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Odisha chief electoral officer holds preparatory meeting for simultaneous elections

Odisha chief electoral officer holds preparatory meeting for simultaneous elections

BHUBANESWAR: Chief electoral officer (CEO) of the state Surendra Kumar on Saturday started preparation for upcoming elections and conducted an orientation programme for police, crime branch, excise and income tax officers. Kumar said special teams will be formed for smooth conduct of the elections. ?The main objective of the orientation […]

Polls to 3 autonomous councils on January 21

Polls to 3 autonomous councils on January 21

GUWAHATI: State Election Commission on Friday announced that elections to the (RHAC), Sonowal Kachari Autonomous Council () and (MAC) will be held on January 21. Counting will be held on January 28. The last date for filing nomination for the upcoming autonomous council elections is January 11. Candidatures can be […]

Woman defeats mother-in-law

Woman defeats mother-in-law

JALANDHAR: Kamaljeet Kaur, who faced her mother-in-law in elections to the post of in Begampura village, won by a comfortable margin. Out of 160 votes polled, Kamaljeet got 88 votes, while her mother-in-law got just 41 votes. The remaining 31 votes went to a third candidate. Kamaljeet was supported by […]

Nominee‘s hubby booked for fake votes

Nominee‘s hubby booked for fake votes

PATIALA: SSP MS Sidhu said police booked two people, Nirmal Kumar and Ram Singh, residents of Hari Majra for allegedly casting fake votes during panchayat polls. He said both were arrested after the registration of a case against them at Ghanaur police station. The case had been registered under various […]

Inderjit loyalists gun for CM, bare rift in state BJP

Inderjit loyalists gun for CM, bare rift in state BJP

GURUGRAM: There could be revolt brewing within the state unit. A set of loyalists of Gurugram MP and Union minster Singh on Monday launched a scathing attack on chief minister , accusing him of bias and of purposefully neglecting Gurugram and its representatives. Four MLAs, including state public health engineering […]

Janasena on cloud nine on getting party symbol

Janasena on cloud nine on getting party symbol

AMARAVATI: Party floated by the Telugu actor , has been awarded glass tumbler as its party symbol from the . With the state elections just a few months away, the ECI had finalised the allocation of symbols to the registered political parties from . Pawan Kalyan, who launched his political […]

Simultaneous polls need 1 lakh more EVMs

Simultaneous polls need 1 lakh more EVMs

PUNE: Election department officials have said they would need an additional set of one lakh if the 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly are held simultaneously in Maharashtra. An EVM set comprises a control and ballot unit each and the Voter Verfified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines. The election officials have […]

Punjab panchayat polls: Over 42,000 nominations for sarpanch posts found valid

Punjab panchayat polls: Over 42,000 nominations for sarpanch posts found valid

CHANDIGARH: A total of 42,233 nomination papers of candidates and 1,44,662 panch candidates were found valid during their scrutinisation for the upcoming panchayat elections in Punjab, an official spokesperson of the State Election Commission said. He said a total of 49,261 nominations were filed for the sarpanch candidates for 13,276 […]

Annul Telangana poll results: BJP

Annul Telangana poll results: BJP

HYDERABAD: Ten days after post the declaration of election results and the TRS government taking over reins for the second time, the BJP on Thursday demanded that the December 7 elections be annulled by the Election Commission (EC), citing anomalies and grave irregularities. Submitting a representation to chief electoral officer […]

Activist alleges information on degrees wrong, minister warns of legal action

Activist alleges information on degrees wrong, minister warns of legal action

GURUGRAM: A city-based RTI activist on Friday accused state cabinet minister and local MLA of misleading the Election Commission (EC) about his degrees in the poll affidavits he filed in 2005, 2009 and 2014. The activist, Harinder Dhingra, said in a press conference on Friday he had submitted a complaint […]