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Mayawati not to contest in upcoming Lok Sabha Polls.

Uttar Pradesh: Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati announced on Wednesday that she won’t be contesting from any seats for...

BJP Vice president joins Congress in Tripura

Tripura: Subal Bhowmik, the BJP Tripura state vice president today announced his departure from the BJP to join Congress. The decision was made after his...

Sikkim: Regional Parties Unite to Contest Lok Sabha Polls

Sikkim:Sikkim Sangram Parishad, Sikkim National Peoples Party, Sikkim Rajya Manchi and Sikkim United Front concluded the discussions on 14th March in Gangtok to contest...

BSP to give ticket to transgender candidate from Odisha

Odisha: The Bahujan Samaj Party has taken another step forward in the gender representation debate in electoral politics by fielding a transgender candidate in Odisha....

AAP disinterested in alliance, says party leader Gopal Rai

Delhi:While a possible alliance between Aam Aadmi Party and Congress in Delhi remains to be in a state of impasse, AAP leader Gopal Rai...

Joint party workers meetings held by BJP and Shiv Sena

Maharashtra: Leaving behind the enmity of almost five years now, meetings of grass root level followers of Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena were held...

BDJS to Contest 5 Seats in Kerala, likely to Field Thushar Vellappally in Thrissur

Trivandrum: Bharat Dharma Jana Sena(BDJS), an ally of BJP, is likely to contest in 5 seats under BJP banner in Kerala. As reports suggest, BDJS...

Political Deadlock in Goa after the Demise of Manohar Parrikar

Goa: The demise of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday due to pancreatic cancer has resulted in a political deadlock in the state. While...

General Elections 2019: CPM Fields Sitting MP’s in Tripura

Agartala: The front led by Communist Party of India (Marxist) announced the candidates for two Lok Sabha seats in Tripura. Jitendra Chowdhury will be seen...

Congress Fields Nabam Tuki Against Kiren Rijiju in Arunachal West

Itanagar:Putting rest to all speculations, AICC announced the name of two candidates who would contest for Lok Sabha seat from Arunachal Pradesh. Former Chief...

Congress Party called off Alliance with Left-Front in West Bengal

West Bengal: The Congress party in West Bengal has decided to contest from all 42 constituencies in the state and declared that they are calling...

Najeeb’s Mother has a Question for the Chowkidar

New Delhi While Twitter and other social media platforms are now flooded with solidarities, pledges and critiques for the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new online...

Former JNU Student Leader Shehla Rashid Joins Newly Formed JKPM

Srinagar: Hours after former IAS officer Shah Faesal launched his own political party -Jammu and Kashmir Peoples' Movement (JKPM) - in Srinagar on Sunday, former...

BSP chief Mayawati to campaign for Mulayam Singh Yadav in Mainpuri

Uttar Pradesh Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati will be campaigning for her long time rival Mulayam Singh Yadav at his home turf Mainpuri, for the...

PJ Joseph Calls Out Factionalism Within Party, Will Support UDF

Idukki: After numerous speculations, PJ Joseph finally declared his support for Congress. He implied that he was denied the seat because of plotting by party...

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Dies at 63

Goa: Goa chief minister and former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar died this evening at his son's home in Panaji after a long battle with cancer....

Solar Case: FIR Registered Against 3 Congress MLA’s

Trivandrum: An FIR has been registered against three Congress legislators, who were likely to be nominated as Lok Sabha candidates, on a complaint of sexual...

Congress Releases Candidates List in Kerala,K.V Thomas Dropped

Trivandrum: After a number of controversies and deliberations, Congress released its candidates' list in Kerala. The final screening committee headed by Rahul Gandhi announced the...

PM Narendra Modi to elect from Varanasi again

Uttar Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to contest from Varanasi constituency in Uttar Pradesh, expecting huge voter turnouts like last time. As...

NDA Gets 564 Seats out of 543; ABP News Roasted on Social Media

Delhi: ABP news channel's Lok Sabha election predictions are now going viral on social media. On Sunday, just after the declaration of election dates, ABP...

Rural Wage Growth Subsides; Non – Farm Jobs Also Hit

New Delhi: The wage growth of Indian rural workers subsides. As per the reports by Indian Express, rural wages grew 3. 8 per cent year-on-year...

Rahul Gandhi’s Visit; Election Campaigns to Get Started in Kerala

Kerala: Rahul Gandhi, the Congress president, visited Kerala to kick start the Lok Sabha Election campaigns as well as the assessment of final candidates list....

Tom Vadakkan of Congress Joins BJP

Kerala: Leaving everyone surprised, Congress leader Tom Vadakkan joins BJP, saying he was hurt when party questioned the integrity of Indian soldiers in the recent...

Kejriwal for Alliance with Congress in Haryana

New Delhi: The Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Aravind Kejriwal proposed an alliance with Congress and Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) in Haryana....

Sabarimala cant be Discussed, BJP Files Complaint Against Teeka Ram Meena

Trivandrum: The continuance of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Teeka Ram Meena on the Sabarimala issue is making state BJP leaders intolerant. The CEO has...

Kerala Congress: P J Joseph might Contest from Idukki

Trivandrum: Kerala Congress working chairman P.J. Joseph, who was denied Lok Sabha seat from Mani group, plans to contest independently from Idukki constituency. Joseph was...

Women Participation in Politics Remain Low in Haryana

Haryana: Women empowerment seems to be a topic oblivious to the mainstream election discourse in Haryana. The number of women MPs contested and won from...

Results of Assembly Election; a Major Boost for Congress in Chattisgarh

Chattisgarh: Barely three months after Chhattisgarh witnessed one of the biggest election spins that marked the return of Congress to power with a stunning majority...

Election Commission Directed BJP MLA Om Prakash Sharma to take down Posters Featuring Abhinandan

"Pakistan has bowed down. Our brave soldier has returned. It's a big diplomatic victory that Modiji has brought Abhinandan back in very little time,"...

Bhim Army Chief Chandrasekhar Azad Arrested in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh:Bhim Army Chief Chandrasekhar Azad was arrested on Tuesday (March 12th in Deoband's, Uttar Pradesh. He was reportedly on his way to Delhi...

“BJP might become the Single Largest Party, but Modi won’t become PM”, Sharad Pawar

Maharashtra Nationalist Congress Party Chief Sharad Pawar predicted on Tuesday that BJP become the single largest party in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, but even...

Mamata Banerjee Announces Candidate List in West Bengal

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced the list of candidates for Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, allocating 41% of the seats...

Income Tax Department Officers to be Deployed in Polling Booths in Gujarat

Gujarat: The Income Tax Department officers on 13th March, Wednesday let out news that they are deploying over 400 officers in Gujarat to hinder the...

Declare West Bengal as ‘Super Sensitive State’, BJP demands EC

West Bengal:  The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members met Election Commission officials on Wednesday, 13th March, asking them to declare West Bengal as a “super...

Will Women decide Bihar’s fate in 2019 General Elections?

Bihar: As India Spend reports, Bihar has 28 million illiterate women, India’s lowest level of female literacy (53%) and employment, with the female labour-force participation...

Election Analysis: Here is how Gujarat approached 2014 General Elections

Gujarat: Apart from the time between 1996 and 1998, Gujarat has been under the rule of Bharatiya Janata Party since 1995. The state from where...

Election Analysis: Here is how Odisha approached 2014 General Elections

Odisha: In the Lok Sabha elections in 2014, the fight in Odisha was between BJP and Congress, like in most other parts of the country....

Congress to Boycott MLC Election in Telangana

Hyderabad: Congress on Monday, 11th March, announced that it would boycott the MLC polls accusing TRS of poaching four of its MLAs and a Telugu...

Congress Leaders in Gujarat switch sides before Lok Sabha elections

Gujarat: Amid speculations that OBC Congress leader Alpesh Thakur might make leave the Congress party to join BJP, a whole lot of other representatives have...

General Elections 2019: IUML Announces Candidates List

Kozhikode: Leaving no room for surprises, Indian Union Muslim League announced it’s candidate list with two sitting MP’s. P.K Kunhalikutty will be seen contesting from...

Congress Announces First List of Candidates for Upcoming Lok-Sabha Elections

Delhi: While the Election Commission of India is yet to announce the schedule for upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Indian National Congress has released their...

Jana Sena Announces Candidates List

Andhra Pradesh: Actor Pawan Kalyan led Jana Sena Party formally announced the name of four of its candidates who would be contesting the Lok Sabha...

General Election 2019 : A Glimpse of Goan Politics

Panaji: Goa has always been a fertile soil for political dramas. The hasty formation of the coalition government by BJP in 2017 assembly election, the...

Tamil Nadu: DMDK confirms alliance with AIADMK

Chennai: Putting an end to all the speculations, Vijayakanth’s Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) will be joining with AIADMK-BJP alliance. DMDK is offered four seats...

BJD to field 33 percent women candidates in upcoming Lok Sabha elections

Odisha: During the Mission Shakti convention held in Kendrapara on March 10th, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced that his party Biju Janata Dal (BJD)...

Show-cause notice issued to political parties in Maharashtra

Maharashtra: The Maharashtra State Election Commission (MSEC) issued show-cause notices to the major political parties in the state, for not submitting expenditure statement for the...

Will form Government in Karnataka within 24 hours if BJP Wins 22 Lok Sabha...

Belagavi: Karnataka State President of BJP B.S Yeddyurappa said that BJP will form a government in the state, within 24 hours if BJP wins 22...

Divakaran from CPI to contest against Shashi Tharoor

Thiruvananthapuram: The Communist Party of India (CPI) announced their candidates list for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Kerala. CPI would be contesting from 4...

The many possibilities of Kummanam!

Thiruvananthapuram: Kummanam Rajasekharan, BJP leader from Kerala resigns as the governor of Mizoram, ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections. It was nine months back that...

DMK to contest from 20 seats in Tamil Nadu, CPM and MDMK to join...

Chennai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Tuesday (March 5th) finalised its seat-sharing deal with CPI(M) and MDMK for the upcoming parliament elections. Of the 40...

Kerala: CPI(M) Announces List of Candidates

Thiruvananthapuram: Communist Party of India (Marxist) announced on 9th February, Saturday, the list of 16 candidates, including 6 sitting MP’s and 4 incumbent MLA’s for...

BJP the highest grosser in Karnataka Election 2018, says report

Karnataka: Everyone knows that elections are a costly business. A recent report suggests that a sum of Rs.356 crore was collected and Rs.170 crore was...

Telangana voter data was accessed by IT Grids, says SIT

Hyderabad: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) under the leadership of Stephan Raveendra revealed that “IT Grids India Private limited” had accessed data related to the...

Kashmir and the politics of voter turnouts

Kashmir: Kashmir is witnessing a series of unrest after troops killed five rebels. In addition, after Pulwama attacks, a continuous stream of attacks against Kashmiri...

What will happen in Himachal Pradesh this elections?

Himachal Pradesh: Poll predictions and weather conditions in Himachal Pradesh have equally turned unpredictable this time. The lashing cold wind and moderate rain experiencing in...

First List of Candidates from SP in UttarPradesh

UttarPradesh: The Samajwadi Party has announced their first list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections this year. The founder of the party Mulayam...

Will anti-incumbency help opposition in Jharkhand ?

Jharkhand: Jharkhand has a volatile political fabric ever since its formation in 2000. The state had never seen any stable government until the 2014 assembly...