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In Bihar, PM Modi warns against ‘jungle raj’

Addressing the people of 24 assembly constituencies from Chapra and 21 assembly seats from Samastipur, PM Modi said the high turnover in the first phase of Bihar assembly polls on October 28 had proved political pundits wrong.
For the BJP, the second phase is equally crucial in its quest to emerge as the single biggest party in the assembly. The party contested 29 seats in first phase and will contest 35 more in the third phase on November 7.(File Photo)
For the BJP, the second phase is equally crucial in its quest to emerge as the single biggest party in the assembly. The party contested 29 seats in first phase and will contest 35 more in the third phase on November 7.(File Photo)
Published on Nov 02, 2020 08:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByVijay Swaroop

Bihar assembly election 2020: BJP faces challenge in RJD bastion Mohiuddinnagar assembly seat

Bihar assembly election 2020: BJP faces challenge in RJD bastion Mohiuddinnagar assembly seat The first phase of polling for the Bihar assembly elections passed off peacefully on October 28 with an estimated 54.26 percent voters exercised their voting right.
The number of voters this year is 2,63,441. Of them, 1,41,471 are males, 1,21,960 are females and 10 from the third gender category.(HT File Photo)
The number of voters this year is 2,63,441. Of them, 1,41,471 are males, 1,21,960 are females and 10 from the third gender category.(HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 01, 2020 01:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

Bihar Assembly election 2020: All you need to know about Nokha constituency

Rashtriya Janata Dal’s (RJD) Anita Devi is the current MLA of Nokha Legislative Assembly.
Out of the total votes registered (141,049), 53.88% were of men and 46.11% were of women.(Santosh Kumar/HT Fille Photo)
Out of the total votes registered (141,049), 53.88% were of men and 46.11% were of women.(Santosh Kumar/HT Fille Photo)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 03:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh

Himachal legislators’ area development fund restored

“On April 7, the state government had decided to suspend the MLALAD fund for two years because of shortfall in revenue income and other receipts
Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur addressing the house during the Himachal monsoon session on Friday,(HT Photo)
Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur addressing the house during the Himachal monsoon session on Friday,(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 12:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times/Shimla | ByHT Correspondent, Shimla

Bathinda cleanest city in state for 3rd year in a row; slips nationally

According to Swachh Survekshan-2020, Bathinda is 79th, while Ferozepur is 96th in the category of cities with a population between 1 lakh and 10 lakh
Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal’s assembly constituency of Bathinda saw a sharp fall of 48 points this time as compared to last year. The city was at 31st position in 2019.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)
Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal’s assembly constituency of Bathinda saw a sharp fall of 48 points this time as compared to last year. The city was at 31st position in 2019.(Sanjeev Kumar/HT)
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 10:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

4 states write to EC for deferring by-elections amid Covid concerns

Elections to 56 assembly constituencies and one parliamentary constituency, including the eight which were deferred last month, are scheduled to be held from September.
According to the ECI officials cited above, the chief secretaries of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat, and the chief electoral officer (CEO) of Kerala, have written to the commission apprising it of the situation on the ground.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
According to the ECI officials cited above, the chief secretaries of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat, and the chief electoral officer (CEO) of Kerala, have written to the commission apprising it of the situation on the ground.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 12:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByDeeksha Bhardwaj

Infighting plagues SAD over posts of halqa in-charges in Amritsar

The infighting assumes added significance in the light of former MLA Amarpal Singh Bony’s recent rejoining of the party.
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Published on Mar 11, 2020 09:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | BySurjit Singh, Amritsar

AAP to connect with one crore people under month-long nationwide campaign

Rai after taking oath along with his other ministerial colleagues at a ceremony at the Ramlila Maidan here chaired a meeting with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) state office bearers at the Chief Minister’s residence.
As part of its expansion plan, the AAP will launch a campaign from February 23 to March 23 in all states to connect with one crore people(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
As part of its expansion plan, the AAP will launch a campaign from February 23 to March 23 in all states to connect with one crore people(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 16, 2020 09:29 PM IST
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Gautam should respect people’s mandate: Capt Abhimanyu

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Published on Feb 13, 2020 11:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Delhi Congress chief hoping for ‘good number of seats’

Delhi Election Result 2020: Congress, which drew a blank in 2015 Assembly elections is likely to repeat its dismal show in the national capital, according to exits polls released after voting ended on Saturday.
Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra on Tuesday anticipated a good number of seats for his party in the Delhi Assembly polls(Subhash Chopra/Twitter)
Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra on Tuesday anticipated a good number of seats for his party in the Delhi Assembly polls(Subhash Chopra/Twitter)
Updated on Feb 11, 2020 09:37 AM IST
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AAP office decorated ahead of Delhi assembly results announcement

Delhi Election Result 2020: According to Delhi’s Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ranbir Singh, the counting of votes are taking place at 21 centres, which has a dedicated hall for every assembly constituency.
Supporters cheering at AAP office in New Delhi on Tuesday(HT Photo/Amal KS)
Supporters cheering at AAP office in New Delhi on Tuesday(HT Photo/Amal KS)
Updated on Feb 11, 2020 09:21 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International

Counting of votes for 70 seats of Delhi Assembly today

Delhi Election Result 2020: A tight security net has been put in place to ensure the counting of votes takes place in a peaceful manner. Over 670 candidates are in the fray for 70 seats at stake in the country’s capital.
Counting of votes for 70 seats of the Delhi Assembly will begin amid tight security today at 8 am(HT Photo)
Counting of votes for 70 seats of the Delhi Assembly will begin amid tight security today at 8 am(HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 11, 2020 07:17 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAsian News International

Former Haryana Congress chief Shamsher Singh Surjewala passes away

Father of Congress national media in-charge and national spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala, Shamsher Singh died after a brief illness. Funeral at Narwana today
Shamsher Singh won from the Narwana assembly constituency in 1967, 1977, 1982 and 1991. He was also elected as an MLA from Kaithal assembly constituency in 2001.(HT file photo)
Shamsher Singh won from the Narwana assembly constituency in 1967, 1977, 1982 and 1991. He was also elected as an MLA from Kaithal assembly constituency in 2001.(HT file photo)
Updated on Jan 20, 2020 02:44 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, Chandigarh

Bhagwant Mann leads Punjab AAP charge as state unit heads to campaign for Delhi elections

Leader of opposition in Punjab assembly Harpal Singh Cheema said the state contingent comprising MLAs, core committee members and district-level functionaries will head to Delhi next week.
Aam Aadmi Party Lok Sabha MP Bhagwant Mann will address rallies in all 70 assembly constituencies in Delhi in the run-up to the February 8 elections.(HT File Photo)
Aam Aadmi Party Lok Sabha MP Bhagwant Mann will address rallies in all 70 assembly constituencies in Delhi in the run-up to the February 8 elections.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jan 07, 2020 11:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

DISQUALIFICATION PROCEEDINGS: Khaira seeks more time, Baldev Singh says plea withdrawn

CHANDIGARH Rebel Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Tuesday sought more time from Punjab assembly speaker Rana KP Singh for submitting his reply in the disqualification proceedings under the anti-defection law. Khaira, who is among the three rebel AAP MLAs against whom disqualification proceedings are pending before the speaker, submitted an interim reply, saying he remained occupied due to a family function and needed more time to submit his reply, said a Punjab assembly official.
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Published on Dec 31, 2019 10:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent

Maharashtra election results indicate shift towards bipolar politics

Among the most interesting statistics in the 2019 assembly results is the combined vote share of the parties other than BJP, Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP, which is 25.3%.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena alliance has won 161 assembly constituencies (ACs) in the Maharashtra assembly elections.(Hindustan Times)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena alliance has won 161 assembly constituencies (ACs) in the Maharashtra assembly elections.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 26, 2019 09:58 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAbhishek Jha

Dakha bypoll: LIP fails to maintain its Lok Sabha performance

Party’s candidate Sukhdev Singh Chak, who was being considered a dark horse, garnered only 8,437 votes
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Published on Oct 24, 2019 11:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByMohit Khanna, Ludhiana

BJP confident of an easy win, Congress pins hope on rural seats in Haryana

So far, most exit polls have predicted a comfortable win for the ruling party, while one exit poll has suggested a neck-and-neck fight between the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) and the Congress, the result of which could be a hung assembly.
By end of day today, if not earlier, district residents would get to know those who will represent Gurugram for the next five years.(HT Archive)
By end of day today, if not earlier, district residents would get to know those who will represent Gurugram for the next five years.(HT Archive)
Updated on Oct 24, 2019 07:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Himachal Pradesh bypolls: All set for counting of votes today

The counting process will begin at 8 am.
Cases containing electronic voting machines sit in a strong room before the beginning of vote counting.(AP Photo)
Cases containing electronic voting machines sit in a strong room before the beginning of vote counting.(AP Photo)
Updated on Oct 23, 2019 10:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | ByHT Correspondent

Haryana Assembly Election 2019: Steps to check your name in voters’ list

There are 90 assembly constituencies, of which 17 are reserved for the Scheduled Castes, which will go to polls in Haryana.
The Haryana assembly election 2019 will be held on Monday, October 21 (Photo by Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
The Haryana assembly election 2019 will be held on Monday, October 21 (Photo by Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 20, 2019 01:52 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

NEWS ANALYSIS AAP faces an uphill task in state bypolls

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Updated on Oct 13, 2019 11:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByNavneet Sharma, Chandigarh

Maharashtra assembly election 2019: Rahul Gandhi to start his campaign in Latur, Mumbai

Varsha Gaikwad is the daughter of the Congress’ Mumbai unit chief Eknath Gaikwad and seeking re-election from the assembly constituency for the fourth time.
This is the first time the Gandhi will campaign for the Congress in the assembly elections after the party’s humiliating defeat in the April-May Lok Sabha election. He just returned from a trip abroad.(HT image)
This is the first time the Gandhi will campaign for the Congress in the assembly elections after the party’s humiliating defeat in the April-May Lok Sabha election. He just returned from a trip abroad.(HT image)
Updated on Oct 13, 2019 10:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Another BJP rebel, Seema Savale, expelled

Savale is former standing committee chairman of the PCMC, who filed her nomination from Daryapur Assembly constituency in Amravati district as an independent candidate
Corporater Seema Savale.(HT PHOTO)
Corporater Seema Savale.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 13, 2019 04:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

BJP, Shiv Sena look to win big in Mumbai prestige fight

In 2014, the Sena and the BJP contested separately in Mumbai and won 14 and 15 seats, respectively. The Congress won five seats while the NCP did not manage to win any.
Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray is one of the most high-profile candidates in the Mumbai fray.(PTI File)
Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray is one of the most high-profile candidates in the Mumbai fray.(PTI File)
Updated on Oct 07, 2019 06:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySwapnil Rawal

Why Aaditya Thackeray is deviating from the Thackeray family tradition not to contest the elections

Since Bal Thackeray founded Shiv Sena in 1966, neither him nor any members of his immediate family contested elections.
Since Bal Thackeray founded Shiv Sena in 1966, neither him nor any members of his immediate family contested elections.(HT image)
Since Bal Thackeray founded Shiv Sena in 1966, neither him nor any members of his immediate family contested elections.(HT image)
Updated on Oct 03, 2019 12:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByShailesh Gaikwad

31 candidates file papers on Day 4 in Hry assembly polls

Joint chief electoral officer Inder Jeet said one nomination paper was filed from Rewari and two from Bawal in Rewari district
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Published on Sep 30, 2019 11:27 PM IST
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BJP announces first list of candidates for assembly bypolls in 9 states

Former Indian Hockey team captain Sandeep Singh, Olympic wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt and wrestler Babita Phogat, who recently joined the BJP, are likely to be fielded by the party for the Haryana assembly polls to be held on October 21.
The October 21 bypolls in Bihar are being billed as the semi final to the 2020 assembly elections, which is likely to be a fierce electoral battle for the grand opposition alliance. (Image used for representational purpose).(HT FILE PHOTO.)
The October 21 bypolls in Bihar are being billed as the semi final to the 2020 assembly elections, which is likely to be a fierce electoral battle for the grand opposition alliance. (Image used for representational purpose).(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 29, 2019 04:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Sena looks at villages, plans to dent Oppn base

The Sena, with its youth wing providing key inputs, has prepared a detailed strategy that shortlisted 111 assembly constituencies that are a priority for the party. Seventy-nine of the constituencies are rural, nine semi-urban and 23 urban, party functionaries.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at a meeting of office-bearers in Mumbai on September 28.(PTI)
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray at a meeting of office-bearers in Mumbai on September 28.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 29, 2019 12:18 AM IST
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New Delhi/Mumbai | ByAnisha Dutta and Swapnil Rawal

Maharashtra polls: Booth preps on; facilities for elderly and sensitive spots

Also, additional 100 auxiliary polling stations will be set up in suburban constituencies that saw high voting percentage during the general elections.
Taking note of the problems caused to senior citizens along with the differently abled during voting for the Lok Sabha polls, 1,506 of the 1,973 polling booths in the western and eastern suburbs have been shifted to the ground floor.(PTI)
Taking note of the problems caused to senior citizens along with the differently abled during voting for the Lok Sabha polls, 1,506 of the 1,973 polling booths in the western and eastern suburbs have been shifted to the ground floor.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 28, 2019 03:22 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByMehul Thakkar, Mumbai

Assembly by-polls Results highlights| ‘Big victory’: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Mani C Kappen win

Results of byelections to four assembly constituencies - one each in Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Tripura - will be declared on Friday following counting of votes that started at 8 am. The assembly seats where bypolls were held are Pala (Kerala), Hamirpur (UP), Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) and Badharghat (Tripura). Voting for these seats was held on September 23. LDF’s Mani C Kappen has won Kerala’s Pala seat.In Pala, Dantewada and Badharghat assembly seats, elections were necessitated following the deaths of sitting MLAs KM Mani, Bhima Mandvi and Dilip Sarkar respectively. The disqualification of sitting BJP MLA Ashok Kumar Singh Chandel following his conviction in a murder case necessitated bypoll in Hamirpur. Here are the highlights:

Mani C Kappen, the LDF candidate, has won the Pala assembly bypoll.(Photo Credit: Mani C Kappen’s Facebook Page)
Mani C Kappen, the LDF candidate, has won the Pala assembly bypoll.(Photo Credit: Mani C Kappen’s Facebook Page)
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 10:53 PM IST
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