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Congress invites Azharuddin to contest election from Telangana

Hyderabad: Former cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin has been invited by local Congress party to contest the next state Assembly election from Telengana which will be held in 2019 “We are inviting Azharuddin,” state Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy told today. Reddy said, he invited Azharuddin after the former cricketer expressed his readiness to play an active […]

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Tripura Assembly Election: Modi, Shah to hit campaign trail in December

Agartala : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah will campaign for the party in Tripura where  assembly election is scheduled for February next year. Tripura BJP vice-president Subal Bhowmick informed, Shah will arriving here by December 15 and Modi will visit the state after declaration of the poll schedule.  The PM […]

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Elaborate arrangements made for municipal elections in Bengal

Kolkata – As the state Election Department in West Bengal has made elaborate arrangements for peaceful elections in all seven Municipalities across the state on Sunday, the opposition parties are apprehending trouble in many areas, allegedly by miscreants of the ruling party.      Though a left delegation sought an appointment with State Election Commissioner Amarendra […]

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Macron wins French presidential election

Paris: On Sunday, En Marche! candidate Emmanuel Macron won the second round 2017 French Presidential election, winning about 66.1 percent of the votes, defeating Front national‘s Marine Le Pen with the final result declared yesterday. Winning the race with a significant vote difference, Marcon tweeted, “Everyone told us that it was impossible. But they did not […]

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May calls for June election

London: Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, the UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Tuesday her plans to seek a general election for June 8. May accused the opposition parties of threatening the government’s Brexit agenda and cited the need for Parliament to unite during the negotiations over the specifics of the Brexit, the UK’s exit […]

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Allotment of broadcast time to parties for State elections

New Delhi: Following is a copy of order no. 437/TA-LA/2017/Communication, dated 11 January issued by the Election Commission that describes the allotment of broadcast time to political parties in the elections to Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh this year.   At the time of general elections to the Lok Sabha in 1998, a […]

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Elections, related schedules for 5 States announced

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Wednesday announced the dates of elections to the 690 Assembly constituencies of 5 States: Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. The elections will begin on 4 February and the results will be declared on 11 March. Goa and Punjab will elect its Members of Legislative Assemblies on […]

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US expels 35 Russian diplomats over election hacking

Washington: Outgoing US President Barrack Obama yesterday ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats who are suspected to be spies and imposed sanctions over allegations of hacking and interference during the recently concluded US Presidential elections where Donald Trump from the Republican party came to power. The move, coming at the very end of Obama’s tenure, […]