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<strong>Voting</strong> underway in Punjab by-polls

Voting underway in Punjab by-polls

13 Feb 2016

Chandigarh: Voting for the Khadoor Sahib assembly seat by-election started this morning amidst boycott of the election by Congress and AAP, making it a one-sided contest for the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal.

Punjab bypolls,   AAP,   Congress,   SAD,   voting in Punjab,   Khadoor Sahib assembly,   Akali Dal candidate,   Ravinder Singh Brahmpura,   latest states news,  
Sex determination test be made <strong>compulsory</strong> to track mothers, suggests Maneka Gandhi

Sex determination test be made compulsory to track mothers, suggests Maneka Gandhi

02 Feb 2016

Jaipur: The Union minister Maneka Gandhi suggested that sex determination test should be made compulsory to track women pregnant with a girl child as a measure to check female foeticide.

Sex determination test,   Maneka Gandhi,   Female foeticide,   female Child development,   India,   NDA government,   Child Sex Ratio,   All India Regional Editors Conference,   Latest nation news,  
HC stays <strong>compulsory</strong> <strong>voting</strong> rule in Gujarat civic polls

HC stays compulsory voting rule in Gujarat civic polls

21 Aug 2015

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today stayed the implementation of a law that makes voting compulsory in the civic body elections in the state. The 'right to vote' itself provides right to refrain from voting and it cannot be turned into 'duty of voting', the High Court said while acting on a petition challenging the Gujarat Local Authorities (Amendment) Act 2009, which makes voting mandatory in local body polls in the state.

HC,  Gujarat Civic Polls,   Civic Polls,   Gujarat High Court,   Latest States News ,  
IMF implements quota reforms; India gets more <strong>voting</strong> rights

IMF implements quota reforms; India gets more voting rights

29 Jan 2016

Washington: Marking a 'historic' change at IMF, India, China and other emerging economies will now have more voting rights at the multilateral funding agency with the implementation of long pending quota reforms.

IMF,   IMF reforms,   IMF quota reforms,   India voting rights in IMF,   International Monetary Fund,   Latest World News,  
Donald Trump gains lead in early <strong>voting</strong> States of Iowa, South Carolina

Donald Trump gains lead in early voting States of Iowa, South Carolina

29 Jan 2016

Washington: Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump yesterday gained substantial lead in early voting States of  Iowa and South Carolina, while his Democratic counterpart Hillary Clinton has a narrow lead over her nearest rival Bernie Sanders, latest opinion polls show.

Donald Trump,   US Presidential poll,   Trump leads in US poll,   Trump in Iowa,   Latest World News,  
IRCTC makes it <strong>compulsory</strong> to wait 35 seconds before booking ticket online

IRCTC makes it compulsory to wait 35 seconds before booking ticket online

20 Jan 2016

New Delhi: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has taken a slew of measures including a 35 seconds compulsory wait to book tickets online through its website to facilitate hassle-free booking by genuine ticket seekers.

IRCTC 35 seconds wait,   35 seconds mandatory wait on IRCTC,   IRCTC,   online booking measures by IRCTC,   Latest India News,  
<strong>Voting</strong> under way in Taiwan's Presidential election

Voting under way in Taiwan's Presidential election

16 Jan 2016

Taipei: Polls opened in Taiwan today with the island expected to elect its first female President in a historic vote likely to end eight years of closer China ties.

Taiwan polls,   Voting in Taiwan,   Elections in Taiwan,   Latest World News,  
JD(U) condemns Gujarat govt's move to make <strong>voting</strong> <strong>compulsory</strong>

JD(U) condemns Gujarat govt's move to make voting compulsory

13 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Strongly condemning the Gujarat government's move to make voting compulsory, Janata Dal (United) termed it as "undemocratic and infringement" in the liberty of the citizen.

JD(U),   Gujarat government,   make voting compulsory,   voting,   polling,   elections,  
<strong>Voting</strong> underway for second phase of Himachal panchayat polls

Voting underway for second phase of Himachal panchayat polls

01 Jan 2016

Shimla: Voting began today for the second phase of Himachal Pradesh panchayat elections amid tight security. The polling, which began at 7 am, is being held for the election of Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRIs), representatives of 732 panchayats, said State Election Commissioner T.G. Negi here.

Voting,   Himachal Pradesh,   panchayat polls,   panchayat polls in Himachal,   latest states news,  
70.62 percent <strong>voting</strong> recorded in 52 urban local body polls in Himachal Pradesh

70.62 percent voting recorded in 52 urban local body polls in Himachal Pradesh

11 Jan 2016

Shimla: Polling for election to the 52 urban local bodies in Himachal Pradesh ended peacefully yesterday, with 70.62 percent electorate exercising their franchise. Shah Talai in Bilaspur district recorded the highest polling percentage at 87.67 percent while Chopal in Shimla district registered the lowest 50.4 percent voting.

Himachal Pradesh,   Voting in Himachal Pradesh,   urban local body polls,   latest states news,  

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