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Modi rule akin to Emergency: Suresh Mehta


May 30th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 30 (IANS) Former Gujarat chief minister Suresh Mehta Wednesday said the Narendra Modi regime was akin to the Emergency rule of 1975-77."Even if we are unsure that ... Read more...

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Court allows withdrawal of case against Dikshit


May 9th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A court here Wednesday allowed the withdrawal of a case against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for alleged violation of the election code of ... 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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Cabinet induction of Goa’s only woman minister in limbo


May 7th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 7 (IANS) The suspense over induction of Alina Saldanha, Goa's only woman minister in the 12-member cabinet, continues with the ball now in the court of the Election ... Read more...

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Goa modifies poll code to allow booze, food till late night


May 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 1 (IANS) The Goa State Election Commission (SEC), overseeing the May 16 state-wide panchayat polls has just played lifesaver to lakhs of Goans and tourists who love a ... Read more...

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Poll delays bonus for Goa employees, again


April 25th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) Goa government employees, waiting for a one-time bonus announced to them Dec 19 last year, have again been hit by the election code of conduct jinx.The ... Read more...

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BJP’s conduct of panchayat polls undemocratic: Goa church


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) In its first critique of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, the Goa Church has accused it of being "undemocratic and unjust" and interfering with ... Read more...

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Courts rejects BJP legislator’s plea in Dikshit case


April 19th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday did not accept the intervening application filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Jolly in a case against Delhi ... Read more...

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Court reserves order in case against Dikshit (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday reserved its order on the application for withdrawing a case against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for alleged violation of ... Read more...

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‘Clarify on withdrawal of case against Sheila Dikshit’


March 29th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday asked the locus standi -- the right to address the court on a matter before it -- of Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Parrikar assures crackdown on illegal mining in Goa


March 26th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 26 (IANS) Goa Chief minister Manohar Parrikar Monday promised a crackdown on illegal iron ore traders and assured the state legislative assembly that "not a rupee worth of ... Read more...

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Court to hear plea against Dikshit March 29


March 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A Delhi court would March 29 consider an application opposing a police plea to withdraw a case against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over an ... Read more...

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Prosecution is under pressure from Dikshit, says Jolly


March 1st, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Alleging that "prosecution is under pressure" from Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, Delhi BJP leader Vijay Jolly Wednesday moved a Delhi court to oppose the ... Read more...

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Police to withdraw poll-linked case against Dikshit (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday moved an application in a court here seeking withdrawal of a case against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for allegedly violating the election ... Read more...

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Misty sunshine as Agra marks Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 26 (IANS) Misty sunshine and a respite from the chill led to enthusiastic Republic Day celebrations all across the Taj city Thursday.The election campaign fuelled the patriotic sentiments ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray attacks state election commission


January 24th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Hinting at "partiality" by the state election commission (SEC), Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday hit out at the panel saying it was expected ... Read more...

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Poll panel stops road work in Badal’s constituency


January 18th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Lambi (Punjab), Jan 18 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Wednesday directed the administration of Punjab's Muktsar district to stop immediately the work on a temporary road in the Lambi assembly ... Read more...

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Institutional, not personal issues with Khurshid: Quraishi


January 13th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Terming reports of personal differences with Law Minister Salman Khurshid as "ridiculous", Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Friday said there were some institutional issues ... Read more...

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Quota row: Poll panel notice to Khurshid on BJP’s complaint (Night Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday issued a notice to Law Minister Salman Khurshid, whose promise to provide nine percent reservation to backward Muslims in Uttar ... Read more...

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Huge sums of money seized in Uttar Pradesh


January 10th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) More than Rs.23 crore of unaccounted money has been seized in Uttar Pradesh since the Election Commission cracked its whip ahead of assembly elections.Chief electoral officer ... Read more...

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BJP moves EC over Khurshid’s remarks on Muslim quota (Evening Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid's promise to provide nine percent reservation to backward Muslims in Uttar Pradesh, if voted to power, triggered a strong reaction ... Read more...

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BJP takes Khurshid’s quota comment to poll panel (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi to take action against Law Minister Salman Khurshid for violating the code ... Read more...

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Take action against Khurshid, BJP tells poll panel


January 10th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi to take action against Law Minister Salman Khurshid for violating the code ... Read more...

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Poll panel blocks 400 government jobs in Goa


January 5th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 5 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has declared as "null and void" over 400 jobs six Goa government departments recently awarded as the appointments violated ... Read more...

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Limit yourself, Badal tells EC; We’ll respond, says CEC (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to ask its officials in the state "to act within the ... Read more...

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Limit yourself, Badal tells EC; We’ll respond, says CEC


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has appealed to the Election Commission of India (ECI) to ask its officials in the state "to act within ... Read more...

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Farmer critical after attempting suicide at Chavan’s rally


December 4th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati (Maharashtra), Dec 4 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for Maharashtra's ruling Democratic Front government, a debt-ridden farmer attempted suicide by consuming poison during an election rally of Chief ... Read more...

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Warrant issued for Sanjay Dutt’s arrest


May 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mau (Uttar Pradesh), May 28 (IANS) A local court in this Uttar Pradesh district Saturday issued a non-bailable warrant against filmstar Sanjay Dutt for making provocative utterances during the ... Read more...

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Bastar records 40 percent polling amid Maoist blasts, firing (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 8 (IANS) A by-poll ended Sunday for Chhattisgarh's Bastar Lok Sabha seat amid sporadic firing and landmine blasts by the Maoists as nearly 40 percent of 11.94 ... Read more...

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DMK MP arrested, lodged in Madurai prison


March 29th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 29 (IANS) The ruling DMK's MP from Ramanathapuram J.K. Ritheesh was Tuesday lodged in Tamil Nadu's Madurai prison after his arrest for alleged criminal intimidation and atrocities against ... Read more...

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Jagan announces Y.S.R. Congress Party


March 11th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 11 (IANS) More than three months after he quit the Congress party, former MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Friday announced the name of his new party as Y.S.R. Congress ... Read more...

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Parliamentary committee discusses national sports legislation, draft on website


March 9th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): The Parliamentary Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports today discussed the proposed National Sports Development Bill.The Committee met here under the chairmanship of ... Read more...

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BJP candidate in Kerala charged for violating election code of conduct


March 7th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Palakkad (Kerala), Mar.7 (ANI): A Bharatiya Janata Dal (BJP) candidate was charged with violating the Code of Conduct of the Election Commission, ahead of state polls in Kerala.C. Uday Bhaskar, a candidate ... Read more...

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US court disqualifies Emanuel from contesting Chicago’s mayor post over residency issues


January 25th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): An appellate court in Illinois has disqualified Rahm Emanuel from contesting for the Mayor's post in Chicago, saying that the former White House Chief of staff is ... Read more...

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Bangalore Nano event kicks off in India’s tech hub


December 8th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) The Bangalore Nano 2010 got underway Wednesday in this tech hub to showcase the latest trends in nanotechnology, touted to be the third technological revolution in the world.Organised ... Read more...

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