Election Commission announces 7 Feb for Assembly Polls in Delhi part - 2

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): The Election Commission on Monday announced the dates for Assembly Polls in Delhi. Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath said that the last date for nomination is January 21. He added that electronic voting machines shall be used for polling. Sampath announced 7th February as the date for polling in the state and counting will take place on 10th February. He also said that the entire election process shall be complete before 12th February. Jan 12, 2015

Election Commission announces 7 Feb for Assembly Polls in Delhi part - 1

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): The Election Commission on Monday announced the dates for Assembly Polls in Delhi. Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath said that the last date for nomination is January 21. He added that electronic voting machines shall be used for polling. Sampath announced 7th February as the date for polling in the state and counting will take place on 10th February. He also said that the entire election process shall be complete before 12th February. Jan 12, 2015

Centre approves pay scale revision of DASS employees, BJP welcomes while AAP- Congress alleges BJPs

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Political leaders on Monday react as the central government approved a proposal of Delhi Government to revise the pay scale of Delhi Administration Subordinate Service (DASS) employees. BJP said that the proposal was accepted in order to fulfill the promises BJP did before coming to power. Satish Upadhyay also said that this has nothing to do with the Delhi assembly polls and that opposition is free to draw speculations. Congress leader JP Agarwal alleged that the passing of the proposal comes at the time when Election Commission is to announce the dates for the Delhi polls. AAP also criticized the BJP for the same and said that this won’t affect the votes. Jan 12, 2015

India's maiden laughter festival enthralls audience in Jaipur

Jaipur, Jan 12 (ANI): In a first-of-its-kind, Jaipur played host to Laughter Festival, where members of comedy fraternity came together to enthrall audience with their performances. A two-day event, the festival recorded a huge crowd turnout in its very first edition itself. Thousands of people laughed their hearts out with the performances of standup comedy artistes like Raju Shrivastava and others. More than 80 artistes performed in the festival. Jaipur organizes an array of festivals every year including Jaipur Literature festival, International Camel Festival, Jaipur Kite Festival among many others. Jan 12, 2015

EAM Sushma Swaraj meets UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in capital New Delhi. Both the leaders will hold discussions on various issues. Ban Ki-Moon is on a three day visit to India which will conclude tomorrow. He was also the keynote speaker at Vibrant Gujarat Summit-2015 which began on Sunday. Jan 12, 2015