DMK South India

Amidst 2nd day election campaign Udhayanidhi arrested again at Nagapattinam

DMK youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin was arrested here on the second day of his party’s 75-day campaign ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly elections due early next year.   He was arrested at Akkaraipettai, a fishing hamlet in Nagapattinam,police said.   Meanwhile, Udhayanidhi’s arrest sparked road blockades by DMK cadre at various places in Read More…

BJP SP Supreme Court

CJI says PMO is an “unique office and reserved verdict in BSF constable Case

Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Wednesday said the Prime Minister’s Office is an “unique office”, as thereafter it  denied adjournment during the hearing on sacked BSF constable Tej Bahadur’s plea against the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi constituency in Uttar Pradesh.   A bench headed by the Chief Justice said: Read More…

BJP Communists Congress East India Protest RJD Voice Votes & Polls

CPI allege alliance of Election Commission with BJP , JDU demands recounting

As per ECI data, a narrow margin helped the National Democratic Alliance the JD(U), the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Vikassheel Insaan Party and the Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) win 21 seats.   For instance, in Hilsa, the Rashtriya Janata Dal candidate lost to the Janata Dal (United) candidate by just 12 votes.   Similarly, in Read More…

BJP Congress Protest RJD Votes & Polls

Foul play by EC in declaring 12 votes margin Hilsa MLA seat says RJD

The JD(U) has won the Hilsa assembly seat in Bihar just by 12 votes, according to the Election Commission website, but this result contested by the RJD.   According to the results updated on the Election Commission website late Tuesday night, JD(U)’s Krishnamurari Sharan alias Prem Mukhiya has polled 61,848 votes   While his nearest Read More…

Supreme Court Votes & Polls

Election Commission not have the power Under Sec 77 rules Supreme Court

In a setback to BJP ruling benches Supreme Court has put a stay on the Election Commission order removing Congress leader Kamal Nath from the list of star campaigners.   The Election Commission lawyer said since the election is tomorrow, the plea is infructuous.   While hearing the matter on Monday, Supreme Court said prima Read More…

Indian Subcontinent Opinion Supreme Court

Two years of snooze over Electoral bond by Supreme Court and its ramifications

Does the  Supreme Court of India has itself to blame for the erosion in its credibility and public confidence in its integrity the question pops up amidst legal circles..  The point of content is one abiding concern is the court’s reluctance to hear the petition against the Electoral Bonds.  This is due to the fact Read More…

East India Jobs Opinion Votes & Polls

As CM my First Signature is creation of jobs for Bihar People : Tejashwi

Tejashwi Yadav, the Chief Ministerial face of the Mahagathbandan in Bihar, has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for selectively pointing out the issues of Bihar.   Modi did rallies in Bihar on Friday in which he called the Rashtriya Janata Dal’s erstwhile 15-year rule as lawless.   Reacting to Modi’s criticism, Tejashwi Yadav said, “The Read More…

Indian Subcontinent Votes & Polls

Retired 1984 batch Bihar cadre IAS officer of Rajiv Kumar appointed as New EC

Rajiv Kumar, who retired as Union Finance Secretary in February last after 36 years in the IAS, had been appointed the chairman of the Public Enterprises Selection Board from April 2020 till demitting office on Monday, according to an Election Commission of India (ECI) statement.   Retired 1984 batch IAS officer of Bihar/Jharkhand cadre Rajiv Read More…

Asia Indian Subcontinent Votes & Polls

PM Modi govt successfully made the lone dissent voice in EC resign

Ashok Lavasa is a retired 1980 batch IAS officer of the Haryana cadre. He was appointed as Election Commissioner in January, 2018.   Previously, he held the portfolio of India’s Finance Secretary from June 2016 till October 2017.   Besides this, he was also India’s environment secretary and the civil aviation secretary.   As an Read More…

Asia China Indian Subcontinent Nepal Pakistan SAARC Srilanka Votes & Polls

Landslide Victory for Rajapaksa family in Srilanka 2020 is an advantage China factor ?!

A total of 196 seats in the 225-member house were decided on district proportional representation while the remaining 29 were decided on the basis of votes polled nationwide.   Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Sri Lanka Podujana Party (SLPP) won 145 seats and can also count on the support of at least five allies in the Read More…