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The Oddballs (Cached) 28.4.2014 Outlook Magazine
A large number of candidates—85 per cent in 2009—lose their deposits. So what’s the attraction to contest?
PM: Modi wave media creation (Cached) 25.4.2014 Asian Age: India
In what may be the most expensive vote in the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday flew down to Guwahati in a special aircraft to cast his vote for the Lok Sabha polls. Dr Singh, who then flew in an Army helicopter to reach the polling station at Dispur HS School, where he and his wife Gursharan Kaur are registered voters of Gauhati Lok Sabha seat, told reporters: “There is no Modi wave in the country, it is only the creation of the media.” Emerging from the polling booth, Dr Singh also denied that the Congress was losing ground. In response to a question, he said: “I don’t think the Congress is losing ground. We should wait for the counting of votes.” Dr Singh, who was greeted by Assam CM Tarun Gogoi as his helicopter landed at Khanapara playground, added: “I have come to Guwahati to exercise my right as a citizen of this great country. I am confident that the democratic process of the country is firmly established and I urge all citizens to cast their votes.” The Prime Minister was voter ...
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Mumbai turnout 53%, lowest among metros (Cached) 25.4.2014 Asian Age: India
High voter turnout continued to be the high point of this year’s Lok Sabha elections as even the sixth phase of voting on Thursday registered a massive 64 per cent polling. However, among the metropolitan cities, Mumbai appeared less enthusiastic — the voter turnout was less than 55 per cent. In Chennai it was 61 per cent, and Delhi, which went to the polls on April 10, recorded one of its highest ever turnouts — 64 per cent. As per provisional data released by the Election Commission, only 53 per cent of Mumbaikars exercised their franchise. So far, the national average voter turnout is 66 per cent, which is significantly higher than 57.5 per cent recorded in 2009. The EC is hoping for the highest ever voter turnout in this Lok Sabha election. Eleven states and one Union Territory went to the polls in this phase and the race to the Lok Sabha crossed the half-way mark with the stakes high for the Congress and BJP. Barring the killing of a policeman in Assam’s Kokrajhar district by a mob trying to capture ...
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Bengal leads in voter turnout 25.4.2014 Latest News
Bengal tops with 82% turnout, UP sees 58% voter turnout and Maharashtra witnesses 55% voting
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Siddharth Fights to Overcome Naeem 25.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Huge turnout in sixth phase of election 25.4.2014 Hindu: News
On a day dominated by the wall-to-wall coverage on the electronic media of the road show which preceded the filing of nomination papers to the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency by the BJP’s prime mi...
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Lok Sabha polls: Bengal, Assam lead the way as sixth phase sees brisk polling  (Cached) 25.4.2014 TOI: India
With Thursday's phase, states like Assam, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have wound up ...
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EC Seizes Over Rs 81 Crore in Sixth Phase of LS Polls 25.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Lok Sabha polls, sixth phase: As it happened (Cached) 25.4.2014 Zee News : India National
Even as constituencies across the country are witnessing record turnout in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls, India`s most cosmopolitan city, Mumbai, appears to be also displaying the apathy shown by Bangalore towards voting.
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Lok Sabha polls: High turnout in sixth phase, over 80% polling in West Bengal (Cached) 25.4.2014 Zee News : India National
Nearly 110 million people peacefully voted Thursday in 117 Lok Sabha constituencies in 12 states in a staggered election that will see three more rounds to decide who gets to govern India.
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EC seizes over Rs 81 crore in sixth phase of LS polls (Cached) 25.4.2014 Zee News : States
The Election Commission Thursday seized cash over Rs 81 crore from the 12 states which went to poll in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections, as part of its efforts to check the use of blackmoney and other ways to influence voters.
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Modi wave a media creation: Manmohan 25.4.2014 Hindu: National
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday rejected the view that there was a “Modi wave” sweeping the country. That, he said, was a creation of the media.“Well, I don’t think the Congress...
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EC Seizes Over Rs 81 Crore in Sixth Phase of LS Polls (Cached) 25.4.2014 Outlook Wires
The Election Commission today seized cash over Rs 81 crore from the 12 states which went to poll in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections, as part of its efforts to check the use of blackmoney and other ways to influence voters.
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One Killed, Ten Injured in Group Clash in Assam (Cached) 25.4.2014 Outlook Wires
One person was killed and 10 others were injured, including two women, in a clash between two groups in Assam's Kamrup (Rural) district today.
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Lok Sabha polls: As it happened during phase 6 (Cached) 24.4.2014 CNN-IBN: India
Voting begins in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, UP, MP, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Assam, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, J&K, Puducherry.
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Lok Sabha elections: 70.6 per cent voting recorded in Assam (Cached) 24.4.2014 CNN-IBN: India
Polling in six Lok Sabha constituencies in the third and final phase of the elections is underway in Assam on Thursday. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who represents the state in the Rajya Sabha since 1991, and his wife Gursharan Kaur are scheduled to cast their votes at the Dispur Government Higher Secondary School around noon.
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Election Commission seizes over Rs 81 crore in sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls (Cached) 24.4.2014 DNA: Opinion
The Election Commission today seized cash over Rs 81 crore from the 12 states which went to poll in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections, as part of its efforts to check the use of blackmoney and other ways to influence voters. The Commission, which has so far seized Rs 269 crore, said that in the 12 states so far the cash seizures done by police has been to the tune of Rs 81.55 crore. Deputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi said the police have also seized liquor to the tune of almost 30 lakh litres in the 12 states including Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Puducherry and Rajasthan where voting were held today. "Total drugs and narcotics seized in these states so far cumulative 12,000 kgs," he said. Election Commission Director General Akshay Rout said the Commission has served notices in 582 cases related to paid news and the designated committees have confirmed 321 cases of paid news. Numbers are highest ...
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IHCL plans to cut debt by ₹550 crore 24.4.2014 HBL: Companies
Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), owner of the Taj Mahal chain of hotels, is aiming to cut high cost debt by ₹550 crore by utilising a part of the proceeds from its upcoming rights issue. IHC...
High voter turnout in sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections 24.4.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Thursday’s polling across 117 constituencies in 12 states and 1 Union territory was brisk, with West Bengal and Assam leading the way with 82% and 77.05% turnout ...
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Amarinder's open letter to Modi on 'criminalised' politics (Cached) 24.4.2014 New Kerala: Punjab
Amritsar, April 24 : Congress candidate from Amritsar Amarinder Singh Thursday asked BJP leader Narendra Modi whether he was coming to Punjab to give his stamp of approval to "criminalised politics" being promoted by the state's Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia.
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