In last full Budget before LS polls, govt unveils tax relief, rolls out funds for defence (Roundup)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST

With Lok Sabha polls just a year away, the Narendra Modi-led government on Wednesday unveiled its last full union budget for 2023-24, which came loaded with tax relief for taxpayers, significant push

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Tripura tribal party to contest alone in Feb 16 Assembly polls

Agartala |Thursday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST

Putting rest to all speculations, influential tribal-based party Tipra Motha Party (TMP) on Wednesday announced it would contest alone in the February 16 Tripura Assembly elections.

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Tripura: Over 43K security personnel to be deployed for Feb 16 polls

Agartala |Wednesday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST

A record number of over 43,000 security personnel, comprising Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), Tripura State Rifles (TSR) and state police would be deployed to provide security for the February 16 a

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Ahead of Feb-16 Tripura assembly polls, another BJP MLA resigns

Agartala |Tuesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

Just ahead of the February-16 elections, ruling BJP suffered a jolt as one more legislator of the party, Atul Debbarma resigned from the Tripura Assembly and the party on Monday.

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Trinamool announces 1st list of 22 candidates for Tripura polls

Agartala |Monday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST

The Trinamool Congress on Sunday issued their first list of 22 candidates for the February 16 elections to the 60-seat Tripura assembly.

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Bengal panchayat polls: BJP to set up district-level committees, include ex-cops, advocates

Kolkata |Sunday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST

In view of the forthcoming polls to the three-tier panchayat system in West Bengal scheduled this year, the state unit of BJP has decided to set up a special district-level committee in each of the 23

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AAP moves SC seeking time-bound mayoral polls in Delhi, barring aldermen from voting (Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST

The Aam Aadmi Party has moved the Supreme Court over the repeated adjournments of mayoral polls in Delhi.

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Tripura polls: Left announces 47 candidates, new ally Congress unhappy

Agartala |Thursday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST

The CPI-M-led, five-party Left Front would contest 47 seats in Tripura in the February 16 elections, leaving 13 seats to their new ally Congress, Left leaders announced here on Wednesday night.

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'Dangerous precedent': AAP's Sanjay Singh after Delhi mayoral polls adjourned again

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST

Hours after BJP councillors left the MCD headquarters following the house's adjournment, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Tuesday said that the BJP has established a "dangerous precedent" leavin

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Meghalaya Polls: Trinamool promises 3 lakh jobs, financial aid for youth, women

Shillong |Wednesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST

Three lakh jobs in five years, financial assistance of Rs 1,000 per month to the youth and women are among the 10 promises made by the Trinamool Congress in its election manifesto for Meghalaya releas

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EC's Special Observers reach Tripura to check preparedness for Feb 27 polls

Agartala |Tuesday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST

Three special observers of the Election Commission arrived in Tripura on Monday to review February 27 poll preparedness and security arrangements, officials said.

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Rejecting boycott call, Nagaland Legislators' Union to join Feb 27 polls

Kohima |Tuesday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST

Rejecting the call of influential Naga bodies to boycott the February 27 Assembly polls until the Central government grants the demand for a separate 'Frontier Nagaland' state, the Eastern Nagaland Le

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