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  • Union Cabinet approves amendment in RPA to extend proxy

    Union Cabinet approves amendment in RPA to extend proxy voting to NRIs

    Politics | Aug 02, 2017, 11:24 PM IST

    The Union Cabinet today cleared a proposal to extend proxy voting to overseas Indians by amending electoral laws.

  • Punjab Polls 2017, Electoral Politics

    Lambi to be Punjab's mother of all electoral battles

    Politics | Feb 02, 2017, 04:59 PM IST

    It couldn't have gotten bigger than this. For the first time in Punjab's political history, two stalwarts of two mainline political parties are headed for a face-off in the February 4 assembly elections. Five-time Chief

  • File photo of PM Modi

    Electoral reforms next after note ban? PM to discuss at all-party meet

    Politics | Jan 03, 2017, 08:20 PM IST

    Having favoured the agenda of electoral reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to raise the issue of bringing about changes in poll funding rules and holding of simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and


    6 electoral trusts distribute Rs 177 cr to 19 parties, BJP received most: Report

    Business | Apr 25, 2016, 05:12 PM IST

    New Delhi: Six electoral trusts together disbursed Rs 177.40 crore to 19 political parties during the fiscal 2014-15, with the BJP receiving the maximum donation of Rs 111.35 crore, as per a new report citing

  • Vijay Mallya

    Vijay Mallya appears on UK electoral rolls: Report

    Business | Apr 24, 2016, 05:57 PM IST

    London: Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya, whose Kingfisher Airlines has been accused of having defaulted on loans of over Rs 9,400 crore and faces legal proceedings, appears on the electoral rolls in the UK with

  • ensure error free electoral rolls election commission

    Ensure error-free electoral rolls: Election Commission

    India | Aug 13, 2015, 07:24 AM IST

    New Delhi:  The Election Commission (EC) has urged all states and Union Territories to work towards ensuring error-free electoral rolls in the country.Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi, during a two-day conference of Chief Electoral Officers

  • pakistan pm nawaz sharif wants electoral reforms expedited

    Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif wants electoral reforms expedited

    World | Jul 27, 2015, 07:24 PM IST

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said he wants to expedite electoral reforms in order to make future elections fair and transparent in all respect, media reports said.He made the statement during a high-level

  • tamil nadu no. 1 in electoral corruption amit shah

    Tamil Nadu No. 1 in electoral corruption: Amit Shah

    Politics | Mar 05, 2015, 10:56 PM IST

    Coimbatore: Alleging that Tamil Nadu is the number one state in electoral corruption, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Thursday asked party workers to be alert and make efforts to check money flow during

  • purification drive of electoral rolls from march 1

    Purification drive of electoral rolls from March 1

    Politics | Feb 15, 2015, 11:04 PM IST

    New Delhi: The Election Commission will start "authentication and purification drive" of the electoral rolls from March 1, it was announced on Sunday.Chief Election Commissioner H.S. Brahma made the announcement while inaugurating a workshop on

  • radical changes to be made in electoral system government

    Radical changes to be made in electoral system: Government

    Politics | Dec 04, 2014, 11:31 PM IST

    New Delhi: Radical changes would be made in the electoral system but any decision would be taken only after the Law Commission submits its report on the matter, Law Minister Sadananda Gowda said in Lok

  • hong kong police arrest 26 amid street clashes

    Hong Kong police arrest 26 amid street clashes

    World | Oct 18, 2014, 07:18 AM IST

    Hong Kong: Hong Kong riot police battled with thousands of pro-democracy protesters for control of the city's streets, using pepper spray and batons to hold back defiant activists who returned to a protest zone that

  • hong kong protests thin as two sides agree to talk

    Hong Kong protests thin as two sides agree to talk

    World | Oct 07, 2014, 01:07 PM IST

    Hong Kong: The crowds of protesters who filled Hong Kong's streets thinned dramatically Tuesday after student leaders and the territory's government agreed the previous night to hold talks in coming days to discuss protesters' demands

  • hong kong protests shrink after leader oks talks

    Hong Kong protests shrink after leader OKs talks

    World | Oct 03, 2014, 01:12 PM IST

    Hong Kong: The crowds of pro-democracy protesters on the streets of Hong Kong dwindled sharply Friday after the territory's leader agreed to meet with their leaders over their demands for electoral reforms. An afternoon thunderstorm—and

  • narendra modi gets notice from allahabad high court

    Narendra Modi gets notice from Allahabad High Court

    India | Jul 19, 2014, 12:25 PM IST

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court has issued a notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after a petition was filed accusing him of electoral malpractices in the Lok Sabha election.In the petition filed before the bench

  • raja loses electoral battle

    Raja loses electoral battle

    Politics | May 16, 2014, 04:14 PM IST

    Nilgiris (TN): DMK leader A Raja, prime accused in the 2G scam, today failed in his bid to secure a second successive term from this reserved constituency, with the ruling AIADMK romping home with a

  • india inc registers 14 electoral trusts as polls draw closer

    India Inc registers 14 'electoral trusts' as polls draw closer

    Business | Mar 24, 2014, 04:15 PM IST

    New Delhi: With Lok Sabha polls set to begin next month, at least 14 electoral trusts have been set up by various business houses - including giants like Tata, Reliance, Mahindra and Bajaj - for

  • march 9 voters can check names in electoral roll

    March 9: Voters can check names in electoral roll

    Politics | Mar 05, 2014, 04:57 PM IST

    New Delhi: Special camps will be held across the country by the Election Commission March 9 so that voters can check if their names are present in the electoral rolls, Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath

  • alliances among all 11 left secular parties not necessary

    Alliances among all 11 Left, secular parties not necessary: Karat

    Politics | Feb 13, 2014, 06:49 PM IST

    New Delhi:  Eleven Left and secular parties, which would announce the formation of a non-Congress, anti-BJP alternative after the ongoing Parliament session, may not necessarily enter into alliances in all states for the upcoming general

  • number of tripura s female voters drops

    Number of Tripura's female voters drops

    India | Jan 07, 2014, 07:49 PM IST

    Agartala: The final electoral rolls of Tripura for 2014 show a marginal decrease in the number of females from 964 to 962 per 1,000 males, Tripura Chief Electoral Officer Ashutosh Jindal said here.In last year's

  • ec asks states to ensure error free electoral rolls

    EC asks states to ensure error-free electoral rolls

    Politics | Dec 15, 2013, 04:15 PM IST

    New Delhi: Kicking off preparations for the Lok Sabha elections due next year, the Election Commission today asked all states and Union Territories to prepare error-free electoral rolls, saying these constitute the cornerstone of free

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