ELECTIONS

Karnataka Polls: 2655 candidates remain in fray for 224 seats

AMN / Bangalore As many as 2655 candidates, including 219 women are left in the fray in 224-member Karnataka Assembly elections after the final withdrawal of nominations. The polling in the state will be held on 12th of next month. According to a data from the state Chief Electoral Office, 583 candidates withdrew their candidatures … Continue reading Karnataka Polls: 2655 candidates remain in fray for 224 seats

Karnataka Polls: BJP releases third list of 59 candidates

 AMN The BJP today announced the third list of its 59 candidates for the ensuing Karnataka Assembly elections. Former Speaker of Karnataka assembly KG Bopaiah will contest from Virajpet, while sitting MLA NY Gopalkrishna who had recently switched to BJP from Congress has been fielded from Kudligi. The names were finalized by the Central Election … Continue reading Karnataka Polls: BJP releases third list of 59 candidates

Filing of nominations for 1st phase of Gujarat Polls ends

In the first phase, 89 seats in 17 districts of Gujarat will go to vote on 9th December. AMN / AHMEDABAD Filing of nominations for the first phase of Gujarat Assembly elections ended today. Voting, in this phase, will be held in 89 constituencies on December 9. BJP State President Jitu Vaghani filed his nomination … Continue reading Filing of nominations for 1st phase of Gujarat Polls ends

EC reviews preparation of upcoming Himachal Assembly elections

AMN / NEW DELHI The Election Commission reviewed the preparation of conduct of forthcoming Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections through video-conferencing yesterday. The polling for the 68-member State Assembly will be held next week on Thursday in a single-phase. Chief Secretaries, DGPs, Chief Electoral Officers and other officials from Himachal Pradesh and neighboring states – Jammu … Continue reading EC reviews preparation of upcoming Himachal Assembly elections

348 candidates in fray for Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh

AMN A total of 348 candidates are in the fray for ensuing assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, after scrutiny of nominations was held today. Forty-six candidates withdrew their papers. The state goes to polls on 9th of next month. Political parties will now begin campaigning for the elections. Union Minister and senior BJP leader J … Continue reading 348 candidates in fray for Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh

Electioneering gets momentum for Punjab, Goa polls

Election campaign is getting momentum as the elections coming closer in Punjab and Goa. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who is on a three day visit to Punjab will address his second rally in Jalalabad today. Prime Minister Narender Modi will address his second rally at Kotkapura tomorrow in the home district of Chief Minister … Continue reading Electioneering gets momentum for Punjab, Goa polls

Congress, SP alliance is like confluence of Ganga-Yamuna: Rahul

AMN / Lucknow Jointly addressing a press conference here today Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and Samajwadi Party’s national president Akhilesh Yadav termed their alliance as an “answer to divisive politics”. They declared that their parties would fight the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections together to defeat communal forces. “We are like two wheels of bicycle…there is … Continue reading Congress, SP alliance is like confluence of Ganga-Yamuna: Rahul

Election campaign gains momentum in five poll bound states

Election campaign has gained momentum in five poll bound states. In Uttar Pradesh nomination process ended on Tuesday evening for the first phase of polls. Union minister Rajnath Singh’s son Pankaj Singh filed his paper from Noida. Other candidates form RLD, BJP, and BSP and SP also filed their nominations in Meerut area. Meanwhile, fight … Continue reading Election campaign gains momentum in five poll bound states

EC asks parties not to use President, VP Photos for votes

  AMN The Election Commission has asked political parties and leaders not to use the pictures of President, Vice President and State Governors in their election posters. In a letter to the leaders of political parties, the poll body has asked them to advise their candidates and leaders to desist from such acts in their … Continue reading EC asks parties not to use President, VP Photos for votes

EC warns Political parties against using religion, caste for votes

  AMN The Election Commission has asked all political parties not to seek votes in the name of religion, caste, race, community or language in any manner as it is in contravention of Supreme Court judgement. In a letter to the Presidents, General Secretaries, Chairpersons and Conveners of all recognized national and state political parties, … Continue reading EC warns Political parties against using religion, caste for votes

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