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Rajasthan Assembly bypolls: No nomination filed so far

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 21:23

No nomination was filed for bypolls to four Assembly seats in Rajasthan till third day today, an Election Commission official said here.

Ensure code of conduct for UP by-polls: Poll panel to officials

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 09:33

The Election Commission has directed the district officials to ensure complete adherence to model of conduct in places where assembly and parliamentary by-polls will take place in Uttar Pradesh, officials said Friday.

Plea on Narendra Modi`s poll affidavit: Court seeks Gujarat`s reply

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 22:15

A local court asked the Gujarat government to file a reply on an application challenging a magistrate`s order dismissing a plea seeking registration of a case against Narendra Modi for not disclosing his marital status in his 2012 election affidavit.

Won`t contest from Guhagar, but campaign against Jadhav: Nilesh Rane

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 20:36

Nilesh Rane, the elder son of Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane, said he would not stand for coming Assembly election against NCP`s Bhaskar Jadhav, but "will not rest" until the latter was defeated.

Delhi HC to hear Chavan`s plea against EC order from August 25

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 19:17

The Delhi High Court has decided to hear on a regular basis from August 25 former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan`s plea against the Election Commission`s show cause notice to him for allegedly not filing correct poll expenses.

Manjhi questions Modi`s Jharkhand visit during bypoll in Bihar

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 16:19

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi questioned the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in neighbouring Jharkhand when bypolls in 10 Assembly seats were taking place in Bihar.

EC officially announces by-poll schedule of Rangang-Yangang

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:29

Election Commission has announced the schedule for bye-election to Rangang Yangang Assembly constituency of South Sikkim on September 13.

`US does not support extra-constitutional changes in Pakistan`

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 08:08

US has said that it does not support any extra-constitutional changes in Pakistan, where deadlock continues between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and two key opposition figures seeking his resignation over allegations of corruption and election rigging.

Nomination begins for 4 Rajasthan Assembly by-polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 12:52

The process of filing of nomination papers by candidates for the four Rajasthan Assembly constituencies going for bypoll on September 13 began on Wednesday.

Andhra Pradesh: CEC praises Collector for smooth conduct of elections

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 11:27

East Godavari District Collector Neetu Prasad has been invited to attend the South state election officials conference to be held on August 22 in Puducherry, for her good work in conducting peaceful general elections held earlier this year in the district.

`National party` status: CPI, NCP want EC to wait till assembly polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 21:40

Facing the prospect of losing `national party` status, CPI and NCP on Tuesday urged the EC not to take any decision till the outcome of assembly polls in four states due later this year.

Karzai calls for end of Afghan election impasse

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 15:59

Afghan President Hamid Karzai appealed today for the two men vying to succeed him to end their dispute over election results and save the country from further violence and economic decline.