Thursday, April 18, 2019

Lok Sabha elections: 2nd phase of polling begins in 95 seats

Politics | April 18, 2019 7:41:47 AM IST
Polling began on Thursday in 95 parliamentary constituencies spread across 11 states and a Union Territory in the second phase of ongoing elections.... read..

Senior citizens as enthusiastic as first-time voters in Lok Sabha elections

General News | April 18, 2019 3:11:45 PM IST
Polling began on Thursday in 95 parliamentary constituencies in the second phase of ongoing elections. Senior citizens and first-time voters stole the show with their enthusiasm as they arrived at different polling stations to cast their valuable votes.... read..

Plea filed in SC seeking ban on inclusion of loan waivers in election manifestos

General News | April 18, 2019 11:11:42 AM IST
A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking to stop political quarters from offering loan waivers and other monetary schemes in their election manifestos, citing that these plans involve public money and can also adversely affect the economy.... read..

Election Commission has been compromised says DMK

Politics | April 17, 2019 4:41:55 PM IST
A day after her house was raided by Income Tax, DMK leader Kanimozhi on Wednesday said it was political vendetta and alleged that a "compromised" Election Commission was acting on the "whims and fancies of the BJP" to target opposition leaders.... read..

No elections in Vellore: Madras HC upholds EC's decision

General News | April 17, 2019 10:41:49 PM IST
The Madras High Court on Wednesday upheld the decision of the Election Commission of India (EC) to cancel the polling in Vellore Lok Sabha constituency.... read..

Kailash Vijayvargiya says no to LS elections

Bhopal |Wednesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party national General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, who was considered a strong contender from the Indore parliamentary constituency in Madhya Pradesh, on Wednesday said he will not contest the Lok Sabha elections.... read..

Election in Vellore LS constituency cancelled (Lead)

New Delhi/Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Polling in Vellore Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu was cancelled on Tuesday, two days after Income Tax officials seized Rs 11.5-crore cash from a warehouse in the district... read..

Election to Tamil Nadu's Vellore LS seat rescinded

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday rescinded the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu's Vellore parliamentary constituency.... read..

Abu Jayed aims spot in Bangladesh playing XI after WC selection

Cricket | April 17, 2019 11:11:48 AM IST
Fast bowler Abu Jayed, who has been named in Bangladesh's 15-man squad for the World Cup, targets to "make a place in the playing XI".... read..

Agra: Shoe industry in peril and impact will be reflected in the election, says industrialist

General News | April 17, 2019 6:11:43 PM IST
While Agra is famous for its world heritage sites like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri; the city's shoe industry is one of the largest leather clusters in the country. Even today, the unique shoes and other leather products from the city continue ... read..

Indonesia election: Early survey results point to second Widodo term

Asia | April 17, 2019 5:41:56 PM IST
Indonesian President Joko Widodo is on course for the second term, according to the quick count conducted by independent survey groups in the country.... read..

No need to be afraid of the paramilitary forces on election day: Anubrata Mondal

Politics | April 17, 2019 4:41:48 PM IST
Birbhum Trinamool Congress chief Anubrata Mondal on Wednesday told voters not to be afraid of the central forces, which will be deployed near the polling booths across states on the election day.... read..

PSP announces 14 candidates for LS elections

Politics | April 16, 2019 6:41:53 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh (UP) politician Shivpal Singh Yadav's Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) on Tuesday released its list of 14 candidates for Lok Sabha elections.... read..

Election officer writes to Hyderabad CEO over circulation of fake video on EVM

General News | April 16, 2019 3:41:46 PM IST
Refuting the claim that an Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) was found inside the house of a Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader here, district Election Officer on Tuesday wrote to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Hyderabad.... read..

Election Commission bans AIADMK's advertisement

Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
In a major setback to the ruling AIADMK, the Election Commission of India (EC) on Monday banned its advertisement running in television and social media on grounds that it violated its model code of conduct (MCC).... read..

Elections in Vellore cancelled; polling deferred in East Tripura

General News | April 16, 2019 10:41:43 PM IST
Accepting recommendation by the Election Commission of India (EC), President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday cancelled voting in Tamil Nadu's Vellore Lok Sabha constituency, in the wake of seizures of large amounts of unaccounted cash from the state.... read..

Yogi makes mafia dons lose clout in UP elections

Lucknow |Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
For the first time in perhaps four decades, criminals are taking a backseat in the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh and it is the Yogi Adityanath government that deserves credit for this.... read..

Finland's Social Democrats win parliamentary elections

Helsinki |Monday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) narrowly beat the right-wing Finns Party in the Finnish parliamentary elections.... read..

Man whose son was killed has no love for elections

Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh) |Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The election fever is in the air in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh but not for the father of Sumit Kumar who was shot dead by police during mob violence here on December 3 last year.... read..

Trump's re-election campaign raised more than $30mn

Washington |Monday, 2019 2:15:06 PM IST
US President Donald Trump's re-election campaign has raised more than $30 million in the first fundraising quarter of 2019, a top official has confirmed... read..

Impact of General Elections 2019 on your Investment Strategy

| April 15, 2019 6:41:47 PM IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): With the 2019 Lok Sabha Election fever reaching a crescendo, the market is likely to face high turbulence and volatility. While no one can predict upswings or slumps, it is important to devise a... read..

Centre-left party wins Finland general election (Lead)

Helsinki |Monday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
The centre-left Social Democratic Party (SDP) has narrowly won Finland's general election, with 17.7 per cent of the total votes.... read..

RBI's revised debt resolution rules likely post-election

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
The RBI's revised stress assets resolution circular is likely to be out after the elections to clear the model code of conduct, and also the regulator may need time to have consultations with legal experts, industry and government before bringing the fram... read..

Modi blasts Congress' 'anti-India' election manifesto

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
In a strident attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday termed its poll manifesto as being "anti-India" and playing with the future of the country.... read..

PM Modi bashes parties before elections, stitches alliance later: Mufti

General News | April 14, 2019 3:41:47 PM IST
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, claiming that he bashes political parties before elections and stitches alliances with the very same parties later.... read..

'31% potential homebuyers to wait after elections to buy'

New Delhi |Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Around 31 per cent potential homebuyers will wait till the end of the ongoing general elections to purchase a property, a 360 Realtors report said on Sunday.... read..

PM Modi covers 22,000 km election travel during Navratras

Politics | April 13, 2019 7:11:50 PM IST
With temperature soaring- both literally and figuratively with the daily war of words between politicians, leaders had a difficult time to maintain the usual schedule during Navratra fasts.... read..

Case filed against Smriti Irani for submitting 'wrong' information in election affidavit

Politics | April 13, 2019 11:41:52 PM IST
A case was filed against Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani here on Saturday for allegedly submitting wrong information in her election affidavit.... read..

Election Commission has no credibility: Naidu (Lead)

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday said the Election Commission has lost its credibility as it functions on the instructions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his office.... read..

Delay GSP eligibility decision till Indian elections: US Senators

US | April 13, 2019 6:41:42 AM IST
US Senators John Cornyn and Mark Warner have asked the US State Department to delay the issuance of a Presidential proclamation to withdraw India's GSP benefit "by at least 30 days" beyond the stipulated time in order to move negotiations beyond ongoing e... read..

Delay GSP eligibility decision till Indian elections: US

US | April 13, 2019 6:11:42 AM IST
US Senators John Cornyn and Mark Warner have asked the US State Department to delay the issuance of a Presidential proclamation to withdraw India's GSP benefit "by at least 30 days" beyond the stipulated time in order to move negotiations beyond ongoing e... read..

Three books to read this election season (IANS Books This Weekend)

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Update your knowledge of India's elections and democratic system with these books on the dynamics of successful campaigning; There are also 9 landmark judgements that advance the Constitution's principles of liberty, equality, fraternity; And finally a hi... read..

Election Commission's plight shows Modi's working: CPI-M

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The present plight of the Election Commission is a warning of how the Narendra Modi government has been weakening the independence and credibility of various institutions, the CPI-M has said.... read..

Lok Sabha elections: Ghaziabad records 55.9% voting

Ghaziabad |Friday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
Ghaziabad parliamentary constituency, which went to polls in the first phase on Thursday, recorded 55.9 per cent voter turnout -- less than the number of voters casting their votes in 2014 elections, suggested a data.... read..

Israel election results: Netanyahu secures record fifth term

Jerusalem |Friday, 2019 12:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party has won 36 seats and surpassed the main rival, the Blue and White party in the 2019 Israel election, official results showed.... read..

Lok Sabha elections: 72.19% polling recorded in Jammu

General News | April 12, 2019 5:41:41 AM IST
Peaceful and incident free polling was conducted in two of the total six constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir which went to polls in first phase of elections on Thursday.... read..

Google marks commencement of 2019 general elections with doodle

General News | April 11, 2019 5:41:42 AM IST
With Lok Sabha elections set to begin today, Google on Thursday marked the commencement of polling in the world's largest democracy with a doodle.... read..

Federal election in Australia to be held on May 18

Pacific | April 11, 2019 6:41:46 AM IST
Australia will vote in a general election on May 18, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Thursday.... read..

2019 general elections: First phase of polling begins

General News | April 11, 2019 7:41:46 AM IST
Polling for 91 Lok Sabha constituencies, spread across 18 states and two Union Territories, began on Thursday morning amidst heightened security.... read..

Lok Sabha elections: Polling underway in Jammu, Baramulla

Politics | April 11, 2019 11:11:52 AM IST
People in Jammu and Kashmir are coming out in large number to cast their votes in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections. Jammu and Baramulla are going to polls in this phase.... read..

Senior citizens, first time voters show enthusiasm in Lok Sabha elections

General News | April 11, 2019 11:41:43 AM IST
Senior citizens and first time voters showed a lot of enthusiasm and came out to vote in large numbers on Thursday as voting began for 91 Lok Sabha constituencies, spread across 18 states and two Union Territories amidst tight security.... read..

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Jr NTR, Allu Arjun, Chiranjeevi cast their votes

Out of box | April 11, 2019 2:11:45 PM IST
The first phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 commenced on Thursday morning amidst heightened security. Top stars from the Telugu film industry including renowned actors Allu Arjun, Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan Tej, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr also known as Jun... read..

MDA will win this election, says Meghalaya CM

Shillong |Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Thursday voiced confidence that candidates of the ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) will win both the Shillong and Tura Lok Sabha seats.... read..

2019 general elections: PM Modi appeals voters to exercise franchise

Politics | April 11, 2019 7:41:43 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appealed to those casting their votes in the first phase of the 2019 general elections to turn out in large numbers.... read..

Australian PM announces date for general elections

Canberra |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Thursday that the country will hold the coming general elections on May 18, in a vote that could deliver a seventh leader in just over a decade.... read..

Netanyahu's main rival Gantz concedes defeat in Israeli elections

Jerusalem |Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 AM IST
The Blue and White party, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main challenger in the Israel's elections, has admitted defeat but vowed to serve as "fierce opposition" to the right-wing leader.... read..

2019 general elections: Kashmiri migrants all set to vote through postal ballots

General News | April 11, 2019 6:41:50 AM IST
In a first, Kashmiri migrants in Himachal Pradesh are all set to cast their votes for candidates back home through postal ballot system, as seven-phase elections in the country begin today.... read..
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