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BJP riddled with protests over tickets to 'outsiders'
Mainpuri, March 20 (IANS) Despite the hype over BJP's prime ministerial hopeful Narendra Modi's campaign, the disappointment and heartburn caused by ticket distribution could hurt the party's poll prospects here, experts have suggested.

Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:00:06 PM

Azharuddin faces opposition from Congress workers
Jaipur, March 20 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin, the Congress candidate from Rajasthan's Tonk-Sawai Madhopur constituency, is facing opposition from party workers who are holding demonstrations and demanding the ticket be given to a local party worker.

Thursday, March 20, 2014 11:30:05 AM

After Lok Sabha polls, LDF will vanish: Congress
Thiruvananthapuram, March 20 (IANS) With no anti-incumbency factor visible in Kerala, the problem-ridden LDF, a coalition of Opposition parties in the southern state, will vanish after the polls, a senior state Congress minister said Thursday.

Thursday, March 20, 2014 11:26:22 AM

End of political innnings for Sidhu?
Chandigarh, March 20 (IANS) This week marked the virtual end of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's innings on Punjab's political wicket. The high-profile star campaigner of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been yanked off the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat and replaced by senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley.

Thursday, March 20, 2014 10:00:06 AM

Amar Singh offers to campaign for Mulayam
Fatehpur Sikri, March 20 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) candidate Amar Singh, who is contesting for the Fatehpur Sikri seat in Uttar Pradesh, has offered to campaign for Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav in Azamgarh, the latter's hometown.

Thursday, March 20, 2014 9:16:14 AM

21 file papers in Karnataka for April 17 LS polls
Bangalore, March 19 (IANS) A total of 21 candidates filed their nomination papers Wednesday after the Election Commission notified single phase elections April 17 to the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 11:32:18 PM

Poll preparations: Deputy EC Zutsi in Bengal March 25
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Deputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi will visit West Bengal March 25 to oversee the preparations for the Lok Sabha polls in the state, an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 11:14:08 PM

CPI-M campaign booklets target Trinamool Congress
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) The opposition CPI-M Wednesday came out with seven booklets highlighting what it called atrocities against women, lack of development and unfulfilled promises during the rule of the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 10:56:22 PM

NCP sacks Maharashtra minister after daughter gets BJP ticket
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The NCP Wednesday sacked a Maharashtra cabinet minister after his daughter joined the BJP and was given a ticket for the Nandurbar Lok Sabha constituency, party leaders said.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 10:26:16 PM

BJP, Congress appease religious communities during elections: Mamata
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Accusing the Congress and the BJP of appeasing some religious communities during electoral battles, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday claimed her party would play an important role in the formation of the central government.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 10:00:06 PM

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