Chandigarh, Jan 25 (IANS) As Amritsar conjoined twins, Sohan Singh and Mohan Singh, fondly known as Sohna-Mohna turned 18 in 2021, Punjab Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) S. Karuna Raju on Tuesday handed over two separate electoral photo identity cards (EPIC) to both of them to mark the 12th National Voters' Day.
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) After its ally Samajwadi Party, it is the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) which has now asked the Election Commission to impose a ban on opinion polls that are making an attempt to influence voters.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Congress is contemplating to field former minister Harak Singh Rawat against Satpal Maharaj in the Uttarakhand assembly polls. The Congress top leaders will be meeting to take a final call on the issue.
Hastinapur (UP), Jan 25 (IANS) The "Hastinapur" factor in Uttar Pradesh elections has existed for decades but it is now more pronounced than ever and this has made the electoral battles here even more intense.
Panaji, Jan 25 (IANS) The BJP is likely to release its second and final list of six remaining candidates for the Goa assembly polls by Tuesday evening, state party president Sadanand Shet Tanavade said.
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) With former union minister R.P.N. Singh leaving the Congress and joining BJP, one of the last vestiges of the grand-old-party in Uttar Pradesh has left.
Kanpur (UP), Jan 25 (IANS) In what could be a game changer, the Samajwadi Party has offered a ticket to contest elections to Gayatri Tiwari, mother of jailed Khushi Dubey, the minor widow of the Bikru incident in which eight policemen were massacred in July 2020.
Panaji, Jan 25 (IANS) In a subtle barb aimed at dissenters within the party, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said that the BJP would overcome obstacles laid in its party both by insiders and those outside the party to win 22 plus seats in the February 14 Assembly polls.
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday lashed out at the Samajwadi Party leaders and said that they were not 'Samajwadi' but 'tamanchawadi' and followed the gun culture.
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) They are children of political leaders, who have served as quintessential backroom boys when their parents contested the elections.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Knowing the importance of women voters for winning the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls for the second consecutive terms, the BJP is holding a 'Mahila chaupal' and 'kirtan' across the state.
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) With the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), led by Asaduddin Owaisi, having fielded Maulana Umair Madani from the Deoband Assembly seat in Saharanpur district, the fight for Muslim votes in western Uttar Pradesh is bound to intensify.
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) Two Samajwadi Party candidates -- Mohd Azam Khan and Nahid Hasan -- will contest the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections from jail.
Baghpat (UP), Jan 25 (IANS) Wrestler Babita Phogat and BJP candidate from Baghpat, Krishanpal Malik, have been booked along with around 60 others for flouting the poll code in Baghpat.
Agra, Jan 25 (IANS) A 26-year-old transgender, Radhika Bai, is all set to contest the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls as an Independent from the reserve Agra Cantt constituency.
Prayagraj (UP), Jan 25 (IANS) Swami Avimukteshwaranand, a prominent saint, has kicked up a storm by stating that a saint cannot and should not be a chief minister as after taking the oath of secularism as a constitutional dignitary, he cannot remain 'religious'.
Ayodhya, Jan 25 (IANS) At a time when all saints in Ayodhya wanted Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to contest the upcoming Assembly elections from Ayodhya, the chief priest of the Ram Temple, Acharya Satyendra Das, has said it is good that Adityanath is not contesting from this Assembly constituency as he would have faced a lot of opposition.
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) As the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections come near, more and more leaders are switching parties in search of tickets. The latest in the list are two sitting legislators of Samajwadi Party (SP) who have quit the party after being denied tickets.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Congress on Monday released the second list of 11 candidates for the February 14 Assembly elections in Uttarakhand, fielding senior leader and former Chief Minister Harish Rawat from Ramnagar in Nainital district.
Imphal, Jan 24 (IANS) Ruling BJPs ally in Manipur, the National People's Party (NPP), on Monday announced the first list of 20 candidates for the Assembly elections to be held in two phases on February 27 and March 3.
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party on Monday announced candidates on 159 seats for the seven-phase Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh to be held from February 10 to March 7.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a bail plea by Independent Uttar Pradesh MLA, Vijay Mishra, against the backdrop of the approaching Assembly polls in the state.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) BJP chief J.P. Nadda on Monday announced seat sharing arrangements with alliance partners -- Punjab Lok Congress (PLC) and Shiromani Akali Dal (Sanyukt).
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) In the run-up to the Punjab polls, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday dismissed anticipatory bail plea in the alleged drugs case of Akali leader and former Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who is in fray from Majitha, near Amritsar.
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal said when his party forms government in Punjab in 2022, the annual financial budget of the state will be prepared with the suggestions of the public.