Supreme Court directs all political parties to upload details of pending criminal cases against candidates on their websites
The Supreme Court on Thursday directed all political parties to upload on their website details of pending criminal cases against candidates contesting polls, noting that there has been an alarming increase in criminalisation of politics.
Fulfilling its poll promise, the Modi 2.0 government approved a proposal to extend the benefit of Rs 6,000 per year under the PM-KISAN scheme to all farmers in the country
India’s unemployment rate rose to 6.1% in the 2017/18 fiscal year, the statistics ministry said on Friday, matching data earlier leaked to a newspaper that said it was the highest level in at least 45 years
Fuel price hike: Petrol, diesel prices rise by 70-80 paisa per litre after last phase of general election
Petrol and diesel prices started rising soon after the last phase of the general election concluded, and have increased by 70-80 paisa per litre in the past nine days
Narendra Modi 2.0: Why landslide mandate, right conditions make it perfect time for govt to kick-start weak PSBs’ sell-off
To give a perspective, of the 18 PSBs now, at least eight have gross NPAs above 15 percent of their total advances. This means Rs 15 out of every Rs 100 they have lent have gone bad.
India’s slowing economic growth is of serious concern and the country needs to urgently cut tax and interest rates to revive the economy, a top industrial body said on Monday ahead of the inauguration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second term
Investors' wealth rises by Rs 3.86 lakh cr in two days of market rally after decisive mandate for BJP in general election
Investors' wealth has gone up by Rs 3.86 lakh crore in two days of the market rise where the Sensex has gained 872 points after the decisive mandate for the BJP in the general election
100-days agenda for new government: Commerce ministry proposes major export promotion scheme to boost shipments
The commerce ministry is considering a major export promotion scheme to ensure expeditious refund of central and state taxes and levies to boost shipments in the wake of global challenges at trade front, an official said
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Representation of the People Act, 1951 serves as backbone of the Indian electoral system
Polling is already completed in more than half of the seats. The Lok Sabha election which began on 11 April will end on 19 May after polling in seven phases. The votes will be counted on 23 May and results will be announced thereafter.
Markets are expected to remain choppy in the next few weeks due to quarterly numbers of companies and the result outcome overhang
Lok Sabha Election 2019; Model Code of Conduct watch: EC issues notice to BJP's Kirron Kher for using children in campaign
Lok Sabha Election 2019; Model Code of Conduct Watch: The Election Commission (EC) has issued a notice to BJP's Chandigarh candidate Kirron Kher, seeking a reply after she shared a video on Twitter in which children were seen campaigning for her.
Lok Sabha election results to decide rupee's near-term fate; local currency likely to weaken by 2% in 6 months: Poll
While the rupee pared some of 2018’s losses early this year, it has remained under pressure.
Lok Sabha polls: In Gorakhpur, caste equations set to complicate matters for BJP; challenge to Yogi Adityanath's dominance, say experts
From 1991, the Gorakhpur constituency in Uttar Pradesh has been considered a BJP stronghold.
Pragya Singh Thakur gets EC notice for remark expressing pride over participation in Babri Masjid demolition
EC has issued a show-cause notice to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur for her remark that she was proud of her participation in the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya
KL travelled across Uttar Pradesh, the state that sends the most MPs to Parliament, to ask voters if they knew about the ‘NOTA’ option on the Electronic Voting Machine — an opportunity to select “None Of The Above” if the candidates were not up to scratch.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced its decision to field Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan from the Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat
The Verdict review: Amid Lok Sabha polls, Prannoy Roy and Dorab Sopariwala's book unravels complexities of Indian democracy
From the very first sentence to the last, Prannoy Roy and Dorab Sopariwala's The Verdict is a tour-de-force. By plunging us into the very minds of the Indian Voter, this book allows readers to understand Indian elections as an action in the making, always a work in progress.
Efforts by Facebook to regulate misinformation during Indian elections began more than 18 months ago.
Jet Airways' lenders say paying off cash-strapped airline's existing debt of Rs 8,500 cr is part of any stake deal
Jet Airways' lenders said last week they would consider other options should the stake-sale process “not result in an acceptable outcome”.
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw says mother's name deleted from electoral roll; issue of missing voters impacts diverse social groups
Four days before voting in the first phase of the Lok Sabha poll begins, Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar Shaw tweeted about her mother’s name being deleted from the electoral rolls without ‘verification’