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Over 65 percent polling in Punjab bypoll (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) Over 65 percent of the 1.67 lakh voters cast their ballot Wednesday in the by-election from the Dasuya assembly constituency in Punjab, in which the ... Read more...

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Over 65 percent voting in Punjab bypoll


July 11th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) Over 65 percent of the 1.67 lakh voters cast their ballot Wednesday in the by-election from the Dasuya assembly constituency in Punjab, in which the ... Read more...

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BJP sweeps corporation polls in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept the municipal corporation polls in Uttar Pradesh Saturday, winning 8 major corporations of the 12 that went to polls ... Read more...

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Congress wins Kerala bypoll (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) The Congress Friday won the Neyattinkara by-election in Kerala, with the Congress' R. Selvaraj, who was trailing third as counting began stealing a march over ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh meets Mulayam Singh Yadav


June 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh Tuesday briefly met Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, giving way to speculations over his lobbying ... Read more...

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BJP the dark horse in Kerala by-election


June 1st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) In Saturday's Neyattinkara by-election in Kerala, where elections have always been a battle between the Congress and the Left, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is, ... Read more...

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Advani sting: People upset with BJP too (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) In remarks that are bound to raise some eyebrows, former BJP president L.K. Advani said Thursday that people were not happy with the UPA ... Read more...

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CPI-M hails victory in Shimla polls


May 28th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday hailed the election of its candidates Sanjay Chauhan and Tikendar Panwar as Mayor and Deputy Mayor of the Shimla Municipal Corporation, calling ... Read more...

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Alina Saldanha’s entry into Goa cabinet deferred


May 8th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 8 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday had to face embarrassment after the Election Commission asked his government to defer the induction of a non-elected person ... Read more...

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Delhi civic polls: BJP heads for big lead (Second Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headed for a big lead in the Delhi civic polls with 22 of its candidates winning and the party ... Read more...

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Out of home, into limelight for MCD’s women candidates


April 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Leaving their jobs and household chores aside for a change, women candidates in Sunday's Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls are enjoying the limelight ... Read more...

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‘Criminal charges against 9 percent MCD poll nominees’


April 10th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Tweenty-three percent of the candidates in the April 15 municipal elections here are millionaires while nearly nine percent have criminal charges against them, think ... Read more...

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Deposit Rs.50,000 for case against Delhi Speaker, BJP leader told


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has asked a Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leader to deposit cost of Rs.50,000 with the court to pursue his plea seeking ... Read more...

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Congress wins Lok Sabha bypoll, Gowda faces exit (Second Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday wrested the Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat in Karnataka from the crisis-ridden ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The loss could lead to the ... Read more...

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Polling peaceful but slow in Uttarakhand (Second Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dehra Dun, Jan 30 (IANS) Polling for assembly polls in Uttarakhand Monday was going on peacefully but slowly with queues forming at the booths after the morning chill subsided.State election ... Read more...

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Peaceful polling in Uttarakhand (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Jan 30 (IANS) Polling proceeded peacefully in the hill state of Uttarakhand Monday as people queued up in the morning cold to vote for 70 assembly constituencies.Voting began ... Read more...

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Punjab, Uttarakhand set to elect new assemblies


January 29th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Punjab and Uttarakhand will vote Monday to elect new assemblies with the Congress hoping to oust the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine in ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress face exodus threat in Karnataka (Karnataka Newsletter)


December 18th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 18 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka and the main opposition Congress are sailing in the same boat on one issue in the state ... Read more...

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Assembly recount after two years!


December 18th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 18 (IANS) Two years after the loser went to court challenging the electoral outcome in Hatia assembly in Jharkhand, the votes will be recounted Monday."All arrangements have ... Read more...

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BJP placates Reddy brothers ahead of legislative council poll


December 15th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 14 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka Wednesday withdrew suspension of one of the Reddy brothers and their three associates from the party ahead ... Read more...

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After 29 years, Congress wins Ratia seat


December 4th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 4 (IANS) For Haryana's ruling Congress, the victory in the bypoll to the Ratia assembly seat - a feat that the party has achieved for the first time ... Read more...

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With Bellary win, rebel Reddy brothers show BJP their clout


December 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Dec 4 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's pampered, ambitious and lately turned-rebellious Reddy brothers Sunday dealt a massive blow to the party in their stronghold Bellary ... Read more...

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BJP disqualifies six MLAs for cross-voting


November 18th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party in Jammu and Kashmir Friday disqualified six of its seven MLAs who had cross-voted during legislative council elections in April ... Read more...

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Ex-minister Sriramulu meets Janardhana Reddy in jail


November 8th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister B. Sriramulu Tuesday met his mentor and former minister Gali Janardhana Reddy in a jail here to seek his advice on contesting ... Read more...

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Hisar election is historic for India: Gadkari


October 9th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Oct 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Sunday said the by-election for the Hisar Lok Sabha seat was a historic one in the politics ... Read more...

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Lokayukta raids house, offices of Yeddyurappa’s kin


September 20th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) police Tuesday raided offices of scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's two sons and son-in-law here in search of evidence in graft cases. Police ... Read more...

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Poll panel to keep eye on cash flow in Hisar


September 19th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 19 (IANS) With the Oct 13 by-election to the Hisar Lok Sabha seat in Haryana being a high stake one, the Election Commission of India has directed ... Read more...

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Bihar’s ruling JD-U is against Modi for PM’s post


September 18th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leaders have not only kept away from Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's fast, but raised voices against Modi being projected ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh bypoll turns prestige issue for Congress, BJP


June 24th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 24 (IANS) The bypoll to Madhya Pradesh's Jabera assembly constituency, scheduled for Saturday, has become a matter of prestige for both the Congress, reeling under a string ... Read more...

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Munda cuts short US visit for Jamshedpur bypoll


June 9th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has cut short his US visit to decide a candidate for the Jamshedpur Lok Sabha bypoll scheduled July 1.Munda went ... Read more...

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War erupts in Kashmir’s BJP unit


May 31st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is at war with itself in Jammu and Kashmir.Former BJP legislature party leader Chaman Lal Gupta, one of seven legislators ... Read more...

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BJP issues disqualification notice to seven Kashmir legislators


May 24th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 24 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has issued "disqualification notices" to seven of its legislators who had cross-voted in the ... Read more...

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BJP wins Bastar for fifth consecutive time (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday won the Bastar Lok Sabha seat for the fifth time in a row. The BJP candidate Dinesh Kashyap ... Read more...

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Congress says it will win Bastar by-poll


April 27th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 27 (IANS) The Congress has struggled in vain to win the Bastar Lok Sabha seat in Chhattisgarh but will be victorious in the by-election next month as ... Read more...

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BJP summons its Kashmir legislators (Second Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, April 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari has summoned all 11 party legislators from Jammu and Kashmir here April 19 to decide on their ... Read more...

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