08 Apr 2012
In order to woo the voters for MCD elections scheduled for April 15, the Bharatiya Janata Party promised social security cards for under- privileged, Rs 5,000 in bank for Class V girl students and an ambitious master plan for drainage in its poll manifesto.
12 Feb 2012
Just ahead of the third phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh, Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi and star campaigner Priyanka Gandhi for the first time ever will share the stage in a rally at Sultanpur on Sunday.
18 Apr 2012
Opening the floodgate of pent-up anger and disappointment over the MCD poll debacle, the Congress councilors are vehemently passing the buck to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. They are of the firm opinion that the CM’s adamant stance on the trifurcation of MCD, world's second and the nation's largest local body, has given the party a brazen drubbing.
05 Feb 2012
As Gorakshapith heir and Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath has a Hindu mission but as a representative of the constituency he aims to develop the entire Eastern Uttar Pradesh. And to realize this dream Yogi has been taking up the issue on every platform.
07 Feb 2012
The fire brand leader of the BJP, Uma Bharti is seen as a possible contender in the Chief Minister’s race in Uttar Pradesh. Her contesting election from the Charkhari assembly has strengthened the speculations further.
19 Feb 2012
The ousted BSP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha could not be incorporated into the Bharatiya Janata Party due to peer pressure but if a chief BJP strategist is to be believed, he has emerged as a ‘trump card’ for the party. The sheer presence of the leader in poll rallies is pulling larger crowds than the BJP heavyweights.
08 Apr 2012
Bharatiya Janata Party Jharkhand affairs in-charge Harendra Pratap Singh held the Congress and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha responsible for the alleged horse trading in the elections for two Rajya Sabha seats from the state.
12 Feb 2012
The stage set for BJP president Nitin Gadkari’s election rally in Ghazipur crashed like castle of cards the moment he sighed relief at the huge gathering. Apart from the embarrassment for the leaders and organizers, the intelligence officials responsible for the security of the show were taken aback.
29 Feb 2012
Delhi High Court on Wednesday rejected the petition filed by the dozen of petitioners including some councilors of BJP and Congress seeking the cancellation of Election Commission's decision to reserve seats for the Scheduled Caste candidates in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections slated in April.
11 Feb 2012
The graph of unemployment and poverty may be showing an upward trend in Uttar Pradesh but the wealth of the candidates contesting the Assembly elections tells a different story. Uttar Pradesh Election Watch conducted a study of the affidavits of 1250 candidates out of 3967 candidates named till the fourth phase of polls. Out of 1250 candidates, 546 or 44 percent are millionaires. Moreover, 36 percent or 455 candidates have mentioned their criminal records in their affidavits. Surprisingly, out of 3967 candidates contesting the Assembly polls only 6 percent are women.