assembly elections

Oil price nears USD 90; petrol and diesel price freeze enters record 83rd day 

Brent - the key global oil benchmark - soared to USD 90.02 per barrel on Thursday amid tensions between Ukraine and Russia, the world's second-largest oil producer.

published on : 27th January 2022

Akhilesh picks nominee for Ayodhya polls, other parties ponder over candidates

The BSP and Congress are also yet to come out with the names of their candidates but people here see the poll as a direct fight between the SP and the BJP.

published on : 27th January 2022

Punjab polls: Congress leaders upset over denial of ticket, hit out at Channi

They included former minister Jagmohan Singh Kang, sitting MLA Amrik Singh Dhillon, Daaman Bajwa and Satwinder Bitti.

published on : 27th January 2022

Punjab polls: Fielding new entrants by major parties spices up contest in Mansa

Mansa, where people mainly grow cotton, paddy and vegetables, is known for electing legislators on many occasions in the past from opposition parties.

published on : 27th January 2022

Guru Ravidas Jayanti: Change in Punjab polling day shows importance of Dalits' votes in state

Punjab was originally scheduled to go to polls on February 14, but the poll panel, on representation from various political parties, deferred the voting day to February 20.

published on : 27th January 2022

Will serve Lansdowne as a daughter: Congress' Uttarakhand candidate Anukriti Gusain

On her apolitical background, the software engineer said she considers herself lucky that she has the experience of different fields which have only helped educate her and build her personality.

published on : 27th January 2022

After BJP's Om Rawat joins Congress, saffron party inducts former Uttarakhand PCC chief in its fold

Kishore joined the BJP in the presence of Union minister and the party's election in-charge for Uttarakhand, Pralhad Joshi and other senior leaders.

published on : 27th January 2022

'Half income, double inflation' vs 'Saifai Mahotsav': Yogi, Akhilesh engage in fresh verbal duel

Reiterating the promise made by Samajwadi Party during the ongoing election campaigning for upcoming assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Yadav urged the people to elect his government.

published on : 27th January 2022

UP polls: BJP's Sayana MLA Devendra Singh Lodhi faces people's ire in village

In videos which went viral after his visit to the village, the villagers are purportedly heard hooting the MLA and raising slogans against him.

published on : 27th January 2022

Azad Samaj Party: Reaching out to Gorakhpur voters through 'nukkad sabhas'

The party said it has drawn inspiration from Dalit icon Kanshi Ram, a claim contested by a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader, who termed it a "marketing" gimmick.

published on : 27th January 2022

'Doors are always open': BJP offers 'friendship' to Jayant Chaudhary as it reaches out to Jat leaders

Amit Shah said the ideology of both the party and the community is the same as both keep national interest first and have been fighting against 'invaders'.

published on : 27th January 2022

Uttarakhand elections: Following protest of senior leader, Congress changes Harish Rawat's seat to Lalkuan

Rawat replaces Sandhya Dalakoti for the Lalkuan seat, while Mahender Pal Singh will now contest in Rawat's place from Ramnagar assembly constituency.

published on : 27th January 2022

Congress won’t cross 80-plus seats in Karnataka Assembly polls: HD Kumaraswamy

In 2004, even after being in power for five years, the Congress was reduced to 65 seats and again, in 2008, the party did not get the majority, he said.

published on : 27th January 2022

Assembly polls 2022: It’s battle stations in Punjab’s social media war rooms

What is more, over 65% of voters in Punjab are under 35 years of age. On the campaign calendar of almost all parties are digital rallies; the first one is by Rahul Gandhi due in Jalandhar on Jan 27.

published on : 27th January 2022

Political divided families; Living under same roof, yet ideologically apart

Relationships have taken a back seat in these cases. Followers of the same principles not long ago, some of them have decided to go for better opportunities.

published on : 27th January 2022
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