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  • Karnataka bypolls: Rs 21 lakh seized in 24 hours

    Karnataka bypolls: Rs 21 lakh seized in 24 hours

    December 04, 2019 21:54 IST

    Cumulatively, the surveillance teams have so far seized cash worth Rs 5.7 crore, vehicles worth Rs 3.5 lakh, sarees and blouses worth Rs 30.8 lakh and party accessories worth Rs 27,000.

  • Crucial bypolls in Karnataka on Thursday; Outcome will decide BJP govt's fate

    Crucial bypolls in Karnataka on Thursday; Outcome will decide BJP govt's fate

    December 04, 2019 20:12 IST

    The byelections are being held to fill the vacancies caused by the disqualification of 17 rebel Congress and JDS MLAs, whose rebellion led to the collapse of the H D Kumaraswamy-led coalition government in July and paved the way for the BJP to come to power.

  • Who will form the next government in Jharkhand?

    Who will form the next government in Jharkhand?

    December 04, 2019 19:12 IST

    Jharkhand is going for the second phase of Assembly polls on December 7. The state is holding a five-phases election owing to maoist violence. Jharkhand will be the third BJP-ruled state to hold elections in 2019, after Maharashtra and Haryana, which voted on October 21.

  • Jharkhand Assembly polls: Regional parties play key role in government formation

    Jharkhand Assembly polls: Regional parties play key role in government formation

    December 03, 2019 19:10 IST

    Though the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is striving to put up a good show to regain power in the state, claims that importance of regional parties and leaders have declined of late, local political pundits beg to differ.

  • Jharkhand polls Cong candidates criminal cases 

    Jharkhand polls: Congress has 67% candidates with criminal cases in Phase 2

    December 03, 2019 13:23 IST

    Jharkhand Assembly Elections 2019: The data revealed that 26 per cent of the total candidates in the fray have criminal cases against them, while 17 per cent have declared serious criminal cases.

  • Karnataka by polls

    Karnataka by polls: Surveillance teams seize Rs 42 lakh cash in 24 hours

    December 03, 2019 7:33 IST

    The state excise department has seized 435 litres of IML and other liquors worth Rs 1,21,538 and booked six heinous cases, one case for Breach of Licence conditions and 51 cases in the last 24 hours. Cumulatively, 224901 litres of IML and other liquor worth Rs 4,68,37,794.

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    Amit Shah sets 2024 deadline for NRC, attacks Rahul Gandhi

    December 02, 2019 17:33 IST

    ​BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday set a 2024 deadline for implementing the hugely divisive NRC across the country, asserting "each and every" infiltrator will be identified and expelled before the next general election. 

  • tamil nadu elections

    Tamil Nadu local body election dates announced. Details here

    December 02, 2019 14:57 IST

    According to Palanisamy, the poll notification will be issued on December 6 and scrutiny of nominations will be on December 16.

  • Video: Congress candidate brandishes gun in Palamu, clashes

    Video: Congress candidate brandishes gun in Palamu, clashes with BJP supporters

    November 30, 2019 19:21 IST

    Saturday marked the phase one of the polling in Jharkhand assembly elections 2019. During the course of the day, scuffle broke out between the Congress and the BJP supporters in Palamu when Congress candidate KN Tripathi brandished a gun and clashed with BJP candidate Alok Chaurasia. The supporters of the two leaders were involved in a scuffle which was caught on camera. 

  • Jharkhand Assembly polls: 62.87 percent turnout till end of voting in first phase

    Jharkhand Assembly polls: Phase 1 voting ends, 62.87 percent turnout recorded

    November 30, 2019 16:28 IST

    Amid the incidents of violence, an estimated 62.87 per cent votes were cast when voting ended at 3 pm on Saturday in the first of the five-phase Jharkhand assembly elections in 13 constituencies.

  • Jharkhand Assembly polls: turncoats take centrestage

    Jharkhand Assembly polls: turncoats take centrestage

    November 30, 2019 12:14 IST

    Former BJP chief whip Radhakrishna Kishore took everyone by surprise when he joined the AJSU Party to contest the polls from Chhatarpur, which he had won in 2014.

  • Jharkhand Assembly Polls: First phase of polling in 13

    Jharkhand Assembly Polls: First phase of voting in 13 constituencies begins

    November 30, 2019 7:40 IST

    The first of the five-phase polling began in 13 assembly constituencies in Jharkhand on Saturday. The voting commenced at 7 am and will end at 3 pm, Election Commission officials said. A total of 37,83,055 electorate, including 18,01,356 women and five third-gender voters are eligible to exercise their franchise in the first phase across six districts.

  • Jharkhand Assembly Polls: First phase of elections to take place on Saturday

    Jharkhand Assembly Polls: First phase of voting to take place today

    November 30, 2019 0:08 IST

    The first phase of polling will take place on Saturday in 13 seats of the Jharkhand Assembly. The phase will witness several constituencies including Naxal-affected areas, like Latehar, Lohardaga, Chatra, Gumla, Manika, Panki and Daltonganj.

  • Akhilesh Yadav focuses on OBCs for 2022 UP assembly polls

    Akhilesh Yadav focuses on OBCs for 2022 UP assembly polls

    November 29, 2019 16:41 IST

    For the 2022 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has its eyes firmly fixed on the Other Backward Classes (OBC) vote bank. The party mainly wants to consolidate its Yadav vote base and also other caste groups in the OBC category.

  • Jharkhand govt met 92% of 2014 manifesto promises: Report

    Jharkhand govt met 92% of 2014 manifesto promises: Report

    November 28, 2019 19:50 IST

    The report, 'Walking the Talk - An Analysis of Implementation of Jharkhand BJP Manifesto 2014," was released by PPRC Directors Vinay P Sahasrabuddhe and Sumit Bhasin just two before the first phase of the vote on November 30.

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    West Bengal bypoll results: TMC wins all three assembly seats; BJP in second position

    November 28, 2019 18:20 IST

    ​In a major boost for the ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, the party on Thursday bagged all the three assembly seats where bypolls were held on November 25 by trouncing the BJP. The TMC won the Kaliaganj, Kharagpur Sadar and Karimpur bypolls. The BJP emerged in the second position in all the three seats.  

  • Maoists have been wiped out from Jharkhand: Shah

    Maoists have been wiped out from Jharkhand: Amit Shah

    November 28, 2019 16:30 IST

    He said: "Lots of work have been done in the state. Industries have been set up, electricity has reached houses, roads have been constructed, toilets have been built. BJP government gave respect to women who had to go to fields to relieve themselves. Rahul Baba will not understand these things as he was not born in a poor family.

  • West Bengal by-polls

    BJP paid back for insulting Bengal: Mamata Banerjee as TMC sweeps by-polls

    November 28, 2019 13:17 IST

    Tapan Deb Sinha of the TMC won the Kaliaganj seat by defeating his nearest rival Kamal Chandra Sarkar of the BJP by 2,304 votes, EC officials said. The TMC is also leading in two other assembly segments, Kharagpur Sadar and Karimpur, by 15,000 and 28,000 votes respectively.

  • Bengal by-poll: Counting begins in three constituencies

    Bengal by-poll: Counting begins in three constituencies

    November 28, 2019 9:08 IST

    Around 78 per cent of over seven lakh electorate had cast their votes in the by-polls to Kaliaganj, Karimpur and Kharagpur Sadar Assembly seats where 18 candidates were in the fray.

  • Vote share projections reveal close contest in Jharkhand poll (Representational image)

    Vote share projections reveal close contest Jharkhand poll

    November 27, 2019 22:11 IST

    The Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM), which had allied with the JMM and Congress in 2014, is projected to have a vote share of 7.7 per cent, according to the opinion poll while the All Jharkhand Students' Union (AJSU), a former ally of the BJP in the state, is projected to get 4.6 per cent of the vote share in the coming Assembly polls to be held in five phases between November 30 and December 20. Counting of votes has been scheduled for December 23.

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