Tag: Assembly Elections

Most Irresponsible Institution, Should Be Charged With Murder: Madras HC Lashes Out At EC
Most Irresponsible Institution, Should Be Charged With Murder: Madras HC Lashes Out At EC

Chennai: Lashing out against the Election Commission, the Madras High Court on Monday termed it “the most irresponsible institution in the country” and should probably face murder charges for not…

Mamata's All-Round Siege, See What Are The Political Challenges?
Mamata's All-Round Siege, See What Are The Political Challenges?

With the Assembly election approaching, political activities in West Bengal are getting momentum in the state. The election heat in Bengal can be gauged through the whirlwind rallies, meetings, and public gathering by different political parties. The ruling TMC supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Benerjee ousted the Left from power in 2011 with the help […]

Assembly Elections: 824 Constituencies In 5 States To Go For Polls From Mar 27, Results On May 2
Assembly Elections: 824 Constituencies In 5 States To Go For Polls From Mar 27, Results On May 2

New Delhi: A total of 824 assembly constituencies in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and the Union Territory of Puducherry shall be going for polls during the Assembly elections. The polls will be held from March 27 to April 29, while the counting of votes will be held on May 2, the Election Commission […]

Assembly Bypolls: Congress Forming New Team In MP To Counter BJP
Assembly Bypolls: Congress Forming New Team In MP To Counter BJP

Bhopal: Ahead of the upcoming Assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh, the Congress is putting together a new team of leaders to counter the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state. The team, among others, includes former Union Minister Arun Yadav, former Minister Sajjan Singh Verma, Narmada Prasad Prajapati, Lakhan Singh Yadav and Sachin Yadav. […]

NDA Announces Seat-Sharing Formula For Assembly Elections, Backs Nitish In Bihar
NDA Announces Seat-Sharing Formula For Assembly Elections, Backs Nitish In Bihar

Patna: The ruling NDA in Bihar on Tuesday announced its seat-sharing formula for the assembly elections under which JD(U) will contest on 122 seats and BJP 121 out of a total of 243 seats. BJP backed Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s leadership to the hilt and rebuffed LJP chief Chirag Paswan who has raised a banner […]

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Haryana MLAs Are More Educated Than Their Maha Counterparts

New Delhi: Believe it or not, after these Assembly elections, there are more educated MLAs in Haryana than Maharashtra, according to a report by PRS Legislative Research. 57 per cent of the 288 MLAs from Maharashtra have at least a bachelor’s degree while the number is 69 per cent in case of Haryana’s 90 lawmakers. […]

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Poll Body Bans Exit Polls During Assembly Elections, Bypolls

New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday reiterated a complete ban on exit polls during the upcoming elections. The ban will be effective “from 7 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. on October 21” when Haryana and Maharashtra goes to polls. Bypolls to 51 Assembly constituencies in 17 states will also be held on the same […]

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BJD backs Modi's pitch for simultaneous polls

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pitch for simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections has been strongly backed by the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), while some other opposition parties termed the suggestion as “impractical”. Modi has called a meeting of Presidents of all political parties represented in the Parliament on June 19 to discuss “one […]

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Shah's ‘Mission-75' for Haryana Assembly polls

Gurugram: After a thumping victory in last month’s Lok Sabha elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah is back again in his poll avatar this time for the upcoming Haryana Assembly polls due end of the year. “Shah has given ‘Mission-75’ to the Haryana BJP leadership for upcoming Assembly elections,” Captain Abhimanyu, the Finance Minister of […]

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Modi-Naveen meet: All eyes on Odisha CM's demands  

Bhubaneswar: After the recently-concluded elections, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time on June 11 in New Delhi during which the former may the reiterate Special Category Status and other long-standing demands for Odisha. The Odisha CM is expected to demand financial assistance for a […]