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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

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 6:01 PM BJP wins big in Maharashtra civic polls; Shiv Sena on top in Mumbai, Thane

MUMBAI: The BJP on Thursday scored a resounding victory in Maharashtra civil polls emerging as the largest party in eight of the 10 municipal corporations while finishing a close second to estranged ally Shiv Sena in the latter's Mumbai bastion. The BJP was the number one party in Ulhasnagar, Nashik, Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Solapur, Akola, Amravati and Nagpur 17

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 I am ready to switch seat with PM Narendra Modi: Akhilesh Yadav

As we are already halfway into the big Uttar Pradesh election, chief minister and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday speaks exclusively to Times of India's Raja Bose. Claiming Samajwadi Party (SP) will cross magical mark of 203 in the Uttar Pradesh elections, chief minister Akhilesh Yadav said that he is now urging voters to give the alliance 16

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 2:00 PM SYL canal issue: Abhay Chautala, 19 INLD MLAs arrested by Punjab police for violating prohibitory orders

Senior Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Abhay Chautala and 19 INLD MLAs, besides other party leaders, were arrested today by the Punjab Police for violating Section 144 as they tried to cross the Shambhu border. Chautala and his party workers had announced a march to a location on the Haryana border close to Kapoor village in Punjab, where the foundation 17

23 February, 2017 9:46 AM Why Congress became irrelevant as Mumbai voted for Shiv Sena, rest of Maharashtra largely for BJP

A generalised view of the Mahashtra civic polls presents a picture where Shiv Sena retains its hold over Mumbai and Thane while the BJP emerges as the leader of rest of the state. But, it is the Congress that fails to inspire the voters. Mumbai saw Tuesday the highest voter turnout in the last 25 years in the BMC polls. The record voting by the Mumbai 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

23 February, 2017 8:11 AM #MaharashtraCivicpolls 2017: BJP dominates across state, Shiv Sena emerges as single largest party in BMC

Smashing long-held bastions of the Congress, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) surged to the dominant position in most of the urban civic bodies, results for which were declared on Thursday. However, despite its impressive gains in cities like Pune, Nagpur, Akola, Amravati 18