Friday, March 4, 2011

Former Union HRD Minister and Congress Veteran Arjun Singh no more


Former Central/Union Human Resource Development Minister and Congress Veteran Arjun Singh died due to illness on Friday 04th March 2011. He was in the office between 2004-2009 and Late Arjun Singh was born on 5 November 1930.

He held various party and Government position in his political career.

Please read the press release from the Press Information Bureau of India at:
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx?relid=70558

Prime Minister and other senior politicians have condoled the death of Shri Arjun Singh.


Tuesday, March 1, 2011

West Bengal Assembly Elections Schedule

The 2011 WB State Assembly Elections schedule has been released by the Election Commission of India. The polling exercise is going to be huge in the West Bengal state as the entire process is to be completed in 6 different phases. Here is the complete schedule of West Bengal Polls:

Latest:
2011 West Bengal Election Results

Note for all the 6 Phases, here are the common dates:

1. WB Assembly Election Results / Counting of Votes 13.5.2011 (Friday)
2. Date before which election process shall be completed 18.5.2011 (Wednesday)

WB Elections Schedule for 1st Phase (For 54 ACs)

1. Issue of Notification 24.3.2011 (Thursday)
2. Last date for making Nominations 31.3.2011 (Thursday)
3. Scrutiny of Nominations 2.4.2011 (Saturday)
4. Last date for withdrawal of candidature 4.4.2011 (Monday)
5. Date of Poll 18.4.2011 (Monday)

West Bengal Elections Schedule of 2nd Phase (50 ACs)

1. Issue of Notification 30.3.2011 (Wednesday)
2. Last date for making Nominations 6.4.2011 (Wednesday)
3. Scrutiny of Nominations 7.4.2011 (Thursday)
4. Last date for withdrawal of candidature 9.4.2011 (Saturday)
5. Date of Poll 23.4.2011 (Saturday)

3rd Phase Election Schedule in WestBengal (75 ACs)

1. Issue of Notification 2.4.2011 (Saturday)
2. Last date for making Nominations 9.4.2011 (Saturday)
3. Scrutiny of Nominations 11.4.2011 (Monday)
4. Last date for withdrawal of candidature 13.4.2011 (Wednesday)
5. Date of Poll 27.4.2011 (Wednesday)

4th Phase Election Schedule (63 ACs)

1. Issue of Notification 7.4.2011 (Thursday)
2. Last date for making Nominations 14.4.2011 (Thursday)
3. Scrutiny of Nominations 16.4.2011 (Saturday)
4. Last date for withdrawal of candidature 18.4.2011 (Monday)
5. Date of Poll 3.5.2011 (Tuesday)

WB State Legislative Assembly Election Schedule of 5th Phase (38 ACs)

1. Issue of Notification 11.4.2011 (Monday)
2. Last date for making Nominations 18.4.2011 (Monday)
3. Scrutiny of Nominations 19.4.2011 (Tuesday)
4. Last date for withdrawal of candidature 21.4.2011 (Thursday)
5. Date of Poll 7.5.2011 (Saturday)

6th and Final Phase Schedule (14 ACs)

1. Issue of Notification 4.4.2011 (Thursday)
2. Last date for making Nominations 21.4.2011 (Thursday)
3. Scrutiny of Nominations 3.4.2011 (Saturday)
4. Last date for withdrawal of candidature 25.4.2011 (Monday)
5. Date of Poll 10.5.2011 (Tuesday)

Kerala Assembly Elections Schedule

The 2011 Kerala State Assembly Elections schedule has been released by the Election Commission of India. The polling in the state will be completed in one Phase. Here is the complete schedule of Kerala Polls:

Schedule for holding General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Kerala - for all the 140 Assembly Constituencies

1. Issue of Notification 19.3.2011 (Saturday)
2. Last date for making Nominations 26.3.2011 (Saturday)
3. Scrutiny of Nominations 28.3.2011 (Monday)
4. Last date for withdrawal of candidature 30.3.2011 (Wednesday)
5. Date of Poll 13.4.2011 (Wednesday)
6. Kerala Election Results / Counting of Votes 13.5.2011 (Friday)
7. Date before which election process shall be completed 18.5.2011 (Wednesday)

Some highlights of Kerala Elections:

The terms of the current Legislative Assemblies of Kerala is expiring on 23rd May 2011.

In the 140 ACs of Kerala 14 are reserved for SCs and 02 for STs

The total electoral rolls in Kerala as of 05th Jan 2011 are - 2,29,40,408

Photo percentages in Photo electoral rolls in Kerala - 100%

Electoral Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) coverage in Kerala State: 100%

Polling stations to be used: 20758

Puducherry Assembly Elections Schedule

We now have the complete details of the upcoming 2011 Puducherry State Legislative Assembly Election Schedule - the elections for all the 30 Assembly Constituencies will be held on 13 April and the election results are expected to be available on the 13th May 2011.

Election Schedule and Important Dates:
1. Issue of Notification 19.3.2011 (Saturday)
2. Last date for making Nominations 26.3.2011 (Saturday)
3. Scrutiny of Nominations 28.3.2011 (Monday)
4. Last date for withdrawal of candidature 30.3.2011 (Wednesday)
5. Date of Poll 13.4.2011 (Wednesday)
6. Counting of Votes 13.5.2011 (Friday)
7. Date before which election process shall be completed 18.5.2011 (Wednesday)

All 30 ACs will go to poll on a single day.

For more details check: http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/press/current/PN_AE_010311.pdf

Assam Assembly Elections Schedule

The 2011 Assam Assembly Elections schedule has been released by the Election Commission of India. The polling in the state will be completed in 2 Phases. Here is the complete schedule of Assam Polls:

Assam Phase 1 Election Schedule - 62 Assembly Constituencies
1. Issue of Notification 10.3.2011 (Thursday)
2. Last date for making Nominations 17.3.2011 (Thursday)
3. Scrutiny of Nominations 18.3.2011 (Friday)
4. Last date for withdrawal of candidature 21.3.2011 (Monday)
5. Date of Poll 4.4.2011 (Monday)
6. Counting of Votes 13.5.2011 (Friday)
7. Date before which election process shall be completed 18.5.2011 (Wednesday)

Assam Phase 2 Election Schedule - 64 Assembly Constituencies
1. Issue of Notification 18.3.2011 (Friday)
2. Last date for making Nominations 25.3.2011 (Friday)
3. Scrutiny of Nominations 26.3.2011 (Saturday)
4. Last date for withdrawal of candidature 28.3.2011 (Monday)
5. Date of Poll 11.4.2011 (Monday)
6. Counting of Votes 13.5.2011 (Friday)
7. Date before which election process shall be completed 18.5.2011 (Wednesday)

Some highlights of Assam Elections:

The terms of the current Legislative Assemblies of Assam is expiring on 28th May 2011.

In the 126 ACs of Assam 08 are reserved for SCs and 16 for STs

The total electoral rolls in Assam as of 05th Jan 2011 are - 1,81,45,914

There are only text electoral rolls in Assam and no photo electoral rolls.

Polling stations to be used: 23813

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections Schedule

The 2011 Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections schedule has been released by the Election Commission of India and this time all the 234 Assembly constituencies in the state will go to the poll on one single day i.e., on 13th April 2011. Here is the complete schedule of TN Polls:

1. Issue of Notification 19.3.2011 (Saturday)
2. Last date for making Nominations 26.3.2011 (Saturday)
3. Scrutiny of Nominations 28.3.2011 (Monday)
4. Last date for withdrawal of candidature 30.3.2011 (Wednesday)
5. Date of Poll 13.4.2011 (Wednesday)
6. Counting of Votes 13.5.2011 (Friday)
7. Date before which election process shall be completed 16.5.2011 (Monday)

Latest:
TN Assembly Election Results

Some highlights of Tamil Nadu Elections:

The terms of the current Legislative Assemblies of Tamil Nadu is expiring on 16th May 2011.

In the 234 ACs of TN 44 are reserved for SCs and 2 for STs

The total electoral rolls in TamilNadu as of 10th Jan 2011 are - 4,59,50,620

99.85% of the total electoral in the state have photo electoral rolls.

Electoral Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) in TN state 99.9% !

Polling stations to be used: 54016