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  • Quami Ekta Dal Merges With Samajwadi Party Ahead of UP Elections 2017

    The Quami Ekta Dal (QED) has merged with the ruling Samajwadi Party ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls due next year. The party has two MLAs in the state assembly. QED chief Afzal Ansari said the decision to merge was made as the party did not want to act as vote cutters in the polls.

    2016-06-22 11:38:04 AM
  • AAP Postpones Nominations for Punjab Assembly Polls, To Release 'Youth Manifesto' First

    The Aam Aadmi Party has decided to defer nominations for the 2017 Punjab Assembly elections by one month. It had earlier declared that tickets will be allotted for at least half of the total 117 Assembly constituencies by the month of June. But AAP leaders' focus is on bringing out a manifesto for Punjab's youth first. AAP national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will roll out the 'Youth Manifesto’ in Amritsar on 3 July.

    2016-06-22 11:15:44 AM
  • EC to Hike Number of Polling Booths for UP Elections 2017

    The Election Commission of India has decided to raise the number of polling booths in Uttar Pradesh for the Assembly elections in the state next year. Suggestions in this regard have been invited from the public as well as all political parties up to 1 July. According to reports, new polling centres are likely to come up in constituencies that have more than 1,500 registered voters.

    2016-06-22 11:14:40 AM
  • JD(U) Decides to Fight 2017 UP Elections On Its Own

    The Janata Dal (United) has decided to go it alone in the upcoming 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. Encouraged by the high turnout at Nitish Kumar's recent public rallies near Ghazipur, Mirzapur and Varanasi, the party has decided against going for any tie-up with other parties ahead of the state elections.

    2016-06-22 10:38:52 AM
  • Voting Underway for Anantnag Bypolls in J&K

    Voting began on a slow note for bye-elections to Anantnag constituency of Jammu & Kashmir legislative assembly today. It is hinted that people are exhausted after doing their early morning prayers and fast as it is the month of Ramadan. According to authorities, voter turnout is likely to increase as the day progresses.

    2016-06-22 10:37:38 AM

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