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SP to go it alone in Lok Sabha polls in UP: Mohan Singh


September 12th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party will contest the next Lok Sabha elections on its own in Uttar Pradesh, party general secretary Mohan Singh said after moving the political ... Read more...

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India’s economic growth may fall below 6 percent: CII


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A majority of CEOs are pessimistic about the Indian economy and feel that the gross domestic product (GDP) growth would fall below six percent in ... Read more...

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Municipal elections in Lucknow Saturday


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Polling will be held Saturday to elect the corporators of the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) and the city mayor, besides members of the eight nagar panchayats ... Read more...

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Congress terms Andhra by-poll results ‘people’s mistake’


June 15th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Shocked over its defeat in the by-elections, Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress party described the results as an "emotional mistake committed by people".Reacting to the victory of ... Read more...

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It’s people’s victory, says Jagan’s mother


June 15th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma described the party's victory in the Andhra Pradesh by-elections as "people's victory"."We got justice in the people's court ... Read more...

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‘GDP growth likely to be less than 6.5 percent in 2012-13′


June 10th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2012-13 is likely to be less than 6.5 percent, an industry body said Sunday adding that the government ... Read more...

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Trinamool shines in civic polls, loses near Nandigram (Roundup)


June 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress stole a march over its opponents, winning four civic bodies, while the Left Front and the Congress clinched one each ... Read more...

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Large turnout amid sporadic violence in Bengal civic polls (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Amid accusations and counter-accusations of violence, brisk polling was reported Sunday during elections for six civic bodies in West Bengal - being viewed as a ... Read more...

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Brisk polling amid sporadic violence in Bengal civic polls


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Brisk polling marred by incidents of sporadic violence was reported Sunday during elections for six civic bodies in West Bengal -- being viewed as a ... Read more...

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Poll results disappointing, shed factionalism: Sonia (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) In her first address to party MPs since the poor showing in the assembly polls, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Wednesday expressed her deep disappointment ... Read more...

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Shed factionalism, prepare for future battles: Sonia to Congressmen (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Admitting that the assembly poll results were very disappointing for the Congress in Punjab and Goa and below expectations in Uttar Pradesh, Congress president ... Read more...

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Rahul in Amethi to ‘re-motivate’ Congress workers


April 30th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), April 30 (IANS) Hoping to "re-motivate" party workers in his parliamentary constituency, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived here Monday on a three-day visit, his first ... Read more...

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Accept MCD poll results with ‘good grace’: PM


April 17th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the Delhi civic poll results in which the Congress suffered defeat should be accepted with "good grace"."These are ... Read more...

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‘Congress to monitor Akhilesh government’s performance’


April 6th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Smarting from its poor showing in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the state Congress said Friday it would monitor the performance of the Akhilesh ... Read more...

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Prepare for 2014 general elections, Rahul tells Congressmen


April 5th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday exhorted the party's candidates who contested the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls to unitedly start working for the 2014 ... Read more...

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Rahul to review UP poll results Friday


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Having taken responsibility for the Congress' dismal performance in last month's Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will review the results ... Read more...

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India congratulates Suu Kyi on poll win


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) With by-poll results in Myanmar indicating a landslide win for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD), India Tuesday welcomed the ... Read more...

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Anna threatens a bigger Lokpal movement (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday said his team will build public opinion against the government's "useless" Lokpal bill and threatened a bigger anti-corruption stir if his ... Read more...

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Anna threatens of a bigger Lokpal movement


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) As the all-party meeting on the Lokpal bill failed to reach consensus, Anna Hazare Friday threatened a bigger anti-corruption stir if the government fails ... Read more...

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Congress downplays Mulayam, Badal’s invitations to Mamata


March 10th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Ruling out any possibility of grouping of anti-Congress, anti-BJP chief ministers, Congress Saturday tried to downplay the invitations extended by Samajwadi Party and Akali Dal ... Read more...

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Himachal budget session begins Friday


March 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 8 (IANS) The defeat of the Congress in the recently concluded assembly elections has boosted the morale of the faction-ridden ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal ... Read more...

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CPI-M politburo to discuss assembly poll results


March 8th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo at its meeting in New Delhi Saturday and Sunday will discuss the political outcome of the five-states' assembly polls, ... Read more...

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IT industry worried over poll-results’ impact on budget


March 7th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) The Indian IT industry is keeping its fingers crossed on the likely impact of the election results from the five states on the ensuing Union ... Read more...

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Congress scores hat trick in Manipur (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) In an Assam redux, the Congress performed a hat-trick in Manipur, sweeping the poll results Tuesday with a two-thirds majority in the 60-member assembly.The party, ... Read more...

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People voted for stability: Chandrababu Naidu


March 6th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 6 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu said Tuesday the people had once again rejected ... Read more...

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BJP does better than expected in polls


March 6th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Barring disappointment in Uttar Pradesh, where it failed to improve its tally, the Bharatiya Janata Party had reasons to smile with the poll results ... Read more...

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‘Split UP’ plan cost BSP: Opposers of Telangana ’state’


March 6th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 6 (IANS) Those opposing the carving out of a separate Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday saw the defeat of the Bahujan Samaj Party in Uttar ... Read more...

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BJP’s Uma calculations go wrong


March 6th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Brought back to the party fold with an eye to backward caste votes, Uma Bharti's presence does not seem to have helped the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Who said what on the poll results


March 6th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) As the election results poured in, bringing cheers to some and disappointment to others, here are some key quotes from political leaders:Rahul Gandhi: I ... Read more...

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Poll results give BJP reason to celebrate


March 6th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) It was a splash of saffron and festivities at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office here as the party managed to pull together a ... Read more...

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Digvijay asks SP not to repeat goons’ rule in UP


March 6th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Tuesday expressed happiness over the defeat of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, but ... Read more...

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Omar equates poll results with Delhi quake


March 6th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 6 (IANS) As the results of polls in five states came in Tuesday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah could not resist equating them with the quake ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s dissolution recommendation yet to reach governor (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) A day after the Mayawati cabinet recommended dissolution of the Uttar Pradesh assembly, the governor was yet to receive the recommendation late Monday, Raj Bhavan ... Read more...

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No post-poll alliance for BJP: Gadkari


March 5th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Monday ruled out any post-poll alliance for the party.Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a Holi ... Read more...

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Mayawati cabinet passes resolution to dissolve assembly


March 5th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh cabinet has passed a resoultion recommending dissolution of the 403-member assembly here late Sunday.The decision was taken after the chief minister's office ... Read more...

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