ELECTION

  • Live: Counting for Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand assembly elections begin; BJP eyes gains in both states 14 minutes ago

    Counting of votes for the five-phased assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand has begun amidst high security. ...
  • Live: Counting of votes to 87-member Jammu & Kashmir Assembly begins 15 minutes ago

    Counting of votes to 87-member Jammu & Kashmir elections begin on 8 am. ...
  • Live: Counting for Jharkhand Assembly election begins 19 minutes ago

    The stage is set for today's counting for 81 seats to decide the fate of the third Assembly polls in Jharkhand, where two previous ones threw up hung verdicts. Chief Minister Hemant Soren (Dumka/Barhait) and ex chief ministers Arjun Munda (Kharsawan), Madhu Koda (Majhgaon) and Babulal Marandi (Dhanwar/Giridih) are among...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: Counting of votes today, BJP, JMM eye majority 37 minutes ago

    Ranchi: The countdown for begun for Jharkhand Assembly election results. After a massive mandate in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party also scripted history with absolute majority in Haryana Assembly elections and a also secured the mandate in Maharashtra. If exit polls are to be believed, the...
  • Jammu and Kashmir elections: PDP confident of forming government 1 hour 12 minutes ago

    Srinagar: As Jammu and Kashmir awaits Assembly election results, the Peoples Democratic Party is confident of victory and says it will not need outside support to form the government. PDP spokesperson Naeem Akthar says his party is all set to assume power in the state. "We will form the government on...
  • Jharkhand Assembly election: JVM open to alliance, says Babulal Marandi 1 hour 16 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Ahead of the Assembly election results, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) chief Babulal Marandi said that he is open to all options for a post-poll alliance. Marandi, who is contesting from Dhanwar and Giridih said, "Let the numbers decide. We will decide on a post-poll alliance after the results are declared." Exit...
  • Counting for Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand polls to begin, fate of 1957 candidates to be decided 1 hour 20 minutes ago

    Srinagar/Ranchi: Counting of votes for the five-phased assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand will take place on Tuesday amidst high security. In Jammu and Kashmir, a total of 821 candidates, including 276 independents, contested the elections to the 87-member House. The voter turnout in the state in 2014 was...
  • Jammu & Kashmir elections: Counting of votes today, all eyes on NC, PDP; BJP hopes for 44-plus 1 hour 49 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Counting of votes to 87-member Jammu & Kashmir Assembly takes place on Tuesday. While the ruling National Conference has taken a back seat in these elections, opposition Peoples Democratic Party is trying to make a comeback. There are 46 Assembly seats in Kashmir, 37 in Jammu and 4 in...
  • Stage set for counting in Jharkhand; BJP, JMM hopeful of majority 8 hours 44 minutes ago

    Ranchi: All arrangements are in place for Tuesday's counting for 81 seats to decide the fate of the third Assembly polls in Jharkhand, where two previous ones threw up hung verdicts. The updated 66.47 per cent voter turnout in the 2014 polls was a record for both Lok Sabha and assembly...
  • Jammu and Kashmir awaits election results, National Conference faces rout, PDP eyes power 9 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Kashmir Valley is in the midst of Chillai-Kalan, a period of 40 days of harshest winter, even as the political temperature is rising in the state with political parties, candidates, voters, the Central government and even the world community waiting for Assembly elections results with bated breath. The...
  • PDP will have number to form government in J&K: Naeem Akthar 9 hours 36 minutes ago

    The counting of votes of 2014 Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections is scheduled on December 23 and People's Democratic Party leader Naeem Akthar feels PDP will have number to form government in the state. ...
  • Beji Caid Essebsi wins Tunisian presidential elections 9 hours 53 minutes ago

    Tunis: Nidaa Tounes candidate Beji Caid Essebsi won the second round of Tunisia's 2014 presidential elections with 55.68 percent of the votes, the Tunisian Elections Board (ISIE) announced on Monday. Moncef Marzouki, the second candidate in the runoff, received 44.32 percent of the votes, Xinhua cited Chafik Sarsar, head of the...
  • JVM open to all options for post-poll alliance: Babulal Marandi 10 hours 57 minutes ago

    Jharkhand Vikas Morcha chief Babulal Marandi said that he is open to all options for a post-poll alliance. Marandi said, "We will decide on a post-poll alliance after the results are declared." ...
  • J&K polls: Counting of votes for 87 Assembly seats on Tuesday 12 hours 42 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Counting of votes in Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir will be taken up on Tuesday even as Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's tweet slamming the UPA government for not conferring the Bharat Ratna on former Prime Minister and BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee created a buzz. ...
  • J&K Assembly elections: IBNLive journalist analyses situation before counting 13 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Jammu & Kashmir will get a new government on Tuesday. The votes polled in the five phase-election to the state assembly will be counted on Tuesday. IBNLive journalist DP Satish who visited the Kashmir valley to file ground reports on the election analyses the situation and feels that...
  • Jharkhand: BJP enthused, ruling JMM hopes to return to power 13 hours 41 minutes ago

    Ranchi: With the exit polls predicting a BJP victory in Jharkhand, the party is confident of forming the government in the state when votes are counted on Tuesday. "We alone will get more than 45 seats. For the first time, the state will get a stable government. The exit polls indicate...
  • Tweet on Vajpayee no hint of reaching out to BJP: Omar Abdullah 14 hours 42 minutes ago

    Srinagar: A day before counting day for the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls, state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said his support for conferring the Bharat Ratna on former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was not an indication that he was reaching out to the BJP for a post-poll alliance. Talking...
  • Solution to voting by NRIs without coming to India to be found: Sushma Swaraj 14 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas next month, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday voiced confidence about finding a solution to voting by NRIs without coming to India. The Election Commission was considering the issue, she said. "The Election Commission could not take a decision so far. There...
  • Arrangements in place for counting of votes in J&K on Tuesday 17 hours 11 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Counting of votes for the five-phased assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir will be undertaken on Tuesday, with the authorities finalising all arrangements to ensure smooth conclusion of the poll process to the 12th Legislative Assembly. Counting centres have been set-up at all district headquarters in the state and the...
  • Assembly polls: Key candidates in Jharkhand 17 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In 14 years of its existence Jharkhand has never had a single-party government. Coalitions government ruling the state since 2000 have seen Jharkhand grappling with political instability, high corruption, slow development and Naxalism along with a host of other issues. But in 2014 unprecedented polling broke all previous records...
  • Awaiting the Jharkhand and J&K verdict on Tuesday 18 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As one awaits the declaration of results now sealed in the EVMs by voters of Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir, the factors that are likely to shape it and the implications of the possible verdict merit analysis. Exit and Opinion polls are more or less unanimous on Jharkhand...
  • Will form next Kashmir government on our own, says PDP 21 hours 2 minutes ago

    Jammu: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday said it was confident of forming the next government in Jammu and Kashmir on its own and would not align with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Reacting to some media reports that said the PDP had said it was open to forming an alliance...
  • Jammu & Kashmir elections: Key candidates to watch out for 21 hours 26 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Counting of votes for the 87 Assembly seats in Jammu & Kashmir will take place on Tuesday. The polling that took place over an elaborate five phased elections witnessed remarkable voter turnout with the fifth phase recording 76 per cent voter turnout. The contest in Jammu & Kashmir has become...
  • Rajasthan: Kota BJP MLA allegedly threatens people for not voting for the party Yesterday

    Kota: In an embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party a Rajasthan MLA was allegedly threatening voters if they did not vote for the party. A video has surfaced allegedly showing BLA Bhawani Singh Rajawat from Ladpura in Kota threatening voters with consequences if they did not vote for the BJP...
  • J&K contestants await results with bated breath Yesterday

    Srinagar: More than 800 contestants in Jammu and Kashmir will spend a couple of nervous nights till December 23 when counting of votes for elections to the 12th Legislative Assembly will be held, after a record turnout in the five-phase polls in the state. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Opposition PDP's...
  • 'Selfie with Mufflerman' by AAP to raise funds for Delhi polls 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: Karnataka unit of Aam Admi Party on Saturday announced the launch of a new fund raising campaign called "Selfie with Mufflerman" to collect donations for the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections. Out of participating donors in the campaign, 25 would be selected through a lucky draw, who will get an opportunity...
  • Record polling registered in J&K and Jharkhand: EC 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir recorded a "historic and unprecedented" polling in the last 27 years with 66 per cent electorate exercising their franchise in the five phases, the last one today recording a high 76 per cent with voters braving freezing temperatures. The streak of strong balloting was also followed...
  • J&K polls: Continuing positive trend of high voter turnout, final phase records 76 per cent polling 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Continuing the positive trend of high voting percentage set by the first four phases, the fifth and the last leg of Legislative Assembly elections for 20 segments in Jammu region witnessed a remarkable turnout. Unprecedented security arrangements along the India-Pakistan border and hinterland ensured that voting was by and large...
  • J&K exit poll: PDP may win 36-41 seats, BJP 16-22, NC & Congress 9-13 each, no seat for BJP in Valley 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Axis APM exit poll predicts the People Democratic Party (PDP) victory in Jammu & Kashmir. According to the exit poll the PDP is expected to get 36-41 seats in the 87-member state Assembly. The BJP which fought the election with a lot of spirit is expected to...
  • Jharkhand exit poll: BJP-AJSU may get 37-43 seats, JVM 12-16, JMM 10-14, Congress 4-6 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Axis APM exit poll predicts the BJP-AJSU Party alliance is likely to get a simple majority in Jharkhand Assembly elections. According to its findings, the BJP-AJSU alliance is expected to get 37-43 seats in the 81-member state assembly. The BJP alone may get 34-38 seats and the AJSU...