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Allahabad High Court cannot hold political parties responsible for failing to deliver on promises made in election manifesto

the Allahabad High Court observed that there is no criminal provision in any law to bring political parties into the hands of enforcement authorities, in case they do not fulfill their promises as made in the manifesto electoral. The bench of Judge Dinesh Pathak further clarified that a political party …

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Dutch political parties received fewer foreign donors in 2020

Political parties received fewer large sums from abroad in 2020 than in 2019. Although Forum for Democracy received almost 150,000 euros less, this party still has the highest number of generous donors to the foreigner. In total, seven parties received just over 370,000 euros from abroad in 2020. In 2019, …

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Political parties call on government to help victims of Tanahun fire

Political parties call on government to help victims of Tanahun fire (Picture for representation) TANAHUN: The Nepalese Congress (NC) and CPN-UML have called on the government to provide relief to families affected by a massive fire that occurred in Damauli, Tanahun district on Sunday afternoon. In issuing separate statements, party …

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Parties should take a much more critical look at themselves

Published: 06:00 3 March 2022 Over the past few months, I’ve had quite a bit to say about the standards of political debate in the region – and how the parties themselves have handled this. One example of this was the Ipswich council meeting in November that ended in an …

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Thai parliament to debate draft amendments to election and political party laws

Members of Thailand’s House and Senate are due to debate 10 bills attached to electoral and political party laws today (Thursday) and tomorrow, as a key senator hinted that one of the bills, proposed by the opposition party Pheu Thai to pave the way for foreigners to dominate a party, …

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All major political parties are struggling to remain intact in Sri Lanka; new alliances expected in March

Colombo, Feb 17 (DailyMirror) – All major political parties in Sri Lanka are currently struggling to remain intact and are likely to start splitting, with an alliance already to be named in early March signaling a split in the current government, the Daily learns Mirror. . The alliance to be …

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Reviews | Other places should do what Alaska did in its elections

The Alaska Supreme Court recently ruled on a case that a veteran attorney said was “the most important case since the state’s inception.” The court confirmed that the state’s new primary and ranked voting system — which would eliminate traditional party primaries — is here to stay. The decision is …

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Goa Election 2022: What are the main issues and positions taken by political parties?

Representative image. | Photo credit: PTI Highlights The single-stage poll will be held in Goa on February 14 and the results will be announced on March 10. As Goa polls approach, mining, corruption and casinos have become a hot topic for political parties. Employment, inflation …

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India has a problem with election documents – The Diplomat

Advertising As seven Indian states – Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand – soon head to electoral assemblies in the world’s largest democracy, political parties are scrambling to manipulate voter choice into their offering irresistible “freebies”. ” Carefully selected gifts are hung in front of voters …

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Hope all MPs and political parties have quality talks: PM Modi ahead of budget session | India News

New Delhi: Ahead of the start of the budget session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, January 31, 2022, wished all MPs and political parties to have quality discussions with an open mind. Speaking to the media at the start of the budget session, Prime Minister Modi said, “The budget …

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Estamos Unidos Por La Patria, a new political party in El Salvador

Party leader Glenn Parada is seeking change in El Salvador. Party Leader Glenn Parada Bring new leadership to the country from conservative concepts and from the perspective of a diaspora PALM BEACH, Florida – January 29, 2022 – (Newswire.com) Glenn Parada creates a new political party in El Salvador with …

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Dissident SDF leader Ganesh Rai to launch new political party in 2022

Gangtok: In a blow to the Sikkim Democratic Front party, 42 of its cadres resigned, including former vice president Sonam G. Lepcha, former minister Dawcho Lepcha, SDF spokesman Prashant Babu Chettri and the Southern District Vice President Ganesh Rai. The team, led by Ganesh Rai, who has spoken out against …

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Chamisa’s MDC pushes for electoral reforms as Chigumba meets with political parties

By Thandiwe Garusa The MDC Alliance led by Nelson Chamisa has pledged to pressure the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to implement all necessary reforms ahead of the March by-elections. ZEC on Thursday met with all political parties in Harare to work out an electoral roadmap ahead of the by-elections. The …

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Democrats blame Sinema and Manchin for voting rights stalemate

WASHINGTON — On Martin Luther King Jr.’s final day, with a fight for suffrage once again at the center of the political agenda, a quote from the slain civil rights leader’s vast repertoire topped calls for the vote. Liberal action. “I had hoped that white moderates would understand that law …

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Political parties Lahore vs. Rawalpindi

While Lahore is the cerebral center of the country, Rawalpindi has been recognized as a garrison town. Although I was born and raised in Lahore, I also spent a lot of time in Rawalpindi. There were big differences between the two places. Before the first usurper moves the capital near …

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UP implements a model code of conduct; remove political party signs

After election dates were announced to the Assembly in five states, the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) went into effect immediately and several towns in Uttar Pradesh quickly implemented it by removing signs and signs. posters of political parties. The Lucknow Municipal Corporation was seen removing signs installed by political …

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Carlisle politicians on biggest talking points coming up in 2022

CITY politicians have revealed the issues they believe will be the biggest talking points in 2022. And political parties from all walks of life agree that local government reform will be one of the main topics of discussion in Cumbrian council chambers. Conservative MP for Carlisle John Stevenson said: “Locally …

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From electricity to financial aid to employment, parties offer ‘freebies’ ahead of Assembly polls

Phenomenon almost every electoral season, it is again time for political parties to make promises, announce a few moves and manipulate the voters’ choice by offering “free” hard to resist. Seven states will vote in the new year. Five of them – Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand – …

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Too many small parties dividing the country along tribal lines

Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka (Photo) cautioned against forming smaller political parties, noting that the move divides the country along tribal lines. Mr Lusaka said that although Kenyans have the democratic right to form such political parties, the strategy is no longer working for the good of the country. “Many political …

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The president will dialogue with 2 other political parties on Sunday

FILE PHOTO: President Md Abdul Hamid delivering his virtual Bangabhaban speech on “Supreme Court Day 2020” on Friday December 18, 2020 Focus Bangla Bangladesh National Awami Party and Bangladeshi Samajtantrik Dal next to meet with President President Md Abdul Hamid will meet with two other registered political parties on Sunday …

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Political parties jostle over former prime minister Chaudhary Charan Singh’s legacy

New Delhi, Dhns: A political stampede was seen on Thursday to claim the legacy of Chaudhary Charan Singh on his birthday amid the spotlight on farmers during election season with crucial agrarian states like Uttar Pradesh and Punjab who will go to the polls in the next three months. Charan …

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Twenty politicians returned party donations last year

Twenty politicians, including Taoiseach Micheál Martin and other high-ranking ministers, returned donations made to them by their political parties because they had not been registered as corporate donors. Over € 20,000 has been donated to Fianna Fáil, the Green Party and Fine Gael according to the report of the Civil …

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ACT winks at Samia, political parties meet

Chadema, the main opposition party, and the NCCR-Mageuzi have announced their intention not to attend the meeting, which will be chaired by President Samia Suluhu Hassan and is expected to be closed by Zanzibar President Dr Hussein Ali Mwinyi . The meeting will explore ways of bridging the differences between …

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Political parties condemn killing of police officers in Srinagar

Political parties condemn killing of police officers in Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir’s political parties condemned the murder of two police officers who were killed in a militant attack in the Zewan neighborhood of Srinagar on Monday evening. Posted on Dec 13 2021 | Author RK Online Office Jammu and Kashmir’s …

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Political parties pay tribute to General CDS Bipin Rawat in Chandigarh: La Tribune Inde

Chandigarh, December 9 Crossing party lines, all leaders of all political parties today avoided campaigning for the Municipality (MC) ballot and paid homage to the soul of the deceased, the Chief of Staff of Defense (CDS) General Bipin Rawat. The BJP held a tribute ceremony at the party’s headquarters in …

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Explained: what are the stakes for the political parties of Nagaland

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio call Monday repealing the Special Powers of the Armed Forces Act 1958 (AFSPA) is a reiteration of the position of successive state governments over the past decades, with the state recommending its repeal on several occasions, given the ceasefire. fire in place since 1997. The …

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Sudanese Burhan says army will quit politics after 2023 election

Burhan led the October 25 coup that derailed the transition An investigation has been opened on the victims of the protests Sudan in contact with ICC over Darfur suspects KHARTOUM, Dec. 4 (Reuters) – The Sudanese army will quit politics after elections slated for 2023, Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan told …

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Guillaume Gumède | Political parties are not a football club. Internal laws needed to function properly

The ANC, as the dominant party since 1994, rules the country as a party-state, writes the author. Tebogo Letsie, Gallo Images Guillaume Gumède argues that political parties should introduce a law on internal party democracy to ensure that they prudently manage the public funds entrusted to them, but also that …

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MEC meets 18 political parties on constituency determination – Malawi 24

The Malawi Election Commission (MEC) met yesterday with politicians who do not have seats in parliament to discuss the MEC’s ​​constituency re-demarcation exercise. The meeting which took place at the Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe brought together 18 political parties from outside the parliament. ->

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Why crushing Hong Kong opposition may have cost China a whole generation in Taiwan

But his story might have been very different if he had lived in Hong Kong, where student activists once crippled the financial center as they took to the streets to demand democracy and freedoms. “If I was in Hong Kong, I think I would probably be in jail,” said Lin, …

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By expelling Ruto, Jubilee Party will show dysfunctional political systems

The Jubilee Party’s plan to oust William Ruto from his post as deputy party leader at its National Delegates Conference (NDC) on November 30 illustrates the scourge of weak Kenyan political party structures. There is no doubt that the rift between the vice president and his boss, President Uhuru Kenyatta, …

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Lobbying firms hand over nearly £ 2million to political parties, including a minister

Exclusive: In addition to paying MPs as advisers, the analysis found that at least 23 companies listed on the official lobbying registry, or their directors, have made donations to political parties or MPs since the inception of the register in 2015. Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis ( Image: AFP via …

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Explained: How political parties are registered in India

Former Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh announced on Wednesday that he would form his own political party in Punjab ahead of the state assembly elections. He said his party’s name and symbol will not be announced until after the election commission’s approval. The captain said his lawyers were …

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Amnesty International closes its offices in Hong Kong

Amnesty International will close its two offices in Hong Kong by the end of the year, the organization announced today. The local office of the “section” will cease operations on October 31, while the regional office – which is part of Amnesty International’s Global Secretariat – is expected to close …

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Voice For Choice urges political parties to ‘stop burying their heads in the sand’ after criticism of free contraception

The Catholic Life Network Pro-Life Foundation was arrested this morning for criticizing a proposal for free contraception as part of the PN’s sexual health strategy, as their allegations were called “unscientific and harmful” by the Malta Women Lobby. Today, the Voice for Choice coalition, made up of 11 member NGOs …

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Zimbabwe: People with disabilities demand mandatory disability policy for political parties

People with Disabilities (PWD) called for mandatory disability policies for all political parties to achieve inclusive participation in the campaign for positions of influence. People with disabilities argue that there are no policy guidelines that take their particular needs into account across the political spectrum. Addressing a disability group meeting …

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Identity theft will not work in Anambra

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) warned political parties participating in the Nov. 6 gubernatorial election in Anambra state to bury any plans for identity theft during the ballot. INEC spokesman Festus Okoye issued the warning during a one-day forum hosted by the Commission’s Press Service in Abuja on Wednesday. …

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Adhere to polling code, parties said

Representatives of political parties were invited to follow the model code of conduct in place for the ballot of local bodies in the territory of the Union. A meeting called by the district electoral office on Friday urged political parties to follow instructions given by the State Election Commission for …

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Zimbabwe: another political party is launched

As the 2023 elections approach, new political parties continue to pour in. On Tuesday, another political party was launched in Harare and immediately pledged to repair the battered economy and bring Zimbabwe to economic glory. The party, succinctly named Divine Alliance for the Vitalization of Inspired Development (DAVID), led by …

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Civil society launches watchdog body to monitor p …

The Law on the Financing of Political Parties prohibits donations to parties from foreign governments or agencies, foreign persons or entities, state bodies or public enterprises. (Photo: Adobestock) On Tuesday, a coalition of civil society organizations launched a watchdog body to monitor compliance and implementation of the Political Party Funding …

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What has changed in Turkey’s domestic politics?

Turkey’s extremely dynamic domestic policy stems from the turbulent fall of its predecessor, the Ottoman Empire. Turkish historian Ilber Ortaylı described the 19th century as the longest century of the Ottoman Empire. Even though the fall of the Ottomans was a multidimensional issue, the state bureaucrats were fully aware of …

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Partisan politics injects errors into the discrimination debate

Wichita Town Hall Wichita eagle The Sedgwick County Republican and Democratic parties have joined the debate on a proposed ordinance to ban discrimination within Wichita city limits, but both parties have provided inaccurate information to their constituents. The Republican missive, a party email and fundraising appeal opposing the ordinance, confuses …

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Hamas leader meets with party leaders visiting Morocco

RABAT, June 17 (Reuters) – Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh will meet Morocco’s main opposition party on Thursday as part of a visit aimed at boosting support for the Palestinian cause despite the country’s recent diplomatic deal with Israel. Haniyeh arrived in Morocco on Wednesday and met with the Islamist PJD, …

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Parties can escape sanctions against fake pollsters

Political parties are likely to escape punishment for posing as bogus pollsters because the state’s ethics watchdog says it lacks the power to investigate Controversy. The Public Service Standards Commission (Sipo) said it could not comment directly on parties asking their members to misrepresent themselves as researchers. Almost a week …

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The polls, a deeply troubling episode for the holidays

There is something distinctly troubling about the fact that political parties admit to deceiving voters on their doorsteps and shrug their shoulders, saying that “everyone was there.” Asking the electorate to trust politicians to run the country, when parties cannot be trusted to tell households the truth, illustrates why leaders …

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In Nagaland, anti-corruption group forms political party

Against Corruption and Unabated Taxation was formed in 2013 to protest “multiple impositions” by extremist groups Members of a group that had opposed the “multiple taxes” of extremist groups such as the Nagaland National Socialist Council (NSCN) factions formed a political party. The Rising People’s Party (RPP) was registered with …

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