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Amit Shah, Chandrababu discuss alliance, presidential poll

Amaravati |Thursday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST

BJP President Amit Shah met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu here on Thursday.

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Congress to make organisational changes in three poll-bound states

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST

Organisational revamp in the Congress will be effected soon in the poll-bound states of Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh, a senior party leader said on Wednesday.

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In a first, drones to monitor Malegaon civic polls

Nashik (Maharashtra) |Tuesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST

In a first in Maharashtra elections, drones will be deployed as the eye in the sky to monitor the Malegaon Municipal Corporation elections on Wednesday, a top official said here.

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AAP wins Maujpur, Congress Sarai Pipal Thala in MCD by-polls

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST

The AAP won the east Delhis Maujpur ward while the Congress bagged Sarai Pipal Thala in the municipal corporation by-polls, the results for which were declared by the Delhi Sate Election Commission on

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Delhi MCD bypoll: Setback for BJP as AAP, Cong win bypolls from Maujpur, Sarai Pipal Thala wards

New Delhi | Tuesday, May 23 2017 IST

In a setback for the BJP, which secured a huge victory in the recent polls to the three Municipal corporations in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress secured a victory in the bypolls for the M

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Delhi MCD bypoll: AAP wins Maujpur, Cong bags Sarai Pipal Thala

New Delhi | Tuesday, May 23 2017 IST

The Aam Aadmi Party, which has been shrouded with alleged 'irregularities' and infighting, today received shot in the arm after its candidate Reshma won the Maujpur MCD bypoll while Congress bagged S

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Air pollution linked to DNA damage in children, teenagers

New York |Monday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST

High levels of traffic-related air pollution may lead to a specific type of DNA damage called telomere shortening in children and teenagers, warns a study.

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Address air, water pollution on priority basis, says Harshvardhan after taking addl charge of Env

New Delhi | Monday, May 22 2017 IST

Dr Harsh Vardhan, who today assumed additional charge of Environment Ministry, called for addressing air and water pollution on a priority basis. Dr Vardhan, the Minister for Science and Tech

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Rajya Sabha polls in Goa, Gujarat, Bengal rescheduled: EC

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST

The Election Commission on Monday said the Rajya Sabha elections to be held in Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal on June 8 will be rescheduled, but did not give a date.

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Congress decides to decentralize party for polls, says Nagaland Congress

Kohima May 22 | Monday, May 22 2017 IST

Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee President K. Therie today said that the Congress party has decided to decentralize both in governance and in party so that grassroots level can participate in th

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EC postpones RS polls in Goa, Gujarat, WB

New Delhi | Monday, May 22 2017 IST

The Election Commission today postponed Rajya Sabha polls to 10 seats in Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal which were to be held on June 8. ''The Commission will announce programme for holding Bienni

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Traffic-related air pollutants may disrupt sleep

New York |Monday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST

Apart from affecting breathing and lung function, people exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollutants for a prolonged period may also have sleep disruptions, researchers say.

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