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Friday, May 14, 2004
Congress, CPI(M) bag 13 seats in North-East
GUWAHATI, MAY 13. The Congress and the CPI(M) bagged 13 seats while the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies won eight seats amidst a comeback by a resurgent Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) as results of 23 out of the 24 Lok Sabha seats in the seven ...
Rhino population increases
KAZIRANGA, MAY 13.The number of one-horned rhinos, one of the most endangered species in the world, has gone up in the Kaziranga National Park (KNP), KNP Director Dr N K Vasu has said. Talking to UNI, Dr Vasu said the number of rhinos at the ...
PM's niece only woman winner in Chhattisgarh
RAIPUR, MAY 13.The Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee's niece, Karuna Shukla, is the lone woman candidate to make it to the Lok Sabha from Chhattisgarh. Mrs. Shukla, who is the vice-president of the BJP, won the Janjgir seat in her maiden ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Kashmiris hopeful of continued peace process
SRINAGAR, MAY 13.Kashmiris said they expected the new government to continue with peace talks with Pakistan after the Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee's coalition was heading for a stunning defeat on Thursday. With results from the marathon ...
Confused voters behind NC win in Baramulla
SRINAGAR, MAY 13. Ruling out any threat to the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, minister for rural development and senior Congress leader Pirzada Mohammad Sayeed today said the ``friendly contest'' between the Congress and the PDP in ...
DPA cadres celebrate victory
PONDICHERRY, MAY 13.With the Pattali Makkal Katchi (a constituent of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam-led Democratic Progressive Alliance) candidate, M. Ramadoss, emerging victorious in the Pondicherry Lok Sabha poll, DPA volunteers today burst ...
A severe blow to AIADMK: Janakiraman
PONDICHERRY, MAY 13. Former Chief Minister and convener of the Pondicherry Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, R.V. Janakiraman, today hailed the cent per cent success of the Democratic Progressive Alliance led by the DMK in the Lok Sabha poll in Tamil ...
Chief Secretary lauds official machinery
PONDICHERRY, MAY 13. The Chief Secretary, R. Padmanabhan, today complimented the official machinery for holding a smooth and peaceful polling in Pondicherry. A release today said that the peaceful polling was highlight of the whole exercise. ...
Bhattal blames Amarinder for defeat
CHANDIGARH, MAY 13.Holding the Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh, responsible for the rout of the ruling Congress in the State in the Lok Sabha elections, the Deputy Chief Minister, Rajinder Kaur Bhattal, today said she would take up the ...
Jubilation in Punjab BJP
HOSHIARPUR, MAY 13.Shiromani Akali Dal and Bharatiya Janata Party supporters took out a joint victory procession immediately after BJP state president Avinash Rai Khanna was declared elected from Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha constituency in Punjab. ...
Credit should go to Sonia: Gehlot
JAIPUR, MAY 13.The former Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, has hailed the Congress victory as the "triumph of the forces of secularism'' in the country. The credit for the good performance of the party should go to the Congress president, ...
BJP finally manages to capture Barmer
JAIPUR, MAY 13.The resounding victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party on 21 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan was facilitated by the impressive vote share obtained by some of the key candidates of the party, including the popular cine star, ...
Bansal retains Chandigarh seat
CHANDIGARH, MAY 13.There was bonhomie in the Congress camp here today as the party candidate and outgoing MP, Pawan Kumar Bansal, managed to retain the lone Lok Sabha seat from Chandigarh by defeating Satya Pal Jain of the Bharatiya Janata Party. ...
BJP stalwarts routed
LUCKNOW, MAY 13.The Bharatiya Janata Party which had high hopes about recapturing Uttar Pradesh suffered unexpected reverses and its tally was reduced to less than half 10 seats [it won 25 seats last time.] Many of its stalwarts, ...
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