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Major News and Events of 29 April 2014

What Happened on 29 April 2014

Massive crackdown on stone-pelters in Jammu and Kashmir

Police have launched a crackdown on the stone-pelters in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the Lok Sabha polls which is due on April 30 according to the media reports. In the process police is said to detain 500 youth from different parts of Kashmir and 247 stone-pelters have been detained just from Srinagar.

Gujarat will see fight between Congress and BJP this election too


In the high pitched battle for the Lok Sabha elections, Congress and BJP are again pitted against each other in Gujarat where the polls are due on April 30 as per the media reports. If the BJP is showcasing the development model, Congress is out to prove that it was the outcome of their successive governments.

Kejriwal question why Modi and Sonia did not campaign against each other

AAP chief has stated that there is some pre poll understanding between Congress and BJP and that is the reason why neither Narendra Modi nor Sonia Gandhi campaigned against each other in Rai Bareli and Varanasi. As per media reports Kejriwal asked why no complaint was filed against Robert Vadra in Rajasthan where it was BJP rule.

Priyanka raises question on Modi calling names for Rahul Gandhi

As per the media reports Priyanka Gandhi has raised question about the way Narendra Modi addresses Rahul Gandhi. She said sometimes he is calling him an actor, then a specimen and the prince. She asked why Modi was showing this childish behavior and that he should respect the fact that he is the prime ministerial candidate and should talk about how he is going to bring development.

Manmohan Singh to address the Planning Commission panel for the last time


As per the media reports PM Manmohan Singh will have the last meeting of the Planning Commission to look into the economic situation of the country. Singh who is the ex-officio chairman of the panel will not be heading the government even if UPA comes to power. So it is being seen as a farewell meeting for him and will be attended by all the members.

SC reserves order regarding formation of panel to investigate IPL spot fixing

The apex court has reserved its orders pertaining to formation of a panel for investigating the BCCI chief and the 12 cricketers whose name appears in the sealed envelope submitted by the Mudgal committee. As per media reports the court was informed that Mudgal panel had expressed its desire to further the investigation in which it will be assisted by the former CBI director and one officer each from Delhi and Chennai police.

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