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Topic result for assembly-polls

Himachal Pradesh to go to polls on Nov 12, counting on Dec 8

The Election Commission of India (EC) announced on October 14 the dates for the upcoming assembly elections in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

CWC Meet Begins To Discuss Poll Loss In Five States
CWC Meet Begins To Discuss Poll Loss In Five States

The meeting may witness a stormy session as the leaders loyal to the Gandhis may offer to quit. If such things happen, the Congress has to choose a new leader and sources say that party may have to continue with the interim President and majority of the CWC members may suggest Priyanka Gandhi's name.

EC Restores Max Number Of Star Campaigners As Covid Cases Drop
Assembly Polls: EC Further Eases Covid Curbs, Allows Road Shows, 50% Cap On Rallies, Meets Relaxed

Campaigning is on for the two-phase Manipur assembly elections and phases five, six and seven of the Uttar Pradesh polls. Elections have concluded in Goa, Punjab and Uttarakhand.

Rajya Sabha
How Assembly Polls Will Impact Presidential And Rajya Sabha Elections

The BJP has a brute majority in the assemblies of UP and Uttarakhand and any reduction of seats will put the game in the opposition camp as the Chief Ministers of different regional parties are trying to join hands.

Assembly Polls: Uttarakhand Records 59.5% Turnout, Goa 77.9%, Over 61% In UP's Second Phase
Assembly Polls: Uttarakhand Records 59.5% Turnout, Goa 77.9%, Over 61% In UP's Second Phase

Uttarakhand is holding single phase polling for all its 70 Assembly seats, with a total of 82,66,644 voters deciding the fate of 632 candidates.

Assembly Polls: EC Allows Padayatras, 4 More Hours Of Campaigning In A Day
Assembly Polls: EC Allows Padayatras, 4 More Hours Of Campaigning In A Day

According to the poll panel, election campaign can now be conducted between 6 am and 10 pm instead of earlier 8 am to 8 pm. This will give candidates and parties four more hours to campaign in a day.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation ahead of the Budget Session 2022
Elections Should Not Affect The Budget Session, Says PM Modi

"I hope all MPs, political parties will have quality discussions with an open mind and help take the country on the path to development," the Prime Minister said.

India Assembly Polls: WhatsApp Taking Action On Bulk Messaging

The Assembly elections in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur will be completed in seven phases with Uttar Pradesh being the first to go to the polls on February 10, even as the country battles the Omicron-led Covid wave.

Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)
ISI Activates Terror Wings To Derail Punjab, UP Polls: Intel

The sources in the security set up, quoting the intelligence inputs, said that the ISI sponsored Sikh terror outfits may target the election rallies and may attempt to hit some important leaders or VVIP during the electioneering process in Punjab, parts of UP and Uttarkhand.

Assembly Polls: EC Extends Ban On Public Rallies And Roadshows Till Jan 22
Assembly Polls: EC Extends Ban On Public Rallies And Roadshows Till Jan 22

The Commission also directed political parties to adhere to the provisions of the model code of conduct and broader guidelines on Covid-19.

Amit Shah attends BJP women's wing meet in Puri

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to motivate the cadres for the upcoming 2019 Assembly polls, BJP party President Amit Shah today attended a meeting of the party’s women’s wing at Puri. He was welcomed by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and other senior leaders of the party. Shah inaugurated the three-day national executive meet of the women’s […]

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BJD disapproves of EVM use, suggests ballot voting

Bhubaneswar: Expressing displeasure over irregularities unearthed recently in Madhya Pradesh over working of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM), the BJD on Sunday suggested that instead of machines ballot paper should be used during polls. Speaking to media persons, senior party leader Debasis Nayak said not only BJD but parties all over the country will also definitely […]

MNF wins Mizoram, Congress' last Northeast state

Aizawl: Securing an absolute majority in the 40-member Mizoram Assembly, the MNF on Tuesday returned to power after a decade, crushing the Congress and ousting it from power in the last Northeastern state it ruled. The Mizo National Front (MNF), which got only five seats in the 2013 Assembly polls, secured 21 seats and was […]

Modi, KCR, Owaisi are same, don't get fooled by them: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday told the people of Telangana that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi are all “alike” and urged the voters not to be fooled by the lot in the upcoming Assembly polls on December 7. Gandhi said that the Telangana […]

Modi, Rahul among top names to start Telangana campaign

Hyderabad: Top Congress and BJP leaders are all set to plunge into the electioneering in Telangana for the next month’s Assembly polls even as the ruling TRS has had a head start. With the deadline for withdrawal of nominations coming to an end on Thursday, all major contenders were finalising their schedules for their star […]

Amid Maoist attacks, Chhattisgarh readies for election

Raipur: Amid threats of Maoist violence, 18 of the 90 constituencies in Chhattisgarh will go to the polls on Monday to elect a new Assembly in the first phase of a battle in which the Congress is desperate to end 15 years of BJP rule. The election, widely seen as a ‘semi-final’ ahead of the 2019 […]

Twitter records 1.2 mn tweets related to Assembly elections

New Delhi: As the nation gears up for the Assembly polls in Chattisgarh, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana, conversations and debates on Twitter in the past week alone recorded 1.2 million tweets related to #AssemblyElections2018, the microblogging site said. Among the initiatives that Twitter launched for the state elections include special emoji, #ElectionOnTwitter events, […]

Himachal polls on Nov 9, Gujarat date later

New Delhi: Assembly polls in Congress-ruled Himachal Pradesh will be held on November 9, the Election Commission announced on Thursday, but gave no dates for BJP-governed Gujarat whose assembly term also ends in January. The result for the election in Himachal Pradesh will be announced on December 18. Announcing the schedule, Chief Election Commissioner A.K. Joti […]

BJP urges Centre to impose AFSPA in Tripura

Agartala: Citing last week’s clashes with CPI-M workers, the BJP on Monday demanded the imposition of AFSPA in Tripura while the ruling Left accused it of unleashing hostility to discredit the government in view of next year’s assembly polls. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) raised the demand for promulgation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) […]

BJP promises to waive agriculture loans if voted in Odisha: Pradhan

Bhadrak: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced on Sunday that all agriculture loans would be waived in Odisha if the BJP comes to power in the state after 2019 Assembly polls. Pradhan was speaking at a function where former Congress MLA Madhababananda Mallick joined the saffron party with his supporters at Basudevpur in Bhadrak district. “The […]