Jharkhand polls: BJP bigwigs in fray in 3rd phase

Ranchi, Dec 11 (IANS) The third phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections on Thursday in 17 constituencies would be crucial for the ruling BJP in the state as three heavyweight candidates are in... Read more »

Karnataka votes for stability, rejects opportunistic politics

By Fakir Balaji (08:06)  Bengaluru, Dec 10 (IANS) The landslide victory of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka’s 15 Assembly by-elections proved that the electorate voted for stability and rejected the... Read more »

Jharkhand polls: Voting ends in 18 seats amid violence

Ranchi, Dec 7 (IANS) Polling concluded in 18 of the 20 Assembly seats amid a few incidents of violence in the second phase of the Jharkhand Assembly polls. The initial reports said... Read more »

Exit polls vote for BJP in Karnataka bypolls

Bengaluru, Dec 6 (IANS) Local exit polls in Karnataka predict that the ruling BJP will win the majority of Thursday’s by-elections in 15 Assembly segments. Power TV, a Kannada news channel, has... Read more »

Karnataka bypolls see moderate to heavy turnout

Bengaluru, Dec 5 (IANS) The crucial by-elections on Thursday to 15 Karnataka assembly seats, which are set to have a bearing on the state’s political course, witnessed moderate to heavy turnout with... Read more »

Karnataka set for crucial Assembly bypolls on Thursday

Bengaluru, Dec 4 (IANS) Karnataka is set for by-elections on Thursday in 15 Assembly constituencies, whose results on December 9 will decide the continuation of the over four-month-old BJP government in the... Read more »

Campaigning for crucial Karnataka bypolls ends

Bengaluru, Dec 3 (IANS) Campaigning for the crucial by-elections to 15 assembly seats in Karnataka on Thursday ended on Tuesday evening, with leaders and candidates of political parties and others doing their... Read more »

TN rural civic elections on Dec 27, 30

Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) Elections to the rural local bodies in Tamil Nadu will be held in two phases – on December 27 and 30, said R. Palanisamy, State Election Commissioner, on... Read more »

AJSU chief Sudesh Mahto courted by both sides in Jharkhand

By Nityanand Shukla  Ranchi, Dec 2 (IANS) All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) President Sudesh Mahto has turned out to be the first choice of both ruling and opposition parties in the Jharkhand.... Read more »

Congress “We are open to tie-up again with the JD-S if we win majority seats”

By Fakir Balaji Bengaluru, Dec 2 (IANS) Buoyed by the dramatic return to power in Maharashtra with the NCP and the Shiv Sena, the Congress is open to ally again with the... Read more »

Jharkhand elections: BJP, Cong workers clash in Daltonganj

Palamu (Jharkhand), Nov 30 (IANS) The Congress and BJP workers clashed at the Koshiyara polling station in Daltonganj Assembly constituency on Saturday during the first phase of voting in the Jharkhand Assembly... Read more »

Brisk polling for J’khand Assembly in Phase-I

Ranchi, Nov 30 (IANS) Brisk polling is being registered in the first phase of the five-phase election to the Jharkhand Assembly, where in the first four hours, poll panel officials said 27.41... Read more »

BJP, Cong supporters clash in J’khand’s Palamu

Palamu, Nov 30 (IANS) Amid polling for the first phase in Jharkhand, clashes between BJP and Congress supporters have been reported from Kosiyara village of Chainpur here. Congress candidate K.N. Tripathi accused... Read more »

Bengal bypolls: Trinamool wins 1, leads in 2

Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) The ruling Trinamool Congress came up with an emphatic performance, winning the Kaliaganj seat while establishing convincing leads in Karimpur and Kharagpur Sadar constituencies in the vote count... Read more »

Raghubar Das leads voters choice for Jharkhand CM

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das of the BJP is the most popular choice among the voters for the CM’s post in the upcoming Assembly elections in the... Read more »

Opposition alliance could cross BJP tally in Jharkhand

New Delhi/Ranchi, Nov 27 (IANS) The ruling BJP is expected to be the highest vote getter in Jharkhand, winning between 28 and 38 seats, but the opposition alliance of Congress-JMM together with... Read more »

Employment, doing business matter most in election

New Delhi/Ranchi, Nov 27 (IANS) Conditions of employment and doing business are the main issues in the Jharkhand election, with many voters holding the state government and the Chief Minister squarely responsible... Read more »

Family members turn foes in Jharkhand polls

By Nityanand Shukla  Ranchi, Nov 27 (IANS) As Jharkhand goes to polls in the first phase on November 30, there are at least three Assembly seats where family members have turned foes... Read more »

With Sena by its side, Cong faces first test in Jharkhand

By Saiyed Moziz Imam (15:34)  New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The first litmus test of the Congress post Maharashtra alliance will be in Jharkhand which goes to the polls on November 30. The... Read more »

Bengal bypolls: BJP candidate roughed up, 48% polling in 6 hrs

Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate was badly roughed up and pushed into a bush amid allegations of electoral malpractice from various areas, as around 48 per cent... Read more »