Archive for March, 2012

MCD election: RLD started its polls campaign from Okhla

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) has begin its polls campaign from Okhla. A meeting was held in Zakir Nagar (ward number 205) at Rashid Malik’s  office, the RLD candidate. Party’s Delhi president K Mann and other officer bearers were also present on the spot. More than half an hour meeting attracted some two hundred people from […]

MCD Elections: Who will ride the bicycle in Delhi?

The preparation has completed for upcoming MCD Election 2012. The two regional parties, the National Panthers Party and Samajwadi Party, are in dilemma about which symbol to use during poll campaigning. The problem has surfaced as both these  parties have the same symbol: bicycle. The Panthers Party is based in Jammu and Kashmir and their […]

Delhi police prepare for MCD Elections

Delhi police Senior officer hold a meeting with neighbouring states police officer to evolve strategy for peaceful conduct of the forthcoming municipal polls here next month. The meeting was chaired by Delhi Police Commissioner B K Gupta and attended by senior officers of Delhi Police and from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. The objective of […]

MCD Elections: 51 BSP candidates Nominations rejected

The delhi state Elections Commission has rejected 51 BSp candidates nominations due to lack of proper documentation. Almost half of 114 BSP candidates cannot contest the upcoming municipal polls now. Now, a total of 2,611 candidates remain in the fray after 27 people withdrew their nominations in the last two days. According to statistics released […]

MCD Elections: Congress candidates list surprise for MLAs

The delhi stats Congress party candidates list for the MCD polls came as surprise for many party workers.  The names of kith and kin of the Congress MLAs, who left no stone unturned to get party tickets ensured for their wards, were not mentioned in the lists. The Congress showed kindness towards those councillors whose […]

Shoaib Iqbal, LJP’s Delhi MLA joins RLD

Displeased over ticket distribution for upcoming Delhi municipal polls, LJP’s lone MLA in the capital Shoaib Iqbal has joined the RLD and fielded his 22-year-old son for the April 15 polls. Iqbal, a former Deputy Speaker who was with JD(S) earlier, said he left the party as he was not happy over the way in […]

MCD Elections: 904 nominations rejected, 2,638 still in fray

Delhi state Election Commission rejected the nomination paper over 900 people. the dreams of people, who wants to contest in Delhi municipal polls were dashed on Thursday, Commission rejected their nominations for want of proper documents. Of a total of 3,542 nominations filed, the Commission found 904 cases where papers were not in order and […]

MCD Elections: 3,348 candidates filing nominations

The battle for a seat in the three new municipal corporations has been joined with around 3,348 candidates filing nominations. After scrutiny begins on Wednesday, Delhi Election Commission will declare the final list, minus the covering candidates, after March 29, the last date of withdrawal. Of the total nominations, 1,486 nominations are by independents and […]

BJP works committee chairman Jagdish Mamgain resigned

A day after Delhi BJP declared its final list of candidates for the upcoming MCD Elections, the party is battling dissidence.  sitting councillor and MCD’s works committee chairman Jagdish Mamgain resigned from the party. Upset with the party’s decision to give tickets to relatives, over 40 party workers, including six sitting councillors and several state […]