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PM congratulates assembly polls winners
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday congratulated Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manohar Parrikar and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav on their victories in the assembly elections.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 6:34:39 PM

Manipur: Prominent winners and losers
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in Manipur:

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 6:31:59 PM

Poll results give BJP reason to celebrate
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) It was a splash of saffron and festivities at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office here as the party managed to pull together a good show in the assembly polls results declared Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 6:28:09 PM

Uttar Pradesh: Prominent winners and losers
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in Uttar Pradesh:

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 6:24:29 PM

Thumbs up for SP and Akali, Congress wounded (Roundup)
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) It was a day of grand wins and bruising defeats. As counting ended Tuesday for elections in five states, the Samajwadi Party (SP) surged back to power in Uttar Pradesh and the Akali Dal broke a four-decade jinx to win another term in Punjab, leaving India''s ruling Congress battered and the main opposition BJP counting its losses.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 6:14:09 PM

Message from UP: give us governance, not sops (Comment)
Even more than the assembly results, especially in Uttar Pradesh, being a disaster for the Congress, it represents a personal setback for Rahul Gandhi, who had invested so much political capital in the outcome by campaigning intensively. In fact, it is also a body blow to the dynasty since Priyanka Vadra-Gandhi had emerged out of her seclusion to join Congress president Sonia Gandhi to boost the party''s electoral prospects.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 6:13:29 PM

BJP wins simple majority in Goa
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday won a simple majority in the Goa assembly elections with 21 seats, and was poised to form the government with alliance partner Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP).

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 6:05:49 PM

Gloom at Congress headquarters after dismal performance
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A sense of gloom prevailed at the All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters here Tuesday following the party''s poor performance in state assembly elections, especially Uttar Pradesh.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 5:58:59 PM

Gandhi charisma fading? Congress humbled in Rae Bareli, Amethi
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) The charisma of the younger Gandhis didn''t seem to have worked, even in the family pocketboroughs in Uttar Pradesh. In a major setback, the Congress has lost all the seats in Rae Bareli, represented in the Lok Sabha by party president Sonia Gandhi.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 5:54:29 PM

Polarisation between regional parties reason for UP loss: BJP
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday blamed polarisation between regional parties in Uttar Pradesh for the party''s below-expectation performance in the state, but said the party was happy with the overall results in other states.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 5:53:59 PM

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