12 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Ahead of Bihar assembly polls slated next month, the Election Commission today ordered the transfer of state Home Secretary Amir Subhani, nine district magistrates and seven senior police official including SPs and SSPs and said those transferred from districts should not be posted to any election-related post.
24 Nov 2014
Srinagar/Ranchi: Amidst security alert about possible Maoist attacks on politicians in Jharkhand and militant groups' poll boycott call in Jammu and Kashmir, the stage was set for the first of staggered Assembly elections in the two states on Tuesday.
20 Sep 2014
Mumbai: The process for the October 15 election to the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly began on Saturday with authorities issuing the poll notification. The by-polls for the parliamentary seat of Beed, vacated following the death of BJP leader Gopinath Munde, will also be held on October 15.
09 Jun 2015
Patna: Seeking to claim equal credit for developing Bihar during the past one decade, the BJP today launched a sharp attack on Nitish Kumar for taking sole credit saying 'all good things' had happened when JD(U) was a partner of the erstwhile NDA government in the state.
17 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea of Jammu and Kashmir Awami National Conference (ANC) seeking postponement of Assembly polls in the flood-ravaged state.
11 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) plea seeking to fix dates for holding fresh elections to Delhi assembly, which earlier this month got dissolved after no party staked claim to form government in the national capital and said hence forth the Election Commission will take over the matter and its related decision.
12 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Delhiites can now check their names in the voters' list and also know the polling officer of their area through their smartphone with the election office here launching an android app - 'Delhi Election'.
06 May 2015
New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad had a one-on-one meeting on Wednesday to sort out their differences over seat-sharing and projection of the chief ministerial candidate ahead of the crucial Assembly elections later this year.
05 May 2015
New Delhi: After Jan Dhan, the government will launch three mega social security initiatives on Saturday -- one pension and two insurance schemes.
22 Sep 2015
New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif will stay at the same hotel here, as speculation grows on whether the two leaders will meet when they arrive in the city for the landmark 70th UN General Assembly session this week.