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ECI seeks report from Delhi CEO over Kapil Mishra's India-Pak remark on Delhi polls

New Delhi | January 24, 2020 10:11:34 AM IST
The Election Commission of India has sought a report from Delhi Chief Electoral Officer on BJP leader Kapil Mishra's tweet on Delhi assembly elections in which he has likened these polls with India vs Pakistan reference.... read..
 

Kejriwal leads AAP poll charge with roadshows

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
The election campaign of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) gathered momentum with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal holding roadshows in five Assembly constituencies, here on Thursday.... read..
 

Delhi polls: Shah, Nadda to hold multiple rallies in Delhi, Kejriwal to lead road show

New Delhi | January 24, 2020 8:41:28 AM IST
With polling dates inching closer and campaigning for assembly elections intensifying in Delhi, Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Shah will be addressing three public rallies in the national capital on Friday.... read..
 

UP: Moradabad men develop device to curb air pollution

Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) | January 24, 2020 10:41:23 AM IST
With an aim to curb the menace of air pollution, two men from Moradabad have developed a special device to reduce the carbon content in the air.... read..
 

Punjab: Over 15 years old 3-wheelers to be replaced by electric/ CNG vehicles in bid to control pollution

| January 24, 2020 10:41:25 AM IST
In a bid to curb the menace of air pollution, the Department of Environment and Climate Change under Tandrust Punjab Mission has decided to ensure replacement of more than 15 years old three-wheelers, with electric/CNG three-wheelers.... read..
 

Poll body notice to Kapil Mishra over his 'India vs Pak' tweet on Delhi polls

New Delhi | January 24, 2020 10:41:26 AM IST
Delhi Election Commission's returning officer on Friday issued a notice to BJP leader Kapil Mishra over his tweet in which he termed Delhi assembly elections as an India vs Pakistan clash.... read..
 

Bihar CM hits out at Pavan Varma over his letter seeking explanation for BJP-JDU alliance in Delhi polls

Patna (Bihar) | January 24, 2020 12:11:22 PM IST
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday hit out again at senior JD(U) leader Pavan K Varma over the letter written by the latter to the former about the alliance of the party with the BJP for the upcoming Delhi assembly elections.... read..
 

Delhi polls: 13 cases against AAP for violating model code

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
A total of 13 FIRs have been registered against Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for violating the model code of conduct, an official said on Wednesday.... read..
 

AAPI Victory Fund endorses Biden for US prez polls

Washington |Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
The AAPI Victory Fund has recently announced its formal endorsement of Democratic front-runner Joe Biden for the November presidential election in the US, as he is hugely popular with the Indian-American community, it was reported.... read..
 

Sonia's return temporary, need organisational polls: Tharoor (IANS interview)

Kolkata |Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Describing as a "temporary arrangement" the return of Sonia Gandhi to the post of Congress president, senior party leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday reiterated his call for elections to all leadership positions in order to revive the party and energise i... read..
 

411 nominations rejected, 3 withdrawn for Delhi polls

New Delhi |Thursday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
As many as 411 nominations were rejected and three were withdrawn as of Thursday, after the nominations for February 8 elections in Delhi ended and the scrutiny was held on Wednesday.... read..
 

6 held for violence post local body polls in Rajasthan

Jaipur |Thursday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
Six people have been arrested after violence erupted in Rishabdev in Udaipur district soon after the panchayat elections results were declared, said Rishabhdve SHO Shailendra Singh on Thursday.... read..
 

RJD to use Lalu Yadav's old audio-video speeches for Delhi poll campaign

New Delhi | January 22, 2020 6:11:27 PM IST
The Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD), which is contesting Delhi Assembly election on four seats in alliance with Congress, will use old audio and video speeches of party chief Lalu Yadav in public meetings during the election campaign in the national capital.... read..
 

Edge for TRS as Telangana set for municipal polls

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is looking to score another electoral victory as it appears ahead of the opposition in the elections to urban local bodies scheduled on Wednesday.... read..
 

BJP top brass attends strategic meeting over Delhi polls

New Delhi | January 22, 2020 5:11:20 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday held a strategic meeting attended by party national president JP Nadda and its former chief Amit Shah in view of the ensuing Delhi assembly elections.... read..
 

Voting for Telangana municipal polls underway

Yadadri (Telangana) | January 22, 2020 9:41:20 AM IST
Voting for urban local body polls began in the State on Wednesday morning.... read..
 

BJP plans campaign blitzkrieg for Delhi polls; Shah and Nadda to hold padyatra, meetings in every constituency

By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | January 22, 2020 10:11:23 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has planned a campaign blitzkrieg for the Delhi Assembly polls with party national president Jagat Prakash Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah leading from the front.... read..
 

Will expose Sena's scams in BMC, mayor will be of BJP after 2022 polls: Ram Kadam

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 22, 2020 12:41:21 PM IST
BJP leader Ram Kadam has said that his party will win elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in 2022 and will wrest the mayor seat from former ally Shiv Sena.... read..
 

Ahead of Delhi Assembly polls, 210 FIRs registered under Arms Act, 231 arrested

New Delhi | January 22, 2020 5:41:28 PM IST
A total of 210 FIRs have been registered under Arms Act here till Tuesday, in which 231 persons have been arrested, said Delhi CEO Ranbir Singh in a media briefing today.... read..
 

Despite 'duplicate and bogus voting', BJP confident of winning Telangana Municipal polls: Dr K Laxman

Hyderabad (Telangana) | January 22, 2020 11:41:34 PM IST
Targetting the ruling TRS-government in the state, BJP sate president Dr K Laxman on Wednesday alleged that "duplicate and bogus" voting took place in Telangana Municipal body elections.... read..
 

Polling underway for local body elections in Telangana

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Polling is underway in the municipal elections in Telangana on Wednesday amid elaborate security arrangements, officials said.... read..
 

Navjot Singh Sidhu, Manmohan Singh among Cong star campaigners for Delhi Assembly polls

New Delhi | January 22, 2020 12:11:25 PM IST
The Congress has released its list of star campaigners for the Delhi Assembly polls and named 40 leaders including party chief Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu.... read..
 

Delhi HC directs municipal corp to consider plea seeking barricade installation to stop pollution flow to Gurgaon

New Delhi | January 22, 2020 2:41:23 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation and East Delhi Municipal Corporation to consider the petitions seeking installation of barricades to stop pollution in a canal flowing from Meethapur and Jaitpur to Gurgaon.... read..
 

AAP releases list of 39-star campaigners for Delhi polls

New Delhi | January 22, 2020 11:11:22 PM IST
With the Delhi assembly polls inching closer, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday released a list of 39-star campaigners with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's name featuring on the top of the list.... read..
 

BJP will win more than 50 seats in Delhi polls, says Bagga

New Delhi | January 21, 2020 10:41:19 AM IST
Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, BJP candidate from Hari Nagar constituency on Tuesday said that his party will win more than 50 seats in the Delhi Assembly polls.... read..
 

West Bengal: Pollution abatement projects to prevent sewage flow into Ganga

Kolkota (West Bengal) | January 21, 2020 8:11:18 AM IST
The Hooghly or Kati-Ganga flows south for about 260 km into the Bay of Bengal, through a heavy industrialised area with more than half of West Bengal's population.... read..
 

Jannayak Janata Party to not contest Delhi Assembly polls

Chandigarh | January 21, 2020 3:41:34 PM IST
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister and Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) chief Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday announced that his party will not contest the Delhi Assembly elections.... read..
 

BJP ally SAD to stay off Delhi poll fray (Lead)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), BJP's alliance partner in Punjab, announced on Monday that it won't contest the forthcoming Assembly elections in Delhi.... read..
 

Dushyant Chautala says JJP not to contest Delhi polls, ready to campaign for BJP

Chandigarh | January 21, 2020 8:12:14 PM IST
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister and Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) chief Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday said that his party will not contest the Delhi assembly polls and efforts will be made to strengthen the party in the national capital.... read..
 

No deliberate delay, says Delhi poll panel on Kejriwal's nomination filing process

New Delhi | January 21, 2020 11:41:32 PM IST
The Delhi Election Commission on Tuesday dismissed the reports that nomination of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was delayed deliberately by Returning Officer at the time of filing his nomination papers for Delhi polls and said there was no "deliberate d... read..
 

Anybody questioning our seat-sharing pact with BJP for Delhi Assembly polls is wrong: JD-U's Rajiv Ranjan

New Delhi | January 21, 2020 6:41:35 PM IST
Stating that Janata Dal (United) and Bharatiya Janata Party alliance for the Delhi Assembly elections was finalised by his party's leadership, JD(U) spokesperson Rajiv Ranjan on Tuesday said those questioning the seat-sharing agreement were wrong.... read..
 

Congress releases another list of 5 candidates for Delhi polls

New Delhi | January 21, 2020 11:11:22 AM IST
The Congress on Tuesday released another list of candidates for the Delhi Assembly polls.... read..
 

Delhi polls: BJP releases second list, Tajinder Pal Bagga to contest from Hari Nagar seat

New Delhi | January 21, 2020 4:11:24 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday released the second list of 10 candidates for the upcoming Delhi assembly elections in which the BJP has fielded Tajinder Pal Bagga to contest from Hari Nagar constituency.... read..
 

Sikar woman quits Dubai job to contest panchayat polls

Jaipur |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
For Sunita, it could be termed as call of the rural India, which motivated her to quit her plush job with a shipping company in Dubai, the UAE, and return to Rajasthan, her home state, and contest the panchayat elections.... read..
 

BJP ally SAD to stay off Delhi poll fray

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act seems to have taken a toll on BJP ties with long-standing ally Shiromani Akali Dal of Punjab, with the latter choosing not to jump into the Delhi Assembly election fray over alleged disagreement over CAA stand.... read..
 

Delhi poll is about 'Kejriwal vs who', says AAP's Chadha

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Raghav Chadha said here on Monday the 2019 Lok Sabha election defeat didn't demotivate him.... read..
 

Priyanka to visit UP on Jan 22 to discuss panchayat polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli on Wednesday to hold a workshop for party workers including the district and city presidents of the state, sources said here on Monday.... read..
 

Delhi polls: Congress fields Romesh Sabharwal against Kejriwal from New Delhi seat

New Delhi | January 21, 2020 1:41:19 AM IST
Congress party has fielded Romesh Sabharwal to contest against Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal from New Delhi seat for the ensuing Delhi Assembly polls.... read..
 

Surender Sigh resigns from AAP, to contest Delhi Assembly polls on NCP's ticket

New Delhi | January 21, 2020 8:41:21 PM IST
After being denied a ticket by his party to contest the ensuing polls, Aam Aadmi Party leader Surender Singh on Tuesday said he has resigned from the party and will now contest Delhi assembly elections on Nationalist Congress Party's ticket.... read..
 

NCP releases list of 7 candidates for Delhi polls, fields former AAP MLA Surender Singh from Delhi Cantt

New Delhi | January 21, 2020 10:11:26 PM IST
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday released names of seven candidates for Delhi assembly polls including Surender Singh, who has reigned from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).... read..
 

After Akalis, BJP's partner JJP opts out of Delhi polls

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
A day after the Akali Dal, BJP's another alliance partner, the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) led by Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala, on Tuesday announced not to contest the assembly elections in Delhi, citing party symbol issue.... read..
 

AAP says BJP has surrendered ahead of polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST
After the BJP released its second list of candidates and fielded Sunil Yadav against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from the New Delhi Assembly seat, ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said the saffron party has surrendered before the polls.... read..
 

Wagga Wagga offers cooking oil grown in non polluted environment

| January 21, 2020 12:41:25 PM IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 21 (ANI/NewsVoir): Nutritious food is not all about greens and fresh, but also ensuring that they are not contaminated with chemicals, similarly healthy cooking oil is not only about good and bad fats but also about the environment ... read..
 

AAP replaces Jitender Singh Tomar with his wife from Tri Nagar for Delhi polls

New Delhi | January 21, 2020 12:11:26 PM IST
Preeti Tomar, wife of AAP leader and former state minister Jitender Singh Tomar, will replace him as the candidate from Tri Nagar for the upcoming Delhi Assembly election.... read..
 

Congress releases third list of 5 candidates for Delhi polls

New Delhi | January 21, 2020 11:41:26 AM IST
The Congress party on Tuesday released the third and final list of five candidates for the upcoming Delhi Assembly election.... read..
 

After Maharashtra polls, Congress has 'married' Shiv Sena: Owaisi

Nirmal (Telangana) | January 20, 2020 11:11:18 AM IST
Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday mocked the Congress party saying that after the Maharashtra assembly elections, it has brought about the 'Bharat Political Marriage Act' and married the Shiv Sena.... read..
 

As BJP announces its allies for Delhi polls with no mention of Akali Dal, SAD leader says still hopeful

By Pragya Kaushika

New Delhi | January 20, 2020 6:11:29 PM IST
Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari, along with Union Minister and state election in-charge Prakash Javadekar announced its allies for the upcoming Assembly polls. However, the name of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) was conspicuous by absence in the list of allie... read..
 

SAD decides not to contest Delhi polls, not to change its stance on CAA

New Delhi | January 20, 2020 8:11:19 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), an old ally of BJP, on Monday said to have decided not to contest the Delhi assembly elections as it was not ready to give up its stance on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).... read..
 

Apollo Doctors' unique adaption technique saves precious life of 15-year-old boy

Business | January 20, 2020 3:11:20 PM IST
Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], Jan 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): When 15-year-old Mohan (name changed) was rushed to Apollo Hospital Bannerghatta during early September, with a knife stab injury on the left side of his neck and profuse bleeding, hardly did his paren... read..
 

Many family members of Cong heavyweights in Delhi poll fray

New Delhi | January 19, 2020 12:41:26 PM IST
The Congress has given tickets to the family members of many party heavyweights to contest the ensuing Delhi Assembly polls.... read..
 

Kejriwal's 10 'guarantees' before Delhi polls (Lead)

New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday guaranteed free public travel for students and basic facilities for unauthorised colonies in the city along with continuing the ongoing free subsidy on water and electricity in his "... read..
 
 
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