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J-K: Second phase of Panchayat polls underway

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | November 20, 2018 9:11:27 AM IST
Polling began on a brisk note in 40 Blocks of Jammu and Kashmir as a part of the second phase of the Panchayat bodies elections on Tuesday.... read..
 

Sushma Swaraj to not contest in 2019 LS polls

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India] | November 20, 2018 3:11:36 PM IST
External Affairs Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) senior leader Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday announced that she will not contest next year's Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

C'garh polls: Raman Singh casts vote, assures BJP's victory

Kawardha (Chhattisgarh) [India] | November 20, 2018 3:11:36 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday cast his vote for the assembly elections at a poll booth situated in Kawardha district. After getting inked, Singh spoke to media and stated that he is certain that his political outfit- Bharatiya Janata ... read..
 

3584 nominations filed for Telangana Assembly poll

Hyderabad | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
As many as 3,584 nominations have been filed by candidates from different political parties and independents for the Assembly Poll in Telangana slated for December 7. Voting will be held for 119 Assembly seats in 31 districts in Telangana. As many as ... read..
 

C'garh polls: 45.2 pc polling till 3 pm

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India] | November 20, 2018 4:11:31 PM IST
As much as 45.2 per cent voting was recorded till 2:55 pm in the ongoing second phase of polling in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday.... read..
 

Sushma says not contesting 2019 polls on health grounds (Lead)

Indore |Tuesday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST
Citing health reasons, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was once touted as a prime ministerial candidate in the BJP, on Tuesday said she has decided not to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election.... read..
 

Chhattisgarh: 45% turnout in polling (Third Lead)

Raipur |Tuesday, 2018 4:45:06 PM IST
Authorities reported 45 per cent polling by Tuesday evening in the second and final phase in 72 seats to elect a new Chhattisgarh Assembly.... read..
 

Sushma announces she will not contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
In a major development, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday announced that she will not contest the 2019 parliamentary elections. ''Generally, it is decided by the party but I have made up my mind not to contest Lok Sabha polls,'' Ms ... read..
 

MP polls: Mayawati to address rallies in four-day election campaign

Lucknow | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
As part of her ongoing four-day electioneering campaign in Madhya Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) national president Mayawati is set to address two public rallies on Wednesday. In line with her electoral itinerary for the second day, the leader will fl... read..
 

Sushma not to contest Lok Sabha polls

Indore | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
In a political development of considerable ramifications, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj - who represents Vidisha in the House of the People - today said that she would not contest the 2019 general election while citing health reasons. The ann... read..
 

Rs 20 lakh expenditure limit for Haryana Mayor poll

Chandigarh [India] | November 20, 2018 5:11:31 PM IST
As per the provision made in Section 8B of the Haryana Municipal Corporation Act, 1994, the Haryana State Election Commission has prescribed Rs 20 lakh as the limit of expenditure for the candidates contesting the election of Mayor of Municipal Corporatio... read..
 

MP Polls: Rahul suffers from Modi phobia, says Amit Shah

Narsinghpur (Madhya Pradesh) [India] | November 20, 2018 12:12:39 AM IST
Continuing his tirade against Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Monday said the Gandhi scion was suffering from "Modi Phobia."... read..
 

MP polls: BJP holds late-night meeting on Monday

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India] | November 20, 2018 3:41:27 AM IST
With just a few days left for Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) conducted a high-level meeting in the state on late Monday night to chalk out the strategy for the ensuing polls.... read..
 

Telangana Polls: 3,584 nominations filed with EC

Hyderabad (Telangana) | November 20, 2018 3:11:36 PM IST
The Election Commission of Telangana on Tuesday confirmed that 3,584 nominations were filed from 119 constituencies. It further informed that more than 2,000 nominations were filed on the final day of the nomination process.... read..
 

Polling begins for last phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections

Raipur |Tuesday, 2018 8:45:05 AM IST
Amid tight security, polling began at 8 a.m for the second and concluding phase on Tuesday for 72 seats spread across 19 districts to elect a new Chhattisgarh Assembly, officials said.... read..
 

Decided not to contest 2019 polls: Sushma

Indore |Tuesday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that she has decided not to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

2nd phase of J&K Panchayat polls begin

Jammu/Srinagar |Tuesday, 2018 9:15:05 AM IST
Voting started for the second phase of Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday amid tight security as voters started trickling out to exercise their franchise.... read..
 

C'garh polls: 71.9% voter turnout recorded till 6 pm

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India] | November 20, 2018 9:11:31 PM IST
The second phase of polling in the 72 assembly constituencies of Chhattisgarh has recorded a voter turnout of 71.9 per cent till 6 pm.... read..
 

27,000 Central forces personnel could be deployed for Telangana poll

Hyderabad | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
About 27,000 Central forces Personnel could be deployed along with nearly 30,000 state personnel from the state in the December 7 Assembly Election in Telangana. Around 279 companies of Central Armed Police Force are required for the election and 2... read..
 

71.93 pc voter turnout recorded in 2nd phase of Chhattisgarh assembly polls

New Delhi | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
About 71.93 per cent voter turnout was registered till 1800 hrs in 72 assembly seats during the second phase of assembly elections in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. ''It was a peaceful and incident-free polling in the state,'' Deputy Election Commissioner Umes... read..
 

Modi 'magic', Shivraj-Amit Shah's poll management may change scene on ground

By Nirendra Dev Katni/Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Nerve wracking electoral management by BJP chief Amit Shah and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's 'neighbour next door Mama' image and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's powerful magical influence could save the day for the ruling BJP which... read..
 

Polling underway for last phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls (Lead)

Raipur |Tuesday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
Polling was underway on Tuesday in the second and concluding phase in 72 seats spread across 19 districts to elect a new Chhattisgarh Assembly, with nearly 13 per cent of the over 1.5 crore electorate casting their votes in the first two hours, officials ... read..
 

Sushma's husband thanks her for not deciding to contest 2019 polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's husband Swaraj Kaushal on Tuesday welcomed her decision not to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.... read..
 

Assembly Poll: Laxman urges voters to give BJP a chance in Telangana

Hyderabad | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Telangana BJP unit president and former MLA Dr Laxman on Tuesday urged voters to give BJP a chance in the December 7 election for bringing a change in the state. Speaking at the Meet-the-Press programme, organised by Telangana State Union of Working Jo... read..
 

Voting ends for final phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls

Raipur |Tuesday, 2018 6:15:05 PM IST
Polling for the second and final phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections entailing 72 constituencies spread across 19 districts officially ended on Tuesday, with over 60 per cent of the over 1.5 crore electorate exercising their franchise.... read..
 

C'garh polls: 58.47% voter turnout recorded till 4 pm

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India] | November 20, 2018 6:11:35 PM IST
Voter turnout of 58.47 per cent was recorded till 4 pm in the ongoing second phase of Assembly Elections in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday.... read..
 

Over 3,500 file nominations for Telangana polls

Hyderabad |Tuesday, 2018 9:45:04 AM IST
Over 3,500 candidates have filed their nominations for the December 7 Telangana Assembly elections, officials said.... read..
 

BJP, Independents get 2 seats each in Uttarakhand civic polls

Dehradun |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
The ruling BJP and the Independents won two seats each in the contest for the mayoral and chairman's posts in Uttarakhand's 84 civic bodies for which vote counting was underway on Tuesday, officials said.... read..
 

Chhattisgarh elections: Polling begins for final phase

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India] | November 20, 2018 8:11:28 AM IST
The voting for the second and final phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections began on Tuesday.... read..
 

U'khand local polls: Make or mar for Cong; Litmus test for BJP

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India] | November 20, 2018 1:11:39 PM IST
Counting of votes for Uttarakhand's local body elections has begun. The 84 seats of the state's urban local bodies went for polls on Sunday as people queued up at polling booths to vote through ballot paper.... read..
 

Voting picks up for 2nd phase of Panchayat polls in J&K

Srinagar | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Voting has started picking up on Tuesday in the second of nine phased panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir, where unprecedented security measures have been taken to foil any attempt by militants to disrupt the democratic process. An official spokesman s... read..
 

Congress moves EC over 'BJP's malpractices' in Chhattisgarh polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 4:15:05 PM IST
The Congress on Tuesday approached the Election Commission alleging that Chhattisgarh's ruling BJP was involved in malpractices like the unauthorised possession of EVMs by a state official and distribution of cash by a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate.... read..
 

Voting on for last phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls, 24% voter turnout (Second Lead)

Raipur |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST
Polling continued on Tuesday for the second and concluding phase in 72 seats spread across 19 districts to elect a new Chhattisgarh Assembly, with nearly 24 per cent of the over 1.5 crore electorate casting their votes in the first four hours.... read..
 

J-K panchayat polls: 71.1% voter turnout recorded in second phase

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | November 20, 2018 11:11:31 PM IST
Voting for the second phase of panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir ended with 80.4 per cent of voter turnout in Jammu division and 53.2 per cent in Kashmir division, while overall voter turnout of the state was 71.1 per cent.... read..
 

Panchayat Polls: J&K records 71.1 pc voting in Phase-II

Srinagar | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Around 71 per cent votes were polled in the second of the nine phase panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir amid unprecedented security arrangements following a general strike called by separatists and apprehension of militant attempt to disrupt the pro... read..
 

C'garh polls: 12.54 per cent turnout till 10 am

Durg (Chhattisgarh) [India] | November 20, 2018 1:11:39 PM IST
With the voting for the second phase of Chhattisgarh underway, Durg district witnessed the highest voter turnout of 14.2 per cent till 10 am on Tuesday.... read..
 

Polling on 72 seats of second and last phase gets underway

Raipur | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Amid heavy security arrangements, polling on 72 assembly seats of second and last phase of polls in Chhattisgarh has begun. Except two polling centres, the voting began at 8 am and will last till 5 pm in remaining centres. According to information receive... read..
 

Cong offered Rs 25 lakh to skip poll campaign in muslim population areas in Nirmal : Owaisi

Hyderabad | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi has claimed that the Congress had offered him Rs 25 lakh for not to campaign in Muslim population areas in Nirmal Assembly segment of Adilabad district for the December 7 Assembly ... read..
 

Cong offered Rs 25 lakh to skip poll campaign in muslim population areas in Nirmal : Owaisi

Hyderabad | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) President Asaduddin Owaisi has claimed that the Congress had offered him Rs 25 lakh for not to campaign in Muslim population areas in Nirmal Assembly segment of Adilabad district for the December 7 Assembly ... read..
 

AIBA Boxing C'ship: Delhi's pollution level a concern for foreign Pugilists

New Delhi [India] | November 20, 2018 12:12:17 AM IST
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Boxing Championship is underway in the capital city of India. The boxers participating in the prestigious tournament seem to be concerned with the bad air quality of Delhi as they were seen travell... read..
 

Voting begins for Phase-II J&K panchayat polls

Srinagar | Tuesday, Nov 20 2018 IST
Voting began at 2,179 polling stations in Jammu and Kashmir, where 3,29,818 electors will elect Sarpanch while 2,07,796 will vote for Panch on Tuesday in the second of the nine phased panchayat elections in the state under unprecedented security arrangeme... read..
 

Congress releases fourth list of 6 candidates for Telangana polls

New Delhi [India] | November 19, 2018 1:41:29 AM IST
The Congress party has released its fourth list of six candidates for the upcoming Telangana assembly elections, to be held on December 7.... read..
 

Gehlot,Joshi enter fray in Rajasthan for assembly polls

Jaipur | Monday, Nov 19 2018 IST
AICC General Secretary and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday filed his nomination for December 7 Assembly polls from Sardarpura constituency in Jodhpur. Mr Gehlot reached the RO's office with his son Vaibhav and large number of par... read..
 

Air pollution cuts average Indian's life expectancy by over 4 years: Study

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST
India is the world's second most polluted country, slightly trailing only Nepal, the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) said on Monday.... read..
 

Rajasthan Polls: Younus Khan to take on Sachin Pilot in Tonk

Tonk | Monday, Nov 19 2018 IST
The BJP on Monday announced to field Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's loyalist Younus Khan against Congress probable chief ministerial candidate Sachin Pilot from Tonk seat. The party has replaced its sitting MLA Ajay Singh Mehta. The decision... read..
 

Last phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls on Tuesday (Lead)

Raipur |Monday, 2018 7:45:05 PM IST
A three-way contest is in the offing as Chhattisgarh goes for the second and concluding phase of Assembly polls on Tuesday for 72 seats spread across 19 districts, with the ruling BJP wrestling it out with the opposition Congress and the Ajit Jogi-Mayawat... read..
 

JRL calls for strike in panchayat poll bound areas, Malik arrested

Srinagar | Monday, Nov 19 2018 IST
Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Monday has called for a general strike on Tuesday in panchayat poll bound areas in the Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Mohammad Yaseen Malik has been arrested on Monday ... read..
 

Chhattisgarh Polls: Polling on 72 seats under second and final phase of Assembly elections on Tuesday

Raipur | Monday, Nov 19 2018 IST
Polling for second and last phase of assembly elections on 72 seats in Chhattisgarh will be held on Tuesday amid tight security arrangements. All preparations have been completed for the polling. Polling in 72 constituencies spread across 19 districts wi... read..
 

J&K Panchayat Polls: 3,29,818 electors will be voting for Sarpanch seats, 2,07,796 for Panch constituencies in Phase II, says CEO

Jammu | Monday, Nov 19 2018 IST
Polling for Phase-II of Panchayat Polls-2018 will be held tomorrow at 2179 polling stations across the state, including 828 in Kashmir and 1351 in Jammu Division. The timing for polling is from 0800 hours to 1400 hours. According to the Chief Electoral ... read..
 

Gehlot, Joshi enter fray in Rajasthan for assembly polls

Jaipur | Monday, Nov 19 2018 IST
AICC General Secretary and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday filed his nomination for December 7 Assembly polls from Sardarpura constituency in Jodhpur. Mr Gehlot reached the RO's office with his son Vaibhav and large number of part... read..
 

Assemby Poll: TJS to field candidates in 14 Assembly constituencies as against 8 allotted by Cong

Hyderabad | Monday, Nov 19 2018 IST
Telangana Jana Samithi (TJS ) has decided to put up its candidates in 14 constituencies as against 8 allotted by the Congress in the seat sharing in the Assembly election scheduled to be held in the state on December 7. TJS a partner of the Congress-le... read..
 
 
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