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Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress registered a thumping victory against the Bharatiya Janata Party in the West Bengal assembly elections in April this year. Since then, Banerjee has been uniting the opposition parties against the BJP for 2024 General Elections.
Published on Dec 16, 2021 06:04 AM IST
Congress veteran Bhupesh Baghel's remark followed comments by Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee that there was ‘no UPA’ left in the country.
Published on Dec 05, 2021 03:16 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi
On a political high since her recent thumping win against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Bengal Assembly election, Banerjee has been keen on stitching an Opposition alliance to take on the saffron camp in the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.
Published on Nov 23, 2021 11:17 PM IST
hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
After the coronavirus outbreak in India, Bihar will be the first state to have assembly polls, and voters of Bihar will be the first to benefit from the amended rules.
Updated on Jun 26, 2020 04:41 PM IST
New Delhi, Delhi |Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shivani Kumar
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath counted maintaining law and order in the state as his major achievement.
Updated on Sep 21, 2019 03:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
On Sunday, Rashtriya Loktantrik Party MP Hanuman Beniwal opened front against the Rajasthan government on the anti-encroachment drive being carried out in Tausar village of Nagaur district.
Updated on Aug 27, 2019 01:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | Sachin Saini
Karnataka CM and Janata Dal-S leader H.D. Kumaraswamy said that he had apprised Gandhi about the political developments in Karnataka and requested him to not give up his party post after the elections.
Updated on May 30, 2019 05:32 PM IST
New Delhi |Indo Asian News Service
BJP maximised its gains, minimised losses in the Lok Sabha elections by transforming three crucial Ms in Indian polity: Mandal, mandir and markets.
Updated on May 27, 2019 08:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Roshan Kishore
Mamata expressed doubts over the results of seats and said some programming was done in many machines involving one lakh votes.
Published on May 26, 2019 11:44 AM IST
Kolkata |Indo Asian News Service
Shibu Soren, the eight-time MP from Dumka, who was in the contest to secure a record ninth term, lost by a margin of over 47,000 votes to BJP’s Sunil Soren.
Updated on May 24, 2019 04:27 PM IST
In Uttar Pradesh, Muslim candidates put up by the SP-BSP alliance performed much better than others who were given tickets by these parties with the exception of the Congress.
Published on May 24, 2019 03:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | M Tariq Khan, Lucknow
Actor-turned-politician Smriti Irani defeated Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi with a margin of 55,120 votes.
Updated on May 24, 2019 11:29 AM IST
New Delhi |Asian News International
The BJP was leading in all the seven seats in the national capital, with three of its candidates ahead by over one lakh votes.
Updated on May 23, 2019 04:23 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: The chief minister’s relevance in the state and nationally will critically depend on the numbers she manages in Bengal.
Updated on May 23, 2019 09:03 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata |HT Correspondent
Patna has two Lok Sabha seats, Patna Sahib, a predominantly urban area and Patliputra, comprising mainly of semi-urban and rural areas. While Patna Sahib recorded just 46.34 % turnout against 45.36% in 2014, Patliputra recorded 57.26% turnout.
Published on May 22, 2019 03:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Vijay Swaroop
Twenty-three candidates are in the fray for the Thane Lok Sabha seat, with Shiv Sena and NCP being the two main contestants.
Published on May 22, 2019 03:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Thane |Megha Pol
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Opposition parties ask cadres to keep strict vigil at strongrooms, counting centres
Samajwadi Party state president Naresh Uttam Patel asked the alliance candidates in all constituencies to deploy volunteers in eight-hour shifts so that they can ensure 24x7 vigilance.
Updated on May 22, 2019 11:24 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | , LucknowHT Correspondent
Mock polls are votes cast by the staff to check the working of the EVMs prior to the actual polling. The staff was clearly instructed to erase the data after casting these votes, but some of the officials failed to do so.
Updated on May 22, 2019 10:49 AM IST
Hindustan Tmes, Ludhiana | , LudhianaAneesha Sareen Kumar
Even though the counting of votes will begin from 8 am, declaration of results might be delayed by three to four hours due to counting of voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT), as the Supreme Court’s guidelines, election officials said.
Published on May 21, 2019 02:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ranchi | Sanjoy Dey
While some leaders have busied themselves with meeting people of their constituencies before the vote counting on May 23, others went out of station to meet their near and dear ones.
Published on May 21, 2019 02:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Subhash Pathak
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: After record polling in Himachal Pradesh, both Congress and BJP hopeful of victory
Himachal Pradesh witnessed 72.25% polling, surpassing the previous highest turnout of 65.3% in 1998, when the Congress won the Shimla seat and the BJP emerged victorious in Mandi, Kangra and Hamirpur.
Published on May 21, 2019 11:15 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Shimla | Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
Located deep in Himalayas at the height of 2,575 metre, Bara-Bhangal village falls in Baijanth subdivision of Kangra district.
Updated on May 21, 2019 01:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | Naresh K Thakur, Dharamshala
While the BJP expressed confidence of winning all 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand, the opposition JMM said the huge turnout in the last phase of general elections indicated rejection of the BJP.
Published on May 20, 2019 03:13 PM IST
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Voters in UP village claim they were inked before polling, case registered
Residents of Tarajeevanpur village in Chandauli Lok Sabha constituency, along with SP-BSP workers, staged a protest outside Alinagar police station alleging that BJP workers forcibly applied indelible ink on the fingers of five people and gave them ₹500 each asking them to skip voting.
Published on May 20, 2019 02:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Varanasi | , VaranasiHT Correspondent
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: In Himachal, a centenarian, differently abled and a baraat at polling booths
Kullu deputy commissioner-cum-election officer Yunus said that wheelchairs and other requisite items were provided to the handicapped and elderly people as per their requirement.
Published on May 20, 2019 12:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mandi / Shimla | , Mandi / ShimlaRoop Upadhyay and Navneet Rathore
As visually impaired people came to cast their vote at booth number 40 in Ludhiana during the Lok Sabha elections on Sunday , a polio-afflicted assistant presiding officer was seen showing them the way to the electronic voting machine (EVM).
Published on May 20, 2019 11:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | Deepa Sharma Sood
Gurbakhsh Singh, a former Punjab Police officer, who lives in Ludhiana, said he had participated in the first electoral process of Independent India in 1952. Even after his retirement in 1974, he continued to exercise his right to franchise.
Published on May 20, 2019 10:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | , LudhianaMohit Khanna
While its top leaders were targeting the opposition, the BJP think-tank was busy plotting against the alliance due to which the party held at least one meeting in each of the 403 assembly segments.
Published on May 20, 2019 10:16 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Manish Chandra Pandey, Lucknow
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: ‘Day of celebration for us’: Karachi-born Kashi sisters vote for first time
Nida, 28, and her sister Maherukh, 24, got Indian citizenship after much effort on March 23 this year. As a result, the sisters exercised their franchise for the first time here on Sunday during the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections.
Updated on May 20, 2019 11:48 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Varanasi | Sudhir Kumar, Varanasi
With the conclusion of Lok Sabha elections on May 19, even as post-polls alliance talks have begun in case of a hung parliament, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav continued to hit out at the Congress.
Published on May 20, 2019 09:00 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | HT Correspondent