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Following are the top stories at 1700hrs.



ELN3 POLL-DEROGATORY SPEECHES


Underwear and pajamas: Attacks turn too personal in poll season

New Delhi: As the poll fever rises, many politicians have stooped so low that the political narrative is sometimes hitting below the belt.

ELN17 UP-JYOTIRADITYASCINDIA-INTERVIEW

Modi must stop looking outwards by talking of Pak; jobs, farm distress key issues: Scindia

Nagina (UP): Hitting out at the BJP for repeatedly bringing up in its campaign, says and his party must stop looking outwards and gaze inwards as jobs and agrarian distress are the key issues facing the country. By

ELN33 UP-RAJNATH-LD ROADSHOW

Rajnath Singh files nomination papers for seat

Lucknow: Rajnath Singh Tuesday filed his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha seat after holding a roadshow in the Uttar Pradesh capital, where BJP supporters turned up in large numbers and showered flower petals on him.

UP-LD YOGI TEMPLE

Facing EC's gag order, Yogi visits Hanuman temple, offers prayers

Lucknow: visited the famous here and offered prayers Tuesday, a day after the barred him from electioneering for 72 hours for likening the ongoing Lok Sabha polls to a contest between 'Ali' and 'Bajrang Bali'.

ELN43 UP-POLLS-LD SINHA

Shatrughan Sinha's wife joins SP

Lucknow: Shatrughan Sinha's wife Sinha joined the here Tuesday.

DEL14 MHA-BANGLA-

seeks report on B'deshi allegedly campaigning for TMC

New Delhi: The Tuesday sought a report from theForeigner Regional Registration Officer, Kolkata, on a Bangladeshi allegedly campaigning for a Trinamool candidate for the Lok Sabha polls, officials said.

ELX11 KA-TUMKUR-TEMPLE

Tumkur temple assumes key role in poll season

Tumkur: The is again in discussion in this high-profile constituency, from where JD(S) chief and former HD Deve Gowda is contesting the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, as the shrine served as a "guarantee" for the candidates who had indulged in the "note-for-votes" scam in the 2018 election. By

LEGAL

LGD18 SC-2NDLD POLITICAL PARTIES

SC satisfied over EC's action against politicians for hate speeches during campaigning

New Delhi: The Tuesday expressed satisfaction over swift action taken by the against various politicians, including and BSP supremo Mayawati, for their alleged communal speeches during campaigning saying the poll panel has now "woken up to its powers".

LGD17 SC-2NDLD CHIDAMBARAM-IT

SC to hear I-T dept plea against quashing of black money case involving Chidambarams' family

New Delhi: The Tuesday agreed to hear the Income Tax department's appeal challenging the order which quashed criminal prosecution against senior P Chidambaram's family members under the Black Money law.

FOREIGN

FGN13 PAK-

Pak bars Asad Durrani, 2 ISPR ex-DGs from appearing on media as defence analysts

Islamabad: Pakistani spy agency ISI's ex-chief Lt Gen (retd.) and two former of the military's have been denied permission by the to appear on media as defence analysts.

FGN12 PAK-INDIA-KARTARPUR

Pak, officials hold technical meeting on Kartarpur corridor

Lahore: and on Tuesday held a technical meeting to discuss the modalities for the corridor linking Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur to in district in

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 17:15 IST
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