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59.4 percent turnout in 5th phase of UP polls (Roundup)
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) The fifth round of polling in UP''s seven-phased assembly elections in 49 constituencies Thursday witnessed a 59.4 percent turnout, an official said.

Thursday, February 23, 2012 6:13:03 PM

Ramdev promises to agitate again in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Buoyed by the Supreme Court''s censure of the government for arbitrarily and forcefully ending his Ramlila Ground protest last year, yoga guru Baba Ramdev vowed Thursday to launch more such protests.

Thursday, February 23, 2012 6:07:33 PM

Black money issue to be raised in parliament: Rajnath Singh
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) The politically hot issue of black money stashed in banks overseas is likely to be raised once again in the forthcoming budget session of Parliament, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh said Thursday.

Thursday, February 23, 2012 5:53:34 PM

Heavy polling in 5th phase of UP elections
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) The fifth round of polling in UP''s seven-phased assembly elections in 49 constituencies witnessed a 59.4 percent turnout, an official said.

Thursday, February 23, 2012 5:52:34 PM

Government, BJP cross swords over verdict on Ramdev rally
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The government Thursday said it will study the Supreme Court''s critical observations on the way Delhi Police dispersed yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his supporters from the Ramlila ground here last year. The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) blamed the Congress-led UPA for the incident.

Thursday, February 23, 2012 4:54:35 PM

Congress''s Jaiswal favours President''s Rule in UP, retracts
Kanpur, Feb 23 (IANS) Union minister and senior Congress leader Sriprakash Jaiswal Thursday said Uttar Pradesh will have President''s Rule if the Congress fails to win majority in the state assembly, a remark that sparked a row forcing him to retract later.

Thursday, February 23, 2012 4:39:55 PM

Brisk polling in Uttar Pradesh (Third Lead)
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) Brisk polling was on Thursday in the fifth round of the seven-phase balloting in Uttar Pradesh, with the 49 constituencies falling mostly in the state''s badlands.

Thursday, February 23, 2012 3:56:35 PM

NCP: Goa Congress cozying up to real estate lobby
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Thursday accused its ruling alliance partner, the Congress, of selling out to the real estate lobby while preparing a futuristic land-use document Regional Plan 2021.

Thursday, February 23, 2012 3:56:25 PM

Karnataka stares at summer of BJP power struggle
Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) The power struggle in Karnataka''s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sharpened Thursday, threatening to reduce D.V. Sadananda Gowda to a lame-duck chief minister.

Thursday, February 23, 2012 3:11:36 PM

Goa BJP waters down stance on offshore casinos
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday watered down its stance on offshore casinos in Goa, saying it merely wanted them to be relocated out of sight in the Arabian Sea.

Thursday, February 23, 2012 2:58:26 PM

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