Tag: Lok Sabha Constituency

BJP eyeing 9 Lok Sabha seats in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Much before bugle for the ensuing panchayat polls in the State is blown, the BJP has a blueprint ready to grab nine Lok Sabha seats in Odisha. For this, the State unit of the saffron party will prepare an action plan and send it to party’s national president by October 15, party sources said. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
PM Modi heading to Varanasi on 68th birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day visit to Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency, on Monday to celebrate his 68th birthday. Upon reaching Varanasi on Monday afternoon, Modi will directly head to Narur village where he is expected to interact with the children of a primary school and attend the screening […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
BJP MP from Amritsar Navjot Singh Sidhu at the Parliament Housein New Delhi on August 26, 2013. (Photo::: IANS)
FIR against Sidhu over communal remarks

Patna: An FIR was lodged against Congress leader and Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for violating the model code of conduct by exhorting Muslim voters in a Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar to vote en bloc to defeat Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to the office of the Chief Electoral Officer here, the FIR was […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
BJP fields Gautam Gambhir from East Delhi

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced the names of two more candidates from the national capital, fielding cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir from the East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency and re-nominating sitting MP Meenakshi Lekhi from the New Delhi seat. Lekhi will lock horns with Congress’ Ajay Maken and Brajesh Goel of the […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
BJD's Arup Patnaik accused of misusing govt machinery

BJD’s candidate from Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha constituency Arup Patnaik was accused of misutilising government machinery in Odisha elections 2019. BJP’s Kendrapara Assembly constituency candidate Sunakar Behera has alleged that the BJD candidate organised a meeting of Biju Yuva Vahini members at a hotel in Kendrapara on Wednesday night.

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Gambhir hits back at AAP's allegation on voter IDs

New Delhi: Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir on Sunday hit back at AAP’s Atishi Marlena over her allegations that he has two voter IDs, saying one makes such allegations to hide lack of vision and poor performance. “When you do not have a vision and have done nothing in the last four and a half years, you […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Maharashtra records lowest turnout in final phase of polls

Mumbai: Maharashtra recorded a voter turnout of 57.32 per cent in the fourth and final phase, covering 17 parliamentary constituencies, which is the lowest compared with all the earlier phases so far, Election Commission (EC) officials said here on Tuesday. In the first phase on April 11, the percentage in the seven seats that voted […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Gautam Gambhir denies Atishi's allegations

New Delhi: Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir on Thursday denied the allegations levelled against him by the AAP’s East Delhi constituency candidate Atishi, saying he will withdraw his nomination if her accusations were proven true. In a series of tweets, Gambhir said: “My Challenge number 2, (Delhi Chief Minister) Arvind Kejriwal and Atishi. I declare that if […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
NDA govt to bring in tough laws to check attacks on women, children

Hyderabad: The BJP-led NDA government at the Centre will bring in tough legislations to check attacks on women and children, Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said Saturday. The Centre would engage with the respective governments for implementation of the legislations in the states, he said. “In the matter of attacks on […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021