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Zambian Prez deploys army to curb violence before polls

Lusaka |Monday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has allowed the deployment of the army and other forces in an effort to help the police in containing violence that has marred the run-up to the general elections.

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Much at stake for DMK and AIADMK in local body polls

Chennai |Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST

After the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections this year that brought the DMK to power, the next political battle will be the local body polls.

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Reservation for OBC, EWS in medical seats to help in UP polls: BJP

New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST

BJP leaders have claimed that the Union government's decision to provide reservation to Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in medical education seats will help the pa

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BJP focusing on Uttarakhand's Kumaon region ahead of 2022 polls

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST

While trying to keep its house in order ahead of next year's Assembly polls, the BJP in Uttarakhand is now focusing on Kumaon, and has started promoting leaders from the region at state and national l

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Majuli connectivity in spotlight as Assam goes to polls on Saturday

Majuli (Assam) |Friday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST

Connectivity, pending for centuries, still remains a major issue in the world's largest river island Majuli, which goes to polls on Saturday, in the first leg of the three-phase Assam Assembly electio

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