Congress LS candidates blame alliance with JD(S) for defeat

Congress candidates in Karnataka have blamed the alliance with the JD(S), issues within the party and alleged misuse of Electronic Voting Machines as the reasons for their defeat in the Lok Sabha polls, party sources said on Wednesday. Continue Reading

Former CEC calls for ban on corporate donations to political parties

“Public funding of the elections… that’s the only way; corporates should not be involved in giving donations to political parties,” said Former chief election commissioner T S Krishnamurthy yesterday. Continue Reading

Dynastic politics: Kin of TN leaders emerge winners in LS polls

Tamilnadu saw victorious emergence of kin of several senior politicians in the recently concluded general elections. Notable among them are Raveendranath Kumar, Kanimozhi, Dhayanidhi Maran and Karti Chidambaram. Continue Reading

Modi only PM, after Nehru & Indira, to come back to power with full majority

After Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, Narendra Modi is the third prime minister of the country who has been able to retain power for a second term with full majority in Lok Sabha. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: No Priyanka magic in UP

Congress workers expected Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to turnaround the fortunes of the party in Uttar Pradesh with the swish of a magic wand, yet her combative and calculative campaign failed to lift the grand old party from the abyss of political irrelevance in the state. Continue Reading

AP CM Naidu to meet Mamata in Kolkata

A day after meeting Congress president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here today, sources said. Continue Reading

Harbhajan Singh backs Gambhir on Atishi row

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh tweeted in support of his former colleague Gautam Gambhir, whom the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has accused of distributing pamphlets allegedly containing ‘obscene and derogatory’ remarks against their party candidate Atishi in the East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. Continue Reading

Siddaramaiah daydreaming about CM’s Chair: BJP

Kumaraswamy also reportedly met Congress leaders on Wednesday and expressed his displeasure about the development and asked them to restrain party leaders from publicly making statements on the post of Chief Minister Continue Reading

Rajasthan Guv’s remarks on Modi violating poll code: EC

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh’s remarks supporting the return of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister are violative of model code of conduct, the Election Commission has concluded. Continue Reading