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Rajasthan Assembly elections 2018: A look at Bharatiya Janata Party BJP, Congress heavyweights

Rajasthan Assembly elections 2018: A look at Bharatiya Janata Party BJP, Congress heavyweights

The BJP has maintained that Vasundhara Raje will retain the chief ministership if the party wins the elections, while the Congress has said that a decision on its chief ministerial candidate will be

Dec 10, 2018, 14:12 PM IST
Telangana Assembly elections 2018: A look at probable CM candidates

Telangana Assembly elections 2018: A look at probable CM candidates

Political bigwigs like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, former Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu and TRS supremo K Chandrasekhar Rao spearheaded

Dec 10, 2018, 14:05 PM IST
Muzaffarpur shelter home accused Brajesh Thakur not subjected to any torture in jail: Medical board informs Supreme Court

Muzaffarpur shelter home accused Brajesh Thakur not subjected to any torture in jail: Medical board informs Supreme Court

The SC also dismissed Thakur's plea to stay the demolition of the shelter home building where minor girls were sexually molested.

Dec 10, 2018, 13:28 PM IST
Ashok Gehlot wins with 30,000+ vote margin posters emerge in Jodhpur, later pulled down

Ashok Gehlot wins with 30,000+ vote margin posters emerge in Jodhpur, later pulled down

Results will be declared on Tuesday, December 11.

Dec 10, 2018, 12:46 PM IST
Rajasthan Assembly elections 2018: Vasundhara Raje, Ashok Gehlot, or Sachin Pilot - Prime contenders for the Chief Minister's post

Rajasthan Assembly elections 2018: Vasundhara Raje, Ashok Gehlot, or Sachin Pilot - Prime contenders for the Chief Minister's post

While BJP has declared that Vasundhara Raje will become the chief minister again if the party wins, the Congress has said that the name for the top post will be declared once the results are out.

Dec 10, 2018, 12:26 PM IST
Now, here's how much more you will have to pay for a glimpse of Taj Mahal

Now, here's how much more you will have to pay for a glimpse of Taj Mahal

The visitors from SAARC countries will have to pay Rs 740 instead of Rs 540.

Dec 10, 2018, 12:14 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018: A look at Bharatiya Janata Party BJP, Congress, Janata Congress Chhattisgarh JCC heavyweights

Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018: A look at Bharatiya Janata Party BJP, Congress, Janata Congress Chhattisgarh JCC heavyweights

 The exit polls have predicted a neck-and-neck battle in the state.

Dec 10, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
Re-polling underway Rajasthan's Karanpur Assembly Constituency

Re-polling underway Rajasthan's Karanpur Assembly Constituency

Re-polling is currently underway at Karanpur Assembly Constituency in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar district on Monday. 

Dec 10, 2018, 11:54 AM IST
SC dismisses petition challenging decision to dissolve J&K assembly

SC dismisses petition challenging decision to dissolve J&K assembly

The Supreme Court found no merit in the petition filed by Gagan Bhagat, a former BJP MLA.

Dec 10, 2018, 11:53 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections: A look at contenders for Chief Minister's post

Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections: A look at contenders for Chief Minister's post

Polling in Madhya Pradesh was held on November 28 and the state registered a voter turnout of 74.61 which was slightly above that recorded in the 2013 state elections. 

Dec 10, 2018, 11:23 AM IST
Women's entry into Nizamuddin Dargah: Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, Delhi govt; next hearing on April 11

Women's entry into Nizamuddin Dargah: Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, Delhi govt; next hearing on April 11

A PIL seeking court's intervention in the matter has been filed by female law students from Pune. 

Dec 10, 2018, 11:09 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018: A look at possible CM candidates

Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018: A look at possible CM candidates

Voting in Chhattisgarh was held in two phases, on November 12 and November 20, and recorded a voter turnout of 76.35%, despite a call for poll boycott.

Dec 10, 2018, 11:05 AM IST
Maharashtra civic body elections results live updates: Dhule and Ahmednagar

Maharashtra civic body elections results live updates: Dhule and Ahmednagar

While Dhule has 4.46 lakh voters, there are 3.46 lakh voters in Ahmednagar.

Dec 10, 2018, 10:58 AM IST
Chaos in Kerala Assembly over Section 144 around Sabarimala Temple

Chaos in Kerala Assembly over Section 144 around Sabarimala Temple

The police had earlier submitted a report to the district collector, seeking to extend the prohibitory orders until January 14.

Dec 10, 2018, 10:48 AM IST
Distressed Congress will create hindrance on counting day: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Distressed Congress will create hindrance on counting day: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Chouhan, seeking a fourth straight term in office, alleged that the Congress will try to create hindrances on the counting day.

Dec 10, 2018, 09:34 AM IST
Shivraj Singh Chouhan's remarks might have damaged party's prospects in Madhya Pradesh: BJP MP

Shivraj Singh Chouhan's remarks might have damaged party's prospects in Madhya Pradesh: BJP MP

The exit polls might turn out to wrong, but they also don’t meet expectations, says BJP leader Raghunandan Sharma.

Dec 10, 2018, 09:19 AM IST
No webcasting, Wifi at counting centres, says Madhya Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer

No webcasting, Wifi at counting centres, says Madhya Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer

Madhya Pradesh went for voting on November 28, and the results will be announced on December 11.

Dec 10, 2018, 08:57 AM IST
Man shot dead near Mayur Vihar in road rage incident after his bike brushed past car

Man shot dead near Mayur Vihar in road rage incident after his bike brushed past car

The incident took place on Sunday night.

Dec 10, 2018, 08:33 AM IST
Muzaffarpur shelter home: SC to hear plea alleging torture of key accused Brajesh Thakur in jail

Muzaffarpur shelter home: SC to hear plea alleging torture of key accused Brajesh Thakur in jail

Brajesh Thakur is the main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual exploitation case.

Dec 10, 2018, 07:31 AM IST
Talks about post-poll possibilities in Telangana as exit polls predict TRS win

Talks about post-poll possibilities in Telangana as exit polls predict TRS win

Telangana went to polls on December 7. The results will be announced on December 11.

Dec 10, 2018, 07:24 AM IST

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