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Ten students held for stoning Rajasthan BJP leader’s house


August 19th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Ten students were arrested Sunday in connection with stone hurling at the house of former Rajasthan minister and BJP legislator Rajendra Rathore immediately after the ... Read more...

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UP local bodies’ election will go ahead: Supreme Court (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) In a breather for the less than three-month-old Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh, the Supreme Court Monday declined to stall the election of chairpersons ... Read more...

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UP local bodies’ election will go ahead: Supreme Court


June 11th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) In a breather for the newly-elected Uttar Pradesh government, the Supreme Court Monday declined to stall the election of chairpersons of the state's local bodies ... Read more...

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France votes in crucial presidential run-off


May 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French people are voting in a crucial run-off in the country's presidential polls Sunday that could see a Socialist win for the first time since ... 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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CPI-M politburo to discuss assembly poll results


March 8th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo at its meeting in New Delhi Saturday and Sunday will discuss the political outcome of the five-states' assembly polls, ... Read more...

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Vote fraud too small to make difference: Putin


March 8th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister and president-elect Vladimir Putin has said there might have been violations in the vote but they did not go beyond hundredths of ... Read more...

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Congress defeat due to corruption: Ramdev


March 6th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Tuesday said the Congress's defeat in assembly elections, mainly in Uttar Pradesh, was due to its failure to curb ... Read more...

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Who said what on the poll results


March 6th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) As the election results poured in, bringing cheers to some and disappointment to others, here are some key quotes from political leaders:Rahul Gandhi: I ... Read more...

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Mulayam will be chief minister, says Akhilesh


March 5th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday refused to say who would head the next Uttar Pradesh government, but his son Akhilesh was categorical - ... Read more...

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Mayawati cabinet passes resolution to dissolve assembly


March 5th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh cabinet has passed a resoultion recommending dissolution of the 403-member assembly here late Sunday.The decision was taken after the chief minister's office ... Read more...

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Putin urges opposition to behave during election


March 1st, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin has requested the opposition leaders to refrain from using "dirty devices" during the upcoming election."We know that some ... Read more...

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Scrap polls if no women votes: Pakistani daily


February 29th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 29 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily has described as "perfectly legitimate" a demand that elections be scrapped in those polling stations where no woman votes.An editorial in the ... Read more...

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Punjab cabinet recommends dissolution of assembly


February 24th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) The Punjab cabinet Friday recommended the dissolution of the 13th state assembly to the governor.With this, the way has been paved for constitution of the ... Read more...

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Poll results will be solid for Congress: Rahul


February 6th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Feb 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday said poll results for his party would be "solid" in Uttar Pradesh where elections to elect a new government ... Read more...

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Budget session likely from March second week


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The budget session of parliament is likely to begin from the second week of March, informed sources said Monday.The union budget for 2012-13 could be ... Read more...

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‘ISI not in Pakistan government control’


December 6th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) Mansoor Ijaz, the man who stirred Pakistan's 'memogate', has alleged that Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), especially its 'S' or strategic wing, was ... Read more...

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Putin terms election results a success


December 6th, 2011 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The governing United Russia party has done well in the parliamentary elections, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said.The party just retained a majority in the ... Read more...

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One by-poll no referendum on my government: PM


October 18th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) One by-election result could not be seen as a reflection of the performance of the government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday."One by-election cannot be ... Read more...

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People in Hisar voted against corruption: BJP


October 17th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) People's anger against corruption had led to the Congress loss in the Hisar Lok Sabha by-election in Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said ... Read more...

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Egypt’s military unveils schedule of power transfer


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's ruling military council Sunday unveiled a schedule of power transfer to a civilian government.As per the schedule, the People's Assembly, the lower house of ... Read more...

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Delhi University election results announced


September 10th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The National Students' Union of India (NSUI) has won the presidentship of the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) while its main rival the Akhil Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Simulated polls to test new voting system Tuesday


July 25th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 25 (IANS) The Election Commission will Tuesday conduct a mock poll exercice in Cherrapunjee, one of the wettest places on earth, to test the Voter Verifiable Paper Trial ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition party says no to electronic voting


July 6th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) The country's main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has said that it is opposed to the introduction of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the next ... Read more...

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DMK says talk on withdrawing ministers speculative


June 10th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 10 (IANS) The DMK Friday dismissed as speculation media reports that it planned to quit the central government.DMK leader and former cabinet minister T.R. Baalu said the ... 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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Why Jayalalithaa is back to her jewels!


June 1st, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Fourteen years ago, she stopped wearing jewels. But newly sworn in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa says she is back to wearing them again at ... Read more...

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18 Assam ministers sworn in


May 27th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 27 (IANS) Eighteen ministers of the Tarun Gogoi-led Congress government in Assam were sworn in Friday two weeks after election results were declared.Governor J.B. Patnaik administered the oaths ... Read more...

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Three dead, stop violence, CPI-M urges Trinamool


May 16th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday urged West Bengal's administration to check attacks on Left cadres following elections, saying three people had already been ... Read more...

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After win, AIADMK legislators to meet in Chennai (Second Lead correcting figure in para 1 and 6)


May 14th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Following its massive victory in the Tamil Nadu assembly election, the AIADMK is likely to call a meeting of all its newly elected 150 legislators here ... Read more...

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After win, AIADMK legislators to meet in Chennai (Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Following its massive victory in the Tamil Nadu assembly election, the AIADMK is likely to call a meeting of all its newly elected 148 legislators here ... Read more...

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After win, AIADMK legislators to meet in Chennai


May 14th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Following its massive victory in the Tamil Nadu assembly election, the AIADMK has called a meeting of its 148 newly elected legislators here Saturday.The meeting will ... Read more...

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Prakash Karat to continue as CPI-M chief


May 13th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Prakash Karat will continue to be the general secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) despite the defeat of the Left Front in West ... Read more...

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Celebrations at Amma’s gate, silence at DMK office


May 13th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) The moods differed drastically here Friday at the residence of AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa and the official residence of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK ... Read more...

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Election results at a glance


May 13th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Election results of Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.According to the Election Commission of India, the statewise results till 6 p.m. Friday ... Read more...

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