15 polling stations in Mizoram for tribal refugees

Agartala/Aizawl |Friday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST

The Election Commission will set up 15 special polling stations at Kanhmun village along the Mizoram-Tripura border to help tribal refugees living in relief camps in Tripura exercise their franchise f

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Nagaland MP, ex-CM file nominations for LS polls

Kohima |Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Sitting Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) MP, Tokheho Yepthomi and Congress candidate K.L. Chishi on Friday filed their nominations for the lone Lok Sabha seat.

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Adityanath to begin poll campaign from Saharanpur

Lucknow |Friday, 2019 12:45:05 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced that he will kick off his poll campaign for the coming Lok Sabha elections from Saharanpur on Sunday.

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JD(U) to field 15 candidates for Arunachal assembly polls

Guwahati |Friday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST

The Janata Dal (United) has decided to contest at least 15 assembly constituencies of Arunachal Pradesh in the polls due on April 11, according to party's National General Secretary Afaque Ahmad Khan

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Voters most happy with Telangana, HP, Odisha CMs: IANS-CVOTER Tracker poll (Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST

Telangana's K. Chandrashekhar Rao is the top performer among the Chief Ministers in the country followed by his counterparts in Himachal Pradesh, Odisha and Delhi.

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Election Commission joins Twitter ahead of LS polls

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

The Election Commission of India on Friday joined Twitter ahead of the Lok Sabha elections while the micro-blogging site also launched a special election emoji aimed at encouraging participation in el

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Goa Congress turns eco-friendly for poll campaign

Panaji |Friday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST

Bringing an eco-friendly twist to poll campaigning, state Congress president Girish Chodankar on Friday said that party leaders will cycle to different parts of Goa to canvass for votes for the party,

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BJP to face Tripura allies in LS polls over statehood

Agartala |Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

The candidates of Tripura's ruling BJP and its junior ally IPFT filed their nomination papers on Friday to contest each other in the Lok Sabha polls.

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Russian hackers trying to disrupt EU polls: Report

San Francisco |Friday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST

Russian hackers are targeting European government systems ahead of the EU parliament election in May, according to cybersecurity company FireEye.

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Kerala's top cop quits, set to contest LS polls

Thiruvananthapuram |Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

Kerala's Director General of Police Jacob Thomas, currently in suspension since December 2017, has put in his papers so as to to contest the Lok Sabha elections.

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No link with Pollachi sex case accused: Congress leader

Coimbatore |Thursday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST

In a twist in the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case, Tamil Nadu Congress leader Mayura Jayakumar on Thursday said that he had no links with main accused Thirunavukkarasu, but the latter might h

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India slips on happiness scale; may impact LS polls

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 9:45:04 PM IST

Maintaining a downward trend, India slipped to the 140th position, seven spots down from last year, in a happiness ranking of 156 countries this year, according to a new report which is unlikely to ch

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