News in brief: May 2

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Bangalore, May 2: Here are the news in brief for the day:

8:15 pm: At least 10 killed in fresh terror attack in Baska district, Assam; indefinite curfew imposed

8:00 pm: Law and order has touched all time low in UP: Mayawati

7:20 pm: Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav mocks Narendra Modi's 56 inch chest comment, says he has a 56 inch waist

7:15 pm: BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi to campaign in Amethi on May 5

6:31 pm: The first funerals for passengers on board MH370 jet will be held this weekend

6.10 pm: Nido Taniam death: Chargesheet filed.

5.10 pm: Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley said: "Only few days left for the UPA government."

5.02 pm: RTI activist Chandra MOhan's body found burnt in a car in Noida.

4.34 pm: Reports: BJP workers stop Priyanka Gandhi's convoy.

4.31 pm: Jaswant Singh denies forming a new party, says BJP forced him to take the extreme step.

4.15 pm: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Gonda.

4.00 pm: Since Congress had no other option they played the Priyanka card. She is not a threat for us, says BJP president Rajnath Singh.

3.35 pm: Arvind Kejriwal addresses rally in Amethi (read more).

3.30 pm: 2 Ukrainian pilots killed.

3.15 pm: Senior leader Arun Jaitley targets Priyanka Gandhi, says there is much more in politics and the country than 'our family.'

2:35 pm: Court summons former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 17 others on May 26. The court also summons DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal as an accused in the case.

2:30 pm: Need to check DNA of Muslims who don't vote for SP: Abu Azmi.

2.15 pm: BJP hits back at Abu Azmi for his remark.

1.50 pm: Narendra Modi addresses rally in Basti, Uttar Pradesh

1.42 pm: CBI quizzes former coal secretary PC Parakh

1.41 pm: South Korean ferry mishap toll rises to 226

12:20 pm: TRAI's licence fee suggestion for ISPs can push up Internet rates by 30%.

12:15 pm: Security scare at Narendra Modi's rally in Uttar Pradesh. Police removes unclaimed vehicle from Modi's rally venue.

11:35 am: If Narendra Modi's claims are proven, I will quit public life, says Congress leader Ahmed Patel.

11:15 am: I have never asked for any favour personally or politically, reacted Ahmed Patel over Narendra Modi's statement.

10:55 am: "Congress is morally corrupt," says BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on appointment of judge to probe snoopgate.

10:45 am: A judge will be appointed to probe snoopgate by May 16 and we will ensure that it is thoroughly investigated, said Congress leader Kapil Sibal.

10:40 am: Congress leader Rashid Avli hits out at Abu Azmi, asks,"Does SP want to do a DNA test on innocent people who suffered in Muzaffarngr riots also?"

10:30 am: Narendra Modi's comment referring to Cong leader Ahmed Patel as 'good friend who's stopped taking calls' found to be omitted from interview telecast.

10:20 am: North India scorches under the sun, 34 dead in Odisha.

10:00 am: Narendra Modi releases full Doordarshan interview to prove he never said Priyanka is like his daughter.

9:50 am: Suspected Bodo militants kill 10 people in 2 separate incidents in Assam.

9:30 am: IPL returns to India as Kolkata face Chennai juggernaut.

9:17 am: Seven people killed in an attack by NDFB(S) militants in Assam's Kokrajhar district, said Police.

9:15 am: Trinamool Congress workers allegedly beat protesters who created ruckus on rail tracks near Kolkata.

9:00 am: Rail Roko protest in West Bengal as cheque to victims of Saradha scam bounced.

8.33 am: Ahmed Patel was a good friend of mine, used to call him Babubhai. Now we call him Mian Patel, Narendra Modi told in an interview.

8.32 am: SC appoints panel to probe black money case.

8.30 am: 19 killed in blast in Nigerian capital.

7.55 am: I did not hide my wife like Narendra Modi, says Digvijay Singh.

7.54 am: Many killed in blast in a railway station in China.

7.50 am: UPA gets credit for India's rise in the ranks of world economy, says Congress.

7.40 am: May 16 results will affect the JD(U) badly, it might see revolts, Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi tells Headlines Today's Rahul Kanwal.

7.29 am: World's oldest Olympian Walter R Walsh, US sharpshooter, passes away. He was 106.

7.28 am: Malaysia Airlines asks relatives of passengers of missing MH370 to return home

7.21 am: 7 dead in West Bengal poll violence, 740 injured. [Read: Why West Bengal is back to stone-age polling]

7.20 am:
An 84-year-old woman dies in hospital after being molested in Kerala. [Read more...]

7.08 am:
Sania Mirza and Cara Black duo reaches the sem-final of the Portugal Open.

7.07 am: Narendra Modi to campaign in Uttar Pradesh today.

7.07 am: Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Amethi on May 3-4.

7.06 am: AAP releases Varanasi Manifesto.

7.05 am: Sources claim that the explosives in the Guwahati-Bangalore Express in Chennai were meant for Narendra Modi's rally in Seemandhra. The delay in train's timings saw them occurring elsewhere. [Read more...]

7.04 am: IPL 7 comes back to India after UAE stint.

7.00 am:
Six persons were killed by Bodo militants in Assam.

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