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13 January, 2019 10:01 AM 15 committees with stakeholders from all fields: How BJP will make its poll manifesto

Party chief Amit Shah had last week announced that Rajnath will head the BJP's Manifesto Committee for the Lok Sabha elections.  NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party's panel which is entrusted with making the party's election manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha Election met at the party headquarters in Delhi on Sunday. The meeting of the 20-member 112

7 January, 2019 5:24 AM Bypoll in Karunanidhi’s constituency Tiruvarur cancelled over Cyclone Gaja aftermath

An Election Commission order said the notification issued for the bypoll had been cancelled. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has cancelled the January 28 Tiruvarur bypoll, necessitated by the demise of DMK leader M Karunanidhi, after political parties expressed reservation in holding the exercise in view of the ongoing relief measures following 168

6 January, 2019 6:27 PM Arvind Kejriwal Warns People Against Voting Congress In Lok Sabha Polls

Arvind Kejriwal's remarks assume significance as speculations are making rounds that a pre-poll alliance is possible in Delhi between the AAP and the Congress to stop the BJP in 2019 parliamentary elections. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday warned people against voting for the Congress even as speculations are rife that AAP is in touch with the grand 198

6 January, 2019 12:53 PM Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley Get Key BJP Jobs For 2019 Lok Sabha Polls

The announcement comes a day after the party appointed Lok Sabha poll in-charge in five states. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will lead BJP's manifesto committee for the 2019 general election and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be in-charge of publicity, the party said in a press statement today. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will head the media 229

3 January, 2019 8:20 PM 8 New Projects In Manipur As Part Of PM Modi's Poll Campaign In Northeast

The projects which PM Modi will inaugurate include the integrated check post in Tengnoupal district and Dolaithabi Barrage project in Imphal East among others. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate eight projects and lay the foundation stone for four other schemes during his visit to Manipur on Friday, officials in Imphal said on Thursday 124

1 January, 2019 10:16 AM In Karnataka Seat-Share Blueprint, A 2:1 Division Favouring Congress

The sharing of Lok Sabha seats between the Congress and HD Kumaraswamy's party for this year's general elections should be on a 2:1 formula, Danish Ali, one of the senior leaders of the Janata Dal Secular said today. The larger share should go to the Congress, said the leader, who was one of the key interlocutors when the two parties forged a post-poll 182

31 December, 2018 4:08 AM Bangladesh cricket Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza shines on 'political pitch'

Dhaka: As the counting of votes for Bangladesh election concluded, cricketer and ODI Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza emerged victorious from Narail 2 constituency on an Awami League ticket on Monday. Mashrafe bagged 274,418 votes as against his nearest opponent who could manage barely 8,006 votes. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina cruised to victory for a third 196

29 December, 2018 6:52 PM Madhya Pradesh To Soon Enact Law For Journalists Security: Minister

"The government is committed to the security of journalists. For this, a Journalist's Protection Act will be enacted," P.C. Sharma told the media. In its poll manifesto "Vachan Patra", the Congress had promised to bring such a law. A law for the security of journalists will soon come into force in Madhya Pradesh, state Law and Legislative Affairs Minister 84

29 December, 2018 2:29 PM Poll Body Asked For Action On Vasundhara Raje Body-Shaming Complaint

The Rajasthan BJP had lodged a complaint in the matter. The Chief Electoral Office in Rajasthan has written to the Election Commission of India (ECI) demanding further action into the matter of Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav allegedly insulting former chief minister Vasundhara Raje. In an election rally in Alwar, Mr Yadav had allegedly said that Ms Raje had become 90

27 December, 2018 5:09 PM Poll code violation: Bailable warrant issued against Sambit Patra

A court in Bhopal on December 27 issued a bailable warrant against BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra, accused in a case of violation of the model code of conduct in Madhya Pradesh. Judicial Magistrate Prakash Kumar Uike issued the warrant against Patra as the BJP leader did not attend the court despite a summons on December 27. BJP leader S S Uppal 110