Kandhamal bypoll: Election campaign to be videographed

In its bid to ensure a free and fair polling in the by-election to Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat, the Election Commission has directed videography at all sensitive polling booths and of other important programmes including campaigning.

Hate speech: EC yet to decide on taking action

The Election Commission is yet to take a considered view on the issue of taking action against political parties whose leaders make hate speeches during election campaign.

Mozambique presidential candidate campaigns from bush hide-out

Mozambican opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama will launch his presidential election campaign by telephone from his remote mountain hideout, his spokesman said Tuesday.

Narendra Modi rewrote campaigning rules, Congress couldn`t match, confesses Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh admitted that Narendra Modi`s aggressive campaigning delivered a knockout blow to the grand old party, saying that the Congress couldn`t match it and was unprepared for such poll campaigning.

Campaigning for 64 LS seats spread over seven states to end today

Campaigning will end on Monday evening for 64 parliamentary constituencies, spread across seven states, which will go to polls on Wednesday in the eighth phase of Lok Sabha elections.

Ramdev left fuming as Hoshiarpur administration disallows press conference

Hoshiarpur district administration disallowed Ramdev to hold a press conference at Zila Parishad complex here on the ground that the premises belonged to Punjab government, leaving the yoga guru fuming.

Campaign for Uttar Pradesh`s third phase polling ends

Considered to be the most crucial phase which would test the popularity of stalwarts of Uttar Pradesh politics, campaigning for 12 seats going to the polls in third phase on April 24 came to an end Tuesday.

With less than a week left, LS poll campaign peaks in Mumbai

As the poll date nears, candidates in Mumbai are sweating it out criss-crossing through their constituencies undertaking `padyatras` and `jan-sampark` rallies to woo the 98.14 lakh electorate.

Rallies in full swing in Mumbai ahead of final leg of polls

In a show of strength in Maharashtra for the third and final phase of elections in the state on April 24, the Shiv Sena-BJP and Congress-NCP combine are leaving no stone unturned to draw huge crowd at their rallies.

Jairam Ramesh to campaign in Telangana from Thursday

Senior Congress leader and union Minister Jairam Ramesh will start campaigning for the party in Telangana Thursday.

Campaign in Kerala to end tomorrow

Campaign for the April 10 Lok Sabha elections in Kerala will end Tuesday with leaders raising the battle to a feverish pitch in the final leg as candidates of the Congress-led UDF and the CPI(M)-led LDF are locked in a fierce combat in 20 seats up for grabs.

BJP, Congress workers await top guns to pep up campaign

With barely three weeks to go for voting, party workers of both BJP and Congress are eagerly awaiting their top leaders Narendra Modi, L K Advani, Rajnath Singh, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to pep up the campaign in Tamil Nadu.

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.

Iraq attacks kill 8 at start of election campaign

A series of attacks north of Baghdad killed eight soldiers on Tuesday as Iraq`s election campaign officially kicked off ahead of the April 30 nationwide vote.

AAP to focus on unconventional campaign due to fund crunch

AAP, the toddler among big parties in Gujarat, has decided to go ahead with a low-profile political campaign for the LS polls using unconventional ways to woo voters including street plays and youth internships due to fund crunch.

Boom time for traders dealing with election campaign material

Its election time, but at Biren Natto`s store in the Bowbazar area here, arch-rivals Trinamool Congress and CPI(M) or BJP and Congress bury their hatchets and co-exist.

Reach out to booths and households: Modi to BJP workers

BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi asked the party rank and file to concentrate on running a grounded election campaign focussing on booths and households as he said polls are not won through rallies and TV debates.

Narendra Modi to campaign extensively for BJP in MP

Ahead of the Assembly Elections in Madhya Pradesh, BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is expected to address ten poll meetings to liven up the state poll campaign.

EC approves distribution of caps, stickers for electioneering

Ending confusion over the issue, the Election Commission on Thursday clarified that distribution of "small items" such as caps, flags and stickers bearing names and symbols of political parties are allowed for publicity campaigns by the parties for the upcoming Assembly polls.

CPN-UML candidate shot at during election campaign

Unidentified bike-borne gunmen on Friday shot and seriously injured a CPN-UML candidate in southern Nepal, ahead of the November 19 Constituent Assembly polls in the country.