Archive for July, 2009

Delhi Elections : Delhi High Court issued a notice to Ajay Maken

The Delhi High Court issued a notice to Ajay Maken and the returning officer of his Lok Sabha constituency asking for their response on a plea seeking to declare Maken’s election null and void for alleged violation of the model code of conduct. The court’s notice came on a petition, filed under the Representative of […]

Jagdish Tytler named in-charge of Congress in Bihar

Even before the courts have cleared former MP Jagdish Tytler of his involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh pogrom, Congress has reinstated him in the organisation by making him AICC in-charge of Bihar. The development comes barely three months after the party was forced to withdraw Mr Tytler’s candidature for Delhi’s North-East Lok Sabha constituency. The […]

Delhi Elections : Rajya Sabha byelections on August 10

The Election Commission has announced by-elections to fill up 13 vacancies in Rajya Sabha from 10 States due to resignation of members following their election to Lok Sabha or other reasons. The poll will be held on August 10 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and counting will be at 5 p.m. on the same […]