Tag Archives: election

An area of silence

Election presents an opportunity for participation, representation — but not for Gujarat’s Muslims There is something different about the Gujarat election this time. After ruling the state for over two decades, the BJP faces challenge from several civil society movements. ...

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Congress Influenced Election Commission During 2012 Gujarat Elections, Alleges Chief Minister Vijay Rupani

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani denied the allegation that the BJP government was interfering with the Election Commission’s decisions. Ahmedabad: Faced with severe criticism and allegations of influencing the Election Commission to delay the announcement of Gujarat Assembly election dates, Chief Minister ...

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Not without justice

Gujarat’s development claims are severely undermined by the violence against Dalits On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, a 20-year-old Dalit youth was murdered for watching the garba outside a temple in a village near Anand in Gujarat. The accused, seven ...

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Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in sexting case

Admitting “I have a sickness, but I do not have an excuse,” Mr. Weiner pleaded guilty in May to transferring obscene material to a minor, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, for illicit contact with a North Carolina ...

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Three minor parties forge pre-poll alliance in Mizoram ahead of election next year

Mizoram, which became a union territory in 1972 and a full-fledged state in 1987, had a Congress government for over 20 years, the MNF had ruled the state for over 10 years. Three minor political parties of Mizoram have forged ...

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