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'BJP insulting 130cr voters by questioning opposition's PM choice'

‘BJP insulting 130cr voters by questioning opposition’s PM choice’

BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday slammed the BJP for repeatedly raising questions on the opposition’s choice of Prime Ministerial candidate and said the saffron party is insulting 130 crore people of the country. “Why is BJP & co. repeatedly insulting masses by claiming that the opposition lack leadership for the post of Prime Minister?”‘Who after

Prime Minister Narendra Modi cast vote in Ahmadabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi cast vote in Ahmadabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday cast his vote at a polling booth in Ranip, Ahmadabad, a part of the Gujarat’s Gandhi Nagar parliamentary constituency, in the third phase of the Lok Sabha polls. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah is the party candidate from this constituency, which was earlier represented by BJP veteran

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

EC's special arrangements for differently abled voters

EC’s special arrangements for differently abled voters

The Election Commission (EC) will take adequate steps to help physically challenged voters, including visually-impaired ones, exercise their franchise, a top official said here on Sunday. “Following the Election Commission’s directives, adequate steps would be taken to facilitate physically challenged voters including visually-impaired electorates to exercise their franchise,” Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sriram Taranikanti said.He

Job promise voters

Job promise a ploy to woo voters

HIGHLIGHTS Filling up of posts may be a final effort to win over the jobless before forthcoming elections Haryana government has made about 54,197 appointments so far and 17,000 posts are to be filled ahead of elections which are under process RAVINDER SINGH MALIK Chandigarh Job promises ahead of the elections has been a political

Poll voters

Poll aspirants begin to woo voters

HIMANI BAHUGUNA Chandigarh In a bid to scale up preparations for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP, Congress and AAP leaders in city have started organising public meetings in the colonies to woo large chunk of voters living in slums areas of the city. On Sunday, speaking at the public meetings as BJP city

Jind assembly Elections 100 years caste vote

Jind assembly Elections: 100 years lady reach to caste vote among other voters, clash at Jalabad village

Ravinder Singh Malik Special Correspondent/Daily Post 110 years old lady ‘Sarifan’ reached to caste the vote at Jind assembly constituency elections in Haryana today morning. 31 percent voting took place in Jind till 11.30 am by the voters. Though up to 10:30am around 52 percent voters casted the vote. After the voting of elections today,

Himachal election 2017

Himachal election 2017 : Punjab govt declares special leave for Himachal voters

Himachal election 2017 : Punjab govt declares special leave for Himachal voters : In view of the Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab government has declared special leave on November 9 for the hill state’s voters who are employed in its offices, corporations, boards or institutions.Apart from this, a paid holiday has been declared under

11,000 youngsters to vote first time in Ludhiana

Only 24,000 overseas Indians have registered as voters

Only 24,000 overseas Indians have registered as voters. A little over 24,000 overseas Indians, who are entitled to cast their ballot in India, have registered themselves as voters. Now, in a bid to attract more such Indian citizens living abroad to become voters here, the Election Commission has launched a portal which allows them to


42 thousand voters will decide the future of 83 candidates in Panchayat samiti elections

Panchayat samiti elections that will held on 28 may and 83 candidates  will fight in the elections and over 42 thousands people will vote for them and decide the future of candidates.There are indications on 20may the last day of with drawl of paper, there can be elections with mutual consent in many places. In

PM asks 18-year-olds to register as voters

New Delhi:  On the National Voters’ Day,Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged all those who turn 18 to register as a voter and exercise their franchise as “elections are celebrations of democracy”. “Wishing you all on National Voters Day. We greet the Election Commission & salute their important role in our democracy,” he tweeted. “Elections

Cyber-war: SAD, Congress, AAP vie for voters’ attention

A sizzling hot cyber war is being fought by Congress, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the three main contenders in Punjab Vidhan Sabha elections to be held on February 4.   All the three parties have pressed into service, hired information technology (IT) professionals or volunteers to carry on with the

Police book 10 AAP workers for luring voters

Jalandhar: Nakodar police have booked 10 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) activists for allegedly bribing Dalit voters in Gill and Mudh villages. The accused were held in a raid by Nakodar executive magistrate Amit Gulati on Sunday following which they were handed over to police. AAP workers were trying to allure voters by promising various facilities

In violation of code of conduct, BJP distributes wheat to voters

Jalandhar: With Punjab going to poll on February 4 and Model Code of Conduct coming into effect, political parties were on Wednesday left making last minute efforts to woo the voters. In one such incident, stark violation of code of conduct came to the fore, as local BJP leaders from Jalandhar Central assembly constituency were

Obama urges Florida voters to choose Clinton

Miami: US President Barack Obama hitting the campaign trail again asked Florida voters to choose the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and prevent her Republican rival, Donald Trump, from getting into the White House. Obama on Sunday called upon those attending a rally at the baseball stadium in Osceola Heritage Park in central Florida and exhorted

Now Punjab CM begging voters on the pretext of his age: Mann

Chandigarh: Taking the serious note of Punjab CM begging for votes on the pretext of his age, AAP MP Bhagwant Mann criticised the move of CM and said that despite holding the CM chair, Parkash Singh Badal implementing his last tool. Mann said that SAD was facing brunt in Punjab that resulted their leaders to

Trump surges among independent voters

Washington: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is gaining ground on Hillary Clinton, a new poll revealed on Tuesday. The NBC News/Survey Monkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll found Democratic presidential nominee Clinton with a mere four-point lead on Trump, 48 per cent to 44 per cent. The same poll last week found Clinton with a bigger

Trump makes direct appeal to African-American voters

Washington: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has made a direct appeal to African-American voters, saying “What do you have to lose?” Speaking on Friday night in Dimondale, Michigan — a predominantly white suburb — Trump lamented the collapse of American manufacturing and criticised free trade deals as he laced into rival Hillary Clinton and the

Clinton woos US millennial voters by writing ode to them

Washington: US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, in a bid to woo millennial voters who played a vital role in Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign during primaries, wrote an ode to praise them in an op-ed for Teen Vogue published on Tuesday. “A smart former president – who happens to be my husband – once said

‘Cong MLA Sidhu misleading voters of Mohali’

District president of Shiromani Akali Dal (Urban) and MC of ward no.18 Parmjit Singh Kahlon blamed on MLA Balbir Singh Sidhu for misleading the people of Mohali over the issue of development works completed by coalition by Azaad group and Congress party. Kahlon while talking to Daily Post said that Congress MLA Sidhu giving false