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Trinamool alliance to sweep Bengal: ORG poll survey


May 10th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress-led alliance will oust -- with a big margin -- the Left Front which has ruled West Bengal for 34 continuous years, a ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indians moving away from opposition alliance: Report


April 6th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 6 (IANS) Ethnic Indians in Malaysia are "drifting away" from opposition alliance Pakatan Rakyat (PR) and are veering back to the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN), a ... Read more...

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‘Reforms in poll panel needed for better functioning’


March 15th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Admitting several limitations of the Election Commission (EC) in conducting polls across the country, former Chief Election Commissioners (CECs) Monday said reforms were needed for the ... Read more...

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Bihar polls a victory of merit over dynasty: Arun Jaitley


November 24th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Wednesday described the Bihar election results as a victory of meritorious leadership over dynastic politics.Talking to ... Read more...

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Lalu derailed Bihar when in power: Congress


October 19th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) In a no-holds barred attack on Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, the Congress Monday said he had "derailed" Bihar during his party's 15 years ... Read more...

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Second phase of Haryana panchayat polls Saturday


June 11th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) The second phase of panchayat (village council) polls in Haryana will be held in 36 blocks of state's 12 districts Saturday, an Election Commission official said here ... Read more...

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Haryana panchayat re-poll to be held Thursday


June 10th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) Re-poll would be held Thursday in 149 polling stations in various districts of Haryana where panchayat (council) elections were held June 6, an official said Wednesday. The 149 ... Read more...

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70 percent vote in Haryana panchayat polls, three killed


June 7th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) At least 70 percent polling was recorded in the first phase Haryana's 'panchayat' (council) elections Sunday as post-poll violence claimed three lives and injured dozen others, officials said. "About ... Read more...

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Likely partners Trinamool, Congress still bitter (Lead)


June 4th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress and the Congress may join hands to control several civic bodies in West Bengal, but the pre-poll bitterness between the two parties seems yet ... Read more...

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Trinamool eyes 50 Bengal civic bodies


June 4th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Friday appeared confident of controlling around 50 of the 81 civic bodies in West Bengal, with some help from the Congress and independent candidates. ... Read more...

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‘Collapse of civic poll ties with Trinamool won’t impact centre’


May 11th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) West Bengal Congress chief Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday ruled out any effect at the centre or next year's state assembly polls of the collapse of the alliance with ... Read more...

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British political leaders ponder post-poll coalition


May 8th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (DPA) Britain's Liberal Party began a series of key meetings Saturday to discuss the possibility of forming a new government with the Conservatives following the general election. Liberal leader ... Read more...

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Tories rule out post poll alliance with Lib Dems


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Britain's Conservative Party leader David Cameron has said that he has no intention of working on a post-poll tie-up with the Nick Clegg-led Lib Dem alliance.According to ... Read more...

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`Malaysian Indians feel let down by opposition alliance


March 11th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 11 (IANS) Malaysian Indians feel "extremely let down" by the opposition alliance Pakatan Rakyat (PR) they voted for in a big way two years ago, a special report ... Read more...

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Iran bans contact with foreign organisations


January 5th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 5 (IANS) Accusing European and US-based organisations of inciting post-poll violence in the country, Iran has restricted its citizens from having ties with such foreign groups, media reports said Tuesday. Iran's ... Read more...

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In Jharkhand, friends and foes swap roles


December 28th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 28 (IANS) As Jharkhand prepares to get another coalition government, old friends have become foes while once bitter rivals are set to prop up Shibu Soren as the next ... Read more...

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JMM, BJP inching closer in Jharkhand?


December 25th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 25 (IANS) The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seem to be moving closer to each other in the scramble for allies in Jharkhand's post-poll ... Read more...

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Congress terms JMM, RJD ‘natural allies’


December 18th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 18 (IANS) The Congress described the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) as "natural allies" as the fifth phase of assembly polls concluded Friday. Congress has fought ... Read more...

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Jharkhand parties explore alliance possibilities


December 16th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 16 (IANS) Fearing a hung assembly, Jharkhand's political parties have begun to woo fresh allies in order to form a new government. Most political pundits believe that no single party ... Read more...

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Demand to probe post-poll 2001 violence in Bangladesh


December 10th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 10 (IANS) A lawyer in Bangladesh Thursday served a notice on the government to constitute an inquiry commission within seven days to investigate atrocities on religious minorities immediately after ... Read more...

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Congress, MIM ahead in Hyderabad civic polls


November 26th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress party and the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) were Thursday ahead in the Hyderabad civic polls with the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) trailing in ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indians moving away from opposition alliance: Official


November 10th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 10 (IANS) Malaysian Indians' support for opposition alliance Pakatan Rakyat (PR) has slipped from an estimated 80 percent to about 50 percent, a senior official of one of the ... Read more...

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Day after Maharashtra polls, both contending groups confident of win


October 14th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) A day after polling for the Maharashtra assembly elections, leaders of the ruling Democratic Front and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena combine Wednesday expressed "confidence" of ... Read more...

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Numbers, not Congress, will decide Maharashtra CM: NCP (Lead)


September 30th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Wednesday asserted it would not yield to pressure from alliance partner Congress in deciding the next Maharashtra chief minister if the party ... Read more...

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Deshmukh against pre-poll alliance with NCP


September 2nd, 2009 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) The Congress should go alone in the Oct 13 Maharashtra assembly elections and can explore a post-poll alliance with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Heavy Industries and ... Read more...

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Israeli Left expresses dismay over Obama’s low popularity


August 30th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Aug. 30 (ANI): The Israeli Left has expressed disappointment over a recent Jerusalem Post poll which found that only four percent of Jewish Israelis believe that US President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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No proposal yet from Congress on Maharashtra poll tie-up: NCP


August 29th, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) With the announcement of assembly polls in Maharashtra imminent, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar Friday said he had received no proposal from the Congress on an ... Read more...

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Khamenei rejects hand of foreign powers behind post-poll unrest in Iran


August 28th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Aug 28(ANI): In what is being seen as an attempt to reduce enmity with the West ahead of an IAEA report on further measures in respect of the country's nuclear programme, ... Read more...

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Only four percent Israelis think Obama is pro-Israel: Poll


August 28th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Aug. 28 (ANI): Only four percent Israelis consider the policies of President Barack Obama as pro-Israel, a Smith Research poll conducted by The Jerusalem Post has revealed. More than half ... Read more...

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Seven Afghan troops, two Taliban killed in post-poll violence


August 23rd, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 23 (DPA) Seven Afghan troops and two Taliban militants were killed in clashes two days after nationwide assaults by the rebels aimed at disrupting the elections, officials said Sunday. A ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad condemns EU, US over post-poll policies


August 16th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 16 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Sunday condemned policies adopted by the US and European Union following the disputed June 12 presidential election, state media reported. "You have clearly interfered in ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee defends despatch of Central forces to Lalgarh


June 22nd, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 22(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday defended his decision to despatch the Central forces to Lalgarh in West Bengal, signifying Centre's commitment to provide security personnel to ... Read more...

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Britain denies ‘meddling’ in Iran affairs


June 22nd, 2009 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Britain has rejected the claims by Iran that the post-poll protests and violence were orchestrated by foreign countries. "I reject categorically the idea that the protesters in Iran ... Read more...

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PM says no gloating over internal strife in BJP


June 17th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said he does not like to gloat over the internal strife in the Bharatiya Janata Party.Talking to reporters on ... Read more...

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CPI-M, Trinamool two sides of same coin, says Maoist leader


June 17th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) A top Maoist leader in West Bengal Wednesday described the state's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the main opposition Trinamool Congress as "two sides of the ... Read more...

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