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    Harsh Vardhan confident of BJP’s win in Delhi

    New Delhi: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Saturday cast his ballot along with his mother in Krishna Nagar and said he is “confident of BJP’s win” in the Delhi assembly election.  Vardhan, who was BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in thr last assembly election, said that it would be a “historic win for the BJP”.  On being querried about pre-poll surveys showing the AAP is far ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Vardhan

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    Sonia casts her vote

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi today exercised her franchise in the Delhi Assembly polls in which her party is facing a tough battle to regain lost ground. Gandhi cast her vote at a polling booth in Nirman Bhavan in Central Delhi at 9:35 AM. When asked to comment on the polls, she said, “Whatever the people want will happen.” The Congress, which ruled Delhi for 15 years, faced a crushing defeat in the 2013 polls as

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    Delhi Polls: President Pranab Mukherjee casts his vote

    New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday cast his vote from the President’s Estate in the assembly elections in the national capital. “#PresidentMukherjee visited Model Polling Station in Rashtrapati Bhavan this morning,” tweeted the official Twitter account of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Earlier Vice President Hamid Ansari showed his index finger with the voting mark, after casting his vote, and waved to the media.

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    Delhi polls: Sharmishtha Mukherjee confident of victory

    New Delhi : Congress candidate from Delhi’s Greater Kailash constituency and President Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter Sharmishtha on Saturday stated that she was confident that she would win from her electorate, even as the assembly elections in the national capital was underway. “I am confident that I will win. I had been working in my constituency for the last four months. I had been feeling the change and it has been a very good

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    Delhi CEO Chandra Bhushan Kumar casts his vote

    New Delhi : Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Chandra Bhushan Kumar on Saturday cast his vote in the ongoing assembly elections in the national capital. The weather is very good and our teams are ready at every polling booth. I appeal to everybody to come after leaving their mobiles and cameras at home. With an open heart, without any difficulty, the people should exercise their right,” Chandra Bhushan Kumar told ANI. Earlier in the day,

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    Delhi polls: Vice President Hamid Ansari casts his vote

    New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday cast his vote in the assembly elections in the national capital. After casting his vote, the Vice President showed his index finger with the voting mark and waved to the media. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called upon the residents of Delhi to vote in large numbers in the ongoing assembly polls in the national capital. Polling for the 70-member Delhi assembly began

  • Arvind Kejriwal urges Delhi electors to vote

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party’s CM face, Arvind Kejriwal, urged the voters in Delhi to cast their ballot in the assembly election Saturday.  “Everyone after taking a bath, pray to god and do cast your vote, you will certainly win (sab log naha dhokar aapne ish ko yaad karke vote dalne jarur jana, aapki awshya jeet hogi),” Kejriwal tweeted. Voting for the 70-member Delhi assembly began at

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    Kiran Bedi casts her vote

    New Delhi: Kiran Bedi, BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in Delhi, cast her vote Saturday at a polling booth here and asked people to vote for “clean, literate and safe Delhi”.  “Today is a historic day for Delhiites. It’s the day for them to decide what type of Delhi they want,” Bedi said after casting her vote in Uday Park in South Delhi.  She urged Delhiites to vote for “clean, literate and safe

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    Congress can deliver on promises: Ajay Maken

    New Delhi : Congress campaign chief for the Delhi assembly polls Ajay Maken Saturday cast his vote and said that his party can deliver on its promises.  “The Congress can deliver its promises in Delhi,” Maken, , contesting from the Sadar Bazar constituency, said. “We have confined ourselves in raising real issues. Unlike other parties, we have not resorted to petty politics.”

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    Delhi polls a three-cornered contest, says Sheila Dikshit

    New Delhi : Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday said the ongoing assembly elections in the national capital were a three-cornered contest, adding that the results were difficult to predict. “We are facing a three-cornered contest and in a three-corner contest it is very difficult to predict,” Dikshit told mediapersons. “This election has become dominated by personality clashes… people are talking less of the programmes and the manifestos and more

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    Delhi polls: Over 5 percent votes cast in first hour

    New Delhi: Over five percent votes were cast in the first hour after balloting began in the Delhi assembly polls at 8 a.m. Saturday, the authorities said.  According to Delhi election commission, 5.40 percent votes were polled till 9 a.m.

  • Will muffler trip BJP?

    New Delhi : The Naerendra Modi government is bracing for the first real challenge to its political hegemony. Going by the flurry of poll surveys, the Modi juggernaut, which has steamrolled Opposition in at least three Assemblies, may come to a grinding halt in Delhi. This will dent Modi’s image as an invincible leader who can decisively turn the tide in his and his party’s favour.

  • Provide protection to couple, HC to police

    Indore : The Indore Bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court, on Friday directed the police to provide protection to a newly-wed couple, who feared that the family members of the girl would kill them for honour.

  • ‘Molestation victim’ turns hostile, instructor suspended

    Indore : In a sudden change of events, a trainee woman pilot, who alleged molestation by an instructor at Madhya Pradesh Flying Club (MPFC) — backtracked on her allegation on Friday even as the club authorities suspended the accused instructor.
    SP (West) Abid Khan said that the 27-year-old trainee pilot from Amravati in Maharashtra sent a letter to the Aerodrome police, mentioning that she had a verbal altercation with instructor Tapan Bhunia but

  • Fifth swine flu death in city, all from outside

    Mumbai : On Thursday night, a 58-year-old Varanasi resident succumbed to swine flu in Kasturba hospital in Chinchpokali in Central Mumbai; he is the fifth person to die of the disease in Mumbai. Incidentally, the other four persons who have succumbed to the disease in the city also hail from outside Mumbai – from Jalgaon, Palghar, Kharghar and Badlapur.

  • Nitish eyes Manjhi’s exit

    Patna : A defiant Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi appears to be on the way out and is likely to be replaced by his mentor Nitish Kumar at a meeting of the legislature party on Saturday.

  • AAP refuses to take Shahi Imam’s bait

    New Delhi : With the opinion polls writing off the BJP and giving AAP the advantage in the Delhi election, nobody seemed surprised when the Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid came out on the eve of poll with a testimonial of support. He also asked Muslims to support the AAP in the elections.

  • Two H1N1 screening centres to be set up

    BHOPAL : Two screening centre (H1N1 Screening Centres) for Swine Flu patients will be opened in Bhopal soon. The main object is to diagnose the patients in initial stage before prescribing medication for swine flu. These H1N1 Screening centres will be set up at Bairagarh and Katju Hospital.

  • Bombay Club gets a new member in NaMo: Bajaj

    Indore : Veteran industrialist and Bajaj Group chairman has described Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as ‘sensible’ and said the FM is more sensible than all his predecessors.
    He was talking to media persons on the sidelines of IMA’s 24th International Management Conclave, here on Friday.
    Making an indirect reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bajaj has said after 1993, ‘Bombay Club’ got a new member (NaMo).
    Commenting on NaMo’s ‘Make in India’ campaign, he said:

  • Tomar, Rajendra Shukla to participate in mining conclave in SA

    BHOPAL : Mining Indaba-2015 will be held at Cape Town in South Africa from February 9 to 12. Apart from international level activities and displays, seminars will also be held during the period. Under the leadership of Union Steel, Labour and Employment Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Mineral Resources Development Minister Rajendra Shukla will also participate in it. Representatives of mining and industries of about 2100 multinational companies from 110 countries will participate