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TDP to contest Lok Sabha, Assembly polls in Odisha

08 Dec 2018

TDP to contest Lok Sabha, Assembly polls in Odisha

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has decided to contest the Lok Sabha and the Odisha Assembly elections next year in the BJD-ruled state.

TDP terms KCR's repeated attacks on Naidu a 'panic reaction'

23 Nov 2018

TDP terms KCR's repeated attacks on Naidu a 'panic reaction'

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) today hit back at caretaker Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for his repeated attacks on its president N Chandrababu Naidu, calling it a "panic reaction".

Used 'bitter medicine' of demonetization to 'treat' corruption, says Modi

20 Nov 2018

Used 'bitter medicine' of demonetization to 'treat' corruption, says Modi

PM Narendra Modi today said he used the "bitter medicine" of demonetization to bring back money into banking system and to give "proper treatment to deep-rooted corruption system" in the country.

Despite Rahul-Modi face-off, caste-equations, poll-result as unpredictable as Hollywood-thriller climax

11 Nov 2018

Despite Rahul-Modi face-off, caste-equations, poll-result as unpredictable as Hollywood-thriller climax

A Narendra Modi-Rahul Gandhi face-off, last-minute switching of camps, allegations, counter-allegations, and caste equations make for a heady election cocktail in five states, but poll results remain as unpredictable as the climax of a Hollywood thriller.

Kerala HC disqualifies IUML MLA for communal poll-campaign in 2016

09 Nov 2018

Kerala HC disqualifies IUML MLA for communal poll-campaign in 2016

The Kerala High Court today disqualified an MLA of Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), on a plea claiming that he used religion to win the Assembly polls in 2016.

UP BJP leaders will handle media management in poll-bound MP

21 Oct 2018

UP BJP leaders will handle media management in poll-bound MP

To give an edge to the BJP in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, four spokespersons from the party's Uttar Pradesh unit have been dispatched to the neighboring state for effective media management, a party leader said Sunday.

'Magicians' to campaign for BJP in MP polls. What's next?

21 Oct 2018

'Magicians' to campaign for BJP in MP polls. What's next?

Seeking a fourth straight term in Madhya Pradesh, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) intends to cast a 'magic spell' on voters during the upcoming State Assembly polls.

Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: BSP releases second list of 12 candidates

20 Oct 2018

Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: BSP releases second list of 12 candidates

The BSP released its second list of 12 candidates for the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls.

Telangana: Early polls imminent as KCR-led Cabinet dissolves Assembly

06 Sep 2018

Telangana: Early polls imminent as KCR-led Cabinet dissolves Assembly

Telangana is all set to enter early polls as the government led by K Chandrasekhar Rao passed a resolution to dissolve the State Assembly on Thursday.

Meghalaya CM Sangma wins South Tura bypoll; beats Congress's Momin

27 Aug 2018

Meghalaya CM Sangma wins South Tura bypoll; beats Congress's Momin

Meghalaya Chief Minister and NPP President Conrad K Sangma today won the South Tura by-election by defeating his nearest rival Charlotte W Momin of the Congress by over 8,400 votes, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), FR Kharkongor, said.

No possibility of simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls: CEC

24 Aug 2018

No possibility of simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls: CEC

Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat yesterday ruled out the possibility of holding simultaneous elections to the state Assemblies along with the Lok Sabha polls anytime soon.

Karnataka Floor Test: Details about 3 possible scenarios

19 May 2018

Karnataka Floor Test: Details about 3 possible scenarios

BJP's newly sworn-in CM Yeddyurappa have to prove his majority in Karnataka Assembly at 4 pm today. In order to ensure transparency, the floor test would be broadcast live.

Congress to highlight BJP's 'hollow promises' in MP Assembly polls

04 Mar 2018

Congress to highlight BJP's 'hollow promises' in MP Assembly polls

The Congress's victory in the recent Assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh has made the party upbeat. It has now decided to campaign aggressively against the ruling BJP in the state elections due later this year.

Introducing Sunil Deodhar: The man behind BJP's landmark Tripura win

04 Mar 2018

Introducing Sunil Deodhar: The man behind BJP's landmark Tripura win

With the BJP's historic win in the north-east, it will now rule across 21 Indian states.

Himachal Pradesh elections: 50.3L voters across 68 constituencies cast ballot

09 Nov 2017

Himachal Pradesh elections: 50.3L voters across 68 constituencies cast ballot

Voting for the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections began today across all 68 constituencies at 8am.

Crucial assembly bypolls for four seats in Delhi, Goa, AP

23 Aug 2017

Crucial assembly bypolls for four seats in Delhi, Goa, AP

Assembly bypolls are underway for four seats: Andhra Pradesh's Nandyal, Delhi's Bawana, and Goa's Valpoi and Panaji.