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New Kerala
Bengal Left demands polls to twin civic bodies Claiming that the West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress was "afraid", the L
Bengal Left demands polls to twin civic bodies
New Kerala / Posted 2 hours ago
Claiming that the West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress was "afraid", the Left Front on Friday demanded that the civic polls for the reconstituted Asansol Municipal Corporation and the... Read more
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New Kerala
HC notice to AAP government for by-poll in 13 wards The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the city government on an app
HC notice to AAP government for by-poll in 13 wards
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the city government on an application of the state Election Commission, seeking funds and resources to hold by-elections in 13 wards. A division... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Matthews, Hodges set for runoff in District 45 primaryCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margi
Matthews, Hodges set for runoff in District 45 primary
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margie Bright Matthews are headed for a runoff in the Democratic contest to replace the late state Sen. Clementa Pinckney. The winner of the Sept. 15 runoff faces Republican... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Runoff set for late S.C. Rep. Pinckney's seatCHARLESTON - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margie Bright Ma
Runoff set for late S.C. Rep. Pinckney's seat
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLESTON - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margie Bright Matthews are headed for a runoff in the Democratic contest to replace the late state Sen. Clementa Pinckney. The winner of the Sept. 15 runoff faces Republican Alberto... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Matthews, Hodges set for runoff in District 45 primaryCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margi
Matthews, Hodges set for runoff in District 45 primary
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margie Bright Matthews are headed for a runoff in the Democratic contest to replace the late state Sen. Clementa Pinckney. The winner of the Sept. 15 runoff faces Republican... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Matthews, Hodges set for runoff in District 45 primaryCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margi
Matthews, Hodges set for runoff in District 45 primary
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margie Bright Matthews are headed for a runoff in the Democratic contest to replace the late state Sen. Clementa Pinckney. The winner of the Sept. 15 runoff faces Republican... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Matthews, Hodges set for runoff in District 45 primaryCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margi
Matthews, Hodges set for runoff in District 45 primary
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - State Rep. Kenneth Hodges and Walterboro attorney Margie Bright Matthews are headed for a runoff in the Democratic contest to replace the late state Sen. Clementa Pinckney. The winner of the Sept. 15 runoff faces Republican... Read more
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Paris Express
GOP seeking commissionersThe Republican party is looking for two Republicans to serve on the Logan Count
GOP seeking commissioners
Paris Express / Posted 2 days ago
The Republican party is looking for two Republicans to serve on the Logan County Election Commission. In a new release issued last week, the state GOP asked for volunteers to serve. Each county in the state has an election commission composed of... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
Special Election for South Carolina Senate District 45Monday, August 31, 2015 SOUTH CAROLINA (WRDW) -- The primary election to repla
Special Election for South Carolina Senate District 45
News 12 Augusta / Posted 3 days ago
Monday, August 31, 2015 SOUTH CAROLINA (WRDW) -- The primary election to replace late Sen. Clementa Pinckney for the South Carolina Senate District 45 will take place September 1, according to South Carolina State Election Commission. In the race... Read more
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The Hindu
Puducherry govt. seeks more time from court to complete delimitation processSC and Madras High Court passed separate orders The Puducherry Government has
Puducherry govt. seeks more time from court to complete delimitation process
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
SC and Madras High Court passed separate orders The Puducherry Government has approached the Supreme Court and the Madras High Court seeking more time to complete the process of delimitation, which is a step ahead of conducting polls to local... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
SLED probing extra Pickens GOP filing feesParty chairman in county insists surcharge was allowedPICKENS COUNTY - SLED probing extra Pickens GOP filing fees Party chairman in
SLED probing extra Pickens GOP filing feesParty chairman in county insists surcharge was allowed
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 5 days ago
PICKENS COUNTY - SLED probing extra Pickens GOP filing fees Party chairman in county insists surcharge was allowed A 10 percent charge tacked onto candidate filing fees is part of an ongoing South Carolina Law Enforcement Division probe of Pickens... Read more
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asianage
Rift within AAP over municipal bypollsSerious differences have reportedly cropped up within the AAP on whether it sho
Rift within AAP over municipal bypolls
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Serious differences have reportedly cropped up within the AAP on whether it should field its candidates for the byelections in 13 municipal wards, which have fallen vacant over the past two years, in the national capital. A section of the AAP... Read more
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New Kerala
Maken asks Kejriwal to go in for by-elections for councillor seats Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Ajay Maken on Friday urged Delhi Chief
Maken asks Kejriwal to go in for by-elections for councillor seats
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee chief Ajay Maken on Friday urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to go in for by-elections for 13 vacant seats in three municipal corporations... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
No ballot photos? ACLU says no wayThe American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is challenging a new state law th
No ballot photos? ACLU says no way
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 7 days ago
The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is challenging a new state law that prohibits voters from photographing their ballots and sharing those images on social media. The lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in Indianapolis contends the... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
ACLU of Indiana challenges state law banning ballot photosINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is challengin
ACLU of Indiana challenges state law banning ballot photos
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 7 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is challenging a new state law that prohibits voters from photographing their ballots and sharing those images on social media. The lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in... Read more
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asianage
AAP, state poll panel set to lock hornsAlready grappling with the Centre over a host of issues, the AAP government is
AAP, state poll panel set to lock horns
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
Already grappling with the Centre over a host of issues, the AAP government is now set to lock horns with the State Election Commission over byelections in 13 municipal wards in the national capital. Despite two reminders by the commission, the city... Read more
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New Kerala
BJP wins Bengaluru civic polls; Modi says thank you! (Roundup) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retained control of the 198-ward B
BJP wins Bengaluru civic polls; Modi says thank you!
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
(Roundup) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retained control of the 198-ward Bengaluru municipal corporation for a second successive term, winning 100 wards and relegating the state's ruling... Read more
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The Hindu
Live chat: BBMP elections resultsThe Hindu Welcome to The Hindu's live chat on the BBMP election vote counting t
Live chat: BBMP elections results
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
The Hindu Welcome to The Hindu's live chat on the BBMP election vote counting that is underway now. dr.nageshprabhu The ruling Congress appears to be on the losing side. Negative campaign and lack of attention given to Bengaluru are major factors... Read more
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The Telegraph
BJP retains Bangalore civic body in setback for Congress (which rules the state)Bangalore, Aug 25 (PTI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday won a second ter
BJP retains Bangalore civic body in setback for Congress (which rules the state)
The Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Bangalore, Aug 25 (PTI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday won a second term to Bangalore’s civic body despite the high-profile campaign spearheaded by Congress Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. The BJP won 100 of the 198 wards in the Bruhat... Read more
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The Telegraph
BJP ahead of Congress in Bangalore civic pollsBangalore, Aug 25 (PTI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday appeared to retai
BJP ahead of Congress in Bangalore civic polls
The Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Bangalore, Aug 25 (PTI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday appeared to retain control of the IT city's civic body, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), as it moved ahead of the Congress, winning 49 wards and leading in 46 others, a State... Read more
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The Hindu
Battle of wits in Kerala over local body pollsWith the government upping the ante and the State Election Commission refusing
Battle of wits in Kerala over local body polls
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
With the government upping the ante and the State Election Commission refusing to budge, it is a battle of wits that is on in Kerala over the conduct of the local government elections. Although Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and his key Cabinet... Read more
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The Hindu
No breakthrough in Kerala State Election Commission-Government meet on local pollsThe meeting between the government and State Election Commission on the schedul
No breakthrough in Kerala State Election Commission-Government meet on local polls
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
The meeting between the government and State Election Commission on the schedule for holding the local government elections in Kerala has ended in a stalemate. Both the sides stuck to their stated positions making a breakthrough impossible. The... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Kannada only’ on EVMs puts off votersState Election Commission printed the names of candidates on the Electronic Vot
‘Kannada only’ on EVMs puts off voters
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
State Election Commission printed the names of candidates on the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) only in Kannada What political parties working on the ground caught on to in their multi-linguistic campaign, the bureaucracy did not, owing to archaic... Read more
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The Telegraph
Joy for Cong in council pollsModon Bordoloi, Congress candidate from Lalungpar constituency in Nagaon distri
Joy for Cong in council polls
The Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Modon Bordoloi, Congress candidate from Lalungpar constituency in Nagaon district, celebrates his victory in the Tiwa council polls on Saturday. Picture by UB Photos Guwahati/Nagaon Aug. 22: The ruling Congress seems to have finally stemmed its... Read more
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New Kerala
Peaceful polling on for Bengaluru civic corporation Peaceful polling was underway here on Saturday amid tight security for the Be
Peaceful polling on for Bengaluru civic corporation
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Peaceful polling was underway here on Saturday amid tight security for the Bengaluru civic corporation election, an official said. "Though polling began at 7 a.m. and was dull earlier, it picked... Read more
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The Hindu
Poll observers have gone incommunicado, alleges BJPThe opposition Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday alleged that several election
Poll observers have gone incommunicado, alleges BJP
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday alleged that several election observers had indulged in abuse of norms related to free and fair polling for the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike by “going incommunicado” at the behest of the ruling... Read more
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The Hindu
BBMP polls: Live streaming usedIn a maiden initiative, live streaming from polling stations was used on Saturd
BBMP polls: Live streaming used
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
In a maiden initiative, live streaming from polling stations was used on Saturday for the BBMP elections at the Mahadevapura Constituency in East Bengaluru. Visuals from these booths are being monitored by election officials at an exclusive... Read more
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The Hindu
Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike elections 2015The Supreme Court had granted the State Governement's appeal and scheduled to c
Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike elections 2015
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
The Supreme Court had granted the State Governement's appeal and scheduled to conduct the polls on August 22. (Reporting by Special Correspondent in Bengaluru) All you need to know about the upcoming elections: MSV was brilliant in setting words... Read more
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The Hindu
BBMP polls beginSmall groups of people could be seen queing up in front of polling booths to ca
BBMP polls begin
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
Small groups of people could be seen queing up in front of polling booths to cast their votes. 8:20 am: Thin or no lines at 2-3 booths at Padmanabanagar and Banshankari 2 stage constituencies. 8:00 am The voting for Bruht Bangalore Mahangara Palike... Read more
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asianage
Compulsory voting rule is stayed by Gujarat High CourtGujarat’s controversial legislation making voting compulsory in civic body poll
Compulsory voting rule is stayed by Gujarat High Court
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
Gujarat’s controversial legislation making voting compulsory in civic body polls and imposing a fine for any violation was on Friday stayed by the state high court which observed that the “right to vote” itself provided right to refrain from... Read more
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The Telegraph
Gujarat High Court stays compulsory voting rule in state's civic pollsAhmedabad, Aug. 21 (PTI): The Gujarat High Court on Friday stayed the implement
Gujarat High Court stays compulsory voting rule in state's civic polls
The Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Ahmedabad, Aug. 21 (PTI): The Gujarat High Court on Friday stayed the implementation of a law that makes voting compulsory in the civic body elections in the state. The 'right to vote' itself provides right to refrain from voting and it cannot be... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gujarat HC stays compulsory voting rule in state civic pollsThe 'right to vote' itself provides right to refrain from voting and it cannot
Gujarat HC stays compulsory voting rule in state civic polls
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
The 'right to vote' itself provides right to refrain from voting and it cannot be turned into 'duty of voting', said the courtThe Gujarat High Court today stayed the implementation of a law... Read more
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The Hindu
Gujarat High Court stays compulsory voting in local pollsIn a setback to the Gujarat government, which recently framed the rules making
Gujarat High Court stays compulsory voting in local polls
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
In a setback to the Gujarat government, which recently framed the rules making voting compulsory in the local elections, the Gujarat High Court stayed its implementation after a lawyer moved a public interest litigation challenging the constitutional... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala local body polls on 2010 delimitation: Court The Kerala High Court on Thursday upheld its single judge's verdict directing
Kerala local body polls on 2010 delimitation: Court
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
The Kerala High Court on Thursday upheld its single judge's verdict directing the local bodies polls be held on the basis of the 2010 ward delimitation, instead on basis of the recent delimitation.... Read more
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New Kerala
BJP wins majority in 67 civic bodies in Rajasthan The ruling BJP secured a clear-cut majority in 67 of the 129 civic bodies in
BJP wins majority in 67 civic bodies in Rajasthan
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
The ruling BJP secured a clear-cut majority in 67 of the 129 civic bodies in Rajasthan where elections were held earlier in the week while the opposition Congress won a majority of wards only in 33... Read more
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The Hindu
Blow to Chandy Govt. as HC orders timely local pollsThe Court directed the government to provide all possible assistance to the SEC
Blow to Chandy Govt. as HC orders timely local polls
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
The Court directed the government to provide all possible assistance to the SEC to discharge its constitutional responsibility. The Oommen Chandy government in Kerala has suffered a major political setback with a Division Bench of the Kerala High... Read more
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The Hindu
HC declines plea for NOTAIt will not be an option in the civic polls. The Karnataka High Court on Wedne
HC declines plea for NOTA
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
It will not be an option in the civic polls. The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday refused to give direction at this stage for inclusion of none of the above (NOTA) button in the electronic voting machines (EVMs) to be used in the civic elections on... Read more
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The Hindu
HC declines plea for inclusion of NOTA button in EVMs for BBMP pollsThe Karnataka High Court on Wednesday refused to give direction for inclusion o
HC declines plea for inclusion of NOTA button in EVMs for BBMP polls
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday refused to give direction for inclusion of none of the above (NOTA) button in the electronic voting machines (EVMs) to be used in the elections to be held to the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on... Read more
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The Hindu
HC notice on rejection of nomination papersThe Karnataka High Court on Tuesday ordered issue of notice to the State Electi
HC notice on rejection of nomination papers
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday ordered issue of notice to the State Election Commission, the State government and others on a petition against rejection of nomination papers of a BJP candidate after a tahsildar “withdrew” the caste... Read more
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Calcutta News
Over 76 percent polling in Rajasthan civic polls Elections for Rajasthan's 129 civic bodies including the Ajmer Municipal Corp
Over 76 percent polling in Rajasthan civic polls
Calcutta News / Posted 17 days ago
Elections for Rajasthan's 129 civic bodies including the Ajmer Municipal Corporation on Monday witnessed over 76 percent of the 37.58 lakh voters casting their ballot, an official said. The voting... Read more
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New Kerala
Court seeks AAP legislator Gaur's 2013 poll affidavit A court here on Monday asked an official of the state election commission to
Court seeks AAP legislator Gaur's 2013 poll affidavit
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
A court here on Monday asked an official of the state election commission to bring the affidavit of AAP legislator Bhavna Gaur filed during the 2013 Delhi election while hearing a complaint... Read more
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New Kerala
BJP wins elections in six urban local bodies in MP The ruling BJP on Sunday won mayors' posts in two municipal corporations and
BJP wins elections in six urban local bodies in MP
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
The ruling BJP on Sunday won mayors' posts in two municipal corporations and those of chairmen in six other urban local bodies in Madhya Pradesh, with the Congress and an Independent winning two... Read more
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The Hindu
AIADMK will have to contest polls sans its official symbolThe All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) candidates will have to c
AIADMK will have to contest polls sans its official symbol
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
The All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) candidates will have to contest the elections to the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) council without the party’s official symbol of “two leaves”. The AIADMK’s Karnataka unit, which had... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Fry wins Republican Primary for SC House District 106 seatMYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Russell Fry is the winner of the Republican Primary f
Fry wins Republican Primary for SC House District 106 seat
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 23 days ago
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Russell Fry is the winner of the Republican Primary for the House of Representative District 106 seat, according to unofficial election results released by Horry County Voters Registration and Elections... Read more
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The Hindu
Election fever descends on BengaluruElection fever seems to have finally descended on the city, with aspirants of v
Election fever descends on Bengaluru
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
Election fever seems to have finally descended on the city, with aspirants of various political parties intensifying their campaigns ahead of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) elections scheduled on August 22. Whether they were riding on... Read more
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The Hindu
Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike elections 2015The State Election Commission had scheduled to conduct the polls on July 28. (
Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike elections 2015
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
The State Election Commission had scheduled to conduct the polls on July 28. (Reporting by Special Correspondent in Bengaluru) All you need to know about the upcoming elections: MSV was brilliant in setting words to tune or setting tunes for... Read more
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The Hindu
Nominations filed for BBMP polls"Only candidates who avail the token by 3 p.m. will be allowed to file their no
Nominations filed for BBMP polls
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
"Only candidates who avail the token by 3 p.m. will be allowed to file their nominations for the BBMP polls." With today being the last date to file nominations for the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) polls, there was a huge rush at the... Read more
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The Hindu
Asaduddin Owaisi denied permission to hold public meeting in cityThe city police have once again denied permission to the All-India Majlis-e-Itt
Asaduddin Owaisi denied permission to hold public meeting in city
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
The city police have once again denied permission to the All-India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) to hold a public meeting. The city police have once again denied permission to the All-India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) to hold a... Read more
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The Hindu
Poll booth shifted: residents threaten to boycott BBMP pollsMembers of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday filed a complaint with the St
Poll booth shifted: residents threaten to boycott BBMP polls
The Hindu / Posted 27 days ago
Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday filed a complaint with the State Election Commission against the returning officer for changing the polling booth of a village, causing inconvenience to voters. BJP spokesperson Suresh Kumar said the... Read more
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iol.co.za
India to fine people who fail to voteNew Delhi - Authorities in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state ann
India to fine people who fail to vote
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
New Delhi - Authorities in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state announced plans on Friday to fine people who fail to vote in upcoming elections, the first time voting has been compulsory in the world's largest democracy. Anyone who fails... Read more
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