Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) The panchayat poll in Nandigram was marred Sunday when a ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MP was involved in a heated argument with a senior Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) official over the election process in the West Bengal region.
Sunday, May 11, 2008 2:31:53 PM
Colombo, May 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka's ruling coalition led by President Mahinda Rajapaksa Sunday won the polls for the maiden Eastern provincial council, amid allegations of widespread poll-related violence.
Sunday, May 11, 2008 2:18:35 PM
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Panchayat polls in five districts of West Bengal Sunday generally remained incident-free, reports received here till early afternoon said.
Sunday, May 11, 2008 2:15:22 PM
Ranchi, May 11 (IANS) The Jharkhand steering committee, formed by the state United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to run the Madhu Koda government smoothly, has held only one meeting since its inception.
Sunday, May 11, 2008 1:34:17 PM
Mohali (Punjab), May 11 (IANS) A legislator from the opposition Congress party in Punjab has alleged he is being harassed by authorities in the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled state.
Sunday, May 11, 2008 1:10:03 PM
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The purpose of reserving seats for women in legislatures will be defeated if these are not earmarked for different social strata, say supporters of reservation along caste lines.
Sunday, May 11, 2008 12:17:28 PM
Nandigram (East Midnapore), May 11 (IANS) Amid tightened security, voting began in Nandigram early Sunday with thousands of villagers queuing up in front of polling booths for the panchayat elections.
Sunday, May 11, 2008 11:15:24 AM
Karnal (Haryana), May 10 (IANS) Members of a family in a village in Haryana's Karnal district were detained Saturday by police for strangling a young couple because they got married against prevailing norms.
Saturday, May 10, 2008 9:58:54 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, May 10 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh was Saturday criticised by his cabinet colleague Vayalar Ravi, who said the veteran leader's remarks about lack of internal democracy in the Congress were a 'colourful lie'.
Saturday, May 10, 2008 9:58:34 PM
Bangalore, May 10 (IANS) India's silicon hub and its sister city Mysore recorded low voter turnouts Saturday in the first phase of the Karnataka assembly poll, taking political parties by surprise in view of the high stakes involved in forming the next government.
Saturday, May 10, 2008 9:33:52 PM
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