News in brief: April 9

Bangalore, April 9: Here are the top news in brief for April 9, 2014 (Wednesday):

7.46 pm: The third phase of the Lok Sabha election to take place tomorrow.

7.45 pm: Three CRPF jawans killed in an encounter with Maoists in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

7.42 pm: Amit Shah moves Allahabadd HC seeking stay on arrest after FIRs were filed against him for revenge remark.

7.40 pm: BJP leader DK Malhotra seeks probe into attack against Arvind Kejriwal.

6.25 pm: Polling in phase 2 of the Lok Sabha election in four north-eastern states concludes.

6.00 pm: Azam Khan defends his Kargil war remark, says he did not make any discrimination between Hindu and Muslim soldiers.

4.50 pm: EC sends notice to Azam Khan, also seeks report from UP electoral officer.

3.55 pm: Narendra Modi attacks Shinde, Pawar in his rally in Solapur, Maharastra.

3.45 pm: EC sends notice to AAP leader Ashutosh for allegations against Kapil Sibal.

3.47 pm: Rahul Gandhi addresses rally in Chhattisgarh.

3.35 pm: SP refuses to take action against Azam Khan.

3:25 pm: I felt very bad about this statement, just not right:Alka Ahuja, Wife of Squadron Leader Ajay Ahuja (Kargil Martyr) on Azam Khan's statement.

3:20 pm: 'Revenge' remark: Amit Shah moves Allahabad HC seeking stay on arrest.

3:00 pm: SC grants temporary bail to BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, accused in murder and rape cases, for filing his nomination from Jaunpur Lok Sabha seat.

2.55 pm: Election Commission is a toothless body, it only sends messages.

2:45 pm: Shikhar Dhawan named one of Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year.

2:41 pm: EC seeks report on Azam Khan's 'Muslims won the Kargil War' remark.

2:30 pm: Will prosecute Ashutosh over his allegations against me, says Kapil Sibal.

2:28 pm: Defunct file-sharing website Megaupload, founder Kim Dotcom sued by Hollywood movie studios.

2.25 pm: Subramanian Swamy accuses Capt Amarinder Singh of perjury, said Singh failed to disclose the bank accounts of his son and wife during filing the nomination.

2.00 pm: RSS wants action against Azam Khan for his Kargil remark.

1.18 pm: Arvind Kejriwal's attacker apologises after Kejriwal met him in his house today.

1.17 pm: Azam Khan stands by his Kargil comment, says have not said anything wrong.

12;52 pm: Congress releases Uttarakhand list, fields Harak Singh from Garhwal.

12:51 pm: Yuvraj Singh did not deserve this unwarranted criticism: Pietersen.

12:50 pm: Leander Paes hails India's Davis Cup win over Korea.

12:27 pm: I realised what I did was wrong, I am ashamed, says Kejriwal's attacker

12:25 pm: Three personnel of Cobra Force of CRPF killed in Naxal encounter in Sukma, Chhattisgarh.

12:24 pm: AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal meets the autorickshaw driverwho slapped him on Tuesday.

11:25 am: BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi files nomination from Vadodara.

11:08 am: Meeting politicians doesn't mean I'm endorsing them: Amitabh Bachchan.

11:05 am: Sahara asks Supreme Court to put Subrata Roy under house arrest. Sahara tells SC it is looking for international buyers to raise money to pay SEBI.

10:54 am: Nokia, Airtel partner to offer free 3G data to Nokia X users.

10:50 am: BCCI approaches Supreme Court, seeks permission to examine audio recordings of MS Dhoni's deposition.

10:15 am: Narendra Modi arrives in Vadodara to file his nomination for the Lok Sabha elections.

9:53 am: Congress complains to EC against Azam Khan's remark on Kargil war.

9:50 am: Lleyton Hewitt beats Peter Polansky in Houston to enter second round.

9:30 am: AAP candidate Ashutosh alleges distribution of money by Kapil Sibal in Chandni Chowk, demands his nomination be cancelled.

8.35 am: Moscow slams NATO, accuses it of maintaining a cold war mentality.

8.32 am:
Polling undergoing peacefully in four northeastern states.

8.30 am: Decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Vikrant sold for Rs 60 crore.

7.16 am:
BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to file his nomination from Vadodara today. A tea-vendor will sign the papers on Modi's behalf.

7.14 am: Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee maintains her angry posture towards the Election Commission, says the poll panel will be responsible if anything untoward happens in the state.

7.13 am: Senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan draws ire from ex-servicemen for remarking that it was the Muslim soldiers who had helped India win the Kargil War of 1999.

7.12 am: BJP president Rajnath Singh takes a dig at MNS chief Raj Thackeray. He said if the MNS has to support the BJP, it can join the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance.

7.11 am: Voting in 49 of 60 assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh will also take place today.

7.00 am: The second phase of the Lok Sabha election 2014 to be held in four northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur and Nagaland today.

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