Ahead of the Congress Presidential elections, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot confirmed to contest and said, this time no Gandhi will be the chief of the INC. "He (Rahul Gandhi) made it clear that no one from the Gandhi family should become the next chief," said Gehlot, who will be contesting against Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor. Gehlot also said, he will fix the nomination filing date for October 17 election, soon.
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Former India captain and Olympian Dilip Tirkey filed his nomination for the post of Hockey India (HI) president, on September 18. After submitting his nomination papers, Tirkey said that his intention is to take the sport to greater heights. "Submitted my nomination for the post of President, Hockey India with the blessings of all. I am committed to taking Indian Hockey to new heights," tweeted Tirkey.
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Zendaya has been nominated for her second Emmy for her performance in HBO's teen drama "Euphoria." The 25-year-old is now the youngest acting nominee to receive two nominations, with this particular nomination. She also became the youngest woman ever nominated for producing at the Emmys. On September 12, NBC will live-stream the Emmy Awards, which will be aired live for the first time on Peacock.
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"Squid Game" was nominated for 14 Emmys, including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. The South Korean drama is the first non-English series to receive several Emmy nominations. Lee Jung-jae (Gi-hun), Park Hae-soo (Sang-woo), and Jung Ho-yeon appeared in the first season (Sae-byeok). The Emmys will be broadcasted on NBC on September 12. Meanwhile, the creators of "Squid Game" are working on the second… read-more
Haryana is all set to conduct municipal elections for 46 civic bodies on June 19. The Haryana State Election Commissioner Dhanpat Singh announced the schedule on May 23, and said, the counting of votes for municipal elections will be on June 22. Furthermore, the nomination process will begin on May 30 and end on June 4, scrutiny and withdrawal will be on June 6 and 7, respectively.
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The Ministry of Home Affairs announced that Aadhaar Card is not compulsory for online nominations through the National Awards Portal. "Online Nominations for various awards of different Ministries/ Departments. And Online Nomination from individual or organizations or Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in various fields/ activities," read the circular. Notably, the MHA should follow the guidelines with respect to the use of Aadhaar… read-more
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Ahead of the Punjab elections, Punjab's BJP president Ashwani Kumar filed nominations from Pathankot on January 31 and said Punjab wants a stable government. "BJP is going to form government in Punjab," Kumar said. He further said the current government failed to fulfill the promises. BJP, Captain Amarinder Singh's Punjab Lok Congress, and Shiromani Akali Dal are contesting elections in the alliance. Notably, Punjab elections are scheduled… read-more
Following the prolonged delays due to COVID-19, Bihar's State Election Commission has begun the nomination process for the panchayat elections on August 25, ending on August 31. The elections will be held in 11 phases in every district except those affected due to floods. The phases will kick off from September 24 and will conclude on December 12. The commission will start the counting after two days of voting.
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Lijo Jose Pellissery's Malayalam movie Jallikattu has been picked as India's official nominee for the 93rd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category. The Jury Board's chairman Rahul Rawail opined that the film was selected for portraying the "raw side of humans". Shakuntala Devi, Bhonsle, Bittersweet, and Serious Men were among the several movies contested for the nomination. The Oscars will take place on April… read-more
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The Recording Academy has decided to go digital to announce the nominations for the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. Reportedly, the nominations will be declared on November 24 through a live-stream which will be available on grammy.com at 9 am Pacific Time. The nominees for the 84 different categories will be presented by Interim Recording Academy President/CEO Harvey Mason junior. The award ceremony is… read-more
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