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Nearly 79 percent polling in Haryana bypolls


November 30th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Nearly 79 percent voter turnout was witnessed in the by-elections to the Haryana assembly from the Adampur and Ratia constituencies Wednesday, officials said. While Adampur in Hisar ... Read more...

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Millions vote in by-polls in six states (Roundup)


November 30th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Polling between 60 percent to as high as 80 percent was recorded in byelections held Wednesday to eight assembly constituencies in six states. Around ... Read more...

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Haryana bypolls campaigning ends, voting Wednesday


November 28th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Campaigning by various political parties and candidates for the by-elections to the Adampur and Ratia assembly seats in Haryana ended Monday evening.Voting for both assembly seats ... Read more...

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Court order to book Chouhan, Sushma Swaraj stayed


November 18th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 17 (IANS) Within hours of a Madhya Pradesh district court ordering registration of a case against Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his Bharatiya Janata Party colleague ... Read more...

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Oust BSP, Rahul urges Uttar Pradesh youth; Mayawati hits back


November 14th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Phulpur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 14 (IANS) Kickstarting the Congress campaign for the 2012 election from the constituency of his great-grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Monday urged the ... Read more...

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Huge support for Jan Lokpal bill in Sonia’s constituency


November 5th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 5 (IANS) Activists of India Against Corruption (IAC), headed by Anna Hazare, Saturday claimed "massive support" for the Jan Lokpal bill in Congress president Sonia Gandhi's parliamentary ... Read more...

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Defector BSP legislator disqualified


October 17th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Krishna Kumar Singh, who had switched loyalties to the Samajwadi Party, was Monday disqualified by Speaker Sukhdeo ... Read more...

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Widow of MNS legislator joins NCP


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Her late husband was in the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), she's from the Congress and Thursday she joined the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).Pune leader Harshada ... Read more...

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Sikhs on warpath in Pilibhit after holy book desecrated


September 16th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) A state transport corporation bus was burnt and two others damaged as protests by the Sikh community in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district to protest desecration ... Read more...

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Congress neck deep in corruption: Maneka Gandhi


August 25th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bareilly, Aug 25 (IANS) Flaying the Congress party and its general secretary Rahul Gandhi, who is also her late husband's nephew, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Maneka Gandhi accused ... Read more...

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Ire in Himachal over Virbhadra Singh’s remarks


August 25th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) Thirty-five supporters of Anna Hazare courted arrest here Thursday amid strong objections to union minister Virbhadra Singh's comments against the fasting social activist."The supporters of ... Read more...

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Anna supporters picket Congress MP’s Jammu home


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 23 (IANS) Around 50 supporters of Anna Hazare held a demonstration outside the house of Congress MP Madan Lal Sharma here, responding to the call of the activist ... Read more...

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Anna supporters seek Lalu Prasad’s support


August 22nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 22 (IANS) Anna Hazare's supporters in Bihar Monday demanded that Rashtriya Janata Dal chief and former railway minister Lalu Prasad support the social activist's anti-corruption movement.Ratnesh, an activist ... Read more...

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Mayawati lures away Samajwadi Party Dalit legislator


August 4th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 4 (IANS) In what is seen as a retaliation for the Samajwadi Party poaching away her party legislators, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday managed to ... Read more...

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Hectic parleys in Karnataka BJP for new leader


August 1st, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 1 (IANS) Hectic parleys resumed Monday in the faction-ridden Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka to pick a new leader a day after scam-hit B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa resigns, wants Sadananda Gowda as successor (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) Scam-hit B.S. Yeddyurappa, who resigned Sunday as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first chief minister in Karnataka, insisted on Lok Sabha member D.V. Sadananda Gowda ... Read more...

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Hegde should apologise, says Karunakara Reddy


July 29th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) Karnataka Revenue Minister G. Karunakara Reddy Friday denied any role in illegal mining in the state and sought an apology from the Lokayukta (ombudsman) for ... Read more...

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Campaign on anti-graft bill in Sibal’s constituency


July 21st, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A voluntary group Thursday started a campaign to popularise the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal bill in central Delhi's Chandini Chowk, the parliamentary constituency of union minister ... Read more...

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Woman gangraped in power firm’s housing colony, four held


July 4th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) A 22-year old woman was gang-raped in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli, which is also the parliamentary constituency of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, ... Read more...

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BSP flays Rahul’s ‘double standards’


June 30th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) Reacting sharply to Rahul Gandhi's unscheduled visit to Lakhimpur Kheri to meet the family of a girl who was allegedly raped and murdered, Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Virbhadra not to contest next Lok Sabha elections


June 18th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) Union Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday said he would not contest the next Lok Sabha elections but declined to answer if he ... Read more...

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War of words breaks out between Chidambaram and Jayalalithaa (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday triggered a full blown war of words with P. Chidambaram accusing the union home minister of ballot ... Read more...

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Soren rejects Munda’s plea, JMM joins Jamshedpur by-poll (Lead)


June 11th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jun 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren, who also heads the ruling alliance's steering committee, Saturday turned down Chief Minister Arjun Munda's request not ... Read more...

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JMM rejects Munda’s request not to contest by-poll


June 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jun 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief and the ruling alliance's steering committee chairman Shibu Soren Saturday turned down Chief Minister Arjun Munda's request not to field ... Read more...

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We pay more compensation to farmers than centre: Mayawati


May 16th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) Stung by the widespread criticism over the farmers' agitation in Greater Noida, the Mayawati government Monday issued a statement to emphasise that it had evolved ... Read more...

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Sonia reviews developmental schemes in constituency


May 12th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), May 12 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi here Thursday directed government officials and public representatives to ensure proper implementation of central government-sponsored development schemes in ... Read more...

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Hundreds detained as Congress takes on Mayawati government (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Greater Noida, May 12 (IANS) Hundreds of Congress activists were detained in Uttar Pradesh as they took to the streets, clashed with police, blockaded railway tracks Thursday, a day ... Read more...

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Counting agents should monitor data entry operators: Jayalalithaa


May 11th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) Alleging that data entry operators had facilitated union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's victory in the May 2009 Lok Sabha elections, AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to visit Rae Bareli


May 10th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will undertake a two-day tour of her parliamentary constituency Rae Bareli from Wednesday to review developmental projects, a party official said ... Read more...

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Bastar is ours, say both BJP and Congress


May 10th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 10 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress Tuesday claimed they would win the Bastar Lok Sabha by-election held May 8.The counting of votes ... Read more...

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About 70 percent voting in Andhra by-polls (Third Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) About 70 percent of the electors cast their votes in the Kadapa Lok Sabha and 81 percent in the Pulivendula assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh Sunday. ... Read more...

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Over 65 percent voting in Andhra by-polls (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) Over 65 percent electors cast their votes in the Kadapa Lok Sabha and Pulivendula assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh Sunday. Barring minor incidents, voting was peaceful, ... Read more...

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Peaceful polling in Andhra by-polls (Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) About 35 percent votes were polled by noon in the Kadapa Lok Sabha and Pulivendula assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh Sunday. Barring minor incidents, voting was ... Read more...

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Bastar votes in by-poll amid Maoist firing (Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 8 (IANS) Polling booths in the urban and forested areas of Bastar in Chhattisgarh presented a study in contrast Sunday, as about 20-22 percent of 11.94 lakh ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Andhra by-polls


May 8th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) Polling began in Kadapa Lok Sabha and Pulivendula assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district Sunday amid tight security.Voters started casting their votes at 1,512 polling ... Read more...

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