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Campaigning for Bengal first phase Lok Sabha polls ends

Darjeeling, April 15 (IANS) — The campaign drums fell silent Tuesday for the first phase of the Lok Sabha polls in... (more...)

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AIADMK, DMK take people for granted, NDA will fulfil aspirations: Modi

Chennai, April 13 (IANS) — BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Sunday charged Tamil Nadu’s... (more...)

A Pakistan where people want Modi as PM (Election Special)

By Imran Khan Purnea (Bihar), April 13 (IANS) — It’s true. People of this Pakistan want Narendra Modi to become... (more...)

Teach centre lesson for trying to give away Teesta water: Mamata

Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) — Citing the land boundary agreement and the proposed Teesta water sharing pact with Bangladesh,... (more...)

940,000 people vote in Tripura (Fourth Lead)

Agartala, April 12 (IANS) — Around 940,000 people voted Saturday for the second Lok Sabha seat in Left-ruled Tripura,... (more...)

Two-thirds voting for 2nd Tripura seat (Third Lead)

Agartala, April 12 (IANS) — Two-third of the voters Saturday cast their ballots till afternoon for the second Lok Sabha... (more...)

Today in History – April 24

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for April 24: On this date: In 1626, French explorer Samuel de Champlain sailed... (more...)

Nearly two-third voters cast ballots in Mizoram (Roundup)

Aizawl, April 11 (IANS) — Nearly two-thirds of the voters cast their ballots Friday for the lone Lok Sabha seat and... (more...)

Nearly two-third voters cast ballot in Mizoram (Fourth Lead)

Aizawl, April 11 (IANS) — Despite the heat, nearly two-thirds of the voters cast their ballots Friday for the lone... (more...)

45 percent polling in Mizoram (Third Lead)

Aizawl, April 11 (IANS) — About 45 percent of the electorate cast their vote for the lone Lok Sabha seat from Mizoram... (more...)

Tripura votes for second Lok Sabha seat Saturday

Agartala, April 11 (IANS) — Balloting takes place Saturday for Left ruled Tripura’s second Lok Sabha seat. The... (more...)

A third of Mizoram votes

Aizawl, April 11 (IANS) — Nearly a third of the electorate cast their ballot Friday in the first three hours in the... (more...)

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