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Ahead of poll, political parties in West Bengal take to social media to campaign
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Ahead of poll, political parties in West Bengal take to social media to campaign

With the Assembly election in West Bengal drawing near, political parties in the state have extended their fight into the cyber space swearing by the revolutionary impact of the social media.

Ready for polls in the 5 states, will ensure no division of votes: Congress
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Ready for polls in the 5 states, will ensure no division of votes: Congress

Congress on Friday said that it is ready for polls in all the five election-bound states and will forge understanding and alliances.

EC to announce poll dates for five states today
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EC to announce poll dates for five states today

Election Commission is likely to announce the schedule for assembly polls in five states, including West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, on Friday

Bihar to hold ten-phased panchayat elections in April-May
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Bihar to hold ten-phased panchayat elections in April-May

The Bihar cabinet on Tuesday formally approved a proposal to hold 10-phased elections for the 2.58 lakh panchayat posts in the state in April-May.

Donald Trump leads Republican field nationally by more than 20 points - Reuters/Ipsos
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Donald Trump leads Republican field nationally by more than 20 points - Reuters/Ipsos | Reuters

NEW YORK Donald Trump has taken a more than 20-point lead over U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas in the Republican race for the presidential nomination, bolstering his position ahead of the party's primary in South Carolina on Saturday, according to a national Reuters/Ipsos poll. Among Republicans, Trump, a billionaire businessman, drew 40 percent support in the poll conducted from Saturday to Wednesday, compared with 17 percent for Cruz, 11 percent for U.S.

BJP has an edge in Assam but needs an alliance with the AGP
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BJP has an edge in Assam but needs an alliance with the AGP

The BJP is eyeing Assam with relish. It is a state which the BJP believes is ripe for the picking.

Amit Shah urges BJP workers in Kerala to gear up for polls
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Amit Shah urges BJP workers in Kerala to gear up for polls

Describing current political climate in Kerala as "very conducive" for BJP to come to power, party President Amit Shah urged cadres to make special efforts.

Assam Speaker lashes out at PM Modi, says state will give a 'befitting' reply to BJP in polls
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Assam Speaker lashes out at PM Modi, says state will give a 'befitting' reply to BJP in polls

In a rare political statement from the Chair of Assembly, Assam Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi said people of the state will give a "befitting" reply to BJP.

Around 45 percent voting reported in Hyderabad civic elections
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Around 45 percent voting reported in Hyderabad civic elections

An estimated 45 percent polling was reported in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) election on Tuesday.

Delhi High Court orders by-polls in 13 Delhi municipal wards within 3 months
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Delhi High Court orders by-polls in 13 Delhi municipal wards within 3 months

The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the state Election Commission to conduct by-elections in 13 municipal wards in the national capital within three months.

Maharashtra panchayat polls: Congress wins race with 105 wards; NCP, Shiv Sena runners up
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Maharashtra panchayat polls: Congress wins race with 105 wards; NCP, Shiv Sena runners up

Congress registered an impressive performance, leading the seat tally by winning in 105 wards in the municipal council and nagar panchayat polls and bypolls for 345 wards held across Maharashtra.

Haryana bans illiterate persons from grassroot politics: Move is undemocratic and regressive
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Haryana bans illiterate persons from grassroot politics: Move is undemocratic and regressive

The ban on illiterate people becoming grassroot public representatives in Haryana is undemocratic and regressive. It flies in the face of the constitutional guarantee of equality of opportunity.

Majority of U.S. millennials support troops to fight ISIS - poll
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Majority of U.S. millennials support troops to fight ISIS - poll | Reuters

BOSTON A majority of U.S. young adults support sending ground troops to fight Islamic State militants, though fewer than one in five would be willing to serve themselves, according to a Harvard University poll released on Thursday

France's far-right National Front wins record 28 percent of vote in first poll after Paris attacks
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France's far-right National Front wins record 28 percent of vote in first poll after Paris attacks

The polls were held under tight security following France's worst-ever terror attacks, which have thrust the FN's anti-immigration and often Islamophobic message to the fore.

Venezuela opposition anticipates election win
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Venezuela opposition anticipates election win

Venezuelan opposition leaders said they anticipated victory Sunday after polls closed in a legislative election.

Spain's Rajoy stays away as candidates hold election debate
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Spain's Rajoy stays away as candidates hold election debate | Reuters

MADRID Three of the candidates vying to become Spain's next prime minister clashed over the economy, corruption and Catalan independence in an election debate on Monday but a fourth, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, stayed away.

EC to approach govt to push multiple cut-off dates proposal for enrolling voters
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EC to approach govt to push multiple cut-off dates proposal for enrolling voters

Election Commission has decided to approach the government to push its proposal to have multiple cut-off dates to enrol voters.

Trump surges among likely Republican primary voters - Reuters/Ipsos poll
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Trump surges among likely Republican primary voters - Reuters/Ipsos poll | Reuters

WASHINGTON After a week in which he hosted Saturday Night Live and stood center-stage at a Republican debate, Donald Trump is surging among Republicans likely to cast votes in the party’s presidential primary.

Twitter will now let you create polls; improve engagement
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Twitter will now let you create polls; improve engagement

Twitter has said it is rolling out a service that would allow users to run polls on their profile, in a bid to improve user engagement on the microblogging service.

Voters of Bihar, if EC's appeal doesn't reach you, listen to a girl who doesn't even speak
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Voters of Bihar, if EC's appeal doesn't reach you, listen to a girl who doesn't even speak

A hearing-and-speech impaired girl has become the election icon in Bihar's Gaya. She has become the poster girl of the campaign, targeting those who are deaf towards the Election Commission’s (EC) appeal to citizens to exercise their franchise.