Free Press Journal
  • Election Commission removes NOTA option from Rajya Sabha, Legislative Council polls

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Tuesday withdrew the ‘none of the above’ (NOTA) option from ballot papers of the Rajya Sabha and the Legislative Council polls following a Supreme Court directive. On August 21, the apex court had said that NOTA will not be applicable as a ballot option in the Rajya Sabha polls.

  • Narayan Rane

    Maharashtra: Had I contested MLC bypoll, would have won by 12-14 votes, says Narayan Rane

    Mumbai: Former Congress leader Narayan Rane today claimed that had he been given a chance to contest the Legislative Council polls slated for December 7, he would have won by 12-14 votes. Rane claimed that even if there was staunch opposition from the Shiv Sena, maximum votes would have come from the Uddhav Thackeray-led party.

  • Polling starts for UP Legislative Council polls

    Lucknow:  Polling is underway for the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council biennial polls for 12 seats even as horse trading appears inevitable with key parties fielding extra candidates expecting cross voting by MLAs.

  • BJP forms 4-member committee for Legislative Council polls

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh BJP today announced formation of a four-member committee to oversee the Legislative Council polls and ensure victory of party candidates in the January 23 biennial election.