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JD(U) to Go Solo in Upcoming PollsAccording to the latest announcement by the Janata Dal (United), the party is going to contest alone in the upcoming polls of state assembles in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh. In a press conference, JD (U) secretary general KC Tyagi stated that “JD (U) will contest the election on its own in selected seats in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh. Some media reports say we are helping the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but we are neither supporting them nor opposing them, we are not helping them.”The party also announced that it would not contact Congress until there's clarity on its stance on RJD (Rashtriya Janata Dal).2018-07-10 05:18:44 PM
SC Asks Gujarat HC to Not Proceed on Petition against Patel's ElectionThe petition filed against Congress leader Ahmed Patel by the BJP leader Balwantsingh Rajput, which challenges Patel's election to Rajya Sabha, will not be taken up by the Gujarat HC, as per the Supreme Court's order. Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud, and Chief Justice Dipak Misra have even issued a notice to Balwantsingh, on Patel's plea, in order to seek a stay on the petition proceedings. In his plea, Patel contended that “The election petition filed in the High Court cannot challenge the order of the Election Commission. This petition is not maintainable and should be dismissed.”2018-07-10 05:16:28 PM
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