SNAP POLLS

  • SP is supporting UPA to keep communal forces away: Akhilesh March 29, 2013

    Lucknow: Justifying Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh Yadav's decision to continue support to the UPA, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said that this was necessary to keep communal forces at bay. "I do not want to get into the arithmetic.. We are supporting the UPA government...
  • Be ready for snap polls, Mulayam asks party workers October 29, 2012

    Lucknow: SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, whose party is supporting the UPA government at the Centre, on Monday asked his party workers to be ready for snap Lok Sabha polls as there was "little time" left for the same. "Lok Sabha polls can be held anytime. You all should be...
  • Cong prepares candidate list for Ktk snap polls January 3, 2012

    Bangalore: The opposition Congress in Karnataka will complete the process of identifying probable candidates in 150 Assembly segments in the state by Marchend in anticipation of a snap poll this year. Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President G Parameshwara said observers from All India Congress Committee (AICC) are already on the job. "Simultaneously,...
  • Canadian govt falls, snap polls expected in May March 26, 2011

    Toronto: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's minority Conservative government was toppled by opposition after Parliament passed a noconfidence vote and the country appeared headed for elections in May, the fourth in seven years. The snap polls was forced following the passage of the noconfidence vote against the minority government engineered by...
  • Left talks in conciliatory tone on Ndeal, says no snap poll November 2, 2007

    Kolkata: CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat appeared to suggest that there was no possibility of snap polls on the IndoUS nuclear deal and that the Left wants a discussion in Parliament under a rule that will not have any voting. "The AICC is having a session on November 17....
  • A lull in UPA, Left before the snap poll storm October 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Sunday was a day of dramatic developments within the Congress. Party President Sonia Gandhi's provocative outburst against those opposing the IndoUS nuclear deal was followed by strong reactions from the Left. We have to pull out. We told them categorically not to go ahead (with the nuclear deal)...