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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

BJP gets slender lead in Uttarakhand seesaw battle (Sixth Lead)
Dehradun, March 6 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress were locked in a nail-biting seesaw battle as Uttarakhand appeared poised for a hung assembly amid no clear winner in the 70-member house.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 5:31:39 PM

Punjab: Prominent winners and losers
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Prominent winners and losers in Punjab:

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 5:30:29 PM

Two Goa ex-chief ministers, six ministers defeated
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Two former Goa chief ministers of the Congress were among the key losers along with six sitting cabinet ministers of the party-led government, as results for the March 3 assembly poll were declared Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 5:28:29 PM

Election results a huge blow for Rahul, Congress
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Congress licked its wounds Tuesday after being routed in key state elections that a party leader had called a semi-final before the 2014 Lok Sabha battle, with Rahul Gandhi''s vote-catching abilities coming under question like never before.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 5:21:09 PM

Akali Dal-BJP create history in Punjab (Evening Lead)
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Punjab''s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance created history in the state''s politics as it stunned the Congress Tuesday to retain power for a second consecutive term - the first such instance in the state.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 5:20:59 PM

UP out of reach, Congress runs to shield Rahul
Lucknow/New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) It was meant to be a virtuoso performance to put the Congress back in the reckoning in Uttar Pradesh, but star campaigner Rahul Gandhi''s efforts Tuesday did not yield the expected dividends, with the party finishing a miserable last among the four major players.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 5:14:19 PM

Congress scores hat trick in Manipur (Fifth Lead)
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday stormed back to power in Manipur by winning 34 of the 50 seats for which results were declared till 4 p.m. Tuesday. The state assembly has 60 seats.

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 5:13:59 PM

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