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Police constable recruitment exam cancelled to maintain credibility, transparency of selection procedure: Deputy Inspector General

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 24, 2024 7:56:24 PM IST
Amid orders for cancellation of the police constable recruitment examination, Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Satyarth Aniruddha Pankaj said that the examination has been cancelled to maintain the credib... read..
 

"Zero-tolerance policy towards misuse of money in elections," Chief Election Commissioner

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | February 24, 2024 7:56:17 PM IST
Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar on Saturday issued a stern warning to political parties, emphasizing a "zero-tolerance policy" towards the "misuse of money" during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Eye of Lok Sabha polls, Nadda chairs meeting with election in-charges of all states

New Delhi | February 24, 2024 1:55:32 PM IST
In a key huddle ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, BJP national president JP Nadda is holding a meeting along with party's election in-charges and co-in-charges of all states, top sources informed.... read..
 

Eye on Lok Sabha polls, Nadda chairs meeting with election in-charges of all states

New Delhi | February 24, 2024 3:55:46 PM IST
In a key huddle ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, BJP national president JP Nadda is holding a meeting along with party's election in-charges and co-in-charges of all states, top sources informed.... read..
 

Jailed Imran Khan writes to IMF, seeks election audit before new loan

Islamabad | February 24, 2024 9:55:37 AM IST
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) founder and former Prime Minister, Imran Khan, confirmed on Friday that he had sent a letter to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) demanding that it hold an audit of the election results before approving any new loan for ... read..
 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: JUI-F holds protests against election rigging, 'proscribed literature' case verdict

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa | February 24, 2024 9:55:31 AM IST
The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) on Friday staged protest rallies in various parts of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Malakand and Hazara divisions against the alleged election rigging and Supreme Court verdict in a 'proscribed literature' case, Dawn report... read..
 

"Everyone will watch this election closely": Anand Goenka on Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi | February 24, 2024 2:55:05 AM IST
As the Lok Sabha elections come closer, Anand Goenka, Executive Director of the Indian Express Group on Friday said that he does not know the outcome but everyone in the country will watch this election closely.... read..
 

UP Police constable recruitment exam cancelled to maintain credibility, transparency of selection procedure: Deputy Inspector General

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 24, 2024 9:54:52 PM IST
Amid orders for cancellation of the police constable recruitment examination, Deputy Inspector General of Police (PSR and PB) Satyarth Aniruddha Pankaj posted at Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment and Promotion Board, said that the examination has been canc... read..
 

JUI-F chief claims Pak military interference in elections, says coalition govt to be manipulated by 'hidden forces'

Islamabad | February 23, 2024 10:55:51 AM IST
Amid the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) announcement to form a coalition government, the Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman asserted on Thursday that the allied parties would blackmail each o... read..
 

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf announces intra-party elections on march 3

Islamabad | February 23, 2024 10:55:49 AM IST
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has announced the scheduling of fresh intra-party elections, slated to be held on March 3 (Sunday), as per Dawn.... read..
 

ECI reviews poll preparedness in Tamil Nadu ahead of Lok Sabha elections

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | February 23, 2024 4:56:18 PM IST
Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar along with the top officials of the Election Commission of India on Friday reviewed poll preparedness in Tamil Nadu for forthcoming general elections to Lok Sabha.... read..
 

"PM Modi has been best Indian friend...I wish him well": Former Australian PM on upcoming Lok Sabha elections

New Delhi | February 23, 2024 11:54:41 PM IST
Former Prime Minister of Australia Tony Abbott has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the "best Indian friend" as he wished him well for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

BJP's Central Election Committee likely to hold discussions on over 100 Lok Sabha seats in upcoming meeting

New Delhi | February 23, 2024 11:55:10 PM IST
The meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party's Central Election Committee is likely to be held on February 29 or the first week of March, which can see discussions on over 100 Lok Sabha seats, sources said on Friday.... read..
 

Chandigarh Municipal Corporation to hold elections for Senior Deputy Mayor, Deputy Mayor on Feb 27

New Delhi | February 23, 2024 11:55:06 PM IST
The elections for the Senior Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayor of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation will be held on February 27 and will be presided over by Chandigarh Mayor Kuldeep Kumar.... read..
 

JP Nadda to hold meeting with BJP's election in-charge, co-incharge of all states tomorrow

New Delhi | February 23, 2024 9:57:03 PM IST
Ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha election, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda will hold a meeting with the election in charge and co-in-charge of all the states at BJP headquarters in the national capital on Saturday.... read..
 

Imran Khan wants IMF aid to Pakistan stalled over rigged elections: Report

Rawalpindi | February 23, 2024 10:55:34 AM IST
In a significant development, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Ali Zafar said that his party founder Imran Khan will write a letter to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) demanding it to stop their support for Pakistan due to "rigged elections,... read..
 

Pak: Sindh High Court expresses displeasure, seeks reasons for suspension of internet services on election day

Sindh | February 22, 2024 10:55:10 AM IST
The Sindh High Court (SHC) has expressed displeasure at the suspension of internet services on election day on February 8 and asked the federal government to provide reasons for the disruption, Dawn reported.... read..
 

Elections in "occupied Balochistan" holds "no legal status": Baloch leader

London | February 22, 2024 8:53:30 AM IST
Pro-independence Baloch leader and president of the Free Balochistan Movement (FBM), Hyrbyair Marri, said that the elections that took place in "occupied Balochistan" under the Pakistani Army's supervision have no legal status, because the Baloch people ... read..
 

7.64 crore people eligible to cast votes in Bihar in LS polls: Chief Election Commissioner

Patna (Bihar) | February 21, 2024 7:56:00 PM IST
Around 7.64 crore eligible voters can exercise their franchise for the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections in Bihar, according to Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar.... read..
 

Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra to be paused between Feb 26-March 1 in view of election meetings

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 21, 2024 11:55:19 AM IST
Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday said that the party's Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra will be paused between February 26 to March 1 in view of election-related meetings in Delhi.... read..
 

"Patriots must worry about election system" says Congress's Jitu Patwari, raises doubts on EVMs again

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | February 21, 2024 3:56:09 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Congress president Jitu Patwari has said that the change in the result of Chandigarh Mayor Elections by the Supreme Court indicates that the democracy and Constitution are in danger in the country.... read..
 

"Samajwadi Party to contest election on 63 seats, Congress on 17 in UP": SP leader Ravidas Mehrotra

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 21, 2024 6:56:36 PM IST
After Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, party leader Ravidas Mehrotra also confirmed an alliance with the Congress, for the Lok Sabha Election 2024 together.... read..
 

One Nation, One Election committee holds meeting to review its activities

New Delhi | February 21, 2024 10:54:50 PM IST
The High-Level Committee (HLC), constituted under the chairmanship of Ram Nath Kovind, former President of India, to examine the issue relating to the holding of simultaneous elections in the country, held a meeting on Wednesday to review its various acti... read..
 

Pakistan apex court disposes plea seeking February 8 elections "null and void"

Islamabad | February 21, 2024 4:55:47 PM IST
Pakistan's apex court on Wednesday disposed off a plea seeking the Februray 8 general elections to be declared null and void after the petitioner failed to attend two consecutive hearings, as reported by Dawn.... read..
 

Pakistan's opposition leader decries election rigging, demands electoral body chief's resignation

Islamabad | February 20, 2024 7:53:49 PM IST
Pakistan opposition party leaders on Tuesday decried the alleged rigging in the February 8 elections and criticized Pakistan's Chief Election Commission (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja for his "failure" to ensure transparency in the polls, Geo News reported.... read..
 

Congress leaders accuse BJP of conspiracy to "murder democracy", hail SC verdict on Chandigarh Mayor election

New Delhi | February 20, 2024 9:54:34 PM IST
Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of "dirty election manipulation and "institutional sabotage", Congress leaders on Tuesday said that the Supreme Court has saved democracy with its verdict in the Chandigarh Mayor election case.... read..
 

One Nation, One Election Committee holds meeting with former CJIs Dipak Mishra, SA Bobde

New Delhi | February 20, 2024 12:24:45 AM IST
The Chairman of the High-Level Committee (HLC) on the One Nation, One Election, Ram Nath Kovind, former President of India, held consultations on Monday with Justice Deepak Mishra and Justice SA Bobde, former Chief Justices of India, who gave their consid... read..
 

Pak election committee 'seeks' transcript of ex-Rawalpindi commissioner's presser over poll rigging

Islamabad | February 20, 2024 12:25:04 AM IST
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) committee on Monday requested a transcript of ex-Rawalpindi commissioner Liaquat Chatha's news conference on election rigging allegations, ARY News reported, citing sources.... read..
 

Jindal India Institute trains foreign diplomats on Indian elections and democracy

| February 20, 2024 4:55:00 PM IST
OP Jindal University... read..
 

"BJP had 'stolen' elections but we ultimately won": Arvind Kejriwal hails SC verdict

New Delhi | February 20, 2024 9:54:30 PM IST
Welcoming the Supreme Court judgement in the Chandigarh mayor polls declaring Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Kuldeep Kumar as the winner of the elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the verdict is a major victory for the I... read..
 

"Multiple elections impose financial burden on parties": JP Nadda after meeting with One Nation, One Election committee

New Delhi | February 20, 2024 11:55:19 PM IST
Ram Nath Kovind, Chairman of the High-Level Committee (HLC) on the One Nation, One Election, and its members, NK Singh and Sanjay Kothari, continued their interactions with political parties on Tuesday to examine the issue relating to the holding of simul... read..
 

JP Nadda meets Ram Nath Kovind, suggests implementing "One Nation One Election"

New Delhi | February 20, 2024 10:53:58 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda on Tuesday met with former President and Chairman of the One Nation One Election Committee, Ram Nath Kovind, and submitted recommendations on behalf of the party.... read..
 

Pakistan: Jailed Imran Khan labels Feb 8 elections as 'mother of all rigging'

Rawalpindi | February 20, 2024 11:55:15 PM IST
In a message from jail, former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the recent elections on February 8 were marred by the "mother of all riggings," both before and after the polls, Dawn reported.... read..
 

"Thank you SC for saving democracy in these difficult times": Kejriwal on Chandigarh mayor election verdict

New Delhi | February 20, 2024 7:54:14 PM IST
Hours after the Supreme Court declared Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Councillor Kuldeep Kumar as the winner of the Chandigarh Mayoral polls, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal thanked the apex court for "saving democracy in difficult times".... read..
 

Returning Officer in Chandigarh Mayor election reaches Supreme Court

New Delhi | February 19, 2024 4:23:46 PM IST
The Returning Officer in Chandigarh Mayor election Anil Masih reached the Supreme Court as the top court ordered him to appear before it while observing that he defaced the ballots in the election.... read..
 

Delhi HC stays Volleyball Federation's election process over non-compliance of National Sports Code

New Delhi | February 19, 2024 12:24:41 PM IST
The Delhi High Court has stayed the election process of the Volleyball Federation of India (VFI) over non-compliance of the National Sports Code.... read..
 

Nawaz Sharif engaged in cabinet selection amid speculations of PML-N, PPP coalition: Report

Islamabad | February 19, 2024 3:25:06 PM IST
Amid the February 8 polls, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif is keeping a low profile but active behind the scenes in the formation of federal and Punjab governments, as Dawn reported on February 17.... read..
 

Shubman Gill designates as the 'State Icon' for Lok Sabha Elections 2024

Chandigarh (Punjab) | February 19, 2024 6:24:44 PM IST
The office of Punjab's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) on Monday designated Indian cricketer Shubman Gill as the 'State Icon' for the Lok Sabha elections this year.... read..
 

"Do you want normal or an even better Joe Root?": McCullum defends star batter's shot selection

Rajkot (Gujarat) | February 19, 2024 11:23:39 PM IST
Following England's massive 434-run loss to India in the Rajkot, head coach Brendon McCullum backed under-scrutiny batter Joe Root and his reverse scoop shot, saying that the batter has been averaging high under the leadership of skipper Ben Stokes and th... read..
 

Pak: SC rejects withdrawal, orders plaintiff's presence in plea seeking 2024 election annulment

Islamabad | February 19, 2024 2:25:24 PM IST
The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) on Monday rejected the withdrawal of a plea seeking the annulment of the 2024 elections and directed the police to present the plaintiff, Ali Khan, before the three-member bench, ARY News reported.... read..
 

Mangaluru will vote for change in Lok Sabha elections: Karnataka Deputy CM Shivakumar

Mangaluru (Karnataka) | February 18, 2024 2:24:11 AM IST
Expressing concern that the development and commerce in Coastal Karnataka had taken a beating over the years, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar on Saturday hoped that the people would vote for a change in the upcoming general elections.... read..
 

Pak elections: JUI-F to launch protest against 'rigging' in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Islamabad | February 18, 2024 3:24:32 PM IST
The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUIF) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter rejected the poll results and announced a protest campaign against alleged rigging in the February 8 general elections, The News International reported.... read..
 

Pakistan Election Commission forms committee to probe Rawalpindi commissioner's rigging allegations

Islamabad | February 18, 2024 3:24:21 AM IST
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has established a high-level committee to probe the rigging allegations made by Rawalpindi Commissioner Liaquat Ali Chatha, Pakistan-based Dawn reported.... read..
 

BJP to set agenda for Lok Sabha elections in two-day national convention

New Delhi | February 17, 2024 2:23:33 AM IST
As part of its meticulously planned strategy to secure over 370 seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has convened a two-day national convention in Bharat Mandapam for February 17-18, with over 11,000 delegates... read..
 

BJP's national convention to discuss election strategy set to begin in Delhi today

New Delhi | February 17, 2024 11:24:27 AM IST
The two-day national convention of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), aimed at deliberating on the strategy for the Lok Sabha elections, will commence on Saturday in Delhi.... read..
 

Pak Election 2024: Rawalpindi Commissioner admits rigging under his watch, resigns in protest

Rawalpindi | February 17, 2024 3:54:12 PM IST
Amid the federal government formation hitting a stalemate in Pakistan after a fractured general election mandate, Commissioner Rawalpindi Division Liaquat Ali Chatta on Saturday resigned from his post in protest against electoral irregularities, especiall... read..
 

One Nation, One Election committee continues interaction with political parties, stakeholders

New Delhi | February 17, 2024 11:54:45 PM IST
The High-Level Committee (HLC) formed by the Centre on 'One Nation, One Election' continued its consultation with representatives of political parties and other stakeholders on Saturday.... read..
 

"Our peculiar election has also confused Google...": Former Pak PM Abbasi

Islamabad | February 17, 2024 7:54:19 PM IST
Amid the frenetic power play and uncertainty around the formation of the new government in Pakistan, former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, said the politics of grabbing power has always been harmful to the country and its people.... read..
 

Rishi Sunak's conservative party loses two seats in Britain's Parliamentary Elections

London | February 16, 2024 11:53:47 PM IST
In a setback for the UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, his ruling Conservative Party on Friday suffered crushing defeats in two parliamentary elections held to replace two conservative lawmakers who had quit parliament, The New York Times reported.... read..
 

Balochistan protests persist amid allegations of election rigging

Quetta | February 16, 2024 3:53:35 PM IST
Despite the reopening of national highways after six days of blockade, protest sit-ins and rallies continued across various regions of Balochistan, including the provincial capital Quetta, on February 15, against alleged election rigging, reported Dawn ne... read..
 

Islamabad implements 'Section 144' amidst election disputes

Islamabad | February 16, 2024 3:53:33 PM IST
The Islamabad Police have declared a ban on illegal gatherings within the federal capital under the enforcement of Section 144, as reported by ARY News.... read..
 
 
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