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CPI-M eyes third front in Himachal


May 31st, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) After its spectacular win in Shimla's mayoral election, the CPI-M is hoping to form a third front in Himachal Pradesh, where the BJP and Congress ... Read more...

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New mayor for south Delhi civic agency


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) After its nominees won the mayoral elections unopposed in the east and north municipal corporations in the national capital, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Ukrainian boxer Vitali Klitschko to run for Kiev mayor


February 29th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 29 (IANS) Ukraine's former World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko announced Wednesday he would run for mayor of Kiev for a third time this year."I will participate ... Read more...

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Congress wins Chandigarh mayoral election


January 1st, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) The Congress won the Chandigarh mayoral election that was held Sunday.The party won all three posts of mayor, senior deputy mayor and deputy mayor for ... Read more...

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Deceased candidate wins mayor’s election in Michigan


November 11th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Michigan, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Voters in Michigan prefers a dead mayor over an untested politician! With just a week to the mayoral election in the city, Mayor Henry Roesler Jr. passed ... Read more...

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BJP supporters’ car hits guard


April 21st, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A security guard was injured after being hit by a vehicle carrying supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) near Town Hall in central ... Read more...

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Mayawati indicates direct elections for mayors to stay


March 10th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday appeared to have succumbed to the mounting opposition pressure against her move to change the existing system of direct ... Read more...

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Ex-aide Obama wins Chicago mayoral vote


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel has won the mayoral election in his home town Chicago over five other challengers, topping the ... Read more...

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Chandigarh mayor’s election generates heat and dust


January 5th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) Chandigarh's mayoral election is generating a lot of political heat after the Congress candidate won the poll by a controversial single vote.Congress candidate Ravinder Pal ... Read more...

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Congress wins Chandigarh mayor poll by one vote


January 1st, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) The ruling Congress Saturday managed to scrape through in the crucial election for the mayor of Chandigarh.Congress candidate Ravinder Pall Singh won by just one vote, defeating ... Read more...

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Levi Johnston as Wasilla mayor?


August 24th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol's ex-fiance Levi Johnston has announced that he is running for office in Alaska.According to TMZ, Johnston, 20, filed his letter ... Read more...

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Ruling party loses Chittagong mayoral election (Lead)


June 18th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong, June 18 (IANS) Mohammed Manjur Alam, backed by the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party, will be the mayor of Chittagong, the country's second largest city that is also its principal port, ... Read more...

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Delhi mayoral election on Friday


April 30th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): The election for the post of mayor and deputy mayor of Delhi will be held on Friday.Prithvi Raj Sawhney, the Chairman of Municipal Corporation of Delhi ... Read more...

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Congress expels Shimla deputy mayor from party


December 10th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 10 (IANS) The Congress has expelled from its Himachal Pradesh unit Shimla deputy mayor Harish Janartha for anti-party activities. "The state-level disciplinary committee Wednesday decided to expel Shimla Municipal ... Read more...

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Backing Congress in Siliguri not a political decision: CPI-M


October 1st, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and West Bengal minister Ashok Bhattacharya Thursday said supporting the Congress in the Siliguri Municipal Corporation was not a political decision. "We supported ... Read more...

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British voters reject Labour Party in local council polls


June 6th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): British voters have sent the ruling Labour Party packing in county council elctions, handing victory to the Tories. They also rubbed salt into Prime Minister Gordon Brown's ... Read more...

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Tension in Meerut over triple murder


May 29th, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by admin
Meerut, May 29 (IANS) Meerut city in Uttar Pradesh observed a shutdown Thursday to protest a gruesome triple murder blamed on a family linked to the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) a ... Read more...

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NRI Tory to lead London’s transport policy


May 14th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 14 (IANS) A rising Tory star of Indian origin has been appointed by London's new mayor to lead on transport policy - among the most important jobs ... Read more...

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All change for London as Boris ousts ‘red Ken’(News Analysis)


May 4th, 2008 - 9:49 am ICT by admin
By Anna Tomforde London, May 4 (DPA) Londoners, in their plucky way, have said a resounding goodbye to the era of Ken Livingstone and elected Boris Johnson as the city's first-ever Conservative ... Read more...

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Conservatives win control of London in dual blow to Brown


May 3rd, 2008 - 10:10 am ICT by admin
DPA London, May 3 (DPA) Conservative candidate Boris Johnson has been elected the new mayor of London, ousting veteran incumbent Ken Livingstone in a further blow to the ruling Labour Party of Prime ... Read more...

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No Asian in fray but Asians hold the key to London mayor


May 1st, 2008 - 7:20 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 1 (IANS) London voted Thursday to elect a mayor, with Asians holding the key to the man who will run the affairs of the world's most ethnically ... Read more...

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