Kerala Polls: Sparks start to fly, fireworks not far behind

Thiruvananthapuram |Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST

With May 2, the day of judgement for the political parties in Kerala fast approaching and a week after the crucial voting for the 140-member Assembly, sparks have started to fly between them on what c

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UP Panchayat polls: BKU asks farmers to choose candidates 'other than BJP'

Agra |Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST

The Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) has issued a statement asking people to choose any candidate, other than those from the BJP in the Panchayat elections that begin on Thursday.

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EC deploys 853 companies of central forces in 5th phase of Bengal polls

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

Taking a lesson from the fourth phase, the Election Commission of India has decided to deploy 853 companies of central forces for the fifth phase when 45 constituencies spread across six districts wil

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UP panchayat polls: BJP asks leaders to interact with voters in small groups

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST

Amid the surge in the number of Covid-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh, the saffron party's campaign plan for the ensuing panchayat elections in the state has been designed with more focus on small interacti

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Goa poll body to monitor 'Tika Utsav' for propaganda ahead of civic polls

Panaji |Thursday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

The Goa State Election Commission on Wednesday said that it will monitor the ongoing 'Tika Utsav' in Goa, after the Congress party alleged that the vaccination programme was being used for campaigning

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Telangana: 7 ULBs to go to polls on April 30

Hyderabad |Thursday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

Elections to two Municipal Corporations and five municipalities in Telangana will be held on April 30, the State Election Commission (SEC) announced on Thursday.

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Bengal polls: Lack of industry, unemployment, SC votes may decide next 4 phases

Kolkata |Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST

Ashis Ghosh -- a former worker at the Gouripur Jute Mill in Naihati in North 24 Parganas district -- had to leave his home in search of a job when the mill was shut in 2017. After working as a mason f

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Goa BJP politicising vax drive ahead of civic polls: Congress

Panaji |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

The Congress in Goa on Tuesday alleged politicisation of the Covid-19 vaccination programme in the state, even after the model code of conduct has been imposed ahead of elections to five municipal cou

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Candidate, 2 others shot at ahead of UP Panchayat polls

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) |Wednesday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly firing at a rival candidate and her husband in Gorakhpur.

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Record seizures made in Bengal polls include Hilsa fish, pan masala, sarees

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

The seizures made in West Bengal in this election season so far has surpassed the captures made in the recent polls in the state, making it obvious that money power has started making its footprints i

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BJP MP seeks deferment of Panchayat polls in UP

Lucknow |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST

Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Mohanlalganj, Kaushal Kishore, has asked the state election commission (SEC) to defer the Panchayat elections by a month, in view of the pandemic.

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Panchayat polls bring back migrants in UP (IANS Special)

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

It is not only the fear of a lockdown that is bringing back migrant workers from Maharashtra -- it is also the Panchayat elections in Uttar Pradesh that is a major factor for their return.

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