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This 25-year-old engineer is the youngest Lok Sabha MP ever

26 May 2019

This 25-year-old engineer is the youngest Lok Sabha MP ever

Today in wholesome news, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha is set to step into the Parliament, making history by becoming the youngest Lok Sabha member.

'Slap on my face': Prakash Raj on losing Bangalore Central

23 May 2019

'Slap on my face': Prakash Raj on losing Bangalore Central

Actor and filmmaker Prakash Raj, who contested in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate in Karnataka, isn't particularly happy about his loss and he is not hiding it either.

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

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.

Congress' Ratan Singh dies of heart attack at counting center

23 May 2019

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.

#Elections2019: What are exit polls? Here's everything you should know

18 May 2019

#Elections2019: What are exit polls? Here's everything you should know

The seventh and final phase of polling for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections will take place on Sunday (19 May) in 59 constituencies spread across seven states and one Union Territory.

#Elections2019: Didn't register as voter? You might still have chance

23 Mar 2019

#Elections2019: Didn't register as voter? You might still have chance

India is the world's largest democracy where "voting" is crucial in shaping the country's destiny.

Lok Sabha elections: Understanding the difference between EVMs and VVPATs

11 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Understanding the difference between EVMs and VVPATs

The much-anticipated general elections will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 12, and results will be announced on May 23.

Your name missing from voters' list? Here's what to do

07 Mar 2019

Your name missing from voters' list? Here's what to do

If your name doesn't appear on your state/UT's electoral roll, you won't be able to cast your vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Voter ID: How to track your application status online

06 Mar 2019

Voter ID: How to track your application status online

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

All you need to know about NRI Voter ID card

04 Mar 2019

All you need to know about NRI Voter ID card

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

How to transfer your Voter-ID from one state to another

02 Mar 2019

How to transfer your Voter-ID from one state to another

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

Error in your Voter-ID card? Here's how to rectify it

28 Feb 2019

Error in your Voter-ID card? Here's how to rectify it

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

Lost your Voter-ID card? Here's how to get a duplicate

26 Feb 2019

Lost your Voter-ID card? Here's how to get a duplicate

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

General elections won't affect India's welfare measures: DBS economist

14 Feb 2019

General elections won't affect India's welfare measures: DBS economist

Some of the new welfare measures in India will continue to take shape, regardless of the outcome of the general election, a top Singapore bank said today.

Bangladesh polls: Sheikh Hasina registers landslide win, Opposition fumes

31 Dec 2018

Bangladesh polls: Sheikh Hasina registers landslide win, Opposition fumes

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's alliance has won the parliamentary vote with a thumping majority even as the main opposition rejected the "farcical" elections.

Assembly poll results, Urjit Patel's sudden resignation upset market

11 Dec 2018

Assembly poll results, Urjit Patel's sudden resignation upset market

Benchmark equity indices opened with heavy losses today, as investors were on edge ahead of the final assembly election results from five states, amid plummeting rupee after RBI Governor Urjit Patel's unexpected resignation.

J&K polls: BJP fails to open account in Ladakh region

20 Oct 2018

J&K polls: BJP fails to open account in Ladakh region

The BJP failed to open its account in J&K's Ladakh region in the urban local body elections held earlier this month.

Pakistan: Voting in Presidential election concludes; Alvi likely to win

04 Sep 2018

Pakistan: Voting in Presidential election concludes; Alvi likely to win

The voting to elect Pakistan's 13th President by lawmakers has concluded.

Imran Khan opts for simple oath-ceremony, not to invite foreign-leaders

02 Aug 2018

Imran Khan opts for simple oath-ceremony, not to invite foreign-leaders

Imran Khan has decided against inviting foreign leaders and celebrities to his oath-taking ceremony as Pakistan's new Prime Minister as he wants to keep the event very simple.

Kapil Dev, Gavaskar, Sidhu, Aamir invited to Imran Khan's oath-taking

02 Aug 2018

Kapil Dev, Gavaskar, Sidhu, Aamir invited to Imran Khan's oath-taking

The oath-taking ceremony guest list of to-be Pakistan PM Imran Khan features several Indian names, including his contemporaries Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar and Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Will take oath as Pakistan PM on August 11: Imran

30 Jul 2018

Will take oath as Pakistan PM on August 11: Imran

Pakistan-Tehreek-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, on Monday, said that he will take oath as Pakistan's Prime Minister on August 11.

Imran Khan's PTI wins Pakistan elections, but needs an ally

27 Jul 2018

Imran Khan's PTI wins Pakistan elections, but needs an ally

More than a day after results were due, Imran Khan's PTI has emerged the winner, winning 109 seats out of the contested 269 in the Pakistan assembly. Votes are still being counted.

Pakistan polls: Imran Khan inches towards victory amid mass-rigging allegations

26 Jul 2018

Pakistan polls: Imran Khan inches towards victory amid mass-rigging allegations

Hours before results of the Pakistan general elections are to be officially declared, PTI Chief Imran Khan took a clear lead, even as rivals alleged their agents were being thrown out of polling stations.

UP: Minor reshuffle in BJP's organizational posts after by-poll losses

17 Jun 2018

UP: Minor reshuffle in BJP's organizational posts after by-poll losses

In a minor reshuffle, Uttar Pradesh BJP has made some changes in the portfolio of some of its organizational secretaries.

Use this app to review politicians based on their work

14 Jun 2018

Use this app to review politicians based on their work

Today, I got to know about a recently-launched rating app for politicians called the Neta App, using which its creator, Pratham Mittal predicted the hung assembly in Karnataka.

Karnataka: Mayawati's BSP gets first minister outside UP

06 Jun 2018

Karnataka: Mayawati's BSP gets first minister outside UP

Mayawati, the astute BSP supremo, who was instrumental in uniting Congress and the regional JD(S) for a post-poll alliance in Karnataka, has convinced them to induct her only state MLA N Mahesh into the cabinet.

Simplified: The difference between EVM and VVPAT

31 May 2018

Simplified: The difference between EVM and VVPAT

In April 2017, after allegations of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) tampering, 16 political parties had appealed to the Election Commission (EC) to reintroduce ballot papers in elections.

Rahul accompanies Sonia for medical check-up, leaves message for trolls

28 May 2018

Rahul accompanies Sonia for medical check-up, leaves message for trolls

Congress President Rahul Gandhi and mother Sonia Gandhi left for abroad for her annual medical check-up.

It's a very very hard decision: Shivakumar on Congress-JD(S) alliance

22 May 2018

It's a very very hard decision: Shivakumar on Congress-JD(S) alliance

When BS Yeddyurappa of the BJP resigned as Chief Minister before the floor test in Karnataka assembly, Congress's DK Shivakumar was hailed as 'Chanakya' in keeping the bipolar Congress-JD(S) flock together.

Yeddyurappa drops the mic: How things led to his resignation

19 May 2018

Yeddyurappa drops the mic: How things led to his resignation

Minutes before the floor test, Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa in his speech declared, "I have failed to secure the numbers," and resigned from the top post merely 2.5 days after coming to power.

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 leaders blame Siddaramaiah for Karnataka defeat, he gets "emotional"

17 May 2018

Congress leaders blame Siddaramaiah for Karnataka defeat, he gets "emotional"

Following an embarrassing defeat in the Karnataka election at the hands of BJP, Siddaramaiah has become a center of the blame-game inside the Congress.

Karnataka Result: Congress-JD(S) opportunistic alliance now blaming BJP for poaching

16 May 2018

Karnataka Result: Congress-JD(S) opportunistic alliance now blaming BJP for poaching

The Congress-JD(S) alliance, that came together after the fractured mandate in Karnataka elections, have now alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to poach its legislators.

#SemiFinals2019: BS Yeddyurappa to meet PM, just like he foretold

15 May 2018

#SemiFinals2019: BS Yeddyurappa to meet PM, just like he foretold

Clearly, subtlety is not BS Yeddyurappa's style.

#SemiFinals2019: Lingayats remain with the BJP, Vokkaliga belt with JD(S)

15 May 2018

#SemiFinals2019: Lingayats remain with the BJP, Vokkaliga belt with JD(S)

The Lingayat community has chosen the BJP over the Congress party that gave them a special religious minority status under the leadership of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

#SemiFinals2019: CM Siddaramaiah trailing in Chamundeshwari, leading in Badami

15 May 2018

#SemiFinals2019: CM Siddaramaiah trailing in Chamundeshwari, leading in Badami

Early trends of Karnataka Election results have incumbent Chief Minister Siddaramaiah trailing from Chamundeshwari, but he is leading in Badami constituency.

Karnataka Exit Poll Out: BJP leads in most surveys

12 May 2018

Karnataka Exit Poll Out: BJP leads in most surveys

Karnataka has voted and according to the exit polls, BJP is leading in most surveys.

Fake voter ID scam: Polling postponed in Karnataka's RR Nagar

11 May 2018

Fake voter ID scam: Polling postponed in Karnataka's RR Nagar

The Election Commission of India has postponed the RR Nagar constituency in Karnataka election to May 28, after roughly 10, 000 fake voter IDs were recovered on Tuesday.

Karnataka elections: First battle for the upcoming war in 2019

10 May 2018

Karnataka elections: First battle for the upcoming war in 2019

The unprecedented media space for Karnataka is anything but unreasonable, after all it's a fight between two national parties - one that's fighting an existential battle (Congress), while the other wanting to get done with its 'party of the north' tag (BJP).

From loan waivers to foreign trips: Decoding Karnataka's manifestos

06 May 2018

From loan waivers to foreign trips: Decoding Karnataka's manifestos

In a bid to project its CM candidate Yeddyurappa as pro-farmer, the BJP in its manifesto has promised to allocate Rs. 1.5 lakh crore for waiving farmer loans, and irrigation projects.