AAP, BJP roll out plans and field purvanchalis in big nos, Congress lags
There are around 30 seats where Purvanchal voters play an important role and, of these, 15 seats are dominated by them. AAP has nominated 13 Purvanchal-based leaders in this election, while BJP has named eight Purvanchal leaders among the 57 candidates it announced on Friday. Congress is much behind with only three in 54 candidates announced by the party.
Urea may come under NBS before direct cash transfer
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Taiwan's president Tsai wins as voters back tough China stance
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NPR 2021: Head of family will have to furnish ID details
The nationwide NPR is to be held from April 1 to September 30 to record the ‘usual residents’.
1.46 crore people eligible to cast their vote in Delhi Assembly polls
A total of 1.46 crore voters feature on the final electoral list for Delhi to cast their vote in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections. Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Delhi Ranbir Singh said the final publication of voters list shows there are total 1,46,92,136 voters in Delhi including 80.55 lakh males and 66.35 lakh females.
Jharkhand voters reject 10 turncoats
Former BJP spokesperson Praveen Prabhakar, who joined the National People's Party days before the commencement of the five-phase Assembly elections in the state secured least votes in Nala seat at 987. Ex-BJP chief whip Radhakrishna Kishore, who joined the AJSU Party after being denied a ticket, lost to BJP candidate Puspa Devi in Chattarpur constituency.
Jharkhand voters demolished 'arrogance' of Modi, Shah: NCP
The Shiv Sena also hit out at the BJP, with which it recently severed ties at the Centre and in Maharashtra, saying the Jharkhand Assembly poll trends show people are not buying the Amit Shah-led party's politics based on sentimental issues like the National Register of Citizens. It also said that the BJP needs to introspect on its performance in Jharkhand after Maharashtra.
HC declines to order linking of FB, Twitter, WhatsApp accounts with Aadhaar, PAN
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said linking of accounts with social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp, with Aadhaar, PAN or any other identity document requires framing of policies or amendment in existing laws by the central government and this exercise cannot be done by the court.
Trading a dove for two hawks: A look at the Fed’s voters in 2020
They replace Kansas City Fed president Esther George and Boston’s Eric Rosengren, hawks who both dissented against all three rate cuts this year.
Counting for 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats today
The counting of votes for 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats will begin today. According to the Election Commission of India, the approximate voter...
Chidambaram appeals to voters in Jharkhand to defeat BJP
At a press conference here, he said the outcome of the ongoing assembly polls will be an important turning point with the saffron party on one side and secular and progressive parties on the other.
Apple iPhone 2021 to be 'completely wireless': Analyst
According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo , the purported iPhone will be launched in the second half of 2021 and offers a completely wireless experience, without any USB-C port either. The wireless version is likely to be the highest-end model, MacRumours reports. Kuo also predicted that Apple will also launch a possible 'iPhone SE 2 Plus'.
Voters turn out for historic General Election to decide UK's Brexit fate
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn were among the first to cast their ballots in London in an election that offers the electorate a stark choice between the Conservatives' pledge to leave the European Union (EU) on a signed withdrawal agreement.
61.19 per cent voter turnout in third phase of Jharkhand polls
Amid tight security, 61.19 per cent of 56,18,267 voters exercised their franchise in the 17 seats across eight districts, they said. Police said the polling, which began at 7 am, passed off peacefully.
UK election 2019: Voters head to polls across the United kingdom
After a six-week campaign, the UK goes to the polls on Thursday in a vote to determine whether the Conservative party’s Boris Johnson or Lab...
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