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Court reserves order in case against Dikshit (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday reserved its order on the application for withdrawing a case against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for alleged violation of ... Read more...

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Poll panel blocks 400 government jobs in Goa


January 5th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 5 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has declared as "null and void" over 400 jobs six Goa government departments recently awarded as the appointments violated ... Read more...

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Case against Swamy for anti-Muslim views


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) Tuesday decided to file a case against Janata Pary president Subramanian Swamy who has, in a signed newspaper article, ... Read more...

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EU imposes travel and economic sanctions on Belarusian officials


February 1st, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union's Foreign Affairs Council on Monday imposed travel and economic sanctions on Belarusian officials due to their involvement on post-election violence."I welcome today's Council's decision to ... Read more...

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BJP, JD-U want simultaneous by-polls for 18 Bihar seats


August 14th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Leaders of Bihar's ruling coalition of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Friday requested the Election Commission to hold simultaneous by-election from all 18 ... Read more...

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Fiscal deficit ceiling needs fresh look: Pranab Mukherjee


May 26th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Accepting that the two financial stimulus packages and a relaxed monetary policy have put pressures on India's fiscal deficit, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday hinted the fiscal ... Read more...

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Election Commission action against Gandhi in haste: G.V.G. Krishnamurthy (Interview)


March 22nd, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Rashmi Saksena New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's Uttar Pradesh candidate Varun Gandhi may have sparked off a controversy by his allegedly provocative speeches, but the Election Commission's ... Read more...

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IT, poll code makes Bangladesh poll campaign cleaner


December 14th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 14 (IANS) Enforcement of the Election Commission's code made for a cleaner poll campaign in Bangladesh's cities, as the Awami League (AL) contributed to it by going digital.AL party chief ... Read more...

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Election Commission pulls up BJP for campaign ads


December 7th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Sunday reprimanded the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its newspaper advertisements in the run-up to the assembly elections and stated these violated the ... Read more...

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EC notice to Vasundhara for violating electoral code


December 1st, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Election Commission Monday issued notice to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia for alleged violation of the model electoral code of conduct and sought her reply ... Read more...

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EC notice to Delhi minister for violating electoral code


November 29th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday issued notice to Delhi Education and Tourism Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely for alleged violation of the model electoral code of conduct and sought ... Read more...

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Mere 31 percent turnout in Madhya Pradesh elections (Third Lead)


November 27th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 27 (IANS) Just about 31 percent polling was recorded up to 2 p.m. with sporadic incidents of violence and complaints of electoral code violations disrupting polling at a few places ... Read more...

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Church imposes own strict election code on Mizoram


November 27th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Nov 27 (IANS) With few posters and banners, no loudspeakers and a general absence of political hubbub, it is hard to say that elections in Mizoram, the mountainous state bordering Myanmar ... Read more...

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BJP complains to Election Commission over petrol price cut


November 26th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday complained to the Election Commission that the Congress-led government's announcement to reduce the prices of petrol and diesel after Dec 24 ... Read more...

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Announcement of petrol price cut violates poll code: BJP


November 25th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday termed the central government's announcement to reduce petrol and diesel prices after the assembly elections as a violation of the electoral code ... Read more...

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Bangladesh parties accept new poll dates, want emergency lifted


November 25th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 25 (IANS) The two major political alliances of Bangladesh led by the Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) respectively have accepted the revised schedule for the elections due ... Read more...

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Bangladesh emergency may be lifted fortnight before polls


November 24th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 24 (IANS) Almost two years after it was imposed, emergency may be lifted in Bangladesh ahead of the parliamentary elections scheduled for Dec 29, media reports here said Monday. M.A. ... Read more...

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Election staff held for staying at PDP candidate’s home


November 17th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 17 (IANS) Five government employees on election duty were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Mendhar assembly constituency, which went to the polls Monday, for violating the model electoral code of ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh official canvassing for son: Congress (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


November 15th, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 15 (IANS) The Congress party in Madhya Pradesh Saturday charged the state's Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) P.P. Tiwari with misusing government resources for his son, who is contesting the assembly ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh poll official canvassing for son: Congress


November 15th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 15 (IANS) The Congress party in Madhya Pradesh Saturday charged the state's Chief Electoral Officer P.P. Tiwari with misusing government resources for his son contesting the assembly elections and demanded ... Read more...

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BJP seeks action against Sheila for speech in mosque


November 8th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday complained to the Election Commission against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit accusing her of violating the electoral ... Read more...

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UN reports violence upsurge ahead of Nepal polls


March 23rd, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 23 (IANS) With a little over a fortnight left before Nepal goes to its first national polls after almost a decade, the UN has warned the government that ... Read more...

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