Central government bans Separatist Yasin Malik led Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front.

Ananda Bhaskar Rapolu, former Rajya Sabha MP from Telangana, resigns from the primary membership of Congress party.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Mahagatbandhan Announces Seat Sharing Pact in Bihar. Congress to fight on 9 seats, RJD 20, RLSP 5 and Hindustani Awam Morcha 3. Read Full Report

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena releases first list of 21 candidates for Lok Sabha Elections 2019.

ED Sources: GoI has started seizing properties belonging to terror financiers.13 persons&their properties have been identified by NIA in this connection. Ongoing investigation in 1st phase have determined and quantified assets valued at Rs 7 crore as proceeds of terror funding crimes.

Karnataka Municipalities Minister C S Shivalli has passed away at a hospital in Hubli today, due to a heart attack.

Tamil Nadu: Son of Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister D Jayakumara and sitting MP from south Chennai, J Jayavardhan files his nomination papers for south Chennai parliamentary constituency.

Madras High Court dismissed the petition seeking to defer the election date for Madurai parliamentary constituency, citing the Chithirai festival. Election Commission has extended voting time by two hours in Madurai.

Fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi moves a new application in PMLA court in Mumbai, stating that he has a long history of ailments including heart, excruciating pain in the leg and a clot in the brain.

ED Sources: Hitesh Patel is expected to be extradited to India soon. He is an accused in a Rs 5000 crore money laundering case, a prosecution complaint was filed by ED in special PMLA Court.

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New Delhi, March 22: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released its first list of contestants for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019. The party has named 182 candidates, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi and BJP president Amit Shah from Gandhinagar. Meanwhile, Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari have been fielded again from Lucknow and Nagpur, respectively.

In a disturbing report, Human Rights Watch has recorded numerable cases of human trafficking from Myanmar’s restive province of Kachin to China where Kachin women are sold to Chinese men and raped until they become pregnant. They are then forced to leave their babies behind if they wish to return to Myanmar.

Social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, agreed on Wednesday to process any request from the Election Commission to take down content within three hours during the 48-hour period before voting days. The agreement was arrived at a meeting between the Election Commission and Internet companies as part of a "Voluntary Code of Ethics" for the staggered Lok Sabha elections starting on April 11, an official statement said.

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