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Village representatives on Sunday held a panchayat at Dhana village to decide whether residents of Bas Kusla, Bas Haria, Dhana and Kasan should boycott the poll or start indefinite protest.(Handout)

Told to return compensation, 52 villages may boycott Haryana polls

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 02:00 PM IST
Earlier, around 1,400 acres of land from four villages in Manesar were acquired by the state government to set up IMT Manesar, an industrial township in 2002-03.

EC announces Maharashtra, Haryana poll dates highlights: By-elections in 64 constituencies on Oct 21, results on Oct 24

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 11:58 AM IST

Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra will be held on October 21 and the results will be declared on October 24, chief election commissioner Sunil Arora announced on Saturday. While the term of incumbent BJP government in Haryana ends on November 2, the BJP-Shiv Sena Maharashtra Legislative Assembly’s tenure concludes on November 9. In Maharashtra, the Congress and NCP have already figured a seat-sharing plan, the parties will fight about 123-125 seats each and leave 41 for smaller allies, said Congress’s Prithviraj Chavan. Depending on consensus between the parties, the seats may be swapped, the Congress leader added. In Haryana, the Manohar Lal Khattar’s government kicked off its poll campaign for the assembly elections on August 18. The Congress, the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) are the major opposition parties in the state.The EC will shortly announce poll dates for the two states. HIGHLIGHTS:

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News updates from Hindustan Times at this hour: EC to announce Haryana, Maharashtra elections dates today and all the latest news at this hour

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 09:01 AM IST
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Kumari Selja, a former union minister and a prominent Dalit face of the Congress, is the first woman president of the grand old party in male-dominated Haryana.(HT file photo)
Kumari Selja, a former union minister and a prominent Dalit face of the Congress, is the first woman president of the grand old party in male-dominated Haryana.(HT file photo)

Unite factions, fight polls: New Haryana Cong chief Selja has her plate full

HIndustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 09:50 AM IST
Kumari Selja takes over at a time when the Congress is at its lowest ebb in Haryana having lost all the ten seats in the recent Lok Sabha elections.
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