Kohima | Sunday, Mar 18 2018 ISTNagaland Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change & Parliamentary Affairs, C.M Chang encouraged officers and staff of Nagaland Pollution Control Board (NPCB) to work harder by serving the public with better environment in the state. According... read..
PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY | Sunday, Mar 18 2018 ISTRussians began voting in a presidential election on Sunday set to give Vladimir Putin a commanding victory that could only be blemished if large numbers do not bother taking part because the result is so predictable. On Russia's eastern edge, in the Paci... read..
Lucknow | Saturday, Mar 17 2018 ISTWithout taking name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav said results of by-polls in five states have cleared that popularity of Bharatiya Janata Party and its leader has decreased swiftly. Addressing the media... read..
New Delhi | Saturday, Mar 17 2018 ISTFurthering issues such as farm distress and unemployment as its main agenda to take on the Narendra Modi government in the 2019 general election, the Congress party on Saturday said it will bring a loan waiver scheme in agriculture sector as the first UPA... read..
CAIRO | Friday, Mar 16 2018 ISTEgyptians abroad began voting on Friday, ten days before polls open at home in a presidential election that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is effectively guaranteed to win, but in which turnout could provide an indication of his popularity. The former a... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] | March 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTThe Shiv Sena on Friday scoffed at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the result of the recently concluded Lok Sabha by-polls in the state of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.... read..
Varanasi [Uttar Pradesh] [India] | March 16, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has lost bypolls in Uttar Pradesh because of its overconfidence, said the party's ally partner Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party.... read..
New Delhi | Friday, Mar 16 2018 ISTThe 84th Plenary session of the All India Congress Committee began here on Friday to lay down the future course of the party, looking to pose a formidable challenge to the Narendra Modi Government that has been reeling under the setback in the recent Lok ... read..
Puducherry | Friday, Mar 16 2018 ISTCommunist Party of India (Marxist) Tamilnadu state secretary Balakrishnan on Friday said that the defeat of the BJP in the UP by-election shows the hatred of the people towards the party. Talking to media here,Balakrishnan said while, the BJP is making... read..
Mandi | Friday, Mar 16 2018 ISTVeteran BJP leader Thakur Roop Singh on Friday described the celebration of the defeat of some BJP candidates in the by-election by opposition leaders in UP and Bihar was only short living. It was a mere blessing in disguise for Prime Minister Narendra ... read..
Alappuzha (Kerala) [India] | March 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTIn a major setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its key ally in Kerala, the Bharath Dharma Jana Sena (BDJS) made it clear that it would not support the party in the forthcoming assembly by-election at Chengannur constituency.... read..
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India] | March 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Kiritsinh Rana and Congress-backed Independent candidate PK Valera on Thursday withdrew their nomination for the Rajya Sabha polls from Gujarat.... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] | March 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTTelangana IT and Municipal Minister KT Rama Rao on Thursday said that the public of Uttar Pradesh has sent a clear message by not giving the mandate to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha by-election held for two constituencies.... read..
Lucknow | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTResults of Gorakhpur and Phulpur bypoll elections have shown that public has lost faith in Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), said Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) general secretary Jayant Chaudhary on Thursday. Addressing the media at party office here, Mr Chaudhar... read..
Chandigarh | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTPredicting early Lok Sabha elections in the country, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Thursday asked party workers to be ready for the battle so that people can be freed from oppression of parties like BJP. ... read..
New Delhi | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTThe Union Cabinet made its presence felt in the battle for the Elders on Thursday, as four Union Ministers were elected unopposed to the Upper House, along with eight others, even as 14 seats will witness polling on March 23, when 11 candidates in Uttar ... read..
Patna | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 IST" Victory of opposition parties in by-polls is only consolation prize for them which they often get after general elections," said Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, in his terse reaction over setback of NDA in by-elections to two Lok Sabha seats ... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 7:15:05 PM ISTGerman cycling star Jens Voigt on Thursday urged Indians to take up cycling for all activities which can help the country in fighting pollution and also reduce traffic congestion in urban areas.... read..
Bengaluru | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTKarnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday said the BJP loss in Lok Sabha Byelections in UP might not be a pointer for Assembly elections here but Prime Minister's Hindutva plank will not work in the state. Addressing newsmen here he said the s... read..
Bhopal | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTFour Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates and a Congress aspirant were today elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh. With no candidate backing off as the time for withdrawal of nominations ended at 1500 hrs today, Union ministers Thaw... read..
Lucknow | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTWith Samajwadi Party under pressure to give a return gift to BSP after their win in the two Lok Sabha bypolls yesterday, now the battle line has been drawn in the Rajya Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh where 11 candidates are in the fray for 10 seats when... read..
Lucknow |Thursday, 2018 5:15:07 PM ISTSamajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said the voters of Uttar Pradesh in Gorakhpur and Phulpur had sent a loud and clear message that they were disgusted with the BJP.... read..
Lucknow | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTThe political scenario in Uttar Pradesh changed drastically within hours after defeat of BJP in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Parliamentary constituencies, now will Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party coming together in 2019 Lok Sabha polls is a big questi... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | March 15, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTSamajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday termed the party's victory on the two Lok Sabha seats as the victory of the poor, the youth and the minorities.... read..
New Delhi | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTFormer Defence Minister and Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav was on focus in the Lok Sabha on Thursday as even amid din and slogan shouting several members, including from Trinamool Congress and RJD, came forward and complimented him for his ... read..
New Delhi | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTHawa Badlo movement with the support of GAIL (India) Ltd. & its startup partner PerSapien Innovations has taken an initiative to gift 'Airlens' â€“smart nasal filters to traffic policemen in Delhi & NCR to combat against Air Pollution. The offi... read..
New Delhi | Thursday, Mar 15 2018 ISTAfter the poor show by the Congress in the recent Lok Sabha bypolls in Phulpur and Gorakhpur, the Congress on Thursday said doors for a tie up with the Samajwadi party and the BSP for the Lok Sabha polls were open. Talking to reporters here, AICC spokes... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 4:45:05 PM ISTCongress President Rahul Gandhi met Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday evening after the BJP's defeat in three Lok Sabha byelections and is believed to have discussed unity among opposition parties to take on the BJP-led NDA in the... read..
Patna [Bihar] [India] | March 14, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTFormer Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday said the people have given their verdict and it is Janata Dal (United) president Nitish Kumar's time to give an explanation on his party's loss in state bypolls.... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTIn a shocker mandate the voters of two parliamentary constituencies of Gorakhpur and Phulpur in Uttar Pradesh stalled the victory juggernaut of the ruling BJP reviving hopes among regional players like Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and gav... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTThe Lotus was swamped by the combined might of the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party and the Indian National Congress in prestigious Lok Sabha byelections in Uttar Pradesh's Phulpur and Gorakhpur on Wednesday as the Lalu Prasad-led Rashtriya Janata Dal... read..
Lucknow | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTUttar Pradesh chief minister and five time MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath has conceded defeat saying ``the BJP lost the by-election to both the Lok Sabha seats due to the `Ati Atmvishwas (over confidence). ``The defeat is stunning. The party wi... read..
Lucknow | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTSamajwadi Party president and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has termed the win of the party candidates in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls as a mandate of the people against the BJP government at the Centre as well as in the st... read..
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] | March 14, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTThe Congress candidates from Phulpur and Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seats lost their deposits.... read..
Phulpur [Uttar Pradesh] [India] | March 14, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTSamajwadi Party (SP) candidate Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel, who on Wednesday won the Phulpur Lok Sabha seat, dedicated his victory to the people of the constituency, party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati.... read..
Lucknow [Uttar Pradesh] | March 14, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTThe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will analyse and make a strategy for 2019 general elections after the announcement of results in Gorakhpur and Phulpur, where the Samajwadi Party (SP) on Wednesday took a decisive lead in Lok Sabha bypolls, Uttar Pradesh D... read..
By Sonali Paul and Colin Packham MELBOURNE/SYDNEY | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 IST- South Australians go to the polls on Saturday in a tight race with big implications for national politics and foreign investment in a state with the most wind and solar power, but the highest electricity prices in the country. While its outcome will not... read..
New Delhi [India] | March 14, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTAs per the current trends, both the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are witnessing a close contest between the parties for three Lok Sabha seats and two assembly seats.... read..
Srinagar | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTTaking a jibe at Bharatiya Janata Party for losing both the Lok Sabha seats in by-polls in Utter Pradesh (UP), former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah said 'dear friends in the BJP, thank you for your hard work and continuing efforts to prov... read..
Lucknow | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTSamajwadi Party president and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has termed the victory of the party candidates in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls as a mandate of the people against the Bharatiya Janata Party government in the Stat... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTHailing the bypoll results in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, the Opposition camp described the verdict as rejuvenated fight against the BJP-led ruling front before the 2019 General election. The opposition camp was responding to the victory of Samajwadi Party ... read..
Lucknow | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTThe Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) blamed BJP's poor organisational management and over-confidence of the leaders as the reason for party's ignominious defeat in the Gorakhpur and Phulpur by-elections, results of which were announced on Wednesday. Senior ... read..
Lucknow [Uttar Pradesh] | March 14, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTSamajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday thanked the people of Gorakhpur and Phulpur for his party's victory in the Lok Sabha bypolls and said the results were a message to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).... read..
Lucknow | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTAccepting the defeat in the bypolls to Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha constituency, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday said people voted for caste over development. The Samajwadi Party had taken a comfortable lead in both the constituencies. The co... read..
Lucknow | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTThe trend being observed in the counting for the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha bypolls on Wednesday have dampened the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) first anniversary of the Yogi Adityanath government next week. The UP government as well as the... read..
Kohima | Tuesday, Mar 13 2018 ISTThree persons were arrested from Changki village by Mokokchung Police yesterday and were forwarded to judicial custody. According to official sources, the incident occurred in Changki Village under Mokokchung district on March 5 last when random inciden... read..
New Delhi [India] | March 14, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTWith the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) candidates winning the by-polls in Araria and Jehanabad constituencies, party president Lalu Prasad on Wednesday hailed it as "triumph of truth over lies."... read..
Patna (Bihar) [India] | March 14, 2018 12:01:13 AM ISTFormer Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday said that the state's by-poll results are a warning for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.... read..
Patna | Wednesday, Mar 14 2018 ISTGrand Alliance and NDA appeared all set to retain their seats in by-polls for Araria Lok Sabha, Jehanabad and Bhabhua assembly seats where counting was in progress. State Election Office sources said here that Mohammad Sarfaraz Alam of RJD was leadin... read..
Lucknow |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:06 PM ISTIn a little over a year, Uttar Pradesh's political landscape has seen a dramatic change. On March 11 last year, the BJP state headquarters rang with celebrations as the party returned to power after a 14-year gap. But on March 14 this year, silence reigne... read..
Lucknow |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 AM ISTCounting of votes for the Gorakhpur and Phulpur parliamentary seats in Uttar Pradesh began amid tight security on Wednesday, a poll official said. In the initial rounds of counting, BJP is leading in both seats.... read..