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Polls to new Gorkhaland civic body July 29


June 25th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), the proposed new development body in the hills of northern West Bengal, will be held July 29, the state ... Read more...

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80 percent turnout in Andhra by-polls (Night Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) An average of 80 percent voters cast their ballots Tuesday in by-elections held amid tight security in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 assembly constituencies ... Read more...

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Heavy, peaceful turnout in Andhra by-polls (Third Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) About 65 to 70 percent voters cast their ballots Tuesday in by-elections held amid tight security in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 assembly constituencies ... Read more...

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About 50 percent polling in Andhra by-polls (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) About 50 percent balloting was recorded by Tuesday afternoon in the by-elections held amid tight security to the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 assembly ... Read more...

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Voting on amid tight security in Andhra by-polls (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) Voting was going on Tuesday amid tight security for by-elections in the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh, officials said.About 10 ... Read more...

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Stage set for Tuesday’s by-polls in Andhra Pradesh


June 11th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) Over 4.6 million voters in Andhra Pradesh are eligible to exercise their franchise in Tuesday's by-polls to Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 legislative assembly seats ... Read more...

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Polling starts for Shimla Municipal Corporation


May 27th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 27 (IANS) Polling began Sunday morning for the Shimla Municipal Corporation, one of India's oldest civic bodies, with the mayor and the deputy mayor to get elected directly ... Read more...

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Egypt goes to poll to elect new president (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 23 (IANS) Egyptians went to polls Wednesday morning to elect a new president after last year's fall of Hosni Mubarak who ruled the country for three decades with ... Read more...

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Egypt’s presidential vote begins


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 23 (IANS) Egyptians went to polls Wednesday morning to elect their new president after last year's fall of Hosni Mubarak who had ruled for 30 years.The polling stations ... 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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Greeks vote in crucial parliamentary election


May 6th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, May 6 (IANS) Greeks are participating in crucial parliamentary elections Sunday that is expected to decide the country's future in the euro zone, RIA Novosti reported.A total of 9.9 ... Read more...

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French presidential polls begin in overseas regions


May 6th, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Voting in the French presidential elections - that are scheduled for Sunday - began Saturday in some overseas territories of France due to time differences.The ... Read more...

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Debar criminals from polls: Election Commissioner Brahma


May 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 5 (IANS) Describing the participation of criminals in polls as one of the major problems the country is facing, Election Commissioner H.S. Brahma Saturday called upon the people ... 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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Hollande wins first round of France poll (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Paris, April 23 (IANS) Socialist Francois Hollande has won the first round of France's presidential poll, setting up a run-off with incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy who came second.Hollande got about 28 ... Read more...

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Hollande ‘wins first round’ of France poll


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
Paris, April 23 (IANS) French Socialist Francois Hollande won most votes in the first round of the country's presidential election Sunday, BBC reported.Hollande got about 28 percent of votes, according ... Read more...

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‘Over 70 percent vote in French presidential elections’


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 22 (IANS) The French government said Sunday that the presidential elections recorded a voter turnout of over 70 percent, slightly lower than the figure registered in ... Read more...

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French presidential election starts (Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 22 (IANS) The first round of the 2012 French presidential election kicked off Sunday with over 44 million registered voters eligible to cast their ballots for one of ... Read more...

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French presidential election kicks off


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 22 (IANS) The first round of the 2012 French presidential election kicked off in France Sunday. With polling stations opening at 8 a.m., some 44.3 million registered voters ... Read more...

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Delhi votes for three new civic bodies Sunday


April 14th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Come Sunday, residents of the capital will cast their votes in elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) with a hope that ... Read more...

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Metro to begin an hour earlier for MCD polls


April 11th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Metro services in the capital will begin an hour earlier from the normal start of 6 a.m. to facilitate the staff deputed for conducting the ... Read more...

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Myanmar votes to elect Suu Kyi (Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Thousands Sunday voted in Myanmar's parliamentary by-elections in which Nobel laureate and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is contesting for the first time.Over six million ... Read more...

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71 percent polling in Andhra by-elections (Night Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Braving the scorching sun and despite the India-Pakistan cricket match and numerous marriages, 71 percent of 13.82 lakh voters Sunday cast their vote in seven ... Read more...

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Over 65 percent polling in Andhra by-elections (Third Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Braving the scorching sun and despite the India-Pakistan cricket match and numerous marriages, over 65 percent of 13.82 lakh voters Sunday cast their vote in ... Read more...

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Enthusiastic polling in Andhra assembly bypolls (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Braving the scorching sun, about 30 percent of 13.82 lakh voters Sunday had cast their vote by noon in seven assembly constituencies of Andhra Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Polling on in seven Andhra assembly seats (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Bypolls were on in seven assembly constituencies of Andhra Pradesh Sunday, including six in the Telanaga region, with over 13.82 lakh voters eligible to exercise ... Read more...

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Bypolls on in seven Andhra assembly seats


March 18th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Bypolls were on in seven assembly constituencies of Andhra Pradesh Sunday, including six that fall in the Telanaga region, with over 13.82 lakh voters eligible ... 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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Stage set for Kerala assembly by-election


March 16th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Piravom (Kerala), March 16 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for the smooth conduct of Saturday's crucial by-election to the Piravom assembly constituency in Kerala.The by-election is important as in ... Read more...

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Naga party says its Manipur result an achievement


March 7th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 7 (IANS) The Naga Peoples' Front (NPF) clinched four seats in the 60-member Manipur assembly and the party Wednesday termed it an achievement. It also vowed to contest ... Read more...

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Five die of heart attack during Russian polls


March 5th, 2012 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five people died of heart attacks at separate polling stations during the presidential elections in Russia Sunday, police said.One man -- a 65-year-old member of ... Read more...

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Russian election commission website hacked


March 5th, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The website of Russia's Central Election Commission came under hacker attack from within Russia and abroad during the presidential election, a top official said.The commission's ... Read more...

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116-year-old man votes in Russian polls


March 5th, 2012 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Probably the oldest in Russia to do so, a 116-year-old man cast his vote for the presidential elections Sunday at a polling station in Ingushetia ... 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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