assembly elections 2018

Over 76% voter turnout recorded in first phase of Chhattisgarh polls

Over 76% voter turnout recorded in first phase of Chhattisgarh polls

The remaining 72 constituencies will witness polling on November 20 while the counting will take place on December 11.

Nov 13, 2018, 20:56 PM IST
Mumbai's iconic Dabbawalas to join Sena chief Uddhav Thackrey's Ayodhya march

Mumbai's iconic Dabbawalas to join Sena chief Uddhav Thackrey's Ayodhya march

A team of Dabbawalas will join Sena's 'Chalo Ayodhya' march on November 25.

Nov 13, 2018, 16:22 PM IST
Uddhav Thackeray's visit to Ayodhya only to polarise votes, makes no sense: Congress

Uddhav Thackeray's visit to Ayodhya only to polarise votes, makes no sense: Congress

Attempting to score a point on the Ram Temple issue, Thackeray had announced that he will visit the Ayodhya site in November to question Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the party's promise of constructing a grand Ram temple.

Nov 13, 2018, 15:08 PM IST
Disgruntled Congress workers climb trees, protest against ticket distribution for Telangana polls

Disgruntled Congress workers climb trees, protest against ticket distribution for Telangana polls

The disgruntled leaders and their supporters climbed trees to make their voices heard and urged Congress high command to give tickets to leaders who have worked hard for the party's progress.

Nov 13, 2018, 14:33 PM IST
Telangana assembly elections 2018: Congress releases first list of 65 candidates

Telangana assembly elections 2018: Congress releases first list of 65 candidates

The Congress party has released its first list of candidates for 65 constituent seats for the upcoming Telangana assembly elections. The state will go to polls on December 7 while the counting will be held on December 11.

Nov 13, 2018, 00:07 AM IST
First phase Chhattisgarh polls record 70% turnout

First phase Chhattisgarh polls record 70% turnout

Over 70 per cent polling was recorded in the first phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections on Monday. The voting figures are likely to further go up.

Nov 12, 2018, 20:38 PM IST
BSP releases third list of 61 candidates for Rajasthan assembly polls

BSP releases third list of 61 candidates for Rajasthan assembly polls

Rajasthan is scheduled to go to polls on December 7 while the counting will be held on December 11.

Nov 12, 2018, 20:21 PM IST
Ahead of polls, Rajasthan minister and BJP MLA Surendra Goyal resigns from party

Ahead of polls, Rajasthan minister and BJP MLA Surendra Goyal resigns from party

Rajasthan is scheduled to go to polls on December 7.

Nov 12, 2018, 19:39 PM IST
Chhattisgarh polls: 2 Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Sukma

Chhattisgarh polls: 2 Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Sukma

Two rifles have been recovered from the encounter site.

Nov 12, 2018, 19:32 PM IST
Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla declares moveable assets worth over Rs 1 crore

Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla declares moveable assets worth over Rs 1 crore

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has moveable properties worth over Rs 1 crore and agricultural land valued at more than Rs 2 crore, according to the affidavit submitted by him while filing his nomination papers for the November 28 state Assembly polls.

Nov 12, 2018, 18:11 PM IST
Election Commission asks Mizoram govt for two more names for Chief Election Officer's post

Election Commission asks Mizoram govt for two more names for Chief Election Officer's post

The three names that were suggested by the government earlier were -- Lalhmingthanga, H Lalengmawia and K Lalthawmmawia. 

Nov 12, 2018, 18:04 PM IST
Twitter launches campaign to boost youth engagement for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Twitter launches campaign to boost youth engagement for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The #PowerOf18 will serve as a resource for young Indians to find more information about the elections, support social causes they are passionate about and join the public conversation.
 

Nov 12, 2018, 17:39 PM IST
Chhattisgarh polls: Day after resigning from Congress, Ghanaram Sahu joins BJP

Chhattisgarh polls: Day after resigning from Congress, Ghanaram Sahu joins BJP

On Sunday, Sahu resigned from the membership of the Congress party.

Nov 12, 2018, 17:21 PM IST
Out of 1 lakh cows promised to Telangana voters in its manifesto, will BJP give me one, asks Owaisi

Out of 1 lakh cows promised to Telangana voters in its manifesto, will BJP give me one, asks Owaisi

In its manifesto for the December elections in the state, the BJP has proposed free distribution of one lakh cows every year. 

Nov 12, 2018, 14:58 PM IST
Mizoram polls: Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma's debutant NPP to contest in 8 seats

Mizoram polls: Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma's debutant NPP to contest in 8 seats

NPP state unit convener Lianzuala will contest from the Dampa constituency, while a retired Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer, B Suanzalang, will try his electoral luck from Champhai North seat.

Nov 12, 2018, 11:36 AM IST
No longer a BJP ally in Mizoram's CADC, allegations by MNF 'baseless': Congress

No longer a BJP ally in Mizoram's CADC, allegations by MNF 'baseless': Congress

Former chief minister and Mizo National Front (MNF) chief Zoramthanga claimed that the Congress and the BJP have continued to remain alliance partners in the CADC. 

Nov 12, 2018, 11:33 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Assembly elections: 14% voting in initial hours of phase one

Chhattisgarh Assembly elections: 14% voting in initial hours of phase one

Polling in 18 assembly constituencies in the first phase of the Chhattisgarh elections began on a slow note Monday with about 14 per cent of the electorate casting their votes.

Nov 12, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
Election Commission removes Mizoram CEO, govt proposes three new names as replacement

Election Commission removes Mizoram CEO, govt proposes three new names as replacement

The poll panel had asked the state government to suggest the names after it decided to replace CEO S B Shashank, who had courted controversy in the poll-bound state.

Nov 12, 2018, 11:23 AM IST

Chhattisgarh elections 2018: Voting starts in Maoist hotbeds; heavy security deployed

The 18 constituencies in Chhattisgarh where elections is going on today are in eight Maoist-hit districts, including Bastar, Sukma, Dantewada, Bijapur and Narayanpur. Watch this video to know more.

Nov 12, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
IED blast in Dantewada amid voting for Chhattisgarh Assembly election’s first phase

IED blast in Dantewada amid voting for Chhattisgarh Assembly election’s first phase

Voting was underway in 18 Assembly constituencies in the first phase of the Chhattisgarh elections Monday during which an improvised explosive device (IED) was detonated by Naxals in Dantewada district.

Nov 12, 2018, 09:41 AM IST

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