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Sena men shut down ‘pollution tax’ post at Lonavala


June 25th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 25 (IANS) An illegal 'pollution tax' collection centre at the popular hill resort of Lonavala in Maharashtra was shut down Monday by angry activists of the Shiv ... Read more...

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Jharkhand by-poll Tuesday amid tight security


June 11th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 11 (IANS) The Hatia constituency by-poll to the Jharkhand assembly will take place amid tight security arrangements Tuesday, an official said here Monday."All necessary arrangements have been made ... Read more...

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Kerala EC wants photo-ID cards for local polls too


May 14th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) The Kerala State Election Commission (SEC) Monday decided to request the state government to amend the laws and make photo-ID cards mandatory for the electorate in ... Read more...

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Government offers assistance to Delhi Milk Scheme


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday decided to assist Delhi Milk Scheme (DMS) in extending the reach of its products in the national capital.The decision was made ... Read more...

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Over 55 percent turnout in Delhi civic polls, highest in 15 years (Roundup)


April 15th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The civic polls Sunday in the national capital saw a peaceful voting with an estimated 55 percent voter turnout - the highest in 15 ... Read more...

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Busy day for MCD helpline staff on poll day


April 15th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) It was a busy day for the staff attending calls at the helpline for the municipal polls Sunday, the day when voters elected 272 councillors.A ... Read more...

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Delhi civic polls: Facts at a glance


April 15th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Here are some quick facts on the elections held Sunday to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi.* This is the first time that the national ... Read more...

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Delhi votes to pick trifurcated civic body (Fourth Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The national capital voted Sunday to pick a new team for its trifurcated civic body, with more people coming out to vote this election ... Read more...

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Delhi votes to elect new civic bodies (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Voting began Sunday morning for elections to Delhi's newly-formed three civic bodies that is witnessing a tough fight between the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Voting begins for MCD elections


April 15th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Polling for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi elections began Sunday morning at 11,543 booths across the capital.Over one crore voters are expected to exercise their ... Read more...

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Delhi Police geared up for Sunday’s civic polls (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) With less than 24 hours to go for the elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Delhi Police have intensified patrolling across ... 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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Over 60 percent voting in Karnataka Lok Sabha bypoll (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) The bypoll to Karnataka's Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat ended peacefully Sunday with over 60 percent of 1.24 million voters casting their ballots."Around 60 percent voting ... Read more...

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Any new polio cases to be public health emergency: Azad


February 18th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) With India reporting no polio cases last year, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Saturday said there will be zero tolerance for any new case ... Read more...

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Trinamool complains to EC against money power in UP polls


February 16th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress (TMC), which is contesting the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Thursday complained to the Election Commission alleging that political parties, including its ... Read more...

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Peaceful start to local polls in Maharashtra


February 7th, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Nearly one-fourth of Maharashtra's population, mostly in rural and semi-rural areas, will elect new representatives for 27 Zilla Parishads and 305 Panchayat Samitis, polling for which ... Read more...

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Election Commission is winner in Punjab polls (Punjab Newsletter)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Political parties in Punjab may have to wait for the outcome, but the assembly polls have already produced one sure winner - the Election Commission (EC).The ... Read more...

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70 percent polling in Punjab, 65 percent in Uttarakhand so far: EC


January 30th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) An estimated 70 percent polling was recorded in Punjab and 65 percent in Uttarakhand in assembly elections in the two states, the Election Commission said ... Read more...

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Haryana wants all businesses registered by Jan 31


January 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) From tyre puncture repair shops to halwais (sweets shops) to mobile shops and hotels, everyone running commercial establishments in Haryana will have to get themselves registered ... Read more...

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FIA rates Buddh’s medical facility best among new circuits


October 28th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 28 (IANS) The FIA rates medical facilities at the Buddh International Circuit as the best amongst the new circuits on the Formula One calendar.FIA doctor Gary Hartstein, ... Read more...

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100,000 visit T&T; Diwali exposition


October 25th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Oct 25 (IANS) More than 100,000 people thronged an annual exposition over 10 days to celebrate Diwali in this Trinidad and Tobago capital.The exposition, called Diwali Nagar, ... Read more...

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Bengal minister gets threat calls


October 13th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) West Bengal sports minister Madan Mitra has lodged a complaint with the police following several threatening phone calls made to his mobile, police said Thursday."Yes, the ... Read more...

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Two held for assaulting foreigners in Bihar


September 22nd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) Two youths were arrested in Bihar's Nalanda district Thursday for assaulting and attempting to rob two foreign tourists a day earlier, police said."We will chargesheet the ... Read more...

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Rival groups clash during polls in Pakistani Kashmir


June 26th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Clashes between supporters of rival political parties were reported from several places during polling Sunday in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, a media report said.Elections to 38 of the ... Read more...

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Pakistani Kashmir goes to polls Sunday


June 25th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) The Pakistan-administered Kashmir is now in polling mode. Streets are lined with flags and banners of political parties all set for the legislative assembly elections to ... Read more...

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UAE launches health education booths


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ajman (UAE), June 23 (IANS/WAM) The UAE health ministry will set up health awareness booths at all its facilities across the country, it was announced Thursday.The Health Education Corner initiative ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh poll officials target youth


June 5th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 5 (IANS) After head counting the 72.5 million residents of Madhya Pradesh for Census 2011, election officials in the state are once again knocking at every door -- ... Read more...

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Maoist fear: Bihar panchayat polls postponed in five districts


May 17th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 17 (IANS) The final round of the Bihar panchayat polls will not be held in five districts Wednesday due to the fear of Maoist violence, officials said Tuesday.A.B. ... Read more...

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Political parties happy with sixth phase polling


May 10th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front chairman Biman Bose and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Tuesday expressed happiness over the way the Election Commission (EC) conducted ... Read more...

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Tihar inmates allowed phone calls to families


May 10th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In a bid to bring down the stress levels among prisoners in Tihar Jail, effective Tuesday authorities allowed inmates to call up their family and ... Read more...

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Polling ends in Bengal, 83.48percent votes cast in phase six


May 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) At least 83.48 percent voting was recorded in 14 constituencies that went to the polls Tuesday in the sixth and the last round of the West ... Read more...

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About 70 percent voting in Andhra by-polls (Third Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) About 70 percent of the electors cast their votes in the Kadapa Lok Sabha and 81 percent in the Pulivendula assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh Sunday. ... Read more...

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CPI-M questions poll panel’s arrangements


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front Tuesday accused opposition Trinamool Congress of terrorising voters during the fourth phase of assembly polls, and said that the "incidents" have ... Read more...

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CPI-M demands re-poll in 40 booths


April 28th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Accusing the main opposition Trinamool Congress of electoral malpractices, West Bengal's ruling Left Front Wednesday demanded re-poll in 40 booths in two constituencies in the third ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb, Mamata cast votes in city booths


April 27th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Rival leaders West Bengal Chief Minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and union Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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