India's cultural capital has been transformed this election season into its political headquarters. Today, Narendra Modi, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, filed his nomination in Varanasi. That action was completed yesterday by Arvind Kejriwal of the Aam Aadmi Party.
In poll related checking to curb misuse of money and liquor in the Lok Sabha elections, police personnel today seized foreign currency worth Rs 40 lakh from a SUV at Anjanpir Chowk in Bihar's Vaishali district.
A retired high court judge, the grandson of noted educationist Madan Mohan Malaviya, will be among 4 persons to propose Narendra Modi's nomination for the Lok Sabha polls.
Aam Aadmi Party's Somnath Bharti has reportedly been attacked in Varanasi, where his party chief Arvind Kejriwal is contesting against Narendra Modi.
Bar Council of Kerala today slapped a showcause notice on Advocate K Thavamony, who in a controversial move visited the residence of a sitting judge of the state high court hearing the Abkari cases, asking him to answer charges of professional misconduct.
Thane district, which has four Lok Sabha constituencies, is going to polls tomorrow with 73 lakh voters expected to cast their vote to decide the fate of 67 candidates.
Fifteen newborn babies have died in the state-run North Bengal Medical College and Hospital at Siliguri in the district since Monday, hospital superintendent Dr Amerendra Nath Sarker said on Tuesday.