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Anantnag factor to play in Srinagar and Baramulla

May 1, 2009 4:07:24 pm

The relatively low turnout of 26 per cent in Anantnag is threatening to derail the electoral calculations in the Valley with parties scared of the consequent distortion in the outcome.

Three’s a crowd in Baramulla

May 1, 2009 3:05:04 pm

It was supposed to be two people fighting each other to victory,until separatist leader Sajad Ghani Lone entered the ring making it a free for all contest to the Baramulla Lok Sabha seat.

ADAG officials get clean chit in Borge’s death case

May 1, 2009 2:43:07 pm

The ADAG officials had met technician Bharat Borge at Airworks hanger in Kalina a day before he was found dead on railway tracks.

Ten Sri Lankan refugees rescued in Andhra

May 1, 2009 2:32:44 pm

The ten Sri Lankan refugees and one infant rescued near Kakinada were still undergoing treatment at the government general hospital.

Sushma backs ‘father figure’ Advani for PM post

May 1, 2009 2:12:06 pm

BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has called the UPA an 'Unlimited Prime Minister Alliance',while insisting that LK Advani will become the PM.

Contempt petition filed against Modi for ‘conspiracy’ remark

May 1, 2009 1:51:46 pm

SC has decided to hear next week a petition seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against Modi for his remarks in connection with probe ordered against him for post-Godhra riots.

Kasab’s age issue: Court decision likely on Saturday

May 1, 2009 1:42:08 pm

The direction of trial of Kasab may be decided on Saturday when the court is expected to give its findings on claim made by him to be a minor.

BJP welcomes SC decision on 2002 Gujarat riots

May 1, 2009 1:28:12 pm

BJP welcomed the Supreme Court order for setting up of special fast track courts to deal with Gujarat riots cases.

Guj trials may end in less than a year: SIT chief

May 1, 2009 1:16:10 pm

Voicing happiness over SC order on Gujarat riots,apex court-appointed SIT chief R K Raghavan said that no time will be lost to conclude the trials.

Sikkim records a massive 82.1 per cent turn out

May 1, 2009 1:01:35 pm

A record 82.1 per cent electorate exercised its franchise in the assembly and parliamentary polls in Sikkim,a state election department official.

Govt’s silent sop breaks poll code

May 1, 2009 12:43:45 pm

An unannounced sop by the State Government,effectively reducing bus fares to the least minimum,has become the eye of a fresh code violation controversy in Tamil Nadu.

Separatists upbeat with low voter turnout

May 1, 2009 12:20:55 pm

As fewer people turned out to vote in south Kashmir on Thursday,the separatists are upbeat terming it a success of their boycott call.

Third phase: Around 43 per cent polling in Maharashtra constituencies

April 30, 2009 8:21:43 pm

Around 43 per cent polling recorded in six Lok Sabha constituencies in Mumbai.

Nearly 26 per cent polling in Anantnag

April 30, 2009 7:47:45 pm

Unfazed by the poll boycott call by separatists,nearly 26 per cent of the 11.65 lakh electorate cast their votes in Anantnag.

WB records 64 per cent polling in first phase

April 30, 2009 7:26:54 pm

The first phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal recorded a voter turnout of 64 per cent.

Delhi HC stays Govt order against school fee hike

April 30, 2009 7:23:46 pm

The Delhi HC stayed the Delhi Govt's order barring schools from hiking fees without the approval of Parents Teachers Associations.

50 per cent turnout in 3rd phase

April 30, 2009 7:17:14 pm

The Election Commission has declared that an estimated 50 per cent voter turnout was witnessed in the third phase of polling. A total of 107 constituencies in nine states and two union territories went to poll on Thursday and the fate of leaders like Sonia Gandhi and LK Advani has been sealed inside EVMs.

Sanjay,Manyata say they voted for Priya Dutt

April 30, 2009 6:58:27 pm

Trying to draw a line between blood relations and political affiliations,Actor Sanjay Dutt said he voted for his sister Priya Dutt.

Moderate turnout in Rae Bareli after Priyanka’s appeals

April 30, 2009 6:21:33 pm

Priyanka Gandhi's appeals to electorate to vote had some effect in polling recorded in Rae Bareli.

Cong seeks to ignore BJP’s demand for fixed term for Lok Sabha

April 30, 2009 6:02:04 pm

Congress on Thursday sought to ignore the BJP's demand for a fixed term for the Lok Sabha and state assemblies

Govt allays fear of Swine flu in India

April 30, 2009 5:50:13 pm

Indian government said that it was screening around 50,000 passengers coming from swine flu-affected countries.

Rahul mocks Advani over Jinnah issue

April 30, 2009 5:18:03 pm

Rahul Gandhi criticised the saffron party's prime ministerial candidate L K Advani saying he was not a 'strong' leader.

Kashmiri Pandits face difficulty in voting

April 30, 2009 4:29:20 pm

Though some special voting centres have been set up for them many Kashmiri Pandit voters say there names have been removed from the voting list.

IAF pilot killed in Sukhoi crash near Jaisalmer

April 30, 2009 4:24:16 pm

A sophisticated Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft crashed near Jaisalmer,killing one of the two pilots.

Only Cong has an ‘able’ candidate for PM post: Sonia

April 30, 2009 4:14:38 pm

Sonia Gandhi claimed that only Congress had an able candidate for the top post in Manmohan Singh who had proved his calibre during his five-year stint.