Lucknow | Friday, May 26 2017 ISTUttar Pradesh State Election Commission(SEC) has once again extended the process of electoral rolls of the urban local bodies elections by another nine days from tonight. With SEC set to postponed the urban local bodies polls to September-October, ... read..
Seoul |Friday, 2017 9:15:04 AM ISTNearly 90 per cent of South Koreans approve of their newly appointed President and said he will do a "good job" running the country, according to a poll released on Friday.... read..
New Delhi [India] | May 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTThe Meeting called by Congress president Sonia Gandhi with Opposition leaders to build a consensus on the Presidential nominee, began here today in the Parliament on Friday.... read..
Kathmandu [Nepal] | May 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTThe Federal Alliance of Nepal on Friday announced fresh plans of protest targeting the second phase polls scheduled for June 14.... read..
New Delhi | Friday, May 26 2017 ISTMajor opposition parties including Congress, Left parties, Trinamool Congress and various regional parties are in favour of a consensus and a "secular" candidate for Presidential polls, TMC chief Mamata Banerjee said here today. Emerging out of a meeting ... read..
London |Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM ISTPeople exposed to particulate matter (PM) emitted mainly from diesel used in vehicles may be at greater risk of developing heart attack, heart failure and death, researchers warned.... read..
Kathmandu |Friday, 2017 7:15:04 PM ISTA newly formed alliance of seven Madhes-based political parties in Nepal on Friday announced a fresh bout of agitation from Saturday and boycott of the June 14 local elections to be held mostly in the Terai/Madhes belt.... read..
Mumbai |Friday, 2017 8:45:04 PM ISTThe BJP bagged the Panvel civic body in Maharashtra's Raigad district, but was virtually rejected in the Muslim-dominated Bhiwandi and Malegaon towns as per election results declared on Friday, the day when the NDA central government celebrated its third ... read..
Amaravati |Thursday, 2017 4:45:05 PM ISTBJP President Amit Shah met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu here on Thursday.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 10:45:04 PM ISTOrganisational revamp in the Congress will be effected soon in the poll-bound states of Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh, a senior party leader said on Wednesday.... read..
New Delhi | Tuesday, May 23 2017 ISTIn a setback for the BJP, which secured a huge victory in the recent polls to the three Municipal corporations in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress secured a victory in the bypolls for the Maujpur and the Sarai Pipal Thala wards respectively. ... read..
Nashik (Maharashtra) |Tuesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM ISTIn a first in Maharashtra elections, drones will be deployed as the eye in the sky to monitor the Malegaon Municipal Corporation elections on Wednesday, a top official said here.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM ISTThe AAP won the east Delhis Maujpur ward while the Congress bagged Sarai Pipal Thala in the municipal corporation by-polls, the results for which were declared by the Delhi Sate Election Commission on Tuesday.... read..
New Delhi | Tuesday, May 23 2017 ISTThe Aam Aadmi Party, which has been shrouded with alleged 'irregularities' and infighting, today received shot in the arm after its candidate Reshma won the Maujpur MCD bypoll while Congress bagged Sarai Pipal Thala. Ms Reshma registered her victory wit... read..
Kohima May 22 | Monday, May 22 2017 ISTNagaland Pradesh Congress Committee President K. Therie today said that the Congress party has decided to decentralize both in governance and in party so that grassroots level can participate in the matters of election. Addressing a press conferen... read..
New York |Monday, 2017 5:15:04 PM ISTHigh levels of traffic-related air pollution may lead to a specific type of DNA damage called telomere shortening in children and teenagers, warns a study.... read..
New Delhi | Monday, May 22 2017 ISTDr Harsh Vardhan, who today assumed additional charge of Environment Ministry, called for addressing air and water pollution on a priority basis. Dr Vardhan, the Minister for Science and Technology, who has been allocated the Environment portfoli... read..
New Delhi |Monday, 2017 8:15:05 PM ISTThe Election Commission on Monday said the Rajya Sabha elections to be held in Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal on June 8 will be rescheduled, but did not give a date.... read..
New Delhi |Monday, 2017 10:15:04 PM ISTRajya Sabha elections in Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal have been postponed by the Election Commission, an official statement said on Monday without giving any reason for the move. The poll was earlier scheduled to take place on June 8.... read..
Washington D.C. [USA] | May 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTIf you are not having a sound sleep, then there might be fault in the air!... read..
New York |Monday, 2017 12:45:05 PM ISTApart from affecting breathing and lung function, people exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollutants for a prolonged period may also have sleep disruptions, researchers say.... read..
New Delhi | Monday, May 22 2017 ISTThe Election Commission today postponed Rajya Sabha polls to 10 seats in Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal which were to be held on June 8. ''The Commission will announce programme for holding Biennial Election to Council of States from Goa, Gujarat and ... read..
Agartala (Tripura) [India] | May 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTGeneral secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) Sitaram Yechury on Sunday said that the Assembly elections in the Left-ruled Tripura in February next year would be a 'Waterloo' for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), making a reference to 1815... read..
Bhagalpur | Sunday, May 21 2017 ISTThe first phase of Bihar`s civic polls was marred by violence when a Sub-Divisional Officer Dr Aditya Prakash and a policeman were injured in stone pelting outside a polling booth at Naugachhia in Bhagalpur district today. Police said here that Naugc... read..
Agartala |Sunday, 2017 9:15:04 PM ISTThe BJP might think it is unstoppable in Indian polls, but the assembly elections in Left-ruled Tripura in February next year would a Waterloo for it, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said here on Sunday.... read..
Agartala |Sunday, 2017 9:45:04 PM ISTIn any future elections, EVMs without paper audit trail device must not be used, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Sunday.... read..
New Delhi | Saturday, May 20 2017 ISTAam Aadmi Party, who has been 'vehemently' opposing use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in elections, today emphasised that the Election Commission should conduct 'hackathon' and also reiterated its earlier demand to conduct polls through ballot pape... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 8:45:04 PM ISTOn his first day in office, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government's new Water Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam said that the water scarcity before the Delhi civic elections could be politically motivated.... read..
Chandigarh |Saturday, 2017 6:45:28 PM ISTBJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday that his party will win the next general election in the country in 2019 by a much bigger margin than the majority achieved in the 2014 elections.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 7:45:05 PM ISTThe BJP's hat-trick in the capital's municipal polls is being seen as a feather in the cap of the party's Delhi unit chief Manoj Tiwari and it has helped him emerge as a key face of the party in the national capital.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 11:45:06 PM ISTThe Congress suffered its worst defeat of the last three Delhi municipal polls on Wednesday, bringing to light the enormity of challenges it faces to revive itself in the national capital.... read..
Varanasi |Monday, 2017 8:15:05 PM ISTCall it Varanasi, Banaras or Kashi -- the city is little bothered about life around and takes it as it comes. But when it comes to politics, everyone has a strong view on the subject. With voting in the state assembly polls due only days ahead of the Holi... read..