The Election Commission is likely to announce the dates for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections on Thursday.
The Karnataka Assembly is in the final year of its tenure and it will finish in May 2018. Political parties have started early preparations for the off chance the state goes for early elections. But, as things stand, the state is expected to go to polls around April 2018.
The Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 will be held in two phases on December 9 and 14. The counting of votes will take place on December 18, the Election Commission of India announced on Wednesday.
Delhi bypoll: The reserved Bawana constituency is one of Delhi’s largest and most varied Assembly segments.
The solar eclipse will take place on Monday, August 21, for the first time since 1918. The event, which is expected to last for nearly two daylight hours, with two minutes of darkness, will begin at 1.15 pm EDT (10.45 pm IST) and end at 2.49 pm EDT.
In celebration of 25 years of diplomatic relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu will hold talks on a range of issues, look at ways to strengthen ties in diverse fields and discuss major challenges like terrorism.
Donald Trump will host Narendra Modi at the White House on Monday afternoon and the two leaders would spend about five hours together in various settings beginning with their bilateral discussion, delegation level talks, a reception and a working dinner.
While his official engagements with President Trump will wait till Monday, on his first day, the PM has a meeting with US CEOs followed by an interaction with the Indian community in nearby Virginia in the afternoon.
Rakshabandhan is widely observed by North-Western Indians residing in Pakistan and the Hindu diaspora from Nepal who have settled elsewhere. Rabindranath Tagore had suggested to emphasize on Rakhi in order to infuse communal harmony among Indians during the British empire.
Eid marks the end of Ramadan, a religious tradition where Muslims abstain from food and water between dawn to dusk during the period.
Fasting, praying, dahi-handi, fair, traditional sweet dishes, etc are key to the festive celebrations. The 'Bhagavata Purana' states that apart from fasting and praying, devotional singing, night vigil and dramatization of Krishna legends are significant rituals of Krishna Janmashtami.
As we go about in life, being completely preoccupied with everything it has to offer, we often fail to acknowledge the contributions and sacrifices made by our parents. It is only fitting then that in Mother's Day and Father's Day, we celebrate their contribution and sacrifices.
If NDA and the Opposition fail to reach a consensus on a suitable candidate for the next President, polls will be held on July 17
Reportedly, 72 teachers and students of Lucknow's City Montessori School would perform at the event to be held in United Nations headquarters in New York.
Diwali festivities start with Dhanteras, followed by 'Narak Chaturdasi' on second day, Deepawali on third day, 'Diwali Padwa' dedicated to matrimony on fourth day and ends with 'Bhai Dooj' dedicated to sister-brothr bond on the fifth day.