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Nov 10, 2017
Supreme Court may appoint former footballer as AIFF ombudsman to overlook framing of constitutionThe bench also asked lawyer Rahul Mehra, who had filed the plea in the High Court, to give suggestions so that the status of Indian football gets a boost.
Oct 25, 2017
EC announces Gujarat Assembly poll dates, blames 'unprecedented rain, relief work and festivities' for delayThe Election Commission of India (EC) finally announced the polling dates for Gujarat on Wednesday, close to two weeks after the announcement of dates for Himachal Pradesh.
Oct 25, 2017
AK Joti rubbishes Opposition allegation on Gujarat poll date announcement, says 'collusion' with BJP 'out of question'The Election Commission on Wednesday rejected suggestions that there was a "collusion" between it and the government to delay the announcement of the Gujarat elections to give the ruling party time to announce new projects in the poll-bound state.
Oct 23, 2017
CEC AK Joti reacts to Opposition's remarks on poll date announcement, says 'they are free to air their views'Under attack from the Opposition, Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti on Monday defended the decision of announcing Himachal Pradesh's poll schedule before that of Gujarat, saying that multiple factors including the weather, flood relief work and festivities were considered before taking a call on election dates.
Oct 17, 2017
Former CEC TS Krishnamurthy joins Opposition, asks poll panel why different schedules for Gujarat, Himachal PradeshFormer chief election commissioner TS Krishnamurthy has termed the Election Commission's decision of announcing poll schedule for Himachal Pradesh but not for Gujarat as an "avoidable controversy".
Oct 13, 2017
Mukul Roy meets Chief Election Commissioner, expresses concern over fair elections in West BengalRoy hailed the poll panel for taking positive steps in the elections and described its actions as one of the factors responsible for the political change in Bengal in 2011, when the Left Front was ousted from power.
Oct 12, 2017
Different dates for Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections is EC's missed opportunity to try simultaneous pollsBy setting different dates for Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat Assembly polls and not considering Meghalaya, Tripura, and Nagaland in the picture, the Election Commission has failed to live up to the simultaneous poll hype
Oct 11, 2017
Election Commission hints Gujarat Assembly polls may be held in December this yearThe EC on Monday indicated that Gujarat may go to polls in December as the term of the current legislative assembly is coming to end in the third week of January.
Sep 25, 2017
Modi government's idea of simultaneous polls at Centre, states good but impractical: Former CEC SY QuraishiNarendra Modi and others have been strongly pitching is good but has very low practicality in the real world, former CEC SY Quraishi
Sep 14, 2017
Nagaland assembly polls could be postponed if peace talks come through, says ex-CM Neiphiu RioAs the ambitious Naga peace talks reach the final stage, civil society representatives and a top politician in Nagaland have said that the assembly polls, due in March 2018