Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:13:18 GMT
Polling booths in Delhi to be no-smoking zones
The order issued to the district election officers of all the nine districts of the NCT of Delhi, said: "As per provisions contained in handbook for presiding officers 2014 issued by the Election Commission, smoking inside polling station is prohibited. ... Bhavna Mukhopadhyay, executive director of Voluntary Health Association of India, said: "We have met all key officials in the Chief Electoral Officer's office to ensure that polling stations in Delhi be made smoke-free and requested to issue a necessary instruction or direction ...
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:10:47 GMT
Third phase of Raj Panchayat polls tomorrow
A total of 702 candidates are in the fray for 249 seats of Zila Parishad members, Chief Election Officer and Secretary of the State Election Commission, Satyaprakash Buswala said today. Similarly, polling to elect Panchayat Samiti members on 1,743 seats will ...
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:10:43 GMT
Indians largest foreign voter group in UK
LONDON: Over six lakh India-born migrants form the UK's largest foreign-born voter population and they could play a decisive role in certain constituencies in the general election in May. According to a new study titled 'Migrant Voters in the 2015 Election' ...