Pawan Kalyan declares assets worth Rs 52 crore(10:38) Visakhapatnam, March 22 (IANS) Telugu actor and Jana Sena leader Pawan Kalyan, who is making his electoral debut in next month's Andhra Pradesh Assembly polls, has declared assets worth over Rs 52 crore.
Hema Malini to contest again from Mathura LS seat(00:16) Agra/Mathura, March 22 (IANS) Popular actor and Mathura MP Hema Malini, who has been busy since morning participating in Holi celebrations in Lord Krishna's land, was Thursday against fielded by her BJP from the seat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Two ex-Congress leaders fielded by BJP from Karnataka(23:34) Bengaluru/New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Two former Congress leaders in Karnataka who recently joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) figured in its list of candidates named on Thursday for 21 of 28 Lok Sabha seats in the state.
TRS denies tickets to three outgoing MPs(23:24) Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Thursday announced candidates for all 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana, denying tickets to three outgoing MPs including its leader in Lok Sabha, A.P. Jithender Reddy.
Purandeswari to be BJP candidate from Vizag LS seat(22:56) Amaravati, March 21 (IANS) Former Union Minister Daggubati Purandeswari will be the BJP candidate from Visakhapatnam Lok Sabha constituency as the party decided not to field outgoing MP K. Haribabu from here.
Shah to contest from Gandhinagar, eases Advani out(22:52) Ahmedabad, March 21 (IANS) Setting at rest all speculations, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced that its national president Amit Shah would contest the Lok Sabha elections from Gandhinagar, in place of veteran leader and incumbent MP L.K. Advani.
Netaji kin, former IPS, new joinees in BJP's Bengal list(22:50) Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Union Minister Babul Supriyo would fight to retain Asansol, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grand-nephew Chandra Kumar Bose is in fray from the prestigious Kolkata South, while BJP's West Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh in the race from Midnapore in the first list of 28 candidates announced by the party for the Lok Sabha polls in the eastern state.
Radhakrishnan, Tamilisai in BJP TN list(22:42) Chennai, March 21 (IANS) The BJP on Thursday decided to field Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan from Tamil Nadu's Kanniyakumari Lok Sabha constituency in the 2019 elections as per its first list released in New Delhi.
BJP's first list has 16 candidates from NE states(22:06) Guwahati, March 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released the first list of 184 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, which includes names for 16 constituencies in the North-East.
BJP replaces 6 MPs, including minister, in UP(21:58) Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) The BJP on Thursday announced the list of 28 of its candidates for Uttar Pradesh's 80 Lok Sabha seats, dropping six of its sitting members including a Union Minister, for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Alphons, Rajasekharan among 13 BJP candidates in Kerala(20:58) New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 (IANS) Union Minister K.J. Alphons and new party entrant K.S. Radhakrishnan are among the 13 candidates in Kerala the BJP announced in its first Lok Sabha candidates list released on Thursday.
Modi to fight from Varanasi again, Shah Gandhinagar (Lead)(19:44) New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will fight to retain his Varanasi seat while BJP President Amit Shah will contest his first Lok Sabha polls from Gandhinagar in the 2019 polls, BJP leader J.P Nadda announced on Thursday.
Modi to contest from Varanasi, Shah Gandhinagar(19:38) New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will fight the 2019 Lok Sabha polls from Varanasi and BJP President Amit Shah from Gandhinagar, BJP leader J.P Nadda announced on Thursday.
DITI to monitor poll expenditures in NE states(19:20) Agartala, March 21 (IANS) ) The Directorate of Income Tax Investigation (DITI) has appointed 160 officials to monitor expenditure of political parties and candidates during the Lok Sabha polls in the seven northeastern states, an official release said here on Thursday.
Kerala top cop, businessman may contest LS polls(18:58) Kochi, March 21 (IANS) The Lok Sabha elections in Kerala could see two prominent persons entering the poll fray -- the state's senior most Director General of Police Jacob Thomas and leading businessman Kochouseph Chittilappilly.
Over Rs 13 cr unaccounted cash seized in TN: EC(18:24) Chennai, March 21 (IANS) Cash amounting to Rs 13.90 crore, being transported without proper papers, has been seized by flying squads across Tamil Nadu, a poll official said on Thursday.
No talks of merger with AIADMK: AMMK leader Dhinakaran(17:24) Chennai, March 21 (IANS) AMMK leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Thursday categorically refuted Madurai Aadheenam (Mutt) head Arunagiri Nathar's statement that talks being held for its merger with the ruling AIADMK.