Stalin, Naidu, Rao, Mamata, Kejri, Gowda hog limelight ahead of results

With a section of psephologists and political experts predicting a fractured mandate in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, results of which will be known 23 May, all eyes are on the heads of regional parties due to two post-poll scenarios. Continue Reading

Sonia writes to meet allies 23 May, also invites parties not aligned with UPA

In a move aimed to strengthen Opposition unity, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi has written to all allies including non-UPA ones — namely the BJD, YSR Congress, TRS and TDP — inviting them for a meeting 23 May to discuss the road map for the future political course of action. Continue Reading

4 women arrested for putting up posters in public

Four women have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Miranpur town for putting up pamphlets and posters on public buildings in support of Congress’s Bijnor candidate Nasimuddin Siddiqui, officials said Sunday. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: Filing of nominations begins for first phase of polls

Elections to the 17th Lok Sabha are being conducted in seven phases in the country. Seventeen States, including Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra and West Bengal and Union Territories Andaman, Lakshadweep and Chandigarh are going to the polls 11 April. Continue Reading

Priyanka Gandhi made general secretary of Congress UP East

Ending years of speculation, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra formally entered politics today with the Congress appointing her general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East in a move reflecting the party’s intent to go full throttle in the State ahead of the general elections. Continue Reading