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Polling ends in Bengal, 83.48percent votes cast in phase six
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) At least 83.48 percent voting was recorded in 14 constituencies that went to the polls Tuesday in the sixth and the last round of the West Bengal assembly elections, an Election Commission (EC) official said.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 3:27:16 PM

Punjab top functionary sent to judicial custody
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) special court here Tuesday sent Punjab's Chief Parliamentary Secretary (CPS) and BJP legislator Raj Khurana and an ex-government official Devinder Singh Bittu to 14-day judicial remand in connection with a Rs.1.5 crore graft case.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 3:19:28 PM

Kashmir panchayat candidate injured in firing
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A panchayat candidate was shot at by separatist guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district Tuesday, police said.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 3:04:56 PM

Patnaik axes three ministers ahead of reshuffle
Bhubaneswar, May 10 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has asked for the resignation of three ministers ahead of a cabinet reshuffle later Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 2:45:44 PM

Bengal's Maoist heartland votes in huge numbers (Fourth Lead)
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Defying a Maoist boycott and braving the scorching sun, nearly 72 percent of the over 26 lakh electorate voted peacefully till Tuesday afternoon in the sixth and final phase of the West Bengal assembly elections.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 2:36:06 PM

We will form Assam government, say both Congress, opposition
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) The ruling Congress party and the opposition both exuded confidence of forming the next government in Assam ahead of the vote counting on May 13.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 1:50:16 PM

Tight security, high voter turnout in Maoist heartland (Third Lead)
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Defying a Maoist boycott and braving the scorching sun, nearly half of the over 26 lakh electorate voted peacefully in the first four hours of polling in the sixth and final phase of the West Bengal elections Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 1:34:22 PM

Bastar is ours, say both BJP and Congress
Raipur, May 10 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress Tuesday claimed they would win the Bastar Lok Sabha by-election held May 8.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 1:08:02 PM

Paternity suit: N.D. Tiwari to give blood sample June 1
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court joint registrar Tuesday fixed June 1 as the date to collect the blood sample of veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari in connection with a paternity suit.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 12:02:36 PM

BJP calls shutdown in Greater Noida, other areas
Greater Noida, May 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday called for a shutdown in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Budh Nagar district to protest police action on farmers.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 11:16:32 AM

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