All-Jat contest in Haryana’s Badhra assembly constituency set for nail-biting finish
In Badhra assembly constituency, part of Bhiwani-Mahendergarh seat (re-named following delimitation in 2007) will see a keen triangular contest. Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) nominee Naina Chautala — wife of Ajay Chautala — is up against Congress’s Ranbir Mahendra, the son of Bansi Lal.
Oct 18, 2019 01:24
Will brewing resentment help former Haryana CM Hooda make comeback in Rohtak?
Out of total 90 seats, the BJP won 47 seats, the Indian National Lok Dal 19 and the Congress secured only 15 seats, down from 40 it won in 2014.
Oct 18, 2019 01:13
For BJP, turncoats key to breaching Sharad Pawar’s citadel
West Maharashtra, which accounts for 70 out of 288 seats, is crucial because it is here that the Opposition stands a chance to resist the rise of BJP and Sena
Oct 18, 2019 01:05
Not just nationalism, drought, roads key issues in Maharashtra polls
Many people in the sugar belt of western Maharashtra claim basic issues of “roti, kapda, makaan aur sadak” (food, clothing, shelter and roads) and not nationalism will be the deciding factors when they vote in the assembly elections on October 21.
Oct 18, 2019 00:53
‘Sharad Pawar has become like jailer from Sholay’: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis
The character during a jail visit tells his staff who are standing in two rows, to go to either side and then asks the remaining ones to follow him, but then there is nobody is left to do so.
Oct 18, 2019 08:57
Cong-NCP failed to gauge national sentiment: Narendra Modi
“Congress and NCP do not understand national sentiment. They were taught a lesson in the Lok Sabha elections and now Maharashtra and Haryana will also punish them severely (in Assembly elections and bypolls),” Narendra Modi said.
Oct 18, 2019 00:47
Congress strongman BS Hooda in top gear after fresh ‘josh’ of supporters
“The Khattar government has failed on all fronts. This is a non-performing government. They are expert in event management. Every section of the society is unhappy with them. People trust me. That’s why I am getting overwhelming response in rallies”, Bhupinder Singh Hooda
Oct 18, 2019 06:42
4-time MLA locked in a multi-cornered fight in Jat heartland Meham
Meham earned infamy for the mayhem in 1989 when it was vacated by the then chief minster Devi Lal on his becoming the deputy prime minister for his son Om Prakash Chautala
Oct 18, 2019 06:36
Stage set for showdown between Bishnoi and TikTok sensation Sonali
TikTok star Sonali Phogat is making her political debut as a BJP candidate from Adampur assembly constituency opposite Kuldip Bishnoi of Congress in the October 21 assembly polls.
Oct 18, 2019 06:33
Haryana registers over 5000 complaints related to Model Code of Conduct violation
The Android-based cVIGIL app, which stands for ‘citizens’ vigil’, lets users secretly report code violations by submitting geo-tagged videos and photos to the poll panel.
Oct 17, 2019 21:46
‘We strengthened defence forces like Shivaji’: PM Modi
PM Modi sharpened his attack on the opposition and Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar. He said Pawar didn’t contest the Lok Sabha elections from Satara because he knew the way in which the wind was blowing.
Oct 17, 2019 17:37
‘Congress split Pakistan into two’: BS Hooda on campaign trail in Haryana
The veteran leader also dismissed the “Modi factor” in polls, saying people are talking about the failures of the Haryana government and the achievements of his government between 2005-14.
Oct 17, 2019 16:02
On Sitharaman’s barb, Manmohan Singh says ‘no comment’. Then a dart
Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019: Dr Manmohan Singh also delivered a sharp comeback to finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman who earlier this week said that state-run banks in India had their “worst phase” when Dr Singh was prime minister and Raghuram Rajan, the RBI Governor.
Oct 17, 2019 16:25
‘Maharashtra hit by grave economic slowdown,’ says Manmohan Singh
The Congress leader also said that Maharashta is leading in farmer suicides and has been hit by a grave economic slowdown.
Oct 17, 2019 16:27
Want to go to Kashmir… I’ll arrange: PM’s jibe at Cong from Maharashtra
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing three rallies in Maharashtra -- at Parli, Satara and Pune -- for the October 21 elections.
Oct 17, 2019 16:37
‘Removed Article 370 for the country, not for politics’: PM in Maharashtra
Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019 Highlights: PM Modi will address three election rallies in the state ahead of the assembly election in the state on October 21.
Oct 17, 2019 13:35