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Misbah questions selection of Hasnain, Shaheen for WC

London |Monday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Former captain Misbah-ul-Haq has questioned the decision of the Pakistan team management of including pacers Mohammad Hasnain and Shaheen Afridi in the 15-member squad for the ongoing World Cup.... read..
 

District Congress Committees in UP dissolved ahead of bye-elections

New Delhi | June 24, 2019 5:11:20 PM IST
All the District Congress Committees in Uttar Pradesh was dissolved on Monday following the party's debacle in the Lok Sabha elections and constituted a three-member discliplinary committee to go into complaints of "gross indispline" during the polls.... read..
 

Mayawati announces to contest all elections - big and small - alone

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 24, 2019 1:41:32 PM IST
BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday said that her party would contest all elections - big and small -alone in the future, which marks the abrupt end of nascent electoral bonhomie between her and Akhilesh Yadav led Samajwadi Party (SP).... read..
 

Nadigar Sangam elections underway in Mylapore

Mylapore (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2019 2:41:21 PM IST
The long-awaited polling for the 'Nadigar Sangam' or the South Indian Artistes' Association kicked off on Sunday in Mylapore.... read..
 

Istanbul votes again in mayoral election re-run

Istanbul |Sunday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Residents of Turkey's Istanbul city once again cast their votes on Sunday to elect a mayor after an opposition candidate's surprise victory in March was annulled.... read..
 

INLD writes PM, says 'Grossly unfair' that we were not invited for discussion on 'one nation, one election'

Chandigarh | June 22, 2019 7:11:19 PM IST
Miffed over not being invited at the all-party meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss 'one nation, one election' proposal, The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) has sent a letter to the Prime Minister.... read..
 

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra congratulates shuttler Shruti Mishra after her selection

New Delhi | June 22, 2019 6:11:28 PM IST
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra congratulated Lucknow shuttler, Shruti Mishra, on his selection for the Asian Junior Badminton Championship on Saturday.... read..
 

Ahmed Patel appears before Gujarat HC in connection with his election to Rajya Sabha

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | June 20, 2019 10:11:24 PM IST
Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Thursday appeared before the Gujarat High Court, which was hearing a petition challenging his election to the Rajya Sabha in 2017 from the state.... read..
 

President pushes for 'One Nation, One Election'

New Delhi | June 20, 2019 5:41:34 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday gave a fresh push to the "One Nation, One Poll" idea, calling it the need of the hour to accelerate development and asked all MPs to seriously ponder over it.... read..
 

Naveen supports 'one nation, one election'

Bhubaneswar |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday extended his support to 'one nation, one election' idea proposed by the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre.... read..
 

'One nation, one election' may not succeed in India: TN parties

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The 'one nation, one election' will result in breaking the nation and is aimed at benefiting the BJP, said a senior DMK leader.... read..
 

PM to form committee on 'one nation, one election'

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an all-party meeting on Wednesday said that a committee will be formed to look into the various issues regarding the "one nation, one election" plan.... read..
 

'One nation, one election' a diversionary tactics: Congress

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The Congress on Wednesday slammed the BJP over simultaneous polls, saying it was a "diversionary tactics" to divert people's attention from real issues and accused the ruling party of remaining inconsistent on the issue.... read..
 

'One nation, one election' not feasible yet: EC official

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a meeting of various political parties to discuss 'one nation, one election', or simultaneous parliamentary and assembly polls, Election Commission sources claimed that the idea is not feasible as of now.... read..
 

CPI-M backed by Pawar and CPI against 'one nation, one election'

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The CPI-M on Wednesday claimed to have support from Sharad Pawar, President Nationalist Congress Party, and CPI against the 'one nation, one election' proposal. The party termed it "fundamentally anti-federal, anti-democratic" and striking at the root of... read..
 

Consider 'one nation, one election' concept: President

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday urged all MPs to consider the government's 'one nation, one election' concept.... read..
 

Kovind for simultaneous elections, says terror to end (2nd Lead)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Appealing for simultaneous parliamentary and Assembly elections, President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday outlined the new Modi government's roadmap, saying it was determined to crush terrorism and Maoism.... read..
 

'One nation, one election' not feasible now: EC sources (Lead)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a meeting of various parties to discuss 'one nation, one election', or simultaneous parliamentary and assembly polls, Election Commission sources claimed that the idea is not feasible as of now.... read..
 

PM to form committee on 'one nation, one election' (Lead)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an all-party meeting on Wednesday said that a committee will be formed to look into the various issues regarding the "one nation, one election" plan.... read..
 

Meghalaya CM endorses 'one nation, one election'

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 3:20:53 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People's Party (NPP) national President, Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday endorsed 'one nation, one election' agenda pitched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.... read..
 

President for one election, harsh punishment for crime against women (Lead)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday urged all MPs to consider the government's 'one nation, one election' concept and emphasized the need to ensure stringent punishment for crimes against women as part of efforts to build a secure nation.... read..
 

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik supports the idea 'One Nation, One Election'

New Delhi | June 19, 2019 7:41:25 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday came out in support of the concept of 'One Nation, One Election'.... read..
 

One Nation, One Election is anti-federal: CPI-M

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
The CPI-M on Wednesday came out strongly against the 'One Nation, One Election' proposal, calling it "fundamentally anti-federal, anti-democratic" and striking at the root of the parliamentary democratic system.... read..
 

Trump officially launches re-election campaign veering between incumbent, insurgent (2nd Lead)

New York |Wednesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Veering between incumbent and insurgent, US President Donald Trump trumpeted the economic gains during his two years in office but also portrayed himself as an outsider as he hit out against the political establishment and the inquiries against him during... read..
 

Criminality is a bigger issue than 'One Nation, One Election': Congress

New Delhi | June 19, 2019 6:11:30 PM IST
Congress on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'One Nation, One Election' concept is just a means to divert the attention of people from the real issues like criminality and money spent on elections.... read..
 

All-party meeting over 'One Nation, One Election' begins at Parliament

New Delhi | June 19, 2019 4:11:24 PM IST
The meeting of the heads of political parties under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the concept of 'One Nation, One Election' among other things including NITI Aayog's proposal for developing 'Aspirational districts' is undergo... read..
 

Trump formally launches 2020 re-election campaign (Lead)

Washington |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign at a rally in Orlando, Florida, and called on his supporters to deliver a metaphorical "earthquake" at the ballots against his Democratic Party rivals.... read..
 

'One Nation, One Election' concept is anti-federal, anti-democratic: CPI-M

New Delhi | June 19, 2019 7:41:39 PM IST
The concept of 'One Nation, One Election' is "fundamentally anti-federal and anti-democratic and strikes at the root of a parliamentary democratic system," said Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), on Wednesday.... read..
 

Milind Deora bats for 'One Nation, One Election' even as Congress opposes the idea

New Delhi | June 19, 2019 8:11:33 PM IST
Congress leader Milind Deora on Wednesday said that the idea of 'One Nation, One Election' should be given a consideration, even though his party skipped the all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the issue.... read..
 

Govt should focus on fulfiling promises, one nation one election long term affair: Akhilesh Yadav

New Delhi | June 19, 2019 9:11:24 PM IST
Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday advised the Central government to focus on fulfilling the promises it made during elections rather than raising issues like "one nation, one election".... read..
 

Country needs 'One Nation, One Election' norm, says Naqvi

New Delhi | June 19, 2019 2:41:21 PM IST
Ahead of the all-party meeting, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday said that the country would be benefitted if a consensus was reached on the issue of 'One Nation, One Election.'... read..
 

'One nation, one election' meet starts, 8 parties skip

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 9:45:06 PM IST
A meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss his 'one nation, one election' proposal began here on Wednesday, with eight key opposition parties staying away.... read..
 

Om Birla's election as LS Speaker a matter of great pride: PM Modi

New Delhi | June 19, 2019 12:41:29 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the election of the senior lawmaker and BJP leader Om Birla as the new Lok Sabha Speaker was "a matter of great pride."... read..
 

Trump formally kicks off 2020 re-election campaign

Washington |Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump has formally kicked off his 2020 re-election campaign at a rally in Orlando, Florida.... read..
 

Modi to constitute committee on 'One Nation, One Election' idea

Politics | June 19, 2019 8:41:21 PM IST
Claiming that a majority of political parties was in favour of "One Nation, One Election" idea, the government today announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will constitute a committee to study the feasibility of the concept after a meeting of parties... read..
 

PM Modi's 'One Nation, One Election' idea faces opposition

Politics | June 18, 2019 9:11:27 PM IST
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with political parties on the 'One Nation, One Election' idea, the Congress-led UPA and the Trinamool Congress have opposed the concept.... read..
 

Mamata to skip all-party meet, demands white paper on 'One Country, One Election' (Lead)

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Indicating that she would skip the meeting of presidents of all political parties convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday wrote to the Centre saying it should not go about "... read..
 

Trump launching re-election campaign defiantly facing odds (News Analysis)

New York |Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
US President Donald Trump will formally launch his re-election campaign on Tuesday, defiantly facing the threats of impeachment but hoping to float to office again on his steadfast voter base, a good economy and an opposition that has yet to coalesce arou... read..
 

Mamata says 'No' to 'One Nation, One Election' meeting on June 19

Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 18, 2019 8:41:36 PM IST
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that she would not be able to attend the Centre's meeting called to discuss the issue of 'One Nation, One Election.'... read..
 
 
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