Monthly Archives: August 2009

Schedule for Arunachal Pradesh, Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly Elections

* Issue of notification  September 18 * Last date for nominations  September 25 * Date for scrutiny of nominations  September 26 * Last date for withdrawal of candidature  September 29 * Date of poll  October 13 (Tuesday) * Counting  October … Continue reading

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Assembly Polls in Haryana, Maharashtra and Arunachal Pradesh on Oct 13

State Assembly elections in Haryana, Maharashtra and Arunachal Pradesh will be held in a single phase on October 13. Counting of votes will take place on October 22, the Election Commission said. The notification will be issued on September 18. … Continue reading

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Karnataka minister V Somanna resigns after defeat in assembly bypoll

Somanna, who lost the August 18 assembly by-election in Govindarajanagar constituency, handed over his resignation letter to chief minister BS Yeddyurappa. Continue reading

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Haryana Assembly Elections : BJP snaps ties with INLD in Haryana

Ahead of the Haryana Assembly polls, BJP today snapped its alliance with Indian National Lok Dal led by former Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala. The saffron party also decided to go it alone in Haryana in the forthcoming polls. BJP … Continue reading

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Maharashtra Assembly Elections : Small parties unite to form RLDF

Maharashtra will witness triangular contests in the assembly elections scheduled for October with smaller and secular parties banding together on Monday to form a third front called the Republican Democratic Left Front (RDLF). RPI (United) leader Ramdas Athavale told the … Continue reading

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Arun Shourie attacks BJP Leadership

Days after the expulsion of Jaswant Singh highlighted the crisis in the BJP, the party’s beleagured leadership came under an unprecedented, no-holds-barred attack launched by its senior leader Arun Shourie today. Senior BJP leader Arun Shourie joined the list of … Continue reading

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