Votes

One MLA from DMK or its allies in Tamil Nadu cast an invalid vote in Presidential elections 

Of the 53 invalid votes, 15 came from Parliament followed by five each from Punjab and Madhya Pradesh, and four each in Delhi, West Bengal, Karnataka and Maharashtra.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Sri Lanka begins voting to elect new president in three-cornered contest

The only previous occasion when the presidency became vacant mid-term was in 1993 when president Ranasinghe Premadasa was assassinated. 

published on : 20th July 2022

BJP wants to finish off Shiv Sena as it does not want to share Hindu vote bank: Uddhav Thackeray

In a virtual address to party corporators, he said that the common Shiv Sena workers were his 'wealth', and as long as they were with him, he did not care about criticism by others.

published on : 25th June 2022

Votes more crucial for BJP than growth: KTR

KT Rama Rao lashed out at the Centre for focusing only on votes.

published on : 23rd June 2022

Bypoll Kickstart: Roadshows, campaigns give push to Rajendra Nagar election 

To reach out to more people, parties have been using pictures of film actors to attract a crowd and gain votes from youngsters.

published on : 19th June 2022

Rajesh Bhatia in line for Rajendra Nagar bypolls

The BJP on Saturday declared former councillor Rajesh Bhatia as its candidate for the June 23 Rajinder Nagar Assembly bypoll in the national capital.

published on : 5th June 2022

Parties desperate to get IT professionals on their side with weeks left for Thrikkakara bypoll

 With barely two weeks left for the Thrikkakara bypoll, the political outfits are leaving no stone unturned in ensuring the votes of the techies and professionals in the constituency.

published on : 19th May 2022

Poll defeat motive behind murder of 2 BJD leaders

Addressing mediapersons, Berhampur SP Pinak Mishra said the two BJD leaders, Sudhir Patra and Sudarshan Suar, were murdered due to political enmity.

published on : 4th May 2022

Counting of votes of by-poll for Bochahan assembly seat in Bihar underway

The stake for the seat is very high despite the fact that it would not affect the prospects of the ruling NDA in the state. However, it has become a prestige issue both for the ruling and opposition.

published on : 16th April 2022

BJP using JDS to split minority votes: Congress

With JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy escalating the attack on the BJP in the past couple of days, the Congress has accused the BJP of “giving JDS the supari to divide the Muslim votebank”.

published on : 5th April 2022

Amid ‘detention’ drama, BJD rebel wins chairperson post of Chhatrapur samiti

Opponent Sugyani Sethy backed by MLA Subash Chandra Behera lost out by six votes.

published on : 3rd April 2022

RSS Nizam statement furthers BJP narrative

At face value, Indresh Kumar’s praise of Nizam VII has put saffron party in a fix but it also presents a positive view.

published on : 31st March 2022

UP polls: BJP's caste calculus dominated by non-Yadav OBC communities decimates SP

The OBC communities, which form a formidable chunk of the voters in UP, emerged as a strong pressure group against the socio-economically strong Yadavs.

published on : 11th March 2022

BJD in sweeping mode, Opposition bites dust

The first phase counting for 13 ZP seats saw BJD turning the tables on the saffron outfit.

published on : 27th February 2022

BJP’s Zila Parishad candidate caught with Rs 45K cash before polls

General secretary of BJD Yogesh Singh claimed that on being informed about BJP ZP candidate Pravin Naik distributing money at Kinjirma at around 11 pm, some BJD supporters rushed to the spot.

published on : 25th February 2022

TN local body polls: Cash and gift distribution continues in Coimbatore

The protestors brought the issue to the notice of officials at a nearby polling station and staged a protest, demanding cancellation of the polls.

published on : 20th February 2022

Bridging conflict, prizes and mobile recharge, BJD does it all in Jagatsinghpur

Many candidates have also been rampantly using social media platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp to appeal to young voters and overcome the trust deficit. 

published on : 4th February 2022

Civic Polls: DMK names candidates, BJP to go solo

Polls would be held in a single phase for 12,838 posts of ward members in corporations, municipalities, and town panchayats. The counting of votes would begin on February 22.

published on : 1st February 2022

Shunned during COVID-19, migrants are blue eyed voters for Odisha rural polls

The power loom at Kendrapara was closed a few years back as a result of which around 4,000 weavers lost their jobs.

published on : 30th January 2022

UP’s Muslim voters in search of lost relevance

Minority votes getting divided since 2014, leading to their declining clout and helping BJP.

published on : 10th January 2022
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