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3 hrs ago | Nerve News
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
At an election meeting in Bihar yesterday, Rahul had said, "Modiji, Hindustan ko ullu banana band karo ".
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.
An onion field at Ranipur ke Chak village, one of the 46 hamlets comprising the Jalla area.
Around 25,000 jawans, including the paramilitary forces, will keep watch on proceedings of election in the Pataliputra and Patna Sahib constituencies on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Former vice-chancellor of Central University of Bihar told students on Saturday that competency was the best way to become successful.
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.
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.
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.
Addressing campaign rallies for their Lok Sabha candidates Tuesday evening, both the Thackeray cousins once again upped the ante against "outsiders" in the state.
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.
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.
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.