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SC to hear plea for providing printout of votes in EVMs


September 13th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said it would attach priority to the hearing of a petition seeking provision of printouts for the recording of votes ... Read more...

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Pranab favourite as lawmakers vote for new president (Evening Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) It is advantage Pranab Mukherjee, the UPA's candidate, as Indian lawmakers Thursday voted to elect the country's 13th president, recording a massive turnout that ... Read more...

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Elaborate security for Agra municipal polls


June 27th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 26 (IANS) Authorities stepped up security in Agra for Wednesday's municipal polls which will test the popularity of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh. The SP is ... Read more...

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73 percent polling in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukottai by-poll (Third Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) The by-election for the Pudukottai assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu ended peacefully at 5 p.m Tuesday with around 73 percent of the over 190,000 voters turning ... Read more...

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Large voter turnout in Bengal by-polls


June 12th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) An average 70 percent of voters exercised their franchise in by-polls to Daspur and Bankura assembly seats in West Bengal Tuesday. The elections passed off peacefully, ... Read more...

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Polling in Pudukottai ends, 65 percent turnout recorded (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) Voting in the by-election to Pudukottai constituency of the Tamil Nadu assembly ended at 5 p.m Tuesday with around 65 percent of the over 190,000 voters ... Read more...

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Brisk voting in Pudukottai by-poll in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 12 (IANS) Voting in the by-election from the Pudukottai constituency to the Tamil Nadu assembly is progressing peacefully and around 60 percent votes have been cast, according to ... Read more...

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Voting under way in Hatia bypoll in Jharkhand


June 12th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 12 (IANS) Heavy security was in place Tuesday as voters queued up to cast their ballots in the by-election to the Jharkhand assembly from the Hatia ... Read more...

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Voting begins in Pudukottai assembly by-poll


June 12th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) Voting in the by-election for the Pudukottai assembly constituency began at 8 a.m. Tuesday.The by-poll in Pudukottai, 350 km from here, was necessitated following the death ... Read more...

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About 80 percent turnout in Kerala bypoll (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) An estimated 80 percent of the electorate voted Saturday in the assembly by-election at Neyyattinkara in Kerala, officials said.The turnout was so heavy that many ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in Neyattinkara by-election


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) Despite lashing rain, people turned out in large numbers to cast their votes Saturday morning at all the 143 polling booths in the Neyattinkara assembly ... Read more...

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BJP the dark horse in Kerala by-election


June 1st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) In Saturday's Neyattinkara by-election in Kerala, where elections have always been a battle between the Congress and the Left, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is, ... Read more...

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EC moots GIS mapping of all polling booths in UP


April 27th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has decided to undertake an ambitious project to conduct geographic information system (GIS) mapping of all polling booths in Uttar Pradesh that ... Read more...

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55 percent turnout in Maharashtra civic polls


April 15th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Barring a stray fight between two groups, five municipal corporations in the state saw peaceful voting with an average of 55 percent turnout Sunday.As many as ... Read more...

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Women power at Delhi civic polls (Sidelights)


April 15th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) In the old quarters of Delhi, many veiled women, dragging their children along, were seen thronging the polling booths to vote in the civic ... Read more...

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Voting picks up in Delhi civic polls (Third Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Voting for the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections picked up as the day progressed Sunday with around 30 percent voters turning up ... Read more...

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Voters boycott polls in parts of Delhi


April 15th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Votters in parts of the capital Sunday boycotted the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls to protest poor civic amenities in their areas.According to ... Read more...

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Average voting in initial hours of Delhi civic polls (Second Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Around 12 to 15 percent voters turned up to exercise their franchise in the first three hours of polls to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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30,000 cops to ensure peaceful Delhi civic polls


April 12th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A total of 30,000 armed police personnel will be deployed during Sunday's civic polls across 11,572 polling booths in the capital.Besides, 60 companies of ... Read more...

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Around 75 percent voting in Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Voting for the by-poll in Sankarankoil assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district came to an end Sunday with around 75 percent of the voters ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in Tamil Nadu bypoll (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Brisk voting was witnessed in the bypoll to the Sankarankoil assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu Sunday.Voting began at 8 a.m. in 242 polling booths in ... Read more...

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Polling begins for Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll


March 18th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Voting for the by-poll in Sankarankoil assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district began amid tight security at 8 a.m. Sunday.Thirteen candidates, including six independents, ... Read more...

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Stage set for Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll Sunday


March 17th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The stage is set for Sunday's by-poll in the Sankarankoil assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district.Thirteen candidates, including six independents, are in the fray ... Read more...

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High voter turnout in Piravom by-poll in Kerala


March 17th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 17 (IANS) Long queues were reported from almost all the polling booths since early morning Saturday at the crucial by-election to the Piravom assembly constituency in Kerala.According ... Read more...

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Goa skips siesta to vote, turnout over 80 percent (Night Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Goa seems to have opted against a Saturday siesta with 82.8 percent of its 10.26 lakh voters exercising their franchise to pick a 40-member assembly, ... Read more...

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Hundreds of thousands vote in UP (Third Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands voted Saturday in 60 constituencies of Uttar Pradesh in the seventh and final phase of polling to pick a 403-seat assembly in ... Read more...

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Kejriwal, thousands sent back without voting in Ghaziabad


February 29th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of people, including Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, were turned away from polling booths in Ghaziabad and could not vote in the state assembly ... Read more...

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Steady, brisk polling in round 6 of UP polls (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of voters queued up outside polling booths in western Uttar Pradesh Tuesday for the sixth and penultimate round of the assembly elections being held ... Read more...

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Agra residents turn up early to vote


February 28th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 28 (IANS) More than 10 percent polling was reported in Agra in the first few hours Tuesday as the city voted in the sixth phase of the Uttar ... Read more...

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Polling begins on a sedate note in Agra


February 28th, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 28 (IANS) Polling began in Agra Tuesday amid tight security arrangements as part of the sixth phase of UP assembly elections covering 68 seats spreading over 13 districts.Early ... Read more...

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Voters queue up early in Mulayam bastion


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mainpuri/Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 23 (IANS) Long queues of voters were seen at polling booths in Mainpuri and Firozabad districts in the fifth round of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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UP polls: Round 3 ends peacefully, 57-58 percent turnout (Fourth Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) The third round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ended on a peaceful note Wednesday with an estimated 57-58 percent of the 1.77 crore electorate ... Read more...

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Polling steady, peaceful in round three of UP polls (Third Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) The third round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Wednesday saw long queues at polling booths from early morning, with 34.7 percent of 1.77 crore ... Read more...

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UP polls: 20 percent turnout in four hours (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Balloting proceeded briskly and steadily Wednesday with more than 20 percent of the 1.77 crore voters exercising their franchise in the first four hours of ... Read more...

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Brisk polling on in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Polling began on a brisk note Wednesday morning in 56 assembly constituencies in the third round of Uttar Pradesh's seven-phased election with more than eight ... Read more...

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