In Kashmir, an election without a face and a poll without a vote

kashmirpollsSrinagar, Oct 8: It has by and large been a faceless campaign in Jammu and Kashmir. The much spoken about local body elections got underway today. Phase 1 of the elections would witness a contest between 1,204 candidates.

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After BSP, Congress loses out on SP and CPM in 5 poll bound states

poll-dateNew Delhi, Oct 7: The troubles for the Congress in the poll bound states continued with both the CPM and Samajwadi Party deciding to stay away from the grand old party.

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J&K polls: A faceless campaign from the safe houses of Kashmir

voting1Srinagar, Oct 6: The local body polls in Jammu and Kashmir are two days away. Polling begins on October 8 and counting for the same would be held on October 20.

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Union minister tells Muslims to come forward and protect cows

New Delhi, Oct 6: Some Muslims faced atrocities in the name of “gau raksha”, Union minister Ramdas Athawale said Friday, while urging the members of the minority community to come forward to protect the cow, which is revered by the Hindus.

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LS polls: Pawar calls for meet to discuss candidate selection

Sharad-PawarMumbai, Oct 6: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar has called a two-day meeting of leaders of the state unit of the party here to discuss selection of candidates in Maharashtra for the Lok Sabha polls.

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Rajasthan assembly polls: Modi, Shah set to kick-start election campaign

modishahJaipur, Oct 6: The BJP is all set to launch its election campaign for the Rajasthan assembly elections. The campaign would be launched by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah.

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Rahul Gandhi hopes parties would come together especially in UP for 2019 polls

rahulgandhi334New Delhi, Oct 5: The Mayawati outburst has left the Congress concerned and it is working around a new strategy to ensure that all the anti-BJP fronts rally together ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

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7 Rohingyas will go back to Myanmar as SC rejects plea to stall deportation

rohingyas1New Delhi, Oct 4: The Supreme Court has rejected a petition that sought to stall the deportation of seven Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar. The plea was filed by advocate, Prashanth Bhushan who had sought to stall the deportation of the seven to Myanmar through the border point at Moreh in Imphal.

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Will Kashmir’s local body polls give rise to a new breed of politicians?

Srinagar, Oct 3: It is a big event, but the campaign has been a relatively quiet one. The focus of the entire machinery is to ensure that local and urban body polls in the state of Jammu and Kashmir passes off peacefully.

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SC junks plea of activists sympathetic to naxals, says probe agency not their choice

img_0138New Delhi, Sep 28: The Supreme Court has refused to interfere with the arrest of the five activists, alleged to be sympathetic towards naxalites. The court also said that the plea for an SIT probe stands rejected. The court also said that the evidence does not show that the arrests of these persons were made to quell dissent or because of a differing political ideology.

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