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Pullout won’t help SAD in state polls: Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa

SAD (Democratic) chief says the Akalis also did not expect Harsimrat Badal’s resignation to be accepted
Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa(HT photo)
Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa(HT photo)
Published on Sep 27, 2020 04:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Sangrur | By Avtar Singh, Sangrur

Candidates for state polls to be finalised by Sept: Manohar Lal Khattar

“After ground-level surveys and studying media reports and recommendations, the party’s parliamentary board will finalise the candidates. It doesn’t matter if a ticket aspirant is an old party member or new. The candidate would be selected on the basis of their ‘winnability’,” the CM said during an interaction with mediapersons on the sidelines of a workers’ meeting in Karnal on Sunday.
Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that ‘winnability’ would be the key factor for the selection of BJP candidates for the forthcoming assembly elections.(HT Photo)
Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that ‘winnability’ would be the key factor for the selection of BJP candidates for the forthcoming assembly elections.(HT Photo)
Published on Jul 01, 2019 02:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent

Mamata Banerjee plans rural outreach for state polls

Even as the BJP’s success in West Bengal is one of the biggest stories of the 2019 national election, the Trinamool remains hopeful of changing the tide, the party leaders said.
CM Mamata Banerjee plans a mass contact programme in villages to enhance the party’s support base, according to senior TMC leaders.(AP File Photo)
CM Mamata Banerjee plans a mass contact programme in villages to enhance the party’s support base, according to senior TMC leaders.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Jun 17, 2019 10:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji

RSP won’t fight state polls on BJP symbol

Most of the smaller allies, including RSP, Vinayak Mete’s Shiv Sangram, Sadabhau Khot’s Rayat Kranti Sanghatana, Ramdas Athawale-led faction of Republican Party of India, are with the BJP when it comes to sharing of seats.
Jankar had refused to be re-nominated to the legislative council as a BJP member last year. He had served his first term as a BJP member in the upper house.(HT Photo)
Jankar had refused to be re-nominated to the legislative council as a BJP member last year. He had served his first term as a BJP member in the upper house.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 05, 2019 05:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

Trinamool Congress reaches out to ‘disgruntled’ leaders ahead of state polls

TMC district presidents also called up disgruntled leaders and urged them to forget the ‘misunderstanding’ and return to the party.
Kolkata mayor and senior TMC leader Firhad Hakim on Sunday called up former city mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who had taken a sabbatical from active politics.(HT Photo)
Kolkata mayor and senior TMC leader Firhad Hakim on Sunday called up former city mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who had taken a sabbatical from active politics.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 28, 2019 09:48 AM IST
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Kolkata | By Press Trust of India

‘Am ready’, says Rajinikanth on fighting state polls if AIADMK loses majority in Tamil Nadu

Rajinikanth has said he is ready to contest assembly polls in Tamil Nadu whenever the state goes to the elections.
Actor Rajinikanth has said he is ready to contest Tamil Nadu assembly elections.(ANI)
Actor Rajinikanth has said he is ready to contest Tamil Nadu assembly elections.(ANI)
Updated on Apr 19, 2019 03:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Lok Sabha election 2019: Buoyed by state polls, KCR seeks another win

There are 443 candidates, 418 men and 25 women, in the fray in the 17 parliamentary constituencies and 2.96 crore voters are expected to exercise their franchise in the elections in 34,604 polling stations.
Telangana chief minister and TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao is looking to repeat his party’s massive performance in the assembly elections in December.(PTI)
Telangana chief minister and TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao is looking to repeat his party’s massive performance in the assembly elections in December.(PTI)
Published on Apr 11, 2019 11:12 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

After major win in state polls, Rahul Gandhi on holiday in Shimla

The visit of Gandhi comes days after the Congress emerged victorious in assembly elections Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.
Rahul accompanied by Priyanka Vadra arrived in Shimla on Tuesday by road to see the latter’s under-construction house at Chharabra, a local Congress leader said.(PTI)
Rahul accompanied by Priyanka Vadra arrived in Shimla on Tuesday by road to see the latter’s under-construction house at Chharabra, a local Congress leader said.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 19, 2018 11:47 AM IST
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Assembly elections 2018 results: Ram Mandir focus: BJP lawmaker lists reasons for loss in state polls

Assembly elections 2018 results: As initial results came in, the Congress had taken the lead in both Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan and was looking at a tight finish in Madhya Pradesh, it’s erstwhile bastion where it had been forced to sit in the opposition for the last 15 years.
Assembly elections 2018 results: BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Kakade, who is also known to be a vocal detractor of the party, hinted that the reason why the party had had such a dismal performance was because it had lost focus.(HT PHOTO)
Assembly elections 2018 results: BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Kakade, who is also known to be a vocal detractor of the party, hinted that the reason why the party had had such a dismal performance was because it had lost focus.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 05:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times,. New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Rupee clears one obstacle only to face another in state polls

The rupee rose on Tuesday, after the Reserve Bank of India agreed to form a panel to study a government demand for a part of its capital, ending a brawl that’s dented investor confidence.
Political uncertainty is emerging as the key risk as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen facing a tough electoral battle in some major states ahead of the national vote in 2019.
Political uncertainty is emerging as the key risk as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen facing a tough electoral battle in some major states ahead of the national vote in 2019.
Updated on Nov 20, 2018 01:56 PM IST
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Bloomberg, Mumbai | By Subhadip Sircar

Congress in driving seats in state polls, BJP’s bid to return to power in 2019 will fail, says Sharad Yadav

Accusing Prime Minister Modi of resorting to “sentimental” ploys like raking up his tea-seller background while his party colleagues talk of building Ram temple in Ayodhya, the Loktantrik Janta Dal patron said this shows the BJP has nothing to talk about its government’s achievements.
Opposition leader Sharad Yadav said on Sunday the BJP’s hope to return to power at the Centre will be buried in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.(HT File Photo)
Opposition leader Sharad Yadav said on Sunday the BJP’s hope to return to power at the Centre will be buried in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 18, 2018 04:56 PM IST
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