Monthly Archives: August 2011

Only Election Card and voter’s slip as ID proof for polling : Election Commission

In a bid to regulate the election process, Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided to discard 14 documents that were considered as proof of identity during voting. Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi told reporters that the electoral photo … Continue reading

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Anna Hazare movement was unarmed attack on corruption

Even before his ongoing fast could come to an end, Anna Hazare on Saturday announced he would soon launch another campaign to ensure that no tainted leader gets elected to the next Lok Sabha. Speaking after more than 38 hours, … Continue reading

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Capt Amarinder Singh supports student elections

Punjab Congress chief Capt Amarinder Singh promised that if the party is voted to power in the next year Assembly polls, student elections will be conducted in all the universities and colleges of the state.Singh said that students has right … Continue reading

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UP Elections : Congress to release first list of candidates by August end

The Congress said it would release the first list of candidates for UP Assembly elections, due early next year, by this month-end. “A meeting of the election committee would be held in New Delhi in this regard on August 16 … Continue reading

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Punjab Assembly Elections : 907 new polling booths in Punjab

The number of polling stations in Punjab for the forthcoming Assembly elections has been increased to 19,724, from the earlier 18,817. The Election Commission of India has accepted the recommendations of Chief Electoral Officer of Punjab for rationalisation of polling … Continue reading

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Smriti Irani, Dilip Pandya for Rajya Sabha

Smriti Irani of the saas-bahu serial fame is one of the two names finalised by the Bharatiya Janata Party for election to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat. The party’s central election committee, which met under the chairmanship of BJP president … Continue reading

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