Polity

Solanki takes oath as Tripura Governor

Kaptan Singh Solanki on Saturday took oath as the Governor of Tripura. He replaced Tathagata Roy, who had been shifted to Meghalaya. Chief Justice of High Court of Tripura Ajay Rastogi administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr. Solanki. He became the 17th Governor of Tripura. Chief Minister …

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SC refuses to order repoll in West Bengal

Earlier, they appealed to the Calcutta High Court. The High Court, on May 8, directed the West Bengal State Election Commission to accept nominations submitted in the electronic form in order to ensure free and fair elections. The Commission, in turn, moved the Supreme Court, arguing that there was no …

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Poll panel to brainstorm on key issues

In the times of social media and phased elections, how can campaign silence be maintained during the last 48 hours before the elections? The Election Commission will be debating this and seven other issues, including limiting of expenditure and increasing participation of women, at a multi-party meeting on Monday. All …

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EC procuring EVMs, VVPATs for 2019 polls

Simultaneous elections are not possible without a legal framework as any extension or curtailment of the term of Assemblies will require a constitution amendment, Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat said on Tuesday, a day after the BJP made a fresh push to hold Lok Sabha and Assembly polls together. In …

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Kejriwal charged in assault case

Delhi police name CM, his deputy in the case of alleged attack on Chief Secretary in February The Delhi police on Monday charge-sheeted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia in the case of alleged assault on his Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash in February this year. The …

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