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Election

About 77 pc voters exercised franchise in Zilla Parishad elections

21 Feb 2017 | 11:45 PM

Kolhapur, Feb 21 (UNI) About 77 per cent voters out of total 21,38,080 electorate exercised their franchise in the Kolhapur Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Samiti general elections, after the end of polling at 1730 hrs.

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SP govt biased on caste, religion: Shah

SP govt biased on caste, religion: Shah

21 Feb 2017 | 10:29 PM

Kaushambi/Allahabad, Feb 21 (UNI) Leading campaign trail ahead of the crucial Assembly polls here in Uttar Pradesh, BJP National President Amit Shah today held a road show here from Alapur police station to Ghataghar and addressed public gatherings.

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BJP heading towards full majority in UP polls: Gangwar

BJP heading towards full majority in UP polls: Gangwar

21 Feb 2017 | 9:52 PM

Lucknow, Feb 21 (UNI) Union Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar today said that increase in voting percentage is in support of BJP and this is an indicator that BJP is heading towards full majority in Uttar Pradesh.

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Modi sharing jokes of social media: Akhilesh

Modi sharing jokes of social media: Akhilesh

21 Feb 2017 | 9:30 PM

Allahabad, Feb 21 (UNI) Continuing his war of words with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Samajwadi Party President and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said 'Narendra Modi seems to be relying more on the social media, as he includes even the jokes shared on social media in his election speeches".

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Mulayam scripted Samajwadi family fued: Amar Singh

Mulayam scripted Samajwadi family fued: Amar Singh

21 Feb 2017 | 8:52 PM

New Delhi, Feb 21 (UNI) Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh today termed the month-long Samajwadi Party's intra-family feud as a "programmed drama" and suggested that the episode was orchestrated by former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav.

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BJP to change campaign theme in Uttar Pradesh

21 Feb 2017 | 8:11 PM

(Rptg, correcting slug) New Delhi, Feb 21 (UNI) As the election campaign for the fourth round of polling for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ended, the BJP leadership today decided to change its campaign theme from 'Nahi Chahiye Aise Sarkar' (We do not want such government) to 'Aa Rahi Bhajpa Sarkar (this time we will have BJP government)'.

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BJP to change campaign theme in Uttar Pradesh

21 Feb 2017 | 8:07 PM

New Delhi, Feb 21 (UNI) As the election campaign for the fourth round of polling for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections ended, the BJP leadership today decided to change its campaign theme from 'Nahi Chahiye Aise Sarkar' (We do not want such government) to 'Aa Rahi Bhajpa Sarkar (this time we will have BJP government)'.

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52 per cent voting reported in BMC polls: Slight rise in Maharashtra turnout

52 per cent voting reported in BMC polls: Slight rise in Maharashtra turnout

21 Feb 2017 | 8:07 PM

Mumbai, Feb 21 (UNI) With total 52 per cent of total 91,80,491 electorate exercising their right to vote in the civic elections today, the political fortunes of 2,275 candidates contesting on 227 wards of India's wealthiest Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), were sealed in the electronic voting machines which will be opened on Thursday.

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Crime, not work, speaks in SP regime: Mayawati

Crime, not work, speaks in SP regime: Mayawati

21 Feb 2017 | 7:55 PM

Basti/Gonda, Feb 21 (UNI) Mocking the Samjwadi Party and it’s slogan ‘Kaam bolta hai’, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati today said that it was not work but crime which is the hallmark of the Akhilesh Yadav government.

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BJP wants to run Centre like East India Company: SP-Congress

BJP wants to run Centre like East India Company: SP-Congress

21 Feb 2017 | 6:52 PM

Lucknow, Feb 21(UNI) Samajwadi Party and Congress today alleged that the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh is a fascist force and the BJP, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was trying to run the government on the lines of East India Company.

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Gulzar first to cast vote among Bollywood personalites

Gulzar first to cast vote among Bollywood personalites

21 Feb 2017 | 5:59 PM

Mumbai, Feb 21 (UNI) Popular poet Gulzar was first among the Bollywood personalities to cast his vote in Pali hill for Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections.

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BMC poll: 41.32 pc voting till 1530 hrs

21 Feb 2017 | 5:50 PM

Mumbai, Feb 21 (UNI) An estimated 41.

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UP polls phase 4: Campaign trail winds down

UP polls phase 4: Campaign trail winds down

21 Feb 2017 | 5:45 PM

Lucknow, Feb 21(UNI) Canvassing for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, slated for February 23, ended this evening with the BJP and the SP-Congress alliance organising grand roadshows in the Sangam city.

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PM biased against citizens of Rae Bareli, Amethi: Rahul

21 Feb 2017 | 5:45 PM

Uchchar, Rae Bareli, Feb 21(UNI) Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who attended a roadshow at Allahabad along with Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav, alleged today that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a bias against the citizens of Rae Bareli and Amethi, the pocket boroughs of the Nehru-Gandhi family.

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UP polls: SP, Congress to contest against each other in two Assembly segments in Rae Bareli

21 Feb 2017 | 5:35 PM

Rae Bareli, Feb 21(UNI) The catchy one liner ‘UP ko ye saath pasand hai’ does not seem to be reflected on the ground as alliance partners -- Samajwadi Party and the Congress -- are crossing swords in two Assembly seats of Rae Bareli, the political borough of the Nehru-Gandhi family, which goes to polls in the fourth phase on February 23.

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BJP, SP give Ansaris a walkover

21 Feb 2017 | 5:34 PM

Mau, Feb 21(UNI) It seems the BJP as well as the SP has given a walkover to the Ansari family contesting the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections under the Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) banner.

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Mah CM exudes confidence about people's support to BJP

21 Feb 2017 | 5:27 PM

Nagpur, Feb 21 (UNI) Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today exuded confidence that people would support BJP on the basis of the work it has done so far.

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43.59 pc turnout till 1500 hrs in Kolhapur

21 Feb 2017 | 4:10 PM

Kolhapur, Feb 21 (UNI) A total 43.

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Nagpur MC poll: 29 pc voting till 1330 hrs

21 Feb 2017 | 4:10 PM

Nagpur, Maharashtra, Feb 21 (UNI) At least 29 per cent votes were polled till 1330 hrs today at Nagpur Municipality Corporation where polling began peacefully amid tight security.

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BMC polls: 11pc polling till 1130 hrs

BMC polls: 11pc polling till 1130 hrs

21 Feb 2017 | 4:00 PM

Mumbai, Feb 21 (UNI) An estimated 11 per cent voters exercised their franchises to choose their representatives for 227 wards in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) here today.

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Mah ZP polls: 108-yr-old cast her vote

21 Feb 2017 | 3:51 PM

Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, Feb 21 (UNI) Youths and people who prefer to stay at home on voting day can take a cue from the 108-year-old woman who walked down to the polling booth to cast vote here today.

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Voters stage 'rasta roko' in Nashik, as their names missing from voters' list

21 Feb 2017 | 3:49 PM

Nashik, Feb 21 (UNI) Enraged voters today staged rasta roko in protest as their names were found missing from the voters' list in Nashik Municipal Election (NMC) election from city's Mhasrul locality in ward number 01 Vadnagar areas, police said.

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Mah BMC poll: Ram Naik cast his vote

21 Feb 2017 | 3:47 PM

Mumbai, Feb 21 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik exercised his franchise at Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation elections at ward no.

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Mah local bodies elections: 20 pc turnout in minority areas till noon

21 Feb 2017 | 3:15 PM

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ZP polls: 26.87 pc voting till noon

21 Feb 2017 | 1:31 PM

Kolhapur, Feb 21 (UNI) An estimated 26.

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UP polls: No one to challenge 'Kunda ka Gunda'

UP polls: No one to challenge 'Kunda ka Gunda'

21 Feb 2017 | 1:30 PM

By Manoj Bhadra Kunda, Pratapgarh, Feb 21 (UNI) Who can stand up to Raghuraj Pratap Singh, alias Raja Bhaiya, the Yuvraj of Badri of Oudh? He is an independent candidate from Kunda – a non-descript Assembly constituency in Pratapgarh.

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Power-hungry BJP-Shiv Sena will not split: Vikhe-Patil

Power-hungry BJP-Shiv Sena will not split: Vikhe-Patil

21 Feb 2017 | 1:08 PM

Kolhapur, Feb 21 (UNI) Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil today took a potshot at BJP-Shiv Sena ally saying the two would never split despite so many difference as they are hungry for power.

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PMC polls: 25 pc turnout till 1130 hrs

PMC polls: 25 pc turnout till 1130 hrs

21 Feb 2017 | 1:07 PM

Pune, Feb 21 (UNI) Around 25 per cent voting was registered till 1130 hrs in Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) here this morning.

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UP polls: Varun Gandhi conspicuous by absence in his own constituency

UP polls: Varun Gandhi conspicuous by absence in his own constituency

21 Feb 2017 | 12:15 PM

Sultanpur, Feb 21 (UNI) Firebrand BJP MP from Sultanpur Varun Feroz Gandhi, once a top contender for the post of Chief Minister and a bigger crowed puller than Akhilesh-Rahul duo, is conspicuous by his absence in crucial Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

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BMC polls: Pawar casts his vote

21 Feb 2017 | 12:00 PM

Mumbai, Feb 21 (UNI) Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar cast his vote for the Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) election which got under underway this morning.

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