Politics

Hooda casts vote along with his family in Rohtak

Rohtak, Oct 21: Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday exuded confidence that his party will make a comeback in the assembly polls as he cast his vote along with his family mem...

Heavy rain affects voting in Ernakulam

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21: Heavy rains affected voting in Ernakulam Assembly constituency in the initial hours as voters waded through water-logged roads to exercise their franchise on Monday, while...

3 issues that will determine how Maharashtra votes today

New Delhi, Oct 21: There are three issues, which will determine which way the electorate will vote in the ongoing Maharashtra Assembly elections. 1. Article 370: Like in Haryana, the BJP has turn...

Nearly 40 pc polling for two seats in Himachal

Shimla, Oct 21: Nearly 40 per cent of the 82,137 voters exercised their franchise for by-elections to two Assembly seats in the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh by 1 p.m. The by-elections to Dharamsala ...

Babita Phogat cast vote, vows to promote sports if elected

Chandigarh, Oct 21: Wrestler-turned-politician and BJP candidate Babita Phogat on Monday cast her vote in her native village in Bhiwani along with her father Mahavir Phogat and sister Geeta Phogat. ...

7% voting in Haryana, 4% in Maharashtra till 9 a.m.

New Delhi, Oct 21: A voting percentage of 7.43 was recorded in Haryana and 4.17 per cent in Maharashtra on Monday in the first two hours of polling as the two states went for Assembly polls. Accor...

Voters wowed by Maha all-women polling booth

Washim (Maharashtra), Oct 21: The Sakhi Matdaan Kendra, a gaily-decorated polling station in Washim managed by an all-women staff, including security, was seen drawing hordes of voters as polling sta...

1st voter of the day appreciated by EC

Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21: Uma Shankar, the first person to cast his vote morning at the Manikpur polling station in Chitrakoot, was given a certificate of appreciation by the Election Commi...

Bilawal Bhutto announces nationwide anti-govt protests

Islamabad, Oct 19: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilwal Bhutto-Zardari has announced nationwide anti-government protests to "restore 'real' democracy in the country". "Our demand is to r...

FATF to blacklist Pakistan if terror funding not controlled by Feb’20

PARIS: Putting Pakistan on notice, the international terror financing watchdog FATF on Friday warned it will be blacklisted if it does not control terror funding by February 2020, voicing serious con...

Tassaduq meets sis Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: Former chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti's brother Tassaduq Hussain Mufti on Friday met her at the government guest house here where she has been kept under detention, The New...

EC notice to Mumbai BJP chief on communal speech

Mumbai, Oct 18: The Election Commission on Thursday issued a show-cause notice to Mumbai chief of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Mangal Prabhat Lodha for his alleged communal remarks during the on...

Centre asks all schools to set up kitchen gardens

New Delhi, Oct : All schools have been asked to set up a kitchen garden and instructions to this effect have been issued by the Centre to all the states and union territories, an official said on Fr...

BSP leader Kartar Singh Bhadana joins BJP

New Delhi, Oct 18: Former Haryana Minister and three-time MLA Kartar Singh Bhadana left the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday. He took the party membersh...