Defence Minister and senior BJP leader Manohar Parrikar was today served a show cause notice by the Election Commission for his reported bribery remarks made in Goa
“I am not going anywhere, neither Uttar Pradesh nor Punjab for campaigning. Rather, I would continue with the ‘Nishchay yatra’ in Bihar,” Kumar told reporters.
A day ahead of the campaigning for Goa Assembly elections drawing to close, the Congress today accused ruling BJP of “playing dirty tricks” to win mandate and “funding” candidates of AAP as well as some Independents to divide votes against the erstwhile ruling party.
Akali-turned Congressman and former Indian hockey team captain Pargat Singh, who is contesting from the Jalandhar Cantt constituency, is confident that he will “knockout everyone” in the Punjab Assembly polls and that people will evaluate him by his work this time.
Sisodia accused Akali and Congress leaders of looting the state exchequer for their personal gains, adding that trade
and industry was ruined by consecutive governments in the state.
V K Singh said in the wake of the car explosion, Punjab police will also come out with revised protocols for stepping up
vigil and surveillance and strengthening security during upcoming February 4 assembly polls.
According to the District Magistrate, more than 19.12 lakh women voters would use this facility.
Sirsa-headquartered Dera Sacha Sauda today announced support for the SAD-BJP combine in the upcoming Assembly polls in Punjab.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday demanded the arrest of Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, blaming him for a blast near Bathinda that killed three persons.
Gurpreet Singh Waraich ‘Ghuggi’ has won the hearts of Punjabis through his comedy and acting in the past 25 years.
With Samajwadi party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav opposing the SP-Congress alliance, Lok Dal still sees an opportunity to convince him to campaign for its candidates in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.
Such is the nature of politics, few parties have the luxury of turning their face away from old rhetoric and earlier positions. So, not surprisingly, the Ram mandir finds mention in the BJP’s manifesto for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
Elections for 403 seats in Uttar Pradesh will be conducted in seven phases starting from February 11 and culminating on March 8.
In its poll manifesto, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has spoken of ensuring benefits to minorities in the government-run schemes proportionate to their population, which is in contravention to the Supreme Court ruling.
According to the survey conducted by Axis APM and India Today Group, the Congress is projected to get 60-65 seats in the February 4 Punjab elections.
Ahead of the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party has today announced the candidature of the state president of the party’s Mahila Morcha, Swati Singh.
His remarks came even as BJP MLA Suresh Rana, an accused in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, was booked yesterday by Uttar Pradesh Police on charges of inciting hatred after he said at a meeting that curfew will be imposed in Kairana, Deoband and Moradabad if he is elected again in assembly polls next month.
Opposition parties criticise my repeated visits to Goa because are scared of me, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday, adding that he never keeps work pending in the Defence Ministry, except for these few days, when he is busy with the Goa election campaign.
In a new twist to the feud in the Yadav clan, senior SP leader Shivpal Singh Yadav today announced that he will float a new party after March 11, drawing sharp retort from Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
Akhilesh government move to bury at least 19 cases against senior political leaders from the state, has somehow put under question the ‘Clean governance’ promise.
Ahead of the assembly elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said that if the Samajwadi Party gets elected to form the government in the state, party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav (Netaji) will be respected the most.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said that if the Samajwadi Party forms the government after the state assembly polls, then Netaji would be respected the most.
Meerut city is set to witness rallies by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for BJP while by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav go stumping in favour of SP-Congress candidate in the coming days.
During a rally in Sahibabad on Monday, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Yogi Adityanath recalled the situation of Kashmir 27 years ago.
Goa Forward Party today filed a complaint with state Chief Electoral Office, claiming Defence Minister and senior BJP leader Manohar Parrikar violated the model code of conduct by making a statement “similar” to the one made by AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal who had purportedly asked people to accept money but vote for his party.
Praising the Akali Dal supremo Parkash Singh Badal, Shah said, “ I am shocked at the words used by some people for Parkash Singh Badal ji, Punjab is known with Badal ji’s name across the country.”
In her first rally in poll-bound Punjab, BSP chief Mayawati today promised creating ‘rozi-roti de sadhan’ (means of livelihood) and curbing the drug menace in the state, if voted to power in the upcoming Assembly elections.