News of Lok Sabha election 2014 & others in brief: May 6

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Bangalore, May 6: Here are the top news in brief for the day:

9.20 pm: Pak forces violate ceasefire along LoC [Read more...]

8.05 pm: Will take strict measures if any polling agent is intimidated or thrown out of booths, warns EC regarding polls in West Bengal.

8.00 pm: Asansol BJP candidate Babul Supriyo alleges that 400 Trinamool goons have entered his constituency area to take control of poll affairs in the 4th phase scheduled on May 7.

6.00 pm: Arvind Kejriwal seeks time from the Delhi High Court for replying to a plea of a Haryana Congress MP seeking damages of Rs one crore from the AAP leader on the grounds that he has been allegedly defamed.

5.45 pm: An FIR is registered against AAP's Amethi candidate Kumar Vishwas, his party associate Somnath Bharti and two others for violating prohibitory orders.

5.35 pm: In Mirzapur rally, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi launches a scathing attack on Narendra Modi accusing him of being double-faced.

5.30 pm: BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad demands an apology from Priyanka Gandhi for making personal remarks against Narendra Modi, saying the comments showed her elitist attitude and bias against the poor.

5.00 pm: Congress leader Kapil Sibal says that the party doesn't want to give impression of vendetta on snoopgate.

4.55 pm: Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi says over 50 legislators from Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United are in touch with his party as they are unhappy with the chief minister.

4.50 pm: BJP leader Arun Jaitley says, "Only a stable government led by BJP leader Narendra Modi will put the Indian economy back on track".

4.40 pm: Two witnesses identifies Bollywood actor Salman Khan in connection with the infamous Hit and Run case. [Read more]

4.30 pm: SC issues notice to Gujarat government on Snoopgate.

4.20 pm: BJP national spokesman M J Akbar urges the minorities to join the new development phase to be ushered in by the NDA if it came to power.

4.07 pm: Rahul Gandhi addresses rally in Jaunour, UP.

3.55 pm: Father of the woman allegedly linked to Snoopgate files a petition in Supreme Court asking it to quash the probe.

3.15 pm:  BJP senior leader Arun Jaitley releases party's Vision document in Varanasi.

2.31 pm: 'Unlike BJP, Congress party believes in inclusive growth,' says Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh.

2.12 pm: Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Witnesses identify actor.

1.30 pm: BJP leader Giriraj Singh later granted bail in a case of alleged hate speech after he surrenders in a Patna district court.

1.05 pm: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Maharajganj, UP.

12.57 pm: Arvind Kejriwal may be a likely target for attacks in Varanasi, says police.

12.14 pm: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addresses rally in Domariyaganj, Uttar Pradesh.

11.48 am: Setback for Lalit Modi as BCCI bans RCA.

11.21 am: CPI not averse to TMC as alliance partners.

11.10 am: Sources suggest that BCCI has suspended the RCA, will issue a showcause notice.

10.48 am: Supreme Court orders Sahara chief Subrata Roy to remain in jail after rejecting group's latest refund proposal.

10.09 am: Despite BCCI ban, Lalit Modi returns to cricket as Rajasthan Cricket Association President.

9.53 am: Congress hits out at Modi, says his comments show last minute desperation.

9.51 am: BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi pulls out caste card, says that he is being targeted because he is from a backward caste.

9.45 am: Why did the media show Narendra Modi's nomination the whole day on April 24 while elections were taking place, asks Kejriwal while speaking to Headlines Today.

9.35 am: BJP approaches EC, asks why no re-polling orders in captured booths in UP and West Bengal yet.

8.58 am: AAP workers defy orders refuse to leave Amethi..

8.25 am: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called up Afghan President Hamid Karzai and pledged to provide an assistance of USD 1 million to the families displaced by a landslide in that country recently.

8.12 am: 60 children fall ill on London-bound flight. [Read more...]

8.11 am: Priyanka Gandhi may campaign in Varanasi. [Read more...]

8.10 am: "My family facing threat from police," alleges AAP's Amethi candidate Kumar Vishwas.

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