Today is the largest single day of voting in the five-week national election. Here is your 10-point cheat-sheet to this story:
The 11-day-old alliance between the BJP and Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party seems headed for trouble over the BJP's choice of candidates. Mr Naidu is expected to speed dial the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and president Rajnath Singh today.
Mango exporters who were upset about the ban on alphonsos from India that was imposed by the UK government this year, have now found support from UK importers themselves.
She marched through her campaign office like a candidate from almost anywhere in the world, girding herself to address a scrum of reporters.
All of Karnataka and much of Rajasthan and Maharashtra are voting today in the biggest of nine phases in the general elections. Of the 121 constituencies across 12 states where polling is on, the Congress holds 36 seats and the BJP 40.
Vice Admiral Robin K Dhowan will be India's next Navy Chief. His appointment has been cleared by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC).
Polling is today underway in 20 Lok Sabha constituencies of Rajasthan where over 3.48 crore voters are expected to exercise their franchise to decide the fate of 239 candidates.
An appeal from several Bollywood actors, directors and scriptwriters to Indian voters has split the film industry into two camps.
AAP activist Nishnat Verma had sought a FIR against Mr Modi for allegedly hiding information about his marital status in his affidavit during Gujarat assembly elections
Voting has begun in 121 constituencies spread across 12 states in the fifth and biggest round of India's nine-phase national elections.
Earlier prime ministers never asked people to vote for themselves but for the country, he said
A 21-year-old Nepali woman, working at a road-side eatery, was allegedly raped by an auto rickshaw driver in Neemrana industrial area of Rajasthan's Alwar district, police said today.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) tonight arrested the wife and son of the alleged kingpin of the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam accused Sudipta Sen in a money laundering case.
The Election Commission on Wednesday censured Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan for making controversial remarks during campaigning.
Prime ministerial frontrunner Narendra Modi said he was committed to a policy of no first use of nuclear weapons, seeking to assuage concern after his BJP party vowed to revise the nuclear doctrine if elected to power.