Assembly polls for 5 states to start from 10 February, counting on 10 March

The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced that assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh would be held in seven phases starting from 10 February with the counting of votes scheduled for 10 March. Also going to polls are Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur. Voting in Uttar Pradesh Pradesh will be held in seven phases on … Read more

BJP-backed candidate’s defeat in crucial civic body seat on Goa CM Pramod Sawant’s home turf should worry saffron party in election year

The shocking defeat of BJP-backed candidate Dashrath Ajgaonkar at the hands of Congress-backed Rajendra Ameshkar has sent shockwaves in the saffron party camp in Goa in the crucial election year. This is because not only did Ajgaonkar’s defeat come on the home turf of Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, but the poll outcome also means … Read more

Asaduddin Owaisi reacts after Mamata Banerjee’s stunning allegation on receiving money from BJP to divide secular votes

AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi has reacted angrily to the stunning allegation by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that his party was receiving money from the BJP to divide secular votes in elections. Owaisi said that Banerjee did not have exclusive rights over Muslim voters. The AIMIM chief took to Twitter to write, “So far … Read more

LIVE UPDATES: Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey takes VRS, likely to contest upcoming assembly election

Bihar Director General of Police Gupteshwar Pandey has taken a VRS and is likely to contest the upcoming assembly elections, scheduled to be held in October this year. The state government headed by Nitish Kumar has accepted Pandey’s voluntary retirement effective from 22 September. The JDU-BJP government has given DGP, Home Guards, SK Singhal, an … Read more

झारखंड भी BJP के हाथ से फिसला, रघुवर दास और उनके तीन मंत्री चुनाव हारे

झारखंड विधानसभा चुनावों में देर रात तक मिले परिणामों से झारखंड मुक्ति मोर्चा-कांग्रेस-राजद गठबंधन की सरकार बनना तय हो गया। 81 सदस्यीय विधानसभा के आए नतीजों में गठबंधन को 47 सीटों पर विजय हासिल हुई है। इसमें झामुमो को 30, कांग्रेस को 16 और राजद को एक सीट मिली है। वही, भारतीय जनता पार्टी (भाजपा) … Read more

“झारखंड की जनता ने मोदी जी, अमित शाह और BJP के अहंकार को चूर-चूर कर दिया”

झारखंड की 81 विधानसभा रिजल्ट के रुझानों में जेएमएम-कांग्रेस-आरजेडी गठबंधन को बहुमत मिलता दिख रहा है। राज्य में बहुमत का आंकड़ा 41 है। राज्य में गठबंधन को सत्तारूढ़ भाजपा पर मिलती बढ़त के मद्देनजर सोमवार को राकांपा ने कहा कि प्रदेश के लोगों ने प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी और भारतीय जनता पार्टी (भाजपा) के अध्यक्ष अमित … Read more

झारखंड विधानसभा चुनाव परिणाम LIVE: रुझानों में कांग्रेस गठबंधन को बहुमत

झारखंड में आज हो रही मतगणना के रुझान में झारखंड मुक्ति मोर्चा (झामुमो), कांग्रेस और राष्ट्रीय जनता दल (राजद) का महागठबंधन 44 सीटों पर बढ़त बनाकर सरकार बनाने की स्थिति में नजर आ रही है। चुनाव आयोग के मौजूदा आंकड़ों के मुताबिक, रुझानों में जेएमएम गठबंधन ने बीजेपी पर बढ़त बनाई हुई है। सभी मतगणना केंद्र … Read more

Jharkhand’s voters avenge Tabrez Ansari’s lynching as JMM-Congress-RJD secures landslide win, BJP loses fifth state in one year

Jharkhand’s voters on Monday avenged the lynching of Tabrez Ansari by inflicting one of the worst electoral defeats on the BJP. The JMM-Congress-JMM alliance looked set to secure a landslide win in the 81-seat Jharkhand assembly by emerging victorious on 47 seats. The BJP’s tally came down to just 26. This was the fifth state … Read more

Election Commission announces dates for assembly polls in Jharkhand, denies allegations of pressure from central government

The Election Commission on Friday announced that assembly elections in Jharkhand for the 81 seats will be held in five phases. Addressing a news conference in Delhi, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that the counting will take place on 23 December adding that the poll panel was aware of Christmas celebrated by the state’s … Read more

हरियाणा विधानसभा चुनाव से पहले ओलंपिक पदक विजेता योगेश्वर दत्त और पूर्व हॉकी कप्तान संदीप सिंह ने थामा BJP का दामन, लड़ सकते हैं चुनाव

हरियाणा में होने वाले विधानसभा चुनावों से ठीक पहले ओलंपिक पदक विजेता पहलवान योगेश्वर दत्त और भारतीय हॉकी टीम के पूर्व कप्तान संदीप सिंह गुरुवार को भाजपा में शामिल हो गए। उनके साथ ही अकाली दल के विधायक बलकौर सिंह ने भी भगवा दल का दामन थाम लिया। इस तरह के संकेत हैं कि इन्हें … Read more

Election Commission announces dates for Haryana and Maharashtra assembly polls

The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced the dates for the assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. Speaking to reporters, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that the poll body had found both the states in a reasonable state of preparedness to hold assembly elections. The election in both states will be held on … Read more

Cop deputed for Modi’s Haryana rally found murdered, PM kicks off assembly polls campaign in Rohtak

Police in Haryana say that a head constable deputed for Prime Minister’s election rally in Rohtak on Sunday was found murdered at his home on Saturday night. According to news agency PTI, Head Constable Pradeep, who was meant to be on duty for Modi’s rally on Sunday, had a fight with someone, who hit him … Read more

Nitin Gadkari slams media for misreporting his statements days after taking veiled dig at Arnab Goswami, Sambit Patra and BJP leadership

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has been one BJP leader, who has been considerably vocal since his party’s defeat in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan assembly elections. He first took a dig at Arnab Goswami and other media outlets for giving undue importance to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aidtyanath’s statements on Hanuma’s caste. The union … Read more

Mr Narendra Modi’s arrogance taught me what not to do in life, I feel sad for him: Rahul Gandhi on Congress’ win

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday night said that the results in assembly elections proved that the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will find it difficult to win elections now. He said that 2014 defeat in Lok Sabha polls was ‘absolutely the best thing’ to happen for him as he learnt a lot from … Read more

विधानसभा चुनाव परिणाम: शशि थरूर का BJP पर तंज- “अंधेरों का आतंक बथेरा हुआ, चलो जाग जाओ सवेरा हुआ”

पांच राज्य विधानसभाओं (राजस्थान, मध्य प्रदेश, छत्तीसगढ़, तेलंगाना और मिजोरम) के लिए संपन्न चुनावों में डाले गए मतों की मंगलवार (11 दिसंबर) सुबह आठ बजे से कड़ी सुरक्षा के बीच गणना जारी है। इन पांचों राज्यों के परिणामों को अगले साल 2019 में होने वाले लोकसभा चुनाव का सेमी फाइनल कहा जा रहा है। इन राज्यों के विधानसभा चुनाव … Read more

‘Khalbali’ in BJP because of ‘Mahabali’ Rahul Gandhi: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has mocked the BJP after the trends for assembly elections in the Hindi heartland indicated a huge change in fortunes for his party. The cricketer-turned-politician, who had extensively campaigned for his party, said that there was khalbali (unrest) in BJP because of new Mahabali (superhero) Rahul Gandhi. He told India Today, “In democracy, people … Read more

When Sambit Patra was referred to as Congress spokesperson on Live TV

The counting for the five states began early Tuesday with Congress doing exceedingly well in the Hindi heartland. According to early indications, Congress is expected to form governments in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana. These three states were being governed by the BJP previously. BJP’s Sambit Patra joined the ABP News channel to comment on … Read more

Tina Dabi Khan flaunts her new credentials, leaves fans in awe

IAS topper Tina Dabi Khan, who’s now posted as the SDM of Bhilwara district in Rajasthan, took to Instagram on Friday to flaunt her new credentials as a returning officer in the just-concluded assembly polls in the state. In her post, Tina shared a series of photos on the ‘glimpse of voting’ in Bhilwara assembly … Read more

Modi has defamed Supreme Court with Ayodhya comments, says Kapil Sibal

The Congress on Monday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his attempts to polarise votes during the assembly polls by raking up the Ayodhya issue. This was after Modi accused the Congress in an election rally on Sunday of bullying the Supreme Court in postponing the Ayodhya case. Senior Supreme Court lawyer and … Read more

Woman tells Vasundhara Raje in election rally, ‘why should we vote for you when educated youth are sitting unemployed?’

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje got a first hand reality check of her popularity in Jodhpur, where she arrived to address an election rally. While walking through people, who had come to listen to her election speech, Raje was left red-faced as a woman abruptly told her about the rising unemployment during her tenure as … Read more