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Varun Gandhi doesn't deserve to be candidate: Election Commission
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) In a stinging indictment of Varun Gandhi Sunday night, the Election Commission held him guilty of breaching the model code of conduct and said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nominee for Lok Sabha polls from Uttar Pradesh did not deserve to be a candidate. It asked the party not to field him in the upcoming polls.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 11:44:41 PM

Election Commission indicts Varun Gandhi for hate speeches
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Election Commission Sunday night held Varun Gandhi, a Bharartiya Janata Party (BJP) nominee for Lok Sabha polls from Uttar Pradesh, guilty of breaching the model code of conduct and asked the party not to field him as candidate.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 10:57:45 PM

Buddhadeb pillories opposition for forcing Nano out of Bengal
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) A day ahead of the Tata Nano rollout, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee lambasted the state's opposition parties Sunday, saying 6,000 people had lost a great employment opportunity as the company shifted the project to Gujarat following sustained agitation.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 9:51:26 PM

Mayawati's first poll rally in Uttar Pradesh a big draw
Deoria, March 22 (IANS) The first election rally of Bahujan Samaj Party chief and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati in this remote district in the eastern corner of the state was a big draw.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 9:45:55 PM

Senior Congress leader in Andhra quits party
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and eight-time legislator Penmatsa Sambasiva Raju Sunday quit the party to protest the denial to him of the Lok Sabha ticket.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 9:37:12 PM

Notice to minister for violating model code
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Election Commission of India Sunday asked union Minister for Mines Sis Ram Ola to explain why he violated the model code of conduct by inaugurating a new school in Rajasthan.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 9:05:31 PM

RJD to fight on Congress seats too in Bihar
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The rift in India's ruling coalition widened Sunday with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) deciding to contest even in the three Lok Sabha seats the Congress won five years ago in Bihar.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 7:45:13 PM

Chiranjeevi may do an NTR by contesting three seats
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi Sunday hinted that he may contest from three assembly constituencies, one each in the three regions of Andhra Pradesh.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 6:49:57 PM

Jharkhand BJP workers angry over seat sharing with JD-U
Ranchi, March 22 (IANS) Anrgy over their party's seat sharing arrangement with the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in Jharkhand, some Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers Sunday protested and locked the party's headquarters here for several hours.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 6:42:41 PM

This party awaits candidates with moral values
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) When most political parties have started announcing their Lok Sabha candidates for the upcoming fray, this political outfit is waiting for contestants. It's the Naitik Party, floated by a Lucknow-based lawyer.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 6:37:32 PM

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