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Kuwaitis go to polls as economy poses challenge for new emir

December 05, 2020 4:19 pm

More than 300 candidates, including 29 women, are vying for 50 seats in the Gulf's oldest and most outspoken assembly with legislative powers. Critics say parliament has long stalled investment and economic and fiscal reform in the cradle-to-grave welfare state.

J&K: Over 43% polling till 1 pm in 3rd phase of DDC elections

December 04, 2020 4:26 pm

The eight-phase DDC polls started on November 28 and is being held along with by-elections to panchayats.

J&K all set for first polls post Article 370 abrogation, reorganisation

November 27, 2020 10:23 pm

The eight-phase elections are seen as a triangular contest among the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), the BJP and the Apni Party floated by former finance minister Altaf Bukhari.

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

February 12, 2018 5:09 pm

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

April 29, 2016 2:24 am

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

March 16, 2016 9:45 pm

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'

November 28, 2015 11:33 am

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

November 07, 2015 4:29 am

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

October 01, 2015 1:39 am

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

August 28, 2015 2:57 am

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

POLLS VIDEOS

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

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

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

February 29, 2016 4:35 pm

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.

#WHYiVOTED: Let's hear it from India

April 17, 2014 10:47 am

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

April 17, 2014 10:27 am

The Indian Express presents this report from ground zero