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Mumbai Shakti Mills rape: Sentencing today

Mumbai, Apr 4 (IBNS) A Mumbai court, which has held guilty three men accused of raping a photo journalist inside an abandoned mill in Mumbai last year August as repeat offender and charged them under the amended stringent anti-rape laws under which they can face death sentence, will pronounce the quantum of punishment on Friday.

BJP to release manifesto on Monday

New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS); The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections will be released on Monday.

NGO hosts discussion on disabled voters

Kolkata, Apr 3 (IBNS): With the 16th Parliamentary elections coming closer and voters gearing up to cast their votes, the National Institute of Professionals (NIP) NGO - an educational centre for the blind & disabled students held a panel discussion on “16th Parliamentary Election - Political Parties Manifesto & Disability” on Thursday here for the exploration of new avenue for the disabled.

LS: V.S. Sampath visits Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu, Apr 3 (IBNS) Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Election Commissioner of India V.S. Sampath visited Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

Manekshaw's statue unveiled in New Delhi

New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS): Marking the birth centenary of Field Marshal SHFJ Manekshaw, MC, who is considered as one of the most illustrious Generals of the Indian Army, his statue was unveiled at the Manekshaw Centre in New Delhi on Thursday.

Modi slams Sonia's meeting with Muslim leader

Ghaziabad, Apr 3 (IBNS): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday slammed Congress President Sonia Gandhi over her alleged appeal to Muslim leader to ensure that their votes were not split and stated that it was yet another attempt by the party to communalise the elections.

Vadodara: Modi's opponent booked for ripping posters

Vadodara, Apr 3 (IBNS): Congress candidate from Vadodara Madhusudan Mistry was on Thursday granted bail shortly after he was arrested for ripping down posters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

AAP releases 2014 elections manifesto

New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, focusing chiefly on the issue of corruption and reminding the voters how the same had come down drastically in the few days that they got to run the administration in the national capital.

Sec 377: NGO files curative petition

New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS) Non-governmental organization (NGO) Naz Foundation on Thursday filed a curative petition in the Supreme Court challenging the apex court's Dec 11 verdict that criminalized gay sex.

Congress leader KS Rao quits as minister

Hyderabad, Apr 3 (IBNS): Union textiles minister Kavuri Sambasiva Rao on Thursday resigned from his post as a mark of his protest against the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and creation of Telangana state.

Mumbai mill rape: Convicts face possibility of death

Mumbai, Apr 3 (IBNS) In a landmark judgement, a Mumbai court has held guilty three men accused of raping a photo journalist inside an abandoned mill in Mumbai last year August and charged them under the amended stringent anti-rape laws under which they can face death sentence.

Rahul praise: Maneka warns son Varun

New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS) Slamming her son Varun Gandhi over his alleged praises for Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Maneka Gandhi on Thursday warned the party's Sultanpur candidate not to comment on anything which he has not seen.

I-T returns: Jayalalithaa skips court

Chennai, Apr 3 (IBNS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday skipped appearing in a Chennai court in connection with an income tax case.

Musharraf survives assassination attempt

Islamabad, Apr 3 (IBNS) Former President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf on Thursday survived an assassination attempt as a bomb was blasted allegedly targetting his convoy while he was being shifted from Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) to his farmhouse in Chak Shehzad, said reports.

AAP may release its manifesto today

New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS) Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is likely to release its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on Thursday.