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Heavy turnout in Meghalaya, six voters reject all candidates (Third Lead)
Shillong, Feb 23 (IANS) At least six voters recorded their desire not to vote to mark their dissatisfaction with the candidates as people across Meghalaya defied a shutdown call by an outlawed militant outfit and turned out in large numbers to vote in the assembly polls Saturday.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 4:26:07 PM

Himachal cabinet's expansion cancelled
Shimla, Feb 23 (IANS) The first cabinet expansion of the two-month-old Congress government in Himachal Pradesh which was scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled and is likely to take place next week, an official said here.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 3:50:07 PM

Mizoram CM seeks Sonia's help to tackle financial crisis
Aizawl, Feb 23 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has sought UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's intervention to help the state tide over a financial crisis.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 3:50:07 PM

Meghalaya voters defy ban, Nagaland sees brisk polling (Afternoon Lead)
Shillong/Kohima, Feb 23 (IANS) Meghalaya's electorate Saturday defied a shutdown call to enthusiastically turn up in large numbers at polling booths in the assembly elections while Nagaland too saw brisk ballotting. Assembly by-polls were also held for one constituency in Punjab and three in West Bengal.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 3:22:05 PM

42 percent votes cast in Bengal by-polls by 1 p.m.
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) About 42 percent votes were cast by 1 p.m. in by-polls in three assembly constituencies in West Bengal on Saturday.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 3:04:06 PM

'Goa would have given Kasab, Guru proper hanging'
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) If Ajmal Kasab and Afzal Guru were handed to the Goa government then they would have been "hung properly", putting the country on notice of it, a minister here said.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 1:46:03 PM

Shutdown call fails to deter Meghalaya voters
Shillong, Feb 23 (IANS) Voting was peaceful Saturday across Meghalaya as people defied a shutdown called by an outlawed group to cast their ballots.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 1:44:02 PM

Voters out in large numbers in Nagaland (Second Lead, changing dateline)
Kohima, Feb 23 (IANS) Voters came out in large numbers Saturday to cast their ballots for elections to the 60-member Nagaland assembly, an official said.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 12:38:03 PM

Polling postponed at a Nagaland constituency
Guwahati, Feb 23 (IANS) The polling for the Tuensang Sadar I assembly constituency in Nagaland has been postponed after the death of Congress candidate and sitting MLA P. Chuba Chang at a hospital in Kohima Friday.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 11:52:01 AM

Voting on for Bengal by-polls
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Three assembly constituencies in West Bengal went to by-polls Saturday.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 11:40:05 AM

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