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EVMs cannot be manipulated, says chief election commissioner
Agartala, Jan 5 (IANS) The electronic voting machines (EVM) are secure for the purpose they serve as they cannot be manipulated, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) V.S. Sampath said here Saturday.

Saturday, January 05, 2013 6:24:07 PM

Kerala to probe 'campaign' to hive off Idukki district
Idukki (Kerala), Jan 5 (IANS) Kerala Home Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan Saturday said a probe would be launched into the so called "campaign" in the state's Idukki district to hive it off to Tamil Nadu.

Saturday, January 05, 2013 5:37:04 PM

MIM sees conspiracy behind cases against Akbar Owaisi
Hyderabad, Jan 5 (IANS) The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) sees a conspiracy by the Congress government in Andhra Pradesh to target its leader Akbaruddin Owaisi by slapping serious charges of waging war against the nation.

Saturday, January 05, 2013 3:40:44 PM

Poll panel reviews election preparations in Tripura
Agartala, Jan 5 (IANS) The full bench of the Election Commission of India (ECI) led by Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath Saturday held a series of meetings with political parties and senior officials to review preparations for the assembly elections in Tripura.

Saturday, January 05, 2013 1:46:10 PM

Is terrorism reviving in Punjab? Who's to be believed? (Punjab Newsletter)
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) Just a few months after he was hand-picked by Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal to be the state's director general of police (DGP), Sumedh Singh Saini and Badal seem to be on a different page on whether terrorism is reviving in the state.

Saturday, January 05, 2013 12:44:05 PM

BJP plays budget-politics to corner Yeddyurappa (Karnataka Newsletter)
Bangalore, Jan 5 (IANS) Ruling parties exploiting the budget in a poll year to boost electoral prospects is old hat. However, Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is using budget-politics to corner the party's former leader in the state, B.S. Yeddyurappa.

Saturday, January 05, 2013 12:38:08 PM

All set for Kumbh, biggest gathering on earth (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)
Lucknow, Jan 5 (IANS) With less than ten days left for Kumbh -- the largest congregation of people on the planet -- to begin Jan 14 on Makar Sankranti in the Sangam city of Allahabad, the state administration has been working against time.

Saturday, January 05, 2013 12:14:04 PM

Bengal politicians compete in use of filthy language (West Bengal Newsletter)
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) They may belong to parties having different manifestoes, agenda and vote banks. But leaders cutting across the political spectrum in West Bengal seem to have a common thread - making derogatory, defamatory and obscene remarks.

Saturday, January 05, 2013 11:34:05 AM

Achuthanandan defends sacked partymen
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 4 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Friday defended his party workers who were thrown out of the CPI-M last month after an inquiry found them guilty of leaking official information of the party to the media.

Friday, January 04, 2013 11:20:06 PM

Alagiri challenges bid to hoist Stalin on DMK
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) M.K. Alagiri, the elder son of DMK chief M. Karunanidhi, Friday said the party was not a Hindu hermitage to name a successor to his father.

Friday, January 04, 2013 8:50:35 PM

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