Assembly Election

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Voting underway for 30 seats in Bengal, 47 in Assam

27 Mar 2021

Voting underway for 30 seats in Bengal, 47 in Assam

Phase one of the Assembly polls kicked off in Assam and West Bengal today, honoring the coronavirus-linked precautions.

Centre cut fuel prices because of state polls, alleges Sena

26 Mar 2021

Centre cut fuel prices because of state polls, alleges Sena

The Centre might have slashed the fuel rates so that the BJP doesn't suffer on the issue in the five poll-bound states, the Shiv Sena alleged on Friday without naming the NDA constituent.

Amit Shah hits streets, campaigns for BJP candidates in Kerala

24 Mar 2021

Amit Shah hits streets, campaigns for BJP candidates in Kerala

Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah on Wednesday held a roadshow in the Trippunithura town of Kerala as part of his election campaign for NDA candidates contesting April 6 polls to the state assembly.

Debar poll campaigners for not wearing masks, demands petition

22 Mar 2021

Debar poll campaigners for not wearing masks, demands petition

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice and sought response of the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea seeking to debar campaigners and candidates from campaigning in the upcoming assembly elections for repeatedly violating the mandatory guidelines issued by the poll panel in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

West Bengal: Scheme to provide meals at Rs. 5 launched

16 Feb 2021

West Bengal: Scheme to provide meals at Rs. 5 launched

Ahead of the assembly elections in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday virtually launched the "Maa" scheme under which her government would provide a meal at a nominal cost of Rs. 5 mainly to poor people.

Congress to elect new party president in June: Details here

22 Jan 2021

Congress to elect new party president in June: Details here

The Congress on Friday decided that it will elect a new party president in June this year, after the Assembly elections in five poll-bound states, which are expected to be conducted by May, are concluded.

PM Modi to visit Kolkata for Bose's birth anniversary celebrations

21 Jan 2021

PM Modi to visit Kolkata for Bose's birth anniversary celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address Parakram Diwas celebrations in Kolkata on January 23 to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, an iconic freedom fighter who hailed from the state.

Ameesha says she feared for life during Bihar poll campaign

29 Oct 2020

Ameesha says she feared for life during Bihar poll campaign

Actor Ameesha Patel has said that she feared for her life while campaigning for the Lok Janshakti Party's (LJP) candidate Prakash Chandra for the Bihar elections.

Truth can't be defeated: Sachin Pilot after being sacked

14 Jul 2020

Truth can't be defeated: Sachin Pilot after being sacked

Congress on Tuesday sacked its renowned leader Sachin Pilot from the post of Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan as well as the state Party President, days after the 42-year-old revolted against CM Ashok Gehlot. The party alleged Pilot was "ensnared" by BJP to topple the government.

#DelhiElections2020: Congress party announces first list of 54 candidates

18 Jan 2020

#DelhiElections2020: Congress party announces first list of 54 candidates

The Congress party has released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

Assembly polls: Poor voter turnout in Maharashtra and Haryana

21 Oct 2019

Assembly polls: Poor voter turnout in Maharashtra and Haryana

In Maharashtra and Haryana, voting for Assembly polls is underway, but the turnout has been extremely poor.

Voting begins in Haryana and Maharashtra, PM Modi tweets message

21 Oct 2019

Voting begins in Haryana and Maharashtra, PM Modi tweets message

The states of Haryana and Maharashtra are witnessing a lot of political action as voting began on Monday.

Shatrughan Sinha defends Navjot Singh Sidhu on hug controversy

22 Aug 2018

Shatrughan Sinha defends Navjot Singh Sidhu on hug controversy

Under attack for hugging Pakistan's Army Chief, Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu received support from BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha who said Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi had hugged their Pakistani counterparts during their visits to that country.

Amethi: Rahul Gandhi hears public grievances in "Janata Darbar"

16 Jan 2018

Amethi: Rahul Gandhi hears public grievances in "Janata Darbar"

On the second day of his visit to Amethi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi conducted a "janata darbar" at the Munshirganj guest house in his parliamentary constituency, Amethi in Uttar Pradesh.