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Hazare village headman withdraws from election race

January 30th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Jan 30 (IANS) In an abrupt move, Jaisingh Mapare, the sarpanch (headman) of Anna Hazare's village, Monday withdrew his nomination as a Nationalist Congress Party candidate ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown’s ‘bigoted woman’ gaffe among ‘top 10 quotes of 2010′

December 15th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Yale University has released a list of top 10 quotes of 2010 that created buzz through out the year.Gordon Brown's "bigoted woman" comments have put him alongside ... Read more...

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John Kitzhaber Wins Oregon Race For Governor

November 4th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a bit of good news for the Democrats who have received a severe drubbing in the US midterm electoral poll. While they were beaten ... Read more...

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California Election Race Heats Up, Republican Candidate Carly Fiorina Confident About Her Win

November 2nd, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Carly Fiorina, the Republican Senate nominee from California seems to be unaffected by all the buzz and tension surrounding the election. At least she ... Read more...

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Oz Liberal-National coalition pulls ahead in election race

August 24th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 24(ANI): Australia's Liberal-National coalition's chances of forming a minority government have taken a dramatic change for the better following counting of votes in two key seats.Analysts have given the crucial ... Read more...

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Candidate’s daughter says to voters that ‘Don’t vote for my dad’

July 28th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oklahoma City, July date (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man who is running for the office of a district judge in Oklahoma is facing fierce opposition from not just anyone, but from his ... Read more...

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Lib Dems lead UK poll race

April 19th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.19 (ANI): The Liberal Democrat party in Britain has taken a shock lead in the three-way race to win this year's General Election, but a YouGov opinion poll has warned ... Read more...

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Transgender Amanda Simpson Appointed As Senior Technical Advisor

January 5th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a development that can boost the morale of the LGBT community, Amanda Simpson has been selected as the Commerce Department's senior technical advisor. The appointment ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Election day in November 2009

November 4th, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Election Day in USA is the first Tuesday, after the first Monday in November. The earliest possible date could be November 2 and the latest ... Read more...

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Doug Hoffman leads in the popularity polls

October 28th, 2009 - 12:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A popularity poll released by a conservative group finds Conservative Party nominee Doug Hoffman leading the Nov. 3 special election race for New York's 23rd ... Read more...

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Obama blasts McCain for taking low road to the White House

November 1st, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama has said that his Republican rival John McCain is taking the low road to the White House, as the Democrat puts up ... Read more...

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Republicans hail Palin as a cross between Lara Croft and Thatcher

September 9th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.9 (ANI): Republican vice-presidential nominee and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is being hailed as a mix of Lara Croft and Britains Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher. If the New York Post ... Read more...

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KT Tunstall supports Hillary Clinton with her music

March 18th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, March 18 (ANI): Although Scottish singer KT Tunstall cannot exercise her vote in the US presidential elections, she has a way of showing her support for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton ... Read more...

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Hitler, Frankenstein, Romeo, Newton in election race

March 1st, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
By Syed Zarir Hussain Shillong, March 1 (IANS) The run up to Monday's elections in Meghalaya may have been lacklustre but there is no dearth of candidates with names like Hitler, Frankenstein, Hilarious, ... Read more...

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I was drawn into Pak politics due to local necessity: Ayaz Amir

December 25th, 2007 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 25 (ANI): Ayaz Amir, a renowned Pakistani journalist, who is writing columns for the Dawn for the last 24 years, has said that journalism and popular politics do not mix ... Read more...

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Nawaz, Shahbaz out of election race

December 8th, 2007 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 8 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shahbaz Sharif are finally out of the election race, as they did not challenge their disqualification, saying that they would ... Read more...

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