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Elections

Democracy works differently in the various countries. In some countries, the result at the ballot can spark unrest, while in the old democracies of the western world, voters are increasingly tired of the ineffective process involving political parties.

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The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, to which polls are to be held along with Lok Sabha on 30 April and 7 May.
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: BJP-TDP Tie-up Faces Trouble over Seat Allotment, Pawan Kalyan Tops Google Celebrities' List

By IBTimes IN

The alliance between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh is said to be on the rocks as the BJP has fielded weak candidates in some Assembly constituencies allotted to it in Seemandhra region, according to reports. (11:55 pm)

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Telangana & Seemandhra
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Sonia Gandhi Claims Full Credit for Telangana, Slams TRS, TDP, YSRCP

By IBTimes IN

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on 16 April 2014 tried to hijack the full credit for the formation of separate Telangana state. (7:42 pm)

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Pawan Kalyan
Chiranjeevi, Pawan Kalyan, Nagma among Most Searched Celebrity Candidates

By IBTimes IN

Telugu star Pawan Kalyan, who recently floated his political party "Jana Sena," has topped the list of most searched celebrity candidates, according to Google Trends. (6:19 pm)

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Indian Parliament (Reuters)
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Polling Begins for 5th Phase, Brisk Voting in Early Hours

By IBTimes IN

Polling began on a brisk note in India's 121 constituencies spread across 12 states in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections on 17 April 2014. (4:47 pm)

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Voting in Elections (Representational Image)
U.S. Calls for More Investment-friendly Indian Government

By Reuters

The United States on Wednesday urged the Indian government that emerges from ongoing elections to follow economic policies that encourage investment, saying Washington would like to see bilateral trade grow to $500 billion a year. (2:15 pm)

MORE TOPICS: WAL-MART, MANUFACTURING, PAKISTAN, INDIA, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

Nigerian Military says Most of Abducted Schoolgirls Freed, 8 still Missing (Representational Image)
Nigerian Military says Most of Abducted Schoolgirls Freed, 8 still Missing

By Reuters

Nigeria's military said on Wednesday its forces had freed most of the more than 100 teenage schoolgirls abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants and were continuing the search for eight students still missing. (1:56 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, GOODLUCK JONATHAN, NIGERIA, CAMEROON, NIGER

‘Scandal’ Season 4 Update: Will ABC Renew it for Another Season?

By IBTimes AU

"Scandal" Season 3 wraps-up this Thursday, April 17, with an explosive episode. But, ABC has yet to announce the renewal of "Scandal" for Season 4. It is very much expected that ABC will renew it for another season, as "Scandal" has been raking in good viewership. (8:54 am)

CM Akhilesh Yadav. (Reuters, file photo)
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: UP CM Says Third Front Will Form Next Government

By IBTimes IN

The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh has said that the Third Front will form a stable government at the Centre with Congress' support, after the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. (Apr 16)

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Sonia Gandhi(Reuters)
Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Sonia's 1st Rally in Telangana Today, BJP-TDP Combine Ropes in Film Stars

By IBTimes IN

Congress president Sonia Gandhi is set to campaign in Telangana on 16 April for the ongoing Lok Sabha election. (Apr 16)

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Bhoothnath Returns
Box Office Collection: ‘Bhoothnath Returns’, ‘Disco Singh’ Going Strong; ‘Main Tera Hero’ Set to Cross ₹50 Crore Mark

By IBTimes IN

Child actor Parth Bhalerao and Amitabh Bachchan's horror comedy film "Bhoothnath Returns" and Punjabi film "Disco Singh" is going strong at the domestic box office. While, Varun Dhawan's "Main Tera Hero" is approaching the ₹50 crore mark. (Apr 16)

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