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Ajay Makan, Vijender Gupta and Jagdish Mukhi file nominations
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Political heavyweights from Delhi such as Congress candidate from New Delhi constituency Ajay Makan, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Vijender Gupta and former Delhi minister Jagdish Mukhi filed their nominations Friday for the Lok Sabha polls.

Friday, April 17, 2009 9:52:02 PM

Compensation doubled for violence-hit poll officials
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Election Commission Friday announced doubling of the compensation amount from Rs.500,000 to Rs.1 million for poll officials who fall victim to attacks by extremist or anti-social elements during the elections.

Friday, April 17, 2009 9:41:08 PM

Comrade Salim and family own assets worth Rs.92 lakh
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Mohammed Salim, deputy leader of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in the outgoing Lok Sabha, and his family have total assets of over Rs.92 lakh (Rs.9.2 million).

Friday, April 17, 2009 9:32:25 PM

Karunanidhi wants Sri Lanka to announce immediate ceasefire
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Friday said India should sever all ties with Sri Lanka if the island nation does not announce a ceasefire immediately.

Friday, April 17, 2009 9:05:29 PM

Re-balloting in 46 polling stations on April 18: EC
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Election Commission Friday announced that repolling would be held on April 18 in 46 polling stations across seven states where balloting was held in the first phase.

Friday, April 17, 2009 8:25:49 PM

Orissa voter turnout pegged at 65.9 percent
Bhubaneswar, April 17 (IANS) At least 65.9 percent voting was recorded in the first phase of Lok Sabha and assembly elections in Orissa Thursday, an official statement said Friday after compiling data from all polling centres.

Friday, April 17, 2009 7:47:03 PM

After first phase, campaign focuses on money (Political Roundup)
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) With the first round of balloting accounting for 124 of the 543 seats over, the shrill campaign rhetoric, that had even turned personal, subsided considerably Friday with the attention shifting to spending of government funds and spiriting away of black money abroad.

Friday, April 17, 2009 7:31:27 PM

CPI-M's Salim, Trinamool's Sougata, Satabdi, Tapas file nominations
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Former central government minister and Trinamool Congress nominee Sougata Roy and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Mohd Salim were among the candidates who filed their nominations for the second and third phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal Friday.

Friday, April 17, 2009 7:23:54 PM

Vajpayee appeals to Lucknow voters to support BJP candidate
Lucknow, April 17 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Friday issued an appeal to Lucknow's voters here to support the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha candidate Lalji Tandon.

Friday, April 17, 2009 7:07:41 PM

Leftist intellectuals root for Third Front
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) A section of intellectuals and other eminent persons in West Bengal supporting the state's ruling Left Front have issued an appeal calling upon the people to establish a Third Front government at the centre.

Friday, April 17, 2009 6:54:32 PM

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