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Congress intensifies attack on Jagan in by-poll campaign


June 4th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) With the YSR Congress Party trying to cash in on the sympathy wave in the wake of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest in the ... Read more...

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Enforce noise laws during polls, Prithviraj Chavan urged


February 4th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) A day after the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) threatened to hold election campaign rallies on Mumbai's streets, an organization working in the pollution field Saturday ... Read more...

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Blast on poll-eve creates panic in Manipur


January 27th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 27 (IANS) Militants Friday triggered another blast in Manipur on the eve of the assembly polls, creating panic in the state with a string of bombings since polls ... Read more...

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Manipur voters fearful after series of blasts


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 23 (IANS) Fear and panic has spread among both voters and politicians in election-bound northeastern state of Manipur as separatists stepped up offensive by triggering three powerful explosions ... Read more...

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Blast outside Manipur speaker’s house, one killed (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 22 (IANS) At least one person was killed and three others injured in a powerful explosion Sunday evening outside the residence of the speaker of the outgoing assembly ... Read more...

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One killed in Manipur blast (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 22 (IANS) At least one person was killed and three others injured in a powerful explosion Sunday evening outside the residence of a Congress party candidate in election-bound ... Read more...

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Grenade blast hits Congress office in poll-bound Manipur


January 5th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 4 (IANS) A ruling Congress party office came under a powerful grenade attack late Wednesday in election-bound Manipur, even as seven influential separatist groups called for a ban ... Read more...

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Personal abuse and attacks mar Bengal poll campaign


May 11th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) While being high on drama and significance, the just concluded West Bengal assembly polls also saw a new low in political campaigning with leaders using ... Read more...

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No decision on Somnath Chatterjee: Buddhadeb


April 24th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday claimed the Left Front will benefit from the poll campaign by former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee but ... Read more...

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Somnath Chatterjee campaigns for CPI-M, attacks PM


April 24th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Three years after his expulsion from the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Saturday campaigned for the party ahead of ... Read more...

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Time for regime change in Bengal, says PM (Second Lead)


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Katwa/Dum Dum (West Bengal), April 23 (IANS) Expressing concern over the law and order situation in West Bengal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday promised to restore peace and launch ... Read more...

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I don’t respect Advani as a leader: Mamata Banerjee


April 21st, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Alleging that L.K. Advani was helping the communists by campaigning in constituencies where her party candidates were in fray, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday ... Read more...

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Sonia lambasts Left Front, sends strong message to dissidents (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Nalhati/Salar (West Bengal), April 20 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday delivered a strong message to dissidents, saying people should vote in favour of the consensus candidates put up ... Read more...

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Bengal’s future rests with Congress-Trinamool: Sonia


April 15th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jalpaiguri/Englishbazar, Apr 15 (IANS) Accusing the Left Front government of ruining West Bengal and failing to utilise central funds for development, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Friday called for a ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb criss-crosses his constituency


April 10th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Amid opposition Trinamool Congress' claims of having confined him to his constituency, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday held fort in his Jadavpore ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to visit poll-bound Tamil Nadu, Puducherry


April 4th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi is scheduled to visit Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to address election meetings on Tuesday.Gandhi will be addressing a public meeting in Chennai ... Read more...

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Sonia pulls up AGP, lauds Gogoi Govt. for Assam’s development


April 1st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Karimganj, Apr 1 (ANI): Launching a blistering attack on the opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the law and order situation in Assam has changed ... Read more...

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BJP shall form next government in Assam: Nitin Gadkari


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Wednesday kicked off the party's election campaign in Assam by launching a blistering attack on the ruling Congress ... Read more...

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‘CPI-M workers involved in Netai-like incidents not to be spared’


March 8th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Maheshtala (West Bengal), March 8 (IANS) Striking a note of self-criticism ahead of the West Bengal Assembly polls, Chief Minister and senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee ... Read more...

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Congress likely to make top level party changes in Bihar


November 25th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Having received a severe drubbing in the Bihar assembly polls that halved its existing single-digit strength, the Congress is likely to revamp the top level ... Read more...

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Non-Congress Governments responsible for Bihar’s backwardness: Sonia Gandhi


November 17th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
Bhabhua/ Buxar (Bihar), Nov 17 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday held the non-Congress Governments during the past 20 years in Bihar responsible for its backwardness."This is time that people ... Read more...

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It’s Chhath! Nitish, Lalu take a break from politics


November 11th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Nov 11 (IANS) The Bihar polls are still on, but thanks to Chhath Puja, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and archrival Lalu Prasad are taking a break from campaigning and ... Read more...

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Nitish hits poll trail on Diwali, rivals in festive spirit


November 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 5 (IANS) While his political rivals are in a festive mood, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is campaigning Friday for the ongoing state assembly polls instead of celebrating Diwali."Nitish ... Read more...

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Election campaign for fourth phase of polls ends in Bihar


October 30th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct.30 (ANI): Campaigning for the fourth phase of Assembly elections and Banka Parliamentary constituency concluded on Saturday evening.Forty two State Assembly constituencies will go to the polls in this ... Read more...

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Third phase of Bihar Assembly polls begins amid tight security


October 28th, 2010 - 10:28 am ICT by ANI
Patna (Bihar), Oct. 28 (ANI): Voting in the third phase of state assembly elections in Bihar got underway from 7 a.m. this morning, and it is expected that over ten million ... Read more...

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Campaigning for third phase of Bihar Assembly polls ends today


October 26th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 26 (ANI): Campaigning for the third phase of Bihar Assembly polls will end on Tuesday evening.The third phase of election will take place on October 28 for 48 seats.It ... Read more...

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Central assistance to Bihar not a special favour: Advani


October 19th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Motihari/Muzaffarpur (Bihar), Oct. 19 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K.Advani on Tuesday said neither Prime Minister Manmohan Singh nor UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi should project central assistance for Bihar ... Read more...

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TRS ahead as campaigning ends for by-polls in Telangana


July 25th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) appears to be ahead of its rivals as campaigning came to an end Sunday for by-elections to 12 assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Congress warns Mamata Banerjee about deserting UPA


May 27th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranaghat (West Bengal), May 27 (IANS) Without taking the name of Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, Union Finance Minister and West Bengal state Congress president Pranab Mukherjee said it would be ... Read more...

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Mamata inciting communal tension, CPI-M tells poll panel


May 19th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday filed a complaint with the West Bengal State Election Commission alleging that Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee was trying to ... Read more...

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ULFA chief’s father-in-law set to contest civic polls


March 24th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Baganpara (Assam), March 24 (IANS) His son-in-law, ULFA chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa went into hiding for years to seek an independent Assam, but Prahlad Das doesn't agree with him and ... Read more...

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Campaigning for second phase of elections gains momentum in Jharkhand


November 27th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Nov 27 (ANI): The campaigning in Jharkhand is gaining momentum for the second phase of elections.In the second phase, the polling will be held in second of the next month in ... Read more...

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‘Manniben.com’ has boosted SAB TV’s growth: Smriti Irani


October 11th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) It's a double whammy for Smriti Irani -- she takes pride in being the youngest celebrity to be made a national secretary of the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Sonia of YSR: He was proved right


September 3rd, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday said Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy had told her during pre-election meetings that she should trust his judgement ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi’s ‘hate speech’ a legal issue, says Rajnath Singh


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Commenting on Varun Gandhi's 'hate speech' tapes, Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh has said let the law take its own course.A probe panel found that ... Read more...

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