ELECTIONS

  • Maharashtra government: Know the ministers 12 hours 8 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Devendra Fadnavis was on Friday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra along with nine other ministers. 44-year-old Fadnavis is only the second Brahmin Chief Minister after Shiv Sena's Manohar Joshi in the state dominated by Maratha politicians. Fadnavis has become the 27th CM of Maharashtra and the...
  • Devendra Fadnavis takes oath as Maharashtra's 27th CM; Modi, Uddhav attend the star studded event 12 hours 33 minutes ago

    Mumbai: In an grand event attended not just by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and other Chief Ministers but also by Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, Devendra Fadnavis took oath as Maharashtra's Chief Minister on Friday. Along with Fadnavis, seven other ministers - Eknath Khadse,...
  • "Would like to take Shiv Sena along with us", says senior BJP leader JP Nadda 13 hours 5 minutes ago

    Kolkata: As Devendra Fadnavis on Friday took oath as the first BJP chief minister of Maharashtra, senior party leader JP Nadda said they would like to take their former ally Shiv Sena along. "Discussions are on. We would like to take Shiv Sena along," Nadda, BJP general secretary in-charge of Maharashtra,...
  • J&K polls: BJP candidate files nomination from Leh seat 13 hours 28 minutes ago

    Srinagar: BJP candidate from Leh Assembly constituency, Chhering Dorjay, filed nomination papers from the seat in Ladakh region, which goes to polls in the first phase of Jammu and Kashmir elections on November 25. "Chhering Dorjay, candidate of Bharatiya Janta Party filed his nomination paper from 48-Leh Assembly Constituency today...
  • Jammu and Kashmir polls: Muslim cleric joins BJP 13 hours 32 minutes ago

    Jammu: A Muslim cleric joined the state unit of BJP among others ahead of the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Muslim cleric from Nowshera-Lam area, Imaam Ikhlaq Ahmed Nakshabani joined BJP at a function here which was attended by senior party leader and MLA Ashok Khajuria. "It is after...
  • J&K polls: Ruling National Congress forms campaign committee 13 hours 53 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Ruling National Conference constituted the party's Election Campaign Committee to manage and oversee the party's campaign for the Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir. "NC working president Omar Abdullah will head the committee which will include the party general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar and additional general secretary Mustafa Kamal,"...
  • J&K Assembly elections: Omar Abdullah skips family bastion Ganderbal, to contest from two seats 13 hours 58 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Ending speculation over his choice of Assembly seat, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will contest from two constituencies in the upcoming elections instead of family bastion Ganderbal from where he was elected in 2008. In its fourth list of 22 candidates released today for the J&K Assembly elections,...
  • SP announces names of 6 party candidates for Rajya Sabha elections 15 hours 11 minutes ago

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday announced the names of six party candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled for next month. The party's central parliamentary board at a meeting in the national capital cleared the names of Ram Gopal Yadav, Javed Ali, Chandra Pal Singh Yadav, Neeraj Shekhar, Ravi...
  • Assembly elections: AJSU open to pre-poll alliance 15 hours 41 minutes ago

    Ranchi: The AJSU party on Thursday said it would ponder over if any party proposes a pre-poll alliance with it for the ensuing assembly elections in Jharkhand. The AJSU's Parliamentary Board meeting, chaired by party chief and former deputy Chief Minister Sudesh Mahto, decided that if any party extends alliance proposal...
  • Maharashtra gets BJP government, Devendra Fadnavis takes oath as CM 16 hours 35 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Devendra Fadnavis was on Friday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra along with nine other ministers. This is the Bharatiya Janata Party's first government without an alliance in the state. 44-year-old Fadnavis was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor C Vidyasagar Rao in a grand...
  • Uddhav to attend Devendra Fadnavis's swearing-in ceremony after Amit Shah calls him 19 hours 8 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Ahead of the swearing-in ceremoney of Maharashtra Chief Minister-elect Devendra Fadnavis, the Bharatiya Janata Party has reached out to the Shiv Sena, which had said it will boycott the event. BJP President Amit Shah and Fadnavis called Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and invited him to the ceremony. Sena chief Udhhav...
  • Congress' decision to break alliance improper: JMM 19 hours 20 minutes ago

    Ranchi: The JMM on Friday termed as "improper" the Congress' decision of breaking their alliance in poll-bound Jharkhand. "How far is it proper on their part even after seeing the Lok Sabha elections? " JMM General Secretary Suprio Bhattacharya asked, reacting to AICC General Secretary BK Hariprasad's announcement marking the end...
  • Jharkhand: Congress to join hands with RJD, JDU after alliance with JMM breaks ahead of elections 21 hours 1 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Alliance between the Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha has collapsed in the run-up to Assembly elections in the state. Congress will now join hands with Rashtriya Janata Dal and Janata Dal (United), said party general secretary B K Hariprasad. Hints of a break-up were visible on October 27 when several...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to be sworn in as Maharashtra CM today, Sena to boycott ceremony Yesterday

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Devendra Fadnavis will be sworn in as Maharashtra chief minister on Friday at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. A thick security blanket has been thrown in and around Wankhede Stadium as the mega ceremony is likely to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several...
  • Election Cartoons: As Wankhede stadium gears up for Fadnavis's swearing in ceremony Yesterday

    As Wankhede stadium gears up for Fadnavis's swearing in ceremony, here is what cartoonist Neelabh has to show. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay Yesterday

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  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe reveals Jamaat trained operatives to carry out 9/11 type attack Yesterday

    The interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveals that the Jamaat operatives underwent al-Qaeda's model of training to execute an attack similar to that of the 9/11 attack in the United States. ...
  • BJP humiliated us by not offering any berths, will boycott Maharashtra CM's swearing-in: Shiv Sena Yesterday

    Mumbai: As the Bharatiya Janata Party gears up to form its first government in Maharashtra, former ally Shiv Sena has decided to boycott the swearing-in of Chief Minister-elect Devendra Fadnavis on Friday. The Shiv Sena said that they have been constantly humiliated by the BJP despite claims of talks...
  • With no offers from BJP, Shiv Sena decides to skip swearing-in of Fadnavis as the Maharashtra CM Yesterday

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has made it clear that it will not attend the swearing-in of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Devendra Fadnavis as the Maharashtra Chief Minister on Friday. In the first BJP government in Maharashtra, 44-year-old Fadnavis, a four-time MLA from Nagpur, will be administered the oath of office...
  • Life changed after Devendra Fadnavis was elected as Maharashtra CM, says his wife Amrita Yesterday

    Devendra Fadnavis's wife Amrita says her life has changed since her husband was declared the new Chief minister of Maharashtra. She said, "I feel happy, but there is a sense of responsibility as well. Given that there are lot of expectations I will have to juggle a lot. My career...
  • Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay welcomes SC's decision on government formation Yesterday

    Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party president Satish Upadhyay welcomes the Supreme Court's decision regarding the formation of a government in the national capital. The party chief promised to convey the decision of the party at the right time. ...
  • Maharashtra: Sena warns BJP against NCP support, says the move will raise questions on its credibility 2 days ago

    Mumbai: A day before the Bharatiya Janata Party government is set to take oath in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena's mouthpiece 'Saamana' has come out with an editorial, warning it against taking the Nationalist Congress Party's support. In the editorial, Sena says that it is a matter of pride that Maharashtra is...
  • Congress declares 15 candidates for J&K polls 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday announced 15 candidates for the first phase of assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir which included Imtiyaz Paray, son of anti-militancy group founder Kuka Paray, among others. The party also declared Mohammad Sharief Niaz from Bhaderwah constituency, from where former...
  • J&K polls: Committee set up in Reasi to keep a check on 'paid news' 2 days ago

    Jammu: To keep a check on "paid news" in the upcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the Reasi district authorities on Wednesday constituted a media certification and monitoring committee. "District election officer Shabir Ahmed Bhatt constituted the media certification and monitoring committee, besides establishing a media-monitoring cell to keep...
  • J&K elections: Former NC leader, 5 others join PDP 2 days ago

    Srinagar: A former senior leader of ruling National Conference and a noted doctor were among the six people who joined Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday. "Prominent political activist and senior NC leader from Rajpora assembly constituency in South Kashmir's Pulwama district, Abdul Ahad Tantray, joined the party at a...
  • Maharashtra: Ahead of swearing in, Independents await word from BJP 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP has not made any formal offer so far to the seven Independent MLAs in return for support to the new government, to be sworn in on October 31. The group of independents had earlier sought a couple of ministerial posts and chairmanship of state-run corporations. However, with...
  • West Bengal: BJP urges EC to declare TMC 'terrorist party' 2 days ago

    Kolkata: In the wake of increasing incidents of violence and surfacing of terror modules in West Bengal, state BJP unit on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to EC requesting it to declare TMC a 'terrorist party'. "Today we met the chief electoral officer of West Bengal and informed him about the...
  • BJP sets up election campaign, management committees for J&K polls 2 days ago

    Jammu: BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit has setup State Election Campaign and Management Committees to ensure smooth conduct of the five-phased Assembly elections beginning on November 25. According to the party spokesperson, Dr Nirmal Singh will be the chairman of the state Election Campaign Committee and Sat Sharma as its...
  • Sharad Pawar's MCA gives Wankhede Stadium for free for Maharashtra oath taking 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Sharad Pawar-led Mumbai Cricket Association will charge no fee for lending its Wankhede Stadium for hosting swearing-in ceremony of the first BJP government in Maharashtra on October 31. 44-year-old Devendra Fadnavis, who was elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party, will take oath of office along with few others...