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Priyanka Gandhi holds road show in Silchar

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress general secretary for UP (East), campaigned in Assam and canvassed for the party’s Silchar candidate Sushmita Dev. The Gandhi scion and younger sister of Congress president Rahul Gandhi also took part in a road show in…

Ahead of 2nd phase polls, war of words gets bitter

As campaigning for the second and third phase of elections in Assam gets intense, the war of words between rival political parties and candidates has also got bitter. While rival candidates continue to trade guns on each other during the…

Will win all five first phase seats, claim Cong & BJP

After voting in five parliamentary constituencies in Assam in the first phase ended, both Congress and the BJP are exuding confidence of winning all five seats. BJP leaders Friday said the wave is in their favour and that people of…

Not approaching politics as a star: Urmila Matondkar

Urmila Matondkar, the star of 90s hit Hindi films like “Rangeela”, “Daud” and “Judaai”, is contesting the Lok Sabha election but says she isn’t approaching politics as a star and would rather be known as people’s representative. “I am not…

Update: Sikkim registers 78.19 % voter turnout

78.19 per cent of the 4.30 lakh electorate exercised their franchise in the elections to thirty-two Assembly constituencies and one Lok Sabha seat in Sikkim. The voting percentage, however, was a shade lower than 2014 polls, when the turnout stood…

#LokSabhaElections2019 | Key Updates

# Voting underway in 91 parliamentary constituencies spread over 18 States and two Union Territories. # Elections also being held simultaneously in 57 legislative assembly constituencies in Arunachal Pradesh, 175 in Andhra Pradesh, 28 in Odisha and 32 in Sikkim.…

Himanta Biswa’s road shows, rallies pulling massive crowds

NEDA convener and Assam Finance, Health and PWD Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s election rallies and road shows (padyatras) have turned out to be massive crowd pullers with thousands of people joining him as the star campaigner canvassed for candidates of…

Cong, Left will stoop to any level to oust me: PM Modi

Hitting out at the Congress and the Left Front, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday the opposition parties were hell-bent on removing him from power, even if that meant singing paeans to Pakistan. Addressing a rally in Udaipur, Tripura, Modi…

117 all women polling stations in Mizoram

Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ashish Kundra Saturday said there would be 117 all women polling stations, manned by women polling officials and women security staff for the lone Lok Sabha seat in the state. Polling for the lone Lok…

‘Special status for Assam if Congress voted to power’

Congress president Rahul Gandhi today (April 3) promised special status for Assam if the party is voted to power. The Congress president and Gandhi scion, who was addressing an election rally at Bokakhat, also announced that the party will introduce…

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