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Sunny Deol visits polling stations in Gurdaspur

Sunny Deol visits polling stations in Gurdaspur

Donning a turban, BJP’s Gurdaspur candidate and actor Sunny Deol on Sunday visited polling stations to oversee the polling process. Outside a booth in the Fatehgarh Churian area, he was seen greeting voters with folded hands. Jumping a barricade, when a young voter requested for a photograph, the star obliged.The actor-turned-politician is pitted against state

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,

Voting begins for 14 Lok Sabha seats in UP

Voting begins for 14 Lok Sabha seats in UP

Voting began on Monday for 14 parliamentary constituencies of Uttar Pradesh, including the high-profile Amethi, Rae Bareli and Lucknow seats, at 7 a.m., said an official.The 14 seats are Lucknow, Amethi, Rae Bareli, Sitapur, Mohanlalganj, Banda, Fatehpur, Kaushambi, Barabanki, Faizabad, Bahraich, Kesarganj, Gonda and Dhaurahra.Chief Electoral Officer L. Venkateshwar Loo said that all security arrangements

Punjab BJP beaming with Sunny Deol hopes

Punjab BJP beaming with Sunny Deol hopes

For the BJP in Punjab cine star, Sunny Deol is expected to be the gamechanger. The party’s decision to field him as a Lok Sabha candidate in Gurdaspur would not only decisively boost the BJP’s poll prospects in Gurdaspur, but would also have a bearing on the neighbouring Amritsar and Hoshiarpur Lok Sabha seats, It

Party-hopper Jagmeet Brar joins SAD; Amarinder mocks him

Party-hopper Jagmeet Brar joins SAD; Amarinder mocks him

Having remained with the Congress and the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) earlier, former MP Jagmeet Singh Brar on Friday joined the opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab. Brar, who was elected twice to the Lok Sabha in 1992 and 1999, was inducted into the party in the presence of SAD President Sukhbir Singh

Voice of Indo-Americans ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Voice of Indo-Americans ahead of Lok Sabha polls

As the crucial weeks-long general elections began in India, issues like sustained economic growth, national security and protection of democratic values are among key poll priorities for the Indian diaspora across the US as it galvanizes support for various political parties. An Indian-American community group recently organised an election campaign kickoff event in upstate New

Voting begins for 14 Lok Sabha seats in UP

After Vidhan Sabha, Master, Mohd to fight for Lok Sabha?

Rajay Deep Bathinda  Once faced each other in Vidhan Sabha polls two years ago, Jaitu MLA Master Baldev Singh and former Bhadaur MLA Mohd Sadique are now all set to take on each other in Lok Sabha polls too. This time their battleground is Faridkot parliament seat. Interestingly, Master Baldev Singh, who had won the

Ludhiana’s “befkoof Chaiwala” to contest Lok Sabha Elections

Ludhiana’s “befkoof Chaiwala” to contest Lok Sabha Elections

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana: Following the footsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a tea stall owner from Ludhiana has decided to contest Lok Sabha elections from Ludhiana as an Independent candidate. Famous with the name of “Befkoof Chai Wala” in Ludhiana, Ram Shankar is fed up with the unfulfilled promises of political parties, candidates and

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

No atmosphere to hold Lok Sabha polls in Tripura

Tripura total lawlessness:The CPI-M has told the Election Commission that the atmosphere is not conducive for holding the Lok Sabha elections in Tripura due to “total lawlessness”. It has urged the poll panel to restore a democratic environment before holding the election, party leaders said here on Thursday. A six-member Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)

police officers transfer Punjab Haryana DGP

90 police officers transferred in Punjab, Manoj Yadava appointed new Haryana DGP

HIGHLIGHTS As per the available information, the transferred officers have been asked to take charge of their new responsibilies Many other PPS officers are transferred. Department of Home Affairs and Justice has passed these transferred orders. Earlier to this lower rank police officials transferred list was issued DP BUREAU Chandigarh Just before the Lok Sabha

Rajinikanth not to contest Lok Sabha polls

Superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday announced that he won’t contest the coming Lok Sabha battle and that his target was only the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls. Rajinikanth said in a statement here that the water crisis was a major issue faced by the people of Tamil Nadu and he urged them to vote for a party

Congress winning horses

Jalandhar Lok Sabha Seat: Congress set to ‘bet’ on winning horses

HIGHLIGHTS Apart from the MLAs, sitting Jalandhar MP Santokh Singh Chaudhary was seeking ticket for a second time from Jalandhar. Among the race of Ravidassia leaders from Doaba was Joginder Singh Mann, a prominent Valmiki leader who applied for a ticket from Hoshiarpur and Faridkot constituencies MLA Sushil Rinku from Jalandhar West constituency said that

2019 Lok Sabha Polls AAP Chandigarh

2019 Lok Sabha Polls: Harmohan Dhawan is AAP’s candidate in Chandigarh

“IF ELECTED, I WILL ENSURE THAT FULFILLING ALL THE UNFULFILLED PROMISES WILL BE MY TOP PRIORITY. THE COMMON MAN WILL GET MY SPECIAL ATTENTION AND I WILL MAKE SURE HE IS BENEFITED AND IS NOT LEFT HARASSED WITH FAKE PROMISES,” SAID DHAWAN. HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh In the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, former BJP leader and

Aam Adami Party Cheema

Efforts on to bring back rebels into Aam Adami Party: Cheema

AAP is again ready for the Lok Sabha elections-2019. Its founder and Chief minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal is filling the gap in Punjab unit which damaged the party internally. Return of MLA Jai Kishan Singh Rodi to the party fold is a recent example of it BRIJENDER GAUR Chandigarh The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which was considered an underdog won four Lok Sabha seats

PM stole from Andhra Pradesh and gave it to Anil Ambani: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi formula failed; now election of youth Congress through mobile app

Narinder Jagga  Rahul Gandhi formula failed; now election of youth Congress through mobile app. To appoint office bearer in Youth Congress (YC), the Rahul Gandhi formula has failed, which had been introduced as a pilot project in Punjab in 2014. This formula had been publicized across the country as a great achievement of Congress for

Karunanidhi Marina beach HC

Karunanidhi to be laid to rest at Marina beach: Madras HC

Ending a political row between Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Tamil Nadu government, the Madras High Court on Wednesday ruled that DMK Chief M Karunanidhi can have a burial site at Chennai’s Marina Beach. “The DMK’s plea for the burial of Kalaignar’s body near Anna memorial has been accepted by the Madras High Court. The court

BJP Lok Sabha Elections: Mayawati

Bhartiya Janta Party looking to advance Lok Sabha elections: Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are aiming to advance the Lok Sabha elections, slated to be held next year.In a press note, the BSP Chief further claimed that breaking the Jammu and Kashmir state government was the BJP’s first

Lok Sabha passes Motion of Thanks to President's Speech

Lok Sabha passes Motion of Thanks to President’s Speech

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a motion of Thanks to the President’s Speech after a reply by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The motion, as passed by Lok Sabha said, the “Members of the Lok Sabha assembled in this Session are deeply grateful to the President for the Address which he has been pleased to deliver

Country suffering due to ‘wrong’ policies of Cong: PM in LS

New Delhi, Feb 7, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attacked the Congress saying the country has been suffering due to the “wrong” policies it has pursued since independence and that the party has spent time singing paeans to one family instead of focusing on people’s welfare. Replying in the Lok Sabha to the motion of