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BJP Declares List Of 6 Other Candidates For MLC Elections

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council elections, BJP named six candidates on January 16. The new list included Kunwar Manvendra Singh, Govind Narayan Shukla, Salil Bishnoi, Ashwini Tyagi, Dharmveer Prajapati and Surendra Chaudhary. While the elections for 12 seats will be held on January 28, the party has already declared four candidates including UP Dy-CM Dinesh Sharma. Besides, the party announced ex-minister Shahnawaz Hussain to… read-more

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 06:34 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Elections, Legislative Council, BJP Leader, Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party

Courtesy: Zee News

BSP chief Mayawati

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BSP Will Contest UP, Uttarakhand Elections Without Coalition: Mayawati

Standing on her principles, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on January 15 announced the party's decision to contest without coalition in the Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh elections. The announcement came on the occasion of her 65th birthday, where she has expressed her confidence of recreating victory from 2007. Moreover, she has assured of offering free vaccines to people of Uttar Pradesh, if she wins the upcoming state assembly… read-more

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 03:50 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Mayawati, BSP, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Elections

Courtesy: The Times of India

AIADMK Council meeting

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Ahead Of TN Polls, AIADMK General Council Backs Palaniswami For CM

The AIADMK general council on January 9 unanimously authorised Edappadi K Palaniswami's chief ministerial candidature for the forthcoming Tamil Nadu elections. The council has directed Palaniswami and current Deputy Chief Minister and party coordinator O Pannerselvam to formulate electoral strategies. Among 16 resolutions adopted, the council urged the Union to retain the provincial council system in Sri Lanka. The council has congratulated… read-more

Sat, 09 Jan 2021 - 05:04 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: AIADMK, Tamilnadu, Elections, EPS, Edapadi Palaniswamy

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Rajinikanth

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Rajinikanth Drops Idea Of Entering Politics; Apologises To Fans

In a three-page statement on Twitter, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on December 29 announced that he would not be entering politics due to his health conditions. Earlier in November, the legendary actor had announced that he would launch his political party on December 31. The actor has been recently discharged from a hospital, where he was admitted on December 25 after suffering fluctuations in blood pressure level. Rajinikanth stated that he… read-more

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 01:02 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Rajinikanth, Indian Politics, Tamil Nadu, Elections

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McConnell recognized Biden's victory at President-elect.

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Republican Leader McConnell Congratulates Biden, Kamala Over Victory

One of the top Republican leaders in the US Senate Mitch McConnell has congratulated the President-elect Joe Biden and vice-President-elect Kamala Harris after electoral college confirmed their victory. McConnell stated it is a proud moment to have Kamala Harris as first female Vice-president-elect. Interestingly, McConnell’s message was out of the blue as only a few Republican members appreciated Biden's victory since they do not want to… read-more

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 12:57 AM / by Rashi Jain

Tags: Joe BIden, Donald Trump, Republicans, US, Elections, Democracy, President, Vice-president, Kamala Harris

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

BJP in Assam

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Assam: No Clear Winner In BTC Elections; BJP Gains Big

No party could gain a clear majority in the Assam's Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) election results, which were announced on December 12. However, the BJP improved its performance this elections by winning nine seats while it could secure only one in 2015. On the contrary, The Bodoland People's Front, which had dominated the BTC elections for more than 15 years, could not gain the majority. Meanwhile, the United People's Party Liberal won… read-more

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 - 11:26 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Assam, BTC, BPF, BJP, Elections

Courtesy: NDTV News

BJP has released its manifesto in urdu for DDC in kashmir today

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Eyeing Kashmir's DDC Elections, BJP Releases Its Poll Manifesto In Urdu

Former BJP MLC Vibhod Gupta on November 29 released the party's poll manifesto in Urdu for the ongoing local elections in Kashmir. The manifesto reiterated the party's stance that revocation of Article 370 and Article 35A was a unifying factor in Jammu and Kashmir's history. Besides, it also asserted that terrorism in the region has declined and J&K was moving towards development and peace. It also criticised the newly-formed Gupkar… read-more

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 06:07 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: BJP, Jammu and Kashmir, Elections, Article 370

Courtesy: The Hindu

Army Chief General MM Naravane

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Army Chief Says Terrorists Trying All Possible Means To Disturb J&K Polls

While talking about the cross-border terrorism, Indian Army General MM Naravane stated that terrorists were desperately trying to disturb the election process in the Jammu and Kashmir. He added that the terrorists were infiltrating southwards through tunnels due to the beginning of winter. Moreover, he admitted, "Terrorism continues to be a serious threat, and that is not abating in spite of all the efforts that we have made."

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 11:17 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: kashmir, Elections, Terrorists, MM Naravane

Courtesy: India TV News

Mamata Banerjee

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We Will Set Right: Mamata To Party Workers On Discontented Leaders

While addressing a rally on November 25, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has asked the discontented party leaders not to misunderstand the party. The CM stated she is aware of everything and has assured to take care of the party. She added, "There may be one or two people who are not good, but we will set right". Moreover, Mamata said she was aware of the "opportunists" in the party. 

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 06:44 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal, TMC, Elections

Ayisha Hussain And TP Sulfat

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Creating Record, Kerala BJP Fields Muslim Women In Local Body Polls

In a tactical move, Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to field two Muslim women to contest in the Kerala local body elections. The two candidates - TP Sulfath and Ayisha Hussain - will contest against the predominant Indian Union Muslim League in the panchayats of Malappuram district. Reportedly, both the candidates have opted for BJP tickets as they were "influenced" by its "progressive" policies. Malappuram will undergo polls on December… read-more

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 - 05:37 PM / by Sreemayi .S.R

Tags: BJP, Kerala, Kerala Government, Elections, Communist Party of India

Courtesy: The Indian Express