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22 September, 2017 1:56 AM Swaran Salaria is BJP’s candidate from Gurdaspur

The Bharatiya Janta Party on Thursday announced Swaran Singh Salaria as its candidate from the Gurdaspur parliamentary constituency, which fell vacant after the demise of actor-turned-politician Vinod Khanna in April this year. The BJP central election committee picked Mr. Salaria for the by-election to the parliamentary constituency of Gurdaspur, said party 18

20 September, 2017 3:23 PM Khader, Basheer file papers in Vengara

India (SDPI) candidate K.C. Naseer filed nominations before assistant returning officer Libu T. Kurian. LDF leaders Paloli Mohammed Kutty, A. Vijayaraghavan, E.N. Mohandas, K.P. Ismail and P.P. Suneer accompanied Mr. Basheer. UDF leaders P.K. Kunhalikutty, MP, Syed Sadikali Shihab Thangal, and V.V. Prakash accompanied Mr. Khader. SDPI leaders Roy Arakkal 13

20 September, 2017 4:52 AM Samajwadi Party heading for split? Mulayam, Shivpal may float new party this Navratri

Shivpal Yadav recently said that humiliation of Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav cannot be tolerated any further. Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav may float his own party with brother Shivpal Yadav and the announcement is expected during Navratri. Two days ago, Shivpal Yadav, during a visit to Kannauj, said that humiliation 24

18 September, 2017 7:21 PM Can’t hold civic polls by Nov. 17: SEC

‘Legally incapacitated by ordinance’ The Tamil Nadu State Election Commission has approached the Madras High Court expressing its inability to conduct local body elections by November 17 as ordered by the court on September 4. It pointed out that the State government had passed an ordinance on September 3 repealing certain legal provisions related to territorial 34

18 September, 2017 11:57 AM Hafiz Saeed's JuD to contest 2018 general elections in Pakistan

LAHORE: Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jammat-ud-Dawah will foray into Pakistan's political scene by contesting the 2018 general elections, a senior member of the outfit said, a day after its candidate finished third in a crucial by-poll. Last month, Jamaat-ud-Dawah, a front for the Lashkar-e- Taiba terrorist group that carried out the deadly 47

18 September, 2017 11:54 AM Tamil Nadu State Election Commission moves Madras High Court to defer local body polls

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) on Monday moved to the Madras High Court to defer the local body polls. Earlier, the Madras High Court had ordered the conduct of local body elections in the state by November 17, 2017. The First Division Bench consisting of Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M Sundar had passed the order 24

18 September, 2017 8:08 AM Former CEC Krishnamurthy pitches for state-funding of polls

The move would ensure that there is no nexus between corporates and political parties. Hyderabad: Former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) T S Krishnamurthy has pitched for state-funding of elections, and banning the use of funds by political parties for polls, as part of electoral reforms. He mooted creation of a national election fund to which companies 33

17 September, 2017 9:12 PM Nawaz Sharif's wife wins Lahore by-poll

LAHORE: Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ailing wife today won the crucial by-election in Lahore that was seen as a test of support for the family after the Supreme Court dismissed Sharif from the office in the Panama Papers scandal. Begum Kulsoom won the NA-120 seat in a close contest with cricket-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan 32

17 September, 2017 4:55 PM Congress assails Modi over Sardar Sarovar dam inauguration

New Delhi, Sep 17 (PTI) The Congress today attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Sardar Sarovar dam inauguration, accusing him of using the project as an "election gimmick". Congress media incharge Randeep Surjewala said Modi is indulging in "misconceived electoral hype, hyperbole and hoopla by yet again inaugurating the Sardar Sarovar Dam". "Using 68

17 September, 2017 2:28 PM Sharad faction steps up fight against Nitish, reinstates sacked state chiefs

NEW DELHI: The Sharad Yadav-led rebel JD(U) faction on Sunday appeared to be pushing for a split in the party as it appointed Chhotubhai Vasava as its acting president and formed a disciplinary committee to decide on action against Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. The Yadav faction held a 'national executive' meeting and took a number of decisions 37