Tag: Lok Sabha Elections 2019

Elections 2019: CWC to meet in Ahmedabad on Feb 26

New Delhi: The Congress Working Committee (CWC), the partys highest decision-making body will meet on February 26 in Prime Minister Narendra Modis home state Gujarat to chalk out and finalise the roadmap for the Lok Sabha elections. To be presided over by party President Rahul Gandhi, the meeting in Ahmedabad will also be attended by […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Modi popular but will be tough for BJP to replicate 2014 in UP: Survey

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi still remains popular with the masses but it would be difficult for the BJP to replicate its 2014 success in Uttar Pradesh, says a survey on the evolving political scenario in the state ahead of the upcoming elections. The survey also says that the tension after the Pulwama terror […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Odisha Elections 2019
Elections 2019: No headway for Odisha Congress in finalising partners

Bhubaneswar: With the general elections close at hand, Odisha Congress still appears to be in a dilemma over finalising its alliance partners and the seat allocation even after numerous discussions in this regard. While the party will hold a crucial meeting with the left parties on Saturday, the latter have already begun campaigning for the […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Odisha Elections 2019: Income Tax dept & Police gear up to ensure free & fair polls

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: With the model code of conduct coming into effect after the announcement of the 2019 general poll dates, the Odisha Income Tax (IT) department and the State Police have geared up to ensure free and fair elections across the State beginning April 11. The IT department has set up a 24X7 functional control room […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
BJP fields Jay Panda from Kendrapara, Aparajita gets Bhubaneswar; Oram stays in Sundergarh

Bhubaneswar: Putting all speculations to rest, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today announced candidates for 184 Lok Sabha seats including 10 from Odisha. The saffron party has fielded its national vice-president, Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda from Kendrapara while Aparajita Sarangi will contest from Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha constituency. As per the first list of candidates announced today, […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Hathras Impact On Bihar Bypolls: Congress Won't Give Tickets To Those Tainted With Crimes Against Women
Congress announces 35 more candidates for Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi: The Congress on Friday released the seventh list of its 35 candidates for the April-May Lok Sabha election and shifted Uttar Pradesh state unit chief Raj Babbar from Moradabad to Fatehpur Sikri, the party said in a statement. The party has nominated Imran Pratapgarhiya from Moradabad where Babbar’s candidature was announced earlier. The […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Congress announces candidates for 2 Lok Sabha, 54 Assembly seats in Odisha

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The All India Congress Committee (AICC) released its second list of candidates for two Lok Sabha and 54 Assembly constituencies of Odisha. The party, through an official notification late on Friday night, released the list. Samarendra Mishra, son of Leader of Opposition in the State Assembly, Narasingha Mishra will contest from Bolangir Lok […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Elections 2019: BJD seeks disqualification of 5 MLAs

Bhubaneswar: In the run up to the crucial 2019 elections, politics is now getting heated up in Odisha. Moreover, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Saturday filed a petition before Odisha Assembly Speaker Pradip Kumar Amat seeking disqualification of five legislators on the grounds of anti-defection law. The petition has been filed against Trinath […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Notification issued for 115 LS seats in phase 3

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Thursday issued notification for the third phase of the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections, kicking off the process of filing of nominations for another 115 constituencies across 14 states and Union Territories. Voting in the third phase will take place on April 23, said the notification. According to the EC […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Namo Rath at Prime Minister's rally pulls crowds

Meerut: T-shirts, pens, badges and masks — embellished with Narendra Modi’s catchy messages — are on sale, wherever the Prime Minister goes, Namo Raths follow him with all the sellables this election season. So, you have T-shirts being sold anywhere between Rs 499 and Rs 899, and other knick-knacks costing Rs 150, going up to […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Congress announces candidates for 7 Lok Sabha, 20 Assembly seats in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Congress Central Election Committee (CEC) today finalised the list of candidates for seven parliamentary and 20 Assembly constituencies of Odisha going to the polls in the third and fourth phase respectively. As per the official declaration of the AICC, the party has fielded Odisha Congress Media Cell chief Satya Prakash Nayak from Puri […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Split in anti-BJP votes may hamper Kanhaiya's chances in Begusarai

Begusarai: Situated on the northern bank of the Ganga river, Begusarai in north Bihar has earned the “Leningrad of Bihar” and “Little Moscow” monikers, and is again drawing national attention because the CPI has fielded its firebrand leader Kanhaiya Kumar while the BJP has pitted against him its top Bhumihar leader and union minister Giriraj […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Congress releases 2019 LS election manifesto

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday released a 53-page manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections promising good governance, freedom from indebtedness to farmers, protecting existing jobs while creating new ones and implementing anti-corruption laws without bias. Divided into ‘Kaam’ – employment and growth, ‘Daam’ – economy that works for all, ‘Shaan’ – pride in India’s […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Sonia Gandhi unhappy over Congress manifesto layout

New Delhi: UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi was apparently unhappy over the layout of party manifesto released on Tuesday as she wanted a bigger picture of party President Rahul Gandhi on the cover, sources said on Wednesday. Sonia Gandhi, who did not look her usual self, conveyed her viewpoint to party leader Rajeev Gowda, the convener […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Shatrughan Sinha ends suspense, joins Congress

New Delhi: Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha on Saturday ended the suspense over his political future and joined the Congress here with the hope it will provide him with the opportunity to serve people, society, and the nation. The former Bharatiya Janata Party MP joined Congress at the party headquarters in the presence of Congress General Secretary […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021