Archive for March, 2008

Lok Sabha elections could be held in January or February : Advani

There is a possibility that Lok Sabha elections could be held in January or February next year after the results of assembly polls in the BJP-ruled states Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh are out, senior BJP leader L K Advani said on Monday. “The Lok Sabha elections could be held in January or February next […]

Delhi Elections : Who will be the next Prime Minister?

NCP mooted the idea of making Mr Manmohan Singh UPA’s prime ministerial candidate for the next general elections, the Congress characteristically shied away from backing the suggestion. The party evaded a direct answer to whether it backed the NCP proposal, instead claiming that it was Congress tradition to name the prime ministerial candidate only after […]

Delhi Elections : BJP has more to lose than gain

That may or may not be true in the rest of the country, but in Delhi, the party has more to lose than gain. The Assembly elections in December will see an altered political map that the BJP fears may not favour the party. “The delimitation in Delhi has taken place in such a way […]

Delhi Elections : EC disappointed with Chief Secretary NCT of Delhi

The Election Commission had a meeting with the Chief Secretary, Govt. of N.C.T. of Delhi in connection with the administrative and infrastructure arrangements required to be ensured by the Chief Secretary, Govt. of N.C.T. of Delhi for conducting the General Elections to the Legislative Assembly of N.C.T. of Delhi due before 17th December, 2008. The […]

BSP announced 38 candidates for Delhi Assembly Elections

The BSP announced 38 candidates who will contest from the 70 Assembly seats. In an unprecedented move, the BSP will be contesting all 70 seats, including those in areas where they have not traditionally had a strong vote base. Delhi Pradesh BSP president Jageram Bhati said the party was no longer looking at coalitions. “We […]

Ms Sonia Gandhi complete 10 years as president of the Congress

Ms Sonia Gandhi complete 10 years as president of the Congress. When Ms Gandhi entered the political scene in 1998, elbowing out Mr Sitaram Kesri from post of the Congress president, the Congress had been out of power for a few years. However, under her leadership, the Nehru-Gandhi name once again worked to keep the […]