Sources said that Shivpal Yadav – who led a bitter faction fight against Akhilesh – may not be contesting in the assembly polls slated to begin on February 4. According to the compromise reached, Akhilesh will accommodate Shiv...
17 Jan 2017, 9.08 pm | Source: NEWS18.com
Taking a political plunge and indicating that she may float a political party, Deepa Jayakumar, niece of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, today made it clear she cannot accept AIADMK General Secretary Sasikala.
17 Jan 2017, 8.10 pm | Source: PTI
Having bagged the 'bicycle' symbol, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said he would take Mulayam Singh Yadav along, describing the ties with his father and the SP founder as "unbreakable".
17 Jan 2017, 6.50 pm | Source: PTI
There are at least 20 seats where strong ticket contenders have been disappointed giving rise to the possibility that some of them may enter the fray as independents or work to spoil the prospects of the party's official nominees.
17 Jan 2017, 5.10 pm | Source: PTI
"Decision on alliance (with Congress) will be taken in a day or two," he said, buoyed by the Election Commission's order recognising him as the President of Samajwadi Party and allowing him to retain the 'bicycle' symbol.
17 Jan 2017, 1.08 pm | Source: PTI
The filing of nominations for these constituencies started at 11 am, immediately after the notification, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) office here said.
17 Jan 2017, 11.24 am | Source: PTI
The group led by Akhilesh Yadav is the Samajwadi Party and is entitled to use its name and reserved symbol Bicycle, the three-member Election Commission headed by Nasim Zaidi said in its order.
17 Jan 2017, 9.48 am | Source: NEWS18.com
The first meeting for negotiating the seat sharing formula between the Sena and BJP was held today at the residence of BJP state chief Raosaheb Danve at Nariman Point here.
17 Jan 2017, 7.46 am | Source: PTI
Hailing as "just", the Election Commission verdict recognising the Akhilesh Yadav faction as Samajwadi Party and allotting it the reserved symbol 'bicyle', Ramgopal Yadav said he was "hopeful" the party will forge an alliance with...
16 Jan 2017, 9.16 pm | Source: PTI
In a major boost to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, the Election Commission today recognised the faction headed by him as the Samajwadi Party and alloted the reserved symbol 'Bicycle' to it for contesting the coming A...
16 Jan 2017, 7.12 pm | Source: PTI
State Congress chief Ashok Chavan told reporters here today that his party will contest the graduate constituencies of Amravati and Nashik and the teachers constituency of Nagpur, while NCP will contest the Aurangabad teachers sea...
16 Jan 2017, 2.20 pm | Source: PTI
Mulayam made this statement at a meeting with party workers in Lucknow with the media in attendance.
16 Jan 2017, 1.59 pm | Source: NEWS18.com
Addressing his first press conference, Sidhu termed his preference for the Congress as a 'Ghar Wapsi'(homecoming) and launched a broadside against Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD).
16 Jan 2017, 1.15 pm | Source: NEWS18.com
53-year-old Sidhu is likely to contest from Amritsar East Assembly seat, party leaders said.
16 Jan 2017, 10.43 am | Source: NEWS18.com
The three-member EC, headed by Nasim Zaidi, heard both the sides on Friday and reserved its order. The order is most likely to be delivered tomorrow, a day ahead of the start of filing of nominations for the first phase of electio...
16 Jan 2017, 7.54 am | Source: PTI
Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu today joined Congress ahead of assembly poll in Punjab after meeting party Vice President Rahul Gandhi.
15 Jan 2017, 2.20 pm | Source: PTI
Uttarakhand's Chief Election Officer has issued notices to state chiefs of Congress and BJP for using social media for advertisement without prior certification, saying it was prima-facie violation of the Model Code of Conduct.
14 Jan 2017, 6.30 pm | Source: PTI
Uttarakhand BJP today alleged that release on parole of 19 murder convicts serving jail terms, in less than a month, is a "deliberate" act of the ruling Congress aimed at "vitiating" the atmosphere of the poll-bound state
14 Jan 2017, 5.12 pm | Source: PTI
After joining Congress, Singh claimed that AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was "dangerous" for the country. "Conspiracies, not service, is their (AAP's) only agenda," he alleged.
14 Jan 2017, 5.12 pm | Source: PTI
As elections to the cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and nine other municipal corporations in Maharashtra are fast approaching, saffron allies, Shiv Sena and BJP, appear to be engaged in a poster war.
14 Jan 2017, 4.50 pm | Source: PTI
The seers will support BJP in the upcoming UP elections only if Prime Minister Narendra Modi promises to get the Ram temple constructed in Ayodhya during his tenure, the chief priest of the makeshift temple at the Ram Janm Bhumi-B...
14 Jan 2017, 2.42 pm | Source: PTI
The BJP will announce the second list of its candidates for upcoming Goa Legislative Assembly election tomorrow, state party president Vinay Tendulkar said.
14 Jan 2017, 2.42 pm | Source: PTI
During the first part of the hearing, the Akhilesh camp, represented by senior lawyer Kapil Sibal, argued that the majority of MPs, MLAs and MLCs as well as the SP delegates are with Akhilesh.
13 Jan 2017, 3.28 pm | Source: PTI
"They (documents) contain names of person who received the money, who gave the money, date and place of payment. Does Modiji deny it? Please come forward and tell this simple answer," Dikshit added.
12 Jan 2017, 8.56 am | Source: PTI
The BJP leader wondered why the Congress vice president went on a vacation abroad if he was actually worried about the hardship of the people in the wake of demonetisation, adding that instead, he should have stayed among them.
12 Jan 2017, 7.52 am | Source: PTI
Earlier in the day, addressing the Congress' 'Jan Vedna Sammelan', Rahul said "achhe din" (good days) will come when the Congress comes back to power at the Centre in 2019.
11 Jan 2017, 8.18 pm | Source: PTI
A day-long national convention, called in the wake of demonetisation, saw top Congress leaders including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram coming down hard on Modi. Singh cautioned peop...
11 Jan 2017, 7.36 pm | Source: PTI
Polls to 26 zilla parishads will be held in two phases on February 16 and 21, followed by counting of votes on February 23.
11 Jan 2017, 6.30 pm | Source: PTI
Stating that Congress did not have the "guts" to implement demonetisation during its tenure, he said the Opposition just wants to make "false allegation" and is not ready for a discussion on the issue in Parliament.
11 Jan 2017, 3.32 pm | Source: PTI
Addressing Congress' 'Jan Vedna' meeting against note ban, the party Vice President said "achhe din" (good days) will come when Congress comes back to power at the Centre in 2019.
11 Jan 2017, 2.50 pm | Source: PTI