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Should chargesheeted MPs/MLAs be barred from contesting elections? | India News

NEW DELHI: The apex court’s disillusionment with the political class failing to implement some basic electoral reforms goes deeper than its demand of asking parties to put up names of its leaders with criminal antecedents on their website within 48 hours of their selection for contesting elections. In 2014, when the law commission of India …

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Chinese incursions more likely around polls, when Indo-Pak tensions high, says Dartmouth study | India News

NEW DELHI: Chinese incursions into the Indian border are more likely when elections are due in India, there is closer cooperation between India and the US or an increase in Indo-Pak hostilities, scientists have found after studying 15 years of data on monthly transgressions from across the border. Another factor that leads to increased incursions …

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SKM to not contest polls under its banner, farmer leaders free to contest elections in individual capacity | India News

NEW DELHI: The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) – farmer unions’ joint platform spearheading the protest against the three central farm laws – will not contest elections anywhere under its banner as proposed by one of its key leaders Gurnam Singh Chaduni of Bharatiya Kisan Union (Haryana), but anyone would be free to contest in individual …

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Open to alliances to defeat BJP in Uttar Pradesh elections: Asaduddin Owaisi | India News

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen has thrown down the gauntlet for the next year’s UP elections. In an exclusive interview to Pervez Iqbal Siddiqui, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said their’s will be a direct fight against the BJP government over its failure to handle several key issues. Excerpts:AIMIM has invited applications for 100 seats in UP. …

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UP assembly elections: Samajwadi Party’s manifesto may include free electricity, monthly pension for women | India News

LUCKNOW: Free electricity schemes coupled with Rs 1,500 monthly pension to women head of BPL families and lakhs of jobs are likely to be the highlight of the Samajwadi Party’s manifesto for 2022 assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh. These issues have found resonance among party cadre across the state and beyond when the SP leadership …

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Congress to fight UP elections under Priyanka Gandhi’s ‘supervision’: State party chief Ajay Lallu | India News

NEW DELHI: Days after the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party ruled out forging any major alliances for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, Congress’ state unit chief Ajay Kumar Lallu on Sunday expressed confidence that his party has the capacity to fight the elections without aligning with either of them and form the next …

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BJP-supported candidates head for win in UP Zila Panchayat chairperson elections | India News

LUCKNOW: The BJP appeared headed for a major victory in the UP Zila Panchayat chairman elections, the counting for which was under way on Saturday. As per ground reports, the BJP-supported candidates have won most of the 53 seats where polling was held. While the state election commission is yet to announce the results, reports …

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Observers to be appointed for revamping district Congress units: DKS

D.K. Shivakumar wants to strengthen the organisation before the coming elections to various local bodies Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president D.K. Shivakumar on Wednesday said that observers will be appointed for identifying presidents and office-bearers of District Congress Committees (DCCs). Incumbent presidents of DCCs and MLAs would be informed about issues related to appointment of …

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UP elections 2022: Is opposition making BJP’s task easier? | India News

NEW DELHI: With Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati reiterating on June 27 that her party would contest the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly election all alone, the opposition seems to have made the ruling BJP’s task easier to retain power in the state. While refuting reports that BSP would align with Asauddin Owaisi-led All India …

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