Pound slips on UK poll projections, dollar eyes Fed
Sterling fell 0.25 per cent to $1.3122, giving back about a cent after hitting an 8 1/2-month high.
Johnson leads polls as election enters final days
Polls show his Conservative Party on course to win a majority, which would mean Parliament ...
PM Modi's tweet on victory of BJP in LS elections most liked on Twitter this year
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet celebrating the BJP's ...
Rajinikanth not to support anyone in local polls
Actor Rajinikanth said he would not support any political party in the local body polls scheduled for later this month in Tamil Nadu. He is expected to launch his party next year, ahead of the assembly polls in the state, in what will be the first full-fledged assembly poll in the state in the absence of Dravidian leaders J Jayalalithaa and M Karunanidhi.
BJP’s challenge in Ranchi is to beat anti-incumbency
BJP has been winning the Ranchi assembly seat since 1990 and the minister and current MLA CP Singh is a fourth term MLA from the seat. In the last elections, his challenger was from Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, a party with lesser presence in urban areas.
Karnataka by-polls: BJP's Shivaram Hebbar wins Yellapur constituency
BJP candidate from Yellapur Arabail Shivaram Hebbar became the first candidate to register a victory in the bypolls to 15 assembly constitue...
TV exit polls show BJP retaining power in Karnataka
Many exit polls conducted by local TV channels in Karnataka have predicted the BJP to win eight seats or more, providing chief minister BS Yediyurappa some breather ahead of the counting of votes scheduled for Monday.
Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari drops Jai Prakash as vice president, move surprises many in party
Removal of Prakash has come as a "surprise" for many in the party as he is considered close to Rajya Sabha member Vijay Goel. "The timing of the decision is questionable since Tiwari himself has completed his three-year term as the president of Delhi BJP. Jai Prakash is known for his closeness to Goel," said a top Delhi BJP leader.
Karnataka by-poll results: People have accepted defectors, says DK Shivakumar
Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar on Karnataka by-poll results: We have to agree with the mandate of the voters of these 15 constituen...
PM Modi cautions people against Congress in Jharkhand
Modi, who was addressing a poll rally at Bokaro, compared Jharkhand to a youth attaining 19 years and its citizens its gaurdian and appealed to the people of the state to vote for the BJP government for the second time in a row.
Jharkhand polls: All eyes on Sarna, Mission, Sadan
Since the opposition parties mainly focused on the local issues relating to “Jal, Jungle aur Zamin” (water, land and forest) during their campaign in the last two phases, it is now time for ruling BJP to test its own popularity among tribal and OBC voters. BJP is no longer considered to be a party of "Sadan" as in mainly non-tribal after its five-year-rule.
Jharkhand polls: One dead in clashes in Gumla
The problem began at booth no 36 of Sisai constituency of Gumla district when people got angry due to delay in voting. They started pelting stones on the police, who retaliated with firing in which one youth sustained bullet injuries who later died in the hospital. He has been identified as Mohammad Geelani (28).
Jharkhand Assembly polls: Voting underway for 20 seats of 2nd phase
The second phase of polling began Saturday morning on 20 constituencies in Jharkhand, which votes in five phases to elect 81 members of the ...
Second phase of assembly poll in Jharkhand on Saturday
Polling will be held between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. in Jamshedpur(East) and Jamshedpur(West) constituencies, while in the rest of the 18 constituencies voters will exercise their franchise between 7 a.m and 3 p.m, an EC release said. A total 47,24,968 voters, including women and third gender voters will decide the fate of 260 candidates, the EC sources said.
63.36 per cent votes cast in second phase of polling in Jharkhand
An estimated 63.36 per cent votes were cast on Saturday in the second phase of election for the Assembly in Jharkhand where one person killed was in firing by security personnel near a polling booth.
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