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India, Egypt sign poll pact


September 18th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India and Egypt Tuesday signed an agreement to promote consultation and cooperation in election management.Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath said an Indian delegation witnessed the ... Read more...

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Mahanta elected AGP president


April 26th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 26 (IANS) Two-time former Assam chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta was Thursday elected the new president of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP).Another senior leader Atul Bora was elected ... Read more...

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BJP nominates Ahluwalia for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday decided to nominate party senior leader S.S. Ahluwalia for the forthcoming biennial election to the Rajya Sabha from ... Read more...

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BJP fields Ahluwalia for Rajya Sabha seat


April 19th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's will field S.S. Ahluwalia, its former deputy leader in the Rajya Sabha, for a seat in the upper ... Read more...

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AISA sweeps JNU polls


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Left-leaning All India Students Association (AISA) Saturday made a clean sweep of all top four posts in the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP set to seal Goa poll deal


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 23 (IANS) The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) top brass will meet in New Delhi Tuesday to decide on seat-sharing and candidates for the forthcoming ... Read more...

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Three women in BJP’s second list for Uttarkhand polls


January 6th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) There were three women in the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) second list of 22 candidates for the Jan 30 Uttarakhand elections.The list was finalised ... Read more...

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Putin’s party keeps majority in Duma


December 5th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's United Russia party has won 238 of 450 seats in elections to the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, ... Read more...

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Soni, Tewari in Congress’ Punjab election panel


November 17th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni and party spokesperson Manish Tewari have been included in the Pradesh Election Committee constituted by Congress president Sonia ... Read more...

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Congress appoints office bearers in Chhattisgarh


October 4th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday reconstituted its team of office bearers in Chhattisgarh, appointing seven vice-presidents, 11 general secretaries and naming party treasurer Motilal Vora and ... Read more...

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Sonia meeting visitors, party leaders


September 22nd, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi, recuperating after a surgery Aug 4 for an undisclosed illness, has began meeting individual visitors and party leaders, Congress ... Read more...

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Harish Rawat in Uttarakhand Congress election panel


September 19th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Union Minister Harish Rawat and party MPs Vijay Bahuguna and Satpal Maharaj figure in the pradesh election committee constituted by the Congress Monday for ... Read more...

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Rahul meets PM before Congress core group meeting


September 16th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi held consultations with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh before the Congress core group met Friday evening, party sources said. Though there ... Read more...

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Congress upbeat as Sonia presides over meeting (Second Lead)


September 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi Thursday chaired the first meeting of the Congress after her surgery in the US, providing visible relief to a party battling an ... Read more...

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Sonia chairs meeting of central election panel


September 15th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday chaired a meeting of the party's central election committee (CEC), her first major engagement since Aug 4 when she ... Read more...

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Russian presidential polls March 4


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's presidential elections will be held March 4, 2012, a top official has said.Central Election Committee member Maya Grishina made the announcement Thursday.President Dmitry Medvedev ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to attend party meet in Lucknow


July 11th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will arrive in Lucknow Tuesday to attend a meeting of the party's Uttar Pradesh election committee, a party official said."Rahul ... Read more...

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Plea to declare Supreme Court bar association poll void


June 4th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A candidate who contested the May 11 Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) election has approached the Delhi High Court seeking to declare the poll "null ... Read more...

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Palestine: Fatah, Hamas reach agreement on reconciliation


April 28th, 2011 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 28 (IANS) Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas Wednesday signed a preliminary agreement on reconciliation during talks in Cairo, a step which paves the way for the formation ... Read more...

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Congress appoints office-bearers in Karnataka


April 14th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday reconstituted the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee by appointing 10 vice presidents, 20 general secretaries and 36 secretaries in the team ... Read more...

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50 percent newcomers, women, youth likely in Congress’ Kerala list


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Congress Election Committee (CEC), which met here for the second consecutive day Tuesday to discuss the candidates for the 81 seats it will ... Read more...

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W.Bengal Polls: Gandhi instructs Mukherjee to meet TMC leaders


March 21st, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi met senior party leader Pranab Mukherjee and her political secretary Ahmed Patel on Monday to discuss the proposed seat-sharing arrangement with the ... Read more...

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Chandy, Chennithala to name Congress candidates


March 12th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 12 (IANS) The Congress election committee has entrusted Kerala senior leader Oommen Chandy and state president Ramesh Chennithala with the task of finalising candidates for the forthcoming assembly ... Read more...

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Congress screening panel for Assam meets


March 10th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Congress Thursday held a meeting of its screening panel for Assam to decide party candidates for the forthcoming assembly polls in the state.Party sources ... Read more...

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Assam election parleys gain momentum


March 9th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Mar 9 (ANI): With only a day left for issuing of notification for the first phase of election in 62 Assembly constituencies of Assam, hectic parleys are continuing within the political ... Read more...

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Congress sets up election panel for Kerala


March 9th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has formed a 35-member state election committee to shortlist candidates for the April 13 assembly polls in Kerala and send recommendations ... Read more...

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Baalu likely to meet PM as Cong-DMK standoff over seat sharing continues


March 5th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Chennai, Mar 5 (ANI): Even as the seat-sharing stalemate between the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partner, the Congress, continues, senior DMK leader TR Baalu is likely to ... Read more...

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Seat sharing talks between DMK, Congress cancelled


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 3 (ANI): The stalemate in the seat sharing talks between the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its ally, the Congress for Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu continues, as the meeting ... Read more...

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‘Indian school board election is farce’, said Indian parents in Oman


February 27th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Muscat, Feb.27 (ANI): Social workers and parents have criticized the first elections of the Indian school board in Oman, calling it a farce."The whole process, right from the composition of the board ... Read more...

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Nepal cracks down on Tibet war veterans welfare group


February 17th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 17 (IANS) The Nepal police has cracked down on an organisation looking after Tibetan resistance fighters, who fought a long guerrilla war against the Chinese invasion and annexation ... Read more...

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Sonia refuses to meet Lalu’s bro-in-law and Congress aspirant Subhash Yadav


September 27th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.27 (ANI): An attempt by Subhash Yadav, the estranged brother-in-law of Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, to meet Congress party president Sonia Gandhi came to naught on ... Read more...

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Congress unlikely to declare Bihar list by Sep 25


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Congress is unlikely to meet its target of releasing the entire list of candidates for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections by Sep 25, party leaders ... Read more...

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Congress finalises nominees for three phases of Bihar poll (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Congress central election committee (CEC), chaired by party president Sonia Gandhi, met Wednesday to finalise candidates for the first three phases of the upcoming Bihar ... Read more...

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Bihar Assembly polls: Sonia Gandhi chairs CEC meeting to decide candidates


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 22 (ANI) Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday chaired a meeting of the party's Central Election Committee (CEC) to finalise candidates for the Bihar Assembly polls.The meeting, which ... Read more...

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Congress panel discusses Bihar polls, Sonia and PM attend


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Congress election committee (CEC), chaired by party president Sonia Gandhi and including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Wednesday met to discuss strategy for the Bihar polls ... Read more...

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