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CEC unhappy that 40 percent voters stayed away in 2009


September 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) V.S. Sampath Friday expressed unhappiness that nearly 40 percent voters had not taken part in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls.The CEC ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi wins Egyptian presidency (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 25 (IANS) Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood party won the presidential election here Sunday by defeating his rival Ahmed Shafiq, ex-premier and a senior leader of Hosni ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidential election


June 25th, 2012 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 25 (IANS) Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood party won the presidential election here Sunday.Head of Egypt's Higher Presidential Election Commission (HPEC) Farouq Sultan announced in the afternoon ... Read more...

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Fiji to launch drive for voter registration


June 15th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Suva, June 15 (IANS) In a bid to ensure that all eligible voters register themselves before the 2014 general elections, the Fijian government has decided to launch a massive nationwide ... Read more...

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Egypt goes to poll to elect new president (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 23 (IANS) Egyptians went to polls Wednesday morning to elect a new president after last year's fall of Hosni Mubarak who ruled the country for three decades with ... Read more...

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Egypt’s presidential vote begins


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 23 (IANS) Egyptians went to polls Wednesday morning to elect their new president after last year's fall of Hosni Mubarak who had ruled for 30 years.The polling stations ... Read more...

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Delhi civic polls: Facts at a glance


April 15th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Here are some quick facts on the elections held Sunday to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi.* This is the first time that the national ... Read more...

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Delhi Police geared up for Sunday’s civic polls (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) With less than 24 hours to go for the elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Delhi Police have intensified patrolling across ... Read more...

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Delhi votes for three new civic bodies Sunday


April 14th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Come Sunday, residents of the capital will cast their votes in elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) with a hope that ... Read more...

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Heed gender rules, Mexican poll official tells parties


March 26th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 26 (IANS/EFE) The head of Mexico's Federal Electoral Institute, or IFE, said political parties that failed to abide by gender equality rules in selecting candidates for the ... Read more...

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Congress leads in Karnataka Lok Sabha bypoll


March 21st, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) The Congress took an early lead over ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka as counting of votes cast in the March 18 bypoll in the ... Read more...

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High voter turnout a victory: Poll panel


March 5th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Whatever be the political result of the assembly elections, for India's poll panel the high voter turnout in the five states is a sign of ... Read more...

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Yemenis go to polls as violence flares up


February 21st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 21 (IANS) Yemenis headed for polling stations Tuesday to vote for a successor to President Ali Abdullah Saleh, hoping to pull the impoverished country back from possible civil ... Read more...

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UP voter turnout 60 percent, may rise: Poll panel (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 60 percent voter turnout was recorded in Uttar Pradesh's first phase of assembly polls in 55 constituencies Wednesday and the figure is expected ... Read more...

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Election Commission is winner in Punjab polls (Punjab Newsletter)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Political parties in Punjab may have to wait for the outcome, but the assembly polls have already produced one sure winner - the Election Commission (EC).The ... Read more...

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Nearly 40 percent vote in Punjab polls (Afternoon Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) With a bright and sunny day at most places, thousands of people queued up outside polling booths across Punjab to elect a new assembly Monday ... Read more...

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Bright and sunny as polling picks up in Punjab (Second Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Thousands of people queued up outside polling booths across Punjab to elect a new assembly Monday with over 15 percent of 1.76 crore voters casting ... Read more...

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Polling under way in Punjab (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Casting of votes started across 19,841 polling stations in Punjab's 117 assembly seats at 8 a.m. Monday, Election Commission (EC) officials said here.Despite the winter ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Punjab


January 30th, 2012 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Voting started across 19,841 polling stations in Punjab's 117 assembly seats at 8 a.m. Monday, Election Commission (EC) officials said here.Despite the winter chill, some polling ... Read more...

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Akalis, Congress claim victory as campaigning ends in Punjab


January 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) As campaigning officially ended Saturday evening for Monday's (Jan 30) election to Punjab's 117 assembly seats, the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance ... Read more...

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Parliamentary polls begin in Kazakhstan


January 15th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Jan 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 9,000 polling stations opened in Kazakhstan Sunday for parliamentary elections that are expected to end the ruling party's monopolistic control of the legislature.After securing ... Read more...

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Putin votes in parliament polls


December 4th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin voted Sunday in the parliamentary elections widely seen as a test for him and his ruling United Russia party.Putin arrived ... Read more...

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BJP gets a drubbing from Reddy brothers in Bellary


December 4th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Dec 4 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka Sunday suffered a severe drubbing at the hands of party rebels, mining barons Reddy brothers, in ... Read more...

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72 percent voting in Odisha bypoll


November 30th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) About 72 percent voting was registered in the assembly by-poll in Odisha's Nabarangpur district Wednesday, an official said. "It was 72 percent voting," district collector ... Read more...

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After successful election, 35,000 Kashmiri panchayat members to be trained


November 23rd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The central government has drawn up plans to train over 35,000 elected panchayat representatives from Jammu and Kashmir to enhance their capacity in carrying out ... Read more...

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Cristina Fernandez re-elected president of Argentina


October 24th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 24 (IANS) Cristina Fernandez has been re-elected president of Argentine with nearly 53 percent of the votes, officials said.Fernandez got 52.81 percent of the votes in Sunday's ... Read more...

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TRS wins Banswada by-poll in Andhra


October 17th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Monday won the by-election to the Banswada assembly seat in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh with a huge majority ... Read more...

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Polling ends in Tamil Nadu’s Trichy West, Puducherry’s Indira Nagar


October 13th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli/Puducherry, Oct 13 (IANS) Voting in the by-poll for the two assembly constituencies of Tiruchirapalli-West (Trichy West) in Tamil Nadu and Indira Nagar in Puducherry concluded peacefully Thursday evening.Trichy West ... Read more...

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10 mn Pakistan voters not on electoral roll


October 1st, 2011 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Over 10 million eligible voters in Pakistan are missing from the draft electoral rolls, a media report said Saturday.The deficit between eligible and registered voters has ... Read more...

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Around 60 percent voting in Karnataka assembly bypoll


September 26th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Koppal (Karnataka), Sep 26 (IANS) Around 60 percent of the over 185,000 eligible voters cast their ballots Monday in the bypoll for the Karnataka assembly from this north Karnataka ... Read more...

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Young Goa voters to be enrolled in colleges


September 20th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Election officials in Goa, which is scheduled to go to polls next year, will now enroll young eligible voters outside their classrooms.According to Goa's chief electoral ... Read more...

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Yingluck to become Thailand’s first female prime minister


July 4th, 2011 - 2:26 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Yingluck Shinawatra is set to become Thailand's first female prime minister as exit polls forecast a majority for the opposition Pheu Thai Party, the Bangkok Post reported.Democrat leader ... Read more...

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Italian PM Berlusconi wins crucial confidence vote in Parliament


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by BNO News
ROME (BNO NEWS) -- Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Tuesday won a crucial confidence vote in Parliament after a series of setbacks in the nationwide referendums and local elections in Milan ... Read more...

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13th phase of Kashmir panchayat polls ends


June 2nd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) The 13th phase of the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections ended here Thursday, with 73.18 percent of eligible voters exercising their franchise to elect 240 sarpanches ... Read more...

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YSR’s son, widow win by-elections by record margins (Third Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Sending a strong message to the ruling Congress, Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, son of former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, retained the Kadapa Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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