Election 2017

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Himachal Pradesh Congress expels 23 leaders for 'anti-party activities' during Assembly polls
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Himachal Pradesh Congress expels 23 leaders for 'anti-party activities' during Assembly polls

Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) president Sukhvinder Singh Sukkhu on Wednesday said the party had "expelled" 23 leaders, including former state NSUI chief Yadupati Thakur, for "anti-party activities" during the recent state Assembly polls.

Himachal Pradesh polls 2017: Record turnout leaves Congress, BJP pondering; Virbhadra, Dhumal put up brave face
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Himachal Pradesh polls 2017: Record turnout leaves Congress, BJP pondering; Virbhadra, Dhumal put up brave face

Even after the elections are over, leaders in the state are still assessing their performance.

Himachal Pradesh's Sujanpur will witness Prem Kumar Dhumal taking on his protege Rajender Rana
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Himachal Pradesh's Sujanpur will witness Prem Kumar Dhumal taking on his protege Rajender Rana

Political temperatures are soaring in the cool climes of Sujanpur where BJP's chief ministerial candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal is pitted against his protege Rajender Rana of the Congress.

EC issues notification for 2017 vice presidential polls, nomination process begins
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EC issues notification for 2017 vice presidential polls, nomination process begins

The process of filing nominations for the 5 August vice presidential election began on Monday with the Election Commission issuing notification.

Assembly Election 2017: Exit polls to begin 9 March, but how accurate are the predictions?
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Assembly Election 2017: Exit polls to begin 9 March, but how accurate are the predictions?

Here is a look at the accuracy of exit polls in the recent polls held before this year.

Budget 2017 highlights: Arun Jaitley scores 10/10 on political messaging ahead of Assembly polls
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Budget 2017 highlights: Arun Jaitley scores 10/10 on political messaging ahead of Assembly polls

A budget isn't merely an account of the government's income-expenditure and planned layout of proposed revenues and spending for the next fiscal.

BJP's plan to hold elections simultaneously sounds easy only in theory: Congress
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BJP's plan to hold elections simultaneously sounds easy only in theory: Congress

Congress said that holding simultaneous elections across the country was a big issue that may require a Constitutional amendment and a larger debate

UP Election 2017: Akhilesh Yadav shares stage with Congress in first joint campaign
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UP Election 2017: Akhilesh Yadav shares stage with Congress in first joint campaign

Akhilesh also defended the alliance of the two parties, saying now the 'bicycle' will run even faster as there is a 'hand' to help in the ride.

Sexist Sharad Yadav is at it again: JD(U) leader says honour of vote bigger than daughter's honour
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Sexist Sharad Yadav is at it again: JD(U) leader says honour of vote bigger than daughter's honour

Janata Dal United (JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav and a senior leader from Bihar's ruling party added another feather to his collection of Sexist Comments 101.

Arvind Kejriwal slams EC over 'bribe' statement, says poll panel failed to counter corruption
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Arvind Kejriwal slams EC over 'bribe' statement, says poll panel failed to counter corruption

Holding that the EC misinterpreted his comments, Kejriwal also asked the poll panel to make him the brand ambassador to put an end to bribery in elections.

Govt's replies to EC, says Union Budget Constitutional exercise for nation not just few states
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Govt's replies to EC, says Union Budget Constitutional exercise for nation not just few states

It has also said that the advancing of budget presentation was necessary as it would ensure that all budgetary provisions are allocated to different sectors from 1 April, the beginning of the new fiscal.

Election 2017: Will take stern action if Model Code of Conduct is violated, says EC
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Election 2017: Will take stern action if Model Code of Conduct is violated, says EC

In a strong letter, citing a recent judgement of the Supreme Court, the Election Commission (EC) said peace and tranquility during the polls process is "absolutely essential

Get PM Narendra Modi's photographs removed from govt posters: Congress to EC
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Get PM Narendra Modi's photographs removed from govt posters: Congress to EC

Congress on Monday moved the Election Commission demanding removal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photographs from government posters at public places, including petrol pumps, ahead of Assembly polls in five states.

Demonetisation will be an important issue in Assembly polls: Manmohan Singh
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Demonetisation will be an important issue in Assembly polls: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday held that demonetisation will have a "very significant reverse effect on the country's GDP" and it will be an important issue in all states going to polls.

Election 2017: RSS appeals to voters to not vote on caste basis
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Election 2017: RSS appeals to voters to not vote on caste basis

Lamenting that differences due to caste are deep in our country, the RSS pointsman for BJP said discrimination on basis of caste is a social evil which has to be urgently eliminated.

Union Budget just before elections can be used to appease voters, Opposition parties tell EC
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Union Budget just before elections can be used to appease voters, Opposition parties tell EC

Fearing that the budget session is too close to the election dates for the five state assemblies, an united Opposition on Thursday met Chief Election Commissioner Naseem Zaidi to urge the top election body to postpone the presentation of the Union Budget until the elections are over.

Election 2017: Schedule for Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand polls
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Election 2017: Schedule for Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand polls

While election will be spread over seven phases in Uttar Pradesh, it will be a one-day affair in Uttarakhand, Punjab and Goa, and a two-day exercise in Manipur