Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Srinagar, March 25: National Conference (NC) president Dr. Farooq Abdullah filed his nomination papers for the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 Elections at the DC office in Srinagar on Monday. Abdullah, who was accompanied by vice president NC Omar Abdullah and general secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, filed papers for Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary...
Controversial self-proclaimed godman Swami Om Sunday said he will contest the Lok Sabha elections from the New Delhi constituency. A former Bigg Boss contestant, Swami Om, in a statement said he will fight against the "anti-Hindu" stance of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who had put out a tweet depicting his party symbol, a broom, chasing...
The BJP Sunday said the Congress, National Conference and People's Democratic Party formed an alliance in Jammu division under "frustration" as they had no issues to face the public. "The so called strategic alliance of the Congress, NC and PDP on the two Lok Sabha seats of Udhampur and Jammu is a step taken out of...
Panthic Morcha, an organisation of over two dozen social and religious organisations of Sikhs, Sunday said it would not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and will support the Congress to strengthen "secular ideology" in the state. On March 18, the Morcha had announced prominent Sikh leader Avtar Singh Khalsa as its candidate from Jammu-Poonch parliamentary constituency,...
National Conference provincial president Devender Singh Rana Sunday said the pre-poll alliance with the Congress was confined to Lok Sabha elections alone to fight the "divisive forces" in the larger national interest. "This arrangement (pre-poll alliance with Congress) is confined to Lok Sabha elections only as the nation is confronted with a huge challenge...
A day after PDP decided against fielding any candidate from the twin Lok Sabha seats of Udhampur and Jammu, its senior leader and MLC Firdous Tak Sunday requested the party high command to review its decision. "I will not talk about Jammu constituency but as far as Udhampur constituency is concerned, we have filed a review petition before...
With election fever gradually gripping the country, tour operators in Gujarat have come up with special packages for foreign tourists wishing to experience various Lok Sabha polls related events in the state during the campaign period. From attending political rallies to meeting candidates, around 20 tour operators in the state will provide guided tours...
Women's participation in elections has been rising much faster than men, and the 2019 Lok Sabha elections could be the first time in India's history that women's turnout will be higher than men's, claims a new book. Between the 1962 and 2014 Lok Sabha elections there has been nearly a 20 per cent increase...
The sluggish pace of two big-ticket projects dedicated to Chhatrapati Shivaji and Dalit icon B R Ambedkar in and around Mumbai may leave the BJP ill at ease in Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra, according to observers. The work to build the tallest statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji in the Arabian Sea off the Mumbai coast is yet to take off,...
The CPI Sunday announced the candidature of former JNU students' union leader Kanhaiya Kumar from Begusarai Lok Sabha seat in Bihar, days after the party was left out of the RJD-led opposition alliance in the state. The Communist Party of India (CPI), which was expecting to get the seat for Kumar as part of the 'mahagathbandhan' (grand alliance), has now...