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Meghalaya LS polls- sitting MPs struggle to hold on to their seats

Shillong, Apr 16 (UNI) The sitting MPs from Shillong and Tura seats are struggling to retain their seats with electorates' sentiments seemingly against their candidatures and barely three days left to salvage their images before polls are held on April 19.
Campaigning would end within the next 24 hours and Pala is facing a tough electoral battle against political rivals Dr. Mazel Ampareen Lyngdoh of NPP and Dr. Ricky Andrew J. Syngkon of Voice of the People Party (VPP) and Robertjune Kharjahrin of the Regional Democratic Alliance (RDA) - an alliance between the United Democratic Party (UDP) and the Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) besides two Independent candidates.
In the Tura parliamentary seat, despite a sustained campaign by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma for Agatha, the NPP candidate seems to be losing ground.
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High profile campaign in 5 Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly seats ends in Odisha

18 May 2024 | 2:33 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 18 (UNI) The curtain on a high-profile campaign finally came to an end on Saturday in five Lok Sabha and 35 Assembly constituencies in Odisha.

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Indian Armed Forces continue to play pivotal role in nation building : Arunachal Guv

Indian Armed Forces continue to play pivotal role in nation building : Arunachal Guv

18 May 2024 | 2:13 PM

Itanagar, May 18 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Governor Lt General (Retd) KT Parnaik has said the Indian Armed Forces which continue to play a pivotal role in nation building, have emerged as a national symbol of integrity and resilience.

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571 centennials and 80,775 voters above 85 in Bengal's 5th phase

18 May 2024 | 1:09 PM

Kolkata, May 18 (UNI) As many as 571 voters aged above 100 and 80,775 over 85 years are among the 1,25,23,702 electorates, who enrolled for the fifth phase polling on May 20 across three districts' seven Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal, poll panel sources said on Saturday.

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Court orders selling district magistrate's bungalow

Court orders selling district magistrate's bungalow

18 May 2024 | 12:27 PM

Bardhaman, May 18 (UNI) A local district court in West Bengal here ordered the confiscation of the District Magistrate's official bungalow and thereafter its auction, the proceed of which will go to the person, who handed over his land for expansion of a National Highway, as compensation, court sources said on Saturday.

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Campaign drums for fifth phase election in Bengal fall silent this evening

18 May 2024 | 11:55 AM

Kolkata, May 18 (UNI) The razzle-dazzle of a high-octane campaigning for the May 20 fifth phase election to seven Lok Sabha seats comprising mainly the industrial belt of West Bengal is coming to an end at 6 PM on Saturday.

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