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A third of presidential electoral college tainted


July 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As people's representatives are set to elect a new president soon, data compiled by a think tank shows nearly a third of the electoral college ... Read more...

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AIADMK wins Pudukottai by-election in Tamil Nadu


June 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 15 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK Friday increased its tally in Tamil Nadu assembly with its candidate Karthik Thondaiman winning the Pudukottai by-election by a large margin.Securing 101,998 votes, ... Read more...

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Northeast politicians want to join BJP: Gadkari


May 13th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) Several politicians from the northeastern states want to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its president, Nitin Gadkari, said here Sunday."Several senior leaders from various ... 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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Shed factionalism, prepare for future battles: Sonia to Congressmen (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Admitting that the assembly poll results were very disappointing for the Congress in Punjab and Goa and below expectations in Uttar Pradesh, Congress president ... Read more...

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Congress seems ahead in presidential sweepstakes, BJP stuck


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Congress seems to have taken a head-start over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presidential poll campaign as it deftly moves for ... Read more...

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CPI-M, Trinamool try one-upmanship on May Day


May 1st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) With West Bengal celebrating May Day with a holiday Tuesday, the ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition Left Front tried to use the occasion to ... Read more...

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India seeks quick ratification of quota reforms


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has urged lagging International Monetary Fund (IMF) members to move quickly to ratify quota and governance reforms that would give ... Read more...

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Defeat in Delhi civic polls a wake up call to Dikshit


April 19th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The loss in the capital's civic polls may not cause too much worry to the Congress at the centre but it has certainly dented ... Read more...

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This was not my election: Sheila Dikshit


April 18th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit appeared to wash her hands of the Congress loss in the civic polls and said it was not her ... Read more...

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Congress holds edge in split Uttarakhand verdict (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 6 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday emerged as the single largest party in Uttarakhand with 32 members, ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by a notch in ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP create history in Punjab, surprise Congress (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance created history in the state's politics as it stunned the Congress Tuesday to retain power ... Read more...

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Rahul will have no regrets: Khurshid


March 6th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) With the Congress nowhere near power in Uttar Pradesh, union minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said the party under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi has ... Read more...

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Split verdict in UP but SP largest party: Exit polls (Roundup)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) All exits polls announced Saturday predicted a hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh, putting the Samajwadi Party on top of a mainly four-horse race in ... Read more...

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Hung assembly, Samajwadi Party to be largest party: Exit polls (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party will emerge as the single largest party in Uttar Pradesh but India's most populous state will have a hung assembly, exit ... Read more...

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Rahul works his charm but UP might be too tricky


January 21st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) He's addressed 85 rallies, trying to go beyond just rhetoric by introducing a weaver boy or invoking a success story like tech guru Sam ... Read more...

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Rahul favours younger leaders in Congress


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Striking an upbeat note about the prospects of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh assembly polls next year, party leader Rahul Gandhi has pitched for ... Read more...

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‘Coalition politics has opened up space for smaller parties’


September 8th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The era of coalition governments since 1989 has its genesis in the late 1960s when multiple bipolarities to the Congress started emerging in the ... Read more...

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BSP to lose power, SP will be No.1: poll


June 29th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is sure to be voted out in Uttar Pradesh next year while the Samajwadi Party (SP) will sit on ... Read more...

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Left will bounce back in West Bengal, says Karat


May 16th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday vowed to bounce back in West Bengal where it has been routed after for 34 long years."While acknowledging ... Read more...

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Surveys predict UDF win in Kerala


May 10th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 10 (IANS) The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) is set to oust the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala, three election surveys said Tuesday.The Congress-backed Jai Hind ... Read more...

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Jaitley predicts regime change in Tamil Nadu


April 4th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Monday said the DMK government in Tamil Nadu will ... Read more...

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From marginal to major: BJP looks to make dent in assembly polls


March 31st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) No presence in four of the assemblies and only 10 seats in the fifth state! India's principal opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is hopelessly ... Read more...

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Poll predicts win for AIADMK alliance


March 28th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) An opinion poll commissioned by a newly launched website has predicted a dramatic win for the AIADMK combine but said no party would get a ... Read more...

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Vaiko quits AIADMK alliance over seat sharing disagreement


March 20th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar. 20 (ANI): : The Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) today decided against contesting assembly elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.Led by Vaiko, the MDMK said that it was breaking its ... Read more...

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AIADMK to announce its candidates’ list Monday


March 20th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) Three days after the AIADMK unilaterally released a list of 160 candidates much to the fury of its allies, party chief J. Jayalalithaa Saturday said the ... Read more...

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AIADMK, CPI-M sign seat sharing pact


March 19th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) After discussions that lasted past Friday midnight, the AIADMK agreed to let the Communist Party of India (CPI-M) contest from the 12 Tamil Nadu assembly seats ... Read more...

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Assam opposition’s grand alliance plans floundering?


March 11th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 11 (IANS) A divided opposition is Assam continues to look for a meeting point to take on the ruling Congress party as the battle lines are drawn ... Read more...

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BJP hopes to finally enter Kerala assembly


March 10th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 10 (IANS) Having steadily increased its vote share in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident it will finally bag an assembly seat in Kerala ... Read more...

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UDF victory predicted in Kerala


March 8th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananathapuram, March 8 (IANS) An opinion survey conducted by Asianet TV and C-FOR, a research organisation, Tuesday night predicted a victory for the Congress-led United Democratic Front in Kerala.Kerala goes ... Read more...

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Vijayakant’s DMDK joins AIADMK fold (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's major opposition party AIADMK and the DMDK, led by actor turned politician Vijayakant, Friday reached an electoral agreement, with the latter getting 41 seats ... Read more...

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Vijayakant’s DMDK in talks with AIADMK for poll tie-up


February 24th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) It's official. Actor-turned-politician Vijayakant-promoted DMDK has decided to ally with Tamil Nadu's major opposition party AIADMK to fight the ensuing assembly polls against the ruling DMK, which is ... Read more...

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AIADMK inks poll pact with All India Forward Bloc


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's main opposition party AIADMK Wednesday inked a seat-sharing agreement with the All India Forward Bloc (AIFB), taking to five the number of such deals concluded by ... Read more...

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AIADMK, CPI-M in talks on seat sharing


February 19th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is hopeful of striking a seat-sharing deal with the AIADMK for the ensuing assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, said a party official ... Read more...

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