Sunday, October 2, 2022

Congress president polls: Mallikarjun Kharge resigns as LoP Rajya Sabha in line with party's One Leader One Post' resolution

New Delhi | October 1, 2022 1:28:30 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday tendered his resignation as the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Rajya Sabha as he has filed nomination papers to contest the post of president of his party.... read..

Congress president polls: Mallikarjun Kharge files nomination, says hopeful of win

New Delhi | September 30, 2022 4:59:13 PM IST
Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday said that he has filed his nomination for the president of Congress and said he was fighting for a big change in the party.... read..

G-23 group leader Manish Tewari extends support to Kharge in Congress presidential polls

New Delhi | September 30, 2022 3:28:40 PM IST
Congress leader Manish Tewari, who is a part of the G-23 grouping, on Friday extended support to Mallikarjun Kharge in the party's presidential polls against his primary challenger Shashi Tharoor.... read..

Former Jharkhand Minister K N Tripathi enters race for Congress presidential polls, to file nomination today

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | September 30, 2022 10:59:35 AM IST
Congress leader and former Jharkhand minister KN Tripathi will file the nomination for All India Congress Committee (AICC) national president at 1 pm in Delhi on Friday.... read..

Will not contest Congress president polls, says Ashok Gehlot

New Delhi | September 29, 2022 3:58:20 PM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said that he will not fight for the post of Congress chief.... read..

Eyeing Guj polls, govt extends PMGKAY despite fiscal concerns

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
With an eye on the forthcoming Gujarat assembly elections, the government on Wednesday extended the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana for a period of three months, from October 1 till December 31, 2022, even though it would entail an additional fina... read..

JD-U will be wiped out from Bihar after 2024 polls: Vijay Sinha

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
The Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly, Vijay Kumar Sinha, claimed on Tuesday that JD-U will be wiped out from Bihar after the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.... read..

Nadda to visit Odisha to formulate strategy for 2024 Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi | September 27, 2022 2:58:11 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party national president JP Nadda will embark on a two-day visit to Odisha starting September 29 to strengthen the outfit in view of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. This will be Nadda's first visit to the state after taking over the party's top... read..

Election Commissioner reviews preparations for upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) | September 27, 2022 4:01:34 AM IST
A delegation of the Election Commission of India led by Chief Election Commissioner Rajeev Kumar Election Commissioner reviewed the preparations for the upcoming Gujarat assembly elections.... read..

Ghulam Nabi Azad announces his new outfit 'Democratic Azad Party' ahead of J-K polls

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | September 26, 2022 1:29:48 PM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday announced that his new political outfit will be named as 'Democratic Azad Party'.... read..

Nitish, Lalu to meet Sonia to discuss opposition consolidation for 2024 polls

New Delhi | September 25, 2022 4:29:55 PM IST
After backing Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal-United chief Nitish Kumar's prime ministerial ambitions, Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Yadav along with Nitish is all set to meet Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi in the national capital on Sunday t... read..

Lalu, Nitish call on Sonia Gandhi to fortify opposition ahead of 2024 polls

New Delhi | September 25, 2022 9:28:41 PM IST
During a press conference, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav slammed the BJP government at the Centre for rising poverty and unemployment in the country.... read..

BJP OBC Morcha gearing up for upcoming assembly polls in 5 states

New Delhi | September 25, 2022 7:28:18 PM IST
With an eye on the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, BJP OBC Morcha is gearing up for the upcoming assembly polls in five states.... read..

Polls open as Italians vote in general election, expected to elect 1st female Prime Minister

Rome | September 25, 2022 6:01:00 PM IST
Italy on Sunday started voting for the general election that could yield the nation's first female Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni.... read..

BJP calls Congress presidential polls "fake" remote controlled by Gandhis

New Delhi | September 23, 2022 5:29:40 PM IST
Amid the buzz over the next Congress president, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday took potshots at the Congress and said the presidential poll is nothing but an eyewash as the next party chief would be remotely controlled by the Gandhis.... read..

Himachal: ECI holds meet with political parties ahead of Assembly polls

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | September 23, 2022 7:29:33 PM IST
The Election Commission of India (ECI) held review meetings today on the preparedness for the incoming Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh with Deputy Commissioners and Superintendent of Police, IG, DIG and CAPF and Nodal Officers of 12 districts.... read..

We will fight CM KCR, we are 'sons and force of saffron': Telangana BJP chief Bandi Sanjay ahead of Munugode bypolls

Ranga Reddy (Telangana) | September 23, 2022 6:28:54 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party Telangana chief Bandi Sanjay on Thursday expressed his party's willingness to fight Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao in the upcoming Munugode polls, by terming the BJP as "the sons and force of saffron".... read..

Ex-Tripura CM Biplab Deb wins Rajya Sabha bypolls

Agartala (Tripura) | September 22, 2022 11:58:11 PM IST
Former Tripura Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Biplab Kumar Deb on Thursday won the Rajya Sabha bypolls from the state.... read..

All left, secular forces in India will come together against PM Modi in 2024 polls: Sitaram Yechury at Patna rally

Patna (Bihar) | September 22, 2022 7:29:55 PM IST
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party during a state-wide rally in Bihar and said that all the left and secular forces in Bihar and throughout India wi... read..

Eyeing 2024 Lok Sabha Polls: Nadda on 2-day visit to Tamil Nadu from today

New Delhi | September 22, 2022 7:32:18 AM IST
In an effort to increase the voter base in southern states ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Jagat Prakash Nadda will be on a two-day visit to Tamil Nadu from Thursday to chalk out a strategy for the ... read..

Sonia not to endorse anyone for Cong Prez polls: Sources

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, who is most likely to contest the poll to elect the next Congress President scheduled to held on October 17, met interim party chief Sonia Gandhi here on Wednesday.... read..

AAP announces four candidates for Himachal polls, Rajan Sushant to contest from Fatehpur

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | September 20, 2022 10:00:15 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday announced its first list of candidates for Himachal Pradesh elections and named four candidates.... read..

Rahul Gandhi not likely to contest Congress president polls

New Delhi | September 20, 2022 7:28:38 PM IST
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi is unlikely to contest the party's presidential elections, said sources on Tuesday.... read..

Maharashtra panchayat polls: BJP-Eknath Shinde camp, Uddhav-led MVA both claim victory

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 20, 2022 12:01:19 PM IST
The ruling alliance of the BJP and Ekanth Shinde-led faction of Shiv Sena as well as the Opposition Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) have both claimed victory in the just concluded elections to gram panchayats in Maharashtra.... read..

EC team visits Gujarat ahead of Assembly polls, reviews election preparedness

New Delhi | September 19, 2022 5:31:07 AM IST
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Sunday informed that a team of officers visited Ahmedabad from September 16-18 to take stock of election preparedness in the state ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections.... read..

AAP appoints Raghav Chadha as Co incharge for Gujarat polls

New Delhi | September 18, 2022 3:28:47 PM IST
Ahead of the upcoming Gujarat polls, Aam Aadmi Party has launched a youth face in the state and appointed Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha the co-incharge (Sah-Prabhari) for elections.... read..

Nitish Kumar won't be able to save election deposit after contesting LS polls from UP: Sushil Kumar Modi

New Delhi | September 18, 2022 1:29:06 PM IST
Former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday challenged Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to contest Lok Sabha elections from anywhere in Uttar Pradesh and claimed he won't be able to save his election deposit.... read..

EC officials to review assembly polls' preparation in Gujarat

Gandhinagar |Saturday, 2022 1:15:12 AM IST
Senior officials of the Election Commission (EC) will be on a two-day visit to Gujarat from Saturday in view of the state assembly elections to be held in December.... read..

Months ahead of polls, Nadda holds meeting with Nagaland BJP leaders, visits church

Kohima |Saturday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
BJP President J.P. Nadda, who was on a two-day visit to Nagaland to gear up the party for next year's Assembly elections, held a series of meetings with the state BJP leaders and its allies, besides visiting a church here on Friday.... read..

Cong Presidential polls process open, nothing to hide: Madhusudan Mistry

New Delhi | September 16, 2022 4:27:44 AM IST
Chairman of the Congress' Central Election Authority (CEA) Madhusudan Mistry on Thursday said that the entire process of the election of the party president is "open" as the party has nothing to hide.... read..

Resolution passed by state unit chiefs won't impact Cong president polls: Madhusudan Mistry

New Delhi | September 16, 2022 6:57:49 AM IST
Chairman of the Congress' Central Election Authority (CEA) Madhusudan Mistry on Thursday said that the resolution passed by the state unit chiefs will not impact Congress' presidential election as it is an independent process.... read..

Backward states to get special status if opposition parties form government after 2024 polls: Nitish Kumar

Patna (Bihar) | September 15, 2022 9:30:08 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said backward states in the country will get a special status "if a non-BJP government" is formed at the Centre after the Lok Sabha elections in 2024.... read..

Congress should have started Bharat Jodo Yatra from Gujarat to challenge BJP in 2024 LS polls: AIUDF MLA

Guwahati (Assam) | September 15, 2022 1:29:02 PM IST
Badruddin Ajmal-led All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) called the Congress party's 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' a "flop show" adding that the march should have been started from Gujarat where the BJP has a strong base so as to make a dent to the Bharatiya J... read..

BJP wants its new HQ ready ahead of 2023 polls in MP, party veterans oppose demolition of old structure

Bhopal |Thursday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
While the BJP has decided to build a new party headquarters in Madhya Pradesh by demolishing the existing party office in Bhopal, voices opposing the plan are now emerging from within the saffron camp in the state.... read..

People's wrath will reflect in Lok Sabha polls: Goa Congress

Panaji |Thursday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Calling the defection of its eight MLAs to the BJP as the murder of democracy, the Congress unit in Goa on Wednesday said that the wrath of the public against the saffron party will reflect in the Lok Sabha elections.... read..

Raj Thackeray's MNS toying with idea of going solo in Maha civic polls

Mumbai |Thursday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) is planning to go alone in the upcoming civic elections in Mumbai and other major cities or towns in the state, a party official said on Wednesday.... read..

India will become 'BJP-mukt Bharat' after 2024 LS polls: Lalan Singh

Patna |Wednesday, 2022 4:45:10 AM IST
Lalan Singh, the national president of JD-U, claimed on Tuesday that the country will become 'BJP-mukt Bharat' after the 2024 general elections.... read..

Congress seeks anti-BJP 'secular alliance' ahead of Nagaland Assembly polls

Kohima |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:19 AM IST
Opposition Congress in Nagaland is keen to forge a "secular alliance" with like-minded parties before the Assembly elections early next year, its state President K. Therie said on Tuesday.... read..

'Will issue QR code-based ID cards': Madhusudan Mistry on Congress MPs' letter on presidential polls

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
After five Congress MPs wrote to AICC central election authority chairman Madhusudan Mistry seeking transparency in the party's presidential election scheduled on October 17, Mistry said on Saturday that for the first time, QR code-based identity cards wi... read..

Need credible face to seek votes in 2024 LS polls, meeting leaders won't make difference: Prashant Kishor

Patna (Bihar) | September 10, 2022 9:57:37 PM IST
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Saturday said that there is a need for a "credible face" and mass movement to seek people's vote in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, and opined that meeting leaders of various political parties "would not make much of a dif... read..

Bengal's Matua sect to play key role in 2024 LS polls, CAA will provide them stability: Union Minister Shantanu Thakur

New Delhi | September 9, 2022 2:29:29 PM IST
Amid a political tussle between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, Union Minister Shantanu Thakur on Friday said that the Matua sect of the state has the power to change the political scenario and will play a key rol... read..

UP municipal polls: BJP to hold meeting in Lucknow today

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | September 9, 2022 11:29:01 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party Avadh unit will be holding a meeting in Lucknow today, as the BJP eyes on making strategies for the upcoming municipal polls, party sources said.... read..

Ahead of 2023 polls, Delhi's seasoned politician JP Agarwal gets new role to strengthen MP Cong

Bhopal |Friday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
All India Congress Committee (AICC) has appointed six-time MP, including in both LoK Sabha as well as Rajya Sabha, and Delhi's seasoned politician, Jai Prakash Agarwal as new in-charge of Madhya Pradesh Congress. Agarwal replaced outgoing MP Congress in-c... read..

Amit Shah sets target for BJP to win with bigger margin in 2024 LS polls as party brainstorms to strengthen 144 'weak' seats

New Delhi | September 7, 2022 1:27:48 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP national president JP Nadda on Tuesday held a crucial meeting with the Union Ministers who are cluster incharges, at the party office in the national capital in view of the upcoming 2024 general elections.... read..

Railway job racket: Mastermind, who contested 2020 Delhi Assembly polls held with aide

New Delhi | September 6, 2022 3:58:05 PM IST
In continuation to an ongoing probe in the railway job racket case busted last month, another breakthrough came with Delhi Police nabbing two masterminds, one of whom had contested Delhi Assembly elections in 2020 on the ticket of Jan Sambhaavna Party and... read..

BJP to hold meeting for considering shortcomings in 144 'weak' constituencies before LS 2024 polls

New Delhi | September 6, 2022 10:57:18 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party is scheduled to hold a meeting for the Lok Sabha elections 2024 on Tuesday evening.... read..

BMC polls: Amit Shah sets a target of 150 seats for BJP-Shinde group alliance

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 5, 2022 8:58:08 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who held a meeting here with party leaders, is learnt to have set a target of 150 seats for the alliance between the BJP and Shiv Sena group led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde for the upcoming BMC polls and expressed confid... read..

BJP never promised Uddhav Thackeray CM's post ahead of polls, he betrayed for power: Amit Shah to party leaders in Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 5, 2022 8:28:38 PM IST
In a strong attack on Uddhav Thackery in the run-up to the BMC polls, Union Home Minister Amit Shah is learnt to have said at a party meeting here that the BJP had never promised CM's post to Shiv Sena ahead of 2019 assembly polls in the state and former ... read..

Amit Shah chairs meeting with BJP leaders in Mumbai over BMC polls

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 5, 2022 5:59:39 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday held a meeting of BJP MPs, MLAs, MLCs and corporators with respect to the upcoming Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections at the residence of Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis in Mumbai.... read..

BJP challenges Hemant Soren for mid-term polls; party MP says Jharkhand has "Alibaba chalis chor" govt

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | September 3, 2022 5:27:53 PM IST
Senior BJP leader Nishikant Dubey hit out against the Hemant Soren-led Jharkhand government and called it "Alibaba aur Chalis Chor" amid the political crisis arising due to the speculations over the disqualification of CM Hemant Soren for allegedly awardi... read..

Assam: Demolition of madrasas part of BJP, AIUDF's politics ahead of 2024 polls, alleges Congress

Guwahati (Assam) | September 2, 2022 3:28:48 PM IST
Reacting to the demolition of three madrasas by the Assam government for its alleged involvement in anti-national activities, Assam Congress said that it's a hidden plan of Badruddin Ajmal-led All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) and ruling BJP to do... read..
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