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Assam election 2021: 76.96% turnout recorded in ‘peaceful’ phase 2 polling

2 April 2021 8:15 AM GMT

Around 77 percent of the electorate in 39 Assembly constituencies in Assam turned out to vote on Thursday, which was the second phase of the three-phased election. Polling was conducted peacefully even though there were reports of EVM glitches from some polling stations, sources reported. The report quoted an EC official as saying that the […]

Congress threatens to boycott polls after EVM found in BJP MLA’s car in Assam

2 April 2021 6:21 AM GMT

The Congress has threatened to boycott the elections following the second phase of polling ended in Assam after a video showing electronic voting machines (EVMs) being transported in the vehicle of BJP MLA Krishnendu Paul surfaced. The video has now been widely shared on social media. It shows a white vehicle with EVMs inside, and […]

West Bengal, Assam assembly elections 2021: Polling for phase II underway

1 April 2021 5:41 AM GMT

In the poll-bound states of Assam and West Bengal, polling for the Second Phase of Assembly Elections began today at 7.00 A.M. The polling will be conducted till 6.00 P.M. in Assam while it will continue till 6.30 P.M. in West Bengal. Both the states witnessed intense political fight ahead of the second phase of […]

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 1 PM amid protest by Congress MPs over issue of rise in fuel prices

8 March 2021 7:10 AM GMT

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 1 PM amid the protest and sloganeering by Congress MPs over the issue of rise in fuel and LPG prices. As the House met after the first adjournment at 11 AM, the Leader of Opposition, Mallikarjun Kharge demanded to discuss the issue which was rejected by the Deputy Chairman […]

WB polls: Actor Mithun Chakraborty joins BJP at PM Modi’s rally

7 March 2021 7:52 AM GMT

Actor Mithun Chakraborty, who has been Trinamool Congress’ Rajya Sabha MP in the past, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday, 7 March, at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Brigade Parade Ground rally. Intensifying the BJP’s Bengal campaign ahead of the high-pitched Assembly elections, PM Modi is holding a mega rally at Kolkata’s Brigade Parade […]

Delhi MCD bypoll results: AAP wins four seats, Congress one

3 March 2021 7:14 AM GMT

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won four wards and the Congress won one in the municipal bypolls in Delhi. The Congress candidate was leading in Chauhan Bangar, according to trends available at 10 AM. AAP candidate Dhirender Kumar had won the Kalyanpuri ward by 7,259 votes, while party nominees were leading in Shalimar Bagh North, […]

NSS volunteers voting awareness message in Chandod

26 Feb 2021 6:08 AM GMT

In Chandod, NSS volunteers gave the message of voter awareness through rallies and pledge readings. Campaign rallies are often held by candidates and parties on election closing days. But in Chandod of Dabhoi taluka National Service Scheme volunteer students organised a rally with banners on the public roads of the village to spread awareness and […]

BJP sweeps all six Municipal Corporation elections in Gujarat

24 Feb 2021 3:40 AM GMT

In Gujarat, Bharatiya Janata Party has retained power in all the six municipal corporations namely Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar. Counting of votes for the six municipal corporations conducted peacefully in the state yesterday. Out of the total 575 seats of the six municipal corporations, BJP emerged victorious in 482 seats while Congress […]

Gujarat Municipal Election: BJP gears up for celebrations as trends indicate clean sweep

23 Feb 2021 7:48 AM GMT

The BJP is leading on 60 seats while the Congress is ahead in 12, latest trends from counting of votes for 575 seats in six municipal corporations of Gujarat shows. The counting of votes will be held for 192 seats across 48 wards in the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, for 120 seats across 30 wards in […]

Puducherry CM Narayanasamy loses trust vote in assembly

22 Feb 2021 7:01 AM GMT

The Congress-led government of chief minister V Narayansamy in Puducherry on Monday failed to prove its majority on the floor of the House, Speaker VP Sivakozhundu announced as alliance leaders staged a walkout. Narayanasamy had moved the motion seeking the confidence vote minutes after the assembly met for a one-day special session. The chief minister […]

Rahul Gandhi hits out at Modi govt over rising fuel prices

22 Feb 2021 6:45 AM GMT

Hitting out at the Modi government over rising fuel prices, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused it of emptying the pockets of the common man and filling the pockets of its friends for free. The Congress has accused the Centre of looting people by imposing high taxes on petrol and diesel and has demanded […]

Father son duo injured in different accidents fulfilled the sacred duty of voting

21 Feb 2021 8:06 AM GMT

Parth Agarwal says this injury will disappear in 6 months but if he don’t vote, will have to suffer loss for 5 years A father son duo in Vadodara gives a positive message to the society after casting their votes with injuries. Father Subhash Agarwal and his son Parth Agarwal were injured in different accidents […]

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