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."
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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."
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 Prasad Yadav's son-in-law Chiranjeev Rao will contest on a Congress ticket in the upcoming assembly elections in Haryana.
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.
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 has been fielded as a BJP candidate for the upcoming Haryana assembly election. Phogat will contest against Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi.
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).
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.
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 on Monday said something that may be a start for party's renewed bid for Maharashtra CM's office post Maharashtra elections.
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.
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.
Wrestler Babita Phogat will contest Haryana assembly election as a BJP candidate from Dadri, the Bharatiya Janata Party said in an official announcement today.
Tej Bahadur Yadav, sacked BSF trooper, will contest against Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in the October 21 Assembly elections.
The Congress on Saturday announced its candidates for the upcoming assembly by-elections in Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Puducherry.
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.
Early trends show that in Tripura's Badharghat assembly by-polls, BJP's Mimi Majumdar is leading with 20,471 votes (44.6%).
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.
Congress party's Devati Karma won the Dantewada election Bypoll by defeating BJP's Ojasvi Bhima Mandavi by over 11,000 votes.
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.
The Election Commission Thursday told the Supreme Court that it would defer the upcoming by-polls to 15 Assembly constituencies in Karnataka.