJP's demand for a fixed term for the Lok Sabha and state assemblies
Indian government said that it was screening around 50,000 passengers coming from swine flu-affected countries.
Rahul Gandhi criticised the saffron party's prime ministerial candidate L K Advani saying he was not a 'strong' leader.
Though some special voting centres have been set up for them many Kashmiri Pandit voters say there names have been removed from the voting list.
A sophisticated Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft crashed near Jaisalmer,killing one of the two pilots.
Sonia Gandhi claimed that only Congress had an able candidate for the top post in Manmohan Singh who had proved his calibre during his five-year stint.
Bollywood biggies made a beeline to polling booths in India's entertainment capital to make their vote count,in the third phase of elections.
Salman Khan actively participated in campaigning for major political parties but did not turn up to vote.
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot accused the BJP of indulging in caste politics to gain political mileage during the elections.
Two persons were injured when police resorted to lathicharge on a group of Kashmiri Pandits protesting against the EC accusing it of deleting names of large number of voters of the community.
There is no race for PMship in BJP and L K Advani is the saffron party's candidate for the top post,party president Rajnath Singh said.
BJP said that the 'nucleus of any non-Congress government has to be BJP or the NDA'.
NSA was imposed on Samajwadi Party leader Mukesh Choudhary for allegedly attacking a Dalit district welfare officer in Muzzaffarnagar recently.
MS Frank,Superintendent of Examinations at St. Stephen's College resigned from his post following a row with the Principal.
J&K police has started a hunt for two girls from Jammu who have gone missing after fleeing from home after their parents objected to their going to the church.
The cross LoC trade hit its first road block when vehicles from PoK weren't allowed to enter Uri due to violation of Standard Operating Procedures.
In order to avoid the pre-mature melting of the ice lingam at the Amarnath cave shrine,Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) will reduce the number of air sorties daily to the shrine.
With earlier reports of presence of Taliban in Kashmir and the ongoing elections,tourist arrivals in the troubled state have come down to trickle.
A Delhi Court adjourned till September 8 the hearing in the Bofors payoffs case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi.
Nearly four per cent of the 11.65 lakh electorate exercised their franchise in Anantnag parliamentary constituency in the initial two hours of voting.