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Assembly polls: We have to root out evil souls from Punjab, says Navjot Singh Sidhu

Cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who joined Congress just two days back, today said that "evil souls" need to be "rooted out" from Punjab so that rights of people in the state are protected.

Goa polls 2017: BJP announces names of seven more candidates

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today announced the names of seven more candidates for the upcoming Goa Legislative Assembly elections, thus declaring 36 nominees so far for the 40-member House.

Remove hoardings, posters of political leaders from poll-bound states before elections, says EC

Remove hoardings, posters of political leaders from poll-bound states before elections, says EC

In the wake of assembly elections in five states, the Election Commission on Tuesday asked the poll machinery in the poll-bound states to either remove or cover suitably photographs of political leaders on all hoardings and advertisements that seek to project the achievements of any living political functionary or political party.

UP polls 2017: BSP announces final list of candidates

UP polls 2017: BSP announces final list of candidates

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Sunday announced its final list of candidates for 101 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh.

SC to set up larger bench to decide whether tainted politicians can be allowed to contest polls

SC to set up larger bench to decide whether tainted politicians can be allowed to contest polls

"We must clarify this matter so that people know the law by next election," a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls: 1,12,746 new voters included in voter list

Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls: 1,12,746 new voters included in voter list

19,12,228 people including 8,72,039 women and 163 voters from third gender would exercise their franchise in coming up assembly polls, expected early next year.

PM Narendra Modi hails BJP's victory in polls after note ban, says 'it shows people won't tolerate corruption'

PM Narendra Modi hails BJP's victory in polls after note ban, says 'it shows people won't tolerate corruption'

"Over the last few days, we have seen the results of various polls -- parliamentary, assembly and civic polls -- across India," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a series of tweets.
 

Ram Museum has no links with UP polls: Sanjeev Baliyan

Minister of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Baliyan on Tuesday said that he has no clue as to why is the Samajwadi Party politicising the Ram Museum issue.

PM Modi's emergence helped some who lost assembly polls become MPs: Uma Bharti

Favourable circumstances, relevant issues and emergence of Narendra Modi helped several leaders, who even lost their deposits while contesting assembly polls, win the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Union minister Uma Bharti on Monday said.

Mayawati accuses BJP of preventing Dayashankar Singh's arrest

Mayawati accuses BJP of preventing Dayashankar Singh's arrest

Stepping up attack on BJP, Mayawati alleged that it had "pressurised" the SP government in UP into lodging an FIR against her and was preventing arrest of Dayashankar Singh.

Kejriwal calls on Goa Archbishop

Kejriwal calls on Goa Archbishop

Panaji: In the last leg of his Goa visit, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today met Archbishop of Goa Rev Fr Filipe Neri Ferrao at his palace here.

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi praises Sonowal for performing his duty despite polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal for discharging his ministerial duties despite being busy with Assam assembly elections.

Turf war between Amarinder Singh, Prashant Kishor? Cong says 'No'

Turf war between Amarinder Singh, Prashant Kishor? Cong says 'No'

Congress on Monday said there was no turf war between Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh and strategist Prashant Kishor in the key poll-bound state.

Modi's secrets are with Gandhis, so he will never act against them: Kejriwal on AgustaWestland scam

Modi's secrets are with Gandhis, so he will never act against them: Kejriwal on AgustaWestland scam

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday continued to take potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he will not initiate any action against the Gandhi family as they know his "secrets".

Tripura Chief Minister to campaign in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

Tripura Chief Minister to campaign in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

A CPI-M leader said Manik Sarkar would address eight election rallies in Tamil Nadu and nine in Kerala during his eight-day tour to the two states.

Over Rs 60 crore illegal cash seized in poll-bound states

Over Rs 60 crore illegal cash seized in poll-bound states

The cash seizures were made by EC-appointed special flying squads and surveillance teams and by officials drawn from the Income Tax Department.

Assam polls: No question of forming alliance with BJP, says AIUDF

Assam polls: No question of forming alliance with BJP, says AIUDF

The All India United Democratic Fund (AIUDF) has ruled out all possibilities of joining forces with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Assam, where Assembly Polls are currently underway.

Bihar CM Nitish calls for increasing reservation quota in private jobs

Bihar CM Nitish calls for increasing reservation quota in private jobs

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday stressed on increasing the reservation quota in jobs beyond 50 per cent in view of the increasing population of Schedule Castes and also advocated extending the facility in the private sector.

Assembly polls begin Monday in West Bengal, Assam

In Assam, the ruling Congress, the BJP-AGP-BPF alliance and the AIUDF are locked in a keen battle where the first phase of elections will be held in 65 of the 126 constituencies.

EC clears PM's Mann ki Baat on Sunday

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry had approached the Commission to clear the broadcast of the monthly radio address due to Model Code.