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RS poll: BJP wins Chhattisgarh, counting suspended in K'taka, UP yet to begin

RS poll: BJP wins Chhattisgarh, counting suspended in K'...

Bharatiya Janata Party's candidate Saroj Pandey has won the Rajya Sabha Election from Chhattisgarh.Pandey defeated Congress's Lekhram Sahu.However, the counting of votes have been stopped in Karnataka while in Uttar Pradesh counting is yet to begin.Counting of votes for the Rajya Sabha election has been halted in Karnataka after the Janata Dal-Secular accused two Congress legislators of being allowed to cast their vote twice. A ballot agent had asked the legislators to cast their vote ..., 1 month ago

RS poll: AICC demands cancellation of Jharkhand Vikas Morcha MLA's vote

[India] Mar 23 (ANI): In the ongoing counting of Rajya Sabha election votes, All India Congress Committee (AICC) on Friday called for cancellation of the vote cast by Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) MLA Prakash Ram. The Congress issued a memorandum to Election ...
 Sify1 month ago RS poll: EC rejects complaint against Jharkhand Vikas Morcha MLA  Sify1 month ago

Gowda wants EC to revert to ballot papers

JD(S) National president H D Deve Gowda on Saturday said that he was not able to understand why Election Commission was hell-bent on using electronic voting machines (EVMs) despite questions being raised about the accuracy and the reliability of the machines.
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats announced

The Election Commission on Friday announced that biennial polls to 58 Rajya Sabha seats will be held on March 23, following which the Bharatiya Janata Party’s strength in the Upper House is expected to rise. Fifty-seven of the Rajya Sabha seats will be falling vacant in April while a by-poll to fill a seat from Kerala will also be held on the same day. M P Veerendra Kumar had resigned in December last year though his term was to end in April, 2022. The elections will take place on March ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Rajya Sabha polls: Enough to cheer for both BJP & Congress even amid late night drama  catchnews.com1 month ago Election for 58 Rajya Sabha seats on March 23  Sify1 month ago

NOTA secures 1.33 cr votes in last 5 years

[India] March 9 (ANI): The None of the Above (NOTA) option in elections has secured 1,33,09,577 (1.33 crore) votes in state assemblies and Lok Sabha elections combined in the last five years. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) on Friday released an ...
 Sify1 month ago

No simultaneous polls without 5 Constitutional amendments, says EC

In its written views to the Union law ministry, the Commission has advised that if 'there is a situation where the dissolution of the Lok Sabha cannot be avoided', the five-year term cannot be shortened. Subhomoy Bhattacharjee reports. The Election Commission has advised the Centre that simultaneous elections will mean even if a government fails a no-confidence motion, the subsequent elections should elect the House for only the remainder of the five-year term. This would apply for state ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

BJP and Congress gear up for Karnataka with the JD(S) prepared to play kingmaker

May 12 and May 15 are the dates to watch out for as the Karnataka goes to the polls in just over a month. The stage is set for a heated electoral battle. As customary, the ruling government led by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, is forced to follow the model ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

What's next after 'Acche Din' in 2019?

'It does not appear that the campaign of 2019 will be positive.''It is unlikely that there will be an 'achche din'' style slogan either from the government or the Opposition,' says Aakar Patel.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ What will be the issue that the 2019 elections will be fought on? The polls are about a year away and in a few months from now the parties and alliances will have finished positioning themselves. They will go to advertising agencies and polling agencies and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Congress hints at possible alliance for 2019

Hinting at possible alliance, the Congress party on Friday said that it would adopt a pragmatic approach for cooperation with all like-minded parties to defeat the BJP-RSS in the 2019 elections. "Congress will adopt a pragmatic approach for cooperation with ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

'The BJP government's entire record is of betrayal'

'Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis called us for a meeting in March 2016 and we submitted the same charter of demands that we are submitting now.''He gave us wishy-washy assurances.''We thought he was the new chief minister and we believed him, but later we found out that nothing is moving on the ground.''This time we want a written assurance and a concrete timetable for implementation.''We will not leave Mumbai, come what may.' IMAGE: On Monday, March 12, farmers under the banner of the Akhil ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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