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Economy debate rages: Manmohan Singh blames 'mismanagement'

Economy debate rages: Manmohan blames 'mismanagement' for slowdown

Business | Oct 17, 2019, 05:36 PM IST

Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has joined the big debate centring around economic slowdown. Addressing a press conference in Mumbai, Manmohan Singh took on the BJP-led government in Centre and Maharashtra and blamed it for the current scenario in the country. Dr. Singh said, "From being No 1 in investment, Maharashtra has become No 1 in farmers' suicide."

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Former PDP state president, several other leaders join BJP in Jammu

Politics | Oct 17, 2019, 04:44 PM IST

Former state president of PDP's Scheduled Caste wing Vijay Anand on Thursday joined the BJP along with six others here, a party spokesperson said.Anand accompanied by Sanjay Kumar, Himanshu, Ravi Kumar, Rakesh Kumar, Ajay Kumar and John Sotra joined the BJP's Scheduled Caste wing in presence of its state president Jagdish Bhagat and state spokesperson Balbir Ram Rattan.

Manohar Lal Khattar in Aap Ki Adalat: Our rivals are very

Khattar in Aap Ki Adalat: We are bound to win 75-plus seats

Oct 12, 2019, 11:58 PM IST

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said that the ruling BJP may win more than 75 out of total 90 assembly seats in the elections to be held on October 21.

Manohar Lal Khattar in Aap Ki Adalat: Haryana CM's love of

Khattar's love of languages got him standing ovation in Japan

Oct 13, 2019, 12:01 AM IST

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar appeared on India TV's show Aap Ki Adalat this weekend. The 65-year-old leader got candid about his love for learning new languages, and how it got him applause in Japan. In conversation with India TV Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma, Khattar revealed he can speak in Hindi, English, Punjabi and other languages as well. Infact, he was lauded for his speeches in Japan and Russia.

Haryana CM recalls his early days of close association with

Khattar in Aap Ki Adalat: Haryana CM talks about equation with PM Modi

Oct 13, 2019, 12:02 AM IST

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar appeared on India TV's show Aap Ki Adalat this weekend. In conversation with India TV Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma, Khattar recalled his early days of association with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. From his love for learning new languages to the upcoming assembly election in Haryana, the 65-year-old leader took on a volley of questions in the show.

Overseas Congress delegation meets Jeremy Corbyn

Congress delegation meets Corbyn over Kashmir; BJP calls it shameful

India | Oct 10, 2019, 05:54 PM IST

Members of the overseas Congress delegation in the United Kingdom on Wednesday met Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition since 2015 in British Parliament. Their discussions focussed on the situation in Kashmir. Corbyn had openly criticised India on the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sachin Pilot confident of winning both Assembly segments

Sachin Pilot confident of winning both Assembly bypoll in Rajasthan

Elections | Oct 10, 2019, 02:22 PM IST

Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and state Congress unit president Sachin Pilot on Thursday exuded confidence that the party will win the bypolls in the Mandawa and the Khimsasr Assembly constituencies.

Congress in troubled waters in UP as resignations begin 

Congress in troubled waters in UP as resignations begin

Politics | Oct 10, 2019, 11:33 AM IST

The newly appointed Congress committee in Uttar Pradesh is in rough weather even before new UPCC president Ajay Kumar Lallu can take charge of office. Senior leaders are miffed, and some have put in their papers.

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Haryana: Shiv Sena fields Umar Khalid's attacker from Bahadurgarh

Oct 09, 2019, 05:11 PM IST

Shiv Sena has fielded Naveen Dalal from Bahadurgarh in the upcoming Haryana assembly election. The self-proclaimed cow vigilante had claimed to have attacked former JNU students' union leader Umar Khalid in 2018. And now, he has a new role and new name too.

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Dissent emerges over new Uttar Pradesh Congress committee

Politics | Oct 08, 2019, 10:56 AM IST

Leaders who had joined the Congress on the eve of Lok Sabha elections have been given organisational responsibilities. These include Naseemuddin Siddiqui, Raj Kishore Singh, Kaiser Jahan Ansari, Rakesh Sachan -- all of whom are recent entrants in Congress.

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Maha Assembly Seat Watch: Worli, battlefront with a Thackeray in field

Oct 05, 2019, 07:02 PM IST

The posh suburb of Worli is in news this election season in Maharashtra. Aaditya Thackeray, grandson of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray and son of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray is contesting Maharashtra Assembly elections from Worli constituency.

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Maharashtra Polls: Shiv Sena to contest on 124 seats, BJP on 150

Oct 04, 2019, 08:36 PM IST

Maharashtra Polls 2019: Shiv Sena-BJP alliance has sealed the deal as it aims to retain power in Maharashtra in upcoming legislative polls. Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray addressed a joint press conference and declared the seat sharing formula.

Rahul, Sonia, Priyanka, Manmohan feature in Congress' list

Rahul, Sonia, Priyanka, Manmohan in Congress' list of star campaigners

Oct 04, 2019, 07:16 PM IST

The Congress party has released its list of star campaigners for upcoming Haryana assembly elections. Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh featured among prominent names in the list of star campaigners. Ashok Tanwar, who resigned on Thursday from all election committees of the party, was also named in the list.

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Maharashtra Polls 2019: All things you'd want to know

Oct 05, 2019, 12:04 AM IST

Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Elections 2019: Assembly elections in Maharashtra are just around the corner. Politically, Maharashtra is one of the major states in the country. As Election Commission of India announced on September 21, Maharashtra Assembly Elections will be held on October 21. All 288 legislative assembly seats will go to polls in a single phase on October 21.

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Why Sonia's Rae Bareli may soon be 'Congress-Mukt'

Politics | Oct 04, 2019, 04:08 PM IST

Rae Bareli may soon be 'Congress-Mukt'. No, this is not a rhetorical claim by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). It, indeed, is supported by facts. Two Congress legislators are all set to join the BJP. Not to forget, Rae Bareli is the parliamentary constituency of Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi.   

From Maharashtra to Haryana, dissent in Congress is out in

From Maharashtra to Haryana, dissent in Congress is out in the open

Politics | Oct 03, 2019, 11:26 PM IST

From Maharashtra to Haryana, infighting and dissent in Congress is out in the open ahead of the upcoming assembly elections. A day after protesting outside Congress President Sonia Gandhi's residence in Delhi over alleged irregularities in ticket distribution, former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar quit the election committees of the party but said he would continue to work as an ordinary party worker. In Maharashtra, fissurs surfaced as its former chief Sanjay Nirupam declared he would not take part in the party's campaign after the name he had recommended was "rejected."

Jolt for Congress: Sanjay Nirupam refuses to campaign in

Jolt for Congress: Sanjay Nirupam refuses to campaign in Maha polls

Oct 03, 2019, 07:00 PM IST

​In a pre-poll jolt for the Congress in Maharashtra, senior party leader Sanjay Nirupam declared on Thursday that he will "not campaign" in the October 21 Assembly elections.

Lalu's son-in-law Chiranjeev Rao files nomination in

Haryana: Lalu's son-in-law Chiranjeev files nomination on Cong ticket

Oct 03, 2019, 06:49 PM IST

Lalu Prasad Yadav's son-in-law Chiranjeev Rao will contest on a Congress ticket in the upcoming assembly elections in Haryana.     

Political leaders set to be released one by one, J&K admin

Political leaders set to be released one by one, J&K admin says

Politics | Oct 03, 2019, 06:29 PM IST

Political leaders from Kashmir who are under preventive detention after the abrogation of Article 370 will be released soon, Jammu and Kashmir administration said on Thursday.

Ahmed Patel's stinging question to Hooda sends Congress in

Haryana video talk: Where has the [Congress] party gone?

Oct 03, 2019, 04:57 PM IST

In the video, Ahmed Patel, Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Ghulam Nabi Azad can be seen having a discussion on ticket allocation outside the Parliament building.

 TikTok star Sonali Phogat gets BJP ticket

Haryana assembly election: TikTok star Sonali Phogat gets BJP ticket

Oct 03, 2019, 04:02 PM IST

TikTok star Sonali Phogat has been fielded as a BJP candidate for the upcoming Haryana assembly election. Phogat will contest against Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi.

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Maharashtra assembly election: Chhota Rajan's brother gets RPI ticket

Oct 02, 2019, 07:16 PM IST

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale's Republican Party of India (RPI) has fielded Chhota Rajan's brother as a party candidate in the upcoming Maharashtra assembly election. Deepak Nikalje will contest from Phaltan assembly constituency in Maharashtra. RPI is an ally of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

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Maharashtra assembly election: Congress releases list of 52 candidates

Oct 01, 2019, 11:12 PM IST

The Congress Party on Tuesday released a list of 52 candidates for the upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections. Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will contest from Karad South constituency.

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Raj Thackeray's MNS releases first candidate list for Maha elections

Oct 01, 2019, 08:46 PM IST

Raj thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has released its first candidate list for the upcoming Maharashtra Legislative Assembly elections. Maharashtra Legislative Assembly polls are due on October 21

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

Aaditya for CM: Sanjay Raut wants Shiv Sena's 'Suryayaan' in CM office

Sep 30, 2019, 07:36 PM IST

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Monday said something that may be a start for party's renewed bid for Maharashtra CM's office post Maharashtra elections.

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Yes I will contest Maharashtra elections, declares Aaditya Thackeray

Sep 30, 2019, 06:43 PM IST

Shiv Sena's youth wing president and grandson of Bal Thackeray Aaditya Thackeray confirmed on Monday (September 30) that he will contest upcoming Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Elections. He was speaking at a rally in Mumbai.

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Complete list of BJP candidates from Haryana

Sep 30, 2019, 06:32 PM IST

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday announced a list of 78 names for the October 21 Haryana assembly election. BJP announced key names and the seats they are contesting from. BJP's central election committee has repeated 38 MLAs and dropped seven of them for the polls to the 90-member assembly. The assembly will go to the polls on October 21, while the results will be declared on October 24. Here is the complete list of BJP candidates in Haryana assembly polls.  

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Babita Phogat to contest from Dadri; Yogeshwar Dutt is Baroda nominee

Sep 30, 2019, 06:10 PM IST

Wrestler Babita Phogat will contest Haryana assembly election as a BJP candidate from Dadri, the Bharatiya Janata Party said in an official announcement today.   

Sacked BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav to contest against CM

Sacked BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav to contest against CM Khattar

Sep 30, 2019, 05:49 PM IST

Tej Bahadur Yadav, sacked BSF trooper, will contest against Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in the October 21 Assembly elections.   

Congress president Sonia Gandhi along with Rahul Gandhi

Congress announces candidates for assembly by-elections

Politics | Sep 28, 2019, 11:29 PM IST

The Congress on Saturday announced its candidates for the upcoming assembly by-elections in Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Puducherry.

A Shiv Sainik as Maharashtra CM: Uddhav recalls his promise

A Shiv Sainik as Maharashtra CM: Uddhav recalls his promise to father

Sep 28, 2019, 07:15 PM IST

As assembly polls in Maharashtra approach, Uddhav recalled a "promise" he had made to his late father Bal Thackeray. And that was to see a 'Shiv Sainik' (Shiv Sena worker) as chief minister of Maharashtra. His statement comes at a time when the BJP top brass is repeatedly stressing that incumbent Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis would helm the state once again.

Tripura Badharghat by-election result: BJP's Mimi Majumdar

Tripura Badharghat by-election result: BJP's Mimi Majumdar leads

Elections | Sep 27, 2019, 02:38 PM IST

Early trends show that in Tripura's Badharghat assembly by-polls, BJP's Mimi Majumdar is leading with 20,471 votes (44.6%).

Uttar Pradesh Hamirpur by poll result: Yuwraj Singh of BJP

Uttar Pradesh Hamirpur by-poll result: Yuwraj Singh of BJP leads

Elections | Sep 27, 2019, 02:23 PM IST

Early trends show that BJP's Yuwraj Singh is leading in Hamirpur assembly by-election. Yuwraj has 51,495 votes which account for 37.29 per cent of total votes counted so far. 

Chattisgarh Dantewada by-election result: Congress' Devati

Chattisgarh Dantewada by-election result: Congress' Devati Karma wins

Elections | Oct 01, 2019, 01:31 PM IST

Congress party's Devati Karma won the Dantewada election Bypoll by defeating BJP's Ojasvi Bhima Mandavi by over 11,000 votes. 

Kerala Pala by-election result: Congress's MC Kappan leads

MC Kappan wins Pala assembly by-poll in Kerala

Elections | Sep 27, 2019, 01:32 PM IST

Nationalist Congress Party's MC Kappan has won Pala by-election. Kappen, leader of the Nationalist Congress Party, defeated Pulikkunel, a faction leader of the Kerala Congress (M) by 2,943 votes.

Will defer by-polls to 15 Karnataka Assembly seats,

Will defer by-polls to 15 Karnataka Assembly seats, EC tells SC

Politics | Sep 26, 2019, 04:58 PM IST

The Election Commission Thursday told the Supreme Court that it would defer the upcoming by-polls to 15 Assembly constituencies in Karnataka.

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