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Tag: Assembly Election

Politics not complicated if people kept priority: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who won the state Assembly election for the fifth consecutive time, on Sunday said politics is not complicated when people and their welfare are kept in the forefront. “People ask me often what is the secret of the BJD’s continuous success and I always tell them these two points […]

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Polling begins in 91 seats in phase one of LS polls

New Delhi: Polling began Thursday morning in 91 constituencies spread across 18 states and two union territories in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections. Voting is also underway in 175 assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh, 32 in Sikkim and 28 seats in Odisha. Polling in all the Lok Sabha constituencies of Andhra Pradesh (25), Telangana […]

Jyotiraditya-Scindia
Rahul Gandhi has brought Congress 'back onto board': Scindia

Mumbai: Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Wednesday credited victory in the Assembly polls in three states to party chief Rahul Gandhi, saying it was he who brought the Congress back in the reckoning. The Congress on Tuesday wrested back power from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. Speaking at the […]

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National interest must prevail over party: Modi

New Delhi: Calling for extensive debate on issues related to public interest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hoped that matters of national interest will prevail over party considerations ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. His remarks came ahead of the commencement of the winter session of Parliament. “The winter session of Parliament is […]

Rajasthan-elections
72.65% voting recorded in Rajasthan elections

Jaipur: Overall 72.65 per cent voting was recorded in Rajasthan when polling in the Assembly elections came to a close on Friday. The elections were largely peaceful barring a few sporadic incidents of violence. The voting to constitute 15th Rajasthan Assembly started at 8 a.m and continued till 5 p.m. However, many polling stations had […]

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Twitter records 1.2 mn tweets related to Assembly elections

New Delhi: As the nation gears up for the Assembly polls in Chattisgarh, Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Telangana, conversations and debates on Twitter in the past week alone recorded 1.2 million tweets related to #AssemblyElections2018, the microblogging site said. Among the initiatives that Twitter launched for the state elections include special emoji, #ElectionOnTwitter events, […]

EC to declare poll date in four states
EC set to announce poll dates for 4 States today

New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) is set to announce Saturday the poll schedules for Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. The commission has convened a press conference Saturday afternoon. It will also most likely announce the poll schedule for Telangana. Sources in the commission said that the entire election exercise will be completed by […]

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70 per cent turn out in Karnataka polls: EC

New Delhi: A 70 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the high-stakes Karnataka Assembly polls today, the Election Commission (EC) said. The last Assembly election in the southern state in 2013 had witnessed 71.4 per cent polling, the poll panel said. “I want to congratulate the voters of Karnataka. Till 6 pm, the voter […]

Dharmendra-Pradhan
Dharmendra eager to contest polls from Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday expressed his keenness to contest the next general polls from Odisha, but left it to the party to decide whether he would contest Lok Sabha or Assembly election. Speaking on the sidelines of an event in New Delhi to mark the 20th anniversary of OTV, Pradhan stated, “If […]

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