RJD not adverse to Nitish Kumar: Senior party leader

June 24 (IANS) Senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh on Monday strengthened speculation about a realignment ahead of the Bihar Assembly polls, saying he and his party are not adverse... Read more »

By-elections to six Rajya Sabha seats on July 5: EC

June 15 (IANS) The Election Commission on Saturday announced by-elections to six Rajya Sabha seats on July 5 which fell vacant as the sitting members were elected to the Lok Sabha and state... Read more »

Hold RS polls on 2 Gujarat seats the same day: Congress

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday demanded that the Rajya Sabha elections for two seats of Gujarat that fell vacant after BJP President Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani... Read more »

BJP gains majority in Darjeeling municipality

Delhi/Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) With 17 GJM councillors crossing over to the BJP, the saffron party on Saturday gained a majority in Darjeeling municipality, dealing a jolt to the Trinamool Congress and its... Read more »

EC says no ghost voters in Lok Sabha poll

New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Election Commission on Saturday made it clear that there were no ghost voters during the recently held Lok Sabha polls as the provisional voter turnout data reported... Read more »

Kejriwal blames ‘atmosphere’ for AAP’s defeat in Delhi

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday blamed the political “atmosphere” and the perceived Modi-Rahul fight for his own party’s poor showing in the Lok... Read more »

TMC MLA Dutta takes a dig at party leaders over LS results

Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA and Bidhannagar Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta on Wednesday took a swipe at his party leaders who failed to provide a lead in their respective Assembly segments... Read more »

Congress blames polarisation, ‘Modi wave’ for rout in Karnataka

BY FAKEER BALAJI  Bengaluru, May 28 (IANS) Shocked by its worst defeat in the parliamentary elections, in which it managed to retain a lone seat in Karnataka, the Congress has blamed the ‘polarisation’... Read more »

Punjab Congress chief resigns for losing election

Chandigarh, May 27 (IANS) Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar, who lost the Lok Sabha election from Gurdaspur to BJP candidate and actor Sunny Deol, on Monday sent his resignation from the post to... Read more »

Sonja has written a letter to the voters of Rae Bareli thanking them for their support

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi has written a letter to the voters of Rae Bareli thanking them for their support to her in the Lok Sabha elections. Gandhi, in... Read more »

Clean sweep for BJP in 10 states, UTs

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) In 10 states and Union Territories (UTs), voters gave the BJP a clean sweep in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, with the saffron party, riding on Modi wave,... Read more »

With slogan ‘Kejriwal in Delhi’, AAP gears up for Assembly polls

May 26 (IANS) Days after suffering a whitewash in the Lok Sabha polls in the national capital where it drew a blank, Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday launched its new slogan... Read more »

Muslim representation increases to 27 in 17th Lok Sabha

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Muslim representation in 17th Lok Sabha has increased by five taking the community’s tally to 27 from 22 in the outgoing Lok Sabha with the BJP getting its... Read more »

LS polls in TN a Stalin show all the way

May 26 (IANS) The 2019 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu is clearly that of DMK President M.K.Stalin show, given the campaign, alliance strategies that were followed, said political analysts. They also said... Read more »

BJP won by spreading communal poison in Bengal and EC worked in their favour

Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Accusing the BJP of doing well in the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal by spreading “communal poison”, Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Saturday charged... Read more »

33% women to enter Lok Sabha from Odisha

Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) Odisha is sending 33 per cent women to the Lok Sabha after the just held general elections. Seven women have been elected from the 21 parliamentary seats in the... Read more »

Congress top decision-making body meets to discuss LS rout

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee (CWC) met on Saturday to discuss the reasons for the party’s abysmal performance across the country in the 2019 general elections. Foremost on the... Read more »

Punjab CM thanks people for party victory

Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Two days after the Lok Sabha elections results, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday expressed his gratitude to the people of the state for reposing faith in the... Read more »

Stalin “Time for constructive politics with focus on states”

Chennai, May 25 (IANS) Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M.K.Stalin on Saturday said that those days were over when it was believed that only Hindi-speaking states made India. In a letter written to... Read more »

Yet again, Delhi elects only one woman to LS

BY NIVEDITA SINGH  New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Once again, Delhi has elected only one woman to enter the Lok Sabha, keeping with a sort of pattern. Of the 16 women candidates who... Read more »