8.46 pm: The BJP disrespected the people of Assam by not announcing its manifesto earlier than first phase, says Gaurav Gogoi, son of Assam CM Tarun Gogoi and a Lok Sabha poll candidate this year.
8.03 pm: Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar stands by Yuvaraj Singh, who came under severe criticism for his slow batting in the final of the T20 championship against Sri Lanka on Sunday. India lost the match by 6 wickets.
8.00 pm: Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawad appeals against voting for the Congress.
7:30 pm: FM Chidambram lashes out at the BJP manifesto saying that it does not care about minority sentiments. He also claimed that the manifesto lacked originality.
6.30 pm: 72% voter turnout registered in Assam, 74% in Tripura.
5.55 pm: Costa Rica goes to presidential poll
5.50 pm: Anti-Russia protests in Moldova.
5:45 pm: Dr Murli Manohar Joshi justifies 'copy paste' allegations by Congress. Says, the BJP manifesto was ready on March 26, but was delayed as ministers were not available for the release.
5.30 pm: NCP releases poll manifesto.
4.30 pm: Rahul Gandhi addresses rally in Karnataka, says state BJP leaders have gone to jail.
4:15 pm: Don't see any wave, comments Pandit Chaurasia on LS Polls
4:00 pm: EC issues notice to BJP leader Amit Shah for model code violation over his 'revenge' remark'.
3:30 pm: 2 policemen killed in IED blast outside police station in Bihar
3:00 pm: TDP announces first list of candidates for LS, AP polls
2:45 pm: Assam records 35% polling till noon
2:30 pm: Smriti Irani campaigns in Amethi, attacks Rahul Gandhi for lack of progress
1:59 pm: Faults in at least 33 EVMs in Assam, 29 replaced
1:30 pm: Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor campaigns for Kirron Kher in Chandigarh
1:15 pm: Supreme Court stays proceedings of assets case against Jayalalithaa in Bangalore court for three weeks
1:00 pm: Defamation complaint: Court asks Arvind Kejriwal to appear on May 21
12:45 pm: Angry fans attack Yuvraj Singh's house in Chandigarh
12:00 pm: BJP manifesto disappoints global retailers
11:30 am: MH370 searchers detect promising acoustic lead
10:50 am: Modi in Kasergod tomorrow, Congress workers in the district demolish helipad ahead of his visit
10.25 am: Australia detects signals consistent with MH370's data recorders: Report [Read here]
10.20 am: No developmental work in Tamil Nadu, alleges Karunanidhi.
9:54 am: Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh, Murli Manohar Joshi, LK Advani, Ravishankar Prasad attend BJP manifesto release event
9:30 am: After much delay, BJP releases manifesto
8.38 am: Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, CRPF official injured.
8:30 am: Many feared killed in a riot in Jordan.
8:00 am: Sonia Gandhi to address rally in Kozhikode (Kerala) today.
7.56 am: Narendra Modi to address 3-D rallies today.
7.53 am: Second FIR filed against BJP leader Amit Shah in UP for his 'revenge' remark. The first FIR was lodged in Bijnor.
7.51 am: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to address three rallies in Karnataka today.
7.50 am: Sri Lanka beat India to win their maiden T20 World Cup. They beat their Asian rivals by 6 wickets in the final on Sunday.
7.45 am: The first phase of the Lok Sabha election 2014 kicks off. Five constituencies in Assam and one in Tripura to go to the polls.