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.
18 May 2019
#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr
The Election Commission (EC) declared it has seized a whopping Rs. 3,439cr across India this polling season.
16 May 2019
#Elections2019: Sonia Gandhi invites parties for 23 May 'Opposition Meet'
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi would reportedly host an "opposition meeting" on 23 May, the day of the Lok Sabha election results.
27 Mar 2019
Ready to contest elections if Congress wants: Priyanka Gandhi
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said she is ready to contest the General Election but only if her "party wanted".
27 Mar 2019
Government needs no clearance for making security-related announcements: EC sources
After PM Narendra Modi announced the success of India's Mission Shakti space operation only two weeks ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, sources in the Election Commission said the government doesn't require the election body's permission for making security-related announcements.
25 Mar 2019
#Elections2019: Everything to know about Model Code of Conduct (MCC)
This year, India, the world's largest democracy, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha. The General Election will be held from 11 April-19 May.
16 Mar 2019
Unique and interesting facts and records of Lok Sabha elections
This year, India, the world's largest democracy, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha. The General Election is scheduled to be held from 11 April-19 May.
06 Mar 2019
Karnataka: Congress-JD(S) seat-sharing finalized; JD(S) gets Lok Sabha 10 seats
Karnataka's ruling alliance partners, Congress and Janata Dal (Secular), today finalized a deal for the sharing of Lok Sabha seats in the southern state for the upcoming General Election.
05 Mar 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Former CEC SY Quraishi on elections, EVMs, and more
This year, the world's largest democracy, India, goes to polls to elect the 17th Lok Sabha.
26 Jan 2019
Citing timing, Gita Mehta, Naveen Patnaik's sister, refuses Padma Shri
Author Gita Mehta, who is also the sister of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, refused the Padma Shri award, announced on Friday, saying the timing isn't right.
10 Dec 2018
Urjit Patel resigns as Governor of Reserve Bank of India
Reserve Bank of India Governor, Urjit Patel, has stepped down from the position with immediate effect amid rift with the government on various issues.
11 Nov 2018
Pakistan must do soul-searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar Abdullah
Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistani Government must to do some soul searching on India's legitimate concerns to make way for a process of engagement on Kashmir, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said.
06 Oct 2018
Bangladesh's former PM Khaleda Zia admitted to hospital in Dhaka
Bangladesh's jailed former Prime Minister and Opposition Leader Khaleda Zia was admitted to hospital in Dhaka today following a court order as her health deteriorated, a media report stated.
19 Jun 2018
Salman Khurshid says Congress needs to learn art of story-telling
Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid, at the launch of his book "Spectrum Politics" in Mumbai, said the Congress needs to learn the art of story-telling as it is gearing up to take on the BJP in the 2019 General Election.
09 Jun 2018
Former Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik dies at 72
Former Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik died after suffering a heart attack today at 7 am, party officials said.
02 Jun 2018
Tripura will develop 56-inch chest if youth take fitness: Deb
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today said if the youth of the state take Union Sports Minister's fitness challenge, the health of Tripura would improve, too.
26 Apr 2018
Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Asif sacked as Member of Parliament
In an unprecedented turn of events, Khawaja Asif, Pakistan's Foreign Minister was disqualified as a Member of Parliament by a three-member bench of the Islamabad High Court.
19 Apr 2017
UK: May says snap polls will strengthen Brexit hand
UK Prime Minister Theresa May stated that the snap General Election would help strengthen the need for Brexit. The elections were first scheduled to be held on 8 June.
20 Mar 2017
Congress offers Rs. 5 lakh to find "missing" Prashant Kishor
A poster outside the Congress Party's Lucknow office appeared that offered a Rs. 5 lakh reward to anyone who could find Prashant Kishor, the poll strategist.
12 Mar 2017
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor glory days come to an end
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor, the mastermind behind Narendra Modi's 2014 General Election win, is upon tough times.
08 Feb 2017
Uttrakhand: Congress launches 'Unemployment scheme' without EC's consent
On 23rd January, the Election Commission had forbidden Congress to initiate its 'unemployment-scheme' in polls-bound Uttrakhand.
06 Feb 2017
Independents complicate Uttarakhand polls
The two biggest parties in the Uttarakhand elections, the Congress and the BJP, are facing a tough challenge from dissidents who are contesting the polls as independent candidates.
18 Jan 2017
Congress leader ND Tiwari to join BJP
Congress leader ND Tiwari along with his son Rohit Shekhar will be joining the BJP ahead of the Uttarakhand Assembly Elections on Wednesday.
12 Jan 2017
Uttarakhand Assembly Polls: Congress, BJP in a direct fight
Uttarakhand is set to go to polls on 15 February for the 70-seat Assembly; results will be declared on 11 March.