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West Bengal poll violence toll reaches 20
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) With the death of one person in a clash Wednesday, the toll in election-related violence over three phases of polling in West Bengal has shot up to 20.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 11:14:15 PM

Himachal Pradesh sees over 58 percent polling
Shimla, May 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh registered an over 58 percent voter turnout in its four Lok Sabha constituencies that went to the polls Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 11:00:15 PM

UPA barely ahead of NDA in photo finish: Exit polls
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Election 2009 will deliver a fractured verdict, with the Congress-led UPA finishing barely ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA, exit polls conducted by various TV news channels predicted Wednesday night.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 10:59:43 PM

Jyoti Basu injures leg after fall, could not vote
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Jyoti Basu injured his left leg after a fall in his bathroom in the wee hours Wednesday and could not vote in the Lok Sabha election, his personal aide said.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 10:10:30 PM

UPA, NDA in close finish: Exit polls
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) will finish marginally ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Lok Sabha elections, exit polls conducted by different TV news channels predicted Wednesday night.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 10:10:04 PM

Punjab, Chandigarh record 65 percent polling
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) Nearly 65 percent polling was recorded for nine parliamentary seats in Punjab and one seat in Chandigarh Wednesday as the fifth and final round of voting ended.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 9:44:32 PM

68 percent voting in Tamil Nadu amid violence, 79 in Puducherry
Chennai/Puducherry, May 13 (IANS) Around 68 percent voters exercised their franchise in 39 constituencies of Tamil Nadu Wednesday amid sporadic violence in which one person was killed, while in neighbouring union territory of Puducherry the turnout was 79 percent.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 9:30:56 PM

Pollsters 2004 bitten, 2009 shy?
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Even as the exit polls for the Lok Sabha elections trickled in Wednesday evening predicting a hung parliament, one has to keep in mind that they had all gone woefully wrong in the 2004 electoral battle predicting exactly the opposite of the outcome.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 9:24:03 PM

Poll officials fail to reach Zanskar on time
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The difficult terrain made it impossible for a 12-member team of elections officials to reach in time the snow-covered Zanskar region in Jammu and Kashmir to conduct voting Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 9:14:15 PM

53 percent voting in Uttar Pradesh, Pilibhit beats records
Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) About 53 percent voting was registered in the fifth and final phase of Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh with Pilibhit, where the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) controversial leader Varun Gandhi is contesting, breaking all past records with a 64.5 percent turnout.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 8:57:31 PM

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