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Mamata thanks Oppn for backing her over EC's decision to curtail campaigns

The EC's decision came in the wake of Tuesday's violence between BJP and Trinamool Congress workers in Kolkata.

16 May 2019 11:40 AM

Won't file FIR against you even if you paint an ugly picture of me: PM to Mamata

Central probe agencies had seized several paintings done by Banerjee that were bought by businessmen running Ponzi schemes.

16 May 2019 10:43 AM

Punjab CM, Asha Kumari denied me ticket from Amritsar: Navjot Kaur

Navjot Kaur wanted to contest LS elections from Chandigarh, but the leader was denied ticket from the constituency.

16 May 2019 10:05 AM

No spoilers please; EC asks Twitter to take down exit poll related post: Report

EC's move came after it received certain complaint and the user had to remove the tweet later.

16 May 2019 9:14 AM

Cong has no problem if it did not get PM's post: Ghulam Nabi Azad

This comes after Rajnath Singh on Tuesday dared Opposition to name its prime ministerial candidate if it was sure of victory in the polls.

16 May 2019 8:44 AM


'Unconstitutional, unethical gift' to PM: Mamata on EC's decision to cut campaign

Banerjee, also the chief minister, said she had never seen this type of EC which is 'biased and full of RSS people'.

16 May 2019 8:42 AM

Opposition alliance gathering of opportunists: Mahesh Sharma

Mahesh Sharma also called them “private limited companies” unable to stand with the expectations of people.

16 May 2019 4:44 AM

Priyanka Gandhi: Modi govt ‘magroor’ not ‘mazboot’ sarkar

Nothing of this sort has ever happened in Rae Bareli. Country-made weapons, bricks and lathis were used in the attack.

16 May 2019 4:23 AM

Won’t spare sacrilege accused: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi said that those who insulted religious scriptures did not deserve any mercy.

16 May 2019 4:16 AM

Terror can be defeated by aggressive strategies: PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi was addressing a public meeting in Bihar’s Paliganj where he gave the statement.

16 May 2019 4:11 AM


TMC behind West Bengal violence: Amit Shah

The violence apparently began after suspected TMC supporters hurled stones at the BJP convoy from inside the hostel of Vidyasagar College.

16 May 2019 4:02 AM

Delhi HC refuses to entertain PIL on Kamal Haasan’s remark

During the hearing, the bench said the incident happened in Tamil Nadu and therefore, the petitioner ought to have moved the high court there.

16 May 2019 3:55 AM

BJP gags Pragya Singh Thakur till May 19 voting

Sources said the BJP was worried that any controversial statement by her at this juncture would harm the prospects of the party in MP.

16 May 2019 3:47 AM

Caste holds key to fate if BJP, alliance bigwigs

Patna Sahib and Patliputra are two Lok Sabha seats where caste is likely to play a key role in determining the success of candidates.

16 May 2019 3:43 AM

Emergency-like raj under Mamata in Bengal: Modi

PM Modi was, however, conspicuous by his silence on the vandalism of Bengali polymath Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar’s bust in a violent attack.

16 May 2019 3:34 AM


Mayawati, Akhilesh and BJP go into overdrive in east UP

Top saffron leaders have been asked to spread out and complete “door to door campaigns” by Friday.

16 May 2019 3:27 AM

Mamata Banerjee slams EC, sees BJP hand in ‘conspiracy’

The same happened to her party’s profile photos too on both social networking platforms.

16 May 2019 3:21 AM

EC, in a first, orders earlier end to Bengal campaign, by 10 pm today

Article 324 gives special powers to the EC on the superintendence, direction and control of elections, including preparation of electoral rolls.

16 May 2019 3:15 AM