Monthly Archives: January 2011

The entire poll expenses be borne by the government of India : Mayawati

Differing with the Election Commission’s suggestion that even charge-sheeted candidates be debarred from contesting elections and state funding of elections be avoided, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati said on Sunday that candidates implicated in false cases should not be barred … Continue reading

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CPI-M to align with AIADMK for Tamil Nadu Assembly polls

With just three months left for assembly elections, political parties in Tamil Nadu have jumped into election mode. The AIADMK is likely to clinch seat-sharing deals with her Left partners soon. The CPM formally announced it was sticking with the … Continue reading

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Election Commission of India to scan by-election expanses

Even as the number of candidates for the forthcoming by-election to the Konthoujam assembly constituency has reached three with another joining the fray on the last day of filing nomination papers , the Election Commission of India has taken up … Continue reading

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EC to send EVM technical team to Pakistan

The Election Commission of India will send a technical team to Pakistan to demonstrate the Indian Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) following a request made by the Pakistani Election Commission. The team from EVM manufacturing companies BEL and ECIL will be … Continue reading

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RLD to contest UP polls alone

Pressing on the demand for bifurcation of Uttar Pradesh to create Harit Pradesh, RLD said it will go alone in the state Assembly elections next year. Rashtriya Lok Dal’s (RLD) national secretary Shahid Siddiqui said that party would contest in … Continue reading

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UP Election Commission has roped in folk singer Malini Awasthi to promote voting practice

Uttar Pradesh Election Commission has roped in folk singer Malini Awasthi to promote voting practice among people in view of the coming Assembly polls in the state. “Malini will be our brand ambassador to create awareness among the people with … Continue reading

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