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New Delhi: Population and congestion bother this aristocrat constituency

A high-profile constituency, New Delhi has sent stalwarts like Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Lal Krishna Advani, Sucheta Kriplani and Rajesh Khanna to Lok Sabha

The Lutyens Bungalow in the heart of New Delhi. (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 22, 2024 08:41 AM IST

Dateline Mohanlalganj: After 2 months of hectic activity, LS candidates get to spend time at home

Tuesday was spent meeting party workers and supporters, visiting temples, and most importantly, relaxing at home with family members.

BJP candidate Kaushal Kishore meeting party workers and supporters at his residence on Tuesday (HT Photo)
Updated on May 21, 2024 08:42 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Women voters lead the fight against misogyny

The exclusion of women is one part of the problem. The other is the inclusion and patronage of men accused of serious gender crimes, including rape.

In no election has the woman voter mattered as much. (For Representation)
Published on May 10, 2024 11:41 PM IST

A triangular contest shapes up in Srinagar as voters ask for development

Srinagar's Lok Sabha constituency is set for a triangular contest between the National Conference, the Apni Party, and the People’s Democratic Party

Srinagar, May 07 (ANI): Students take part in a voting awareness campaign in the wake of Lok Sabha polls, at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
(Imran Nissar)
Published on May 10, 2024 09:23 PM IST
ByMir Ehsan, Ashiq Hussain

Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase 3: List of constituencies going to polls on May 7

Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Phase 3: Here is the full list of constituencies going to polls on May 7 (Tuesday).

An election officer puts an indelible ink mark on the finger of a voter.(PTI)
Published on May 06, 2024 07:54 AM IST

Tripura West LS recorded 79.7% voting; INDIA bloc alleges poll agent eviction

Raising allegations of poll violence, INDIA bloc leaders met returning officer Vishal Kumar and submitted a memorandum

PM Narendra Modi with Tripura chief minister Manik Saha (to his right) and BJP candidate Biplab Kumar Deb (far left) during a public meeting ahead of the Lok Sabha elections in Agartala on Wednesday, April 17. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 19, 2024 08:08 PM IST
ByPriyanka Deb Barman

Once again, bullet-versus-ballot fight will unfold in Gadchiroli

Maoist militants have issued a “stern warning” to tribals against participating in polls and announced that those who defy the diktat will face death

Once again, bullet-versus-ballot fight will unfold in Gadchiroli
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 09:49 AM IST

Dharamshala braces for 4th assembly poll in less than 7 years

Dharamshala assembly segment went polls in 2017, 2019 and 2022 and now, the defections of Congress MLAs has necessitated in by-election

Dharamshala will go to polls with five other assembly constituencies in the June 1 by-elections. (HT FIle)
Updated on Apr 04, 2024 06:34 AM IST
By, Dharamshala

LS Polls: Discontent brews in Karnataka BJP after announcement of first list

Former CM Jagadish Shettar, who was expecting a ticket from Haveri or Dharwad Lok Sabha constituency, said he will arrive at a decision on Thursday evening.

Former Karnataka CM Jagadish Shettar. (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 15, 2024 08:45 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S

Political turmoil in Himachal: Rival Congress groups face-off in Dharamshala

The Congress workers, who supported CM Sukhu, gathered at Kacheri market in support of the government’s decision to disqualify the 6 MLAs who had cross-voted in favour of the BJP in Rajya Sabha polls on Tuesday. They raised slogans in favour of the party and CM Sukhu and also criticised the six MLAs, including Sudhir Sharma, for cross-voting against their own party candidate.

Ministers and MLAs leave Himachal Pradesh chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu’s residence after a meeting, in Shimla on Thursday. (PTI)
Published on Feb 29, 2024 10:39 PM IST
By, Dharamshala

Supriya Sule's first reaction to Ajit Pawar's wife buzz: ‘Tagda...why bhabhi’?

Supriya Sule's remarks came a day after Ajit Pawar on Friday made an emotional appeal to his constituents to elect a “first timer”.

Sunetra Pawar (left) with Supriya Sule(File)
Published on Feb 18, 2024 03:37 PM IST

Shiv Sena MLA Anil Babar passes away, CM announces cremation with full state honours

Chief minister Eknath Shinde expressed grief and said that while he has lost a guide and a close associate, the state has lost a senior people’s representative

Anil Babar.
Published on Jan 31, 2024 01:49 PM IST

Portal for plot allocation under Mukhya Mantri Shehri Awas Yojna to open from Feb 1: Khattar

Khattar said applicants could participate by depositing a nominal amount and avail loans from banks along with assistance from the central and state governments to build their homes on these plots

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar during a Republic Day programme at Karnal . (HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 28, 2024 06:40 AM IST
By, Karnal

Musical chairs ahead of LS polls

Some more defections related to Lok Sabha calculations are expected in the coming days, according to insiders from the ruling camp. For instance, BJP’s assessment says the prospects of its Sangli MP Sanjay Patil are not good

Musical chairs ahead of LS polls
Updated on Jan 15, 2024 06:52 AM IST

I will not leave Baramati for next 10 months: Sule

Speaking at a public rally in Indapur, Sule said she has already informed her husband and children that she will be in Baramati till October next year

Sule’s remarks came after her cousin and deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar making it clear his NCP faction would field a candidate from Baramati. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 30, 2023 06:26 AM IST

Poll results herald relief for Ajit faction, challenges for MVA

Prior to the declaration of election results, all three parties in the ruling alliance – BJP, Shiv Sena faction led by chief minister Eknath Shinde and NCP faction led by deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar – were cautious about their prospects

Navi Mumbai, India - Dec. 3, 2023:BJP party workers celebrate party's victory in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh at Shivaji Maharaj Chowk Vashi in Navi Mumbai, India, on Sunday, December 3, 2023. (Photo by Bachchan Kumar/ HT PHOTO) (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 04, 2023 06:48 AM IST
BySaurabha Kulshreshtha

Ludhiana: Book lovers’ delight: Civic body starts looking for new library sites

The state government has allocated ₹64 lakh to each selected constituency and it is expected that up to six libraries will be established in a single constituency

The new additions will bolster the count of libraries and reading spaces in Ludhiana. (Manish/HT image for representation purpose)
Updated on Nov 05, 2023 06:34 AM IST
BySukhpreet Singh, Ludhiana

Rajasthan elections: Multiple civic issues plague Gehlot’s stronghold

The constituency with 212 polling stations comprises around 254,572 voters, out of which 129,869 are men and 124,703 are women

Despite being such a major constituency, several civic issues, including bad condition of roads, lack of rainwater drainage, and threat to public health have been areas of concern. (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 01, 2023 07:00 PM IST
ByDinesh Bothra , Jodhpur

MP polls: On home turf, Chouhan’s clout overcomes hurdles in Budhni

Chief minister Chouhan was elected from Budhni for the first time in 1990 and will face his sixth electoral battle in the upcoming state assembly elections

Budhni in Sehore district of Madhya Pradesh is considered as chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s pocket borough. (HT Archive)
Updated on Oct 20, 2023 05:43 AM IST

State in need, but Himachal Pradesh MPs fail to access entitled funds

The central government releases new funds only when the allocated budgets are spent, and certificates are submitted. This is where the state bureaucracy appears to have faltered, say experts as ₹47 crore allocated to the state’s four Lok Sabha members remains with Centre

State in need, but Himachal Pradesh MPs fail to access entitled funds (PTI)
Updated on Oct 07, 2023 06:42 AM IST
By, Shimla

PM Modi to lay foundation stone of int'l cricket stadium in Varanasi. 5 points

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the cricket stadium in Varanasi, expected to be completed by December 2025.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with ground level functionaries of G20 Summit, at Bharat Mandapam, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Sep 23, 2023 07:13 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Pawar comment hasty: Walse-Patil sorry

State cooperation minister and NCP legislator Dilip Walse-Patil criticized party chief Sharad Pawar, saying he could never become chief minister on his own. He later apologized for his remarks but the Ajit Pawar faction issued a statement supporting his original statement.

Mumbai, India – Aug 21, 2023: Nationalist youth congress (NCP) activists protest against Dilip Walse Patil's Controversial Statement, outside the NCP office, Ballard Pier, in Mumbai, India, on Monday, Aug 21, 2023. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 22, 2023 12:11 AM IST
By, Mumbai

HC dismisses PIL that sought code of conduct for elected representatives

The high court noted that apart from vague and generalised assertions, the PIL had undertones of degrading the institution of elected representatives

The Bombay high court said the primary focus of elected representatives is to discharge their duties effectively, regardless of their location. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 28, 2023 04:34 PM IST

Eye on 2024 polls, BJP steps up Amethi connect in Uttar Pradesh

The campaign is aimed at showcasing how things have changed in Amethi since 2019, when Smriti Irani, riding the Modi wave, defeated the then Congress chief Rahul Gandhi

As a spirited Smriti Irani looks set to recontest from Amethi, the Amethi Vikas Yatra, which has vehicles with ‘Amethi ke Modi’ slogan on them along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s face, reflect the ruling party’s desire to reinforce Modi’s appeal among people of this constituency, where BJP is looking to cement its 2019 gains. (File Photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 09:53 PM IST

'We did not deny a ticket to Shettar but..': BJP candidate Mahesh Tenginkai

He also said that the BJP high command’s decisions will not serve anyone’s personal gains.

'We did not deny a ticket to Shettar but.': BJP candidate Mahesh Tenginkai
Published on Apr 26, 2023 06:55 PM IST
Written by Pathi Venkata Thadhagath

National Conference expels ex-legislator Jabbar from party for six years

For the National Conference, Ganderbal is considered its strong hold as the constituency in the past had elected three generations of Abdullah family

Sheikh Ishfaq Jabbar (Twitter)
Updated on Apr 26, 2023 12:02 AM IST
ByMir Ehsan, Srinagar

'We are all united': Rajasthan Congress chief on Gehlot-Pilot tussle

Amid the ongoing tussle between Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot, Rajasthan Congress chief said: "we are all united".

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and Congress leader Sachin Pilot.
Published on Apr 22, 2023 03:32 AM IST

Jagadish Shettar explains why he joined the Congress: ‘My self respect…’

Former CM Jagadish Shettar on Friday explained why he joined the Congress, citing that his self-respect was “damaged”.

Former Karnataka chief minister Jagadish Shettar.
Published on Apr 21, 2023 05:38 PM IST

Jalandhar bypoll: Vote for AAP if you want development, says Kejriwal

Ahead of high-stakes May 10 Jalandhar Lok Sabha bypoll, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday appealed to people of the constituency to vote for his party if they want development

Ahead of high-stakes May 10 Jalandhar Lok Sabha bypoll, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday appealed to people of the constituency to vote for his party if they want development.
Updated on Apr 21, 2023 01:07 AM IST
By, Jalandhar

Karnataka HC dismisses DK Shivakumar's plea in disproportionate assets case

Karnataka Congress chief Shivakumar, who had questioned the State government's move, had filed an application saying that the order for the CBI probe was wrong.

Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar (PTI)
Published on Apr 20, 2023 08:11 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Pathi Venkata Thadhagath
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