A union minister, an anti-corruption crusader, a former top cop, two educationists and a doctor who happens to be the grandson of former prime minister P V Narasimha Rao -that is the line-up of candidates in Malkajgiri, the Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh which also happens to be the country's largest in terms of voter-base.
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.
In the Hyderabadi heat, the vibe was Antarctic-like on the stage that was shared by Chandrababu Naidu and Pawan Kalyan, the star who launched his own party ahead of this election and pledged his support for the BJP's prime ministerial candidate.
References to "daddy" and a "lady" in political speeches added a twist of humour to the final round of campaigning in Tamil Nadu, where polling for the national election will take place on Thursday.
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday promised to launch a widespread anti-liquor/smoking/drug abuse campaign in the state, a Congress leader said.
Police on Tuesday registered cases against Dr Anbumani Ramadoss, former union Health Minister and PMK candidate for Dharmapuri Lok Sabha seat, and eight others for violation of Model Code of Conduct as they continued campaigning even after the restricted time.
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address six rallies in Seemandhra region on May 2.
Three persons were arrested in connection with the suspected Colombo-based kidney selling racket, following death of a 26-year-old local youth in Sri Lanka, police in Hyderabad said today.
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today hurled a "khooni panja" (bloodied hand) barb at Congress, alleging it was responsible for the loss of 1100 lives fighting for Telangana and asked the voters not to trust the party.
Narendra Modi shared the stage with Chandrababu Naidu and actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan at a rally held in Hyderabad this evening.
Upset over being rejected, a 29-year-old software engineer allegedly stabbed a woman colleague, who he was in love with, to death. He too was battling for life after attempting to commit suicide, police said today.
In Narendra Modi's first of four speeches in Telangana today, it was popular actor turned politician Pawan Kalyan who scored a mention.
Last week, the freshly minted alliance between the BJP and the Telugu Desam Party had threatened to come apart
Salem is perhaps the only Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu where all candidates contesting the April 24 polls are debutants.
Banking on the "Narendra Modi wave" for a turnaround in its fortunes, BJP's Karnataka unit on Monday expressed confidence of winning more than 20 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in the April 17 elections in the state.