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Pakistani who polished shoes in India sacked (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) A Pakistani official who sought to create inter-faith harmony by serving devotees in Sikh temples in Pakistan and India has lost his job.Mohammad Khursheed Khan, a ... Read more...

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Didn’t violate poll code, Jayant tells EC


February 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Urging the Election Commission to withdraw its notice to him, Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh's son and MP Jayant Chaudhary Tuesday argued that accepting ... Read more...

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Comedian Roseanne Barr is in the running for the US Presidential elections


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Most people would think that this is comedian Roseanne Barr’s biggest joke, but they are in for a complete surprise as it is not a joke ... Read more...

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BJP expels six Jammu and Kashmir legislators


October 9th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expelled six of its legislators for cross-voting in April's legislative council polls in Jammu and Kashmir, party sources said ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa will continue to spell trouble for BJP (Comment)


August 6th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
It is unlikely that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) thought its scam-tainted former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will quietly walk away into the sunset after losing his post.The very ... Read more...

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Congress names Ahmed Patel, Naik for Rajya Sabha polls


July 10th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Congress Saturday decided to renominate Ahmed Patel and Shantaram Naik as party candidates for biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha.The Congress also ... 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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Jharkhand ruling alliance bickers over by-poll


June 4th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 4 (IANS) Jharkhand's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and ally Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) were Saturday locked in a war of words over the Jameshedpur Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Polling begins for Bastar amid Maoist violence


May 8th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 8 (IANS) Voting began Sunday for Bastar Lok Sabha constituency by-poll at 8 a.m. amid sporadic firing by Maoists in the interiors areas to scare away the ... Read more...

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BJP suspends seven Kashmir legislators for cross-voting (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, April 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Wednesday suspended seven of its 11 legislators in Jammu and Kashmir for voting for the ruling National Conference-Congress coalition in ... Read more...

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Kashmir BJP legislators apologise for cross-voting


April 20th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 20 (IANS) All the 11 BJP legislators in Jammu and Kashmir who were summoned by the party's national leadership to Delhi have tendered an "unqualified apology" for ... Read more...

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48 candidates in Bengal second-phase face criminal charges


April 16th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) A total of 48 candidates out of 291 contesting from the the 50 assembly constituencies in the second phase of West Bengal polls April 23 ... Read more...

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Dayanidhi Maran confident of DMK coming back to power


March 29th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 29 (ANI): Campaigning ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly polls, Union Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran has said he was confident that his party would win again as the State Government ... Read more...

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JMM celebrates opening its Bihar account


November 24th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Wednesday celebrated winning one seat in the Bihar assembly elections."Our party nominee Sumit Singh won Chakai assembly seat. We fought for the ... Read more...

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Ex-PM Gowda’s family involved in illegal mining: Yeddyurappa


September 6th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday alleged that the family members of former prime minister H. D. Deve Gowda were involved in illegal mining in the state. Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

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No room for criminals in BSP: Mayawati


May 2nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) In an apparent attempt to re-build her party's image, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday blamed the opposition for "infiltrating" criminals into the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). Having ... Read more...

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American Marine Returns To Facebook After Anti-Obama Observations


April 16th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A Camp Pendleton Marine has reestablished his Facebook page after taking it down temporarily when his disparagement of President Barack Obama seized the concentration ... Read more...

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Indian party nominee to contest Malaysian by-poll


April 15th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 15 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) candidate was Thursday fielded in a parliamentary by-election by the ruling coalition, but party chief S. Samy Vellu was denied his ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan remark upsets LDF ally


March 19th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) The Janata Dal (S) faction of the ruling Left alliance Thursday termed as "irresponsible" a remark by Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan about state Transport Minister Jose Thettayil. At a ... Read more...

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BJP retains seat in Gujarat by-poll


January 23rd, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday retained the Chotila seat, the by-election for which was held Jan 20, while the opposition Congress came in third. The BJP's ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party MP, nominee booked for violating poll code


January 5th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 5 (IANS) A Samajwadi Party (SP) parliamentarian and a party nominee have been booked for violating the model code of conduct for the coming elections to 36 seats of the ... Read more...

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Cash, motorbikes seized from Koda nominee


December 8th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 8 (IANS) Police in Jharkhand raided two places in West Singbhum district and recovered cash and motorbikes from a candidate of disgraced former chief minister Madhu Koda's party, police said ... Read more...

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Congress MPs criticise fielding Pal first in Liberhan debate


December 7th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) There was some discomfort among Congress MPs over the party's choice to field Jagadambika Pal, an MP from Uttar Pradesh, as its first speaker in the ... Read more...

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Family infighting may cost BJP dear in Himachal’s Jawali seat


November 5th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Jawali (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 5 (IANS) Infighting within the family of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Rajan Sushant may cost the party dear in Saturday's by-election for this assembly ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh fighting ’survival battle’ in pocket borough


November 5th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Rohru (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sees its first real opportunity to wrest this pocket borough of union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh ... Read more...

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Doug Hoffman leads in the popularity polls


October 28th, 2009 - 12:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A popularity poll released by a conservative group finds Conservative Party nominee Doug Hoffman leading the Nov. 3 special election race for New York's 23rd ... Read more...

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Newt Gingrich thinks supporting Doug Hoffman is a mistake


October 27th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is asking conservative activists to re-think their support for a third-party candidate in a key upcoming New York special election as ... Read more...

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Congress announces nominees for Uttar Pradesh bypoll


October 9th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress president Rita Bahuguna Joshi Friday announced the party's nominees for three of the 11 assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat that would go ... Read more...

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Priya, Sanjay Dutt support opposing parties in same constituency (Lead)


September 25th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) This is one situation late film star and Congress leader Sunil Dutt may not have imagined. His two children, Priya and Sanjay Dutt are campaigning for opposing ... Read more...

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Court summons former Samajwadi Party leader


September 4th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rampur, Sep 4 (IANS) The Rampur chief judicial magistrate's court in Uttar Pradesh has issued summons for former Samajwadi Party leader Mohammad Azam Khan to appear in the court Sep 29 ... Read more...

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Heads rolling for BSP’s defeat in Uttar Pradesh?


May 23rd, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) The transfers of nearly 50 administrative and police officers in Uttar Pradesh by Chief Minister Mayawati is being viewed as a punitive measure after the ruling Bahujan ... Read more...

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Jammed EVM holds up one result in Uttar Pradesh


May 17th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) A jammed electronic voting machine in Chandauli parliamentary constituency of Uttar Pradesh Sunday continues to hold back the result of just one of the state's 80 seats. A ... Read more...

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BJP ahead in 10 of Chhattisgarh’s 11 seats (Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in 10 out of Chhattisgarh's 11 Lok Sabha seats as votes were being counted Saturday. The state's ruling party is ... Read more...

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32 percent polling in Uttar Pradesh (Third Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) The 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh that are going to the polls in the last phase Wednesday saw 32.29 percent voting until 1 p.m. after ... Read more...

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Manyata votes for sister-in-law Priya


April 30th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt's wife Manyata Thursday voted for the Congress candidate, instead of the Samajwadi Party nominee for whom her husband has been campaigning. Manyata ... Read more...

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