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Will not support UPA or NDA government, says victorious Naveen Patnaik
Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) After his party's tremendous showing at the polls, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) head and Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said Saturday he would not support either a United Progressive Alliance or a National Democratic Alliance government at the centre.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 2:40:02 PM

NC-Congress leading in four Kashmir seats
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) The National Conference-Congress combine was leading in four of the six Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir till 2 p.m. Saturday.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 2:39:42 PM

Congress workers celebrate outside CPI-M office in Delhi
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) headquarters in the national capital wore a deserted look when the counting of votes began Saturday. But suddenly it erupted in celebrations - not by the party workers but Congress supporters!

Saturday, May 16, 2009 2:38:56 PM

Gloom at BJP office, leaders and workers stay away
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The otherwise bustling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Ashoka Road office here wore a deserted look Saturday, with both leaders and party workers staying away as election results came in signalling its defeat.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 2:28:42 PM

Congress bags two seats in Rajasthan, leads in 18
Jaipur, May 16 (IANS) The Congress party seemed headed to sweep Rajasthan with the party bagging two seats of the 25 so far and leading in another 18 constituencies by 1.30 p.m. Saturday.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 2:13:05 PM

Chamling set for record fourth term in Sikkim
Gangtok, May 16 (IANS) Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling was set to return to power for a fourth time with his Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) leading as the counting of votes cast for the assembly and Lok Sabha polls was underway Saturday.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 2:12:43 PM

BJP accepts verdict, performance far below expectations: Jaitley
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Conceding that the people's mandate was in favour of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA), archrival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the results were 'far below expectations' of the party and it accepts the verdict 'with respect'.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 2:03:59 PM

BJP ahead in eight Jharkhand seats
Ranchi, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in eight of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand early Saturday afternoon while votes were being counted. Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief and former chief minister Shibu Soren was trailing behind his BJP rival in the Dumka parliamentary seat.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 2:00:02 PM

BJP's Ananth Kumar retains Bangalore South
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary H.N. Ananth Kumar retained the Bangalore South seat for the fifth time in a row.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 1:54:39 PM

Congress on a high after comeback in Uttar Pradesh
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Congress leaders were jubilant Saturday after making a comeback in the politically significant state of Uttar Pradesh, where it was leading in 22 of 80 seats, with many giving credit to their general secretary Rahul Gandhi.

Saturday, May 16, 2009 1:54:29 PM

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