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Modi threat to democracy: Manish Tewari

Modi threat to democracy: Manish Tewari

DP CORRESPONDENT Anandpur Sahib Senior Congress leader and party candidate from Anandpur Sahab parliamentary constituency Manish Tewari on Sunday said that ‘in case Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister once again, it will be the end of democracy in India.’ “Modi is synonymous with dictatorship”, he remarked while talking to reporters after an impressive roadshow

Priyanka Gandhi to hold party workers meeting in Amethi

Priyanka Gandhi to hold party workers meeting in Amethi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will hold a party workers meeting in Gauriganj, the district headquarters of Amethi, on Friday ahead of her roadshow in Kanpur later in the day. Priyanka Gandhi arrived at the Fursatganj Airport in Rae Bareli, her mother and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s parliamentary constituency, on Friday morning from where

Yet to register as a voter?

A meeting held on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner-cum-Additional Chief Electoral Officer Mandip Singh Brar with the representatives of Resident Welfare Associations to discuss the programmes that can be initiated by them under the SVEEP programme. The meeting aimed at making sure that every person who is eligible to vote registers as a

With Cong fielding Manish Tewari, all set for Anandpur Sahib LS seat battle

With Cong fielding Manish Tewari, all set for Anandpur Sahib LS seat battle

Kusum Arora Jalandhar   With the Congress finally fielding former union minister Manish Tewari, the turf was laid for an interesting contest between Congress, SAD, PDA, AAP and SAD (Taksali) for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. A practicing Supreme Court lawyer and Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari remained an MP from Ludhiana in the previous UPA government.

Interesting facts about Lok Sabha elections

Lok Sabha elections facts:With the seven-phase Lok Sabha elections all set kick off on April 11, Daily Post has compiled some interesting facts about India’s general elections. The first Lok Sabha elections in 1952 cost around Rs 10.45 crore, while the 2014 general elections cost almost Rs 3,870.3 crore. The first Lok Sabha elections were

Atleast 5 programmes to be organised:Vidhan Sabha Constituency for awareness

Atleast 5 programmes to be organised in each Vidhan Sabha Constituency for awareness

Ludhiana: Additional Deputy Commissioner Jagraon-cum-Nodal Officer SVEEP activities Neeru Katyal Gupta, during a meeting, has directed all BLO’s that they should motivate youth as well as first time voters to must exercise their right to vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, besides special arrangements should be made for persons with disabilities at all polling

'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 –

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

'Rangeela' actress Urmila Matondkar joins Congress

‘Rangeela’ actress Urmila Matondkar joins Congress

Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar on Wednesday joined the Congress here in the presence of party leaders. Matondkar was inducted into the party by Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala and leaders Sanjay Nirupam and Milind Deora at the party headquarters. Before joining the party, the actress met Congress President Rahul

Jind bye-poll haryana

JIND BYE-POLL: A definitive litmus test for all poll players

HIGHLIGHTS The bye-poll was necessitated following the death of Indian National Lok Dal legislator Hari Chand Middha in August last year As part of elaborate security arrangements to ensure smooth and peaceful conduct of polling, nearly 3,000 policemen will be put on duty, a senior police Counting of votes will take place on January 31.

F&NCC Elections Kainth tables

F&NCC Elections: Kainth makes another attempt to turn the tables

HIGHLIGHT The new mayor, Rajesh Kumar Kalia, will hold the election of the Finance and contract committee (F&CC) in the first general house of this on January 30 HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh After the Mayoral elections, fissures among the Bharatiya Janata Party are likely come to the fore in the Finance and Contract committee (F&CC) elections,

Gram Panchayat Elections

Gram Panchayat Elections to be held before first week of December

Rural Development and Panchayats, Housing and Urban Development Minister Punjab Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa said that the gram panchayat elections in the state would be held either in the last week of November or the first week of December 2018. He said that some changes related to the 50% reservation of women candidates had to

Khilji Padmaavat Jaya Prada Azam Khan

Khilji in ‘Padmaavat’ reminds Jaya Prada of Azam Khan

Indian film actress turned politician, Jaya Prada on Saturday said that Sultan Alauddin Khilji’s character in the movie ‘Padmaavat’ reminded her of Samajwadi Party’s leader Azam Khan. “When I was watching Padmaavat,Khilji’s character reminded me of Azam Khan ji,” she said. Speaking to ANI, former MP from Rampur further said that she was “harassed” by Khan when

Chief Khalsa Diwan elections

Chief Khalsa Diwan elections postpones to march 25

Chief Khalsa Diwan elections: The Chief Khalsa Diwan (CKD) had recently witnessed the ignominious exit of former president Charanjit Singh Chadha and unfortunate demise of his son Inderpreet Chadha (vice president). A chair of honourary secretary is already vacant.As many as 11 aspirants had applied for the posts of president, vice president and honourary secretary.The

Ludhiana MC polls 2018 to be held in the last week of February

Ludhiana MC polls 2018 to be held in the last week of February

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh today announced the date for Ludhiana local bodies elections. Elections to be conducted on February 24 and results will be announced on February 26.  Dates were disclosed at first time organised ‘Bird Festival’ at Gurdaspur by minister Navjot Singh Sidhu. Minister of Local Government Navjot Singh Sidhu revealed there that

Gujarat Elections 2017: Bookies betting on BJP to form govt despite strong fight from Congress

With just a day to go before the first phase of voting for Gujarat state assembly begins, punters are betting that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will once again form the government in the state despite a tough fight from the Congress. Around Rs 500-600 crore of bets have been placed on the Gujarat

Karnataka Assembly polls

Karnataka Assembly polls likely to be held on May 2, 2018

Karnataka Assembly polls: Karnataka Assembly Elections will be held in the first week of May 2018 and the tentative date of voting is May 2, Tuesday. Though no official announcement has been made to this effect by the Election Commission of India (ECI), according to the sources on Monday the EC has written to the

Woman candidate committed suicide after losing elections

Woman candidate committed suicide after losing elections

Woman candidate committed suicide after losing elections. The female candidate had committed suicide after losing local body elections. According to the information after the elections results, the woman consumed sleeping pills by locking herself into a room.  According to the sources, the incident took place in Nadia, West Bengal, from where 38 years Supriya had

Goa bypoll: Parrikar unveils action plan

Goa bypoll: Manohar Parrikar unveils action plan for Panaji

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today unveiled an action plan for Panaji constituency while assuring to make the state capital a role model for other cities in the country. Parrikar is contesting the Panaji Assembly bypoll scheduled on August 23. He is pitted against Girish Chodankar of Congress and Anand Shirodkar of Goa Suraksha Manch.

Gurdaspur bypoll election likely to be announced soon

Gurdaspur: BJP has taken an edge to start Gurdaspur Parliament by election which  had fallen vacant after the demise of Bollywood actor-turned-politician Vinod Khanna (70) on April 27 following the announcement of all assembly segment incharges and to organize  his remembrance meeting which will hold a remembrance meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday to pay tributes to him. It is interestingly  his family has