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Over dozen leaders test Covid positive amid K'taka bypolls

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST

Two days after the public campaign for bypolls to three seats in Karnataka came to an end, nearly dozen political leaders including Janata Dal (S) strongman H D Kumaraswamy and his son Nikhil Kumarasw

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Modest voter turnout in K'taka by-polls (Ld)

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST

The by-polls to the three seats - one Lok Sabha and two Assembly constituencies - in Karnataka was peaceful on Saturday with a modest voter turnout amid the Covid-19 scare.

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30% polling in Gujarat's Morva-Hadaf by-polls till 2 p.m.

Gandhinagar |Saturday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST

As voting continues in the Morva-Hadaf Assembly constituency by-polls in Panchmahals district, around a 30 per cent voter turnout was reported till 2 p.m. The by-poll is witnessing a three-way fight b

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By-polls to three seats in Karnataka begin amid Covid scare

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST

Amid exponential spurt in Covid cases, by-polls for a Lok Sabha seat in Belgaum and two assembly constituencies of Basavakalyan and Maski, are underway in Karnataka on Saturday.

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High stakes for BJP, Congress in Karnataka by-polls

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress have high stakes in Karnataka's by-elections in one Lok Sabha and two Assembly seats on Saturday amid the Covid-19 scare in the stat

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On eve of Rajasthan bypolls, Pilot unfazed on being 'sidelined'

Jaipur |Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

As Rajasthan goes to the by-polls for three seats on Saturday, the absence of former deputy CM of Rajasthan and PCC president Sachin Pilot from campaigning in the desert state has become a much-talked

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BJP eyes 25 lakh Gurkhas in next phase of polls in Bengal

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which won seven of the eight Lok Sabha seats in north Bengal in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, is once again trying to woo 25 lakh Gurkhas in the region. The party, th

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EC should urgently hold all-party meeting to decide on Bengal polls: Yechury

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST

Worried over a sudden surge in Covid-19 cases in West Bengal, the CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Friday that the Election Commission of India (ECI) should immediately call an all-part

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EU urges Israel not to obstruct Palestinian polls

Ramallah |Friday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST

The European Union (EU) has urged Israel not to obstruct the upcoming Palestinian elections.

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Trinamool proposes to club last 3 phases of Bengal polls

Kolkata |Friday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

A day before the all-party meeting convened by state Chief Electoral Officer Ariz Aftab on maintaining the Covid protocols during the ongoing Assembly elections in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress

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UP BJP expels 11 for 'indiscipline' in Panchayat polls

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST

The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expelled 11 party workers, including former cabinet minister Ramvir Upadhyaya's son Chirag Upadhyaya, for "indiscipline" and supporting o

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Putin confidants advanced Russia's campaign to undermine US Prez polls (IANS Special Part III)

Moscow |Friday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

While imposing the latest sanctions, the US Treasury Department said that private and public sector corruption facilitated by Russian President Vladimir Putin has enriched his network of confidants, w

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