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Uttar Pradesh to vote in second round Saturday
Lucknow, Feb 10 (IANS) The second round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, whose outcome is bound to affect national politics, will take place Saturday, involving 1.97 crore voters in 59 constituencies.

Friday, February 10, 2012 4:02:20 PM

Gorkha group to meet Mamata for honouring accord
Siliguri, Feb 10 (IANS) Amidst the rising political tempers in the hills of West Bengal, the pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership is all set to meet chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Feb 11 to demand swift implementation of the proposed hill administration.

Friday, February 10, 2012 3:59:11 PM

Families corner one-third of Congress tickets in Goa (Goa Newsletter)
Panaji, Feb 10 (IANS) Five political families from Goa have cornered nearly one-third of Congress tickets for the March 3 assembly elections. And there''s more to come.

Friday, February 10, 2012 3:14:31 PM

Tripura Left Front ministry to be expanded Sunday
Agartala, Feb 10 (IANS) The Left Front ministry in Tripura will be expanded Sunday with the re-induction of former minister Sahid Chowdhury, an official said here Friday.

Friday, February 10, 2012 1:56:30 PM

Pinarayi Vijayan re-elected to top Kerala CPI-M post
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) Veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Pinarayi Vijayan''s uninterrupted reign at the top continues, with him being re-elected Friday as secretary of the party''s Kerala unit for the fourth successive time.

Friday, February 10, 2012 12:24:59 PM

BJP makes Karnataka turf for scandals and self-goals
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be turning Karnataka from its ''gateway to the south'' into its playground for scandals and self-goals. As of now scams outnumber self-goals but both appear to impact the party with the same intensity.

Friday, February 10, 2012 11:56:48 AM

Remove atomic scientist, expand expert panel: Kudankulam activists
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) Activists spearheading the anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) protests Friday requested the Tamil Nadu government to expand a new four-member panel that will look into the plant''s safety aspects and also remove an atomic scientist from it.

Friday, February 10, 2012 11:39:00 AM

Two former DMK ministers raided
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) The residences and business premises of two former DMK ministers in Tamil Nadu were raided Friday morning for allegedly having assets disproportionate to their known sources of income, said an official.

Friday, February 10, 2012 10:29:48 AM

BSP''s Satish Misra charged with poll code violation
Lucknow, Feb 10 (IANS) The Election Commission on Thursday charged Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) general secretary Satish Misra of violating the model code of conduct.

Friday, February 10, 2012 12:06:33 AM

Ministry withdraws press release about hiked amount to SC victims
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Within hours of its release, the Ministry of Social Justice Thursday withdrew a press release from the government''s official website about its decision to increase the minimum amount payable to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe victims of atrocities by 150 percent, apparently due to the code of conduct in force for assembly elections.

Thursday, February 09, 2012 11:55:02 PM

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