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17 August, 2018 6:19 PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee Started Out As A Lawmaker From This Constituency

Atal Bihari Vajpayee lost the election when he contested again in 1962, but was re-elected from Balrampur Lok Sabha constituency in 1967. Atal Bihari Vajpayee's journey as a parliamentarian started from Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur. In 1957, Balrampur sent Atal Bihari Vajpayee to the Lok Sabha for the first time. He later went on to become the country's 20

17 August, 2018 2:17 PM Imran Khan defeats Shahbaz Sharif to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister

Imran Khan secured 176 votes while Sharif got 96 votes out of 342-member lower house of Parliament.  ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Friday defeated Shahbaz Sharif in a one-sided contest to become Pakistan's next prime minister after the grand opposition alliance fell apart over the PML-N chief's nomination for the top post. The election 26

16 August, 2018 2:43 PM PM Modi to visit Nepal later this month for BIMSTEC conference

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Nepal for the fourth time later this month to attend the BIMSTEC conference in Kathmandu, the Indian envoy here has said. Modi will also inaugurate a 400-bed 'dharamshala' built with Indian assistance at the Pashupatinath temple premises here during his visit, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri said yesterday 38

16 August, 2018 10:47 AM Presidential Election On September 4, Says Pakistan Election Body

Pakistan will hold presidential elections on September 4 to elect President Mamnoon Hussain's successor at the end of his five-year-tenure, the pakistan election commission announced today. Pakistan's president is elected indirectly by the members of Parliament and the four provincial assemblies. "Presidential election will be held on September 4," the Election 34

16 August, 2018 8:30 AM Shivraj Singh Chouhan cancels programmes to visit ailing Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Delhi

Vajpayee, 93, was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on June 11 with a kidney tract infection. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan cancelled all his programmes scheduled for the day today to rush to New Delhi to enquire about the health of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who is in a critical 364

16 August, 2018 4:35 AM Google provides data on US political advertising

Google has added a section to its twice-yearly transparency report to show who buys US election ads on its platform and how much money is spent on political advertising, the search engine giant said on Wednesday. The move follows similar steps from Twitter and Facebook in late June, as social media platforms face the threat of US regulation over the lack of disclosure 35

15 August, 2018 4:50 PM Rahul Gandhi Reconstitutes Odisha Congress, Appoints 14 Vice-Presidents

Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha and state assembly polls, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has reconstituted the party's Odisha unit and appointed 14 vice-presidents and 24 general secretaries, besides other functionaries, the party said on Wednesday. There are 13 special invitees to the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) comprising six former state 25

15 August, 2018 8:44 AM How can we ever accept it? Not in this lifetime: Arvind Kejriwal on Ashutosh's resignation from AAP

Taking to Twitter, the AAP Chief said, "How can we ever accept ur resignation? No, not in this lifetime. (Na, is janam mein to nahin.)" New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday expressed his regret on the resignation of party leader Ashutosh and said the party can never accept his resignation 43

14 August, 2018 12:58 PM FIFA Threatens To Suspend Nigeria, Ghana Football Federations

Nigeria put itself on a collision course with FIFA in July. The long-running dispute over who is in charge of the NFF dates back to 2014. Giwa first claimed to have won election to the top job. Pinnick won the re-run, although the vote was also deemed to have been flawed. Giwa then launched court action over the result. FIFA said the ban would only be lifted 20

14 August, 2018 4:44 AM BJP Planning Simultaneous Polls In 11 States In 2019, Say Sources

The BJP is considering assembly elections in at least 11 states that it rules along with the Lok Sabha polls next year. The BJP plans to hold elections in at least 11 party-ruled states next year along with the general elections as an exploratory implementation of its idea of simultaneous elections. This exercise, sources said, will not require any amendment 91