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Rahul Gandhi may resign as Congress chief at party meet tomorrow

Rahul Gandhi may resign as Congress president post tomorrow at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting. Rahul Gandhi on Thursday offered to resign as Congress chief after a loss in Lok Sabha elections that saw him lose even his stronghold ...

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Major gains for BJP in West Bengal, Mamata fails to prevent Modi wave in home turf

Making its victory only sweeter in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP has won a massive 18 seats in Bengal, a significant improvement from its best ever tally of two seats in 2014. Not even the third horse in ...

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Kalpana Dash, Odisha’s first woman mountaineer, dead

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday condoled the demise of Kalpana Dash, Odisha’s first woman mountaineer, saying it would inspire generations of young women in the State. Kalpana (50) died after scaling the Mount Everest on Thursday. She had complained ...

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Rahul Gandhi accepts defeat, congratulates PM Modi and Smriti Irani for their victories

Following yet another massive defeat for his party across the nation and in one of his own seats, at the Gandhi-family bastion of Amethi, at the hands of the BJP, Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressed the media and accepted his ...

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Lok Sabha elections 2019: 20 HP officials forgot to erase mock poll data, deleted votes to cover up

The Election Commission (EC) is likely to take disciplinary action against 20 officials who allegedly forgot to delete mock poll votes at five polling stations during Lok Sabha elections in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. State’s chief electoral officer (CEO) Devesh ...

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Rafale deal: Anil Ambani to withdraw defamation suits against Congress, National Herald

New Delhi: Anil Ambani’s Reliance Group will withdraw the defamation suit filed against Congress and newspaper National Herald. The Rs 5,000-crore civil defamation suits were filed by Anil Ambani’s Reliance in an Ahmedabad Court against Congress leaders and Herald journalists ...

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Athlete Gomathi faces prospect of 4-year ban, losing Asian Championship gold

Track and field athlete Gomathi Marimuthu, who recently bagged the 800m gold at the Asian Athletics Championship, faces the prospect of losing her medal and a four-year-ban after media reports stated that she had tested positive for a banned substance. ...

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NPP candidate and sitting MLA, six others gunned down in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar: Suspected NSCN (IM) militants on Tuesday gunned down an assembly poll candidate of the NPP and six others, including two security personnel, in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, a top official said. Tirong Aboh, a sitting MLA from Khonsa ...

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22 opposition parties give EC 2 ideas on EVM worries, say it’s a ‘no-brainer’

Leaders of 22 opposition parties met the Election Commission officials on Tuesday over reports of alleged tampering of voting machines. They demanded that if any discrepancy is found during VVPAT verification, 100 per cent counting of the paper slips of ...

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BJP demands repolling in Bengal, questions impartial role of EC

Kolkata: The BJP on Sunday accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) of widespread violence in the last phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal, and demanded repolling at several booths in eight out of the nine constituencies. Over 72 ...

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‘Real results’ will be declared on May 23: Oppn rejects exit polls prediction

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday rejected the predictions of exit polls and said that he will wait till May 23 for the “real results”. “I believe the exit polls are all wrong. In Australia last weekend, ...

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Kerala LS polls result to be out only after 8 pm on May 23: Kerala CEO Teeka Ram Meena

The official results of the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Kerala will be out only after 8 pm on May 23, said Chief Electoral Officer Teeka Ram Meena. Speaking to the media on Saturday, Teeka Ram Meena said that there ...

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Voters in this UP village allege BJP workers inked their fingers to stop them from voting

Residents of Tara Jivapur village in Uttar Pradesh’s Chandauli district alleged that three men who claimed to be from the BJP had “forcefully” applied ink to their fingers and gave them Rs 500 on Saturday in a bid to prevent ...

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Stones, eggs thrown at Kamal Haasan during election rally in TN

Stones and eggs were thrown by two persons at the dais where actor-politician Kamal Haasan addressed an election rally at Aravakuruchi in Tamil Nadu. The two, who were taken into custody by the police, threw stones and eggs at Haasan ...

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