Assembly Polls 2022 Highlights: Arvind Kejriwal to visit Goa for a two day campaigning tour

Two more legislators, belonging to the Apna Dal, an ally of the BJP, have resigned just ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections scheduled to take place next month. The Congress on Thursday finalised the names of its candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Punjab at a meeting of the Central Election Committee held under the leadership of party chief Sonia Gandhi.
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  • 19:54

    Ahead of Assembly Polls, AAP national convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to visit Goa for a two-day-tour on January 15 & January 16; to participate in the door-to-door campaign and other activities

  • 18:49

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) today organized a briefing for Observers to be deployed for the forthcoming

    Amidst a shadow cast by recent terror strikes, Manipur, the 'jewel of the Northeast' is headed for elections to its 60-member state assembly, with the Congress attempting to wrest back power from the ruling BJP- led coalition, which seems to be falling apart with smaller coalition partners deciding to put up candidates against the saffron party.

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    Exodus impact: Modi may replace Yogi as BJP mascot in Uttar Pradesh

    Till a few days back, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was billed as the most popular face of the BJP in the state.As someone who was a crowd puller, many in his party also believed that he could emerge as a challenger to the saffron party's tallest leader Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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  • 16:34

    EC holds meeting with election observers of 5 poll-bound states

    With an aim to conduct free, fair and safe Assembly elections in five states, Election Commission of India is holding a meeting with the poll observers on Friday.

  • 15:50

    Battle for UP: Samajwadi party faces problem of plenty

    The Samajwadi Party, which has been happily inducting leaders from other parties, is now facing the problem of plenty.

    Too many claimants on every seat and the threat of the seat going to a new entrant is bound to create problems for SP president Akhilesh Yadav who will have a tough time handling the dissent in party ranks.

    The eleven legislators who have walked in from BJP, and the nine legislators who came in earlier from BSP and others who have been joining the SP over the past months, are all claimants for tickets.

  • 15:48

    BJP's claim of winning 3/4th seats in UP polls means they will only get 3 or 4 seats: Akhilesh Yadav after rebel ministers join his party

  • 14:41

    It could be 'touch and go' for the BJP in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh

    Only a few months back, all was well for the powerful Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Yogi Adityanath. Backed by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, Yogi seemed unstoppable and ready to return to power.

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  • 14:41

    BJP to fight 38 out of 40 seats in Goa Assembly polls, may name candidates after Jan 16

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which currently rules Goa, has decided to contest 38 out of the total 40 Assembly seats in the state, where elections will be held next month, a senior party functionary said on Friday.

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    UP polls: Partners RLD-SP select candidates on different criteria

    he Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) has chosen educated candidates hailing from the constituency and with no criminal background, while partner the Samajwadi Party picked them on their 'winnability' factor as the alliance announced the first list of nominees for the Uttar PradeshAssemblypolls.

    The alliance of Akhilesh Yadav's and Jayant Chaudhary's parties, which was stitched last year, on Thursday announced candidates on 29 seats – 10 from the SP and 19 from the RLD - in western Uttar Pradesh which will go to polls on February 10.

  • 09:43

    Now, 2 Apna Dal MLAs quit BJP, blame Yogi government

    Two more legislators, belonging to the Apna Dal, an ally of the BJP, have resigned just ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections scheduled to take place next month.

    Following his resignation, Chaudhary Amar Singh said: "This government is a liar and no development has been done. I met Akhilesh Yadav and will join him. Soon more people will join us." He is likely to contest his Shohratgarh seat in Siddhartha Nagar on an SP ticket. Read more

  • 08:31

    OBC plank jolted, BJP may fall back on hardline Hindutva

    With BJP's social engineering getting a jolt after a number of its OBC leaders joined the Samajwadi Party, the saffron party is all set to deepen its hardline Hindutva approach to work out a caste neutral narrative. Read more

  • 08:30

    Uttar Pradesh resignation spree: Is undercurrent in favour of Samajwadi Party?

    The resignation of three ministers in three days and the subsequent photos being uploaded with Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has changed the dynamics of Uttar Pradesh politics. Read more

  • 07:34

    2 Apna Dal (Sonelal) MLAs quit party ahead of UP polls

    Amid a spate of resignations from the BJP, two MLAs of its ally Apna Dal (Sonelal) also quit their party Thursday in run-up to theassemblypollsin Uttar Pradesh.

    Chaudhary Amar Singh, the MLA from Shohratgarh seat of Siddharthnagar, told PTI that he has resigned from the party after a meeting with Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow this evening.

    Singh is likely to contest from Shohratgarh seat on an SP ticket.