Summary The details are not known. 7:00 am: Voting has begun in Maharashtra and Haryana for the high-stakes Assembly elections in both the states. The high stakes in the elections could be seen from the fact that Modi addressed 38 rallies in a period of 10 days in both the states in a campaign that virtually became Modi versus the rest.
Summary AURANGABAD: In an election that has a mere 84 women contestants among the 5,500 in the fray, the Kaij (SC) constituency stands out. Call it sheer coincidence or a faith in women power, but the BJP, the Congress, the NCP and the Shiv Sena have named women candidates in the constituency in Beed district.
Summary Aurangabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the campaign for the assembly election from Beed district after paying homage to the late Rural Development Minister, Gopinath Munde and appealed to the voters to give a clear mandate the BJP for the sake of the development.
Summary Parli, Maharashtra: At their home in Parli in the Beed district of Maharashtra, it's a busy morning for Pankaja Munde. What's perhaps prompted Pankaja to throw her hat in the ring, is the fact that the BJP is the only party which has not declared a chief ministerial candidate and hopes to come to power seeking votes in the name of the Prime Minister.
Summary Royal Bank of Scotland, which is majority-owned by the U.K. government, has set aside 400 million pounds ($639 million) to cover potential fines arising from international investigations into alleged manipulation of foreign currency trading. The results show the bank, which was bailed out by the government during the 2008 financial crisis, swung back to profit during the July-September period.
Summary JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week -- months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later. "But I think the AU should not only have led the response but also the requests to the international community."
Summary By Cheryl K. Chumley - The Washington Times - Friday, October 31, 2014. Isaiah Marin of Stillwater, 21, was charged in the killing after a witness reported him walking down the street with a large knife in his hands, The Associated Press reported.
Summary Bob Diaco and the UConn footbal team return to Rentschler Field on Saturday vs. Amazingly, the Huskies traded blow for blow with the then No. 18 Pirates iand the game was tied at 24 late into the fourth quarter in North Carolina before ECU quarterback Shane Carden helped put the game safely out of reach.