Mar 06, 2021 10:15 AM IST
Elections in the state will be held in eight phases, beginning on March 27 and ending on April 29. One of the constituencies going to polls in the second phase is Nandigram from where TMC supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is scheduled to contest.
- Mar 05, 2021 02:43 PM IST
Perturbed by the free fall of the Congress, a handful of party veterans have gotten together to demand an overhaul of the organisation that has suffered a series of humiliating defeats at the Lok Sabha and assembly elections since 2014.
- Mar 03, 2021 08:07 PM IST
Dinesh Rao, former President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee, said he is reaching Chennai on Wednesday and further meetings on seat-sharing are slated on Thursday and Friday.
- Mar 02, 2021 08:57 PM IST
The screening committee of the Congress for the eight-phased West Bengal Assembly polls starting March 27 will have Delhi leader J P Aggarwal as its chairman.
- Mar 02, 2021 06:10 PM IST
Interacting with women workers of the Sadharu Tea Estate near, Priyank Gandhi Vadra said farmers have been protesting in and around the national capital for months, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi is yet to meet them and end the impasse.
- Mar 02, 2021 04:37 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi was also seen interacting with the workers of Assam's tea estates, ahead of her rally in Tezpur on March 2.
- Mar 02, 2021 02:45 PM IST
Anand Sharma had on Monday slammed Congress' association with the ISF led by Muslim cleric Abbas Siddiqui in West Bengal, contending that it was against the "Gandhian and Nehruvian secularism" and the party cannot be selective in fighting "communalists".
- Mar 02, 2021 01:48 PM IST
Counting of votes is underway since 9 am in 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats, and 231 taluka panchayats where elections were held on Sunday.
- Feb 28, 2021 07:18 PM IST
We are political rivals, but I appreciate that he doesn't hide his true self. Those who do, are living in bubble, said Ghulam Nabi Azad.
- Feb 28, 2021 01:38 PM IST
Addressing an election rally of BJP here, an enclave of the union territory, Shah claimed the Congress government, which collapsed earlier this month after losing majority, indulged in "petty politics" over Central schemes meant for Puducherry.
- Feb 28, 2021 10:51 AM IST
Winners of the social media campaign highlighted a range of issues from the maintenance of transport facilities, child labour to the haphazard garbage disposal.
- Feb 28, 2021 08:41 AM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has already started a high-pitched campaign in the southern states and has also toured Assam, though the party is yet to finalise seat-sharing with allies.
- Feb 27, 2021 03:44 PM IST
Former Congress MP Raj Babbar said the G-23 group - an informal reference to the 23 senior Congress leaders who had marked their dissent over the party's functioning in a letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi last year - is committed to the ideology of Mahatma Gandhi and has the sole agenda of strengthening the Congress.
- Feb 27, 2021 03:24 PM IST
The CPI(M)-led Left Front and the Congress have already sealed a seat-sharing agreement, while the talks between the Left and Pirzada Abbas Siddiqui's ISF have also concluded with both agreeing on 30 seats for the newly- floated outfit.
- Feb 25, 2021 06:58 PM IST
The Congress' attack on the government came after cooking gas price was hiked by Rs 25 per cylinder across all categories, including subsidised fuel and those availed by Ujjwala scheme beneficiaries.
- Feb 25, 2021 03:30 PM IST
The Congress' "greed" to capture power in the state will remain unfulfilled and the BJP along with its ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), which symbolises Assamese identity, will win the assembly polls with a two-thirds majority, Shah told a public rally at Borduwa, the birthplace of Srimanta Sankardeva, the 15-16th century saint, scholar and religious reformer, in Nagaon district.
- Feb 23, 2021 06:52 PM IST
The Congress, which had won 174 of these 576 seats in the 2015 civic polls, was leading only in 38 seats. The party's prospects were damaged by the entry of Aam Aadmi Party.
- Feb 22, 2021 08:06 PM IST
Robert Vadra also took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him 'to come out of his AC cars and see how people are suffering'.
- Feb 22, 2021 11:49 AM IST
It remains to be seen whether All India NR Congress founder and former chief minister N Rangasamy stakes the claim for forming the next government or the L-G recommends President’s Rule in the Union Territory which is going to polls in about two months
- Feb 22, 2021 07:49 AM IST
The Puducherry floor test was called by the new Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan following opposition's claim that the Union Territory's ruling Congress party no longer commanded a majority in the assembly
- Feb 21, 2021 03:57 PM IST
Congress MLA K Lakshminarayanan and DK legislator Venkatesan submitted their resignation letters separately to Assembly Speaker VP Sivakolundhu at his residence, they both said.
- Feb 20, 2021 08:19 AM IST
The Leader of the Opposition in the assembly also seemingly indicated his ambition to become the Chief Minister once again, as he declared that on coming back to power he will provide 10 kg rice per head to the poor free of cost. "....elections will come in two years and we will come to power and we will do your work..there is no doubt about it.
- Feb 19, 2021 03:20 PM IST
The newly appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Puducherry Tamilisai Soundararajan directed the Assembly Secretariat on Thursday to convene the House on February 22 for the Trust vote.
- Feb 19, 2021 03:16 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lodged a strong protest saying that Congress has never associated itself with 'Indian values' and the party's promise of 'dating destinations' will promote 'Love Jihad'.
- Feb 18, 2021 08:17 AM IST
"The farmers are voters. So are migrant workers, MSMEs, the unemployed and the very poor families. When it is their turn, they will vote against the BJP like the Punjab voters.