ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS

  • Jharkhand polls: Congress, BJP workers clash in Daltonganj after Sonia's rally 2 hours 11 minutes ago

    Daltonganj: A scuffle broke out between Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party workers on Daltonganj in Jharkahnd on Sunday. The scuffle broke out after Congress president Sonia Gandhi's rally. The BJP workers also faced-off with police. Several party workers have been detained. ...
  • PDP riding high on Mehbooba Mufti's charisma in J&K Assembly elections 2 hours 34 minutes ago

    Sonawari: It is election fever in Jammu and Kashmir and with just two days to go for the first phase of polling, campaigning is on in full swing. Mehbooba Mufti, the engine behind the People's Democratic Party, has moved across the dusty constituency of Sonawari. She is greeted by people...
  • Jharkhand elections: 7 reasons why day one is important 4 hours 4 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Maoists have a strong presence in most of the 13 constituencies going to polls on Tuesday and reports say they are desperate to execute a big attack on security forces and eliminate candidates. Naxal fear is so strong here that in many of the constituencies, polling parties are airlifted...
  • Jharkhand elections: Sonia Gandhi urges people of Daltonganj to vote for Congress 4 hours 32 minutes ago

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi campaigned in Daltonganj in Jharkhand earlier on Sunday where she urged the people to vote for her party. "The UPA government had given crores of rupees for the welfare and development of the state. Unfortunately the BJP government hasn't even used that money," said Sonia. ...
  • Hit by boycott during LS polls, enthusiasm high among voters for Assembly elections in Bandipora 6 hours 38 minutes ago

    Bandipora (North Kashmir): Asserting that unprecedented enthusiasm has been witnessed among the people towards elections in the district, Bandipora Deputy Commissioner Dr Shah Faisal expressed hope that about 70 per cent to 75 per cent electorate will exercise their democratic right this time against only 40 per cent recorded during...
  • J&K elections: Confident of winning 45 to 50 seats, says PDP's Mehbooba Mufti 8 hours 9 minutes ago

    Srinagar: In Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is slated to address an election rally in Handwara on Sunday. On the other hand, his arch rival Mehbooba Mufti will be in Homesh-alibug. She has ruled out an alliance with the BJP, calling the party divisive ahead of the first...
  • Development in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez means power for just 6 hours 8 hours 37 minutes ago

    Gurez: As India continues to strive for a place in the list of fast developing nations, there are several things which its citizens have come to regards as basic necessities apart from food, shelter and clothing. One of the basic infrastructure requirements for leading a normal life and enjoy the...
  • Jharkhand elections: Coal mafia controls the politics of Dhanbad, family fights for power 10 hours 5 minutes ago

    Dhanbad: The politics of Dhanbad like everything else is seeped in coal. In the 1970s, coal was nationalised but before that private mine owners owned these mines. One BP Sinha was the leader of all the coal workers. Subsequently, Suraj Deo Singh took over and started an organisation called the...
  • Cut off from India for 6 months due to snow, Gurez set to vote in large numbers in Jammu & Kashmir elections 18 hours 13 minutes ago

    Gurez: Situated bang on the Line of Control separating India and Pakistan, the enchanting and sparsely populated constituency of Gurez is going to vote in the first phase of Jammu and Kashmir elections on November 25. Nestled among high mountains and with Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) on three sides, Gurez...
  • Watch: Battle for Jharkhand 19 hours 18 minutes ago

    The 81 Assembly seats of Jharkhand goes to election next week in five phase polls. In this election special show, watch the issues haunting Jharkhand and what keeps the state from developing. ...
  • J&K: EC to video record polling process at sensitive booths 20 hours 15 minutes ago

    Jammu: In a bid to ensure free and fair assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Election Commission has decided to video record the poll process at various polling stations put under "sensitive and hypersensitive" categories. "State's Chief Electoral Officer Umang Narula today discussed the issues related to the functioning of web...
  • BJP will get only handful of votes in Valley, says Omar 22 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday exuded confidence that his party, National Conference, will do fairly well in the upcoming Assembly polls in the state and predicted that BJP will get only "handful of votes" in the Valley. Omar praised Congress chief Sonia Gandhi for supporting...
  • J&K polls: BJP won't make Article 370 a poll issue, says Rajnath Singh 23 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BJP will not make the abrogation of Article 370 an election issue in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday indicated even as he said that attempts were being made by rival parties to create fear psychosis over the matter. "As elections in Jammu and Kashmir are...
  • J&K: Undeterred by disturbances at LoC, villagers say will vote in elections Yesterday

    Despite the recent exchange of fire at the Line of Control, residents of border village say they would exercise their franchise in the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections. ...
  • J&K: One man killed, 10 injured in motorcade mishap during PDP's election campaign Yesterday

    Srinagar: A man was killed on Saturday and 10 others were injured when a vehicle turned turtle during an election campaign in Nowgam area. The vehicle, which was part of motorcade of PDP candidate from Chadoora Javed Mustafa Mir, turned turtle at Suthsoo in Nowgam area this afternoon, a police official...
  • Jharkhand polls: CRPF Cobra battalion carries out live combing cum area domination operation Yesterday

    CRPF's cobra battalion has carried out a live combing cum area domination operation in a forest in Jharkhand. These operations are done before the polls as a measure to counter Naxals in the region. ...
  • J&K: CM Omar Abdullah refutes Modi's allegations of corruption Yesterday

    Kishtwar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday refuted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations of corruption in the state. Omar questioning Modi's allegations said, "Had we actually been corrupt would people give us so much support?" Modi in his election rally asked people of Jammu and Kashmir to punish...
  • Will bring back Bollywood to Kashmir: Narendra Modi Yesterday

    Kishtwar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday promised to bring back "Bollywood to Kashmir". "I have to bring back Bollywood to Kashmir," said Modi while addressing a BJP rally in this Jammu and Kashmir town. Noting that the fastest growing industry in the world today is tourism industry, he said, "I have...
  • J&K polls: Modi assures to solve Kashmiri refugees' issues, asks people to punish NC, PDP Yesterday

    Kishtwar: Ahead of the Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that he will solve the Kashmir refugee issue if Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) comes to power. "I will solve problems of refugees that have been existing for 50 years," the Prime Minister said. While addressing an election rally in...
  • Jharkhand polls: Rahul attacks PM, says Swach Bharat Abhiyaan a marketing strategy Yesterday

    Manika: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi: addressed an election rally in Manika ahead of first phase of elections . The Congress vice president attacked the 'acche din' claims of Priime Minister Narendra Modi. "You gave them full support in Lok Sabha elections. The PM promised 'acche din' after he...
  • Live: Will solve all issues of Kashmiri refugees, says PM Modi in Kishtwar Yesterday

    Kishtwar: Ahead of the Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Jammu and Kashmir. Riding high on Modi wave, the state BJP unit expects that the PM's speech will be enough to drum up support for the party in the assembly polls. The Assembly polls in the...
  • J&K: Heavy security in Kishtwar ahead of PM Modi's rally Yesterday

    Kishtwar: Multi-tier security cover has been put in place in Kishtwar town ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to address a public rally in the poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir. Security men have been deployed at all the entry and exit points of the venue Chogan to regulate the people thronging...
  • CRPF Cobra battalion carries out live combing cum area domination operation ahead of polls in Jharkhand Yesterday

    Ranchi: CRPF's cobra battalion has carried out a live combing cum area domination operation in a forest in Jharkhand. These operations are done before the polls as a measure to counter Naxals in the region. Jharkhand will go in for five phase polls which begin on November 25. The state is...
  • PM Modi to hit campaign trail in J&K amidst pressure to clear BJP's stand on Article 370 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold a rally in the state on Saturday. Pressure is mounting on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the PM to reveal its stand on the controversial Article 370 in the state....
  • Major setback for AAP in Delhi as MS Dhir joins BJP 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a major setback or the Aam Aadmi Party ahead of Assembly elections in Delhi, MS Dhir, who was the Speaker of the last Delhi Assembly, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday. The former AAP MLA was denied a ticket this time. "I was unhappy with AAP as...
  • J&K elections: Vote for secular forces, says Congress president Sonia Gandhi 2 days ago

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi addressed an election rally in Ramban in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday where she took a dig at the BJP and urged people to vote for secularism. She said, "I urge the voters in J&K to vote for secular forces, hence vote for congress and make...
  • Sonia Gandhi slams BJP, says it is playing politics over relief work 2 days ago

    Bandipora (J&K): Accusing the BJP of playing politics over providing relief to flood victims of Jammu and Kashmir, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the ruling party at the Centre promised the sky but did not follow it up with action. Gandhi, who is here to campaign for Congress candidate...
  • Modi kicks off poll campaign in Jharkhand, asks voters to free state from dynastic politics 2 days ago

    Daltonganj: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took his campaign for the Assembly elections to Jharkhand's Daltonganj district. Launching a scathing attack on Congress in Jharkhand, Modi accused the opposition party for dynasty politics. "Free Jharkhand from this family politics. If they are in power, their families will be happy but...
  • Deep diving into Naxal core: What elections and development mean to tribals 2 days ago

    Ranchi: What do elections mean to a tribal living in the remotest Red zone of Jharkhand and why they oppose development works initiated by governments? We tried to investigate by deep diving into the forests of Torpa, where one is alive only at the mercy of Maoists. Here, everyone is...
  • 29 days to go, Santhal Pargana's 18 seats crucial for Shibu Soren's survival 2 days ago

    Ranchi: It's said chief ministers rule from Ranchi but are made in Dumka. This constituency in Santhal Pargana has always been the hotbed of Jharkhand politics. The 18 seats of the tribal-dominated region is going to polls on December 23 and it will be a litmus test for Shibu Soren's...