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Allow us to retain national party status till after 2024 Lok Sabha polls: TMC, CPI to EC

The poll panel had served showcause notices to TMC, CPI and NCP on July 18, and the parties had time till August 5 to respond.

Election Commission bans publication of uncertified ads on polling day and day before

The poll panel said Saturday that instances of advertisements of offending and misleading nature published in print media have been brought to its notice in the past.


After Advani is replaced by Amit Shah in Gandhinagar, Sena calls him 'BJP’s tallest leader'

In an editorial in the party mouthpiece "Saamana", the Shiv Sena said Amit Shah contesting in place of Advani is politically translated as the 'Bhishmacharya' of Indian politics being "forced" to retire.

Congress releases fourth list of 27 candidates, Tharoor to contest from Thiruvananthapuram

The party renominated its sitting MPs and former Union ministers, Shashi Tharoor and K Suresh, from Thiruvananthapuram and Mavelikkara Lok Sabha seats.

Priyanka to begin three-day visit to UP on March 18

Priyanka will mark Holi in Varanasi, the constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She will also participate in a foot-march in Allahabad and a road show in Mirzapur.

Left Front declares 25 names in Bengal, door open for Congress

Ahead of a meeting at 3 pm, Left Front chairman Biman Bose had called West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (WBPCC) president Somen Mitra and told him that since the first phase of polls is on April 11, it had become necessary to release the names of some candidates.


CPI(M) walks out of grand alliance talks in Maharashtra

The CPI(M) had been demanding north Maharashtra’s Dindori seat from the NCP’s quota of seats. On Friday, the NCP nominated its candidate Dhanraj Mahale for the seat.

20 ministers in TDP’s list of 126 candidates, Naidu son among them

A number of farmers who gave up their land for construction of the new state capital are residents of Mangalagiri, and the TDP has a good support base in the constituency.

Congress releases its third list

The prominent names include Sushmita Dev from Silchar, Gaurav Gogoi from Kaliabor in Assam, and Vincent Pala from Shillong and Mukul Sangma from Tura in Meghalaya.

SP names five more candidates

Tabassum Hasan, who had won the Kairana bypoll on an RLD ticket last year after the death of MP Hukum Singh, has been fielded from the seat, but this time on SP ticket.

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Rainbow of colours in Lok Sabha election campaign

The Election Commission of India announced that the general elections will be held in seven phases across India starting April 11 and the results will be announced on May 23

Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan at Idea Exchange

Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan was our guest at the Idea Exchange programme in Mumbai on Wednesday.


Exit polls project Narendra Modi-led NDA to form government

Official election results are expected on Friday (May 16).

Elections 2014: Political parties gloss over environment

Political parties campaigning for elections have all but ignored environmental issues.

Voting ends for 8th phase of Lok Sabha polls

Voting for the 8th phase of Lok Sabha polling ended on Wednesday.

EVMs return after sixth phase of polling ends

As the sixth phase of polling ended, poll officials return with EVMs from various polling booths.


Sixth phase of polling comes to an end

Polling began on Thursday (April 24) for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha Polls.

Priyanka Vadra in Rae Bareli, seeks to corner Narendra Modi on 'snoopgate'

Seeking to corner Narendra Modi, Priyanka Gandhi on Wednesday (April 23) raked up the "snoopgate" controversy surrounding him and questioned his credentials of talking about empowering women.

Candidates continue to campaign for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections

Candidates continue to campaign for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections 2014 in their respective constituencies.

Fifth phase of polling underway

Moderate to brisk voting was on Thursday recorded in the first five hours of polling.