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Poll panel begins groundwork for polls in five states


September 4th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 4 (IANS) The Election Commission has begun the spadework for assembly elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, scheduled early next year, an official said ... Read more...

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Amarinder’s return to Punjab is news! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) Strange as it may sound, the return of Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh to the state and his proposed political tour make news in Punjab.The ... Read more...

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Expelled Jammu and Kashmir legislators to support Sangma


July 15th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) Seven legislators, who were expelled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for cross-voting in the Jammu and Kashmir legislative council elections last year, have pledged ... Read more...

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Shock, disgust in Karnataka over BJP power struggle (Karnataka Newsletter)


July 13th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 13 (IANS) The unabashed hankering for power and exploiting caste lines for it in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is evoking shock and disgust in the ... Read more...

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Gadkari slams UPA government for rampant inflation


July 8th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kangra (Himachal Pradesh), July 8 (IANS) Slamming the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government for the price rise, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Sunday said that ... Read more...

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Shanta, Dhumal agree to hold joint rallies in Himachal


July 1st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Two warring factions - of Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and former union minister Shanta Kumar - of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal ... Read more...

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MIM chief Owaisi meets Jagan in jail


June 19th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) In a significant development, Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president and Lok Sabha member Asaduddin Owaisi called on YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy ... Read more...

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Newly-elected legislators call on Jagan in jail


June 16th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) The newly-elected legislators of YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) Saturday called on party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in the Chanchalguda Central Jail here.The legislators, who reached Hyderabad ... Read more...

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YSR Congress sweeps Andhra by-polls, bags Lok Sabha, 15 assembly seats (Roundup)


June 15th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Emerging as a major force in Andhra Pradesh politics, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) Friday bagged the Nellore Lok Sabha and 15 of the 18 ... Read more...

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Congress terms Andhra by-poll results ‘people’s mistake’


June 15th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Shocked over its defeat in the by-elections, Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress party described the results as an "emotional mistake committed by people".Reacting to the victory of ... Read more...

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YSR party leader sent to jail for firing in air (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) A leader of the YSR Congress Party was Friday sent to jail for firing in the air during celebrations over the party's victory in the by-elections, ... Read more...

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Congress faces setback in Andhra, Trinamool wins UP bypoll (Roundup)


June 15th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday faced a humiliating defeat in Andhra Pradesh by-polls where the YSR Congress bagged the Nellore Lok Sabha and 15 of the ... Read more...

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It’s people’s victory, says Jagan’s mother


June 15th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma described the party's victory in the Andhra Pradesh by-elections as "people's victory"."We got justice in the people's court ... Read more...

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YSRCP sweeps Andhra by-polls, bags one Lok Sabha, 15 assembly seats (Fourth Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) In a major setback to the ruling Congress party and main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Andhra Pradesh, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) Friday ... Read more...

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YSR Congress Party wins Nellore Lok Sabha, 14 assembly seats (Third Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) bagged the Nellore Lok Sabha and 14 assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh, after results of the state by-polls were declared ... Read more...

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Trinamool wins both seats in Bengal assembly by-polls


June 15th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) Friday retained the Daspur and Bankura assembly seats where by-polls were held Tuesday.However, the Trinamool's winning margin has come down ... Read more...

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YSR Congress Party bags 8 assembly seats, leading in 7 (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Riding on the sympathy wave in the wake of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) has bagged eight assembly seats ... Read more...

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YSR Congress headed for clean sweep in Andhra by-elections (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Riding on the sympathy wave in the wake of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) appears to be headed for ... Read more...

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Large voter turnout in Bengal by-polls


June 12th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) An average 70 percent of voters exercised their franchise in by-polls to Daspur and Bankura assembly seats in West Bengal Tuesday. The elections passed off peacefully, ... Read more...

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Congress MP forecasts Jagan party’s sweep


June 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) The ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh may be confident of winning most of the 18 assembly seats that went to polls Tuesday but its ... Read more...

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Stage set for Tuesday’s by-polls in Andhra Pradesh


June 11th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) Over 4.6 million voters in Andhra Pradesh are eligible to exercise their franchise in Tuesday's by-polls to Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 legislative assembly seats ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh BJP wooing tribals in violence-hit Bastar


June 10th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Chhattisgarh is making determined efforts to win back tribals to the party in the run-up to the assembly elections ... Read more...

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Gadkari steps in again to paper over BJP in-fighting (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


June 10th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari has stepped in again, a second time in a month, to end in-fighting between party factions in Himachal Pradesh ahead of ... Read more...

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CBI seeks another three-day custody of Jagan


June 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 7 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday dismissed a CBI plea seeking custody of jailed parliamentarian Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for three more days to question him in ... Read more...

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It is raining cash in Andhra by-elections


June 6th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 6 (IANS) It is raining currency notes in Andhra Pradesh ahead of the June 12 by-elections, with authorities seizing a record Rs.32 crore in cash.In a state ... Read more...

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Two Congress lawmakers in Andhra quit, side with Jagan


June 4th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) In a setback to the ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh, two legislators loyal to jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Monday submitted their ... Read more...

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Congress intensifies attack on Jagan in by-poll campaign


June 4th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) With the YSR Congress Party trying to cash in on the sympathy wave in the wake of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest in the ... Read more...

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Court sends Jagan to CBI custody for five days (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) In another setback to MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in disproportionate assets case, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Saturday sent him to the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Court sends Jagan to CBI custody for five days (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 2 (IANS) In another setback to MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in disproportionate assets case, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Saturday sent him to the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Jagan’s bail plea dismissed, court reserves order (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) A special court here Friday dismissed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's petition while the Andhra Pradesh High Court rserved its orders on his quash ... Read more...

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Court dismisses Jagan’s bail plea


June 1st, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) A special court here Friday dismissed MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's bail petition in the disproportionate assets case.The CBI court, which had reserved its orders Thursday, pronounced ... Read more...

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Jagan’s mother, sister storm Andhra by-poll scene (With images)


May 31st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Jailed Member of Parliament Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's mother Vijayamma and sister Sharmila have taken by storm the by-elections scene in Andhra Pradesh.They drew huge crowds Thursday, ... Read more...

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CPI-M eyes third front in Himachal


May 31st, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) After its spectacular win in Shimla's mayoral election, the CPI-M is hoping to form a third front in Himachal Pradesh, where the BJP and Congress ... Read more...

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Another legislator quits Congress, two more call on Jagan’s mother


May 31st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Jailed Member of Parliament Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy received a shot in the arm Thursday with another legislator resigning from the ruling Congress party and two more ... Read more...

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Court posts orders on Jagan’s bail plea to Friday


May 31st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) A special CBI court posted to Friday orders on the bail petition of Member of Parliament Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who is in jail in a disproportionate ... Read more...

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