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PM Modi raises issue of Poll violence in Kerala with CM Vijayan May 29, 8:52 am
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue of violence between members of BJP-RSS and Left in Kerala during polls, in his meeting with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in New Delhi yesterday.
EC to conduct fresh polls in two Tamil Nadu constituencies May 28, 2:50 pm
New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Based on reports of large scale distribution of money and gifts during the recently concluded assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, the Election Commission of India on Saturday has decided to conduct fresh elections in two constituencies of the state.
BJD declares names of its candidate for Rajya Sabha elections May 27, 8:37 pm
Bhubaneswar (Odisha), May 27 (ANI): The Biju Janata Dal on Friday declared the names of its candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled to be held next month.
BJP winning elections by dividing secular forces: JD (U) May 27, 11:47 am
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): The Janata Dal (United) on Friday cornered the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the ongoing controversy surrounding the 'self-defence' camp organised by the Bajrang Dal, saying the ruling party at the Centre is following the principle of creating communal tension and dividing secular forces to gain electoral benefits.
BJP is 'only suitable option available' for UP: Uma Bharti May 26, 4:13 pm
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Ecstatic with the historic win in the recent assembly polls in Assam, Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti on Thursday expressed confidence that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would form the next government in Uttar Pradesh as the nation out rightly rejected the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the 2014 general election.
Development agenda to continue as 'lotus' will blossom in UP: Irani May 26, 12:39 pm
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), May 26 (ANI): Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday sounded a note of confidence ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls scheduled in February next year, saying 'lotus will blossom' in the state.
New Delhi, May.26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the BJP-led government at the Centre has taken a series of initiatives to open up the economy for foreign investment and made it easier to do business in the country, since assuming office two years back after a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections.
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): The Congress on Wednesday questioned Centre's decision of selecting super star Amitabh Bachchan to host its show marking two years of the NDA government and said the step might send wrong signals to Multi Agency Group (MAG) probing Panama paper leaks.
Pinarayi Vijayan sworn-in as Kerala CM May 25, 5:28 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) veteran Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday took oath as the Chief Minister of Kerala after the Left Democratic Front (LDF) defeated the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in the recently-concluded assembly elections.
'I am not retiring, will fulfil my duty': Gogoi May 25, 4:15 pm
Guwahati (Assam), May 25 (ANI): After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dethroned him in the recently concluded Assam assembly elections, former chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday made it clear that he was not retiring from active politics and said the Congress Party will revive itself in the state.
Perks of being in the 'Trump' family! May 25, 3:23 pm
Washington D.C., May 25 (ANI): Seems like the US elections will have a serious impact on the finale of 'Dancing With the Stars' (DWTS).
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Taking a dig at the party high command over the crushing defeat in the recent assembly elections in Kerala, Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, Congress Rajya Sabha MP Satyavrat Chaturvedi on Monday sparked off a row by saying that the party does not need cosmetic surgery but 'cardiac surgery' if it nurtures hopes of delivering electoral wins in the future.
'Irrelevant' Congress will be wiped out in 2019 LS polls: Tomar May 23, 11:25 am
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): With the Congress failing to make any significant mark in the recently concluded assembly polls in four states and one union territory, Union Mines and Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said the grand old party has gradually become irrelevant to the nation and will be wiped out in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as well.
Congress still only viable national alternative, says Tharoor May 21, 8:25 pm
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Reacting to the Congress' drubbing in Assam and Kerala, party leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said the Congress is still the only viable national alternative.
EC was acting at behest of Jayalalithaa: Karunanidhi May 20, 8:20 pm
Chennai, May 20 (ANI): Attacking the Election Commission (EC) for postponing polling in Aravakurichi and Thanjavur constituencies in Tamil Nadu, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M. Karunanidhi on Friday said the commission has become a slave to the ruling party, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), and was acting at the behest of Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): After the humiliating performance in the recently-held assembly elections, especially in Assam, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday urged party president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi that the phase of introspection is over and there is a need to act.
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Asserting that the results of five states were on expected lines, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the important analysis emerging from the polls was the significant 'setback' to the Congress and significant 'geographical expansion' for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Post historic win, Sonowal all set to become Assam CM May 20, 8:42 am
Guwahati, May 20 (ANI): Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is all set to become the next Chief Minister of Assam where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has secured absolute majority along with its allies in the assembly elections.
We'll introspect into reasons for our loss: Sonia Gandhi May 19, 11:04 pm
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Reacting to the assembly election results of the five states, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said her party accepts the verdict of the people of Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry in elections.
Assam victory a silver-lining for BJP in northeast, says Deodhar May 19, 10:33 pm
Agartala, May 19 (ANI): With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) making inroads into northeast by defeating three-time chief minister Tarun Gogoi of the Congress party in Assam, party cadres in Tripura, a Communist's bastion, on Thursday took to the streets commemorating the first ever victory of the saffron party in the northeast region.
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), May 19 (ANI): Hailing the Bharatiya Janata Party's making inroads into the Kerala political scene by winning one seat and increasing its vote percentage as "historic", party's Kerala unit president K. Rajasekharan on Thursday said the BJP got entry in the Kerala legislative assembly despite the fact that both United Democratic Front (UDF) and Left Democratic Front (LDF) were united to resist the emergence of the BJP in the state.
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Terming the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) performance in the assembly elections in Assam, Bengal, Kerala and Puducherry as "a victory of positive politics and the defeat of negative campaigns", party president Amit Shah on Thursday said the poll results are indicative of people's stamp on works carried out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government in the past two years.
Chennai, May 19 (ANI): Expressing her gratitude towards the people of Tamil Nadu for her historic win, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday said she had no other interest in her life other than working for the betterment of Tamil Nadu.
Bengal will continue to develop: Mamata May 19, 4:17 pm
Kolkata (WB), May 19 (ANI): After winning the West Bengal assembly elections with a resounding majority for a second term, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the state would continue to develop with special emphasis on employment generation and infrastructure.
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): With Congress unable to make an impact in the five states where assembly elections took place, especially in Assam where they are conceding defeat at the hands of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said the assembly poll results have clearly showed that people are intolerant towards the grand old party.
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