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  • This election is about deciding Gujarat's fate for next 25 years: PM Modi Nov 24, 2022 01:05 PM IST

    This election is about deciding Gujarat's fate for next 25 years: PM Modi

    Addressing a poll rally in Palanpur town of Banaskantha district in support of the Bharatiya Janata Party candidates, Modi said though many developmental works have been carried out so far by the ruling BJP in Gujarat and the Centre, time has come to take a "giant leap".

  • Congress alleges PM Modi used a child for Gujarat poll campaign, asks EC to take note Nov 21, 2022 09:39 PM IST

    Congress alleges PM Modi used a child for Gujarat poll campaign, asks EC to take note

    The charge came after the prime minister shared a video of a girl seated with him who spoke in Gujrati about the BJP's governance under Modi. The video was shared by many BJP leaders and some union ministers too.

  • Malaysia ex-PM Mahathir Mohamad loses seat in first election defeat in 53 years Nov 19, 2022 10:12 PM IST

    Malaysia ex-PM Mahathir Mohamad loses seat in first election defeat in 53 years

    Mahathir, 97, who served as Malaysia's prime minister for more than two decades in two stints, failed to retain his parliamentary seat in the Langkawi island constituency, coming in fourth in a five-cornered fight.

  • RBI report highlights the glaring gaps in municipal financing in India  Nov 16, 2022 08:34 AM IST

    RBI report highlights the glaring gaps in municipal financing in India 

    Most states use Urban Local Bodies for achieving various political objectives, which includes extending state patronage 

  • Israel swears in new parliament, most right-wing in history Nov 15, 2022 08:45 PM IST

    Israel swears in new parliament, most right-wing in history

    Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu is working to cobble together a far-right and religious governing coalition in the 120-seat parliament, or Knesset.

  • Gujarat polls: Daughter of Naroda Patiya riots case convict gets BJP ticket Nov 12, 2022 01:07 PM IST

    Gujarat polls: Daughter of Naroda Patiya riots case convict gets BJP ticket

    The BJP has held the Naroda Assembly seat since 1990. Kodnani became the MLA in 1998 and retained the seat in 2002 and 2007.

  • Assembly bypolls: Voting begins in seven constituencies in six states Nov 03, 2022 07:13 AM IST

    Assembly bypolls: Voting begins in seven constituencies in six states

    The polling is being held in Mokama and Gopalganj assembly constituencies of Bihar, Andheri (East) of Maharashtra, Adampur of Haryana, Munugode of Telangana, Gola Gorakhnath of Uttar Pradesh, and Dhamnagar of Odisha.

  • Ousted Pakistan PM Imran can contest elections, High Court rules Oct 24, 2022 08:26 PM IST

    Ousted Pakistan PM Imran can contest elections, High Court rules

    The cricketer-turned-politician, who came to power in 2018, is the only Pakistani Prime Minister to be ousted in a no-confidence vote in Parliament.

  • Bihar bypoll: Tough contest likely in Gopalganj Oct 23, 2022 09:23 PM IST

    Bihar bypoll: Tough contest likely in Gopalganj

    BJP nominee Kusum Devi is up against RJD's Mohan Gupta whose nomination was supported by the seven-party grand alliance, formed after stripping the saffron camp of power in the state in August.

  • Sourav Ganguly backs out, elder brother Snehasish set to lead CAB Oct 23, 2022 07:55 PM IST

    Sourav Ganguly backs out, elder brother Snehasish set to lead CAB

    Former BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said on Sunday: "I had said that I would contest only if there's an election. There's not going to be any election, so it will be uncontested."

  • Himachal Pradesh polls: BJP names candidates for 62 seats Oct 19, 2022 09:25 AM IST

    Himachal Pradesh polls: BJP names candidates for 62 seats

    Anil Sharma, son of former Union minister Sukh Ram, has been fielded from Mandi.

  • EC likely to announce poll schedule for Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Oct 14, 2022 10:35 AM IST

    EC likely to announce poll schedule for Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh

    The poll body has convened a press conference at 3 pm but has not yet announced the reason.

  • Seven assembly bypolls in six states on November 3: EC Oct 03, 2022 12:46 PM IST

    Seven assembly bypolls in six states on November 3: EC

    Bypolls will be held on two seats -- Mokama and Gopalganj -- of Bihar , Andheri (East) of Maharashtra, Adampur of Haryana, Munugode of Telangana, Gola Gorakhnath of Uttar Pradesh, and Dhamnagar of Odisha.

  • Shashi Tharoor gets Sonia Gandhi nod to run for Congress president Sep 19, 2022 08:30 PM IST

    Shashi Tharoor gets Sonia Gandhi nod to run for Congress president

    Sonia Gandhi has reportedly told Shashi Tharoor that he can contest for the post of the party president if he wants and added that anybody can contest elections

  • Right to contest election neither fundamental nor common law right: SC Sep 13, 2022 05:54 PM IST

    Right to contest election neither fundamental nor common law right: SC

    Observing that an individual cannot claim that he has a right to contest an election, the apex court noted that the Representation of People Act, 1950, read with the Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961, has contemplated the name of a candidate has to be proposed while filling the nomination form.

  • Petrol, diesel prices regulated by election dates and not global rates: Congress Sep 11, 2022 08:06 PM IST

    Petrol, diesel prices regulated by election dates and not global rates: Congress

    Addressing a press conference here, Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh asked why the consumers had to bear the brunt of high fuel prices when crude oil prices were at a seven-month low

  • Mission 2024: BJP targets win in majority of 144 'difficult' seats Sep 06, 2022 10:23 PM IST

    Mission 2024: BJP targets win in majority of 144 'difficult' seats

    BJP president JP Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah delivered the message at a brainstorming session with key party leaders, most of them Union ministers tasked with spearheading the party's drive to win these seats spread across the country

  • Sunak, Truss pledge to tackle energy crisis as British PM countdown begins Sep 04, 2022 04:43 PM IST

    Sunak, Truss pledge to tackle energy crisis as British PM countdown begins

    While the Indian-origin former Chancellor reiterated his approach of offering targeted support to people on lower incomes, the foreign secretary refrained from spelling her plans out

  • Ghulam Nabi Azad to address maiden rally after quitting Congress on September 4 Aug 30, 2022 10:56 PM IST

    Ghulam Nabi Azad to address maiden rally after quitting Congress on September 4

    With the timing of Ghulam Nabi Azad's launch event in Jammu and Kashmir coinciding with Rahul Gandhi's rally, it will be seen if there are more fireworks on the day the former Congress chief addresses the mega event at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan.

  • Congress presidential election to be held on October 17 Aug 28, 2022 04:11 PM IST

    Congress presidential election to be held on October 17

    The vote counting for the Congress party's presidential election will be held on October 19 and the results will be declared on the same day.

  • Israel heads to November 1 election with Yair Lapid as caretaker PM Jun 30, 2022 02:34 PM IST

    Israel heads to November 1 election with Yair Lapid as caretaker PM

    Bennett will stand down at midnight to be replaced by his coalition partner, Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, who will lead the government during what is expected to be a bitter election battle with opposition leader and ex-premier Benjamin Netanyahu.

  • BJP's Rajya Sabha strength falls from 95 to 92; Congress gains 2 seats Jun 11, 2022 06:55 PM IST

    BJP's Rajya Sabha strength falls from 95 to 92; Congress gains 2 seats

    In the biennial elections to the Council of States that witnessed a keen contest in four states of Rajasthan, Haryana, Karnataka, and Maharashtra on Friday, the BJP won 22 of the 57 vacancies while the Congress won nine seats.

  • Rajya Sabha polls: 3 from BJP including Nirmala Sitharaman register win, Congress nets one seat Jun 10, 2022 10:41 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha polls: 3 from BJP including Nirmala Sitharaman register win, Congress nets one seat

    Sitharaman and Ramesh have been re-elected from Karnataka to the Upper House of Parliament for a consecutive term after this election, for which Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) were the voters.

  • Congress wins 3 Rajya Sabha seats in Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot Jun 10, 2022 08:58 PM IST

    Congress wins 3 Rajya Sabha seats in Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot

    Congress candidates Randeep Surjewala, Mukul Wasnik, and Pramod Tiwari were elected to the Rajya Sabha, according to a tweet by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. BJP candidate and former minister Ghanshyam Tiwari said he had also won, polling 43 votes.

  • BJP received contributions of over Rs 477 crore in FY 2020-21; Congress over Rs 74 crore May 31, 2022 03:27 PM IST

    BJP received contributions of over Rs 477 crore in FY 2020-21; Congress over Rs 74 crore

    In the financial year 2020-21, the Bharatiya Janata Party received over Rs 477.5 crore in contributions, while the Congress received over Rs 74.50 crore according to the contribution reports of the two parties.