News in brief: May 5

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Bangalore, May 5: Here are the top news in brief for the day:

10:00 pm: The person representing the Amethi constituency for the last 10 years has never spoken: Smriti Irani

9:20 pm: Angry Priyanka Gandhi hits back, says party workers will teach Narendra Modi a lesson for insulting her martyred father

9:15 pm: Cong moves EC against Modi for Ram's photo in backdrop

9:00 pm: SpiceJet to Pay Passengers for Flight Delays, Cancellations

8:40 pm: HC irked over rise in sexual offence cases, raps Centre, state

8:25 pm: People don't want Modi to come to power: Akhilesh Yadav

8:00 pm: Subrata Roy's plea: SC verdict tomorrow

7:45 pm: EC lifting ban on Shah will strengthen communal forces: Azam

7:15 pm: Congress demands additional forces for Amethi on voting day

7:00 pm: FIRs against TV news channels for airing Modi's speech post voting on April 30

6:30 pm: Six injured in blast in Manipur

6:15 pm: SC refuses to interfere with government's decision on Arjuna award

5.35 pm: Rahul Gandhi addresses a rally in Phulpur.

5.19 pm: Narendra Modi addresses rally in Amethi [Follow here...]

3.22 pm: Mamata Banerjee challenges Narendra Modi, says 'first send me to Bangladesh.'

2.53 pm: Government sources say that inquiry in snoopgate may be taken up by the next government.

2.52 pm: TMC complains to Election Commission against Narendra Modi's May 4 speech in Asansol.

2.47 pm: Rahul Gandhi addresses rally in Gonda, Uttar Pradesh.

2.32 pm: Enforcement Directorate files case against former minister Dasari Narayan Rao, Jindal and Rathi in coal block allocation case.

2.17 pm: Yashwant Sinha hits out at P Chidambaram, says 'Chidambaram will have to be born again to match me as the Finance Minister.'

1.51 pm: Congress to move EC over use of Lord Ram's picture in the background of Narendra Modi's Faizabad rally.

1.50 pm: No party will get clear majority in this Lok Sabha election, says Priyanka Gandhi.

1.16 pm: Rahul Gandhi denied permission to hold rally in Kolkata.

1.12 pm: Congress calls for immediate arrest of Amit Shah over Azamgarh remarks, says he was sent to UP to polarise elections.

12.50 pm: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addresses rally in Faizabad, UP.

12.31 pm: Students protests in Dabka, Assam in retaliation to the recent Assam violence. Invoking Vallabhbhai Patel's legacy, Modi said that 'one family has continuously ignored Sardar Patel.'

11.47 am: Narendra Modi addresses rally in Ambedkarnagar, Uttar Pradesh.

11.32 am: EC authorised to disqualify candidate on lodging false account of poll expense, says Supreme Court.

11.27 am: Nobel laureate US economist Gary Becker dies at 83.

11.14 am: Mayawati takes on Amit Shah over Azamgarh statement, says EC must take action against him.

10.43 am:  Akhilesh Yadav hits out at Narendra Modi, says Modi's model is to divide India.

10.30 am:  Kashmiri students allegedly beaten up for not shouting anti-Pak slogans in Greater Noida

10.20 am: Delhi court records statement of former Telecom minister A Raja in 2G scam case.

10.05 am: Centre accepts Assam Govt's demand, to issue notifications for NIA probe in Assam violence.

9.34 am: Strong earthquake jolts Tokyo, few injuries reported

9.02 am: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh takes on Narendra Modi's aide Amit Shah, demands EC action against Shah over his Azamgarh remark.

8.39 am: Juan Carlos Varela wins presidential vote in Panama

8.37 am: JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav to campaign in Varanasi today, to meet senior AAP leaders.

8.35 am: Talks on missing Malaysian airliner begins in Australia.

7.57 am: 37 Qaeda militants killed.

7.56 am:
20 homes destroyed in rapid wildfire near Guthrie, Oklahoma.

7.55 am: Kedarnath Temple opens for pilgrims. Narendra Modi expresses his pleasure in Facebook post. Badrinath to open today.

7.53 am: Maharashtra CM visits passengers injured in train derailment in hospital.

7.52 am: Mamata banerjee, Congress blame Narendra Modi for Assam violence.

7.51 am: 30 held for Assam violence. CM Tarun Gogoi assures the affected.

7.50 am: SC to hear nursery case.

7.49 am: Former MoS coal Dasari Narayan Rao says he is innocent in coal block allocation and puts the onus on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

7.48 am: Azamgarh a terror base, says Amit Shah.

7.47 am: Assam violence: Toll touches 34.

7.30 am: More than 40 killed in clashes in Ukraine's Odessa. [Read more...]

7.27 am: Campaigning for the 8th phase of the Lok Sabha election concludes today.

7.23 am: Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's companion Mrs Kaul passes away. [Read more...]

7.22 am:
Modi asks the EC to hold free and fair election in West Bengal during a rally in the state on Sunday.

7.20 am: Narendra Modi to address a rally in Amethi today. This will be his 17i1st Bharat Vijay Rally. [Read more...]

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