The ruling DMK on Wednesday termed as illegal the high-level committee headed by former President Ram Nath Kovind to examine the possibility of conducting simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha, State Assemblies, municipalities, and panchayats. The committee should immediately stop seeking views on the One Nation One Election idea, failing which the party will be forced to take appropriate legal… Continue reading "Stop ONOP consultations, else face legal action: DMK"
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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"
The results for bypolls to seven assembly seats in six states will be declared today in what is being seen as a major test for the opposition alliance INDIA against the BJP-led NDA ahead of the polls in five states later this year and Lok Sabha elections in 2024. The counting of votes began at 8 am at centres set… Continue reading "Counting of votes for seven Assembly seats underway"
Three candidates of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), including External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, were on Monday declared elected “uncontested” to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat, officials said. Apart from Jaishankar, the other two BJP candidates elected to the Upper House of Parliament for a 6-year term are Kesridevsinh Jhala and Babubhai Desai. For the career diplomat-turned-politician, who was inducted… Continue reading "Three BJP candidates including S Jaishankar elected to Rajya Sabha"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would campaign in around 20 places in poll-bound Karnataka, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Thursday. He said the Prime Minister’s campaign programme is being finalised. “There is all possibility of the Prime Minister campaigning in about 20 places”, Mr Bommai told reporters. “In most (of these) places, he will address rally-meeting and in some, there… Continue reading "Modi likely to campaign in around 20 places in poll-bound Karnataka"
Chief Minister MK Stalin on Thursday said that the people of Erode East have taught a lesson to Leader of Opposition Edappadi K Palaniswami for engaging in ‘fourth rate’ campaign. The CM also exuded confidence that the people of Tamil Nadu would deliver an even bigger victory to the Secular Progressive Alliance in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Talking to… Continue reading "People of Erode have taught Palaniswami a lesson: Stalin"
Modi requests people to vote in large numbers for second and last phase of Manipur Assembly election
As voting began for the second and last phase of the Manipur Assembly election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called upon the voters in the state to vote in large numbers. “Today is the second phase of the Manipur Assembly elections. Calling upon all those whose constituencies are polling today to vote in large numbers and mark the festival of democracy,”… Continue reading "Modi requests people to vote in large numbers for second and last phase of Manipur Assembly election"
Thirty-eight of the states 60 seats vote amid tight security in the troubled northeastern state of Manipur, where the BJP-led alliance is hoping for a second term in power in a multi-cornered contest. The first phase of polls covers 29 seats in Manipur’s valley districts — Imphal West, Imphal East, and Bishnupur. The rest are in the hill districts of… Continue reading "Polling begins for 38 Assembly seats in Manipur"
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"
Voting will be held on all seats in Punjab and 55 assembly constituencies in Uttar Pradesh tomorrow. Senior leaders of all parties made a last-ditch attempt on Friday to woo voters. In Uttar Pradesh, polling is being held in seven-phases. In the third phase, 59 assembly seats across 16 districts will vote on Sunday. As many as 627 candidates are… Continue reading "Punjab, UP third phase polling to be held tomorrow"