Nomination

  • Narendra Modi to file his nomination papers from Varanasi on April 24 19-04-2014 05:19 PM

    BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi would file his nomination papers for Varanasi Lok Sabha seat on April 24, his close aide Amit Shah said on Saturday. Modi would file his nomination on April 24 after which "the BJP wave would turn into a tsunami," Shah told reporters here. Varanasi...
  • LS polls: Harak Singh Rawat files nominations papers 19-04-2014 09:54 AM

    Congress candidate from Pauri Harak Singh Rawat files his nomination papers on Saturday for the May 7 polling. PCC chief Yashpal Arya and CM Harish Rawat were also present on the occasion. Rawat will be contesting against BJP candidate former chief minister Major General (retired) BC Khanduri from the constituency....
  • LS polls: Chandrababu Naidu, Jaganmohan Reddy file nominations 17-04-2014 04:33 PM

    TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu, YSR Congress president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy and his mother Y S Vijayamma were among the high-profile candidates who filed their nominations on Thursday for the Legislative Assembly and Lok Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh. Naidu's son N Lokesh filed the nomination on behalf of...
  • My comment on Modi over his marital status wasn't personal: Rahul 12-04-2014 03:22 PM

    New Delhi: A day after he targeted his rival, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, on his marital status, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said the attack wasn't personal. "I never went personal when attacking Modi. I just stated what he wrote in his affidavit," Rahul said, referring...
  • Nomination process for 5th phase of polls in UP from tomorrow 11-04-2014 08:23 PM

    The nomination process for the fifth phase of polls in Uttar Pradesh would start tomorrow with issuance of notification, an Election Commission official said, on Friday. This crucial phase will cover 15 constituencies, including Rahul Gandhi's Amethi, BJP leader Varun Gandhi's Sultanpur, Beni Prasad Verma's Gonda besides other seats, Uttar...
  • Modi takes tea seller as proposer, scores another point over Congress 09-04-2014 11:50 AM

    Vadodara: He is a tea seller. On Wednesday, he became BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's proposer as the latter filed his nomination papers in Vadodara. Kiran Mahida shot into limelight as he sat to Modi's right when the latter filed his papers. Dressed in a crisp white cotton shirt...
  • LS polls: BJP candidate moves HC against rejection of nomination 08-04-2014 09:45 PM

    A day after his nomination for Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency was rejected during scrutiny, BJP candidate S Gurumurthy today moved the Madras High Court challenging the Returning Officer's order. In a writ petition, he sought a direction to the RO not to declare the list of valid candidates till the...
  • Rahul Gandhi to file nomination papers in Amethi on Saturday 08-04-2014 06:37 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who faces a triangular contest from the family pocket borough of Amethi, will file his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls on April 12. Gandhi is likely to be accompanied by his sister Priyanka. A two-time MP from Amethi, Gandhi is locked in a...
  • Arun Jaitley files his nomination papers from Amritsar 07-04-2014 02:23 PM

    Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday filed his nomination papers from Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency. Jaitley accompanied by his wife and daughter besides local leadership of BJP and SAD, filed his nomination in Amritsar before Deputy Commissioner cum Returning officer Ravi Bhagat. Before filing his nomination, he paid obeisance...
  • Maharashtra: 495 candidates file nominations for last phase of polls 06-04-2014 09:38 AM

    Mumbai: As many as 495 candidates have filed nominations for 19 constituencies in Maharashtra, including Mumbai, which goes to poll in the third phase on April 24. The highest number of 45 candidates filed papers in Aurangabad, while the lowest number of 14 nominations were received in Nandurbar. The 19...
  • 49 LS candidates file nomination in Tonk, Dausa, Alwar, Bharatpur, Karauli 05-04-2014 08:51 PM

    49 candidates on Saturday filed nomination papers in five constituencies where polling is slated in second phase on April 24. Jagmohan Meena, brother of tribal leader and MLA Kirori Meena, filed nomination from Tonk Sawaimadhopur constituency as National People's Party candidate. Kirori Meena is also contesting the Lok Sabha elections...
  • Assam: 86 canditates file nominations for third phase LS polls 05-04-2014 08:03 PM

    Altogether 86 candidates have filed their nominations, with 29 on the last day on Saturday,for elections to six Assam Lok Sabha constituencies in the third and final phase polls scheduled on April 24. The highest number of 21 nominations have been filed for Gauhati parliamentary constituency followed by 18 in...
  • LS polls: Rajnath Singh files nomination papers 05-04-2014 11:09 AM

    BJP president Rajnath Singh filed his nomination papers on Saturday. Rajnath, a sitting MP from Ghaziabad will be trying his luck in Lucknow this elections. Advani, a five-time MP from Gandhinagar had insisted to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Bhopal this time, but he was denied the request and...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Rajnath Singh, LK Advani to file nomination papers today 05-04-2014 07:51 AM

    New Delhi: With just days left for the nine-phase Lok Sabha elections to begin, BJP President Rajnath Singh and party patron LK Advani will file their nomination papers on Saturday. Rajnath, a sitting MP from Ghaziabad is trying his luck in Lucknow this elections. Advani, a five-time MP from Gandhinagar...
  • Amarinder Singh files nomination for Amritsar seat, to contest against Arur Jaitley 04-04-2014 07:38 PM

    Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday filed his nomination papers as the Congress candidate for the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, where he take on BJP's Arun Jaitley. Accompanied by his wife and Patiala MP Preneet Kaur, who is the minister of state for external affairs, son Raninder and...
  • LS polls: Chhagan Bhujbal files nomination for Nashik seat 04-04-2014 06:06 PM

    Maharashtra PWD minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Friday filed his nomination papers for the Nashik Lok Sabha constituency amid huge fanfare. He reached the District Collectorate this afternoon accompanied by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, Congress MLA from Sinnar Manikrao Kokate and Congress district President Rajaram Pangavhane. Earlier, Bhujbal left...
  • LS polls: Mehbooba Mufti files second set of nomination papers 04-04-2014 05:29 PM

    Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Friday filed a second set of nomination papers for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat in Kashmir as a measure of "precaution" after some discrepancies were reported in her earlier nomination papers. "The PDP President filed a second set of nomination papers as...
  • Independent candidate from TN to fight his 159th election against Modi 04-04-2014 11:21 AM

    A 55-year-old man has come in Vadodara all the way from Tamil Nadu to fight elections against Narendra Modi, with not an aim for winning but to set a record. Having no political ambition or hope to win election, Tamil Nadu-based tyre trading firm owner Dr K Padmarajan filed his...
  • LS polls: Sushil Kumar Shinde files nomination for Solarpur seat 25-03-2014 05:06 PM

    Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Tuesday filed his nomination papers for the Solapur Lok Sabha constituency. Shinde filed his nomination papers at the collectorate in Solarpur in the presence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and NCP president Sharad Pawar. As Pawar is not contesting the Lok Sabha election...
  • LS polls: Bhaichung Bhutia files nomination for Darjeeling seat 24-03-2014 07:04 PM

    Former Indian soccer captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Monday filed his nomination as the Trinamool Congress candidate for West Bengal's Darjeeling constituency. The sports icon is pitted against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-backed Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Surinder Singh Ahluwalia, Communist Party of India-Marxist nominee Saman Pathak and Congress' Sujoy Pathak. Accompanied by...
  • Goa: BJP, Congress candidates file nominations for LS polls 24-03-2014 05:07 PM

    The BJP and Congress candidates on Monday filed their nominations in both North and South Goa constituencies for the April 12 Lok Sabha elections. Sripad Naik, the sitting MP from North Goa, filed his papers before the returning officer this morning. He was accompanied by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and...
  • Jaswant Singh to file nomination as an independent candidate from Barmer tomorrow 23-03-2014 10:44 AM

    Rubbishing all rumours of resignation from Bharatiya Janata Party, senior leaderJaswant Singh said on Sunday that he will file his nomination papers from Barmer constituency as an independent for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Singh has, however, denied quitting the party. He said, "I am a founding member of this...
  • LS polls: Praful Patel, Gadkari, Anjali Damania file nominations 22-03-2014 06:58 PM

    NCP leader and Union minister Praful Patel, former BJP national president Nitin Gadkari, AAP leader Anjali Damanai and Maharashtra minister Shivajirao Moghe were among those who filed nominations for Lok Sabha polls in Vidarbha region on Saturday. Saturday was the last day for filing of papers for the constituencies where...
  • Four in fray for lone Lok Sabha seat in Mizoram 22-03-2014 05:47 PM

    Four candidates are in the fray for elections to Mizoram's lone Lok Sabha seat on April 9 with filing of nominations ending on Saturday, returning officer for the polls and district deputy commissioner Juhi Mukherjee said. Mukherjee told PTI that two candidates Robert Romawia Royte of opposition alliance United Democratic...
  • Seven file nominations for Outer Manipur LS seat 22-03-2014 11:40 AM

    Seven candidates have so far filed nomination papers for the April-9 Lok Sabha elections in the Outer Manipur Lok Sabha constituency. The candidates are sitting Congress MP Thangso Baite, Gangmumei Kamei (BJP), former MP Kim Gangte (Trinamool Congress), former MP Mani Cheranamei (Independent), former minister C Doungel (NCP), Lien Gangte...
  • Nagma may file nomination papers today 22-03-2014 07:29 AM

    Actor and Congress candidate from Meerut constituency, Nagma, could not file her nomination papers on Friday and alleged that the man carrying the documents was not allowed by the police to enter the Collector's office. The actor alleged that police stopped district Congress president Saleem Bharti, who was carrying her...
  • LS polls: AJSU president Sudesh Mahato to contest from Ranchi seat 22-03-2014 12:05 AM

    Ajsu president and former Jharkhand deputy chief minister Sudesh Mahto will contest from Ranchi Lok Sabha seat in the ensuring elections. "Sudesh Mahto will file his papers on Saturday from the Ranchi LS seat," party Vice-President Praveen Prabhakar said here. He will lock horns with former union minister and Congress...
  • Watch: Shatrughan Sinha shown black flags, protestors beaten up 21-03-2014 03:11 PM

    Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shatrughan Sinha, who is contesting elections from Patna Saheb in Bihar, faced severe opposition on Friday when he was on his way to file nomination papers for Lok Sabha elections. He was shown black flags by a group of student protetsors. Clashes broke out between...
  • LS polls: Sonia Gandhi to file nomination on April 2 20-03-2014 11:42 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi will file her nomination papers for the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat on April 2. Gandhi will file her papers here on April 2, her representative Kishori Lal Sharma said here today. She will seek re-election from the seat on the issue of development, Sharma said,...