PM to set up panel to look into issue of simultaneous polls: Rajnath

| | New Delhi
  • 0

PM to set up panel to look into issue of simultaneous polls: Rajnath

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

PM to set up panel to look into issue of simultaneous polls: Rajnath

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will set up a committee for giving "time-bound" suggestions on the issue of 'one nation, one election', Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Wednesday.

Addressing mediapersons after the all-party meeting on the issue, Singh said most parties supported the idea of holding simultaneous polls to Lok Sabha and state assemblies.

He said though parties such as the CPI and the CPI-M had "difference of opinion" on how the exercise of joint elections will be held, they were "not opposed (to the idea)".

Asked about the composition of the proposed committee, Singh said the prime minister will take a call.

 

Sunday Edition

Constable on duty beaten to death by mob in Rajasthan

14 July 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Azam Khan faces arrest in land grab, torture case

14 July 2019 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Man's hand gets stuck between Kolkata Metro doors, dies

14 July 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

Devastating storm rips through Nainital

14 July 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP wins 85% rural poll seats uncontested in Tripura

14 July 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Farooq Khan new adviser to J&K Guv

14 July 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer