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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 poll violence: One killed in militant attack on booth


January 28th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 28 (IANS) In another incident of election violence in Manipur, a group of armed militants attacked a polling booth Saturday, killing a CRPF trooper and injuring four others, ... Read more...

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Poll panel warns against influencing vote counting in Bihar


May 21st, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 21 (IANS) The Bihar state election commission has warned ministers, legislators and MPs not to influence the ongoing counting of votes in the panchayat (local bodies) polls, officials ... Read more...

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Tenth round of Bihar panchayat polls concludes (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) The tenth round of Bihar panchayat polls Wednesday saw voter turnout of around 60 percent, officials said. Voting was largely peaceful, barring sporadic incidents of ... Read more...

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Tenth round of Bihar panchayat polls under way


May 18th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) Voting for the tenth and final round of Bihar panchayat polls began amid tight security Wednesday morning and was proceeding peacefully, officials said.According to Election Commission ... Read more...

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Maoists kill two officials during Bihar panchayat polls


May 15th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 15 (IANS) Voting for the ninth phase of Bihar panchayat polls began on a violent note Sunday as two polling officials were killed and two critically injured in ... Read more...

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Seventh round of Bihar panchayat polls continues peacefully (Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 9 (IANS) Large number of people turned out to cast their ballot in the seventh phase of the Bihar panchayat polls that began Monday morning amidst tight security, ... Read more...

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62 percent voting in sixth phase of Bihar panchayat polls (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 6 (IANS) An estimated 62 percent voting was recorded Friday in the sixth round of Bihar's 10-phase panchayat polls amid reports of sporadic incidents of violence, officials said.According ... Read more...

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Peaceful voting in sixth phase of Bihar panchayat polls


May 6th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 6 (IANS) The sixth phase of the Bihar panchayat polls proceeded peacefully Friday amid tight security, officials said. Polling is being held in 58 village blocks of 37 ... Read more...

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Bihar conducts fifth phase of panchayat polls


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 3 (IANS) Voting for the fifth phase of the Bihar panchayat polls was held amid tight security Tuesday, officials said.The elections started at 7 a.m. and voters were ... Read more...

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Bihar holds fourth phase of panchayat polls


April 30th, 2011 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 30 (IANS) Voting for the fourth phase of Bihar panchayat polls began Saturday amidst tight security with no reports of violence, officials said.Polling started at 7 a.m. and ... Read more...

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Bihar panchayat polls see 60 percent turnout (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 27 (IANS) The third round of Bihar's 10-phase panchayat polls saw a 60.5 percent voter turnout Wednesday, with sporadic incidents of violence and alleged rigging attempts, officials said."About ... Read more...

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Third phase of Bihar panchayat polls proceeds peacefully


April 27th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 27 (IANS) Polling in the third phase of the Bihar panchayat polls proceeded on a peaceful note in 37 districts Wednesday, officials said. Nearly 10 to 12 percent ... Read more...

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Busy port town hub to usher in Bangladesh’s digital voting


June 13th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong, June 13 (IANS) Jamalkhan, this port town's busy area housing colleges, hospitals and consulates of foreign missions, will be part of Bangladesh's history when its 25,000 electors cast their votes ... Read more...

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EC refuses to comment on Mayawati’s favouritism allegation


April 8th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday refused to comment on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's allegations that the poll panel was biased towards opposition parties in the ... Read more...

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