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Former Bengal Congress leader Koustav Bagchi joins BJP

Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: Former Bengal Congress leader Koustav Bagchi joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday in the presence of party's state President Sukanta Majumdar and leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari.

Amid seat-sharing talks with Congress, Akhilesh Yadav names 16 candidates of Samajwadi Party

New Delhi/IBNS: In another blow to the opposition INDIA bloc, the Samajwadi Party Tuesday released a list of 16 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh amid seat-sharing talks with the Congress.

'Like Aaya Ram-Gaya Ram': Congress Prez Mallikarjun Kharge on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's exit

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s decision to join NDA dealt a massive blow to the INDIA bloc, which had already failed to reach a seat-sharing arrangement in West Bengal and Punjab.

'Return BJP to power at Centre with maximum seats from Bengal': Amit Shah in Kolkata

Kolkata/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Wednesday gave a clarion call to the people of Bengal to return the BJP to power at the Centre with the maximum number of seats from the state.

Mamata Banerjee breaks silence on Mahua Moitra row, says it will 'help her before election'

Kolkata/IBNS: Breaking her long silence on the controversy surrounding Mahua Moitra in cash for query scam, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the expulsion of the TMC MP from the Lok Sabha will boost her chances in next year's general election.

Rahul Gandhi trailing by 1300 votes in his bastion Amethi but leads in Wayanad

New Delhi, May 23 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi is currently facing the heat in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi seat where he is trailing from Bharatiya Janata Party's Smriti Irani as counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections is currently going on Thursday.

Ex- President Pranab Mukherjee expresses concern over reports of alleged tampering of

New Delhi, May 21 (IBNS):  Amid reports of alleged EVMs tampering assumes significance as there have been reports from certain places in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar that the EVMs were being transported without security, former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday expressed his concern over the issue.

India votes in final phase of Lok Sabha polls, violence and rigging mars Bengal balloting

New Delhi/Kolkata, May 19 (IBNS): India voted in the last phase of the Lok Sabha polls on Sunday as violence and electoral malpractices were once again reported from West Bengal where the key battle is between the state's ruling Trinamool Congress and the emerging force that is Bharatiya Janata Party.

Nationalistic luminaries of BJP, have guts to spell out your stand on Pragya Thakur statement: Priyanka

New Delhi, May 16 (UNI): In a sharp attack on the BJP on the statement by its Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, describing Nathuram Godse as a ‘True Nationalist’, Congress leader and AICC general secretary for Uttar Pradesh east Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said the nationalistic luminaries of the saffron party should spell out their stand on the statement.

Uttar Pradesh: 35.43 pc polling till 1300 hrs, EC seeks report on poll rigging

Lucknow, May 6 (UNI) An estimated 35.43 per cent of a 2.50 crore electorate exercised their franchise on Monday till 1300 hrs in 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttar Pradesh which was peaceful except for some charges of rigging.

Election Commission to issue notice to 11 candidates for appeal in social media for vote after campaigning ended

Lucknow, Apr 23 (UNI) Election Commission (EC) will be issuing notice to 11 candidates of the prominent political parties contesting in the ongoing third phase of polls in 10 Lok Sabha constituencies on Tuesday for violating the election model code of conduct by appealing in the social media for vote, after campaigning ended 48 hours before the polls.

Distributing shoes an insult to Amethi: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra attacks at Smriti Irani

Amethi, Apr 22 (IBNS): Congress' eastern Uttar Pradesh chief Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday attacked Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Amethi candidate Smriti Irani over the latter's distribution of shoes among people.

Political clash in Mandya ahead of Lok Sabha polls injures three JD(S) workers

Mandya, Apr 8 (UNI): With election campaign coming to a boil ahead of Apr 18 phase polls in 14 Lok Sabha segments in Karnataka, the state is witnessing political skirmish and it turned worse when Janata Dal (Secular) and supporters of independent candidate Sumalatha clashed in Mandya segment leaving three JD(S) workers injured.

Lok Sabha Poll: Rs 4,92 cr seized in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Apr 7 (UNI) The city police have arrested six people and seized Rs 4.92 crore from their possession in the city.

BJP wanted to repeal AFSPA: Congress' Pawan Khera

Kolkata, Apr 4 (IBNS): A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacked Congress over its stance Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wanted to repeal the Act five years ago.