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21 Mar 2022


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.

12 Mar 2022


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.

11 Mar 2022

Elections Results

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.

11 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

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.

11 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

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.

10 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

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.

10 Mar 2022


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.

10 Mar 2022


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.

10 Mar 2022


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.

08 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

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.

07 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

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.

03 Mar 2022

Yogi Adityanath

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.

20 Feb 2022


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.

14 Feb 2022


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.

06 Feb 2022


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.

03 Feb 2022

Samajwadi Party

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.

31 Jan 2022


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.

20 Jan 2022


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.

30 Dec 2021

Uttar Pradesh

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.

28 Nov 2021


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

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.

09 Sep 2021

West Bengal

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.

06 Apr 2021

Tamil Nadu

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.

26 Feb 2021

West Bengal

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.

21 Feb 2021

Narendra Modi

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

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.

16 Nov 2020


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.

19 Aug 2020


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.

02 Jul 2020

Sitaram Yechury

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.

09 Mar 2020


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.

07 Jul 2019


Mumbai Congress chief Milind Deora resigns; to play 'national role'

Mumbai Congress President Milind Deora has announced his resignation from the post on Sunday, only months ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections scheduled to take place in October this year.

25 Jun 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi speaks in Lok Sabha, slams Congress, remembers Emergency

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stood up in Lok Sabha to reply to the Motion Of Thanks on the President's address.

26 May 2019


After BJP's win, UP Muslim woman named son 'Narendra Modi'

After the Bharatiya Janata Party's landslide victory in the recently held 2019 Lok Sabha elections, a Muslim woman in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district has named her newborn son 'Narendra Damodardas Modi'.

25 May 2019

West Bengal

Don't want to continue as Chief Minister: Mamata Banerjee

After facing a setback in West Bengal in the recent 2019 Lok Sabha elections, state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stated that she doesn't wish to continue as CM.

23 May 2019


Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.

23 May 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Congress' Ratan Singh dies of heart attack at counting center

While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rejoices amid yet another huge majority for them in the Lok Sabha elections, tragic news emerges from Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), where Sehore district chief of the Indian National Congress, Ratan Singh, died of a heart attack.

20 May 2019


Vivek Oberoi trolled for Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai elections meme

While everyone's waiting for the results of the 2019 general elections on May 23, Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi is out here disappointing his measly fanbase.

18 May 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Decoding PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi's election campaigns

While this two-month-long election season awaits conclusion, campaigning for the seventh phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections wrapped up on Friday.

10 Apr 2018


Is your name on voter-list? Here's how to check online

India is the largest democracy in the world where "voting" plays an important role in shaping the country's destiny.

21 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha

How to get Voter-ID card ahead of Lok Sabha elections

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections just two months to go, it's time to gear up.

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