Home Tags Polls

Tag: polls

West Bengal gears for fourth phase of Assembly polls

Kolkata, April 10 | 44 assembly constituencies of five districts in West Bengal will go for the fourth phase of the polls on Saturday....

Guj Covid Task Force recommended no mass gatherings, polls

Gandhinagar, April 10 | The Gujarat government-constituted Covid Task Force had repeatedly recommended large gatherings, including political, not be held, ever since its formation...

Now, BJP also seeks Gandhinagar civic polls be put off

Gandhinagar, April 9 | A day after Gujarat's opposition Congress and Aam Aadmi Party asked the State Election Commission (SEC) to defer the upcoming...

Vernacular campaigns heat up social media wars during Bengal polls

By Saibal GuptaKolkata, April 9 | Amid Covid protocol and restrictions imposed on political rallies and campaigns the political parties particularly the BJP and...

This family fights against each other in UP panchayat polls

Hathras (UP), April 9 | The family that fights together, also contests together - this seems the case in the panchayat polls in Hathras.The...

Guj: Amid spike in Covid cases, Cong, AAP urge SEC to...

Gandhinagar, April 9 | Amid the spiralling Covid-19 cases, the Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have appealed to the State Election Commission (SEC)...

BJP to train guns on Cong in remaining phases of Bengal...

New Delhi, April 9 | To ensure division of non-BJP votes among the ruling Trinamool Congress and the 'Samyukta Morcha', the saffron party will...

41 parties put up candidates for Assam polls, 5 more than...

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati, April 8 | In all, 41 political parties, including seven national parties, put up candidates in the recently concluded three-phase...

EC resolves 99% complaints received during Assam polls

Guwahati, April 8 | The Election Commission has resolved 99 per cent of the 1,374 complaints it had received during the three-phase Assembly elections...

Mulayam’s niece opts for BJP ticket in Panchayat polls

Lucknow, April 8 | In a major setback to the first family of the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, Sandhya Yadav, niece of party...

Polling percentage in 3rd phase of Bengal polls better than Lok...

By Saibal GuptaKolkata, April 7 | The people of the 31 assembly constituencies in West Bengal have voted overwhelmingly in the third phase...

Former woman bandit to contest Panchayat polls in UP

Kanpur (UP), April 7 | Surekha Diwakar, a former woman bandit and wife of slain dacoit Pahelwan a.k.a. Salim Gurjar, has announced that she...

Women voters outnumber men in Bengal 4th phase polls

Kolkata, April 7 | Women voters will become the deciding factor in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district during the state's fourth phase Assembly...

Israeli Parliament inaugurated after inconclusive polls

Tel Aviv, April 7 | Newly-elected Israeli lawmakers were sworn in amid uncertainties over the possibility of forming a new government two weeks after...

BJP accuses Trinamool of rigging polls

New Delhi, April 6 | The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday alleged that the Trinamool Congress has made all efforts to rig the...

TN sees 72% turnout, Puducherry 82% as curtains come down on...

Chennai/Puducherry, April 6 | Curtains came down on the single-phase Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Polling was...

Kerala Assembly polls end on slower note, rival fronts claim victory...

Thiruvananthapuram, April 6 | Kerala, which saw voting in the Assembly elections on Tuesday begin on a very enthusiastic note and race to 50...

Over 80% turnout in Tripura tribal council polls

Agartala, April 6 | Over 80 per cent of the 8,65,041 voters on Tuesday cast their votes in the elections to the 28-member politically...

Over 61% voter turnout till 2 p.m. in Assam polls (Afternoon...

Guwahati, April 6 | Over 61 per cent voters have exercised their franchise till 2 p.m. in the third and final phase of the...

Palestine urges pressure on Israel over polls in E.Jerusalem

Ramallah, April 6 | Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye said letter have been addressed to international parties, urging them to exert pressure on Israel...

Voting begins for 3rd phase of Assam assembly polls

Guwahati, April 6 | The voting for the third and final phase of Assam Assembly elections began on Tuesday morning as huge security blanket...

Bengal polls: Crucial 3rd phase will decide the fate of 31...

By Saibal GuptaKolkata, April 6 | As West Bengal assembly election gears up for the crucial third phase of polling where the fate of...

Share of Muslim votes may be a deciding factor in Bengal...

By Saibal GuptaKolkata, April 5 | Perhaps no one has done so much as chief minister Mamata Banerjee to consolidate minority votes in West...

GERB-UDF coalition leads Bulgaria’s parliamentary polls

Sofia, April 5 | A coalition between Bulgaria's centre-right GERB party and the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) is leading in the country's...

81-yr-old women contesting UP panchayat polls

Kanpur, April 5 | An 81-year-old woman will be contesting the upcoming panchayat elections from Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district to ensure better facilities and...

Bulgarian parliamentary polls underway

Sofia, April 4 | People across Bulgaria were casting their ballots on Sunday in the country's parliamentary elections amid a third wave of the...

Multiple candidacy heralds scattering of votes in Palestinian polls

Ramallah, April 4 | As the May 22 Palestinian legislative elections are fast approaching, the multiplicity of the candidacy has heralded a potential scattering...

Increase of women voters might play key role in Bengal polls

Kolkata, April 4 | A substantial increase in the number of women voters might play an important role in the ongoing Assembly polls in...

Miss India finalist to contest UP Panchayat polls

Lucknow, April 4 | Femina Miss India finalist, Diksha Singh, will add a dash of glamour to the Zila Panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh.Diksha,...

BJP engineering communal strife to win polls: Mamata

Kolkata, April 3 | On a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused Mamata Banerjee of thwarting the pace of development in West Bengal,...

BJP announces candidates for UP panchayat polls

By Vivek TripathiLucknow, April 3 | The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday annouced the candidates for the first phase of upcoming panchayat polls...

59,292 Kerala police officials to oversee April 6 polls

Thiruvananthapuram, April 3 | State Police chief Loknath Behra on Saturday informed that the Kerala Police is fully geared to provide all the security...

.303 rifles to be used by Home Guards in UP panchayat...

Lucknow, April 3 | The .303 rifles which had been discarded earlier will once again be used in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections...

Huge concentration of forces in 3rd phase Bengal polls

By Saibal GuptaKolkata, April 3 | The Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided to deploy 618 companies of central forces in the third...

TDP announces boycott of Andhra local polls

Amaravati, April 2 | Andhra Pradesh's opposition Telugu Desam Party on Friday announced its decision to boycott the upcoming Zilla and Mandal Parishad polls,...

BJP will win 50 of 60 seats in first 2 phases...

New Delhi, April 2 | Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said that BJP will win more than 50 out of 60 seats...

TN polls: Modi lashes out at DMK-Cong in Madurai

Chennai, April 2 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the DMK and Congress have failed to understand the ethos of the people...

UP Panchayat polls a litmus test for parties

Lucknow, April 2 | The upcoming Panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh that are now less than a fortnight away, are proving to be a...

TN polls: DMK candidates urge Modi to campaign for AIADMK, allies

Chennai, April 2 | The DMK candidates contesting in the April 6 Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu have been requesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Eco-friendly booths, cultural legacy add to new age Assam polls

By Sujit ChakrabortySilchar (Assam), April 1 | Unlike previous elections, this time the Assembly polls in...

36 party lists register to compete in Palestinian polls

Ramallah, April 1 | Less than two months before the May 22 parliamentary elections in the Palestinian territories, 36 party lists have registered to...

15% turnout in 2nd phase Assam Assembly polls (Ld)

Guwahati, April 1 | Around 15 per cent voters have cast their ballots during the first three hours in the...

Voting begins for Bengal 2nd phase polls

Kolkata, April 1 | Voting for 30 seats in West Bengal's second phase Assembly elections began on Thursday amid tight security, with all eyes...

Voting begins for 2nd phase of Assam assembly polls

Guwahati, April 1 | The voting for the second phase of Assam assembly elections began on Thursday morning amid tight security and all Covid-19...

UP panchayat polls: BJP announces new guidelines for candidate selection

Lucknow, March 31 | With panchayat elections set to be held in Uttar Pradesh, various parties are preparing to enter the electoral fray. Meanwhile,...

Stage set for 2nd phase of Assam Assembly polls on Thursday

Guwahati, March 31 | The stage is all set for the second phase of Assembly elections in BJP-ruled Assam on Thursday for 39 of...

Arrangements in place, EC all set for 2nd phase polls

New Delhi, March 31 | As the second phase of polling is all set to take place on...

Facebook doubles down on efforts to protect India assembly polls

New Delhi, March 31 | Based on lessons learned from past elections in India and globally, Facebook has doubled down on its efforts to...

Congress banking on young faces in Kerala polls

New Delhi/Alappuzha, March 30 | The Congress is ushering in a generational change in Kerala by fielding more new and young faces in the...

Business

Strong bounce back witnessed for toll road assets: ICRA

New Delhi, April 10 | India's toll roads are likely to witness a 14-15 per cent growth in collections in FY22, ratings agency ICRA...