Several exit polls on Wednesday placed the Congress ahead in the Chhattisgarh and Telangana Assembly polls and the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Rajasthan elections. Some surveys have predicted that the BJP will win in Madhya Pradesh. The predictions were made as the voting for the Assembly election in Telangana concluded on Thursday. A provisional voter turnout of 63.9% was… Continue reading "Exit polls: Congress ahead in Telangana and Chhattisgarh, BJP in Rajasthan"
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AIADMK general secretary Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday said the AIADMK will form government in Tamil Nadu as Assembly polls will be held along with Lok Sabha elections under the Centre’s ‘one nation, one election’ system. Addressing cadre on his maiden visit to Salem district after becoming the party’s general secretary, Palaniswami said there is no family politics in AIADMK… Continue reading "Palaniswami says Assembly polls will be held with Lok Sabha elections"
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday announced that the by-poll for Erode (East) assembly constituency would be held on February 27. The by-poll for the constituency was necessitated following the demise of congress MLA E Thirumahan Everaa, who died due to cardiac arrest on January 4, and it would be the first by-poll for the 16th Assembly of… Continue reading "By poll for Erode East Assembly constituency to be held on 27 February"
Counting of votes for the urban local body polls commenced at 8 am in all 268 counting centres covering 21 municipal corporations and adjacent municipalities. With tight security in place, election department staff, counting agents, party poll agents and candidates thronged the counting centre from 6 am onwards, Tamil Nadu State Election Commission sources said. Postal votes were counted first… Continue reading "ULB polls: Counting of votes begins in Tamilnadu amid tight security"
BJP president JP Nadda said that under the leadership of Chief Minister N Biren Singh the state has tackled the drugs menage and achieved stability with rule of law being established as the party released its manifesto for Manipur yesterday. Congress in charge of Uttar Pradesh elections Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will address a virtual rally in Uttar Pradesh today. Uttar… Continue reading "Priyanka Gandhi to address virtual rally today"
A few minutes ahead of the commencement of Assembly elections in Goa, Uttarakhand and parts of Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged voters to vote in record numbers and strengthen the festival of democracy. “Polling will be held across Uttarakhand, Goa and in parts of Uttar Pradesh. I call upon all those who are eligible to vote… Continue reading "PM Modi urges people to vote in record numbers for Assembly elections in Goa, Uttarakhand and UP"
Voting has begun for all four municipal corporation elections in Siliguri, Bidhannagar, Chandannagar, and Asansol in West Bengal on Saturday with COVID-19 protocols in place. It started at 7 am and will continue till 5 pm. The counting will be held on February 14. Voters have queued up outside polling booths, and thermal checking and sanitization are being done before… Continue reading "Voting begins for four municipal corporation in West Bengal"
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has practically dismissed the speculation that assembly elections in five states may be deferred due to rising Covid-19 cases in the country. After a visit to Uttar Pradesh, the Election Commission said all the political parties from the state “want polls to be held on time”. “Representatives of all political parties met us and… Continue reading "ECI dismisses speculations about cancellation of polls in five states"
Opposition AIADMK on Friday announced intra-party election in-charges to hold district-wise organizational polls on December 13 and 14. AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam and joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami, in a statement, designated district secretaries and former ministers as district poll in-charges to complete the mandatory formalities of conducting the party’s internal polls. It may be noted that recently OPS and… Continue reading "AIADMK announces intra-party district-wise organisational polls"
The BJP will contest all 117 assembly seats in the 2022 Punjab polls and will form government in the state, BJP national general secretary (organisation) BL Santosh said on Friday. Elections in the state are due early next year. Santosh attended a meeting of the BJP’s Punjab unit. He also held meetings with the party’s state leaders and others, and… Continue reading "BJP to contest in all 117 constituencies in Punjab"