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Eyes on Lok Sabha polls: Union ministers to visit UP

Lucknow | Sunday, May 20 2018 IST

With the BJP gearing up for the next Lok Sabha elections, a galaxy of union ministers will visit Uttar Pradesh to hold meeting and popularise the policies of the Narendra Modi government among the peo

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Congress-mukt Northeast after Mizoram polls: Amit Shah

Guwahati |Sunday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST

BJP national President Amit Shah on Sunday said the northeast will be 'Congress-mukt' (Congress free) after the Mizoram election, scheduled for the year-end.

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ANCSU threatens to boycott Nagaland Lok Sabha polls

Kohima | Sunday, May 20 2018 IST

The All Nagaland College Students' Union (ANSCU) has threatened that it will abstain from voting in the Nagaland Lok Sabha bye-elections to be held on May 28 in protest against the failure of the Stat

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ECI deploys 4000 officials for Shahkot bypoll

Jalandhar | Sunday, May 20 2018 IST

District Election Officer-cum-Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma on Sunday said that around 4000 officials have been deployed to ensure the smooth, free and fair conduct of the Shahkot by-poll

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ECI sets up training-cum- demo laboratory for polling staff at Shahkot

Jalandhar | Sunday, May 20 2018 IST

In order to regularly train the polling staff about the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines before the Shakot by-poll, the district administr

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Bengal minister blames BJP for deaths in Panchayat poll violence

Kolkata |Sunday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST

West Bengal Panchayat minister Subrata Mukherjee on Sunday accused the BJP of fomenting unrest during the recently concluded state rural body elections and indirectly held it responsible for the loss

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Kairana LS bypolls: Two main contenders descendants of same Gujjar family

Shamli | Sunday, May 20 2018 IST

Amid the politically surcharged atmosphere in Kairana Lok Sabha bypolls in western Uttar Pradesh, to be held on May 28, the two main contenders Mriganka Singh of BJP and Tabssum Hasan of Rashtriya L

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Khaira castigates Amarinder for casual approach towards pollution in rivers

Chandigarh | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST

Senior AAP leader and Leader of Opposition in Punjab Vidhan Sabha Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Saturday severely castigated Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for his very casual and callous approach towards

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Will Shivakumar be rewarded for post-poll management in Karnataka?

New Delhi | Saturday, May 19 2018 IST

Close on the heels of the exit of BS Yeddyurappa in Karnataka, speculation is rife on who would be Congress nominee for the prize post of deputy chief ministership in the state. Even as two prominent

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Polling for Jayanagar seat in Karnataka on June 11

Bengaluru |Friday, 2018 1:36:54 PM IST

Polling in south Bengaluru's Jayanagar Assembly seat, which was countermanded due to the death of BJP candidate and MLA B.N. Vijaya Kumar, will be held on June 11, the Election Commission said on Thur

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Panchayat polls: Democracy murdered in Bengal, says Somnath

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 1:36:52 PM IST

Criticising the West Bengal Election Commission for "failing to conduct free and fair" panchayat elections, former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Wednesday said democracy has been murdered in

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Trinamool records thumping win in Bengal rural polls, BJP comes second

Kolkata |Friday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST

The ruling Trinamool Congress on Friday registered a thumping victory in elections to the three-tier rural bodies in West Bengal, with the BJP emerging a distant second in almost all the districts as

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