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BJP stunned as Karnataka, Himachal, Jharkhand lawmakers cross-vote (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party was stunned Sunday as around 16 of its legislators in the faction-ridden Karnataka unit and some in Himachal Pradesh and ... Read more...

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BJP loses faces in Karnataka as Pranab gets more votes (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party was stunned Sunday as around 16 of its legislators in the faction-ridden Karnataka unit seem to have voted for UPA ... Read more...

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Prayers, festivity in Pranab’s village


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mirati (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) A festive spirit prevailed in Pranab Mukherjee's ancestral village here Sunday, with many praising the local boy set to become India's next president.Mirati ... Read more...

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Vote count on for presidential poll (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Counting of votes for the presidential poll began here Sunday with the ruling UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee holding a clear winning edge over his ... Read more...

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Polls to new Gorkhaland civic body July 29


June 25th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), the proposed new development body in the hills of northern West Bengal, will be held July 29, the state ... Read more...

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Jagan celebrates party’s win in jail


June 15th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Friday celebrated his YSR Congress Party's landslide win in the Andhra Pradesh by-elections at the Chanchalguda Central Jail here.Jagan, as the young MP ... Read more...

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Quiet freight hike to pull railways out of red


March 19th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) His fare hike proposals may have turned controversial for political reasons, but what has gone largely unnoticed is Dinesh Trivedi's quiet move to increase ... 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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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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Tension time for BJP ahead of Karnataka bypoll


March 17th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) A tense waiting period has begun for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka ahead of Sunday's byelection to the Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat ... Read more...

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Eight incumbent cabinet ministers lose polls in Goa


March 6th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Eight of the 11 cabinet ministers who contested the assembly elections here have had to bite the dust after a massive anti-incumbency wave knocked out the ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP set to create history in Punjab (Fifth Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance was set to create history Tuesday as it inched towards power, stunning the Congress.By Tuesday ... Read more...

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UP set for hung house, SP leads, BSP routed (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh was headed for a hung verdict Tuesday with the Samajwadi Party (SP) leading the four-horse race but expected to fall short of a ... Read more...

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BJP won’t back anyone in UP


March 6th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which might end up as the second biggest group in Uttar Pradesh, will not support any coalition government, BJP ... Read more...

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BJP leads in Goa (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday led in three seats and the ruling Congress in two as vote count began early Tuesday.BJP candidates Ganesh Gaonkar ... Read more...

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UP: SP on top, BJP surges, BSP set for rout (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was headed for a rout with the Samajwadi Party leading the vote count that began Tuesday and the ... Read more...

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Vote count begins in Punjab


March 6th, 2012 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Counting of votes for 117 assembly seats in Punjab started at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Election Commission officials said here.The fate of 1,078 candidates, including 93 ... Read more...

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All roads to UP Raj Bhavan barricaded


March 6th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) All roads leading to the residence of Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi, who may take the centre-stage in the event of a hung assembly, have ... Read more...

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All set for Punjab vote count


March 5th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) All arrangements have been made for counting of votes Tuesday for 117 assembly seats in Punjab, Election Commission officials said Monday evening.The counting begins at ... Read more...

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India awaits vote count with fingers crossed


March 5th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Millions of votes polled in five states in India's biggest popularity test since the 2009 Lok Sabha battle will be counted Tuesday with political ... Read more...

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BJP can’t form government in UP, says Rajnath (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) In a stunning admission a day before vote count, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh admitted Monday that his party may not be able ... Read more...

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BJP won’t be able to form UP government: Rajnath


March 5th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) A day before before vote count in Uttar Pradesh, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former chief minister Rajnath Singh Monday admitted that his ... Read more...

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Verma seeks post-poll ties with BSP, Congress terms it personal view (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Creating a stir ahead of Tuesday's vote count in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Sunday said it was ... Read more...

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Prohibitory orders in Lucknow for counting, Holi


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) Authorities clamped prohibitory orders in the Uttar Pradesh capital Friday ahead of the vote count Tuesday and Holi that follows two days later.The order prohibits gathering ... Read more...

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BJP will be no.3 in UP, says ex-CM


February 16th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will finish third in the Uttar Pradesh assembly election, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Babulal Gaur said Thursday.Gaur, a veteran ... Read more...

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Russian opposition needs two years to challenge Putin


January 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The opposition in Russia will only be able to put forward a presidential candidate popular enough to challenge Vladimir Putin "in one and half or ... Read more...

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Five states to see elections in January-March (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Elections will be held in Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand between Jan 28 and March 3 to elect new assemblies, the Election Commission ... Read more...

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Putin’s party fails to acquire Duma majority: exit polls


December 5th, 2011 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 5 (IANS) As Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's United Russia party failed Sunday to win a majority in legislative elections as per exit polls, he said the vote ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll Oct 13


September 6th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) By-election to the Tiruchirapalli (West) assembly constitutency in Tamil Nadu will be held Oct 13, the Election Commission announced Tuesday.The seat fell vacant following the death ... Read more...

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Left pits woman professor against Mamata


September 1st, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The Left Front, ousted from power after 34 years, Thursday said it would field a woman professor against West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in ... Read more...

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Two killed in Pakistani Kashmir polling (Lead, changing dateline)


June 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore/Muzaffarabd, June 26 (IANS) Two people were killed and scores injured as the g polls in Pakistani Kashmir Sunday were marred by widespread violence, a media report said.Rival political ... Read more...

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Congress wins Kerala cliffhanger from ‘old man’ Achuthanandan (Roundup)


May 13th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) "Old man" V.S. Achuthanandan almost did it, but in the end the Left Democratic Front (LDF) led by the Communist veteran lost a cliffhanger of ... Read more...

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Chaos at EC office as results flashed


May 13th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) It was total chaos Friday at the state chief election office where results of the West Bengal assembly elections were being announced to media persons.As the ... Read more...

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UDF scrapes through in Kerala, LDF a close second (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) just about scraped through to victory in Kerala Friday, with the Left Democratic Front (LDF) putting up a valiant fight ... Read more...

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Credit goes to Gogoi: Congress


May 13th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Congress said Friday Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi should be credited for steering the party to a third consecutive term in the state."I would ... Read more...

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