Monthly Archives: July 2009

Deshmukh, Adik and Mohite Patil files nomination for Rajya Sabha

Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Vilasrao Deshmukh on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the August 10 by-election to the Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra. Mr. Deshmukh filed his papers to fill in the vacancy created due to … Continue reading

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Election Commission gears up for Maharashtra Assembly Elections

Maharashtra assembly elections are likely in the second week of October. While announcing the dates, the Election Commission (EC) has to consider the deadline of formation of a new government, the festive season — Ganapati, Dassera and Diwali — and … Continue reading

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BJP damands for EVM paper back-up in state polls

BJP leader Kirit Somaiya on Friday said the party is set to put forward a demand for use of electronic voting machines (EVM) with paper back-up during the forthcoming state elections. He said that a high-level delegation including BJP and … Continue reading

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Maharashtra Assembly Elections : BJP and Shiv Sena to finalise seat-sharing

Bharatiya Janata Party has made up its mind to go with its traditional ally, the Shiv Sena, in the coming state assembly elections and there is no question of hobnobbing with Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS). Announcing this on … Continue reading

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Congress plans its strategy for the 2012 UP Assembly elections

The Congress will devote the next week to finalising its strategy for the 2012 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. The exercise will begin on July 25 with the felicitation of the 21 MPs who were elected from the State in … Continue reading

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Congress sets up high-level committees ahead of state polls

Congress President has set up a high-powered member committee headed by AICC General secretary Digvijay Singh to asses the ground reality in Maharashtra and providefeedback to the central leadership by the middle of next month.The other high profile members of … Continue reading

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