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  • From local body polls to assembly elections: Here’s how India voted amid COVID-19 pandemic Dec 14, 2020 08:33 PM IST

    From local body polls to assembly elections: Here’s how India voted amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, two states went to polls in 2020 - Delhi and Bihar. While the National Capital went to polls in February when the pandemic had not yet been perceived as a major threat in the country, Bihar went to polls in October-November, after a declining trend in cases was observed.

  • Bihar Assembly elections | Praful Patel says NCP to contest solo, hits out at alliance partner for not offering any seat Oct 13, 2020 06:47 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly elections | Praful Patel says NCP to contest solo, hits out at alliance partner for not offering any seat

    NCP leader Praful Patel said the party wanted to be part of Mahagathbandhan, but were not ceded a single seat by the opposition combine

  • Bihar Election 2020: Election Commission announces three-phase polling from October 28; counting on November 10 Sep 25, 2020 01:13 PM IST

    Bihar Election 2020: Election Commission announces three-phase polling from October 28; counting on November 10

    Bihar Election 2020: The assembly polls will be held in three phases starting from October 28. The counting of votes will happen on November 10.

  • Bihar Election 2020: Election Commission likely to announce assembly poll dates today Sep 25, 2020 09:04 AM IST

    Bihar Election 2020: Election Commission likely to announce assembly poll dates today

    The term of the 243-member Bihar Legislative Assembly is scheduled to end on November 29.

  • Bihar polls | Granting jobs to kin of SC/ST persons killed is like encouraging murder: Tejashwi Yadav's jibe at Nitish Kumar Sep 05, 2020 05:09 PM IST

    Bihar polls | Granting jobs to kin of SC/ST persons killed is like encouraging murder: Tejashwi Yadav's jibe at Nitish Kumar

    Earlier on September 4, Kumar ordered disposal of cases pending under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act by September 20

  • Bihar assembly polls | Opposition says dip in urban voting due to COVID-19 may harm BJP: Report Aug 31, 2020 04:30 PM IST

    Bihar assembly polls | Opposition says dip in urban voting due to COVID-19 may harm BJP: Report

    The assembly elections in Bihar are likely to be held on time in October-November despite demands by some political parties for postponing the polls in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Bihar Assembly Elections | Devendra Fadnavis braces for comeback as BJP plans 'crucial role' for him Aug 14, 2020 04:59 PM IST

    Bihar Assembly Elections | Devendra Fadnavis braces for comeback as BJP plans 'crucial role' for him

    The former Maharashtra CM has reportedly been tasked with participating in every important meeting related to the Bihar polls, which is due in October-November

  • Delhi’s new Cabinet has 5 crorepati ministers; 4 of 7 facing criminal cases Feb 18, 2020 04:53 PM IST

    Delhi’s new Cabinet has 5 crorepati ministers; 4 of 7 facing criminal cases

    Three ministers in Delhi's seven-member Cabinet have declared having serious criminal cases against themselves. At least five ministers have declared assets worth at least Rs 1 crore

  • 'Baat Bihar Ki': Prashant Kishor to launch campaign aimed at mobilising 1 crore youth for 'new leadership' Feb 18, 2020 11:42 AM IST

    'Baat Bihar Ki': Prashant Kishor to launch campaign aimed at mobilising 1 crore youth for 'new leadership'

    Speaking to the media, Prashant Kishor said that he will create a political force in Bihar for the betterment of the state no matter how much time it takes

  • Delhi opted for 'real nationalism'; Nitish will be shown door for riding 'communal bus': Tejashwi Feb 16, 2020 01:49 PM IST

    Delhi opted for 'real nationalism'; Nitish will be shown door for riding 'communal bus': Tejashwi

    He said the 'mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance) was ready to take on the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) against its "divisive agenda and 15 years of misrule" in the assembly polls.

  • Arvind Kejriwal oath-taking ceremony highlights: Seek PM’s blessings to develop Delhi further, says Kejriwal Feb 16, 2020 09:08 AM IST

    Arvind Kejriwal oath-taking ceremony highlights: Seek PM’s blessings to develop Delhi further, says Kejriwal

    Updates of Arvind Kejriwal being sworn-in as the Delhi Chief Minister and AAP MLAs taking oath as Cabinet ministers at the iconic Ramlila Maidan in the national capital

  • Compulsory attendance for teachers at Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in ? Feb 15, 2020 06:10 PM IST

    Compulsory attendance for teachers at Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in ?

    Kejriwal-led AAP recently swept the Delhi elections, winning 62 of the total 70 Assembly seats.

  • Delhi Election Result: Women cut across caste, community and class barriers to vote for Kejriwal-led AAP Feb 14, 2020 07:22 PM IST

    Delhi Election Result: Women cut across caste, community and class barriers to vote for Kejriwal-led AAP

    The pattern shows a departure from the long-held belief that women vote on the advice of their husbands or other male members in their family.

  • Bihar assembly election | Won't allow hate speech in poll campaign, focus on local issues instead: Chirag Paswan Feb 14, 2020 05:06 PM IST

    Bihar assembly election | Won't allow hate speech in poll campaign, focus on local issues instead: Chirag Paswan

    His statement comes as the LJP starts preparations for contesting in the upcoming Bihar elections, as well as the 2021 West Bengal Assembly polls.

  • Arvind Kejriwal invites PM Modi on his oath-taking ceremony Feb 14, 2020 01:47 PM IST

    Arvind Kejriwal invites PM Modi on his oath-taking ceremony

    The oath ceremony will be held at Ramlila Maidan on February 16

  • Delhi election result | 'Desh ke gaddaron ko...' should not have been said: Amit Shah breaks silence on poll drubbing Feb 13, 2020 07:18 PM IST

    Delhi election result | 'Desh ke gaddaron ko...' should not have been said: Amit Shah breaks silence on poll drubbing

    During a campaign, Shah had seemingly lashed out at anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters saying, "When you press the button (of EVM) on February 8, do so with such anger that its current is felt at Shaheen Bagh."

  • In-Depth | Delhi election result confirms advent of 'split-ticket' voting in India Feb 13, 2020 06:54 PM IST

    In-Depth | Delhi election result confirms advent of 'split-ticket' voting in India

    The assembly election result in Delhi falls into place like a piece of a puzzle, confirming that India has entered into a phase of split-voting

  • Buoyed by landslide Delhi victory, AAP to contest Bihar Assembly elections Feb 13, 2020 04:23 PM IST

    Buoyed by landslide Delhi victory, AAP to contest Bihar Assembly elections

    AAP's Bihar unit chief asserted that the party will emerge as the most “reliable alternative” in Bihar just as it did in Delhi, as people are neither happy with the Lalu Prasad-led RJD, nor with the JD(U)-BJP government in the state.

  • No woman likely in Kejriwal's cabinet: Here is why Feb 13, 2020 04:13 PM IST

    No woman likely in Kejriwal's cabinet: Here is why

    Reports suggesting that Kejriwal will retain his cabinet have emerged. If so, his cabinet is yet again going to be devoid of woman representation.

  • Delhi Election Result: 'Baby Mufflerman' to attend Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in at Ramlila Maidan on Feb 16 Feb 13, 2020 03:04 PM IST

    Delhi Election Result: 'Baby Mufflerman' to attend Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in at Ramlila Maidan on Feb 16

    The Aam Aadmi Party, on February 13, tweeted, “Big Announcement: Baby Mufflerman is invited to the swearing-in ceremony of Arvind Kejriwal on February 16.”

  • 43 MLAs with criminal cases, 74% crorepatis: How Delhi’s Legislative Assembly is stacked now Feb 13, 2020 01:52 PM IST

    43 MLAs with criminal cases, 74% crorepatis: How Delhi’s Legislative Assembly is stacked now

    MLAs facing serious criminal cases has risen from 20 percent to 53 percent. 33 of AAP's 62 and 4 of BJP’s 8 MLAs have declared serious criminal cases against themselves in their affidavits

  • Delhi election result: Meet the man behind AAP's witty and quirky social media game Feb 13, 2020 01:16 PM IST

    Delhi election result: Meet the man behind AAP's witty and quirky social media game

    In an exclusive interview with Moneycontrol, Hitesh Pardeshi, the 29-year-old social media manager for AAP since October 2019, shares an interesting insight on the party's online campaign, how its social media cell operates and how it deals with fake news

  • Will not invite other states CM, political leaders for Arvind Kejriwal's oath ceremony: AAP leader Gopal Rai Feb 13, 2020 10:10 AM IST

    Will not invite other states CM, political leaders for Arvind Kejriwal's oath ceremony: AAP leader Gopal Rai

    Kejriwal will take oath as chief minister for a third term in a "Delhi-specific" ceremony, AAP's Delhi unit convener Gopal Rai told PTI.

  • Delhi Election Result: Why did Twitter 'raise a biryani' to AAP's resounding victory? Feb 12, 2020 07:53 PM IST

    Delhi Election Result: Why did Twitter 'raise a biryani' to AAP's resounding victory?

    Three days ahead of the polls, Malviya had put up a picture from his Twitter handle with a caption that read: “Proof of Biryani being distributed at Shaheen Bagh!”

  • Delhi Election Result: Areas hit by CAA protests, Muslim-dominated seats vote for AAP Feb 12, 2020 06:32 PM IST

    Delhi Election Result: Areas hit by CAA protests, Muslim-dominated seats vote for AAP

    Although, Muslims in Delhi have traditionally voted for Congress, a shift in their votes to AAP had emerged in 2015 itself. This time around, however, the community’s support to AAP seems to be more absolute.

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