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Congress, BJP spar over Jagan arrest (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) YSR Congress leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest for illegally amassing wealth triggered a spat with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accusing the Congress of ... Read more...

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Speculation mounts of changes in Congress, two ministers deny quit offer (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Speculation of a rejig in the Congress and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government increased Tuesday following reports that four ministers had offered to quit ... Read more...

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Andhra parties welcome by-poll schedule


April 24th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) Political parties in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday welcomed the schedule announced by the Election Commission of India for by-elections in one Lok Sabha and 18 assembly ... Read more...

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‘Cancel assembly memberships of expelled BJP legislators’


February 19th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 19 (IANS) The Congress in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday put its ruling alliance partner, the National Conference (NC), in a spot by asking it to cancel the ... Read more...

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Maintain calm over Mullaperiyar: Chidambaram


December 17th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday appealed to the people of Tamil Nadu and Kerala to maintain peace on the Mullaperiyar dam controversy.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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Hisar Lok Sabha, five assembly by-polls Oct 13


September 7th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The by-poll for Hisar constituency in Haryana, which was represented in the present Lok Sabha by former state chief minister Bhajan Lal, will be held ... Read more...

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BNF chief labels politician Naji ‘first Mir Jafar’ of Gilgit Baltistan after bye-poll win


April 29th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Cynthia ChandranBrussels, Apr. 29 (ANI): The chairman of the Balawaristan National Front (BNF), Abdul Hamid Khan, has described fellow politician Nawaz Khan Naji as the "first Mir Jafar of Gilgit Baltistan" ... Read more...

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There is no difference of opinion in BJP: Yeddyurappa


March 24th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar. 24 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B.S Yeddyurappa on Thursday denied reports of any rift in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Addressing media persons after a state cabinet meeting here,Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

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Phase 1 of Karnataka panchayat polls peacefully ends


December 26th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec.26 (ANI): Polling during the first phase of zilla and taluk panchayat elections in 12 districts across the Karnataka peacefully came to an end with an estimated 1.11 crore electorates ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh by-polls Nov 20


October 18th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Election Commission Monday announced by-polls from two assembly constituencies in Uttar Pradesh will be held Nov 20.The two constituencies are Nidhauli Kalan and Lakhimpur."After taking ... Read more...

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Gujarat, Karnataka by-polls Sep 13


August 13th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Bye-elections to one vacant seat in the Gujarat assembly and two seats in the Karnataka assembly will take place Sep 13, the Election Commission announced Friday. The poll ... Read more...

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Notice to Vijayshanti for poll code violation


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Election Commission Friday sought actor-turned MP Vijayshanti's response to charges that she had made inflammatory statements ahead of bye-elections in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region and ... Read more...

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By-polls to 10 assembly seats in Telangana July 27


June 21st, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) By-elections to 10 Assembly seats in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh will be held on July 27, while the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) has decided to ... Read more...

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Mayawati dissolves all BSP district, city units


June 10th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 10 (IANS) In a sudden move, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati Thursday dissolved all district and city units of the party, including the ... Read more...

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Election Commission announces assembly bye-elections


December 22nd, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday announced bye-elections to fill the vacancies in the legislative assemblies of Gujarat, Haryana, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. According to the Election Commission, ... Read more...

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Telangana issue: Speculations of TDP looking for mid-term polls in Andhra


December 15th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Dec 15 (ANI): The protests against the Centre's nod to initiate the process for the formation of the Telangana State still continue.The anti-Telangana activists stopped the Tpuram-Hyderabad Sabari Express at ... Read more...

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Yechury criticises Banerjee for frequent rail accidents


November 18th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury Wednesday criticised Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee for failing to ensure safety of train passengers. Referring to the recent ... Read more...

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EC censures Assam CM for violating poll code


November 8th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati (Assam), Nov 8 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) has censured Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for violating the Model Code of Conduct during campaigning for the assembly bye-elections in the state. ... Read more...

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Maintain law and order, Chidambaram tells Buddhadeb


November 5th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday asked the Left Front government in West Bengal to maintain law and order "whatever be the provocation", following clashes during the ... Read more...

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Azharuddin campaigns in Lucknow, says presence will help


October 30th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-Congress MP Mohammed Azharuddin Friday went around the streets of the walled city campaigning for the party's nominee for the Uttar Pradesh bye-elections Nov 7.The charismatic cricketer ... Read more...

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Congress candidate files papers for Himachal bypolls


October 19th, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 19 (IANS) The Congress Monday took the lead in filing nomination papers for the bye-elections in two assembly constituencies of Himachal Pradesh. "Manjit Singh Monday filed the papers for the ... Read more...

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Congress names candidates for Himachal by-poll (Lead)


October 16th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 16 (IANS) Ending days of speculation, the Congress party finally Friday announced its candidates for the Himachal Oradesh assembly bye-elections from the Rohru and Jawali constituencies. "Manjit ... Read more...

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BJP picks 14 candidates for assembly bypolls


October 15th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday selected 14 candidates for the Nov 7 assembly bye-elections in seven states. The party's central election committee cleared the list ... Read more...

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Bypolls to Firozabad, 31 assembly seats on Nov 7


October 5th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Election Commission Monday announced that bye-elections to Firozabad Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh and 31 assembly seats in seven states will be held Nov 7. ... Read more...

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Check BSP’s misuse of authority, poll panel urged


September 22nd, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Senior Congress leaders Tuesday urged Chief Election Commissioner Naveen Chawla to check and disallow "misuse of official machinery" and "silent booth capturing" by the ruling Bahujan Samaj ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar suffers major setback in Bihar bypolls (Fourth Lead)


September 18th, 2009 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) In a major setback to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the opposition alliance of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) Thursday bagged nine seats ... Read more...

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By-poll results give BJP reason to celebrate (Lead)


September 14th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Reeling under crises after its debacle in the Lok Sabha polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had a reason to celebrate when it won seven of ... Read more...

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55 percent polling in by-polls in seven states (Roundup)


September 10th, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Nearly 55 percent polling was recorded Thursday for by-polls to 20 assembly constituencies in seven states - an exercise seen as the first major popularity test ... Read more...

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Bihar assembly by-polls peaceful (Lead)


September 10th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) An estimated 40 percent turnout was recorded in bye-elections to seven Bihar assembly constituencies amid peaceful voting, officials said. The by-polls were peaceful and no untoward incident ... Read more...

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Mixed voter turnout in by-elections for 20 assembly seats


September 10th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.10 (ANI): Thursday saw a mixed voter turnout in bye-elections to 20 assembly seats in the three states of Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi.In Uttarakhand, about 35 per cent polling ... Read more...

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20 assembly by-polls Thursday, Modi faces acid test


September 9th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Bye-elections from 20 assembly constituencies in six states and Delhi will be held Thursday with a focus on Gujarat where the outcome would be seen as ... Read more...

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Now, Maneka comes out in support of Jaswant


August 29th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Budaun (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 29 (IANS) Extending guarded support to expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh, party MP Maneka Gandhi Saturday said the sacking would have been "fair and ... Read more...

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It’s final, BJP `Chintan Baithak’ to take place on Aug.19


August 7th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.7 (ANI): More than three months after its poll debacle, the BJP's plan for holding a "Chintan Baithak" or assessment-cum introspection exercise, will finally take place on August 19.A ... Read more...

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AIADMK, MDMK to boycott Tamil Nadu byelections (Lead)


July 20th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) The AIADMK and MDMK Monday decided to boycott the coming byelections in five assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu, alleging the polls would not be held in a free ... Read more...

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AIADMK to boycott Tamil Nadu byelections


July 20th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) The AIADMK Monday decided to boycott the coming byelections for the five assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu, alleging the polls would not be held in a free and ... Read more...

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