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Police arrests 13 people accused in Muzaffarnagar riots
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:08:41 +0530
Atleast 13 people were arrested for their role in the last year's riots in Muzaffarnagar, after the Supreme Court directed the state to expedite the process of bringing the accused to justice, police said on Thursday.

Name missing from voters list, Bihar DGP fails to cast vote
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:57:27 +0530
Bihar Director General of Police (DGP) Abhyanand could not cast his vote on Thursday as his name did not figure in the voters list.

Lok Sabha polls: Jailed Irom Sharmila not allowed to cast vote in Manipur
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:51:24 +0530
Human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a fast for 13 years against a special, stringent anti-terror act in Manipur, was on Thursday not allowed to vote in the Lok Sabha polls as per law.

Man commits suicide by immolating himself at a polling center
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:48:28 +0530
A man allegedly committed suicide on Thursday by immolating himself at a polling center in Aonla Lok Sabha constituency of Uttar Pradesh, police said.

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Lokpal Bill row: Civil society meets to discuss strategies for upcoming protest
Noida, Aug 2 (ANI): Civil society activists met in Uttar Pradesh's Noida area on Tuesday to discuss various strategies, which includes the probable venue for the upcoming protest against the draft Lokpal Bill proposed by the government.

Rajya Sabha adjourned after opposition ruckus
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Tuesday as opposition members continued demanding a discussion on price rise under rules which provide for voting.

Man immolates self in Maharashtra
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 2 (IANS) A 30-year-old man set himself afire Tuesday in front of a municipal corporation office in Thane district, police said.

Day 2 Monsoon Session: Protests Stall Parliament
Both houses of parliament were adjourned twice Tuesday, forcing cancellation of the crucial question hour for the second successive day, as the government and the opposition seemed headed for a stalemate over the nature of debate on rising prices and corruption.

IAF pilot killed in MiG-21 plane crash
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Tuesday lost a combat pilot when a MiG-21 fighter jet he was flying crashed near Bikaner in Rajasthan.

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India holds biggest day of voting with BJP gaining strength
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:44:21 GMT
BANGALORE (Reuters) - India held the biggest day of its mammoth general election on Thursday, with a quarter of its 815 million-strong electorate eligible to vote during a week of fresh blows for the ruling Congress party and gains for the Hindu nationalist opposition.

Bloodshed in eastern Ukraine heightens fear as talks start
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:48:31 GMT
MARIUPOL Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists attacked a base of the Ukrainian national guard in an eastern city overnight and Kiev said three of the militants were killed, bloodshed likely to overshadow crisis talks in Geneva.

'X-Men' director Singer accused of drugging and raping teenage boy
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:48:07 GMT
REUTERS - Producer and director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in California and Hawaii in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. court on Wednesday.

Clone candidates clutter election contests
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:43:51 GMT
MAVAL India (Reuters) - Voters in a parliamentary constituency in western India could be forgiven for asking the real candidates to please stand up.

Search for Malaysia Airlines jet refocuses on drone scans of seafloor
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:51:31 GMT
SYDNEY/PERTH Australia (Reuters) - A deep-sea drone had completed its much-anticipated first full scan of the seabed in the remote Indian Ocean, the team looking for a missing Malaysian jetliner said on Thursday, as an air and surface search became less likely to yield results.

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Live: Brisk voting under way in biggest round of LS polls
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:14:04 GMT
About 30% of 16.61 crore voters cast their vote till noon today in fifth phase of the Lok Sabha polls in which 1,769 candidates are in the fray.

Face-off between Modi and Naidu puts TDP-BJP alliance under strain
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:08:28 GMT
TDP sources said Naidu wants Modi to share the dais with him at least in the Seemandhra region, but BJP's PM candidate wants to go solo in his road shows.

Heartbreaking SMSs of fear, love and despair from students on sinking South Korea ferry
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:24:33 GMT
Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry, added extra emotional weight on Thursday to a tragedy that has stunned the nation.

Irom Sharmila not allowed to vote in Manipur
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:03:30 GMT
Human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a fast for 13 years against a special, stringent anti-terror act in Manipur, was on Thursday not allowed to vote in the Lok Sabha polls as per law

Netas sweep roads, iron clothes ? all for votes
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:56:11 GMT
Candidates of all parties are resorting to 'polytricks', which at best can be termed 'gimmicks' to attract voters.