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Mar 07, 2019
No simultaneous polls in Maharashtra, says Fadnavis; Chavan retorts, says CM not sure of winningMaharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis Thursday ruled out the possibility of holding Assembly polls in the state along with the upcoming Lok Sabha elections
Oct 28, 2018
Haryana ready for simultaneous elections, says CM Manohar Lal Khattar, claims 2024 can be an achievable deadlineBatting 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
Sep 10, 2018
Ajey Bharat, Atal BJP: Narendra Modi sets tone for 2019 at national executive meet, says Opposition has no leaderNarendra Modi in his concluding address scoffed at Opposition efforts to forge a Mahagathbandhan for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Aug 30, 2018
Law Commission says holding simultaneous polls ideal, but Constitution needs to have 'workable formula'In a public appeal issued along with its draft report on holding the mammoth exercise, the Law Commission said though many of the impediments in achieving synchronisation of Lok Sabha and Assembly elections have been addressed, some of the points would "still remain to be pondered upon."
Aug 27, 2018
Simultaneous polls: Law Commission to recommend changes to Constitution, election law this weekThe commission would recommend amendments to the Constitution and the Representation of the People Act to ensure simultaneous polls.
Aug 14, 2018
Despite BJP's denial, simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha, eight state assemblies could be held in 2019The BJP said it was a "misconception" that Amit Shah's letter to the Law Commission of India concerned holding simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and assemblies.
Aug 13, 2018
BJP hints it may attempt to hold simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha, assemblies in 11 party-ruled states in 2019Some states such as Haryana, Jharkhand and Maharashtra — all under the BJP's rule — are scheduled for Assembly polls later in 2019 and the idea being floated is to advance the elections there to hold them along with the parliamentary election.
Aug 05, 2018
Ex-chief election commissioners say going back to paper ballot system 'makes no sense', stress that EVMs are tamper-proofThe former chief election commissioners also said there was no feasibility in holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies.
Aug 03, 2018
Congress tells Law Commission it 'vehemently' opposes simultaneous polls, says it is against basic structure of Indian federalismThe Congress said ending or extending terms of assemblies was against the basic structure of Indian federalism. Last month, Singhvi had said that the proposal was a "constitutional perversity".
Jul 09, 2018
Simultaneous elections: After Law Commission meet, four parties support and nine oppose 'one nation, one poll' conceptThe Congress will consult other Opposition parties on holding simultaneous elections, the BJP has sought more time from the Law Commission.