sabha constituency

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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Rahul to visit Amethi


September 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will be in his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi in Uttar Pradesh over the next two days, his office informed ... Read more...

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Communal violence casts a shadow on Uttar Pradesh


August 15th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) Frequent bouts of communal violence in Uttar Pradesh have tarnished Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's election promise to ensure law and order in India's most populous ... Read more...

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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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Maya attacks Akhilesh for changing names of eight districts (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party's Uttar Pradesh government Monday changed the names of eight districts renamed by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), a move that evoked strong ... Read more...

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Big Bengal presence at Pranab’s swearing-in


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) It is 'Delhi Chalo' of a different kind. With West Bengal's Pranab Mukherjee all set to take over as India's president Wednesday, his family members, ... Read more...

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khilesh reverts names of eight UP districts


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday changed the names of eight districts renamed by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).The decision was taken at a cabinet meeting ... Read more...

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Pranab Unplugged: Nuggests about India’s new president


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Interesting and little-known nuggets about Pranab Mukherjee, who has been elected India;s 13th president* Mukherjee is among the handful of Indian politicians to have held the three key ministries ... Read more...

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Political leaders pay tribute to Rajesh Khanna


July 18th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Wednesday said Rajesh Khanna was a superstar and will remain so in the hearts of his fans.In a tribute, he said: ... Read more...

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Kabir Suman pens satirical song on Pinki case


July 10th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Rebel Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has composed a song scathingly critical of the treatment meted out to Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik by ... Read more...

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Banking on YSR legacy, Jagan emerges a key force (Andhra Pradesh Newsletter)


June 16th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 16 (IANS) Feeling sidelined in the Congress, the late Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy had once toyed with the idea of floating a regional party. But his son Y.S. Jaganmohan ... Read more...

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YSR Congress Party bags 8 assembly seats, leading in 7 (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Riding on the sympathy wave in the wake of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's arrest, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) has bagged eight assembly seats ... 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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Chidambaram hit by court ruling, opposition wants him out (Second Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday declined to dismiss a case against Home Minister P. Chidambaram for allegedly manipulating the 2009 elections in his Lok ... Read more...

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Chidambaram in dock for poll result, opposition demands resignation (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday refused to dismiss a case against union Home Minister P. Chidambaram for allegedly manipulating elections in his Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Denied bypoll ticket, Jharkhand Congress leader joins BJP (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Mahila Congress former president Pratibha Pandey Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), expressing anger at the Congress fielding Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant ... Read more...

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Denied bypoll ticket, Jharkhand Congress leader joins BJP


June 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Mahila Congress former president Pratibha Pandey Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), expressing anger at the Congress fielding Union Tourism Minister Subodh ... Read more...

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Kannauj Lok Sabha bypoll is slated for June 24


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) The two-month-old Akhilesh Yadav government in the state is set to face the first test of its popularity -- or the lack of it -- as ... Read more...

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Akhilesh takes oath as legislative council member


May 14th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday took oath as a member of the legislative council. The 38-year-old chief minister was recently elected unopposed to ... Read more...

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Youth hangs self at police station in UP; two suspended


May 1st, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Two policemen were suspended after a youth allegedly committed suicide Tuesday by hanging himself at a police station in Uttar Pradesh' Kannauj district.Sardana (25) was found ... Read more...

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Kabir Suman mocks Mamata over Toongate, composes song


April 17th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Causing more embarrassment to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is drawing flak over the arrest of a professor for circulating cartoons, singer-turned-Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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Apex court stays hearing on plea against Azhagiri’s election


March 30th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed proceedings in the Madras High Court on an election petition challenging the election of union Chemical and Fertiliser Minister and ... Read more...

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Victory celebrations in TRS camp


March 21st, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Celebrations broke out in the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) camp Wednesday after its victory in the by-elections to seven assembly seats, six of them in ... Read more...

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Congress leads in Karnataka Lok Sabha bypoll


March 21st, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) The Congress took an early lead over ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka as counting of votes cast in the March 18 bypoll in the ... Read more...

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Trivedi proposes new projects for home state, constituency


March 14th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Mar 14 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi may have veered away from his leader West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal-centric approach to focus on mopping up ... Read more...

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Coaching terminal at Naihati to mark Bankim Chandra’s 175th birth anniversary


March 14th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Tuesday proposed setting up a coaching terminal and a museum in West Bengal's Naihati to celebrate the 175th birth anniversary of ... Read more...

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RLD wants CBI probe into IPS officer’s killing


March 11th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Describing the murder of an IPS officer Narendra Kumar in Morena district March 8 as "shocking", Rashtriya Lok Dal MP Jayant Chaudhary Sunday wrote to ... Read more...

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Gandhi charisma fading? Congress humbled in Rae Bareli, Amethi


March 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) The charisma of the younger Gandhis didn't seem to have worked, even in the family pocketboroughs in Uttar Pradesh. In a major setback, the Congress ... Read more...

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Election results a huge blow for Rahul, Congress (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Congress licked its wounds Tuesday after being routed in key state elections that a party leader had called a semi-final before the 2014 ... Read more...

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Rahul takes blame for UP debacle (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday accepted responsibility for the party's disastrous showing in Uttar Pradesh where he aggressively led the election campaign."I fought, ... Read more...

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UP result deeply disappointing: Khurshid


March 6th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The dismal showing by the Congress in Uttar Pradesh was "deeply disappointing", Law Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said.As it became clear that the Congress ... Read more...

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Trinamool MP criticises Mamata, questions ‘change’ in Bengal


March 1st, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) Once an ardent supporter, singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has criticised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the state of affairs in West Bengal, particularly political ... Read more...

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