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Government plans all-party meeting on poll reforms


November 19th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The government plans to convene an all-party-meeting to discuss issues like decriminalisation of politics and state funding of elections, Law Minister Salman Khurshid said ... Read more...

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760 companies of central forces to be deployed for WB polls


March 25th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): At least 760 companies of central forces will be deployed for the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections.According to official sources, 100 company central force have already ... Read more...

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Government keen on banning criminals from poll fray: Moily


March 24th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 24 (IANS) The central government is keen on banning criminals and communal elements from contesting elections, Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily said Wednesday. "We will elicit views of all political ... Read more...

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Iraq postpones election date to March 7


December 9th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 9 (DPA) Iraq's presidential council has once again postponed the date it will hold parliamentary elections, but this time the delay will be for only one day, to March 7. "There ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha debate over poll reforms remains inconclusive


December 2nd, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday failed to pass a bill on minor electoral reforms with many members demanding more radical changes in the election law. The ... Read more...

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Christians continue to flee northern Iraq


October 17th, 2008 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 17 (DPA) The deportation of Iraqi Christians from their homes in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul has been all too familiar over the past week after several were murdered."The ... Read more...

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Iraqi group urges end of campaign against Christians in Mosul


October 11th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 11 (DPA) The Iraqi Council for Minorities (ICM) Saturday called on political powers in Iraq to take urgent and extraordinary measures to protect Christians in the northern city of Mosul.The ... Read more...

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Over 10,000 Iraqi Christians protest demanding self-rule


October 3rd, 2008 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 2 (DPA) More than 10,000 Iraqi Christians demonstrated Thursday in the northern Dahuk province, demanding self-rule in their area and restoration of a clause in the new election law that ... Read more...

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