Election 2020

BJP appeals NC to take part in J&K panchayat bypolls

SRINAGAR:The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has appealed the National Conference (NC) to take part in the Panchayat bypolls in Jammu and Kashmir scheduled to be held in March.

Kerala poll body to move SC on local body elections

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Kerala Election Commissioner V. Bhaskaran on Saturday said that they will approach the Supreme Court against the Kerala High Court division bench's decision to conduct the coming local bodies elections on the basis of the 2019 voters list used for the Lok Sabha polls and not the 2015 list used for local polls that year.

BJP lost by less than 2,000 votes in just 2 Delhi seats

NEW DELHI:Following its rout in Delhi, BJP supporters and "digital warriors" as Amit Shah calls them, claimed the margin of loss was less than 2,000 votes in a series of seats. Some in fact, gave specific numbers to make it believable -- 36 seats where they claimed BJP lost by less than a margin of 2,000 votes.

Delhi BJP to review poll results on Friday

NEW DELHI:Delhi unit of the Bhartiya Janata Party will review the Assembly poll results in a marathon meeting on Friday.
The meeting will be held at state BJP office in the national capital from 10 a.m. in the morning till 6 p.m. in the evening and will deliberate on the reasons for the party's poor show despite increase in vote percentage.

LJP readies for Bihar elections, forms 7-member committee

NEW DELHI:With eight months to go for the Bihar Assembly elections, political parties have started preparations for the same. The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), which has considerable following among Dalits, seems to have taken a lead over others and has formed a seven-member committee to prepare a 'vision document'.

Pyongyang slams S.Korean party for scouting defector for polls

PYONGYANG/SEOUL:A North Korean propaganda outlet on Thursday slammed South Korea's main opposition party over its decision to scout a defector, known for his appearance at a US State of the Union address, ahead of April's general elections.

AAP's win a vote for development politics: Ex-Infy director

BENGALURU:The resounding victory of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the Delhi Assembly elections is a vote for development politics and rejection of divisive forces, said former Infosys Director and AAP member V. Balakrishnan, here on Tuesday.

Happy that communal politics of Modi, Shah defeated: Cong

NEW DELHI:After losing Delhi Assembly polls and forfeiting its deposit on most seats the Congress on Tuesday held the "communal" campaign of BJP responsible for the results.

Shiv Sena, NCP hail AAP victory in Delhi

MUMBAI:The ruling Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) impending victory in Delhi Assembly polls is the result of solid and visible development works carried out at the ground level for the people of the national capital, the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi allies in Maharashtra said here on Tuesday.

Delhi polls: BJP loses sixth state election in 2 years

NEW DELHI:With its looming defeat in Delhi, the BJP-led NDA has now lost power in six states in the last two years. The BJP, which had won just three seats in Delhi last time, was expecting a much better performance this time.

BJP puts up posters accepting defeat in Delhi polls

NEW DELHI:Soon after the Delhi Assembly poll trends showed that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is winning with a clear majority, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to have accepted defeat. The party has put up posters at its Delhi party office saying that it is not discouraged by defeat.

Congress decimated in Delhi polls: Sharmistha Mukherjee

NEW DELHI:Congress spokesperson Sharmistha Mukherjee on Tuesday conceded that the party had again been decimated in the Delhi Assembly polls.

BJP leads in OKhla, AAP candidate claims otherwise

NEW DELHI: BJP candidate from Okhla assembly constituency, Braham Singh, is leading by 194 votes, according to the initial trends on Election Commission of India website.

Congress hopeful of reaching double digits in Delhi polls

NEW DELHI:The Congress is hopeful of winning some seats in the Delhi assembly elections held on February 8, the results of which will be announced on Tuesday.

Delhi turnout a 'satisfactory' 62.59%, announces EC

NEW DELHI: After a row over the delay in announcing total voter turnout for Delhi Assembly elections on Saturday, Chief Election Officer Ranbir Singh on Sunday evening blamed the delay on collation of data.

AAP managed to win hearts of all occupations

NEW DELHI: With most exit polls pointing towards the Aam Aadmi Party's landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly polls on Saturday, the IANS-CVOTER Exit Poll found that the ruling party was popular among all sections of the society in terms of occupation of the voters.

Cong rejects exit poll, says will do better

NEW DELHI: Rejecting the exit poll, Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra said his party had done better and it would be proved on February 11.

'What else could have been done?' Shah to ask his team

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has convened a closed-door meeting of BJP leaders on Saturday night even as exit polls projected the Aam Aadmi Party storming back to power in the national capital.

Women, minorities root for AAP in Delhi polls

NEW DELHI: A smart combination of social benefit schemes and freebies has successfully delivered the bulk of Delhi's voters to Arvind Kejriwal in the Assembly polls held on Saturday.

Poll of Polls verdict: AAP sweeps, BJP betters, Cong invisible

NEW DELHI: The poll of exit polls suggest the ruling Aam Aadmi Party is all set to sweep back to power in Delhi. While some exit polls suggest that the BJP is likely to gain ground, it is not enough for the saffron party to have a taste of power, in spite of being out of power for almost two decades.


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