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Congress celebrates after 3-0 win state elections (Afternoon Lead)
Mumbai/Chandigarh/Itanagar, Oct 22 (IANS) A triumphant Congress retained power in Maharashtra, Haryana and Arunachal Pradesh in the first national popularity test following the Lok Sabha ballot of May, leaving a divided opposition licking its wounds.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 12:44:36 PM

Two Haryana ministers lose assembly poll
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Two Congress ministers in the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government lost their assembly seats in the results of the Haryana state elections declared Thursday.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 12:39:04 PM

Deshmukh gives no credit to Chavan for ruling alliance's performance
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and central minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Thursday refused to give credit to Chief Minister Ashok Chavan for the win in the assembly elections by the Congress-Nationalist Congres Party (NCP) combine.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 12:30:31 PM

People voted for development, progress of Maharashtra: Ashok Chavan
Mumbai Oct 22 (IANS) 'People of Maharashtra have voted for development and progress of the state,' Chief Minister Ashok Chavan said as the state's ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance headed for its third consecutive victory in the assembly elections Thursday.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 12:30:06 PM

Haryana win triggers celebrations at Congress headquarters
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The decisive lead taken by the ruling Congress in the Haryana assembly poll led to scenes of frenzied celebrations inside and outside the party's national headquarters here Thursday morning.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 12:23:54 PM

Shiv Sena leader of opposition loses to NCP
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) In a major upset, Shiv Sena's Leader of Opposition Ramdas Kadam lost to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in the Maharashtra assembly elections Thursday.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 12:16:17 PM

Congress inches towards victory in Haryana
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) The ruling Congress in Haryana Thursday inched towards a simple majority in the 90-member assembly as thousands of votes cast in the assembly elections were counted across the state.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 11:47:47 AM

We lost in Mumbai because of MNS: BJP
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Accepting its defeat in Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said they had lost in Mumbai because of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS).

Thursday, October 22, 2009 11:41:55 AM

EVMs are 'electronic victory machines' for Congress: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday blamed the electronic voting machines (EVMs) for its defeat in state elections, saying the EVMs had become 'electronic victory machines' for the Congress.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 11:41:40 AM

Pawar credits Congress policies for Maharashtra win
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The central government's policies have helped in the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party alliance's good showing in the Maharashtra elections, union agriculture minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar said here Thursday.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 11:18:53 AM

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