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AAP releases first list of nine candidates for LS polls in AP

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 21:45

The Aam Admi Party (AAP) today announced its first list of candidates, including a former bureaucrat, for nine Lok Sabha constituencies in Andhra Pradesh.

AAP fields two more candidates in Rajasthan

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 21:10

The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday announced the names of two more Lok Sabha poll candidates from Rajasthan, a party spokesman said here.

Anand lets Andreikin off the hook; maintains full point lead

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 00:52

Taking a practical decision, Indian ace Viswanathan Anand let Russia`s Dmitry Andreikin off the hook as he settled for a draw to maintain his full-point lead in the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Poll panel to watch out for ``dummy`` candidates

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 18:55

If any candidate in the Lok Sabha polls acts as a `dummy` and campaigns for another aspirant, action under the Indian Penal Code will be initiated against the dummy, an election official said Thursday.

27 women candidates in fray for LS polls in Kerala

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 15:33

A record number of 27 women candidates, including two each from mainstream parties like Congress, CPI(M) and BJP, are among 269 candidates contesting in the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Kerala going to polls on April 10.

EC allots symbols of candidates, PA Sangma gets book

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 21:49

The Election Commission today allotted symbols to candidates contesting in the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Meghalaya, officials said.

Two crorepatis in poll battle in poverty-hit Kandhamal

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 14:23

Poverty-ridden Kandhamal district in Odisha has two crorepatis as rival candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, with one of the wealthy contestants owning luxury watches worth lakhs.

Viswanathan Anand maintains lead after drawing with Mamedyarov

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 06:55

Former World champion Viswanathan Anand remained on course for a rematch with Magnus Carlsen of Norway after securing an easy draw against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan in the 10th round of the Candidates Chess tournament here.

April 10 polling: 64 candidates in fray for 4 LS seats

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 01:22

A total of 64 candidates remained in the fray for the four Lok Sabha seats going to polls on April 10 in Jharkhand after two nominations were rejected during scrutiny.

Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand defeats Veselin Topalov to regain sole lead

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 06:54

India`s Viswanathan Anand regained the sole lead with a sparkling victory over former challenger Veselin Topalov from Bulgaria in the ninth round of Candidates Chess tournament, on Sunday.

Anand draws with Aronian in Candidates chess tournament

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 21:47

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Saturday gave jitters to his fans before signing an early draw with top seed Levon Aronian of Armenia in the eighth round of Candidates chess tournament here.

Anand signs peace with Svidler, records 4th straight draw

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 20:10

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand signed peace with Peter Svidler of Russia in the seventh round to play out his fourth consecutive draw at the Candidates Chess tournament here.