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168 candidates in fray for first phase Manipur polls

Imphal |Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
A total of 168 candidates are left in the fray for the first phase of polls in Manipur in 38 Assembly constituencies.... read..
 

UP polls: PM Modi appeals voters to participate largely in festival of democracy

New Delhi [India] | February 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As the third phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections began on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed the voters to participate and come forward in large numbers to cast their votes.... read..
 

UP Polls: Mayawati asserts confidence over forming govt.

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | February 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As the voting for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections began on Sunday, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati expressed confidence over forming government in the state with majority.... read..
 

UP third phase registers 12% polling in 2 hours (Second Lead)

Lucknow |Sunday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
An average of 12 per cent voting has been recorded in the first two hours of polling in the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly election on Sunday, Election Commission (EC) officials said.... read..
 

UP Assembly Elections: Polling begins for crucial third phase

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | February 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With over 826 candidates from 105 political parties contesting for 69 seats, polling began on Sunday morning for the crucial third phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections.... read..
 

Americans want Democrats to work with Trump: Poll

Washington |Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
A strong majority of Americans has said that Democrats should look to cooperate with President Donald Trump to strike deals, according to a new poll.... read..
 

Polling starts for third phase in 69 assembly seats of UP

Lucknow | Sunday, Feb 19 2017 IST
Amid tight security cover, polling for third phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections started today for 69 seats spread out in 12 districts. Election Commission sources here said the polling started on a smooth note in all the 69 constituenc... read..
 

UP polls: Over 53 percent voter turnout recorded till 3 pm

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | February 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A little over 53 percent voter turnout was recorded till 3 p.m. in the third phase of the ongoing assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.... read..
 

51% polling in UP third phase poll

Lucknow |Sunday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Over 51 per cent voting was recorded in eight hours since polling began for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Sunday, Election Commission (EC) officials said.... read..
 

After Priyanka takes stage for party in Rae Barelli, demands for her greater role in UP poll campaigning

New Delhi | Sunday, Feb 19 2017 IST
Following enthusiastic response to her rally in Rae Barelli in which she targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying Uttar Pradesh doesn't need outsiders when there are so many natives already present here, the pitch has grown louder for Priyanka Gandhi... read..
 

UP third phase poll registers 42% voting

Lucknow |Sunday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Forty-two per cent voting has been recorded in the first six hours of polling in the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Sunday, the Election Commission (EC) officials said.... read..
 

UP Polls: Over 38 percent voter turnout recorded till 1 p.m.

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | February 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
With the ongoing polling for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, a total of 38.96 percent voter turnout was recorded on Sunday till 1 p.m.... read..
 

UP Polls: Samajwadi cycle will lead in third phase as well, asserts Akhilesh

Saifai (Uttar Pradesh), [India] | February 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said his party in alliance with the Congress party will again form government in the politically crucial state.... read..
 

BMC Polls: Transgender candidate campaigns to change perception

Mumbai, (Maharashtra) | February 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Ahead of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Polls in Mumbai, several transgenders on Saturday were seen campaigning for city's only transgender candidate Priya Patil.... read..
 

Council Poll ignites rift in Grand Alliance, NDA

Patna | Saturday, Feb 18 2017 IST
The biennial election for four seats of Bihar Legislative Council scheduled on March 9 has created rift in the ruling Grand Alliance and opposition NDA as both are facing stiff resistance from its own allies on seat sharing and with the announcement of ca... read..
 

Zero pollution may spike asthma in kids

Toronto |Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Are you making the environment and water a bit too clean for your kids? Beware! You may be depriving them of the good microbes that may protect them against various illness, researchers warn.... read..
 

SpaceX set to fly first cargo from historic Apollo launch pad

Washington |Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
SpaceX is set to fly its first resupply mission to the space station from the historic launch pad which was built for the Apollo/Saturn V missions that carried astronauts to the moon.... read..
 

Midterm assembly polls in Maharashtra 'inevitable': Pawar (Lead) (With Images)

Mumbai |Saturday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Forecasting that midterm assembly elections in Maharashtra are "inevitable", NCP President Sharad Pawar on Saturday said there is no question of his party propping up the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in the state.... read..
 

JD(S) to release first list of 124 candidates for 2018 Assembly poll by Mar 15

(Repeating adding words in para one line 3 ) Mysuru | Saturday, Feb 18 2017 IST
Former Prime Minister H D Devegowda headed Janata Dal (Secular) in an attempt to come to power has decided to release the first rpt the first list of candidates by March 15 for the Karnataka Assembly election to be held in 2018. Speaking to news... read..
 

'Saving life is priority in emergency' taking videos or selfies not important : Apollo specialists

Hyderabad | Saturday, Feb 18 2017 IST
'Saving life of a person is priority in an emergency' instead of taking videos or selfies Apollo Emergency Specialists said. Speaking at the basic life support and first-aid training programme, organised by Apollo Hospitals here today, Dr Imron Su... read..
 

Crucial test for SP in UP 3rd phase polling (Lead)

Lucknow |Saturday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
The third phase of polling for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Sunday will see voting for 69 seats across 12 districts and are being viewed as a crucial test of popularity for Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.... read..
 

Drone to be deployed for panchayat poll in Maoist hit Malkangiri district in Odisha

Bhubaneswar | Saturday, Feb 18 2017 IST
For the first time Drone will be deployed in Maoist infested Malkangiri district in Odisha during the fourth phase of the ongoing three-tier Panchayat election to be held tomorrow for peaceful conduct of the poll. Malkangiri district Superintendent o... read..
 

Security beefed up for 4th phase of panchayat polls in Odisha

Bhubaneswar |Saturday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Security has been beefed up across Odisha for the fourth phase of panchayat polls scheduled to be held on Sunday.... read..
 

17% contestants in fourth phase UP polls have criminal past

New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
At least 17 per cent of the candidates in fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections -- where 53 seats will see polling on February 23 -- have criminal cases filed against them, with BJP topping the list, as 19 of its candidates have criminal re... read..
 

635 candidates in fray for 6th phase polls in UP

Lucknow | Saturday, Feb 18 2017 IST
Altogether 635 candidates are in the fray for the sixth phase of assembly elections for 49 seats where polling would be held on March 4. EC sources here tonight said on the last day of withdrawals today, 29 candidates withdrew their papers. ... read..
 

UP polls: Lucknow's nine seats to witness high-decibel contest

New Delhi [India] | February 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As Sunday's poll day crept closer, political outfits are leaving no stone unturned in siphoning a win on the nine crucial assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh's capital.... read..
 

UP gears up for crucial 3rd phase polls on Sunday (Curtain Raiser)

Lucknow |Saturday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
The third phase of assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh will be held for 69 seats across 12 districts on Sunday.... read..
 

Midterm polls in Maharashtra inevitable: Pawar

Mumbai |Saturday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Warning that midterm assembly elections in Maharashtra were "inevitable", Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Saturday said there was no question of his party propping up the Bharatiya Janata Part-Shiv Sena alliance in the state.... read..
 

Nepal: Election Commission under confusion regarding local polls

Kathmandu [Nepal] | February 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
It's been long that the Election Commission of Nepal has been making preparations for holding the local polls, but it is yet to receive the date and the law regarding the political parties.... read..
 

Manipur polls: Irom Sharmila files nomination from Thoubal

Imphal (Manipur) [India] | February 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Iron Lady Irom Sharmila has filed her nomination papers from Thoubal constituency for the upcoming Manipur Assembly elections.... read..
 

UP polls: Campaigning for third phase ends today

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | February 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The campaigning for the third phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections will come to an end at 5 p.m. today.... read..
 

UP Elections: Key poll issues of political biggies

New Delhi [India] | February 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
This year whether assembly elections in India's biggest state of Uttar Pradesh are being fought on the combination and permutations of cast, creed and religion or development is any issue in the state will be decided by the voters only, but the fact is al... read..
 

PM Modi remembers farmers only during polls: Rahul Gandhi

RaeBareli (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | February 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembers farmers only at the time of elections.... read..
 

Kolkata needs to cut pollution by 44 per cent

Kolkata |Friday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
The eastern metropolis needs to reduce its annual average pollution levels by 44 per cent to be able to meet the clean air standards, with a special focus on vehicular emissions, an analysis said on Friday.... read..
 

German Social Democrats gain ground in poll, Merkel's conservatives weaken

BERLIN | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) gained ground in a poll published today as they continued to benefit from their choice of Martin Schulz as candidate for a September 24 federal election, while Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives shed support. The pol... read..
 

Irom Sharmila to marry after Manipur polls

Imphal |Friday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Human rights activist Irom Sharmila plans to get married after the upcoming assembly elections in Manipur in March.... read..
 

UP elections: Campaign ends for phase-3 polls; Voting for 69 seats on Feb 19

Lucknow | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
The campaigning by BJP, BSP and SP-Congress alliance, along with other smaller parties, for the third phase of February 19 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, came to an end this evening, when several leaders were witnessed, winding up their election meetings, ... read..
 

Pollution a pertinent global problem: Koteswara Rao

Hyderabad | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
National Institute of MSME Director Prof J Koteswara Rao emphasized on the deterioration in air quality due to pollution which is a pertinent global problem. Speaking at a workshop on "Air Pollution Control, Monitoring - Issues & Solutions for SM... read..
 

UP Polls: Priyanka Gandhi to accompany Rahul for campaign in Raebareli

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | February 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Priyanka Gandhi on Friday will attend the first election rally in Raebareli constituency with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.... read..
 

Campaigning ends for third phase of polling in UP

Lucknow |Friday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Campaigning for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh state assembly elections came to an end at 5 p.m. on Friday. There are 826 candidates contesting for 69 seats, spread across 12 districts.... read..
 

UP poll outcome will set tone for future politics: Akhilesh

Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh) |Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday sought votes for the Samajwadi Party (SP)-Congress alliance candidates, saying the tie-up is coming together of two young minds thinking of the welfare of the state and its people.... read..
 

Pollution does not cause premature death

By Agnieszka Barteczko WARSAW | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
Pollution does not shorten people's lives, a senior Polish government minister said on Friday, downplaying the growing issue of air quality in a country that has been nicknamed the China of Europe. Poland has the dirtiest air on the continent, activists s... read..
 

German Social Democrat candidate would beat Merkel in direct vote for chancellor -poll

BERLIN | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
Martin Schulz, the German Social Democrats' candidate for federal elections in September, would get 49 percent if there were to be a direct vote for chancellor, while incumbent Angela Merkel would get 38 percent, a poll showed today. At the end of January... read..
 

75 pc polling recorded in third phase panchayat poll in Odisha

Bhubaneswar | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
The third phase of the election to three-tier Panchayat bodies in Odisha today recorded 75 per cent voters turn out. The State Election Commission (SEC) sources here said 75 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the third leg of five-phase Pan... read..
 

Third phase records 75% voter turnout in Odisha panchayat polls

Bhubaneswar |Friday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
Barring a few minor incidents, the third phase of panchayat elections was conducted peacefully across Odisha on Friday.... read..
 

UP Elections: Campaign ends for phase-3 polls; Polling for 69 seats on Feb 19

Lucknow | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
The electrifying campaigning by BJP, BSP and SP-Congress alliance, along with other smaller parties, for the third phase of February 19 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, came to an end this evening, when several leaders were witnessed, winding up their electi... read..
 

Election Commission applauds UP for free, fair and peaceful polls

New Delhi [India] | February 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Election Commission on Wednesday applauded all the segments, including voters, political parties, media, partnering organisations and all the staff for leading a free, fair and inclusive second phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections.... read..
 

Goa polls: EC founds Parrikar guilty of violating MCC

New Delhi | Thursday, Feb 16 2017 IST
The Election Commission today found Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar guilty of violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by making the bribery remark in an election rally during campaigning for the Assembly polls in Goa. The poll panel has advised th... read..
 

Manipur CM files nomination papers for assembly polls

Imphal |Thursday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Thursday filed his nomination papers for the upcoming state assembly polls.... read..
 

Israel keeps positive image among Americans: Poll

Washington |Thursday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
A new poll showed that 71 per cent of Americans have a favourable view of Israel while 27 per cent hold an unfavourable one.... read..
 

Two held for assaulting dalits in poll related violence in Odisha

Kendrapara | Thursday, Feb 16 2017 IST
Mahakalpada Police today arrested two persons in Mangapur Panchayat under Mahakalpada block of the district for their alleged involvement in the attack of dalits in a post panchayat poll related violence. Additional SP ,Bikash Dash said Bimal Dalua... read..
 
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