Brussels [Belgium] | September 22, 2018 12:41:27 PM ISTMembers of the European Parliament (MEPs) from seven different parties have shown concern over the failure of President Abdulla Yameen's government in Maldives to engage with the Opposition leaders for credible, transparent and inclusive Presidential elec... read..
Chandigarh | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 ISTAfter the reports of wrongdoings in some polling booths of Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samitis, The State Election Commission, Punjab has ordered re polling on 53 polling booths of eight districts. Voters will recast their votes on September 21 in these ... read..
Lucknow | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 ISTIn a major setback to the union opposition Mahagathbandhan, Bahujan Samaj Party on Thursday announced 22 candidates for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls, slated by the end of this year. Notably, BSP president Mayawati on Sunday last had said that no pre-... read..
New Delhi | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 ISTLashing out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for 'concocting the falsehood 'on Rafale Jet deal and Non Performing Assets (NPAs), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday accused that Mr Gandhi is 'lying' and described him as 'Clown Prince'. Targeting... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 8:45:04 PM ISTThe Election Commission on Thursday announced the rescheduling of bypolls to Karnataka and Maharashtra Legislative Councils.... read..
New Delhi | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 ISTBahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati on Thursday made a surprise announcement of a pre-poll alliance for upcoming Chhattisgarh Assembly polls with Ajit Jogi's Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (Jogi) . Making the announcement at a joint Press Conference, Ms. Ma... read..
New Delhi | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 ISTThe Election Commission on Thursday announced new schedule for the polls in three bye elections to Karnataka Legislative Council and one bye election to Maharashtra Legislative Council, which will be held on October 4, 2018. Earlier, the Commission had a... read..
Srinagar | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 ISTThe Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Jammu and Kashmir Shaleen Kabra on Thursday issued notification for the conduct of 2nd Phase of Municipal Polls-2018. The notification has been issued for Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) (ward No. 18 to 37), Municip... read..
Chandigarh | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 ISTThe women did not engage in political process during the Zila Parishad and Samiti polls in Punjab despite that 50 percent of the seats were reserved for them and they were free to contest from other constituencies too. Squarely blaming the Congress ... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | September 20, 2018 10:41:34 PM ISTBahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Thursday announced an alliance with the Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (JCC) for the upcoming Chhattisgarh state assembly elections. JCC president Ajit Jogi has been nominated as the Chief Ministerial candidate.... read..
Rampur | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 ISTSamajwadi Party leader and former Uttar Pradesh Minister Mohammad Azam Khan has termed the promulgation of the Ordinance on Triple Talaq as just a political agenda for the coming 2019 Lok Sabha polls, raised by the BJP. "Allah is the supreme and no law ... read..
Kuala Lumpur |Thursday, 2018 3:15:04 PM ISTThe Malaysian Election Commission on Thursday set October 13 as the date for a key by-election that will be contested by the country's former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim for his return to active politics.... read..
Kolkata | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 ISTApollo Hospitals Group marked its 35th year of caring for and healing India. Set up in 1983, the flagship of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. (AHEL), Apollo Hospitals, Chennai was the first corporate hospital in the country to pioneer affordable health... read..
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] | September 20, 2018 11:41:33 PM ISTThe Punjab state election commission on Thursday ordered re-polling at 28 polling booths in eight districts of Punjab amid allegations of poll rigging during Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samitis polls.... read..
Jammu | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 ISTAsserting that situation is not conducive in the state, the Jammu and Kashmir unit of Bahujan Samaj Party on Thursday said that the BSP will not participate in upcoming urban local bodies elections. "BSP high command has decided not to contest the munic... read..
Hyderabad Sep 20 | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 ISTSenior Congress leader and former Minister, DK Aruna on Thursday said that she will work for the victory of the party in the upcoming elections. Talking to a section of media here on being elected as co-chairperson of TPCC Campaign Committee by the AIC... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | September 20, 2018 7:41:33 AM ISTUttar Pradesh Navnirman Sena has offered a Lok Sabha ticket from Agra to Shambhulal Regar, the man who allegedly hacked and burnt a Muslim man to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district last year.... read..
Chandigarh | Thursday, Sep 20 2018 ISTFormer Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal today described the " conduct of Zila Parishad and Panchayat poll in Punjab as " brutal and broad daylight murder of democracy." He said that the wanton and widespread lawlessness and criminality witnessed yesterday s... read..
By Mohamed Junayd and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 ISTMore than a quarter of a million people will vote on Sunday for the next leader of the tropical Maldives in an election criticised internationally for a lack of transparency and suppression of government critics. President Abdulla Yameen is seeking a seco... read..
Jaipur |Wednesday, 2018 2:15:04 AM ISTIn a first, a total for 51,796 poll centres in Rajasthan will use EVM-M3 electronic voting machines with VVPATs in 200 Assembly constituencies, which will help conduct Assembly election in a smooth and transparent manner, a top Election Commission officia... read..
Chennai | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 ISTThe Apollo Hospitals on Wednesday submitted before the Justice Arumughaswamy Commission that the CCTV footages on the treatment given to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa during her 75-day hospitalisation in 2016 have been overwritten. When the C... read..
Srinagar | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 ISTChairman of moderate Hurriyat Conference (HC) Mirwaiz Moulvi Omar Farooq on Wednesday alleged that the government was using Rs 10 lakh insurance cover as a bait to entice people, in the coming Panchayt and Urban Local Bodies (UBL) elections in the Jammu a... read..
Lucknow | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 ISTSamajwadi Party is at its wit's end following the repeated assertion of 'respectable share of seats' as condition for joining the anti-BJP secular Maha Gathbandhan by the Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati. Ms Mayawati made this assertion earlier i... read..
BRASILIA | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 ISTBrazil's hospital-bound far-right presidential hopeful is holding his lead for next month's election, but support for left-wing Workers Party (PT) candidate Fernando Haddad rose sharply and he moved into second place, a poll showed on Tuesday. Bolsonaro h... read..
Chandigarh | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 ISTThe Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has decided to approach Punjab and Haryana high court to protect our democratic right to vote and contest in the polls which was virtually denied in the just concluded Zila Parishad and Samiti polls which were rigged on lar... read..
BRASILIA | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 ISTSupport for Brazilian far-right presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro edged up ahead of next month's election, a poll showed on Tuesday, but Workers Party (PT) candidate Fernando Haddad moved into second place, with the two running neck and neck in a l... read..
Srinagar |Wednesday, 2018 7:15:29 PM ISTThe Congress on Wednesday said it will participate in the upcoming municipal and panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
Jammu | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 ISTThe BJP's State Election Management Committee on Wednesday in a meeting held discussions on the Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections in the region. The meeting chaired by the BJP State President Ravinder Raina (MLA) also held discussions on the strategy t... read..
Chennai |Wednesday, 2018 11:15:05 PM ISTThe CCTV recordings of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's stay in the hospital has been overwritten several times automatically, Apollo Hospitals has told the Justice A. Arumughaswamy Commission.... read..
Srinagar | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 ISTTaking a strong dig at Congress, for participating in panchayat and Urban Local Bodies (UBL) polls, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief spokesperson Rafi Ahmad Mir said that their party has thoughtfully decided to stay away from the polls. "Participatio... read..
Srinagar | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 ISTThe Congress finally announced to participate in the Panchayat and Urban Local Bodies (UBL) polls in the Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier, Congress had announced that situation was not conducive for polls in the state, particularly in the Kashmir valley. Addres... read..
Fatehgarh Sahib | Wednesday, Sep 19 2018 ISTShiv Dular Singh Dhillon, Deputy Commissioner cum District Electoral Officer Fatehgarh Sahib on Wednesday evening informed that 64.45 pc voting was reported in Fatehgarh Sahib district. In block Sirhind-Fatehgarh Sahib 67.82 pc, Block Amloh 71.17 pc, Bl... read..
Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2018 9:15:05 PM ISTAhead of the ensuing Assembly elections in Telangana, the Congress party on Wednesday constituted nine committees besides naming two working presidents of the state unit.... read..
Srinagar | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 ISTMiscreants set on fire a Panchayat Ghar in Pulwama in south Kashmir, where three Ghars were targeted earlier since the polls were announced to in Urban Local Bodies (ULB) and panchayats in the Jammu and Kashmir next month. Official sources said that miscr... read..
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India] | September 18, 2018 6:41:31 AM ISTOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched a 'Star Rating program' for industries to strengthen State Pollution Control Board's (SPCB) regulatory efforts to reduce pollution.... read..
BRASILIA | Monday, Sep 17 2018 ISTBrazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro held a solid lead ahead of the Oct. 7 election following a near-fatal stabbing, but Workers Party (PT) candidate Fernando Haddad has emerged in second place, signaling a potential polarized right-l... read..
Bhopal |Tuesday, 2018 10:20:54 AM ISTCongress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday arrived here for a roadshow as part of his election campaign in Madhya Pradesh.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM ISTChief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat says the issue whether simultaneous polls will help cut costs will need a systematic study before it can be established.... read..
Kolkata | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 ISTChief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said the country will witness a "revolution" in 2019 Lok Sabha elections in which the BJP will be voted out of power by the people of India. Talking to newsmen in Frankfurt on Monday, she said, "No to BJP and Yes to c... read..
Jammu | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 ISTDeputy Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar on Tuesday announced the schedule for the Urban Local Body polls in district Jammu having one Municipal Corporation and seven Municipal Committees. "The ULB elections in the district will be held during the 1st pha... read..
Fatehgarh Sahib | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 ISTDistrict Fatehgarh Sahib has made all the arrangements for smooth conduct of the Zila Parishad and Panchyat Samiti polls on September 19. Deputy Commissioner cum District Election Officer Shiv Dular Singh Dhillon said that the elections will be held in ... read..
New Delhi | Tuesday, Sep 18 2018 ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi has seemed to have endorsed the leadership of Raman Singh as Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh and exuded confidence on other chief ministers of poll bound states of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. "Congratulations on the resoundi... read..
Shimla | Monday, Sep 17 2018 ISTAs many as 143 hospitality units in the state is facing action for violation of environment norms as Himahcal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board (HPSPCB) decided to withdraw their consent failing to renew their registration. In a notification issued ... read..
New Delhi [India] | September 17, 2018 8:11:29 PM ISTThe Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre, Delhi University, DUSU President and others on a plea filed by few candidates questioning the private procurement of EVMs for the DUSU polls.... read..
Washington D.C. [USA] | September 17, 2018 10:11:25 AM ISTTurns out, children born in the peak grass pollen season, October and December, may have a greater risk of developing respiratory diseases such as asthma.... read..
BRASILIA | Monday, Sep 17 2018 ISTBrazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro held a solid lead ahead of the Oct. 7 election following a near-fatal stabbing, but Workers Party (PT) candidate Fernando Haddad emerged in second place, signaling a potential polarized right-left ... read..
Srinagar | Monday, Sep 17 2018 ISTAnnouncing not to participate in Panchayat and Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections, the Communist Party of India (M) said the Government's decision to go ahead with elections despite majority of mainstream political parties in Jammu and Kashmir deciding to... read..
Srinagar |Monday, 2018 6:15:05 PM ISTThe CPI-M announced on Monday that it will not take part in the upcoming panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
Aizawl | Monday, Sep 17 2018 ISTNational People's Party national vice president Prestone Tynsong said his party would contest the coming Mizoram assembly polls. Tynsong who made an impromptu visit to the sacked Congress vice president R Lalzirliana said he could not ascertain as t... read..
New Delhi | Monday, Sep 17 2018 ISTDelhi High Court today after hearing the plea by three candidates of National Students Union of India (NSUI) who were challenging the polls passed an direction to Delhi University to keep securely the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in the Student ... read..
SYDNEY | Monday, Sep 17 2018 ISTAustralia's centre-right government remains on track for a heavy defeat at elections due by May 2019, an opinion poll showed on Monday, even though new Prime Minister Scott Morrison posted a strong personal showing after his first three weeks in charge. T... read..