Election

OBC tag to Kunchatiga Vokkaligas if I become CM again: HDK

Senior JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday said that he will accord OBC status to the Kunchatiga Vokkaliga community members if he becomes the next chief minister.

published on : 26th June 2022

Before 2019 Lok Sabha polls, PM Modi asked me to stay in Assam politics: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

After the 2021 Assembly election, Sarma became the CM and Sonowal was elected to the Rajya Sabha and later made a Union minister.

published on : 25th June 2022

Congress takes Somnath route to fight BJP

The choice of Somnath for the Congress meeting is deliberate. The Lord Shiva temple located in the Gir-Somnath district has been the centre of the Hindu faith.

published on : 25th June 2022

Presidential polls: Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha reaches out to PM Narendra Modi for support

Sinha also dialled Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and reminded him of the commitment that the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) had made.

published on : 24th June 2022

IAF begins selection process under Agnipath scheme

Unveiling the Agnipath scheme on June 14, the government had said youth between the ages of 17-and-a-half and 21 years would be inducted for a four-year tenure.

published on : 24th June 2022

Droupadi Murmu files nomination papers for presidential election

Murmu, if elected, will be the first tribal president and the second woman in the post.

published on : 24th June 2022

Rajesh Bhatia’s twin daughters help dad in polling day duties

Amid the polling commotion outside the Salwan GSS School in Old Rajinder Nagar, two girls clad in white with saffron scarves around their necks caught everyone’s attention.

published on : 24th June 2022

EC special arrangements for elderly work for some, disappoint others

On Thursday, many of them turned up at polling booths and returned elated or seething at the arrangements.

published on : 24th June 2022

Rajinder Nagar bypoll: Covid casts shadow on polling day, turnout mere 43.75%

Fewer people came out to vote in key by-election despite wide voter awareness campaign run by the election officers; 24 Covid patients cast votes in PPE gears.

published on : 24th June 2022

First-time voters say they voted to bring change in society and sort out issues

Similarly, another 18-year-old voter Amit Gupta said, “I was excited and nervous at the same time. It feels like a responsibility. I researched about the candidates and studied their views.

published on : 24th June 2022

Verbal duel ensues between AAP, BJP over victory claims in Rajinder Nagar bypoll

While the polling was still underway in Rajinder Nagar on Thursday, AAP and BJP candidates claimed they are going to win the bypoll.

published on : 24th June 2022

44 per cent turnout in Rajinder Nagar bypoll after a high-voltage campaign

The polling percentage on Thursday was significantly lesser than the figure recorded in the 2020 Assembly polls, that is, 58.27 per cent.

published on : 24th June 2022

FIFA-AFC wants Football Federation to end election process by September 15

FIFA-AFC delegate set date for Indian football body to identify new office-bearers, state units commit to roadmap

published on : 24th June 2022

Andhra Pradesh: Atmakur bypoll peaceful, voter turnout dips to 64%

The low turnout to TDP’s decision against fielding its candidate. It decided against contesting the poll in accordance with its policy not to challenge the kin of any deceased MLA in the bypoll. 

published on : 24th June 2022

Yashwant Sinha not best candidate for President's post: CPM MP Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya

Several opposition parties, including the Congress, TMC and the Left, have come together to put up Sinha as their candidate for the election against the BJP-led NDA's Draupadi Murmu.

published on : 23rd June 2022
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