India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday May 23, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is hopeful of winning the Bihar assembly election later this year and termed the Rashtriya Janata Dal-Janata Dal (United) coalition as "impractical".
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 22, 2015
Reaching out to the voters of Bihar ahead of the assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the people of the state to rise above caste considerations and support the most virtuous.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 21, 2015
Rashtriya Janata Dal President Lalu Prasad today invited former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, a known detractor of Nitish Kumar, to join the process of uniting parties against BJP for the upcoming Assembly polls in Bihar.
India News | NDTV.com | Thursday May 21, 2015
Prashant Kishor, seen as one of the key ingredients of the special sauce of the innovative election campaign for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has a new boss.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 18, 2015
As part of preparations for Kerala where civic polls and assembly elections, BJP President Amit Shah will have a brainstorming session with his party workers and sympathisers in Thiruvananthapuram tomorrow.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 18, 2015
With uncertainty prevailing over 'Janata Parivar' constituents contesting the Bihar Assembly polls as one party, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today asked Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav to convene a meeting of the merger committee to "clear ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 17, 2015
Assembly elections in Bihar, where the BJP is set for a battle against a united Janata Parivar, are likely to be held sometime in September-October, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi said, calling it the "mother of all elections".
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 10, 2015
Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi, who was BJP's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi Assembly polls held earlier this year, today said that she will not contest elections again.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 2, 2015
In a bizarre diktat out of sync with modern-day ethos, the Jirga (religious assembly) in Gilgit Baltistan -- an eight-hour drive from the Pakistan capital -- has banned women from taking part in the coming assembly elections slated for June 8.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 28, 2015
After its municipal triumphs in South and East corporations, BJP today clinched the posts of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of North Delhi as well, thus ending its phenomenal runs in the mayoral polls on an all-win note.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Mamata Banerjee's ruling Trinamool Congress is on its way to sweep civic polls in West Bengal, seen as a semi-final before assembly elections less than a year away. The party is now leading in 114 of the 144-member Kolkata Municipal Corporation Board...
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie and Alok Pandey | Saturday April 18, 2015
Elections to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation - billed by many as the semi-final ahead of the assembly elections in West Bengal next year - ended today amid reports of sporadic violence, which the Opposition claimed were carried out by Trinamool Con...
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday April 18, 2015
Over 37 lakh people are voting today to elect councilors to 144 seats in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. 90 other municipalities across West Bengal go to polls next week. Together, they are being billed by many as the semi-final ahead of the assem...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 17, 2015
BJP leader Vijendra Gupta was today made Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Delhi Assembly despite the BJP having just three seats in the 70-member House which is woefully short of the required numbers to get the key post.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 15, 2015
The BJP will form the next government in Bihar, said party chief Amit Shah on Tuesday while launching his party's campaign for the assembly polls scheduled for later this year.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday April 14, 2015
BJP party president Amit Shah and Home Minister Rajnath Singh will kickstart the BJP's campaign for the Bihar assembly elections, scheduled for later this year, by addressing a rally of party workers in Patna later today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, who was forced to quit after falling out with the JD(U) leadership, today said he was likely to float a political party and ruled out any pre-poll alliance for the state Assembly elections, due this year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 11, 2015
Nigeria votes in gubernatorial and state assembly polls on Saturday, bringing to an end a remarkable election cycle that saw the first win for an opposition presidential candidate in the country's history.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 25, 2015
Keeping an eye on next year's Assembly polls, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has offered a slew of sops for the fishermen community as well as the manufacturing sector, and proposed no new taxes.
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Dilip Bobb | Thursday March 5, 2015
As Tamil Nadu begins the countdown to the 2016 assembly polls, the DMK's executive meet in Chennai today, its veteran leader M Karunanidhi will be the focus of all attention. This is the first meeting of its newly elected office bearers, most of them...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
The government today said it did not endorse the controversial statement of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on the state assembly polls, after a vociferous Opposition disrupted Lok Sabha proceedings seeking a clarification from...
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from Agencies) | Monday March 2, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday said he stands by his statement on violence-free polls in the state.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Monday March 2, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's remarks crediting Pakistan for peaceful elections in the state last year has triggered a massive political controversy. "I want to say on record and I have told this to the Prime Minister, t...
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (with inputs from PTI) | Monday March 2, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed courted controversy hours after taking oath today, saying the Hurriyat, militant outfits and "people from across the border" - construed as an oblique reference to Pakistan -- allowed conducive a...