Model Code of Conduct withdrawn

The strict Model Code of Conduct
which came into force from March 1 was withdrawn by the
Election Commission following completion of the election
process in five states.

India can now boast of four women CMs

With Mamata Banerjee and J
Jayalalithaa set to capture power in West Bengal and Tamil
Nadu respectively, India could for the first time boast of
four women Chief Ministers.

Assam repoll: 75 per cent polling

An estimated 75 per cent of
voting was recorded during re-polling in six centres of three
Assam assembly constituencies.

Three aged women die in Kerala and TN

In a tragic end to their resolve to exercise their democratic right, three aged women died, two before casting their vote and another after, on polling day in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

TN, Kerala leaders confident of wins, 1 month wait for result

Tamil Nadu and Kerala CMs -- M Karunanidhi and VS Achuthanandan – oozed
confidence about a victory for their alliances and their rival fronts led by AIADMK and Congress were equally optimistic.

Cong begins exercise to finalise candidates for five states

Seeking a third consecutive term in power in Assam, the Congress is expected to field most of its sitting MLAs in the assembly polls.