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Haryana BJP poll panel meets in Sonepat to discuss Baroda byelection candidate

Shortlisted names will be sent to the party’s central election committee that will finalise the candidate; BJP and its ally JJP met in Delhi on Friday and decided to put up a joint candidate on the BJP symbol
Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar is in Gohana near Sonepat on Friday to discuss the BJP ‘s agenda for the November 3 Baroda bypoll.(HT file photo)
Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar is in Gohana near Sonepat on Friday to discuss the BJP ‘s agenda for the November 3 Baroda bypoll.(HT file photo)
Updated on Oct 10, 2020 12:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Rohtak | ByHT Correspondent

Cong screening panel against ticket to 2-time losers

The proposal to not field more than one member from a family was also discussed
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Updated on Sep 29, 2019 12:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByRajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh

BJP likely to release Haryana, Maharashtra lists next week

The Election Commission on Saturday announced the schedule for the assembly polls in these two states, fixing October 4 as the last date for filing nomination; the results will be out on October 24.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to release its first list of candidates for the Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections, scheduled for October 21(PTI)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to release its first list of candidates for the Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections, scheduled for October 21(PTI)
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 01:55 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

JNUSU poll panel responds to allegations of violating Lyngdoh Committee Report

The committee members claimed that when they went to submit their replies to the summons on Wednesday, they were not allowed to enter the office of the grievance redressal cell’s (GRC) chairperson.
The polling for JNUSU elections was conducted on September 6 and the counting ended on September 8.(HT image)
The polling for JNUSU elections was conducted on September 6 and the counting ended on September 8.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 12:16 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

JNUSU and Varsity administration levels allegations against each other

While, the JNUSU election committee members claimed that when they went to submit their replies to the summon issued to them by Kadam accusing them of violating Lyngdoh Committee guidelines during the recently concluded polls, they were not allowed to enter the office.
Jawaharlal Nehru University’s Dean of Students Umesh Kadam alleged students gheraoed him. (Representational image)(Ronjoy Gogoi/HT)
Jawaharlal Nehru University’s Dean of Students Umesh Kadam alleged students gheraoed him. (Representational image)(Ronjoy Gogoi/HT)
Published on Sep 12, 2019 01:30 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Why were JNUSU poll results trends disclosed, asks JNU

Delhi high court restrained the university from declaring the results and notifying the new student’s council until further orders of the court.
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Updated on Sep 10, 2019 09:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Delhi High Court stays declaration of JNU student poll results

The court was hearing two petitions — one seeking elections in accordance with the rules laid by the Lyngdoh Committee and the second challenging the rejection of nomination of a student for a councillor position.
According to data provided by the university’s election committee, 67.9% of 8,488 registered students cast their votes.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
According to data provided by the university’s election committee, 67.9% of 8,488 registered students cast their votes.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 12:14 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByRicha Banka

JNU cancels nomination of independent candidate

According to a senior official at the university, a 10,000 fine was imposed against Raghavendra Mishra on August 7 for allegedly being involved in a brawl with a student.
Presidential election candidate speaks during a press conference, at Teflas, JNUSU election office, in New Delhi.(Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)
Presidential election candidate speaks during a press conference, at Teflas, JNUSU election office, in New Delhi.(Photo by Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 31, 2019 02:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Don’t compare assembly, Lok Sabha polls’: Narendra Singh Tomar

The minister, who is contesting from Morena this time, said that people in rural India know about nationalism more than people who think of themselves as intellectuals.
File photo of Narendra Singh Tomar
File photo of Narendra Singh Tomar
Updated on May 12, 2019 07:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | BySaubhadra Chatterji

Lok Sabha election: Congress fails to walk the talk on women candidates in Punjab

Only one woman on party’s list of 13 candidates in the state, AAP and other parties have done better
Capt Amarinder Singh(HT File)
Capt Amarinder Singh(HT File)
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 10:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByNavneet Sharma

Lok Sabha elections 2019: AAP sets up core committee in state for LS polls

The committee, Jaihind said, has been tasked with campaigning across the state, crowd-funding, and training booth-level workers.
Lok Sabha elections 2019: AAP sets up core committee in state for LS polls(Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Lok Sabha elections 2019: AAP sets up core committee in state for LS polls(Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 11, 2019 05:40 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Lok Sabha election: Congress banks on old warhorse Bansal in Chandigarh again

Will contest eighth straight Lok Sabha election from Chandigarh; winnability, loyality and local connect went in his favour, says party.
When the city goes to polls on May 19, it will be Bansal’s eighth straight contest ever since he was given the Congress ticket for the first time in 1991.(HT Photo)
When the city goes to polls on May 19, it will be Bansal’s eighth straight contest ever since he was given the Congress ticket for the first time in 1991.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 02, 2019 10:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByVivek Gupta

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Congress reassesses candidates on 10 LS seats in Rajasthan

Congress’ move to reassess candidates on 10 Lok Sabha seats comes after 12 independent MLAs extended their support and six other leaders of different political parties joined it as associate members in the presence of AICC president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday.
The Rajasthan Congress office in Jaipur.(HT File Photo)
The Rajasthan Congress office in Jaipur.(HT File Photo)
Published on Mar 28, 2019 03:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent

Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP first list out, PM to contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah from Gandhinagar

The BJP’s first list of candidates comes after a series of meetings of the BJP’s central election committee over the last five days.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will contest from Varanasi, while BJP president(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will contest from Varanasi, while BJP president(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 24, 2020 10:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

BJP poll panel meets to finalise names for Lok Sabha polls, but stops short of releasing list

Another meeting of the BJP’s election committee has been called on March 22 to discuss the pending names from different states and make a formal announcement.
BJP poll panel meets to finalise names for Lok Sabha polls, but stops short of releasing list(ANI/Twitter)
BJP poll panel meets to finalise names for Lok Sabha polls, but stops short of releasing list(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Mar 21, 2019 12:34 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByKumar Uttam

PM Modi, Amit Shah at BJP meet to finalise candidates for Lok Sabha polls

On Tuesday evening, BJP held a seven-hour-long discussion to deliberate upon the names of party’s candidates in various states.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah arrive for the BJP Central Election Committee meeting at the party headquarters on March 20.(ANI Photo/Twitter)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah arrive for the BJP Central Election Committee meeting at the party headquarters on March 20.(ANI Photo/Twitter)
Updated on Mar 20, 2019 07:57 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Congress central panel may meet on March 22 to finalise Rajasthan candidates

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: The screening committee (of Rajasthan Congress) has submitted single names on 18 seats and on the rest seven seats, a panel of two names has been made with option of fielding MLAS, said senior congress leader, associated with candidate selection.
The CEC is likely to meet on March 22 to finalise the list of candidates for Rajasthan Lok Sabha constituencies.(HT Photo)
The CEC is likely to meet on March 22 to finalise the list of candidates for Rajasthan Lok Sabha constituencies.(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 19, 2019 01:26 PM IST
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Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Jharkhand BJP prepares list of nearly 40 probable candidates

Party’s state president and organization secretary to fly to Delhi Sunday with the list for final selection of candidates by central election committee.
Chief minister Raghubar Das and senior party leaders attends the BJP election committee meeting for the Lok Sabha election at state BJP head quarters in Ranchi(HT)
Chief minister Raghubar Das and senior party leaders attends the BJP election committee meeting for the Lok Sabha election at state BJP head quarters in Ranchi(HT)
Published on Mar 17, 2019 09:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | ByBedanti Saran

Narendra Modi, Amit Shah attend key meet as BJP deliberates on candidates for Lok Sabha elections 2019

The BJP on Saturday deliberated on finalising the names of candidates for Lok Sabha elections, particularly for constituencies where polling will be held in the first phase.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP National President Amit Shah during the BJP Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi, Saturday, March 16, 2019.(PTI file photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP National President Amit Shah during the BJP Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi, Saturday, March 16, 2019.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Mar 17, 2019 08:47 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

BJP likely to release first list of candidates for Lok Sabha polls today

A meeting of the central election committee of the BJP is scheduled for Saturday. The party is likely to release first list of Lok Sabha polls candidate after the meeting.
BJP president Amit Shah with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a party meeting in New Delhi. ( Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)(Sonu Mehta/HT file)
BJP president Amit Shah with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a party meeting in New Delhi. ( Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)(Sonu Mehta/HT file)
Updated on Apr 23, 2020 03:05 PM IST
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Former Union minister Agatha K Sangma to be NPP candidate for Tura Lok Sabha seat

The NPP also announced that Ferlene C A Sangma will be the party candidate for the byelection of Selsella Assembly seat in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district.
NPP national president and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma chaired the meeting of the central election committee of the party in Delhi which was attended by party leaders from various states in the NE region.(PTI)
NPP national president and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma chaired the meeting of the central election committee of the party in Delhi which was attended by party leaders from various states in the NE region.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 15, 2019 08:52 PM IST
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Shillong | ByPress Trust of India

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP trying to hide its failure, says Rajasthan Congress

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said democracy and the country is in danger and the BJP is trying to win elections by diverting from issues. Congress is asking them to come clean on issues such as farmers, inflation, jobs and Rafale.
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot hit out at the BJP and said the saffron party is trying to win Lok Sabha Elections by diverting attention from issues.(HT Photo)
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot hit out at the BJP and said the saffron party is trying to win Lok Sabha Elections by diverting attention from issues.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 14, 2019 02:27 PM IST
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Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent

JNUSU poll results likely today as counting resumes after 14-hour standoff

The Election Committee (EC) assigned the task of conducting polls said the counting resumed after the Grievance Redressal Committee appointed an observer -- who happens to be a JNU Professor -- to be present during the counting.
Jawaharlal Nehru University students wait to place their votes during the students' union polls, in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Jawaharlal Nehru University students wait to place their votes during the students' union polls, in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 16, 2018 08:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Faulty EVMs, ruckus delay counting in DUSU elections

The counting process, scheduled to begin at 8:30am, was delayed by more than one hour due some technical glitch in an EVM. The second hitch occurred around 11:20am, when the display of an EVM malfunctioned. The counting resumed after a gap of 50 minutes when a new display panel arrived.
Around 1pm, supporters of all political groups — Congress’ student wing NSUI, RSS-affiliated ABVP and the newly formed alliance of Left-backed AISA with Aam Aadmi Party’s youth wing CYSS — started raising slogans against the administration for allegedly ‘tampering’ with the EVMs.(Sushil Kumar/HT Photo)
Around 1pm, supporters of all political groups — Congress’ student wing NSUI, RSS-affiliated ABVP and the newly formed alliance of Left-backed AISA with Aam Aadmi Party’s youth wing CYSS — started raising slogans against the administration for allegedly ‘tampering’ with the EVMs.(Sushil Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 14, 2018 10:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFareeha Iftikhar

JNUSU election: Delhi high court rules in favour of NSUI presidential candidate

While hearing a petition filed by the Congress students’ wing NSUI, Justice Siddharth Mridul of Delhi high court said the JNU order was “unsustainable on innumerable grounds” as presidential candidate Vikas Yadav was not informed why his nomination was cancelled.
The Delhi high court also issued a notice to JNU, the Member Secretary of its Grievance Redressal Cell (GRC) and the varsity chief proctor, seeking their stand on the matter by September 27.(HT File Photo)
The Delhi high court also issued a notice to JNU, the Member Secretary of its Grievance Redressal Cell (GRC) and the varsity chief proctor, seeking their stand on the matter by September 27.(HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 11, 2018 03:48 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

DUSU elections: No caste-based vote appeals, police tell candidates

Ahead of the Delhi University students’ union elections, Delhi Police has issued an advisory stating that strict action will be taken against any caste-based vote appeal or any gesture that may hurt feelings of any community.
ABVP activists campaign ahead of Delhi University students’ union elections.(Amal KS /HT Photo)
ABVP activists campaign ahead of Delhi University students’ union elections.(Amal KS /HT Photo)
Published on Sep 11, 2018 03:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava

Bellary baron’s brother in BJP’s second list of candidates for Karnataka elections

G Somashekhara Reddy, the younger brother of mining baron G Janardhana Reddy, is among 82 candidates announced by the BJP for the Karnataka assembly elections to be held on May 12.
Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah with Karnataka party chief BS Yeddyurappa and party leader Jagadish Shettar during a road show in Hubli on Thursday.(PTI file photo)
Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah with Karnataka party chief BS Yeddyurappa and party leader Jagadish Shettar during a road show in Hubli on Thursday.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 10:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | ByVikram Gopal
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