MNM was allotted the battery-torch symbol only for Puducherry and failed to get it for Tamil Nadu. In the state, the symbol went to MGR Makkal Katchi for all 234 assembly constituencies.
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 09:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu
According to the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968, the Election Commission allots symbols to anyone contesting the polls.
Updated on Oct 10, 2019 03:57 AM IST
MUMBAI | By Tanushree Venkatraman
Ahead of polls, the election commission puts out a list of free election symbols that candidates - other than those who contest on a party ticket - can pick from.
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 08:39 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
The party headed by chief minister Nitish Kumar will fight the assembly polls in Maharashtra with ‘diesel pump’ as its election symbol.
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 07:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak
Renamed as Yadadri, the temple is now being developed as a major pilgrim and tourist centre on a 14.5 acre land on the hillock at a whopping cost of Rs 1800 crore.
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 01:14 AM IST
Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
Berjis Desai’s book that lists the A to Z of the Parsi way of life shows you why the community makes other Indians both glad and mad.
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 12:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Manjula Narayan
The 1,000-year old temple at Yadagirigutta, located at about 65 km from Hyderabad, is being given a complete makeover on the lines of Tirumala, the richest temple of the country, which had gone to Andhra Pradesh after bifurcation.
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 11:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
The ECI had rejected JD-U’s plea to allow it to fight elections in Jharkhand on ‘arrow’ symbol after hearing a petition by JMM, which contended that ‘bow and arrow’ has been their election symbol from the beginning and if JD-U was allowed to contest state poll on ‘arrow’, it would confuse their voters.
Published on Aug 28, 2019 01:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur | By HT Correspondent
In a notice, the Election Commission had recently asked the NCP to explain why their national party status should not be revoked.
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 12:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
A bench of chief justice Rajendra Menon and justice Brijesh Sethi asked the SEC to decide the issue before the next civic body elections, scheduled for 2022.
Published on May 28, 2019 06:07 AM IST
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
Most of the political parties in Uttar Pradesh, including Bharat Mata Sapoot Party, Bahujan Hasrat Party, Apna Dal Balihari and National Fifty-Fifty Front, are unrecognised.
Published on Apr 25, 2019 11:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Saurabh Chauhan, Lucknow
Number of candidates is now 66; In Bhiwandi, rebel candidates from Congress and Shiv Sena withdrew their nomination
Published on Apr 13, 2019 12:34 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Megha Pol, Thane
The matter came to light after she tweeted about the incident on the same day. Within no time, many people tweeted in her support.
Updated on Apr 05, 2019 08:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Meerut | By HT Correspondent
‘INLD has asked its workers to stop drinking tea in cup and plate,’ claims Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala
The Hisar MP said their real competition was with the ruling BJP and not any other party. He said CM Manohar Lal Khattar spending two days in Jind was telling of the BJP’s weak stand in the bypoll.
Updated on Jan 21, 2019 08:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By HT Correspondent
Founder president of Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Shivpal Singh Yadav gets ‘key’ as election symbol
Published on Jan 18, 2019 08:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
The term of 12,741 gram panchayats in Telangana ended on August 1 this year, but the government deferred the elections saying that reservations for SCs, STs and OBCs hadn’t been finalised and had kept the gram panchayats under the rule of panchayat secretaries.
Updated on Dec 19, 2018 06:23 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By HT Correspondent
In less than a week of RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha’s decision to quit the union ministry, both the party MLAs and the lone MLC in the Bihar legislature raised a banner of revolt against the decision to part ways with the NDA and staked claim on the party and its election symbol.
Updated on Dec 28, 2018 07:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anil Kumar
Returning and assistant returning officers will be taking the course.
Updated on Jul 09, 2018 09:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent