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    Mar 13, 2014 11:14 IST

    Salman Khurshid slams Supreme Court, EC

    External affairs minister Salman Khurshid has slammed the Supreme Court and the Election Commission saying they direct political parties and parliamentarians to a great extent.

  • Mar 16, 2009 21:48 IST

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  • Apr 11, 2009 11:28 IST

    BJP trying to achieve breakthrough in Kerala

    Undeterred by successive failures to win a single assembly or Parliament seat from Left dominated Kerala, a determined BJP is making all out effort to reverse the trend by pouring in resources and manpower to win at least two Lok Sabha seats from the state this time.

  • Apr 14, 2009 11:03 IST

    Women MPs, MLAs too have criminal records

    Guess what? Kerala, Bihar and Chhattisgarh are the states with the highest percentage of women legislators with criminal records while Assam, Jharkhand and Rajasthan are some of the cleanest, says a study.

  • Apr 14, 2009 20:41 IST

    Villagers come seeking power from political elite

    Residents of Maharashtra's Jalka village came calling on political leaders in New Delhi on Tuesday with a request to provide electricity to India's villages, using renewable energy sources.

  • Apr 15, 2009 12:55 IST

    Make this city shine again, Moradabadis tell Azhar

    The people of this town are still star-struck with Mohammed Azharuddin turning Congress candidate and campaigning here. They have huge expectations from India's former cricket skipper. They want him to put the sheen back on the city known for its brassware.

  • Apr 16, 2009 19:21 IST

    Around 50 per cent voting in riot-torn Kandhamal

    Elections passed off peacefully in Orissa's Kandhamal district, with around 50 per cent voter turnout, an official said on Thursday. The district witnessed communal riots last year that killed 38 people.

  • Apr 16, 2009 19:40 IST

    Indian voting averages 46-86 per cent

    Between 46 and 86 per cent of 143 million voters exercised their franchise in the first round of general elections on Thursday, the Election Commission announced.

  • Apr 16, 2009 19:41 IST

    Over 50 per cent voting in Arunachal Pradesh

    Arunachal Pradesh recorded over 50 per cent polling at close in the two parliamentary constituencies of Arunachal East and Arunachal West amidst allegations by the opposition BJP of mass rigging.

  • Apr 16, 2009 21:08 IST

    74 candidates file papers in second phase of WB polls

    A total of 74 nominations have been filed for the second phase of Lok Sabha elections in 17 of the 42 constituencies of West Bengal till Thursday.

  • Apr 16, 2009 21:18 IST

    49 per cent polling in Jammu

    Polling was peaceful in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday as 49 per cent of the 1.7 million electorate cast their votes in the first round of the five-phase Lok Sabha elections.

  • Apr 17, 2009 12:37 IST

    Local issues dominate Sikkim election

    Local issues like reservation of seats in the state Assembly for Limboo and Tamang communities, implementation of a report recommending tribal status for Sikkim and the alleged dual nationality of Chief Minister P K Chamling are dominating the poll scene in this mountain state.

  • Apr 17, 2009 15:04 IST

    Campaigning set to heat up in Tamil Nadu

    Electioneering for the 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and one in Puducherry is heating up with the two major political alliances led by the DMK and the AIADMK hitting the campaign trail.

  • Apr 18, 2009 12:44 IST

    Malegaon blast, riots key issues in Dhule constituency

    With neither the ubiquitous poll posters nor big rallies and fiery speeches of candidates, not much is evident in this north Maharashtra town to suggest that Dhule constituency goes to polls in barely five days.

  • Apr 23, 2009 21:09 IST

    Minor explosions, a police firing and an arrest on Bihar's polling day

    The second phase of polling for 13 Lok Sabha seats was marred by few minor incidents of explosion and police firing. The JD (U) nominee from Vaishali Vijay Kumar Shukla alias Munna Shukla was arrested on the charge of damaging an EVM in Paroo Assembly segment of Vaishali Lok Sabha constituency. Anil Kumar and Ramashankar report.