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I won't bow down: Mamata

Kolkata, Apr 7 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Monday attacked the Election Commission of India over the transfer of some state officials and said she will fight alone and will not bow down before it.

LS: Arun Jaitley files nomination papers

Amritsar, Apr 7 (IBNS): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Monday filed his nominations papers for the Lok Sabha polls from the Amritsar seat.

Good turnout in India first phase polls

Agartala/Guwahati, Apr 7 (IBNS) About 72.5 percent turnout was witnessed in Assam while neighbouring Tripura recorded a high 83 percent polling on Monday as the world's biggest democratic exercise- the general elections in India- began with the balloting in six Lok Sabha constituencies in two northeastern states.

Bihar: 2 cops killed in IED blast

Patna, Apr 7 (IBNS) At least two policemen were killed and another cop was injured when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blasted outside a police station in Bihar on Monday, said reports.

Farooq, Omar slam BJP over Article 370

New Delhi/Srinagar, Apr 7 (IBNS) Union Minister Farooq Abdullah and his son Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for promising abolition of Article 370 in its manifesto.

Tewari asked to pay Rs 10,000 to Gadkari

Mumbai, Apr 7 (IBNS) A magistrate court in Mumbai on Monday asked Congress leader and Union Minister Manish Tewari to pay a bond of Rs 10,000 to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari in connection with a defamation case.

BJP files complaint against Bukhari

New Delhi, Apr 7 (IBNS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday filed a complaint with the Election Commission (EC) against Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari for supporting the Congress.

BJP manifesto: Congress complains to EC

New Delhi, Apr 7 (IBNS) The Congress on Monday complained to the Election Commission (EC) against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for releasing its poll manifesto on a day the 2014 Lok Sabha elections began.

EC to issue notice to Amit Shah

New Delhi, Apr 7 (IBNS) The Election Commission (EC) will issue a notice to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Uttar Pradesh in-charge and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah for his 'revenge' remark, said reports on Monday.

BJP manifesto focuses on strong economy, terror fight

New Delhi, Apr 7 (IBNS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections after considerable delay, focusing on price rise management, welcoming Foreign Direct Investment except in multi-brand retail, promising a tax reform, urging for a unified India and called for the revival of the anti-terror mechanism that "has been dismantled by the Congress".

World's biggest election begins in India

New Delhi, Apr 7 (IBNS) The world's biggest democratic exercise- the general elections in India- began on Monday with six Lok Sabha constituencies in two northeastern states undergoing polling, heralding a nine-phase parliamentary elections till May 12 in which the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) led by the Congress is challenged by a determined Hindu nationalist BJP that has named Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as its PM candidate.

Delhi polls: AAP asks Rahul to reveal stand

New Delhi, Apr 7 (IBNS) Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has urged Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to reveal his party's stand on Delhi assembly elections.

Didn't elope with anyone's daughter: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Apr 7 (IBNS) As voting for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections began in Assam and Tripura on Monday, a day before, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal said he did not runaway from his responsibilities when he resigned as the Delhi Chief Minister.

BJP to release manifesto as voting begins

New Delhi, Apr 7 (IBNS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday will release its manifesto here as voting for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections has started in Assam and Tripura since morning.