Over 40 candidates in AIADMK, DMK alliances aspire to become Union Ministers

A rough estimate by ‘News Today’ shows 42 contestants (20 in AIADMK alliance and 22 in DMK front) might aspire a berth in the Union government. Continue Reading

EC rejects Smriti’s claims of booth capturing in Amethi

The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Uttar Pradesh today rejected Union Minister Smriti Irani’s allegations of booth capturing in Amethi by Congress president Rahul Gandhi.
Talking to media, Venkateshwar Lu, CEO UP dubbed the allegations leveled by Smriti Irani as baseless. Continue Reading

If voted, will adopt stern approach against terror: Rahul

Congress president Rahul Gandhi accused the BJP-led government today of compromising in dealing with the challenge of terrorism and cited the release Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar during the NDA rule. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Jyotiraditya, Gambhir richest LS candidates

Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia and BJP’s cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir are the richest candidates contesting in Lok Sabha sixth phase elections 12 May, the National Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said in a report. Continue Reading

KPCC chief meets party leaders over their dinner with rival candidate

Karnataka Pradesh Congress President Dinesh Gundu Rao Friday summoned party leaders from Mandya, who recently held a meeting with independent candidate Sumalatha Ambareesh, amid speculation that they worked against the coalition candidate in the Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

Biopic on Modi to release 24 May

The makers of Vivek Oberoi-starrer biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that the film will be released countrywide 24 May, a day after the results of the Lok Sabha elections are declared. Continue Reading

LS polls: Congress likely to be single largest party, says Singhvi

Asserting that the Congress is likely to emerge as the single largest party after the Lok Sabha elections, senior party leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi says a non-BJP formation will get a ‘comfortable majority’ and form the government at the Centre. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Fourth phase under way; Bollywood celebrities cast votes

“This is the moment that matters… Every vote is a voice that counts,” tweeted Priyanka along with a selfie showing off her inked finger. Continue Reading

PM biopic: SC refuses to interfere with EC’s order

The Supreme Court today refused to interfere with the Election Commission’s order banning release of the biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi until 19 May. Continue Reading

2019 polls: At last, Rahul finds right translator in Jyothi

Amidst the din of internet trolls, Jyothi Vijayakumar, a former employee of ‘News Today’, won hearts and accolades from one and all for her accurate and emotionally charged Malayalam translations of Rahul and Priyanka’s speeches during election campaigning in Kerala. Continue Reading