Saturday, September 25, 2021

DDCA Election: Senior Advocate Vikas Singh files nomination for president's post, hopes to end nepotism

By Vipul Kashyap/Sushil Batra

New Delhi | September 25, 2021 4:46:13 PM IST
Senior Advocate Vikas Singh, who is also the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association, on Saturday filed his nomination for the post of Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) President.... read..

Pucovski yet to regain full fitness as Ashes selection looms

Sydney |Saturday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
Young Australian batting sensation Will Pucovski is yet to regain full fitness as he aims to make the cut for the Ashes series, scheduled to commence in December this year, following a shoulder reconstruction surgery.... read..

Russia invites election observers across the globe

Business | September 24, 2021 3:16:08 PM IST
Moscow (Russia) [India], September 24 (ANI/Heylin Spark): Russian Parliamentary elections were held in Russia on the 17th, 18th, and 19th of September.... read..

MP HC upholds EC's power to schedule elections, dismissing petition

New Delhi | September 24, 2021 5:46:05 PM IST
In a petition, the Madhya Pradesh High Court refused to interfere in the decision of the Election Commission (EC) related to the scheduling of bye-elections and upheld EC's power to schedule elections.... read..

West Bengal: BJP writes to West Bengal Chief Election Officer demanding removal of DCP South from election duty

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 24, 2021 11:46:04 PM IST
Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday wrote to the Chief Election Officer of West Bengal demanding removal of DCP South, Akash Magharia, alleging that he molested BJP's Bhabhanipur candidate Priyanka Tibrewal and three other Members of Parliament (MP).... read..

Elections for Mandal Praja Parishad president, vice presidents held in Andhra today

Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 24, 2021 10:46:24 PM IST
The elections for Mandal Praja Parishad president and vice presidents were held on Friday and the polls for Zilla Parishad chairmen and vice-chairmen will be held on Saturday, bringing the process of local body elections to an end in the state.... read..

Delhi HC puts interim stay on Table Tennis Fed's rule of mandating players to attend national camp for selection in international events

New Delhi | September 23, 2021 6:46:10 PM IST
Delhi High Court on Thursday put an interim stay on Table Tennis Federation of India's new rules that made it compulsory for players to attend a national camp for selection in international events, till the next date of hearing on October 28.... read..

BJP nominates S Selvaganapathy for Puducherry Rajya Sabha elections

Puducherry | September 22, 2021 7:16:06 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday nominated S Selvaganabathy as its Rajya Sabha candidate from Puducherry.... read..

Elections in 5 states: BJP to consolidate Scheduled Caste votes, SC Morcha demands reservation in all universities

By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | September 22, 2021 4:45:59 PM IST
Ahead of assembly elections in five states, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is working hard to ensure that the narrative of the party being seen as anti-reservation does not gain ground among Scheduled Caste (SC) voters.... read..

Bangladesh Cricket Board elections to be held on October 6

Dhaka | September 22, 2021 11:16:12 AM IST
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has confirmed that its board of directors' elections will be held on October 6.... read..

UN calls on Libyan parliament to focus on preparations for elections

Others | September 22, 2021 2:46:17 PM IST
Tripoli [Libya], September 22 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Tuesday called on the Libyan House of Representatives (parliament) to focus on preparations for the upcoming elections.... read..

BJP candidate S Selvaganapathy files nomination for Puducherry Rajya Sabha elections

Puducherry | September 22, 2021 11:45:58 PM IST
Bhartiya Janata Party candidate S Selvaganapathy on Wednesday filed the nomination for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Puducherry.... read..

United Russia wins Duma Elections with 49.82 per cent votes: Central Election Commission

Moscow | September 21, 2021 3:46:11 PM IST
The incumbent United Russia party won the elections to the State Duma, the lower house of Russia's parliament.... read..

WB govt declares public holiday in 3 constituencies in view of elections on Sept 30

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 21, 2021 4:15:53 AM IST
West Bengal government on Monday issued a memorandum declaring a public holiday on September 30 in three constituencies where elections will be held.... read..

'Thank you Canada for trust in Liberal team', PM Justin Trudeau after historic 3 rd election win

Ottawa | September 21, 2021 2:46:05 PM IST
Expressing gratitude to Canadians who returned him to power in a closely contested election against Conservative leader, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday pledged to finish the fight against COVID-19 and move the country forward for everyone.... read..

ECI organises national conference on accessible elections

New Delhi | September 21, 2021 9:16:14 PM IST
To assess the present accessibility policies and discuss strategies for addressing barriers to enhance participation in the electoral process for voters with disabilities, the Election Commission of India (ECI) organised a virtual national conference on '... read..

Argentine president reshuffles cabinet in wake of primary elections

Others | September 21, 2021 10:16:08 AM IST
Buenos Aires [Argentina], September 21 (ANI/Xinhua): Argentine President Alberto Fernandez swore in new cabinet ministers on Monday during a ceremony at the Bicentennial Museum at Government House.... read..

Polls close in first elections post electoral system changes in Hong Kong

Asia | September 20, 2021 5:46:08 AM IST
In the first elections since modifications were made to Hong Kong's electoral system earlier this year, the polls were closed for subsector ordinary elections.... read..

Monday's election to decide whether Trudeau's Liberal Party will have 3rd mandate

Ottawa |Monday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Canada's 44th national election on Monday will not only decide whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's ruling Liberal Party receives a third mandate, but could determine whether fissures that emerged during the 36-day campaign become a social reality acro... read..

With 46.11 per cent votes, United Russia leads in State Duma Election: Russian Election Commission

Moscow | September 20, 2021 11:16:13 AM IST
The ruling party, United Russia is leading in the parliamentary elections of State Duma with 46.11 per cent, said the Russian Central Election Commission's data on Monday, after more than 50 per cent of the ballots were counted.... read..

Gem Selections: Khanna Gems sets record with the launch of five stores in one day

Business | September 20, 2021 3:16:33 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Gem Selections, a brand by the Khanna Gems Group deals into authentic and non-heated, non-treated healing gemstones.... read..

MPTC, ZPTC elections results show winning spree of Jagan Reddy continuing, says Andhra minister

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 19, 2021 7:16:05 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Minister Kurasala Kannababu on Sunday said that the results of Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituencies (MPTC) and Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituency (ZPTC) elections show that the winning spree of Andhra Pradesh Chief Mi... read..

Russian lower house elections voter turnout reaches 35.69 per cent: Head, Central Election Commission

Moscow | September 19, 2021 7:16:00 PM IST
Russia's lower chamber of the parliament, State Duma records voter turnout of 35.69 per cent on Sunday morning, says Ella Pamfilova, head of the Central Election Commission.... read..

Elite, powerful Hong Kongers vote for Election Committee amid absence of pro-democratic candidates

Asia | September 19, 2021 2:16:08 PM IST
A few selected and powerful Hong Kongers have started voting on Sunday for the Election Committee amid the absence of pro-democratic candidates. The committee will choose nearly half of the legislature and later the new leader of the city.... read..

Russian envoy thanks India for facilitating State Duma elections

New Delhi | September 19, 2021 5:46:05 PM IST
Russian Ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev on Sunday thanked the Indian government and its people for facilitating the election for State Duma in various cities across the country.... read..

Telegram blocks Navalny's chatbots during election

Moscow |Sunday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
The Russian government still has a strong influence on Telegram despite lifting a ban last year as the encrypted messaging app has temporarily blocked all of the Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's chatbots during voting in the country's parliamentary electi... read..

YSRCP will win MPTC ZPTC elections, says Andhra miniser Anil Kumar

Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 19, 2021 5:16:12 PM IST
Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party will win the Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituency and Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituency elections, said Andhra Pradesh irrigation minister P Anil Kumar on Sunday.... read..

Trudeau in tight race after timing of Canada elections draws scrutiny

New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is now in a tight race against Conservative Leader Erin OToole in the final stretch of a 36-day campaign that ends Monday.... read..

3 ministers among 49 Indo-Canadians in election fray

Toronto |Saturday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
As many as 49 Indian-origin candidates are in the fray as Canadians will got to the polls on September 20 to elect a new Parliament.... read..

Russia sets up polling centres for its citizens in India for Duma elections

New Delhi | September 18, 2021 10:46:15 PM IST
Russia has set up election centres in India to enable its citizens to cast their vote for the Duma election.... read..

Mamata Banerjee won West Bengal elections by fluke, says BJP MP Tejasvi Surya

Vadodara (Gujarat) | September 18, 2021 11:15:59 PM IST
BJP Yuva Morcha president and MP Tejasvi Surya on Saturday took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said Trinamool Congress (TMC) won the West Bengal election by fluke.... read..

PM Modi preparing for 2024 general elections , says Sanjay Raut referring to Bhupendra Patel's appointment

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 18, 2021 11:16:13 AM IST
Referring to the appointment of first-time BJP MLA Bhupendra Patel as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started taking bold steps to prepare for 2024 general elections foll... read..
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