2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari casts vote, says Fadnavis set to return to power
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and wife Kanchan cast their vote i...
Maharashtra assembly elections: Snub to four netas a message to all in BJP?
Tawde and Khadse came into their own in 1995 when the BJP teamed ...
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 ...
BJP unable to replicate central dominance in state elections
What could possibly have changed in four months? BJP ought to have swept these two states with near two-thirds majority going by the outcome of the general elections. Clearly, voters are distinguishing between assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
Outgoing Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar rides cycle to polling station
He travelled by train from Chandigarh to Karnal city. From the railway station in Karnal, he took an e-rickshaw to reach his home from where he rode bicycle to reach the polling booth .
Maharashtra polls: It’s BJP vs Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena and Congress play second fiddle
NCP chief looks at regaining ground lost to BJP over the last two elections in western Maharashtra.
Disqualified MLAs get BJP tickets
BJP announced party tickets to 13 disqualified lawmakers on Thursday, keeping the Ranebennur seat on hold as it refused to allow former minister R Roshan Baig admission into the party.
People’s anger will be seen in these polls: Sharad Pawar
NCP chief says the assembly elections will turn out differently from the Lok Sabha polls as issues such as the economic slowdown, widespread unemployment and farmer suicides are at the fore.
Effective security arrangements in place to ensure peaceful voting: Haryana DGP
Director General of Police (DGP) of Haryana Manoj Yadav informed about the security arrangements in poll-bound Haryana. He said that over 40...
Indian-Canadian set to emerge as 'kingmaker' as Trudeau poised to form minority govt
Indian-origin leader Jagmeet Singh-led NDP won 24 seats in Canadian general election and is likely to emerge as the "kingmaker" where PM Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party held onto power in a nail-biting poll, albeit as a weakened minority govt.
Is Nitin Gadkari being sidelined by BJP?
Gadkari did not share a stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s in Nashik last month to mark the end of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s statewide campaign yatra. The 25 rallies that Gadkari held have been within the Vidarbha region.
Canada's Justin Trudeau calls general election on October 21
The 47-year-old Justin Trudeau visited Governor General Julie Payette, Canada's acting head of state, on Wednesday morning to formally launch the campaign.
Over to Sonia again as Congress faces do or die battle
The challenging battles of Maharashtra and Haryana, to be followed by Jharkhand, mark an existential crisis for Congress which is close on the heels of a wipeout in Lok Sabha polls. Sonia Gandhi’s surprise return has managed to generate minor momentum with a rejig in Haryana unit and accelerated activities in Maharashtra. But what more can the ageing matriarch do?
BJP got donations of over Rs 800 crore in 2018-19
In comparison, the Congress raised just Rs 146 crore in 2018-19, as per the data it submitted to the Election Commission of India (ECI). The Progressive Electoral Trust – also the largest donor to the Congress – gave Rs 55 crore to the party as against the Rs 346 crore it gave the BJP, as per the party’s submissions to the ECI.
Athawale 'not satisfied' with NDA's Maharashtra seat-share deal
"Not satisfied with the BJP-Shiv Sena-RPI seat-share," Republican Party of India chief and Union Minister Ramdas Athawale tweeted Saturday e...
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