Elections 2022 highlights: Congress lodges complaint over ‘misuse’ of children in PM Modi’s Gujarat campaign video
Election highlights: Haryana is holding local body elections on Tuesday in several areas.
Gujarat has been witnessing high voltage campaigning for elections scheduled for next month with all top leaders of the BJP, Congress, and AAP urging voters to choose their parties. A total of 788 candidates, including 70 women, remain in the fray for the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly polls for 89 of the of the Gujarat Assembly's 182 seats on December 1.
The Election Commission has confirmed to news agency PTI that a total of 1,621 candidates will contest Gujarat polls next month as the deadline to withdraw nominations got over Tuesday. The counting of votes will take place on December 8, which coincides with Himachal Pradesh's result date.
Meanwhile, not just Gujarat and Himachal, Delhi is also gearing up to hold civic body polls next month. The elections for the 250-ward Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will be held on December 4 while the counting of votes will be done on December 7. The polls to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi on December 4 are shaping up to be a two-way contest between the BJP, which currently holds the civic reins in the national capital, and the AAP, which is in power in the state.
Uttar Pradesh will be holding elections for the crucial Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat, which was held by Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav who died in October. His daughter in-law Dimple Yadav - wife of Akhilesh Yadav - is the contender for the seat,
In Haryana, Faridabad, Palwal, Haryana and Hisar held Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti polls on Tuesday.
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Nov 22, 2022 09:48 PM IST
Ahead of polls, Congress alleges corruption in Kejriwal's electricity model, wants CBI probe
Congress' Ajay Maken has targeted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's electricity model, calling it the "corruption" model, reported ANI.
Nov 22, 2022 09:10 PM IST
SC on exploitation of ‘silence of Constitution’ on appointments of ECs, CECs: 'Disturbing trend'
The Supreme Court on Tuesday remarked the exploitation of the "silence of the Constitution" on the appointments of election commissioners and chief election commissioners a "disturbing trend", reported PTI.
Nov 22, 2022 08:23 PM IST
Gujarat election: Congress complains to NCPCR against PM Modi's ‘misuse’ of children in campaign
Congress complains to National Commission for Protection of Child Rights against PM for 'misuse' of children in Gujarat campaign.
Nov 22, 2022 07:48 PM IST
‘Gujarat is going to create history’: Himachal CM Jairam Thakur ahead of polls
"It is going to be a one-way election in Gujarat and it is BJP everywhere in the state. Gujarat is going to create history in terms of votes and seats," Himachal CM Jairam Thakur told ANI.
Nov 22, 2022 07:06 PM IST
Congress president Kharge calls Centre led 'rozgar mela' an 'election stunt'
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi who handed over 71,000 job letters to youths, terming it an "election stunt," reported PTI.
Nov 22, 2022 06:13 PM IST
Gujarat election: BJP chief JP Nadda calls AAP ‘banner-based’ party
BJP president J P Nadda said Tuesday the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will lose the Gujarat Assembly elections as it is a "banner-based party" as against the BJP which is cadre-based.
Nov 22, 2022 05:48 PM IST
Haryana panchayat polls: Voting underway to elect 559 panchayat samiti, 78 zila parishad members
Haryana panchayat elections are being held to elect 559 panchayat samiti members and 78 zila parishad members in 25 blocks of four districts.
Nov 22, 2022 05:11 PM IST
Haryana panchayat polls: The results of zila parishad, panchayat samiti to be declared on Sunday
As panchayat pols in Haryana conclude today, the result of election to zilla parishad and panchayat samiti will be declared on Sunday, while the results of of panches and sarpanches posts is declared on the day of voting itself, PTI reported.
Nov 22, 2022 04:37 PM IST
Gujarat election: 1,621 candidates to contest polls next month
As deadline to withdraw nominations for next month's Gujarat assembly election got over on Tuesday, an official confirmed 1,621 candidates will contest the polls, PTI reported.
Nov 22, 2022 04:06 PM IST
Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging electoral bond scheme on Dec 6
The Supreme Court said Tuesday that the plea of a Congress leader challenging – a recent notification by which the sale of electoral bonds has been extended by 15 more days in the year of general elections to legislative assemblies of states and Union Territories (UTs) with a legislature – will be heard on December 6.
Nov 22, 2022 03:40 PM IST
Gujarat election: Former Cong MLA Kaminiba Rathod joins BJP days ahead of poll
Former Congress MLA Kaminiba Rathod joined the Bharatiya Janata Party today in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
Nov 22, 2022 03:11 PM IST
Gujarat election: Amit Shah attacks Congress, says party always ‘insulted’ Sardar Patel
Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday alleged that the Congress did everything possible to "insult" Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and it has started praising him only ahead of the Gujarat Assembly elections, reported PTI.
Nov 22, 2022 02:31 PM IST
Haryana panchayat polls: 41% voter turnout recorded till 1:30 pm
As per officials, nearly forty-one per cent of the voters have cast their votes so far in four districts of Haryana in the final phase of the panchayat polls on Tuesday, PTI reported.
Nov 22, 2022 02:05 PM IST
Gujarat Assembly elections: Maharashtra allows one day paid leave for voters in border areas
With the upcoming Gujarat assembly elections next month, the Maharashtra government allowed one day of paid leave for voters of Gujarat, who are working in border districts like Palghar, Nashik, Nandurbar and Dhule, to cast their vote on the polling day.
The government resolution (GR) also instructed all private companies to follow the order and said that action will be taken in case of violation.
Nov 22, 2022 02:04 PM IST
Street plays, magic shows in AAP campaign for MCD polls
Guitar and magic shows, 1,000 street meetings by star campaigners and street plays are some of the events planned by the Aam Aadmi Party to woo voters for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi polls during its second phase of campaigning from Wednesday.
Nov 22, 2022 09:56 AM IST
Panchayat polls: Voting underway in Haryana
Polling was underway Tuesday to elect members of zila parishad and panchayat samitis in four districts of Haryana in the third and final phase of the panchayat polls, PTI reported.
Nov 22, 2022 07:18 AM IST
AAP MLA allegedly manhandled over MCD polls ticket distribution issue
AAP MLA Gulab Singh Yadav was allegedly manhandled on Monday by some of his party's workers after an altercation broke out over the issue of distribution of tickets for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi polls.
Nov 22, 2022 06:26 AM IST
Haryana, Faridabad, Palwal, Haryana and Hisar to hold Zila Parishad & Panchayat Samiti today