Elections 2019

Latest News

LiveElections 2019 LIVE News Updates: Yogi presents two-year governance report card, Priyanka calls it ‘illusion’

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 LIVE News Updates: Congress is still trying to chalk out the seat-sharing arrangement in Bihar and West Bengal. At stake in these two states are 82 Lok Sabha seats, crucial for the Opposition bid to upstage the BJP from power

CK Kumaravel quits Kamal Haasan’s party, says MNM lacks focus

Kumaravel, who had been part of the party’s core team since its inception on February 21, 2018, submitted his resignation on Monday citing "internal politics".

Forward posts: The journey political posts make before they reach millions

As India heads into an election where social media is setting the agenda like never before, political parties are banking on a burgeoning army of party volunteers to spread the word. The Sunday Express on the journey that political posts, shares and tweets make before they reach millions of phones

Congress seeks more seats, Opposition talks in West Bengal, Bihar come under strain

At stake in these two states are 82 Lok Sabha seats, crucial for the Opposition bid to upstage the BJP from power. The Congress has so far managed seat-sharing pacts in only Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Jharkhand and is racing against time to conclude these

Karnataka: Actress Sumalatha to contest against Kumaraswamy son

Sumalatha (55), widow of former Congress MP from Mandya MH Ambareesh, will be pitted against Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumarawamy’s son Nikhil Kumaraswamy, the JD(S)-Congress alliance candidate.

Chandigarh: 2014 saw the highest-ever turnout of women — and first woman MP

No woman face was ever fielded in 1967, 1971, 1989 and 1996 elections, and women candidates in 1977, 1980, 1984, 1991, 1998, 1999, 2004, 2009 lost the elections by huge margins.

With Ganga Yatra, Priyanka Gandhi steers Cong’s poll boat in Uttar Pradesh

Priyanka offered prayers at the Sangam and participated in “arti” at the famous Hanuman temple in Prayagraj before embarking on her 100-km river journey.

Digvijaya Singh: Will accept Kamal Nath’s challenge if seat is chosen by Rahul Gandhi

“To accept challenges is a habit with me. I won from Raghogarh despite the Janata Party wave in 1977,’’ Singh tweeted on Monday, while thanking Nath for considering him competent enough to contest from a seat where the Congress is weak.

Manohar Parrikar dead: Nitin Gadkari, Amit Shah to pick new CM; Congress stakes claim to form govt

Manohar Parrikar Death Union minister Nitin Gadkari arrived in Goa in the early hours of Monday by a midnight flight to decide on the leadership issue in the state following the demise of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Konkan region: Nanar oil refinery out of way, Sena still faces NDA ally, NCP and upset BJP workers

Ironically, the Sena’s toughest challenge in the region won’t come from the Opposition ranks, but from NDA’s own — the Maharashtra Swabhiman Paksha led by former Maharashtra CM and sitting BJP Rajya Sabha MP Narayan Rane.

Sukhpal Khaira takes dig at AAP: ‘can’t cancel financier’s ticket’

Speaking to The Indian Express here today, Khaira said that Shergill was keeping AAP afloat financially in Punjab and there was no chance that his ticket would be cancelled in favour of Bir Devinder Singh, the SAD (Taksali) candidate.

Sangrur: Dhindsa again tells son not to contest polls, he says let party take call

A four-term MLA and three-term Rajya Sabha member, Dhindsa resigned from all party posts of the Shiromani Akali Dal in September last year.