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No date finalised, but Election Commission's poll work gathers momentum in Bihar
“It is for the central election commission to take a call on the timing and date of elections. We are working as per schedule,” Ranjita, deputy chief election officer of Bihar, told ET. “We are following all the Covid-19 protocols as suggested by the central and the state government.”
BJP in Assam has barred general secretaries from contesting the next year’s assembly polls
Ruling BJP in Assam is targeting to win 100 plus s...
Prashant Kishor's report will be key in ticket distribution for WB assembly polls: TMC sources
Inputs by poll strategist Prashant Kishor and ...
Will not contest Assembly polls in J&K till full statehood is restored, says Omar Abdullah
Strongly critical of the dilution of Article 370 of the Constitution, Abdullah said many reasons had been given to justify abrogation of the provision that granted special status, and claimed that none of those stand any scrutiny.
J&K polls can happen anytime, Assembly has to be reconstituted: G C Murmu, first Lieutenant Governor, J&K
We have to promote Kashmiri identity. We are making a political system in a way that everyone has his or her say in it. The number of youngsters joining militant ranks is coming down, says Lieutenant Governor of J&K.
Aam Aadmi Party to restructure Delhi unit with an eye on municipal polls: Gopal Rai
Rai, who is also the AAP's Delhi convener, said the restructuring will start from Wednesday and will continue till August 20. He said the party will give new responsibilities to those who performed well in the assembly elections held earlier this year.
Quota row erupts ahead of Bihar assembly polls
The row over reserving government jobs and seats in public education institutions to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backwards Castes has surfaced again, ahead of the Bihar elections.
Bihar assembly polls: Challenges before state's main opposition party
Sources said RJD was likely to contest no less than 160-175 seats of the total 243 seats in the assembly. Unlike the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, RJD apparently wants to assert its position as the state’s main opposition party and ensure its high share of seats within the grand alliance.
EC defers bypolls for one LS, 7 assembly seats due to "extraordinary circumstances"
The states where the bypolls have been deferred are --Valmiki Nagar Lok Sabha seat in Bihar, two assembly seats each in Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh, and one each in Assam, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala. Most of these seats fell vacant due to the death of sitting members.
UP assembly polls to be fought under leadership of Priyanka Gandhi: Ajay Kumar Lallu
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be the "face of the party" in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, UP Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu said on Sunday.
Ready for polls under President’s rule: Tejashwi Yadav
As Bihar Records 1,266 Cases in a Day, RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav says Elections in the State should be delayed. He told ET that his party was prepared for polls under President’s rule.
Congress paid over Rs 12 cr to its candidates to meet Delhi poll expenses: EC submissions
The Congress paid over Rs 12 crore to its candidates to meet expenses in the Delhi assembly polls held earlier this year, according to submissions by the party before the Election Commission.
Decision to make Priyanka Gandhi Cong's face in 2022 polls to be taken by CWC, herself: Jitin Prasada
On whether Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi would be the face of the party in 2022 elections, he told, "That has been a long-standing demand of the workers, but, the decision is a strategic one which will be taken by the CWC and Priyanka ji herself."
Alliance strong, seat sharing in Bihar soon: Bhupender Yadav, BJP general secretary
PM Modi’s popularity remains unparalleled. It is driven by the fact that he delivers on the promises he makes to the people. He is committed to working for the welfare of the people of Bihar and he will be amid them to take that message, says Bhupender Yadav.
EC not to extend facility of postal ballot to voters above 65 in Bihar polls, bypolls
The Election Commission, in a statement, said the facility of optional postal ballot to electors who are above 80 years of age, voters with physical disabilities, electors engaged in essential services and voters who are COVID-19 positive or are in quarantine (home or institutional) will be extended in these elections.