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Poll-bound Rajasthan announces farm loan waiver, tax relief in 2018 budget

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje in her budget speech informed the house that 1.81 lakh new taxpayers have been registered under the GST and the tax base of the state has increased by more than 35 per cent as compared to the VAT regime. 

Two killed in Bihar rural poll violence

Former mukhiya of Singhaul panchayat and RJD leader Anil Kumar was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Saharsa’s Bihra police station area.


Poll disrupts Bengali film releases, stars busy with campaign

Kaushik Ganguly's 'Cinemawala' is one among several films whose release has been postponed because of the multi-phase Assembly election in West Bengal starting early next month.

UP Panchayat polls: DPRO suspended for 'negligence of duty'

The state government has suspended DPRO Mahender Kumar on the report of the district authorities when he was found absent during election work.

Vadodara Municipal Corporation polls: No Muslim in BJP list, Congress fields only 5

The BJP has fielded 59 new faces among the 76 candidates in Vadodara four of who were sitting Corporators for 2010-2015, as well as the Standing Committee Chairman Dr. Hitendra Patel.

District, kshetra panchayat elections: Pleas against poll schedule referred to larger HC bench

The Bench held that although notification for elections to zila panchayats and kshetra panchayats has been issued, the petitions must be entertained as those challenged the very basis of the election process.


PU Poll post-mortem: Old parties lose campus footing

The NSUI’s reign on Panjab University has ended with this year’s verdict.

Manipur rural polls: Facing threat, candidates in 4 more villages withdraw names

No one had filed nominations in at least 24 villages in Aizawl district and two in Kolasib district by the deadline.

Delhi Assembly Elections: Pune AAP volunteers head to Delhi to boost party’s chances

More than 150 Pune volunteers set to travel to New Delhi in the next few weeks.

Noida bypoll loss: Mulayam Singh orders expulsion of SP MLA

Mukesh Sharma’s brother, also an MLA, tenders apology, party yet to issue order.

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MP polls: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan to file defamation suit against Rahul Gandhi

MP campaign trail: Shivraj Singh Chouhan says he will file a defamation suit against Rahul Gandhi.

Doubling farmers’ income is government’s political stunt, says Lalu Yadav

Patna, Feb 29 (ANI): Former railway minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday said the ruling government’s statement of doubling farmers’ income by 2022, is just a political stunt to reserve their berth in the next general elections.He further asserted that the BJP-led Central Government will not win the 2019 polls.


Express Investigation: Bihar Simmers Before Polls

Since January 2010, for the last three and a half years that BJP and Janta Dal (United) were together in power, there were 226 “communal incidents” across Bihar – incidents where Hindus and Muslims, the two largest religious groups in he state, were pitted against each other. Each incident was recorded by the local police […]


Does the Lok Sabha poll offer any hope to the Muzaffarnagar riot victims?

The Indian Express presents this report from ground zero