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Campaigning ends for final phase
NEW DELHI, MAY 8. The grand Indian democracy noise show came to an end when campaigning for the final phase of the Lok Sabha elections on May 10 stopped this evening. Now all that remains is for an estimated 21.51 crore voters to exercise their ...
Elections 2004 - A Montage
Campaign, colour, curtains The din and bustle that is an Indian election drew to a close after a month and more. Political parties across the country made their final pitch while election officials geared up for the last ...
End dynastic politics: Vajpayee
LUDHIANA, MAY 8.The Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, today vowed to take the peace initiative between India and Pakistan to its logical conclusion even as he called for ending dynastic politics and castigated the Opposition for its lack of ...
Oust NDA, says Sonia
NEW DELHI, MAY 8. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today urged the people to oust the BJP-led NDA Government saying the country's future was not safe in the hands of those who took kickbacks even in the purchase of coffins for soldiers. ...
Do not yield to NDA's pressure, Laloo tells EC
NEW DELHI, MAY 8. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader, Laloo Prasad Yadav, today urged the Election Commission not to ``succumb to the pressure tactics'' adopted by the BJP and other National Democratic Alliance leaders seeking re-election in ...
We're preserving Dhanraj for Olympics: Gill
NEW DELHI, MAY 8. Putting to rest the controversy surrounding the omission of Dhanraj Pillay from the list of 30 Olympic hopefuls, the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) chief, K.P.S. Gill, today said the star striker is being ``preserved'' for the ...
A bitter campaign comes to a close in T.N.
CHENNAI, MAY 8. The curtains came down today on one of the most protracted and bitter election campaigns in Tamil Nadu. At the appointed hour - 5 p.m. - the parties downed the shutters on electioneering. While the archrivals, the AIADMK ...
Murali has world record
HARARE, MAY 8.Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan became the highest wicket-taker in Test cricket when he had Zimbabwe's Mpulelo Nkala caught for his 520th victim today. Muralitharan passed the West Indian fast bowler, Courtney Walsh, who ...
Muralitharan is numero uno
DEHRA DUN, MAY 8. In a freak accident, the pilot of the helicopter in which the Union Agriculture Minister, Rajnath Singh, was on an election campaign, died after his head was hit by its rotor in Uttaranchal. Col. Anil Nakra, on seeing some ...
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