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Tribal Forum of India to float new party: Sangma


July 31st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 31 (IANS) The Tribal Forum of India, which projected former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma as its presidential candidate, is scheduled to meet next month to ... Read more...

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BJP accuses Ghaziabad administration of favouring SP


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 2 (IANS) The BJP Monday accused the Ghaziabad district administration of acting as a catalyst for the ruling Samajwadi Party in the July 4 city municipal polls ... Read more...

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‘Make aspiring presidents declare assets’


June 19th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Ahead of the July 19 presidential election, a think tank Tuesday said presidential candidates should be asked to declare their assets.The National Election Watch (NEW) ... Read more...

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Congress blasts Trinamool ahead of local polls


May 30th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday accused the Trinamool Congress of creating a "vicious environment" ahead of municipal elections in the state. It said its candidates are threatened and ... Read more...

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50 percent voting in Bihar civic polls, 800 held


May 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 17 (IANS) Barring minor incidents of violence, the civic polls in Bihar Thursday were by and large peaceful with over 50 percent voting recorded, officials said. Over 800 ... Read more...

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Congress moves state election panel against Trinamool threats


May 8th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) In an apparent sign of strain, the West Bengal state Congress Tuesday shot off a letter to the state election commissioner complaining against the threats ... Read more...

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Making Bangalore’s graduates vote (Karnataka Newsletter)


April 29th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 29 (IANS) Karnataka capital Bangalore boasts of being home to over two million graduates and diploma holders, but still cuts a sorry figure as only a few ... Read more...

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BJP nominates Ahluwalia for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday decided to nominate party senior leader S.S. Ahluwalia for the forthcoming biennial election to the Rajya Sabha from ... Read more...

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BJP fields Ahluwalia for Rajya Sabha seat


April 19th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's will field S.S. Ahluwalia, its former deputy leader in the Rajya Sabha, for a seat in the upper ... Read more...

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Over 55 percent turnout in Delhi civic polls, highest in 15 years (Roundup)


April 15th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The civic polls Sunday in the national capital saw a peaceful voting with an estimated 55 percent voter turnout - the highest in 15 ... Read more...

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Highest ever voting in peaceful Delhi civic polls (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) An estimated 55 to 60 percent voting - the highest ever - took place in the elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) ... Read more...

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Sellers of MCD poll campaign material go innovative


April 10th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) With the Election Commission strictly forbidding plastering public and private property with posters and graffiti, sellers of campaign material for the April 15 civic poll ... Read more...

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Delhi Lokayukta should answer on report: Sheila Dikshit


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday downplayed the Lokayukta report to Lieutenant Governor Tejinder Khanna, which sought a review of recommendations about censuring Dikshit ... 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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Over 60 percent voting in Karnataka Lok Sabha bypoll (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) The bypoll to Karnataka's Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat ended peacefully Sunday with over 60 percent of 1.24 million voters casting their ballots."Around 60 percent voting ... Read more...

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Voting picks up in Karnataka Lok Sabha bypoll (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) The bypoll to Karnataka's Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat saw brisk voting after a dull start Sunday, with around 45 percent of 1.24 million voters casting ... Read more...

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Dull voting in Karnataka Lok Sabha bypoll


March 18th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) The bypoll to Karanataka's Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat saw a slow start Sunday, with around 10 percent of 1.24 million voters casting their ballots in ... Read more...

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Can Narendra Modi lead India, asks Time magazine


March 17th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Controversial Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi features on the cover of Time magazine which wonders if he can ever become the prime minister despite his ... Read more...

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Congress scores hat trick in Manipur (Fifth Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday stormed back to power in Manipur by winning 34 of the 50 seats for which results were declared till 4 p.m. Tuesday. ... Read more...

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‘Communication gap’ led to Rs.1 cr seizure, says Patil’s son (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati (Maharashtra), Feb 21 (IANS) An embarrassed Congress legislator and President Pratibha Patil's son Raosaheb Shekhawat Tuesday said a "communication gap" resulted in Rs.1 crore cash being seized by ... Read more...

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President’s son quizzed over Rs.1 crore seizure


February 21st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Amravati (Maharashtra), Feb 21 (IANS) Raosaheb Shekhawat, son of President Pratibha Patil and a Congress legislator in Maharashtra, was Tuesday questioned by police in connection with the seizure of ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh set to vote amid hung house forecast (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, Feb 7 (IANS) The mother of all elections since the 2009 parliamentary battle starts in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday, with the outcome bound to cast a long shadow ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh set to vote amid hung house prediction


February 7th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The mother of all elections since the 2009 parliamentary battle starts in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday, with the outcome bound to cast a long shadow ... Read more...

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Maharashtra holds local bodies elections Tuesday


February 6th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) The stage is set for elections to 27 Zilla Parishads and 305 panchayat samitis across Maharashtra which go to polls Tuesday amid tight security around the ... Read more...

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Repolling likely in 33 booths in Manipur


January 31st, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 31 (IANS) Repolling may be ordered in 33 polling booths in five hill districts of Manipur that saw violence, Chief Electoral Officer P.C. Lawmkunga said Tuesday.He said the ... Read more...

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Manipur sees over 80 percent turnout, seven killed (Night Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Manipur recorded over 80 percent turnout in the assembly election Saturday but the figure could go up as voting was still on in some remote parts ... Read more...

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Six killed in Manipur, poll turnout over 70 percent (Fourth Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) At least six people, including a suspected Naga militant and a paramilitary trooper, were killed in violence during elections to the Manipur assembly Saturday. The state ... Read more...

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Manipur polls witness violence, five killed (Third Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) At least five people, including a suspected Naga militant, were killed in violence during the Manipur assembly polls Saturday that started on a peaceful note. The ... Read more...

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Manipur records 40 percent polling till noon (Second Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Manipur recorded 40 percent polling till noon Saturday as voting continued at a brisk pace with people turning out in huge numbers to elect a 60-member ... Read more...

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Voting peaceful in Manipur (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Voting was peaceful Saturday morning across Manipur as people came out to exercise their democratic right despite a string of bomb blasts in the past one ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Manipur


January 28th, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) Voting to elect a new 60-member assembly began Saturday morning amid tight security across Manipur.Polling began at 7 a.m. and will be held till 3 p.m.Despite ... Read more...

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Two-phase voting in Maoist-hit Gadchiroli


January 11th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Maharashtra's Maoist-affected Gadchiroli district will be the only one where the forthcoming civic elections would be held in two phases, on Feb 7 and 12, election ... Read more...

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Have not violated poll code, says Khurshid


January 11th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday said he did not agree with the Election Commission notice that he had violated the model code of conduct ... Read more...

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Dharavi re-development set to take off


January 4th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday paved the way for a massive development of central Mumbai's Dharavi, Asia's largest slum, made famous by the Oscar Award winning ... Read more...

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Count all civic polls votes same day: Maharashtra opposition


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Barely an hour after poll schedules to 10 municipal corporations and 27 zilla parishads were announced here Tuesday, opposition parties in Maharashtra demanded simultaneous counting ... Read more...

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