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BJP ally to contest Goa by-polls 'on its own'

Panaji |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST

A key ally of the BJP-led coalition government in Goa announced on Thursday that it will contest the coastal state's yet to be scheduled by-polls "on its own".

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EC team arrives in Bihar to review preparations for LS polls

Patna |Thursday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST

An Election Commission (EC) team arrived in Bihar's capital Patna on Thursday on a two-day visit to review preparations for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, an official said.

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Congress' candidate list for Kerala Lok Sabha polls to be finalized by Feb 20

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST

A list of 16 Congress candidates for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in Kerala will be ready by February 20, said a top party leader on Wednesday.

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NGT orders audit of all state pollution control boards

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST

Expressing concern over its functioning, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to conduct within six months a performance audit of all the state

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Thai PM hints polls could be delayed again

Bangkok |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday said the general election scheduled for February 24 could possibly be delayed again.

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How can you contest polls in Andhra? Chandrababu asks Jagan

Vijayawada |Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday asked how YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and his sister Y.S. Sharmila can contest elections in the state when they hav

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Jind bypoll fires up Haryana politics

Chandigarh |Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 PM IST

It could have been just another routine by-election but the Jind assembly seat in Haryana has turned into a political battlefield for all major parties to test the waters on which way the wind is goin

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India unveils five-year plan to reduce air pollution

New Delhi [India] | January 15, 2019 3:41:45 PM IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 14 (Xinhua/ANI): The Indian government released a five-year plan to reduce the air pollution in the 102 worst-affected cities in the country by 20-30 percent by 2024.

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Goa Congress gears up by for Assembly by-polls, Rahul visit

Panaji |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:10 PM IST

The Congress in Goa on Tuesday resolved to finalize booth and ward level committees ahead of Assembly by-polls and the visit of party President Rahul Gandhi to the state expected later this month, a p

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Polluted Yamuna fouls Makar Sankranti mood

Agra |Tuesday, 2019 11:15:15 PM IST

The stinking and highly polluted water in the river Yamuna proved quite a 'put off' for devotees who wanted to take a holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on Tuesday.

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Trump bears most blame for shutdown: Poll

Washington |Monday, 2019 3:45:04 AM IST

Amid the longest government shutdown in the US history, a majority say President Donald Trump bears more responsibility for it than the Democrats in Congress, and the President's disapproval rating ha

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AAP to fight Lok Sabha polls in UP, Kejriwal won't contest

Varanasi |Sunday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Uttar Pardesh but unlike last time, party chief Arvind Kejriwal will not be its face from Varanasi.

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