2019 elections: SC takes serious note of hate speeches

The Supreme Court today took note of the alleged hate speeches made by BSP supremo Mayawati and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during poll campaign and sought to know from the Election Commission the action initiated against them so far. Continue Reading

Know your constituency: Nagapattinam – Will CPI snatch it from AIADMK?

The Nagapattinam Lok Sabha constituency is seen as a stronghold for the Communist Party of India as the party has been elected six times from here. However, AIADMK won the seat last Lok Sabha poll and the party’s K Gopal is the incumbent MP. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Cops disappointed with shoddy voting arrangements

Personnel of Greater Chennai police department are casting their postal ballots today for the 2019 general elections to the three Chennai constituencies, Chennai South, Chennai North and Chennai Central, and Tiruvallur, Kanchipuram and Sriperumbudur. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Rahul arrives TN to address meetings in 4 constituencies

Rahul Gandhi will be addressing rallies in Salem, Krishnagiri, Theni and Tiruparankundram. DMK president M K Stalin will be joining Rahul at Salem for a joint public meeting.  Continue Reading

2019 elections: PM Modi to participate in rallies in Kerala, Tamilnadu

Modi will be canvassing for votes in Kerala and Tamilnadu tomorrow and the day after. He will be in Kozhikode, Kerala, tomorrow to participate in an election rally. He will land in Madurai, in Tamilnadu, by a special aircraft at night. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Before counting, where and how will EVMs be stored?

When News Today contacted Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo, he denied any change in the procedure of keeping the machines safe. “The EVMs will be kept in a safe room as per routine and will be given enough protection till the counting date,” he added. Continue Reading

Madras HC refuses to pass gag order on Stalin against Velumani

Taking umbrage at Stalin accusing him during electioneering, of massive corruption in his Ministry, Velumani had moved the court to pass a gag order on him. Continue Reading

Maoists put up posters in Wayanad, call for poll boycott

Ahead of the 23 April Lok Sabha elections in Kerala, posters and banners have been put up by Maoists asking farmers and plantation workers in Mundakkai to boycott the polls.  Continue Reading

Pakistan isolated even among Islamic nations: Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj stated on Friday that Pakistan has been isolated even among Islamic countries after the recent Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel. Continue Reading

Modi has diminished status of PM’s office: Kapil Sibal

Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having diminished the status of his office with his statements and of speaking only about Pakistan and not India and its people. Continue Reading