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UP to get 148 model schools: Sonia Gandhi


July 26th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli, July 26 (IANS) In the first visit to her Lok Sabha constituency in Rae Bareli after the Congress party's poll debacle in Uttar Pradesh, UPA chairperson Sonia ... Read more...

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Sangma congratulates Mukherjee, keeps election petition option open (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Congratulating Pranab Mukherjee for winning the presidential poll, opposition candidate Purno Sangma said the nation had lost an opportunity to elevate a tribal candidate ... Read more...

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Sangma’s team keeps option of moving apex court open


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) After losing to Pranab Mukherjee by a huge margin, opposition candidate P.A. Sangma Sunday said his team had kept open the option to approach ... Read more...

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I will get more votes this time: Pranab


July 20th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee was more than confident of getting more votes than expected in the presidential polls just after the voting ended Thursday, ... Read more...

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Time for Rahul to assume bigger role, says Digvijay


July 16th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) In an indication that Rahul Gandhi could assume a bigger role in the party by September in preparation for 2014 general elections, Congress leader ... Read more...

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Vice president’s poll: Numbers favour Ansari, says UPA


July 16th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Incumbent Hamid Ansari, who is the ruling UPA's nominee for the Aug 7 vice presidential poll, has an edge over his rival Jaswant Singh, ... Read more...

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Poll panel to review Himachal’s poll preparedness


July 9th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 9 (IANS) Members of the Election Commission of India will visit Shimla this week to review Himachal Pradesh's preparedness for the assembly polls, an official said here Monday.The ... Read more...

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BJP to field its own vice president candidate


July 9th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Monday it would field its own candidate for the post of vice president and would not support the ... Read more...

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Cancel Pranab’s candidature, says Sangma; Congress dismisses allegation (Third Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Monday sought cancellation of UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee's candidature, alleging that he was holding an office of profit. ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik is Sangma’s proposer for president’s poll (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday emerged as the first proposer for former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma's candidature for the July 19 presidential election.Sangma's son ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood claims victory, army promises to give up power (Second Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS) With all votes counted in the Egyptian presidential election and Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi claiming victory, Egypt's ruling military council Monday vowed to hand ... Read more...

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President’s poll: BJP core committee to meet Monday (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Holding parleys across the political spectrum on the presidential poll, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) core group is scheduled to meet Monday night to ... Read more...

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President’s poll: BJP core committee to meet Monday


June 18th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) core group is scheduled to meet Monday to discuss the presidential election and whether it should pit a candidate of its ... Read more...

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Evangelist Paul arrested in brother’s murder case


May 21st, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 21 (IANS) International evangelist K.A. Paul was Monday arrested by the police in Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district in the murder case of his brother.The police took him into ... Read more...

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Goa, Punjab results disappointing; UP vote share up: Sonia (Third Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) In her first address to party MPs since the poor showing in the assembly polls, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Wednesday expressed her deep disappointment ... Read more...

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Poll results disappointing, shed factionalism: Sonia (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) In her first address to party MPs since the poor showing in the assembly polls, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Wednesday expressed her deep disappointment ... Read more...

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Akhilesh’s laptop, tablet poll sop to materialise soon


April 28th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 28 (IANS) Taking a step towards providing free laptops and tablets to students who have passed class X and XII, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has formed ... Read more...

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Goa plans mechanism to deter petrol smugglers


April 9th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Goa will soon start monitoring petrol pumps located on its borders to deter "petrol smugglers" from spiriting away hundreds of litres of cheap petrol, Chief ... Read more...

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‘Congress to monitor Akhilesh government’s performance’


April 6th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Smarting from its poor showing in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the state Congress said Friday it would monitor the performance of the Akhilesh ... Read more...

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Congress summons Amarinder, Bhattal to capital following infighting


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Amid a continuing spat between Punjab Congress chief Capt Amarinder Singh and his detractors following the party's debacle in the assembly polls, the ... Read more...

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They’re making most of plunging necklines in life!


March 30th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Many women are increasingly using their cleavage to move ahead in personal, and especially, professional life, a study has revealed.The survey by Wonderbra for the National ... Read more...

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Santorum wins Louisiana to slow down Romney


March 25th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Former senator Rick Santorum easily won the Republican presidential primary in Indian American governor Bobby Jindal's home state of Louisiana, somewhat slowing down frontrunner Mitt ... Read more...

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SP’s poll sop sparks law and order scare


March 13th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Agra, March 13 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party's (SP) biggest election sop - Rs.1,000 a month to every unemployed person till age 35 - has turned out to be a nightmare ... Read more...

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High voter turnout a victory: Poll panel


March 5th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Whatever be the political result of the assembly elections, for India's poll panel the high voter turnout in the five states is a sign of ... Read more...

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Congress’s Muslim card, Ajit Singh’s Jat clout on test in Tuesday’s poll (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 27 (IANS) The Muslim card, played heavily by the Congress party, will be on test Tuesday when 68 Uttar Pradesh assembly constituencies go to poll during the ... Read more...

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No plans to curb EC’s poll code powers: Government


February 21st, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday vehemently denied it had any plans to curb the powers of the Election Commission onthe model poll code, saying the group ... Read more...

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No plan to take away EC’s poll code powers: Government (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday went out of its way to deny reports that its group of ministers on corruption was considering a proposal to take ... Read more...

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Republican presidential hopefuls target Obama


February 21st, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Two leading Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich are training their guns on President Barack Obama as they woo conservative voters ahead of ... Read more...

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Yemenis go to polls as violence flares up


February 21st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 21 (IANS) Yemenis headed for polling stations Tuesday to vote for a successor to President Ali Abdullah Saleh, hoping to pull the impoverished country back from possible civil ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s poll panel is now independent


February 21st, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Pakistan's Senate has passed a constitutional amendment bill, providing an independent Election Commission and a neutral interim government set-up to oversee polls, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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57 percent turnout estimated in UP poll’s fourth phase (Evening Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) Starting on a sluggish note, voting across 56 constituencies, including Lucknow, in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections Sunday picked up pace ... Read more...

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Advani accuses Congress of communalising UP polls


February 19th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Sunday accused the Congress of "deliberately communalising" the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, a day after the poll ... Read more...

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BJP manifesto promises Goa Lokayukta within 100 days


February 19th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will institute a Lokayukta in Goa within 100 days of coming to power, according to the party's poll manifesto released ... Read more...

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Putin’s poll promises to cost state $170 bn


February 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lavish social spending promised by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in his bid to return to the presidency will cost the state at least 5.1 ... Read more...

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Reservation for Muslims unacceptable: VHP


February 12th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 12 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Sunday termed union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's remarks on reservations for backward Muslims "unacceptable" and threatened a nation-wide campaign against the ... Read more...

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