The state of Haryana is voting today for choosing next government, brisk voting is underway in the state with 51% till 4 PM, some prominent names are battling the elections as their fate will be decided by the voters.
As many as 11,69 candidates are in the foray for 90 assembly seats in the state, BJP has set a target of winning 75 seats by its own, the main contest is between BJP and Congress. State current chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar is battling from Karnal seat, he won this seat co
The bypolls voting is in progress in the state of Uttar Pradesh, as many as 11 assembly seats are in the foray for bypolls in Uttar Pradesh. Many bigwigs are battling for the bypolls.
Uttar Pradesh polling for 11 constituencies on Monday, it is now a chance for the opposition to show its political prowess after failing to create an significant impact in recent Lok Sabha elections, the constituencies which are in foray are, Lucknow contonment, Rampur, Iglas, Gangoh, Manikpur, Jalalpur, Jaid
In an innovative move by EC today issued a certificate of appreciation to first voter of the day in Chitrakoot district of Madhya Pradesh. Bypolls for assembly elections are undergoing in the state.
Election commission of India initiated a novel way to encourage the voters to exercise their franchise enthusiastically, they issued a certificate of appreciation to first voter in Manikpur polling booth in Chitrakoot district of Madhya Pradesh.
Uma Shankar was the first voter in the morn
Reports stated faulty EVMs delayed polling at some booths in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri and Bhandara districts on Monday. An official said “Polling was also halted for sometime at a booth in Worli area of Mumbai due to a technical error”. Furthermore the state Congress unit also sent 187 complaints to the Election Commission of malfunctioning of EVMs. In Ratnagiri's Dhamangaon village, polling was stopped at a booth from 8.30 am to 10 am due to a technical fault in the electronic voting machine (E
Huzurnagar bypolls contest is mainly between TRS and Congress, but BJP is hoping to get at least 20% of vote share to claim main opposition in the state. Though Huzurnagar is Congress bastion since years as the party has fielded Padmavati Reddy.
The saffron party has made a steady progress in the state of Telangana, the party is now claiming to be the main opposition after winning 4 Lok Sabha seats in the recent elections. If BJP manages to secure 20% of vote share in bypolls it would stak
Reportedly a surprise awaited Union Minister Smriti Irani as she reached the polling booth today. Apparently a 93 year old man had been waiting to see her since the morning. Meanwhile when he finally met her, the nonagenarian lovingly called Khanna uncle gifted her fruits. Officials said “Altogether 17.5% voters exercised their franchise in the first five hours in Maharashtra and Haryana, after polling began at 7 am on Monday”.
Assembly elections voting is in progress for Maharashtra and Haryana, Bypolls voting is also undergoing in 51 assembly seats and two Lok Sabha seats across 18 states, BJP along with allies are seeking to retain power in two states after comprehensive victory in Lok Sabha elections this year.
So far the voting percentage is below 20% till halfway, 17.45% is the precise percentage in both states till 12 pm. More than three lakh security personnel is been deployed for peaceful elections, count
Reportedly NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir ventured out of the International Space Station on Friday for the first all women space walk to replace a failed power controller, also known as a battery charge discharge unit (BCDU). Meanwhile Koch and Meir ventured out into the vacuum of space at 7.38 a.m. EDT (5.08 pm IST) for the space walk, according to NASA.
According to sources many opposition leaders in Maharashtra have already cast their votes at polling booths across the state. Meanwhile former Home Minister and Congress leader Sushilkumar Shinde with wife Ujwala and daughter Praniti Shinde cast their votes at a polling booth in Solapur. Furthermore Senior Nationalist Congress Party(NCP) leader Praful Patel & his wife Varsha cast their votes at a polling booth in Gondia assembly constituency. Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)leader Supriya
Reportedly Maharashtra has recorded an average of around 5.79% voter turnout till 10 am for the polls to the 288 Assembly seats. Meanwhile as in the past, the tribal areas of Thane, Palghar and Nandurbar recorded over 6% voter turnout and in most other parts of the state, especially the urban areas, it was around 5%. Furthermore in the state capital, Mumbai, the voting percentage was around 7.20 while Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' hometown Nagpur was at 2.04% till 9 a.m.
As per report Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar rides bicycle to polling booth. Meanwhile polling began on Monday morning in 90 assembly constituencies of Haryana and the BJP led by Khattar in Haryana is seeking re-election in the assembly polls. Furthermore as per the Election Commission data, brisk polling was going on in many districts, and among the districts, poll percentage in Jind was 7.91%, Bhiwani 10.76%, Ambala 6.67%, Palwal 8.88%, Gurgaon 6.40%,
As per report Riteish Deshmukh and his family, including wife Genelia D'souza and his mother, display their inked finger before former chief minister of Maharashtra, Vilasrao Deshmukh's photograph. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) patriarch Sharad Pawar with his granddaughter and son-in-law after casting their votes, actor Madhuri Dixit casted her vote at a polling booth in Bandra (West).
Presently voting started on a peaceful note in Maharashtra with celebs and commoners queuing up to exercise their franchise for the 288 Assembly constituencies in the state amidst rain in many areas including Mumbai, here on Monday. Meanwhile among the early bird voters were Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari in Nagpur, former
Reportedly fresh from its Lok Sabha victory, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will seek to retain its bastions as Maharashtra and Haryana vote today, while the Opposition hopes to turn the tide by taking advantage of anti-incumbency. Meanwhile by-polls will also be held to 51 assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 18 states.
Reportedly the TSRTC Joint Action Committee announced on Sunday that a huge public meeting (Sakala Janula Samarabheri Sabha) has been planned for October 30th, with at least five lakh members likely to participate and the venue of the event is yet to be finalized. When addressing the media, Ashwathama Reddy, JAC convener announced their protest plans for the next 6 days.
New Delhi sources made a statement that Army Chief General Bipin Rawat asserted that there was pressure on Pakistan to deliver on Financial Action Task Force (FATF) directions as to be on a 'Grey List' is a setback for any nation. When speaking to reporters here, Rawat said, "Pressure is on them to deliver and they have to take action. It is up to them how much seriously they take it. We
According to sources reportedly with the rainfall continuing to hit the State of Andhra Pradesh the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that heavy rain along with thunderstorms are likely to hit many districts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh including Guntur, Krishna, East Godavari and Prakasam districts and Rayalaseema in the coming three days.
Reportedly this train will now be sent to the Chennai Metro Rail Limited’s depot in Koyambedu, where it is put through various tests in slow and high speed before it is used. These tests may take two weeks to a month. As per report the rest of the nine trains are expected to arrive by the end of February 2020.
Reportedly Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said she will prepare a blueprint for international companies that are looking beyond China to make India as their preferred investment destination. Meanwhile she said industry leaders who are contemplating getting their businesses out of China are "definitely considering India is the pitch ".
Reportedly the entire Bollywood film fraternity met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 19 as part of the #ChangeWithin initiative. Meanwhile who is who of Indian cinema, including Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut and several others were present at the meeting to promote Mahatma Gandhi and Gandhism.
Sources from Kollam stated that the ‘Lord’ of Tirupati is not pleased with the first load of cashews sent from here for making laddoos in the temple. Meanwhile the temple authorities rejected the load dispatched with much fanfare by the Kerala State Cashew Workers Apex Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd. (Capex), citing poor quality.
Lucknow sources stated that UP Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu on Sunday exuded confidence that the party will emerge victorious under her leadership in the 2022 state assembly polls when describing Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as the "second Indira Gandhi" and a "storm of change”. Meanwhile he also claimed that the Yogi Adityanath government in UP "fears" both Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul
New Delhi sources stated that the main reason behind inviting the film industry was to create films and television shows that popularize Mahatma Gandhi and Gandhism, to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Gandhi is synonymous with simplicity and his thoughts reverberate far and wide and the power of creativity is immense
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy adamantly went about the Reverse Tendering of the Projects even though the Central Government and others tried to apply brakes. But Jagan proved to be correct as Reverse Tendering is yielding savings. The latest is that 62.1 Crore of public money was saved on the Veligonda irrigation project tunnel-2 work.
Telangana is adjusted as 4th most innovative state overall in the country, it has outsmarted neighbouring state Andhra comprehensively, the latter state stood at 10th position according to NITI Aayog annual report.
NITI (National institute of Transforming India) Aayog has released its annual report of Innovation index ranking to the states, according to the report, Telangana state is at 4th position overall in the country, Karnataka clinched first position, followed by Tamil Nadu, and Maha
Janasena Political Affairs Committee convened this morning and discussed the party's future course of action. Janasena chief Pawan Kalyan is constantly criticizing AP CM YS Jagan and the YSRCP government on key issues. He takes every opportunity but confines himself to just social media posts.
Reportedly banking services could be affected next week as two bank unions have warned they will go on a 24 hour long strike on October 22 to protest against the recent bank mergers, falling deposit rates and a call for job security. Meanwhile the two unions the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) and the Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI) have informed the Indian