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People under preventive detention can vote, says EC

Sep 21, 2014

People under preventive detention can vote, says EC

People under preventive detention have the right to vote, the Election Commission has said ahead of Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, and warned that there should be "no ground" for any grievance due to noncompliance of the directive. #Election Commission of India #EC #voting in India #Preventive detention in India
Haryana Bypolls leave Cong gleeful as BJP's Modi wave bubble, bursts

Sep 18, 2014

Haryana Bypolls leave Cong gleeful as BJP's Modi wave bubble, bursts

Despite the reputation of having disciplined cadres, the recent large scale protests by BJP leaders all over the state after the first list of ticket distribution showed that the party was prone to bouts of unrest. #Elections #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #funds #PoliticalPlay #Election Commission #Bhupinder Singh Hooda #Haryana #Haryana Janhit Congress #INLD #Haryana Assembly Elections 2014
Panel submits report on new gas pricing formula

Sep 17, 2014

Panel submits report on new gas pricing formula

The increase in gas price would bring windfall for the government -- about $2.08 billion (Rs 12,900 crore) from additional profit petroleum, royalty and taxes accruing from doubling of gas rates, according to oil ministry estimates. #Economy #Reliance Industries #UPA #Election Commission #KG-D6 #PolicyWatch #Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs #Dharmendra Pradhan #Rangarajan formula #gas pricing mechanism
UP bypolls SP leads in nine out of eleven assembly seats

Sep 16, 2014

UP bypolls SP leads in nine out of eleven assembly seats

The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) on Tuesday established an early lead in nine of the 11 assembly seats where bypolls were held. #Politics #S&P #Uttar Pradesh #BJP #NewsTracker #Samajwadi Party #Election Commission #Mulayam Singh Yadav #UP #Akhilesh Yadav #bypolls #UP CM #by-elections
Gujarat bypolls Mere 7 percent voter turnout registered in first 2 hours

Sep 13, 2014

Gujarat bypolls Mere 7 percent voter turnout registered in first 2 hours

Polling was being held today in by-election to nine Assembly seat and Vadodara Lok Sabha constituency in Gujarat, vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. #India #Gujarat #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Voter turnout #Election Commission #Ahmedabad #Voting #Vadodara #PM Narendra Modi #by-elections #Gujarat bypolls

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High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Aug 08, 2014

High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Politicians, and more often their followers, put them up either to proclaim their own or their leaders birthdays or appointments either in government or to some nominal post within the partys borough branch itself. They curry favour with leaders, thanking them for support. #Congress #InMyOpinion #Shiv Sena #Bombay High Court #Election Commission of India #Maharashtra Navnirman Sena #Illegal hoardings #civic bodies
Is the law an ass? Not just Modi, everyone flouts the code of conduct

May 03, 2014

Is the law an ass? Not just Modi, everyone flouts the code of conduct

Would it deem it possible to have the last day for nominations the same across the country and freeze all election related activity by the political parties and their candidates and their well-wishers the moment the polling starts in the first phase? #Politics #India #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Election Commission #Amethi #Priyanka Gandhi #Model code of conduct #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Lotus Symbol

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Is the law an ass? Not just Modi, everyone flouts the code of conduct

Sep 21, 2014

Afghan presidential candidates to sign power deal

(AP) -- Afghanistan's two presidential candidates were set to a sign a power-sharing deal on national TV on Sunday, three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of U.S. and fore... #Afghanistan #Hamid Karzai #Kabul #John Kerry #World Bank #Ashraf Ghani #Abdullah Abdullah
Is the law an ass? Not just Modi, everyone flouts the code of conduct

Sep 17, 2014

Jacksonville-area voters go 94.5% for new district

Nearly 95 percent of Jacksonville and north Pulaski County voters in Tuesday's election said they favored the formation of a new Jacksonville-area school district to be carved out of the existing Pulaski County Special School District. The 94.53 perc... #Afghanistan #Hamid Karzai #Kabul #John Kerry #World Bank #Ashraf Ghani #Abdullah Abdullah