West Bengal Assembly election: EC official to visit state, take stock of law and order situation on Thursday
During his visit, Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain is scheduled to hold meetings with district magistrates, police superintendents and other senior officials
The hike was recommended keeping in mind the difficulties candidates may face while holding rallies amid the restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus
The Mayawati-led party currently has two MLAs in the Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. Voting on the 28 seats in the state Assembly will take place on 3 November
Union Minister Nityanand Rai has been made chairman-cum-convenor of the committee while the party's state unit general secretary Devesh Kumar will be its co-convenor
Amit Shah holds meetings with BJP leaders in Assembly election-bound states Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Haryana to decide on party's strategy
BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday held deliberations with the party's core group leaders from three Assembly poll-bound states.
Ajai Rai to contest Lok Sabha polls from Varanasi: 'Bahubali' Congress MLA lost to Narendra Modi by over 5 lakh votes in 2014
In 2014, Rai had finished a third with a little over 75,600 votes as Aam Aadmi Party chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had taken the second position securing around two lakh votes. On the other hand, Modi had won over 5.81 lakh votes registering-in a landslide victory. Prior to the polls, Rai had claimed confidently that he will cause the 'biggest upset of the year' and promised to defeat Modi.
Assembly election in Odisha's Patkura constituency postponed in wake of BJD candidate Bed Prakash Agarwalla's death
Chief Electoral Officer Surendra Kumar had written to the Deputy Election Commissioner (ECI) for countermanding the election in Patkura assembly under Section 52(1) (c) of the Representation of People Act, 1951.
Rahul rejects AAP-Congress alliance in Delhi: How will parties face each other in 2020 Assembly election after Lok Sabha poll tie-up, ask party leaders
The timing of AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal's statement on Rahul Gandhi holds significance as the Congress is likely to finalise its candidates for Delhi's seven Lok Sabha seats.
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls deferred due to state’s demand for 70,000 security troops, claim Home Ministry officials
The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections were deferred as the state administration asked for over 70,000 paramilitary troops for conducting simultaneous polls, a demand which could not be acceded to
After BJP's loss in Assembly elections, Sharad Pawar says Ram temple issue may not benefit saffron party in 2019 LS polls
A day after the BJP's poll debacle in three Hindi heartland states, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said the Ram temple issue might not work in favour of the saffron party again, unlike in the past, if it is raised ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Vijay Mallya congratulates Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sachin Pilot as Congress burns midnight oil to pick chief ministers for two states
Vijay Mallya's tweet appeared amid the process of picking the chief ministers for Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan delayed infinitely.
National Conference open to Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir if fresh election declared, says Omar Abdullah
National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has hinted his party would participate in Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir if fresh elections to the state legislature were announced in near future.
Rajasthan polls: BJP MP says Harish Chandra Meena joining Congress will not impact tribal votes in Dausa
Speaking about Harish Chandra Meena switching over to Congress, Rajasthan BJP leader Kirori Lal Meena said that the public knows who is an opportunist and who is not, and that an opportunist can go anywhere.
BJP's Dausa MP Harish Chandra Meena joins Congress; Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot to contest Rajasthan polls
Meena joined the Congress in the presence of former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee chief Sachin Pilot and AICC's state in-charge Avinash Pande.
Jammu and Kashmir polls in 1996 were watershed moment for state; mistakes must not be repeated in 2018-19
It is obvious that the risk element in the decision to conduct local polls in Jammu and Kashmir in 2018 was extremely high
'Can't have relations with such people': Mayawati slams Bhim Army chief; says she'll join grand alliance if BSP gets fair deal
The BSP is reportedly in talks with the Congress to sew up alliance in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh where it is a minor player
Simultaneous elections must for India: Perpetual electoral season dilutes govt policies with political gains
A laser focus on winning elections means that leaders take shortcuts, and the focus lies on redistribution of wealth through welfare schemes (or even bribery). While income inequality is a reality in India, for wealth to be redistributed, there needs to be greater focus on its generation.
Jayanagar Assembly election 2018 results updates: Sowmya Reddy's win gives Congress 15 of 28 seats in Bengaluru
With a decent win in Jayanagar, the coalition partner Congress has maintained its leadership position in Bengaluru. With this, the Congress has won 16 out of 28 seats in the IT city.
Jayanagar Assembly election: Counting of votes begins, Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy takes early lead
Till the fourth round of counting, Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy was ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party's BN Prahlad by 5,348 votes.
BJP's beef burden in Meghalaya: As saffron party struggles to clarify its stand ahead of polls, cattle-traders fear loss of business
If you go by statistics, Meghalaya is the highest consumer of beef in Asia. It consumes about 1,000 tonnes (of beef) in a year. Also, the climate and terrain are such that one needs the energy and protein that beef provides