Friday, January 27, 2023

Assembly polls

EC special observers ask Tripura officials to take foolproof steps for Feb 16 polls

Three special observers of the Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday asked officials in Tripura to take foolproof steps to hold the February 16 Assembly polls in a free, fair and transparent manner.The observers, who arrived in Agartala on Monday,...

ENLU to participate in Feb 27 Assembly polls

In a major political development, present elected members of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly of eastern Nagaland- the Eastern Nagaland Legislator’s Union (ENLU)- have resolved to participate in the forthcoming election slated for February 27, by defying the diktat...

Poll panel reminds parties of law, poll code provisions

Ahead of assembly polls in three North Eastern states and various byelections, the Election Commission has reminded its field machinery and political parties of a law and provisions of the model code which prohibit the use of places of...

Assembly polls must take place in J-K: Farooq Abdullah

Assembly elections must take place in Jammu and Kashmir as lieutenant governor’s administration cannot resolve the issues of the people, National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah said on Sunday.Speaking to reporters in Baramulla district in north Kashmir, Abdullah also...

Assembly polls will be held as mandated by Constitution: ECI

Amidst the chorus for solution not election, visiting officials of Election Commission of India (ECI) reiterated that the commission was determined to conduct polls as mandated by the constitution and also exuded confidence in smooth conduct of the process.ECI...

State gears up for Assembly polls 2023

With Nagaland Assembly elections expected to be held by early part of 2023, Nagaland DGP TJ Longkumer said that the State police force was prepared for smooth conduct of the assembly polls.Talking to Nagaland Post, Longkumer said that he...

Assembly polls: Gujarat govt not filling up 5 lakh posts as most will go to Dalits, STs, OBCs: Kharge

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday claimed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dispensation in Gujarat was not filling up five lakh posts in government and semi-government departments and institutions because half of them will go to aspirants from Dalit,...

Gujarat Assembly polls: Drugs valued at over Rs 61 crore seized

The Election Commission's static surveillance teams and local police have seized 817 kilograms of drugs valued at over Rs 61 crore 57,05,184 and registered 29 cases in this connection since the notification for the Gujarat Assembly polls was issued...

Nadda’s 2-day Tripura visit to kick off assembly polls’ preparations

BJP president J.P. Nadda will arrive on Sunday on a two-day visit to Tripura to kick-start the process of preparing the party for the election for the 60-member Tripura assembly which is still six months away.A senior BJP leader...

ENPO to boycott assembly polls

Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO) has thrown a spanner in the works by declaring a boycott to the scheduled State Assembly elections expected to be held in the early part of 2023 or speculated to be held by end...