Politics | March 21, 2019 5:11:40 AM ISTFormer Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy said the Central Election Committee (CEC) of the Congress party has finalised candidates for the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections and Lok Sabha polls.... read..
General News | March 21, 2019 6:41:38 PM ISTThe Crime Branch-CID of the Tamil Nadu police, probing the Pollachi sexual assault case, has summoned Congress leader Mayura Jayakumar, asking him to appear before March 25.... read..
Bollywood | March 21, 2019 5:11:43 PM ISTBollywood megastar Salman Khan on Thursday said he will not contest elections nor campaign for any political party in the upcoming elections, putting an end to all speculations of him entering the political arena.... read..
Politics | March 21, 2019 1:11:39 PM ISTSenior BJP leader and Lok Sabha MP from Deoria, Kalraj Mishra on Thursday announced that he will not contest in the ensuing general elections.... read..
Politics | March 21, 2019 2:11:40 AM ISTThe Labour Department of Punjab has decided to appoint nodal officers in each district to ensure that migrant labourers working in the state get their voter IDs made.... read..
General News | March 21, 2019 5:41:39 AM ISTOver 35,000 wheelchairs, 52,000 magnifying glasses, and 2213 sign language interpreters have been arranged in Karnataka for voters belonging to the persons with disabilities (PwD) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.... read..
Agartala |Thursday, 2019 7:45:04 PM IST) The Directorate of Income Tax Investigation (DITI) has appointed 160 officials to monitor expenditure of political parties and candidates during the Lok Sabha polls in the seven northeastern states, an official release said here on Thursday.... read..
Politics | March 21, 2019 8:11:39 PM ISTThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released its first list of candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls.... read..
General News | March 21, 2019 8:11:41 PM ISTMaking the most of Holi celebrations, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders on Thursday filed their nomination papers for the ensuing Assembly polls in the state.... read..
| March 21, 2019 7:11:44 PM ISTBacteria in sewage treatment plants may be creating new contaminants that have not been evaluated for potential risks and may affect aquatic environments, say scientists in a study published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Journal.... read..
Kochi |Thursday, 2019 7:15:04 PM ISTThe Lok Sabha elections in Kerala could see two prominent persons entering the poll fray -- the state's senior most Director General of Police Jacob Thomas and leading businessman Kochouseph Chittilappilly.... read..
Politics | March 21, 2019 9:41:38 PM ISTThe BJP on Thursday evening declared 184 candidates including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party chief Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Textiles Minister Smriti Irani for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls, beginning April 11 and concluding on May 19.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 9:45:04 PM ISTMaintaining a downward trend, India slipped to the 140th position, seven spots down from last year, in a happiness ranking of 156 countries this year, according to a new report which is unlikely to cheer up the ruling coalition in the run-up to the genera... read..
Politics | March 21, 2019 4:11:39 PM ISTThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released its list candidates for the ensuing assembly elections in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM ISTIndia is facing the "most crucial" elections after Independence where the criterion for deciding whom to vote for will not be the government's mere performance, but the fact that our secular democracy is in peril and has to be saved, said CPI-M General Se... read..
Politics | March 20, 2019 4:11:42 PM ISTThe ensuing Lok Sabha polls have brought a ray of hope for transgenders with many from their community being roped in by several political parties for various posts.... read..
Politics | March 20, 2019 11:41:55 PM ISTBiju Janata Dal (BJD) on Wednesday said the BJP is going to lose the Assembly elections in the state.... read..
Politics | March 20, 2019 11:11:54 PM ISTThe Student Manifesto released here on Wednesday by SIO lays special emphasis on education, employment, environment, social justice, and human rights.... read..
Politics | March 20, 2019 1:11:38 AM ISTThe Congress party on Tuesday released its sixth list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, including seven from Maharashtra and two from Kerala.... read..
Politics | March 20, 2019 1:41:39 AM ISTThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in a bid to amplify its poll campaign, is now looking at reaching out to the masses with the 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' caller tune ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.... read..
General News | March 20, 2019 4:11:45 PM ISTThe Congress and the National Conference (NC) announced an alliance for the Lok Sabha polls on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir and with Congress set to contest from Jammu and Udhampur while NC chief Farooq Abdullah will contest from Srinagar.... read..
Agra |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM ISTAn experimental project to produce "gobar-wood" for holi has offered new hope to bring down pollution levels in the Taj city.... read..
Amaravati |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:04 PM ISTActor and Jana Sena leader Pawan Kalyan's brother Naga Babu on Wednesday joined the party and was immediately named the party candidate for the Narsapuram Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM ISTThe CPI-M on Wednesday named 20 more candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.... read..
Jammu |Wednesday, 2019 3:15:05 PM ISTThe Congress and the National Conference on Wednesday announced a seat-sharing pact for the Lok Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir but will have "friendly fights" in two places -- Baramulla and Anantnag.... read..
General News | March 20, 2019 10:11:55 PM ISTThe Social Media Platforms and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Wednesday presented a 'Voluntary Code of Ethics' for the forthcoming general elections to Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa an... read..
Guwahati |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM ISTCentral agencies monitoring the election process in northeastern states have seized an amount of Rs 34.90 lakh in Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district, officials said on Wednesday.... read..
Patna |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:06 PM ISTFormer BJP MP from Bihar's Purnea district, Uday Singh, on Wednesday joined the Congress and is likely to contest the Lok Sabha polls from the Purnea seat.... read..
General News | March 20, 2019 2:41:58 PM ISTBSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday announced that she will not contest the ensuing Lok Sabha elections.... read..
| March 20, 2019 12:11:44 PM ISTNoida (Uttar Pradesh) [India] March 20 (ANI/BusinessWire India): 70% of over 10,000+ Indian smartphone consumers polled by Digit Research Labs across multiple social media platforms have voted in favour of halting their purchases of Chinese smartphones, g... read..
General News | March 20, 2019 5:41:44 AM ISTWith the Lok Sabha polls inching closer, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is looking to reach out to the masses through the festival of Holi by selling packets of 'Shaurya Gulaal'.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:06 PM ISTFilmmaker Vivek Agnihotri, whose upcoming movie "Tashkent Files" is set to release during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, says only an "idiot or a guilty person" can call the movie a propaganda and that it is about a "citizen's right to truth".... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM ISTBahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Wednesday announced that she will not contest Lok Sabha elections so as to be able to campaign effectively across the country but also indicated that her decision did not mean she was ruling herself out of the post-po... read..
Jammu |Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM ISTThe Congress and the National Conference (NC) on Wednesday announced a pre-poll alliance for the Lok Sabha polls in Jammu and Kashmir but said there will be "s friendly contest" in Anantnag and Baramulla.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM ISTFrom Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biopic to a film on Congress President Rahul Gandhi's life and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri's mysterious death, filmmakers are trying to look through the political prism for their celluloid projects.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 10:45:04 AM ISTAs Lok Sabha elections near, the post of "Sangathan Mahamantri" (General Secretaries (Organisation)) becomes increasingly important in the BJP. The incumbent is a key political link with partys ideological mentor RSS and carries out coordination at variou... read..
Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM ISTPolitics in Maharashtra in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections took another twist on Tuesday as Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh chief Prakash Ambedkar on Tuesday raked up the oft-repeated issue of fugitive mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's purported offer to ... read..
General News | March 19, 2019 4:41:39 AM ISTIn a bid to ensure seamless polling for specially-abled voters, the state government plans to introduce a slew of measures, including the provision of around 25,000 wheelchairs at polling booths, Odisha's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Surendra Kumar said ... read..
General News | March 19, 2019 8:11:38 AM ISTAhead of the Lok Sabha polls, Police of Krishna district on Monday held a flag march to create awareness about free and fair elections here in Paritala and Nakkalampeta villages of Kanchikacharla Mandal.Nandigama DSP Subhash Chandra Bose said: "We will ma... read..
Politics | March 19, 2019 3:11:39 AM ISTThe Congress on Monday released its list for the upcoming Assembly polls in AndhraPradesh and Odisha.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:04 PM ISTThe Election Commission on Tuesday met representatives of Internet companies, including Facebook and Twitter, to discuss issues related to the use of social media for campaigning in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls while the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) is in ... read..
General News | March 19, 2019 3:41:39 PM ISTJana Sena Party (JSP) president Pawan Kalyan will contest the Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections from two seats, Bhimavaram and Gajuwaka.... read..
Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 12:45:04 PM ISTWith canvassing for the 2019 general elections in full swing, it's a "houseful" notice outside most companies hiring out small fixed wing aircraft and helicopters for campaign purposes, aviation industry players said.... read..
Bhubaneswar |Tuesday, 2019 7:15:04 AM ISTThe Congress has released the first list of its party candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Odisha.... read..
Chennai |Tuesday, 2019 12:15:09 PM ISTShops and hotels downed their shutters in Pollachi on Tuesday in protest against the sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case that hit the Tamil Nadu town.... read..
Politics | March 19, 2019 5:41:45 PM ISTCongress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday reiterated his promise to introduce a new tax regime if his party is voted to power in the ensuing Lok Sabha polls, beginning April 11.... read..
General News | March 19, 2019 4:11:45 PM ISTRashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief and former Union Minister Chaudhary Ajit Singh will contest the ensuing Lok Sabha election from Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. The seat is currently held by Sanjeev Balyan of the BJP.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:04 PM ISTThe Election Commission on Tuesday directed all political parties and candidates to desist from "indulging in any political propaganda" involving activities of the defence forces.... read..
Politics | March 19, 2019 10:41:38 PM ISTBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will replace all 10 sitting MPs with fresh candidates in Chhattisgarh and contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections with "renewed enthusiasm", state BJP in-charge and National General Secretary Anil Jain said.... read..
Politics | March 19, 2019 6:41:40 AM ISTResponding to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's suggestion to contest from a "tough" seat in the ensuing Lok Sabha elections, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said he will fight from wherever Congress president Rahul Gandhi asks him to.... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:04 AM ISTThe Congress on Monday night released its fifth list of party candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.... read..