Adityanath’s Temple Tourism a type of “Veiled Campaigning”?

April 18, On Monday April 15, the Election Commission barred Yogi Adityanath from campaigning for 72 hours starting 6 am on Tuesday. This was in wake of his highly communal remark about Ali... Read more »

Akhilesh Yadav files nomination from Azamgarh

Azamgarh, April 18 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday filed his nomination papers from Azamgarh. Akhilesh Yadav, who arrived here in the morning, reached... Read more »

BSP alleges fake voting by burqa clad women

Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) Kunwar Danish Ali, the BSP candidate from Amroha Lok Sabha seat, has alleged fake voting in favour of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by people wearing burqa. He said... Read more »

10 LS seats in Maharashtra to vote on Thursday

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Ten of Maharashtra’s 48 Lok Sabha constituencies, including three reserved for Scheduled Castes, will go to the polls on Thursday. The Election Commission (EC) has made elaborate arrangements by... Read more »

Yogi visits Hanuman Setu temple during his ban from campaigning for 72 hours

Lucknow, April 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday visited the Hanuman Setu temple here to offer prayers after he was barred from campaigning for 72 hours by the Election... Read more »

Mamata “If Modi is re-elected, he will destroy Constitution”

Cooch Behar, West Bengal, April 4 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said if Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to power after the Lok Sabha elections, he would destroy India’s Constitution and... Read more »

Dimple Yadav to file papers for Kannauj on April 6

Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Samajwadi Party (SP) chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, will re-contest from the Kannauj parliamentary seat and will file her nomination on... Read more »

Key promises in Congress manifesto will benefit tribals, SC and ST, other minorities…

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Here are key promises in Congress manifesto: 1. Nyay: (Nyuntam Aay Yojana) to be introduced to ensure a life of dignity to all Indians. Rs 72,000 per... Read more »

Former CEC “Electoral bond scheme lacks transparency”

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Pointing out several serious flaws in the electoral bond scheme, V.S. Sampath, former Chief Election Commissioner, on Tuesday said the scheme lacks transparency. The Congress election manifesto released... Read more »

BJP conspired to field Bhim Army’s Chandrashekhar from Varanasi to divide Dalit votes: Mayawati

Credits: business-standard.com Accusing the BJP of indulging in “despicable politics”, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati, Sunday alleged that the ruling party had conspired to field Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad from Varanasi... Read more »

BJP won most Dalit, tribal seats in 2014 but atrocities against them increased: Martin Macwan

Credits: Despite the ruling BJP and its allies winning maximum number of reserved Dalit and tribal seats in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the number of atrocities against the two communities has increased and the... Read more »

Woman March on April 4! To reject the current environment of hate and violence.

March 28, Detained human rights defenders Sudha Bhardwaj and Shoma Sen expressed their solidarity with Women’s March on April 4 when making an appearance in court. They were happy to hear about... Read more »

Nation Needs Anti-Mob Lynching Law

By Madhu Chandra March 27, India is witnessing a national crisis of mob lynching for last few years. The term ‘mob lynching’ was unheard until the national media began reporting the incidents from... Read more »

NDA plays subtle caste card in naming Bihar candidates

Patna, March 23 (IANS) Bihar’s ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has played a calculated caste card in selecting candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, which was reflected on Saturday when it announced the... Read more »

AIMIM aims two Lok Sabha seats in Mumbai

Credits:dnaindia.comThe All India Majlis E Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) may contest two Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, including one from Mumbai. The party led by the firebrand Owaisi brothers from Hyderabad is contesting... Read more »

Rahul “Congress alone can protect Northeast people”

Imphal, March 20 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said it is his party alone which can protect the culture, language and history of the people of the Northeast, and claimed to... Read more »

CJP relentless in its efforts to protect Indians’ citizenship in Assam

When the process for hearing for the claim applications started, the general perception was that hearings must be held in areas that were accessible to the claimants. However, it appears that many... Read more »

Congress not to field candidates in 7 seats in UP

Lucknow, March 17 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday announced it will not contest seven Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh to return the favour of the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Bahujan Samaj... Read more »

Seat-sharing with AGP done, says BJP as Mahanta sulks

Guwahati, March 13 (IANS) On a day when Asom Gana Parishad leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta expressed his unhappiness over his party’s decision to ally with the BJP again, Assam finance minister and BJP... Read more »

Ignoring opposition, AGP ties up with BJP in Assam

Guwahati, March 13 (IANS) Despite opposition from its grassroots workers, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has decided to contest the Lok Sabha elections in Assam together with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and... Read more »