Politics

Priya Dutt vs Poonam Mahajan in Mumbai North Central

In the Mumbai North Central Lok Sabha constituency the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sitting MP, Poonam Mahajan will once again face Congress’s Priya Dutt, who had lost in the 2014 election. In the 2014 general election, Mahajan had defeated Dutt,…

SP-BSP-RLD tie-up an alliance of opportunists: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday slammed the SP-BSP-RLD tie-up, saying the alliance of “opportunists” wants a helpless government because its mantra is ‘Jaat, paat japna; janata ka maal apna’. Speaking at an election rally at Kannauj, a day after…

PM Modi files nomination from Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday filed his nomination papers for Varanasi partliamentary seat in what is being seen as a massive show of strength for him as well as the ruling alliance. Top BJP leaders and leadership of NDA constituents…

Gambhir richest among LS candidates in Delhi

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir is the richest among all the candidates in fray for the Lok Sabha election in Delhi with total assets worth Rs 147 core. The cricketer-turned-politician, who will be making his electoral debut from East Delhi,…

Campaigning for third phase ends, voting on Tuesday

The campaigning for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections ended this evening with candidates as well as the political parties making the last-ditch effort to reach out to the voters. A total of 116 constituencies in 13 States and…

Come clean on citizenship, qualification, BJP asks Rahul Gandhi

Citing a complaint filed against Rahul Gandhi, the BJP on Saturday raised questions on the Congress president’s citizenship and educational qualification and asked him to come clean on the matter. The BJP’s reaction comes in the wake of the complaint…

2nd Phase Poll: Around 73% turnout in Assam

Polling in the second phase of elections in five constituencies of Assam officially ended at 5 pm although people who were still standing in queues and waiting for their turn to vote were allowed to exercise their franchise. The estimated…

2nd phase polls | Key Updates

Voting for the second phase of elections in 95 parliamentary constituencies spread in 11 States and one Union territory began at 7 am. Voting in five constituencies of Assam — Diphu, Karimganj, Silchar, Nagaon and Mangaldoi — got under way…

2nd Phase Polls | Assam: 50 Candidates in fray in 5 seats

The stage is all set for the second phase of elections to be held in 97 constituencies spread over 12 States and a Union Territory. In Assam, polling will be held in five constituencies where a total of 50 candidates,…

Campaigning for 2nd phase poll ends, voting on Thursday

Campaigning for the second phase of elections to be held in 97 constituencies spread over 12 States and a Union Territory ended today. Voting in this phase that included five constituencies of Assam — Autonomous District (Diphu), Silchar, Karimganj, Nowgong…