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2 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Mumbai votes: 53 per cent Mumbaikars turn out to vote

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

Rebels kill 7 in India, casting pall over big day of voting

Policemen stand guard outside a polling centre during the sixth phase of India's general election in Mumbai April 24, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | International Business Times

9 in 10 Indians Feel Rape is 'Very Big Problem' in Country: Poll

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.

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13 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Aamir Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Ranveer Singh turn out to vote, ask fans to get inked

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 .

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17 hrs ago | Rediff.com

'I am the most venomous speaker around. I can spew poison'

'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.

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18 hrs ago | Suria

Indian Kashmir votes in shadow of violence

Indian Kashmir headed to the polls under the shadow of violent threats from militants on Thursday in the latest stage of the country's five-week election that sees 180 million people eligible to vote.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Indian Express

Main accused in hawala racket has underworld links: Police

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.

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Rediff.com

This Spider-Man has an unusual idea to fight goondaism

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.

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Rediff.com

Medha and Meera: A glimpse of the future

AAP candidates from Mumbai Medha Patkar and Meera Sanyal are poised to play a crucial and complementary role.

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The Independent

A History of the First World War in 100 moments: A moment of glory on ...

The contribution of imperial troops to the Allied war effort is often overlooked.

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The Straits Times

Pakistan envoy 'encouraged' by Modi's remarks on India relations

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.

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Hindustan Times

India is watching will Mumbai come out and vote tomorrow

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.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

Polling for last phase of Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra tomorrow

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.

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Suria

With awards, Bollywood shows growing...

Bollywood this week throws its premier awards event for the first time in the United States, which has quietly become the leading overseas market for India's prolific film industry.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Rediff.com

'This is MNS's big fight to the finish'

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.

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The Indian Express

The rights choice

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.

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The Indian Express

Rush before the hush hour

Some candidates chose to limit their interactions to personal meetings with select groups while others campaigned aggressively with car and bike rallies.

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Newkerala.com

2 police officers booked on rape, ransom charges

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.

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Reuters

India's Modi condemns anti-Muslim remarks; colleague remains defiant

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.

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The Indian Express

Narendra Modi accuses Congress of spreading canards about BJP

Modi said it was the BJP government in four states that got the chance to work for the welfare of adivasis.

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