Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Chhattisgarh polls: Candidates for 90 assembly constituencies to be announced this week

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India] | October 17, 2018 7:11:29 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has said that the names of candidates contesting in 90 assembly constituencies in the upcoming elections will be announced on October 19 and 20.... read..

Ensure Goa Assembly is not dissolved: Cong urges President Kovind

Panaji (Goa) [India] | October 16, 2018 4:11:30 AM IST
The Congress in Goa has written to President Ram Nath Kovind, requesting him to ensure that Goa Governor Mridula Sinha does not dissolve the state assembly without giving the party a chance to prove majority to form the government.... read..

2 Congress MLAs resign from Goa Assembly (Lead)

Panaji |Tuesday, 2018 2:45:05 PM IST
Two Congress MLAs from Goa who left for Delhi late on Monday, met BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday and soon after resigned from the state assembly, an official said.... read..

Aruna moves SC against HC's order on Telangana Assembly dissolution

Hyderabad | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
K Aruna, former MLA from Gadwal Assembly constituency in the dissolved House, has moved the Supreme Court against the orders of the Division Bench of the High Court at Hyderabad, dismissing her writ petition under Article 226 of the Constitution. Dr Aruna... read..

EC issues notification for polls in 18 assembly seats in Chhattisgarh, 12 are Maoists-affected

New Delhi | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
The Election Commission on Tuesday issued notification for the first phase of crucial election in 18 assembly constituencies in Chhattisgarh. In the 90-member assembly, the state will face two-phase election on November 12 and 20. Out of 18 constitu... read..

Congress will win all the five Assembly elections: Jagadish Taitler

Belagavi | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jagadish Taitler today expressed confident of his party winning all the five Assembly election since BJP led NDA government at the Centre has failedto deliver goods in all the sector since coming to power.... read..

Sabarimala issue: BJP demands special Assembly session

Thiruvananthapuram | Tuesday, Oct 16 2018 IST
BJP's MLA, Mr O Rajagopal on Tuesday suggested a special session of State Legislative Assembly to discuss SC order on Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala. In a letter to Kerala Assembly Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan, the BJP MLA urged to call a special sessi... read..

Goa BJP ally warns against Assembly dissolution as CM ails

Panaji |Monday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST
Goa Forward Party President and Agriculture Minister Vijai Desai on Monay warned against dissolution of the Assembly even as the state Chief Minister is fighting a serious illness.... read..

Speaker comes to assembly on bicycle

Puducherry | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
In a rare gesture, Puducherry Assembly Speaker V Vaithilingam on Monday peddled his bicycle to reach his office leaving behind his official car. Mr Vaithilingam, along with his supporters, peddled bicycles, from his house and reached the assembly. Whe... read..

Congress petitions President, seeks instructions to Guv not to dissolve assembly

Panaji | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
The opposition Congress in Goa on Monday petitioned President Ram Nath Kovind urging him to issue instructions to Goa Governor Mridula Sinha not to dissolve state assembly. In the petition, copy of which was shared with media here, Goa Pradesh Congress... read..

IPU General Assembly meets in Geneva

Geneva | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
The 203rd session of the Governing Council, accompanying the meetings of 139th General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), began here on Monday. Speaker of the Advisory Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud participated in the openin... read..

Parrikar may try to dissolve Goa Assembly: Congress to President

Panaji |Monday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST
After knocking on the doors of Goa Raj Bhavan several times, the Congress on Monday wrote to President of India Ram Nath Kovind, urging him to keep a check on possible "constitutional overreach" by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who it alleged is trying... read..

Karnataka CM's wife in Assembly by-poll fray (Lead)

Bengaluru |Monday, 2018 11:45:04 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy's wife Anitha on Monday filed her nomination to contest the Assembly by-poll from Ramanagara constituency, about 50 km southwest of here.... read..

Karnataka CM's wife in Assembly by-poll fray

Bengaluru |Monday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy's wife Anitha on Monday filed her nomination to contest the Assembly by-poll from Ramanagara constituency, about 50 km southwest of here.... read..

Assembly polls: EC allots campaign time for political parties on DD, AIR

New Delhi | Monday, Oct 15 2018 IST
The Election Commission of India on Monday alloted Broaassemblies dcast/Telecast time to National/State political parties for campaigning in the General Election to Legislative assemblies of Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram, 2018. The Commission... read..

Madhya Pradesh assembly polls: Shiv Sena releases first list

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India] | October 15, 2018 5:11:36 PM IST
The Shiv Sena on Monday released the first list of its candidates for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh state assembly elections. In 2013, the party contested from 26 seats, but failed to win a single seat.... read..

Pakistan by-polls: Voting on 11 National and 24 Provincial Assembly begins

Islamabad | Sunday, Oct 14 2018 IST
Crucial by-elections in Pakistan has commenced in 35 constituencies of the National and Provincial legislatures amid heightened security. The polling started at 8 am on Sunday and will continue till 5pm. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has pri... read..

Zero performance in 4 years forced KCR to advance Assembly poll: PM

Hyderabad | Sunday, Oct 14 2018 IST
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President Capt N Uttam Kumar Reddy asked caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who was popularly known as KCR, to explain as to why he dissolved the Assembly nine months ahead of schedule if people were ... read..

J&K Assembly wrongfully kept in suspended animation for political reasons: Panthers Party

Jammu | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 IST
Describing the prolonged suspension of J&K Assembly as unconstitutional, Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party on Saturday sought President Ram Nath Kovind's intervention to safeguard the Constitution and rule of law by ordering early dissolution of t... read..

JMBP to contest 119 Assembly seats in Telangana

Hyderabad | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 IST
Jai Maha Bharat Party (JMBP) National President Bhagawan Sri Anantha Vishnu Deva Prabhu has announced that his party will contest 119 Assembly seats in Telangana. Talking to media after releasing party's election manifesto at its regional office, Lakdi... read..

Telangana CEO holds a meet with Excise Dept to ensure free and fair Assembly election

Hyderabad | Saturday, Oct 13 2018 IST
In order to conduct free and fair election to the Telangana Legislative Assembly, State Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Rajath Kumar conducted a meeting with the Excise Department at Jalamandali, here on Saturday. Principal Secretary, Revenue and Commissi... read..

Sikh Organisations to hold two-day 'panthic assembly' at Amritsar

Moga | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
Working group of six various Sikh organisations will hold a 'panthic assembly' in Amritsar on October 20 and 21. The working group consisting of Gyani Kewal Singh former Jathedar, Sukhdev Singh Bhor Ex-General Secretary SGPC, Jagmohan Singh intectual, Kan... read..

HC dismisses pleas against Telangana Assembly dissolution

Hyderabad |Friday, 2018 9:15:05 PM IST
The Hyderabad High Court on Friday dismissed pleas challenging the dissolution of Telangana Assembly nine months ahead of the completion of its term.... read..

HC rejects pleas challenging Telangana Assembly dissolution

Hyderabad | Friday, Oct 12 2018 IST
Hyderabad High Court on Friday rejected three petitions challenging the dissolution of the Telangana Legislative Assembly on September six, nine months ahead of its tenure. Three separate pleas had been filed questioning the dissolution... read..

Shift the Goa Assembly to AIIMS: Shiv Seva

Panaji |Friday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST
The Shiv Sena on Friday said that not just the state cabinet but the entire Goa Assembly should be shifted to the AIIMS in New Delhi where ailing Chief Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been hospitalised.... read..

EC announces guidelines for media during assembly polls in 5 states

New Delhi | Thursday, Oct 11 2018 IST
In order to maintain a free and fair election process, the Election Commission on Thursday announced the guidelines for the media during the assembly polls in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram. In a press releas... read..

AAP legislator Phoolka to quit Punjab assembly

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST
Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and legislator H.S. Phoolka said on Thursday that he will resign from the Punjab assembly on Friday.... read..

Phoolka to resign from Punjab Assembly on Oct 12

Chandigarh | Thursday, Oct 11 2018 IST
Aam Adami Party (AAP) MLA HS Phoolka has announced that he will resign from Punjab Legislative Assembly on October 12, in protest against the state government's 'failures' to book former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and former Director General of Po... read..

CM Yogi to be star 'Pracharak' in coming assembly polls in five states

Lucknow | Tuesday, Oct 9 2018 IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will be among the party's star campaigners for Bharatiya Janata Party in three states where assembly elections are slated for November and December. A meeting in this regard was held at the residence of Chief M... read..

Congress and JDS to further cement their Coalition agreement in the Nov 3 by-election to 3 LS and 2 Assembly seats

Bengaluru | Wednesday, Oct 10 2018 IST
Coalition Partners in Karnataka, Congress and the Janata Dal (secular) will further cement their relationship by forging a seat sharing arrangement in the November 3 bypoll to three Lok Sabha and two Assembly constituencies in the state. Addressing a p... read..
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