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Didn''t violate poll code, Jayant tells EC
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Urging the Election Commission to withdraw its notice to him, Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh''s son and MP Jayant Chaudhary Tuesday argued that accepting financial help for poll management from a person is not a violation of model code of conduct.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 6:03:53 PM

Will oppose any move to weaken poll panel: BJP
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Charging the Congress with being a party of "serial offenders" of the Election Commission''s model code of conduct, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said it will oppose any move to weaken the poll panel.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 5:00:24 PM

President to open Chavan centenary celebrations
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will inaugurate the year-long celebrations of the birth centenary of Maharashtra''s first chief minister Y.B. Chavan from March 12.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 4:33:23 PM

UPA trying to change federal structure: BJP
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Supporting the chief ministers opposing the central government''s proposed anti-terrorism hub, the Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday accused the United Progressive Alliance government of trying to change the federal structure through an executive order.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 4:32:13 PM

No plan to take away EC''s poll code powers: Government
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday went out of its way to deny reports that its group of ministers on corruption was considering a proposal to take the poll model code of conduct out of the Election Commission''s purview and providing the rules statutory status.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 4:31:02 PM

Deadlock continues in Andhra assembly
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) In a spillover from the previous week, the Andhra Pradesh assembly remained paralysed Tuesday with opposition parties insisting on a debate on the liquor syndicate and Telangana issues.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 3:39:29 PM

Congress boycotts Odisha governor''s address
Bhubaneswar, Feb 21(IANS) Congress members boycotted the address of Governor Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare and walked out of the house over the government''s alleged failures, minutes after the budget session of the Odisha legislative assembly began here Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 3:28:24 PM

President''s son quizzed over Rs.1 crore seizure
Amravati (Maharashtra), Feb 21 (IANS) Raosaheb Shekhawat, son of President Pratibha Patil and a Congress legislator in Maharashtra, was Tuesday questioned by police in connection with the seizure of Rs.10 million (over $200,000) in cash, police said.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 2:44:56 PM

Dikshit favours counter-terror hub
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) In the face of opposition from various chief ministers to the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said it does not intrude on the rights of people.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 2:13:56 PM

No move to take conduct code out of EC''s purview: Khurshid
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday denied any proposal by the Group of Ministers (GoM) on corruption to take the model code of conduct out of the purview of the Election Commission (EC).

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 2:13:46 PM

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