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Sessions and debates get influenced: PM Modi on frequent elections in India

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed his dissatisfaction over the frequent elections in the country hampering the sessions in Parliament, rebooting his stance in favour of a single election in five years with a few days to go for the polls in five states.

All parties want polls on time with COVID protocol in place: Election Commission

New Delhi/IBNS: India's poll body (ECI) on Thursday said all political parties of Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in the country, want the upcoming assembly elections to be held on time with COVID-19 protocols in place, media reports said.

EC officers should be booked for murder: Madras HC raps poll body over Covid second wave

Chennai/IBNS: Slamming the poll body over its way of conducting elections in various parts of India, the Madras High Court on Monday held Election Commission of India (ECI) officers solely responsible for the Covid-19 second wave which has crippled the country.

Bengal: A high-voltage fight between opposition parties for Bidhannagar Constituency

Kolkata/UNI: The Bidhannagar Assembly Constituency in West Bengal will see a high-voltage fight between Sabyasachi Dutta, the former mayor of Bidhannagar, and State Fire Minister Sujit Bose.

Rajya Sabha elections deferred over Coronavirus outbreak

New Delhi/IBNS: The elections to Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Parliament, have been postponed over the outbreak of the deadly Novel Coronavirus.

Free, fair, credible elections are lifeblood of democracy: Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi/UNI: Emphasising the importance of the participation of people in the electoral process, former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that it is the key to a healthy democracy and “free, fair, popular and credible elections are a cornerstone and the lifeblood of democracy."

Congress leader Sushmita Dev slams BJP on reports of it seeking support from Gopal Kanda to form Govt in Haryana

New Delhi, Oct 25 (UNI) Hitting out at the BJP on its reported move to seek support from rape accused Gopal Kanda for Government formation in haryana, All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev on Friday said that on the one hand they boast of having a woman minister for Defence and Finance while on the other hand they accommodate rapists in their party.

NDA candidates to emerge victorious on all seats in by-polls : Bihar BJP chief

Motihari, Oct 21 (UNI) Bihar BJP president and MP from West Champaran Dr Sanjay Jaiswal today claimed that NDA would win all seats in by-elections in the state and claimed that his party would return to power in Maharashtra and Haryana.

Mamata writes to PM for an all-party meeting on public funding of elections

Kolkata, July 25 (UNI): West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to call an all-party meeting on public funding of elections in India.

Voting begins in third phase of Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi, Apr 23 (UNI/IBNS) Voting began at 0700 hrs on Tuesday as polling kicked off to elect representatives from 117 Lok Sabha constituencies across 13 states and two Union Territories in the third of the seven-phase 2019 General Election. 

Women voters may play swing factor as devotion and faith dominates election campaign in Kerala

Kochi, Apr 22 (UNI) Just few hours remaining for deciding the fate of 227 candidates into the General Elections to be held tomorrow in the southern state Kerala, all political parties eagerly looking about the response of women voters, who were outnumbers males in the state.

Pre-poll violence rocks Odisha as it goes to poll for third phase in six LS and 42 Assembly seats

Bhubaneswar, Apr 22 (UNI) Pre-poll violent incidents were reported in many parts of Odisha leading to the arrest of former minister and sitting BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathi today as the state goes to polls tomorrow in third phase in six Lok Sabha and 42 Assembly seats.

Administration should not be crippled in the name of election code: Naidu

Amaravati, Apr 22 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that the administration of the state should not be crippled in the name of election code of conduct and asked elected representatives to focus of drinking water scarcity and other problems.

Azam's son terms Jaya Prada as 'Anaarkali'

Rampur, Apr 22 (UNI) Samajwadi Party MLA Abdullah Azam, son of Azam Khan has stirred another controversy by terming Jaya Prada as ' Aanarkali'.

Rebellion in Trinamool, voters cynicism with Left set to help BJP

Durgapur (West Bengal), Apr 22 (UNI) The BJP workers in the IT cell and Intellectual unit in this ‘onetime’ industrial town are in much enthusiastic mood.