CNBC-TV18's Archana Shukla captures the sights and sounds and the key issues that are deciding people's choice. She traveled to Surat's diamond market for pulse check and asked them whether or not the implementation of the GST impacted their business in any way.
Later this week, the government is expected to respond to the Supreme Court (SC) on allegations that its new proposed method for political parties to receive donations from corporate houses is unconstitutional. In the first part of a CNBC-TV18 special series, Moneypower - The Politics of Funding, CNBC-TV18’s Kevin Lee reports on what this new method is, and why it has become so controversial.
Public support rate for Abe's administration grew to 42 percent in the survey, conducted between Oct. 23 and 24, up from 38 percent in its previous survey in mid-October.
Along with corporators, MLAs, MLCs and MPs from the area falling under Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits can cast their ballots in the crucial polls.
VVPAT generates a receipt and allow people to verify if the vote went in favour of the candidate against whose name the button was pressed on the electronic voting machine (EVM).
Sealing is aimed to prevent anti-social elements from crossing the international boundary and vitiating the election atmosphere.
No political parties participated in EC's EVM hackathon and now the commission has closed the scope to discuss the issue further.
France is the second-largest economy in the euro zone and one of the seven biggest across the world. Its president holds enough powers to influence the country's economic and political path.
The Supreme Court today said it will hear on April 13 the pleas challenging the use of EVMs in elections without equipping the machines with voter verified paper audit trail (VVPAT).
Congress leader P Chidambaram todayrndenounced the seven-phase election schedule in Uttar Pradeshrnand alleged that the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi usedrnit to "polarise" voters.
Speaking to Network18, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the poor people of India feel that the steps taken by the PM are in the their favour.
With another strong US jobs report in the books, the Fed is widely expected to raise overnight interest rates on Wednesday, and is now seen delivering three rate hikes in 2017.
orrect and proper counting of votes that the right choice of the electorate finds expression and it is on this basis such assurance of their true choice that their chosen representative is declared elected.
In an interview with CNBC-TV18, UR Bhat said that going ahead the US Fed meet and roll-out of the goods and services tax (GST) will act as a catalyst for the market.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hold a roadshow here today in support of local BJP candidates, a day after an impromptu tour through the winding streets of the city.
Varanasi, the place known for attaining nirvana, has now become the place to attain political nirvana. Things changed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to make his parliamentary debut from Varanasi.
Bollywood provided the perfect fodder for witty repartees this poll season as Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul Gandhi used dialogues from superhit films Sholay, Bahubali and DDLJ to launch attacks on rivals.
Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "electric shock" jibe, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said he had not asked him to touch a wire and would never say anything like that.
As the Prime Minister hits the campaign trail in his Lok Sabha constituency, the BJP here today charged the administration with "selectively" pulling down its posters in the name of implementing the poll code.
The battle for Uttar Pradesh has hit fever pitch. The small town of Kairana is a hot-bed of political activity. BJP is claiming a "hindu exodus" but there is no hard evidence.
That Union Budgets can fetch a few extra seats was shown by P Chidambaram in 2009 when he announced a loan waiver for farmers. This budget has been advanced by a month, and with due permission from the Election Commission, would be unveiled before the first vote is cast in Goa and Punjab this Sunday.
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.
Jagran Prakashan's board has approved a buyback of 4.74 percent equity shares at Rs 195. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, RK Agarwal, CFO of Jagran Prakashan said that the company did not declare a dividend this year.
"The EC should instruct the central government not to present the general budget on February 1 and just as 2012, it be presented only after the completion of polling on March 8," Mayawati said in a party release here.