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  • NCP wins lone seat of Lakshadweep May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Nationalist Congress Party of India on Friday won the lone seat of Lakshaweep. There was a close fight between the Congress and the NCP. NCP candidate PP Mohammed Faizal defeated Congress's Hamdullah Sayeed by 1,535 votes. Six contestants were in the fray for the lone seat. The counting of...
  • NCP wins the only seat of Lakshadweep May 16, 2014

    Updates: 1:58 pm: It is a close fight between the NCP and Congress for the lone seat as NCP's Mohammed Faizal is leading over Congress's Hamdullah Sayeed by over 1000 votes. 9:58 am: The NCP is leading in the lone seat New Delhi: The counting of votes begin for the only seat...
  • Lok Sabha polls: 26 pc voting registered in Lakshadweep islands April 10, 2014

    Kavaratti: Around 26.19 per cent voters exercised their franchise till 11 am for the Lakshadweep Lok Sabha constituency on Thursday. There are 44 polling booths in the Island territory comprising 27 islands, of which only 10 are inhabited, including the headquarters island of Kavaratti. Six contestants are in the fray for the...
  • Lok Sabha polls live: High turnout in Kerala, moderate in Delhi, UP and Bihar April 10, 2014

    Voting began in one of the biggest phases of the 2014 Lok Sabha election in 91 Lok Sabha seats across India on Thursday. People are also simultaneously voting in the Assembly election in Odisha. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Lakshadweep goes to polls on April 10 March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Union Territory of Lakshadweep goes to polls on April 10, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday. The counting will be held on May 16. It has only one Parliamentary Constituency. ...
  • Merchant Navy ship sinks off Lakshadweep, all crew members rescued June 12, 2013

    Kochi: A Merchant Navy ship on its way to Maldives from Pakistan began sinking near the Minicoy island, Lakshadweep, nearly 300 km west of Kochi, on Wednesday evening. The ship - Asian Express - was carrying cement and sand and had developed a crack below its hull near the waterline. According...