Articles about Elections

Tripura: Manik Saha sworn-in as new CM, development tops agenda

15 May 2022

Politics
Tripura: Manik Saha sworn-in as new CM, development tops agenda

Manik Saha, the BJP's Tripura unit state president, took oath as Tripura's Chief Minister (CM) on Sunday, with development and law and order high on his agenda.

2024 in sight, Sonia Gandhi meets Prashant Kishor again

20 Apr 2022

Politics
2024 in sight, Sonia Gandhi meets Prashant Kishor again

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday evening — their second meeting since Saturday.

By-election results: TMC sweeps West Bengal; RJD triumphs in Bihar

16 Apr 2022

Politics
By-election results: TMC sweeps West Bengal; RJD triumphs in Bihar

The counting of votes for the recently concluded by-elections for one Lok Sabha seat and four Assembly seats took place on Saturday.

Meet Phangnon Konyak, Nagaland's first woman Rajya Sabha MP

22 Mar 2022

Politics
Meet Phangnon Konyak, Nagaland's first woman Rajya Sabha MP

Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) S Phangnon Konyak is all set to become the first woman Rajya Sabha MP from Nagaland as no other candidate filed nomination for the lone seat from the state on Monday when the deadline ended.

Newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs take oath; CM announcement by evening

21 Mar 2022

Politics
Newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs take oath; CM announcement by evening

The newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs took the oath of office on Monday at a ceremony held at the Uttarakhand Assembly in Dehradun.

Goa: Pramod Sawant resigns, suspense over CM post continues

12 Mar 2022

Politics
Goa: Pramod Sawant resigns, suspense over CM post continues

BJP leader and Goa CM Pramod Sawant tendered his resignation to Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai at Raj Bhawan Saturday as the party prepared to form the government for a third consecutive time in the state.

Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami resigns day after election result

11 Mar 2022

Politics
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami resigns day after election result

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and the state cabinet tendered their resignation to Governor Gurmit Singh at Raj Bhawan on Friday.

Modi holds roadshow in poll-bound Gujarat after BJP's election wins

11 Mar 2022

Politics
Modi holds roadshow in poll-bound Gujarat after BJP's election wins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a massive roadshow in Gujarat on Friday, a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party returned to power in the assembly elections in four of five polling states: Uttar Pradesh, Manipur, Uttarakhand, and Goa.

Battle for India will be fought in 2024: Prashant Kishore

11 Mar 2022

Politics
Battle for India will be fought in 2024: Prashant Kishore

Political strategist Prashant Kishore on Friday said the election results of state assemblies will have no impact on the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

BJP wins 4 states; Modi expresses hope for 2024 elections

10 Mar 2022

Politics
BJP wins 4 states; Modi expresses hope for 2024 elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party has emerged victorious in four of the five states where election results became clear on Thursday.

Yogi Adityanath set to create history in Uttar Pradesh

10 Mar 2022

Politics
Yogi Adityanath set to create history in Uttar Pradesh

The counting of votes for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2022 is underway and state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is all set to create history as the official trends showed the ruling BJP has already crossed the halfway mark.

Assembly Election Results: BJP wins big; AAP's majority in Punjab

10 Mar 2022

Politics
Assembly Election Results: BJP wins big; AAP's majority in Punjab

As the election results are being announced on Thursday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to win the assembly elections in Goa, Manipur, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.

Election results: EC implements three-layer security, 24x7 CCTV for EVMs

10 Mar 2022

India
Election results: EC implements three-layer security, 24x7 CCTV for EVMs

The Election Commission of India has implemented a "three-layered security" to combat any form of "rumor-mongering, disinformation, and breach of protocol" during the counting of votes in five states on Thursday.

Goa CM to meet Modi in Delhi after exit polls

08 Mar 2022

Politics
Goa CM to meet Modi in Delhi after exit polls

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is in Delhi on Tuesday to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the state assembly election results.

Exit polls predict AAP in Punjab, BJP in UP, Uttarakhand

07 Mar 2022

India
Exit polls predict AAP in Punjab, BJP in UP, Uttarakhand

The Assembly elections in five states—Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa, and Manipur—concluded on Monday and the results will be declared on March 10.

UP Assembly elections 2022: Final phase of polling underway

07 Mar 2022

Politics
UP Assembly elections 2022: Final phase of polling underway

Voting for the seventh and final phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2022 began at 7 am on Monday.

UP Elections 2022 phase 6: Voting underway in 57 seats

03 Mar 2022

Politics
UP Elections 2022 phase 6: Voting underway in 57 seats

The voting for the sixth phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections 2022 began at 7 am on Thursday.

UP elections: FIR against Kanpur Mayor for sharing EVM photos

20 Feb 2022

India
UP elections: FIR against Kanpur Mayor for sharing EVM photos

An FIR has been registered against BJP's Kanpur Mayor Pramila Pandey after she took and shared photos of the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) inside the polling booth.

Voting underway for Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Goa today

14 Feb 2022

India
Voting underway for Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Goa today

Voting to elect the representatives of state assemblies in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Goa began on Monday morning.

Charanjit Singh Channi to be Congress' CM face in Punjab

06 Feb 2022

Politics
Charanjit Singh Channi to be Congress' CM face in Punjab

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday declared Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi as the party's CM face for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections.

150+ candidates in UP elections phase 1 face criminal cases

03 Feb 2022

Politics
150+ candidates in UP elections phase 1 face criminal cases

A whopping 156 candidates contesting in the first phase of upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to a report by UP Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms.

EC extends ban on physical rallies, roadshows till February 11

31 Jan 2022

India
EC extends ban on physical rallies, roadshows till February 11

The Election Commission of India on Monday extended the ban on physical rallies and roadshows till February 11 for the upcoming Assembly elections in five states.

UP elections: Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad to contest against Yogi

20 Jan 2022

Politics
UP elections: Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad to contest against Yogi

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad has decided to contest against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in the upcoming assembly elections in the state from the Gorakhpur Sadar seat.

Stampede-like situation at Congress' Bareilly marathon; party says 'human nature'

04 Jan 2022

Politics
Stampede-like situation at Congress' Bareilly marathon; party says 'human nature'

A stampede-like situation occurred at a "women's marathon" organized by Congress in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly on Tuesday as a few women tripped and fell while running.

UP elections not postponed; voting extended by 1 hour: EC

30 Dec 2021

India
UP elections not postponed; voting extended by 1 hour: EC

There would be no delay in conducting the upcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra said on Thursday.

Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien suspended after throwing Rule Book

21 Dec 2021

Politics
Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien suspended after throwing Rule Book

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O'Brien was on Tuesday suspended from the Rajya Sabha for the remainder of the Winter Session.

Tripura municipal elections: Ruling BJP looks to sweep polls

28 Nov 2021

Politics
Tripura municipal elections: Ruling BJP looks to sweep polls

The counting of votes for elections for the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) and other civic bodies in Tripura is currently underway.

Bypoll results: Congress wins Himachal; NDA's victory in NE

02 Nov 2021

Politics
Bypoll results: Congress wins Himachal; NDA's victory in NE

The counting of votes for bypolls in three Lok Sabha constituencies and 29 Legislative Assembly constituencies in 13 states and the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli started on Tuesday.

Election Commission declares bypolls to seven Rajya Sabha seats

09 Sep 2021

Politics
Election Commission declares bypolls to seven Rajya Sabha seats

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday announced dates for by-polls to seven Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacant due to various reasons like resignations, death, and end of the tenure of members.

20 crore people from 4 states, 1 UT vote today

06 Apr 2021

Politics
20 crore people from 4 states, 1 UT vote today

More than 20 crore people from four states and one Union Territory - West Bengal, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry - are today voting to elect candidates for 475 Assembly seats, in what can be seen as the biggest election day in the country since the 2019 Indian general elections.

EC announces election dates in Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, TN, Bengal

26 Feb 2021

Politics
EC announces election dates in Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, TN, Bengal

The Election Commission of India on Friday announced the dates for Assembly polls in five states/union territories.

PM Modi inaugurates BJP national office bearers' meeting

21 Feb 2021

Politics
PM Modi inaugurates BJP national office bearers' meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated a meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national office bearers at the NDMC Convention Centre in Delhi.

Delhi: Municipal ward by-polls to be held in February

28 Jan 2021

Delhi
Delhi: Municipal ward by-polls to be held in February

The by-elections to fill vacancies in five municipal wards in the national capital will be held on February 28 with all COVID-19 safety precautions, the State Election Commission of Delhi said on Wednesday.

Congress not effective alternative anymore: Kapil Sibal after Bihar verdict

16 Nov 2020

Politics
Congress not effective alternative anymore: Kapil Sibal after Bihar verdict

Following the Congress's abysmal performance in the recently concluded Bihar Assembly Elections and bypolls in the country, senior party leader Kapil Sibal said people don't see the Congress as an "effective alternative" anymore.

Watered-down rallies, restrictions in booths: EC plans polls in pandemic

19 Aug 2020

Politics
Watered-down rallies, restrictions in booths: EC plans polls in pandemic

Faced with an immense challenge to conduct polls, particularly Bihar Assembly elections, as coronavirus cases spike in the country, the Election Commission is finalizing the fine print while keeping social distancing norms in mind.

Government allows people above 65 to vote via postal ballots

02 Jul 2020

Politics
Government allows people above 65 to vote via postal ballots

In light of the coronavirus outbreak, the government has now allowed people over the age of 65 to vote by postal ballots.

Rajya Sabha Elections 2020: Here's everything you need to know

19 Jun 2020

Politics
Rajya Sabha Elections 2020: Here's everything you need to know

Elections to fill 19 vacant seats in the Rajya Sabha across eight states, including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya, were held on Friday.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka offer to host IPL 2020

17 Apr 2020

Sports
Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka offer to host IPL 2020

Sri Lanka have proposed to host the 13th edition of Indian Premier League.

IPL still possible if starts by May first week: Official

23 Mar 2020

Sports
IPL still possible if starts by May first week: Official

The upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League has been shrouded with speculations amid the coronavirus pandemic.

This London-based woman is running for CM in Bihar elections

09 Mar 2020

Politics
This London-based woman is running for CM in Bihar elections

On Sunday, International Women's Day, newspapers across Bihar were plastered with advertisements for a new woman-led political party, Plurals.

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