2019 LS polls: Political families fight it out to hold on to their bastions

In face of a massive wave in favour of the BJP sweeping the country, many political families managed to keep their forts secure while some, including Congress president Rahul Gandhi, lost their bastions. Continue Reading

DEO summons probe against Arunachal BJP nominee

The District Electoral Officer (DEO) of Kurung Kumey district in Arunachal Pradesh has ordered an inquiry against a BJP candidate and his supporters for allegedly assaulting a magistrate on duty. Continue Reading

Wayanad is not a safe seat for Cong: CPI general secretary

The Left Front would make all efforts to defeat the Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad, and there was no question of withdrawing its candidate, CPI General Secretary S Sudhakar Reddy said today. Continue Reading

SC stays EC’s decision notifying Talala Assembly seat as vacant

The Supreme Court today stayed the Election Commission’s 10 March decision notifying Gujarat’s Talala Assembly constituency seat as vacant and declaring bypolls there along with the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Continue Reading

Social media could play decisive role in LS polls: IT expert

Technology would occupy centre-stage for the first time in India’s general elections, says an IT expert, who believes social media could well play a decisive role in sealing electoral outcomes in many constituencies in the coming Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan to contest from Gajuwaka & Bhimavaram

Jumping into the electoral battle for the first time, Telugu film star and Jana Sena founder Pawan Kalyan will contest the April 11 Assembly election in Andhra Pradesh from Gajuwaka and Bhimavaram constituencies. Continue Reading

Owaisi, Revanth among early birds to launch campaign in Telangana

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi and Telangana Congress working President A Revanth Reddy are among the Lok Sabha candidates who have kicked off their campaign ahead of others in Telangana. Continue Reading

Cong still mulling alliance with AAP

Days after having unanimously decided to go it alone in Delhi, the Congress is again mulling options to align with the Aam Aadmi Party in the national capital in its bid to defeat the BJP in Lok Sabha elections. Continue Reading