Apr 06

Punjab Congress faces uphill task at three LS seats
Congress doesn’t need to project PM face, people fed up of Modi rule: Rajeev Satav

The Congress does not need to project a prime ministerial candidate, says the party’s Gujarat affairs In-charge Rajeev Satav, claiming that the people have seen through “jumlebaazi” of this government and are fed up. “When we contested the State Assembly elections recently and formed Congress Governments in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, we never projected

EC registers code violations through cVIGIL App
EC registers code violations through cVIGIL App

DP Bureau Chandigarh The Election Commission of India through cVIGIL App has for the first time equipped the people with the power equal to that of an Election Observer, to register complaints related to violation of Model Code of Conduct for the General Elections to Lok Sabha-2019. By using this App, citizens can support in

Jolt to Lok Insaaf party, close aide of MLA Bains resigns
Jolt to Lok Insaaf party, close aide of MLA Bains resigns

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana In a major jolt to Lok Insaaf Party, close aide of MlA Simarjit Singh bains Vipan Sood kaka has resigned from the party on Thursday. Sood was cashier and constituency Incharge of Party. He has contested Assembly elections from Ludhiana central on ticket of Lok Insaaf party but lost. In his

Punam Sinha, will contest against Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh
Punam Sinha, will contest against Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Punam Sinha, wife of actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha, will be contesting against Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh from the Lucknow parliamentary constituency. Poonam Sinha will contest on the Samajwadi Party (SP) ticket with the Bahujan Samaj Party’s (BSP) support. The Congress, sources said, has decided not to field a candidate from Lucknow and support the candidature

BJP may field non-Jat Cabinet ministers in Lok Sabha battle
BJP may field non-Jat Cabinet ministers in Lok Sabha battle

DP Bureau Chandigarh:Ruling BJP is believed to have changed its strategy on fielding non-Jat candidates in the coming Lok Sabha polls. Sources in the party said that the party has decided to field state cabinet minister belonging to non-Jat community but earlier the party had planned to field cabinet ministers of Jat community. Sudden change

Punjabis voted for "sacred charan" of Dasam Patshah: cheated by Captain's false oath.
Punjabis voted for “sacred charan” of Dasam Patshah: cheated by Captain’s false oath.

Khanna/ Amargarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal said here today that in the last assembly poll , the people of Punjab had voted for the “sacred ‘charan’ of Dasmesh Pita Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji Mahraj, Takhat Shri Damadma Sahib and the holy Gutka Sahib as Captain Amarinder Singh had taken

'Berozgars' vs 'Chowkidars': Berozgars won the round
‘Berozgars’ vs ‘Chowkidars’: Berozgars won the round

In the ongoing twitter bout between the giant killer ‘chowkidar’ and the challenger ‘berozgar”, the underdog challenger won the round on March 30. The ‘berozgars’ delivered a killer undercut with the their #MainBhiBerozgar punch that became number one national trend on twitter on Saturday. On their part, the ‘chowkidars’ did land some impressive punches –

Rahul to contest LS polls also from Wayanad
Rahul to contest LS polls also from Wayanad

In a major decision, the Congress on Sunday announced that party President Rahul Gandhi will contest the Lok Sabha polls from Wayanad in Kerala, apart from Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. The announcement was made at a press conference here by senior party leader A.K. Antony and the party’s communications incharge, Randeep Singh Surjewala. The Congress

Ajmal faces tough challenge as Congress fields former MLA from Dhubri (Dangal 2019)
Ajmal faces tough challenge as Congress fields former MLA from Dhubri (Dangal 2019)

With the Congress fielding former legislator Abu Taher Bepari from Dhubri in the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls, it may not be a cakewalk for sitting MP and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) Chief Badruddin Ajmal in the Muslim-dominated constituency. A Congress legislator, Bepari switched to the BJP in 2015 following the then Congress minister

Ballots attract tourists India vote
Ballots attract tourists as India goes to vote (Election Tourism 2019)

Being promoted as the ‘Kumbh Mela’ of elections, international and national tourism firms are hoping to cash-in on the world’s largest polling exercise — the Indian General Elections 2019 — to give a boost to their businesses. Accordingly, everyone from tour operators, online sales agents and niche guide-touring firms are promoting the electoral process as

In Ludhiana, Congress faces threat within party, not opposition

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: The infighting in Ludhiana Congress and opposition of sitting member Parliament and probable candidate Ravneet Singh Bittu may prove dearer for Congress party. Instead of threat from opposition parties, the Congress is facing criticism from within the party. Former Minister and MLA from Ludhiana north, Rakesh Pandey has openly opposed the

Randomisation of EVM’s done in presence of representatives of Political Parties

DP Correspondent Ludhiana: In view of the upcoming Lok Sabha 2019 elections, Vidhan Sabha constituency wise randomisation of electronic voting machines (EVM’s) was held today. Today’s randomisation of EVM’s was done in the presence of Deputy Commissioner cum District Election Officer Pradeep Kumar Agrawal and a large number of representatives of political parties were also

Cong fields sons of Rajastan CM, Jaswant Singh in fresh list of 19 candidates

Jaipur, Mar 29 (PTI) In his electoral debut from his father’s home turf Jodhpur, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s son Vaibhav Gehlot will take on Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. Vaibhav Gehlot was named in the Congress list of candidates released Thursday night, after speculation in the state that the CM was keen that he

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi
Priyanka gets local leader weighed in ‘laddoos’ instead herself Amethi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra wriggled herself out of her party workers demand to get herself weighed in ‘laddoos’, making the local leader who had planned the event to sit on the scales instead. After day-long meetings with partymen in her brother Rahul Gandhi’s Parliamentary constituency Wednesday, Priyanka Gandhi arrived at the residence of