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Mayawati ‘no’ to pact with Cong in MP, Rajasthan

Mayawati accused Digvijay Singh of “being a BJP agent, who is working against a Congress-BSP alliance”.

04 Oct 2018 12:48 AM

Opposition-ruled states plan conclave of CMs, finance ministers

Following this, many conclaves had been held in various southern states.

21 Sep 2018 4:52 AM

Congress can’t tell us how to conduct poll, EC tells Supreme Court

The apprehension of the petitioner about mass shortage is wholly misplaced, unjustified and unwarranted.

19 Sep 2018 1:17 AM

Congress wants CPM to join pact against TRS

The Central leadership of the larger Communist party on the other hand was also trying to salvage the overall Left unity.

12 Sep 2018 1:13 AM

Law panel take on framework likely this week

According to the working paper, the second ph-ase of simultaneous polls can take place in 2024.

28 Aug 2018 12:58 AM


Simultaneous polls will be a blow to federalism

The argument against holding simultaneous elections on the ground of having its impact on the federal character is even stronger.

23 Aug 2018 12:47 AM

Kamal Nath admits Congress lacks visibility in MP

Meanwhile, sources said AICC president Rahul Gandhi was most likely to visit MP to launch poll campaign for his party in the first week of September.

05 Aug 2018 6:22 AM

Govt cut GST rates with eye on assembly polls, says P Chidambaram

'When elections are around the corner, govt cuts rates. I suppose that makes good case for frequent polls in states,' Chidambaram said.

22 Jul 2018 1:19 PM

‘People missing educated PM like Dr Singh’

Kejri takes a swipe at Modi n Roots for Manmohan, his prime target during ’13 Delhi polls

01 Jun 2018 4:39 AM

Amit Shah likely to oversee polls in 3 states from Bhopal ‘war room’

Shah was said to have adopted similar poll strategy in recently held Assembly elections in Gujarat and Karnataka.

17 May 2018 12:58 AM


Jolt to Cong as 5 MLAs join BJP in Meghalaya

Apart from Mr Hek, former deputy speaker Sanbor Shullai and two Independents — Justine Dkhar & Robinus Syngkon — joined the party at a public rally.

03 Jan 2018 1:37 AM

2018 poll plan: Congress zooms in on farmer woes

Rajasthan has already witnessed a hugely successful farmers’ agitation that resulted in a loan waiver scheme.

24 Dec 2017 6:10 AM

Rahul Gandhi: Reluctant suitor, but

Media analysis on the national electoral scene continues to be centred on a BJP-Congress spat, reduced to a Modi-Rahul duel.

10 Dec 2017 6:01 AM

Cong to suffer 'historic defeat' in upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls: Smriti Irani

Irani's attack on the Congress vice president came after he mocked the BJP's development model in Gujarat at his public meetings.

09 Oct 2017 8:56 PM

Alphons Kannanthanam: The IAS officer's journey to politics

Kannanthanam retired from the IAS and was elected as an Independent member of the Kerala Assembly from Kanjirappally from 2006 to 2011.

03 Sep 2017 4:53 PM


Amit Shah tells state leaders: Go to villages three days

BJP ministers in states told to send feedback on visits every month to Amit Shah’s office.

28 Aug 2017 1:37 AM

Section of CPM not happy with supporting Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Mr Gandhi’s opposition to “forcible” land acquisition in Singur in Hooghly for setting up a Tata-Motors-small-car factory.

20 Jul 2017 5:53 AM

Gujarat: Amit Shah to work as BJP 'vistarak' on May 31

The 'vistarak' initiative is an exercise aimed at establishing direct contact with people ahead of the Assembly polls to be held in '17.

26 May 2017 8:03 PM

Congress wants Ajay Maken to continue as chief

Former chief minister and Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, a known baiter of the Delhi Congress chief, reportedly met Mr Gandhi on Monday.

03 May 2017 3:15 AM

From UP bureaucrats to leaders, poll fatigue spares none

One VIP patient, a politician from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, said the overdose of “election talk” was “getting on my nerves”.

02 May 2017 12:59 AM