TN getting ready for professional poll strategists

Aug 18 (IANS) The disconnect with the party cadre of current crop of political leaders, the death of two tall leaders – AIADMK’s J. Jayalalithaa and DMK’s M. Karunanidhi – and the entry... Read more »

Shivpal’s party won’t contest UP Assembly bypolls

 Aug 11 (IANS) Shivpal Yadav’s Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL) party has said that it would not contest the upcoming Uttar Pradesh by-elections to 13 Assembly seats. “Instead of contesting the by-elections, we... Read more »

Polling begins in TN’s Vellore Lok Sabha constituency

Aug 5 (IANS) Polling began on Monday in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore Lok Sabha constituency to decide the electoral fate of 28 candidates, said the Election Commission. The main fight is between the ruling... Read more »

Ahead of Maharashtra polls, Aditya Thackeray hits the road to ‘thank’ voters

July 19 (IANS) Yuva Sena leader Aditya Thackeray has done what no other Thackeray did before him – hit the road in a grueling 4,000 km long ‘Jan Ashirwad Yatra’ ahead of the... Read more »

Akhilesh, Mayawati feel CBI heat ahead of UP bypolls

July 17 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav’s resolve to regain a foothold in state politics by winning a sizeable number of seats in the upcoming by-elections... Read more »

Tejashwi is RJD’s CM candidate, not of alliance: Congress

July 12 (IANS) Congress leaders on Thursday made it clear that Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav is his party’s Chief Ministerial candidate in the 2020 Bihar Assembly polls, not of the... Read more »

Use ballot papers in Maharashtra polls, Raj Thackeray tells EC

New Delhi/Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray on Monday demanded that the upcoming state assembly elections must be held with ballot papers and not Electronic Voting Machines.... Read more »

BJP discusses Assembly polls, enrols members

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday discussed the upcoming Assembly elections in four states amid a nationwide membership drive that saw Haryanvi folk singer Sapna Chaudhary joining the party... Read more »

Tejashwi RJD’s CM candidate in 2020 Bihar Assembly polls

Patna, July 6 (IANS) The RJD on Saturday announced that party leader Tejashwi Yadav will be the party’s chief ministerial candidate in the 2020 Bihar Assembly polls. The announcement was made during... Read more »

BJP’s Jaishankar, Jugalkishor win Gujarat Rajya Sabha by-elections

July 5 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar was on Friday evening elected to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat along with BJPs OBC Cell member Jugalkishore Thakor, defeating Congress candidates on two seats... Read more »

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 »