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50 percent voting in Bihar civic polls, 800 held


May 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 17 (IANS) Barring minor incidents of violence, the civic polls in Bihar Thursday were by and large peaceful with over 50 percent voting recorded, officials said. Over 800 ... Read more...

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Over 60 percent voting in Karnataka Lok Sabha bypoll (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) The bypoll to Karnataka's Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat ended peacefully Sunday with over 60 percent of 1.24 million voters casting their ballots."Around 60 percent voting ... Read more...

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Voting picks up in Karnataka Lok Sabha bypoll (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) The bypoll to Karnataka's Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat saw brisk voting after a dull start Sunday, with around 45 percent of 1.24 million voters casting ... Read more...

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Dull voting in Karnataka Lok Sabha bypoll


March 18th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) The bypoll to Karanataka's Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat saw a slow start Sunday, with around 10 percent of 1.24 million voters casting their ballots in ... Read more...

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Congress scores hat trick in Manipur (Fifth Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday stormed back to power in Manipur by winning 34 of the 50 seats for which results were declared till 4 p.m. Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Communal literature at PM’s rally in Goa?


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) Controversies surrounding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's election rally in Goa two days ago simply refuse to die.Election officials said they have asked police and other ... Read more...

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25 peons to be election observers


February 11th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 11 (IANS) Twenty-five peons at the Directorate of Census Operations here have been handpicked to be "micro observers" in the fourth round of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections here ... Read more...

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Manipur sees over 80 percent turnout, seven killed (Night Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Manipur recorded over 80 percent turnout in the assembly election Saturday but the figure could go up as voting was still on in some remote parts ... Read more...

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Six killed in Manipur, poll turnout over 70 percent (Fourth Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) At least six people, including a suspected Naga militant and a paramilitary trooper, were killed in violence during elections to the Manipur assembly Saturday. The state ... Read more...

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Manipur polls witness violence, five killed (Third Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) At least five people, including a suspected Naga militant, were killed in violence during the Manipur assembly polls Saturday that started on a peaceful note. The ... Read more...

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Manipur records 40 percent polling till noon (Second Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Manipur recorded 40 percent polling till noon Saturday as voting continued at a brisk pace with people turning out in huge numbers to elect a 60-member ... Read more...

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Voting peaceful in Manipur (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Voting was peaceful Saturday morning across Manipur as people came out to exercise their democratic right despite a string of bomb blasts in the past one ... 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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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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Have not violated poll code, says Khurshid


January 11th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday said he did not agree with the Election Commission notice that he had violated the model code of conduct ... Read more...

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Grenade attack injures three in Manipur


January 10th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 10 (IANS) At least three people were injured when militants lobbed a grenade outside the residence of a Trinamool Congress candidate Tuesday in election-bound Manipur, police said.It was ... Read more...

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Election process starts in Punjab with notification


January 5th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) The process of elections to the Punjab assembly officially began Thursday with Governor Shivraj Patil issuing the notification under the Representation of the People Act ... 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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BJP wins Karnataka bypoll, battle for credit begins


September 29th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Koppal, Sep 29 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday won the bypoll for the assembly seat from this north Karnataka town, immediately sparking a wrangle in the ... Read more...

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BJP using money power to win Karnataka bypoll: Congress


September 13th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chitradurga (Karnataka), Sep 13 (IANS) The Congress has written to election authorities to check Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from using money power to win an assembly bypoll, ... Read more...

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Koda moves high court against poll panel


July 7th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda approached the Delhi High Court Thursday alleging that the Election Commission (EC) was misusing its power by forcing him ... Read more...

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My assets are over Rs.1,000 crore, Reddy once said (To go with Reddys’ rise: Riding cycles to rattling BJP leadership)


May 31st, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) Mining baron and Karnataka Tourism Minister Gali Janardhana Reddy once boasted that his assets are worth more than Rs.1,000 crore.He had taken exception to an ... Read more...

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Chaos at EC office as results flashed


May 13th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) It was total chaos Friday at the state chief election office where results of the West Bengal assembly elections were being announced to media persons.As the ... Read more...

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Poll panel pastes notice at CPI-M leader’s door


May 4th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) After repeated attempts to hand over copies of a complaint to Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Anil Basu, who had allegedly made obscene remarks ... Read more...

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Assam CM Gogoi cast his vote, confident of victory


April 4th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 4 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday cast his vote during the first phase of the state assembly polls in Jorhat town and expressed confidence the Congress ... Read more...

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Nomination process begins for Kashmir panchayat polls


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 23 (IANS) The filing of nominations for Jammu and Kashmir's first panchayat elections in 10 years has begun, officials said Wednesday.The process of nominations for the 16-phase panchayat ... Read more...

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36 percent voting in Bihar polls (Third Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) Around 36 percent votes were cast by Tuesday afternoon in the fifth phase of the Bihar assembly elections to pick a new 243-member house. However, minor incidents of ... Read more...

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Sporadic trouble in round four of Bihar polls (Roundup)


November 1st, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 1 (IANS) Millions in 42 constituencies voted Monday in the fourth phase of the Bihar elections that were marred by a landmine blast in Jamui and homemade bombs exploding ... Read more...

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33 percent voting in Bihar polls, FIR against Lalu (Afternoon Lead)


November 1st, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 1 (IANS) Nearly 33 percent of the electorate cast votes by Monday afternoon in the generally peaceful fourth phase of the Bihar assembly elections being held in 42 constituencies. ... Read more...

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Lisa Murkowski Leads Polling Survey As Alaska Supreme Court Limited Distribution Of Write-In Candidates List


October 31st, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Anchorage, Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what is being perceived as a major boost to Alaska Senator and write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski, the Alaska Supreme Court has taken the decision ... Read more...

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Moderate polling in Kerala, election official dies


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Moderate and peaceful polling was under way in the first phase of the Kerala local bodies elections in seven districts Saturday even as a polling official died after ... Read more...

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BJP set to sweep Gujarat municipal elections


October 12th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Early trends in counting of votes for six municipal corporations in Gujarat Tuesday indicated a possible Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sweep, sources at the election office said.Though ... Read more...

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40 percent turnout in Delhi varsity student union polls (Lead)


September 4th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A mere 40 percent of the electorate turned out Friday for the elections to the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU), officials said. The turnout defied the election office's ... Read more...

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Delhi University goes to poll Friday amidst tight security


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Fifty-one colleges of both the north and south campuses of Delhi University (DU) will go to polls Friday amidst elaborate security arrangements. The students of morning colleges ... Read more...

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