By Venkatesha Babu | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 11:53 PM IST
The JDS leader was referring to the assembly polls scheduled in Bihar as well as several bypolls across the country, including the RR Nagar and Sira assembly seats.
By Umesh Raghuvanshi | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2020 03:37 PM IST
The state finance department has asked the administrative departments to send their proposals by November 30 while issuing broad guidelines well in advance for preparation of the state’s budget.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Srinagar, Srinagar
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 06:13 PM IST
The administrative council met on Wednesday evening to approve the proposal of the department of rural development and panchayati raj to issue a notification for conducting the elections
By Yashwant Raj | Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 11:29 PM IST
Donald Trump’s suggestion was part of his ongoing opposition to broadening the use of mail-in voting that is being actively discussed to encourage people to cast their votes in the polls.
By Hillary Victor, Mohali
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 06:21 PM IST
Though a poll date is yet to be announced, the notification says elections will be held in 50 wards with 2.36 lakh people voting, of which 25,000 belong to the scheduled caste (SC) category
By Yashwant Raj| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 07:33 PM IST
Bill Stepien, the deputy, is the new campaign manager, replacing Brad Parscale, who will stay on as a senior advisor for data and digital operations.
By Priyanka Deb Barman | Edited by Sabir Hussain | Hindustan Times, Agartala
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2020 10:57 PM IST
In March, the election was deferred for an indefinite period due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Rajeev Jayaswal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 02:18 AM IST
More than half the CEOs foresee job losses after the lockdown ends, said the poll. Businesses have largely refrained from layoffs, but the hit suffered by their revenue streams has started causing financial distresses which would deepen if they remain shut longer, making job losses inevitable, the survey warned.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Mumbai/new Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2020 01:47 AM IST
Polls for the council – the upper house that is elected by members of the legislative assembly – were initially set to be held in April but were pushed back due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, which has triggered a near-complete ban on the movement of people.
By Harinder Baweja | Hindustan times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 04:51 PM IST
The sudden deferment was announced late on Tuesday night through a notification issued by the chief electoral officer (CEO), Shailendra Kumar. “Credible inputs from the law enforcement agencies” were cited as the reason for the postponement of the polls that had been announced on February 13.
By Press Trust of India | London
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 05:09 PM IST
Varadkar’s party was pushed down to third place with Sinn Fein in the lead, followed by conservative Fianna Fail in second place. Varadkar, whose father was born in Mumbai, has indicated a coalition with Fianna Fail could be possible.
By Swapnil Rawal | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2020 02:41 PM IST
Shiv Sena’s editorial lauded the Kejriwal government’s work in the last five years. It added that while Kejriwal is seeking votes on work done in public health, school education, etc, the “top leaders of BJP and its minister are engaged in political mudslinging of Hindu versus Muslim.”
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2020 06:38 PM IST
Both Republicans and Democrats are likely to retain their respective base
By Shiv Sunny | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 08:15 PM IST
Delhi Assembly Election 2020: While the number of illegal firearms recovered during the MCC period in 2008 was just 19, in 2013 it was 80 and in 48 in 2015. In sharp contrast, 452 such weapons have already been recovered between January 6 and February 2. The MCC will be in force till February 12.
By Vishal Sharma | Hindustan Times, Latehar
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 06:11 AM IST
The main left wing extremist groups operating in the state are the CPI (Maoists), Tritiya-Sammela Prastuti Committee (TPC), the People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI), and Jharkhand Jan Mukti Parishad (JJMP).
By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 09:59 PM IST
Large sections of the community, particularly the young, aspirational and upwardly mobile second and third generation British Indians, have gravitated towards the Conservative party in recent years, aided by the focus on India and Indians by former leader David Cameron.
By Sachin Saini | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 08:54 AM IST
The local self-government department had on Wednesday notified the Rajasthan Municipal (Election) (Fourth Amendment) Rules, 2019, under which any citizen can contest the election to the post of chairperson and mayor.
By Sanjay Kapoor
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2019 07:51 PM IST
People believe that whichever candidate is willing to play ball with the US will have a shot at power
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 04:14 PM IST
Union home minister Amit Shah has alleged that the Mamata Banerjee-led government was tryting to mislead the people on the issue of the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Dharamshala, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2019 10:03 PM IST
Both Nehria and Karan belong to the dominant Gaddi tribe, which holds sway in the region
By Reuters | Jerusalem
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 12:06 PM IST
Netanyahu’s main election challenger, centrist Benny Gantz, said on Wednesday it appeared from the exit polls that Israel’s longest-serving leader was defeated but that only official results would tell.
By Pradip Kumar Maitra | Hindustan Times, Nagpur
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 10:06 PM IST
Aaditya Thackery said if the Shiv Sena decides to field him in the assembly elections, he would not hesitate to contest.
By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 07:44 AM IST
A former Lok Sabha MP from Jamsedhpur, Kumar was appointed the Jharkhand Congress chief in November 2017.
By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 11:40 PM IST
A regular visitor to London with busy schedules, Jaitley was at the March 2015 event to unveil Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Parliament Square, along with then Prime Minister David Cameron and actor Amitabh Bachchan.
By Naresh Kamath | Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 02:12 AM IST
Further, he criticized the state over its latest controversy after a minister was found distributing food packets, with his and chief minister Devendra’s Fadnavis photos on them, to flood-affected people.
By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2019 10:21 PM IST
Referring to rumours about her joining the Congress, Alka Lamba said she is most likely to contest the next assembly elections as an independent candidate.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times,Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2019 05:39 AM IST
There was speculation that the BJP may break off their alliance with the Sena, on the eve of the polls, in a bid to capture power in the state on their own.
By Surendra P Gangan | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2019 09:24 AM IST
The Chief Minister Employment Generation Programme will provide Rs. 15 lakh each for 10,000 micro-, small-, and medium-sized industrial units, in return for 2 lakh jobs every year.
By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 02:23 PM IST
Tharoor said he hopes that party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will throw her hat in the ring when the call for elections for the party chief’s post is made, but added it was up to the Gandhi family to decide on whether she will contest for the post.
By Soumya Pillai | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 07:58 AM IST
Early this year, Sheila Dikshit was pulled out of a virtual retirement, to head the Delhi Congress just three months before the Lok Sabha elections.