Monthly Archives: September 2011

Election Commission wants to ban govt ads 6 months prior to polls

In its continuing efforts to ensure a level playing field for political parties, the Election Commission intends to ban publication or broadcast of government advertisements from six months prior to the expiry of Parliament or legislative assemblies. Such a ban … Continue reading

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Goa Elections : Goa to have more booths for Assembly polls

In a bid to avoid long standing queues during voting at the next assembly elections, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided to set up 274 additional polling stations across the state. The office of the chief electoral officer … Continue reading

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Local body elections in Tamilnadu to be held in 2 phases

The much-anticipated local body elections for the State will be held in two phases on October 17 and 19, the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission said on Wednesday. With this announcement, the model code of conduct for the elections has … Continue reading

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UP Elections : Congress will release second list of candidates by the end of this month

The Congress will release its second list of around 100 candidates by the end of this month for the 2012 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. “The party has almost finalised a list of close to 100 candidates and it is likely … Continue reading

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