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  • Couple attacked with iron rod, wife killed

    Muzaffarnagar:  A couple was allegedly attacked with an iron road, killing the wife and leaving the husband seriously injured, police said today.

  • MP: 11.46 pc voting in initial hrs, poll boycott at few seats

    Bhopal: A total 11.46 per cent voters exercised their right to franchise till 10.30 AM today in Madhya Pradesh, where polling is on for 10 Lok Sabha seats in the second phase, amid reports of poll boycott in a few seats.

  • 14 percent polling in Jharkhand

    Ranchi: Jharkhand witnessed around 14 percent polling in the first two hours for six Lok Sabha seats Thursday amid a boycott call given by Maoist guerrillas.

  • Dhowan is new Indian Navy chief

    New Delhi: Admiral R.K. Dhowan, a navigation and direction specialist, was Thursday named the new chief of the Indian Navy.

  • Voters turn up early in Madhya Pradesh

    Bhopal: Some voters turned up early to cast their ballot for the 10 Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh Thursday, officials said.

  • Bihar votes

    Patna: Queues began to form at polling stations across Bihar’s seven parliamentary constituencies that went to vote Thursday.

  • Local issues on back-burner in Varanasi’s high-voltage battle

    Varanasi: Unlike many other Lok Sabha constituencies where the basic amenities top the poll agenda, this temple town seems to have become an electoral prestige battleground, putting on back-burner the numerous civic issues plaguing it.

  • Reuniting with Kallis helped me: Manish Pandey

    Abu Dhabi: On a high after playing a crucial role in Kolkata Knight Riders’ stunning IPL win over defending champions Mumbai Indians, Manish Pandey said reuniting with Jacques Kallis, the veteran with whom he previously played in the Royal Challengers Bangalore team, helped him rediscover some lost form.

  • BJP’s Shahnawaz Hussain eyes hat-trick from Bhagalpur seat

    Bhagalpur: Eyeing a hat-trick from Bihar’s famous silk town, BJP’s prominent Muslim face Shahnawaz Hussain is banking on the saffron party’s tie-up with LJP to gain crucial Dalit support against his rivals, RJD’s Shailesh Kumar, JD(U)’s Abu Qaiser and BSP candidate Naushaba Khanam.

  • Poll bonanza for oldest bar in world’s ‘oldest’ city

    Varanasi: As election fever reaches a high in Varanasi, considered the world’s oldest city according to Hindu mythology, the oldest liquor bar here has begun reaping rich dividends from a decision taken many years ago to re- locate itself to an area now at epicentre of poll activities.

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    Long queues as Bengal votes

    Kolkata: Nearly a quarter of the electorate cast their vote Thursday in the first two hours of balloting in the first phase of Lok Sabha election in West Bengal’s four constituencies.

  • C’garh: 30 pc polling in initial hrs; Raman, son cast vote

    Raipur:  About 30 per cent of electorate cast their votes in the first four hours of polling in three Naxal-hit constituencies of Chhattisgarh during the second phase of Lok Sabha election in the state.

  • Congress agent arrested for damaging EVM in Kendrapara

    Kendrapara (Odisha): An election agent of opposition Congress party was today arrested on charge of damaging EVM in booth- 193 of Mulasahi village under Aul assembly segment in Kendrapara district.