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Women activists, politicos condemn Mulayams rape remark

New Delhi, April 10 (ANI): Politicos and women activists on Thursday slammed Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, who at a rally in Moradabad, said that his party will change the new anti rape laws if it comes to power. Mulayam said that boys make mistakes at times and they should not be hanged for it. Apr 10, 2014
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LS Polls: Delhi sees 64% voter turnout so far, may go up

New Delhi, April 10 (ANI): The Election Commission on Thursday said that polling in Delhi till 6 pm has been 64%. The EC added that the numbers may go up in the next few hours. The EC also informed that there has been no untoward incident in the capital and polling took place smoothly. Apr 10, 2014
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Mulayam's shocker: Boys err at times, wrong to hang rapists

Moradabad, April 10 (ANI): Samajwadi Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday sparked outrage with his comments questioning the new anti-rape law. Addressing a rally in Moradabad, Mulayam said that boys make mistakes at times and they should not be hanged for it. Mulayam has said that his party would change the law that entails death for rape. Apr 10, 2014
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TMC workers attack EC officials in Malda, party says it respects EC

Kolkata, April 11 (ANI): A group of Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers on Thursday attacked Election Commission officials in the Manikchak area of Malda Dakshin constituency of the state. The attack reportedly occurred when the officials tried to stop a two-wheeler rally of the party as such rallies have been banned by the poll panel. They also allegedly damaged a video camera when the officials were trying to take pictures of the rally. The TMC has however, said that it respects the Election Commission and knows the rule of the game. TMC leader Derek O' Brien said that they will comment on the incident once they get full information. Apr 10, 2014
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Pistorius back in court for cross-examination

South African Olympic star Oscar Pistorius was back in court for cross-examination on Thursday, after the prosecution demanded he admit his girlfriend's death was more than just a "terrible mistake" on Wednesday. Duration: 00:36 Apr 10, 2014
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S. Korea regulates marriage with foreigners

South Korea imposes new restrictions on mixed marriages this month, but critics say the authorities should focus on supporting foreign spouses who struggle to assimilate in one of Asia's most ethnically homogenous societies. Duration: 01:04 Apr 10, 2014
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People in Kashmir vote in third phase of worlds biggest election

Rajouri, Jammu, Poonch, April 10 (ANI): People in Jammu and Kashmir lined up outside polling booths to cast their votes as third phase of world’s biggest election kicked off on Thursday. Security forces have stepped up measures to protect voters in the province. A young and enthusiastic first-time voter from Jammu district, Radhika, said she would vote for someone who works for welfare of youth. An elderly voter from Poonch district, Sukhdev Singh, urged people to vote wisely. Apr 10, 2014
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LS Polls phase 3: Kalam, Hooda & Bikram Singh vote

New Delhi, April 10 (ANI): Elections to the Lok Sabha moved into high gear as voters exercised their franchise on Thursday in 91 constituencies in the third phase of polling in 11 States and 3 Union Territories amidst tight security. Big wigs from the political world came out to cast their vote which included Former President APJ Abdul Kalam, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh. Apr 10, 2014
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NCW questions Modi over not disclosing wife's details in earlier polls

Mumbai, April 10 (ANI): National Commission for Women ( NCW) member Nirmala Samant on Thursday asked why Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi did not disclose details about his wife in previous elections. Samant also said that it very unfortunate that the wife of Modi, who has taken up the cause of women in India, was deprived of property, maintenance and her rights. It is being reported that Modi in his poll affidavit, which he filed on Wednesday from Vadodara, has written the name of 'Jashodaben' in the column of spouse. It was also reported that since 2001, Modi have been leaving the column blank whenever he filed his form for election. In his rallies too, Modi has claimed to be 'single' and unmarried. Apr 10, 2014
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Voting takes place amid heavy security in Maoist-inflicted areas

Gumla / Kandhamal /Gaya / Gadchiroli, April1 10 (ANI): Braving the outlawed rebels, people in Maoist-hit areas came out and voted as third phase of general election began on Thursday. Security forces have stepped up measures to protect voters. Security personnel and police officials manned polling booths in Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar and Maharashtra. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), also ensured smooth elections and encouraged more and more number of voters to participate in world’s biggest elections. Voters lined up outside polling booths, who were waiting for their turn, to vote eagerly. Attacks in Maoist inflicted states increase before every election season, as the rebels are against the democratic exercise. Apr 10, 2014