07 Jul 2012
Bahujan Samaj Party-supported independent candidate Abhilasha Gupta, wife of former Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi, on Saturday became the youngest person to have been elected to the post of Mayor of Allahabad.
11 Mar 2014
Allahabad: Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi, a cabinet minister in the previous Mayawati government and his mayor wife Abhilasha have been expelled from the Bahujan Samaj Party for alleged anti-party activities.
07 May 2016
London: Choosing 'hope over fear', Londoners elected their first Muslim mayor on Thursday as Labour's Sadiq Khan comfortably romped home despite a xenophobic and Islamophobic campaign run by his Conservative opponent.
02 May 2012
In a keenly contested poll, BJP's three-time councillor Savita Gupta was on Wednesday elected as the first Mayor of South Delhi Municipal Corporation after enlisting the support of a number of independents and possibly that of five BSP councillors.
25 Oct 2013
Idukki (Kerala): Senior CPI (M) leader MM Mani, who was removed as the party's Idukkki district secretary after his controversial speech in which he boasted that the party had in the past eliminated its foes in the area, has been re-elected to the key organizational post.
05 Nov 2015
Mumbai: In a bid to break the deadlock due to the hung verdict in the Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) polls, BJP has come up with a power-sharing formula involving rotational sharing of the mayor's post with Shiv Sena, the single-largest party.
13 Aug 2015
New Delhi: With Delhi finishing at 398th in Swachch Bharat ranking, mayors of two of BJP ruled municipal corporations, today sought to pass the buck to the AAP dispensation, saying the civic bodies only provide one third of civic services, while the rest is done by the government.
24 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Mahendra Mohan Gupta, CMD and Editorial Director of the Jagran Prakashan Limited that publishes 34 editions of the daily besides other publications in Hindi, Urdu, English, Gujarati and Punjabi, was on Wednesday unanimously elected Chairman of Press Trust of India.
17 Apr 2013
BJP candidate Sarita Choudhary and BSP nominee Sahi Ram Pehalwan have been elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) respectively. Sarita defeated Congress candidate Abhishek Dutt by a margin of 16 votes, while Sahi Ram trounced Praveen Rana by 14 votes. Sarita got 64 out of a total of 112 votes polled while Abhishek got 48. In 2012, BJP candidate Savita Gupta had been elected to the post of Mayor by securing 66 votes.
29 Apr 2015
Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta says that once he is done showcasing the first look of his movie "Jazbaa" at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival next month, he has some big announcements to make.