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Bihar elections: Nitish Kumar tries to turn Lalu Yadav’s MY base against RJD in Bihar
In the last three months, a number of RJD leaders including former and current legislators have joined JD (U). Among these leaders seven are from MY community. Most of these leaders are strong leaders of their respective regions.
RJD uses govt data to stress how crime has risen sharply in Bihar
The police figures show that against 1.89 lakh crimes reported in the state...
Nitish’s Womaniya vs Tejashwi’s Yuva, the battle cry of Bihar
The biggest youth problem is unemployment and Tejashwi is trying to capture the...
Let BJP name four by-poll seats they can win: Kamal Nath
Nath said 26 of these seats “were held by the Congress” and the bypolls were about the Congress versus the BJP’s organisational strength.
Amid Cong rumblings, ex-minister's poser: Was UPA 'sabotaged' from within in 2019
Demands for an honest appraisal surfaced during a meeting of the Congress's Rajya Sabha MPs on Thursday in the presence of party chief Sonia Gandhi.
As Jitan Ram Manjhi opts out, RJD turns sceptical of smaller parties and leans toward Congress
The party is not willing to give too much importance to smaller parties like RLSP of Upendra Kushwaha, VIP of Mukesh Sahni and other smaller parties but instead would like to keep its focus more on their traditional alliance of RJD — Congress and the Left parties.
Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa named as the new VP of Asian Development Bank
Lavasa, who would have retired as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) in October 2022, would be the second election commissioner to step down from the poll panel before the completion of his term.
View: Theatrics aside, Kamala Harris may turn out to be a key factor for evolving India-US ties
Indo-US ties have advanced under previous Democratic administrations. And though relations soured after the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York in 2013, Barack Obama mended ties soon after Modi’s election. Harris has expressed more concern about some of Modi’s actions, but any drastic US departure from its current India policy appears unlikely.
Postal crisis ripples across US as election looms
As Trump rails almost daily against the service and delays clog the mail, voters and postal workers warn a crisis is building.
Congress questions appointment of Maharashtra Chief Electoral Officer by Fadnavis; government
Addressing a press conference, State Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant alleged that Baldev Singh was facing an inquiry initiated by the CVC and the Ministry of Industry and Commerce was probing allegations of irregularity in SEEPZ Special Economic Zone (SEZ).
Bihar election calendar will be worked out keeping Covid concerns in mind, says CEC
"SOPs being brought out to ensure no voter is left behind; necessary preparations underway," says Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora in an interview to ET.
View: Stop the Left turn. Congress needs to woo the middle class back
"Citizen empowerment through rights-based legislation (RTI, RTE, Lok Pal, FSA etc) was a smart strategy, but suddenly the Congress veered leftwards. Instead of having frequent interface with CII, FICCI etc, the party’s perception became anti-industry," writes Jha.
President Ram Nath Kovind accepts Ashok Lavasa's resignation as EC
President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of Ashok Lavasa as Election Commissioner, a notification by the Ministry of Law and Justice said on Wednesday. Lavasa had on Tuesday sent his resignation as Election Commissioner to the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
LAHDC elections in September: Top leaders reach Leh as BJP gears up for local polls
“Ladakh is ruled by bureaucrats who dance to the tunes of New Delhi. Local representatives are not even asked for any suggestion now. Our LAHDC chairman had to protest before the LG to get our students back from outside during the pandemic,” a senior politician of Ladakh told ET.
Election Commission’s loss is ADB’s gain, says CEC, Sunil Arora on Ashok Lavasa
In his first remarks on the appointment of election commissioner Ashok Lavasa as Asian Development Bank vice-president, chief election commissioner Sunil Arora said the poll panel’s loss is ADB’s gain.