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Act against lax Gurgaon poll officials, court tells cops


September 10th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 10 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Monday ordered the Gurgaon police commissioner to take action against officials accused of fraud during the 2009 assembly elections, ... Read more...

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Vijayamma’s fast in Telangana concludes amid protests


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) YSR Congress party honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma managed to fast for weavers' problems in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region amid violent protests by the Telangana Rashtra ... Read more...

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Telangana town tense as YSR Congress, TRS workers clash


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Workers of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and YSR Congress clashed in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region Monday, leading to tension.Trouble broke out in Karimnagar district's ... Read more...

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Ex-PM Gilani’s son wins by-poll


July 20th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Abdul Qadir Gilani, son of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, has won the by-election to a seat that fell vacant following his father's disqualification, ... Read more...

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Expelled Jammu and Kashmir legislators to support Sangma


July 15th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) Seven legislators, who were expelled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for cross-voting in the Jammu and Kashmir legislative council elections last year, have pledged ... Read more...

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BJP adds Ghaziabad mayor’s seat to its kitty


July 8th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 8 (IANS) Continuing its winning spree in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday won the Ghaziabad mayoral seat for the fourth time ... Read more...

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BJP workers protest irregularities in Ghaziabad municipal polls


July 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 7 (IANS) Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and others engaged in protests as counting in the municipal polls in Ghaziabad was underway Saturday to protest ... Read more...

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Trinamool wins first assembly seat in Uttar Pradesh


June 15th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) On a day when the Samajwadi Party (SP) ditched the Trinamool Congress for the UPA's presidential candidate, the Mamata Banerjee-led party stunned the SP government ... Read more...

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Brisk voting in UP by-election at Mant


June 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Brisk voting was reported from Uttar Pradesh's Mant legislative assembly constituency where by-election is being held Tuesday.According to Election Commission officials, around ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: No name finalised, says Congress


June 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Amid indications that Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee had emerged the front-runner among probable presidential candidates of the Congress, the party Saturday sought to scotch ... Read more...

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Dimple Yadav elected to Lok Sabha unopposed (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav was Saturday declared elected unopposed to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj constituency.Returning officer Selva Kumari J. announced ... Read more...

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Dimple elected to Lok Sabha unopposed (Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav was Saturday declared elected unopposed to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj constituency.Returning officer Selva Kumari J. made ... Read more...

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Notices to three Andhra legislators in liquor pay-off scam


June 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Andhra Pradesh Saturday issued notices to three legislators in liquor pay-off case.Ruling Congress party lawmaker M. Kavitha and main opposition Telugu ... Read more...

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BJP cries foul over nominee’s failure to file papers


June 7th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday accused the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh of preventing its candidate for the Kannauj Lok Sabha bypoll ... Read more...

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CWC to meet Monday to bolster party’s fortunes


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The ruling Congress' apex decision making body, the CWC, will meet Monday to deliberate challenges before it, as the UPA government led by it ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in Neyattinkara by-election


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) Despite lashing rain, people turned out in large numbers to cast their votes Saturday morning at all the 143 polling booths in the Neyattinkara assembly ... Read more...

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Mother, wife call on Jagan in jail


May 29th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 29 (IANS) A day after MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy was sent to jail by a court in a corruption case, his mother, wife and other family members called ... Read more...

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Court allows withdrawal of case against Dikshit


May 9th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A court here Wednesday allowed the withdrawal of a case against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for alleged violation of the election code of ... Read more...

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Cong, JMM and BJP in fray for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) Jharkhand's ruling alliance partners - the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) - and the opposition Congress have fielded candidates for ... Read more...

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Courts rejects BJP legislator’s plea in Dikshit case


April 19th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday did not accept the intervening application filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Jolly in a case against Delhi ... 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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JMM fields Saneev Kumar for Rajya Sabha


April 17th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 17 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) has again fielded Supreme Court lawyer Sanjeev Kumar for Rajya Sabha poll scheduled on May 3.JMM chief Shibu Soren ... Read more...

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New councillors vow to push Delhi’s development


April 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) They visited temples, distributed sweets and thanked their supporters for bringing them to power. The victorious candidates in the Delhi civic polls Tuesday seemed ... Read more...

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Court reserves order in case against Dikshit (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday reserved its order on the application for withdrawing a case against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for alleged violation of ... Read more...

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Did loud mouth ministers script Congress debacle in UP?


April 6th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 6 (IANS) Did loud mouth central ministers script the Congress debacle in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls?While party leaders officially refuse to say much, insiders admit the ... Read more...

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BJP expels seven rebel councillors


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday expelled seven rebel councillors for six years for filing nomination against party candidates in the April 15 Municipal ... Read more...

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‘Clarify on withdrawal of case against Sheila Dikshit’


March 29th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday asked the locus standi -- the right to address the court on a matter before it -- of Delhi Police ... Read more...

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TRS leads in four constituencies


March 21st, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Wednesday established early leads on four assembly seats while YSR Congress party is leading in Kovur, the only seat it contested.Former ... Read more...

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Tension time for BJP ahead of Karnataka bypoll


March 17th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) A tense waiting period has begun for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka ahead of Sunday's byelection to the Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat ... Read more...

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Dimple Yadav to contest from Kannauj?


March 15th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 15 (IANS) Dimple Yadav could be the Samjwadi Party candidate for the Kannauj Lok Sabha seat once the seat is vacated by her husband and Uttar Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Romney faces tough fight in deep South


March 13th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Ahead of Tuesday's tough Republican primaries in Alabama and Mississippi in deep South to pick up the party candidate to challenge President Barack Obama, leading ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP split wide open (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hubli (Karnataka), March 11 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Sunday showed it functions as two units with former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa keeping open the option of leaving ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP crisis heads for flashpoint


March 11th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hubli (Karnataka), March 11 (IANS) The leadership battle in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is heading towards boiling point with former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa stating only time will ... Read more...

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UP boy killed as candidate’s supporters fire in air


March 6th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) A minor boy was killed in Uttar Pradesh's Bhim Nagar district Tuesday afternoon when supporters of the Samajwadi Party (SP) fired in the air to celebrate ... Read more...

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Court to hear plea against Dikshit March 29


March 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A Delhi court would March 29 consider an application opposing a police plea to withdraw a case against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over an ... Read more...

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