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BJP has 37% criminal MLAs in UP Assembly

Lucknow: With the Supreme Court asking political parties to publish the criminal history of their candidates in Assembly and Lok Sabha elections, the focus has again turned on criminalisation of politics. According to the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), the BJP tops the list with 37 per cent legislators with criminal history. In the 17th […]

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Chandrani Murmu from Odisha set to be youngest Lok Sabha member ever

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha sending 33 per cent women MPs to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament will also have a woman MP from the state as its youngest-ever member. Chandrani Murmu, a 25-year-old engineering graduate, has been elected on a Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ticket from Keonjhar Lok Sabha seat, reserved for scheduled […]

New Delhi: Leaders of opposition parties Ghulam Nabi Azad (Congress), N. Chandrababu Naidu, Ram Gopal Yadav (Samajwadi Party) Sitaram Yechury (CPI-M). Arvind Kejriwal (AAP), Derek O'Brien (Trinamool Congress), Ashok Gehlot (Congress) and D Raja (CPI) during a meeting in New Delhi on May 21, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

EC meeting Wednesday on opposition’s concern on EVMs: Congress

New Delhi:  The Election Commission will meet on Wednesday to address the concerns raised by leaders of 20 opposition parties, who met the poll panel on Tuesday to voice their concerns over Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and use of VVPATs, the Congress said. “We have raised these same issues in last one and half months. […]