Left Front announces two candidates for bypolls

The Opposition Left Front Thursday announced the name of the candidates for up-coming bypolls in the two Assembly constituencies in the state.

94 candidates in fray for Bihar by-elections

A total of 94 candidates are in the fray for by-elections to 10 Bihar Assembly seats to be held on August 21 after the last date of withdrawal of nominations got over today.

PDP finalises party candidates for assembly polls

Opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir today said it had finalised the list of candidates for upcoming assembly polls in the state and would declare their names shortly.

16 women candidates in fray in Assam Lok Sabha polls

The highest number of women candidates, since the first general elections, are contesting the three phased 2014 Lok Sabha polls in Assam with 16 candidates in the fray, five more than the 2009 Parliamentary elections.

Candidates in Shirdi invoke Saibaba`s name to woo voters

The candidates in this constituency, known as home of Shirdi Sai Baba, are wooing the voters in the name of the popular guru, assuring better infrastructure, top class facilities for devotees ahead of his death centenary in 2018.

27 Congress candidates are billionaires in Karnataka

Of the 28 Congress candidates in the Lok Sabha election in Karnataka, 27 are billionaires, led by its star nominee Nandan Nilekani (Bangalore South).

20 percent candidates in third phase have criminal cases

Nearly 20 per cent of contestants in the third phase of Lok Sabha election have criminal cases against them, with Kerala topping the list among 13 states, while an AAP nominee has been charged with 28 serious offences.

Sudden mercury rise forces candidates to adjust campaign hours

As the poll campaign gathers tempo in the metropolis, the temperature too rises apace but candidates have devised ways to beat the heat with some moving with water tankers in tow to quench the thirst of party workers.

AAP releases first list of nine candidates for LS polls in AP

The Aam Admi Party (AAP) today announced its first list of candidates, including a former bureaucrat, for nine Lok Sabha constituencies in Andhra Pradesh.

EC allots symbols of candidates, PA Sangma gets book

The Election Commission today allotted symbols to candidates contesting in the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Meghalaya, officials said.

Resentment surfaces over Congress candidate`s selection in Tamil Nadu

A day after Congress announced candidates for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, resentment over selection of candidates reared its head with a group staging protest at the party headquarters here.

PPA declares first list of candidates for Arunachal Pradesh

The People`s Party of Arunachal (PPA) has declared its first list of candidates for the April nine assembly elections in the state.

Will name candidates for Delhi LS seats by March 15: BJP

BJP will announce the names of all its candidates for the seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi before March 15, the party`s local unit chief, Harsh Vardhan, said on Thursday.

Congress close to finalising candidates for 100 Lok Sabha seats

Congress is close to finalising candidates for 100 Lok Sabha seats after the first meeting of its Central Election Committee tonight, but a decision on the fate of sitting members of the Lower House will be taken only after Parliament session concludes on February 21.

AAP hold interviews to shortlist UP candidates

More than 900 candidates who applied for contesting the 80 Lok Sabha seats from Uttar Pradesh on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) tickets would be selected through interviews that begin Friday.

Congress may finalise 100-150 LS poll candidates by January-end

With Rahul Gandhi keen on early declaration of candidates for Lok Sabha elections, Congress is understood to have decided to come out with a list of 150 to 200 nominees by the end of this month.

Delhi polls: Notices to 5 candidates for paid news, advertisement

Election office in Delhi today issued notices to five candidates for suspected paid news and advertisement in print media and social media websites.

Nomination papers of 12 candidates accepted after scrutiny

Nomination papers of 12 candidates, including those from the AIADMK and the DMK, for the December 4 bypoll to the Yercaud (ST) Assembly constituency, were accepted after scrutiny on Monday.

Delhi Assembly elections: BJP announces 8 more candidates

BJP on Tuesday announced the names of candidates for Delhi Assembly elections for the remaining eight seats.

`40 per cent increase in aspiring candidates to join Army`

The number of job seekers in Army from the state this year has gone up by 40 per cent compared to last year, a senior Army official said on Saturday.