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Sangma gives proof against Mukherjee, centre debunks it (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Presidential candidate P.A. Sangma's team Monday gave documents to the Election Commission to prove alleged lapses by rival candidate Pranab Mukherjee while filing papers ... Read more...

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Team Sangma gives poll panel proof against Mukherjee


July 9th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Presidential candidate P.A. Sangma's team Monday gave documents to the Election Commission to prove alleged lapses by rival candidate Pranab Mukherjee while filing ... Read more...

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Egypt polls: Muslim Brotherhood claims victory (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) With all votes counted in the Egyptian presidential election, Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi has claimed victory winning 52 percent of the votes, his campaign ... Read more...

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Egypt polls: Muslim Brotherhood says it is winning


June 18th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mohammed Mursi, head of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party, is leading by a million votes in the Egyptian presidential runoff after 95 percent ... Read more...

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102-year-old woman’s civic poll victory undone


October 25th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) In an unexpected turn of events, 102-year-old Thadagathi, crowned a winner three days ago in the civic polls held in a Tamil Nadu ward, has been ... Read more...

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Lagarde is new IMF chief


June 29th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced Tuesday it has selected French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde as its next managing director, Xinhua reported.Lagarde's rival candidate was Mexico's ... Read more...

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12-year-old booked for apprehension of breach of peace


March 26th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh police have booked a 12-year-old boy for apprehension of breach of peace in Shahjahanpur district, about 190 km from here, in what ... Read more...

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Two killed in Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls violence


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Two people were killed in sporadic incidents of violence during the third round of the four-phased panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh Friday.While candidate Shyam Tripathi was gunned down ... Read more...

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Australian octopus predicts Gillard’s poll victory


July 17th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 17 (IANS) So what if Octopus Paul has retired after the FIFA World Cup -- Australia's own psychic devilfish has staked claim to being its successor predicting the victory of ... Read more...

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Scott Brown Pays Tribute To Late Senator Ted Kennedy In His Acceptance Speech


January 20th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Boston, Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The voters of Massachusetts, who for years had cast their votes in favor of Democrat candidate, have changed their opinions this time and have elected ... Read more...

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Karzai rival alleges poll irregularities


August 24th, 2009 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 24 (IANS) A rival candidate has alleged irregularities in the Aug 20 Afghan presidential elections and warned they could affect the outcome, the Online news agency reported. Abdullah Abdullah said Sunday: ... Read more...

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Candidate’s wife never votes for him (Poll Prattle)


April 25th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Imagine a candidate whose wife always votes for his rival! That's the case with Ajit Kumar Jain 'Patwa' of Madhya Pradesh. Jain, 55, is contesting from Indore ... Read more...

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Sibal files defamation suit against BJP candidate Gupta


April 15th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 15 (ANI): Union Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal has filed a defamation suit against Vijender Gupta, his rival candidate from the Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha seat.Sibal has accused ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh minister booked for threatening to kill rival


November 7th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 7 (IANS) A case has been registered against Chhattisgarh's Industry Minister Rajesh Munat for threatening to kill a rival candidate in the forthcoming assembly poll, a police official said Friday."A ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Assam following arrest of Ripun Borah


June 9th, 2008 - 10:11 am ICT by ANI
Guwahati, June 9 (ANI): A 12-hour shutdown began in Assam in the wake of the arrest of sacked Education Minister Ripun Borah by the CBI on murder charge.The shutdown is called ... Read more...

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Slain Assam student leader’s mother seeks justice


June 4th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The mother of an Assamese student leader whose murder was allegedly plotted by sacked state education minister Ripun Bora hopes that his dramatic arrest will finally help ... Read more...

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Ripun Borahs graft case adjourned


June 4th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 4 (ANI): An Additional Sessions Judge has adjourned the hearing of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) graft case of Assam Education Minister Ripun Borah, till later ... Read more...

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Assam Education Minister arrested on graft charges


June 3rd, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 3 (ANI): Assam 's Education Minister Ripun Borah was on Tuesday arrested by the CBI for allegedly offering a bribe of ten lakh rupees to an agency ... Read more...

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Sharif to contest election from NA-123


May 15th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, May 15 (ANI): An election tribunal on Thursday accepted the nomination papers of Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Nawaz Sharif to contest election from NA-123.The tribunal also accepted the nomination ... Read more...

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Communists win in Manang district of Nepal


April 12th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 12 (ANI): Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M) candidate Dev Gurung won the sole constituency in Manang district.The countrys Local Development Minister Dev Gurung secured 1652 votes while his ... Read more...

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PML-Q planning to challenge Sharifs candidature again


April 9th, 2008 - 10:43 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 9 (ANI): The PML-Q plans to seek disqualification of PML-N leader and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from contesting the forthcoming by-election to the National Assembly. The PML-Q, the in ... Read more...

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New Pakistan PM Gilani takes oath today


March 25th, 2008 - 10:38 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 25 (ANI): Newly appointed Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani will take oath of office and secrecy at the Presidency in Islamabad today.President Pervez Musharraf will administer ... Read more...

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Yousuf Raza Gilani elected new Pakistan PM


March 24th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 24 (ANI): The National Assembly on Monday elected PPP's Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan with thumping majority.Gilani bagged 264 votes. The rival ... Read more...

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Pakistan parliament votes its first woman speaker


March 19th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Fahmida Mirza, a former medical doctor, Wednesday became the first woman speaker of the National Assembly as the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and its allies, poised ... Read more...

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Parachinar poll office blast toll rises to 47


February 17th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb.17 (ANI): The death toll in the Saturday's suicide bomb blast in Parachinar has risen to 47. Over 100 people have been injured in the incident that took place at an ... Read more...

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Parachinar poll office blast toll rises to 40


February 17th, 2008 - 10:28 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb.17 (ANI): The death toll in the suicide bomb blast in Parachinar has risen to 40.Over 100 people have been injured in the incident that took place at an election office ... Read more...

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Hillary wins New Hampshire’s Democratic primary


January 9th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Senator Hillary Clinton has won New Hampshire's Democratic presidential primary, after beating her rival candidate Barack Obama. While talking to her supporters Hillary said that she "found her ... Read more...

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