ELECTION

Former Odisha MLA from Janata Dal Prafulla Kumar Jena now in Zilla Parishad poll arena for BJD

The 57-year-old leader was elected to Odisha Assembly from Bhandaripokari constituency on a Janata Dal ticket in 1991.

published on : 20th January 2022

Plea in Madras HC seeks postponement of urban civic polls citing COVID spike

The petitioner sought the court to order deferment of the elections to 21 corporations, 138 municipalities and 498 town panchayats till the pandemic situation improves.

published on : 20th January 2022

Setback for former Karnataka minister TB Jayachandra as young gun sent to Sira Assembly seat

Sasalu Sathish had unsuccessfully fought the 2013 Assembly polls from the Chikkanayakanahalli seat on a Congress ticket, and ended up losing even the deposit.

published on : 20th January 2022

Winning Muslim voters' trust biggest challenge for BJP in second phase of UP polls

The polling in the second phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election will be held on February 14 and a notification for the same will be issued on January 21.

published on : 20th January 2022

Nadda announces BJP's alliance with Apna Dal, Nishad Party in UP

Details about how many seats each party will contest will be announced later, their leaders said.

published on : 20th January 2022

Miffed over denial of ticket, BJP leaders quits party, joins BSP

Sharma said though he wanted to contest from Mathura in 2017, the BJP leadership compelled him to enter the fray from Mant and assured him a berth in the legislative council in case he lost.

published on : 20th January 2022

Punjab minister Brahm Mohindra bats for Channi as CM face

The local bodies minister said the Congress Party had set the tradition of declaring its chief ministerial candidate ahead of the elections in 2012 and 2017.

published on : 19th January 2022

BJP MLA Wilfred D'Sa resigns from Goa Assembly, quits party ahead of state polls

D'Sa claimed that he would fight the February 14 Assembly polls an an independent.

published on : 19th January 2022

Punjab polls: Sanyukt Samaj Morcha declares 17 more candidates

Prem Singh Bhangu said the Sanyukt Samaj Morcha (SSM) has announced 57 candidates so far and the rest will be announced in the next two or three days.

published on : 19th January 2022

ED raids: Opposition hits out at Channi; Congress backs Punjab CM

Earlier, former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said ED raids had become the BJP's favourite weapon as it had things to hide.

published on : 19th January 2022

UP polls: Congress promises debt waiver, Rs 2,500 support price for wheat, paddy

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel slammed the BJP-led Union government for not giving the legal guarantee of the minimum support price (MSP) for crops.

published on : 19th January 2022

Traditional parties looted Punjab, only AAP can ensure prosperity, says Mann

He said the AAP "government" will implement a 'pro-Punjab Financial Model' to make the state prosperous and deliver corruption-free rule.

published on : 19th January 2022

UP deputy speaker, another SP MLA quit party amid indications to join BJP

UP Deputy Speaker Agarwal, an SP MLA from Hardoi Sadar assembly seat said he has also resigned as deputy speaker of the House.

published on : 19th January 2022

Harak Singh Rawat meets Congress leaders in Delhi, makes case for his return to party: Sources

Harak Singh Rawat had rebelled against the Congress government led by Harish Rawat in 2016 and had joined the BJP.

published on : 19th January 2022

Lawyer, social worker: All you need to know about Amit Palekar, AAP's CM face in Goa

The lawyer-turned-politician was in the spotlight last year for his efforts to provide oxygen cylinders to needy patients during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 19th January 2022
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