The filing of nominations for the November 9 Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh is scheduled to begin tomorrow, but both the major political parties - the Congress and the BJP - are yet to announce their candidates.Oct 15, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi was appointed Congress VP in 2013.Oct 11, 2017, 22:39 PM IST
The BJP national executive meet on Monday will be addressed by PM Modi and party president Amit Shah.Sep 25, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday advocated for holding the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls simultaneously, saying it would restrain vote-bank politics and maintain the pace of developmental activities.Sep 09, 2017, 18:11 PM IST
BJP president Amit Shah today appointed Union minister Alphons Kannanthanam as the party's election in-charge for Meghalaya which faces Assembly polls early next year, a party statement said on Wednesday.Sep 06, 2017, 20:45 PM IST
Shah chaired a strategic meeting of the six-party North- East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), which was attended by the chief ministers of five states — Assam, Manipur, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland — from the region.
Sep 05, 2017, 23:53 PM IST
The outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) is planning to indulge in violence before and during the next assembly elections due in February next year, a police officer quoted four surrendered extremists as saying on Sunday.Aug 27, 2017, 14:39 PM IST
The Congress has been out of power in Gujarat since 1995.Aug 24, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
Rajasthan is slated to witness Assembly polls in 2018.Aug 16, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
The rate of crime against women in the state is very high and more than seven lakh youths are unemployed.Jun 19, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
Goa minister Vishwajit Rane, who parted ways with the Congress after the Assembly polls, on Saturday claimed that the party would be wiped out under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi during the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.May 13, 2017, 15:26 PM IST
The Congress has decided to go it alone in the upcoming elections to urban bodies in Uttar Pradesh, a move that indicates an end to the alliance with Samajwadi party forged before the Assembly polls.May 01, 2017, 21:34 PM IST
Niti Aayog for simultaneous Lok Sabha, assembly polls from 2024 as PM Modi, President Mukherjee pitch for it
The Niti Aayog has suggested a synchronised two-phase Lok Sabha and assembly polls from 2024 so as to ensure minimum 'campaign-mode' disruption to governance.Apr 30, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
Winners saw their average vote share decline by as much as 8 per cent in the recently concluded assembly polls in Goa and Punjab, compared to the 2012 elections, says a report.Apr 07, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Referring to factionalism in his party, the AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said that nobody can save Congressmen if they fail to change themselves.Apr 04, 2017, 21:09 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday accused the centre government of harassing and destablising the state government, alleging that central agencies like the ED and CBI were being misused against political opponents.
Apr 04, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
Eyeing a hat-trick in Delhi civic polls, BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday launched a blistering attack on the AAP alleging that corruption has flourished under the Kejriwal government and people must teach it a lesson.Mar 25, 2017, 15:21 PM IST
Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for allegedly influencing the decision of the Governors of Goa and Manipur in government formation of their respective states, the Congress has branded the development as 'unconstitutional'.
Mar 14, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
Describing the victory in the just-concluded Assembly polls as greater than the one in the 2014 general elections, BJP President Amit Shah today said the party "will get a bigger mandate" in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.Mar 12, 2017, 22:40 PM IST