Congress leaders

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Congress Releases List Of 124 Candidates For Karnataka Polls

The Indian National Congress is gearing up for the 2023 Karnataka Assembly elections. On March 25, the party released its candidates list and named 124 members, who will contest on the Congress ticket. As per sources, some of the major names in the list are; DK Shivakumar, Satish Jarkiholi,  Lakshmi Hebbalkar, Priyank Kharge, Rizwan Arshad, Dinesh Gundu Rao,Tanveer Sait, BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan and others, for the upcoming polls.

Sat, 25 Mar 2023 - 03:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Elections, ECI, candidates list, Congress, Karnataka Polls, 2023 elections

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Xi Jinping

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Xi Jinping Elected As President Of People's Republic Of China

In a major development, Xi Jinping has been elected as the President of People's Republic of China unanimously on March 10. This will be Jinping's third term as the President and is widely expected to continue in power for life.Jinping, 69, was re-elected by the once-in-a-five-year Congress of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC.) The elections were conducted unanimously.

Fri, 10 Mar 2023 - 09:26 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Xi Jinping, China President, Republic, World Politics, Elections

BCCI Sourav Ganguly

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BCCI Elections Scheduled On October 18, Confirms Official

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) elections and Annual General Meeting are reported to be held on October 18.  A BCCI official, who wished to by anonymous said, “There is no intimation as yet, but the top bosses have informed the state associations about the elections in Mumbai on October 18.” Furthermore, after the Supreme Court approval, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly will continue for another term.

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 08:37 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: BCCI, Sourav Ganguly, Elections, sports, Cricket

EVKS Elangovan

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Congress Leader EVKS Elangovan Will Not Contest Any Elections: Tamil Nadu

Indian National Congress leader from Tamil Nadu EVKS Elangovan announced not to contest any elections in future. On September 3, Elangovan addressed the media and said, " Hereafter, I could not ask for a seat and contest any election." Furthermore, the Tamil Nadu Congress leader urged volunteers to actively participate in 'Bharat Jodo Yatra', which is set to begin from Kanyakumari on September 7.

Sun, 04 Sep 2022 - 11:50 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Tamil Nadu Congress, Bharat Jodo Yatra, EVKS Elangovan, Elections, Indian Politics

Congress Flag

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Congress Presidential Election Results To Be Announced On October 19

The election for Congress president is scheduled for October 17. The count will take place on October 19. The Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party's top decision-making body, met on August 28 to set the calendar for the election of the next AICC president. Nominations will be accepted from September 24 through September 30, with the deadline for withdrawal on October 8.

Sun, 28 Aug 2022 - 05:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Congress, congress president, Elections, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi

Courtesy: India Today


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AIFF Announces Football Body Elections Date, Nominations Begin From Aug 25

After the Supreme Court announced All India Football Federation (AIFF) to continue with the daily management and permitted elections, the association announced dates. As per sources, AIFF football; body elections are scheduled on September 2, whereas the nominations will begin from August 25. Furthermore, the scrutiny of the nominations will be done on August 28. The final list of nominations will be put on August 30.

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 03:43 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: AIFF, Supreme Court, Football, Elections

Courtesy: Zee News India


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Process Of Electing New Congress President Commences, With Results Expected By September 20

The process of electing the president of Congress began on August 21. Madhusudan Mistry, Chairman of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), stated that the final date for the election of the Congress head might be any day between August 21 and September 20. There is no word on whether Rahul Gandhi would agree to run for Congress president, with many in the party saying he appears "disinterested."

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 04:25 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Congress, Elections, congress president, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

Mehbooba Mufti

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Mehbooba Mufti Criticises ECI's Decision Of Allowing Outsiders As Voters In J&K

In Jammu & Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti expressed displeasure over the Election Commission Of India's decision to add 25 lakh voters, including that outside of union territory. On August 18, Mufti said, the decision is the "last nail on the coffin of democracy". Notably, after the abrogation of Article 370, this is the first election being held in Jammu and Kashmir.

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, PDP, Elections, Article 370

Courtesy: India TV News

Supreme Court

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SC Says Freebies & Welfare Schemes Are Different, Rules Out De-Recognizing Political Parties

Supreme Court bench led by CJI NV Ramana review a plea against freebies for people, during elections. Observing that freebies and social welfare schemes are two different things, the bench considered a balance needed to strike between the economy losing money and welfare measures. The court also ruled out the possibility of considering a plea for de-recognising parties making freebies promises, and directed stakeholders to give suggestions … read-more

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 - 04:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, Freebies Issue, Political Parties, judgement, Elections

Jagdeep Dhankhar

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Jagdeep Dhankhar Elected As 14th Vice-President of India

Jagdeep Dhankhar, the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) nominee and former West Bengal governor, defeated joint Opposition candidate Margaret Alva in the 16th election and became India's 14th Vice-President on August 6. The counting of votes for the vice-presidential election began at 6 p.m. Utpal K Singh, general secretary of the Lok Sabha, stated that… read-more

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 08:19 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Vice President, India, Elections, Margaret Alva, jagdeep dhankhar

Courtesy: Hindustan Times