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15 December, 2017 7:30 PM Nine observers for R.K. Nagar bypoll

Highest-ever deployment for one seat In the highest-ever deployment of Central observers for an election in one constituency, the Election Commission of India on Friday named Indian Revenue Service officers Vikram Batra and Manvendra Goyal as Special Officer and Expenditure Observer respectively for the byelection on December 21 at Dr. Radhakrishnan 28

15 December, 2017 6:06 PM Assembly polls: CM favours ballot paper over EVM

He fears EVMs will be tampered with Stressing on the possibility of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) being tampered with, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said his party wanted to use the traditional ballot paper system in the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections. The Chief Minister said he would write to the Election Commission (EC) to use ballot papers 24

15 December, 2017 5:36 PM Gujarat turnout revised to 68.41%

Down by 2.91 percentage points from 71.32% in 2012; Narmada district recorded the highest of 79.15% In the two-phase Gujarat Assembly elections, the average turnout was 68.41%, show the latest figures with the Election Commission after compiling constituency-wise turnout data. The Commission revised the turnout figures of the second phase of polling 24

14 December, 2017 7:53 AM Wholesale Inflation At 8-Month High In November

Faster rises in prices of food and fuel products led to the rise, government data showed. New Delhi: The annual wholesale price inflation accelerated in November to an eight-month high, driven by faster rises in prices of food and fuel products, government data showed on Thursday. Annual wholesale price inflation last month increased to 3.93 per cent from a year earlier 30

13 December, 2017 8:39 AM PAAS spokesperson Piyush Patel attacked in Gujarat, blames BJP

DABHOI: Days after Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani claimed that he was attacked during Gujarat poll campaigning, spokesperson of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) Piyush Patel has alleged that he was attacked late on Tuesday night. Patel claimed that he was attacked by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members in Dabhoi in Gujarat. "Last night, 8 people attacked 43

12 December, 2017 12:06 PM Gujarat Election Results 2017: Daskroi

Daskroi is one of the 182 assembly constituencies of Gujarat. It is in Ahmedabad district.  AHMEDABAD: Daskroi is one of the 182 assembly constituencies of Gujarat. It is in Ahmedabad district. The constituency will have 300 polling stations. In 2012 assembly polls, the number of electors for this seat was 268081. Babubhai Patel of BJP won from this seat in both 2007 and 2012 assembly 37

11 December, 2017 5:59 PM Sena accuses Modi of sinking Gujarat campaign to a new low

The Shiv Sena on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of resorting to “histrionics” and taking the ongoing poll campaign in Gujarat to “a new low”. The Sena, a critical ally of the ruling BJP in Maharashtra, said Mr. Modi “dug up the graves of the Mughal regime” in his campaign — instead of speaking about vikas (development) — to target the Opposition 30

11 December, 2017 7:34 AM Don’t drag us into your domestic politics, Pakistan tells India

Islamabad on Monday said India’s politicians should not drag Pakistan into its domestic politics during Gujarat poll campaign. “India should stop dragging Pakistan into its electoral debate and win victories on own strength rather than fabricated conspiracies, which are utterly baseless and irresponsible,” Pakistan’s Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad 68

10 December, 2017 9:48 PM Aika Aika Aika wins Speaker’s Cup

Aika Aika Aika (Akshay Kumar astride) obliged in the Speaker’s Cup, the main event of the races held here on Sunday (Dec. 10). The winner is the property of M. Ramachandra Rao and trained by R.H. Sequeira. Akshay Kumar rode four winners while three Satheesh-trained horses took top spots. 1. DR. S.R. CAPTAIN MEMORIAL PLATE (Div. I), (1,110m), 5-y-o & over, rated 17

10 December, 2017 4:25 PM Gujarat Poll Officials 'Forget' EVM In Jeep, Driver Brings It Back

Rajpipla, Gujarat: In a lapse, officials posted in Dediapada constituency in Gujarat's Narmada district during the first phase of polls yesterday "forgot" a "spare" VVPAT EVM unit in a private jeep while returning to Rajpipala, a senior officer said today. However, the unit, packed in three separate bags, was spotted by the driver of the jeep and some local 38