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CBI raids 19 places in Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll case


June 13th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday conducted searches at 19 places, including houses of two legislators, in connection with horse trading linked to the ... Read more...

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CBI searches JMM legislator Sita Soren’s house


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 22 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday searched the house of Sita Soren, a Jharkhand Mukti Morcha legislator and daughter-in-law of party leader Shibu Soren, official sources said. The agency ... Read more...

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Horse trading: Premises of 14 Jharkhand MLAs raided


May 18th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday conducted raids at the premises of 14 Jharkhand legislators, including Labour Minister Chandra Prakash Chaudhary, as part of its ... Read more...

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CBI probe against Yeddyurappa from Tuesday


May 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 12 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may Tuesday start probing corruption charges against former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, a CBI official said Saturday."The Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Not enough done to secure Ahluwalia’s win: BJP


May 4th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A day after senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader S.S. Ahluwalia's loss in the Rajya Sabha poll from Jharkhand, party leader Yashwant Sinha admitted ... Read more...

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Sad that Ahluwalia lost: BJP


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday said it was sad that senior party leader S.S. Ahluwalia could not be re-elected to the Rajya Sabha from Jharkhand."We ... Read more...

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Marandi’s party to stay away from Rajya Sabha poll


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) Ahead of the May 3 Rajya Sabha polls in Jharkhand, the Congress suffered a setback Monday when its alliance partner, the JVM-P of Babulal Marandi, said ... Read more...

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‘Congress MP offered me Rs.25 lakh bribe’


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) Amid the CBI investigating the March 30 countermanded Rajya Sabha polls in Jharkhand, a Congress legislator alleged Monday that his own party's upper house MP Dheeraj ... Read more...

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CBI again searches Jharkhand Congress lawmaker’s home


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 22 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths Sunday searched the house of Congress legislator K.N. Tripathi here for the second consecutive day following horse-trading charges that ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll: CBI searches lawmakers’ homes


April 21st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday searched homes of some legislators and an industrialist in Jharkhand following horse-trading charges that marred the now-countermanded ... Read more...

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Ahuwalia files nomination for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll


April 21st, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) outgoing deputy leader in the upper house of parliament, S.S. Ahluwalia Saturday filed nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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JVM-P accuses Congress of horse trading again


April 21st, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) Ahead of a fresh Rajya Sabha election in the state on May 3, the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) has accused the Congress of trying to ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha poll: CBI charges three with horse trading


April 20th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 20 (IANS) The CBI Thursday night filed a formal complaint against three people for allegedly horse trading ahead of the March 30 Rajya Sabha poll in ... Read more...

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Neyattinkara, land of uprisings, set for another battle (Kerala Newsletter)


April 20th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Neyattinkara is a piece of land in Kerala that once saw many uprisings against British rule. But now it is set for a fierce battle of ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha poll: JMM irked over BJP decision to field Ahluwalia


April 19th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 19 (IANS) The BJP's decision to field S.S. Ahluwalia as its candidate for the forthcoming biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha has irked the ruling alliance partner ... Read more...

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BJP nominates Ahluwalia for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday decided to nominate party senior leader S.S. Ahluwalia for the forthcoming biennial election to the Rajya Sabha from ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll on May 3 (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday announced that the Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll, cancelled after allegations of "horse trading", would be held May 3."The Commission has ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll on May 3


April 10th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday announced that the Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll, cancelled after allegations of "horse trading", would be held May 3."The Commission has now ... Read more...

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Banks, legislators’ accounts under scanner in Jharkhand RS polls


April 9th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 9 (IANS) Some banks and legislators whose roles came under suspicion in the now countermanded Rajya Sabha polls for two seats in Jharkhand are under the scanner ... Read more...

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‘Jharkhand order on RS polls a victory on corruption’


April 5th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) With the Jharkhand High Court dismissing a petition challenging the Election Commission's (EC) order countermanding voting for two Rajya Sabha seats from the state, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha polls: High court dismisses petition


April 5th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 5 (IANS) Dismissing a petition challenging the Election Commission's order countermanding voting for two Rajya Sabha seats from Jharkhand, the Jharkhand High Court Thursday asked the state ... Read more...

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Will cancel polls again on evidence of horse-trading: Quraishi


April 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) After recommending re-polling in the Rajya Sabha biennial elections from Jharkhand over allegations of "horse-trading" last week, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi has said ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha poll cancellation: Congress nominee moves court


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 3 (IANS) Congress candidate for a Rajya Sabha seat Pradeep Balmuchu Tuesday said that he has challenged in the Jharkhand High Court the Election Commission's decision to ... Read more...

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With RS horse trading reports, Jharkhand in news for wrong reasons


March 31st, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 31 (IANS) The mineral-rich state of Jharkhand has again hit the national headlines -- for the wrong reasons.Perhaps for the first time, the Election Commission of India ... Read more...

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Congress, JMM seek review of cancellation of RS poll


March 31st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 31 (IANS) Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) have sought review of the Election Commission's move to recommend to President Pratibha Patil for cancellation of two Rajya ... Read more...

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Poll panel stops Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll, urges cancellation (Intro Roundup)


March 31st, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, March 30 (IANS) Amid reports of horse trading in the Rajya Sabha polls, the Election Commission Friday stopped the counting of votes for two seats from Jharkhand ... Read more...

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Counting for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll stopped as Rs.2.15 crore seized (Roundup)


March 30th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, March 30 (IANS) Amid reports of horse trading in the Rajya Sabha polls, the Election Commission Friday stopped the counting of votes in the biennial elections in ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha members raise concern over Jharkhand cash seizure


March 30th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Soon after over Rs.2 crore was seized in Jharkhand before the Rajya Sabha polls there Friday, some opposition members in the upper house expressed concern ... Read more...

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Rs.2.15 crore seized ahead of Rajya Sabha poll


March 30th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 30 (IANS) With the Election Commission (EC) having sounded an alert in view of the Rajya Sabha polls, the income tax department in Jharkhand Friday seized Rs.2.15 ... Read more...

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Mishra withdraws RS nomination amid rift in BJP (Second Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) With the old guard of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) upping the pressure, NRI businessman Anshuman Mishra Wednesday decided to withdraw his nomination for ... Read more...

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BJP not to vote for Mishra in Jharkhand (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Stung by rebellion, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday refused to back NRI businessman Anshuman Mishra for the Rajya Sabha election from Jharkhand, sparking ... Read more...

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Pakistan Senate polls come under cloud, says daily


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) The transparency of Pakistan's Senate polls have come under question after "charges of horse-trading and vote-buying" marred Friday's elections, said a daily.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Court issues notice to Delhi Police


October 31st, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to Delhi Police on the bail pleas of Sudheendra Kulkarni, the media advisor to former prime minister ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes scam: Bail pleas of Kulkarni, two others, to be heard Oct 13


October 7th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday deferred till Oct 13 the hearing on the bail plea of Sudheendhra Kulkarni, a close aide of Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Make me cash-for-vote scam witness, not accused: Kulkarni


October 1st, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Sudheendra Kulkarni, a former aide of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and arrested in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam, Saturday told a Delhi ... Read more...

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