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Deploy paramilitary forces in hills for polls: Trinamool
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Taken aback by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha's decision to support a BJP candidate for the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress Monday demanded deployment of paramilitary personnel in the hills to ensure free and fair polls.

Monday, March 10, 2014 10:26:21 PM

Monitor illegal flow of money, liquor in Delhi: EC
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) in Delhi Monday directed the excise and the income-tax departments to strictly monitor the flow of illegal alcohol and flow of money in the national capital prior to the Lok Sabha polls.

Monday, March 10, 2014 10:10:09 PM

Samajwadi Party may not field candidates against Sonia, Rahul
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh Monday said it may not put up candidates against Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi in Rae Bareli and Amethi.

Monday, March 10, 2014 9:54:04 PM

Congress opposes Akali Dal rally at religious event
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) Punjab's opposition Congress Monday complained to the Election Commission against the state's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal holding a political rally during the Hola Mohalla celebrations in the Sikh holy town of Anandpur Sahib next week.

Monday, March 10, 2014 9:40:04 PM

Sangma announces return to national politics
Shillong, March 10 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma Monday returned to the national political scene by announcing his candidature from the Tura parliamentary seat on a National People's Party (NPP) ticket.

Monday, March 10, 2014 9:38:04 PM

CPI-M leader under scanner for foul language against Mamata
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Monday said it was looking into a complaint against CPI-M legislator Anisur Rehman for his alleged derogatory comments about West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, even as the state's ruling Trinamool Congress Monday gave notice for a privilege motion against him in the assembly.

Monday, March 10, 2014 9:36:14 PM

Congress runs government for poor: Rahul
Jaipur, March 10 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Monday said his party runs a government for the poor and would continue to work for their betterment if voted back to power in the Lok Sabha elections.

Monday, March 10, 2014 9:28:04 PM

Mamata appeals to people to join her Delhi rally
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday appealed to people to join her rally with social activist Anna Hazare at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan March 12.

Monday, March 10, 2014 9:24:04 PM

Congress legislators demand Muslim face for Delhi seat
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Five Delhi Congress legislators Monday met party general secretary Shakeel Ahmed to demand that a Muslim candidate be fielded from the capital's northeast constituency for the Lok Sabha polls.

Monday, March 10, 2014 9:22:11 PM

AAP fields ex-Infosys honcho in Bangalore
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) The AAP Monday announced that former Infosys director V. Balakrishnan will be its candidate in the Bangalore Central Lok Sabha constituency.

Monday, March 10, 2014 9:16:12 PM

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