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3 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Forgotten pit under Mumbai's newly opened flyover claims child's life

The swanky new flyover is bathed in light, but just below it, BMC officials have not bothered to fill up dug up roads and trenches.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Peninsula

BJP's charges of corruption against Congress false, says Sonia

Sonia Gandhi adjusts her Sari as she arrives to address an election campaign rally in Amethi in Uttar Pradesh yesterday.

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The Telegraph

In Taj backyard, Modi wave ebbs

Music of all kinds played: the qawwali hamd in praise of Allah, paeans to Babasaheb Ambedkar set to Bollywood tunes, and bhajans to Sherawali Mata in the small temples dotting the 10km road running through Agra.

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India.com

Judicial custody of a gangrape accused extended

Muzaffarnagar, Apr 19: A local court has extended judicial custody of a gangrape accused in a Muzaffarnagar riot-related case.

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India Talkies

Unrepentant SP seeks to play minority-victim card (Election Special) - Indiatalkies.com

Lucknow, April 19: An unrepentant Azam Khan, Uttar Pradesh's loud-mouth urban development minister, continues to justify his acerbic speeches and acid-laced comments on political opponents and has now - with the party's ostensible backing - decided to turn the heat on the Election Commission , accusing it of being "prejudiced towards Muslims".

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The Indian Express

a No vacancya for leadership role for Priyanka Vadra in Cong: Sashi Tharoor

Earlier this week, Priyanka had said that her brother Rahul had expressed to her many times that he thinks, she should contest.

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Cave News

The Ram Navami festival in India

An Indian artist dressed as the Hindu goddess Kali participates in a procession to celebrate the Ram Navami festival in Allahabad.

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The Indian Express

How to protect your property investments

Most home buyers feel their investment is safe when developers tell them that all the necessary approvals from government authorities are in place, and that the project has also been approved by banks and housing finance companies.

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The Nation

Senators seek civil control over foreign policy

The opposition parties in the Senate have called for civilian supremacy on the foreign policy of the country asking the incumbent government to end random multiplicity in policy formulation and retrieve the ground lost by the civilians to the security establishment over the past decades.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Explosives found near Mamata's rally venue

A day after a fire broke out in the West Bengal CM's room, a bomb disposal squad found explosives near her rally venue; five people have been detained so far Kolkata: A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had a narrow escape when a fire broke out in her hotel room, some explosives were recovered few kilometres away from her rally ... (more)

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The Indian Express

Balaatkariyon ke liye Netaji ka mann ekdum mulayam hai'

Sounding confident, Modi claimed polling trends so far indicated the Congress would not touch double figures in any state and would be wiped out from several states.

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Forbes.com

In India Election, Single Twitter Appeal Draws In $133,000 Campaign Funds For Upstart Party

On April 16, Arvind Kejriwal, founder of the upstart Aam Aadmi Party which is crusading to eliminate criminality and corruption in Indian politics, started a 140-character fundraising campaign.

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India.com

Muslim cleric in Lucknow praises BJP president, confuses the community voters

At a time when most of the Muslim organizations and parties have issued statements against the Bhartiya Janta Party for their alleged communal approach and their prime ministerial candidate whom many still accuse for not stopping the 2002 Gujarat riots under his government, where more than 1,000 were killed, mostly Muslims.

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Newsday

Congress' favourite son heading for defeat?

The hopes of India's Congress party rest on the leadership of Rahul Gandhi, heir to the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty which has dominated Indian politics for decades.

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India.com

The nautankis of Kumar Vishwas

Without doubt, Indian politics is at its sensational best with the nation almost midway into the poll season.

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India Talkies

India: Non vegetarian majority with a vegetarian ruling class?...

The Hindu newspaper, which has its main office in Chennai, has asked its employees not to bring non vegetarian food to the dining room because the smell offends vegetarian members of the staff.

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International Business Times

India Passes Halfway Mark in Election with BJP Gaining Strength

Voters display their voter identity cards as they wait for their turn to cast their ballot at a polling station in Uttar Pradesh.

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International Business Times

Election Commission Lifts Campaign Ban on Amit Shah

The Election Commission has lifted a ban on a top aide of Hindu nationalist opposition leader Narendra Modi that had threatened to hobble his efforts to win votes in the country's most populous state.

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Express India

Election Commission lifts ban on Narendra Modi aide Amit Shah's campaign in UP

The Commission allowed Shah to hold public meetings, public rallies and roadshows and take out public processions in UP, an EC order said.

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Merinews

Lok Sabha polls 2014: Has the Congress already accepted defeat even before the results are out?

After the post-emergency 1977 elections, the Congress party is fighting the most difficult election in 2014 and if we look at the actions and statements of the party leaders and their behaviour, there are clear indications that the party has accepted its defeat in these elections even before the results are officially declared on 16th May 2014.

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