Latest from election campaign
- Elections in Australia are typically called five weeks in advance. The elections are held every three years and last one took place in 2019.
Published on Nov 29, 2021 01:13 PM IST
Reuters | , Sydney
It threw up new issues, new social equations and new political leaders in the state
Published on Nov 05, 2020 07:25 PM IST
The High Court observed that right to health and life of a common man is comparatively more exalted, sacred and precious compared to the right to canvassing and campaigning for a candidate.
Updated on Oct 21, 2020 06:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Gwalior |Ranjan and Mahesh Shivhare
Mohammad Parvez Masoori said he wanted to show a mirror to politicians as Gaya is one of the dirtiest cities in Bihar.
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 01:58 PM IST
This is the first time since campaigning began for the Bihar assembly election when Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Modi held a joint campaign for JD(U) and BJP candidates in Buxar and Bhojpur.
Published on Oct 18, 2020 05:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Vijay Swaroop
BJP’s Rauxal candidate Pramod Sinha alleged that the seizure of gold from his brother’s flat was part of a political vendetta against him but the opposition said there could be a strong possibility gold being smuggled to fund election campaigns in the state.
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 02:42 PM IST
Symbolic now, but farmer cadre asked to prepare for September 16 action, when rail or other places could be blocked, said Jagmohan Singh, general secretary of Bhartiya Kisan Union (Dakaunda)
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Barnala | , BarnalaHT Correspondent
Protests raged across the country in the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing. Statues of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus were beheaded and vandalised as calls to remove sculptures commemorating colonisers and slavers swept the US.
Updated on Jun 12, 2020 03:20 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Washington/ New York |HT Correspondent and Agencies
After the swearing-in ceremony, the AAP leader took to Twitter to thank those who contributed funds for his election campaign.
Updated on Feb 16, 2020 08:44 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
The Left is behind Sanders, while Buttigieg is the centrist favourite
Published on Feb 12, 2020 07:06 PM IST
Assembly elections in New Delhi are high stake electoral battle for three main political parties— the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). With the BJP putting its might to win the Delhi assembly elections, Himachal Pradesh secretariat on Tuesday wore a deserted look as most ministers along with chief minister Jai Ram Thakur have left for the national capital to boost the party’s election campaign.
Published on Jan 28, 2020 11:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Shimla | Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
Delhi Elections 2020: Speaking at his fifth town-hall meeting, anchored by ABP news channel, Kejriwal said his focus is to beautify Delhi and 40 roads are being redesigned in the city.
Updated on Jan 04, 2020 07:27 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Soren, the new chief minister, must deliver stable and effective governance
Published on Dec 29, 2019 07:56 PM IST
The mini-reshuffle is expected to fill vacant posts, retaining most of the team in the last government, including the three Indian-origin ministers: Priti Patel (home secretary), Alok Sharma (international development secretary) and Rishi Sunak (chief secretary, Treasury).
Updated on Dec 16, 2019 07:25 PM IST
Hindustan Times, London | Prasun Sonwalkar
The Indian election campaign was so dependent on Modi’s charisma that the joke going around was that senior party functionaries had achieved a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-free India, instead of a Congress-free India, because the saffron party’s name was never heard during the campaign.
Updated on Dec 07, 2019 08:12 PM IST
What was notable about my trip to Canada was how little past achievements were invoked in the election campaign. No leader talked of Making Canada Great Again. Whosoever is the next PM is not going to promise to undo 800 years of slavery. Nor is he going to invoke World Wars I and II
Updated on Oct 19, 2019 08:45 PM IST
The residents’ forum has submitted their demand to the respective parties. The forum members have will speak about the issues to party workers, who come for election campaigns.
Updated on Oct 06, 2019 03:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai | Padmja Sinha
Since Bal Thackeray founded Shiv Sena in 1966, neither him nor any members of his immediate family contested elections.
Updated on Oct 03, 2019 12:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Shailesh Gaikwad
He will survive, but Democrats want to challenge his image of invincibility
Published on Sep 29, 2019 08:09 PM IST
The Taliban, who unleashed a string of bombings during the two-month campaign, in recent days issued repeated warnings they intend to attack polling centres.
Updated on Sep 29, 2019 07:20 PM IST
Kabul | HT Correspondent
The Congress party will also form district-level campaign committees to coordinate ground level work, and the focus would be to take up local issues that affect the masses in the run-up to the October 21 assembly elections in Haryana.
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 08:20 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | Abhishek Behl
Newly appointed Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee chief Kumari Selja said the MV Act will definitely be one of the issues, not the only one, the party will raise in the campaign.
Updated on Sep 15, 2019 05:26 AM IST
New Delhi |Sunetra Choudhury
Prime Minister Narendra Modi backed Manohar Lal Khattar to return to power as Haryana Chief Minister as he launched the BJP’s election campaign in the state .
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 03:04 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
On the penultimate day of the election campaign, several candidates were seen using various modes of campaigning. Polling for the students’ union elections will be held on September 6.
Updated on Sep 04, 2019 09:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Kainat Sarfaraz, New Delhi
Several social media messages being circulated on campus also criticise the outfit for its take on various issues
Published on Sep 04, 2019 12:47 AM IST
, ChandigarhDar Ovais
During the election campaign, Golay had announced that the luxury cars purchased for the ministers and MLAs by the erstwhile government would be converted into ambulances.
Updated on Aug 28, 2019 09:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gangtok | Pramod Giri
With the implementation of the new Aligarh Muslim University Students’ Union-AMUSU (Conduct of Election) Amended Regulations, 2019, the limit of expenditure in the students’ union election has been raised.
Updated on Aug 27, 2019 08:38 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Aligarh | HT Correspondent
Appearing for Kejriwal, senior advocate Vikas Pahwa and advocate R Arunadhri Iyer claimed that he had neither mentioned Gupta in his tweet nor made any allegation against him.
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 01:45 AM IST
New Delhi |HT Correspondent
The “Astha Rally” assumes significance as it is happening following the announcement of dates for the Haryana assembly elections.
Published on Aug 16, 2019 02:02 PM IST
Haryana (Jind) |Asian News International
Grief-stricken Raj Singh said he chose not to rely on TV news and hoped against hope that she was alive.
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 09:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Rohtak |Sunil Rahar