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Congress to gauge electoral mood in Karnataka

[India], Jan 25 (ANI): The ruling Congress Party in Karnataka on Thursday announced that it will be conducting a survey to assess the mood of the people of the state ahead of assembly elections. The survey, a probable first of its kind, will be carried out as ... Sify, 2 months ago
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Model code won't affect setting up Cauvery board: CEC

The Election Commission or the model code of conduct will "not come in the way" of the Union government setting up the Cauvery water management board as per the Supreme Court's directions, Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat said today. Responding to a question on the applicability of the model code for the Centre in constituting the board to implement the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal award for Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and a few other states, the CEC said, "Whatever is the direction or ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Candidates contesting elections have to disclose source of income, rules SC

Not just candidates, but their spouses and dependents too have to reveal source of income and assets, observes the apex court.   Politicians, their spouses and dependents would now have to declare their sources of income, along with their assets, for contesting elections, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday. In a landmark judgement, the apex court passed a slew of measures to reform the electoral process, observing that the "purity" of electoral process was fundamental to the "survival of a ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Calcutta HC extends stay on West Bengal panchayat poll process

The Calcutta High Court today extended the stay on the panchayat poll process in West Bengal and said the State Election Commission's withdrawal of a notification giving an additional day for filing of nominations was in question before it. Justice Subrata ...
 DNA2 days ago Why the West Bengal Panchayat elections are proving to be one of the bloodiest ever  catchnews.com1 week ago

Opinion poll predicts hung House, Congress single-largest party

Karnataka may see a hung Assembly in the May 12 elections with the ruling Congress emerging as the single-largest party and JD(S)-BSP combine playing the kingmakers role, an opinion poll claimed on Friday. The BJP, which wants to oust the Siddaramaiah ...
 Deccan Herald5 days ago Battleground Karnataka: state to go to polls on May 12, counting on May 15  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Karnataka election on May 12, counting on May 15  Mathrubhumi3 weeks ago Karnataka polls on May 12, counting May 15  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Office of profit case: EC to hold fresh hearing for 20 AAP MLAs on May 17

Two weeks after the Delhi high court set aside the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs on the ground that the Election Commissions recommendation in the office-of-profit case was bad in law, the poll panel set a date to hold a fresh hearing on the merits of the complaint. The Commission has dispatched notices to all legislators informing that Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat and Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa will conduct oral hearing on the matter at 3 pm on May ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago Dear CEC, it was incumbent upon EC to hear AAP MLAs, not the other way round  catchnews.com2 months ago AAP cries foul over office of profit case  Sify2 months ago

EVMs are foolproof, have brought in 'revolutionary changes': EC chief

The CEC said when people lose elections, they blame their defeat on EVMs, but when they win they don't do so.   Electronic Voting Machines are foolproof and have brought in "revolutionary changes" in the poll process, Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat said on Tuesday. Rawat's statement comes amid an ongoing debate over the use of EVMs with some political parties questioning the reliability of the device and suggesting a return to the old ballot paper system.   The CEC said India's ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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State police capable enough to conduct panchayat polls: WB minister

Apparently ruling out the opposition's demand for deployment of central forces for next month's panchayat polls in the state, the West Bengal government today said the state police was capable enough to conduct elections to local bodies.Central forces are ...
 Business Standard1 week ago Trinamool, Opposition trade charges on deployment of Central forces in Panchayat polls  catchnews.com2 weeks ago

BSP-SP understanding to continue, will stop BJP from coming to power in 2019: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati today said that the Rajya Sabha election result will have no impact on her partys association with the Samajwadi Party and the two will work with even more force to defeat the BJP in the 2019 general elections. A day after her party ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago 'SP-BSP ties won't be affected by Rajya Sabha poll defeat'  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

BJP files complaint with EC against Siddaramaiah

[Karnataka] [India], Mar. 30 (ANI): The Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday filed a complaint with the Election Commission against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for violating the model code of conduct. According to the Centre ruling party, the ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
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