DMK calls for applications from Lok Sabha, assembly bypoll aspirants

Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) The DMK on Saturday announced application forms for those wanting to contest in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and the bypolls to be held for 21 vacant assembly constituencies... Read more »

Women again outnumber men in Mizoram voter list

Aizawl, Feb 22 (IANS) Women again outnumbered men in Mizoram’s final voter list, which was published on Friday after a four-and-a-half month long summary revision. The voter list was published simultaneously across the... Read more »

EC lodges police complaint over fake NRI voting news

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) on Friday lodged a police complaint against unknown persons for spreading “fake news” about non-resident Indians (NRIs) being allowed to vote online in the... Read more »

Harish Rawat “Congress to build Ram temple if it wins elections”

Dehradun, Feb 22 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Harish Rawat on Friday said the party will launch sincere efforts to build a grand Ram Temple at Ayodhya if it comes to power after the... Read more »

Pulwama not a poll issue, but can’t be ignored

By Saurabh Katkurwar and Brajendra Singh New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan says the NDA does not want the Pulwama attack and subsequent developments to become an election issue... Read more »

Electoral bonds worsened problem of cronies running the country

By Saket Suman New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The electoral bonds are a regressive reform that has further worsened the “problem of cronies running the country”, says former Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi,... Read more »

EVMs wonder machines for Indian democracy, here to stay: Former CEC

By Saket Suman New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The electronic voting machines (EVMs) are the “wonder machines” of the Indian democracy and those who question it are peddling conspiracies to sow seeds of... Read more »

Poll panel to hold special camps on electoral rolls

Agartala, Feb 21 (IANS) To make the electoral lists more accurate, the Election Commission has asked all states and Union Territories to hold two-day special camps to rectify errors, if any, and to... Read more »

Google to train Indian journalists in fair election coverage

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) As India elections inch closer, Google on Thursday announced to train journalists in online verification and fact-checking, digital safety and security, YouTube for elections coverage and data visualization... Read more »

NDA’s Sankalp Rally in Bihar on March 3

Patna, Feb 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah will address a NDA Sankalp Rally here in Bihar on March 3 that will be a show of strength for... Read more »

DMK seeks suggestions, ideas for poll manifesto

Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the opposition party in Tamil Nadu, DMK has invited suggestions from citizens in preparing its manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. In... Read more »

‘Alliance with PMK gives AIADMK a booster dose for TN bypolls’

Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The electoral pact between Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK and the PMK is a booster dose to the former in the bypolls for 21 assembly constituencies expected to be held... Read more »