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3 hrs ago | Nerve News

VD 116 million vote in sixth round of Lok Sabha battle

An estimated 116 million people voted peacefully Thursday in the critical sixth round of parliamentary election to pick 121 MPs from 12 states, officials said.

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7 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Voters are not fools: Jaitley on Rahul's 'ullu' barb

At an election meeting in Bihar yesterday, Rahul had said, "Modiji, Hindustan ko ullu banana band karo ".

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8 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

'No First Use nuclear doctrine an article of faith with Indian governments'

New Delhi, April 16 : India's no first-use nuclear doctrine "remains an article of faith" and has remained so with successive governments, a government's expert on the subject said Wednesday days after the BJP said in its election manifesto that it will "revise and update it to make it relevant to challenges of current times" if it comes to power.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

India.com

Bihar goes to second phase polling today

Patna: Seven Lok Sabha constituencies go to the poll in Bihar on Thursday in the second of the six-phase election, for which security has been stepped up as many of the seats fall in the Maoist belt.

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The Telegraph

Lalu's Yadavs tilt to Modi but generation gap shows

An onion field at Ranipur ke Chak village, one of the 46 hamlets comprising the Jalla area.

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The Telegraph

Extra cover for safety on streets

Around 25,000 jawans, including the paramilitary forces, will keep watch on proceedings of election in the Pataliputra and Patna Sahib constituencies on Thursday.

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The Telegraph

Word on the street: plays to attract voters

Word on the street: plays to attract voters - Parties opt for nukkad nataks to advertise manifesto, highlight work & register feedback Rallies and speeches are not the only poll ammunition in the hands of the political leaders but they have something equally potent - nukkad nataks or street plays.

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The Telegraph

Strongmen in action, tension brews

Voters apprehend that free and fair polling in the sprawling Tal belt of Mokama under the Munger Lok Sabha constituency in Patna district is something like asking for a moon.

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Daily Times

Modi says committed to no first use of nuclear weapons

NEW DELHI: India prime ministerial frontrunner Narendra Modi said he was committed to a policy of no first use of nuclear weapons, seeking to assuage concern after his Hindu nationalist BJP party vowed to revise the nuclear doctrine if elected to power.

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The Telegraph

Dal candidate stages last-minute pullout

Kishanganj/Patna, April 15: Akhtarul Iman, the JD candidate from the Kishanganj Lok Sabha seat, today withdrew from the fray in favour of 'secularism', inserting a body blow to chief minister Nitish Kumar's efforts to rally the minorities behind his party.

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The Telegraph

Call for fearless voters

Former vice-chancellor of Central University of Bihar told students on Saturday that competency was the best way to become successful.

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Rediff.com

Exclusive: 'Indian Mujahideen will never die'

'They will wait and watch for some time before making any new move. There have been too many arrests in the past couple of months and the organisation has been shaken up, but only temporarily.'

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Telegraph

Cong comeback village now asks who's Rahul

The Jayaprakash Narayan-led 'total revolution' created a tornado against the Congress decimating Indira Gandhi and driving her out of power for the first time in 1977.

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Newsday

India's politicians aren't listening to women

Despite having a female prime minister as long ago as 1966, women in India have historically remained marginal in politics and political parties have made little effort to woo them.

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The Telegraph

BDO pens plays to woo electorate

Young and energetic IAS probationer Inayat Khan has donned the mantle of director and playwright to drive home the importance of voting during the general election.

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The Indian Express

Thackerays back to spitting fire against - outsiders'

Addressing campaign rallies for their Lok Sabha candidates Tuesday evening, both the Thackeray cousins once again upped the ante against "outsiders" in the state.

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The Telegraph

Passage to prosperity

Policymakers in India have long felt the need for economic corridors to link adjoining states to facilitate growth by easing infrastructure bottlenecks, improving access to markets, and boosting productivity through urbanization and associated agglomeration effects.

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The Telegraph

Back to the cauldron days

Kochi, April 14: Sanjaya Baru's book, The Accidental Prime Minister , has reopened wounds among a core group of Indian Foreign Service officers who consider themselves J.N. Dixit's proteges.

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The Telegraph

Srinivasan petitions SC for permission to continue as BCCI President

New Delhi, Apr 15 : Cement baron N Srinivasan, the shunted president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India , on Tuesday pleaded before the Supreme Court to reconsider its interim order keeping him away from the affairs of the Board, and said he would like to resume office till the end of his term in September.

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Nerve News

Campaigning ends for sixth phase polling in 122 seats

Campaigning came to an end Tuesday for the sixth phase of general elections that will decide the fate of 122 Lok Sabha seats across 10 states, including West Bengal and Rajasthan which will see their initial rounds.

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