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2 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai
Voting percentage crossed the 50% mark by the end of polling as Mumbaikars stepped out to vote.
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6 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
11 hrs ago | International Business Times
More than a year after the infamous gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student in New Delhi grabbed major international headlines, jostling the ns remain concerned about the problem of rape in their country and feel that the criminal justice system dealing with the issue is inadequate.
13 hrs ago | The Indian Express
Bollywood stars like Rekha, Vidya Balan, Aamir Khan and Sonam Kapoor were among the early voters while many celebrities took to Twitter to flaunt their fingers and to tell their fans to get inked as Mumbai went for polls on Thursday .
17 hrs ago | Rediff.com
'I do spew poison against Modi and his communalism. I am deeply depressed that India is on the edge of reaching where Germany was in January 1937 when Hitler came to power through a democratic election,' Mani Shankar Aiyar tells Rediff.com 's A Ganesh Nadar.
The investigations revealed that the shootout was at the behest of underworld gangster Babloo Srivastava, who is currently lodged in Bareilly jail in Uttar Pradesh.
Gone are the days when one was willing to give up one's life for freedom. I want to live, bring about change and enjoy that change, says Indian Spider-Man Gaurav Sharma, Independent candidate from Mumbai South.
AAP candidates from Mumbai Medha Patkar and Meera Sanyal are poised to play a crucial and complementary role.
The contribution of imperial troops to the Allied war effort is often overlooked.
Chief Minister of the Indian state of Gujarat and Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi waves to supporters as Shiv Sena party chief Uddhav Thackeray looks on at an election rally in Mumbai, on April 21, 2014.
As the campaigning by major and not-so-major political parties for the 2014 general election closed on Tuesday, and those who enjoy their pegs lamented that the mandatory dry day had begun, here are a few observations and questions.
Mumbai: Polling for the third and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra will be held tomorrow to decide the fate of 338 candidates, including NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal and Union Minister Milind Deora, in the fray in 19 seats, including six constituencies in Mumbai.
The MNS gameplan is to create a rift in the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance in Maharashtra, then replace the Sena in the alliance for the assembly election, reports Rediff.com 's Prasanna D Zore.
Justice Verma had no hesitation in upholding the rights of gay people. For him, it was simply a matter of human dignity, that nobody has the right to trample on it in the name of the majority.
Some candidates chose to limit their interactions to personal meetings with select groups while others campaigned aggressively with car and bike rallies.
Sangli, Maharashta, Apr 22 : A case has been registered against a Police Inspector and Assistant Police Inspector for repeatedly raping and taking ransom from a woman at Atpadi police station in this district.
Indian opposition leader Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought to calm fears about the future of religious minorities under his rule, saying his government would represent all Indians whether they voted for him or not in an ongoing general election.