6:20 pm: BJP leaders hit out at Jaya for her Modi comment; Sudhanshu Trivedi says Gujarat has witnessed wonderful development and other leaders can say whatever they want
6:15 pm: TN chief minister Jaya calls Gujarat model a myth, says Modi's gimmicks won't work in her state
5:45 pm: Sahara submits fresh proposal for Subrata Roy's release
5:05 pm: Congress releases video showing Uma Bharti calling Modi 'Vinash Purush'.
4:12 pm: Voting for 121 seats across 12 states underway - Bihar records a 40.17 % voter turnout, 39.06 % in Uttar Pradesh till 2 PM.
4:10 pm: TMC says BJP has not specified if it will reverse FDI in retail; says Congress and BJP are on the same side on FDI in other sensitive sectors.
3:00 pm: Manipur voter turnout at 46.3% till 2 pm.
2.55 pm: Jayalalithaa slams Narendra Modi's Gujarat model, says it's a myth.
2:40 pm: AAP alleges 4 of its workers assaulted by supporters of minister DK Shivakumar while voting near Ramanagara in Bangalore Rural.
2:38 pm: In her most fierce attack on Narendra Modi yet, Jayalalithaa says a myth has been created about Gujarat
2.30 pm: EC didn't consider version, says a miffed Azam Khan.
1:45 pm: 'Narendra Modi is an encounter chief minister,' says P Chidambaram.
1:12 pm: "Narendra Modi will be defeated by Congress," says Congress leader Anand Sharma
1:11 pm: Congress leader Raj Babbar slams Narendra Modi, says "Modi doesn't know how to respect women".
1:10 pm: TDP expresses displeasure over fielding of "weak" candidates by BJP for state Assembly elections,says move will be "detrimental" to alliance.
12:20 pm: Political leaders -- Suresh Kalmadi (Congress), Prakash Javadekar (BJP) cast their votes in Pune.
11:25 am: Congress has no leaders and no agenda to offer. People want change & there is a visible Modi wave in the country: BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu.
11.05 am: Follow updates on polling in other states here
11.05 am: Follow updates on Karnataka polling here
11.00 am: ADM Dhowan becomes new navy chief.
9:21 am: Shatrughan Sinha rubbishes 'inaccessible' charge, says "It's a canard that I am inaccessible".
9:20 am: Actor-director Amol Palekar and wife Sandhya Gokhale's names missing from electoral rolls. Both return home disappointed
9:14 am: Voting begins in total 12 states including West Bengal, Manipur, Bihar, Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra. [Follow Live Updates Here]