Final list of 19 candidates for Maharashtra assembly polls sent to Sonia Gandhi for approval
Thursday, September 12, 2019, 8:01 AM
The final list of 19 candidates for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections has been sent to Congress president Sonia Gandhi for approval, sources said on Wednesday. Claiming that Congress' poll pact with the NCP is confirmed, senior party leader Kharge said: "The name of candidates will be finalised in the meeting of the Screening Committee, which is slated to be held on September 14."
Candidates will have to advertise criminal records: EC
Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5:24 PM
The Election Commission has made it clear that candidates will have to bear the cost of advertising their criminal antecedents in TV and newspapers as it comes in the category of 'poll expenses', a senior functionary said Thursday. The poll panel has made it compulsory for candidates contesting elections to advertise their criminal antecedents in TV and newspapers at least thrice during electioneering.
BSP names 11 more Lok Sabha candidates
Friday, March 22, 2019, 4:43 PM
With less than a month to go for the Lok Sabha elections, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Friday announced its candidates for 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh. The BSP, which is contesting the elections in alliance with the Samajwadi Party and the Rashtriya Lok Dal, has fielded Haji Fajalurahman from Saharanpur, Malook Nagar from Bijnor and Girish Chandra from Na