Ticket Distribution

  • Snapshot: Denied AAP ticket, angry leader shaves off half of his moustache, beard; tours Allahabad on a mule March 31, 2014

    Making his anger public after being denied Lok Sabha ticket by the Aam Aadmi Party, Sunil Choudhary shaved off half of his moustache, beard and toured the streets of Allahabad on a mule. Carrying a broom in his hand, Choudhary criticised the party on the ticket distribution process and even...
  • AAP axes its two office bearers as they demand cash for LS ticket March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, there is a crisis within the Aam Aadmi Party over the ticket distribution and workers are mounting their anger against party chief Arvind Kejriwal. AAP rebels will be protesting at Jantar Mantar in the national capital even as Kejriwal is scheduled to...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Ticket distribution triggers protests within Chhattisgarh Congress March 21, 2014

    Infighting and protests have broken out within the opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh over the distribution of tickets for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. While supporters of former Union Minister, the late Vidyacharan Shukla are enraged over the denial of ticket to his daughter Pratibha Pandey, some senior leaders have parted ways...
  • LS polls: Unhappy over ticket distribution, BJP workers protest at party office in Ballia March 19, 2014

    Unhappy over the distribution of tickets for the Lok Sabha elections, BJP workers staged a demonstration at the party office and in Ballia on Wednesday. Even as Congress MP Jagdambika Pal joined BJP in New Delhi, party workers from his constituency Domariyaganj and nearby areas continued their sit-in at party office...
  • Ramdev has nothing to do with party's ticket distribution, says BJP March 19, 2014

    BJP on Wednesday refuted media reports about Ramdev pitching for his own favourites to be fielded by the saffron party in the Lok Sabha polls, saying the yoga guru had nothing to do with party's ticket distribution process. "Ramdev is a nationalist whose heart beats for the country. He has nothing...
  • Time to end neglect of Congress workers, says Rahul April 25, 2013

    Dhar: Congress VicePresident Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said factionalism was one of the main problems plaguing the party and assured that voice of ordinary workers would be heard at the time of ticket distribution. Factionalism was one of the three problems plaguing the Congress. The other two were neglect of...
  • Cong's balancing act in Bihar ticket distribution October 13, 2010

    New Delhi: With social engineering being the buzzword in Bihar polls, the Congress has done a delicate balancing act in giving representation to various castes and communities in its ticket distribution exercise. The party has attempted to break new grounds while retaining its support base consisting of upper castes, Muslims and...
  • 'CM involved in MCD ticket distribution' April 8, 2007

    New Delhi: DPCC chief Rambabu Sharma on Sunday said distribution of tickets in civic polls was done in consultation with Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. "I cannot be squarely blamed for distribution of tickets. The Chief Minister was fully involved in the process," Sharma told PTI. The defeat in the civic polls has...