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Vice presidential election Aug 7: Poll panel (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The election for India's next vice president will be held Aug 7, if necessary, the Election Commission announced Tuesday."VP election schedule has been announced. ... Read more...

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Vice presidential election Aug 7, says poll panel (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The election for India's next vice president will be held Aug 7, if required, the Election Commission announced Tuesday."VP election schedule has been announced. ... Read more...

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Vice presidential poll Aug 7, says poll panel


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The election for India's next vice president will be held August 7, the Election Commission announced Tuesday."VP election schedule announced. Poll on Aug 7," ... Read more...

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LF demands all-party meet on Mamata’s talks with GJM


June 18th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Monday demanded an all-party meeting on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's recent talks with the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and also a statement ... Read more...

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Prez poll schedule to be announced soon: Sampath (Second Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) New Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) V.S. Sampath Monday said the Election Commission (EC) would be making an announcement on the presidential election schedule soon."All ... Read more...

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Sampath assumes office as Chief Election Commissioner (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) V.S. Sampath Monday assumed office as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India and said that the announcement of dates for the presidential elections would ... Read more...

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By-election schedule leads to uncertainty over Andhra budget


February 17th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) With the Election Commission announcing the schedule for by-elections to seven Andhra Pradesh assembly seats, the state government is consulting legal experts on whether it ... Read more...

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Courts can’t decide poll dates: Supreme Court (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Dismissing a petition seeking rescheduling of elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the Supreme Court Friday declined to interfere in the conduct of assembly elections ... Read more...

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Courts can’t decide poll dates: Supreme Court


January 13th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to interfere in the conduct of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, dismissing a petition seeking rescheduling of elections ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh first phase poll shifted to March 3, counting March 6 (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Counting for the assembly polls in five states will be held March 6 instead of March 4, the Election Commission announced Monday after rescheduling the ... Read more...

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Mayawati sacks four ministers for corruption


December 26th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 25 (IANS) In a clean-up move ahead of assembly polls in the state, Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday recommended removal of four ministers facing probes on corruption charges.The ministers ... Read more...

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Congress welcomes polls in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand


December 24th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Congress Saturday welcomed the assembly election schedule for Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh and said its main plank would be development.Minister of State for ... Read more...

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No replacements for Raja, Maran: Karunanidhi


July 24th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), July 24 (IANS) The DMK has decided against nominating representatives for berths in the union cabinet left vacant after its ministers resigned, party president M. Karunanidhi ... Read more...

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Bengal minister accused of violating poll code


March 4th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) West Bengal Tourism Minister Manab Mukherjee is under the scanner for violating the model code of conduct enforced after the announcement of assembly polls, an election ... Read more...

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Postpone polls, urge Tamil Nadu parties (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) Various political parties in Tamil Nadu, including the ruling DMK, Wednesday objected to the assembly election schedule announced by the Election Commission (EC) and sought ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi disappointed with Tamil Nadu election schedule


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 2 (ANI): Chief Minister and Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi objecting to the election schedule for the Tamil Nadu assembly polls, on Wednesday said the gap of a ... Read more...

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Election schedule for April-May


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The following is the election schedule for five states, with their voter population and assembly strength:State (Seats) ... Read more...

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Poll panel to consider single phase voting in Tamil Nadu


December 30th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday said it will consider the demand of single phase polling in the coming assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, given that four other states would ... Read more...

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Congress state units likely to ask Sonia to name chiefs


September 13th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The choice of new chiefs of the Congress' state units is not expected to go through the election process as most states are likely to authorise ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi can become party chief 40 times: Congress


September 2nd, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): Reacting to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad's remarks that Sonia Gandhi should offer the position of Congress president to someone from outside the ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to be re-elected as Congress President


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): The process of re-electing Sonia Gandhi as Congress President was set in motion on Thursday with the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, and Congress General Secretary ... Read more...

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Sonia to file nomination for party president’s post Thursday


September 1st, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will file her nomination Thursday for another term in office as party chief. Party general secretary Janardan Dwivedi said here that Gandhi will ... Read more...

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Sonia expected to be re-elected Congress chief


August 16th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi is Sep 21 expected to be formally elected for another term in office. The Congress Working Committee (CWC) met Monday and decided the ... Read more...

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Dolma announces candidature for Tibetan prime minister poll


August 6th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 6 (IANS) The political scene for the election of a new prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile based in this town has assumed a new dimension with senior Tibetan leader ... Read more...

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Congress state units asked to speed up poll process


July 10th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) With the Congress' organisational elections entering their penultimate phase, the party's poll panel has asked state units to speed up the process of electing delegates ... Read more...

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Election panel asked to hold by-polls in Telangana


June 30th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday asked the Election Commission to hold by-elections to two assembly seats in Telangana along with 10 other seats going to polls ... Read more...

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Kerala’s ruling combine faces lobbying for Rajya Sabha seats


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 23 (IANS) It is time for another round of Rajya Sabha elections in Kerala as three seats fall vacant next month. With the state's ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) unsure ... Read more...

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People in Jharkhand should turn up in big numbers to vote: Chidambaram


December 1st, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): Presenting his ministry's end of the month report for November 2009, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday urged people in Jharkhand to turn out in large ... Read more...

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Muslim groups, political parties seek changes in Jharkhand poll date


October 26th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Oct 26(ANI): Muslim groups and political parties in Jharkhand have requested the Election Commission of India (ECI) to change the date of the poll from November 27, citing Bakr-Eid festival ... Read more...

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Five phase polling in Jharkhnad between Nov 27 to Dec 18


October 23rd, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday announced five-phase election schedule for the Jharkhand Assembly.The poling will be held between November 27 to December 18.At present ... Read more...

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Revised IPL schedule to be announced on Tuesday


March 9th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): The Indian Premier League (IPL) will announce its revised schedule for the second session of the tournament on Tuesday.IPL commissioner Lalit Modi will announce the schedule ... Read more...

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Shilpa regrets no IPL match in Rajasthan for her team


March 8th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Bollywood actress and co-owner of IPL team Rajasthan Royals Shilpa Shetty has expressed her disappointment that her cricket squad won't be able to play at their own ... Read more...

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Modi says IPL is on, Chidambaram assures help (Roundup)


March 6th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Hyderabad, March 6 (IANS) Putting all speculations to rest, Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi Friday said that the Twenty20 league is on and the governing body is working on its ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says government will help IPL hold matches (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 6 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram said here Friday that the government will help the Indian Premier League (IPL) hold matches and ensure adequate security but the tournament must be ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says Pakistan should declare zero tolerance towards terrorism


March 6th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar 6 (ANI): Home Minister P Chidambaram today said that Pakistan has to dismantle the terror infrastructure and declare zero tolerance to terrorism. Addressing mediapersons here at a press conference after ... Read more...

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