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Delhi is set for an interesting contest in Lok Sabha elections with the Congress and the BJP Monday declaring their candidates, who include a former Chief Minister and two famous sportspersons. The ruling Aam Aadmi Party has already declared its candidates. ...

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced the names of two more candidates from the national capital, fielding cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir from the East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency and re-nominating sitting MP Meenakshi Lekhi from the New Delhi seat. ...

The Sri Lankan police have arrested over two dozen persons in connection with Sunday's serial bomb blasts in churches and hotels that killed 290 people and injured over 500, said a journalist. He also said that some of those arrested belonged to rich families....

Out of the 115 Lok Sabha seats going to polls in the third phase of elections on April 23, over 30 constituencies spread across Assam, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and West Bengal have substantial Muslim population while Christians have large population in the two seats of Goa and several Kerala constituencies. ...

CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury has urged the Election Commission to act against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "constantly flouting" guidelines that matters of national security should not be used as fodder for election speeches. ...

India has seen the US announcement which says that five major countries including India will no longer be exempt from penalties if they continue to import oil from Iran, and is studying the implications of the decision, said informed sources on Monday....