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BJP to use 3D projection for Narendra Modi rallies

New Delhi, April 6 (ANI): BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address more than 1,000 'Bharat Vijay' rallies in different states using the advance 3D hologram technology, to garner votes in parliament polls. Senior BJP leader, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, said party's PM candidate Narendra Modi would hold more than 1,000 rallies to reach out to people in the evening. Meanwhile, Information and Broadcasting Minister, Manish Tewari, said these polls posed a challenge to basic principles of the country and urged people to vote judiciously. The general elections will be held in nine stages from April 07 till May 12. Results of the mammoth exercise are due on May 16. Apr 6, 2014
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Kashmir prepares to jump into mammoth 2014 election frenzy

Srinagar, April 6 (ANI): With just few days left for the mammoth parliamentary polls of the World's largest democracy, Kashmir prepares to jump into 2014 election frenzy. Returning officer from Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir Ajeet Kumar Sahu said that the arrangements for elections were in place. Sahu added that the officials have also campaigned for a good voter turnout at polling booths that used to witness low voter turnout. Meanwhile, army officials have said that they are prepared for any attempts of infiltration as far as the security is concerned. Voting will be held on 10 April for Jammu, Poonch parliamentary constituency and 1848000 voters are expected to vote on the polling day. Apr 6, 2014
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Police arrest five red rebels in Maoist hotbed

Gumla, April 6 (ANI): Police in Jharkhand province have arrested five Maoists in red corridor of Gumla district, ahead of upcoming general elections. Police also informed that they arrested the rebels after destroying a rebel camp located in the hills. Tuti also confirmed the recovery of arms and ammunitions, Maoist documents and things stolen by red rebels during various incidents of robbery. Tuti said that it is a major achievement of Jharkhand police ahead of the general elections and would help to ensure peaceful polls in the province. Apr 6, 2014
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India's Modi: abrasive Hindu nationalist tipped to be PM

Narendra Modi, son of low-caste parents from Gujarat state, has overcome formidable obstacles and is tipped to be India's next prime minister, yet he remains a divisive figure due to his controversial past and abrasive personality. Duration: 02:29 Apr 6, 2014
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Bahrain Shiites protest as Grand Prix practice begins

Thousands of Shiite Muslims turned out peacefully Friday to call for political reforms in Bahrain, as practice began for this year's Formula 1 Grand Prix in the Sunni-ruled Gulf kingdom. Duration: 00:35 Apr 5, 2014
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Thai 'Red Shirts' rally to support embattled PM

Thousands of Thai pro-government "Red Shirts" massed Saturday in a show of support for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, warning that they would resist attempts to oust her through the courts. Duration: 00:42 Apr 5, 2014
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Security forces on high alert to ensure peaceful elections in the Northeast

Assam/ Tripura/ Mamipur, April 05 (ANI): With barely a fortnight remaining for voting to begin for the general elections, elaborate security measures have been put in place all over the country. In the Northeast, the security forces are on high alert to prevent any attempt by insurgent outfits to disrupt the democratic process. The region has a past experience of poll boycotts by underground outfits, and incidents of threats and extortions against candidates. In Assam, security has been tightened in sensitive areas, as outfits like NDFB (S) are threatening candidates and demanding money. In Tripura, around 20,000 security personnel, including 15,000 state police and Tripura State Rifles jawans, would be deployed to maintain law and order during the elections. Apr 5, 2014
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JD (U) releases its manifesto for LS Polls

Patna, April 05 (ANI): JD (U) releases its manifesto in the presence of Party Chief Sharad Yadav and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Yadav said that their manifesto is true and valid according to the present situation in the country. Yadav also stated that the party's work matters more and will make an impact on the people. He further said that there is no particular issue which is important because all issues of corruption, unemployment, inflation etc need equal attention for the development of the country. Apr 5, 2014
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Imam's support to Congress is condemnable: Yahya Bukhari

New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Brother of Imam Bukhari, Yahya Bukhari on Saturday said that Imam's support to Congress is condemnable. He further asked what Congress has done for Muslims in the past. He also said that wherever Congress is not in power, they incite riots there before elections so as to polarize votes. Apr 5, 2014
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Manipur's first milk processing plant comes as a boon to many

Manipur, April 05 (ANI): Manipur's Youth Volunteers' Union has set up the state's first milk processing plant at Thoubal Wangmataba with an aim to provide employment to the local unemployed youth. The plant, being run by the Youth Volunteer Union Milk Producer Company Ltd, will be the first to produce pasteurized and toned milk in the state. The construction of the processing plant, which includes a 5000 liter cold storage, was started in January last year and the plant has been producing pasteurized milk since December. The Youth Development Union has been undertaking developmental projects in the state with an aim to improve the lives of the underprivileged people by providing them employment opportunities. Apr 5, 2014
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Mayawati addresses rally in Ghaziabad, attacks Congress

Ghaziabad, April 5 (ANI): BSP Chief Mayawati, while addressing a rally in Ghaziabad on Saturday attacked the Congress Government for not paying attention towards the development of Uttar Pradesh. She further stated that once given national power she will try her best to uplift the state along with the entire nation. She further added that BSP does not release a manifesto because it believes more in doing than speaking. Apr 5, 2014
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Congress attacks BJP, says Amit Shah and BJP trying to repeat politics of hatred like 2002

New Delhi, April 05 (ANI): Congress Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala on Saturday slammed BJP and its leader Amit Shah and said that they are trying to repeat the politics of hatred like the one on 2002. He further said that the party has moved to Election Commission with the request that it should restrict Shah and Suresh Rana from any election campaigning of any sort. He also said that Shah, who is out on bail, is trying to divide people of basis of caste and religion. Surjewala further said that such statements give the indication of the real manifesto of the party. Apr 5, 2014