Saturday, September 25, 2021

BJP aims to win UP Assembly polls, plans micro-management at booth level

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 25, 2021 1:46:02 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has started its preparations for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections which is scheduled to be held early next year. The party's preparations include micro-management of booths.... read..

UP Assembly polls 2022: BJP to contest in alliance with Nishad Party, Apna Dal

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 24, 2021 2:16:08 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be contesting the 2022 Assembly Polls in Uttar Pradesh in alliance with Nishad Party and Apna Dal, under the leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister and BJP's election... read..

Firing at polling booth during panchayat polls in Bihar's Aurangabad

Patna |Friday, 2021 1:45:06 PM IST
An incident of firing was reported from Bihar's Aurangabad district during the first phase of Panchayat elections on Friday.... read..

'Trinamool to contest 2022 Goa polls, with eye on Mamata in 2024'

Panaji |Friday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
The Trinamool Congress is contesting the upcoming Goa Assembly polls, but the party's eyes are actually on the 2024 general elections in which party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be projected as the Prime Ministerial candidate,... read..

Madras HC asks TN poll panel to reply on AIADMK's plea on rural polls

Chennai |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST
The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission to respond to a plea of the principal opposition party, AIADMK, regarding the conduct of rural local body polls and security aspects.... read..

BJP to launch campaign to win OBC support in UP, Uttarakhand polls

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
Realising the fact that Other Backward Castes (OBC) will play a decisive role in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, the BJP OBC wing will launch a massive campaign to highlight the community specific works done by the government and also to reveal how the Con... read..

Vishnu Manchu announces panel for polls to Tollywood apex body MAA

Hyderabad |Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Actor Vishnu Manchu on Thursday announced his panel for the upcoming elections to Movie Artistes Association (MAA), the apex body of Tollywood... read..

Bhabanipur bypolls: Mamata is nervous, says Hardeep Singh Puri in Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 23, 2021 2:16:24 PM IST
Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is nervous ahead of Bhabanipur bypolls.... read..

Uttarakhand to hold Saheed Samman Yatra in October, state BJP leaders see it game-changer ahead of assembly polls

New Delhi | September 23, 2021 7:16:13 PM IST
In a massive exercise to reach out to families whose members have served or are serving in defence forces, the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttarakhand is set to organise 'Shaheed Samman Yatra' in October.... read..

VCK to contest rural local body polls on independent symbol in DMK alliance

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
The Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) will contest the ensuing rural local body elections to the nine districts of Tamil Nadu on an independent symbol even as being a part of the ruling DMK alliance.... read..

Derek O'Brien arrives in Goa ahead of TMC's foray into polls

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Amid reports of the Trinamool Congress making a re-entry in Goa politics ahead of the 2022 assembly polls, the party's Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien arrived here on Thursday.... read..

Mission UP: Congress to release first list of candidates for Assembly polls in Navratra

By Siddharth Sharma

New Delhi | September 23, 2021 4:46:10 PM IST
Congress' "Mission Uttar Pradesh" gets momentum as the party is all set to release the first list of candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls in the state during the Navratras starting from the second week of October.... read..

Uttarakhand to hold Shaheed Samman Yatra in October, state BJP leaders see it game-changer ahead of assembly polls

New Delhi | September 23, 2021 7:46:04 PM IST
In a massive exercise to reach out to families whose members have served or are serving in defence forces, the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Uttarakhand is set to organise 'Shaheed Samman Yatra' in October.... read..

Manila Mayor announces bid for 2022 Prez polls

Manila |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Manila city Mayor Francisco Domagoso has formally announced his bid to contest in the 2022 Philippines presidential elections.... read..

Bihar Dy CM's son received tender worth Rs 1.77 lakh in 2019, work was completed before assembly polls, says Sanjay Jaiswal dismissing speculations

Patna (Bihar) | September 22, 2021 10:46:25 PM IST
Dismissing speculations that Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tarkishore Prasad's family received a tender worth Rs 53 crores, Bihar BJP President Sanjay Jaiswal said that a tender of Rs 1.77 lakh was given to Prasad's son in February 2019 and the work for whi... read..

Flying squads to enforce model code of conduct in TN local polls

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
District collectors of the nine districts that are going to rural local body polls on October 6 and 9 will form flying squads led by an officer, not below the rank of an executive magistrate in Tamil Nadu.... read..

PM Modi congratulates Canadian PM Justin Trudeau for victory in polls

New Delhi | September 22, 2021 9:16:11 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau for his victory in the elections and said he is looking forward to further strengthen India-Canada relations.... read..

Mamata Banerjee bound to win Bhabanipur by-polls with huge margin: HD Kumaraswamy

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 22, 2021 9:46:07 AM IST
Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy on Wednesday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is bound to win the by-poll from Bhavanipur assembly seat by a "huge margin".... read..

Bhabanipur bypolls: Union Minister Hardeep Puri campaigns for BJP candidate Priyanka Tibrewal

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 22, 2021 4:45:56 PM IST
Union Minister and BJP leader Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday undertook a door-to-door campaign for the party's candidate Priyanka Tibrewal, who is pitted against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Bhabanipur bypolls.... read..

Justin Trudeau set to become Canada PM for historic third time after Liberals win polls

Ottawa | September 21, 2021 10:16:06 AM IST
Justin Trudeau is poised for a third term as Canada's prime minister reported Canadian broadcasters who projected a win for his Liberal Party in Monday's elections.... read..

Two DMK candidates file nominations for Rajya Sabha bypolls from Tamil Nadu

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 21, 2021 4:16:05 PM IST
Two candidates from Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), Dr Kanimozhi NVN Somu and KRN Rajeshkumar, on Tuesday filed their nominations for Rajya Sabha bypolls from Tamil Nadu.... read..

BJP empowers women, will win UP Assembly polls: Baby Rani Maurya after her appointment as party national vice-president

New Delhi | September 21, 2021 2:46:03 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice-president Baby Rani Maurya on Monday said that the party will remain at the top in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls as it has been empowering women, adding that as per Hindu traditions, prosperity comes ... read..

Rajya Sabha bypolls: Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal files nomination from Assam

Guwahati (Assam) | September 21, 2021 8:46:14 PM IST
Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday filed his nomination for the upcoming Rajya Sabha by-polls from Assam.... read..

Blow to Cong as two DMK candidates file nominations for RS bypolls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Negotiations by the Congress with former ally DMK to vacate a seat for the former came to nought as two DMK candidates filed nominations for the Rajya Sabha seat, dashing the hopes of the Congress and many ticket aspirants.... read..

Seat sharing for TN rural local body polls hits roadblock in DMK front

Chennai |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
The seat-sharing in the ruling DMK front has hit a roadblock for the rural local body polls in nine districts of Tamil Nadu as allies complain that several district leaders of the DMK are not providing the allies with the requested seats.... read..

YSRCP clean sweeps ZPTC, MPTC polls

Amaravati |Monday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh's ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) completed a clean sweep of ZPTC and MPTC elections as all the results were declared in the early hours of Monday.... read..

Aam Aadmi Party to contest all 68 seats in Himachal Pradesh assembly polls next year

New Delhi | September 20, 2021 11:16:03 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest all 68 seats in next year's Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, the party's state in-charge Ratnesh Gupta announced on Monday.... read..

Polls close in first elections post electoral system changes in Hong Kong

Asia | September 20, 2021 5:46:08 AM IST
In the first elections since modifications were made to Hong Kong's electoral system earlier this year, the polls were closed for subsector ordinary elections.... read..

YSRCP heading for clean sweep of ZPTC, MPTC polls in Andhra

Amaravati |Monday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh's ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) is heading for a clean sweep in the ZPTC and MPTC elections as the counting of votes was underway on Sunday.... read..

Cong insulted Dalits by saying Punjab polls to be fought under Sidhu: BJP

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Hitting out at the ruling Congress for party's Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat's comment that 2022 Assembly polls will be fought under the leadership of state party Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said the Congress has ... read..

Assembly polls 2022: Arvind Kejriwal to visit Goa today

New Delhi | September 20, 2021 10:16:15 AM IST
Delhi Chief Minister and National Convener of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal is scheduled to Goa the state on Monday, where assembly polls are due next year.... read..

Cong says Channi & Sidhu to lead in polls after differences surface

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
The Congress has contradicted Harish Rawat, the Punjab in-charge, on the issue of leadership and said elections will be fought under both the chief minister and the state party president.... read..

YSRCP sweeps Zilla, Mandal Parishad polls in Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 20, 2021 10:46:10 AM IST
Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy-led YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) registered a landslide victory in the local body polls after winning 502 Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituencies (ZPTC) and 5998 Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituencies (MPTC) in Andhra ... read..

Jagan thanks people for YSRCP's victory in local body polls

Amaravati |Monday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has thanked the people of the state for the landslide victory of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) in the Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituencies (MPTC) and Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituencies (ZP... read..

Eyeing assembly polls, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra likely to hold mega rallies in Uttar Pradesh in October

New Delhi | September 20, 2021 6:15:55 PM IST
In view of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is likely to hold mega rallies in the state in October, sources said on Monday.... read..

Congress will fight 2022 Punjab polls under Navjot Singh Sidhu, says Harish Rawat

Chandigarh | September 19, 2021 10:46:01 PM IST
Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat on Sunday said that the upcoming state assembly elections will be fought under Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu who is "very popular", given the state's present political circumstances.... read..

2022 Uttarakhand polls: Arvind Kejriwal promises 1 lakh jobs, unemployment allowance for youth

Haldwani (Uttarakhand) | September 19, 2021 10:46:02 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister and National Convener of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday promised jobs to 1 lakh youths within 6 months of winning the Uttarakhand Assembly polls of 2022 and unemployment allowance for unemployed youth.... read..

Andhra Zilla, Mandal Parishad polls: 'Jagan wave' continues to set political milestones, says YSRCP

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 19, 2021 11:46:16 PM IST
After securing a comfortable majority in the 547 Zilla Parishads Territorial Constituencies (ZPTC) and Mandal Parishads Territorial Constituencies (MPTC), the YSRCP on Sunday said the wave of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy continues to set political ... read..

Yogi Adityanath claims BJP will win 350 seats in 2022 Uttar Pradesh polls

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 19, 2021 9:45:50 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday exuded confidence that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will form the government in the state again with an overwhelming majority in the 2022 Assembly polls.... read..

UP polls: Priyanka Gandhi to decide if she wants to be CM candidate, says Salman Khurshid

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) | September 19, 2021 6:15:48 AM IST
Ahead of the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, former Union Minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will decide whether she wants to be the chief ministerial candidate or not.... read..

Andhra Pradesh: Counting of votes underway for Mandal, Zilla Parishad polls

Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) | September 19, 2021 10:45:56 AM IST
Counting of votes in the Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituencies (MPTC) and Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituencies (ZPTC) elections are being held in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.... read..

HK begins 1st polls after improvements to electoral system

Hong Kong |Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
The 2021 Election Committee's subsector ordinary polls in Hong Kong started on Sunday, the first election after the improvements to Hong Kong's electoral system earlier this year.... read..

Nadda gives tips to Dalit leaders for assembly polls

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
With an eye on next year's crucial assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, BJP national president J.P. Nadda on Sunday gave tips to the Dalit leaders who had gathered in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on how to win vote... read..

Actor Vijay fans to contest TN local body polls

Chennai |Sunday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST
Tamil Superstar Vijay's fans association, Vijay Makkal Manram has decided to field candidates in the upcoming local body elections to be held on October 6 and October 9 in nine districts.... read..

S.Africans urged to register for municipal polls

Johannesburg |Saturday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST
Political parties, lawmakers and the electoral body in South Africa have urged citizens to register for the upcoming municipal elections ahead of next the September 20 deadline, with more than 23,151 registration stations set to open over the weekend.... read..

BJP names Sarbananda Sonowal, L Murugan as its candidates for RS by-polls

New Delhi | September 18, 2021 3:46:07 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday named Union Minister Sarbananada Sonowal and Minister of State (MoS) L Murugan as its candidates for upcoming by-polls to Rajya Sabha from Assam and Madhya Pradesh respectively.... read..

BJP confident to form govt in Uttarakhand by winning over 60 seats in 2022 Assembly polls, says Locket Chatterjee

New Delhi | September 18, 2021 8:16:08 PM IST
After returning from her 2-day visit to Uttarakhand, state BJP co- incharge Locket Chatterjee on Saturday exuded confidence that the party will form the government again in the state by winning over 60 seats in Assembly polls next year.... read..
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