New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi’s offer to resign as Congress president during Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting here today over the party’s poor performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls was unanimously rejected by the senior party members, media reports said.
Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal candidate from Keonjhar Lok Sabha constituency Chandrani Murmu is set to be the youngest ever member of the lower house of India. Chandrani, who has won the Keonjhar seat with a margin of more than sixty six thousand votes by defeating Ananta Nayak of BJP is only 25 years, eleven months and 12 days old as on Saturday, the 25th May 2019.
Bhubaneswar: Hours after resignation of OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik from his post in the wake of Congress’ electoral debacle in the state, Odisha Congress Campaign Committee chairman Bhakta Charan Das resigned from the post for the same reason.
Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s handpicked poster boy for Puri, Sambit Patra, has suffered defeat in his maiden electoral debut
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik resigned from his post following the grand old party’s disastrous performance in the 2019 elections in the State.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for remarkable victory in Odisha in the 2019 elections.
New Delhi: Counting of votes at all 542 constituencies to begin at 8 am The Election Commission of India will start counting of votes for the seven-phased elections to India's Lower House of the Parliament (Lok Sabha) in what is being touted as the world's biggest democratic exercise, today (Thursday, 23 May) at 8 am, bringing the curtains down on a bitterly-fought election.
New Delhi: As many as 22 opposition parties today meet Election Commission and submitted a memorandum to it.
New Delhi: Leaders of at least 21 Opposition parties will meet Election Commission (EC) officials today to urge the poll panel to spell out the mechanisms to address any mismatch between voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) and electronic voting machine (EVM) tallies during the counting of votes on May 23.
New Delhi: All most all the exit polls conducted by the national media have given a clear mandate to BJP led NDA to form the next government. Many questioned the exist poll and called it a game plamn of BJP to manipulate EVMS and dislodge opposition unity.
New Delhi: The Congress today took swipe at the Modi government over Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa recusing himself from EC meetings to discuss poll code violations, explaining erosion of institutional integrity is the hallmark of the present dispensation.
Bhubaneswar: The continuing tussle between the Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party has brought to the fore the hidden weakness of the Election Commission of India. Though it is unknown, it seems the poll body has acted out of fear or favour. The general elections of 2019 will be remembered for the various anomalous reasons related to many of its actions. From the day one when the dat
New Delhi: Malegaon blast accused and BJP Lok Sabha candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur known for her incendiary comments and speeches today made a highly controversial remark by calling Nathuram Godse, the man who killed Mahatma Gandhi as a deshbhakt (patriot) and said those calling him a “terrorist” will be given a befitting reply in these elections. "Nathuram Godse was a deshbhakt, is a des
While BJP president Amit Shah accused Trinamool Congress of instigating violence in West Bengal tarnishing the image of democracy, similar allegations were brought against his party in Tripura, which was in the grip of intense violence this election season, allegedly spearheaded by the saffron party workers
New Delhi: Around 63.48 per cent of voter turnout was registered in the sixth phase of polls in 59 seats across six states and the national capital, the Election Commission (EC) said.
New Delhi: Congress' social media strategist Divya Spandana on Thursday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly taking Akshay Kumar, Canadian citizen with him onboard Indian Navy warship Sumitra.
New Delhi: A Karnataka BJP leader on Wednesday said that even though he respected Narendra Modi, he did not agree with the PM’s recent remarks targeting Rajiv Gandhi.
New Delhi: The West Bengal government has refused to hold a review meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Fani, media reports said.
Bhubaneswar: The election to Patkura assembly seat in Kendrapara District has been postponed by two more months in the wake of devastating cyclone ‘Fani’ that hit Odisha on Friday.
New Delhi: In a significant development, Samajwadi Party (SP) today changed its candidate from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat and fielded former BSF Jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav against Prime Minister Narendra Modi from this key Uttar Pradesh seat.