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Election Commission blows bugle for Bengal bypolls | India News

KOLKATA: The Election Commission has finally given an initial nod to Trinamool Congress demand for conducting bypolls in several Assembly constituencies which have been lying vacant either due to resignation or death of the existing MLAs. In a letter written to the district election officers (DEOs) of five districts, the chief electoral officer (CEO) of …

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TMC MPs meet Election Commission for early bypolls on 6 vacant West Bengal assembly seats | India News

NEW DELHI: A Trinamool Congress parliamentary party delegation, comprising six MPs, met the Election Commission here on Thursday demanding that the bypolls in six vacant West Bengal assembly seats be held at the earliest. In a memorandum submitted to the poll body, the party stated that with the decreasing number of coronavirus cases in the …

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Reports of Sharad Pawar being a candidate for presidential election baseless: Nawab Malik | India News

MUMBAI: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik on Thursday said that reports of Sharad Pawar being a candidate for the presidential election next year are baseless. Speaking to ANI, Malik said that there has been no such talk in the party or with other parties. “Reports of Sharad Pawar being a …

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SJP(C) to reorganize itself ahead of UP assembly election | India News

LUCKNOW: The forthcoming assembly election in UP has not only galvanised big players but also woken up political parties that were significant in the past. Samajwadi Janata Party (Chandrashekhar) is one such party that has been in oblivion for 14 years. In a way, UP assembly election would mark its comeback. The SJP (C) will …

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‘Preserve all records’: HC accepts Mamata’s plea against Suvendu Adhikari’s election | India News

NEW DELHI: Calcutta high court on Wednesday admitted West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s petition, challenging the election of BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari from Nandigram in assembly polls. The high court directed the Election Commission to preserve all records related to Nandigram polls. The court said notice be served upon Adhikari and other parties in …

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Mamata’s election petition assigned to new high court judge | India News

KOLKATA: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee‘s election petition before the Calcutta high court challenging BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari‘s victory from Nandigram constituency in the assembly elections has been assigned to the bench of Justice Shampa Sarkar, court sources said here on Monday. The matter is likely to be listed before the court of Justice …

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Calcutta HC to pronounce judgment in election petition of Mamata Banerjee on July 7, seeking Justice Kaushik Chanda’s recusal from hearing | India News

KOLKATA: Single bench of Calcutta high court will pronounce judgment in an election petition by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on July 7 that sought Justice Kaushik Chanda’s recusal from the hearing. On June 24, the Calcutta high court reserved the judgment on a plea of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee challenging Nandigram …

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Former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy locks horns with Mandya MP Sumalatha over KRS

Suggests that she sleep in front of KRS reservoir gates if she is concerned about seepage Former Chief Minister and Janata Dal leader H.D. Kumaraswamy on Monday waded into a controversy by asking independent MP representing Mandya Sumalatha Ambareesh to sleep in front of the gates of Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) reservoir in Mandya district …

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Uttarakhand crisis | BJP has given State long list of former Chief Ministers: Congress

NEW DELHI The BJP, instead of delivering on its tall promises made to the Uttarakhand voters, has given the State a long list of former Chief Ministers, the Congress said on Saturday, a day after Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat resigned, cutting short his four-month-long tenure. The State now awaits the third BJP Chief Minister …

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat resigns, BJP legislators to meet on July 3 to elect new leader

Mr. Rawat steps down amid delay in holding bypoll. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat tendered his resignation to Governor Baby Rani Maurya late on Friday night, ending his tenure just four months after he took oath, and paved the way for the appointment of a third Chief Minister for the State this year. Mr. …

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