Sunday, September 24, 2023

Congress MP Manish Tewari demands to conduct 2024 polls on paper ballots

New Delhi | September 23, 2023 1:43:48 PM IST
The Congress voiced fresh misgivings over the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), with its Lok Sabha member Manish Tewari saying on Saturday that votes in the general elections next year should be cast via paper ballots. He said the exercise that de... read..

Tamil Nadu CM Stalin accuses BJP of corruption, calls for ‘unity’ ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 23, 2023 10:43:32 AM IST
Launching a scathing attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya-Janata Party (BJP)-led union government, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday raised corruption allegations quoting the report by Comptroller and Auditor General... read..

Delhi University Students Union polls: ABVP wins 3 posts, NSUI wins Vice President post

New Delhi | September 23, 2023 7:47:34 PM IST
The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) won three out of the four central panel seats, including the presidential post, at the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) election.... read..

Former CM Kamal Nath says upcoming state assembly polls are elections for future of Madhya Pradesh

Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh) | September 22, 2023 5:50:42 PM IST
Former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Kamal Nath has said that the upcoming state assembly polls slated later this year are the elections of the future of Madhya Pradesh.... read..

Opinion polls: Trump dominates race in New Hampshire, Ramaswamy chasing from behind with 3 others

Washington, DC | September 21, 2023 10:14:23 AM IST
Former President Donald Trump continues to lead far ahead of other Republican hopefuls in the GOP primary polls in New Hampshire, but a close contest has emerged for the second place between Indian-American Vivek Ramaswamy and three others, according to a... read..

Pak election panel to hold meeting with parties in October to discuss code of conduct for polls

Islamabad | September 21, 2023 5:14:14 AM IST
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday announced that it has scheduled a meeting with political parties in October to discuss the code of conduct for elections, which it expects to hold in January, Pakistan-based Dawn reported. ... read..

Uttarakhand CM Dhami expresses confidence in BJP's victory in Madhya Pradesh polls

Bina-Etawa (Madhya Pradesh) | September 20, 2023 12:15:20 PM IST
Expressing confidence in Bharatiya Janata Party's victory in the upcoming Assembly election in Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami while addressing a rally in Bina said, the way people are coming out in large number to attend "J... read..

Sonia Gandhi announces "six guarantees" ahead of Telangana Assembly polls

Rangareddy (Telangana) | September 17, 2023 8:14:02 PM IST
Ahead of the Telangana Assembly election that is slated to be held this year, Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Sunday announced "six guarantees" adding that it's her dream to see the Congress government in the state. ... read..

MP: BJP leader Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya claims Congress will struggle to get even 50 seats in upcoming assembly polls

Guna (Madhya Pradesh) | September 17, 2023 5:16:05 PM IST
A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former minister Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya on Sunday claimed the Congress would struggle to get even 50 seats in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly polls slated later this year.... read..

Hyderabad meeting ends: Congress confident of decisive mandate in assembly polls

Hyderabad (Telangana) | September 17, 2023 5:15:31 PM IST
The two-day Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting in Hyderabad concluded on Sunday, with party leaders expressing optimism about receiving a "clear mandate" in the upcoming assembly elections in five states. ... read..

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf challenges objections on plea seeking nationwide polls within 90 days

Islamabad | September 17, 2023 11:14:33 AM IST
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday challenged the objections raised by the Supreme Court (SC) registrar on a petition seeking nationwide elections in the country within 90 days, Pakistan-based ARY News reported.  ... read..

“Desperate to win 2024 Lok Sabha polls”: Annamalai hits out at INDIA bloc, DMK

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | September 17, 2023 12:15:20 AM IST
In a scathing attack against the Opposition’s INDIA coalition and the DMK party, Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president, K Annamalai, on Saturday said that they are “desperate to win” the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. ... read..

After BJP’s ‘Jan Ashirvad Yatra’ Congress to take out ‘Jan Aakrosh Yatra’ in MP ahead of assembly polls

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 16, 2023 5:15:44 PM IST
With the assembly elections getting close with each passing day in Madhya Pradesh, the two major parties in the state are focusing on Yatras to attract the attention of the public towards them.... read..

Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls: BJP releases first list of candidates for 39 seats

Umaria (Madhya Pradesh) | September 15, 2023 12:44:23 PM IST
The ruling BJP has declared its first list of candidates for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, the party's election in-charge for the state, informed on Thursday.... read..

Supreme Court returns Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s petition seeking polls within 90 days

Islamabad | September 15, 2023 9:45:57 AM IST
Pakistan Supreme Court's registrar on Thursday with objections returned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) petition seeking nationwide elections in the country within 90 days, Pakistan-based Geo News reported. ... read..

BJP resorting to “compromise politics” in Karnataka, Congress will do well in LS polls: Shivakumar

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 15, 2023 9:44:10 PM IST
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar on Friday said that the Congress will perform well in Karnataka in the Lok Sabha polls and targeted the BJP over possible alliance with Janata Dal-Secular, saying the ruling party at the Centre is resorting to... read..

State Assembly polls: BJP Central Election Committee meeting concludes, list of candidates likely soon

New Delhi | September 14, 2023 1:46:20 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Central Election Committee meeting concluded in Delhi on Wednesday with crucial decisions made regarding the upcoming assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.... read..

Chhattisgarh Assembly polls: Nadda, Amit Shah hold meeting with leaders of state BJP core group

New Delhi | September 13, 2023 6:45:36 AM IST
A meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in connection with the upcoming Chhattisgarh Assembly elections was held at the residence of senior leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi on Tuesday.... read..

Meeting of BJP begins at Union Home Minister Amit Shah's Delhi residence regarding Chhattisgarh polls

New Delhi | September 12, 2023 11:45:02 PM IST
A meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders (BJP) related to the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, scheduled to be held later this year, began on Tuesday evening at Union Home Minister Amit Shah's residence here, sources said. ... read..

Pakistan's caretaker PM says, Election Commission not President empowered to decide on polls

Islamabad | September 12, 2023 3:44:21 PM IST
Amid speculations over the announcement of the poll date, Pakistan's caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Monday said the president is not empowered to do so, Pakistan-based Geo News reported. He further said that the Election Commission of Pak... read..

Odisha: BJD to train 30,000 party workers for public outreach ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | September 12, 2023 7:44:30 AM IST
The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha has commenced a special training for around 30,000 party workers aiming to expand the party's outreach to the public in the run-up to the next state assembly as well as Parliamentary elections.... read..

Assembly polls: Amit Shah, Nadda holds Madhya Pradesh Core Group meeting in Delhi

New Delhi | September 12, 2023 3:43:40 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday attended the Madhya Pradesh Core Group meeting at the residence of BJP national president JP Nadda in the national capital ahead of the state assembly election.... read..

JJP to hold meeting of national, state executives in Hisar today; to discuss strategies of 2024 Lok Sabha polls

Hisar (Haryana) | September 10, 2023 12:46:37 PM IST
Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) has called an important meeting of its national and state executives at Flamingo Tourist Complex in Hisar on Sunday, officials said.... read..

AAP announces list of candidates for Madhya Pradesh assembly polls 

New Delhi | September 9, 2023 12:17:26 AM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly polls. ... read..

"Good news for alliance in coming Lok Sabha elections": TS Singh Deo after winning four seats in bypolls

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | September 9, 2023 9:16:23 PM IST
After the INDIA alliance won four seats out of seven seats in the bypolls, Chhattisgarh Deputy Chief Minister TS Singh Deo has said that it is good news for the alliance in the coming 2024 Lok Sabha elections.... read..

"People have rejected "dictatorial' govt...,": Supriya Sule on bypolls results

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 9, 2023 9:16:01 PM IST
Nationalist Congress Party (Sharad Pawar faction) leader Supriya Sule on Saturday said that people have rejected the "dictatorial" government (at the Centre) after the results of bypolls to seven seats across the country.... read..

INDIA vs BJP: Results for 7 assembly bypolls today, counting to begin at 8 am

New Delhi | September 8, 2023 8:14:30 AM IST
The counting of votes for the seven assembly seats across six states that went to bypoll on Tuesday last, is set to begin at 8.00 am at centres set up in the respective states on Friday.... read..

BJP gets three seats in bypolls in six states; Samajwadi Party, Congress, JMM, Trinamool Congress also register wins

New Delhi | September 8, 2023 11:14:48 PM IST
Samajwadi Party won the Ghosi seat in Uttar Pradesh with the parties opposed to BJP winning four of the seven assembly seats for which bypolls were held on September 5. BJP won three seats in the results declared on Friday.... read..

Cong MP Pramod Tiwari congratulates SP on Ghosi bypoll win, says it’s a glimpse of Lok Sabha polls

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 8, 2023 10:14:15 PM IST
Congress MP Pramod Tiwari on Friday congratulated the Samajwadi Party on their victory in Ghosi bypolls. ... read..

JDS to revamp strategy in Karnataka; may support BJP in Lok Sabha polls

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 8, 2023 12:17:31 PM IST
Ahead of the Lok Sabha and local body elections in Karnataka, the Janata Dal (Secular) is likely to support Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in an effort to strengthen the party base at the grassroots across Karnataka.... read..

Ladakh issues new notification for hill council polls, after SC verdict

New Delhi | September 8, 2023 11:15:49 AM IST
The Ladakh administration has announced a new schedule for elections to the fifth Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) in the Kargil region, following a directive by the Supreme Court.... read..

MP: Congress holds Campaign Committee meet at Kamal Nath's residence ahead of polls

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 7, 2023 5:44:19 AM IST
Ahead of the Madhya Pradesh legislative assembly elections, the Congress Election Campaign Committee meeting was held at the residence of state Congress President Kamal Nath here in the state capital, Bhopal, on Wednesday night. ... read..

"Ready for polls as per legal provisions": CEC Rajiv Kumar on 'One Nation, One Election'

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 7, 2023 9:45:26 AM IST
Amid uproar over the Centre's 'One Nation, One Election' concept of holding simultaneous elections for Lok Sabha and state assemblies across the country, Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar on Wednesday said that the Commission is ready to conduct ele... read..

Congress forms panels for Rajasthan polls; Gehlot, Sachin Pilot in core committee   

New Delhi | September 6, 2023 11:42:48 PM IST
Stepping up its preparations for Rajasthan assembly polls, the Congress on Wednesday constituted key panels including that for coordination, campaign, manifesto, strategic and media and communication apart from the core committee.... read..

West Bengal: Ahead of Lok Sabha polls next year, Mamata Banerjee appoints TMC's new IT & Social Media unit members 

Kolkata (West Bengal) | September 6, 2023 6:46:11 PM IST
The All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) has announced the appointments of the IT and Social Media (SM) cell of the party's state unit, ahead of next year's Lok Sabha elections. ... read..

SC allots plough symbol to JKNC ahead of polls, Omar Abdullah welcomes court's verdict

New Delhi | September 6, 2023 2:47:21 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the notification issued by the Union Territory of Ladakh for the election in the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) and allotted the 'plough' symbol to the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (JKN... read..

SC allots 'plough' symbol to National Conference, sets aside notification for Ladakh hill council polls

New Delhi | September 6, 2023 2:46:45 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea by the Ladakh administration opposing the allotment of 'plough' symbol to the National Conference for the upcoming Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) elections and imposed a cost of Rs 1 lakh ... read..

Jharkhand: JMM candidate from Dumri casts her vote in Assembly bypolls 

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | September 5, 2023 11:16:49 AM IST
Jharkhand Minister and Dumri by-poll candidate Bebi Devi cast her vote on Tuesday morning and exuded confidence in people's support. ... read..

Bypolls: Voting begins in six states for 7 assembly seats

New Delhi | September 5, 2023 9:16:38 AM IST
Voting for the bye-elections to the seven assembly constituencies of six states, including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Tripura, West Bengal, and Jharkhand, started on Tuesday at 7 am.... read..

Bypolls: UP's Ghosi assembly records 21.57 per cent polling till 11 am, Uttarakhand’s Bageshwar at 26.03

New Delhi | September 5, 2023 1:16:41 PM IST
Over 20 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 11 am for the Ghosi assembly bye-election in Uttar Pradesh began on Tuesday morning, the Election Commission of India said.... read..

Seven bypolls in six states: First face-off for INDIA bloc tomorrow ahead of 2024 LS polls

New Delhi | September 5, 2023 12:14:54 AM IST
As six states are gearing up for by-polls on September 5, it will be the first show of strength of the Opposition bloc, Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ah... read..

Pakistan: Human rights body raises concern over polls uncertainty, expresses concerns over delimitation

Islamabad | September 4, 2023 10:15:48 PM IST
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) expressed concerns over the uncertainty regarding the upcoming general elections while highlighting the issue of delimitation and rising polarisation, reported The Express Tribune.... read..

Announcements made by Arvind Kejriwal for Rajasthan Assembly polls will not affect INDIA alliance: AAP leader Sanjay Singh

New Delhi | September 4, 2023 4:13:12 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh speaking on Arvind Kejriwal's upcoming announcement today regarding 'Guarantees' for the Rajasthan Assembly Elections, said there will be no effect of this on INDIA Alliance.... read..

Election Commission team visits Bhopal to review preparations for MP Assembly polls

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | September 4, 2023 11:16:00 AM IST
Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar along with Election Commissioners Anup Chandra Pandey and Arun Goel reached Bhopal on Monday to review the preparations for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections.... read..

BSP working at grassroots level to prepare for Lok Sabha polls, says Mayawati

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 4, 2023 12:14:25 AM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati said on Sunday that leaders of her party are working to strengthen preparation for the Lok Sabha elections due next year.... read..

"Sabotaging Parliamentary customs..." Congress' KC Venugopal reacts to High-Level Committee on simultaneous polls

New Delhi | September 4, 2023 12:14:12 AM IST
Labelling the Centre's High-Level Committee on simultaneous elections as a means to divert the issue of Adani, Congress senior leader KC Venugopal on Sunday said that the government is sabotaging the Parliamentary customs and conventions.... read..

"Are you going to use anti-Hindu strategy in upcoming polls?" Nadda questions INDIA alliance

Chitrakoot (Madhya Pradesh) | September 3, 2023 6:12:40 PM IST
Furious over the remarks made by DMK leader Udayanidhi Stalin about 'Sanatan Dharma', BJP President JP Nadda on Sunday indirectly attacked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying 'Mohabbat ki Dukan' is spreading hate and asked that INDIA alliance whether the ... read..

"To divert attention..." Congress MP Gogoi reacts to High-Level Committee on simultaneous polls

New Delhi | September 3, 2023 5:14:16 PM IST
Responding to the constitution of the eight-member High-Level Committee on the possibility of simultaneous elections in the country, Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi on Sunday said that this was done just to "divert" attention and that the issue will automaticall... read..

"Re-activate BJP's call centre to avoid lack of communication with workers": Amit Shah to call center's Convener ahead of 2024 polls

New Delhi | September 1, 2023 10:15:01 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday inaugurated the All India Samvad Kendra workshop and issued instructions to re-activate BJP's call centre so that there is no lack of communication with the party workers. ... read..

Delimitation to be completed by November 30 for early polls: Pakistan Election Commission

Islamabad | September 1, 2023 8:13:53 PM IST
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday said that the delimitation process will be finalised by November 30, Pakistan-based Geo News reported. The ECP's decision comes after it held a number of consultations with the political parties.... read..

BJP organises national level workshop of seven wings to boost social media strategy ahead of 2024 polls

New Delhi | September 1, 2023 7:15:38 PM IST
Ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has organised a national social media workshop of seven wings to improve its social media strategy and strengthen its public outreach campaign.... read..
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