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Your name missing from voters’ list? This app can help

Since the launch of Missing Voters app earlier this year, thousands of eligible voters have been added to the rolls, most of them aided by hundreds of volunteers who downloaded the app to lend their help to the project.

Tripura civil society supports Congress for LS polls over Citizenship Amendment Bill

Pradyot informed that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the civil society and Congress president Rahul Gandhi on March 11 this year for a joint struggle against the citizenship amendment bill.

Lok Sabha elections 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: Jaya Prada to contest from Rampur

Lok Sabha elections 2019 HIGHLIGHTS: BJP declared Jaya Prada would contest election from Rampur. BJP releases a list of 29 candidates for Uttar Pradesh & 10 candidates for West Bengal.

After BJP’s Patna Sahib seat snub, Shatrughan Sinha to join Congress on Thursday

Shatrughan Sinha has on multiple occasions expressed his unhappiness with the Prime Minister and the BJP leadership.

Lok Sabha elections: Ravi Shankar Prasad shown black flags at Patna airport, two beaten up

Prasad was recently announced as the BJP’s candidate for the Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency, replacing party rebel and sitting MP Shatrugan Sinha.

Giriraj ‘send-them-to-Pakistan’ Singh sulks: My self-respect hurt by BJP state unit

2019 Lok Sabha elections: One of Hindutva’s poster boys, Giriraj Singh is more upset with his own party because ally LJP, which has been given the Nawada seat as part of the NDA seat-sharing arrangement, was ready to leave the seat for him.

111 Tamil Nadu farmers to contest against Modi: BJP leaders promise to add their demands in manifesto

"We are not against Modi or any politician, we have nothing personal against anyone. Our demands are for farmers, our problem is with the government policies," Ayyakannu said

Wealth tax on top rich could fund Congress’s plan for poor: paper

Despite having some ability to benefit a section of the economically worse off, the researchers say, it is mostly a “political stunt” and limited in its ability to tackle income inequality.

Behind Opposition’s sting video: London firm, Romanian director, and one Catherine

The Opposition released a sting video showing an alleged BJP functionary purportedly exchanging scrapped notes after demonetisation on a commission of 40 per cent.

EC asks Niti VC Rajiv Kumar to explain his comments on Congress’ Nyay

“Rajiv Kumar is a public servant and ideally should not have made such a statement which is seen as working to the BJP’s advantage. His comments have been sought,” said a source.

EC seeks response from producers of Modi biopic on Congress complaint

The Congress wanted the release of the movie to be deferred till the final phase voting in the Lok Sabha polls. It argued that the movie, to be released on April 5, is aimed at influencing voters.

Bangalore South: BJP fields youth who called polls patriotism test

Tejasvi Surya was picked over the wife of late Union minister H N Ananth Kumar, a six-time MP from the constituency. Surya will have to rely heavily on BJP and RSS local network in a constituency that has been with the BJP since 1996