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Dhoni casts vote in Jharkhand by-poll


June 12th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 12 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday cast his vote here for the by-poll in Jharkhand's Hatia assembly constituency.Dhoni, who arrived in his hometown three ... Read more...

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50 percent voting in Bihar civic polls, 800 held


May 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 17 (IANS) Barring minor incidents of violence, the civic polls in Bihar Thursday were by and large peaceful with over 50 percent voting recorded, officials said. Over 800 ... Read more...

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Making Bangalore’s graduates vote (Karnataka Newsletter)


April 29th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 29 (IANS) Karnataka capital Bangalore boasts of being home to over two million graduates and diploma holders, but still cuts a sorry figure as only a few ... Read more...

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Delhi votes for better civic amenities


April 15th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Better sanitation, roads, education, health and other civic amenities were on the minds of people from all hues who came out to elect councillors in ... Read more...

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Don’t know the candidate, voting for Sheila (Sidelights)


April 15th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) How many people knew the name of the candidate they voted for in Sunday's municipal elections in the national capital? It seems very few, ... Read more...

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Delhi youth ask for right to not vote


April 15th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) As Delhi voted Sunday for it's trifurcated municipal corporation, a 19-year-old boy here reached the Delhi Election Commission to demand his right for not ... Read more...

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Record polling in Kerala by-election (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 17 (IANS) A record 85.6 percent of the electorate voted Saturday in the Piravom assembly constituency in Kerala, officials said.The by-election follows the death of T.M. Jacob, the ... Read more...

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Over 380,000 policemen for Russia’s election day


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 380,000 police officers, about 30,000 voluntary police helpers and some 31,000 private guards will ensure order in Russia Sunday, when the country elects its ... Read more...

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Russians head for polls to elect new president (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russians started voting Sunday to elect the country's president for the fifth time in the nation's post-Soviet history, the first in which the president will ... Read more...

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VIPs vote in Uttar Pradesh


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Political VIPs voted in the final and seventh phase of balloting in Uttar Pradesh Saturday, with each claiming victory for his party.One of the first ... Read more...

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Police inspector suspended for letting in voters unchecked


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Poll officials Saturday suspended police inspector Francis Corte for allowing a busload of voters unchecked at a polling booth in Vasco at 9.45 a.m."He has been ... Read more...

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Minor fracas between Congress and BJP at polling station


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) A minor fracas broke out at a polling booth here Saturday with a Congress candidate claiming that a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) councillor was canvassing ... Read more...

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Kejriwal’s name missing from voters list


February 28th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ghaziabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal was on his way to Goa Tuesday but returned from the airport to vote in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ... Read more...

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UP polls: 59 percent vote in 5th phase (Intro Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Fifty-nine percent of the 1.56 crore voters in 49 Uttar Pradesh constituencies exercised their franchise in the fifth phase of balloting Thursday, an official said.Deputy ... Read more...

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59.4 percent turnout in 5th phase of UP polls (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) The fifth round of polling in UP's seven-phased assembly elections in 49 constituencies Thursday witnessed a 59.4 percent turnout, an official said."Today's turnout was an impressive ... Read more...

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UP polls’ fourth phase also sees high turnout, peaceful balloting (Night Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Voting across 56 constituencies, including Lucknow, in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Sunday picked up pace after a slow start to ... Read more...

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Stones pelted at Salman Khursheed’s wife Louis


February 19th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Farrukhabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 19 (IANS) Louis Khursheed, Congress leader and wife of union Law Minister Salman Khursheed, had a narrow escape Sunday evening as a group of people ... Read more...

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Brisk voting in fourth round of UP elections (Afternoon Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh saw brisk polling by Sunday afternoon, with a large number of voters exercising their franchise in the fourth round of the seven-round ... Read more...

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Lucknow poll official dies of heart attack


February 19th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) An election official died of a massive heart attack during polling here as the fourth phase of assembly elections were held in Uttar Pradesh Sunday, ... Read more...

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When a tiger scares away 350 voters


February 19th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Malihabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 19 (IANS) The overzealous state machinery might be sparing no effort to facilitate safe voting for a security-conscious Chief Minister Mayawati inside the premises of a ... Read more...

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Uma Bharti to cast her vote in Lucknow


February 19th, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) star campaigner Uma Bharti, who migrated from neighbouring Madhya Pradesh to make Uttar Pradesh her political abode, will cast her vote ... Read more...

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UP voter turnout 60 percent, may rise: Poll panel (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 60 percent voter turnout was recorded in Uttar Pradesh's first phase of assembly polls in 55 constituencies Wednesday and the figure is expected ... Read more...

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Additional security for Manipur re-poll


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Feb 3 (IANS) The Election Commission of India will take additional security measures to ensure free and fair balloting in five hill districts of Manipur where re-polling is scheduled ... Read more...

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Stopping by the polling booth on wedding day (Punjab poll diary)


January 30th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Dressed in full wedding finery, a groom in Punjab's Patiala town went the extra mile -- literally -- to exercise his franchise Monday.The groom took a ... Read more...

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Polling booth No.106: Where the feuding Badals converge


January 30th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Badal (Punjab), Jan 30 (IANS) Located in a government school in Badal village of Lambi assembly seat in Punjab, polling booth No.106 may be a nondescript place but it ... Read more...

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Manipur sees over 80 percent turnout, seven killed (Night Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Manipur recorded over 80 percent turnout in the assembly election Saturday but the figure could go up as voting was still on in some remote parts ... Read more...

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Over 75 percent polling expected in Manipur: Poll panel (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Over 75 percent voter turnout is expected in Manipur, where seven people, including an unidentified insurgent, have been killed in poll-related violence Saturday, the Election ... Read more...

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Over 75 percent turnout expected in Manipur: Poll panel


January 28th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Over 75 percent voter turnout is expected in Manipur, where seven people, including an unidentified insurgent, have been killed in poll-related violence Saturday, the Election ... Read more...

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Six killed in Manipur, poll turnout over 70 percent (Fourth Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) At least six people, including a suspected Naga militant and a paramilitary trooper, were killed in violence during elections to the Manipur assembly Saturday. The state ... Read more...

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Manipur polls witness violence, five killed (Third Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) At least five people, including a suspected Naga militant, were killed in violence during the Manipur assembly polls Saturday that started on a peaceful note. The ... Read more...

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Manipur poll violence: One killed in militant attack on booth


January 28th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) In another incident of election violence in Manipur, a group of armed militants attacked a polling booth Saturday, killing a CRPF trooper and injuring four others, ... Read more...

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Manipur records 40 percent polling till noon (Second Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Manipur recorded 40 percent polling till noon Saturday as voting continued at a brisk pace with people turning out in huge numbers to elect a 60-member ... Read more...

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Congress will win minimum 35 seats: Okram Ibobi Singh


January 28th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh Saturday said he is expecting his Congress party to win a minimum of 35 seats in the 60-member assembly, voting ... Read more...

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Voting peaceful in Manipur (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Voting was peaceful Saturday morning across Manipur as people came out to exercise their democratic right despite a string of bomb blasts in the past one ... Read more...

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Huge turnout at drive to promote voting in Uttar Pradesh


January 25th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday went on an unprecedented drive across poll-bound Uttar Pradesh to inculcate the spirit of voting among the state's 12 crore electors.While a ... Read more...

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