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16 October, 2018 5:08 AM Winter session of Parliament may be postponed due to assembly polls: Report

In 2017 too, the session began in December because of the assembly elections in Gujarat The winter session of Parliament is likely to be postponed till the upcoming assembly elections in five states conclude. The session, which usually commences in the third week of November, could now be rescheduled for December, according to a report by the Hindustan 46

16 October, 2018 3:48 AM Bungalow, Z-plus security show Shivpal Yadav working for BJP: UP minister Rajbhar

Shivpal has floated a new political front after claiming he felt "neglected" in Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party Uttar Pradesh minister Om Prakash Rajbhar has claimed that the allotment of Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati's former bungalow and provision of Z-plus security to Shivpal Yadav indicated that he had started working for the Bharatiya 47

16 October, 2018 3:45 AM Still one-in-four chance of no-deal Brexit, say economists: Poll

There is still a one-in-four chance Britain and the European Union part ways in less than six months without reaching a deal, according to a Reuters poll taken as EU leaders prepare to meet in Brussels later this week. The stubborn problem of resolving the United Kingdom's post-Brexit land border with Ireland thwarted an effort over the weekend to clinch 41

15 October, 2018 9:22 AM New Zealand Votes ''Tipsy'' Pigeon Bird Of The Year

New Zealand has voted for its bird of the year 2018 and it's one known for being "drunk, clumsy and a bit of a clown", organisers said on Monday. The New Zealand pigeon or kereru has a liking for fermented fruits, which contain alcohol which means that the birds can get quite tipsy at times, displaying clumsy antics and falling off trees, reports the BBC. This year's 39

15 October, 2018 6:58 AM Imran Khan's Party Loses Seats Vacated By Him In Pakistan By-Election

Pakistan's deposed premier Nawaz Sharif's PML-N recovered some ground in the by-elections by eating up the votes of prime minister Imran Khan's PTI, winning four out of 11 parliamentary seats which went to polls, according to results today. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lost its two seats vacated be Prime Minister Khan. His seat in Lahore was won by former 46

10 October, 2018 5:06 PM Srinagar City Records Lowest Voting In Any Election, Turnout Data Shows

Srinagar city on Wednesday recorded the lowest ever voter turnout in any election with less than 100 people casting their votes in nine out of the 19 wards of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation or SMC in the second phase of the ongoing urban local bodies polls in Jammu and Kashmir. As per the state poll panel figures, a meagre 2.3 per cent of the 1.78 lakh city voters 56

10 October, 2018 4:32 PM At 2.3 per cent turnout, Srinagar records lowest ever voting in any election

Srinagar City on Wednesday recorded lowest ever voter turnout in any election with less than 100 electorate casting their votes in nine out of the 19 wards of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) in the second phase of the ongoing urban local bodies polls in Jammu and Kashmir. As per the state poll panel figures, a meagre 2.3 per cent of the 1.78 lakh city voters 50

10 October, 2018 6:05 AM Jammu and Kashmir: BJP candidate Azad Singh Raju dies of heart attack before casting vote

BJP candidate Azad Singh Raju on Wednesday died of heart attack before he could cast his vote in the second phase of the municipal elections in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. 62-year-old Raju, a former employee of the Irrigation and Flood Control Department, died at a local polling station before casting his vote, they said. He was rushed 67

10 October, 2018 5:52 AM BJP Candidate Dies Of Heart Attack Before Voting In Kashmir Local Polls

A BJP candidate died of heart attack Wednesday when he was about to cast his vote in the second phase of the municipal elections in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Azad Singh Raju, 62, a former employee of the Irrigation and Flood Control Department, died at a local polling station before casting his vote, they said. Mr Raju was among 44

10 October, 2018 5:16 AM Voting for second phase of Jammu and Kashmir urban local body polls underway, mobile internet services suspended

The second phase will cover a total of 384 wards spanning 13 districts across the state, seven of which are in the Valley, and over 1,000 candidates will participate, said the officials They said 1,198 nominations were received for these wards and after scrutiny and withdrawal, 1,095 contestants are in the fray for the polls. Out of 1,095 candidates 54