Thursday, November 30, 2023


After election day in Rajasthan, all eyes are on Gehlot's political future

JAIPUR: With Rajasthan's voters having exercised their franchise on Saturday, the streets are silent all over again. The corridors of politics and power, however, are abuzz with whispers regarding the fate of CM Ashok Gehlot.

BRS, Cong, BJP in a free-for-all over freebies to woo Telangana voters

HYDERABAD: It’s free for all over freebies in Telangana Assembly elections with the main contenders for power vying with each other to promise the moon to the voters.

Looking back at issues and promises, and ones that got people talking

JAIPUR: As campaigning for the Rajasthan Assembly elections came to an end on Thursday and the state went to the polls on Saturday, there were two kinds of guarantees being discussed in the 'desert state'; one is the seven guarantees of the Congress, which the grand old party promised ahead of the polls, and the other is Narendra Modi’s guarantee, which the Prime Minister had spoken of in almost all his election rallies in across the state.

Family rule, corruption keep recurring as T'gana campaign themes

HYDERABAD: Family rule, corruption, unkept promises, power, Dharani portal, question paper leaks of TSPSC exams are among some key issues that dominated the election campaign in Telangana.

Congress in UP gets young team with focus on OBCs

LUCKNOW: The newly appointed president of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC), Ajay Rai, has got a dynamic team of 130 office-bearers, marking a significant transformation within the party just over three months since his appointment.

Competing prime ministerial ambitions may jettison INDIA bloc in UP

LUCKNOW: As the Lok Sabha elections are approaching, the INDIA bloc, seems to be weakening due to internal disputes and conflicts.

96.64% elderly & differently-abled voters in Rajasthan home vote in first phase

JAIPUR: More elderly and differently-abled voters were opting for the home voting initiative of the Election Commission of India in the Rajasthan Assembly Elections-2023, said the officials on Monday.

Far-right leader Javier Milei wins Argentina's presidential election

BUENOS: Javier Milei has won Argentina's presidential elections in provisional results, wrenching his country to the right with a bombastic anti-establishment campaign against the backdrop of one of the world's highest inflation rates, the media reported.

Chhattisgarh phase-2 polls: 253 out of 953 candidates are crorepatis, max from Cong, says report

NEW DELHI: In the second phase of Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, out of the 953 candidates for 70 seats, 253 are crorepatis of which 60 are from the ruling Congress, a report said on Friday.

ECI holds regional conference of CEOs and SPNOs of 8 states/UTs in view of forthcoming general election to Lok Sabha 2024

CHANDIGARH: A team of the Election Commission of India (ECI) consiting of senior officers held one day conference cum review meeting with the Chief Electoral Officers (CEOs) and State Police Nodal Officers (SPNOs) of 8 states and UTs in view of forthcoming general election to Lok Sabha 2024 in Chandigarh.

MP Assembly poll: BJP announces last list of two candidates

NEW DELHI: BJP on Sunday announced the sixth list of two candidates for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections.

2023 Assembly polls will be first test of Cong's caste census pitch

NEW DELHI: Even as the Congress is all geared up for the poll battle in the five states of Mizoram, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, the grand old party’s plank of “social justice” for the 2024 election will face its first test here.

TDP not to contest Telangana Assembly elections

AMARAVATI: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Sunday decided not to contest the Telangana Assembly elections scheduled next month.

By fulfilling 34 of its 36 poll promises, Cong hopes to cruise to victory

NEW DELHI: With the Assembly elections just a few weeks away, the Congress hopes to return to power in Chhattisgarh with brute majority riding high on the work done by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.

PM Modi is BJP's mascot in Chhattisgarh as it corners Baghel on 'corruption'

NEW DELHI: In Chhattisgarh, elections are set to take place in two phases, with voting scheduled for 20 seats on November 7 and the remaining 70 seats on November 17 and results to be announced on December 3.

Mayawati on an expulsion spree as LS elections loom closer

LUCKNOW: At a time when most political parties are busy welcoming leaders from other parties to strengthen their base ahead of the general elections, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh has thrown its exit doors wide open for its own leaders.

Congress election screening panel to meet in Delhi on Monday, likely to finalise MP list

Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh state leadership will be attending the Congress Election Screening Committee meeting at party headquarters in Delhi on Monday to finalise its list of candidates for the Assembly elections.

Oppn thinking about election in a fundamentally different way: Rahul

NEW DELHI: Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the Opposition was thinking about the 2024 Lok Sabha election in a fundamentally different way, and asserted that they were united in the idea that India is under attack.

PM Modi's Oct 1 public rally to kick-start BJP’s campaign in Telangana

HYDERABAD: BJP’s preparations for upcoming Assembly elections in Telangana are expected to get a boost with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the state on October 1.

AIADMK to conduct internal survey for selection of 2024 LS candidates

CHENNAI: The AIADMK will be commissioning a nationally renowned polling agency to get an idea on the candidates the party could field in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

Women leaders of HP's panchayats get heard, make a real difference

SHIMLA: Panchayats in Himachal Pradesh, where women voters outnumber men in every election, have been fair to women much before the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill in the Parliament.

ECI holds review meeting with CEO Punjab and DCs in view of forthcoming Lok Sabha polls

CHANDIGARH: Election Commission of India (ECI) team led by Deputy Election Commissioner (DEC) Hirdesh Kumar held a review meeting here today with Chief Electoral Officer Punjab Sibin C and all 23 Deputy Commissioners-cum-District Election Officers (DEOs) on Special Summary Revision of electoral roll and poll preparedness for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls in the state.

Maldives' Prez election sees no candidate securing majority

Male, None of the eight candidates in the Presidential election of the Maldives has so far secured more than 50 per cent of votes to win outright, according to local media.

BJP views Ghosi loss as opportunity to tweak its social formula

LUCKNOW: Though the BJP in Uttar Pradesh has suffered a crushing defeat in the Ghosi Assembly by-election, political experts believe that the poll result is beneficial for the BJP in many aspects.

Tamaki re-elected as Japan's opposition party leader

TOKYO: Japan's opposition Democratic Party for the People (DPP) has re-elected its incumbent head Yuichiro Tamaki as the leader.