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18 Feb 2018Tripura
Tripura polls: 25L voters decide ruling CPI(M)'s fate
Polling began in Tripura at 7am today for the 2018 Assembly Elections, the first direct face-off between the ruling CPI(M) and the BJP.
16 Feb 2018India
SC: Election candidates, spouses, dependents must disclose sources of income
The Supreme Court has ordered that candidates contesting elections will have to disclose their "sources of income." Not only this, they will have to do so for their spouses, children and any other dependents.
15 Feb 2018India
Modi storms North-East: Inaugurations at Arunachal and poll-rallies at Tripura
To integrate North-East with the rest of India, PM Modi claimed that ministers visit the area "very regularly." He made this remark at BJP-ruled Arunachal Pradesh's capital Itanagar.
12 Feb 2018Tripura
Tripura polls: BJP has maximum richest, criminal candidates, CPI(M) lowest
Twenty-two election candidates out of 297 in Tripura have criminal cases against them, and 35 are crorepatis, the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said.
11 Feb 2018Narendra Modi
Eye on polls, Modi suggests "Tiffin pe Charcha"
After the successful "Chai pe Charcha" campaign before 2014 LS elections, PM Modi has now suggested that party MPs should hold "tiffin pe charcha" for 2019 polls.
30 Jan 2018Nagaland
Nagaland: Parties boycott Assembly elections, till Naga issue is resolved
In a setback to next month's assembly elections in Nagaland, major political parties have bowed down to Naga demands. They have decided not to issue party tickets, name candidates and file nominations before the Naga political issue is resolved.
18 Jan 2018Meghalaya
Election Commission announces Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura poll dates
The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced dates for elections of the Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland assemblies today.
12 Jan 2018India
EC may announce dates for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland polls
The poll season is upon us again. The Election Commission of India will probably announce the polling schedule for assembly elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland today.
29 Dec 2017Ballon d'Or
Former footballer George Weah wins Liberia's presidential election
African nation, Liberia, has a new president. Former 'World Footballer of the Year' George Weah has been elected as Liberia's president.
23 Dec 2017India
Congress continues "soft Hindutva" charade: Rahul visits Somnath temple again
Congress president Rahul Gandhi's temple run ahead of the Gujarat polls might have worked. Congress swept 77 seats, its highest tally since the 1980s.
22 Dec 2017Catalania Independence
Catalonia elections: Pro-independence parties en route to victory
According to media reports, Catalonia's pro-independence parties are on their way to winning a majority of seats in the region's parliament.
#IndiaDecidesOn18th: What's behind BJP's diminished vote-share?
The BJP is all set to win Gujarat with a lead in about 99 seats (2pm).
18 Dec 2017India
BJP vs. Congress: Top 8 Gujarat Assembly Election controversies
With BJP leading in the Gujarat Assembly Elections, it looks like the party is heading for a victory in the state for the sixth consecutive time.
#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Leaders react to BJP's wins in Gujarat, Himachal
The BJP is all set to form the government in Gujarat for the sixth time and has managed to snatch the throne from the ruling Congress in Himachal Pradesh too.
#FakeNews: Rumors flood WhatsApp ahead of Gujarat vote count
On the eve of counting of votes for the Gujarat State Assembly elections, a number of 'fake news' messages were circulated on WhatsApp.
#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Incumbent Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani wins Rajkot (West)
Leading from front, incumbent CM Vijay Rupani won Rajkot (west) by around 25,000 votes. Though he was initially trailing against Congress's Indranil Rajguru, he made an impressive comeback.
18 Dec 2017Narendra Modi
#IndiaDecidesOn18th: In Gujarat, trends show BJP leading in 98 seats
For Gujarat assembly elections, counting of votes began at 8am.
18 Dec 2017Himachal Pradesh
#IndiaDecidesOn18th: BJP wins in Himachal but Dhumal loses Sujanpur
Counting of votes began at 8am today for the Himachal Pradesh elections. BJP is all set to form government in the hill state with a lead in 44 seats (as of 4:50 pm).
17 Dec 2017Himachal Pradesh
#IndiaDecidesOn18: Himachal elections- Look out for these five fiery battles
Voters in Himachal have alternatively voted for Congress and BJP to keep the parties on their toes.
17 Dec 2017Narendra Modi
#IndiaDecidesOn18: Gujarat elections- Five key battles to watch out for
It's a prestige battle for the BJP as it attempts to retain control of Gujarat, PM Narendra Modi's home state, in the assembly elections.
15 Dec 2017Gujarat
Gujarat: SC rejects Congress plea for cross-verification of 25% EVMs
The SC has rejected a Congress plea seeking directions to the EC for cross-verification of at least 25% of EVM votes with VVPAT paper trail.
14 Dec 2017India
EC files FIR against Rahul for interview on Gujarat-poll eve
On the eve of the Gujarat polls' second phase, BJP and Congress again exchanged a war of words. This time it involves Rahul Gandhi's interview to a Gujarati TV channel which violated the 48hr ban on campaigning.
14 Dec 2017Narendra Modi
Gujarat Phase II: 2.23cr voters in 93 constituencies cast ballot
About 2.3cr voters across 93 constituencies in North and Central Gujarat are casting their ballot in the second phase of the Gujarat elections today.
12 Dec 2017Gujarat
Gujarat polls: Rahul says Congress confident of winning Gujarat polls
With Gujarat polls' second phase on December 14, today was Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi's last day of campaigning.
09 Dec 2017India
Gujarat Elections: Congress candidate complains of EVM hacking, EC investigates
Voting in Gujarat elections was mired in controversy as malfunctioning of EVMs was reported in certain areas. Congress candidate from Porbandar, Arjun Modhwadia filed a complaint with the EC that the EVM in his constituency was connected by Bluetooth.
09 Dec 2017India
Voting commences in phase 1 of Gujarat assembly elections
The first phase of assembly elections has commenced in Gujarat with 89 constituencies of the state's southern districts and the Saurashtra region going to the polls.
30 Nov 2017India
Gujarat elections: Bookies predict 107-110 seats for BJP
Though betting is illegal in India, the underground betting business flourishes during elections.
27 Nov 2017Gujarat
Jignesh Mevani: Ex-journalist, lawyer, fire-brand Dalit leader to contest independently
For the upcoming Gujarat elections, Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani has declared that he will contest as an independent from Banaskantha district's Vadgam constituency.
26 Nov 2017Yogi Adityanath
UP civic polls: Second phase marred by missing voters' names
The second phase of UP's civic polls were held today across 25 districts. About 1.29cr voters cast their ballots.
26 Nov 2017Nepal
Nepal votes in landmark elections, the first since 1999
The people of Nepal are voting in a landmark general election, the country's first since 1999, a decade after monarchy was abolished in 2008.
24 Nov 2017Maharashtra
Fadnavis in a dilemma about fielding Rane for Council elections
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and the BJP leadership are in a dilemma - should they field former Congress leader Narayan Rane for a crucial bypoll of the legislative council to be held on December 7.
22 Nov 2017Yogi Adityanath
UP civic polls: 1.09cr people in 24 districts cast votes
The first phase of civic polls in Uttar Pradesh is being held today across 24 districts. Voting will happen from 7am to 5pm.
20 Nov 2017Gujarat
Gujarat elections: BJP releases third list of 28 candidates
The BJP has released its third list of 28 candidates for upcoming Gujarat elections.
20 Nov 2017Gujarat
Gujarat elections: Congress-Patidars agree on quotas, clash over seat-sharing
In a dramatic turn of events, after weeks of uncertainty, Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) and Congress reached an agreement on quotas but disagreed on seat-sharing.
19 Nov 2017Gujarat
Gujarat elections: Protests and resignations after BJP releases candidates' list
All is not well for the BJP in Gujarat. The release of its first list of candidates with 70 names has triggered protests, with senior leaders expressing their dissatisfaction.
12 Nov 2017Gujarat
Rahul Gandhi campaigns in Gujarat ahead of elections
Ahead of Gujarat polls, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is touring the state as part of his election campaign.
10 Nov 2017Gujarat
BJP will win Gujarat but Congress will dent vote-share: Survey
BJP is set to win big in the Gujarat polls with 113-121 seats in the 182-member Assembly, a survey by ABP-CSDS has predicted.
09 Nov 2017Himachal Pradesh
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.