assembly polls 2017

Himachal Pradesh assembly polls 2017: Voting ends, 74% voting till 5 pm; turnout likely to go up, says EC

Polling was conducted in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh for 68 assembly seats under the watchful eyes of the Election Commission on Thursday.

Nov 09, 2017, 19:31 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections 2017 – Star candidate - Dhavinder Singh

51-year-old Dhavinder Singh is the BJP's candidate from Dalhousie. 
A businessman by profession, Singh is the son of Kirpa Singh. 
He has declared assets of Rs 8 crores and above.

Nov 09, 2017, 08:30 AM IST

Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections 2017 – Star candidate - Pawan Nayyar

Pawan Nayyar is a BJP candidate from Chamba and Kusumpti assembly constituencies. 

Nov 09, 2017, 07:45 AM IST

UP Election Result and its 7 hallmarks

The Modi-Shah juggernaut is unstoppable.

Mar 11, 2017, 15:10 PM IST

Goa polls: Officials wary as postal ballots not yet returned

With only one-sixth of the postal ballots for Goa Assembly polls being returned by voters so far, the state election office has warned political parties to refrain from pressuring or bribing government servants to cast vote in their favour.

Feb 17, 2017, 17:43 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi urges UP, Uttarakhand voters to exercise their franchise

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday appealed the voters in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand to exercise their franchise and participate in the "festival of democracy".

Feb 15, 2017, 12:17 PM IST

2017: Goa, Punjab to create history, says Arvind Kejriwal

The counting of votes will take place on March 11.

Feb 04, 2017, 12:09 PM IST

Plea against pre-poll freebies promise: delhi High Court seeks to Centre

The Delhi High Court today sought responses of the Centre and the Election Commission of India on a petition seeking to restrain all political parties

Feb 02, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

RBI's refusal to hike withdrawal limit may leave candidates with Rs 96,000 in cash during election process

EC has reminded the RBI that as per law, candidates contesting Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Punjab can spend Rs 28 lakh each for electioneering.

Jan 30, 2017, 11:50 AM IST

Assembly polls: RBI rejects EC's plea for raising cash-withdrawal limit for candidates

The Reserve Bank of India has rejected the request of the Election Commission to enhance the weekly cash-withdrawal limit,for those contesting Assembly elections in five states.

Jan 29, 2017, 19:30 PM IST

Congress announces five more candidates for Uttarakhand polls

The Congress on Tuesday released its second list of five candidates for the upcoming Uttarakhand Assembly polls.

Jan 25, 2017, 00:12 AM IST

Two-day BJP National Executive meet begins in Delhi; surgical strikes, demonetisation, assembly polls to be discussed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address the two-day meeting of the BJP National Executive, which begins on Friday, nearly a month ahead of the start of assembly elections in five states.

Jan 06, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal accuses political parties in Goa of encouraging sex, drugs, prostitution

The tourism of sex, drugs and prostitution in Goa is backed by political patronage and is defaming Goa, Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday.

Jun 29, 2016, 13:47 PM IST