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Karnataka BJP President Yeddyurappa’s Announces “Breaking News”; Delivers Flop Political Show
Karnataka BJP President B S Yeddyurappa's much hyped "Breaking News" that had created ripples in political circles and curiosity among the public, ended in a whimper today. The former Chief Minister's tweet yesterday about "Breaking News" today at 5 PM had generated much curiosity and expectation..
BJP Couldn’t Have Won Assembly Elections In Gujarat; If I Had Met Rahul Gandhi: Hardik Patel
Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Saturday said not meeting Congress president Rahul Gandhi ahead of the Gujarat polls was a mistake as it would have prevented the BJP from retaining power in the state. The 24-year-old Patidar quota agitation spearhead, who had pledged support to the Congress for th..
Assembly Elections: Voters Voted For Hung Assembly In Meghalaya
Meghalaya threw up a hung Assembly today with the ruling Congress emerging as the single largest party after winning 21 seats out the 59 that went to polls last month. The National People's Party (NPP) was at the second position with 19 seats, according the results, . The BJP, which contested..
Left Sarkar Ousted In Tripura; BJP Wins With Development Agenda
In a saffron surge in the northeast, the BJP put up a spectacular show in Tripura on Saturday, ending 25 years of the Left rule, and was looking to formation of coalition governments in Nagaland and Meghalaya in the face of hung verdicts. The BJP and its ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura ..
Nagaland CM Wins By Over 5000 Votes
Nagaland Chief Minister and Nagaland Peoples Front (NPF) candidate T R Zeliang retained his Peren constituency today defeating his nearest NDPP rival Iherie Ndang by 5,432 votes, EC sources said. Zeliang bagged 14,064 votes while Ndang of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party secured 8,632..
86 Per Cent Turnout In Meghalaya Re-poll
About 86 per cent voters exercised their franchise during re-polling at one polling station Raliang constituency in Meghalaya today, Chief Electoral Officer F R Kharkongor said. The re-poll was ordered at Kyndong Tuber polling station after polling officers stopped voting on February 27 following..
Madhya Pradesh: Congress Retains Two Assembly Seats In Bypolls
In closely-fought contests, opposition Congress today retained the Mungaoli and Kolaras Assembly seats in by-elections in Madhya Pradesh, though with reduced victory margins. The results are significant for the BJP-ruled state where polls are due later this year. In Kolaras (in Shivpuri distri..
Massive Victory For BJD In Odisha Bypoll
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate Rita Sahu registered a thumping victory in the Bijepur assembly bypoll in Odisha by defeating BJP's Ashok Panigrahi by a margin of 41,933 votes on Wednesday. While Sahu secured 102,871 votes, Bharatiya Janata Party's Panigrahi got 60,938 votes. Congress candidate P..
Over 75% Polling In Nagaland, 67% In Meghalaya
Over 75 per cent voting was recorded on Tuesday in Assembly elections in Nagaland and 67 per cent in Meghalaya, with the percentage expected to go up in both the northeastern states, Election Commission officials said. While voting was peaceful in Meghalaya, a clash erupted between supporters of ..
Rahul Gandhi Quizzes PM Over Lokpal Delay, Silence On PNB Fraud
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of favouring the "super rich" and questioned why he had still not appointed a Lokpal to fight corruption. Gandhi, who has been targeting Modi in all public rallies in poll-bound Karnataka, also quizzed him over his "si..