Monthly Archives: August 2010

EC demands govt for 150 IRS officers for election duty

With five states – Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Assam, Kerala and West Bengal – set to go to polls over the next one year, the Election Commission has asked the finance ministry to provide at least 150 Indian Revenue Service  (IRS) … Continue reading

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ABVP wins the Rajasthan University Student Union polls

The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) captured the Rajasthan University Student Union (RUSU) polls in Jaipur, while the National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) surged ahead in the rest of the state in the elections. RUSU’s top two posts of … Continue reading

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Students Federation of India swept the students elections at Himachal Pradesh University

Students Federation of India swept the students elections at Himachal Pradesh University winning all four seats on the panel. Out of the three city colleges, SFI candidates also won in two of them, which included an all girls college. At … Continue reading

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Rahul supports UP farmers and Orissa’s tribals

A day after addressing a farmers’ rally in Aligarh and leading a kisan delegation to PM Manmohan Singh, the party general secretary rushed to the Niyamgiri hills in Orissa to extend support to tribals in their fight against an industrial … Continue reading

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Chief election commissioner to visit Goa

Chief election commissioner S Y Quraishi  will be in Goa on a short visit from August 30 to September 1. Quraishi will be accompanied by election commissioners V S Sampath and Ravishankar Brahma, a new appointee, during the visit. The … Continue reading

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EVM researcher arrested

A Hyderabad based researcher who, along with two other accomplice researchers, got hold of an EVM (Electronic Voting Machine), and published a blog based on their research on the Internet which held the EVMs to be tamper able, was arrested … Continue reading

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