Addressing the concluding session of the 80th All India Presiding Officers Conference via video, the prime minister said that having elections at different places every month is hampering the development work in the country
Goa LIVE News and Updates: Pramod Sawant says he 'welcomes' support from rebel Congress MLAs to 'strengthen' state govt
Goa LIVE News and Updates: Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant, who on Wednesday accepted at least 10 rebel Congress MLAs into the BJP, said, 'They have supported me to strengthen the state government and I welcome it."
Opposition parties reject Centre's call for 'one nation, one election' in Rajya Sabha, demand return of ballot papers
Derek O'Brien of TMC demanded return of ballot papers for voting system. Congress, too, opposed the 'one nation, one poll' and lashed out at the Election Commission's role during the Lok Sabha election.
Congress issues whip to Rajya Sabha MPs day after Narendra Modi accused Opposition of not holding important discussions in House
The Congress on Thursday issued a three-line whip to its MPs to be present in Rajya Sabha
One nation, one poll: Rahul Gandhis and Mayawatis skipping Modi's meeting will only increase Opposition's irrelevance
The nature of Narendra Modi's mandate has been so overwhelming that the Opposition is still reeling from the aftershocks of Lok Sabha elections. They are still unable to come to terms with the reality even though the first Parliament session of 17th Lok Sabha commenced on Monday.
Daily Bulletin: President to address joint Parliament session; PIL in HC against Bihar govt over encephalitis deaths; today's top stories
President of India will address a joint session of Parliament today; PIL in Bihar HC seeking directions to Bihar government over encephalitis deaths; Modi to host all MPs for dinner; today's top stories
Milind Deora calls for debate on 'one nation, one election', says Centre must continue attempts to build consensus
Milind Deora called for an inclusive and bipartisan approach to collate perspectives on this issue. "The government should also invite Indian intelligentsia, academics, organisations working on electoral reforms and students to collectively provide their perspectives on this issue," Deora said.
Narendra Modi chairs all-party meet on 'one nation, one election' in Parliament; Congress, TMC give it a miss
The all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the concept of 'one nation, one election' began on Wednesday with main Opposition party Congress and a few other major parties skipping it.
All Party meet updates: BJD backs 'one nation, one election'; Mamata says issue needs to be discussed with experts
All-Party meet LIVE updates: ANI quoted Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik as saying that his party, Biju Janata Dal, is supporting the idea of 'one nation, one election'. Meanwhile, TMC chief Mamata Banerjee, who won't be attending the meeting, said in her letter to Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, "Response on such a sensitive and serious subject like 'one country and one election' in such a short time would not do justice to the subject it deserves."
Om Birla takes charge as Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha; Narendra Modi hails election of two-time Rajasthan MP as 'matter of great pride'
The 56-year-old Om Birla was also a member of Rajasthan Assembly for three terms and was also a parliamentary secretary in Vasundhara Raje's government between 2003 and 2008.
Mayawati dismisses idea of 'one nation, one poll' as 'ploy', says would have attended Narendra Modi's meeting had it been on EVMs
BSP chief Mayawati said she would have attended the all-party meeting called by the prime minister if it was on EVMs, and described the idea of simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly polls as a ploy to divert attention from issues like poverty.
Lok Sabha updates: You are more answerable than ever, Speaker Om Birla tells Centre, assures Opposition he'll be unbiased
Lok Sabha LIVE updates: Speaker Om Birla, in his thank you note to the House, said that the Narendra Modi government, which will be serving its second term is more answerable to the people of India than ever. He thanked the prime minister, his party and all the other members of the House for putting their faith in him.
'One nation, one election' deliberation today: Mamata, Stalin, Naidu among Opposition leaders to skip Narendra Modi's all-party meet
The issue of Modi's "one nation, one election" proposal was discussed at the first floor coordination meeting chaired by Congress Parliamentary Party leader Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday evening. Though Congress chief Rahul Gandhi attended the coordination meeting, it was not clear whether he would take part in Modi's meeting.
'One nation, one poll' deliberation today: KCR to skip Narendra Modi's meeting with party chiefs, son KT Rama Rao to represent TRS
TRS President and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would not attend Wednesday's meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the 'one nation, one election' issue. K T Rama Rao, working President of the party and son of the chief minister, would represent the TRS in the meeting.
Daily Bulletin: Om Birla set to be elected LS Speaker, Modi to chair all-party meet on simultaneous polls; day's top stories
Today's top stories: Om Birla is set to be elected Lok Sabha Speaker; Narendra Modi will chair a meeting on one nation, one poll, Bihar encephalitis toll mounts to 111.
Mamata excuses herself from party chiefs' meet tomorrow, asks Centre to prepare white paper on 'one nation, one election'
Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday excused herself from the scheduled meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the chiefs of political parties in Delhi on Wednesday, while asking the Centre to prepare a white paper on 'one nation, one election', instead of doing it 'hurriedly'
Constitutional amendment fixing tenure of Houses necessary to implement ‘one nation, one election’, says ex-CEC
Former Chief Election Commissioner TS Krishnamurthy Tuesday said the 'one nation one election' idea cannot be put into practice without a Constitutional amendment providing for fixed tenure for legislatures.
Simultaneous polls for Lok Sabha, state Assemblies untenable; smacks of attempt to impose one-party dominance
The attempt to introduce simultaneous elections by diktat is a stealthy move towards reviving a polity dominated by one party and it must be resisted.
Manohar Lal Khattar said that he is in favour of simultaneous polls as it would be beneficial for the country.
Haryana ready for simultaneous elections, says CM Manohar Lal Khattar, claims 2024 can be an achievable deadline
Batting for the One Nation One Election system, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said that the state is ready for simultaneous elections to the Assembly and Lok Sabha if the Election Commission decides to implement the same