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    India India State Polls: Common Man's Party Wins Delhi Seats

    India state polls: Common Man's party wins Delhi seats http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-25292627 A surprise strong showing by a new anti-corruption party in India has helped to topple the ruling Congress party in Delhi assembly elections. The leader of the Common Man's Party...
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    India Bill Allowing Jail Inmates To Contest Polls Passed

    Friday, September 06, 2013 Press Trust Of India New Delhi, September 06, 2013 Bill allowing jail inmates to contest polls passed Negating a Supreme Court order, Parliament on Friday passed a bill that maintains the right of those in jail to contest polls, with the government saying the...
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    India Rajya Sabha Adopts Bill To Allow Those In Jail To Contest Polls

    Rajya Sabha adopts bill to allow those in jail to contest polls PTI - Aug 27, 2013, 07.23 PM IST NEW DELHI: Taking a step towards negating a Supreme Court order, RajyaSabha on Tuesday approved a proposal to maintain the right of those in jail to contest polls amidst law minister...
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    India SAD Releases Manifesto For DSGMC Polls

    SAD releases manifesto for DSGMC polls Saturday, January, 19 2013 - 21:27 NEW DELHI/CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal today released its election manifesto for Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections promising clean and transparent management, judicial commission for...
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    India Badal To Corner Sarnas In DSGMC Polls Over Nanakshahi Calendar

    Badals' SAD to corner Sarnas in DSGMC polls http://www.hindustantimes.com/Punjab/Chandigarh/Badals-SAD-to-corner-Sarnas-over-calendar/SP-Article1-985133.aspx Gurpreet Singh Nibber , Hindustan Times The Shiromani Akali Dal-Badal (SAD-B), which is fighting hard to regain control over the Delhi...
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    India Assembly Polls 2012: Akal Takht Blasts Leaders Going To Dera

    SOUL_JYOT : These are empty words / threats of Akal Talkht Jathedar. He dare not touch SAD (Badal)group. After all he is Parkash Badal's "employee", since Badal "appointed" him to his post, and thus he is accountable to the Badals ( father & son). Assembly polls 2012: Akal Takht blasts...
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    India Punjab Polls And Elections

    Now I do not have much knowledge in the Punjab elections. I am sure that most people know how Punjab is not developing at the same rate as the rest of India. And the issues about the Indian government and their discrimination on Sikhs. My question is does anybody know or hoping for any...
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    India SAD Polls Would Be A Referendum: Badal

    CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday said that SGPC elections would be "a referendum by the public (on SAD performance)". He was reacting to a query on whether SGPC poll results would have an effect on the coming assembly elections. His claim comes days after the...
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    India HC Says No To Stay On SGPC Polls

    Related discussion http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/people-and-opinion/36505-will-sgpc-polls-unite-war-akaali.html Refusing to stay the upcoming Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) elections, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday issued notices to Punjab on an application...
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    SGPC Polls: Sitting SC, Women Members In A Dilemma

    SGPC Polls: Sitting SC, women members in a dilemma Perneet Singh/TNS Amritsar, August 3 With double-membership seats being rotated for the first time in the SGPC elections, the sitting women and SC members will have to either opt for a new constituency or stay out of the electoral arena...
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    India Phoolka Asks Panel To Check 'Money Power' In SGPC Polls

    Phoolka asks panel to check ‘money power’ in SGPC polls AMRITSAR: Supreme Court Lawyer and human rights activist HS Phoolka, contesting several high-profile cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, shot off a letter to Chief Commissioner, Gurdwara Elections, Chandigarh, on Monday, demanding...
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    Opinion Will SGPC Polls Unite At-war Akaali Factions?

    by Dharmendra Rataul With the date set for the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) election, the political scene in the state has started heating up. The race has begun to wrest control of the SGPC - considered the mini-Parliament of the Sikhs. The SGPC elections also assume...
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    Canada Canada Polls: Sikh Issues, Immigration Weighed Heavily On Voters' Minds

    May 5, 2011 Canada polls: Sikh issues, immigration weighed heavily on voters' minds Ramaninder K Bhatia, TNN | May 5, 2011, 10.09pm IST CHANDIGARH: Post poll reports and community discussions trickling out of Canada, a day after the general elections' results came out, have thrown up...
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    India Bihar Polls: 59% Of New MLAs Have A Criminal Background

    Bihar polls: 59% of new MLAs have a criminal background TNN, Nov 26, 2010 - The Times of India NEW DELHI: A cold reality check for the exultant voices from Bihar is hard statistics that show that criminals and money power continue to dominate electoral politics. A total of 141 out of 241...
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    India Mandate For Development; Nitish Sweeps Bihar Polls

    http://www.hindustantimes.com/Mandate-for-development-Nitish-sweeps-Bihar-polls/H1-Article1-630283.aspx Nitish Kumar-led JD(U)-BJP alliance on Wednesday appeared set to score a landslide two-thirds victory in the Assembly elections in Bihar with the ruling combine surging ahead in 174 of...
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    USA Sikh Council Candidate Organizes Free Cab Rides To Polls

    Sikh Council Candidate Organizes Free Cab Rides To Polls Oct 30 2010 09:25 PM Harpreet Singh Toor, a neighborhood activist who is running to become the first Sikh in the city council, has come up with an innovative way to get his voters to the polls next Tuesday. Toor has arranged...
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    Sikhs Not Coming Forward To Participate In SGPC Polls

    In the light of poor response from Sikh voters to get their votes made ahead of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) elections, the state government extended July 14 deadline by a month. The Sikh leaders have been making appeals to the Sikhs to get forms filled up and submit to...
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    Controversial SGPC Polls: Sikh Groups Cry Ho{censored} Over Voter Form

    SGPC polls: Sikh groups cry ho{censored} over voter form Makkar says form is ‘perfect’ and has been in use for years Ahead of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) elections, splintered Akali factions and Sikh bodies are slugging it out with the ruling...
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    SGPC Polls Not Possible During This Year

    SGPC polls not possible during this year 'SGPC polls not possible during this year' The elections to the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, are not possible this year or even by early 2011, an official Friday said. Chief...
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