Saturday, December 14, 2019

'BJP may win 42 seats in Delhi if polls held now'

New Delhi |Saturday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
The BJP which only won three of 70 seats in the national capital in the 2015 Assembly polls may get 42 seats this time if elections are conducted now, a survey said on Friday.... read..

First Gayle, then Pollard: Top run-getters in T20 cricket

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has reached the second spot in the list of highest run-getters in T20 cricket.... read..

UK exit poll shows Boris Johnson's Conservative Party heading for clear majority

London | December 13, 2019 4:41:19 AM IST
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to remain in power with an exit poll on Thursday showing his Conservative Party headed for a clear majority in parliament in the 2019 general election.... read..

Indian-origin politicians win big in UK polls

London |Friday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Indian-origin politicians, from both the ruling Conservative and the opposition Labour parties, have won big in the UK general election.... read..

Overnight rain fails to lower Delhi pollution levels

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
The pollution level did not lower in Delhi and NCR despite heavy rains throughout Thursday evening. Air quality levels remained in the 'severe' category at 9 a.m. on Friday as AQI levels touched the 407 mark as per System of Air Quality and Weather Foreca... read..

UK's Conservatives on course to win majority: Exit polls (Lead)

London |Friday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
The UK's Conservatives have taken a string of former Labour strongholds, with the ruling party forecast to win the general election, deemed as one of the country's most crucial and decisive, with a comfortable majority, exit polls revealed on Friday.... read..

Rains bring no respite from 'severe' air pollution in Delhi

New Delhi | December 13, 2019 9:11:20 AM IST
The air quality in the national capital remained in the 'severe' category for the third consecutive day on Friday even as light rains continued to lash the city in the morning following a night of heavy showers that led to marginal dip in the temperature ... read..

Pound surges as exit poll predicts sweeping win for Boris Johnson in UK elections

London | December 13, 2019 7:41:21 AM IST
The pound shot up after an exit poll predicted a sweep by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the recently held election in United Kingdom.... read..

Exclusion of mental pollution is imperative for businessmen to smile: Mamata

East Midnapore (West Bengal) | December 12, 2019 5:41:17 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday advised the Business community to get rid of income tax tension and the 'mental pollution' so that their business can prosper.... read..

BJP's win in Karnataka by-polls will give boost to party in Telangana, Andhra: Muralidhar Rao

Hyderabad (Telangana) | December 12, 2019 10:41:23 AM IST
BJP national general secretary, Muralidhar Rao has said that the party's victory in the Karnataka by-polls, which has ensured a stable government for the next three and a half years, will help it in the southern states.... read..

Jharkhand assembly elections: 29.44 per cent polling recorded till 11 am

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | December 12, 2019 12:11:26 PM IST
Over 29.44 per cent voter turnout was recorded in Jharkhand till 11 am on Thursday where polling for the third of the five-phased Assembly elections in Jharkhand is being conducted amidst tight security.... read..

Third phase of polling begins for 17 Jharkhand seats

Ranchi |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST
The third phase of polling began on Thursday morning on 17 constituencies in Jharkhand, which votes in five phases to elect 81 members of the legislative assembly.... read..

Jharkhand elections: 45.14% polling recorded till 1 pm

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | December 12, 2019 2:11:25 PM IST
A voter turnout of 45.14 per cent was recorded till 1 pm on Thursday in the third of the five-phased Assembly elections in Jharkhand, according to the Election Commission of India (ECI).... read..

TN local body polls: 515 polling booths identified as 'vulnerable, sensitive', says Madurai DC

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | December 12, 2019 3:41:29 PM IST
Ahead of the scheduled local body elections in Tamil Nadu, an all-party meeting was held at the residence of the District Collector, TG Vinay in Madurai.... read..

Jharkhand polls: Newly-married couple turns up for voting in Bokaro

Bokaro (Jharkhand) | December 12, 2019 4:11:22 PM IST
During the third phase of the Jharkhand Assembly election, a newly-married couple, dressed in their wedding outfits, turned up to cast their votes for Bermo Assembly constituency here on Thursday.... read..

SC asks TN to use 2011 census data for local polls

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Tamil Nadu government and the state poll panel to consider the 2011 census instead of 1991 to conduct upcoming local elections.... read..

AAP to raise funds for Delhi polls by hosting tea, lunch and dinner parties

New Delhi | December 12, 2019 9:41:20 AM IST
Delhi Chief Minister and AAP's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal has urged the party leaders to collect funds from the public by hosting tea, lunch or dinner parties to fight the upcoming Assembly election in the national capital.... read..

Jharkhand: Dhoni casts his vote in third phase of polling

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | December 12, 2019 4:41:21 PM IST
Ace India wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni cast his vote at a polling station here on Thursday.... read..

Kohli is 'world-class batsman', says Kieron Pollard

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 12, 2019 1:11:21 AM IST
After facing a 67-run defeat in the third and final T20I of the three-match series against India, West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard on Wednesday said that his counterpart Virat Kohli is a 'world-class batsman' and the Men in Blue completely deserved to w... read..

29.44% polling in Jharkhand (2nd Lead)

Ranchi |Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Jharkhand recorded 29.44 per cent voting till 11 a.m. in the third phase of polls on Thursday.... read..

13.05% voting till 9 a.m. in Jharkhand third phase polls (Lead)

Ranchi |Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Jharkahnd recorded 13.05 per cent voting till 9 a.m. in the third phase of polling on Thursday. The voting for 17 Assembly seats commenced at 7 a.m., amidst tight security.... read..

We are a work in progress: WI skipper Pollard

Mumbai |Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard conceded that the team is a work in progress and the three-match T20 series against India was a learning curve for them leading up to the World T20 in Australia next year.... read..

Jharkhand polls: 62.35 pc polling recorded in third phase

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | December 12, 2019 11:41:28 PM IST
As voting concluded for third of the five-phased Assembly elections, Jharkhand witnessed an estimated voter turnout of 62.53 per cent recorded on Thursday, according to the Election Commission of India (ECI).... read..

J'khand poll: Voting for 12 seats ends, 57.96% votes cast (4th Lead)

Ranchi |Thursday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Voting ended for 12 of the 17 assembly seats at 3 p.m. in the third phase of the polls with 57.96 per cent votes being cast on Thursday.... read..

British polls pique Twitterati interest

London |Thursday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
As Britain went to the polls on Thursday, #UKElection trended on Twitter as users posted both in favour of and against the Conservatives.... read..

Polling for third phase ends in Jharkhand, 62.03 pc voter turnout till 5 pm

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | December 12, 2019 7:41:26 PM IST
As voting ends for the third of the five-phased Assembly elections in Jharkhand, an estimated voter turnout of 62.03 per cent was recorded till 5 pm on Thursday, according to the Election Commission of India (ECI).... read..

UK goes to polls in historic general election (Lead)

London |Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Voters across the UK headed to the polls on Thursday to vote in one of the country's most "historic" general election, which has been deemed crucial for the nation's future in the European Union (EU) if the ruling Conservatives were elected to power again... read..

Jharkhand polls: PM Modi urges people to vote in large numbers

New Delhi | December 12, 2019 8:11:18 AM IST
As polling for the third phase of the Jharkhand Assembly elections kick-started today morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to vote in large numbers.... read..

Voting begins in 3rd phase of Jharkhand Assembly polls

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | December 12, 2019 7:41:20 AM IST
The third of the five-phase elections of Jharkhand Assembly elections began on Thursday and will decide the fate of legislators in 17 seats out of the 81 assembly constituencies.... read..

Voting begins in 3rd phase of Jharkhand Assembly bypolls

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | December 12, 2019 7:11:17 AM IST
The third of the five-phase elections of Jharkhand Assembly elections began on Thursday and will decide the fate of legislators in 17 seats out of the 81 assembly constituencies.... read..

At BJP meet, PM gives standing ovation to Karnataka people for BJP's 'record margin' victory in bypolls

New Delhi | December 11, 2019 12:41:37 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the BJP parliamentary party meeting, gave a standing ovation to the people of Karnataka for voting for the BJP in the state's by-elections and expressed his gratitude to the electorate for the party's "record margin" victo... read..

Jharkhand polls: BJP bigwigs in fray in 3rd phase (Lead)

Ranchi |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The third phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections on Thursday in 17 constituencies would be crucial for the ruling BJP in the state as three heavyweight candidates are in the fray.... read..

Kieron Pollard completes 1,000 runs in T20Is

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 11, 2019 10:41:19 PM IST
West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has completed 1,000 runs in the T20I on Wednesday.... read..

AAP to start fund raising campaign for Assembly polls

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party will start a fund raising campaign to gather money to fight the upcoming Assembly election in the national capital.... read..

Jharkhand: Security ramped up ahead of polling on Dec 12

Hazaribagh (Jharkhand) | December 11, 2019 3:41:22 PM IST
As Jharkhand's Hazaribagh seat prepares to go to polls in the third phase, elaborate security arrangements have been kept in place for polling parties to be dispatched from the district headquarters to the respective booths of five constituencies in the d... read..

Take action against auctioning of local body posts: TN poll body

Chennai |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) on Tuesday asked district election official and the district administration to take legal action against auctioning of local body posts.... read..

BJP workers, supporters revel in bypoll victory

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers and supporters broke into dance and song in several winning constituencies on Monday, following the party bagging 12 seats in the by-elections to 15 seats held on December 5.... read..

Delhi reels under bouts of air pollution as AQI crosses 350 mark

New Delhi | December 10, 2019 9:41:24 AM IST
The national capital continues to reel under noxious air after a brief relief from the poor air quality during the last week.... read..

MVA trounces BJP in Parli village bypoll

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
The ruling Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress' Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) candidate defeated the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nominee in its first poll win in the state from Parli in Beed.... read..

Ind, WI battle it out in series finale at Pollard's IPL home

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
With the series tied at 1-1, both India and West Indies will aim to come out with the final punch and outclass each other when they battle it out in the third and final T20I set to be played at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday evening.... read..

K'taka results vindicate local TV channels' poll figures

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Apart from Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddiurappa, the bypoll results on Monday are giving local channels a chance to cheer too.... read..

K'taka bypolls: BJP wins 12, Congress 2, JD(S) 0 (6th Lead)

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
In a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress managed just 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka's by-elections for 15 Assembly seats held on December 5, an official said on Monday.... read..

Campaigning for third phase of Jharkhand polls ends

Ranchi |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Campaigning for the third phase of Jharkhand assembly polls drew to a close on Tuesday evening. Seventeen Assembly seats spread over eight districts will go to polls on December 12.... read..

Karnataka by-polls: Then Speaker's decision disqualified, says leading BJP candidate

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | December 9, 2019 12:11:21 PM IST
Anticipating a huge win, the BJP candidate from the Yellapur Assembly constituency, Shivaram Hebbar, on Monday said that the people of his constituency have 'disqualified' the decision taken by the former Speaker Ramesh Kumar with their votes.... read..

Excited about this young bunch: Pollard

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST
West Indies captain Kieron Pollard was all praise for his team mates as an all-round performance from the visitors helped them notch up a comprehensive eight-wicket win over India. West Indies restricted India to 170/7 in the second T20I that was played i... read..

DMK endorses Stalin on approaching court against civic polls

Chennai |Monday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The DMK party on Sunday agreed with its President M.K. Stalin's views on approaching the courts against the conduct of local body polls in Tamil Nadu without following due procedure.... read..

Kamal Haasan's MNM to skip local body polls

Chennai |Monday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan here on Sunday announced that his party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) would not contest local body polls.... read..

Karnataka bypolls: Congress faces rout, concedes defeat

Bengaluru |Monday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
The opposition Congress is facing rout again in Karnataka, as it is leading only in 2 of the 15 assembly segments where it contested in the December 5 by-elections in the southern state, a party official said on Monday.... read..

Siddaramaiah sends resignation to Sonia Gandhi, takes responsibility of bypoll results

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | December 9, 2019 5:41:37 PM IST
Former Karnataka chief minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Monday wrote a letter of resignation to Interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi and expressed his regrets for not being able to give 'satisfactory results' in the bypolls held on 1... read..

It is as expected, says DV Sadananda Gowda as K'taka by-polls favour BJP

New Delhi | December 9, 2019 12:41:21 PM IST
Union Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Monday said the Karnataka by-poll results were in accordance with expectations as BJP lead in 12 out of 15 seats that went to polls.... read..

BJP wins 12 seats in K'taka bypolls, secures majority

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | December 9, 2019 7:41:22 PM IST
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday registered a thumping victory in the Karnataka by-elections, winning 12 out of the 15 Assembly seats, and secured a comfortable majority in the House with Congress managing just two and Janata Dal (Secular... read..
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