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Lok Sabha poll a litmus test for Khanduri (Poll Curtainraiser - Uttarakhand)
Dehradun, May 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled hill state of Uttarakhand, which goes to the polls Wednesday to elect five representatives to the Lok Sabha, is in the grip of a strong anti-incumbency factor with a large section of the voters unhappy with Chief Minister B.C. Khanduri's 'undemocratic' ways.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 12:21:31 PM

Lok Sabha results will cast shadow on state government (Poll curtainraiser - Tamil Nadu)
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) The Lok Sabha elections for the 39 constituencies in Tamil Nadu are crucial for the ruling DMK, which has outside support in the state from the Congress.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:58:12 AM

Key contests in final poll phase
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Following are the key contests for the fifth and final phase of Lok Sabha elections:

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:57:52 AM

Uttar Pradesh moves apex court against scrapping of NSA on Varun
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the nixing of National Security Act (NSA) against Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Varun Gandhi by a state advisory board under the Allahabad High Court.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:43:10 AM

Muslim vote crucial in fifth phase (Poll Curtainraiser - Uttar Pradesh)
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) Most of the 14 Lok Sabha seats up for grabs in the fifth and last phase of the polls in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday have large Muslim populations, a factor is likely to determine the fate of the 203 candidates in the fray.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:13:00 AM

Spotlight on Mandi, Hamirpur (Poll curtainraiser - Himachal Pradesh)
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) As Himachal Pradesh goes to the polls for its four parliamentary seats Wednesday, all eyes are on the Hamirpur and Mandi constituencies. While Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal's son Anurag Thakur is contesting as a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate in Hamirpur, the Congress has fielded former chief minister Virbhadra Singh in Mandi.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 10:10:25 AM

Impossible to fight 'US imperialism without Congress': Left leader
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) It is not possible to fight American imperialism without the Congress, declared maverick Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Subhas Chakraborty here Monday.

Monday, May 11, 2009 11:12:59 PM

Re-balloting ordered in two polling stations in New Delhi
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Election Commission Monday ordered repoll in two polling stations in Kasturba Nagar assembly segment in New Delhi constituency after some people whose names had been deleted from the electoral rolls had cast votes.

Monday, May 11, 2009 10:59:28 PM

Governor to take decision on SNC Lavalin graft case
Thiruvananthapuram, May 11 (IANS) Kerala Governor R.S. Gavai Monday said an 'appropriate decision' will be taken under constitutional provisions about the prosecution of senior communist leader Pinarayi Vijayan, an accused in the multi-million rupee SNC Lavalin corruption case.

Monday, May 11, 2009 10:59:12 PM

Eight additional observers for Bengal polls
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) The Election Commission has appointed eight additional observers for 11 West Bengal Lok Sabha constituencies which go to the hustings in the final phase of elections in the state May 13.

Monday, May 11, 2009 10:40:01 PM

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