After casting his vote at the booth located in Naranpura area of Ahmedabad city, which comes under the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency, he appealed to people to come out in large numbers to exercise their democratic right.
Seven suicide bombers believed to be members of local Islamist extremist group National Tawheed Jamath (NTJ) carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, in the country's worst terror attack.
The BJP MP has been a vocal supporters of dalit rights and had often taken views contrary to party line on occasions like the Sabrimala issue and 'Bharat Bandh' called by dalit organisations last year.
The surging price of oil is an Achilles heel for the Indian economy, complicating its inflation, current account, fiscal balance and currency outlook, a market report by Singapore's DBS banking group has said.
"Fantastic effort," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday after actor Shah Rukh Khan released a rap video urging fans to exercise their democratic right in the Lok Sabha elections in response to his appeal to celebrities to increase voting awareness.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah Monday appealed to the Centre to immediately release separatist leader Yasin Malik from the NIA custody in view of his failing health.
The possibility of an alliance between the Aam Aadmi Party and Congress seems bleak as all candidates of the ruling party in Delhi have filed their nominations and the grand old party declared names of its six candidates who would be contesting the general elections.