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EC bans exit polls from Nov 12 to Dec 7 in poll-bound States

In its notification, the Poll Panel said, conducting any exit poll and publishing or publicizing the result of exit poll by means of the print or electronic media or in any other manner will be prohibited. It said, displaying any election matter including results of opinion poll or other poll ... Read More »

Poll temperatures rise in election bound states

Congress also released its poll manifesto for Chhattisgarh assembly polls. Party has promised loan waiver for farmers within ten days if voted to power. It has also promised a pension for farmers above 60 years of age. Besides, the manifesto also talks about providing 35 kg rice per month at ... Read More »

Electioneering gaining momentum in poll bound states

Rallies and open air meetings are the order of the day and the process of ticket distribution is also on in full swing. In Madhya Pradesh, there was much bickering and tension after tickets were distributed with protests outside the state party office. In Rajasthan too, election fever is high ... Read More »

Heavy snowfall in Himalayan states

Road clearance operation started by National highway authority of India & Border Road Origination to remove the remaining debris from Ramban to Banihal & Beacon has cleared the snow from Qazigund to Banihal. SSP National Highway Sakhti Pathak said that the decision to allow traffic on Monday would be taken ... Read More »

Electioneering picks up in poll bound states

In Chhattisgarh, scrutiny of nominations for the second phase of assembly elections was held on Saturday. More than 2,600 nominations were filed by the candidates in 72 assembly segments, which are going for poll in second phase. Monday is the last date for withdrawal of nomination papers. More than 1.53 ... Read More »

BJP announces first list of candidates for 3 states assembly polls

The BJP central election committee meeting was attended among others by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah, Organisational Secretary Ram Lal and central ministers including J P Nadda, Thawar Chand Gehlot, Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj. Briefing reporters after the meeting, J P Nadda, secretary of BJP central ... Read More »

Election Dates In Rajasthan, 3 Other States To Be Announced Today

The Election Commission will today announce the dates of the assembly elections in four states, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram. The election date in Telangana is also likely to be announced today, according to sources. The Model Code of Conduct will come into force as soon as the announcement is made ... Read More »

SC to States: Implement directives to stop mob lynching

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra granted the last opportunity to the defaulting states and UTs, warning if they did not file their reports within a week, then their home secretaries will have to appear in person before court. During the hearing, the Centre informed the court that ... Read More »

United States to cancel USD 300 million military aid to Pakistan

The US will cancel USD 300 million in military aid to Pakistan over its failure to take “decisive actions” to support President Donald Trump’s new South Asia policy and act against terror groups like the Haqqani network and Lashkar-e-Taiba, the Pentagon has announced, a fresh blow to the deteriorating ties ... Read More »

United States to cancel 300 million USD military aid to Pakistan

The US will cancel USD 300 million in military aid to Pakistan over its failure to take “decisive actions” to support President Donald Trump’s new South Asia policy and act against terror groups like the Haqqani network and Lashkar-e-Taiba, the Pentagon has announced, a fresh blow to the deteriorating ties ... Read More »

United States to cancel 300 million military aid to Pakistan

The US will cancel USD 300 million in military aid to Pakistan over its failure to take “decisive actions” to support President Donald Trump’s new South Asia policy and act against terror groups like the Haqqani network and Lashkar-e-Taiba, the Pentagon has announced, a fresh blow to the deteriorating ties ... Read More »

Lakhwar Project : Centre & 6 States sign MoU

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday presided over the signing of MoU between Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation & chief ministers of six states, including Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh & Haryana, on Lakhwar Project in Uttrakhand on Yamuna river. Gadkari said that the ... Read More »

PM Modi meets Chief Ministers’ of BJP ruled states

The BJP’s Council of Chief Ministers met on Tuesday at the party headquarters in the national capital ahead of the Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Rajasthan assembly elections this year and the Lok Sabha polls next year. All Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states were part of this ... Read More »

Centre & 6 States sign MoU for Lakhwar multipurpose project in Uttarakhand

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday presided over the signing of MoU between Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation & chief ministers of six states, including Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh & Haryana, on Lakhwar Project in Uttrakhand on Yamuna river. Gadkari said that the ... Read More »

SC puts onus of checking cow vigilantism on States

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud said this was a law and order issue and each state has to be responsible. The bench said it will pass an order on the pleas giving out guidelines to states to deal with the issue. ... Read More »