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YSRCP claims all seats in Kurnool

Party candidates win 14 Assembly, 2 LS seats With all the 14 Assembly constituencies and the two Lok Sabha segments showing a lead for the YSR Congress Party, it is looking at a completely sweep in the district. Though the TDP did not put up much of a fight in the rest of the constituencies, […]

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Storm Flag appeals most

: Storm Flag appeals most in the Kangeyam Plate, the feature event of the races to be held here on Friday (May 24). 1. TOP SLIP PLATE (1,600m), rated upto 25, 10-30 a.m: 1. Helleborus (1) Azfar Syeed 62, 2. El Politico (6) A. Imran 61.5, 2. Roses In My Dreams (3) P. Sai Kumar […]

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MNM fares well in urban pockets, NTK in rural areas

Both come third in some constituencies; victory for Tamil nationalism: Seeman Actor Kamal Haasan, whose party Makkal Needhi Maiam made its debut in the Lok Sabha election and the Assembly bypolls promising to challenge the status quo in Dravidian politics, fared better in many urban pockets, even coming third in some Parliamentary constituencies. However, the […]

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Chandramohan Reddy, P. Narayana bite dust as YSRCP sweeps Nellore

TDP draws a blank in all 10 Assembly seats, 1 Parliamentary seat State Ministers P. Narayana and Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy suffered an ignominious defeat as the YSR Congress Party bagged all 10 MLA seats in the district apart from winning the prestigious Nellore Lok Sabha seat as well. The incumbent Telugu Desam Party drew a […]

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In Vadakara, vote against political violence

RMP’s campaign also helped Muraleedharan’s victory The Congress’s nomination of K. Muraleedharan, MLA, in Vadakara Parliamentary constituency seems to have paid off with the declaration of the Lok Sabha results on Thursday. His entry into the electoral scene to take on CPI(M) leader P. Jayarajan had set the tone for a high octane campaign in […]

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M.K. Alagiri greets Modi

Former Union Minister M.K. Alagiri congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. In a letter, the former DMK leader wished Mr. Modi good luck on being elected for a second term to lead the nation. Mr. Alagiri, who was expelled from the DMK for his anti-party activities, has been keeping a low profile in politics. […]

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Benny Behanan wrests CPI(M) strongholds

Defeats sitting MP Innocent of the LDF by a huge margin of 1,32,274 votes in Chalakudy United Democratic Front (UDF) convener Benny Behanan wrested back the Congress party’s traditional Chalakudy Lok Sabha constituency after defeating actor-turned-politician Innocent of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) by a huge margin of 1,32,274 votes. He polled 4,73,444 votes as […]

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BJP scores 10/10 in Haryana, gets boost ahead of state poll

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday scored a perfect 10 in Haryana, winning all 10 Lok Sabha seats, and bettering its 2014 tally when it had bagged seven seats. With its eyes on the assembly polls to be held later this year, the party, which had contested eight seats in 2014, went it alone this […]

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Wake-up call for the ruling party

Polls were not taken seriously The results are a virtual wake up call for TRS, coming as it is at a time when the party relaxed its grip after enjoying a near rout of Assembly elections in the State less than six months back. Senior party leaders reflect that the TRS government did not implement […]

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It’s a landslide for Owaisi

Hindu mind not EVM rigged, claims MIM leader It was a landslide victory for All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi as he sailed through with a margin of over 2,82,186 votes against his closest rival. Mr Owaisi, who was first elected to the Lok Sabha in 2004, fought against Dr Bhagvanth Rao, BJP candidate, […]