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Ex-Lebanese PM calls to boycott parliamentary polls

Beirut |Tuesday, 2022 7:15:09 PM IST

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri called on members of his Future Movement party to boycott the upcoming parliamentary elections.

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SC seeks Centre, EC response on plea against freebies by political parties before polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 5:45:09 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to Centre and the Election Commission on a PIL against the promise or distribution of irrational freebies from public funds before polls, as it shakes the ro

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BJP ally NPP announces 1st list of 20 candidates for Manipur polls

Imphal |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST

Ruling BJPs ally in Manipur, the National People's Party (NPP), on Monday announced the first list of 20 candidates for the Assembly elections to be held in two phases on February 27 and March 3.

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'Serious issue': SC seeks Centre, EC response on PIL against freebies before polls (Ld)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 7:45:09 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to Centre and the Election Commission (EC) on a PIL against the promise or distribution of irrational freebies from public funds before polls as it shakes th

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From Sidhu's turf to Patiala's 'royal' bastion to Mann's challenge, all in Punjab polls

Chandigarh |Monday, 2022 9:45:09 PM IST

Unlike the 2017 Assembly polls, the father-son duo of the prominent regional party Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), elderly Parkash Singh Badal and Sukhbir Badal, were facing tough battle in their respectiv

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Internal rift within JD-U widens in run-up to UP polls

Patna |Monday, 2022 5:45:08 PM IST

After failing to stitch an alliance with BJP in Uttar Pradesh, the top leadership of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has started targeting Union Minister R.C.P. Singh.

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Libyan Parliament urged to set 'new path' for polls

Tripoli |Monday, 2022 5:45:08 PM IST

A senior UN official has called on the members of Libyan House of Representatives, or Parliament, to set a "new path" for the general elections in the country.

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Battle for UP: SP seeks ban on opinion polls

Lucknow |Sunday, 2022 9:15:08 PM IST

The Samajwadi Party has written to the Election Commission, seeking a ban on opinion polls.

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TN's smaller parties hope to make it big in state urban local body polls

Chennai |Sunday, 2022 3:45:08 PM IST

The urban local body polls scheduled to be held in February 2022 after a gap of six years are an opportune time for the fringe political parties of Tamil Nadu to prove their mettle and acceptability a

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Punjab polls: Congress yet to reach a consensus on two-dozen seats

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 6:45:07 AM IST

Due to the differences between Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, the party is yet to arrive on a consensus on two-dozen seats in the poll-bound

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Cong releases 1st list of 40 candidates for Manipur polls

Imphal |Sunday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST

Former Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and 11 sitting MLAs are among the 40 candidates announced by the opposition Congress on Saturday for the Manipur assembly elections, scheduled to be held in two

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EC allows militants under ceasefire agreement to cast votes in Manipur polls

Imphal |Sunday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST

The Election Commission has allowed the cadres of the pro-talks militant outfits of Manipur, who are currently residing at various designated camps, to cast their votes using postal ballots in the two

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