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French far-right tests voters’ appetite in regional elections | World News

French voters go to the polls on Sunday in regional elections that will test the appeal of far-right leader Marine Le Pen’s softened image less than a year before the next presidential election. Coming after a gruelling year and a half of lockdowns, curfews and restrictions, Sunday’s first round is likely to prove dire for President Emmanuel Macron, whose party ...

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AAP to contest all seats in 2022 Gujarat assembly elections: Arvind Kejriwal | Latest News India

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Monday claimed that people in Gujarat were fed up of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP’s) 27-year rule. In Ahmedabad to inaugurate AAP’s state headquarters, Kejriwal said the people of the state needed an alternative to the BJP, and the Opposition Congress, which his party would offer. “BJP and Congress are two ...

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Akali Dal’s Badal announces alliance with BSP for Punjab Assembly elections | Latest News India

Ahead of Punjab assembly elections 2022, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has announced its decision to form an alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). Ahead of Punjab assembly elections 2022, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has announced its decision to form an alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). The decision was taken at SAD’s core committee meeting scheduled held on ...

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‘Eye on UP’s Brahmin vote’: Shiv Sena hits out at Jitin Prasada’s induction into BJP ahead of elections | Latest News India

The Shiv Sena hit out at former Congress politician Jitin Prasada’s induction into the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh In 2022. In an editorial published in the party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, it highlighted Prasada’s family ties to Congress, his days in the Manmohan Singh cabinet as a minister, and his continued defeat in elections. ...

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BJP asks cadre to promote govt schemes ahead of 2022 elections | Latest News India

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday decided to popularise the central government’s social welfare schemes ahead of the upcoming elections in seven states next year, said a functionary familiar with the matter. In the wake of the second wave of Covid-19, the party will also train 100,000 health volunteers across the country to operate medical devices and perform other ...

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EVM, VVPAT tally data shows 100% match in recently concluded assembly elections | Latest News India

Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trails (VVPAT) show a 100 per cent tally with each other in the recent assembly polls. While speaking to ANI, an official of the Election Commission of India (ECI) said, “Data shows a 100 per cent match between EVMs and VVPATs, which proves its accuracy and authenticity. The result of these ...

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Former Pakistan PM opposes government bid to delay PoK elections

Former Pakistan prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf on Monday said that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has rejected the federal government’s bid to delay the upcoming polls in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) due to Covid-19. Pakistan’s coronavirus-monitoring body, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Sunday suggested postponing the upcoming PoK elections by two months. In a letter to the chief ...

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Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections: Name missing from voters’ list? Here’s what to do – india news

The State Election Commission (SEC), Uttar Pradesh, has prepared the initial draft of the voters’ list for the upcoming three-tier Panchayat elections. The list will be available from December 28 to January 3 with the assistant electoral registration officer (AERO) or with the booth level officer (BLO). The list can also be accessed on the commission’s official website, sec.up.nic.in. However, ...

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‘Reflects people’s faith in democracy’: Amit Shah on Jammu and Kashmir DDC elections – india news

Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday congratulated the people of Jammu and Kashmir for “such great turnout” in the maiden district development council (DDC) elections. Shah also “heartily thanked” the people for voting his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as the single-largest party in the elections. “I heartily thank our sisters and brothers of J&K for voting BJP as the ...

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EC seeks action on 4 for unaccounted cash during 2019 Madhya Pradesh assembly elections – india news

The Election Commission ordered Madhya Pradesh chief election officer on Wednesday to lodge a criminal case against four bureaucrats for their alleged role in the use of black money during the 2019 assembly elections in the state. The bureaucrats include IPS officers Sushobhan Banerjee, Sanjay and V Madhu Kumar and state police officer Arun Mishra. “(The) Commission deliberated upon a ...

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