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766 complaints of paid news received in Jan-March polls: Quraishi


July 6th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Election Commission received a staggering 766 complaints of paid news during the January-March assembly elections, of which 253 were found to be true, the ... Read more...

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Congress MP forecasts Jagan party’s sweep


June 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) The ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh may be confident of winning most of the 18 assembly seats that went to polls Tuesday but its ... Read more...

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Sarkozy concedes defeat, wishes Hollande good luck


May 7th, 2012 - 4:11 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 7 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy conceded defeat to his Socialist Party challenger Francois Hollande in the presidential runoff Sunday, saying he had called his rival on the ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s dissolution recommendation yet to reach governor (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) A day after the Mayawati cabinet recommended dissolution of the Uttar Pradesh assembly, the governor was yet to receive the recommendation late Monday, Raj Bhavan ... Read more...

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Everyone supported us, cautious Mulayam says


March 5th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) Widely tipped to bag Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday declined to comment on the likely electoral outcome Tuesday but said "all sections" ... Read more...

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India awaits vote count with fingers crossed


March 5th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Millions of votes polled in five states in India's biggest popularity test since the 2009 Lok Sabha battle will be counted Tuesday with political ... Read more...

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Congress game for ’secular government’ in UP: Jaiswal (Interview)


March 5th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) In an implicit admission that the Congress may not do as well as it wanted to, central Steel Minister Sri Prakash Jaiswal Monday said it ... Read more...

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BJP can’t form government in UP, says Rajnath (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) In a stunning admission a day before vote count, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh admitted Monday that his party may not be able ... 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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Russian presidential polls not fair: Candidate


March 5th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Communist leader Gennady Zyuganov, whom exit polls placed second after Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at the presidential elections held Sunday, called the vote "unfair, ... Read more...

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‘BJP to retain Uttarakhand, Congress slightly ahead in Punjab’


March 4th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win a majority in Uttarakhand while Punjab will see a tight race with the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Exit polls should be on entertainment channels: CEC


March 4th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Amidst a flood of exit polls ahead of assembly election results on March 6, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Sunday said exit polls should be ... Read more...

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Russians head for polls to elect new president (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russians started voting Sunday to elect the country's president for the fifth time in the nation's post-Soviet history, the first in which the president will ... Read more...

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Uncertainty looms as Punjab leaders await results


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) Having spent nearly a month relaxing, completing pending work and even lobbying for ministerial berths, politicians in Punjab are now readying themselves for Tuesday's counting ... Read more...

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UP may go to Samajwadi, blow to Rahul as vote ends (Night Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party was most likely to take power in Uttar Pradesh amid a hung assembly, exit polls said Saturday as staggered balloting ended ... Read more...

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Split verdict in UP but SP largest party: Exit polls (Roundup)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) All exits polls announced Saturday predicted a hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh, putting the Samajwadi Party on top of a mainly four-horse race in ... Read more...

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Hung assembly, Samajwadi Party to be largest party: Exit polls (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party will emerge as the single largest party in Uttar Pradesh but India's most populous state will have a hung assembly, exit ... Read more...

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Digvijay evades question on alliances in UP


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Saturday evaded comment whether the party would be entering any alliance in Uttar Pradesh, saying everyone should wait for ... Read more...

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UP headed for hung assembly: exit polls


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Two exit polls Saturday predicted a hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh, putting the Samajwadi Party on top of a mainly four-horse race.While India TV-C ... Read more...

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Romney gains presidential momentum with twin wins


February 29th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) With a narrow win in his home state of Michigan and an easy victory in Arizona, Mitt Romney boosted his chances of becoming the Republican ... Read more...

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Opinion polls banned in Uttar Pradesh till Wednesday


February 7th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has banned the publication of opinion polls regarding the first phase of the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh till 5 p.m. ... Read more...

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Putin’s party fails to acquire Duma majority: exit polls


December 5th, 2011 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 5 (IANS) As Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's United Russia party failed Sunday to win a majority in legislative elections as per exit polls, he said the vote ... Read more...

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Tarsem Singh’s 3D epic ‘Immortals’ tops in US


November 15th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) Indian director Tarsem Singh's visually-stunning epic 3D adventure "Immortals" has opened to a record estimated haul of $32.2 million in 3,112 locations in North America ... 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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Ask me tomorrow on new railway minister: Chidambaram


May 12th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday deftly evaded a tricky query on who will be the next railway minister if Trinamool Congress wins the West ... Read more...

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Stop exit polls, demands Left Front


May 12th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Incensed with exit polls that predict the end of its 34-year reign in West Bengal, the Left Front Thursday demanded that the Election Commission consider stopping ... Read more...

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Parties tense as Bengal poll result countdown begins


May 11th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) An air of suspense hung over the headquarters of West Bengal's ruling Marxists and the Kalighat residence of Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee here Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Confident of victory, AIADMK gears up for celebrations


May 11th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) The banners are ready, and so are the sweets and crackers as the opposition AIADMK cadres -- confident of winning the Tamil Nadu assembly polls -- ... Read more...

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Change in Bengal, close fight in Kerala, Tamil Nadu: Exit polls


May 10th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Election surveys by three television channels Tuesday gave a unanimous clean sweep for Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, predicting the end of ... Read more...

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Bengal opinion polls will be proved wrong: Yechury


April 15th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Heaping scorn on the opinion polls which indicated that the Left Front could lose power in West Bengal, front major Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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Nazarbayev re-elected Kazakh president


April 4th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 4 (IANS) Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev was re-elected in Sunday's presidential election with 95.5 percent of the votes counted, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Monday.The win will ... Read more...

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Kazakh president calls election fair, opposition cries foul


April 4th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Astana, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has called Sunday's presidential polls "open and fair" whereas the opposition denounced them as a sham."Exit polls said the Kazakhs approve ... Read more...

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JD-U, BJP claim victory in Bihar, opposition struggles (Third Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Bihar's ruling alliance of the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was Wednesday poised to retain power, with the vote count indicating a sweeping win ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar’s alliance heads for victory in Bihar (Second Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ruling alliance seemed headed for victory in assembly elections, with its candidates far ahead in 65 of the 89 seats where early ... Read more...

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JD-U, BJP take early lead in Bihar (Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday took early leads as millions of votes polled in staggered assembly elections were counted.Chief Minister ... Read more...

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