mid term elections

Will assembly polls lead to early Lok Sabha ballot?


January 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Both the Congress and BJP are equally confident of sweeping the upcoming elections in five states, but some say a Congress rout could lead ... Read more...

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Jaitley confident of mid-term poll prospects


September 27th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) With the Congress struggling to handle the 2G controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Tuesday said if mid-term elections are held now, ... Read more...

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More than quarter of young men, women in US are still virgins


March 5th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 05 (ANI): An official study has found that more than a quarter of young men and women in America are still virgins.Rising numbers of young Americans are abstaining from sex. ... Read more...

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‘We will look at 2012 presidential run very seriously’: Gingrich


March 4th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4(ANI): Former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich has said he is "seriously" considering a 2012 presidential run, and unveiled a website to explore a potential bid for the ... Read more...

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Gingrich to launch 2012 Prez bid


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2(ANI): Former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich is to formally launch his bid for a Republican nomination to take on President Barack Obama next year.According to ... Read more...

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PML-N ends alliance with PPP in Pak’s Punjab province due to ‘unfulfilled promises’


February 26th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 26(ANI): The political marriage of convenience in Pakistan's Punjab province has ended in a divorce as the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) announced its decision to expel the Pakistan People's ... Read more...

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PML-N parts ways with PPP in Pakistan’s Punjab


February 25th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif Friday said his party has decided to drop the ministers of coalition partner Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) from the Punjab ... Read more...

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Rep. Chris Lee quits over Craigslist flirtation reports


February 10th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Chris Lee, a married Republican congressman from New York state, has quit amid media reports he flirted online with a woman and sent his shirtless photograph to her.46-year-old ... Read more...

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Obama has “learned a lot” in two years of presidency: McCain


January 24th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): John McCain, the Republican Arizona Senator who was placed opposite Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential polls, has praised the latter as someone who has "learned a ... Read more...

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Palin’s critics post video, hate messages on her tweeter page


January 14th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's critics have posted a four-minute video and 'hate messages' on her tweeter page, suggesting that she should be "shot" or "assassinated" because ... Read more...

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Amid criticism, Palin’s e-mails to commentator Glenn Beck claims “I hate violence”


January 11th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Amid an ongoing debate that her depiction of controversial crosshairs symbols on her Facebook page ahead of the mid-term polls last year had led to violence in ... Read more...

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PML-N wants PPP govt. to complete its term: Nawaz Sharif


January 11th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 11(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has said that his party does not seek mid-term elections and wants the country's coalition government, led by the Pakistan People's ... Read more...

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Musharraf vows to return to Pak before next polls


January 11th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 11(ANI): Former Pakistan President and chief of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) Pervez Musharraf has vowed to return to his country before the next mid-term elections.Musharraf said that ... Read more...

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Palin aide denies ‘crosshairs symbols on Facebook led to Arizona massacre’


January 10th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): An aide of the potential presidential candidate Sarah Palin has turned down claims by the opposition that Palin's depiction of controversial crosshairs symbols on her Facebook page ... Read more...

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Liberals blame Palin for Arizona shooting over Facebook comments against Giffords


January 10th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Amid tensions related to the deadly shooting in Tucson in the United States that killed six people and wounded a dozen others, including Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Liberals ... Read more...

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Obama reads “role model” Ronald Reagan’s biography on holiday


January 4th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): US President Barack Obama, who is celebrating his Christmas and New Year holiday with wife Michelle and two daughters in Hawaii, has reportedly devoted time reading the ... Read more...

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TRS chief’s offer puts Congress under pressure


December 26th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) president K. Chandrasekhar Rao's offer to merge his party with the Congress if a separate Telangana state is formed has mounted pressure on ... Read more...

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Musharraf vows to return to Pak before mid-term elections


December 21st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 21 (ANI): Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is nurturing the desire to make a political comeback, has vowed to return to his country before the next mid-term ... Read more...

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Secretary of State is my last public position, says Hillary Clinton


December 4th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Manama (Bahrain), Dec.4 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is currently on a visit to Bahrain, has said she will not run for president in 2012, and will most likely ... Read more...

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US should formulate withdrawal plan to save lives of remaining troops: Afghan Taliban


November 20th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 20 (ANI): The Taliban have advised the United States to formulate a withdrawal plan from Afghanistan, so that it can at least save those troops that are still alive, ... Read more...

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Media Announces Lisa Murkowski As The Winner


November 18th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lisa Murkowski was declared the winner in the race for the Alaska senate seat by media house this Wednesday. The independent candidate became the first write-in ... Read more...

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DMK stands firm on Raja


November 14th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) The DMK believes that there is no need to give in to the opposition parties' demand for removing party leader and Telecom Minister A. Raja over the ... Read more...

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Outsourcing not an Indian plot to steal US jobs: McCain


November 6th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Outsourcing is not an Indian plot to steal American jobs and the US should not condone any unfair punishments to Indian workers, senior US Senator of ... Read more...

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Jon Snow: Remembrance Sunday Ruckus!


November 6th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The second Sunday of the month in United Kingdom is a very special one as it’s the Sunday nearest to 11 November. The day is celebrated ... Read more...

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Obama on mission to sell more to India, create US jobs (Second Lead)


November 5th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) President Barack Obama Friday embarked on a history making trip to India focused on selling US goods and creating jobs in America with corporate deals ... Read more...

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Obama seeking foreign policy gain from four-nation Asian trip following poll setback


November 5th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): After a setback to his party in the mid-term elections, US President Barack Obama seems to be focusing on foreign policy in his four-nation Asian trip, whose ... Read more...

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India Looking Forward To President Barack Obama’s Visit


November 4th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States President Barack Obama is all set to commence a four nation Asian tour this weekend with the aim of giving an impetus to ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik backs ruling PPP to complete five-year term


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 3(ANI): The Pakistan People's Party government would complete its five-year constitutional term, Interior Minister Rehman Malik.In an interview with a private TV channel in London, Malik said that all rumors ... Read more...

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Pak opposition leader hints at ‘in-house change’ to topple PPP government


November 3rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 3(ANI): Opposition leader in the Pakistan National Assembly, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, has now said that an "in-house change" could be the third option to get rid of the ... Read more...

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Obama tells Boehner he looks forward to work with Republicans to find common ground


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday called U.S. Representative John Boehner after the Democrats lost the U.S. House of Representatives to the Republicans during the mid-term elections, the ... Read more...

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Republican party takes control of US House of Representatives


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3(ANI): The United States' Republican party have picked up enough seats to gain a majority in the House of Representatives, one of the two Houses of the US Congress, ... Read more...

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Army won’t attempt to take over: Pakistani PM


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Tuesday said that "the army will not attempt to take over and impose another martial law because it ... Read more...

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Mid-term polls an option for ending dismal PPP rule in Pak, says opposition leader


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 2(ANI): Opposition leader in the Pakistan National Assembly, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, has said that mid-term elections could be one of the options to get rid of the ruling ... Read more...

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‘Hangover’ actor smokes a joint on TV show


November 1st, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Actor Zach Galifianakis of "Hangover" fame shocked television viewers when he smoke a joint during a political chat show.He appeared on the show "Real Time With Bill Maher" ... Read more...

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Tea Party Fails To Appeal To Youth Claims Survey, Weeks Before Election day


October 30th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the mid-term elections round the corner, it looks like the Tea Party has a long way to go when it comes to attracting the below ... Read more...

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