Forty millionaires,about three dozen candidates facing criminal charges and some national leaders are trying their luck in the third phase of elections in Uttar Pradesh.
Kalyan Singh is contesting as an independent candidate from Etah Lok Sabha seat and is supported by the Samajwadi Party.
Political heavyweights Sonia Gandhi,L K Advani and H D Deve Gowda are among 1,567 candidates whose fate would be decided by voters in the third phase of elections to Lok Sabha on Thursday.
Army said that more terrorists are waiting at launch pads across the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir for a chance to infiltrate and troops have been redeployed to thwart any such attempt.
In a rare admission,BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said that no party will be able to form a government on its own at the Centre.
Prime accused in 26/11 case Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab has asked for perfume,toothpaste and newspaper besides permission to walk in the corridor outside his cell.
L K Advani launched his electioneering in West Bengal with his oft-repeated charge that UPA govt's decisions are still being taken by Sonia Gandhi.
SP supremo accused BSP of misusing government machinery in Uttar Pradesh.
BJP's PM candidate L K Advani and his wife will miss out on voting in the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat as the couple's name does not figure in the voter list of the area due to delimitation.
A class XII student has allegedly written "objectionable and threatening" words against Chief Minister Mayawati.
CM Nitish Kumar had to face an angry crowd at a village in Harnaut block of Nalanda district,Kumar's home turf,during his election rally.
The stage is set for polling on Thursday in Anantnag parliamentary constituency,spread over four districts of south Kashmir,amid tight security arrangements in view of poll boycott called by separatists.
Indian Army,Navy and Coast Guard are on high alert along the southern coastline to prevent LTTE cadres from entering Indian territory.
Congress' poll message in the form of songs echoes novel methods of electioneering -- if you can't say it straight,sing a song.
A curfew-like situation prevailed in Kashmir following a 50-hour strike called by separatists to protest against holding of polls in Jammu and Kashmir.
CCA was invoked against expelled Pappu Yadav,a day ahead of the polling in Purnia constituency from where his mother is in fray as an Independent candidate.
The MCD school teacher made Shanno squat but did not make her stand in the sun with bricks on her shoulders,her classmates have told police.
Delhi Police has set up a parallel investigation team to probe into the death of a 17-year-old student due to an asthma attack in the school premises.
CPI(M) foresees a realignment of parties after the Lok Sabha elections in favour of the Third Front and rules out supporting Congress.
Preliminary post-mortem report in the mysterious death of Bharat Borge has revealed he died due to multiple fractures and injuries,police said.