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Technology upgradation and branding needed for development of Kashi: Modi

Varanasi, April 24 (ANI): BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi before filing his nomination in Varanasi on Thursday thanked the people of Varanasi for their love and support. He said that Varanasi should become the spiritual capital of the world. Modi added that technology upgradation; branding and holistic approach is needed for the development of Kashi. Apr 24, 2014
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Manmohan Singh casts vote in Guwahati, says Modi wave creation of media

Guwahati, April 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday exercised his franchise and cast his vote for the last time as the country’s PM in Guwahati and said that ‘Narendra Modi wave’ is nothing but a creation of media. Singh was accompanied by his wife Gursharan Kaur. The couple cast their vote amidst tight security arrangements. Apr 24, 2014
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Political leaders cast their vote as India enters 6th phase of 2014 polls

Farrukhabad/ Mandsaur/ Mumbai/ Chennai, April 24 (ANI): As India entered into 6th phase of 2014 polls on Thursday, political leaders cast their vote with hope of a stable government at the centre. While Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid cast his vote from Farrukhabad, Congress candidate from Mandsaur Lok Sabha constituency Meenakshi Natarajan also cast her vote in a positive note. Practicing their franchise, NCP President Sharad Pawar also cast his polls in Mumbai along with Congress leader Milind Deora. Meanwhile, DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran also casted his poll and said that the fight is between the DMK and AIADMK in Tamil Nadu. Apr 24, 2014
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Narendra Modi holds road show in Varanasi

Varanasi, April 24 (ANI): BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday held a road show in Varanasi before filing his nomination papers from the constituency. Modi’s road show witnessed a huge crowd on onlookers and supporters, some witnessing the march from their rooftops and others from under construction buildings. Modi is to file his nomination from Varanasi as India enters the 6th phase of 2014 polls. Apr 24, 2014
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LS Polls: Tollywood actors cast their vote

Chennai, Apr 24 (ANI): South Indian actors too like their Bollywood counterparts came out to vote in the 16th Lok Sabha polls. Those who came to cast their votes were Khushboo, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan. Apr 24, 2014
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Samajwadi Party confident of holding their citadel in UP

Uttar Pradesh, April 24 (ANI): Samajwadi Party bigwigs enthusiastically visited polling booths on Thursday to cast their votes in the sixth phase of polls. While casting their vote in Saifai, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav looked confident of his party’s foothold in Uttar Pradesh. Other leaders of the party also said that the BJP will not be able to win any seat despite the so- called Modi wave. Apr 24, 2014
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Modi arrives in Varanasi, pays tribute to Madan Mohan Malviya

Varanasi, Apr 24 (ANI): BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi arrived in Varanasi on Thursday to file his nomination for contesting elections and paid tribute to Madan Mohan Malviya. Modi is facing electoral challenges from Arvind Kejriwal of the Aam Aadmi Party, Ajai Rai of the Congress and candidates of the Bahujan Samaj Party, the Samajwadi Party and Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress. Apr 24, 2014
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Arvind Kejriwal questions Narendra Modi over attack on Somnath Bharti

Varanasi, April 24 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday questioned BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi if he is going to bring the culture of violence in case he comes to power, a day after AAP leader Somnath Bharti was allegedly attacked by BJP workers in Varanasi. Kejriwal, who filed his nomination on Wednesday from Varanasi constituency, claimed that the police failed to take appropriate action against the culprits. He also added that the BJP is rattled by the huge support of the people of Varanasi received by AAP. Apr 24, 2014
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6th phase of LS Polls 2014: Political heavyweights cast their vote

Chennai/ Saifai/Puducherry/Mumbai, April 24 (ANI): Polling is underway for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections. Voting is taking place for 117 constituencies spread over 11 states and one union territory. Political bigwigs like Kanimozhi, J Jayalalitha, Rahul Mahajan, Poonam Mahajan, V Narayanasamy and Priya Dutt went to cast their votes in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. Apr 24, 2014
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LS Polls: Bollywood celebrities cast vote

Mumbai, April 24 (ANI): Bollywood celebrities in Mumbai came out to vote for the 16th Lok Sabha polls on Thursday. Among those who cast their votes were, Aamir Khan, Dharmendra, Sonam Kapoor, Sunny Deol and Vidya Balan. Polling began at 7 AM for the third and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra, where 338 candidates are testing electoral waters in 19 Lok Sabha seats. Apr 24, 2014
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Akhilesh casts vote, says confident about SP getting maximum seats in UP

Saifai, April 24 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday cast his vote from Saifai in Etawah district. He said that he was confident that the Samajwadi Party would get maximum number of seats in the state. Polling is underway for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections. Voting is taking place for 117 constituencies spread over 11 states and one union territory. Apr 24, 2014
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Polling for sixth phase for 117 LS seats begins amid tight security

Maharashtra/ Uttar Pradesh/ Madhya Pradesh, April 24 (ANI): Polling is underway for the sixth phase of th 16th Lok Sabha elections. Voting is taking place for 117 constituencies spread over 11 states and one union territory. These are - 39 seats in Tamil Nadu, 19 in Maharashtra, 12 in Uttar Pradesh, 10 in Madhya Pradesh, 7 each in Bihar and Chhattisgarh, 6 each in Assam and West Bengal, 5 in Rajasthan, 4 in Jharkhand and one each in Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Puducherry. Voting commenced amid tight security at 7 a.m., and will end at 6 p.m. In Naxal-hit areas and Jammu and Kashmir, it is expected to end earlier. Apr 24, 2014