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Kin of victims of Bengal political violence invited to Modi’s swearing-in

Besides leaders from BIMSTEC countries and a host of celebrities and politicians, 54 special guests would be attending the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Council of Ministers on Thursday. The Prime Minister has specially invited family members of BJP workers who were killed in incidents of political violence in West Bengal

Despite EVMs, EC officials can 'make or mar' poll results

Despite EVMs, EC officials can ‘make or mar’ poll results

As the Opposition parties’ apprehensions on glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) continue to simmer, a new spectre looms large on the vote-count day of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, May 23. With the verdict of millions of voters in 2019 elections sealed inside EVMs, there are fresh fears of foul play and potential manipulations,

Transgenders excited to vote first time under gender identity of their choice

Transgenders excited to vote first time under gender identity of their choice

Excited about casting their votes under their chosen gender identity for the first time in general elections, the transgender voters in the national capital flaunted their inked fingers and expressed hope for a government which ensures them a better future. This is the first time that transgenders are casting their votes under the category after

Dismal voting in Anantnag, brisk in Ladakh

Dismal voting in Anantnag, brisk in Ladakh

A dismal voter turnout of 1.5 per cent was recorded till 12 noon in the third and final phase of polling in the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency on Monday while nearly 30 per cent had voted in the Ladakh seat by noon. Hardly any voters approached the polling stations in Shopian, Wachi, Rajpora, Pulwama and

Sunny Deol has deep passion for a better India: Modi

Sunny Deol has deep passion for a better India: Modi

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the Gurdaspur parliamentary seat, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Sunday. Sunny Deol has a deep passion for a better India and met Modi. After his meeting with Deol, Modi shared a photograph of him with Deol and tweeted: “What struck me about Sunny Deol

Akali Dal condemns attack on lady official by colonizer associated with Congress

Akali Dal condemns attack on lady official by colonizer associated with Congress

DP Correspondent Ludhiana A day after the attack on lady building inspector of Municipal Corporation and team by colonizer associated with Congress, the Shiromani Akali Dal launched attack on Congress led state Government. Former minister Bikram Singh Majithia said it was shocking that colonizer Gurnam Singh had chased corporation Inspector stopped her forcibly, took her

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