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Assembly Poll Results 2011
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UP gears up for 4th phase of polls
UP gears up for 4th phase of polls

Polling for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly election covering 56 seats spread over 11 districts would be held on Sunday that would decide the fate of three ministers, 32 sitting MLAs and 12 former ministers.

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  • Arrogance, Muslim anger, rural backlash felled Left: AnalystsArrogance, Muslim anger, rural backlash felled Left: Analysts

    Kolkata: Arrogance of power, erosion of its rural vote bank and anger among Muslims were the key reasons why the Left Front was routed in West Bengal, say analysts.

  • Achuthanandan: Stalinist, but a man of the massesAchuthanandan: Stalinist, but a man of the masses

    Thiruvananthapuram: He was never the darling of party bosses. But down-to-earth Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan, who began life working in a small textile shop, was the only reason the Marxists were still seen to be in the reckoning for power as Kerala went to the polls. Even as the Left lost, the 87-year-old man stands tall.

  • Amit Mitra: Industry lobbyist to Bengal finance minister?Amit Mitra: Industry lobbyist to Bengal finance minister?

    New Delhi/Kolkata: He has rubbed shoulders with the top honchos of India Inc for 17 years. But high-profile industry lobbyist Amit Mitra seemed set for a new innings Friday - as member of the West Bengal assembly and possibly the state's new finance minister.

  • Why the Left lost West BengalWhy the Left lost West Bengal

    One need not hunt for many reasons for the huge loss of face for the Left Front in West Bengal. Just two factors would sum up the reasons for the rout: Singur and Nandigram. Of course the ghosts of Singur and Nandigaram would come to haunt Mamata Banerjee too very soon.

  • Six tough challenges before MamataSix tough challenges before Mamata

    The Marxists may not believe in superstitions, but Friday the 13th is a date that will remain etched in their bitter memories for a long time. After 34 years in power, the Mamata Banerjee storm has not just cracked the Red bastion, but also crushed it in what is described as a landslide win for the Trinamool –Congress combine.

  • Jagan teaches Sonia a bitter lessonJagan teaches Sonia a bitter lesson

    With a massive win for Y S Jaganmohan Reddy in Kadapa Lok Sabha by-election in Andhra Pradesh and an equally impressive lead for his mother Y S Vijayalakshmi (popularly known as Vijayamma) in the Pulivendula Assembly seat, two things have been decided by the voters: that Jagan is the true inheritor of the YSR legacy and that Sonia Gandhi and her son are fast losing their charm in AP.

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Assam

State News

Police effort to maintain proper voter queue sparks tension
Police effort to maintain proper voter queue sparks tension

Mazbat: Alleged manhandling by police while trying to maintain order at a voter queue at a polling station in Mazbat in lower Assam's Udalaguri district sparked off a face-off between voters and the police during the final phase of polling in the state today.

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Tamil Nadu

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Counting agents should monitor data entry operators: Jayalalithaa
Counting agents should monitor data entry operators: Jayalalithaa

Chennai: Alleging that data entry operators had facilitated union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's victory in the May 2009 Lok Sabha elections, AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said counting agents should be present when data was being fed into computers.

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Kerala

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Achuthanandan unruffled over adverse poll surveys
Achuthanandan unruffled over adverse poll surveys

Thiruvananthapuram: Even as six out of seven post poll surveys have predicted the exit of the ruling Left Front government in Kerala, Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan remained cool Wednesday as he chaired the last cabinet meeting of his current term, his aides said.

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