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Perform or Perish: QUALITY OF DEMOCRACY CRITICAL…

Perform or Perish: QUALITY OF DEMOCRACY CRITICAL…

🕔09:53, 22.May 2014

Perform or Perish QUALITY OF DEMOCRACY CRITICAL By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) Perform or perish is the lesson the voters have sent out this election. The BJP-led NDA Government can ill-afford to bask in its poll

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How BJP’s online campaign proved vital for success

How BJP’s online campaign proved vital for success

🕔11:39, 20.May 2014

New Delhi, May 20 With the BJP registering a thumping victory in the general election, significant credit goes to the party’s online campaign to tap the general psyche by connecting with millions of youngsters. Vikas Pandey, a 30-year-old software architect,

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Modified Govt.: SPUR ECONOMY, END ‘KUTTA FUNDS’ …

Modified Govt.: SPUR ECONOMY, END ‘KUTTA FUNDS’ …

🕔12:21, 19.May 2014

Modified Govt. SPUR ECONOMY, END ‘KUTTA FUNDS’ By Shivaji Sarkar The Narendra Modified politics should have electrifying effects on the economy. The nation expects it. The mandate of 335 seats is decisive. It robs the new government of any alibi

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Election 2014: Star politicians who stole the show

Election 2014: Star politicians who stole the show

🕔08:17, 17.May 2014

New Delhi, May 17  The poll battle is over and many film celebrities like Hema Malini, Moon Moon Sen and Kirron Kher have emerged victorious to become members of parliament. “Dream Girl” Hema Malini, contesting on a Bharatiya Janata Party

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We accept defeat, says Congress leader

We accept defeat, says Congress leader

🕔08:13, 17.May 2014

New Delhi, May 17  Congress leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi Friday said the party accepted the mandate of the people and its defeat in the general elections. “We accept the mandate of the people and welcome it and accept our defeat,” Chaturvedi

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TsuNaMo sweeping India, BJP led NDA heading for landslide majority

TsuNaMo sweeping India, BJP led NDA heading for landslide majority

🕔19:36, 16.May 2014

By TN Ashok New Delhi, May 16: As counting got underway here this morning in one of the most fiercely fought general elections in India,  the BJP led NDA front seemed to be heading  for a clear majority on its

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Google doodle salutes Indian election

Google doodle salutes Indian election

🕔10:03, 16.May 2014

New Delhi, May 16  Google doodle saluted the Indian parliamentary election Friday, a day when the vote count was held. Some 550 million votes are being counted at 989 counting centres across the country. The `l’ of Google was an

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Ajit Singh loses in Baghpat

Ajit Singh loses in Baghpat

🕔09:57, 16.May 2014

Lucknow, May 16  Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Ajit Singh Friday lost the Lok Sabha election from Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh to BJP’s Satyapal Singh, a former Mumbai police commissioner.

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India’s vote count begins

India’s vote count begins

🕔09:51, 16.May 2014

New Delhi, May 16  A mass of Indian officials Friday morning began counting the millions of votes polled in the staggered Lok Sabha election, officials said. Tens of thousands of officials began the formal counting at 8 a.m. in 989

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UP put on high security alert for vote counting

UP put on high security alert for vote counting

🕔15:07, 15.May 2014

Lucknow, May 15  A state of high security alert was sounded in Uttar Pradesh ahead of counting of votes for 80 Lok Sabha seats Friday, an official said Thursday. Fearing clashes between supporters of winning and losing candidates, the state

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Nearly 90 mn UP votes to be counted Friday

Nearly 90 mn UP votes to be counted Friday

🕔15:02, 15.May 2014

Lucknow, May 15  Nearly 90 million votes polled for the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh will be counted Friday at 76 centres spread across the state, an official said Thursday. The counting process, which begins at 8 a.m.,

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India ready to count 537 million votes

India ready to count 537 million votes

🕔14:43, 15.May 2014

New Delhi, May 15  The Election Commission is all set to count Friday some 537 million votes cast in the Lok Sabha polls which are widely tipped to end a decade of Congress rule, a top official said Thursday. “We

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Of ‘Hopes’ & ‘Emotions’: FOOLS RUSH WHERE ANGELS FEAR…

Of ‘Hopes’ & ‘Emotions’: FOOLS RUSH WHERE ANGELS FEAR…

🕔10:42, 15.May 2014

Of Hopes & Emotions FOOLS RUSH WHERE ANGELS FEAR… By Chanchal Chauhan The BJP has already started thanking the electorate for its massive support to their ‘strong leader’. With exit polls putting its Government in Delhi, it’s brimming with confidence

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