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Phase one of resident count in three years: Gogoi


August 30th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 30 (IANS) The Assam government has initiated the process of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The first phase of the project will be completed within the ... Read more...

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Advani blames Bangladeshi immigrants for Assam violence (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani Tuesday blamed illegal immigration of people from Bangladesh into Assam for the communal violence in the state. He accused the ... Read more...

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Shutdown called in Meghalaya over dubious voters


May 10th, 2012 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 10 (IANS) Continuing to mount pressure on the Meghalaya government over the enrolment of dubious voters, three powerful organisations Wednesday announced a 12-hour shutdown May 14 in four ... 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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Fresh agitation announced in Meghalaya as talks fail


April 26th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 26 (IANS) The impasse between the Meghalaya government and the agitating social organisations on the issue of voter registration continued as talks remained inconclusive Thursday and the groups ... Read more...

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Busy day for MCD helpline staff on poll day


April 15th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) It was a busy day for the staff attending calls at the helpline for the municipal polls Sunday, the day when voters elected 272 councillors.A ... Read more...

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Don’t know the candidate, voting for Sheila (Sidelights)


April 15th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) How many people knew the name of the candidate they voted for in Sunday's municipal elections in the national capital? It seems very few, ... Read more...

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Delhi Police geared up for Sunday’s civic polls (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) With less than 24 hours to go for the elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Delhi Police have intensified patrolling across ... Read more...

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Eunuchs can contest Delhi civic polls


March 15th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Eunuchs in the capital to contest the upcoming civic polls but not from the wards reserved for women, the state election commission ruled Thursday.Eunuchs who ... 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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Kejriwal’s name missing from voters list


February 28th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ghaziabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal was on his way to Goa Tuesday but returned from the airport to vote in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ... Read more...

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Steady, brisk polling in round 6 of UP polls (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of voters queued up outside polling booths in western Uttar Pradesh Tuesday for the sixth and penultimate round of the assembly elections being held ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi influx: Assam NGO seeks Supreme Court intervention


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 25 (IANS) Alleging presence of names of illegal migrants in the Assam voters' list, Assam Public Works (APW), an NGO, has sought the Supreme Court's intervention in the ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court reserves order on gurdwara


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on a plea filed by the Delhi government against a single judge's order restraining it from issuing ... Read more...

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Delhi appeals single judge order on gurdwara election


February 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday moved the Delhi High Court against a single judge's order restraining it from issuing a notification for next month's Delhi Sikh ... 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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Update Delhi gurdwara poll voters’ list, says court


February 8th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Ahead of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections next month, the Delhi High Court Tuesday told the Delhi government to update within a ... Read more...

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Pakistani transvestites get identity cards


January 26th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Transvestites in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city are getting computerised national identity cards following a fiat by the Supreme Court.The National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) has started issuing ... Read more...

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Special voter registration camp in Lucknow, other cities


October 25th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) With assembly polls just a few months away, the Uttar Pradesh Election Commission is all set to undertake a special voter registration drive in Lucknow Oct ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa confident of AIADMK victory in civic polls


October 17th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa of the AIADMK Monday expressed confidence that people would vote for her party in the two-phase civic polls that ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh gets 3.5 million new voters


September 30th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) India's most populous state, Uttar Pradesh has got 3.5 million new voters -- going up from 108,432,526 last year to 111,916,689 this year, an official said ... Read more...

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1.2 mn struck off voters’ list in Balochistan


August 23rd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The names of 1.2 million people have been struck off the voters's list in Pakistan's Balochistan province as they were unverified, an official said.Mehboob Anwar, ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif to challenge Pakistani Kashmir voters list


June 28th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) Former prime minister and chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif said Tuesday his party would challenge at the Lahore High Court the ... Read more...

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Poll panel to collect voters’ phone numbers


May 20th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 20 (IANS) In a new plan, the Election Commission will collect the telephone numbers of all voters across the country to maintain contact with them, officials said here ... Read more...

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78 percent polling in Tamil Nadu


April 14th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai April 14 (IANS) Around 78 percent of the 47 million electorate in Tamil Nadu cast their votes Wednesday to elect 234 members to the state assembly with Srirangam, where ... Read more...

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Radhika murder: Breakthrough after questioning hundreds


March 11th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Clueless in the sensational daylight murder of student Radhika Tanwar with no witness coming forward, the Delhi Police interrogated hundreds of people before zeroing in ... Read more...

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Authorities urge non-resident Keralites to enrol for voting


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Non-resident Keralities (NRK) who want to cast their votes in the upcoming assembly elections April 13 will have to get their names enrolled in the state's ... Read more...

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Women voters outnumber men in Kerala


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Women voters outnumber men in Kerala, the state's chief electoral officer Nalini Netto said Wednesday, a day after the announcement that assembly elections would be held ... Read more...

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‘Overseas Indians can enroll names in voters list online’


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Feb 20 (ANI): Vayalar Ravi, the Indian Cabinet Minister of Overseas Affairs, has said that the online enrollment process of 'Indian expatriates' in the voters' register is being finalised, but added ... Read more...

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Court dismisses plea on irregularities in electoral rolls


February 9th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday disposed as "infructuous" a public suit alleging irregularities in the voters list for the local bodies elections and challenging the e-voting system introduced ... Read more...

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Over a million new voters enrolled in Kerala


January 24th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) More than a million new voters have been included in Kerala's updated electoral rolls, which would be used for the forthcoming polls to the state assembly, officials ... Read more...

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Problems in NRI voting rights being worked out: Vayalar Ravi


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) Practical problems are being worked out to enroll non-residents Indians (NRIs), specially in the Middle East, on the electoral rolls, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said ... Read more...

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Over a quarter of voters on Zimbabwe’s electoral rolls ‘are dead’


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Jan 22 (ANI): Over a quarter of the names on Zimbabwe electoral roll are dead, according to a report by an independent electoral organisation.The Telegraph quoted the report as also ... Read more...

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Number of voters up by 2 percent in Bengal


January 5th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) The number of voters in West Bengal has gone up by two percent over the previous year, and 75 percent of the new inclusions are aged between ... Read more...

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Remove Bangladeshi migrants from Assam electoral rolls: BJP


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday urged the Election Commission to delete the names of illegal migrants from Bangladesh from the voters list in Assam and ... Read more...

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