What’ll happen if BJP can’t get a majority of its own


BJP can’t get a majority:Although it is now almost certain that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) – the group of parties led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – will attain a majority in the Lok Sabha in the forthcoming general elections, the question will nevertheless arise whether Narendra Modi will be the Prime Minister

Daughter to take on father in fight for Araku

Daughter vs father Andhra Pradesh:It’s going to be an interesting fight between a veteran tribal leader and his daughter in Araku Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh. The father is a seasoned politician and former union minister Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Suryanarayana Deo, who is contesting as a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) candidate while his daughter,

Congress announces eight LS candidates from TN

Congress announces candidates TN:Maintaining silence over its candidate for Tamil Nadu’s Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency, the Congress on Saturday declared eight names for the April 18 polls. The names featured in the party’s list of 34 Lok Sabha seats that was released earlier in the day. The Tamil Nadu candidates include two former state party

Constituency Profile: Urban voters hold key to elect Ludhiana MP

Out of nine Assemble segments, six constituencies were Urban Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: The urban voters hold the key to elect Member parliament from Industrial town of Punjab- Ludhiana. Out of total 9 Assembly Segments in Ludhiana parliamentary constituency, six constituencies were Urban and three rural. In Ludhiana, more than sixteen lakh voters were enrolled

Voters in Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Goa most satisfied with PM’s performance

PM satisfied states:Voters in Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Goa are most satisfied with the performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi while people in Puducherry, Kerala and Tamil Nadu are the least impressed with his work. While Modi remains the most popular leader in the country in two successive CVOTER-IANS Tracker 2019 opinion polls leaving all his

Karnataka Minister Shivalli dies of cardiac arrest

Karnataka Minister dies:Karnataka’s Municipal Administration Minister and Congress leader C.S. Shivalli passed away on Friday at a hospital in Hubballi due to cardiac arrest, a doctor said. He was 57. “He was brought to the hospital on Friday and passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest,” a doctor at the private hospital said, Shivalli

Goa Congress turns eco-friendly for poll campaign

Goa eco-friendly poll:Bringing an eco-friendly twist to poll campaigning, state Congress president Girish Chodankar on Friday said that party leaders will cycle to different parts of Goa to canvass for votes for the party, during the first phase of campaigning. Chodankar told IANS that cycling was a cheap, eco-friendly way of connecting with people and

Narendra Modi biopic trailer:As PM,Vivek Oberoi challenges opposition

Narendra Modi biopic trailer: From being a Chaiwala to Prime Minister of India-the trailer of Vivek Oberoi-starrer “PM Narendra Modi” has finally come out.This movie perfactly showed the petrotism and love of Modi for this country.Vivek tried his best to step into the shoes of Modi with his journey from chaiwala than a sage, RSS

New leaders of BJP in Odisha

Odisha BJP candidates: On thursday, BJP showed a new card by releasing list of 99 candidates in Odisha after meeting with the Central Election Commision under the leadership of Amit Shah.Damodar Raut, Kusum Tete, Prakash Behera and K Narayan Rao was recantally given tickets to fight againsts the opposition in their respective states. In 2014

If you want your child to become ‘chowkidar’, vote for Modi: Kejriwal

New Delhi, March 20 (PTI) Taking a dig at BJP’s ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ campaign, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal said Wednesday that if people want their children to become watchmen, they should vote for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. And if they want good education, they should vote for Aam Aadmi Party, he said. Kejriwal, in a

Cong mulling alliance with AAP, Pawar trying to bring them together

New Delhi, Mar 19 (PTI) Days after having unanimously decided to go it alone in Delhi, the Congress is again mulling options to align with the Aam Aadmi Party in the national capital, with NCP leader Sharad Pawar actively involved in getting the two parties together. In this context, AAP leader Sanjay Singh met Pawar

Modi to interact with people from 500 places in ‘Mani Bhi Chowkidar’ campaign

New Delhi Intensifying his ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ (I too am a watchman) campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 31 will interact with people, who have pledged their support to the campaign, from 500 places across the country. Speaking at a press conference here, senior BJP leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the

MPs Report Card: Ludhiana MP Ravneet Bittu tops in raising questions, SAD Chandumajra in participating debates

Vijay Sampla tops in attendance, AAP MP Sandhu Singh with least attendance    Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: As the 16th Lok Sabha completes five years, the report card of Punjab MPs revealed that Ludhiana MP Ravneet Singh Bittu turned out to be the most vocal in terms of asking highest number of questions. Shiromani Akali Dal MP

BJP’s ‘main bhi chowkidar’ campaign won’t fill stomachs or give jobs, says Capt Amarinder

DP Correspondent Patiala: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday mocked the Bharatiya Janata Party’s `Main Bhi Chowkidar’ election campaign as a ridiculous `jumla’, which will not solve any real problems of the people of India. “Such slogans do not help fill the stomachs of our poor people, they do not give jobs to

Ignored by MC, Youth Akali Dal starts maintaining Parks

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: Ignored by Municipal Corporation and area councilor, the Youth Akali Dal workers led by district president Meetpal Singh Dugri along with area residents started drive to clean and maintain parks in ward 44, Dugri area. Due to poor condition of park and problems being faced by area residents, Youth Akali Dal workers

Will waive off more farm loans as fiscal situation improves, says Punjab CM

Lists out achievements on each of the `nine nuktas’ of Congress in just 2 years of his Govt DP Correspondent Chandigarh: While reassuring the farming community of hike in loan waiver once the fiscal situation in the state improves, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday lambasted the Akalis for criticising his government’s farm

Sukhpal Khaira to Contest Lok Sabha Elections from Bathinda

DP Correspondent Chandigarh: Punjabi Ekta Party (PEP) President and former AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Saturday said that he will contest the coming Lok Sabha election from the Bathinda seat. Union Minister for Food Processing Industries and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal is the sitting MP from Bathinda seat. She was elected from the seat in 2009 and 2014. Khaira’s PEP is also part of the six

Akali Dal protest against two year poor performance of Congress Government

Ludhiana: The Shiromani Akali Dal led by Gurmeet Singh Kular and Youth Akali Dal district president Meetpal Singh Dugri protested against poor performance of Congress led state government in last two years.  SAD senior leader Gurmeet Kular and Meetpal Singh Dugri questioned the achievements of Government in last two years and raised slogans against Punjab

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: AAP, SAD (Taksali), PDA struggles hard to find candidate from Ludhiana

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Though only two months were left for Lok Sabha elections, the opposition party- Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) and Punjab Democratic Allaince (PDA) struggle hard to find candidates from Ludhiana. Interestingly, no leaders from these parties desired to contest elections. Due to lack of interest of leaders, the

Sant Rampal Singh Jhande joins Akali Dal

DP Correspondent  Ludhiana: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today got a huge boost in this parliamentary constituency when revered religious leader Sant Rampal Singh Jhande  joined the SAD in the presence of its president Sukhbir Singh Badal. Sant Rampal Jhande has a huge following in the entire Malwa region and thousands of people attend his