Cong accuses BJP of violating poll code, urges EC for action

Cong accuses BJP of violating poll code, urges EC for action

NEW DELHI: The Congress accused the BJP on Friday of indulging in “corrupt practices” by “brazenly violating” the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) and electoral laws, while urging the Election Commission (EC) to take immediate action. A delegation of Congress leaders, led by party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi, met EC officials and handed over a memorandum […]

All Set For Voting In Udhampur As Polls Kick Off Today

All Set For Voting In Udhampur As Polls Kick Off Today

Jammu: In view of the ongoing ceasefire between India and Pakistan and the heavy deployment of paramilitary forces, the voting process is expected to be peaceful in 2,637 polling stations in the Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency, a senior election official said. The seat in Jammu and Kashmir will go to polls on Friday in the […]

EVM makers don’t know which party gets which button: Poll panel to Supreme Court

EVM makers don’t know which party gets which button: Poll panel to Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission of India informed the Supreme Court on Thursday that the manufacturer of the electronic voting machines does not know which button is going to be allotted to which political party or which machine is going to be allotted to which state or constituency. Answering queries on the working of the […]

No ordinary election, it’s to save Constitution, democracy: Rahul to Cong workers

No ordinary election, it’s to save Constitution, democracy: Rahul to Cong workers

NEW DELHI: A day before the first phase of the Lok Sabha polls, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday told party workers that this is no ordinary election but one to save the Constitution, and exhorted them to tell people that the BJP is “destroying the idea of India”. In a video message, Gandhi told […]

NE’s integration with rest of India happened under Modi govt: Nadda

KOKRAJHAR (ASSAM): BJP president J P Nadda on Thursday claimed that integration of North East with the rest of the country has happened under the Narendra Modi-led government, accusing the Congress of keeping the region in “isolation and ignorance”. He alleged that the opposition parties are not bothered about people’s welfare, and are out to […]

NC, Cong cutting votes of DPAP, not BJP: Azad

NC, Cong cutting votes of DPAP, not BJP: Azad

JAMMU: Chairman DPAP Ghulam Nabi Azad strongly criticized Congress’s Rahul Gandhi and NC’s Omar Abdullah for endorsing a candidate who “supported the rapists of Kathua’s daughter”. “Such alliances betray the trust of the people and compromise justice,” he said. He expressed disappointment with the present leadership of Congress, stating, “Their actions have severely tarnished the […]

Will abide by party decision: Rahul on contesting LS polls from Amethi

Will abide by party decision: Rahul on contesting LS polls from Amethi

GHAZIABAD: Amid intense speculation over whether he would contest the Lok Sabha polls from Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said he would abide by his party’s decision on it. Gandhi made the remarks at a joint press conference here with Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav. Asked whether he would contest from […]

EC bans Cong’s Surjewala from campaigning for 48 hrs over remarks on Hema Malini

EC bans Cong’s Surjewala from campaigning for 48 hrs over remarks on Hema Malini

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Tuesday barred Congress leader Randeep Surjewala from campaigning for 48 hours over his alleged derogatory remarks against BJP MP Hema Malini. This is the first campaign ban imposed by the poll body in this Lok Sabha election cycle. The Election Commission last Tuesday issued a show-cause notice to Surjewala […]

BJP Unveils ‘Sankalp Patra’: UCC, CAA, Pro-Poor Pitch In Party’s Poll Manifesto

BJP Unveils ‘Sankalp Patra’: UCC, CAA, Pro-Poor Pitch In Party’s Poll Manifesto

New Delhi: The ruling BJP on Sunday revealed its 2024 Lok Sabha election manifesto promising to realise the concept of one nation, one election and common electoral rolls, implement the Uniform Civil code, unleash stronger action against corruption and the corrupt and expand on corruption he existing schemes meant to empower the poor, youth, farmers […]

Entire World Sure Of PM’s Win: Rajnath

Entire World Sure Of PM’s Win: Rajnath

Jamui (Bihar): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been receiving invitations for functions scheduled abroad next year, which shows that the “entire world believes his return to power is inevitable”. Addressing an election rally in Bihar’s Jamui district, the former BJP president said, “Election season is known to […]