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Mizoram is the last bastion of the Congress in the northeast. The Congress has been in power in the state since 2008 and is eyeing a third consecutive term.
Congress sources said that Gandhi was also briefed about the party's ongoing Jan Sangharsh Yatra in Maharashtra.
In an attempt to make inroads into the state, Sukhbir made an appeal to the Sikhs and Punjabis of Haryana to ‘unite’ and get an adequate political share
Asked if the government was planning for simultaneous elections, Amit Shah said that it would not be possible because a political consensus is yet to be formed on the issue.
According to media reports, this announcement seems to settle the three-way contest between Kamal Nath, Jyotiraditya Scindia and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijay Singh for the Chief Minister’s post. Sources said Kamal Nath also had Singh’s backing
Announcing the poll dates, Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti said the counting in the three states will be held on March 3.
With the BJP set to form a government in Gujarat for the sixth consecutive term and has wrested power in Himachal Pradesh, here is what the political leaders have said so far.
Rupani, though, is not the first person to use Pakistan in the run up to the election in Gujarat. Earlier Prime Minister Narendra Modi had alleged that a Congress-Pakistan conspiracy was in play in Gujarat
The polling started across the state at 8.am and at several places in Chamba and tribal areas five to ten per cent polling was recorded.
A total of 337 candidates are contesting for power over the 68-member legislative assembly of Himachal Pradesh. Here are the live updates as the state goes to vote today.
The government think tank said it would be in the national interest to hold simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state Assemblies, and suggested formation of a group of experts to devise how it could be done.
Apart from Naredra Modi and Amit Shah, Union ministers Rajnath Singh, JP Nadda and Uma Bharti attended the ceremony. Former chief minister Harish Rawat was also present.
Soon after the Lok Sabha assembled for the day, the Prime Minister entered the House, as all members in the treasury bench stood up and greeted him by thumping of desks, forcing TDP member Kesineni Nani to stop from asking a question related to Bharat Net Project.
Street to cheer ruling party’s scale of victory in Uttar Pradesh, which gives it room for adding more representatives in the Upper House of the Parliament.
The party‘s win in Punjab is even more significant because of two things â€” the party won totally on its own and in a three-cornered contest for the first time ever in the state â€” both achievements rarely associated with the Congress in the past couple of years.
However, the BJP‘s win also spells a hard loss for Bahujan Samaj Party‘s Mayawati, who has been out of politics for 10 years already. Another 5 years from hereon, raises a big question mark over her political future.
A look at statistics reveal that BJP’s trend of 305 seats out of 403 seats will be the fourth best result of all times in UP since 1952. This was preceded by Congress on two occasions and the Janata Party once.
According to latest data from the Election Commission of India, about 4.3 lakh voters across the country pressed â€˜NOTA‘ on the electronic voting machines in the assembly elections
15 counting centres have been made with adequate deployment of security personnel around them as per specifications of the Election Commission of India, Chief Electoral Officer Radha Raturi said.
Pollsters have fairly written off the possibility of other political parties coming to power in Uttar Pradesh. But remember exit polls predictions come with a warning â€” they may be proven wrong. Final results will be declared on Saturday after all the votes are counted.
Exit polls forecast ruling party BJP registering huge gains in UP, just short of a majority in the state. Overall, they predict the party taking control of three out of five states that went into polls. Industrial data set to be announced later in the day.
Exit polls paint a rosy picture for Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh and Congress still is dealing with existential crisis. The verdict for the battle for the states will be declared on March 11.