"First time since 1996 Assembly elections in J&K are not being held on time". With the announcement of the schedule, the model code of conduct came into force with immediate effect.
For those 14 constituencies going to the polls on April 23, the last date for filing nominations is April 4 and the last day for withdrawal of nomination is April 8. Other factors included limited availability of central forces and the difficulty in arranging security for a large number of candidates in simultaneous polls.
In the first phase (April 11), Wardha, Ramtek, Nagpur, Bhandara-Gondiya, Gadchiroli-Chimu, Chandrapur and Yavatmal-Washim voters will votes.
In 2014, the Election Commission had announced the election schedule on March 5 and the nine-phase electoral exercise was spread across April and May.
The polling will be held on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19 for 543 Lok Sabha seats across the country in which almost 90 crore voters would be eligible to vote, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora told a packed press conference here. He said the Commission will continuously monitor the situation in the state and take a call. "For the conduct of elections in Odisha, as many as 120 percent control units, 120 percent ballot units and 130 percent VVPAT machines will be given to the State", said the CEO.
Baby of ‘British IS bride’ dead
Unconfirmed reports emerged on Friday that he had lost his life a month after being born in a Syrian refugee camp. But he added that Britons had been warned since 2011 not to travel to Syria because of the conflict there.
The CEC also informed that the Commission will be working closely with social media companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter to uphold the integrity of the elections. All political ads on social media will also require pre-certification.
There would be mandatory checking of EVMs and VVPATs in one randomly selected polling station in an assembly constituency of a Lok Sabha constituency.
He tweeted that "we may belong to different parties but our aim must be the same - the development of India and empowerment of every Indian!"
In 2014, the BJP had won 282 seats handing a crushing defeat to the 10-year-rule of the United Progressive Alliance led by Congress. Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. The Opposition, meanwhile, continued to target the government over farm sector distress, joblessness and the Rafale jet deal.
Ilan Omar (D-MN), whose latest anti-Jewish remarks prompted the House of Representatives to pass an anti-hate resolution Thursday. She was accused of anti-Semitism again a few weeks later for comments made during an event at a Washington , D.C., bookstore.
The show, which ran from 1984 to 1986, earned him $40,000 per episode, making him the highest paid actor at the time. That led to a co-starring role opposite Charles Bronson in Michael Winner's 1972 movie The Mechanic .
I couldn't play at 100 percent today, so I just wanted to see if I could get out here and (my back ) may have loosened up. Woods finished tied for second at the Valspar previous year , and it seems as if he would come back if he could.
Another, also 16, sought an autograph outside his 2008 trial for child pornography; he was acquitted in that case. Kelly and his ex now have three children together, Robert, Jay, and Joann, who are 17, 19, and 21 respectively.
Two women whose families have complained that Kelly is controlling them spoke to King about their relationship with the singer. Kelly quickly turned emotional; the star said he never did any of the things claimed in the Lifetime docu-series, Surviving R.
Prepare to make, play and discover in a whole new way when Nintendo Labo: VR Kit for Nintendo Switch launches on 12 April. What do you think of the latest Labo kit? Nintendo's press release mentions two ways the kits can be utilized.
King said later that she did not feel physically threatened, although she anxious Kelly might knock into her accidentally. Kelly's live-in girlfriends have now claimed that their parents are using their relationships with Kelly as blackmail.
This advisory has been issued in the wake of escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, following the Pulwama terror attack. He said Pakistan should take concrete steps "against terrorists and terror infrastructure" on its territory.
Wednesday will continue windy and showery with strong northwest winds, which will ease later in the day and on Wednesday night . Blustery, with a north northeast wind 6 to 11 miles per hour becoming northwest 16 to 21 miles per hour after midnight.
In a Wednesday note, the Facebook CEO outlined a new plan to build a "privacy-focused" messaging and social networking platform. End-to-end encryption prevents anyone - including us - from seeing what people share on our services.
While the odds are seemingly stacked against Smollett, Latifah isn't the only star who has rallied their support for the actor. Smollett had gotten into hot water back on January 29, when he'd been rushed to Northwestern Hospital for treatment of wounds.
Turbulance injures at least 25 on flight into NY
Turkish Airlines Flight 1 hit the turbulence about 45 minutes before landing at JFK, Coleman said. "Then seeing blood all over". A New York Fire Department spokesman said they dealt with "32 passengers with non-life threatening injuries at JFK".
Turkey defiant after US F-35 threat
European Command told lawmakers the United States should not move forward with the F-35 sales, should Turkey purchase the S-400. Talks with the United States on purchasing Raytheon Co. "We're not a slave, we're independent", Erdogan said.
I was clueless about Captain Marvel, but now I love her
She , however, hoped that there comes a time when a female director for a superhero film becomes a norm rather than an exception. In a corner, Captain Marvel's beeper (which she left with Nick Fury at the end of her movie) is beeping, until suddenly it's not.
Samsung has another two foldables in the works
The Samsung Fold will hit the U.S. market in the spring of 2019, and a European launch is also expected later in the year. Worldwide pre-order demand for the S10 series grows by 30-40% YoY compared to that for the S9 series based on our survey.
Brown calls report of trade to Bills 'fake news'
For what it's worth, NFL Network is the only outlet to have reported the deal and it has not been made official by either team. The Raiders have thus far successfully hurdled the first obstacle of the offseason: not overpaying for Antonio Brown .
China trade talks doing good
Trump has made the goal of reducing the USA trade deficit, particularly the gap with China, a central part of his economic policy. Sales overseas increased 6.3 percent to $2.5 trillion past year , also the highest level ever .
Huawei is suing the USA government
Only 30 per cent of Huawei's equipment comes directly from Huawei, he said, while the rest comes from the global supply chain. According to the White House, Huawei devices can be exploited by the Chinese government to spy on USA citizens.