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Bhind Lok Sabha constituency

Bhind Lok Sabha constituency

Dr Bhagirath Prasad of BJP was elected as the Member of Lok Sabha from this seat in the 2014 polls.

Apr 26, 2019, 13:53 PM IST
Congress game plan not to stop BJP, but come to power in UP in 2022: Akhilesh Yadav

Congress game plan not to stop BJP, but come to power in UP in 2022: Akhilesh Yadav

When asked as to who will be the PM, if his alliance get adequate seats, Akhilesh said, "Unlike the BJP, which has only one face, we have a number of leaders. No one should worry about this."   

Apr 26, 2019, 13:46 PM IST
Lok Sabha election 2019 key contests: Who are Narendra Modi's rivals in Varanasi

Lok Sabha election 2019 key contests: Who are Narendra Modi's rivals in Varanasi

Contesting Lok Sabha election 2019 against Prime Minister Narendra Modi could well be the most challenging prospect for candidates. Also, BJP has lost just once from here - in 2004 - in the last

Apr 26, 2019, 13:34 PM IST
Rohtak Lok Sabha Constituency

Rohtak Lok Sabha Constituency

Rohtak constituency covers nine assembly segments – Meham, Garhi Sampla-Kiloi, Rohtak, Kalanaur, Bahadurgarh, Badli, Jhajjar, Beri and Kosli.

Apr 26, 2019, 13:29 PM IST
Only 13 out of the total 173 candidates fighting Lok Sabha poll in Delhi are women

Only 13 out of the total 173 candidates fighting Lok Sabha poll in Delhi are women

Each of the major political parties - Congress, BJP and Aam Aadmi Party - has fielded only one woman candidate in Delhi, which goes to polls on May 12. 

Apr 26, 2019, 13:21 PM IST
Chandrababu Naidu accuses EC of usurping state powers, preventing from discharging duties

Chandrababu Naidu accuses EC of usurping state powers, preventing from discharging duties

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu Friday accused the Election Commission of usurping the powers of his government and preventing it from discharging its duties.

Apr 26, 2019, 13:01 PM IST
Aviation regulator DGCA starts probe into Rahul Gandhi plane incident

Aviation regulator DGCA starts probe into Rahul Gandhi plane incident

The plane on way to Patna was forced to return to Delhi on Friday after experiencing "engine trouble".

Apr 26, 2019, 12:50 PM IST
Telangana farmers to file nominations from Varanasi to highlight demands

Telangana farmers to file nominations from Varanasi to highlight demands

The farmers are planning to contest as independents to press their demand for remunerative price to turmeric and constitution of a turmeric board.

Apr 26, 2019, 12:37 PM IST
1,584 complaints received on cVigil app; 70% found genuine: Delhi CEO office

1,584 complaints received on cVigil app; 70% found genuine: Delhi CEO office

The Election Commission last year had launched an Android-based app - 'cVigil', using which a person can send to it geo-tagged videos and photos of illegal money being distributed or a hate speech

Apr 26, 2019, 12:21 PM IST
SC refuses to interfere with EC order banning release of biopic 'PM Narendra Modi'

SC refuses to interfere with EC order banning release of biopic 'PM Narendra Modi'

The court has dismissed the petition of film producer Sandeep Kumar Singh against the order of the EC.

Apr 26, 2019, 12:20 PM IST
PM Modi's nomination, a show of NDA strength and unity

PM Modi's nomination, a show of NDA strength and unity

The NDA also held a meeting in Varanasi on Friday morning.

Apr 26, 2019, 12:01 PM IST
Curbing insurgency in Northeast my biggest achievement as home minister: Rajnath Singh

Curbing insurgency in Northeast my biggest achievement as home minister: Rajnath Singh

The Union home minister asserts that BJP will come back to power with a thumping majority as people want the good governance of the Narendra Modi dispensation to continue.

Apr 26, 2019, 11:43 AM IST
Plane with Rahul Gandhi on board suffers engine trouble en route Patna

Plane with Rahul Gandhi on board suffers engine trouble en route Patna

Rahul Gandhi was travelling to Patna for an election rally in Bihar's Samastipur but the engine trouble forced the plane he was in to return to New Delhi.

Apr 26, 2019, 11:31 AM IST
Kurukshetra Lok Sabha Constituency

Kurukshetra Lok Sabha Constituency

Kurukshetra constituency covers eight assembly segments – Radaur, Ladwa, Shahbad, Thanesar, Pehowa, Guhla, Kalayat, Kaithal and Pundri.

Apr 26, 2019, 11:10 AM IST
EC serves third notice to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur over 'terrorist' remark on Digvijaya Singh

EC serves third notice to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur over 'terrorist' remark on Digvijaya Singh

The Election Commission served a third notice to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur for calling Congress' Digvijaya Singh a “terrorist.” 

Apr 26, 2019, 09:01 AM IST
Lok Sabha election: Over 300 cases registered in Kerala

Lok Sabha election: Over 300 cases registered in Kerala

Politically volatile Kannur district had registered the most number of cases related to the violent incidents-79, while Kottayam the lowest-2, police figures said.

Apr 26, 2019, 08:46 AM IST
Lok Sabha election: Ravi Shankar Prasad will file nomination today from Patna Sahib constituency

Lok Sabha election: Ravi Shankar Prasad will file nomination today from Patna Sahib constituency

Taking to Twitter on Thursday evening, the senior BJP leader released a video announcing the details of his nomination and welcomed the people to join him.

Apr 26, 2019, 08:12 AM IST
People want Mamata Banerjee as the next PM: Trinamool MP Dinesh Trivedi

People want Mamata Banerjee as the next PM: Trinamool MP Dinesh Trivedi

People want West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool supremo Mamata Banerjee to be the Prime Minister, said party MP and former Rail Minister Dinesh Trivedi.

Apr 26, 2019, 08:12 AM IST
SP is 'Samapt Party' while BSP is 'Bilkul Samapt Party', says UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya

SP is 'Samapt Party' while BSP is 'Bilkul Samapt Party', says UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Thursday said Samajwadi Party is a `Samapt (finished) Party` and Bahujan Samaj Party is a `Bilkul Samapt (completely finished) Party`.

Apr 26, 2019, 07:40 AM IST
Lok Sabha election: PM Narendra Modi will file his nomination from Varanasi constituency today

Lok Sabha election: PM Narendra Modi will file his nomination from Varanasi constituency today

The PM is on a two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency.

Apr 26, 2019, 06:25 AM IST