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Kerala's opposition welcomes poll dates announcement
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Kerala's opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) Monday said it was geared up for polls that would be held in the first phase on April 16 in the state even as the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) has failed to resolve seat-sharing deadlock up till now.

Monday, March 02, 2009 5:36:26 PM

India votes from April 16 to May 13
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) India, the world's largest democracy with 714 million voters, will pick a new government over five phases between April 16 and May 13, and the votes will be counted on May 16, it was announced Monday.

Monday, March 02, 2009 5:13:01 PM

Maharashtra polls on April 16, 23 and 30
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Maharashtra goes to the polls over three phases on April 16, 23 and 30 to elect its 48 representatives to the Lok Sabha. Voting for the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Goa will be held on April 23, the Election Commission announced Monday.

Monday, March 02, 2009 5:06:32 PM

India readies for another midsummer election
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The sun will be beating down and the mercury will be touching scorching highs -- it will be a midsummer Lok Sabha election this time too with large swathes of the country reeling under the proverbial Indian summer, just like it was in 2004.

Monday, March 02, 2009 5:00:49 PM

Congress, BJP express faith in Election Commission
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday welcomed the finalisation of dates for the upcoming elections and expressed their faith in the Election Commission in holding a free and fair exercise.

Monday, March 02, 2009 4:39:41 PM

It's all Atalji's blessings: Lalji Tandon
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) senior leader Lalji Tandon, the party's nominee for the Lucknow parliamentary constituency arrived in the state capital Monday to a rousing welcome and said his nomination was due to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 'blessings'.

Monday, March 02, 2009 4:36:34 PM

Election Commission worried about illegal money power
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Election Commission Monday expressed serious concern over the rising use of 'money power' in the election process.

Monday, March 02, 2009 4:24:18 PM

Break-up of elections in states
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) While 15 states will hold elections in a single phase, others will conduct the exercise over several days, Chief Election Commissioner N. Gopalaswami announced here Monday.

Monday, March 02, 2009 4:16:35 PM

A polling station for one voter!
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) When India elects a new parliament in April-May, one polling station in Gujarat will have just one voter.

Monday, March 02, 2009 4:16:19 PM

Indian Lok Sabha elections April 16-May 13
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Elections to pick a new Lok Sabha will take place over five phases starting April 16 and ending May 13, with the votes to be counted on May 16, the Election Commission announced Monday.

Monday, March 02, 2009 3:58:42 PM

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