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JNU goes to students’ union polls Friday


September 13th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) elections will take place here Friday with around 30 candidates fighting for the posts of president, vice-president, ... Read more...

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Bengal polls: Third phase kicks off Saturday


April 1st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) The poll process for the third phase of the West Bengal assembly, covering 75 constituencies in Kolkata and neighbouring two districts, will start Saturday with ... Read more...

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PRP’s merger with Congress may benefit TDP, Jagan (News Analysis)


February 7th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Feb 7 (IANS) The merger of Telugu superstar K. Chiranjeevi's Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) with the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh has changed political equations in the state ... Read more...

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Assam polls: Congress, AGP vie for AUDF support


December 26th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 26 (IANS) The Asom United Democratic Front (AUDF), a party espousing the causes of minorities in Assam, has become the cynosure of all eyes with both the ruling Congress ... Read more...

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Another BJP-JMM government, another twist in Jharkhand’s political tale


September 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Sep 9 (IANS) The shifting sands of political equations in Jharkhand will soon see the eighth government in less than 10 years and Arjun Munda of the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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West Bengal civic polls: Trinamool sweeps Kolkata


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 2 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress had won 98 out of 141 seats in Kolkata Municipal Corporation.The Left Front managed to win 31 wards, while the Congress won six wards. ... Read more...

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Pranab congratulates Mamata for ‘excellent performance’


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday congratulated Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee for the "excellent performance" of her party ... Read more...

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West Bengal civic polls: Trinamool leads in Kolkata


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 2 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress has taken a lead in the Kolkata Municipal polls, leading in 71 out of 141 wards, while the Left is leading in 41 wards. ... Read more...

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Trinamool leads over Left Front in Kolkata civic body polls


June 2nd, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress was leading over the ruling Left Front in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation Wednesday as authorities counted votes polled in Sunday's civic elections. The Trinamool Congress candidates ... Read more...

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Heavy security outside EVM store rooms in West Bengal


May 31st, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Heavy security arrangements have been put in place outside the rooms where the verdicts of voters in Sunday's civic polls across West Bengal have been stored in electronic ... Read more...

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JMM-BJP - from friend to foe and friend again?


May 27th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 27 (IANS) In the shifting sands of political equations in Jharkhand, nothing is quite as it seems. The ruling JMM and the BJP may have just parted ways but ... Read more...

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Politics eclipses civic issues in Bengal municipal polls


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Political issues and not civic problems of immediate concern to the common man are taking centrestage in the upcoming West Bengal municipal polls, considered the ... Read more...

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CPI-M rules out any rethink on BJP


April 28th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Biman Bose Wednesday ruled out any rethink of the party on its political equations with the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Assam opposition leaders keen to join Congress, says Gogoi


November 16th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 16 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday claimed several senior opposition party leaders and legislators were keen to join the ruling Congress party ahead of the 2011 assembly ... Read more...

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Congress favourite to win in Arunachal Pradesh


October 10th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Itanagar, Oct 10 (IANS) The ruling Congress party has emerged as the frontrunner in the coming assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh, with the fractured opposition unlikely to spring ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister wins poll unopposed third time


September 27th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Itanagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu is third time lucky to have been elected unopposed to the 60-member state legislature -- a rare feat ... Read more...

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Bereft of opposition, Congress victory certain in Arunachal (News Analysis)


September 1st, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Itanagar, Sep 1 (IANS) The ruling Congress party in the mountainous frontier state of Arunachal Pradesh seems set for another easy electoral victory in the absence of any ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi’s glamour fails to impress voters


May 16th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) The glamour quotient of Telugu superstar K. Chiranjeevi failed to garner votes as his Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) appeared to be heading for a crushing defeat ... Read more...

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Post-elections, will India-US ties become a casualty?


April 26th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) With political equations in a flux and the Left parties seeking to play the role of kingmaker in the formation of the next government, the fate ... Read more...

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As Varanasi votes, Murli Manohar Joshi on sticky wicket


April 15th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, April 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi may have shifted from his traditional Allahabad seat to the Varanasi constituency. But emerging political equations seem to be ... Read more...

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Andhra set for polls, hung assembly predicted


April 13th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) Amid predictions of a hung assembly in Andhra Pradesh, the stage is set for the first phase of simultaneous elections to the state legislature and the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s parliament moves to implement governance agenda


April 10th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Pakistan's political equations are set for a sea-change with the lower house of parliament Friday moving to implement the governance agenda, which envisages power being centred in ... Read more...

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BJD’s sole woman MP joins BJP


March 21st, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) Archana Nayak, the only woman MP in Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), Saturday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Nayak, who has organised and led many ... Read more...

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BJP names seven candidates for Delhi


March 19th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) After several rounds of discussions and intense lobbying, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday released a list of its seven candidates for the national capital in ... Read more...

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Sharif could return, parliament to be supreme: Gilani


March 19th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) In the strongest assertion of his authority yet, Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has said opposition leader Nawaz Sharif could rejoin his government, which will endeavour ... Read more...

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Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhury the rallying point for Pakistan’s judges


March 16th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) When former Pakistani military strongman Pervez Musharraf not once, but twice, sacked Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhury as the country's chief justice, little did he realise that he was ... Read more...

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Lawyer power wins for second time in Pakistan


March 16th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) For the second time in nine months, Pakistan's gutsy lawyers have proved they are a force to reckon with despite the lack of an organised structure to ... Read more...

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Third Front forces BJP, Congress to rework election strategy


March 13th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The launch of the multi-party Third Front has forced both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to start redrawing their strategies for the ... Read more...

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Assam tea workers’ party to alter political equations


January 30th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 30 (IANS) The political dynamics in Assam are likely to change with the formation of a new party by groups representing the tea garden workers' community as plantation voters hold ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s political equations to alter after Senate elections


January 20th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) Political equations in Pakistan will alter sharply after the Senate elections in March that will see the ruling coalition gain a two-thirds majority in the upper house of ... Read more...

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Congress,National Conference may join hands for Lok Sabha polls


December 30th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Congress and the National Conference, after joining hands to form the next government in Jammu and Kashmir, may also consider an alliance ahead of the Lok ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP predict close finish in Delhi polls


December 6th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Fingers are crossed as the ruling Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spend anxious moments predicting a close finish in the Delhi assembly elections, the votes ... Read more...

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V.P. Singh, former PM and champion of social justice, dead (Second Lead)


November 27th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Former prime minister V.P. Singh, who launched a bold initiative in social engineering while heading the country's first coalition government during 1989-90, died here after battling kidney ... Read more...

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Chandrayan-I brings great cheer to residents of Mogltur Village in Andhra Pradesh


October 22nd, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
By K.Basi Reddy Mogaltur (Andhra Pradesh), Oct.22 (ANI): Residents of Mogaltur Village in Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh are proud of themselves since one of their fellow residents is today in news ... Read more...

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In Tamil Nadu, friends turn foes, foes turn friends


September 4th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) The number of critics of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and his DMK party is slowly increasing.And this is making at least a section of the opposition ... Read more...

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