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NDA will form next government: BJP
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) As the voting for the 543-member parliament concluded Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) expressed confidence that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by it will sweep the elections and form the next government at the centre.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 5:37:16 PM

West Bengal votes amid sporadic clashes
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Sporadic political clashes left two persons injured in the final phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal Wednesday even as people turned out in large numbers to vote in 11 constituencies.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 5:34:59 PM

Sundarbans residents vote happily in home islands
Gosaba (West Bengal), May 13 (IANS) Ashok Mondal of Jamespur village walked 45 minutes to reach his polling station Wednesday. He was happy he didn't have to travel hours by boat instead, as officials set up a polling station in his island in the Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest in the world.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 5:24:56 PM

Two Congress legislators booked in Punjab
Moga (Punjab), May 13 (IANS) The Punjab police Wednesday booked two sitting Congress legislators in this district in polling related incidents.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 5:20:19 PM

No big deal, Deve Gowda says of Kumaraswamy-Sonia meeting
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) president H.D. Deve Gowda Wednesday cautioned against reading too much into the meeting between his son H.D. Kumaraswamy and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, adding for good measure that he was not keen on becoming 'the king or the kingmaker'.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 5:17:22 PM

Over 33 percent voter turnout in Kashmir's Baramulla
Baramulla, May 13 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of enthusiastic voters came out in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla constituency Wednesday to exercise their democratic right despite a boycott call by separatists and threats from militant groups.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 5:14:26 PM

Radical Sikh leaders use 'no vote' provision
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) Radical Sikh leaders from the Dal Khalsa Wednesday exercised their franchise but rejected all candidates and parties under provision 49-O of the election code.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 5:07:24 PM

Lok Sabha elections conclude
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The curtains came down on the staggered Lok Sabha elections Wednesday evening with voting ending in the fifth and final round covering 86 constituencies across nine states and union territories.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 4:58:49 PM

UPA to be number one in hung Lok Sabha, India TV
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) will finish as the single largest coalition in a hung Lok Sabha with 195-201 seats, an India TV exit poll said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 4:56:10 PM

Enthusiastic Kolkatans throng polling booths
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) An elderly woman in a wheelchair, a patient laid up on a stretcher, a middle-aged man carrying his octogenarian mother...They were among Kolkata residents who voted in right earnest in the Lok Sabha polls Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 4:37:52 PM

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