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Young professionals in MCD poll fray root for change


April 9th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) He has a masters in surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons - not someone you'd expect as a candidate in the Delhi civic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Manipur’s women not adequately represented in state legislature


January 4th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 4 (IANS) After Mizoram, Manipur is the second Indian state where women voters outnumber men. However, the number of female legislators in the state assembly is minimal.The ... Read more...

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Bishnoi races towards victory in Hisar, Congress third


October 17th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Oct 17 (IANS) Haryana Janhit Congress' Kuldeep Singh Bishnoi appeared set for victory in the Hisar parliamentary by-election while the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) was number ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Good turnout in Hisar by-election


October 13th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Oct 13 (IANS) Polling proceeded peacefully and briskly in the crucial Hisar Lok Sabha by-election with more than half of the 1.3 million electorate voting till 3 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Is Frankie Muniz thinking about a career in politics?


June 20th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Frank Muniz has given his indication of running for a public office in the United States. The 25-year-old told his fans on Twitter that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bush to go underground following his book’s promotion


November 15th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Former US President George W Bush, who emerged from self-imposed exile last week for the publicity of his memoir, has claimed that he would sneak "underground" following the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brazilian soccer heroes look to politics


September 24th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 24 (IANS/EFE) Romario and Bebeto, leading goal scorers of the Brazilian football team that won the 1994 FIFA World Cup, have joined the political fray as candidates for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Christian Wulff nominated as next German president


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 3 (DPA) Christian Wulff, the state premier of Lower Saxony, was nominated Thursday as the next German president, government sources told DPA. Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right coalition proposed the 50-year-old as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Power corrupts, I can’t enter politics: Ajay Devgn (Interview)


April 27th, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Power corrupts people and you need to be shrewd and play games to be in politics, says Ajay Devgn. While the actor will be seen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Plea for registering political party in Musharraf’s name


April 6th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan's Election Commission was Tuesday petitioned to register a political party in the name of former president Pervez Musharraf but there are indications that the military dictator ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Old pal’ Blair tries to boost Brown’s election victory chances


March 31st, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who is struggling in Exit Polls ahead of the elections, has called up his old "pal" to boost his fading chances at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Pakistan must end confrontation: Musharraf


March 15th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) India and Pakistan must end their confrontation and "go for peace", former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has said. "We must stop this confrontation between India and Pakistan... We ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Yeltsin’s daughter ruffling Putin’s feathers


January 24th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Jan 24(ANI): Former Russian President Boris Yeltsin's daughter, Tatyana Yumasheva, who wielded huge and unaccountable power from behind her father's throne for years, is back and ruffling feathers in Russia with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Palin says she plans to stay on in politics after quitting as Alaska Governor


July 12th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Anchorage (Alaska, US), July 12 (ANI): Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has said that she plans to stay on in the national political fray, stumping for conservative issues and even Democrats, after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vijaykanth calls all Tamil Nadu politicians corrupt


April 2nd, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician and DMDK leader Vijaykanth Thursday charged all the political leaders in Tamil Nadu with indulging in corruption. "My DMDK is in the political fray, placing its ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Air Deccan founder Gopinath to contest LS polls


March 26th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar 26 (ANI): Low-cost carrier Air Deccan founder Captain G. R. Gopinath has opted to jump into the political fray in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. He would contest as an ... Read more...

Posted in National |

The Tikku, Bittu and Danny of Punjab politics


March 25th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) That Punjab is a colourful state with vibrant people is known. Equally colourful are the suffixes and pet names that some politicians are known by, even in public ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mizoram - more women voters but no women legislators


December 9th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Dec 9 (IANS) Mizoram is the only Indian state where women voters outnumber men, but all the women who stood for election to the 40-member assembly lost the race to their ... Read more...

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