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'Would have contested from South Kolkata if I was launched by parachute': Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee counters Suvendu Adhikari | Picture of clash between 'Kisan-Jawan' deeply saddening: Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra | First phase of Kashmir DDC elections underway | Farmers Protest: Ambala man who turned off water cannon charged with attempt to murder | PM Modi visits Gujarat's Zydus Cadila research centre to review Covid-19 vaccine preparation

Rajya Sabha elections deferred over Coronavirus outbreak

New Delhi/IBNS: The elections to Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Parliament, have been postponed over the outbreak of the deadly Novel Coronavirus.

Free, fair, credible elections are lifeblood of democracy: Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi/UNI: Emphasising the importance of the participation of people in the electoral process, former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that it is the key to a healthy democracy and “free, fair, popular and credible elections are a cornerstone and the lifeblood of democracy."

Congress leader Sushmita Dev slams BJP on reports of it seeking support from Gopal Kanda to form Govt in Haryana

New Delhi, Oct 25 (UNI) Hitting out at the BJP on its reported move to seek support from rape accused Gopal Kanda for Government formation in haryana, All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev on Friday said that on the one hand they boast of having a woman minister for Defence and Finance while on the other hand they accommodate rapists in their party.

NDA candidates to emerge victorious on all seats in by-polls : Bihar BJP chief

Motihari, Oct 21 (UNI) Bihar BJP president and MP from West Champaran Dr Sanjay Jaiswal today claimed that NDA would win all seats in by-elections in the state and claimed that his party would return to power in Maharashtra and Haryana.

Mamata writes to PM for an all-party meeting on public funding of elections

Kolkata, July 25 (UNI): West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to call an all-party meeting on public funding of elections in India.

Voting begins in third phase of Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi, Apr 23 (UNI/IBNS) Voting began at 0700 hrs on Tuesday as polling kicked off to elect representatives from 117 Lok Sabha constituencies across 13 states and two Union Territories in the third of the seven-phase 2019 General Election. 

Women voters may play swing factor as devotion and faith dominates election campaign in Kerala

Kochi, Apr 22 (UNI) Just few hours remaining for deciding the fate of 227 candidates into the General Elections to be held tomorrow in the southern state Kerala, all political parties eagerly looking about the response of women voters, who were outnumbers males in the state.

Pre-poll violence rocks Odisha as it goes to poll for third phase in six LS and 42 Assembly seats

Bhubaneswar, Apr 22 (UNI) Pre-poll violent incidents were reported in many parts of Odisha leading to the arrest of former minister and sitting BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathi today as the state goes to polls tomorrow in third phase in six Lok Sabha and 42 Assembly seats.

Administration should not be crippled in the name of election code: Naidu

Amaravati, Apr 22 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that the administration of the state should not be crippled in the name of election code of conduct and asked elected representatives to focus of drinking water scarcity and other problems.

Azam's son terms Jaya Prada as 'Anaarkali'

Rampur, Apr 22 (UNI) Samajwadi Party MLA Abdullah Azam, son of Azam Khan has stirred another controversy by terming Jaya Prada as ' Aanarkali'.

Rebellion in Trinamool, voters cynicism with Left set to help BJP

Durgapur (West Bengal), Apr 22 (UNI) The BJP workers in the IT cell and Intellectual unit in this ‘onetime’ industrial town are in much enthusiastic mood.

Can ‘Cheap Publicity’ by Trinamool on Pranab-RSS nexus derail ‘son’ Abhijit?

Jangipur (West Bengal), Apr 22 (UNI) All eyes are on the third phase of parliamentary elections in West Bengal as polling will be held in five key constituencies of Jangipur, Balurghat, Murshidabad, Maldaha Uttar and Maldaha Dakshin on Tuesday.

Campaign for third phase LS poll ends: Yadav vs Yadav; Will Rahul represent Wayanad, BJP retain Gujarat?

New Delhi, Apr 21 (UNI) The din and bustle of the campaign for the third phase of the polls for the 17th Lok Sabha, covering 116 constituencies, spread across 13 states and two Union territories, ended on Sunday evening.

Campaign for third and last phase of elections on seven seats of Chhattisgarh ends

Raipur, Apr 21 (UNI) Campaign for third and last phase of Lok Sabha elections on all seven seats of Chhattisgarh on April 23 ended on Sunday evening. Contestants took out processions in almost all the places and leaders addressed public gatherings in their support on the last day of campaign. According to Chhattisgarh Chief Electoral Officer Subrat Sahoo, campaigning for the third and last phase of Lok Sabha elections in Raipur, Bilaspur, Durg, Janjgir, Korba, Raigarh and Sarguja constituencies ended peacefully.

Repoll recommended in 10 booths : TN CEO

Chennai, Apr 21 (UNI) Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo today said he has recommended repolling in ten booths to the Election Commission (EC).