2019 LOK SABHA ELECTIONS
Actor Aamir Khan casts his vote, urges citizens to come out and vote in large numbers
Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan arrives to cast his vote at a ...
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari casts vote, says Fadnavis set to return to power
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and wife Kanchan cast their vote i...
Winter Session of Parliament to commence from November 18
Last year, the Winter Session had begun on December 11 and lasted till January 8.
Buzz of ‘generational makeover’ as Congress plans organisational rejig
Congress is mulling an organisational reshuffle in the coming months. Indications of organisational overhaul are invariably seen in terms of generational change, with ‘GenNext vs Old Guard’ being the running theme since Rahul’s advent.
Maharashtra polls: BJP looks to improve tally; Shiv Sena, Opposition for political space
The BJP, led by Fadnavis, is looking to better its 2014 tally of 122 seats in the 288-member House.
CM Devendra Fadnavis to face trial, as SC quashes clean chit in poll affidavit case
The plea alleged that Fadnavis did not disclose information about two pending criminal cases against him while filing his nomination.
BJP math sees CM Khattar winning by big majority
Lal had won with a margin of nearly 64,000 votes in 2014, with former Congress leader and two-time MLA from Karnal Jai Prakash Gupta finishing second while contesting as an independent.
Ahead of polls, political parties keen to take the spiritual path in Haryana
Another guru, Baba Kapil Puri, runs Dera Gaukaran Dham in Rohtak. He used to be a staunch supporter of Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
In Uttar Pradesh, mini version of assembly polls on Monday
The ruling BJP will try to build on its Lok Sabha success, the opposition parties hope the results will help them galvanise its cadres ahead of the 2022 elections for the 403-member Uttar Pradesh Assembly.
High taxes, economic slump cause 2019 liquor sales to fall
A host of factors have taken a toll on liquor sales recorded till September. Last year's high base along with floods and an economic slump has seen consumption taking a hit. General elections also impacted the sales in April & June.
Maharashtra polls: BJP eyes to sweep North Maharashtra, once citadel of Congress
Nandurbar and Dhule districts, which have significant concentration of tribal population, were traditionally the stronghold of the Congress.
Sena flaunts 'other option' to extract BJP's pound of flesh
The Sena is bargaining hard for an equal share in the power, which means an equal number of ministries and the rotational CM. Sena won 56 seats in the Assembly polls. Both the parties are known for making hard bargains in the past also.
Ashok Tanwar resigns from Congress' election committees, says will work as ordinary party worker
In his letter to Congress president Gandhi, Tanwar said he was stepping down from various committees formed by her for the Haryana assembly elections.
The secretive election of the world’s top nuclear peacekeeper
It will be only the sixth time since the dawn of the nuclear age that the IAEA’s board of governors convenes for the odd ritual, which has been compared to the conclave, the gathering of Catholic cardinals who select the new pope.
Campaign for Maharashtra assembly polls ends; 3237 candidates in fray
The main contest in Maharashtra lies between the "Mahayuti" led by the BJP and the "maha-aghadi" (front) led by the Congress and the NCP. Maharashtra has a total of 8,98,39,600 voters, including 4,28,43,635 women and 4,68,75,750 men.
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