Delhi goes to polls today

Delhi goes to polls todayThe stage is set for the Delhi Assembly Elections to be held on Saturday.

The polls would be held in an unprecedented blanket of security in the 69 constituencies of Delhi.

A total of 863 candidates are in the fray for 69 seats of the 70-member Assembly.

Polling for Rajendra Nagar seat, where BJP candidate Puran Chand Yogi allegedly committed suicide during campaigning, will take place on 13th December.

Over 1.07 crore voters, including 4.28 lakh youths will cast their votes for Delhi election.

EC issues notice to Jaitely

BJP leader Arun JaitleyThe Election Commission of India issued notice to senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley for violating the model code of conduct.

It was alleged that Jaitely used his official pad bearing the national emblem to appeal to people to vote for a BJP candidate fighting elections from Delhi.

The Commission has called for an explanation and asked action should not be taken against him.

Jaitley was issued the notice under section 123(3) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 that does not allow the use of the national emblem, national flag or religious symbols in electioneering.

BJP MLA's murder blot on MP polling day

BJP MLA's murder blot on MP polling dayBJP candidate from Prithvipur assembly segment Of Madhya Pradesh and two-term MLA, Sunil Naik was shot dead allegedly by the brother of Congress candidate contesting from the same constituency.

Naik was shot in the neck by Congress MLA Brijendra Singh Rathore's brother Yashpal Singh Rathore in the Naya Khera area of the constituency.

863 Candidates for Delhi polls

863 Candidates for Delhi pollsA total of 863 candidates are in fray for Delhi polls, which will be held for 69 seats of the 70-member Assembly.

Polling to the Rajinder Nagar seat has been postponed to 13th December following the death of BJP candidate and sitting legislator Puran Chand Yogi.

The campaigning for the polls ended on Thursday. Delhi is witnessing a keenly fought electoral tussle between Congress and BJP where Mayawati-led BSP is likely to play a spoilsport.

BJP has projected senior party leader Bijoy Malhotra as its Chief Ministerial candidate.

250 companies of police for MP election

250 companies of police for MP electionMore than 250 comp

Re-polling in 16 Chhattisgarh booths today

Re-polling in 16 Chhattisgarh booths todayRe-polling in 16 booths across five districts in Chhattisgarh will be held on today.

The districts are Sarguja, Jashpur, Korba, Raipur and Rajnandgaon.

Some of these booths had recorded more polling than the number of listed voters, while balloting could not take place at the others due to different reasons, officials in the State Election Office said.