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MCD elections: BJP, Congress promise development

April 8th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The fight for Delhi Municipal Corporation has intensified with the two major political parties, Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) releasing their election manifestos ... Read more...

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Controversial Madhya Pradesh minister puts foot in mouth

March 21st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 21 (IANS) A controversial Madhya Pradesh minister made a bizarre statement in the state assembly Wednesday, asserting that promises made in election manifestos are by a party ... Read more...

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MCD elections: Congress to come up with three manifestos

March 19th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi Congress will release three election manifestos for the upcoming polls in the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi. "We will issue three manifestos for ... Read more...

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I hold master key to power, thunders Mayawati (Lead)

February 21st, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 21 (IANS) "I hold the master key to power," thundered Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati at an election rally here Tuesday in which she blasted Congress general ... Read more...

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With AIADMK win, voters eye freebies of laptops, gold mangalsutra

May 13th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Now that the AIADMK has won a thumping victory in Tamil Nadu, voters are eyeing the freebies, including laptops for students, gold mangalsutras for women, free ... Read more...

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Battle-scarred Bengal industry seeks poll relief

March 11th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) As West Bengal's political parties get busy drawing up plans for the upcoming polls, industry captains hope that politicians will focus on issues like infrastructure development ... Read more...

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Pak Govt was eager to get closer to India but “the establishment stood in the way”: Gul

February 15th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 15(ANI): The Pakistan Government was keen to get closer to India, but the "establishment" stood in its way because it views the neighbouring country as "Pakistan's enemy number 1", former ... Read more...

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Nepal’s transgenders make a political mark (Feature with images)

March 7th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 7 (IANS) Bhumika Shrestha, who became the first Miss Pink Nepal, is an icon of the transgender community. And she is also its first member to take the ... Read more...

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BSP does not issue manifesto, but 32-page ‘appeal’ to voters

March 20th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday said that she does not believe in releasing a party manifesto, and instead issued "an ... Read more...

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Environmental issues ignored in Madhya Pradesh polls

November 25th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
(Editor's Note: Environment and climate change are among the most important challenges facing humanity today, but have they become key political issues in India? IANS examines how political parties treat them in ... Read more...

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Congress chargesheet on BJP govt’s ‘failures’ in Madhya Pradesh

November 13th, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 13 (IANS) In a bid to take the sheen off the Bharatiya Janata Party's development plank in the Madhya Pradesh elections, the Congress Thursday launched a broadside against "the BJP's ... Read more...

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Maiden provincial poll for Sri Lanka’s war-ravaged East

May 9th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, May 9 (IANS) Amid sweeping security arrangements, Sri Lanka's war-hit eastern province comprising Batticaloa, Trincomalee and Amparai districts will elect a provincial council Saturday, barely a year after the ... Read more...

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Bhutans first general elections to be held on March 24

January 17th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by admin
Thimpu, Jan 17 (ANI): Bhutans first general elections for its 47-member National Assembly will be held on March 24, the Election Commission of Bhutan announced this morning.The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa and the ... Read more...

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