Lok Sabha elections

Ex-IRS officer who led raids in Vellore appointed as special expenditure observer for poll in LS seat

Murli Kumar had led the tax team that raided and searched the premises of different political party workers that resulted in seizure of Rs 11.

published on : 16th July 2019

Congress failed to link unemployment, agrarian crisis with nationalism in Lok Sabha polls: Gaurav Gogoi

Gaurav Gogoi said results of 2019 elections were "extremely disappointing" given that the Congress had formed governments in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh months before.

published on : 14th July 2019

Income tax raids at DMK man’s residence in Vellore ahead of fresh polls

The team found Rs. 27 lakh cash in his house and although Ezhumalai claimed the money was earned through his business deals, he could not show any documents as proof.

published on : 13th July 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

AIADMK announces candidates for Rajya Sabha elections, Vellore Lok Sabha polls

The tenure of AIADMK MPs V Maitrayen, R Lakshmanan, T Rathinavel, K.R. Arjunan, DMK MP Kanimozhi, and CPI MP Raja will get over on July 24.

published on : 6th 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

Tamil Nadu's Vellore parliamentary constituency to go to polls on August 5

Election has now been announced 79 days after rescinded due to a huge haul of cash from DMK men’s premises

published on : 4th 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

Rahul's resignation will help in Congress restructuring: Shiv Sena

Raut said Rahul Gandhi's resignation will herald an era where the Congress will be free from the domination of the Gandhi family and this development will be noted in history.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Rahul continues as president till new chief appointed: Congress sources

Gandhi made public his resignation through an open letter and removed Congress president from his profile on his official Twitter account.

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

Sushma Swaraj no more resident of 8, Safdarjung Lane bungalow

Swaraj, who has long been BJP's most prominent woman face, did not contest the recent Lok Sabha elections in which the Bharatiya Janata Party won 303 seats.

published on : 29th June 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

SC agrees to hear rebel AAP MLA Sehrawat's plea challenging disqualification notice

A vacation bench comprising justices Sanjiv Khanna and B R Gavai on Thursday told senior advocate Soli Sorabjee, appearing for Sehrawat, that the matter will be listed for hearing on Friday.

published on : 27th June 2019
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