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High profile Congress MLA joins BJP in Madya Pradesh

Bhopal, 1 April-2014, Milind Ghatwai: The Congress suffered yet another high-profile defection in Madhya Pradesh Monday with its Vijayraghavgarh MLA Sanjay Pathak joining the BJP in the presence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Pathak had last week embarrassed the Congress by claiming he has funded most of its activities in his …

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Poll panel to look into heckling of West Bengal official

Kolkata, 31 March-2014 (IANS): The Election Commission has set up a committee to look into the allegations of a West Bengal official that he was heckled by “miscreants belonging to the ruling Trinamool Congress” and a legislator “argued roughly” with him even as the party said it was mulling legal …

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Telugus usher in New Year but model code dampens spirit

Hyderabad, 31 March-2014 (IANS): Telugu-speaking people of Telangana and Seemandhra Monday ushered in Telugu New Year ‘Ugadi’ in a traditional manner and with gaiety, but the election model code of conduct dampened the festive spirit. Telugus in both the regions decorated their houses and shops with mango leaves, tasted the traditional …

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Uddhav Thackeray says Modi has given a ‘face’ to opposition

Mumbai, 30 March-2014(IANS): After many years, the Indian opposition has got a face in Narendra Modi and this will create “a saffron storm” in national politics, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said Sunday. Uddhav Thackeray says Modi has given a ‘face’ to opposition “Until now, barring (former prime minister) Atal …

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Polling underway for urban local bodies in Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad,30 March-2014 (IANS): Polling was underway Sunday for elections to 146 municipalities and 10 municipal corporations in Andhra Pradesh amid tight security and sporadic incidents of violence. Polling underway for urban local bodies in Andhra Pradesh In what is being described as the semifinal before the general elections, polling began …

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2 girls and a man killed in BTAD Assam by unidentified Criminals

Guwahati, 29 March-2014, Nilim Dutta : Two teenaged Bodo girls came under attack from a group of 7-8 miscreants this morning at Baldi No. 1 village under Amguri Police Station in Bijni Subdivision in Chirang District of BTAD, Assam. 2 girls and a man killed in BTAD Assam by unidentified Criminals It …

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India starts voting a fortnight from today on LS poll

New Delhi, 23 March-2014 (IANS): India will begin voting in exactly a fortnight from now to elect 543 MPs for a new Lok Sabha in a parliamentary election that will be the world’s largest democratic exercise involving a whopping 814 million strong electorate. India starts voting a fortnight from today on …

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Comedian Raju Srivastava says BJP is future of Indian politics

New Delhi, 19 March-2014 (IANS): Popular stand-up comedian and actor Raju Srivastava Wednesday joined the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), saying it “is the future of Indian politics”. Comedian Raju Srivastava says BJP is future of Indian politics Comedian: Comedian Raju Srivastava in Congress Rally(Photo: Outlookindia.com) “I think the country has given 60 …

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