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Insist on candidates giving all information: apex court to poll panel
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Candidates attempting to wriggle out of giving vital information about themselves while filing nomination papers are in for trouble - thanks to the Supreme Court.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 7:43:41 PM

Mayawati launches poll campaign in Himachal
Una (Himachal Pradesh), April 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Thursday charged both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with misleading the people, as she launched her party's Lok Sabha election campaign in Himachal Pradesh.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 7:21:28 PM

UPA is a sinking ship: BJP
New Delhi, April 2(IANS) Taking a dig at the Congress for being unable to stitch a coalition with its United Progressive Alliance partners, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday termed the Congress and the UPA as a 'sinking ship'.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 7:16:32 PM

Poll panel notifies second polling phase in Karnataka
Bangalore, April 2 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday notified the second phase of polling in Karnataka for the remaining 11 of the 28 parliamentary constituencies that will witness voting April 30, a state poll panel official said.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 7:01:52 PM

Vijaykanth calls all Tamil Nadu politicians corrupt
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician and DMDK leader Vijaykanth Thursday charged all the political leaders in Tamil Nadu with indulging in corruption.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 6:50:36 PM

Polling will be peaceful; Chidambaram takes on BJP
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Cautioning against panic or alarm amid reports of terrorist threats to politicians in the run-up to and during the general elections, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Thursday the government was taking all measures to ensure peaceful polls, even as he accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of promoting a divisive agenda.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 6:36:22 PM

Shibu Soren, Arjun Munda file poll papers in Jharkhand
Ranchi, April 2 (IANS) Former chief ministers Shibu Soren and Arjun Munda Thursday filed their nomination papers in Jharkhand for the Lok Sabha elections.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 6:28:55 PM

BJP to go direct-to-home on Dish TV to seek vote
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Dish TV, part of the media conglomerate - Zee Group, Thursday inked an agreement with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to advertise its 'Strong Leader, Decisive Government' campaign for the forthcoming general elections.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 6:05:57 PM

Kerala UDF likely to be expanded after polls
Thiruvananthapuram, April 2 (IANS) The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala is planning to induct parties with a secular outlook after the Lok Sabha polls, a senior leader of the combine said Thursday.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 5:48:51 PM

Congress sweeps Andhra legislative council elections
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) The ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh swept the elections to the state legislative council by winning five out of nine seats which went to polls March 30.

Thursday, April 02, 2009 5:42:58 PM

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