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MC Elections: Youth, Veteran, family members of Party leaders in Akali Dal’s first list of candidate

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana : – The Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday announced the first list of 38 candidates of the party for Ludhiana MC Polls which are scheduled for February 24. In the first list, the Akali Dal has included the names of Youth, veteran leaders. The family members of senior party leaders also managed

Ludhiana MC polls schedule declared, model code of conduct enforced

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh today announced the date for Ludhiana local bodies elections. Elections to be conducted on February 24 and results will be announced on February 27. The nomination filing process with regard to these elections would commence on 8th February, 2018 and last till 13th February, 2018. Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh also

Balachaur Municipal Council results declared

Balachaur: Mutual front Sodhi Singh wins from ward 14Hansraj from Mutual front wins from ward 3 Veerta of Congress wins from ward 9 Ward 12: Independent Parminder Maneka Ward 4: Lal Bahadur gandhi of congress Ward 2: Somnath of Congress Ward 7: Independent candidate Rekha Rani Ward 10: Tinku ghai of Congress wins Balachaur: Municipal

Modi takes sea-plane from Sabarmati to visit Ambaji Temple

Ahmedabad, Dec 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took off this morning in a sea-plane from the Sabarmati River here to Dharoi Dam in Mehsana district on the last day of campaigning for the Gujarat Assembly polls. Modi boarded the single-engine sea-plane from near the Sardar Bridge connecting the old city with Ahmedabad West, the first-ever

Why is development missing in PM’s speeches: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Dec 9, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today stepped up attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking why there is no mention of development in his speeches during the Gujarat election campaign. Gandhi said he did not get an answer to even one of the 10 questions he had asked Modi on Gujarat’s

Gujarat Elections 2017: Bookies betting on BJP to form govt despite strong fight from Congress

With just a day to go before the first phase of voting for Gujarat state assembly begins, punters are betting that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will once again form the government in the state despite a tough fight from the Congress. Around Rs 500-600 crore of bets have been placed on the Gujarat

Modi accuses Congress of trying to divide society

Gujarat, Dec 3, Sharpening its attack on the Congress in poll-bound Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused the opposition party of seeking to divide society on the basis of caste and religion. Resuming his campaign in his home state, where the first phase of Assembly elections is to be held on December 9, Modi lashed

20% rise in Gujarat election-related posts on Twitter

New Delhi, Nov 29, Twitter recorded a growing interest in Gujarat politics as conversations related to the state election rose 20 per cent in the past month, the micro-blogging platform said on Wednesday. Twitter also announced to launch initiatives during the #GujaratElection2017, like real-time updates on the campaign trail, connecting voters to politicians on key

Punjab govt declares special leave for Himachal voters on Nov 9

Chandigarh, Nov 6, In view of the Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab government has declared special leave on November 9 for the hill state’s voters who are employed in its offices, corporations, boards or institutions.Apart from this, a paid holiday has been declared under section 135 B (1) RP Act 1651 for the registered

SGPC polls: President to be elected on Nov 29

SGPC polls: President to be elected on Nov 29

Activities for the election of President and other office bearer of SGPC has been intensified. The date for the election has been announced and the polls will be held on 29 November this year. Meanwhile SGPC general house meeting will also be held on the same day at 1 pm in which the president will

BJP running away from Gujarat polls, EC should declare schedule: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 23, The Congress today demanded that elections in Gujarat be immediately declared and the model code of conduct enforced, saying the Election Commission should not be a party to what it called the BJP’s attempt to “run away” from the assembly polls. It alleged that the BJP was trying to delay Gujarat

Dhumal to contest but BJP silent on CM candidate in Himachal

New Delhi/Shimla, Former two-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal will contest from a new seat Sujanpur while state BJP chief Satpal Singh Satti will re-contest from Una, according to the BJP’s list of candidates for the November 9 assembly elections released on Wednesday. The BJP announced its list of 68 candidates but is

Gujarat polls to be held in December: Chief Election Commissioner

The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Achal Kumar Jyoti on Tuesday announced that assembly elections in Gujarat will be held in December this year. “The term of the Gujarat assembly ends on January 22, so the election will have to be completed in December. Assembly elections will mostly be conducted in the December,” Jyoti said at

Sonia, Rahul meet Gujarat MLAs, strategize for Gujarat polls

The Congress leadership today asked party legislators from Gujarat to remain united and continue their fight for truth and ideology in Mahatma Gandhi’s home state. This was told by the top Congress leaders to party legislators from Gujarat with whom they held a key strategy meeting ahead of this year’s assembly elections. The meeting chaired

Polls: Over Rs 80cr cash, 3L litres liquor seized in 5 states including Punjab

New Delhi:  Over Rs 80.44 crore of cash, 3lakh litres of liquor and narcotics valued at Rs 6.55 crore have been seized, with the maximum from Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, by EC-appointed surveillance and expenditure monitoring teams in the five poll-bound states. As per official data compiled till yesterday, UP has witnessed the maximum seizure

Polls: Maximum cash, liquor seizures in UP; drugs in Punjab

New Delhi:  Election Commission-appointed surveillance and expenditure monitoring teams have recovered over Rs 64 crore in cash, including Rs 56.04 crore from Uttar Pradesh alone, and liquor and drugs worth over Rs 8 crore from the five poll-bound states. As per official data, Punjab has witnessed the maximum seizure of drugs worth Rs 1.78 crore

Badal busy making ‘large scale’ appointments ahead of polls

Chandigarh: With the code of conduct likely to be imposed any time in the wake of upcoming high-stake assembly polls, the Akali-BJP government in Punjab is making “large scale” appointments in various boards, corporations and other state bodies. In the past one week, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has given his nod for appointing more

SAD (Amritsar) to contest upcoming assembly polls on ‘cart’ symbol

Fatehgarh Sahib : Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) will contest upcoming Punjab Assembly election on ‘cart’ symbol. The party’s chief spokesperson Iqbal Singh Tiwana informed that SAD (Amritsar) led by former IPS Simranjit Singh Mann is active in politics of Punjab and other parts of country from long time as unregistered party. Now Election Commission of

Victory in Punjab polls imperative: Shah

Jalandhar: Sounding the bugle for assembly elections in Punjab, BJP National President Amit Shah said that victory of BJP-SAD alliance in the forthcoming elections of Punjab Vidhan Sabha is a must for the peace and prosperity of the state and added that the alliance in Punjab is not an ordinary coalition, but it is a

Gehlot appointed Cong screening panel chief for Punjab polls

New Delhi: Former Rajasthan Chief MinisterAshok Gehlot was today appointed as the head of the Congress screening committee for Punjab Assembly polls. Besides Gehlot, the committee comprises AICC secretary in charge of the state Asha Kumari, Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh, CLP leader Charanjit Singh Channi, former Indian Youth Congress chief Rajiv Satav and former

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