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

Cong MLA takes away chairs from party office for denying ticket

Apparently showing his displeasure over denial of a seat for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Congress MLA Abdul Sattar Tuesday took away around 300 chairs from the local party office here in Central Maharashtra with the help of his supporters. Continue Reading

EC likely to clear revised MGNREGA wage rates

With regards to the past instructions, the Election Commission is likely to authorize a Rural Development Ministry request to revise the wages under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) from April 1. It is learnt that it is a move that could benefit crores of beneficiaries across the country, according to sources Continue Reading

When Chowkidar Modi tried to copy Sivakumar & Suriya

A group of young boys near my place were glued to their phones last evening. They were busy Googling to find what ‘Chowkidar’ means. As I reached home after a tiring day’s work, my mom gave me a puzzled look and asked me why there is a huge hype over Chowkidar? Continue Reading

2019 elections: 29 men and one woman have filed nominations

CEO Sahoo said three candidates have filed their nominations to contest in the Assembly by-election to be held for 18 constituencies on 18 April 2019. Continue Reading

2019 polls: Docs, engineers, MBAs, entrepreneurs are candidates in TN

While a popular adage says ‘politics is the last resort of scoundrels’, the candidates lists of the AIADMK, DMK, AMMK, PMK, DMDK, BJP and MNM for the Lok Sabha elections suggest it has also become the first resort of professionals. Continue Reading

People have chosen MNM as alternative to AIADMK, DMK: Kamal (video)

Asked about follow-up on his meetings with TMC leaders Mamata Banerjee and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, Kamal Haasan said things could happen and “coagulate”. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Makkal Needhi Maiam releases first list (videos)

Releasing the list before mediapersons at a private hotel in T Nagar, Kamal said he would announce on 24 March whether he would be contesting in the polls. Continue Reading