India elections

Simultaneous polls better than frequent elections: Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu was speaking at the 'Punyabhushan' award ceremony and presented the prestigious award to noted archaeologist G B Deglurkar.

published on : 26th September 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

Congress team to study Rahul's defeat in Amethi

The team will interact with party workers and residents and submit a report to the Congress President later this week.

published on : 30th May 2019

Andhra Pradesh second in poll turnout: State CEO Gopal Krishna Dwivedi

Dwivedi said that only 2 to 3 per cent of EVMs developed technical glitches during polling, which were rectified promptly.

published on : 28th May 2019

INTERVIEW| 'Vow to work for welfare of tribals': Second youngest MP Goddeti Madhavi

Elected from Aruku seat, Madhavi is also one of the poorest members of the Lower House with declared assets worth a little over Rs 2 lakh.

published on : 28th May 2019

INTERVIEW | More 'KALIAS' for Naveen Patnaik's new Odisha

Though he believes in constructive cooperation with the Centre, the Odisha Chief Minister refused to accept that the BJP has made any significant inroads into the state.

published on : 28th May 2019

PM Modi transformed Kashi in five years, says Amit Shah

Shah said when Modi visited the party workers on the day he filed his nomination papers, it became clear that he was going to win.

published on : 27th May 2019

Varanasi visit: Everyone became Modi and led BJP campaign, says PM

Earlier, flanked by BJP president Amit Shah and Adityanath, Modi entered Vishwanath temple paid obeisance to the deity as priests recited 'shlokas'. 

published on : 27th May 2019

Nearly 80 per cent candidates lose security deposit in LS polls in Jammu and Kashmir

Incidentally, forty-five candidates had secured far less votes than NOTA which had got a total of 21,724 votes across the state.

published on : 25th May 2019

After saffron surge in West Bengal, Mamata calls for emergency meeting

Bengal witnessed a saffron surge on Thursday as the BJP inflicted a body blow to Trinamool Congress by winning 18 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in the state, up from just two in 2014.

published on : 25th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: How BJP's Aparajita Sarangi stabbed right in BJD's heart

Coastal Odisha, the fortress of the ruling outfit, remained almost impregnable for the saffron party, a reason BJP could not make a dent in the regional party’s stronghold. 

published on : 25th May 2019

BJP's Lok Sabha elections 2019 sweep shows saffron party's rising vote share

The BJP’s loss of nine seats in Uttar Pradesh was more than offset by the big gains it made in West Bengal and Karnataka as compared to the 2014 elections.

published on : 25th May 2019

A withering stat: Congress drubbing in 2019 came despite increased vote share

Nine states where the party won one or two seats was owing to personal reputation. In West Bengal, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury won from Baharampur where Rahul did not hold any rallies or meetings.

published on : 25th May 2019

Despite BJP sweep, regional parties to play key role in 17th Lok Sabha

Congress fails to qualify for LOP post, will need support of other non-NDA parties 

published on : 25th May 2019

Bengal BJP leader Saumitra Khan wins Bishnupur Lok Sabha seat despite campaign ban

Khan was barred from entering Bankura, where his Lok Sabha constituency is located by Kolkata High Court, in connection with criminal cases. Khan is facing four criminal cases.

published on : 25th May 2019
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