2019 LOK SABHA ELECTIONS
Disabled, people over 80 years of age can now vote through postal ballot
On the recommendation of the Election Commission, the Ministry of Law and Justice has amended the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961, on October 22, allowing senior citizens and person with disabilities in the absentee voter list.
Maharashtra assembly polls: Aditya Thackeray offers prayers at Siddhivinayak Temple ahead of voting
Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's so...
BJP questions Rahul's 'frequent' foreign tours, 'secrecy' about such visits
BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao claimed that Rahul Gandhi had ...
Khattar leaves for Delhi to meet senior leaders
After the poll results came out on Thursday, the ruling BJP fell 6 short of the halfway mark needed to form the next government. Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar was called on to discuss with party members about the hung house situation it is stuck in
Maharashtra stalemate on as BJP and Shiv Sena stick to their guns
After a BJP core committee meeting held at the CM's official residence Varsha, state party chief Chandrakant Patil said the BJP-Sena alliance would soon form the government as the people's mandate was for the 'Mahayuti'. "So far we have received no proposal from the Sena on government formation. They will soon give us a proposal.
View: BJP’s ‘nationalist’ narratives don’t always steamroll over livelihood concerns
Verdict shows people continue being guided by individual and routine concerns when making choices at local levels.
Bihar bypolls: NDA performs badly, RJD shines, AIMIM announces its arrival
The by-election to the seat was necessitated after the death of LJP MP Ram Chandra Paswan, following which the party fielded his son Prince Raj. JD(U) has high stakes in the by-polls billed as the semi-finals ahead of Assembly elections next year.
Maharashtra polls 2019: BJP-Shiv Sena announce seat-share
Despite differences, the BJP and Shiv Sena share the "common thread" of Hindutva and will retain power in Maharashtra after the October 21 A...
Karnataka Congress rejoices over defectors’ defeat
Prominent defeated defectors include Udayanraje Bhosale, who quit the NCP and lost the Satara Lok Sabha bypoll, and Alpesh Thakor, who quit the Congress but lost the Radhanpur MLA seat in Gujarat.
Maharashtra Assembly elections 2019: 30.89% voting recorded till 1 pm
The Mumbai suburban area, comprising 26 Assembly seats, recorded 5.64 per cent polling in the first two hours. Other urban areas like Pune, Nagpur, Nashik and Aurangabad reported a moderate response.
Priority to keep BJP out of power: Maharashtra Congress spokesperson
Congress spokesman Sachin Sawant in a tweet said, "Congress' priority would be to keep BJP out of power." However, Congress' campaign committee member Sanjay Lakhe Patil criticised Sawant over his tweet.
TN Seshan's bold initiatives led India's game changing electoral reforms
He ruthlessly enforced the model code of conduct much to the chagrin of political parties. A no-nonsense attitude was his hallmark, and he ensured checks and balances at all levels to see that the entire election process right from scrutiny of nominations to conduct of polls were carried out according to the rule book.
NOTA votes rise, turn big factor in many seats
In the recent assembly election in Maharashtra, the number of voters choosing NOTA in Latur (Rural) and Palus-Kadegaon constituencies was second only to those who backed the winning candidates.
Sena will split if Fadnavis forms govt sans its support: MLA
The MLA from Badnera in Amravati district dubbed the Sena as "very arrogant" and claimed the Uddhav Thackeray-led party will split and nearly two dozen MLAs will join the BJP if Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis forms the next government without its saffron ally. The Sena has 56 MLAs.
BJP-Shiv Sena on road to power in Maharashtra, no clear winner in Haryana
While the BJP did not appear to be headed for the emphatic win it was expecting in the states it had ruled for five years, the Congress took a back seat to its partner NCP in Maharashtra but could substantially better its tally in Haryana.
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