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Wives of criminal-turned-politicians lose in Bihar
Patna, May 16 (IANS) Four prominent criminal-turned-politicians of Bihar were barred from this Lok Sabha contest by courts. They put up their wives instead. But the voters firmly rejected them, as all four women lost the elections.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 7:34:24 PM

BJP has itself to blame in Jammu (News Analysis)
Jammu, May 16 (IANS) The Congress' being part of the state government helped it clinch both the parliamentary seats in the Jammu region while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost owing to its choice of candidates, say residents and political activists alike.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 7:34:14 PM

DMK-led front bags 28 seats in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) The DMK-Congress-VCK alliance won 27 of the 39 parliamentary seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry's sole Lok Sabha seat, Election Commission officials announced Saturday.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 7:33:58 PM

Jaipal Reddy, three other ministers win, Renuka Chowdary loses
Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) Four out of five central ministers from Andhra Pradesh were re-elected to the Lok Sabha Saturday.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 7:33:48 PM

Lone ranger Sajjad loses poll but wins base
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) His poll defeat may have come as a disappointment, but for Sajjad Lone, the only Kashmiri separatist leader who broke the secessionist taboo to plunge into the electoral fray, his maiden election experience will help him revive his base in the northern part of the Valley, say analysts.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 7:33:37 PM

Euphoria in Congress headquarters, gloom over BJP's
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The mood in the headquarters of the two national parties told its own tale Saturday.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 7:23:18 PM

Projecting Advani as PM candidate was mistake: BJP MP
Raipur, May 16 (IANS) Projecting L.K. Advani as the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate was a mistake, veteran BJP leader from Chhattisgarh Baliram Kashyap said Saturday as the party lost the Lok Sabha elections.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 7:21:23 PM

'Modi magic' fails to sweep Gujarat, again
Gandhinagar/New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, named by some as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) next prime ministerial candidate, failed to make a clean sweep in his state with the party adding only one seat to its 2004 tally.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 7:15:56 PM

West Bengal results show no confidence in Left government: Mamata
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Describing the poor showing of the ruling Left front in West Bengal as a 'no confidence' vote by the people and eager to capitalise on its own spectacular Lok Sabha poll win, the Trinamool Congress Saturday demanded that the state assembly polls slated for 2011 be advanced.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 7:05:32 PM

Independent wins from Ladakh
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) Hassan Khan, an independent candidate, was declared winner from Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh constituency.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 6:59:35 PM

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