The big One Nation, One Election move has disturbed the political dimension in India. If implemented, the Central Government's move of uniting India with single election will have a huge favour on the Election Commission of India, as there would be elections across the India, Assembly and Lok Sabha together. However, the opposition is raising questions and is against the implementation, calling it unconstitutional.
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Harinarayan Gupta, a Congress politician running for municipal council in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa, perished on July 17 after learning of his election defeat. However, Akhilesh Gupta, an independent candidate, beat him by 14 votes. Harinarayan Gupta was also the panchayat president of the Hanumana Congress unit. According to the results, the BJP won in Burhanpur, Satna, Khandwa, and Sagar, while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won in Singrauli.
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Voting has begun for the 25-member Mara Autonomous District Council in Mizoram's Siaha, on May 5. Security has been tightened in the area and strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols are being ensured, said an official. Reportedly, the voting began at 7 am and will go on till 5 pm. Furthermore, 42,342 voters are expected to turn up and decide the fate of 85 candidates.
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The counting of the votes for the Guwahati Municipal Corporation Election has begun, on April 24. The election which witnessed a 52.80% voter turnout, took place on April 22. Reportedly, 57 out of 60 wards are being contested in. Congress party contested in 54 wards, BJP in 50 wards, AAP in 39 wards, Assam Jatiya Parishad in 25 wards and Ason Gana Parishad in seven wards.
Counting for the by-election to the Bochahan Assembly seat in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, is underway, on April 16. Reportedly, out of 13 candidates contesting in the election, three are women. Around 2.90 lakh voters turned up, reported PTI. Following the death of MLA Musafir Paswan, the by-election to the seat became necessary. The counting reportedly began at 8 am, and the security in the area has been tightened.
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In the upcoming Lok Sabha by-election, Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha, and Singer Babul Supriyo will be contesting on the Trinamool Congress ticket from the Asansol and Ballygunge constituencies in West Bengal. Notably, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee took to Twitter on March 12 and announced the same. Earlier, on March 11the Election Commission announced by-polls in Ballygunge Assembly and Asansol Lok Sabha constituencies to be held on… read-more
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Samajwadi Party (SP) Chief Akhilesh Yadav told that SP will not take any more BJP MLAs and ministers. The announcement came after many BJP leaders joined the party. BJP MLAs Bhagwati Sagar, Vinay Shakya, Roshan Lal Verma, Mukesh Verma and Brajesh Kumar Prajapati have already joined SP ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. The elections will start from February 10 and go on till March 7.
Actor Sonu Sood's sister Malvika Sood on January 10, joined the Congress party, with Navjot Singh Sidhu. Calling the development as "game-changer" ahead of polls, she joined the party in presence of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Navjot Sidhu, at the Sood residence in Moga Punjab. Malvika said that she has taken the political plunge to dedicate herself to serve the people of Punjab
In Punjab, ahead of the upcoming assembly election, a new political party namely ''Krantikari Mazdoor Kisan Party'' has been launched on November 20. ''The party will fight for the issues faced by workers, peasants, farmers, and people of Punjab,'' said Lashkar Singh, Chairman of the party. However, the party is yet to be registered with the Election Commission of India. We'll fight the full-fledged Punjab election, added Singh.
Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan emerged as the winner in the general election in the county, said media reports on November 1. The party secured over 233 seats in the lower house called the House of Representatives. The win is said to give a boost to PM Fumio Kishida (64) who recently take the place of his predecessor Yoshihide Suga. He's also the current president of the LDP.
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