Gujarat: 50% LS poll nominees of main parties `unsocial` on net

Poll fever has caught up big time on social media but surprisingly 50 per cent of Lok Sabha nominees from three major parties in Gujarat either don`t prefer it for canvassing or stick to `old school` techniques.

Congress nominees for Bihar, Maharashtra bypolls

Congress has fielded late RJD MP Umashankar Singh`s son Jitendra Swami for the June 2 Lok Sabha bye-election in Maharajganj in Bihar, a seat earlier held by his father.

Parties name nominees in majority of seats in Karnataka

As the Election Commission announced a single phase poll for Karnataka Assembly on May 5, the focus shifted to finalisation of candidates by principal political parties.

296 nominees for Tripura polls

296 candidates have filed their nominations for the February 14 Assembly elections in Tripura.

Zeenat, Smriti to shortlist BIG Television Awards` nominees

Zeenat and small screen`s favourite actress Smriti will nominate characters from Hindi reality and fiction shows for the BIG Television Awards.

Lack of black Oscar nominees not a trend: Whoopi

Whoopi Goldberg said Wednesday that the lack of black nominees in major categories of this year`s Academy Awards doesn`t reflect a trend in the film industry.

WikiLeaks among nominees for Nobel Peace Prize

Anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks has been nominated for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.

BSP announces list of nominees with caste details

The BSP has released its second list
of 125 nominees for Bihar Assembly polls giving their caste
details with the State Election Commission saying it was in
violation of the model code of conduct.

Special committees to monitor poll expenditure of nominees

In an effort to curb "money
power" in elections, poll authorities in Andhra Pradesh have
constituted special committees to monitor the expenditure of
candidates on a daily basis in the bypolls to 12 assembly
seats.

Alabama senator releases holds on Obama nominees

Republican Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama has released most of the "holds" he had placed on President Barack Obama`s nominees, his office said Monday.

Nominees should not be considered independent directors: ICSI

The Institute of Company
Secretaries has said that representatives of financial
institutions on the board of a company should not be
considered as "independent directors".