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UP polls: 60 percent turnout in incident-free 6th round (Intro Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The high stakes battle for power in Uttar Pradesh entered the last lap Tuesday with 60 percent peaceful voting in the sixth and penultimate ... Read more...

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High voter turnout in sixth phase too (Evening Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The high stakes battle for power in Uttar Pradesh entered the last lap Tuesday with millions voting peacefully in the sixth and penultimate round of ... Read more...

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Agra residents turn up early to vote


February 28th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 28 (IANS) More than 10 percent polling was reported in Agra in the first few hours Tuesday as the city voted in the sixth phase of the Uttar ... Read more...

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Brisk start to sixth phase of UP polls


February 28th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The penultimate phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections got off to a brisk start Tuesday with an impressive 9.7 voter turnout in the first two hours ... Read more...

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Polling begins on a sedate note in Agra


February 28th, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 28 (IANS) Polling began in Agra Tuesday amid tight security arrangements as part of the sixth phase of UP assembly elections covering 68 seats spreading over 13 districts.Early ... Read more...

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Sixth phase of UP polls - Facts at a glance


February 27th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The sixth and penultimate phase of Uttar Pradesh's staggered assembly polls are to be held Tuesday.Following are the facts:Number of seats - 68Voters - 21,481,399 ... Read more...

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‘Dry days’ in Delhi areas bordering UP


February 26th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Areas of Delhi bordering Uttar Pradesh will have two dry days -- when liquor sales are restricted -- in view of the sixth phase of ... Read more...

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Time to vote out the corrupt, Advani urges UP’s voters


February 24th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) Terming corruption the chief issue in the Uttar Pradesh elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said it was time for the people ... Read more...

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128 nominees in UP poll’s sixth phase face criminal cases


February 18th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) At least 128 of the 360 candidates for the sixth round of Uttar Pradesh assembly polls Feb 28 have criminal background, a report from ... Read more...

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Vote Congress to transform UP, says Rahul Gandhi


February 14th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 14 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday appealed to voters to bring his party to power to radically transform Uttar Pradesh.He said the Bharatiya Janata Party, ... Read more...

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Mass marriages in Andhra; 12,000 enter into wedlock


May 20th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Kiran Kumar Reddy lauded the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) trust for organizing mass marriages for poor people. About 12,000 couples ... Read more...

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Jailed Maoist leader not allowed to vote


May 10th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Chhatradhar Mahato, the jailed convenor of a pro-Maoist tribal group in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, was perhaps the only candidate in the state assembly elections ... Read more...

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Political parties happy with sixth phase polling


May 10th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front chairman Biman Bose and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Tuesday expressed happiness over the way the Election Commission (EC) conducted ... Read more...

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Poll panel to end voting two hours earlier in sixth phase


May 10th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) is taking extra care of poll officials deployed in West Bengal's final round of voting Tuesday in 14 constituencies, considered a Maoist ... Read more...

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Campaigning ends for West Bengal polls


May 8th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Campaigning for West Bengal's assembly elections ended Sunday as the state geared up for the sixth and final phase of polling Tuesday in the Maoist ... Read more...

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Peaceful voting in Bengal’s Maoist-hit districts (Second Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) People turned out in large numbers in four districts -- three of them Maoist-affected -- to exercise their franchise as 40 percent ballot were cast ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in fifth round of Bengal elections (Third Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) As many as 59 percent of ballots had been cast Saturday in the first six hours of voting in four West Bengal districts -- three ... Read more...

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Voting under way for fifth round of Bengal polls (Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Polling for the fifth and penultimate phase of the West Bengal assembly elections began amid tight security Saturday morning and proceeded peacefully in 38 constituencies ... Read more...

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62 percent voting in sixth phase of Bihar panchayat polls (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 6 (IANS) An estimated 62 percent voting was recorded Friday in the sixth round of Bihar's 10-phase panchayat polls amid reports of sporadic incidents of violence, officials said.According ... Read more...

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Chhatradhar Mahato’s election agent released on bail


May 6th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Pro-Maoist tribal outfit's chief Chhatradhar Mahato's election agent, who was arrested Thursday for his alleged involvement in a murder case, was bailed out by a local ... Read more...

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22 ‘criminal’ candidates in Bengal final phase poll


May 6th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) A total of 22 candidates of the 90 in fray in 14 Maoist-affected assembly constituencies in the final phase of West Bengal's assembly polls have ... Read more...

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West Bengal polls enter fifth phase Saturday


May 6th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Amid heightened security that includes helicopter surveillance, over 74 lakh voters will head to the polling booths Saturday as West Bengal's assembly elections enter their ... Read more...

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Peaceful voting in sixth phase of Bihar panchayat polls


May 6th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 6 (IANS) The sixth phase of the Bihar panchayat polls proceeded peacefully Friday amid tight security, officials said. Polling is being held in 58 village blocks of 37 ... Read more...

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Election agent of Chhatradhar Mahato arrested


May 5th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) A member of the pro-Maoist tribal group - Peoples' Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA) - and the election agent of its jailed chief Chhatradhar Mahato ... Read more...

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Bengal polls: Choppers deployed in Maoist-hit districts


May 5th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Two helicopters began aerial surveillance in remote areas of the three Maoist-affected districts of West Bengal Thursday as part of the Election Commission's (EC) security arrangements ... Read more...

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81 percent turnout in sixth phase of J-K panchayat polls


May 4th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, May 4 (ANI): Around eighty one percent voters exercised their franchise during the sixth phase of the multi-phased panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.The polling was held in nine ... Read more...

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Kashmir panchayat polls see large turnout again


May 4th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) The sixth phase of panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir saw peaceful polling Wednesday, with voters turning out enthusiastically in nine village blocks.A large number of ... Read more...

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63 percent turnout in fifth phase of Bihar panchayat polls


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, May 3 (ANI): An estimated sixty three percent voters exercised their franchise in the fifth phase of panchayat polls in Bihar on Tuesday.Katihar district recorded the highest voter turnout at 73 ... Read more...

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Fifth phase of Bihar panchayat polls to take place tomorrow


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, May 2 (ANI): The fifth phase of the multi-phased panchayat elections in Bihar will take place tomorrow at 842 panchayats in 51 blocks of the state.Over 49 lakhs 55 thousand voters ... Read more...

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Fifth phase of panchayat polls begin in Kashmir


April 30th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 30 (ANI): Polling is underway for the fifth phase of the panchayat polls in four blocks of the Kashmir Valley and four blocks of Jammu division on Saturday.The votes are ... Read more...

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Mamata asks voters to elect TMC for betterment of West Bengal


April 30th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Burdwan (West Bengal), Apr 30 (ANI): Charging the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Government of committing atrocities in West Bengal, Union Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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EC meets top Bengal officials to oversee poll preparedness


April 28th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 28 (ANI): The full bench of the Election Commission met top officials of the West Bengal Government on Thursday to discuss the poll preparedness for the last three phases ... Read more...

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EC to visit West Bengal to oversee poll preparedness


April 27th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): The full bench of the Election Commission (EC) will visit West Bengal on Thursday to oversee the poll preparedness for the last three phases of the assembly ... Read more...

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61 percent turnout in third phase of Bihar panchayat polls


April 27th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Apr 27 (ANI): An estimated sixty one percent voters exercised their franchise in the third phase of panchayat polls in Bihar on Wednesday. The State Election Commissioner, J K Dutta, said ... Read more...

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77 percent turnout in third phase of West Bengal polls


April 27th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 27 (ANI): Around seventy seven per cent voting was recorded in the third phase of West Bengal assembly polls in 75 seats covering Kolkata, North and South 24 Parganas districts ... Read more...

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