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  • Tension brewing within NDA as SAD supports INLD instead of BJP in Haryana Assembly polls October 25, 2014

    Chandigarh: Tension seemed to be brewing within the National Democratic Alliance after Shiromani Akali Dal went all out to support the Indian National Lok Dal instead of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Haryana Assembly elections. SAD led by Parkash Singh Badal and his son Sukhbir Badal is BJP's alliance partner...
  • For first time 13 women set to enter Haryana Assembly October 19, 2014

    Chandigarh: For the first time in Haryana, known for its skewed sex ratio, 13 women will enter the state Assembly out of 116 women candidates who contested the polls. BJP, which got the majority, has given the maximum eight women candidates to the 90-member Haryana Assembly. Congress has three women...
  • Haryana polls: INLD gets its lowest ever vote share October 19, 2014

    Chandigarh: Opposition INLD which was eyeing to wrest power from the Congress after about 10 years with its Chief Om Parkash Chautala going to the extreme end of declaring his intention to take oath in the Tihar Jail, the party ended up with its lowest vote share in the four...
  • Narendra Modi and Amit Shah knock out Congress, BJP to form governments in Maharashtra, Haryana October 19, 2014

    There has been a dramatic and tectonic shift in the political landscape of India in the last few months. In the last two-and-a-half-decades one-party rule at the Centre and states were replaced with coalition government as regional parties started to flex their muscles. Come 2014 and an extremely aggressive Bharatiya Janata...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't election special October 19, 2014

    In this special show of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. He also talks to senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. ...
  • BJP gets majority in Haryana for the first time October 19, 2014

    Chandigarh: In its best performance in nearly three decades, BJP created a record getting majority on its own in the 90-member Haryana Assembly winning 47 seats. The saffron party's previous best performance was in 1987 when it won 16 of the 20 seats it had contested....
  • Haryana Assembly elections: BJP dethrones Congress, INLD fails to make a comeback October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party is all set to form government in Haryana for the very first time after registering a record victory in the state by winning 47 of the 90 seats. As BJP made huge leaps in the state, ruling Congress was badly decimated in the polls. It won...
  • Haryana BJP credits big win to Narendra Modi, result death knell for Chautalas October 19, 2014

    Chandigarh: For the first time ever the BJP will form the government in Haryana on its own. The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) could not live up to the claims it made of forming the government and will now be out of power for three terms- a long time span...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: BJP scripts history with absolute majority, all eyes now on CM October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: In a historic shift in power in Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party won Assembly elections with absolute majority for the first time. The BJP, which only had four MLAs in Haryana till the morning of October 19, easily crossed the halfway mark of 45 in the 90-member Assembly...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Congress wins Rai seat by just three votes October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Defeat hurts. It hurts even more when one loses a closely contested elections by just three votes and this is exactly what happened to Inderjeet of the Indian National Lok Dal. Inderjeet lost the elections from Rai constituency in Haryana to sitting MLA Jai Tirath of the Congress...
  • The various rulers of Haryana since 1966 October 19, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana was carved out as a separate state from unified Punjab on November 1, 1966. The Assembly strength of Haryana is 90 seats. The BJP, which contested the 2014 assembly polls alone for the first time, had played second fiddle to other parties earlier. In the 2009 assembly polls, the BJP...
  • BJP inching towards majority in Haryana Assembly elections October 19, 2014

    Chandigarh: BJP, which tested electoral waters on its own for the first time in Haryana, is moving towards wresting power from Congress in the state where dynastic politics seems to have suffered a jolt. As per trends available till 10 AM, BJP is leading on 32 seats followed by 12 by...
  • BJP emerges largest party in Maharashtra; capturing power in Haryana October 19, 2014

    Mumbai/Chandigarh: Riding on the Modi wave, the BJP on Sunday appeared to be emerging as the single largest party in Maharashtra and looked like capturing power in Haryana unseating the Congress in both the states as counting of votes in the assembly elections progressed. In keeping with the dominance the BJP...
  • BJP confident of forming government in Haryana October 19, 2014

    Chandigarh: The BJP on Sunday said it will form the government in Haryana, with early trends indicating it was winning in 50 of the 90 seats. "We will form the next government in Haryana. We will get two-thirds majority," BJP leader Abhimanyu said in Hisar. A party needs to win 46 seats...
  • Haryana Assembly Speaker Kuldeep Sharma leads from Ganaur October 19, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana Assembly Speaker Kuldeep Sharma was leading over his nearest INLD rival from Ganaur constituency. According to trends available with Election Department, Sharma was leading from his Ganaur constituency over INLD's Nirmal Rani. In Shahbad (SC) Ram Karan of Indian National Lok Dal was leading over Krishan Kumar (BJP) by 607...
  • Counting underway for Haryana Assembly elections; BJP leading in early trends October 19, 2014

    Chandigarh: Counting of votes is underway on Sunday for 90 Assembly constituencies in Haryana, which witnessed a multi-cornered contest. The fate of the Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress government, which is aiming at a third successive term, and BJP, which is eyeing to form a government on its own, would be known. The...
  • Haryana polls: BJP leads in early trends in, INLD second October 19, 2014

    The BJP was leading over others in early trends of counting of votes available on Sunday from 90 seats in the Haryana assembly elections. As per the available trends, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was ahead on 30 assembly seats. It was followed by the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) which...
  • Assembly elections results: As the day progressed October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: 6:25 pm: If BJP is fine joining hands with NCP, they should go ahead with it, says Uddhav Thackeray. 6:20 pm: I have not yet proposed any alliance offers to anyone. But we are ready consider if anyone approaches us: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray. 6:00 pm: Prime Minister...
  • Assembly elections 2014: Haryana, Maharashtra brace up for counting day October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Just a little over five months after the results of 16th Lok Sabha elections were declared, another political slugfest will be decided on Sunday when results for Haryana and Maharashtra assemblies will be declared. The results will not only decide the winner in the two states but will also...
  • Judgement day for Haryana: Anti-incumbency haunts Congress, BJP banks on Modi, INLD on sympathy October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the judgement day in Haryana, which has seen the Congress regime led by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for 10 years. The state saw a record 76 per cent voting in the Assembly elections on October 15. The high voting percentage may well be indicating a...
  • INLD's Dushyant Chautala confident of winning at least 40 seats in Haryana October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A day before the declaration of the Haryana Assembly polls results, Indian National Lok Dal leader Dushyant Chautala has said that his party will win at least 40 seats and that a decision on allying with the Bharatiya Janata Party will be taken by Om Prakash Chautala. In an...
  • Counting of votes for Maharashtra, Haryana polls on Sunday October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Counting of votes for the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, seen as the first major test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity after the Lok Sabha polls, will be held on Sunday. The vote counting for the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly and 90-member Haryana Assembly will start at...
  • BJP will not need Sena support to form government in Maharashtra: Shahanwaz Hussain October 16, 2014

    Patna: Buoyed by exit poll surveys, BJP on Thursday claimed that it would form governments on its own in Haryana and Maharashtra, and stressed that it would not require support of the Shiv Sena to form government in the latter. "We are confident about forming governments in both Haryana and Maharashtra...
  • Watch: Exit polls predict BJP victory in Maharashtra, Haryana October 15, 2014

    Watch our special coverage on exit poll surveys on Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections. ...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Record 76 pc turnout amid stray violence October 15, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana on Wednesday created history clocking an all-time high polling of about 76 per cent, surpassing the previous best of 72.65 per cent in 1967 in the high-stakes battle among top contenders Congress, BJP and INLD amid stray incidents of violence in many parts of the state. "Haryana registered an...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Exit polls give majority to BJP October 15, 2014

    Hisar: Haryana Assembly election results will be out on October 19. According to exit polls conducted by several agencies for different news channels, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is way ahead of its rivals in both the states and very close to forming the government on its own. Haryana exit poll...
  • In pics: Exit polls predict majority for BJP in Haryana, Maharashtra October 15, 2014

    Maharashtra and Haryana have voted and results will be known on October 19 when electronic voting machines (EVMs) are opened and votes counted. According to exit polls conducted by several agencies for different news channels, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is way ahead of its rivals in both the states...
  • We are facing 2 raavans; OP Chautala will be Haryana's CM, says his son October 15, 2014

    "Key issues in Haryana are poverty and unemployment. The common man is tried of the Congress government. OP Chautala will be the next Chief Minister of Haryana," says OP Chautala's son Digvijay Chautala. ...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Events through the day October 15, 2014

    Faridabad/Rohtak: 6.54 pm: Haryana records highest voter turnout ever, at 73 per cent. 6.30 pm: Haryana crosses 2009 figures to reach 73 per cent voter turnout; Kaithal and Sirsa record highest figure at 80.4 per cent. 6.00 pm: 72.1 per cent total voter turnout till 6.00 pm. Sirsa registers the maximum turnout...
  • Haryana, Maharashtra Assembly elections: Events through the day October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: 9.39 pm: Haryana sees record voter turnout at 76 per cent. 9.30 pm: Approximate 64 pc turn out recorded in Maharashtra assembly elections. Mumbai (City) : 54.1 per cent; Mumbai (Suburbs): 52 per cent; Mumbai (combined): 53.05 per cent. 6.54 pm: Haryana records highest voter turnout ever, at 73 per...