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India Votes Against Russia In UNSC For 1st Time At Procedural Vote On Ukraine

India voted against Russia in a "procedural vote" on Ukraine at the United Nations Security Council on August 24, when the 15-member strong UN body invited Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to address a meeting via video teleconference. This was India's first vote against Russia on the topic of Ukraine. Zelensky requested that the Russian Federation be held responsible for its activities against Ukraine.

Fri, 26 Aug 2022 - 10:53 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: India, Votes, Russia, UNSC, Ukraine

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Anil Deshmukh and Nawab Malik

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Nawab Malik & Anil Deshmukh Petition SC For Permission To Vote In MLC Elections

Nawab Malik and Anil Deshmukh have appealed to Supreme Court to be allowed to vote in Maharashtra Legislative Council elections. Both politicians are presently detained and have filed an appeal against the Bombay HC's June 17 decision. "It is not inclined to accede to the broad proposition that permitting the persons (who are otherwise not qualified to vote in the election) to vote strengthens the democracy," Bombay HC ruled.  

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 04:56 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Nawab Malik, Supreme Court, Anil Deshmukh, Elections, Votes

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Bharatiya Janata Party Flag

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BJP Plans To Hold 10 Meetings In Over 10,000 Booths: Uttarakhand Polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party has planned to hold 10 meetings at more than 10,000 booths for the upcoming Uttarakhand elections. These meetings will focus on the party's preparation, progress, and coordination. BJP candidates have to work in close coordination with each booth president and 'panna pramukh'. The party has announced 59 candidates' names and 11 names are still left. Meanwhile, the party has done all the preparations for… read-more

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 - 02:26 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: BJP, Uttarakhand, Assembly Elections, Booths, Votes

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Gujarat Gram Panchayat Elections

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Gujarat Panchayat Polls Comeplted; 60% Average Voter Turn Out Recorded

Gujarat State Election Commission on December 19 said that the polling in 8,684-Gram Panchayats has been completed with an average voter turn out of 60% till 6 PM. Reportedly, overall voting remained peacefully, barring a few ''minor controversies and clashes in the polls''. On December 21, the counting of votes will be started. Notably, the Gujarat Assembly elections are scheduled for the next year. 

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 - 10:46 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Gujarat, gram panchayat, Votes, Elections, State Election Commission

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Referendum To Decide Future Of Same Sex Marriages In Switzerland

Among the few Western-European-nations that still prohibit gay marriage, Switzerland will hold a vote to decide the legal status of same-sex marriage and foster children on September 26. Swiss Parliament and the federal government have accepted the law but the opposition has demanded a referendum on the subject. Married lesbian couples can have children through artificial insemination, which is currently permitted only for married… read-more

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 - 02:28 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Switzerland, Same Sex Marriage, Referendum, Votes, Homosexual, Artificial Insemination

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TN: Erode District Authorities To Give 19 Lakh Free Gloves For Voters

Tamil Nadu’s Erode district administration is planning to provide free gloves to the voters in the upcoming Assembly elections. Notably, the administration has ordered 19 lakh gloves for the same. Moreover, due to the current ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the administration will use thermal scanners and sanitisers to conduct polling safely. Ensuring the safe disposal of the used gloves, District Collector C Kathiravan said boxes would be kept… read-more

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 07:09 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Elections, Votes, Tamil Nadu, Voters, Gloves, Coronavirus, Free Gloves

Courtesy: NDTV