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Over 30 per cent polling in Punjab municipal poll


June 10th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) An estimated 30-35 percent voter turnout was recorded in the municipal elections in Punjab Sunday till 2 p.m., officials said here. The ruling SAD-BJP combine ... Read more...

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Seven south Kashmir village heads resign


June 8th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) Seven village heads from south Kashmir's Pulwama district Friday announced they had resigned from their posts. District authorities would not confirm the resignations but elected village ... 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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‘Over 70 percent vote in French presidential elections’


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 22 (IANS) The French government said Sunday that the presidential elections recorded a voter turnout of over 70 percent, slightly lower than the figure registered in ... Read more...

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Counting of votes in MCD polls begins


April 17th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Counting of votes in the Delhi municipal elections began here at 8 a.m., and the fate 2,423 candidates will be out in a few ... Read more...

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55 percent voting in Delhi civic polls (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The total voter turnout for Delhi's civic polls held Sunday was 55 percent, Delhi's election commissioner Rakesh Mehta said describing it as "impressive but below ... 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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Delhi civic polls: Facts at a glance


April 15th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Here are some quick facts on the elections held Sunday to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi.* This is the first time that the national ... Read more...

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‘Social networking, Team Anna raised Goa poll percentage’


April 9th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Social networking sites and Team Anna were the key factors in upping Goa's voting figures from 63 percent to a stunning 82.8 percent in last ... Read more...

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Empowered women voters changing electoral dynamics: Experts


March 9th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Analysing the voting pattern and results in the assembly polls in five states, experts said here Friday that empowered women voters have begun changing the ... Read more...

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High voter turnout a victory: Poll panel


March 5th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Whatever be the political result of the assembly elections, for India's poll panel the high voter turnout in the five states is a sign of ... 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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Brisk polling in round six of UP polls (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The sixth and penultimate phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections got off to a brisk start Tuesday with an impressive 9.7 percent voter turnout in ... 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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If you love democracy, don’t hate politicians: CEC


February 21st, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 21 (IANS) If you love democracy, do not hate politicians. This is the message from Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi.Addressing a gathering after inaugurating a philatelic exhibition here ... Read more...

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57 percent turnout in UP’s fourth phase: Poll panel (Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The voter turnout in the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh's assembly elections Sunday was recorded at 57 percent, the poll panel said, adding the balloting ... Read more...

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Poll panel’s ‘apathy’ blamed for Mumbai’s poor voter turnout


February 17th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Criticism has been raining on Mumbaikars for the poor voter turnout in the civic polls, but Mumbaikars say the Election Commission's "apathetic behaviour" is equally ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena-BJP on top in Thane


February 17th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Feb 17 (IANS) The Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party (SS-BJP) alliance emerged as the single largest entity at the Thane Municipal Corporation winning 61 seats of the ... Read more...

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45 percent voting in Mumbai civic polls (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) In a show of voter apathy, Mumbai Thursday marked a turnout of 45 percent in elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). In all the 10 ... Read more...

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45 percent voting in Mumbai civic elections


February 16th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) In a show of voter apathy, Mumbai marked a turnout of 45 percent in elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the richest civic body in ... Read more...

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UP voter turnout 60 percent, may rise: Poll panel (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 60 percent voter turnout was recorded in Uttar Pradesh's first phase of assembly polls in 55 constituencies Wednesday and the figure is expected ... Read more...

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Polling picks up pace in UP, 42 percent turnout till 3 p.m. (Fourth Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) Election day in Uttar Pradesh started off cold and damp with people huddled indoors but the scene changed as it grew warmer and long queues ... Read more...

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Day gets warmer, polling slowly picks up in UP (Third Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) After a cold, damp start, polling began to slowly pick up in Uttar Pradesh, where the first phase of the staggered elections were under way ... Read more...

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Slow start to UP elections (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh elections got off to a slow start Wednesday with people reluctant to move out early morning due to the cold and incessant ... Read more...

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Re-poll peaceful in Manipur (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Feb 4 (IANS) Re-polling at 34 polling booths in five hill districts of Manipur concluded peacefully Saturday, an official said.Eight polling booths of Chandel district witnessed the highest 82 ... Read more...

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Peacefull re-polling in Manipur


February 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 4 (IANS) Re-polling at 34 polling booths in five hill districts of Manipur was conducted Saturday without any violent incident, an official said."Eight polling booths of Chandel district ... Read more...

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Election Commission is winner in Punjab polls (Punjab Newsletter)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Political parties in Punjab may have to wait for the outcome, but the assembly polls have already produced one sure winner - the Election Commission (EC).The ... Read more...

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Over 75 percent turnout expected in Manipur: Poll panel


January 28th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Over 75 percent voter turnout is expected in Manipur, where seven people, including an unidentified insurgent, have been killed in poll-related violence Saturday, the Election ... Read more...

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High turnout in Chandigarh civic polls


December 18th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 18 (IANS) Voter turnout for the city's civic polls has been impressive this time, even in the upscale areas which earlier saw around 35 percent turnout.Chandigarh residents ... Read more...

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Counting begins in Haryana assembly bypoll seats


December 4th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Dec 4 (IANS) Counting of votes for the by-election to the Adampur and Ratia assembly seats in Haryana started Sunday morning, official said here. The counting of votes ... Read more...

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Over 72 percent turnout for Himachal by-polls


November 30th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 30 (IANS) Voter turnout of over 72 percent was registered in two assembly constituencies of Himachal Pradesh where by-elections were held Wednesday. "There is no report of any ... Read more...

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Nearly 79 percent polling in Haryana bypolls


November 30th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Nearly 79 percent voter turnout was witnessed in the by-elections to the Haryana assembly from the Adampur and Ratia constituencies Wednesday, officials said. While Adampur in Hisar ... Read more...

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Over 60 percent polling in Mandu bypoll


November 30th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 30 (IANS) Over 60 percent voter turnout was Wednesday registered in the Mandu assembly constituency of Jharkhand where bypoll was held amid tight security as many booths are ... Read more...

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Team Anna to meet poll panel chief on right to recall


October 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Team Anna member and former police officer Kiran Bedi Tuesday said they will meet Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi shortly to discuss his opposition to ... Read more...

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Omar angry with ‘Delhi’


June 14th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday slammed "Delhi" for talking to him through newspapers.Apparently angry over a front-page report on the central government ... Read more...

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