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Appointment of Ajmal’s lawyer revoked by court
Anjali Waghmare kept silent about representing 26/11 victim

Lok Sabha phase-1 elections today
Voting for Assembly too in Andhra Pradesh, Orissa

Prominent political heavyweights to test waters today
NEW DELHIThe voters will decide the fate of some of the political heavyweights and important personalities contesting from those constituencies covered in the first Phase. While RJD president and Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, who has ...

3 killed as Maoists attack security forces
Latehar/Sasaram: Maoists on Wednesday attacked para-military forces a day ahead of the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in Jharkhand and Bihar, killing three persons including two CRPF personnel even as police claimed that 17 of the ultras were ...

V.S. Sampath new Election Commissioner
NEW DELHI: Union Power Secretary Veeravalli Sundaram Sampath, a 1973 batch IAS officer of the Andhra Pradesh cadre, will be the new Election Commissioner. He will fill the vacancy in the three-member Commission to be caused by Chief Election ...

Salahuddin cannot stop polls in J&K: Farooq
Srinagar: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin could in no way stop the Lok Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir. “There is no way he can stop that ...

BJP leaders take orders from RSS: Sonia
Criticises Advani’s remark that Manmohan did not take decisions on his own

EC will look into Sonia’s comments
NEW DELHI: The Election Commission will “look into the issue” of Congress president Sonia Gandhi allegedly calling Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani a “slave of the RSS.” Ms. Gandhi, while campaigning at ...

Charge baseless: BJP
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday dismissed Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s charge that BJP prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani was the “slave” of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and could take no ...

Options open on tie-up with Left: Manmohan
“We will cross the bridge when we come to it. As of now, I am confident the Congress will be able to form the government”

CPI(M) rules out alliance with Congress
Kolkata: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Wednesday ruled out any alliance with the Congress after the Lok Sabha elections and exuded confidence that there would be a realignment of political forces, with the Third Front ...

ELECTIONS 2009
The Red Corridor goes to the polls


ELECTIONS 2009
“Why can’t locals get preference?”


ELECTIONS 2009
Gamang eyeing a record win
MISSION STATEMENT: My tenth win will make my voters, constituency and the Congress proud His campaign is low profile, but Giridhar Gamang is confident of creating history for the Congress, himself and Koraput, from where he seeks ...

ELECTIONS 2009
‘Chiru’ does an NTR in Tirupati
This temple town has been in the political limelight ever since Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi decided to contest from this prestigious Tirupati Assembly constituency. In fact, it was from here last August that Konidela Chiranjeevi launched ...

Early pack-up time for poll parties in naxal-hit areas
PATNA: Naxalites influence elections in their own ways in States like Bihar. So much so, authorities have rescheduled poll timings and even shifted booths in some cases. Polling time in at least 18 Assembly segments of the Lok Sabha ...

Pirates launch revenge attack on U.S. ship
MOMBASA (Kenya): Somali pirates fired grenades and automatic weapons at an American freighter loaded with food aid but the ship managed to escape the attack and was heading to Kenya on Wednesday under U.S. Navy escort, said officials. ...

Infosys net up 29 % at Rs. 1,613 crore in Q4
‘Velocity of business has been impaired by the global crisis’

Priyanka: Nalini has suffered just as I have
New Delhi: Priyanka Vadra feels that Nalini Sriharan, convicted for conspiracy in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, may have committed such a crime out of her own suffering and without the intention of hurting others. “I think ...

CRICKET
Chance for RCB to redeem itself
New acquisitions Ryder, Uthappa and Pietersen expected to charge up the side

5 lakh applications received for inclusion in electoral rolls
1 lakh applications received from Madurai alone: Gupta

AIADMK changes candidate for Central Chennai
CHENNAI: AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa on Wednesday changed the party’s candidate for the Central Chennai Lok Sabha constituency S.S.Chandran. The party’s south Chennai minority wing secretary S.M.K.Mohamedali Jenna is the ...

Weavers’ trial with aloe vera a success
CHENNAI: Weavers of Anakaputhur, a southern suburb of Chennai, have successfully experimented with aloe vera (‘kaththazhai’) fibre to create clothing material and sarees. Members of the Anakaputhur Jute Weavers Association on ...

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