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35% voting in Tripura LS polls (2nd Lead) (12 p.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   12:40 pm
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Around 35 per cent voting was recorded till 12 p.m. on Tuesday in the polling for the Tripura East parliamentary constituency in Tripura, election officials said. View More..

BJP's Queen Oja votes in Guwahati, confident of win

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   8:14 am
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) Queen Oja, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the Guwahati Lok Sabha constituency, cast her vote here on Tuesday in Assam's third phase polls, saying she was confident of winning the seat. View More..

Assam votes in 3rd phase Lok Sabha polls

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:52 am
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) Voting for the third phase of polling for the four Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam began at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, election officials said. View More..

Voting begins in 117 seats in third phase of LS polls

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   7:20 am
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Voting began on Tuesday across 117 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 15 states and Union Territories as the third - and largest - phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. View More..

McLeod to sell 3 Assam tea gardens for over Rs 150 cr

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   10:32 pm
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Bulk tea producer, McLeod Russel on Monday said it has executed an agreement with Luxmi Tea Company for sale of three of its tea gardens in Assam at an estimated consideration over Rs 150 crore. View More..

Over 30 seats out of 115 have large number of Muslim voters in 3rd phase

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   10:04 pm
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Out of the 115 Lok Sabha seats going to polls in the third phase of elections on April 23, over 30 constituencies spread across Assam, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and West Bengal have substantial Muslim population while Christians have large population in the two seats of Goa and several Kerala constituencies. View More..

Record cash seizure in NE during LS polls, STF set up

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   9:12 pm
Guwahati, April 22 (IANS) The seizure of illegal cash in northeast Indian states has broken all records and the Directorate of Income Tax has set up a Special Task Force (STF) to probe suspicious high value cash deposits and withdrawals in 68 banks in the region, officials said on Monday. View More..

'Avengers...' sells 1 mn advance tickets in India

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   8:12 pm
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Marvel fans are finding themselves in a virtual queue to grab tickets for the highly anticipated superhero film "Avengers: Endgame". BookMyShow has witnessed a record advance ticket sale with one million tickets sold in just over a day. View More..

Third phase polling on Tuesday across 15 states

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   4:38 pm
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) People in 15 states will vote on Tuesday in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections scheduled for Tuesday which will see a maximum of of 117 seats going to the polls in a single phase of seven-phased election. View More..

Multi-tier security cover for Tripura deferred polls

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   3:40 pm
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) With the deployment of an unprecedented number of para-military and state armed forces troopers, a multi-tier security cover is in place for the deferred polls to the Tripura East Lok Sabha constituency on Tuesday, officials said here on Monday. View More..

Pragya's statement on Karkare despicable: Former DGs

    Updated On : Apr 21,2019   10:38 pm
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Eight former Directors General of Police on Sunday condemned as "despicable and regrettable" BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's comment that it was her "curse" that led to the killing of police officer Hemant Karkare by terrorists. View More..

BJP to defend 62 seats in phase 3, Congress 16 (IANS special)

    Updated On : Apr 21,2019   8:46 pm
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The third phase of Lok Sabha elections scheduled for Tuesday will see the maximum number of seats going to the polls in a single phase -- 117 across 15 states and Union Territories. View More..

Five Indian pugilists enter Asian Boxing quarters

    Updated On : Apr 21,2019   8:16 pm
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Shiva Thapa (60kg) is now one win away from securing a record fourth medal at the Asian Boxing Championships as five Indian boxers entered the quarter-finals on day three of this prestigious continental tournament in Bangkok, Thailand, on Sunday. View More..

Campaign ends in 5 LS seats of NE voting in phase III

    Updated On : Apr 21,2019   8:02 pm
Guwahati, April 21 (IANS) Campaigning came to an end on Sunday for the remaining four Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam and one of Tripura's two parliamentary seats which are going to polls as part of the third phase on Tuesday. View More..

Campaigning ends for third phase of Lok Sabha polls

    Updated On : Apr 21,2019   6:12 pm
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Campaigning came to an end on Sunday in 117 constituencies spread over 15 States and Union Territories, which will go to the polls on Tuesday in the third phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise. View More..

9,300 troopers deployed for Tripura East polling

    Updated On : Apr 21,2019   4:22 pm
Agartala, April 21 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has made unprecedented security arrangements, including deployment of over 9,300 troopers, for the deferred voting to the Tripura East Lok Sabha constituency on Tuesday, officials said here on Sunday. View More..

Manmohan Singh, wife to cast vote in Assam on April 23

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   9:44 pm
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur will cast their votes in Guwahati Lok Sabha constituency where polls will be held on April 23 in the third phase of elections, a Congress leader said on Saturday. View More..

Shiva makes winning start; Lovlina, Deepak in quarters

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   8:44 pm
Thailand, April 20 (IANS) Shiva Thapa (60kg) inched one step closer to adding a record-breaking fourth medal from the Asian Boxing Championships by entering the pre-quarterfinals as 2018 World Championships bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and Makran Cup gold medallist Deepak (49kg) made it to the last-eight of this continental tournament here on Saturday. View More..

Congress opened doors to infiltrators: Ram Madhav

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   7:42 pm
Guwahati, April 19 (IANS) BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Congress alleging that it was the Congress government at the Centre in 1967 that opened the country's doors to infiltrators. View More..

Saudi government raises India's Haj quota to 2 lakh: Sources

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   6:54 pm
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Saudi Arabian government has issued a formal order, notifying increase in Indias Haj quota to 2 lakh from 1.75 lakh, about two months after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gave the assurance to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, official sources said here on Friday. View More..