Elections 2019

'I am most popular, hence I am the CM,' says Ashok Gehlot

'The way people voted made me realise how people had actually voted for me to be made CM. Due to the affection, it was imperative that I filled the post,' he said.

published on : 11th July 2019

Udhayanidhi Stalin in DMK: Unopposed, a smooth son rise again

After acting in several movies, overnight, Udhayanidhi became the managing director of the party mouthpiece Murasoli.   

published on : 5th July 2019

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad charges Opposition of double standards on EVMs

He also pitched for one nation one poll and urged the Opposition to consider the proposal with an open mind.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Supreme Court lens on freebies announced before polls

The court issued notice to Centre and five states —  Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Telangana, Odisha and Jharkhand — on the petition filed by Pentapati Pulla Rao.

published on : 3rd July 2019

DMK announces nominees for Rajya Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu

According to a statement from Stalin, party trade union leader M Shanmugam and senior advocate P Wilson are the nominees for the biennial election.

published on : 1st July 2019

Not even 1 per cent possibility of Rahul continuing as Congress chief: Moily

Moily had last week said the Congress needs a "major surgery" in the wake of the Lok Sabha poll debacle.

published on : 28th June 2019

Several Congress leaders quit to give Rahul Gandhi 'free hand' to choose new team

Hours after Vivek Tankha quit as the party's Chairman for Law and RTI cell, many others from Delhi, MP and Haryana too gave up their posts.

published on : 28th June 2019

Sabarimala row reason for Kerala Lok Sabha polls poor show: CPM

The CPI-M, at its national review meeting in Delhi last week, acknowledged that the Sabarimala shrine controversy dented its chances in the polls.

published on : 26th June 2019

AAP MLA Manoj Kumar sentenced to 3 months in jail for obstructing polling process

The court had on June 11 convicted Kumar for obstructing a public servant in discharge of public functions, punishable under 186 IPC.

published on : 25th June 2019

Disclosure of Lavasa's dissent note may 'endanger life or physical safety' of individual: EC

The poll body was responding to Pune-based RTI activist Vihar Durve who had demanded Lavasa's dissent notes, pertaining to speeches given by Modi in rallies.

published on : 24th June 2019

'Amethi residents' problems should be redressed in one week': Smriti Irani warns officials

In the meeting, she took stock of the government schemes' implementation and asked officials to take necessary steps to deal the stray cattle problem being faced by farmers.

published on : 23rd June 2019

FIR against BSP MP for giving false affidavit during polls 

District Magistrate Gyan Prakash Tripathi said the action has been taken after report of DIG, Election cell that mentions that he had 24 cases aginst him.

published on : 23rd June 2019

BJP, Congress look for new leadership in Rajasthan post-Lok Sabha polls

Post-2019 Lok Sabha election, the BJP in Rajasthan has seen anti-Raje cadre being elevated to higher ranks.

published on : 21st June 2019

EC issues notice to Sunny Deol for exceeding Rs 70 lakh poll expense limit

Official sources said as per preliminary calculations, Deol's poll expenditure was found to be Rs 86 lakh.

published on : 19th June 2019

Votes bought, alleges Odisha's Koraput MP Jayram Pangi

At a meeting of BJP members here on June 17, Pangi alleged that a South Indian company distributed money on behalf of BJD candidates for the seat to influence voters in Koraput.

published on : 19th June 2019
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