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Why NOTA will matter a great deal for Ahmed Patel

Apex court refuses Cong plea and allows use of no-vote option for 3 Guj RS seats

published on : 4th August 2017

Former Nagaland CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu wins by-election

During the election held on July 29, Liezietsu bagged 8038, Yhome garnered 4568 while 72 went to NOTA.

published on : 3rd August 2017

Rajya Sabha polls to be held with NOTA; SC rejects Gujarat Congress' plea

SC, however, agreed to examine constitutional validity of the notification to give an option of NOTA in elections.

published on : 3rd August 2017

EC says it issued directions for provision of NOTA in Rajya Sabha polls in 2014

On Tuesday, the Congress had approached the EC against the use of NOTA option in the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections.

published on : 2nd August 2017

BJP, Congress oppose NOTA in Rajya Sabha election

While Congress is claiming that NOTA would be exploited by the BJP, the saffron outfit appears to have opposed it on the ground that there is no Constitutional provision.  

published on : 2nd August 2017

SC to hear tomorrow Guj Cong' plea against NOTA in RS polls

A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra agreed to hear the plea after senior advocate Kapil Sibal mentioned the matter before it and sought an urgent hearing.

published on : 2nd August 2017

Congress wants NOTA in Rajya Sabha polls scrapped, approaches Election Commission

Earlier in the day, Congress leaders claimed that the NOTA was allowed in the upcoming RS polls after issuance of notification.

published on : 1st August 2017

Ahmed Patel questions allowing NOTA post notification of Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel today questioned the Election Commission's decision to introduce NOTA after the notification of the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections.

published on : 1st August 2017

In a first, NOTA to be available for Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections

Rajya Sabha elections do not take place by secret ballot as the voter has to show the marked ballot to the party's polling agent before putting it in the ballot box.

published on : 1st August 2017

Opposition protests NOTA option for Rajya Sabha elections

Angry members of the Congress and other opposition parties forced adjournments of the proceedings as they questioned the NOTA provision for these elections.

published on : 1st August 2017

Will support Ahmed Patel in Rajya Sabha poll if Gehlot withdraws comments: Shankarsinh Vaghela

Notably, at least eight to 11 Congress MLAs, considered to be close to Vaghela, had cross-voted in the July 17 presidential poll in favour of NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind.

published on : 27th July 2017

GST set to transform face of Indian logistics industry

The unified tax regime is anticipated to bring bureaucratic headaches for the logistics industry, notably from the e-way bill system, and the inevitable removal of godowns.

published on : 30th June 2017

France President Macron invites US President Trump to national day parade

Macron, who has made clear his differences with Trump notably on climate change, invited Trump and his wife Melania to attend the July 14 parade.

published on : 27th June 2017

Greece takes home foreclosures online to avoid protests

In recent months, notaries have played a cat-and-mouse game with anti-eviction activists, who arrive in force to prevent property auctions from taking place.

published on : 25th June 2017

Acronym WTF makes World Taekwondo Federation rebrand itself

The World Taekwondo Federation has changed its name to World Taekwondo after becoming uncomfortable with the "negative connotations" of its acronym, WTF.

published on : 24th June 2017
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