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Darjeeling poised for interesting poll battle

Darjeeling, April 16 (IANS) — A proxy war between a chief minister determined to assert her writ and a regional satrap... (more...)

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Interesting electoral battle in Darjeeling

Darjeeling, April 16 (IANS) — A proxy war between a chief minister determined to establish her writ and a regional... (more...)

Indian, Chinese soldiers celebrate harvest festival at Nathu La

Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) — The Indian harvest festival was jointly celebrated by personnel of the Indian and Chinese... (more...)

Lacking basic services, Rammam celebrates new polling booth (Election Special)

Siliguri, April 15 (IANS) — Situated nearly 2,600 metres above sea level, Rammam lacks conventional power, landphone... (more...)

Hundreds of thousands vote in India’s fifth phase of polls (Intro Roundup)

Panaji/Agartala/Gangtok/Guwahati, April 12 (IANS) — Hundreds of thousands cast their vote Saturday in four states in... (more...)

Hundreds of thousands vote in India’s fifth phase of polls (Roundup)

Panaji/Agartala/Gangtok/Guwahati, April 12 (IANS) — Hundreds of thousands cast their vote Saturday in four states in... (more...)

India's ruling Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi speaks on a podium above a portrait of party president and his mother Sonia Gandhi, during an election campaign rally in Doda, India, Friday, April 11, 2014. The multiphase voting across the country runs until May 12, with results for the 543-seat lower house of Parliament announced May 16. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

Indian police say Maoist rebels kill 14 in jungle ambushes in anti-election campaign

By Indrajit Singh THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PATNA, India — Indian Maoist rebels killed 14 people in two separate attacks... (more...)

Nearly 70 percent turnout in Sikkim LS, assembly polls (Fourth Lead)

Gangtok, April 12 (IANS) — Almost 70 percent of the electorate in Sikkim Saturday voted for the lone Lok Sabha seat... (more...)

India's ruling Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi speaks on a podium above a portrait of party president and his mother Sonia Gandhi, during an election campaign rally in Doda, India, Friday, April 11, 2014. The multiphase voting across the country runs until May 12, with results for the 543-seat lower house of Parliament announced May 16. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

Indian police say Maoist rebels kill 12 in jungle ambushes in anti-election campaign

By Indrajit Singh THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PATNA, India — Indian Maoist rebels killed 12 people in two separate attacks... (more...)

A quarter of Sikkim votes for LS, assembly (Third Lead)

Gangtok, April 12 (IANS) — Long queues were seen at most of the polling stations in Sikkim Saturday as more than a... (more...)

Moderate voting in Sikkim

Gangtok, April 12 (IANS) — Moderate voting was seen in Sikkim for the state’s lone Lok Sabha seat Saturday, an... (more...)

Sikkim votes

Gangtok, April 12 (IANS) — Enthusiastic voters turned up at the polling booths Friday for the lone Lok Sabha constituency... (more...)

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