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Now CPI-M wooing Nitish Kumar
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) After the Congress, it is now the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) that is wooing Janata Dal-United leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for a post-alliance with the Left-led Third Front grouping.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 9:51:33 PM

Delhi beats Pappu factor, 53 percent cast votes
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Delhi voters beat the 'Pappu' factor and came out to vote, recording a decent turnout of 53 percent Thursday - higher than in the previous two parliamentary elections.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 9:24:55 PM

53 percent of Delhi votes, Congress exudes confidence
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Overall 53 percent of Delhi's 12 million electorate - among them Congress president Sonia Gandhi - turned out to vote in the Lok Sabha polls on a not-so-hot Thursday, faring better than metros like Mumbai and Bangalore and showing a bit of political fervour before the city plunged into celebrating more than 10,000 weddings.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 9:21:48 PM

Uttar Pradesh's fourth phase shows better turnout
Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Voters of western Uttar Pradesh, where polling was held for 18 constituencies, displayed more enthusiasm - registering 50 percent turnout - compared to the three preceding phases to elect the country's next government.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 9:21:33 PM

Haryana, Punjab register nearly 65 percent voting
Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) Barring a few clashes between workers of various parties, parliamentary poll in Haryana and Punjab Thursday passed off peacefully with a voter turnout of nearly 65 percent in both states.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 9:09:46 PM

Peaceful polling in West Bengal, says Left Front
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front Thursday said the second-phase polling was by and large peaceful, except a few sporadic incidents of violence in the state.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 9:00:16 PM

Post-poll discussion depends on numbers: Pranab
Jangipur (West Bengal), May 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister and Congress heavyweight Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said nature of post-poll discussions for government formation will depend on the numbers.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 8:52:42 PM

President Pratibha Patil votes
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil walked into a polling booth flashing her brand new voter identity card to exercise her franchise - a tradition that was started by former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 8:39:25 PM

CPI-M accuses Trinamool of rigging in West Bengal
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Alleging that many polling booths were 'forcibly captured' by Trinamool Congress activists, the state's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday demanded re-polling in 50 voting stations in West Bengal.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 8:38:39 PM

57 percent voting in fourth round, four dead in violence
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The fourth round of Lok Sabha elections Thursday witnessed a 57 percent voter turnout, but the polling was marred by clashes mainly in west Bengal, including reports of four dead in poll-related violence, a senior election official said here.

Thursday, May 07, 2009 8:29:25 PM

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