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Mulayam to contest from Mainpuri
LUCKNOW, MARCH 27.The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mulayam Singh Yadav, will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Mainpuri, according to an additional list of seven Samajwadi Party candidates from Uttar Pradesh announced here today. The party ...

`BJP set to sweep western region'
NEW DELHI, MARCH 27. Showing a sweep for the BJP in western India, an opinion poll conducted for NDTV and the Indian Express by A.C. Nielson gave 27 seats to the BJP in Maharashtra and 20 to the Congress, besides one to others, while in ...

Nitish to contest from Barh, Nalanda
PATNA, MARCH 27. The Railway Minister, Nitish Kumar, will be contesting from the Lok Sabha constituencies of Barh and Nalanda. The Janata Dal (United) parliamentary board chairman and Union Food and Civil Supplies Minister, Sharad Yadav, ...

Congress questions methodology
NEW DELHI, MARCH 27. Without commenting on the results of the NDTV-Indian Express opinion poll which gave the National Democratic Alliance about 300 seats, the Congress today questioned the methodology of the survey while the Communist ...

One held in Tagore Prize burglary case
KOLKATA, MARCH 27. The usually tranquil atmosphere at Shantiniketan was charged with tension, following the burglary, in which the Nobel Prize and some 50 artefacts of Rabindranath Tagore had been taken away on Thursday afternoon. The police ...

Other Stories

  • Five killed, 50 houses burnt as Kuki militants attack villages
  • Congress `willing' to support Jethmalani against Vajpayee
  • `Only an election issue'
  • Dharmendra, BJP candidate for Bikaner
  • Poll predicts 300 seats for NDA
  • IIM-K to cut fees
  • Dubai film fete will focus on global harmony
  • Global meet on medicinal plants focusses on employment
  • New political tie-up in Bihar
  • IIM `irregularities' may come out: Joshi
  • `Spiritual outsourcing' catching on
  • `73 p.c. people have not heard feel good campaign'
  • Congress seeks dismissal of Parrikar Government
  • AIADMK, DMK yet to reply to EC
  • Water sector: CPI(M) disputes Centre's claims
  • `Trishul diksha' planned in Godhra
  • Encourage more people to vote, Modi tells media
  • German lawyers seek asylum for Nepal's Maoist leader
  • A.P. extends Cr.P.C. provisions to tribal areas

    Elections 2004
    Wanted: candidates to contest polls
    The Bharatiya Manavata Vikas Party has advertised in newspapers inviting professionals and social activists to attend walk-in interviews to become its candidates.

    A polling station just a boat ride away
    The five thousand-odd voters of 22 polling stations in the Hazratbal Assembly segment of the Srinagar-Badgam parliamentary constituency will have to take a boat to cast their votes in the second phase of polling in the general elections, 2004, at ...

    BJP, Sena campaign set to roll in Maharashtra
    While the Congress and the NCP in Maharashtra dither over the selection of candidates and are still grappling with campaign strategies, the BJP election juggernaut is all set to roll. Compared to the other political parties in the State, the BJP ...

    Unlikely allies
    Politics is unlikely to turn the Nationalist Trinamool Congress and the CPI (M) into potential allies, but economics might as the Trinamool supremo and Union Minister for Coal, Mamata Banerjee, found while endorsing the line of CPI (M) ...

    Along the LoC, villagers will vote for peace
    The ceasefire matters more to the residents along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir than the elections, writes Shujaat Bukhari

    Javed Abidi: candidate for the differently abled
    Given the trouble that the Congress is having zeroing in on a candidate for the New Delhi Parliamentary constituency, here is an offer that the differently abled people of the country have for the party. "Support our candidate, Javed Abidi, in ...

    The spiralling violence in AP
    The people of Andhra Pradesh are getting caught in a spiralling violence that has engulfed the State in the name of extremism and police counter-measures. And it is the rural and tribal population of several districts who are suffering for no ...

    POLL - POURRI
    Om Prakash Srivastava `Babloo,' the alleged mafia don who was brought to India from Singapore to face criminal charges, is in high demand in Uttar Pradesh, claims his election manager and lawyer, Ram Ugrah Shukla. The Samajwadi Party, the ...

    Q & A: Gopinath Munde
    'This is our dress rehearsal'

    Q & A: Medha Patkar
    'Politics is also a kind of movement'



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