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24 February, 2017 3:42 AM UK's PM Theresa May's Conservatives win parliamentary seat, first gain for ruling party for 35 years

London: Britain`s ruling Conservatives won a parliamentary by-election in the north-west English region of Copeland on Friday, taking control of a once safe seat held by the opposition Labour Party and the first such gain by a ruling party since 1982. The Conservatives, who had been bookmakers favourites ahead of the vote, won by a margin of more than 2,000 votes 10

24 February, 2017 1:09 AM BJP set to capitalize on windfall, may leave door open for talks with ex-ally

MUMBAI: Armed with 82 seats in the 227-strong BMC--a quantum leap from its 2012 tally of 32--the BJP is all set to contest Shiv Sena's No. 1 status in Mumbai. The poll results clearly show that CM Devendra Fadnavis has emerged as Maharashtra BJP's charismatic leader, a veritable vote gatherer. This should set the alarm bells ringing in Matoshree, said BJP watchers 13

23 February, 2017 8:09 PM BJP cuts tiger's tail, wins 8 of 10 Maharashtra corporations

In the hierarchy of elections, municipal elections are generally considered a lowly third, after Lok Sabha and Assembly. But the very bitter falling-out between allies BJP and Shiv Sena had already injected a strong element of both political and personal drama into the elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, the country’s richest civic body, which 16

23 February, 2017 7:38 PM BMC Elections 2017: Late surge by BJP spoils Sena party, uncertainty over future

Making giant strides in the Shiv Sena citadel of Mumbai, BJP won 82 seats in the fiercely fought BMC polls on Thursday, just two seats behind the estranged saffron ally, but both were well short of the magic figure of 114 needed to control the civic body. The hung verdict will reset the political calculations as no party is in the position to rule the country's 11

23 February, 2017 6:09 PM Final word is out: BJP is Shiv Sena's big brother in Maharashtra politics

The Shiv Sena-BJP alliance has ruled India's richest civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for the last 20 years but both parties were contesting these Maharashtra civic polls separately. Their electoral rivalry saw both parties placing bitter allegations and using choices of words to paint each other in a negative light. But in the end, the BJP has emerged 23

23 February, 2017 5:04 PM BMC Polls: When a BJP candidate's victory was sealed by lottery

As the results of keenly-contested election to the city civic body BMC came in, BJP's Atul Shah had the distinction of getting elected through a lottery. Shah contested from ward number 220 in Girgaum, a Shiv Sena stronghold. He and his main rival Surendra Bagalkar of Sena won the same number of votes: 5,496. After holding a recount thrice in the presence 16

23 February, 2017 4:48 PM Uttar Pradesh: In Areas With Many Muslims, Hindu Vote For BJP Increases

Muslims form about 18 per cent of Uttar Pradesh's population. In urban areas, they form 32 per cent of voters; in rural parts, they are about half that. They are concentrated mainly in the North, and historically, they tend to back the Congress or the SP - the pairing won 66 per cent of the Muslim vote in 2014 while Mayawati's BSP got about 21 per cent (the rest was divided 15

23 February, 2017 3:22 PM The Modi Wave Of 2014: Will It Repeat In Uttar Pradesh?

In 2012, the BJP won 47 of a possible 403 seats, placing it third in the state. Just two years later, the unbeatable campaign dispensed by Narendra Modi, then a Prime Ministerial candidate, won his party the equivalent of 337 seats - a quantum leap of outstanding proportion. In contrast, the Samajwadi Party, which had won 226 seats under the stewardship 14

23 February, 2017 2:38 PM Akhilesh Yadav Government has done nothing than advertisement: Keshav Prasad Maurya

Allahabad: In a scathing attack at Samajwadi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday alleged that the Uttar Pradesh government has done nothing but only involved in advertisement. Expressing his confidence over making victory in the UP assembly elections, he said, "In 2017 assembly elections, our party will surely achieve more than 300 seats 21

23 February, 2017 8:37 AM Voting begins for fourth phase of UP Assembly polls

LUCKNOW: Polling began this morning in 53 constituencies spread over 12 districts that figure in the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. The districts include the backward Bundelkhand region and the Nehru-Gandhi pocket borough of Rae Bareli. Assembly segments in Congress president Sonia Gandhi's Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency are among 19