FE Online | January 20, 2017 12:09 PM
Assembly polls in five states are nearing and parties are busy in making strategy with their leaders, workers and supporters looking to ensure their victory. Aam Admi Party (AAP) too is doing the same and it has reposed its faith in its overseas supporters.
PTI | January 20, 2017 10:32 AM
The BJP’s manifesto for the upcoming Goa Assembly polls will focus on a comprehensive mobility plan for the state, including Metro train facility, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.
Harish Rawat calls for commanders conference to be postponed, fears PM Narendra Modi may take advantage in poll-bound UttarakhandFE Online | January 19, 2017 9:24 PM
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has requested that the commanders conference which is scheduled to be held on January 21 in Dehradun be postponed in the wake of state elections on February 15.
PTI | January 19, 2017 3:15 PM
The residents of Taharpur village in Shamli district in UP have decided not to vote for any candidate in the upcoming Assembly elections…
Punjab elections: With Navjot Singh Sidhu by his side, Capt Amarinder Singh says ‘Akali-BJP will get 10-20 seats’FE Online | January 19, 2017 1:43 PM
While Capt Amarinder Singh is the leader, his role was previously being stunted by the former state party chief Partap Singh Bajwa.
FE Online | January 19, 2017 12:57 PM
As if all the drama enveloping the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh was not enough, the Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to take it one notch higher.
Narendra Modi in trouble; Congress leader files complaint to EC, accuses PM of using religion for election campaignFE Online | January 19, 2017 11:15 AM
Congress leader K C Mittal on Thursday filed a complaint against prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP to the election Commission for the violation of the Model Code of Conduct.
Mohd Ujaley | January 19, 2017 6:00 AM
Election Commission will use mobile applications for real-time data monitoring to ensure free and fair polls
PTI | January 19, 2017 12:15 AM
Watches worth Rs 44 lakh, residential plots here worth Rs 30 crore, two land cruisers, a mini cooper are part of the total assets worth Rs 45.91 crore declared by cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu who is contesting Assembly polls from Amritsar (East) seat.
PTI | January 18, 2017 11:41 PM
SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal today said Aam AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal should tell Punjabis why he was “soliciting and getting funds from front organisations of militants.
FE Online | January 18, 2017 9:22 PM
Earlier in the day, it was reported that Tiwari, 91, a Congress veteran left grand old party to join BJP.
PTI | January 18, 2017 8:50 PM
Hectic behind the scene parleys were on in UP’s ruling Samajwadi Party today to finalise the list of candidates and complete alliance formalities with Congress, with the process of filing of nominations for the first phase of polling already underway.
FE Online | January 18, 2017 8:07 PM
“We are shocked, I think he has been misled into joining BJP by some who have vested interests,” nephew Manish Tiwari said.
FE Online | January 18, 2017 6:28 PM
Senior Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari today joined the Bharatiya Janata Party along with his son Rohit Shekhar ahead of the Assembly elections in Uttarakhand.
Sumit Chakraborty | January 18, 2017 6:20 PM
Nepotism and the hiring of turncoats appear to be hampering BJP’s chances of winning the Assembly Elections in 2017.
Rajeev Kumar | January 18, 2017 4:12 PM
Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 is being projected as a sure-shot weapon to halt BJP’s recent victory march after demonetisation
PTI | January 18, 2017 2:52 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be addressing a public meeting in Goa on January 28 ahead of the State Legislative Assembly polls scheduled on February 4.
PTI | January 18, 2017 1:39 PM
Electronic and social media may have somewhat changed the poll campaign mode but when it comes to capturing people’s attention, parties in UP are trying to outdo each other with catchy slogans like ‘Akhilesh ka jalwa kayam hai, uska baap Mulayam hai’, ‘betion ko muskurane do, behenji ko aaney do’ and ‘abki baar 300 ke paar’.
Kumar Vishwas with BJP? Report triggers AAP sarcasm — ‘Modi to join Congress, Amit Shah in Kejriwal party’Rajeev Kumar | January 18, 2017 12:00 PM
In the season of elections, rumours fly like fire and sometimes even backfire. This is what happened when a media report claimed that AAP leader Kumar Vishwas may join BJP.
FE Online | January 18, 2017 12:49 PM
Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari and his son Rohit Shekhar are set to join BJP for the Uttarakhand assembly elections.
FE Online | January 18, 2017 10:41 AM
Until a week ago, Shivpal Yadav was a big heavyweight in Samajvadi Party and was always surrounded by his supporters.
Samajwadi Party row: After tough-love ‘cycle’ lesson for Mulayam, Akhilesh Yadav says ties with father ‘unbreakable’Deepa Jainani | January 18, 2017 6:40 AM
With the Election Commission recognising Akhilesh Yadav as the national president of the Samajwadi Party and allotting the ‘bicycle’ symbol to him, the storm in the feuding party clan appears to have settled as of now.
PTI | January 18, 2017 12:34 AM
Rahul Gandhi today took a jibe at BJP for approaching the Election Commission to demand freezing Congress’ poll symbol by alleging that he had violated the model code of conduct by linking his party symbol “hand” with religious figures during a speech.
PTI | January 17, 2017 7:53 PM
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today upped the ante against the ruling Badals, alleging they have “looted” Punjab and will be held accountable for their “misdeeds” if AAP forms the government.
Rajeev Kumar | January 17, 2017 7:25 PM
Such is Narendra Modi’s fate that more he thinks he has broken the rib of dynastic politics, the more the dynasty finds ways of survival — it happened in Bihar, it is now happening in Uttar Pradesh. Dynasties have joined forces.
IANS | January 17, 2017 7:08 PM
BSP’s expelled Sahibabad MLA Amar Pal Sharma, who joined the Congress on Tuesday, claimed he was ousted from the party because he had declined to pay Rs 8 crore to party supremo Mayawati for the party ticket in the upcoming polls.
FE Online | January 17, 2017 7:01 PM
Earlier today Congress workers in Panaji in Goa burnt an effigy of party’s General Secretary Digvijaya Singh at the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee office.
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