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...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 20, 2015
The AAP's national executive meet, first after its spectacular victory in the Delhi assembly polls, will be held in New Delhi next week and the party leaders are expected to discuss its future strategies to expand its base across India.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Defending her post Delhi assembly polls statement - "It is not my defeat, it is a defeat of the BJP" - former chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi today clarified that she said so because she had not failed herself in person.
Delhi News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Till about a week ago, meetings of the BJP's top leaders in Delhi were focused on how to win the election and form the government in the capital. Today, a conclave will handle a less headier proposition - which of its three lawmakers should be named ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 16, 2015
The ruling BJP today won the Panaji assembly constituency bypoll, retaining the seat that was held by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar since 1994.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday February 16, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's party lawmaker has dared her to punish him for writing to the central government directly about corruption in his constituency.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 16, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday expressed unhappiness over posters and hoardings congratulating the party for its landside victory in Delhi polls that have come up across the city, saying Aam Aadmi Party was against this kind of politi...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 15, 2015
Fresh from the resounding victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, Aam Aadmi Party leaders today held roadshows and meetings in their respective constituencies thanking and interacting with the residents.
India News | Reported by Sidharth Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday February 15, 2015
The verdict in Delhi assembly elections is a wake-up call for the Congress, but the "solution does not lie in one person", former Union minister Jairam Ramesh has said regarding the call for bringing in Priyanka Gandhi to the party.