‘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 »

Congress, DMK to seal Lok Sabha poll pact

Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The DMK and the Congress on Wednesday said they have finalized an agreement to jointly contest the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. DMK MP Kanimozhi and... Read more »

Grand alliance in Bihar to finalise seat sharing by Feb 25

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With barely three months to go for the Lok Sabha elections, the “Mahagatbandhan” (grand alliance) in Bihar is all set to finalise the seat sharing formula in the... Read more »

Congress to approach Lok Sabha polls as polls in 29 states

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Congress will be approaching the coming Lok Sabha elections not as one election but as polls in 29 different states while also attacking the BJP-led government at... Read more »

BJP agreed to share CM’s post for alliance: Shiv Sena minister

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) In a major revelation that virtually spills the beans on the highly-publicised electoral alliance between the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party, top Sena leader and Maharashtra minister... Read more »

This is how Twitter Ads Transparency Centre will work in India

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) As India gears up for the coming general election, Twitter has announced to bring its Ads Transparency Centre to India on March 11 that allows everyone to view... Read more »

Rahul appoints secretaries to assist Priyanka, Scindia in UP

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) As part of efforts to ramp up the party organisation in Uttar Pradesh ahead of Lok Sabha elections, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday appointed six AICC secretaries... Read more »

Congress launches bus yatra in Andhra, promises special category status

Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 19 (IANS) The Congress party in Andhra Pradesh launched its statewide bus yatra on Tuesday with the promise that if voted to power at the Centre it would accord... Read more »

AIADMK, BJP sign electoral pact; BJP gets 5 seats

Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK signed a pact with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday to contest the Lok Sabha elections together, with the BJP allocated five of the 39... Read more »

Will expose anti-Delhi character of BJP in Lok Sabha elections: AAP

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday said that it will expose the “real anti-Delhi face of the BJP” in the coming Lok Sabha elections by presenting the... Read more »

NDA seat allocation in Bihar to be finalised in a week

New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Seat allocation among Bihar’s ruling NDA constituents is likely to be finalised by next week and would be announced ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the... Read more »

AIADMK finalises alliance with PMK

Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK on Tuesday sealed an electoral alliance with the PMK as leaders of both the parties began discussions at a five star hotel here. AIADMK Coordinator... Read more »

Rahul to launch election campaign in Maharashtra on March 1

Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi will launch the national campaign for the coming Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra with a mega rally in Dhule, a traditional party bastion, on March... Read more »

Priyadarshini Scindia’s 9-day Guna visit begins Monday

Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh), Feb 17 (IANS) Amid speculations of Priyadarshini Raje Scindia contesting from the seat of Congress leader and her husband Jyotiraditya Scindia in the coming Lok Sabha elections, she is all... Read more »

Opposition decides to have pre-poll alliance, common minimum programme for LS polls

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) In a significant development, major national parties on Thursday decided to have a pre-poll pact and a common minimum programme (CMP) to defeat the BJP in the coming... Read more »

Rahul to launch campaign from village where Indira, Rajiv, Sonia started

Lal Dungri (South Gujarat), Feb 14 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday launches his 2019 election campaign from the same tribal Lal Dungri village in Gujarat’s Dharampur where his grandmother Indira Gandhi... Read more »

Congress pacifies Marandi to seal opposition alliance in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Congress has stepped up its efforts to pacify former Chief Minister and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) President Babulal Marandi to seal the opposition alliance for the Lok Sabha... Read more »

Maratha strongman Pawar to re-enter election battlefield

Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election from Madha constituency in Maharashtra, party sources said here on Wednesday. An official announcement is... Read more »

Barring BJP, Kashmir parties bat for simultaneous LS, Assembly polls

By Sheikh Qayoom Jammu/Srinagar, Feb 12 (IANS) Barring the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), every other political player seems to want simultaneous Assembly and Lok Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Regional parties like... Read more »

Himachal CM “I’m not being dictated to by RSS”

By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) Facing the challenge of retaining all the four Lok Sabha seats, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur says he is not being dictated to by... Read more »